Notorious Atherton

Notorious Atherton by Patricia Rice

The Rebellious Sons
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-262-4

The Pirate and the Princess

Nora Adams is a schoolteacher and a poor seaman’s widow–until the day she inherits a fortune and is sent to London to deliver a mysterious message to a foreign princess—who looks surprisingly like Nora. Once Princess Elena receives Nora’s missive, she steals Nora’s identity and vanishes. Left to fend for herself in ill-fitting royal shoes, Nora determinedly sets out in search of the royal escapee.

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Pacifica

Pacifica by Jill Zeller

by Jill Zeller
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-573-1
A BVC Original

Leaving is the same as arriving.

In pursuit of her art, fleeing an unhappy affair, Nola Lynch sails from New York, through the Panama Canal, to California. Alone.

The year is 1914. Nola anticipates romance, excitement, adventure, and she finds it all in a ship-board magician with a dark secret and in a seance gone horribly wrong.
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Paper Mage

Paper Mage by Leah Cutter

by Leah Cutter
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-293-8

Xiao Yen is a paper mage: She folds paper into an animal or a thing, then does magic, so the paper becomes what she’s folded. However, she’s a woman trying to fill a man’s role during the Tang dynasty, in China, and the only people willing to hire her are foreigners.

Things go from bad to worse for Xiao Yen on her first assignment: She loses her lucky amulet, there are robbers on the trail, as well as treachery among her traveling companions. Before long, Xiao Yen must battle a warlord, attack a rat dragon, and destroy a Taoist immortal.

But even bigger battles await Xiao Yen up ahead…

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Rebel Dreams

Rebel Dreams by Patricia Rice

American Dream: Book 1
by Patricia Rice

$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-460-4

Bostonian Evelyn Wellington has always worked in her father’s prosperous warehouse. After his death, she has no choice except to continue her masculine occupation to feed her family. But the discovery that one of her major suppliers is shipping smuggled goods to avoid the new taxes endangers her family and livelihood.

Alex Hampton, heir presumptive to the Earl of Cranville and the earl’s shipping partner, has reluctantly left his comfortable London home to uncover the traitor using his ships for smuggling. He’s quite prepared to rake the complaining warehouse owner over the coals… until he’s stunned by a highly improper beauty in breeches.

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Redemption

Redemption ~ An Award-Winning Screenplay by Patricia Burroughs

An Award-Winning Screenplay
by Patricia Burroughs
$2.50 (Screenplay) ISBN 978-1-61138-314-0

This script is being offered for those people who want to see what a Nicholl Fellowship*-winning script in 2001 looked like and for those who want to compare it to the novel that inspired it, La Desperada.

The screenwriting book, Adapting Your Novel into an Award-Winning Script (And Why You Don’t Want To, A Cautionary Tale), also by Patricia Burroughs, heavily references this script and the source novel. So for those who want to really dig in and compare the two, here is the script you’ve been asking for to go with La Desperada, which has been available for several years.
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Rondo Allegro

Rondo Allegro by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-428-4

In Palermo, sixteen-year-old singer-in-training Anna Maria Ludovisi is married by her dying father to Captain Henry Duncannon, the Perennial Bachelor. Minutes after the wedding he sets sail.

The threat of French invasion causes Anna to flee to Paris. At the end of the Revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte is transforming France; Anna must transform herself into a professional singer in order to survive.
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The Shadow Conspiracy II

edited by Phyllis Irene Radford and
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

$4.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-043-9

The soul of the poet who would be king still seeks immortality — but will it find a home? And will that home be flesh or steel?

Revisit the shared Victorian world of transferable souls and intelligent machines introduced in The Shadow Conspiracy. Judith Tarr’s irrepressible Emma Rigby prances through a new adventure with automata. Nancy Jane Moore brings us more missions for the mysterious warrior woman, Jane Freemantle. Chris Dolley brings to life a wonderful parody reminiscent of P.G. Wodehouse.
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Shelter from the Storm

Shelter from the Storm by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes, Book 3
by Patricia Rice

$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-295-2

Laura Kincaid had loved Cash Wycliffe, the tenant farmer’s headstrong son, since childhood — even though she knew he was the last man on earth she should want. A ruggedly handsome gambler and shameless womanizer, he was everything a well-bred Kentucky lady should avoid. And while Cash — who had sought his fortune in the West and returned a wealthy man — was more exciting than ever, his eyes were fixed on Laura’s aristocratic cousin Sallie, a Southern belle as dazzlingly beautiful as she was coldly calculating.
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Silver Enchantress

Silver Enchantress by Patricia Rice

Dark Lords and Dangerous Ladies: Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-712-4

She’s headstrong and impulsive. He’s bound by honor and duty. Scandal can be their only fate.

Abandoned as a mute child, Eileen has no last name and no memory of her childhood. Despite her early years in poverty, she discovers a happy life with a loving adoptive family, friends, and her painting. But when her aristocratic neighbor steals her wayward heart, she learns that family and art are not enough.
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Texas Rose

Texas Rose by Patricia Rice

Too Hard to Handle: Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-125-2

Evangeline (Evie) Howell grew up in a genteel St Louis home, an abandoned love-child with no one to love her. Then a letter from Texas arrives promising to reveal her true identity.

In desperate need for safe escort to Texas, Evie goes in search of dime-novel hero Pecos Martin, but all she finds is Tyler Monteigne, a hell-raising, womanizing gambler barely suited to escorting bandits. But he can shoot as well as any gunslinger, and is even better at conning his way out of trouble.
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Texas Lily

Texas Lily by Patricia Rice

Too Hard to Handle: Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-105-4

Gently raised and badly treated, Lily Porter married Jim Brown without love to have a father for her child. She tried to be a good wife to the rancher as he carved out a cattle kingdom. But now her husband was gone. She was a woman alone, with a child to raise and a ranch to run, in a land aflame with violence and ripe for rebellion, where women were expected to be seen and not heard. Lily needed a man to stand up for her and her land.

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Texas Moon

Texas Moon by Patricia Rice

Too Hard to Handle: Book 4
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-127-6

Original title: Paper Moon (1996)

To the citizens of Mineral Springs, Texas, Janice Harrison is no more than a dowdy schoolmarm. But Peter Mulloney catches a glimpse of the woman she hides, a woman worth having–if he wasn’t running out of time. Without a loan to purchase the mountain of gold he’s discovered, he’ll never escape his wealthy, corrupt family.

Janice only wants what’s best for her fragile little sister Betsy–while keeping her secrets. A strong, experienced man like Mulloney, with his hungry kisses, could keep her and Betsy safe…or shatter her soul and leave her worse off than before.

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Texas Tiger

Texas Tiger by Patricia Rice

Too Hard to Handle: Book 3
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-126-9

The beautiful and restless heiress Georgina Hanover faces a marriage with a man who has everything any woman could want in a husband–and everything her father wants as a financial partner.

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Theory of Magic

Theory of Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 3
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-599-1
A BVC Original

Scorned by suitors for her statuesque size, Harriet Stansbury bolts when her abusive stepfather begins negotiating with impecunious aristocrats to sell her for her dowry. When opportunity offers, she daringly takes a position in an eccentric household until she can claim her fortune.
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Voices of Ash

Voices of Ash by Jill Zeller

by Jill Zeller
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-499-4
A BVC Original

In 1948 post-war Hollywood, young Hank Cleveland discovers sex, long-buried family memories and scandal, and a lost love, when the ashes of the dead give up their secrets.

An industry is thriving, but this is not Hollywood. Clay and mineral deposits feed the famous California potteries: Metlox, Bauer, Franciscan, and 19-year-old Hank Cleveland leaves his Hollywood family for his much older lover, Susan, one of the top designers.

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Whisper of Magic

Whisper of Magic by Patricia Rice

Unexpected Magic: Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-586-1
A BVC Original

The death of Celeste Rochester’s father on the voyage from Jamaica to London leaves her and her young siblings nearly penniless in a foreign country. Forced to battle lawyers for her inheritance and the roof over their heads, Celeste uses her only weapon: her mysteriously compelling voice.

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Wicked Wyckerly


A Rebellious Sons Novel
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-474-1

John Fitzhugh Wyckerly has been the spare heir all his life, supporting himself with gambling and charm. The news that he’s inherited the bankrupt title of Earl of Danecroft shatters his indolent world. Even penniless, he’s always paid his debts, but now the estate’s creditors are closing in. He can fake his death and run for cover…or accept overwhelming responsibility and find a rich wife–one who will also accept his illegitimate terror of a daughter.
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