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Sharon Shinn is an American author of science fiction and fantasy novels. She writes the Samaria, Safe-Keepers, Twelve Houses, Elemental Blessings and Shifting Circle series. Sharon has been writing since she was eight years old. She has a degree in journalism from Northwestern University that she used to support herself while she honed her fiction writing craft. Sharon won the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer and was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.

Sharon Shinn made her debut as a published novelist in 1995 with the novel The Shape-Changer’s Wife. Below is a list of Sharon Shinn’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Samaria Books

Archangel(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jovah's Angel(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Alleluia Files(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angelica(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel-Seeker(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Safe-Keepers Books

The Safe-Keeper's Secret(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Truth-Teller's Tale(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream-Maker's Magic(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Twelve Houses Books

Mystic and Rider(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Thirteenth House(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Moon Defender(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reader and Raelynx(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fortune and Fate(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Elemental Blessings Books

Troubled Waters(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Royal Airs(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jeweled Fire(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unquiet Land(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Shifting Circle Books

The Shape of Desire(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Still Life with Shapeshifter(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Turning Season(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Shape-Changer's Wife(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wrapt in Crystal(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart of Gold(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Summers at Castle Auburn(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jenna Starborn(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
General Winston's Daughter(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gateway(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

To Weave a Web of Magic(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Queen in Winter(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elemental Magic(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Never After(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quatrain(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angels of Darkness(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Shattered Warrior(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: To Weave a Web of Magic also has stories by Claire Delacroix, Lynn Kurland and Patricia A. McKillip. The Queen in Winter also includes stories by Claire Delacroix, Lynn Kurland and Sarah Monette. Elemental Magic also has stories by Carol Berg, Jean Johnson and Rebecca York. Never After also includes stories from Yasmine Galenorn, Laurell K. Hamilton and Marjorie M. Liu. Angels of Darkness also has stories by Ilona Andrews, Meljean Brook and Nalini Singh.

If You Like Sharon Shinn Books, You’ll Love…

Sharon Shinn Synopses: Summmers at Castle Auburn is a standalone novel by Sharon Shinn. A woman blessed, or cursed, with a talent for witchcraft returns to Castle Auburn where she spent her childhood in joy – only to find an aura of dread awaiting her.

Jenna Starborn is a standalone title by Sharon Shinn. Jenna Starborn was a child created out of frozen embryonic tissue – unloved and unwanted. Yet she has grown up with a singularly sharp mind – and a heart that warms to those she sees as less fortunate than herself. The novel is set on a planet called Fieldstar, where readers visit a property called Thorrastone – whose enigmatic lord will test the strength of that tender and compassionate heart.

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