Sharon Shinn (born 1957) is an American novelist who writes combining aspects of fantasy, science fiction and romance. She has published more than a dozen novels for adult and young adult readers. Her works include the Shifting Circles Series, the Samaria Series, the Twelve Houses Series, and a rewriting of Jane Eyre, Jenna Starborn. She works as a journalist in St. Louis, Missouri and is a graduate of Northwestern University.
"The Double-Edged Sword" in Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology (Tor Books, 2006)
"Bargain With the Wind" in Elemental Magic (Berkley Books, 2007)
"The House of Seven Spirits" in Unusual Suspects (Ace Books, 2008)
Quatrain contains four novellas: "Flight" is set in Samaria, "Gold" is set in the world of Heart of Gold, "Blood" is an addition to Summers at Castle Auburn, and "Flame" is a prequel to The Twelve Houses Series (Ace Books, 2009)