Sherry Jones

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Author and journalist Sherry Jones is best known for her international bestseller The Jewel of Medina. She is also the author of The Sword of Medina, Four Sisters, All Queens, The Sharp Hook of Love, and the novella White Heart. She lives in Spokane, WA, where, like Josephine Baker, she enjoys dancing, singing, eating, advocating for equality, and drinking champagne. Visit her online at and at

Photograph by Mariah Jones Brooks

Books by this Author

Josephine Baker's Last Dance
The Sharp Hook of Love
Four Sisters, All Queens
White Heart


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Love is a verb." Also, "You don't get what you don't ask for."

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Oprah Winfrey, for her magnanimous support of women and authors. The Dalai Lama, for inspiring us all to lead compassionate lives.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Capitola in Eden Southworth's classic novel, "The Hidden Hand." Lily Barth in "House of Mirth." Morgaine in "The Mists of Avalon." Anna Karenina. A'isha in my first two books, "The Jewel of Medina" and "The Sword of Medina." And I have a special place in my heart for each of my four sister-queens!

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Journalism. I love to challenge authority. Me and my big mouth!!!!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Empathy.

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