Hoff, B. J. 1940-

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HOFF, B. J. 1940-

PERSONAL: Born 1940; married James J. Hoff, July 1, 1966; children: Dana Hoff Davis, Jessica Hoff Bowers.

ADDRESSES: Home—Lancaster, OH. Agent—c/o Author Mail, W Publishing Group, Thomas Nelson, Inc., P.O. Box 141000, Nashville, TN 37214. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. Former church music director.

MEMBER: Authors Guild, Irish-American Cultural Institute, American Conference for Irish Studies, Ohioana Library Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: Critics Choice Book Award for Fiction, Christianity Today; Silver Angel Awards for excellence in media.

WRITINGS:

"DAYBREAK MYSTERIES" SERIES

Storm at Daybreak, Ac'cent Books (Denver, CO), 1986.

The Domino Image, Ac'cent Books (Denver, CO), 1987, published as The Captive Voice, Tyndale House Publishers (Wheaton, IL), 1995.

The Tangled Web, Ac'cent Books (Denver, CO), 1988.

Vow of Silence, Ac'cent Books (Denver, CO), 1988.

Dark River Legacy, Ac'cent Books (Denver, CO), 1990.

"EMERALD BALLAD" SERIES

Song of the Silent Harp, Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1991.

Heart of the Lonely Exile, Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1991.

Land of a Thousand Dreams, Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1992.

Sons of an Ancient Glory, Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1993.

Dawn of the Golden Promise, Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1994.

OTHER

Mists of Danger (novel), Ac'cent Books (Denver, CO), 1986, published as Masquerade, Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1996.

To Love and to Honor (novel; first volume of "The Dalton Saga"), Abbey Press (St. Meinrad, IN), 1986, revised edition, LifeJourney Books (Elgin, IL), 1993.

A Whisper in the Wind (novel; second volume of "The Dalton Saga"), Abbey Press (St. Meinrad, IN), 1987.

The Winds of Graystone Manor (novel), Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1995.

The Penny Whistle (novel), Bethany House Publishers (Minneapolis, MN), 1996.

Cloth of Heaven (novel), Tyndale House Publishers (Wheaton, IL), 1997.

Ashes and Lace (novel), Tyndale House Publishers (Wheaton, IL), 1999.

Songs of a Christmas Night (poetry), photographs by Michael Hudson, Tyndale House Publishers (Wheaton, IL), 2000.

Prelude (novel; first volume of the trilogy "American Anthem"), W Publishing Group (Nashville, TN), 2002.

Also author of the inspirational books Thorns and Thrones and Faces in the Crowd, both published by Warner Press.

WORK IN PROGRESS: The second volume of "American Anthem," a trilogy, for W Publishing Group (Nashville, TN).