Sharon Shinn is the national bestselling author of the Elemental Blessings novels, as well as the Shifting Circle novels. Her first novel, The Shape-Changer's Wife, was a nominee for Locus's Best First Fantasy Novel of 1995. She has won the William L. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She has also received an RT Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice Award and won RT Book Reviews's 2010 Career Achievement Award in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy category.
"I was fascinated by Archangel. Its premise is unusual, to
say the least, its characters as provocative as the action. I was
truly deeply delighted."-Anne McCaffrey
"Taut, inventive, often mesmerizing, with a splendid pair of predestined lovers."-Kirkus Reviews
"Displaying sure command of characterization and vividly imagined settings, Shinn absorbs us in the story...an entertaining SF-fantasy blend that should please fan of both genres."-Booklist
"Excellent world building, charming characterizations and a sweet plot...a garden of earthly delights."-Locus
"Completely captivating."-Fantasy & Science Fiction