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TALES OF UNEASE 1: BEGGAR’S NIGHT

To honor the coming of the dark side of the northern year, I’ve written some vignettes. They will probably end up as writing snippets in my new book, because one of the characters is a writer who has a slightly skewed vision. I think of them as Tales of Unease.

Because I don’t care much for the gore of horror. But those teasing stories of suggestion?

Oh, yes. . . . Continue reading

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BVC Announces Crossed in Love by Patricia Rice

Crossed in Love by Patricia Rice

Love and Laughter 1 by Patricia Rice Three novellas and a short story from Regency author Patricia Rice: “The Borrowed Groom” A bride-to-be’s sister borrows the groom left standing at the altar. “Deceiving Appearances”

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BVC Announces Maps to Nowhere by Marie Brennan

Maps to Nowhere by Marie Brennan

Two cities joined by their reflections. A realm of feathered serpents and jaguar-men. A desert where a former goddess seeks the ultimate truth. In this collection, award-winning author Marie Brennan takes you to ten different fantastical lands, including the world of her famed scholar-heroine Lady Trent. Journey with her to places rich and strange: here there be more than just dragons. Continue reading

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A New BVC Anthology

One of the wonderful things about working with Book View Cafe is that the co-op gives each of us a chance to explore new aspects of our creative lives as authors. With the support of our fellow members, we can … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Darkly Human
by Laura Anne Gilman

Darkly Human by Laura Anne Gilman

Alien landscapes. Run-down pool halls. Modern kitchens. Ghost-ridden memorials. There are shadows everywhere, housing the dark things that make us human.

Love. Hate. Fear. Hope. Continue reading

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by Laura Anne Gilman

Alma’s Bookshelf: River (and other anthologies)

I’ve put together a bunch of collections of my shorter fiction over the years, into entities I called the “Triads” – three thematically connected stories per book. Several of them still lurk on Amazon these days. I combined a bunch … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Three Deverry Tales by Katharine Kerr

Three Deverry Tales

Three Deverry Tales by Katharine Kerr The Bargain The western frontier, 301     A long long time ago, when Deverry men first sailed west to the province they called Elditiña but which we know today as Eldidd, there lived a … 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” [Editor’s note: When posted a few weeks ago, this excerpt was inadvertently truncated. It was meant to contain the entire opening scene of … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Transfusion by Deborah J. Ross

Transfusion

Transfusion and Other Tales of Hope by Deborah J. Ross “A Borrowed Heart”  18 April Under ordinary circumstances, Lenore Hasland would not have accepted an engagement with a patron she herself had not approved. A succession of wealthy men and … Continue reading

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I Love Short Stories!

The Zanzibar Cat

Writing about Karen Joy Fowler’s “The View From Venus” last week got me to thinking about other short stories that I love. And that gave me the idea of coming up with a table of contents for my dream short … Continue reading

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