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Shinn, Sharon

Works: 68 works in 346 publications in 4 languages and 18,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Romance fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction, American  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Action and adventure fiction  Science fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.H499, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sharon Shinn
Most widely held works by Sharon Shinn
Mystic and rider by Sharon Shinn( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mystic woman Senneth, accompanied by a team of Shapeshifters and Riders, is sent by the king into the land of Gillengaria to investigate reports of retaliation against those who use magic and discovers a perilous region under the control of a fanatical cult out to purge Gillengaria of all magic users, in the first in a four-volume series
Troubled waters by Sharon Shinn( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe Ardelay, chosen to become the king's fifth wife, is a coru prime ruled by the elemental sign of water. She must return to the palace, not as an unwilling bride for the king, but a woman with power in her own right. But as Zoe unlocks more of the mysteries of her blood--and the secrets of the royal family--she must decide how to use her great power to rise above the deceptions and intrigue of the royal court
The Safe-Keeper's secret by Sharon Shinn( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona is Safe-Keeper in the small village of Tambleham, where neighbors and strangers alike come one by one, in secret, to tell her things they dare not share with anyone else
The Truth-Teller's tale by Sharon Shinn( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Eleda, who can tell only the truth, and Adele, who cannot reveal others' secrets, are sorely tested by a newly arrived pair of handsome dance instructors who seem to harbor a secret
The thirteenth house by Sharon Shinn( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a second novel set in the troubled land of Gillengaria, the shiftling Kirra returns home from a mission to rescue the kidnapped Romar Brendan to find that her half-sister Casserah has been named heir and falls in love with the married Lord Romar, a tempestuous affair that places them both in mortal danger and leads them to the stronghold of the lords of the Thirteenth House
The shape of desire by Sharon Shinn( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vicious attacks in a local park forces Maria Devane to reconsider her long-standing, passionate love affair with the shape-shifter whose secret she has been guarding for fifteen years
Still life with shape-shifter by Sharon Shinn( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"National bestselling author Sharon Shinn presents a passionate, heart-wrenching story of secrets and the lengths we'll go to to protect those we love ... Melanie Landon and her half sister share a unique bond. For her entire life, Melanie has hidden the fact that Ann is a shape-shifter. The never-ending deception is a heavy weight to bear, but Melanie is determined to keep Ann's secret and protect her from a world that simply wouldn't understand. For months, Melanie hasn't seen or heard from Ann, in either of her forms. When a man shows up saying he's there about her sister, Melanie fears the worst. But Brody Westerbrook doesn't have information about Ann--he's in search of it. A freelance writer, Brody intends to include Ann in a book he's writing about the existence of shape-shifters. While Melanie is immediately drawn to the stranger on her doorstep, she denies his claims, knowing that trusting him isn't an option. But when Ann finally reappears, looking thin and sick, Melanie realizes exposure is the least of their worries. Protecting her sister has always been an enormous part of Melanie's life, but as Ann's health rapidly deteriorates, Melanie must come to grips with the fact that saving her may mean letting go ..."--
Reader and raelynx by Sharon Shinn( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel of secret sorceries and forbidden desires, the mystic Cammon must put aside his personal feelings for Princess Amalie while he reads the souls of her suitors for any potential threats. But Cammon is unable to read Amalie, and he begins to suspect that she herself possesses magic powers -- a revelation which would put her life in danger, and throw the kingdom into chaos
Dark moon defender by Sharon Shinn( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When king's Rider Justin comes to the aid of Ellynor, a young novice at a convent, he is unaware that she is a mystic being who is being manipulated by fanatical Daughters of the Pale Moon into seeking out and destroying other mystics
Fortune and fate by Sharon Shinn( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled Warrior Rider named Wen faces her greatest challenge in the last place she ever expected--behind the walls of a great family estate known as Fortune, where Wen has been hired to guard the young heiress. Once there, she will find that fate has other plans for her
Summers at Castle Auburn by Sharon Shinn( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a child, Coriel Halsing spent many glorious summers at Castle Auburn with her half-sister - and fell in love with a handsome prince who could never be hers. But now that she is a young woman, she begins to see the dark side of this magical place
Gateway by Sharon Shinn( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While passing through the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, a Chinese American teenager is transported to a parallel world where she is given a dangerous assignment
Angelica by Sharon Shinn( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returns to the planet called Samaria, with a new tale of an earlier time
Royal airs by Sharon Shinn( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Master storyteller Sharon Shinn created the thrilling and enchanting world of Welce in her acclaimed novel Troubled Waters. Return with her to that elemental universe in this tale of secrecy, romance, and a battle for power; Josetta is a princess of one of the Five Families. But she is far from the throne, so she is free to spend her days working in the poorest sections of the city. Rafe Adova, an outcast since he was born, lives the life of a career gambler in those slums. He has no ambition other than cheating at the card tables-until the night he decides to help a girl named Corene, who looks like she's stumbled into the wrong bar. She, too, is a princess-sister to Josetta, who finds her with Rafe. He fascinates her. Josetta has never encountered anyone like him-someone seemingly devoid of elemental blessings. He is drawn to her, though he thinks they are unlikely to ever meet again-but their connection grows strong when she nurses him back to health after he is assaulted by foreign mercenaries. And when they learn the reason he's being hunted, they know that the truth about his history could endanger not only their love but also their very lives."--
Archangel by Sharon Shinn( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Samaria, policing is performed by genetically developed angels, headed by Archangel Raphael. He fails to do his job and Gabriel is named to replace him. First, however, Gabriel must marry Rachel, a mortal, no easy matter as she dislikes angels. A tale of political and romantic intrigue among angels in space. By the author of The Shape-Changer's Wife
Jenna Starborn by Sharon Shinn( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenna Starborn must leave the family that scorned her and find her own way in the universe
The Dream-Maker's magic by Sharon Shinn( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kellen's mother insisted her only child was born a male and raised her as a boy till she was forced to go to school. Then she became friends with Gryffin who would become the new Dream-Maker of their village. Will their love survive when Gryffin is whisked away to the castle
The turning season by Sharon Shinn( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In national bestselling author Sharon Shinn's latest Shifting Circle novel, a woman must choose between hiding her nature-and risking her heart ... For Karadel, being a shape-shifter has always been a reality she couldn't escape. Even though she's built a safe life as a rural veterinarian, with a close-knit network of shifter and human friends who would do anything for her-and for each other-she can't help but wish for a chance at being normal. When she's not dealing with her shifts or caring for her animal patients, she attempts to develop a drug that will help shifters control their changes-a drug that might even allow them to remain human forever. But her comfortable life is threatened by two events: She meets an ordinary man who touches her heart, and her best friend is forced to shift publicly with deadly consequences. Now Karadel must decide whom to trust: her old friends or her new love."--
Angel-seeker by Sharon Shinn( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to live as a servant in her cousin's household, Elizabeth journeys to Cedar Hills hoping to attract the attention of an angel, while Rebekah, who has been raised to hate the angels, comes to the aid of an injured angel near her village
General Winston's daughter by Sharon Shinn( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old heiress Averie Winston travels with her guardian to faraway Chiarrin, a country her father's army has occupied, and once she arrives and is reunited with her fiance, she discovers that her notions about politics, propriety, the military, and even her intended have changed
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The Safe-Keeper's secret
Alternative Names
Sharon Shinn American science fiction writer

Sharon Shinn Amerikaans journaliste

Sharon Shinn amerykańska pisarka

Sharon Shinn écrivaine américaine

Sharon Shinn US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

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Troubled watersThe Safe-Keeper's secretThe Truth-Teller's taleThe thirteenth houseReader and raelynxDark moon defenderFortune and fateSummers at Castle Auburn