Sharon Wright is an author, journalist and scriptwriter.
Based in London, England.
BOOKS BY SHARON WRIGHT
MOTHER OF GENIUS
“Beautifully researched and vibrantly written” ★★★★ Daily Express
#1 Amazon bestseller
The groundbreaking biography of Maria Branwell reveals a remarkable woman who has spent 200 years in the shadow of her gifted children, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë. The witty, clever and resilient Regency lady of letters, lover of Patrick and mother of genius has been missing for too long. The extraordinary Brontës were a family like no other and it all began when Maria met Patrick.
This is her story.
FABULOUS FEMALE BALLOONISTS
“History has never been so much fun.” What’sHerName podcast
Female balloonists were just as fabulous as Hollywood’s fictional Amelia in The Aeronauts. Balloonomania Belles reveals the astonishing true stories of the female pioneers of balloon flight. More than a century before the first aeroplane female balloonists were heading for the heavens in crazy, inspired contraptions that could bring death or glory and all too often, both. Discover their hair-raising adventures in the lost history of the lady aeronauts. Who were these brave women who took to the air when it was such a dangerous and scandalous thing to do? Sharon Wright reveals the show-stopping stories of the very first flying women. From the first perilous ascent in 1784 female aeronauts have never looked back… or down.