The Raven Collection
First Raven, Raven Voice, and Raven Flight are spin-offs from the Ravynwyng Chronicles Trilogy.
Also included is the first two chapters from Ravynwyng Chronicles Volume 1: The Beginning. 3212 Words
Volume 1: The Beginning
Until now, Ravyn Wyng's life was normal. She is a successful author, has a wonderful wife and great friends. Lately her sleep is plagued by strange dreams and when a box arrives containing journals written in an old language, a copper disk, and a ring, her quiet life goes out the window. 3212 Words.
Morgan Byrne and Cail, her raven companion, head the Raven Council. Years ago, Morgan received two important missions from Lady Raven. First, recruit other members to Lady Raven's service. Second, find a suitable human for the Raven Ring. She found recruiting new members relatively easy, but finding the perfect person to wear the ring took time and patience. Nearly forty years later, she succeeded. She found Raven Wyng. 9594 Words.
Shado is an unusual raven: he speaks like a human and communicates telepathically with his brethren and the human he bonds with. Here's the short story of his life, as told to his human companion, Ronne Donovan. 6255 Words.
Six years ago, Ronne Donovan died when an IED exploded next to the Humvee she rode. She crossed the Veil and Lady Raven made her an offer: agree to serve her and return to life. Ronne agreed and in return received a raven ring and a raven companion named Shado. Serving Lady Raven also brought membership into the Raven Council. After performing a variety assignments for the Council, which includes earning a PhD in Linguistics, Ronne finds herself with a more difficult assignment. She needs to find the current owner of the special Raven Ring created by Lady Raven over five hundred years ago. 18,689 Words.