Sharon Thompson

Sharon Thompson

Sharon Thompson

Sharon Thompson lives in Donegal, Ireland and is an ex-primary school principal.

Sharon writes crime fiction, short stories and commercial fiction.

She’s an avid member of Imagine, Write, Inspire a writing group, under the mentorship of HarperCollins author Carmel Harrington.

Sharon’s short stories have been published in various on-line magazines. Her latest non-fiction piece is published on the international Dangerous Woman’s project.

#WritersWise is her collaboration with writer, Dr Liam Farrell. This is a trending, fortnightly, promotional tweet-chat with corresponding Facebook page and website — It’s mission is to encourage and support writers to reach as wide an audience as possible.

Sharon has written three books, Devina, Arthur, and The Abandoned.

Devina Huntington is a wealthy, sociopathic serial killer. Her murders are set in 1950s London, The Mediterranean, Paris and an English village called Oak Wood.

Arthur is a 68-year-old man who is looking for love and life again. As a widower he feels guilty for wanting companionship. Arthur tries to get to grips with modern life; social media, dating and expressing his feelings. He finds himself on Irish daytime TV and his new blog goes viral.

Peggy is a backstreet abortionist and small brothel owner in 1950s Dublin. She’s a survivor and rises up through the emerging Irish underworld to become a crime boss. The manuscript has themes of the horror of illegal abortion, domestic abuse, prison, life for Irish women in the 1950s, how women survived.

Sharon was offered a publishing contract for The Abandoned from Betsy Reavley at Bloodhound Books. Publication date is set for early 2018.

Through her charity work Sharon has given lectures, spoken publically, completed live interviews and written articles.

You can learn more about Sharon and her writing by visiting her Facebook page or following her on Twitter at @sharontwriter.