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Sharon Gosling - Author

Sharon Gosling began her career in entertainmentjournalism, writing for magazines in the science fiction and fantasy genre, before moving on to write tie-in books for TV shows such as Stargate and the ‘reimagined’ Battlestar Galactica.

A Quick fire quiz especially for Lovereading4kids....

Describe your book in one sentence?

A circus performer and a detective discover nefarious shenanigans going on under Victorian London.

Favourite character in your book?

J. I didn’t expect him to appear, but I’m glad he did.

Favourite sentence or line in your book?

“Dodgy as a fish stall after four o’ the clock.”

As an author whom would you like to be compared to?

I wouldn’t presume to compare myself to anyone, but I aspire to the talents of authors like Joanne Harris and Marcus Sedgwick.

Describe yourself in three words?

Almost always perplexed.

Shakespeare or Dickens?

Shakespeare.

Favourite author?

Err… eek! It depends what day it is and what mood I’m in.

Prefer books or the film adaptations?

Books. (Although I do love films.)

If you weren’t an author, you would be…

A baker.

Favourite place/setting to read a book?

Anywhere quiet, preferably with a big snuggly blanket!

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sharon Gosling

The Diamond Thief
Sharon Gosling
Combining elements of Jules Verne with the action-packed adventures of Indiana Jones; this debut novel from Sharon Gosling is a gripping read. Set in Victorian London, circus trapeze artiste Remy leads a double life as a jewel thief. However she...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 14/02/2013
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