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Sherwood Smith Books In Order

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Publication Order of The Change Books

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Publication Order of CJ's Notebooks Books

Over the Sea (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mearsies Heili Bounces Back (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hunt Across Worlds (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Poor World (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dobrenica Books

Coronets and Steel (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Spirits (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revenant Eve (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Exordium Books

The Phoenix in Flight (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ruler of Naught (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Prison Unsought (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Rifter's Covenant (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thrones of Kronos (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Inda Books

Publication Order of Lhind Books

Lhind the Thief (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lhind the Spy (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Lilah's Adventures Books

Publication Order of The Norsunder War Books

Ship Without Sails (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Marend of Marloven Hess (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seek to Hold the Wind (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
All Things Betray (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Chain of Braided Silver (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Phoenix Feather Books

Publication Order of Rise of the Alliance Books

A Sword Named Truth (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Blood Mage Texts (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hunters and the Hunted (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nightside of the Sun (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sagacious Books

Publication Order of Sasharia en Garde! Books

Once a Princess (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twice a Prince (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Sophy Croft's Books

Fair Winds and Homeward Sail (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Time of Daughters Books

Time of Daughters I (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Time of Daughters II (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Time Traders/Ross Murdock Books

The Time Traders (By: Andre Norton) (1958)Description / Buy at Amazon
Galactic Derelict (By: Andre Norton) (1959)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Defiant Agents (By: Andre Norton) (1962)Description / Buy at Amazon
Key Out of Time (By: Andre Norton) (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon
Firehand (By: Andre Norton) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Echoes in Time (With: Andre Norton) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Atlantis Endgame (With: Andre Norton) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Voyage of the Basset Books

Islands in the Sky (By: Tanith Lee) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Raven Queen (By: Terri Windling) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Journey to Otherwhere (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thor's Hammer (By: Will Shetterly) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire Bird (By: Mary Frances Zambreno) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Wren Books

Wren to the Rescue (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wren's Quest (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wren's War (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wren Journeymage (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Borrowers: Movie Tie-In (1952)Description / Buy at Amazon
Senrid (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Trouble with Kings (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Posse of Princesses (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Barefoot Pirate (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fleeing Peace (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Banner of the Damned (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Danse de la Folie (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rondo Allegro (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zapped (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miss Eleanor Tilney (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wicked Skill (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Let the Torrent Dance Thee Down (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Being Real (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Poignant Sting (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
And Horses are Born with Eagles' Wings (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dancing Monkeys (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Henry and Fanny (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Commando Bats (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lily and Crown (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Whispered Magics (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda Books

The Broken Places (By: Daniel Morris,Ethlie Ann Vare) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Destruction of Illusions (By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Through the Looking Glass (By: Josepha Sherman) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Waystation (By: Steven E. McDonald) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Attitude of Silence (By: Jeffrey Mariotte) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Paradise Drift (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict Books

The Arrival (By: Fred Saberhagen) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Requiem for Boone (By: Debra Doyle) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gene Roddenberry's Earth (By: Debra Doyle) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Augur's Teacher (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heritage (By: Doranna Durgin) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legacy (By: Glenn R. Sixbury) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Solar Queen Books

Sargasso of Space (By: Andre Norton) (1955)Description / Buy at Amazon
Plague Ship (By: Andre Norton) (1956)Description / Buy at Amazon
Voodoo Planet (By: Andre Norton) (1959)Description / Buy at Amazon
Postmarked the Stars (By: Andre Norton) (1969)Description / Buy at Amazon
Redline the Stars (By: Andre Norton) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Derelict for Trade (With: Andre Norton) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Mind for Trade (With: Andre Norton) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Solar Queen (By: Andre Norton) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

A Wizard's Dozen(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Between the Darkness and the Fire(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beyond the Last Star(2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Magics(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Firebirds Soaring(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lace and Blade 2(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dragon Lords and Warrior Women(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Athena's Daughters, Vol. 1(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
It Happened at the Ball(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Sherwood Smith is an American Science Fiction and Fantasy writer for both teens and adults and was born in 1951. She started writing as a child, at the age of six, with homemade taped together paper towel books. She moved on as she grew and never lost her passion for writing. At age ten she started writing stories about another world and decided to turn her stories into comic books.At age thirteen she tried to publish her work but sadly none sold, but she did not give up.

When Smith graduated high school she decided to go to college and learn to rewrite her stories and novels. It took her fifteen years to finally get it right but she endured because she loved writing so much. During those fifteen years she lived and went to college in Austria. She decided to move back to the USA to get her master’s degree in history. She believes that “Studying history was a good thing for an author”. Afterwards she moved to Hollywood, where she is noted for wearing various hats in the film industry and working on other various projects. That is where she met her now husband and started a family.

She decided to become a teacher and retired from teaching after 20 years. She rewrote her stories and novels while teaching and finally in 1988 her first short story was published titled, Monster Mash. It was included in ‘Werewolves anthology” and that is when she got her fresh start. She continued on with her short stories and in 1993 the first in the five part Exordium Series “The Phoenix in Flight” was published.

The Phoenix in Flight is set in a space age that is referenced as a cross between the popular Star Wars and Dangerous Liaisons Series with a hint of Three Stooges humor. The book is about a character named Eusabian who waited twenty years to achieve his vengeance against Gelasaan, who is the Panarch of the Thousand Suns. Eusabian plans a take the throne, which does not go according to plan because Gelasaan’s third and youngest son Prince Brandon refused to go to his coming of age ceremony where the plan was to have him killed. Both of his brothers are already dead and he is next in line to the throne of the Thousand Suns.

With Prince Brandon Dead there would be no heir and Eusabian would be able to seize power with relative ease. Even though Prince Brandon is a womanizer and a Naval Academy washout he is still considered the last hope of the Thousand Suns. He is expected to bring the Empire back to glory. Brandon is setup in the book as the hero, while Eusabian is the villain. Smith’s way of writing makes you actually feel compassion for Brandon and true hatred for Eusabian. Brandon must face Eusabian and hold onto the throne if the Empire is to endure. Throughout the book you begin to gain a greater grasp of the story line which is to be presented throughout the rest of the series and as you progress through it, many readers have stated in their reviews that they felt a longing to reach the end and continue to the next.

The Thrones of Kronos is the last book in her Exordium Series. It is set in the same universe as the rest of the series and provides a riveting conclusion that leaves readers wanting more and opens the door to exactly that. Many people believe that the biggest risk with a long running book series is that they will fail to provide a proper ending to the series that has already been staged in previous books. The Thrones of Kronos delivers what is promised throughout the series. The Saga comes to a thunderous close with Eusabian and his armies in an occupation of the Empires capitol city of Arthelion. While his forces clash with those of Prince Brandon (the rightful ruler of the Thousand Suns Empire) his attention is focused not on the war but on an ancient alien weapon called the Sun Eater. He is coming very close to controlling this devastating weapon which he and Prince Brandon know will give him the upper hand in the war. However, Eusabian does not know that his own son is scheming against him for control in what is characterized as an almost ritual power struggle. This struggle finally comes to a head in the living quarters of the Sun Eater.

Prince Brandon is unaware of this power struggle and focuses his attention on the preventing the reactivation of the Sun Eater because he knows that its power will be turned on the worlds of the Thousand Suns which Eusabian is already trying to control with a brutal fist. But not only must he stop this he must also find a way to retake the beautiful capitol city of Arthelion. He believed that only then will he truly be the Panarch of the Empire of the Thousand Suns. Brandon is crowned Emperor and decided to marshal his fleet and either defeat Eusabian and reclaim his Throne to return peace to the empire or die trying. The book and series ends with an unbelievable amount of ways to continue, and perhaps Smith will continue. We will just have to wait with the proverbial ants in our pants to see.

Over the years Sherwood Smith has been nominated for several awards including the Nebula Award, where she was a finalist, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and an Anne Lindbergh Honor Book. She continues to write novels and short stories and her love for writing is just as strong if not stronger than when she was only six. Readers all over the world are eager entranced by her books and many say once they start they “cannot stop” reading her books. She does not plan on retiring any time soon and her fan base is growing more and more every day. Calls have gone out worldwide to publishers to continue publishing her books and to even translate them into different languages.

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