Susan Claridge (writing under the penname S.R.Claridge) grew up in St. Louis, Missouri graduating from Lindbergh High School and furthering her education with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
She began her writing career being published for her poetry, lyrics and greeting cards; but has found her niche in the fiction world of mystery and romantic suspense. She says it is her background in theatre and psychology that help her fill the pages with enough dramatic suspense to keep her readers guessing until the very end.
S.R. Claridge is a romantic at heart, creatively seduced by the allure of a full moon, a glass of red wine and the glow of candlelight. On an autumn evening you can find her tapping away at her laptop while sipping a Grey Goose martini perfectly adorned with a Bleu Cheese olive. She believes Friday nights are made for Mexican food and Margaritas and Sunday mornings warrant an extra-spicy Bloody Mary.
She believes in the power of prayer, the freedom of forgiveness, true love and that people can change. Rooted in a strong faith, she loves Jesus and professes openly that any good thing in her comes from God.
“I have a terrible temper and a tender heart and somehow they balance,” says S.R.Claridge. “At times I may appear teetering on the edge, but I’d rather walk dangerously where there’s a view than let life pass me by.”
The author thanks God for every blessing and hopes her readers will continue to enjoy her books.
S.R. Claridge's writing style has been compared to best-selling authors Janet Evanovich, Dan Brown, James Patterson and Mary Higgins Clark. Her novels are sure to grab your attention, keep you guessing, stimulate your senses and ultimately warm your heart. ~
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." ~Bible
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." ~ Dr. Seuss
"You must stay drunk of writing, so reality cannot destroy you." ~ Ray Bradbury
"If you're judging someone, you're too busy to love them." ~ Mother Theresa
"Write drunk. Edit sober." ~ Ernest Hemingway
"A professional writer is an amateur...who didn't quit." ~Richard Bach
"Never let success go to your head...nor failure go to your heart." ~Unkown
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