Pillar of Fire

Pillar of Fire by Judith Tarr

by Judith Tarr
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-591-5

“Someday,” said the tribute-offering called Nofret, “I shall be the chief of the queen’s servants. Then I can call myself whatever I please.”

Nofret is the daughter of a Hittite nobleman, captured by enemies from Mitanni and sent as tribute to the Pharaoh in Egypt: the strange, otherworldly Akhenaten, who rules from his raw new city of Amarna. As servant to his daughter, she witnesses the rise and fall of Akhenaten and his one god, the lives and deaths of his queen and his heirs, and the brief reign of Tutankhamon.
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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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Rules of Conflict

Rules of Conflict by Kristine Smith

The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 2
by Kristine Smith
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-582-3

So many bones, buried so deep. But not deep enough.

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.

But relations with the idomeni have deteriorated.

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The Instrumentality of Women

The Instrumentality of Women by Amy Sterling Casil

by Amy Sterling Casil
$4.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-584-7
A BVC Original

Fourteen sci fi and fantasy stories all about women by Female Science Fiction Writer Amy Sterling Casil

In the Nebula Award-nominated “To Kiss the Star,” gravely disabled Mel Armstrong gets the chance to explore the stars, but doesn’t want to leave the man she loves behind.

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Pacifica

Pacifica by Jill Zeller

by Jill Zeller
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-573-1
A BVC Original

Leaving is the same as arriving.

In pursuit of her art, fleeing an unhappy affair, Nola Lynch sails from New York, through the Panama Canal, to California. Alone.

The year is 1914. Nola anticipates romance, excitement, adventure, and she finds it all in a ship-board magician with a dark secret and in a seance gone horribly wrong.
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Chains and Memory

Chains and Memory by Marie Brennan

Book 2 of Wilders
by Marie Brennan
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-569-4
A BVC Original

Manifestation was only the beginning.

The Otherworld has returned — bringing with it the sidhe, the source of humanity’s psychic powers. Some mortals welcome these creatures of legend, some fear them . . . and no one is ready for the change their presence will bring.
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Mourner

Mourner by Phyllis Irene Radford, writing as C.F. Bentley

Confederated Star Systems #3
by Irene Radford, writing as C.F. Bentley
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-572-4
A BVC Original

Continuing the spiritual journey with a literary twist in a space opera landscape.

William Gladstone once pointed out that a culture reveals itself in how it cares for its dead. Mourner vividly explores how three very different cultures treat their dead when the body of Laud Gregor, Harmony’s High Priest, goes missing between First Contact Café Space Station and the Harmony homeworld.

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Paradise

Paradise by Chaz Brenchley

by Chaz Brenchley
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-574-8

A miracle may cure cancer in one teenage boy, but can it cure a community…?

They call it Paradise: an inner-city danger zone, starved of resources and starved of hope. Run-down housing, run-down lives.

Then comes a miracle. Literally a miracle, a dying boy made well, healed by the touch of a charismatic young man. And that’s only the beginning.
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Remscela

Remscela by Gregory Frost

The Sequel to Tain
by Gregory Frost
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-576-2

When the Druid Cathbad gave Cu Chulainn a choice of great deeds or long life, the demigod warrior chose great deeds–which, as the defender of all Ulster–he performed without hesitation. But now, the invasion by Queen Maeve and her armies is long over, and the consequences of the choice he made are about to descend upon Cu Chulainn.

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Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct by Kristine Smith

Book 1 of The Jani Kilian Chronicles
by Kristine Smith
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-558-8

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 to official Commonwealth Service records.

But doctors repaired her in secret, using the most advanced Service Medical technologies available, or so they assured her.

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Lies and Prophecy – Illustrated Edition

Lies and Prophecy - Illustrated Edition by Marie Brennan

by Marie Brennan
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and prophecy.

Kim never had to wonder what to major in at college. Her talent for divination made her future clear in more ways than one. But there are limits to what even a gifted seer can predict, and no card reading or prophetic dream can prepare Kim for what’s to come during her junior year at Welton.

Something has taken an interest in her friend Julian — an unseen force neither of them can identify.
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The Work of Hunters

The Work of Hunters by Laura Anne Gilman

A Sylvan Investigations File (book 3)
by Laura Anne Gilman
$3.50 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-564-9
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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Táin

Tain by Gregory Frost

by Gregory Frost
$5.99  ISBN 978-1-61138-563-2

“Here are the blood-drenched roots of the long, sad history of Ireland told by a man who knows every heartbreak, betrayal, and stony foot of ground. Gregory Frost is a modern master of fantasy. This volume is an extraordinary journey to the living heart of Myth—violent and visionary, elegiac and horrific, dreamlike, beautiful, and shocking by turns. If I were you, I’d buy it.” —Michael Swanwick

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Wild Card Run

Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey

Book 1 of Cybers Wild Card
by Sara Stamey
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-560-1

KurtisP385XL47Ruth: Game Changer. Prodigal daughter. Spy.

The Cyber entities control a peaceful but static galaxy–until they detect unsanctioned developments on the low-tech planet Poindros. They force rebellious Ruth Kurtis to leave the bright lights of Casino to return to her fundamentalist Poindran homeworld as their secret agent to investigate possible Changers.

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Rendezvous

Rendezvous by Elinor Groves

A Paranormal Romantic Comedy
by Elinor Groves
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-566-3
A BVC Original

Where Immortals Come to Play

Annie Bloom runs the newest branch of Rendezvous, an exclusive luxury resort for the immortal fey, and arranges a gala soiree to celebrate its anniversary. Just as a committee from the Board of Directors arrives to evaluate her work, she is surprised by a marriage proposal from her very mortal lover, Sean, who maintains the elegant gardens at Rendezvous.

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The Reckoners

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by Doranna Durgin
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-513-7

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 bounty hunter from a different dimension who brings them together when worlds collide.

Skilled ghosthunter Lisa “Garrie” McGarrity not only sees dead people, she wrangles them into submission. But her beloved ghostly mentor moved on years ago, and the Southwest has gone quiet under Garrie’s hand.
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Pearls of Fire, Dreams of Steel

Pearls of Fire Dreams of Steel by Deborah J. Ross

by Deborah J. Ross
$4.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-559-5
A BVC Original

A short fantasy potpourri of dragons and toads, horses and thieves, mothers and daughters, and lovers and villains, with an occasional salamander.

A magical pearl turns a young girl into warrior without pity… A dragon bound to an amulet of amber seeks the aid of a forest wizard… A bitter, crippled fairy plots revenge on her captors… A vampire stalks back alleys, seeking to turn the tables on those who prey on women…
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Enigma

Enigma by C.F. Bentley

Confederated Star Systems #2
by C.F. Bentley
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-552-6

A spiritual journey, with a literary twist, in a space opera landscape

Aboard the space station First Contact Cafe, General Jake Devlin and High Priestess of Harmony Sissy confront the mystery of an odd stowaway, a mystical refugee, and clues to the origin and genetic breakdown of enemies and allies alike. But their time is limited as the station seems determined to break orbit and plunge them all into the local sun.

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Jane Austen After

Jane Austen After by Sherwood Smith

Three sequels and a fantasia
by Sherwood Smith
$2.95 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-556-4
A BVC Original

Three sequels to Jane Austen novels, and one fantasy story about Miss Austen herself.

Jane Austen herself, according to her family, used to speculate on the future of her characters.
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Fair Winds and Homeward Sail

Fair Winds and Homeward Sail by Sherwood Smith

Sophy Croft’s Story
by Sherwood Smith
$2.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-555-7
A BVC Original

Sophy Croft, from Jane Austen’s Persuasion, gets her own story.

One of Jane Austen’s best-loved books is Persuasion, and of the characters in it, among the most popular are Sophy and Admiral Croft, dashing Frederick Wentworth’s sister and brother-in-law.
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Tides of Darkness

Tides of Darkness by Judith Tarr

Avaryan Resplendent, Volume III
by Judith Tarr
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-550-2

A wastrel prince, a forgotten emperor, a tide of darkness that swallows worlds.

Prince Daros of Han-Gilen is an infamous rake and wastrel–and a hidden and completely untrained mage of enormous power. Caught breaking the strictest laws of the Mageguild and their magical Worldgates, he is sentenced to serve an aged emperor far away from either taverns or temptations.
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Cyber Genius

Cyber Genius by Patricia Rice

A Family Genius Mystery
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-539-7
A BVC Original

Poison, passion, pandemonium

Anastasia Devlin is a genius at organizing her eccentric family and her online clients, but she seriously doesn’t have time for playing detective.

Then her super-geeky teenage brother Tudor claims his hacker worm has escaped and is mysteriously chewing through the Internet.
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Eel River

Eel River by Shannon Page

by Shannon Page
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-522-9

It’s all groovy, mellow fun on the back-to-the-land commune…until the monster shows up.

Strange things begin happening on the back-to-the-land commune. Yet the adults, busy grooving out with easy drugs and free love, shrug off each tragedy. Only the ten-year-old Princess understands what’s really going on. A dark presence has emerged on the Land, and it seems that it speaks to her.
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Commando Bats

Commando Bats by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$0.95 (Novelette) ISBN 978-1-61138-551-9

Old women get powers (whether they want them or not) and have to figure out what to do with them.

Hera is angry with Zeus and the rest of the male gods. She takes their powers, and comes to Earth, handing them out to random old women, saying that the weakest have the most wisdom, and further warns them to prove her right!

Originally published by Science in the Library, 2014

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Tinkerbell on Walkabout

Tinkerbell on Walkabout by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

A Gina Miyoko Mystery
by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
$2.99 (Novelette) ISBN 978-1-61138-548-9
A BVC Original

What sort of mystery could unfold in the heart of an obsessively neat junkyard? Wannabe detective Gina Miyoko (AKA Tinkerbell) is about to find out.

She’s 5′2″, gamine, and weighs eighty-nine pounds in a soggy trench coat.

The nickname “Tinkerbell” has followed her from high school. It’s hard to imagine her riding a Harley named Boris, or packing a baby blue .357.
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The Changespell Saga

The Changespell Saga by Doranna Durgin

Dun Lady’s Jess, Changespell, & Changespell Legacy
by Doranna Durgin
$8.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-549-6

Dun Lady’s Jess: all woman, all heart…all horse.

When hikers Dayna and Eric find a naked and terrified young woman, they’re sure she’s the victim of foul play. But the truth is much more shocking: she isn’t human at all.

She’s Dun Lady’s Jess, a horse transformed into this new shape by the spell that brought her and her rider, to whom she is utterly devoted, into this world.
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Downtime

Downtime by Cynthia Felice

by Cynthia Felice
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-545-8

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 the elite Praetorian Guard and separating them–but not forever.
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Harmony

Harmony by C.F. Bentley

Confederated Star Systems #1
by C.F. Bentley
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-536-6

A spiritual journey, with a literary twist, in a space opera landscape.

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 Badger Metal, a unique ceramic metal alloy that protects people from the radiation and hard vacuum of space.
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