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Sharon Thompson

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Sharon Thompson's debut crime novel, 'The Abandoned' was published by Bloodhound Books UK on 25th Jan 2018. It launched at #1 in Kindle Irish Crime Fiction. Bloodhound have signed her for a further two crime novels and some of her other manuscripts are on submission, through her agent Trace Literary Agency.

Sharon lives in Donegal, Ireland and writes crime fiction, short stories and commercial fiction. She is a member of Imagine, Write, Inspire a writing group, under the mentorship of HarperCollins and Irish Times best-selling author, Carmel Harrington.

Sharon’s short stories have been published in various on-line magazines and she writes anything she can! Her blog and free digital magazine are available on her website.

Sharon is co-founder of #WritersWise, a trending, fortnightly, promotional tweet-chat. (www.writerswise1.wordpress.com). Its mission is to encourage and support writers to reach as wide an audience as possible.

On Sunday mornings, Sharon’s regular column is on Woman’s Words with Donegal Woman website and Facebook. http://www.donegalwoman.ie/author/sharon-thompson/

Sharon also founded #Indulgeinbooks on stylish woman's website, Indulgeme.ie https://indulgeme.ie/indulgeinbooks-7-new-books-may-2018/

Find Sharon on www.sharontwriter.wordpress.com and @sharontwriter.

Writing sample

Sample is available on Amazon. 'The Abandoned'

Current project

Currently working on a highly charged thriller:
When a woman kills…

Devina Huntington is a female serial killer. Lacking empathy, Devina murders simply because she can and she derives pleasure from killing. As a seductress, Devina lures men to murder for her and with her.

Trained as a Special Operatives Executive during the Second World War, Devina Huntington is an effective killer, who’s lust for death continues after the war. In the brief lull between her crimes, her collection of ears and need for morphine sustains her.

Set against the backdrop of the wealthy glamour and constraints of the 1950s, Devina’s unusual morals stand out, but will she always be an undiscovered serial killer? Will her memories haunt her now? Coming forty and with her inheritance and life-style under threat, will she slip up? When a woman can kill…. will she ever be a victim again?

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