Between Silk and Sand

Between Silk and Sand by Marissa Doyle

by Marissa Doyle
$4.99 1.99 Limited Time!
ISBN 978-1-61138-718-6

A BVC Original

The best-laid plans, even of princesses, can go awry…very, very awry.

Seventeen-year-old Saraid of Thekla is on her way to marry the ruler of far-off Mauburni. But she’s not sobbing into her silk-curtained litter at the thought of leaving home, because she has plans–and The Book. She’s studied this ancient treatise on the art of kingship for months to make herself the ideal queen for her adopted country.
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Excerpts from the Diary of a Henchminion

A Free Short Story
by Sherwood Smith

Summoned, posted to Zorgon’s castle yestereve.

Looks good. Ancient stonework—cool—damp—busy dungeon. Pretty sure I’ve seen Nargul, Zorgon’s toady, before. The rest of the lads seem a decent lot—average burliness, medium ugly, all fun-loving.

Stood around the dungeon swilling beer and exchanging coarse jokes while the new prisoners were brought in. Promising first day.

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Excerpts from the Discussion of the Controlled Vibration Theory of Communication Among the Un-Kin

A Free Short Story
by Sarah Zettel

Taken from the discussion pool housed at the Toc Kup Communication Facilitation Unit from the period between 10:20:18 to 11:06:21. Compiled by Shh Tchtik Tic, Third Depth Researcher.

10:20:18. From Toc Toc Kup, Learned Speaker. Addressing Kin of My Mind.

I was extremely disappointed when I listened to the 10:20:17 comments made by Shh Toc Ket. I recognize that this discussion pool is for open theorizing regarding the Un-Kin, but I did not think that included fantasizing by freshly graduated radicals.
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Gothic West

Gothic West by Jill Zeller

by Jill Zeller
$4.99 1.99 Limited Time!

ISBN 978-1-61138-709-4

A tutor with painful memories takes a job in the ruins of Las Vegas. A nurse comes to the Sawtooth Mountains to become a caretaker on a ranch. Each is escaping ghosts of the past. Each runs head-long into more than they’ve ever seen.

Halves and half-nots. Haves and have-nots. He was a Have-not and the woman uncomfortably sharing a train nook with him was a Have. There was no in-between any more.

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Hinky Chicago Omnibus #1

Hinky Chicago Omnibus 1 by Jennifer Stevenson

Book 1-3 of Hinky Chicago
by Jennifer Stevenson
$9.99 6.99 Limited Time!
(Omnibus)

ISBN 978-1-61138-596-0

Discover the first three adventures of Jewel Heiss and her Hinky Squad as they battle the encroachment of magic on the city of Chicago!

Jewel goes undercover to bust a con artist and accidentally releases an incubus from his “treatment bed.”
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Sapphire Nights

Sapphire Nights by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 1.99 Limited Time!
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-721-6

A BVC Original

A lawman haunted by his past…a scientist haunted by her future.

Samantha Moon arrives in Hillvale–population 325 lives and countless ghosts–in a fog as thick as the one circling the aging mountain town. Bereft of friends and family, money and memory, all she has to her name is a stray cat…
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The Secret Lives of Fairy Tales

A Free Short Story
by Steven Popkes

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Emperor Thomas had heard about Po and Ho long before he met them. Not that he begrudged two scam artists a living. He liked the Salt Dodge and the False Gumdrop as much as anyone and had a good laugh on how they had modified the Glam and took everything the Widow Stein owned, right down to her porcelain teeth. But all good things come to an end and their end was in sight when the local magistrate hauled them up in front of the Emperor.

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The Trouble with Kings

The Trouble with Kings by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 $ 1.99 Limited Time!
ISBN 978-1-61138-497-0

“With music you can tell the truth about human experience.”

 In this romantic fantasy set in the same world as Crown Duel, Flian is an ordinary princess who would rather be left with her music, but gets abducted not once, not twice–three times!

What is a civilized princess to do? Especially when she can’t tell which prince is the hero and which the villain . . .

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Wild Card Run

Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey

Book 1 of Cybers Wild Card
by Sara Stamey
$4.99 1.99 Limited Time!

(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-560-1

The Cybers controlling humanity have unwittingly released a rebellious wild card.

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.

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