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…
A Story of the Wolverine’s Daughter
by Doranna Durgin
$1.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-538-0
The slavers who capture Kelyn’s youthful hunting pack also threaten her village, which depends on the meat and trade pelts the pack brings in. But except for Kelyn, the pack is drugged… and Kelyn’s nickname is Kelyn the Clumsy. A short story set before the events of Wolverine’s Daughter.
Originally published by Random House
The Second Book of the Painter
by Sheila Gilluly
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-504-5
How do you go on when everything you love has been lost?
Aengus might have become the Painter who would save his people, but that hope was crushed when his village was massacred, leaving him the only survivor of the slaughter. Grief-stricken, he threw himself off a cliff, only to awaken horribly injured and emotionally hollow, a color-blind Painter who would never again wield the magical power of the color pots.
From the world of The Seven-Petaled Shield
by Deborah J. Ross
$1.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-259-4
Across the Azkhantian steppe, warrior women ride to battle against foes both human and supernatural. From the world of The Seven-Petaled Shield come four fantasy tales, originally published in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Sword & Sorceress.
by Gregory Frost
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-076-7
Just a man and a cat…from another universe.
Adventurer Lyrec and wise-cracking Borregad have been companions through world after world, adventure after adventure. They seek Lyrec’s lost love, and vengeance for the obliteration of their homeworld. But the villain they hunt, Miradomon, is always one step ahead, leaving a dark trail of destruction behind him.
Stories of the Puzzle Lands – Book 1
by Linda Nagata
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-937197-08-7
A tale of love, war, murder, marriage, and fate.
He lurks beside the forest road, a charming, well-armed young murderer, not altogether human. She draws near, a contrary shepherdess fleeing an unwanted marriage. When he overhears her prayer for help, whispered to the Dread Hammer, he decides to grant it — and love takes him by surprise. But love soon proves a greater challenge than murder.
Gregory Frost is a writer of best-selling fantasy, SF, & thrillers. He has been a finalist for every major sf, fantasy, and horror fiction award. His novel-length duology Shadowbridge & Lord Tophet, voted one of four “best of the year” by the American Library Association, was also a finalist for the Tiptree Award. His previous, Fitcher’s Brides, was a finalist for both World Fantasy & International Horror Guild Awards for Best Novel. Latest short work includes “No Others Are Genuine,” a 2014 Stoker Award finalist; “T.Rhymer,” a collaboration with Jonathan Maberry in Dark Duets; and “Farewell, My Rocketeer” in the forthcoming tribute anthology to graphic novelist Dave Stevens (IDW). He teaches fiction writing at Swarthmore College.
Stories of the Puzzle Lands – Book 2
by Linda Nagata
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-937197-09-4
A tale of exile, rebellion, fidelity, and fire.
The demon Dismay’s murderous nature earns him the ire of his beloved wife, who sends him away in a fit of temper. In his exile he ventures south into the land of Lutawa, drawn there by the prayers of abused and desperate women who beg him to grant them vengeance against the men who cruelly rule their lives — and Dismay is pleased to do it.