Sheila Hollinghead is the author of seven books—a four-book series, Cedar's Shadow Saga, based very loosely on her mother’s life growing up during the Great Depression, a thriller suspense, Moonbow, a devotional specifically for Christian writers, Rise, Write, Shine, and her latest book, Frail Branch, a Southern Pines cozy mystery. Her blog, In the Shade, offers devotions, advice for writers, and reflections of life.
Her heart to serve others has led her and her husband to head up the local food bank, Food for Friends. She also participates in Meals-on-Wheels and WinGS (Women in God's Service) who visit the sick and shut-ins. In addition, she has has been instrumental in helping several local authors launch their writing careers.