A Nebula Award finalist, Dave is the author of novels, short fiction, comic book scripts, and screenplays. His writing spans several sub-genres of science fiction and fantasy including sword-and-sorcery, hard sf, contemporary fantasy, superhero, martial arts, horror, and erotica.
His books include The Sorcery Within, The Schemes of Dragons, X-Men: Law of the Jungle, Piper in the Night, and the collection Embracing the Starlight. Over a hundred stories have appeared in magazines such as Asimov’s SF, Realms of Fantasy, F&SF, Pulphouse, Penthouse Hot Talk, and anthologies such as Full Spectrum 4, Peter S. Beagle’s Immortal Unicorn, Return to Avalon, In the Field of Fire, and a dozen installments of the Sword & Sorceress series.
by Dave Smeds
$4.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-456-7
A future where murder is only a misdemeanor. A colony world where humans can remain only if they are worthy of their tenancy. A woman who journeys to postapocalytic Africa in search of her childhood best friend. Welcome to a dozen tales of futures near and far, transformative or lethal, prospects to show us who we are.
by Dave Smeds
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-416-1
Dennis Short thought his tour of duty was over…
…but now he has stepped into another war.
Short, a Navy medical corpsman stationed in Hawaii after his ordeal in Vietnam, is looking forward to his two-week excursion to the island of Kahoolawe. He’s there as the medic for a team of forward observers whose job is to coordinate the bombing, strafing, and shelling of the island’s massive target ranges.
Seven Tales of High Fantasy
by Dave Smeds
$3.99 (Short Story Collection)
A new full-length collection of high fantasy by Dave Smeds.
A lover spun from moonlight. A wife banished for carrying the child of a demon. A queen, beheaded ten years ago, whose sage counsel may still save the realm. Here are tales of swords, of magic, of romance. And of the struggle to be splendid of heart whether the opponent be within or without.
Read a sample
Book View Café’s 5th Anniversary Celebration
Edited by Pati Nagle and Deborah J. Ross
$5.99 (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, David D. Levine, and many more.
A Book View Café Anthology
Edited by Mindy Klasky
$4.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-686-8
A BVC Original
Nineteen stories of triumph in the past, present, future, and other worlds.
“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.”
Those were the words of Mitch McConnell after he banned Senator Elizabeth Warren from speaking on the floor of the United States Senate.