Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct by Kristine Smith

Book 1 of The Jani Kilian Chronicles
by Kristine Smith
$2.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-558-8

Captain Jani Kilian’s life should have ended in front of a firing squad.

Instead, she evaded battlefield justice by dying in a transport crash. End of story, according to official Commonwealth Service records.

But doctors repaired her in secret, using the most advanced Service Medical technologies available, or so they assured her.

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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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Bear Daughter

Bear Daughter by Judith Berman

by Judith Berman
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-0-99582-401-0

Until Cloud is twelve years old, she is a neglected bear cub wandering the town ruled by King Rumble. Cloud’s unexpected transformation into a human girl, with no memory of what came before, enrages Rumble, and she is forced to flee from his malevolent wizard. Her only hope of survival is a terrifying quest to free the spirits of her dead brothers.

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Law of Survival

Law of Survival by Kristine Smith

The Jani Kilian Chronicles, Book 3
by Kristine Smith
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-592-2

It takes a killer to catch a killer.

Jani Kilian finally has her life under control. Discharged from the Service, she’s become an important player in negotiations with the alien idomeni.

But when a classified report containing revelations about past crimes comes to light, Jani realizes that old enemies still seek to destroy her.
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The Incubus Job

The Incubus Job

Mission: Magic
by Diana Pharaoh Francis
$2.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-585-4
A BVC Original

It’s tough to have a conscience when you kill for a living.

So six years ago, Mallory Jade gave up killing. Now she’s a fixer. Got a problem with a demon? She can help. Infestation of pixies? She’s got you covered. Kidnapped by an undead lich? She’s on her way. Anything you need, so long as she doesn’t have to kill. It’s her one unbreakable rule.

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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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Lhind the Spy

Lhind the Spy by Sherwood Smith

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

In this sequel to Lhind the Thief, Lhind is once again on the run, not only from deadly enemies, but from the truth about who she really is.

In this sequel to Lhind the Thief, Lhind has gone from castoffs to silks, back alleys to palace halls–and is not having an easy time of it. That’s before she’s snatched by an angry prince she’d robbed twice, who is determined to turn her over to the enemy who frightens her most, the sinister Emperor Jardis Dhes-Andis.

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Hostage

Hostage by Sherwood Smith and Rachel Manija Brown

The Change Series: Book Two
by Rachel Manija Brown and Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-471-0

Welcome back to Las Anclas, a frontier town in the post-apocalyptic Wild West. In Las Anclas, the skull-faced sheriff possesses superhuman strength, the doctor can speed up time, and the squirrels can teleport sandwiches out of your hands.

In book one, Stranger, teenage prospector Ross Juarez stumbled into town half-dead, bringing with him a precious artifact, a power no one has ever had before, and a whole lot of trouble—including an invasion by Voske, the king of Gold Point. The town defeated Voske’s army, with the deciding blow struck by Ross, but at a great cost.
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Star Rigger’s Way

A Novel of the Star Rigger Universe
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$3.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-449-9

Adrift in space!

His shipmates dead, star rigger Gev Carlyle is adrift in the Flux, the subjective hyperspace that carries ships between the stars. His lone companion, and sole hope for survival, is a suicidal catlike alien named Cephean. Only a compatible rigger team, their visions meshed in psychic unity, can safely harness the turbulent currents of the Flux—and Carlyle’s ship is sailing inexorably toward the deadly maelstrom of the Hurricane Flume.

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Down the Stream of Stars

Down the Stream of Stars by Jeffrey A. Carver

Book Two of the Starstream
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99  (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-423-9

Starstream!

A great interstellar migration has begun, down the grand, ethereal highway known as the starstream—from the remnant of the Betelgeuse supernova to the center of the Milky Way. Who could have predicted the wonders of the starstream, or the perils it would unleash—including the Throgs, shadowy beings of n-space that seem to understand only death and destruction?
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From a Changeling Star

From a Changeling Star cover

Book One of the Starstream
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-418-5

Into a dying star…

Deep in the fires of Betelgeuse, scientists anxiously await the one man essential to the greatest engineering project in history. But on Kantano’s World, Willard Ruskin battles invisible agents for control of his life, and even his memories. Drawn into a conflict from which not even death will free him, Ruskin must reach Betelgeuse before his enemies sabotage humanity’s future among the stars.

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Finding the Eye

Finding the Eye by Jill Zeller

by Hunter Morrison (a pen name of Jill Zeller)
$5.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-413-0

Using a peculiar camera she found, Maxine Nutbeam photographs her cousin’s life-sized horse sculpture and it comes to life. Coming from a long line of Nutbeams possessing erratic, careless magical abilities, Maxine encounters the camera’s owner Dante, whose supernatural skills as a Time Mage surpass even Maxine’s vivid imaginings. Rushed headlong into sorcery, danger and chaos, Maxine uncovers her mother’s secret and the mystery of her own birth. She is having the time of her life, but time is running out.

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Strange Attractors

Book 2 of The Chaos Chronicles
by Jeffrey A. Carver
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-390-4

Shipworld!

For John Bandicut, Earth is but a memory. Stranded at the edge of the galaxy in a structure populated with beings from a thousand worlds, Bandicut finds unexpected friends—only to be caught up in a cascade of forces that threaten the Shipworld itself. Confronting an entity known as the boojum, Bandicut discovers greater peril than ever in his journey into the unknown.

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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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Undercover Genius

Undercover Genius by Patricia Rice

The Family Genius Mysteries: Book 2
by Patricia Rice
$6.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-344-7

Complex conspiracies to the right, dastardly deaths to the left, and all Ana wants to do is save her family’s inheritance.

When her half-sister Patra arrives on the Maximillian mansion doorstep with the news that Patra’s father was murdered and the killers are after Patra, Ana is off on another race to protect her eccentric family. Graham, the hunky spy in the attic who holds the mansion ransom, has a stake in this mystery if he wants to prevent Ana and her family from turning his high tech bat cave into Grand Central Station.

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Rewind

Rewind by David D. Levine

by David D. Levine
$0.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-231-0

Clark Thatcher is one of the elite: a surgically-enhanced soldier carrying in his very bones the Army’s secret weapon. But when he decides that enough is enough, he must decide if he’s willing to pay the price—a price higher than even he, with his unique capabilities and all they cost him, ever imagined. A pulse-pounding chase through a dystopian America, Rewind won the Writers of the Future contest in 2002.

“Rewind” is also available as part of Space Magic, an award-winning collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by David D. Levine.

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The Irish Duchess

The Irish Duchess by Patricia Rice - Cover

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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Volcano

Volcano by Patricia Rice

Tales of Love and Mystery: Book 4
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-187-0

After landing in the Caribbean island of St Lucia on business, account executive Penelope Albright is shockingly accused of smuggling drugs–until a sexy stranger claims to be her husband and kidnaps her. Trouble and Charlie Smith are two sides of the same coin. He needs a wife–temporarily–to help him keep a low profile while investigating the disappearance of his business partner. And like it or not, elegant Penny is convenient, if way too upscale for Charlie’s tastes.

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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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Senrid

Senrid by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-058-3

In this fantasy adventure preceding Stranger to Command, the kids on the good side are united in one thing: regarding Senrid as a villain.

So what do you do when you’re fifteen, supposedly king of one of the most powerful kingdoms in the world, but all you have on your side are wit, will, and maybe a few skills?

And what if the people you like best are your enemies, and your powerful uncle, the regent, wants to see you dead?

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A Stranger to Command

A Stranger to Command by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-072-9

Vidanric Renselaeus, Marquis of Shevraeth, is a courtly, well-mannered teen coached in the noble art of dueling. Growing up in a court that on the surface seems civilized under an increasingly despotic king, he is sent by his father to the infamous military academy in Marloven Hess. He expects to be reading theories about statecraft, but finds that he is going to learn about military command from the inside–and finally, what it really means to be king.
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Barefoot Pirate

Barefoot Pirate by Sherwood Smith - Cover Image

by Sherwood Smith
$3.00 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-053-8

With two bossy older sisters, Joe doesn’t like girls. Nan doesn’t have any friends.

Joe and Nan would never have spoken if they hadn’t both reached for the same odd little book on a shelf in their favorite part of the library, the adventure stories.

They agree to share it… and discover not just a story, but a promise that magic is real, and that someone from another world is needed to break a spell.

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Wren to the Rescue

Wren to the Rescue by Sherwood Smith

Wren Series vol. 1
by Sherwood Smith
$3.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-102-3

All her life Wren has hoped for an adventure. Now she has one—with a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and a magician. What does it matter if the princess is only Tess, her best friend from the orphanage; if the prince is a youngest son with no chance of becoming king; and the magician is an apprentice?

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Crown Duel

Crown Duel by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-071-2

Sherwood Smith’s most popular young adult fantasy begins with Meliara and her brother vowing to free Remalna from an evil king. War is tougher than it seemed. When Meliara is caught by the enemy commander, the elegant Marquis of Shevraeth, it’s escape or die.

Afterward, Meliara faces a tougher challenge: the battlefield is no longer mud and steel, but palaces, the weapons manners and fans. Toughest of all is courtship, when the one who catches her heart is her personal enemy—the new king.

This beloved romantic fantasy has been in continuous print for over twenty years. The definitive edition is corrected, with additional material in six much-requested inserts from the hero’s point of view.

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Dreamsnake

Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre

by Vonda N. McIntyre
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-084-2

Nebula, Hugo, Locus, and Pacific Northwest Booksellers award-winning science fiction novel.

The healer Snake travels through a post-apocalyptic world with her genetically engineered serpents, the cobra Mist and the rattlesnake Sand, and with the alien dreamsnake Grass, whose venom eases pain and the fear of death.

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Laldasa: Beloved Slave

by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-0-9828440-8-3

When one sees eternity in things that pass away and infinity in finite things, then one has pure knowledge. But if one mrerly sees the diversity of things then one has impure knowledge. And if one selfishly sees a thing as if it were everything, independent of the ONE and the many, then one is in the darkness of ignorance. — Krishna, Bhagavad Gita 18:20-22

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Denim and Lace

Denim and Lace by Patricia Rice

Rogues and Desperadoes Book 5
by Patricia Rice
$4.99 (Novel)
ISBN 978-1-61138-101-6

Samantha Neely thought she might have to kill Sloan Talbott. Talbott had already tried to run her and her family out of town, and now she finally had her chance to confront the man she believed responsible for her father’s disappearance. To do so, she had to prove she was woman enough to bring down the handsomest, most sinfully dangerous man she’d ever met.

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