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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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Revenants :
ISBN: 0744318130. OCLC Number:

SynergEbooks,. Davenport, FL :. ©2009.

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.

Hold the light /
ISBN: 0744318122. OCLC Number:

SynergEbooks,. Davenport, FL :. ©2008.

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


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