Joan Shannell Evans was born in The Bahamas. She is the author of three books from four different genres: poetry, drama, inspiration and mystery fiction. She has worked in church ministry for 38 years, beginning as a teenager, and she has been writing even before that. She was a community activist in her home town in North Andros in her early years. Now an accountant by profession, she is C.F.O at her home church in Nassau.