Joan Hall Hovey

Biography

As well as penning Award-winning suspense novels including Chill Waters, Nowhere To Hide and Listen to the Shadows, Joan Hall Hovey's articles and short stories have appeared in such diverse publications as The Reader, Atlantic Advocate, The Toronto Star, Mystery Scene, True Confessions, Home Life magazine, Seek and various other magazines and newspapers. Her short story, “Dark Reunion” was selected for the Anthology, Investigating Women, published by Simon & Pierre.

Joan also tutors with Winghill Writing School and is a Voice Over pro, narrating books and scripts. She lives in New Brunswick, Canada with her husband Mel and dog, Scamp.

She is currently working on her latest suspense novel.

Where to find Joan Hall Hovey online

Videos

Night Corridor
After nine years in Bayshore mental institution, once called the lunatic asylum, Caroline Hill is finally being released. There will be no one to meet her. Her parents who brought her hereā€¦are dead. They have found her a room in a rooming house, a job washing dishes in a restaurant. She will do fine, they said...

Books

And Then He Was Gone
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Julie Raynes' husband has been missing for six months. Devastated and confused, she refuses to believe that he would leave her voluntarily, though her best friend thinks differently. However, her Aunt Alice, a psychic, tells her Adam has been murdered, and when she reveals how she knows this, any hope that Adam is still alive, dissipates.
Tragic Spawn
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Therapist Melanie Snow is driving to her office when her Honda is struck by a dark-colored van and sent spinning into a ditch, where it catches fire. The driver never stops. A passerby pulls Melanie from the car just seconds before it explodes. Waking from the coma nine days later, she is devastated to find she is blind. (Previously released as Defective)
Hiding in Shadows
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 230,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hiding In Shadows. A Boxed Set containing three of Joan Hall Hovey’s best selling suspense novels, Night Corridor, Nowhere to Hide and Listen to the Shadows. In the words of author James Hankins, author of BROTHERS AND BONES and SHADY CROSS: “Joan Hall Hovey knows suspense. She keeps it simmering in every scene she writes and knows just the right moments to turn up the heat."
The Deepest Dark
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Following the deaths of her husband, Corey, and ten year old daughter Ellie in a traffic accident, author Abby Miller sinks ever deeper into depression. She contemplates suicide as a way to be with them, and to end her unrelenting pain. In a last desperate effort to find peace, she drives to Loon Lake where they last vacationed together, wanting to believe they will be waiting for her there.
Night Terrors
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 134,940. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Contains Joan's highly acclaimed novel, Chill Waters, her latest novella, Defective, and one of her sought after short stories, I Hitched A Ride Into Hell
Defective
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(Novella) Therapist Melanie Snow is driving to her office when her Honda is struck by a dark-colored van and sent spinning into a ditch, where it catches fire. The driver never stops. A passerby pulls Melanie from the car just seconds before it explodes. Waking from the coma nine days later, she is devastated to find she is blind.
I Hitched A Ride Into Hell
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
~ A Young Adult Novelette by Joan Hall Hovey~ All we wanted to do was hitchhike across Canada before we got into the college grind – get to know our country. Everyone said travelling was educational and my best friend Shirley and I thought it would be fun and exciting to go off on our own. Neither of us expected the nightmare it would turn out to be.
Joan Hall Hovey Special Edition
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 231,620. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This Joan Hall Hovey Special Edition published by Books We Love contains three of Joan's novels. Nowhere to Hide Night Corridor Listen to the Shadows
The Abduction of Mary Rose
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Following the death of the woman she believed to be her mother, 28-year-old Naomi Waters learns from a malicious aunt that she is not only adopted, but the product of a brutal rape that left her birth mother, Mary Rose Francis, a teenager of Micmac ancestry, in a coma for 8 months. 2nd Edition 2020
Night Corridor 2nd Edition
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
After nine years in Bayshore mental institution, once called the lunatic asylum, Caroline Hill is finally being released. There will be no one to meet her. Her parents who brought her here…are dead.
Listen to the Shadows
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When artist Katie Summers emerged from a four-day coma, she remembered all too vividly the horror of that night - the terrifying dead eyes that had stared back at her in the rear view mirror, causing her to crash her car. But nobody believed her. "...a work so accomplished, so fluid and so suspenseful it is difficult to believe it really is a first novel!"-Felix Griffin - Rave Reviews, NY
Nowhere to Hide
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A note, written in red ink, slipped under the windshield wipers of her car, 'You're It.' Ellen has stirred the monster in his lair … and the hunter has become the hunted! "If you are looking for the suspense thriller of the year-look no further…you will find it in Nowhere To Hide..."Jewel Dartt Midnight Scribe Reviews Eppie Winner - Best Thriller
Chill Waters
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until Oct. 31!) Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
In best selling author Joan Hall Hovey's Chill Waters, published by Books We Love, following the breakup of her marriage, Rachael retreats to the old beachhouse in Jenny's Cove, where she once lived with her grandmother. It is the one place where she had always felt safe and loved. Devasted and lost, Rachael longs for the simplicity of her childhood.

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