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Readers Favorite 2012 Book Awards


The results are in and I did not place gold, bronze or silver for The Time of Jacob's Trouble. I am a finalist, but Daniel Silva won the gold, which was to be expected. He is after all, a master in the thriller/terrorist genre, and one of my favorite authors.

Sharon's Latest Blogs

Jan.28.2014 - 6:34 pm
Best English bookstore in Jerusalem
One of the highlights of my recent trip to Israel turned out to be a visit to the American Colony Hotel in East Jerusalem that boasts the largest English bookstore in the Middle...
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Nov.19.2013 - 2:15 pm
The Return of the Mahdi
In The Return of the Mahdi, Ari's identity is finally resolved. Is he the Twelfth Imam? Will the prophecy be fulfilled whereby the Sea of Galilee dries up, ushering in the return...
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Oct.31.2013 - 1:51 pm
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And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the hereafter, he will be one of the losers.  On a visit to Nazareth in 2010, I took a...
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Oct.19.2013 - 5:56 pm
           On the seventh day after the burial, the family returns to the cemetery for the Hafteh, or seventh day ceremony. According...
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Comments from Sharon

Nov.20.2013 - 1:39 pm
In response to: Writing the Memoir: The Thing Itself by Larry Smith
Thanks Larry for a great article. I have written and published a memoir and people often ask me what the difference is...
Oct.23.2012 - 4:29 pm
Christopher, You have deflated my balloon with your half a million hits. I am approaching ten thousand hits and I was...
Mar.22.2012 - 4:49 pm
In response to: The Best Insult I Ever Got
Some people are just pretending to be human. Maybe this dude is a throw back to the Neandertals.
Feb.09.2012 - 1:36 pm
In response to: Author Interview with Holly Schindler
The premise of Blue So Dark would intrigue any writer.
Jan.24.2012 - 1:11 pm
In response to: Five Things I Want to Do
I look forward to following your blog and I hope to glean nuggets of gold that I can apply to my own publishing journey...

Published Reviews

Published by Good News, etc.
The Samson Option was not hard to put down; it was almost impossible to put down. This story quickly takes the reader through more twists and turns than a thrill ride at Magic...