Sheila Lee Brown

Biography

Sheila Lee Brown was born and raised in South Carolina where she spent her childhood playing outdoors in the surrounding woods, making up stories with her three siblings. She currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina where she writes, reads, draws silly cartoons, enjoys eating raw food and learning and growing.

Book collaborations (can be found in print on Lulu.com):

Hope & Josie Go to the Prom (with Kathy Jeffords)
Beyond the Clouds (short story collection with six other authors)

Where to find Sheila Lee Brown online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Secret in Bladham Wood
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Sam and her little sister Lilly move with their parents into a new country home, they discover a dark and irresistible path into the woods. After Lilly disappears mysteriously, Sam and new neighbor Marcus determine to find Lilly and bring her back. As the secret of the woods unfolds around them, they each uncover their own unforeseen strengths and then must face something dark and grizzly.
Dempsey's Dilemma
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a story about 6-year old Dempsey’s uncomfortable habit of bringing insects and reptiles into the house. Of course, it is only uncomfortable to his mom and dad who keep finding the creatures in unusual places! Torn between his love of creatures and his parent’s sanity, Dempsey must find a solution that works for everyone. Ten small, cute images illustrate the story.
The School Car
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shelby just started six grade in a new school that has an interesting tradition - racing off the school property to tag the old beat-up car near the woods. The other kids say someone was murdered there and there's blood on the seats. Curiosity eats at Shelby until she knows she is going to have to find out for herself.
The Sewing Lady's Daughter
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Rona and her husband are attempting to conceive. Rona is excited at the prospect, but her mom gets upset about the idea. She warns Rona with a disturbing story that Rona doesn't want to believe. Rona finds out the truth of her family history in this quick read.
Darker Than the Night
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven year-old Sherry reluctantly sneaks out with her two friends one dark evening to visit the local, so-called "haunted" church. The experience leaves all three children shaken. This is a somewhat scary short story, perfect for reading out loud to a group of kids at a sleepover or camping or even just to enjoy reading silently.
Family Dinner
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
Forty year-old Sandra has finally decided to leave home and has to break the news to her overly co-dependent parents. She plans to tell them when she can be sure she has their full attention - at dinner. It does not go as she plans. This short story is a bit gory in an over-the-top silly kind of way.
Break Time
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is the story about sixteen year old Lindsay’s struggle to maintain a relationship with her boyfriend Chad and to also pursue her dream of becoming an artist. Lindsay’s problem escalates when she has the opportunity to apply for a summer class with a local artist and she has to choose between working on her art submissions and spending time with Chad.
Azalea Bushes
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a short story about Judy, a woman who learns an unusual secret about her aunt's health. Things don't go well for her aunt when Judy doesn't get her way.
Devil Tree
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a short story about Olivia, a woman who lives a life of solitude and dishonesty. Relaxing at the park after a stressful day at work,she gets a wake up call from an unexpected source.
Leftover
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a short story about Mattie, a woman with no family or friends who is seeking a solution to her loneliness. It comes as an unexpected and unusual answer to her prayer. Modern day fairytale. A quick, fun read.
The Change Guy
By Sheila Lee Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a short story about a strange old man named Jimmy Ray who walks the streets looking for coins. He has a secret no one would guess. The story has a lovely flow to it that leads you down an unexpected path.

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