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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

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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.

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Titles At Your Library

Revenants: Fallen Savior
ISBN: 0744318130

SynergEbooks. 2009

The war for every immortal soul has begun. Betrayed and thrust between their blades is Ezra, a young revenant forced to decipher the vital information in the lifetimes of memories buried in his soul. He must do so all before the very essence of life is ripped from him and with it any chance at redemption.

Hold the Light
ISBN: 0744318122

SynergEbooks. 2009

Mural, one of two brothers born in 18th century Boston, makes a pact with a demon to save his wife s life. The pact is The Gift a blue light that gives Mural a frightening power over life and death...until he can pass it on. A supernatural chiller set over two centuries.


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