Joan Leotta: 3 Books Published This Year, One Set in Ft. Fisher
Joan Leotta is an author, journalist, storyteller, and teacher. She's had a particularly busy year wearing her author hat, publishing 3 books in 2015: Secrets of the Heart, Simply a Smile, and WHOOSH! These books are available from local booksellers, including Old Books on Front Street, 2 Sisters Bookery, and Pomegranate Books.
One of these books has local connections- Secrets of the Heart is part of Leotta's "Legacy of Honor" historical fiction series, and this one is set in Fort Fisher during the civil war. Simply a Smile is a collection of short stories, while WHOOSH! is large picture storybook for children.