Amber Affairs

Amber Affairs by Patricia Rice

Crystal Magic: Book 6
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-784-1
A BVC Original

She sees the future; he lives in the past. Danger shadows the present . . .

Once a childhood TV star, now a tarot reader in the town of Hillvale–home of 325 people and countless ghosts–Amber Abercrombie is content now that she’s escaped the horror of her stage mother and the constant pressure to kill herself with dieting. Then her former teen-idol lover crashes into her tranquility, bringing with him the Death card.
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Azure Secrets

Azure Secrets by Patricia Rice

Book 5 of Crystal Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-780-3
A BVC Original

A chef who brews magic challenges a mayor with secrets.

After a childhood of being tossed from foster homes for claiming she can detect liars by their scent, Fiona Malcolm McDonald does her best to conceal her secret these days. But when she sniffs a wrongdoer and drives him off with jalapeno cheesecake, she loses still another cooking job and is homeless again. She places her last hope on her mentor in Hillvale, a town as weird as she is.
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A Bewitching Governess

A Bewitching Governess by Patricia Rice

Book 2 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-873-2
A BVC Original

She’s the mistress of illusion. How can he trust her lessons on love?

Lady Olivia Malcolm Hargreaves is a viscountess, a widow, a governess, the adopted mother of a disabled toddler–but above all else, she is a survivor. When the father of the young children she’s been caring for arrives on Christmas Eve, drunk and ranting, his aura and her own sad experience tell her he’s dangerous.

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By Jove

By Jove by Marissa Doyle

by Marissa Doyle
$4.99 1.99 Limited Time!
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-659-2

Whom the gods love…

After three soul-destroying years of teaching unenthusiastic middle-schoolers, Theodora Fairchild is thrilled to be a student again, pursuing her doctorate in Latin. She’s sure John Winthrop University will be the intellectual home she’s always longed for, the place where she’ll finally fit in. But her teaching days aren’t quite over: Theo starts giving “humanities” lessons to sweetly nerdy post-doc Grant Proctor–and loses her heart.

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Eastlick and Other Stories

Eastlick and Other Stories by Shannon Page

by Shannon Page
$4.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-329-4

Stories by Shannon Page

“Like a good glass of wine, a good short story offers complexity and buzz. When you finish a good story, you take a moment to savor the experience, to let the resonance of truth ring a bit before it fades. I know that, for me, there’s nothing like reading a last sentence that just nails the piece: reinforces a metaphor, adds weight to a conclusion. I can’t help but lean back and sigh with satisfaction when a piece just works.” –Janna Silverstein

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The English Heiress

The English Heiress by Patricia Rice

Regency Nobles Book Two
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-153-5

An Irish rogue and a duke’s daughter should have nothing in common except trouble…

Though enchanted by the selfless beauty of a duke’s granddaughter, Michael—a man of many names but none his own — has wisely kept his distance. But two years after the disastrous fire that brought Lady Blanche Perceval into his life, he is saddled with a lost, lying Irish waif and needs a woman’s understanding aid.

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Evil Genius

Family Genius Mystery: Book 1
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-042-2

Call her a petite princess or a paranoid neurotic, either way, Anastasia Devlin has the instincts of a chameleon. She can disappear into the woodwork, share tea with a queen, or flatten a thug with one swift kick, but what she really wants is to provide her dysfunctional younger siblings with the security of the home she’s been denied…

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Fantastical Ramblings

Fantastical Ramblings by Irene Radford

A collection of short fantasy fiction
by Irene Radford
$3.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-251-8

Roam with Herakles in search of a safe home for a magical sword, go into exile with a descendant of Merlin, and learn the wisdom of a wolfhound pup to help you wander along newly forged paths into the imagination. Award winning author Irene Radford presents twelve fantasy stories including classics, out of print anthology pieces, and a tantalizing new tale or two.

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The Irish Duchess

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Regency Nobles Book 4
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-204-4

Neville Perceval, the bankrupt Duke of Anglesey, has been burdened since youth with more responsibility than one man should handle. He has finally accepted that he needs to marry a wealthy, gracious lady who will ease his burdens and smooth his political path.

Fiona MacDermot, the rebellious, untamed cousin of an Irish earl, has the freedom and independence Neville has never known. Like the duke, she needs cash to help starving villagers and orphans. Unfortunately, she’d rather earn a living than have anything to do with useless men, and the politicians she knows all belong at the wrong end of a rope.

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Islands

Islands by Sara Stamey

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?
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Kindred Rites

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Book 2 of Night Calls
by Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-354-6

“…we are all Death’s pupils, we practitioners–students of the great healer.”

When magic broke free in my blood, I chose to follow our ancient family path and become a practitioner. I’m learning to heal, and to protect innocents. I dip into minds, stalk vampires, and set wards by the light of the moon. I can hear the children of the night calling.

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Lessons in Enchantment

Lessons in Enchantment by Patricia Rice

Book 1 of School of Magic
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-868-8
A BVC Original

Can a straitlaced engineer, three psychic children, and a lonely witch find love?

The daughter of an earl, Lady Phoebe Malcolm Duncan has the ability to talk to animals. She longs to be a veterinarian, but education requires more coin than she possesses. When the walls of her home come tumbling down, she has to take two steps back — to servitude.

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Lhind the Firebird

Lhind the Firebird by Sherwood Smith

Lhind #3
by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-898-5
A BVC Original

The dramatic conclusion to the Lhind young adult fantasy series!

When Lhind’s beloved Hlanan is taken by Shinjan slavers, she leaves her self-imposed exile to rush to the rescue. But first she must face a dragon, and learn world-changing truths about herself.

Meanwhile, halfway across the world, imprisoned Hlanan labors to liberate fellow slaves of the evil Shinjan empire. Before they meet again, both must explore the difficult dimensions of honor, trust, and love.

Failure means death. Success, bringing down two murderous tyrants–and forever changing the world.

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Lhind the Spy

Lhind #2

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-520-5
A BVC Original

Lhind has gone from castoffs to silks, back alleys to palace halls.

And she is not having an easy time of it.

In this young adult fantasy, second in the series, Lhind is struggling to make a place for herself before she’s snatched by an angry prince determined to turn her over to the enemy who frightens her most, the sinister Emperor Jardis Dhes-Andis.

When her own dear Hlanan comes to rescue her, it’s Lhind who has to do the rescuing, setting off a wild chase to fend off mercenaries and then to confront an entire army intent on invasion.

Lhind and Hlanan try to negotiate the perilous waters of a relationship while on the run—straight into a trap.

Just when Lhind is beginning to figure out where she might fit into the world, she finds herself alone again, surrounded by enemies, in one of the most dangerous courts in the world.

And she begins to find out who she really is.

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Lhind the Thief

Lhind #1
by Sherwood Smith
$4.95
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-292-1

Lhind has been on the run all her life.

Stealing what she needs, using magic for disguise, she never stays anywhere long. Lhind even has secrets from herself, for she has few memories, and those are troubling.

But life is good until she gets caught by Rajanas the warrior-prince, Thianra the bard, and Hlanan the scribe. And that’s when adventure begins, because someone very powerful wants them all dead.

As they evade pursuit and work to uncover their enemies, Lhind struggles with the invisible bonds of friendship and trust, while Hlanan begins uncovering her secrets one by one.

Then she finds that he has secrets, too.

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Magna Bloody Carta

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Turning Point in Democracy
by Phyllis Irene Radford
$2.99 (Nonfiction) ISBN 978-1-61138-197-9

Is the Magna Carta better than the US Constitution? Was it a power grab by English noblemen, or is it a rights-of-man declaration penned by Robin Hood?  The answers may surprise you as author and historian Irene Radford picks apart the clauses and explains them in context to the history surrounding this amazing document. Magna Carta, a true turning point in the history of democracy.

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The Meri

The Meri by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Book One of the Mer Cycle
by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
eBook: $4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-233-4
Print: $10.95 ISBN 978-1-61138-614-1

The Mer Cycle begins…

In the twenty-fifth year of the reign of Cyne Colfre, a fifteen year-old girl named Mereddyd-a-Lagan sought to wield powers reserved, until now, for men. Would she attain the station of Osraed … or die a heretic like the one who went before her? Book One of The Mer Cycle.

THE MERI is a LOCUS Magazine Best First Novel & Crawford Fantasy Award nominee.

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The Moon and the Sun

The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N. McIntyre

by Vonda N. McIntyre
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-096-5

“The finest alternate history ever, lighthearted and wise… a luminous, radiant novel.” — Ursula K. Le Guin

In the court of Louis XIV,  at the balance point between alchemy and the dawn of modern science, Marie-Josèphe de la Croix cares for the sea monster — the mermaid — captured for the Sun King by her brother Yves, Jesuit natural philosopher.

Now in production as a major motion picture, filmed at the chateau de Versailles, France, and Melbourne, Australia.

The movie of the Nebula-winning novel, produced by Bill Mechanic (executive producer of The New World) and Pandemonium Films (Coraline), directed by Sean McNamara, stars Kaya Scodelario, Pierce Brosnan, Fan Bing Bing, Crystal Clarke, William Hurt.

McIntyre visited the set during filming at Versailles and blogged about the experience.

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Mourner

Mourner by Phyllis Irene Radford, writing as C.F. Bentley

Confederated Star Systems #3
by Irene Radford, writing as C.F. Bentley
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-572-4
A BVC Original

Continuing the spiritual journey with a literary twist in a space opera landscape.

William Gladstone once pointed out that a culture reveals itself in how it cares for its dead. Mourner vividly explores how three very different cultures treat their dead when the body of Laud Gregor, Harmony’s High Priest, goes missing between First Contact Café Space Station and the Harmony homeworld.

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Mystic Isle

Mystic Isle Prequel
by Patricia Rice
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN: 978-1-61138-358-4

Newly appointed priestess to the Temple of Aelynn, Tasia Olympus is burdened with the greatest task to face any leader — saving her acolytes from a tsunami and finding them a new home. Her ability to communicate with the goddess cannot tell her how to protect three dozen virgins and an equal number of soldiers and sailors as they flee their doomed island.

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Mystic Rider

Mystic Rider 133x200 by Patricia Rice

A Mystic Isle novel
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-362-1

The disappearance of the sacred chalice has brought disastrous weather and volcanic eruptions to the island of Aelynn. Ian Olympus, Aelynn’s powerful leader, must venture outside the only home he’s known to find the cup and save his people.

Chantal Deveau has used her gift of music to write impassioned anthems for the Revolution and lullabies for her niece. But as the mobs grow more violent, the sensual timbre of a handsome stranger in a monk’s robes calls more seductively than her music.
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Mystic Warrior

Mystic Warrior 133x200 by Patricia Rice

A Mystic Isle novel
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-364-5

The mystic Isle of Aelynn slowly gravitates toward the same disastrous fate as revolutionary Europe–its survival depends on returning an elusive treasure…

With her home torn by the loss of their spiritual leader, Lissandra Olympus, the heir apparent, seeks the help of the one man who might save them– renegade warrior Murdoch LeDroit. But Murdoch has turned his back on those who feared his extraordinary psychic powers and rejected him.
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