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Congratulations to the Nebula winners!

Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine

Congratulations to all the Nebula Award Winners, as well as the Bradbury, Grand Master, and Solstice winners, and especially to our own David D. Levine for winning the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Award: Arabella … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Locus Award Finalists

Congratulations to all the Locus Award Finalists, especially BVC’s own David D. Levine for Arabella of Mars (Tor) (First Novel) and Ursula K. Le Guin for The Complete Orsinia (Library of America) and The Found and the Lost (Saga) (Collection), and Words Are My Matter: Writings about Life and Books 2000-2016 (Small Beer) (Nonfiction). Continue reading

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I Love Romantic Suspense

I was barely thirteen when I first read Mary Stewart’s Madam Will You Talk. It set the bar high for romantic suspense for me—and all these years later, it still works. Romantic suspense has what for me is a perfect blend … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Contact Imminent by Kristine Smith

Contact Imminent by Kristine Smith

Human-idomeni relations. Never smooth. Worsening by the day. Continue reading

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BVC Announces Law of Survival by Kristine Smith

Jani Kilian finally has her life under control. Discharged from the Service, she’s become an important player in negotiations with the alien idomeni.

But when a classified report containing revelations about past crimes comes to light, Jani realizes that old enemies still seek to destroy her. Continue reading

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BVC Announces Rules of Conflict by Kristine Smith

Rules of Conflict by Kristine Smith

Rules of Conflict The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 2 by Kristine Smith After eighteen years, Captain Jani Kilian’s life as a fugitive has ended. Captured by the Service, she now faces court martial. It will surely lead to her execution.

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BVC Announces Code of Conduct by Kristine Smith

Code of Conduct by Kristine Smith

Code of Conduct The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 1 by Kristine Smith Captain Jani Kilian’s life should have ended in front of a firing squad. Instead, she evaded battlefield justice by dying in a transport crash. End of story, according … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Downtime by Cynthia Felice

Downtime by Cynthia Felice

Downtime by Cynthia Felice It’s easy to say what you’ll live for. The hard question is–what will you die for? Ten years ago Calla had been the center of Jason’s life. Then Jason followed his career downtime, leaving Calla to … Continue reading

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BVC announces Harmony by C.F. Bentley

Harmony by C.F. Bentley

Harmony Confederated Star Systems 1 by C.F. Bentley Harmony, a new utopia for space-faring humans. Or is it a thinly disguised tyranny locked into a rigid caste system, slavery by another name? Either way, xenophobic Harmony holds the secret to … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Thrones of Kronos by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

The Thrones of Kronos by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

The Thrones of Kronos Exordium: Book Five by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge The conclusion to the space opera series Exordium. The desperate fight to recover the Panarchy of the Thousand Suns is about to commence. Brandon hai-Arkad has been … Continue reading

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