Jo Robertson, a former high school English teacher, lives in northern California, near the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills. She enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and discussing the latest in books, movies, and television shows. When her Advanced Placement English students challenged her to quit talking about writing and "just do it," she wrote her first completed manuscript, "The Watcher," which won the 2006 Golden Heart Award for romantic suspense.
Her second manuscript "The Avenger" won the 2007 Overall Daphne du Maurier Award for Romantic Suspense (as "The Warrior"). She semi-finalled in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award in 2009 with her historical romance "Frail Blood."