Even as a child Joanna Vander Vlugt would conjure up stories, creating books using construction paper and a needle and thread. She has developed her storytelling and writing since then, but the thrill of language and creation has never gone away.
Joanna is an author and illustrator. Her motorcycle illustrations have been purchased world-wide and her Woman Empowered motorcycle art series has been featured in on-line art and motorcycle magazines. In 2006 under her then pseudonym J.C. Szasz, her short mysteries Egyptian Queen and The Parrot and Wild Mushroom Stuffing were published in the Crime Writers of Canada mystery anthologies. Her personal essay, No Beatles Reunion was published in the Dropped Threads 3: Beyond the Small Circle anthology.
The Unravelling, her debut thriller novel, was a Canadian Book Club Awards finalist. The ebook is available worldwide through this Draft2Digital link
Dealer's Child, book 2 in the series is scheduled for release in August/September 2021.