S.M. Parker

S.M. Parker lives on the coast of Maine with her husband and sons. She works as a literacy advocate and holds degrees from three New England universities. She can usually be found rescuing dogs, chickens, old houses, and wooden boats. She has a weakness for chocolate chip cookies and ridiculous laughter—ideally at the same time. The Girl Who Fell was her first novel. Find her at ShannonMParker.com.

Books by this Author

The Rattled Bones
The Girl Who Fell

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Practice indiscriminate kindness

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?


Watching joy light my sons' faces, or snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef. 

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Disney World.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Anywhere on the northeast coast of Australia.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Secret Life of Bees

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