Thomas Davis Bunn grew up in North Carolina. He became an international financial expert and worked in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Bunn is writer of historical fiction and legal thrillers, in which Christian faith plays a big part. He has written novels together with Canadian author Janette Oke, and others with his wife Isabella. Bunn has recently begun publishing using the name Davis Bunn. Bunn has also used the pseudonym Thomas Locke. He won a Christy Award three times T. Davis Bunn is a Christian writer who won the ECPA Gold Medallion Book Award for Fiction for Tidings of Comfort and Joy (1998). He has also collaborated with Janette Oke on works, including Another Homecoming, which also won the ECPA Gold Medallion Book Award for Fiction, and Return to Harmony. His works include Falconer's Quest, Full Circle, All Through the Night, and Gold of Kings.
Janette Oke (pronounced "oak") was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Didsbury, Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. She and Edward married in 1957 and went on to serve churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. The book experienced immediate success because works of fiction were a virtually unknown genre in the Christian publishing industry. Oke has gone on to publish some 36 romance novels, earning her the 1992 President's Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. She is the author of the "Love Comes Softly" and the "Prairie Legacy" series of books. Oke enjoys a large reading audience primarily comprised of teenagers, homemakers and working women. She recently started writing for young children.