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Sherry Jones
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Attended University of Montana - Missoula
Lives in Spokane, Washington
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Learn about Heloise, Abelard, and my novel THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE!
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5 Stars! "Beautifully tragic in all the best ways a book could possibly be. This novel really grabbed me into the story of Heloise and Abelard. Sherry Jones wows with another great historical fiction novel that is just the right mixture of love and loss. I would highly recommend this novel to all historical fiction lovers."
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I'll be chatting with a local book club about my writing and other relevant issues. 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Sherry Jones. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Fri, January 16, 5:00 PM
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Harlequin Junkie talks with me today about love, loss, and Abelard and Heloise's first kiss: http://harlequinjunkie.com/spotlight-giveaway-the-sharp-hook-of-love-by-sherry-jones/#comment-116527
Today it is my pleasure to Welcome romance author Sherr…
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"I remember the tales of Tristan and Isolde; Romeo and Juliet. All the fallen lovers. The lovers who tried so hard to be together. Their stories, their made up stories are nothing compared to this true romance. I cried at the end.... I was completely moved."

http://indiewritergirl0329.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/blog-tour-and-giveaway-the-sharp-hook-of-love-by-sherry-jones/
The Sharp Hook Of Love By: Sherry Jones [historical/biographical/literary fiction] Release date: October 7, 2014 at Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books 384 pages ISBN: 978-1451684797 Author’s website ...
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“When you smile to your brother’s face, it is charity” (Hz. Muhammad) I once asked a Jewish diplomat friend of mine how they manage to create all those jokes about Moses, Solomon, Abraham, Jewishness and ancient tradition of Judaism and not get mad.
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"I am definitely going to be thinking about this book for a long, long time!" -- 4.5 stars for THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE from "A Bookish Affair." A great way to start the week!
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"This is a lush story with wonderfully rich prose that evokes emotion. A wonderful book that is sure to please!""
Back Cover Blurb The first retelling of the passionate, twelfth-century love story since the discovery of 113 lost love letters between Heloise d’Argenteuil and Pierre Abelard—the original Romeo and Juliet. "While I sl...
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"I will read and reread the pages of this book until the pages are no longer intact because there is no other book like The Sharp Hook Love and I doubt there will ever be again..."

A TOP PICK!

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Occupation
Author, THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE: A Tale of Heloise and Abelard, coming October 2014 from Simon & Schuster/Gallery; also, "Four Sisters, All Queens," "The Jewel of Medina," and "The Sword of Medina." As a freelance copywriter and editor I work for major clients including UBS, Deloitte, and Itron, and have a long, 30-+-year history as a journalist. I'm also a public speaker, human rights advocate, women's equality advocate, and book blogger.
Skills
Fiction writing, writing copy that sings, editing fiction and non-fiction, translating corporate-ese into English, and speaking to crowds.
Employment
  • Self-employed
    reelance copywriter and editor, 2013 - present
    Writing and editing copy including newsletters, brochures, white papers, employee manuals, internal company documents, blog posts, web content and more for clients including Itron Inc., Deloitte, UBS, Ten5 Marketing, the Smith-Barbieri Progressive Fund, Design Science, Inland Northwest Health Services, and more. Specializing in business writing and innovative technologies.
  • Self-employed
    Author, 2008 - present
  • Journalist
    Newspapers everywhere, 1979 - 2009
    Award-winning reporting on topics including sports, education, government, health, crime, the environment, travel, cuisine, business, and the arts for newspapers in North Carolina, suburban Philadelphia and Montana. Published articles in national and regional publications including Newsweek, CMJ, Adventure West, Pacific Northwest Magazine, The Farmer's Almanac, Cowboy, the Furrow, Farm Journal, and Rider.
Places
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Currently
Spokane, Washington
Previously
Missoula, Montana - Bozeman, Montana - Helena, Montana - Livingston, Montana - Wilsall, Montana - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Kinston, North Carolina - Del Rio, Texas - Alamogordo, New Mexico - Trenton, North Carolina - Goldsboro, North Carolina - Spangdalem A.F.B., Germany - Amarillo, Texas
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Introduction
Go to my website for the full story, plus video, excerpts, and more!
Bragging rights
Published novelist in twenty languages. Plays Mozart's "Fantasy in D Minor" from memory. Makes the world's best lasagna. Got the hell out of Kinston, N.C.
Education
  • University of Montana - Missoula
    English/Creative Writing/Honors, 2001 - 2006
  • Montana State University - Bozeman
    English, 1992 - 1994
  • Lenoir Community College
    General, 1979 - 1981
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Female
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Friends, Networking
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In a relationship