Award-winning author Shelby Hearon, an adept observer and commentator on human nature, focuses on the joys and sorrows of family relationships. Her latest success in marrying style to subject is Ella in Bloom, a novel exploring how it’s never too late to make peace with yourself and with others. Terrell has asked her sister, Ella, to conceal her adulterous affair from the family. When Terrell dies in a plane crash just hours later en route to meet her lover, the lie takes on a life of its own.
Acclaimed author Shelby Hearon is winner of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award and two Texas Institute of Letters fiction awards. Taking place during the 1960s’ rebirth of feminism, The Second Dune is an insightful and emotional tale revealing one woman’s search for independence.
For her finely crafted novels, Shelby Hearon has been awarded prestigious grants and fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim. Other accolades include five NEA/PEN prizes and two Texas Institute of Letters best novel awards.Both comic and touching, A Prince of a Fellow is a surprising twist of the old frog and princess fairy tale, set in a quirky German community in the Texas Hill Country.