Under the pen name Anna Schmidt, Jo Schmidt has written over 30 novels that have collectively sold over half a million copies. She is also the author of Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies and several books on eldercare published by AARP. Her latest novel, The Winterkeeper, (March 2019) is her first literary fiction release. A former marketing and communications professional for two international corporations who has also taught at the college level and run a mom-and-pop adult daycare business with her husband, she is now retired and focused only on writing. She splits her time between Wisconsin and Florida.