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 99¢ Limited Time!
(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 . . . .


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 . . . .


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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Welcome to Witchlandia

Welcome to Witchlandia by Steven Popkes

by Steven Popkes
$2.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-606-6
A BVC Original

Katelin is a witch flyer, one of the few able to ride a Stick with the power of her mind. She flies for the Boston Police Department in a world where any paranormal gift is rare, and supernatural abilities are treasured — and feared.

David Sabado has overcome mental illness to become one of the finest pianists in the country.
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Hair of the Dog

Hair of the Dog by Doranna Durgin

A Feral Darkness: A Short Story
by Doranna Durgin
$0.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-616-5

One woman, one dog, one god…finding the line between justice and revenge.

Brenna Lynn Fallon grooms dogs, owns a Cardigan Welsh Corgi with a little something extra, and has a lifetime acquaintance with the ancient power once known as the Celtic god Nuadha. But there are responsibilities that come with being favored by a god, and the threats Brenna faces don’t always come from things supernatural…or even from outside herself.
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Hinky Chicago Omnibus #1

Hinky Chicago Omnibus 1 by Jennifer Stevenson

Book 1-3 of Hinky Chicago
by Jennifer Stevenson
$9.99 (Omnibus) ISBN 978-1-61138-596-0

Discover the first three adventures of Jewel Heiss and her Hinky Squad as they battle the encroachment of magic on the city of Chicago!

Jewel goes undercover to bust a con artist and accidentally releases an incubus from his “treatment bed.”
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Heart of Fire

Heart of Fire by Doranna Durgin

by Doranna Durgin
$1.99 (Novelette) ISBN 978-1-61138-603-5

Leyana is a creature of beauty and fiery vengeance, driven by a bargain made on the night of her violent death and rebirth. Only a man of strong heart can survive her allure — while at the same time connecting deeply enough to free her from her shackles. Paul Campbell might be that man…

Or he might lose himself to her altogether.
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Magic in the Stars

Magic in the Stars - Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic Book #1
by Patricia Rice
$7.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-577-9
A BVC Original

As an astrologer, Lady Azenor Dougall sadly realizes her stars are a danger to her beloved siblings and has banished herself from her Scots home. As the Malcolm family librarian, she dutifully creates zodiac charts for her often eccentric and mysterious relations–until the day she realizes a dire conjunction of planets spells a fatal threat in a distant branch of the family.

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Law of Survival

Law of Survival by Kristine Smith

The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 3
by Kristine Smith
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-592-2

It takes a killer to catch a killer.

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.
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Empress by Alma Alexander

by Alma Alexander
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-579-3
A BVC Original

A whispered prayer on a holy mountain:
“Give me the life I was meant to live.”

She understood the passions and the cruelty of men; she knew the despair and the strength of women.

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An Interrupted Cry

An Interrupted Cry by Laura Anne Gilman

A Sylvan Investigations File
by Laura Anne Gilman
$3.50 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-597-7
A BVC Original

Danny Hendrickson — ex-cop turned PI — and his partner Ellen could be any low-rent private investigators trying to make a difference, and a living, in New York City.

Except Danny’s father was a faun, and Ellen is a storm-seer.
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The Incubus Job

The Incubus Job

Mission: Magic
by Diana Pharaoh Francis
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-585-4
A BVC Original

It’s tough to have a conscience when you kill for a living.

So six years ago, Mallory Jade gave up killing. Now she’s a fixer. Got a problem with a demon? She can help. Infestation of pixies? She’s got you covered. Kidnapped by an undead lich? She’s on her way. Anything you need, so long as she doesn’t have to kill. It’s her one unbreakable rule.

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Monroe’s Test

Monroe's Test by Jill Zeller

by Jill Zeller
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-593-9
A BVC Original

The emergence of a long lost Marilyn Monroe screen test for Alfred Hitchcock overturns a young woman’s life, and the violent secret kept by the man who loves her threatens both of them.

After losing her sister in a terrible climbing accident, Sydney Wormley’s life spins out of control. But lately things are looking up. She’s broken it off with her married boss and has begun dating handsome Adam Gray.

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