The Professor and the Raven

by Serena W. Sorrell   Winston Hannigan was a terrible bore. His colleagues knew it and avoided sharing lunch with him.; his students at the university knew it and left as soon as the chime rang. His young wife had once known it when they married thirty years ago, until she died twenty-nine years ago…

Echomancer (excerpt)

by Serena W. Sorrell   The night sky cracked, its reflection shattered. Chaya plunged into ink and silt. Needles of cold pierced her and the churning waters created a deluge of bubbles. They raced skyward, frantic. Chaya forced herself to swim deeper, away from the bubbles waltzing through starlight--away from air. The deafening beat in…