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Sherry Thomas is an American author, born in China in 1975. She writes contemporary and historical romance novels. Her work includes the series The Fitzhughs, Heart of Blade Duology, The London Trilogy, The Marsdens, and The Lady Sherlock Series. Two of her titles have won the RITA award, Not Quite a Husband in 2010, and His at Night in 2011. She also wrote a young adult fantasy series, The Elemental Trilogy. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Study in Scarlet Women 1,031 copies, 68 reviews
The Burning Sky 604 copies, 34 reviews
A Conspiracy in Belgravia 496 copies, 32 reviews
Private Arrangements 483 copies, 41 reviews
Not Quite a Husband 441 copies, 28 reviews
Delicious 395 copies, 22 reviews
His at Night 371 copies, 23 reviews
The Hollow of Fear 369 copies, 25 reviews
The Luckiest Lady in London 271 copies, 13 reviews
The Art of Theft 264 copies, 19 reviews
Ravishing the Heiress 233 copies, 16 reviews
Murder on Cold Street 213 copies, 13 reviews
Beguiling the Beauty 212 copies, 18 reviews
The Perilous Sea 191 copies, 11 reviews
The Immortal Heights 169 copies, 11 reviews
Tempting the Bride 167 copies, 10 reviews
My Beautiful Enemy 129 copies, 4 reviews
Miss Moriarty, I Presume? 114 copies, 5 reviews
The Hidden Blade 76 copies, 4 reviews
Claiming the Duchess 62 copies, 2 reviews
The One in My Heart 42 copies, 2 reviews
A Dance in Moonlight 40 copies, 2 reviews
The Bride of Larkspear 33 copies, 1 review
Midnight Scandals [Anthology 3-in-1] (Contributor) 54 copies, 6 reviews
Seven Wicked Nights (Box Set 7-in-1) (Contributor) 20 copies

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Sherry Thomas burst onto the romance scene with Private Arrangements, one of the most anticipated debut historical romances in recent history and a Publisher Weekly 2008 Best of the Year book. Lisa Kleypas calls her “the most powerfully original historical romance author working today.” Her books have received stellar reviews from Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, The Chicago Tribune, and Romantic Times, along with enthusiastic praises from many of the most highly trafficked romance review websites and blogs.

Her story is all the more interesting given that English is Sherry's second language--she has come a long way from the days when she made her laborious way through Rosemary Roger's Sweet Savage Love with an English-Chinese dictionary. She enjoys digging down to the emotional core of stories. And when she is not writing, she thinks about the zen and zaniness of her profession, plays computer games with her sons, and reads as many fabulous books as she can find.
Sherry M. Thomas (born 1975) is an American novelist of young adult fantasy, historical romance, and contemporary romance. She has won multiple awards including the Romance Writers of America RITA Award for Best Historical Romance for Not Quite a Husband in 2010 and His at Night in 2011. In an article in The New York Times, romance author Sarah MacLean stated Thomas is known for her "lush style," and in USA Today romance author Madeline Hunter said she is "critically acclaimed as one of historical romance's best writers."

A native of China, Thomas emigrated to the United States at thirteen and learned English reading romance novels. She published her first novel in 2008, English-set Victorian romances, and in 2013, she branched into young adult fantasy. In 2014, she diverged from her traditional historical settings to publish a series set in Imperial China. Common themes in her work include unrequited love, love betrayal, and fate.

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