About the Author:


J.S. Sherwood

Visionary & Metaphysical,
Science Fiction, Space Opera

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.

Featured Books by
J.S. Sherwood


Visionary & Metaphysical /
Sci-Fi Space Opera

This Foreign Universe – Book 1
(Arc 1, Book 1)

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.

  • WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award –
    Winter 2022 – Best Science Fiction Series

“This sensational book is a breathtaking page-turner with an enthralling storyline that rivals a Star Trek episode. Once I picked it up, I couldn’t put it down.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Susan Sewell (5 STARS)

“The imagery is breathtaking, and the mystery was powerful enough to steal my breath.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Rabia Tanveer (5 STARS)

“With an intricate and fast-moving plot, author J.S. Sherwood crafts an enthralling sci-fi survival tale that will ignite your imagination and take you on a wild rollercoaster through the cosmos.” ~ Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews, Pikasho Deka (5 STARS)


Visionary & Metaphysical /
Sci-Fi Space Opera

This Foreign Universe – Book 2
(Arc 1, Book 2)

After sending Aleron’s monster back to the fourth dimension, the survivors find unexpected friends and a terrifying threat.

After narrowly escaping Aleron’s monster, Tashon is left with a connection to the fourth dimension that grants him new insights and grand visions. What he sees leads to the discovery of two living, intelligent species on Aethera. One believes in pacifism above all else, while the other thinks Aethera belongs to them alone.

Tashon and Abe set out on a journey across the planet in hopes to befriend the 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.


Visionary & Metaphysical /
Sci-Fi Space Opera

This Foreign Universe – Book 3
(Arc 1, Book 3)

Can the human survivors learn to work with the two other species to create a home of peace and understanding?

The fight is over. The genocidal Crawlers are either 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 they try to set up a government unlike any humanity has been a part of: one centered on kindness and mercy above all else.

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.


Visionary & Metaphysical /
Sci-Fi Space Opera

This Foreign Universe – Book 4
(Arc 2, Book 1)

A twisting journey through the fourth dimension leads Tashon through perils and wonders to a place he never thought he’d see again.

Something cries for help from across the universe. With Aethera settled into its two new nations, 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.

A bizarre and beautiful journey unfolds in two dimensions, one that examines what it means to be human, whether in a physical state or not.


Coming soon….

Published Books

Published Short Stories

Published Anthologies

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