Former SFWA President Jerry Pournelle (b.1933) died on September 8.
Four sorcerers—a former courtesan, a duelist, a metalsmith, and an illiterate youth—hire out their extraordinary talents to Cantagna’s Shadow Lord for missions of intrigue that ungifted spies would find impossible. They call themselves the Chimera.
Julie C. Day’s dark fantasy novella THE RAMPANT was released this September by Aqueduct Press. She is the author of the collection UNCOMMON MIRACLES . Her numerous stories can be found in places such as Podcastle, The Dark & the Cincinnati Review.