Zoe Sharp Fan Page
Zoe Sharp, British Crime Fiction Writer and Creator of the Charlie Fox Series
This page discusses the novels of Zoe Sharp, a British writer of crime fiction and creator of the Charlie Fox series. You will find information about Sharp here, as well as a chance to give your opinion on her books.
Who else is a big fan of Zoe Sharp and her crime fighting heroine, Charlie Fox?
What? A female heroine who the Chicago Tribute describes as "borderline psychotic?" A heroine who works as a bodyguard and who fights crime in a really physical way, while dashing across the moors (or more recently, the streets of New York) on her motorcycle? And, when not engaged in fighting evil, finds time to rebel against her wealthy, status conscious parents by kanoodling with her ominous and scary boyfriend, Sean.
Yep. That's Charlie Fox. She appears in a growing number of novels and short stories penned by Great Britain's Zoe Sharp.
If you're a fan of Zoe Sharp's writing, please stick around and share your thoughts. If not, stick around anyway. Perhaps we will convert you.
About Zoe Sharp
Zoe Sharp lives in Great Britain in England's Lake District. Her husband Andy is also a writer, but of non-fiction.
Zoe's history is as unusual and fascinating as that of her heroine, Charlie. She was raised on a catamaran, left school at twelve years of age, and wrote her first novel at age fifteen. As to why Zoe created a heroine like Charlie Fox, it could be because Zoe received death threats while working as a photojournalist. Charlie Fox works as a bodyguard and is in the habit of rescuing people who receive death threats, you see!
Currently, Zoe has authored ten books in the Charlie Fox series, plus a number of short stories.
You will find much more information about Zoe on her web site and on her Facebook page. Since I have not met Zoe personally, much as I would love to, I can't add anything else about her history other than to suggest you visit her web pages.
Awards and Recognition
It turns out that I am in good company when I wax enthusiastic over this author and her crime fighting heroine, Charlie Fox.
As of September 2012, these are the awards and nominations that Zoe Sharp has received.
- Nominated for the Barry Award for Best British Novel 2004 for FIRST DROP
- Nominated for the Crime Writers' Association Short Story Dagger 2009 for 'Served Cold'
- Nominated for the Edgar Award (Best Critical/Biographical), the Macavity Award (Mystery Related Non-Fiction), the Anthony Award, and the Benjamin Franklin Award (Poetry/Literary Criticism) 2011 as one of the contributors to THRILLER: 100 MUST READS
- Nominated for the Barry Award for Best British Novel 2010 for FOURTH DAY
- Nominated for the Anthony Award as one of the contributors to www.Murderati.com blog site
What do you think of Zoe Sharp's Charlie Fox series?
Zoe Sharp Links
- Zoe Sharp - Author of the Charlie Fox Series of Crime Novels
This is Zoe Sharp's web site.
- Zoe Sharp | Facebook
Visit Zoe Sharp on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Zoe Sharp and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected.
- Blog - Murderati
Authored by 10 of today's leading mystery and crime writers, including Zoe Sharp, MURDERATI examines critical themes, historical archetypes and trends in publishing, marketing and the life of the published author.
- An interview with Zoe Sharp, crime fiction author and creator of Charlie Fox.
Author Zoe Sharp talks about writing, the publishing industry and her action heroine Charlie Fox.
- ZoÃ« Sharp (Author of Killer Instinct)
Zoe Sharp's author profile on Good Reads.
Duel it Out: Zoe Sharp or Lee Child - Who's Your Fav?
So what do you think? Who gets your vote for favorite crime fiction writer? Zoe Sharp with her Charlie Fox series, or Lee Child with his Jack Reacher series?
Personally, I like both Charlie and Jack, but if I had to choose, I would go with Charlie.
Zoe Sharp or Lee Child? Why?
Fifth Victim Book Trailer - You Tube Video
A great musical introduction to Zoe Sharp's book, Fifth Victim.
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