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BVC Announces Exception to the Rules by Doranna Durgin

Wild Hearts Book 2: Exception to the Rules by Doranna Durgin

You Can’t Go Home Again…

But Hunter Agency operative Kimmer Reed has to. She’d fled as a teen, swearing never to return, but now–vastly changed, greatly disguised–her latest assignment has brought her back. Still, watching over a computer genius who also has her own bodyguard should be a piece of cake–after all, who’d think to look for Carolyne Carlsen here?

Surprise. Everyone. And so Kimmer plays a dangerous cat-and-mouse game to keep her mission hidden, the genius protected–and the bodyguard far, far away…. Continue reading

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BVC Announces Gothic West by Jill Zeller

Gothic West by Jill Zeller

Halves and half-nots. Haves and have-nots. He was a Have-not and the woman uncomfortably sharing a train nook with him was a Have. There was no in-between any more.

Las Vegas is no longer the party city it once was. It has become a place where the gap between rich and poor is wider than the nearby Grand Canyon. Owen Frost has made choices he never wanted to make. When he arrives for his job as a tutor of the child of Evelyn Sayles, one of the richest women in this changed world, he wonders if he’s made another.

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“A Carol for This Christmas” by Pati Nagle

A Retelling I offered to show you the afterlife. It’s not something everyone’s invited to see. Senator Mienz is ready to celebrate passing the bill his donors demanded. As he’s leaving his office building, the elevator malfunctions, trapping him with … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Love Forever After by Patricia Rice

As a vicar’s daughter, quiet Penelope Carlisle is accustomed to living on the thin edge of poverty. She’s content with her small home and a friendly village–until a cloaked and crippled Beast rides into her orchard. Badly scarred in heart and soul, Viscount Graham Trevelyan has no use for love. He has a need for revenge and a child to protect. The compassionate innocent who doesn’t flee his fierce visage is the perfect mother his silent daughter needs. Continue reading

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Thankful for the (Possibility of) Good Anthropocenes

Water catchment system

Traditionally, anything published on U.S. Thanksgiving Day must be about being thankful. In the current political environment, it can be difficult to feel that way. Fortunately, there are people doing outstanding work on sustainability and resilience – the keys to … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer and a bit of Murder: As Red as Any Blood by Patrice Greenwood

Yuletide in Santa Fe: biscochitos, farolitos, Las Posadas, music…and murder. Ellen Rosings does not have time for murder investigations. It’s December, and the Wisteria Tearoom is awash in shoppers, cookies, and groups of strange women brought to tea by the … Continue reading

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BVC announces Ars Historica by Marie Brennan

Kit Marlowe. Guy Fawkes. Ada Lovelace. Kings and sailors and sainted nuns populate these seven stories of historical fantasy by award-winning author Marie Brennan. They span the ages from the second century B.C.E. to the nineteenth century C.E., from ancient Persia to the London of the Onyx Court. Discover the secret histories, hear the stories that have never been told — until now. Continue reading

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New book!

Hi everyone. I am bouncing around because I have a new book out titled Shades of Memory. It’s not a BVC book, but I’d like to prattle on about it anyhow. It’s the fourth in my ongoing Diamond City Magic … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Fairy Bridge Troll by Leah Cutter

The Fairy Bridge Troll by Leah Cutter

Christine works hard every night to rebuild the fairy bridge to Trollsville and the other worlds–the one she destroyed in order to claim her magical power. Continue reading

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BVC Announces Twisted Genius by Patricia Rice

Twisted Genius by Patricia Rice

All Ana Devlin has ever wanted was a home for her younger half-siblings. Now she has half a mansion plus half a fortune to go with it. But what good is sanctuary when her family insists on creating chaos and endangering lives in their relentless pursuit of justice? Continue reading

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