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Sharon J Bolton was born and brought up in Lancashire, the eldest of three daughters. As a child, she dreamed of becoming an actress and a dancer, studying ballet, tap and jazz from a young age and reading drama at Loughborough University.

She spent her early career in marketing and PR before returning to full-time education to study for a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at Warwick University, where she met her husband, Andrew. They moved to London and Sharon held a number of PR posts in the City. She left the City to work freelance, to start a family and to write.

She and Andrew now live in a village in the Chiltern Hills, not far from Oxford, with their son and the latest addition to the family: Lupe, the lop-eared lurcher. Her dai
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As the Olympics drew to its sad but inevitable conclusion, I saw
an interview with the performance director of the cycling squad,
Dave Brailsford, when he was asked to explain his team's
jaw-dropping success at the games. His response both impressed and
intrigued me, to the extent that I immediately started wondering
how it could be applied to the task uppermost in my mind at the
time - finishing a b...

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Description: Prologue of S. J. Bolton's new book, Dead Scared, published in April (UK) and June (US)
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“But death has taken root inside you and you know it will grow, like a cancer with a voice, from now until the day it consumes you whole.”
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“Every time Tom was tempted to turn back, he made himself think of his brother. Joe, who he sometimes thought had been sent to earth to make his life miserable, who had been a complete pain from the day he was born, who was always getting his own way and who he fantasized about killing at least once a week. Joe, who he really didn't think he could live the rest of his life without.”
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