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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...more


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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“Scared by the noise, Millie looked down at her brothers. Then she held out both arms and Tom's stomach turned cold. She was going to jump to him, like she did from the back of the sofa. She was going to jump, confident that he'd catch her, like he always did.”
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