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October 18, 2019 » Sherry talks about life, writing and THE ART OF THEFT with Hasty Book List and Jean Book Nerd.

October 7, 2019 » BookBub leads with the Lady Sherlock books in its roundup of the 12 Most Creative Sherlock Holmes Reimaginings.

October 3, 2019 » A new podcast! Sherry talks to the lovely ladies of Romance Book Chat.

October 1, 2019 » Bookish, Crime Reads, and BookRiot all name THE ART OF THEFT as one of their most anticipated mysteries of Fall 2019.

September 18, 2019 » THE ART OF THEFT has been voted a LibraryReads pick for October 2019. LibraryReads is a recommendation program that highlights public librarians’ favorite new books. This grassroots virtual community, open to all public library staff, serves as a national “library staff picks list,” featuring the Top Ten adult titles published each month that library staff have read, loved, and cannot wait to share with their patrons. (This is especially thrilling as Sherry loves libraries—she grew up in them, practically—and is still in and out of her neighborhood branch library all the time.)

September 5, 2019 » J’ai Lu has acquired French rights to the first two Lady Sherlock books. These will be the 11th and 12th Sherry Thomas books J’ai Lu will publish in France. Vive J’ai Lu! Vive la France!

August 19, 2019 » Kirkus Reviews gives THE ART OF THEFT, Lady Sherlock book 4, a starred review.

August 16, 2019 » BookRiot celebrates The Lady Sherlock books by naming them as a favorite mystery series, a mystery series that keeps the twists coming, some of the most popular under-the-radar library books, and comparing them to the delights of an afternoon tea. Hmm, scones and clotted cream. Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is also ranked as one of the best ficional female crime fighters.

July 10, 2019 » Sherry has uploaded an excerpt for The Art of Theft.

July 2, 2019 » The Lady Sherlock books get recommended by The Ripped Bodice to BookRiot.

June 11, 2019 » The Lady Sherlock books are mentioned in the Strait Times. Sure, it is only as a coda to a review of a different book, but all the way over in Singapore!

June 4, 2019 » THE HOLLOW OF FEAR has been named one of the best books to read this summer on NBC TODAY.

May 24, 2019 » The Lady Sherlock books have been featured in a story.

January 21, 2019 » THE HOLLOW OF FEAR has been nominated for a Barry Award in the Best Paperback Original category. Guess Sherry will be attending Boucheron, where the winners are to be announced. 🙂

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November 27, 2018 » NPR’s Book Concierge names THE HOLLOW OF FEAR as one of their Great Reads of 2018.

September 20, 2018 » CrimeReads counts THE HOLLOW OF FEAR as one of their most anticipated crime books of 2018.

September 10, 2018 » Bookish names THE HOLLOW OF FEAR as one of Fall 2018’s Most Exciting New Mysteries & Thrillers

August 6, 2018 » Suspense Magazine calls THE HOLLOW OF FEAR “a thrilling mystery that has one heck of an unforgettable heroine at its very core.”

July 31, 2018 » Kirkus Reviews gives THE HOLLOW OF FEAR a starred review and praises it as a “novel in which you cannot wait to find out what happens next—even as you do not want it to end.”

July 12, 2018 » Sherry has been featured in the Austin Chronicle as the city’s “Lady of Crime Solving“!


December 14, 2017 » Mark your calendars: Book 3 of the Lady Sherlock series will be released on October 2, 2018.

December 3, 2017 » A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA has been named one of the best books of 2017 by Book Riot, OverDrive, and NPR.

November 30, 2017 » PT Elexmedia Komputindo acquires Indonesian rights to A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA.

October 16, 2017 » Sherry has signed up to write two more Lady Sherlock books. Read the announcement here.

September 5, 2017 » A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA, Lady Sherlock book 2, is now available!

September 1, 2017 » Sherry speaks to the delightful Smart Bitch Sarah about life, universe, and
A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA—okay, maybe mostly A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA—in Sarah’s podcast.

August 14, 2017 » A CONSPIRACY IN BELGRAVIA, like A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN, will be available in large print.

July 20, 2017 » A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN is now a USA Today bestseller.

June 30, 2017 »
A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN is a nominee in Salt Lake County Library System’s Reader’s Choice Award. If you are a patron of the library system, please feel free to vote for the books. 🙂

May 17, 2017 » Gaea Books has acquired Chinese (complex) rights to the first three Lady Sherlock books. Woot!


December 20, 2016 » BookRiot lists
A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN is as one of their favorite under-the-radar books of 2016!

December 14, 2016 »
A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN is a NPR great read of 2016!

November 15, 2016 »
A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN is a Kirkus Reviews best book of the year!



October 19
Missouri Romance Writers
St. Louis, MO

October 24

Love’s Sweet Arrow
Tinley Park, IL

October 25

Loyalty Bookstore
In conversation with Sarah Wendell
Washington, D.C.

October 26

Turn the Page Bookstore
Boonsboro, MD

October 27
Texas Book Festival
Austin, TX

October 31-November 3
Dallas, TX

November 16
Mystery-writing workshop
Austin, TX

November 21, 2019

Multi-author cocktail event
Lark and Owl Booksellers
Georgetown, TX