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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ryan Sherwood  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Other Science Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1979 in Cary, IL


-- Website -- http://www.ryansherwood.com
-- Ryan Sherwood on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=ryan+sherwood


Illinois Connection

I was born in Elgin, IL and raised in Cary, IL. I attended Cary-Grove highschool, McHenry County College and got my Bachelors degree at Columbia College Chicago. I currently live in McHenry. My first novel has portions take place in Crystal Lake and Woodstock during the 1930's.

Biographical and Professional Information

Unable to recall a time when he wasn t writing or drawing, Ryan earned a degree from Columbia College Chicago in both subjects to evolve his art addictions into a career. When not working as a graphic designer in the Chicago suburbs, Ryan spends his time immersed in books, comics, movies, or hunched over his laptop writing.


Awards


-- The Truth About Books - April 09 book of the month, ''Revenants

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Chicagoland

Selected Titles At Your Library

Hold the light
ISBN: 0744301696. OCLC Number: 644176534

SynergEbooks,. .

Follow the lives of three people that are called upon to be reapers for Death and take the souls of the dying.

Hold the light /
ISBN: 0744318122. OCLC Number: 422758820

SynergEbooks,. .

Follow the lives of three people that are called upon to be reapers for Death and take the souls of the dying.

Revenants :
ISBN: 9780744318135. OCLC Number: 423050108

SynergEbooks,. .

Revenants begin with a life's end, and are vilified as vampires. The revenant factions Holous and Luciens wage wars over human souls, with the revenant Ezra at its center. He must overthrow his past and learn the power of his soul for any chance at a future.