Sherwood Smith
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Sherwood Smith

Sherwood Smith studied in Austria, finally earning a master's in history--she's been a governess, a bartender, and wore various hats in the film industry before turning to teaching for 20 years. She began her publishing career in 1986. To date she's published over forty books, nominated for several awards, including the Nebula, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and an Anne Lindbergh Honor Book.

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    • Crown Duel

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 284
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267

    If she is to survive, Meliara must learn a whole new way of fighting - with wits and words and secret alliances. In war, at least, she knew in whom she could trust.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Do they listen before publishing?

    • By Angelee R. on 09-01-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Rondo Allegro

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Fenella Fudge
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In 1799 all of Europe is at war. In Palermo, 16-year-old singer-in-training Anna Maria Ludovisi is married by her dying father to Captain Henry Duncannon, the perennial bachelor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, narration not great

    • By Mrs Max on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Ruler of Naught

    • Exordium
    • By: Sherwood Smith, Dave Trowbridge
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 22 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    In the sequel to The Phoenix in Flight, Brandon vlith-Arkad, who fled the Mandalic Palace and his old life only hours ahead of assassination, is now heir to the Panarchy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the first

    • By Juan on 12-24-13

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Wren Journeymage

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Andi Ackerman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The first summer of peace brings Wren on her weekly visit to the young Queen Teressa, where she encounters the derisive, upsetting Hawk Rhiscarlan riding in!....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • La Danse de la Folie

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    This light-hearted Regency folly stars Miss Clarissa Harlowe who wants a quiet life - but falls in love with a smuggler, the marquess of St. Tarval....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • respectably Heyer-like with added touches

    • By connie on 10-31-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Phoenix in Flight

    • Exordium, Book 1
    • By: Sherwood Smith, Dave Trowbridge
    • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Brandon nyr-Arkad, dissolute youngest son of the ruler of the Thousand Suns, abandons the life of service planned for him and flees into the lawless Rift....

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Lhind the Thief

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Lhind has been on the run all her life. Stealing what she needs, using magic for disguise, she never stays anywhere long....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Melanie Flynn on 04-04-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Wren's War

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Andi Ackerman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    When the evil Andreus's hunger for power leads to war, Wren and her friends are thrust into the middle of the struggle....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stranger

    • By: Rachel Manija Brown, Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, Chris Patton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Many generations ago, a mysterious cataclysm struck the world. Governments collapsed and people scattered to rebuild where they could....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By kara on 04-19-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Wren to the Rescue

    • By: Sherwood Smith
    • Narrated by: Andi Ackerman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    All her life Wren has hoped for an adventure. Now she has one - with a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and a magician....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good book for young readers

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-29-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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