Sharon M. Johnston

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Sharon is a writer from Mackay in Queensland, Australia who has short stories published in anthologies and was also runner-up in the Australian Literary Review's Young Adult short story contest with KARMA.

Her NA novel DIVIDED was released by City Owl Press in winter 2015. The sequel SHATTERED is due out in Autumn 2016.

By day she is a public relations executive and by night she writes weird fiction and soulful contemporaries while her husband, two sons and cat are fast asleep.

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Divided (Open Heart #1)

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message 2: by Ed

Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, Sharon. You seem like an interesting person, so feel free to tell me more about yourself. I, myself, am a singer/songwriter/actor who has recently turned author. My 2 top ten recordings were CONCRETE & CLAY (as a singer) and NAVY BLUE (as a writer)...both in the early 1960's. My first novel is an unusual murder mystery entitled: FORBIDDEN STEPS. I see by a few books you've read that you enjoy the murder mystery genre, so if you decide to give my book a try, I'd love to hear your thoughts as your reading progresses. Check out the awesome customer reviews on Amazon.com....and all 5 stars.

Regards, thanks for your time, and have a great day, Ed

http://www.edrambeau.com


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Beth Hi Sharon,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author on Goodreads!


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