Sherry Jones

About me

Sherry Jones is the author of five published works of biographical fiction about women’s empowerment in a patriarchal world, the latest of which is THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE, a novel of the famous 12th-century Parisian lovers Heloise and Abelard. Her previous books are WHITE HEART and FOUR SISTERS, ALL QUEENS, both tales of powerful women in 13th century Europe, and THE JEWEL OF MEDINA and THE SWORD OF MEDINA, about A’isha bint Abi Bakr, the youngest and favorite wife of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. She was also featured in the 2014 book TRUTHFUL FICTIONS, a book of interviews with American biographical fiction writers including Joyce Carol Oates, Anita Diamond, and Michael Cunningham, written by University of Minnesota Professor Michael Lackey (Bloomsbury). Sherry’s books have been published in 20 languages, and she has given speeches and panel presentations around the world on women in Islam and free speech. She lives in Spokane, Washington.

From my website

I’ve Been Hacked!

Dear Author Sherry Jones subscribers, Please forgive me for any spam email you have received. My account seems to have been hacked. I have changed my password but you might now go into your own email accounts and do the same. I apologize for any inconvenience. Sherry The post I’ve…

A Bookish Affair: Review: The Sharp Hook of Love by Sherry Jones

I’m delighted with this lovely review of  THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE. The takeaway: 4.5 stars from Meg, and praise for all aspects of my book. “This,” she writes, “is definitely a book that I am going to be thinking about for a long, long time!” Thanks, Meg! A Bookish…

NaNoWriMo Authors, Quit Your Jobs!

Ah, the writer’s life!   As the author of five published historical fiction books including my latest,  THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE, I seem to evoke a certain starry-eyed envy among would-be authors who dream of riches and days spent working at home in their smoking jackets. While I do…

 
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