Romance Writer Joanna Bourne By Martha Woodroof • Feb 15, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email The award-winning novelist lives on a mountain top overlooking Afton. So, how’d she come to write romance novels anyway? Joanna is a Virginia Festival of the Book panelist and has numerous novels and historical romances available. Listen Listening... / 26:37 Related Program: The Spark Related Content Historic Blue Ridge Tunnel + iBook 3 years ago Mrs Rowe's Cookbook Author. And Murder 2 years ago View the discussion thread.