About Sara J. Henry
Sara wrote A Cold and Lonely Place (2013) and Learning to Swim (2011). She has a master’s in journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, was an editor at Rodale Books and Women's Sports & Fitness magazine, and a newspaper editor. She has edited many nonfiction books, worked as a correspondence writing school instructor, written for numerous magazines, and written and cowritten nonfiction books on health and fitness. She's also been a soil scientist, website designer, and bicycle mechanic, among others.
Like her main character, Troy Chance, Sara lived in in a house with many roommates in Lake Placid, New York; worked as sports editor at The Adirondack Daily Enterprise in nearby Saranac Lake; and freelanced for magazines. And had a dog named Tiger.
Her novels have won the Anthony Award, Agatha Award, Mary Higgins Clark Award, and Silver Falchion Award. Both novels were Target picks and A Cold and Lonely Place has appeared in Readers Digest Select Editions in multiple countries.
Sara is from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Tennessee and Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, and attended journalism classes at the University of Florida. She now lives on a dirt road in southern Vermont and spends several weeks a year in Tennessee.