Joanna Campbell Slan

About me

A love of history, a love of mystery, and a compulsion to tell stories. Those qualities have driven me to write The Jane Eyre Chronicles. Picking up where Charlotte Bronte’s classic left off, we find Jane happily married–and occasionally called upon to play amateur sleuth.

As for my biography…I have always loved books and Jane Eyre is my absolute favorite. Growing up in Indiana, I never dreamed I’d have the chance to travel the world and live in England! But as Emily Dickinson suggests, we must “dwell in possibility.” I’m the author of 20 published books, including three mystery series, and I live on Jupiter Island, Florida.

From my website

An Herbs and Potions Rack

The kitchen in Miss Wanda’s House for Hapless Haunts was a bit bare. I knew it needed more storage, so I followed a plan given on the excellent blog written by longtime miniaturist Joann Swanson. Except…the rack turned out to be too big. So I started over and concocted this…

The Bee’s Knees–Facts about Bee Swarms

by Joanna Campbell Slan I couldn’t let my “bee encounter” buzz by without doing a wee bee research activity. Here’s what I learned: The bees that are dying are domestic honeybees, commercially raised. The colonies are collapsing. African bees are mating with wild honeybees, creating a more aggressive strain. By…

Sweethearts–A Miniature Shop for Lovers

Around Valentine’s Day I felt absolutely compelled to create a miniature shop of all things heart-shaped. But I didn’t want to spend a lot of money. Here’s what I wound up with… The shell of the shop was a paper mache “hatbox.” I cut out the front door, covered it…

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