A Brand New Novel
Josephine Baker, the early-20th-century African-American dancer, comic, and singer–hugely famous in Paris. Did you know that she was also a spy for the French Resistance during WWII?
What an exhilarating three-week blog tour for my new Abelard-and-Heloise novel, “The Sharp Hook of Love.” Check out these excerpts, compiled by tour organizer Emma: TOUR QUOTATIONS Unshelfish The Sharp Hook of Love has been the best historical romance I have read this year, and I have been privileged to read quite an abundance […]
I really hate making everything all about me. On my social media sites, my friends and followers must be grinding their teeth in boredom right now, sick to death of hearing about my new book only two weeks after its release. But what’s an author to do? The number of books published annually in the […]
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 then keep your eyes open for the “missing chapter” I talk about here, coming soon! […]
It’s always great to be interviewed by a journalist, and given the chance to speak my truths. This interview ran in the Sunday, Oct. 5 Spokesman-Review, Spokane’s daily newspaper. Enjoy! Book Review: Sherry Jones’ ‘The Sharp Hook of Love’ – Spokesman.com – Oct. 5, 2014.
Another wonderful review, from Kimberly Eve: “The Sharp Hook of Love is a beautiful love story I would wholeheartedly recommend.” And I wholeheartedly recommend you read her blog! Kimberly Eve Musings of a Writer: A review of The Sharp Hook of Love by Sherry Jones.
“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 sounding, dripping with detail sentences as Sherry does. As well, her character development, of which […]
Guest Post by Sherry Jones: The Greatest Love Story of All Time: Abelard and Heloise | Judith Starkston.
The passionate story of star-crossed lovers Heloise and Abelard is well known, but Jones (The Jewel of the Medina; Four Sisters, All Queens) makes the classic tragic tale all too human in her new novel, which deftly explores the complexity of love between two brilliant and strong-willed people caught up in the pursuit of fame […]
“Emotional heft.” “Subtle and complex.” “Readers will push to the end determined to find out if there never was a tale of more woe than that of Heloise and her Abelard, or if, for once, true love is able to triumph over everything that would see it destroyed.” These words of praise come from Kirkus […]
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 review, be sure to go over and check out her others, and subscribe to receive […]