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Sherry Thomas writes both historical romance and young adult fantasy.

On the romance side, she is one of the most acclaimed authors working in the genre today, her books regularly receiving starred reviews and best-of-the-year honors from trade publications. She is also a two-time winner of Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® Award.

On the young adult fantasy side, there isn't much to say yet, as her debut book is not scheduled for publication until September 2013.

Sherry writes in her second language. She learned English by reading lots of romance and science fiction--every word Isaac Asimov ever wrote, in fact. She is proud to say that her son is her biggest fanboy--for the YA fantasy, not the romances. At least, not yet...

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1) First things first.


I have a free story for you.


claimingtheduchess



It’s Fitzhugh Trilogy #0.5, a story of about 6,500 words. Here’s the blurb:


Clarissa, the widowed Duchess of Lexington, has two great loves: the reticent and reclusive Mr. James Kingston and her faithful correspondent Miss Julia Kirkland, whom Clarissa has never met.


Now both Mr. Kingston and Miss Kirkland are due to arrive at Clarissa’s house...

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“Just that I have loved you, even when I was nothing and no one to you, when you didn’t know my name and barely knew my face.

- Leo”
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message 24: by Sherry

Sherry Hi Cristina,

Thank you for the wonderful review.

We are looking for a new Spanish publisher so fingers closed at some point more of my books will be translated into Spanish.

Cheers,

Sherry


Cristina Sherry, thank you for accepting my friend request!

I love all your books!

You have a lot of spanish fans!!! I'm one of them...

My review of His at Night is in spanish... http://www.autorasenlasombra.com/post...

Any chance to read your recent books in Spanish?

Thanks!!!


message 22: by Sherry

Sherry Tanchanok wrote: "Hello Sherry!! ^^ I'm Thai Fan. I love ' Not Quite a Husband ' so much. It's touching book!!! Leo and Bryony is one of my favorite couples all the time. They are meant to be together. This book is ..."

Hi Tanchanok, Thank you so much!! So glad you enjoyed NQAH which has a special, special place in my heart.


message 21: by Pang

Pang Hello Sherry!! ^^ I'm Thai Fan. I love ' Not Quite a Husband ' so much. It's touching book!!! Leo and Bryony is one of my favorite couples all the time. They are meant to be together. This book is fantastic!! :' )


message 20: by Sherry

Sherry Smooches, Savannah!


Savannah Sherry, thank you for the friendship.


message 18: by Sherry

Sherry The pleasure is all mine, Melissa.


message 17: by Sherry

Sherry And hello from sunny and (now) cold Austin, Texas, Chryssa. :-)


message 16: by Chryssa

Chryssa Thank you for accepting my friend request!
Greetings from sunny (and now cold!)Greece!
:O)


message 15: by Sherry

Sherry
I LOVED Leo and Bryony's story... just could not keep the book down... and when I finally did, I wished I had read it slowly !
..."


NOT QUITE A HUSBAND is dear and near to my heart. So thank you!!!
And thank you for reading me.


message 14: by Neha

Neha I just realised you had accepted my friend request !! Thanks a lot !

I LOVED Leo and Bryony's story... just could not keep the book down... and when I finally did, I wished I had read it slowly !

Looking forward to the next book :)


message 13: by Sherry

Sherry Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Sherry. :)"

Cheers!


message 12: by Sangria

Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Sherry. :)


message 11: by Sherry

Sherry Jenny Rebecca wrote: "I just looked up when your next book comes out. 2012!!! *starts smashing things* You're worth the wait. Sigh."

Jenny,

Think about how fast 2010 disappeared. 2012 will be here before you know it. :-)

And to everyone else who left comments,

I'm so sorry. I had no idea folks were leaving comments on my profile--until my husband changed the settings on GoodReads for new comments etc to show up in my inbox earlier this year. Thank you for all your kind words and happy reading!


Jenny Rebecca I just looked up when your next book comes out. 2012!!! *starts smashing things* You're worth the wait. Sigh.


message 9: by Lori

Lori Sherry,

Thank you for the add. I am a fan. The book cover is beautiful.

Have a great week.

Lori


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Sherry! LOVE the book cover...so classy and sensual. Thanks for being a friend. I'm a fan now, too.
Blessings,
Jeannie


Bradley Hello Sherry, thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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message 6: by Cam

Cam Thanks for the add! I've heard wonderful things about your novels and I think it's about time I read them lol


Jessica B I'm excited to be a part of your freinds list. I thought Private Arrangements was an excellent story and have your next two books on my to read list!


message 4: by Janie

Janie Pendleton Thank you for the warm invitation to join your friend's list. I'm a huge fan of historical romances. That is probably why I write them too..:) Good Luck with upcoming book. Each one like a mother's newborn coming to us from the birthing room!

Janie Pendleton, Novelist


Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend on Good Reads.


message 2: by Ann

Ann Thank you for friending me! I'm definitely picking up 'Private Arrangements' next time I manage to get to a bookstore. (The horrors of living waaay out in the country)


Bobbie  Crawford-McCoy Thanks for adding me Sherry :)
Your books look lovely and I'd enjoy reviewing them for you!

Have a great one,
Bobbie Crawford-McCoy

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