About The Author
J.P. (Jo-Anne) McLean lives on Denman Island, nestled between the coast of British Columbia and Vancouver Island. Raised in the greater Toronto area in Ontario, J.P. lived in various parts of North America from Mexico and Arizona to Alberta and Ontario before settling on the west coast.
Jo-Anne holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia, is a certified scuba diver, an avid gardener and a voracious reader. She had a successful career in Human Resources before turning her attention to writing.
J.P. is the author of The Gift Legacy series. Reviewers call the series addictive, smart and fun. Her books include endorsements from bestselling authors, Elinor Florence and Kristina Stanley. The genre is contemporary fantasy. The series has been described as Fantasy Light and is a good introduction to the genre for the uninitiated.
The first book of her Gift Legacy Series, Awakening, received Honourable Mention at the 2016 Whistler Independent Book Awards. In 2016, J.P.’s body of work was included in the centennial anthology of the Comox Valley Writers Society, Writers & Books: Comox Valley 1865–2015.