J.S. Sherwood

Biography

Author J.S. Sherwood has a passion for stories that show the existence of peace and beauty even in the darkest of times. He spent many years teaching English at the junior high, high school, and college levels, and now brings that love of great writing to bear in his own books.

When he isn’t reading or writing, he’s spending time with his wife, five kids, and two dogs in Arizona. Most likely they’re outside, soaking up the fresh air and sunshine.

Where to find J.S. Sherwood online

Where to buy in print

Series

This Foreign Universe
Set in the near and distant future, “This Foreign Universe” is an epic sci-fi adventure series of truly human struggles set against strange and beautiful landscapes. From Earth to distant planets to higher planes of existence, “This Foreign Universe” will take you to places familiar and haunting, old and refreshingly new, where new worlds may be humanity’s best chance for survival... or maybe not.
Foreign Land
Price: $4.99 USD.
Foreign Planet
Price: $4.99 USD.
Foreign Home
Price: $4.99 USD.
Almost Pathless
Price: $4.99 USD.
Almost Homeless
Price: $4.99 USD.

Books

Almost Homeless
Series: This Foreign Universe, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2023 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Five years before all plant life on Earth was destroyed, Dr. Dradin Walcott worked to provide himself glory and immortality—at the expense of all helping him—yet he unwittingly brought about tragedy after tragedy, impacting the future of every living creature on Earth. EVOLVED PUBLISHING PRESENTS Book 5 of the 9-book visionary sci-fi series, “This Foreign Universe.”
Almost Pathless
Series: This Foreign Universe, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2023 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Something cries for help from across the universe, and Tashon sets out across the fourth dimension to find the source of the plea and, if he can, help it. Back on Earth, an attack has killed nearly all of the planet's vegetation. The Gaines family struggles to find their way as their planet slowly dies, doing their best to survive as everything crumbles around them.
Foreign Home
Series: This Foreign Universe, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2022 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
The fight is over, the genocidal Crawlers dead or imprisoned, and the Singers in stasis are woken up. The three species must now learn to coexist, but prejudices and biases arise. As arguments and skirmishes turn to murders committed by unknown hands, Smith, Abe, Tashon, and the others must make one more stand, if they’re to bring peace and stability to their new home.
Foreign Planet
Series: This Foreign Universe, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2021 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
After sending Aleron’s monster back to the fourth dimension, the survivors find unexpected friends and a terrifying threat. Tashon and Abe set out on a journey across the planet in hopes to befriend a violent species, while Smith stays behind to strengthen humanity’s alliance with the pacifists. In the end, the future of Aethera will not be what they imagined.
Foreign Land
Series: This Foreign Universe, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2021 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Smith, his soul shattered after suffering a crushing personal loss, is left to fight for the survival of his son and the new colony on a planet that’s far more dangerous than anyone expected. Meanwhile, the expedition’s leaders are focused on a much more imminent danger, one that could prove the destruction of the entire generation ship. Each group must fight against an enemy no one saw coming.