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Sheila Curran

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in Denver, Colorado, The United States


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August 2008


Author of Diana Lively is Falling Down, a comedy of manners set somewhere between the London Bridge and the Marriage From Hell.
Sheila's second novel, EVERYONE SHE LOVED,is about four women who band together to protect their late benefactor's husband and children from interfering relatives, legal entanglements and the alluring certainties of one perfect stranger. The novel was published June 16, 2009, by Simon and Schuster and reached #34 on Amazon's mystery/suspense rankings. Its paperback release date is March 16th, 2010.


I was out to eat with some friends, one of whom had been going through a brutal divorce.  I attributed something to “my mental illness.” Tears welled up in my separated friend’s eyes.  She said, “My husband’s been accusing me of that.”

“Oh!” I apologized. “But I really am!”  Then I sang out my latest diagnosis, this time from a psychiatrist’s nurse practitioner, one of a long list of attempts t...

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Everyone She Loved

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Diana Lively is Falling Down

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Working with Young People

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" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? SC: Family. Friends. Food. Fiction. Forgetting. Fobias. Farmeceuticals. Foster's. SS: What is your motto or maxim? SC: Faith, like a guillotine. As heavy. As light. Franz Kafka. ..." ...More

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message 11: by Linda

Linda Atnip Thanks for the friendship Shelia. I'm looking forward to becoming acquainted with your work.

Best wishes,

Linda Atnip

message 10: by Sanaz

Sanaz Hi Sheila,

Thanks for the friend request,Nice to meet you!

Good Luck,

Christine Hi Sheila, stopped by to see what's new on your page. Have a great week.
Blessings CJ
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message 8: by Ed

Ed Many thanks for your friend invite, Sheila, and the connect on Good Reads. All best for your writing. Have a great week and happy reads, Ed

message 7: by Mia

Mia Marlowe Hi Sheila,

Love that black belt in Anxiety! LOL!

Thanks for friending me,

Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Sheila no, thank you! and happy 09 as well

message 4: by Chase

Chase Von Thanks for the connect Sheila and wishing you a Happy New Years:)


Chase Von:)

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Maria Dear Sheila,

It would be my honor to be as your friend.
Thanks for adding me.

Happy Christmas!


P.S: I frightened when I read this sentence in your profile: " I have a black belt from ..." (((-;

Sheila thanks, William, me too, if i can ever get out from the holiday deadlines!

William Hey Sheila
Look forward to talking books

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