• From the award-winning author of the controversial international bestseller The Jewel of Medina, a historical novel that chronicles the lives of four sisters, all daughters of Beatrice of Provence—all of whom became queens in medieval Europe.

    When Beatrice of Savoy, countess of Provence, sends her four beautiful, accomplished daughters to become queens, she admonishes them: Family comes first. As a result...READ MORE

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A Bookish Affair: Review: The Sharp Hook of Love by Sherry Jones

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I’m delighted with this lovely review of  THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE. The takeaway: 4.5 stars from Meg, and praise for all aspects of my book. “This,” she writes, “is definitely a book that I am going to be thinking … Continue reading

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The Choices an Historical Author Must Make: Words and Peace’s Review of The Sharp Hook of Love

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Emma at Words and Peace praises THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE in this finely honed, intelligent review, but also questions some of the choices I made in writing the story. Be sure to read my responses in the comments section! And … Continue reading

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The Tale of 12th Century Abelard and Heloise Shows Love Can Endure All Things: Excellent Read! | Oh, for the HOOK of a BOOK!

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“Historical author Sherry Jones is one of the most lyrical, poetic writers of historical and biographical fiction that exists. In all my reading of historical fiction, I’ve rarely seen anyone write sentences with the emotion, depth of feeling, and silky … Continue reading

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“Evocative,” “Beautifully Written,” “Poetic”: The Sharp Hook of Love

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Abelard and Heloise’s Love Story “True and Deep” I am delighted to present to you the first full-length review of my forthcoming Abelard-and-Heloise novel, THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE, on Colleen Turner’s wonderful Historical Tapestry blog. If you like this … Continue reading

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