Sharon Shinn is the national bestselling author of the Elemental Blessings novels (Jeweled Fire, Royal Airs, and Troubled Waters), as well as the Shifting Circle novels (The Turning Season, Still Life with Shape-Shifter, and The Shape of Desire). Her first novel, The Shape-Changer's Wife, was a nominee for Locus's Best First Fantasy Novel of 1995. She has won the William L. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She has also received an RT Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice Award and won the 2010 RT Book Reviews Career Achievement Award in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy category.
Praise for the novels of Sharon Shinn "[Shinn] is a true storyteller, writing imaginative, inventive stories. She creates wonderful, alternate worlds filled with rich details and multi-faceted characters."--Heroes and Heartbreakers "[Shinn] carries readers away into a vivid new fantasy world."--Publishers Weekly "Character-driven fiction with fantastical and romantic elements. Shinn has created a world that is completely believable and magical at the same time."--Fantasy Literature "Filled with vivid details of everyday life, a strong and admirable heroine, and a plot with as many twists and turns as the mighty river that threads through the story."--Library Journal (starred review)