The Ariadne Connection

The Ariadne Connection by Sara Stamey

by Sara Stamey
$5.99 99¢ Limited Time!
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-482-6

A Book View Café Original

A Journey to the Crossroads of Science and Myth
A CYGNUS Speculative Fiction Award Winner

The New Leprosy plague and a geomagnetic reversal threaten the world’s precarious balance.

When jaded American expat Peter Mitchell agrees to transport mysterious Ariadne Demodakis to sacred sites in the Greek islands, the sailor convinces himself it’s just another “freelance import” job.
Continue reading

Jaydium

Jaydium by Deborah J. Ross

by Deborah J. Ross
$4.99 95¢ Limited Time!
(Novel) ISBN 978-0-9828440-4-5

Hungry for “a wild and woolly journey through time and space,” some really cool aliens, and a touch of romance?

Far in the future, an interplanetary civil conflict has ground to an uneasy halt, leaving its human victims bitter and desperate: Kithri, the daughter of a scientist, abandoned on a desolate mining planet with no hope to use her talents, and Eril, shell-shocked pilot, finding adapting to peace more difficult than he dreamed. A freak accident sends them back to a time when their desert world was lush and green, when an alien civilization stands on the brink of a war of total destruction.
Continue reading

Magic in the Stars

Magic in the Stars - Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic Book #1
by Patricia Rice
$7.99 99¢ Limited Time!
(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.

Continue reading

The Reckoners


by Doranna Durgin
$5.99 99¢ Limited Time!
(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.
Continue reading

The Shadow Conspiracy II

edited by Phyllis Irene Radford and
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

$4.99 99¢ Limited Time!
(Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-043-9

The soul of the poet who would be king still seeks immortality — but will it find a home? And will that home be flesh or steel?

Revisit the shared Victorian world of transferable souls and intelligent machines introduced in The Shadow Conspiracy. Judith Tarr’s irrepressible Emma Rigby prances through a new adventure with automata. Nancy Jane Moore brings us more missions for the mysterious warrior woman, Jane Freemantle. Chris Dolley brings to life a wonderful parody reminiscent of P.G. Wodehouse.
Continue reading

A Sprig of Blossomed Thorn

Wisteria Tearoom Mysteries #2
by Patrice Greenwood
$5.99 99¢ Limited Time!
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-271-6

A BVC Original

Notorious for failed relationships.

Ellen Rosings knows that’s true of cops. Detective Tony Aragon has even said it about himself, or something like it. Despite her misgivings, she is drawn to him, but can he reach past a cop’s cynicism to trust her?

Continue reading

Walking Contradiction

Walking Contradiction by Nancy Jane Moore

and Other Futures
by Nancy Jane Moore
$4.99 99¢ Limited Time!
(Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-366-9

Fight scenes and moral dilemmas: that’s what readers will find in this collection. These seven science fiction stories, first published in magazines and anthologies between 1999 and 2011, include several military adventures, a little space opera, some gender variations, and plenty of speculation about the future.

Continue reading