Fresh FIction Box Not To Miss
Sharon Struth | Location, Location, Location
Author Guest / September 17, 2014

Do you like road trips? This year, we drove 2,138 miles and passed through 11 states—all in one week! Not a relaxing vacation, but it was lots of fun. There were several stops to visit family and friends that we hadn’t seen in a long time, plus a chance to explore states we hadn’t visited before. The multiple driving breaks at Cracker Barrel were an unexpected bonus, and I never did manage to beat the addictive triangle peg game! Visiting so many places made me reflect on why I chose rural Connecticut as the setting for my latest release, SHARE THE MOON. I’m not a native of the third smallest state in the nation, although I moved here over thirty years ago and kind of feel like I’m one. In that time, I’ve lived along the scenic waters of Long Island Sound, sampled the city life in Stamford, and now spend a quieter existence in the folksy town of Bethel. Even in this small state, there’s a great deal to see. I especially adore the more rural towns in the upstate region, where I often go winetasting, kayaking or seeking out a new restaurant. What I’ve noticed is how each…