Sharon writes stories for the hero in all of us - uplifting and entertaining novels about ordinary people called to extraordinary challenges. Shes won several Carol awards for both contemporary Christian fiction and fantasy, and was a Christy finalist for The Restorera genre-blending adventure of a soccer-mom in an alternate world. She holds an M.A. in communication, and worked for many years in arts ministry. In her various roles over the years as wife, mom, grandmother, church worker, choreographer, and writer, she has loved learning how Gods grace pours into our lives in the midst of our weakness. When she isnt wrestling with words, Sharon enjoys speaking to conferences, retreats, and church groups. She and her family make their home in the mid-western United States.