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Jacqueline Sheehan

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Jacqueline Sheehan, Ph.D., is a fiction writer and essayist. She is a New Englander through and through, but spent twenty years living in the western states of Oregon, California, and New Mexico doing a variety of things, including house painting, freelance photography, newspaper writing, clerking in a health food store, and directing a traveling troupe of high school puppeteers.

Her first novel, Truth, was published in 2003 by Free Press of Simon and Schuster. Her second novel, Lost and Found, will be published in 2007 by Avon, Harper Collins. She has published travel articles (Winter in Soviet Georgia), short stories (most recently in the Berkshire Review), and numerous essays and radio pieces. In 2005, she was asked to be the editor of the anthology Women Writing in Prison. This anthology is the culmination of eight years of writing workshops sponsored by Voices From Inside, an advocacy group for incarcerated women.

Genres: Literary Fiction
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Mothers and Other Liars (2010)
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(Cyrus Mills, book 1)
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"I stayed up long into the night laughing and marveling at Trout's adept hand."
Never Too Late (2017)
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"Rita skillfully reveals the depth of her characters."
A Matter of Chance (2018)
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"Julie Maloney’s debut novel is a remarkable, riveting journey. What lengths will a mother go to when her child vanishes? Clear your schedule for this book, because you will not be able to stop reading."
A Healing Justice (2018)
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"Von Kreisler takes us deeper into the powerful connections between humans and animals."

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