Ann is the best-selling and multiple-award-winning author of several novels for children and adults. Her first adult novel, The Magic of Ordinary Days, was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award and the Willa Award. It was turned into a critically acclaimed and instant smash hit film for CBS television by Hallmark Hall of Fame, garnering the highest ratings for a Hall of Fame film in a decade. While You Were Mine became an instant #1 Kindle bestseller. The Whiskey Sea hit #3 on the Kindle list and has been a bestseller since its publication in 2016. For younger readers, she has published standalone novels as well as novels in the American Girl “Girl of the Year” series. Her latest adult novel is The River Widow (Lake Union, 2018), which also became a bestseller upon publication.