With two other careers to her credit before becoming a poe and four states in which she 's lived for extended periods of time, Sherryl Woods has collected friends and memories, along with way too much unnecessary junk.
" The friends are the nly things I 've brought with me through the decade that really matter, " she admits. " I shoul probably live without one more chintz teacup, another tin-litho sandpail or another snowglobe, but I need those friends. "
he theme of enduring friendships and families is always central to Sherryl 's books, including her latest Chesapeake Shores series — THE INN AT EAGLE POINT, FLOWERS ON MAIN and HARBOR LIGHTS.
Writer of more than 100 romance and ystery stories, Sherryl Woods grew up in Virginia. Over the years she had lived in Ohio and Florida, as ofte as California. Currently she divides her time between Key Biscayne, Florida and Colonial Beach, Virginia, tin, river-front town where she spent her childhood summers.
graduate of Ohio State University School of Journalism, Sherryl spent more than ten years as a writer, most of them as a t critic for newspapers in Ohio and Florida. For everal years she also coordinated a motivational program for the ore than 8,000 employees at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center.
Her tenth novel, RESTORING LOVE, was published in 1982 by Dell Candlelight Ecstasy under the alia of Suzanne Sherrill. Her third ook, SAND CASTLES, under the alia of Alexandra Kirk, was published later that same year by Bantam. She began using her own name when she went to the Second Chance at Love line at Berkley Publishing. In 1986, she starte writing full-time and also began her long career at Silhouette Books with the Desire title NOT AT EIGHT, DARLING, set in he world of television which she covered for so many years.
In addition to her more than 75 romances for Silhouette Desire and Special Edition, she has written thirteen mysteries — nine in the Amanda Roberts series and four in the Molly DeWitt series.
When she 's not writing or reading, Sherryl loves to garden, though she 's neve at her best on a riding lawn mower. She also loves tennis, theater, and ballet, even though her top spin has long since anished, she 's never set foot on a stage, and she 's way too uncoordinated to dance. She also loves baseball and claims anyone who 's ever seen Kevin Costner in " Bull Durham " can understand why.