Sara Stamey’s journeys include treasure hunting and teaching scuba in the Caribbean; backpacking Greece and New Zealand; operating a nuclear reactor; and owning a farm in Southern Chile. She teaches creative writing at Western Washington University and shares her creekside land with wild creatures and her cats, dog, and very tall husband Thor.
Sara’s SF novels with Berkley/Ace made Locus Best New Novelists. The Statesman Journal calls her Islands “a superior mystery and suspense novel… a stomping, vivid ride.” Her near-future Greek islands thriller, The Ariadne Connection, has received the Cygnus Award for speculative fiction.
by Sara Stamey
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-482-6
A Book View Café Original
A Journey to the Crossroads of Science and Myth
A CYGNUS Speculative Fiction Award Winner
The New Leprosy plague and a geomagnetic reversal threaten the world’s precarious balance.
When jaded American expat Peter Mitchell agrees to transport mysterious Ariadne Demodakis to sacred sites in the Greek islands, the sailor convinces himself it’s just another “freelance import” job.
Book 1 of Cybers Wild Card
by Sara Stamey
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-560-1
KurtisP385XL47Ruth: Game Changer. Prodigal daughter. Spy.
The Cyber entities control a peaceful but static galaxy–until they detect unsanctioned developments on the low-tech planet Poindros. They force rebellious Ruth Kurtis to leave the bright lights of Casino to return to her fundamentalist Poindran homeworld as their secret agent to investigate possible Changers.
by Sara Stamey
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-375-1
Romantic suspense and adventure: “Welcome to Paradise,” archeologist Susan Dunne hears on arrival at the Caribbean island to research petroglyphs and solve the mystery of her brother’s drowning. This sunny tourist paradise conceals shadowy secrets—violent native unrest, sunken treasure, and a bloodthirsty cult masquerading as Voodoo. Can Susan trust her confusing psychic visions that suggest John was murdered?
Edited by Sherwood Smith
The pleasure of your company is requested.
Graceful feet tracing courtly steps.
Eyes in jeweled masks meeting across a room of twirling dancers.
Gloved hands touching fleetingly–or gripping swords…
Anything can happen at a ball.
You are invited to enjoy stories of fancy and fantasy from thirteen authors, framed in the splendor and elegance of a ballroom. Be it at a house party for diplomats and thieves, or Almacks in a side-universe in which the Patronesses have magic, or a medieval festival just after the plague years …
Prepare to be swept into the enchantment of the dance!
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.