Joanne Hill


Joanne is the award-winning writer of emotion-packed, contemporary romance, often with a comedy twist, celebrating family, friends, and love. Joanne completed her Masters of Information Science degree on romance fiction in libraries, and has presented these and other findings at libraries, conferences and community groups. She was a founding member of Romance Writers of New Zealand, and served a term as President where she helped organise annual conferences and got to meet plenty of her favourite authors. A career highlight to date was winning Best Short Book in the Romance Writers of New Zealand Koru Award for her novel, Bringing Back Emily.

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Stealing Stacey's Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2023. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Workplace
A sweet, heartfelt romance. When heritage expert Stacey gets the job of writing a report on the old St George Theatre, it 's personal for her. She grew up in it and can’t bear to see it demolished. Jonathan Harte has plans for the site and wants no stone left unturned. Stacey is perfect to make sure of that, even if it means he risks falling in love with the woman who could scuttle his plans.
Marrying Michelle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Romantic Comedy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Michelle Bird has no dreams she can think of and no life. Even more, she's burdened with debt and can't seem to swim out from under it. But when she's offered the chance to work with ex superstar rugby player Luke Slater, she has no idea just how much her life is about to change. Join Michelle and Luke as this lovable couple find out that love grows in the most unlikely and unexpected ways.
Bringing Back Emily
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Winner of the 2021 Koru Award for Best Short Romance. Meet two people who are so not looking for love! Emily Randell, dumped wife of a former rugby superstar who is only just getting her life back on track, and loner Patrick Coulter, forced to live with a past from which he can never escape. A sweet, funny modern romance, packed with humour and emotion that will warm your heart.
All About Sage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
All About Sage, the second novel in the City of Sails series, follows the rocky road to romance of Sage and Ethan, the most unlikely couple you could ever meet. A light-hearted romantic comedy filled with friends, fun, and a truckload of emotion in a sweet and heartwarming read.
Promising Penny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,900. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Penny Portman works in her parents’ Auckland cafe and dreams of running her own cakery one day. When old friend Michael – her late brother’s best friend – shows up out of the blue, her old feelings for him resurface, and she wonders if he will ever think of her as more than plain Penny – his honorary sister.
Dating Daisy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Daisy Miller needs to save her book shop from going under, and she needs a plan fast. Her solution? Try out for TV's new Mystery Date show to get some free promotion. She just hadn't counted on winning a "date" with hot historian, Dr Joel Benjamin - or that Joel would be the tubby teen she'd commiserated with years ago after a blind date gone wrong. A sweet, downunder romantic comedy.
Falling for Jack
Price: Free! Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Come and visit Auckland, the City of Sails, in this first in series heart-warming romance of second chances and self discovery, of family, fun and the love that overcomes all. A sweet contemporary romance.
The Daniel Deal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
A modern romance packed with heartwarming emotion, touches of humour, a marriage of convenience, and Barnaby, the wee Terrier, who is about to change everything, in The Daniel Deal. Daniel Christie’s beloved grandfather is dying, and there is only one way to make those last weeks, happy ones – give him the one thing he’s always wanted – the promise of heirs. The challenge? To find a bride!