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Ann Howard Creel

Official Website of Historical Fiction Author and her Novels, Including the Award-Winning and Enduring Best-Selling Novel and Hallmark Hall of Fame Movie,

The Magic of Ordinary Days

Welcome, Readers

As a historical fiction author, I’m passionate about bringing history to life through compelling storytelling. I strive to offer a unique perspective on the past that provides an immersive and entertaining experience for my readers. My latest project is a new historical novel, full of intrigue and unforgettable characters. Keep an eye out for updates, and get ready to be transported to another time and place.     --Ann


Selected Books

The Magic of Ordinary Days book cover

The Magic of Ordinary Days

Mercy Road book cover

Mercy Road

The Whiskey Sea book cover

The Whiskey Sea

Misty Football Field


"...a gentle but powerful novel, combining a story of bittersweet love with a poignant account of the journey toward self-realization..." -- Book Page

"...blends historical richness and a fine sense of place...a satisfying emotional depth...a light, precisely written novel." -- Kirkus 

"The Magic of Ordinary Days" is a simple tale, well-told, featuring some lively and believable characters and gorgeous, stark landscapes. -- Boulder Daily Camera

In The Press



Ann Howard Creel has been a published author since 1999.  Her books have won numerous awards, and The Magic of Ordinary Days was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie for CBS.  

Ann's published works include middle-grade, young-adult, and adult novels.  Lately she has been focused on adult historical fiction and has a new and exciting project in the works.



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