BVC Announces Survival Instinct by Doranna Durgin

Karin Sommers finally escaped the grifter’s life of her childhood. Now she lives as her sister Ellen, working Ellen’s small subsidence farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains and hiding from her past while she ponders her future.

But Ellen unwittingly witnessed a terrible crime, and now that moment has come back to haunt Karin — complete with investigator Dave Hunter, a man of unrelenting persistence driven to save a kidnapped child. Suddenly Karin is a fugitive again–but she’s not done fighting for her new life.

Because Karin Sommers has a past, all right–and she knows how to use it. Even against the one man she’s beginning to trust.

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BVC Announces Contact Imminent by Kristine Smith

Human-idomeni relations. Never smooth. Worsening by the day.

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BVC Announces “Heart of Fire” by Doranna Durgin

Leyana is a creature of beauty and fiery vengeance, driven by a bargain made on the night of her violent death and rebirth. Only a man of strong heart can survive her allure — while at the same time connecting deeply enough to free her from her shackles. Paul Campbell might be that man…

Or he might lose himself to her altogether.

(Originally titled “Touched by Fire.” )

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BVC Announces Law of Survival by Kristine Smith

Jani Kilian finally has her life under control. Discharged from the Service, she’s become an important player in negotiations with the alien idomeni.

But when a classified report containing revelations about past crimes comes to light, Jani realizes that old enemies still seek to destroy her.

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BVC Announces Rules of Conflict by Kristine Smith

Rules of Conflict The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 2 by Kristine Smith After eighteen years, Captain Jani Kilian’s life as a fugitive has ended. Captured by the Service, she now faces court martial. It will surely lead to her execution. … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Code of Conduct by Kristine Smith

Code of Conduct The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 1 by Kristine Smith Captain Jani Kilian’s life should have ended in front of a firing squad. Instead, she evaded battlefield justice by dying in a transport crash. End of story, according … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey

Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey My uneasiness had blossomed into a case of screaming nerves, understandable considering the data I’d just seen. I rose and paced the control room, lights flashing across me from the rod, tremor roaring through … Continue reading

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BVC Announces THE ARIADNE CONNECTION by Sara Stamey

The Ariadne Connection by Sara Stamey A Journey to the Crossroads of Science and Myth A CYGNUS Award Winner The New Leprosy plague and a geomagnetic reversal threaten the world’s precarious balance.  When jaded American expat Peter Mitchell agrees to … Continue reading

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Elements of Romance in Other Genres

Romance crossover novels seem to be popping up all over, and it got me thinking about my own writing process. My novels tend to cross genres, including mainstream, science fiction, fantasy, mystery/suspense, and thriller plots, but they all include romantic … Continue reading

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