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The first six books in the Joanne Kilbourn Shreve series are already made-for-TV movies. They were filmed about ten years ago by Shaftesbury Films, a Canadian production company that has gone onto great success. My books were Shaftesbury's first venture into television, so Christina Jennings, Shaftesbury's CEO, and I took those first baby steps together, and we remain friends -- not always the case in the movie industry.Visit Gail Bowen's website.
The Joanne Kilbourn movies continue to pop up on television here, there and everywhere, and people still seem to enjoy them Because the series has continued -- 12 Rose Street is the 15th book in the series and #16 is already at my editors -- the movies continue to seem current to viewers.
The movies were distributed internationally and although I did not write the movie scripts, some very progressive countries continue to send me cheques because I was the source writer.
Wendy Crewson, a Canadian actor played Joanne in the movies and because Joanne ages in the course of the books...[read on]
My Book, The Movie: 12 Rose Street.