Marian Halcombe

Marian Halcombe by Brenda W. Clough

The Thrilling Victorian Adventures of the Most Dangerous Woman in Europe
by Brenda Clough
$0.00 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-941-8
A BVC Original

The most dangerous woman in Europe meets the greatest danger of all: love.

Miss Marian Halcombe thrilled the world In Wilkie Collins’ Victorian best-seller THE WOMAN IN WHITE.

In this sensational sequel, Marian uses all the wits and wiles she learned then to save her husband Theo Camlet from charges of bigamy and then murder. Women are supposed to be rescued in her world, but Marian fights to rescue everything she loves: her husband and her happiness.

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New Worlds, Year Three

New Worlds, Year Three by Marie Brennan

More Essays on the Art of Worldbuilding
by Marie Brennan
$3.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-879-4
A BVC Original

 

Create a world of wonder and imagination . . .

The boundless complexity of worldbuilding can create a daunting challenge for writers of science fiction and fantasy. In the third volume of the NEW WORLDS series, award-winning fantasy author and former anthropologist Marie Brennan provides not only the building blocks for creating a setting, but advice on exposition and other aspects of craft. Whether you need guidance on security or sanitation, demographics or demons or drugs, you’re sure to find inspiration here.

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Deja Vu Halloo

Deja Vu Halloo by Chris Dolley

Book 5 of Reeves & Worcester Steampunk Mysteries
by Chris Dolley
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-940-1
A BVC Original

It’s Groundhog Day, 1906. February 2nd is stuck on repeat, and only our intrepid trio appear to have noticed. Emmeline senses the meddling of a higher power – possibly her aunt. Reggie’s sure it’ll be the handiwork of the subterranean horror one least suspects. And Reeves considers it all ‘most disturbing.’

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A Hinky Universe Bundle

A Hinky Universe Bundle by Jennifer Stevenson

Three complete novels
by Jennifer Stevenson
$6.99 (Bundle)
ISBN 978-1-61138-939-5

Three complete novels from three different paranormal series, set in a city with magic on its mind. You need a laugh in your day!

This bundle contains the first book from three different series set in the same magical universe:
The Hinky Brass Bed (Hinky Chicago book #1)
It’s Raining Men (Slacker Demons book #1)
Coed Demon Sluts: Beth (Coed Demon Sluts book #1)

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Book View Café 2020 Holiday Collection

Book View Cafe 2020 Holiday Collection edited by Shannon Page

Edited by Shannon Page
$3.99 (Anthology)
ISBN 978-1-61138-938-8

A BVC Original

Cozy up by the fire for a little holiday cheer…or chill!

Nine holiday stories to delight, chill, cheer, or frighten you on a cold winter’s night.

Katharine Eliska Kimbriel “A Very Wary Christmas”
Alma Alexander “The One About the Founding (1918)”
Irene Radford “A Daffy Holiday”
Patricia Rice “Devil and the Deep Blue C”
Paul S. Piper “The Lights”
Shannon Page “The Longest Night of the Year”
Steven Popkes “Two Rivers”
Jill Zeller “Holiday in Hades”
Jennifer Stevenson “Solstice”

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Billabong Flats 1

Billabong Flats 1 by Ria Loader

Australian animal tales
by Ria Loader
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-934-0

A BVC Original

Can weird Australian animals come together in friendship to dream a world where all can share adventure and fun?

At Billabong Flats, a mythic world set in the Australian Bush, animal friends come together for adventures and to have fun. The spirit of the Land speaks through them so they can understand each other. They learn each other’s ways and come together in peace. A story for children, and the child in all of us.

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Damn Him to Hell

Damn Him to Hell by Patricia Rice writing as Jamie Quaid

Saturn’s Daughters Book 2
by Patricia Rice writing as Jamie Quaid
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-931-9

In which Tina learns she can be a Fury meting out justice, or a lawyer, not both.

Tina Clancy’s post-bar-exam celebration erupts in a melee after poisonous pink particles leave her neighbors inexplicably pummeling each other, then keeling over, comatose. Her home in Baltimore’s already-weird Zone has been contaminated once by Acme Chemical. Now the company is at it again, ferrying the unconscious bodies of friends to a notorious experimental lab instead of to the hospital.

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Boyfriend From Hell

Boyfriend From Hell by Patricia Rice writing as Jamie Quaid

Saturn’s Daughters Book 1
by Patricia Rice writing as Jamie Quaid
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-930-2

Justice may be blind, but Justine sure as hell isn’t.

Except for a faulty arrest record and a job in Baltimore’s radioactive Zone, Justine (Tina) Clancy leads the life of an ordinary law student. That is, until she damns her boyfriend to hell–and he goes.

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Stories from the Left Hand World

Stories from the Left Hand World by Jill Zeller

by Jill Zeller
$3.99 (Collection)
ISBN 978-1-63632-000-7

Keep your eyes open. The world may not appear to be what you thought it was.

A World War II army nurse experiences the invasion of Bataan in a wondrous way. The sea is rising and a young girl finds magic in a quilt. A woman struggling with depression and her aging mother finds healing via tiny dragons. Read these and Part 1 of the series The Left Hand World. Nothing is as you imagine it to be.

“A Feast in Bataan” was originally published in Solander, Magazine of the Historical Novel Society, 2008.

“Quilt of Seas” was originally published April 2009, Bedazzled Ink.

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Slacker Demons Omnibus

Slacker Demons Omnibus by Jennifer Stevenson

Three paranormal romance novels
by Jennifer Stevenson
$9.99 (Omnibus)
ISBN 978-1-61138-919-7

Three complete novels: It’s Raining Men, Dancing With Cupid, and Walking On Sunshine

Five guys are living in a man-lair, all hot, all ex-gods, now all sex demons working for hell, all this close to getting fired because, although they’re good at meeting women, they suck at the paperwork.

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The Long Frame

The Long Frame by Steven Popkes

by Steven Popkes
$1.99 (Novella)
ISBN 978-1-61138-918-0
A BVC Original

They successfully evaded the Invaders and the monsters of their own mind to find some kind of peace.

That’s over. The Dragon is coming.

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It’s Raining Angels And Demons

It's Raining Angels and Demons by Jennifer Stevenson

A Slacker Demons Novella
by Jennifer Stevenson

$3.99 (Novella)
ISBN 978-1-61138-486-4

Heaven doesn’t remember them, Hell doesn’t want them, and horny women are after them. It’s raining angels and demons!

MAN DROUGHT ENDS! Angels and demons fall into the arms of love-deprived women in a sleepy Chicago neighborhood. Only two women get cheated, when one angel and one demon escape and find refuge with a team of sex demons. But they’re not safe yet! Those two women are hunting them.
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Walking on Sunshine

Walking on Sunshine by Jennifer Stevenson

A Slacker Demons Novel
by Jennifer Stevenson
$5.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-492-5

A BVC Original

A rock starlet whose biological clock is ticking… An ancient sex demon under orders to make a goddess out of the starlet… A precocious Parisian teen with a bottomless bank account and a stalker obsession for that starlet…

And a son of vodou whose life tangles with the others, as time runs out for his claim to his rightful title in France…

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Spy Princess

Spy Princess by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel)

$4.95

ISBN 978-1-61138-914-2

12-year-old Lilah asks, Why are the kingdom’s magic spells fading? But her uncle the king only wants a stronger army. Why are the kids outside the palace gates ragged and hungry? But the king keeps raising taxes. Her older brother Peitar, the king’s heir, spends more time writing mysterious letters than talking to her. And her father just wants her to learn court manners.

Since everyone is ignoring her, Lilah disguises herself and slips over the walls to befriend those ragged kids. She learns that revolution is fermenting, led by the charismatic young commoner Derek. And Lilah is shocked to learn that her scholarly brother is allied with Derek.

The revolution ignites into chaos and violence. Lilah and her friends are determined to help however they can. But what can four kids do? Become spies, of course! Chases and disguises, captures and trials lead to a wild climax, with Lilah right in the middle.

First published by Viking, and a finalist for the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, this young adult fantasy has been completely revised for the Book View Cafe edition.

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Dancing with Cupid

Dancing With Cupid by Jennifer Stevenson

A Slacker Demons Novel
by Jennifer Stevenson
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-490-1

Defrocked Hindu love god seeks virgin amnesiac runaway bride.

Sent to Los Angeles by her Delhi family when she was only nine, Rathi grows up into a prim, virginal overachiever. Now she’s a lonely, workaholic attorney in a high-power women’s rights firm in Chicago. Just having coffee with the mailroom boy would be a career-limiting move.
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It’s Raining Men

It's Raining Men by Jennifer Stevenson

A Slacker Demons Novel
by Jennifer Stevenson
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-465-9

Just for you, it’s gonna start raining men.

Archie is a sex demon who’s so lazy, he’s this close to being kicked out of hell. Chloe is a brand bimbo for a liquor distributor, dating bums and secretly crushing on her favorite bartender, Archie.

Archie only wants to comfort Chloe after her latest jerk dumps her.
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Magical Meanderings

Magical Meanderings by Irene Radford

A Collection of Short Fiction by Irene Radford
by Irene Radford
$5.99 (Collection)
ISBN 978-1-61138-908-1
A BVC Original

A collection of short fiction by Irene Radford

What happens when rival pirate queens take tea together? From the fertile imagination of Irene Radford, author of the classic Dragon Nimbus Series, and the epic Merlin’s Descendants Series, come sixteen stories of hope, fun, and poignant sorrow. Fire-breathing hummingbirds, a tavern between humanity and hell, crystal stealing pixies in space, and more, gathered together for the first time in Magical Meanderings.

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Skin Deep

Skin Deep by Marissa Doyle

by Marissa Doyle
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-906-7

Sometimes it’s what’s on the outside that matters.

Burned by a painful divorce, Garland Durrell is thankful to escape to a small village on Cape Cod to lick her wounds and sew the quilts that are her passion. But battered by storms and haunted by inexplicable deaths, Mattaquason is not the haven she thought it would be… especially when she’s the only one willing to help a man and small boy washed up on the beach, both badly wounded and with no memory of how they got there.

Alasdair cannot admit that he does remember. He and his son Conn are the last of a ruling family of selkies, locked in a struggle with an ancient evil that has all but destroyed his people and now threatens the human world. Only powerful magic can stop it, a magic the generous, blue-eyed human who saved him doesn’t know she possesses but which thrums in every thread she stitches.

But as the attraction between Garland and Alasdair grows, so does the danger. Only Garland and her quilts, made with a power she barely believes is real, can save them all…and give them the chance to find out whether a selkie and a human can, for once, live happily after.

Originally published 2016

REVIEWS:

“The story is full of mystery and magic along with suspense and passion…..I was completely enchanted by Alasdair and Garland’s tale…”
Night Owl Reviews 4 1/2 stars Reviewer Top Pick

Night Owl Reviews

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An Illusion of Love

An Illusion of Love by Patricia Rice

Book 3 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-886-2
A BVC Original

Victorian Edinburgh belongs to staid professors, not the daughter of a Hindu princess.

Apparently lacking the psychic ability of her Malcolm father’s gifted British family, Azmin Dougall feels like a pigeon in a family of peacocks. Returning to her ancestral home of India, she finds solace in photography–until her film mysteriously reveals that a woman is being abused by her powerful husband. Helping the wife escape, Azmin flees for the safety of Scotland.

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Thistle Down

Thistle Down by Irene Radford

Pixie Chronicles #1
by Irene Radford
$4.99
(Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-894-7

Pixies don’t play tricks on other Pixies. That’s what humans are for

Thistle Down has been stripped of her lavender skin, purple hair, her lovely wings, her Pixie magic, and grown to full human size. She lands buck naked in Memorial Fountain on a hot August morning during rush hour. Now she must figure out which person she must befriend in order to get back to Pixie. But first one of them must befriend her and together they have to save The Ten Acre wood from developers, arsonists, and predatory Faeries so that the heart of all Pixies can continue to delight and educate more generations of youngsters.

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Down a Street That Wasn’t There

Down a Street That Wasn't There by Marie Brennan

by Marie Brennan
$2.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-903-6

Step beyond the ordinary . . .

Beneath the surface of our reality lies a world of magic and danger — a world where buildings have guardian spirits, shapeshifting coyotes prey on the hopeful and the desperate, and ancient traditions prepare for an apocalyptic future. These seven urban fantasy tales from award-winning author Marie Brennan paint the everyday with a layer of wonder, inviting you to imagine what could lie just around the corner.

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