Joya's Publications

Reunited in Danger...a romantic suspense. Danger abounds. Both to their lives, and to their hearts.


Altered Frequency (Hauntings at Inner Harbor Book 2)...a contemporary romance with a matchmaking ghost.

Hereafter (Hauntings at Inner Harbor, Book 1), a contemporary romance with a ghostly twist. Available now:

Decadent Publishing   Amazon    Barnes and Noble

Forever's Promise...a marriage of convenience contemporary romance.
Amazon     Barnes and Noble   KoBo


Beneath the Surface, a romantic suspense novel.
Available now:
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Some of Joya’s recently released articles and stories
My Husband's Love Child, True Confessions Magazine, July
Love Delivered, The Wild Rose Press and Amazon and Barnes and Noble

"From the Ashes of Sorrow," True Confessions, May 2011
"I Dated A Bank Robber," True Confessions, March 2011
"Falling in Love With Your Baby," Maryland Family magazine, February 2011

“Home is Where the Heart is,” True Experience, November 2010
“The Best Medicine of All,” True Romance, October 2010
“Haunted Halloween Love Trail,” True Love, October 2010
“My Visit From Beyond,” True Story, September 2010
“Confessions of a Cover Wife,” True Confessions, August 2010
“Icing on the Cake,” True Romance, August 2010
“Behind the Scenes,” Maryland Family, July 2010
“Fourth of July Fiasco,” True Love, July 2010
“Delicious and Nutritious,” Maryland Family, June 2010
“Snowed In,” True Romance, February 2010

“How Writing Short Stories Can Help Your Novels,” The Writer’s Pulse, December 2009
“A Simple Twist of Fate,” True Romance, October 2009
“Confessions of a Sister,” True Experience, October 2009
“Why We Write What We Write,” The Writer's Pulse, July 2009
“Dolphins, Puffins & Jellies—Oh My!” Maryland Family, July 2009
Beach Babies,” Baton Rouge Baby, Spring/Summer 2009
“History at the Harbor,” Maryland Family, June 2009
D.C. In a Day,” Maryland Family, May 2009*
“Tried and True Traditions,” Maryland Family, December 2008
“Now You’re Cookin’!” Maryland Family, November 2008
“Eeeeewwww, That’s Gross!” Maryland Family, September 2008
“Extracurricular Fun,” Maryland Family, February 2008
“Winter Water Wonderlands,” Maryland Family, January 2008

“Meet the Maryland Family of the Year,” (Cummings) Maryland Family, December 2007
“No Dogs Allowed,” Maryland Family, November 2007
“The Heat Is On,” Baby Steps, Spring/Summer 2007
“Day Care Dilemma,” Baby Steps, Spring/Summer 2007
“Happy Meal,” Maryland Family, May 2007
“High-tech Friendships,” Maryland Family, April 2007
“Tagalong Volunteers,” Maryland Family, March 2007
“Will You Marry Me…and My Children?” Maryland Family, February 2007

“Meet the Maryland Family of the Year,” (Ciavolino) Maryland Family, December 2006
“The Thankful Family,” Maryland Family, November 2006
“The Scoop on Playgroup,” Baby Steps, Fall/Winter 2006
“Farming Families,” Maryland Family, October 2006
“Playing Around,” Maryland Family, September 2006
“Pearls of Wisdom,” Maryland Family, September 2006
“Stinky Stories and Ticklish Tales,” Maryland Family, August 2006
“Family Matters,” Maryland Family, June 2006
“Jam Session,” Maryland Family, June 2006
“An Amish Education,” Maryland Family, May 2006
“Lamazal Tov!” Baby Steps, May 2006
“Newborn Know-how,” Baby Steps, Spring/Summer 2006
“Sky Guy,” Maryland Family, April 2006
“Tips for Writers,” Florida Writers Guild newsletter, February 2006
“Family Snow Day,” Maryland Family, January 2006

“Super Sized Family with an Extra Helping of Tradition,” The Storyteller, October 2005
“Flocking to 4H,” Maryland Family, August 2005
*Winner of the Bronze award at the Parenting Publications of America conference

Find great reads for Nooks here:
The Romance Reviews