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Taking a brief hiatus from the Alexa Williams suspense series, Sherry Knowlton's newest writing venture goes in an entirely new direction. She's written a two-volume travel memoir. The first volume, Beyond the Sunset: Adventures Outside My Comfort Zone available everywhere now!

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Beyond the Sunset:
a travel memoir

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Volume I: Adventures Outside My Comfort Zone

 

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TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

From Woodstock to the Okavango. How a bookworm turned flower child turned healthcare executive found joy in traveling the world.

 

Structured in a series of essays and anecdotes, this memoir tells the story of a small-town Pennsylvania girl who stretched her horizons, tested her limits, and traveled all over the globe.

 

This first of two volumes follows author Sherry Knowlton and her husband Mike’s post-college tour of America in their hippie van; it describes regular hikes of the Appalachian and Rocky Mountain backcountry; and, driven by a love of wild animals, Sherry and Mike are beckoned to Africa again and again.

 

These essays address topics as diverse as modes of transportation, wild animal encounters, Indiana Jones moments, and people met along the way. They also include practical travel tips gained through firsthand experience.

 

Augmented by stunning photos by Knowlton and her husband, Beyond the Sunset is a love letter to all those explorers with a nine to five job and a zest for travel. 

Beyond the Sunset:
a travel memoir

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Vol II: Expanding My Horizons

Patagonia, Uganda, and places far beyond: How a bookworm turned flower child turned healthcare executive found joy in traveling the world.

Structured in a series of essays and anecdotes, this memoir tells the story of a small-town Pennsylvania girl who stretched her horizons, tested her limits, and traveled all over the globe.

This second of two volumes continues to follow author Sherry Knowlton and her husband, Mike, as they journey all over the globe, driven by a love of wild animals, wild places, and a thirst for new experiences. Sherry and Mike are beckoned to Africa again and again but sample many destinations throughout six continents.

These essays address topics as diverse as local markets, incredible animal encounters, natural wonders, and intriguing people met along the way. They also include practical travel tips gained through firsthand experience.

Augmented by stunning photos by Knowlton and her husband, Beyond the Sunset is a love letter to all those explorers with a nine-to-five job and a zest for travel.