A Sprig of Blossomed Thorn

A Sprig of Blossomed Thorn by Patrice Greenwood

Wisteria Tearoom Mysteries #2
by Patrice Greenwood
$5.99 (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?

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Across the Spectrum

Across the Spectrum, ed. Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross

Book View Café’s 5th Anniversary Celebration
Edited by Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross
$5.99 99¢ Limited Time! (Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-337-9

Book View Café celebrates its fifth anniversary with an anthology of our favorite stories. From the fantasy and science fiction of our roots to steampunk, romance, historical and mainstream; from humor to life’s hardest challenges, across the spectrum from light to dark. Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda N. McIntyre, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and many more.

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The Adventure of the Field Theorems

The Adventure of the Field Theorems by Vonda N. McIntyre

A Sherlock Holmes Scientific Romance
by Vonda N. McIntyre
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-086-6

In which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle hires Mr Sherlock Holmes to investigate crop circles, and Dr Watson demonstrates to Mr Holmes the usefulness of astronomy.

“The Adventure of the Field Theorems” was originally published in Sherlock Holmes in Orbit and is reprinted with the kind permission of the editors, Mike Resnick & Martin Harry Greenberg.

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by Judith Tarr
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-026-2

A knight from across the sea, a beleaguered kingdom, a spirit of fire.

For close to a hundred years the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem has stood with its thin line of fortresses against the combined power of the world of Islam. Now the Sultan Saladin has declared war against the young Leper King.
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Althea by Madeleine Robins

by Madeleine Robins
$3.99 (Novel)  
ISBN  978-1-61138-050-7

In her father’s household Althea Ervine was used to having the running of things–until her father disowned her (again) and Althea fled to her sister’s home in London. For the first time in her life Althea gave herself up to the gaiety of a purely social life, to the theatre and parties and the admiration of young men.

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Ars Magica


by Judith Tarr
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-075-0

From farmer’s son to Prince of the Church

Gerbert was a farmer’s son in an obscure town in France, but his gifts of mind and intellect were so remarkable that even in the feudal world of the tenth century, he could rise far above his station. Princes and prelates courted him; emperors called him friend and teacher. He brought the lost art of mathematics back into Europe; he was an astronomer, a musician, a builder of strange and wonderful devices. In the end he reached the pinnacle of the world, a seat so lofty and an authority so great that he answered only to God Himself.

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Baker’s Dozen

Baker's Dozen by Leah Cutter

by Leah Cutter
$2.99 (Collection)
ISBN 978-1-61138-301-0

Travel to cold Seattle and see the world from the viewpoint of a private investigator who just happens to be a ghost, then go down to the creole fairy courts of Louisiana, learn the secrets of 9s and how the raven warriors take care of their own. Here are 13 tales of fantasy and wonder, sweet and savory, to fill you up just right.

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Barefoot Pirate

Barefoot Pirate by Sherwood Smith - Cover Image

by Sherwood Smith
$3.00 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-053-8

With two bossy older sisters, Joe doesn’t like girls. Nan doesn’t have any friends.

Joe and Nan would never have spoken if they hadn’t both reached for the same odd little book on a shelf in their favorite part of the library, the adventure stories.

They agree to share it… and discover not just a story, but a promise that magic is real, and that someone from another world is needed to break a spell.

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Beyond Grimm

Beyond Grimm ed Radford and Ross

Tales Newly Twisted
Edited by Deborah J. Ross and Phyllis Irene Radford
$4.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-155-9

Not your grandmother’s fairy tales…

From the far-ranging imaginations of Book View Café authors comes this delirious collection of classic tales newly twisted into dark, dangerous, and occasionally hilarious re-tellings. From the golden isles of Greece to the frozen north, from fairytale castles to urban slums, join us on an unforgettable journey!

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Brewing Fine Fiction

Brewing Fine Fiction edited by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff and Pati Nagle

Advice for Writers from the Authors
at Book View Café

edited by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff & Pati Nagle
$4.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-0-98284-403-8

“Check any bookstore and you’ll find a host of titles on writing. Some are good, some not so good. Every author has his or her own strengths and weaknesses. But in Brewing Fine Fiction; Advice For Writers From the Bookview Café, you get a smorgasbord of professional advice and expertise. From the plausibility of fantasy, by Ursula LeGuin, to Deborah Ross’s comments on reviews, you’ll find every facet of the craft and writing life covered. For the wealth of information, experience, and diversity, all under one cover, you can’t beat it.” — Mary Rosenblum, Longridge Writers Group Instructor

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The Clockwork Fairy Kingdom

The Clockwork Fairy Kingdom

Book 1 in The Clockwork Fairy Kingdom Trilogy
by Leah Cutter
$5.99  ISBN 978-1-61138-405-5

Adele—the beautiful Fairy Queen with wings of clockwork—despairs when her husband, the Master Tinker, dies before he finishes the Great Machine that will reignite the human-fairy war and drive the humans away. When she meets Dale, a human boy with natural talent who can finish the machine, she enslaves him and binds his will with her fairy magic.
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Conscientious Inconsistencies

Conscientious Inconsistencies by Nancy Jane Moore

A Collection of Short Fiction
by Nancy Jane Moore
$4.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-258-7

“Break all rules, including these.”

So advises one of the stories in this reprint collection. These stories jump — conscientiously — from a homage to Alexandre Dumas to an action-packed adventure set in the near future. There’s also an epic fantasy or space opera — take your pick — told in aphorisms, a contemplation on death, and a tale of what happens when walls begin to divide a place. As Lyndon Perry wrote of the now-out-of print PS Publishing hardcover edition, “Moore’s style rises above a particular perspective and stands on its own as quality short fiction.”

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Coyote Ugly

Nagle - Coyote Ugly

And Other Tales
by Pati Nagle
$5.99 (Short Story Collection)
ISBN 978-1-61138-033-0

From the dark depths of the past to the bright hopes of the future, Pati Nagle’s stories range across the palette of human emotion.

Named for her Theodore Sturgeon Award Finalist story, Coyote Ugly includes fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, romance, mystery, and a few surprises.

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Crown Duel

Crown Duel by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-071-2

Sherwood Smith’s most popular young adult fantasy begins with Meliara and her brother vowing to free Remalna from an evil king. War is tougher than it seemed. When Meliara is caught by the enemy commander, the elegant Marquis of Shevraeth, it’s escape or die. Afterward, Meliara faces a tougher challenge: the battlefield is no longer mud and steel, but palaces, the weapons manners and fans. Toughest of all is courtship, when the one who catches her heart is an enemy.
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The Dagger and the Cross


by Judith Tarr
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-073-6

Immortal lovers, battling faiths, a kingdom torn asunder: love and war in the time of the Crusades.

In the time of the Crusades, in a world at war, a prince of immortal lineage and a spirit of fire who was once an Assassin prepare to celebrate a royal wedding. But he is Christian and she is Muslim, and there are those who hate them not only for their disparate faiths but for their power and magic.

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Danse de la Folie

Sherwood Smith Danse de la Folie

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-193-1

A light-hearted Regency folly, starring Miss Clarissa Harlowe who wants a quiet life-but falls in love with a smuggler, the marquess of St. Tarval. Tarval’s sister, Lady Kitty, is determined to write a dramatic Gothic to save her brother’s mortgaged estate-if she can reach London. Clarissa’s much-pursued cousin, Mr. Philip Devereaux, is inexplicably intrigued by Lady Kitty, who is doing her best to encourage the match between him and Clarissa, except that Clarissa is now betrothed to . . . Lord Wilburfolde.
And so the madness of changing partners begins in the dance of love.

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Dead of Light

Dead of Light by Chaz Brenchley

Northern Lights Book 1
by Chaz Brenchley

$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-140-5

When Benedict left home, it was maybe the first time he’d stood up to his family. It was also meant to be the last. No contact, he said, I’m disinvesting.

In all honesty, they weren’t sorry to see him go. Ben had never had their talent, never had the family spark. When you run a city — especially the way the Macallans ran theirs—the last thing you need is a reluctant passenger.
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Death and the Lady

Death and the Lady by Judith Tarr

A Story from the World of The Hound and the Falcon

by Judith Tarr

$2.99 (Novelet) ISBN 978-1-61138-285-3

A story set in the world of The Hound and the Falcon:

In the midst of the Black Death, in a nation constantly at war, the women of Sency have found ways to survive and even to thrive. They live well enough in their men’s absence, with their faces to the world and their backs to the ancient and perilous Wood. Then one day a traveler appears, a beautiful and mysterious lady who brings with her both danger and enchantment.


Dispossession, by Chaz Brenchley

by Chaz Brenchley
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-206-8

What would you do if you woke up in hospital and your last memory was dated January, but the calendar said April?

If they said you’d crashed a car, and you not only didn’t remember the crash, you didn’t remember the car either?

If you were a solicitor and rigidly honest, and the biggest bunch of flowers in your room came from the biggest crook in town?

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Down the Stream of Stars

Down the Stream of Stars by Jeffrey A. Carver

Book Two of the Starstream
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99  (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-423-9


A great interstellar migration has begun, down the grand, ethereal highway known as the starstream—from the remnant of the Betelgeuse supernova to the center of the Milky Way. Who could have predicted the wonders of the starstream, or the perils it would unleash—including the Throgs, shadowy beings of n-space that seem to understand only death and destruction?
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Dragon Virus

Dragon Virus by Laura Anne Gilman

Dragon Virus
by Laura Anne Gilman
$4.99 (story collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-178-8 

“Laura Anne Gilman makes you care. You care about her characters and their choices; you care about what’s happening to their world.” 
—Walter Jon Williams

It began soon after the Millennium. Reports of newborns with strange malformations, too weak to live…caused by a single genetic mutation. Or, as the press quickly dubbed it, the Dragon Virus. Scientists predicted that it was an evolutionary dead end; that the mutation would burn itself out quickly; that it was nothing to be worried about.

They were wrong.

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Dreamer - Silent Empire 2 by Steven Harper

A Novel of the Silent Empire
by Steven Harper
$2.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-112-2

It is through first contact with an alien species that humanity learns of the Dream. It is a plane of mental existence where people are able to communicate by their thoughts alone–over distances of thousands of light-years. To ensure that future generations will have this ability, human genetic engineering produces newborns capable of finding and navigating the Dream.

They become known as the Silent.

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The Eighth Successor


An Ælven Story
by Pati Nagle
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-245-7

This is a novella (a short novel).

In the aftermath of battle, the people of Southfæld must cope with devastating losses, including their governor…and seven of his successors.

The Battle of Skyruach is over. Jharan, a captain of the Southfæld Guard, grieves for his friend Maronin as he gathers the remnants of their two companies into one. Encamped on the battlefield, the ælven army prepares to mourn the loss of Southfæld’s governor, even as two of the governor’s subordinates come seeking Jharan with news that will change his life.

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