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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sharon Ewell Foster  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Marhsall, Texas

-- Sharon Ewell Foster on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Sharon was raised in East St. Louis, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sharon Ewell Foster was born in Texas and raised in Illinois. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in radio-TV-film from the University of Maryland. Sharon has more than fifteen years of professional and administrative experience with the U.S. Department of Defense, Navy, and Army as an instructor, writer/editor, logistician, resource information analyst, and contract administrator. Sharon now lives in the Baltimore area.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Abraham's well :
ISBN: 0764228870. OCLC Number:

Bethany House,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2006.

Armentia, an aged black Cherokee woman, remembers her youth, her family, and their struggle to hold on to their dreams.

Passing into light /
ISBN: 1590520661. OCLC Number:

Multnomah,. Sisters, Or. :. ©2002.

"Shirley Ferris Mills has given up on moonlight and roses--survival is the name of the game now. Widowed and weary, there is no place too far, she thinks, to escape her sorrowful past."--Page 4 of cover.

Passing by Samaria /
ISBN: 1576736156. OCLC Number:

Alabaster Books,. Sisters, Or. :. ©2000.

"The date is 1919, a time of unrest and drastic change. For Alena, though, life in Mississippi is perfect, and she prays she will never leave her home. That prayer is shattered when she makes a horrible discovery that leads her to challenge all she believes. From a quiet country setting Alena is catapulted to Chicago."--Jacket.

Ain't no river /
ISBN: 1576736288. OCLC Number:

Multnomah Publishers,. Sisters, Or. :. ©2001.

"Garvin Daniels is a sassy, bright, self-absorbed D.C. lawyer with her eyes on a partnership. There's just one problem--Meemaw, her seventy-something grandmother! ... When Garvin discovers her grandmother's radical emancipation--and the man who's leading the charge--she hits the road for her North Carolina home, determined to help Meemaw get it together before she goes too far."--Page 4 of cover.

Ain't no valley /
ISBN: 0764228862. OCLC Number:

Bethany House Publishers,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2005.

"Against the backdrop of San Francisco, Anthony, a banking executive, and Naomi, a dentist, are two people who have trusted their jobs and status to make them whole--until they are suddenly without either. Filled with signature humor, this story takes them on an unexpected search for a new life"--Provided by publisher.

Ain't no mountain /
ISBN: 0764228854. OCLC Number:

Bethany House Publishers,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2004.

A retired woman decides she has two missions in life: one, to see the mountains, and two, to bring together two flawed and lonely people who have gone through life ignorant of their problems because of the misguided kindness of those around them.

Riding Through Shadows.
ISBN: 1590529006. OCLC Number:

Multnomah Pub. . 2006.


Sharon is the winner of the Christy Award, the Gold Pen Award, Best of Borders, and several reviewers choice awards.

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