Marianne Ellis is the pseudonym for JoAnn Brown and Cameron Dokey. Jo Ann Brown currently writes in The Patchwork Mysteries series for Guideposts and Thorndike. Her interest in the Amish goes back to when she and her family lived in Pennsylvania near Lancaster County. Cameron Dokey has written more than thirty works of fiction including romances for readers of all ages. Her young adult works have appeared regularly on the ALA most recommended lists.