About the Author
Joanne Pence is an award-winning and USA Today best-selling author of the Angie Amalfi mysteries as well as historical fiction, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, a fantasy, and most recently, a paranormal thriller. Her books are all available as e-books and/or in print. The stories present a variety of times, places, and reading experiences from mysterious to thrilling, emotional to lightly humorous, as well as powerful tales of times long past.
The Angie Amalfi mysteries have been USA Today and Independent Mystery Bookstore Association bestsellers, and the series has won the Independent Booksellers' Golden Scroll Award. SOMETHING'S COOKING, the first book in the series, was nominated for the Romance Writers of America's RITA award in romantic suspense. TOO MANY COOKS, the second book, received a Gold Certificate from RomCon and Reviewers' Choice Award from Romantic Times. COOKS OVERBOARD was a Mystery Guild featured alternate; TO CATCH A COOK was nominated for a Reviewers' Choice Best Amateur Sleuth award, Golden Quill Award, and Daphne Du Maurier Award; BELL, COOK, AND CANDLE and TWO COOKS A-KILLING were also nominated for Best Amateur Sleuth awards; and the recent books have all been Romantic Times Top Picks. Joanne is a two-time nominee for the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in Mystery.