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Sally John

Biography

Sally John

When the going gets tough --- or weird or wonderful --- the daydreamer gets going on a new story. Sally John has been tweaking life's moments into fiction since she read her first Trixie Belden mystery as a child.

Now an author of more than 15 novels, Sally writes stories that reflect contemporary life. Her passion is to create a family, turn their world inside out, and then portray how their relationships change with each other and with God. Her goal is to offer hope to readers in their own relational and faith journeys.

Sally grew up in Moline, Illinois, graduated from Illinois State University, married Tim in 1973, and taught in middle schools. She is a mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. A three-time finalist for the Christy Award, she also teaches writing workshops. Her books include the Safe Harbor series (coauthored with Gary Smalley), The Other Way Home series, The Beach House series, and In a Heartbeat series. Many of her stories are set in her favorite places of San Diego, Chicago, and small-town Illinois.

She and her husband currently live in southern California. Visit her Web site at www.sally-john.com.

Sally John

Books by Sally John

by Sally John - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

After an accident leaves her injured and unable to work, Heidi Hathaway leases her home and moves into a cozy little cottage in the charming garden complex where her friend Piper lives. There she finds so much more than a place to rest and recover. Piper Keyes knows Jared is not coming back from Afghanistan. After making it through the fifth anniversary of his death, she wonders if she’s at last ready to get on with life. She gingerly explores new avenues and learns to open her heart again.

by Sally John - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

In the aftermath of a massive Los Angeles earthquake, the perfect existence Teal Morgan-Adams has built begins to crumble. Her daughter is determined to learn the identity of her biological father, a secret Teal hasn’t revealed to anyone. Tragic news from Teal’s sister brings her back to her hometown, a place she avoided most of her adult life to face the secrets and lies that echo in her heart.