The ARCs Are Going Out; Reviews Are Coming In!

The ARCs (Advanced Review Copies) of my upcoming mystery/suspense novel The Antiquities Hunter have gone out to other mystery and crime writers and reviewers and I got a look at some of the reviews that are posted on my publisher’s website. … Continue reading


Sara Stamey wins the Chanticleer Global Thriller Grand Prize!

Book View Café author Sara Stamey has received the Chanticleer Global Thriller Grand Prize for her near-future novel THE ARIADNE CONNECTION. To celebrate, she’s offering the ebook at a discount price of 99 cents during the month of May if … Continue reading


It is Official—I am Now a Writer of Mystery & Detective Fiction

Yes, it’s true. I squeed a while back that have sold my first ever mystery / crime novel to Pegasus Books—or rather my amazing and inestimable agent has accomplished this feat. So, I have now stopped pinching myself and am … Continue reading


Linda Nagata Nominated for Sturgeon Award

BVC’s own Linda Nagata is among the finalists for the 2018 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, which honors the best short science fiction of the year. The award is given annually by the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction at Kansas University.

The story that earned the nomination was “The Martian Obelisk,” which appeared on

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Gillian Polack Listed in Fave Australian Authors Voting!

Our very own Gillian Polack has made the ballot for Favorite Australian Authors in the Wildcard category. Voting is open to all at Gillian is the author of The Wizardry of Jewish Women and the upcoming release, The Time of the Ghosts. She is … Continue reading