Sherry Lewis is an award-winning, national bestselling author who writes in several genres under three pen names. Along with her career writing fiction, she has been teaching writing workshops and writing non-fiction about the craft for more than two decades.
Before becoming a full-time writer, Sherry worked such prestigious jobs as manager of a,convenience store, Christmas tree decorator, poinsettia dresser, cashier, keyboard player/vocalist in a band, secretary in an insurance office, secretary in a bank, administrative assistant for an attorney, and, finally, judicial assistant to a federal judge.
In 1993 Sherry launched her mystery-writing career with the sale of her first three books to Berkley Prime Crime. In early 1994 she sold her first contemporary romance to Harlequin Superromance, launching her career as a romance writer. Call Me Mom (Harlequin Superromance aka Picture Perfect, Harlequin Heartwarming) was published in January 1995, with No Place for Secrets (Berkley Prime Crime) following in July.
In 1996, Sherry left her career at the federal court to write full-time. She is the author of more than 30 works of fiction, including the national bestselling Piece of Cake Mystery Series (as Jacklyn Brady), the popular Candy Shop Mystery Series (as Sammi Carter) and of the Fred Vickery Mystery Series, and contemporary and time-travel romances and the popular Dancing on Coals How-To series of books on writing as Sherry Lewis.
She’s a long-time member of Romance Writers of America, where she served for four years on the Board of Directors, including one year as President. She was presented with the organization’s Emma Merritt Service Award is listed on their Honor Roll.
Originally from Montana, Sherry spent several years living at the base of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains and now lives a block from the beach along Florida’s Emerald Coast. She’s a proud mother and doting grandmother who loves to travel and spend time with family.
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