Category Archives: fantasy

BVC announces The Soul Thief by Leah Cutter

Ghosts get stuck sometimes. Franklin sees it as his duty to help them along, get them to pass from this earth to the Beyond. But some ghosts start returning. Haunting Franklin. Destroying his crops. Franklin learns he must use an … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment by Dave Smeds

Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment

Raiding the Hoard of Enchantment Seven Tales of High Fantasy by Dave Smeds from “The Beheaded Queen” Ten months had passed since my lord king had deigned to liberate me from my niche. Over the years, as his fury had … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Emperor of Earth-Above by Sheila Gilluly

The Emperor of Earth-Above The Books of the Painter 3 by Sheila Gilluly After painting the mystical scenes that unlocked the realm of the dead, Aengus the Painter and his lover, the beautiful sorceress Rose, are stricken senseless. The last … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Azkhantian Tales by Deborah J. Ross

Azkhantian Tales

Azkhantian Tales by Deborah J. Ross Linned Ar-Veddris arrived home with an Azkhantian horde thundering at her heels. She had spotted their camp just before twilight from the slopes leading to the Plain of Thirst. She’d planned on camping at … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Danny by Steven Harper

Danny by Steven Harper

Danny by Steven Harper Sometimes you can’t tell the gods from the monsters. Danny Marina’s new step-father takes him to the laser tag stadium, the movies, the go-kart track. He and his mother now have a new house and more … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Luckstones by Madeleine E. Robins

Luckstones by Madeleine E. Robins

Luckstones Three Tales of Meviel by Madeleine Robins Three stories set in Meviel, a great city-state where manners and status–and the family luck–can steer a person’s fate–or change it utterly. In “Virtue and the Archangel” a woman is hired by … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Shepherd Kings by Judith Tarr

The Shepherd Kings by Judith Tarr

The Shepherd Kings Epona Sequence Book 4 by Judith Tarr White Mare, Black Land For a hundred years the ancient kingdom of Lower Egypt has been crushed beneath the wheels of foreign chariots. Its rightful king has striven to win … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Guardian of the Trust by Irene Radford

Guardian of the Trust

Guardian of the Trust Merlin’s Descendant’s #2 by Irene Radford [Editor’s note: The Magna Carta, which was signed on this date in 1215, underlies this volume of Irene Radford’s Merlin’s Descendants Series. Her book on the document itself, Magna Bloody … Continue reading

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Magna Carta: 800 years and counting

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by Phyllis Irene Radford Magna Carta: 800 years and counting Imagine my surprise several years ago when a noted politician who should really learn to keep her mouth shut, announced that the U.S. Constitution wasn’t good enough, we needed to … Continue reading

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The Tajji Diaries: A Story of Her Own

Tajji on the field

Tajji, our elderly German Shepherd Dog, came to live with us a little over a year ago when she retired from seeing eye guide dog work. She learned new behaviors in the process of “being just a dog.” Her behavior … Continue reading

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