More gripping chapters and characters are anticipated from the Moville writer with her new two-book deal with Bloodhound Books UK.

Sharon enjoyed immediate success with the release of her debut novel ‘The Abandoned’ this year, so much so that she has secured a deal to publish another two crime novels with leading crime publishing house, Bloodhound Books UK.

Thompson tells Donegal Woman, “I am delighted to have secured two more books with the great Bloodhound Books. The support of my local papers, bookshops and communities has been amazing. I’d like to thank everyone who buys my book and huge gratitude to all those who gave it such positive reviews.”

Bloodhound Books UK founder and director, Betsy Reavley says, “We are delighted to announce that readers can look forward to two more mystery thrillers from number 1 best-selling author Sharon Thompson. The Abandoned was released in January of this year to widespread critical acclaim and significant commercial success. We are thrilled that Sharon has signed a further two-book deal with Bloodhound Books.”

Sharon and Brian Thompson at the launch of The Abandoned, Farrens Newsagents, Moville

Sharon’s debut novel ‘The Abandoned’ launched on Thurs 25th Jan 2018 at #1 on Amazon Irish Crime charts.

On pre-order kindle sales, ‘The Abandoned’ dominated the Irish crime category and continues to sit comfortably in the top 10. Available in paperback and kindle on Amazon, this gritty crime novel, is being made into an audio book. Local bookshops, Liber in Sligo, Supervalu in Carndonagh and Farrens Moville, also stock signed copies.

The Abandoned is set in 1950s Dublin and follows the life of a backstreet abortionist and brothel owner, Peggy Bowden. Written through the eyes of the strong protagonist, readers have found it an, ‘exciting read they can’t put down.’

Linda Green book blogger adds, ‘Gripping, emotive, raw, and compelling are just some of the adjectives I could use to describe this stunning debut that will take your breath away.”

The Abandoned is available to purchase online on Amazon in paperback and kindle. Signed copies are sold locally.