Wolf Sherman


Biography - Wolf Sherman

Wolf was born in 1970, grew up in Pretoria and after school joined the South African Police in 1988. During 1993 he was transferred to Johannesburg. During his colourfully interesting police career he was attached to several specialist divisions that include the anti-vehicle theft unit, organised-crime-and-political-investigations unit, and the East-Rand Murder & Robbery unit. After his police career he successfully applied his experience in the corporate financial world as insurance investigator and financial planner.

Wolf is 48-years of age, have been blessed with three daughters, and is an avid blood and blood platelet donor. He fills his time by weaving his unusual life experience and keen interest in religion, metaphysics, war and political research and that of his love for food and classical music - into his poetry, fictional short stories, and novels.

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” - George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons.

I'm always curious to listen when people talk about which book - ever - they'd first read. For me it was “The Man Called Noon” that was published in 1970. I suppose that it goes without saying the 1973 film directed by Peter Collinson - of the same name - as the 1970 Louis L'Amour novel, was quite a hit in the day.

I was always in love with the books in which storytellers extended an invitation right from the word go, and pulled me in into a different world. The next early love for me growing up were bookshops and libraries. But I'd consider libraries had the first place. My love for both novels and short stories grew over the years, but somehow short stories found me more often. In part, I think because one can sponge it up in a single sitting, and move on to the next world, so to speak.

On the topic of short stories, the storytellers in this instance tell how they see it - but being forced far quicker to relay that. I have no doubt that any short story can be stretched out and pinned down to become a novel - if one wanted to. Obviously there is no set length that a short story has to subscribe to, but I'd imagine anything from five-thousand to twenty-five-or-so-thousand words is adequate to save someone, murder a few people, get some revenge, use most of the rope in your boot, discard the spade when you're done, and go in hiding till the whole thing blows over. Of course, if there's a body to begin with... Which really stems from poor planning - I have always thought - in a story. Naturally. Of course, we also need to fall in love at some point and give our whole heart to someone special. It makes for a more balanced killer. In a story. Naturally.

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Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
The world. It's the feedback on my work that motivates me to continue.
What are you working on next?
Population control fiction.
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Poetry & Perception Series
A collection of poetry on the things that arrive unannounced - from cradle to grave - to shape our reality, with particular focus on love, romance, betrayal, loss, love again, and the finality; and dealings associated with death.
Adult Poetry On Life
Price: $4.99 USD.
Precious Cargo
Price: $3.99 USD.


Midnight Crew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Urban
Synopsis "To Protect & To Serve" had for necessity's sake been replaced by "Oculum pro oculo, dentem pro dente" - "An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth". The principle is ancient and referred to the Latin term "lex talionis" or the "Law of Talion". Retaliation authorized by law, in which the punishment corresponds in kind and degree to the injury.
Walking In My Shoes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Anthology. Poetry by Wolf Sherman.
Heartville's Diner
You set the price! Words: 5,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Café, Eatery or Bistro... On the whole their brightly-lit and colourfully flashing welcome signs serve as modern reminders of sometimes age-old delectable processes kept secret, to keep hungry choosy patrons returning for more - and as often as possible.
Precious Cargo Vol. 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
A collection of poems on romance and erotica. "Romance (love), love based on emotional attachment as portrayed as ideal in chivalric romance literature. Erotica is any artistic work that deals substantively with subject matter that is erotically stimulating or sexually arousing but is not pornographic. Erotic art may use any artistic form to depict erotic content, including
Precious Cargo Collection Vol. 1 & 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: British English. Published: March 28, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
Index 10 Things you didn't know about vaginas. *** Sex overview - including medical advice. *** Orgasms, Fetishism, BDSM (bondage-discipline, dominance-submission, sadism-masochism) Personality and Mental Health, Chronic pain and distraction, Wax play as a form of foreplay; temperature play; and its practice in a BDSM context, Impact play, Human sexual activity. *** Poetry.
Precious Cargo Volume 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Nature
Contains adult content. A collection of poems on romance and erotica.
Precious Cargo
Series: Poetry & Perception Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Sexual health
A collection of poems on romance and erotica. Romance (love), love based on emotional attachment as portrayed as ideal in chivalric romance literature. Erotica is any artistic work that deals substantively with subject matter that is erotically stimulating or sexually arousing but is not pornographic. Erotic art may use any artistic form to depict erotic content, including
Sunday School
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Evaluation & assessment
The reader will discover that there is no "Conclusion" at the end of this work - for two reasons. In the first place this is a work of research subject to better proof or arguments, and in the second, it's up Masons and researchers of the Craft to decide for themselves.
Useless Dissident
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy
Synopsis "As I mentioned before, exposure to true information does not matter anymore. A person who was demoralized is unable to assess true information. The facts tell nothing to him, even if I shower him with information, with authentic proof, with documents and pictures. ...he will refuse to believe it.... That's the tragedy of the situation of demoralization." - Yuri Bezmenov
Barking At 206
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
“It's Anne! Get out...!” For the first time ever, a normally composed Anne was hysterical. “We intercepted a call! The neighbours had just called the police, it would seem that the dogs are losing their minds!” “We're not done, Anne. The target had only just drowned... it won't look normal if he's still dressed... We need more time.”
Masada To Mossad
Price: $9.19 USD. Words: 77,060. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This is a work of research to which relevant information will be added on an ongoing basis. As some sources are quoted verbatim to ensure accuracy, it would therefore be wise to include; when reproducing this ongoing work of research, the sources which are named and credited for the work they have put into it.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: British English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Not that terror deserves to be put on a pedestal or has earned itself the very right to stand out above fear that screams, and horror that would laugh while it pulls your hair when the lights go out. Is it not ironic that it's so simple to describe terror? You see, of all things, terror doesn't do screams. Terror is shrewd in its muteness. It wants to
I Spy With My Little Eye
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Foreword Don't you just hate it when you're off somewhere, eyeing your watch as if to pause the moments, since you're already behind schedule? And then you get slowed down by someone - with all the time in the world, who seemingly has absolutely no regard for your time? Mortimer knows about these things.
Firing Gunter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: British English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
There is an abode where living and laughing and love, are stirred with dreams, where "was" and "is" and "will be", had, like a lemon - the bitter - squeezed out, and poured into such a place. Some people would just love to make a place such as that, home.
Death Wish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Alternative history
Foreword: A fictional account on what happened behind the scenes during the Gorbachev period and after. 1985-1994.
Let There Be Light
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Adventure » General
"Beyond the edge of the world there’s a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap, where past and future form a continuous, endless loop. And, hovering about, there are signs no one has ever read, chords no one has ever heard" - Haruki Murakami
The End Of A Farm Road
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The lurking inevitability that his young boy, was going to figure out what had actually instigated the drive from the farmhouse, was almost worse - than what had to be done. And the swerve; although slow and steady onto the main road, trumpeted nothing else in his ear. "What's that clanging noise at the back Dad?"
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The seven o'clock lazy coastal morning air, had all but given up on life. Having toiled its only apparent remaining purpose, it had been pushing the sticky and humid, low-hanging polluted clouds of burnt coal and wood, further back from the lifeless looking grey residential slums, just over to the foot of Discord mountain, where no decent people had visited for months.
Lilac Cadillac
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Synopsis Have you ever found yourself in a conversation where someone throws 'Family is everything' around, like it's cheap confetti? It had been many long years after, and the tightly-knit film-making family of Moorcrofts would listen in on conversations like these, and not react, correct, elaborate, or judge. Maybe because they made a pact to keep life 'after' Sue's birthday to themselves...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Baklava Foreword Allesandra, a Greek Intelligence member, has her hands full trying to track down the world's most wanted anarchist, who'd been wrecking utter havoc on a global scale, and who'd decided on a cat-and-mouse game with the top minds in the intelligence world.
Politics & Perception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Legal
South Africa, like much of world, probably sufferers from the same disease. It's an uphill battle to form an opinion, isn't it? We're so much more comfortable to repeat what's popular, as if there's some universal truth, and that there can never be a different side to things.
The ANC's Cemetery Of Governance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Business
Maybe, changing the constitution regarding private property ownership, is not as important - and maybe high-time, as reinstating Capital punishment. Think of those dusty lonely ropes, begging for company...
Saddling-Up Unicorns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Business
There is nothing more boring than wondering what other people are doing at present. Unless they are politicians of course. Not because society is overly curious, but because the lives of politicians are funded, by at least two "leg
Bottled Revenge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Scrawny little Ariel eventually came second as she had duelled gravity, and as if in slow motion, dropped to her knees; and with her small hands clutching her stomach, she surrendered and drowned in the stinging hope that she kept sufficient pressure on her stitched wound.
Wake Up Jormungand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Synopsis Jormungand, was one of the three children of the god Loki and his wife, the giantess Angrboda. But that, was ancient history. And Myth. Totally unreal, unproven, Myth...
Tribute To George Carlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
George Denis Patrick Carlin was born on May 12, 1937, and remained waking people up, while entertaining them, till June 22, 2008. To some, he was the "Thinking man's comedian" and others, a modern philosopher.
The Reaper's Design
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,550. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A world still ruled by moon phases, candles, incense, Latin, sign language and Biblical Angels; a realm at odds with the pharmaceutical industry. The "Ankh", the ancient Egyptian symbol of everlasting life is portrayed against the "Reaper" associated with the finality of death.
Page 99
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No one can say with absolute conviction that there really isn't anything sinister, temporarily muted, and melted into the tall-growing shadows around midnight... When there's no one else around — since our dear ones and neighbours all have already drifted 'too' far down the deep current of nothingness; occupied with exchanging yesterday's disappointments with hopes of better tomorrows.
The Librarian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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...She felt around in her handbag for the smart silver pen and felt how the cold steel slowly absorbed the heat from her liverspotted and wrinkled old hand...
When Hell Freezes Over
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Synopsis "Forests may be gorgeous, but there is nothing more alive than a tree that learns how to grow in a cemetery." - Andrea Gibson He repeated the quote over in his mind. An aged eccentric and cripple virologist who - at the hands of ridicule - found refuge in a frozen world, was at odds with what he rightly perceived as the "outside world".
Connecting Sam
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Synopsis - Who rules us? It was Dr. Robert Oppenheimer who famously warned that "The power of Mind Control, makes the atomic bomb seem TRIVIAL."
The Do's And Don'ts Of Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Essay » Literature
The do's and don'ts, of life's hazy meandering between ignorance and boasts - while in the temporary service of the flesh, warring against time, impermanence, authority, ideas and 'other eople', who are 'us' - on a different day, at a similar hour - by Wolf Scherman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Fire And Ice Some say the world will end in fire Some say in ice From what I've tasted of desire  I hold with those who favor fire. - Robert Frost Synopsis Pyromania - From pyro- "fire" + mania "madness, frenzy." The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish his purpose by burning, has been considered to merit particular notice, and to constitute a variety of monomania.
The Spellchecker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
"You're barefoot. OK, so I was barefoot. Had to be. I was dead. For long enough to come back and remind someone I was still pissed. Only, I wasn't sure who to talk to... And then, I bought shoes.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Synopsis "I love you more than my own skin " - Frida Kahlo Prologue "In an ever-changing technological world, where science fiction like medical trial-runs promise to guarantee that we once again can see ourselves, our loved ones, and others we sincerely care for — as before — greed and bureaucracy can warp and stretch ethics and hope into a twisted reality from where there is no escape."
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
"The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can't" - Christopher Paolini
As Above, So Below
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Then, THEY flipped the switch... What was just a dot on the horizon; a spec on the lens of the glowing eastern sky; expanded and grew. Soon, smaller dots joined, and it grew till it was a dense mesh that covered the few rays of light that had attempted claiming a new day; bravely daring over the jagged top of the mountain
Adult Poetry On Life
Series: Poetry & Perception Series, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Contains adult content. 88 Both short and lengthy poems on life, loss, pregnancy, miscarriage, love, longing, romance, betrayal, erotica, and the few other things in between that makes up our dreams and nightmares.
I Forgot To Mention, My Name Is Luigi...
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Religious
"We are never really alone..." She had explained. "Not even when the black serpent-like constrictiveness of isolated abandonment clouds a human mind, or what may remain of it; with the guaranteed promise, of dying... alone...
Poetry & Perception Vol. 4
Series: Poetry & Perception Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Both short and quite lengthy poems on love, romance, loss, betrayal, war, politics, death and the few things in between that make up our realities, lives, dreams and nightmares...
Poetry & Perception Vol. 3
Series: Poetry & Perception Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Both short and quite lengthy poems on love, romance, loss, betrayal, war, politics, death and the few things in between that make up our realities, lives, dreams and nightmares...
Poetry & Perception Vol. 2
Series: Poetry & Perception Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Both short and quite lengthy poems on love, romance, loss, betrayal, war, politics, death and the few things in between that make up our realities, lives, dreams and nightmares...
Poetry & Perception Vol. 1
Series: Poetry & Perception Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Both short and quite lengthy poems on love, romance, loss, betrayal, war, politics, death and the few things in between that make up our realities, lives, dreams and nightmares...

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Smashwords book reviews by Wolf Sherman

  • Carats on Jan. 21, 2016

    Loved it. No single novel / short story is for all the varied tastes out there. And as it goes we all get good or bad reviews based on someone who can feel the story or not. Well, one is definitely for me. Thank you for sharing. From a police and investigative background myself I could think of at least four of my old colleagues when reading your work. Well done. Wishing you luck in your writing. Warm regards from Johannesburg, South Africa!