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The Sea Sheller's Daughter

Marine biologist, Eve "Shelly" Shelbourne, has to find a way to carry on after the death of her twin brother, Denny. 

Shelly blames her mother, Violet a famous marine archeologist turned treasure hunter for leaving the family when they were young and adding to Denny's depression caused by the challenges of living with multiple sclerosis.

With her research partner and lover, the brilliant and deaf, Beckett Bohannan by her side, she pushes through her grief to finish her commitment to find a treatment for MS developed from the venomous conotoxins found in marine cone snails.

Shelly uncovers a family secret about her DNA that makes her question her life, her relationships, and her health. 

As she searches for the elusive snails, she also searches for answers from her mother. She joins her mother's crew and travels halfway across the globe. The two women clash until an accident threatens everything they both believe.

This story crosses continents, explores family relationships, wrapped in science and exploration. 

All stories are personal. The Sea Sheller's Daughter is a sailors valentine to my father and my love of seashells.


November 4, 2018

I made a painful decision. I struck two books off my currently reading list on Goodreads.

I weighed the heft of Beth Macy's book, Factory Man in my hand, flipped to where I stopped, page 231, fanned to the end, page 408, and slipped it onto my finished reading book shel...

March 15, 2017

 I'm halfway through the book, spark joy by Marie Kondo. Kondo, if you haven't heard of her, is a "Japanese decluttering guru," so it says on the back of the book. She's the author of the life-changing magic of tidying up.Her cleaning system has captured the heart...

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Sharon J. Wishnow
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Sharon Wishnow is a published author and owner of

Home Row Editorial

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Home Row Editorial

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