L.M. Sherwin has been writing since she was too young to hold a pen. Her first stories were dictated to her mother who wrote them down to preserve for posterity. As time went by, Sherwin moved on to write amusing short stories. In middle school, she wanted to tackle her first epic novel. Things kept getting more involved and, though she still has all the notes from this novel, Sherwin put it aside to pursue other story ideas. In college, she started work on a manuscript she intended to finish. After marrying her high school and college sweetheart, her husband encouraged her to pursue her life-long dreams of becoming an author. She started writing an hour a day. After a year, she had written four manuscripts--three novels and one novella. In 2012, she published two novels, Night Bells and Silent Shades. In early 2013, she published her first science fiction novella, The Dark Ship. She has hopes of continuing to publish frequently for the foreseeable future.
on May 23, 2013 :
Wonderful story. Love the characters and the premise. Excellent world-building too.
Okay I kind of did guess at the ending of who was who well ahead of time, but that didn't make it less good.
Good command of the English language and evocative storytelling as well.
I don't want to ruin stuff by giving spoilers because this story is that well written. Just read it and enjoy! I loved almost all the characters to pieces, very well and individually written. Okay the villain was obviously the villain and along w the steward were dicks. Other than that, everyone is well fleshed out and a pleasure to spend time with.
(review of free book)