Aura of Magic

Aura of Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic #4
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-661-5
A BVC Original

Brighid Darrow, Countess of Carstairs, has endured years of a loveless marriage in order to aid her friends and the people of Northridge. Yet once she is widowed, the village shuns her with accusations of witchcraft–vilifying her unique gift of reading auras. Released from past restraints, Bridey rebelliously embraces her dream of establishing a forbidden school for midwives.

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By Jove

By Jove by Marissa Doyle

by Marissa Doyle
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-659-2

Whom the gods love…

After three soul-destroying years of teaching unenthusiastic middle-schoolers, Theodora Fairchild is thrilled to be a student again, pursuing her doctorate in Latin. She’s sure John Winthrop University will be the intellectual home she’s always longed for, the place where she’ll finally fit in. But her teaching days aren’t quite over: Theo starts giving “humanities” lessons to sweetly nerdy post-doc Grant Proctor–and loses her heart.

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Law and Murder

Book 2 of Fright Court
by Mindy Klasky
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-657-8
A BVC Original

A novel of sphinxes, courtrooms, and cupcakes…

Sarah Anderson loves her job at the supernatural night court of Washington DC–even though that means regularly consorting with vampires. She especially looks forward to the trial of the century, where her testimony might be enough to put the most bloodthirsty villain ever to stalk the Eastern Empire behind bars forever.
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Witch’s Child

Witch's Child by Jill Zeller

by Hunter Morrison (a pen name of Jill Zeller)
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-654-7

A BVC Original

In Escudillo, what you are and who you know could get you killed.

Tyler’s command of the mystifying fighting art called Combat may not be enough to save the life of his dear friend, Molly.
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Survival Instinct


The Hunter Agency
by Doranna Durgin
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-640-0

Dear Ellen,
I miss you terribly, and I’m sorry you’re dead. I wish it weren’t my fault.

Karin Sommers finally escaped the grifter’s life of her childhood. Now she lives as her sister Ellen, working Ellen’s small subsidence farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains and hiding from her past while she ponders her future.

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Bear Daughter

Bear Daughter by Judith Berman

by Judith Berman
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-0-99582-401-0

Until Cloud is twelve years old, she is a neglected bear cub wandering the town ruled by King Rumble. Cloud’s unexpected transformation into a human girl, with no memory of what came before, enrages Rumble, and she is forced to flee from his malevolent wizard. Her only hope of survival is a terrifying quest to free the spirits of her dead brothers.

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Darkly Human

Darkly Human by Laura Anne Gilman

by Laura Anne Gilman
$2.99 (Story Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-650-9
A BVC Original

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.
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In London’s Shadow: An Onyx Court Omnibus

In London's Shadow by Marie Brennan

An Onyx Court Omnibus
by Marie Brennan
$9.99 (Omnibus) ISBN 978-1-61138-651-6

Welcome to the first two centuries of the Onyx Court.

For centuries a faerie court has hidden itself beneath London: a place of shadows and intrigue, where the city’s immortal inhabitants can watch and manipulate the mortals above. Through two royal dynasties, through rebellions and plots, through war and plague and fire, the Onyx Court endures.
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My Life So Far, by Pard

My Life So Far, by Pard, by Ursula K. Le Guin

an illustrated chapbook
by Ursula K. Le Guin
$2.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-647-9
A BVC Original

A thoughtful, truthful autobiography, translated from the Feline by Ursula K. Le Guin.

First appeared on Le Guin’s blog, and is now presented as an e-book, with many new comments and photographs of the handsome author in his characteristic white tie and tail.

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Twin Genius

Twin Genius by Patricia Rice

Family Genius Mystery #4
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-641-7
A BVC Original

Dastardly danger and disorder!

It’s Christmas in D.C., and rookie multimillionaire Anastasia Devlin is given the greatest gift of all — the arrival of her long-lost South African twin siblings, Juliana and Alexander. Of course, instead of gifts, the twins come bearing trouble that even the family’s new fortune can’t fix.
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8 rms, full bsmt

8 rms, full bsmt by Kristine Smith

by Kristine Smith
$0.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-637-0

Before you sell your home, don’t forget to hire a housecleaner to remove all those nasty demonic presences.

Originally published in Misspelled, ed. Julie E. Czerneda. DAW (2008)

 

Continuing Education

Continuing Education by Kristine Smith

by Kristine Smith
$0.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-636-3

You’re never too old to learn….

A woman seeking a new direction in life returns to school, and learns lessons she never imagined.

Originally published in The Modern Fae’s Guide to Surviving Humanity, ed. Joshua Palmatier and Patricia Bray. DAW (2012)

Dragons in the Earth

Dragons in the Earth by Judith Tarr

Book I of Horses of the Moon
by Judith Tarr
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-625-7
A BVC Original

Dragons sleep in the earth here.

Claire is barely scraping a living on her friend’s ranch near Tucson, Arizona. She looks after the long-abandoned horse facility, makes occasional attempts to resuscitate her academic career, and pays the bills, more or less, with her skills as an animal communicator.
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Lord Rogue

Lord Rogue by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-632-5

Philadelphia heiress Alicia Stanford has a thousand reasons never to trust a man again. Only, when she flees to hide her shame in the western wilderness, the tantalizing Mississippi keelboatman who takes her to freedom forcefully reminds her that she’s in a man’s world.

Originally published by New American Library (1989)

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Cheyenne’s Lady

Cheyenne's Lady by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes Book 6
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-633-2

Maria Connolly has courage and beauty, but does she have what it takes to fight cattle thieves and a handsome but deadly gunfighter her father hired before he died?

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Storm of Reckoning

Storm of Reckoning by Doranna Durgin

Book 2 of The Reckoners
by Doranna Durgin
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-515-1

The Reckoners: A powerful ghostbuster raised by a spirit, her brilliantly eccentric backup team, a cat who isn’t a cat at all–and a fiercely driven, otherworldly bounty hunter turned battered exile, all of whom now face the consequences of their tangled worlds….


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The Usual Path to Publication

The Usual Path to Publication, ed. Shannon Page

27 stories about 27 ways in
by Shannon Page
$2.99 (Essay Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-601-1
A BVC Original

With as many “success stories” as there are authors, there is no usual path to publication. Here, for your edification and entertainment, are a double dozen (and more) examples.

An essay collection of the many Unusual, inspirational, bizarre, even dreadful tales of how writers actually got published — and how even that is not the end of the story.

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In Ashes Lie

In Ashes Lie by Marie Brennan

Book 2 of Onyx Court
by Marie Brennan
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-615-8

If two worlds cannot come together, London itself may not survive . . . .

ABOVE

It is the seventeenth century. For twenty years, the City of London has been torn apart: by war, by plague, by fire.

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Midnight Never Come

Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan

Book 1 of Onyx Court
by Marie Brennan
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-609-7

A great light casts a great shadow . . . .

ABOVE

The year is 1590. The City of London flourishes, the most brilliant jewel in the crown of Elizabeth I, Gloriana, the Virgin Queen.

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