All About Sharon

A librarian/archivist who also studied the art of embroidery in the couture houses of Paris, Sharon is a six-time RWA Golden Heart Romantic Suspense author repped by Deidre Knight of The Knight Agency.

As she waits for the "Call", Sharon writes stories of adventure, suspense and love while snapping endless photos of her children and her garden, negotiating backyard territory rights with her dog Donut, and spending time with her own hero husband.

Sharon's Info

2012 GH Finaling Category
Romantic Suspense

2012 GH Finaling Manuscript
Rogue’s Return

Previous Finals
2014 Golden Heart Romantic Suspense Finalist for SEE HER NO MORE. 2013 Golden Heart Romantic Suspense Finalist for ROGUE’S RETURN AND ROGUE’S REDEMPTION. 2011 Golden Heart Romantic Suspense Finalist for JULIET’S ROGUE; 2010 Golden Heart Romantic Suspense FInalist for MIDNIGHT GUARDIAN

Sharon's Fun Facts

Once upon a time, Sharon managed a research library and designed couture wedding gowns, one of which was featured in National Geographic’s Traveler magazine (Charleston, SC Wedding Edition). Now she’s a full-time wife, mother of twins, and romance author who knows sleep is for wimps! A three-time winner of RWA’s Daphne du Maurier contest (Single Title Romantic Suspense), she’s also a photo essayist at Sharon Wray.

Beautiful Chaos: A Writing Process Blog Tag Post

Last week I was tagged in a blog that’s going through the writing community. The goal is to explore and explain our processes as well as we can (without seeming crazy). I was tagged by my amazing friend Talia Quinn, a Firebird and Lucky 13 Golden Heart sister, whose next contemporary romance Call Me Saffron comes out June 9th. I […]


War Paint, Fall Out Boy, and Winston Churchill: The Three Things All Writers Need to Win

“Wait for me!” my niece yells as she runs after the older kids. But her six-year old legs can’t keep up with the other four in the nine-to-thirteen set. “You’re slow,” the nine-year old yells back and waves her off. “Just wait for us here and we’ll tell you what happens.” “No!!! I want to be […]


Joyful Noise: Lessons Learned from the Yam Girl

“Yams? I don’t want yams!” The woman ahead of me yelled at the cashier of my local grocery store. “I want sweet potatoes.” She slammed down a plastic bag and got in the cashier’s pale face. “And I want them now.” I checked my watch and bit the inside of my mouth until I tasted […]


How to Write a Love Story

He wept. Standing in my kitchen filled with the warmth of baking sugar cookies and the scent of a cinnamon candle, I pressed the phone harder against my ear. Every one of his ragged breaths spears my heart. His wife, my dearest friend, is dying. And I have no words. How do you comfort a […]


Letter to a CP: Sometimes The Best Comes Out Last

“Monkey buttshine!” my son screams at his sister. “Rat hag!” she yells back. I drop the laundry basket and head downstairs. They know the m-b word is not allowed. To be honest, I’m not exactly sure what a monkey butthshine is, but to my twins, it’s the worst thing they can call each other. In their odd […]