A Bewitching Governess

A Bewitching Governess by Patricia Rice

Book 2 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-873-2
A BVC Original

She’s the mistress of illusion. How can he trust her lessons on love?

Lady Olivia Malcolm Hargreaves is a viscountess, a widow, a governess, the adopted mother of a disabled toddler–but above all else, she is a survivor. When the father of the young children she’s been caring for arrives on Christmas Eve, drunk and ranting, his aura and her own sad experience tell her he’s dangerous.

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The Spirit Gate

The Spirit Gate by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-448-2

The magic of Polia is broken, the delicate connection between its male and female elements, sundered. Blame for this and other calamities both natural and political has long been laid at the feet of the White Mothers–rare adepts who can handle both male and female elements. The young widow, Kassia Telek, is one such woman. Barred from the legitimate use of her talents, she peddles herbs in the town square to feed herself and her son, Beyla . . . until, one day, she comes to the attention of Master Lukasha, head of Polia’s foremost center of arcane learning.
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Lhind the Firebird

Lhind the Firebird by Sherwood Smith

Lhind #3
by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-898-5
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The dramatic conclusion to the Lhind young adult fantasy series!

When Lhind’s beloved Hlanan is taken by Shinjan slavers, she leaves her self-imposed exile to rush to the rescue. But first she must face a dragon, and learn world-changing truths about herself.

Meanwhile, halfway across the world, imprisoned Hlanan labors to liberate fellow slaves of the evil Shinjan empire. Before they meet again, both must explore the difficult dimensions of honor, trust, and love.

Failure means death. Success, bringing down two murderous tyrants–and forever changing the world.

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Local Magics

Local Magics by Jennifer Stevenson

Four fantasy, magical, and pagan stories
by Jennifer Stevenson
$2.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-896-1

Everything magical fits together if we can see clearly enough.

Four liminal short stories by Jennifer Stevenson:

“Solstice” A young guitarist turns the year with her bare hands.
“The Riddle Curse” The goddess struggles to reunite with her two husbands.
“Tragesangre” Bigamy only hurts when you’re mortal.
“An Interactive Lecture on the Magical Planet Saturn” A dreamer and his magical instructress travel between planes from the Moon to Saturn and home again.

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New Worlds, Year Three

New Worlds, Year Three by Marie Brennan

More Essays on the Art of Worldbuilding
by Marie Brennan
$3.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-879-4
A BVC Original

 

Create a world of wonder and imagination . . .

The boundless complexity of worldbuilding can create a daunting challenge for writers of science fiction and fantasy. In the third volume of the NEW WORLDS series, award-winning fantasy author and former anthropologist Marie Brennan provides not only the building blocks for creating a setting, but advice on exposition and other aspects of craft. Whether you need guidance on security or sanitation, demographics or demons or drugs, you’re sure to find inspiration here.

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Lessons in Enchantment

Lessons in Enchantment by Patricia Rice

Book 1 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-868-8
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Can a straitlaced engineer, three psychic children, and a lonely witch find love?

The daughter of an earl, Lady Phoebe Malcolm Duncan has the ability to talk to animals. She longs to be a veterinarian, but education requires more coin than she possesses. When the walls of her home come tumbling down, she has to take two steps back — to servitude.

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Val Hall: The Odd Years

Val Hall: The Odd Years by Alma Alexander

Book 2 of Val Hall
by Alma Alexander
$2.99 (Novel, Novel In Short Stories)
ISBN 978-1-61138-849-7

A BVC Original

There are many kinds of superheroes – but Val Hall is a care and retirement home for Superheroes, Third Class – the superheroes who are not gods or individuals of unlimited income who can buy supergadgets, just ordinary people who are… sometimes… somehow… extraordinary.

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Rebel Girl

Rebel Girl by Patricia Rice

Book 5 of Carolina Magnolia Series
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-884-8

“The sexual tension between Jo and Flint is palpable, and the small-town community provides a warm, often humorous setting for their burgeoning romance” —Romantic Times

Ex-country musician Flynn Clinton retires from the road to raise his two boys in his old hometown. Only the sexy waitress who thinks she runs his new coffee shop has the means to carve what remains of his future into coffee grounds.

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Home Town Rebel

Home Town Rebel by Patricia Rice

Book 6 of Carolina Magnolia Series
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-885-5

The much-awaited sixth book in the Carolina Magnolia series by New York Times bestselling author Patricia Rice

Determined to undo the damage her ex has caused in the small Carolina town she calls home, Amy Warren wants to save the local mill. Her plan shatters when Jean-Jacques St. Etienne arrives with loads of cash, charisma, and expertise, with every intention of buying the mill for its designs and then abandoning the community.

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Carolina Rebel

Carolina Rebel by Patricia Rice

Book 4 of Carolina Magnolia Series
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-883-1

“… full of the warmth, humor and poignancy that make Rice’s books very special.” —Jill M. Smith, Romantic Times Book Reviews

An ambitious MBA with a genius for opening her mouth when she shouldn’t, Aurora Jenkins wants nothing more than to leave her suffocating rural hometown and run back to the big city where she belongs.

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Dixie Rebel

Dixie Rebel by Patricia Rice

Book 1 of Carolina Magnolia Series
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-880-0

New York Times bestseller Patricia Rice brings you “Hours of reading delight.” —Romantic Times Reviews

A ditzy dreamer with a well-hidden practical streak, Maya Alyssum has an impossible dream of opening a school where kids can find unconditional acceptance–acceptance she and her sister had never experienced while growing up in foster homes.

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Imperfect Rebel

Imperfect Rebel by Patricia Rice

Book 2 of Carolina Magnolia Series
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-881-7

Cleo Alyssum’s plan is simple: stay sober, stay out of trouble, and bite her tongue until Social Services sees she’s pretty close to perfect and returns her little boy. But when an accident on her isolated property forces her to rent a cottage to celebrated cartoonist Jared McCloud, her carefully constructed comfort zone develops cracks.

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Rebel Charm

Rebel Charm by Patricia Rice

Book 3 of Carolina Magnolia Series
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-882-4

From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Rice: “Intriguing and passionate…” —Booklist

Mara Simon, trophy wife turned high-powered Hollywood producer, isn’t about to let TJ McCloud, the love who left her behind, shut down her movie set. There are too many livelihoods at stake.

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Lightning in the Blood

Lightning in the Blood by Marie Brennan

Varekai II
by Marie Brennan
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-867-1

Once she had nothing: no name, no memory, no purpose beyond the one her master bound her to fulfill. Now the wandering archon known as Ree must walk an unseen path — one that will lead her toward the untold story of her origins. But the road to the truth is paved with blood . . .

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Free Cornish Army

Free Cornish Army by Chris Dolley

And Other Stuff I Could Have Been Arrested For
by Chris Dolley
$0.99 (Collection)
ISBN 978-1-61138-836-7

A BVC Original

A short memoir of a huge hoax

The true story of a student who, to publicise Plymouth Charities Week, created the Free Cornish Army and convinced the UK media that Cornwall had risen up and declared independence.

As he told police at the time, “It was only a small country, and I did give it back.”

But how do you follow a hoax that pushed the 1974 general election result off the front page?
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Cold-Forged Flame

Cold-Forged Flame by Marie Brennan

Varekai I
by Marie Brennan
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-866-4

Out of nothingness they summon her: a woman with no name and no memory, and the power to bring them what they need. Across an island that changes beneath her feet — into a cavern that holds a terrible trap — to the brink of her soul’s annihilation — her journey will transform her forever.

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Whistling Bagpipes

Whistling Bagpipes by Irene Radford

Whistling River Lodge Mysteries #3
by Irene Radford
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-864-0
A BVC Original

Bagpipes, dancers, old scandals, murder, and flooding thunderstorms. None of it compares to the problem of two jealous boyfriends competing with the lodge of Glenna McClain’s love.

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Val Hall: The Even Years

Val Hall The Even Years by Alma Alexander

Book 1 of Val Hall
by Alma Alexander
$2.99 (Novel, Novel In Short Stories)
ISBN 978-1-61138-847-3

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Not Valhalla. Not Odin’s gathering place for gods and immortals.

Val Hall, home and last sanctuary for retired Superheroes (Third Class.)

Val Hall, raised by the vision and devotion of one man for others of
his kind in the wreckage of the world left behind in the ashes of the
conflagration of what they called the Great War.

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The Nine Lands

The Nine Lands by Marie Brennan

by Marie Brennan
$2.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-854-1
A BVC Original

A young woman with an unreliable prophetic gift. A street musician searching for the magic she lost. A king whose voice is too dangerous for ordinary people to hear. This collection of short stories explores the Nine Lands, a realm created by award-winning author Marie Brennan. From the spirit-haunted jungle of the Nahele Peninsula to the cold archipelago of Kagesedo, from the occupied lands of Sahasrara to the decadent courts of Quilibria, the Nine Lands offer you visions of fantasy, peril, and wonder.

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Whistle While You Plow

Whistle While You Plow by Irene Radford

Whistling River Lodge Mysteries #2
by Phyllis Irene Radford
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-851-0

What do you do when an antique tractor pull removes a tree stump with a corpse in the root ball that has been both shot and hung?

An antique steam tractor pull removes a stump at the Whistling River Resort and Golf Course, revealing a skeleton in the root ball of a man who has been both shot and hung. Glenna McClain, general manager and part owner of the resort fears the assortment of police, FBI, ATF, and potential suspects descending on the golf course will prevent her one and only chance to have the course reconfigured by a top designer from Scotland. She needs to find the killer before she loses the land to a Japanese developer.

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Evergreen

Evergreen by Marissa Doyle

by Marissa Doyle
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-824-4
A BVC Original

A deadly power walks the forest…but a worse one stalks her.

It’s 1901–a brave new century–and seventeen-year-old Grace Boisvert thinks it’s high time to forget that she’s a dryad; being able to talk to trees just doesn’t seem very useful in the automobile age. A little hair dye to touch up her green roots, and she’s off to join her best friend Alice Roosevelt for a visit to glamorous Newport, RI, with her family’s warnings not to fall for any human boys ringing in her ears.
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Whistling Down the Wind

Whistling Down the Wind by Irene Radford

Whistling River Lodge Mysteries #1
by Irene Radford
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-843-5

Everyone in the small town of Whistling River, Oregon harbors secrets. Affairs. Embezzlement. Murder.

Glenna McClain, general manager and part owner of the Whistling River Resort and Golf Course, will do anything to protect her beloved Lodge, up to and including helping the former owner fake his death to escape the IRS, ICE, and Las Vegas mob debt collectors.

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Time of Daughters, I

Time of Daughters by Sherwood Smith

Time of Daughters I
by Sherwood Smith
$2.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-840-4
A BVC Original

In a time of change and danger, peace sparks to war, and sons become daughters…

It’s nearly a century after the death of Inda, the unbeatable Marlovan commander.

Danet and Arrow, content in their arranged marriage, just want to live in peaceful obscurity and raise their family. But when a treaty sends them to the royal city to meet the heir to the throne, they discover that peace is fragile, old enemies have long memories, and what you want isn’t always what you get.

By the time they learn that you can’t go back again, events ignite a conflagration that no one could have foreseen–except for the ghosts who walk the walls in the royal city.

This is the first half of an epic story of politics, war, family and magic set a century after the INDA series.

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Lily and Crown

Lily and Crown by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$2.95 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-853-4

“Lily and Crown” proves that diplomacy is war by other means as character dance on a graceful reel through power-plays, treachery and clashing cultures, leading to changes for two powerful kingdoms and the birth of a third.

The origin story of Colend, center of style in Sherwood Smith’s world Sartorias-deles

Sartorias-deles history arc

“Lily and Crown”

Inda

The Fox

King’s Shield

Treason’s Shore

Time of Daughters I

Time of Daughters II

Banner of the Damned

Originally published in the anthology IT HAPPENED AT THE BALL, by Book View Cafe (2018)

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Tinkerbell on Walkabout


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

“Walkabout” is the genesis story of Gina Miyoko, PI, protagonist of THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER (2018, Pegasus Crime.)

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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Moonstone Shadows

Crystal Magic: Book 7
by Patricia Rice
$6.99  ISBN 978-1-61138-810-7
A BVC Original

A librarian searches for healing, a felon yearns for forgiveness, and an enemy stalks them both…

Hannah Simon holds the library of her ancestors in her head, but she’s in danger of losing her steel-trap mind along with the information it holds. Her only hope is a legendary moonstone said to have healed in times of trouble.
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Amber Affairs

Amber Affairs by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 6
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-784-1
A BVC Original

She sees the future; he lives in the past. Danger shadows the present . . .

Once a childhood TV star, now a tarot reader in the town of Hillvale–home of 325 people and countless ghosts–Amber Abercrombie is content now that she’s escaped the horror of her stage mother and the constant pressure to kill herself with dieting. Then her former teen-idol lover crashes into her tranquility, bringing with him the Death card.
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