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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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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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 #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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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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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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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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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

So what do you do when you’re fifteen, supposedly king of one of the most powerful kingdoms in the world,  and 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.

In this prequel set some years before CROWN DUEL, the reader learns what made the elegant Vidanric into the enigmatic Marquis of Shevraeth.

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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 wishes for escape and adventure. Nan doesn’t have any friends, and is desperate to escape her bleak world.

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.

When the magic works, Joe is delighted to find himself in another world, one without school, homework—or obnoxious sisters.

Nan is even more thrilled, and determined to create a new life for her past, she tells a very small lie about her past … that she’s a princess.

Do they want to join Blackeye’s gang of pirate kids, who are determined to rescue an enchanted prince?

Pirates—orphan gangs—magic—castles—and spies abound as Nan and Joe discover magic and adventure… and who they really are.

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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?

Wren leads the other three over mountains and past killing spells, fighting battles along the way. But then she finds herself up against some shape-changing magic that may end her life as a human forever!

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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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Fire Sanctuary

Fire Sanctuary by Cat Kimbriel

The Chronicles of Nuala Book 3
by Cat Kimbriel
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-056-9

Poised between empires, the people of Nuala are survivors. They have fought the deadly radiation levels of their world, battling frightening mutations and genetic shift.

An Axis Empire soldier is about to marry a Nualan princess. But there are those who would kill to keep an Axis warrior from marrying a Nualan . . .

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Hidden Fires

Hidden Fires by Cat Kimbriel

The Chronicles of Nuala Book 2
by Cat Kimbriel
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-031-6

He had spent a hundred years seeking the woman called Silver; he still didn’t know if he was going to kill her.

On Nuala — planet of deadly radiation levels, humans who heal by touch, and the rarest metal in the known galaxy — is a meeting of two con artists ripe for mischief…and maybe murder.
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Starfarers

Starfarers, by Vonda N. McIntyre - Book 1 of the Starfarers Quartet

The Starfarers Quartet Book 1
by Vonda N. McIntyre
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-092-7

The starship Starfarer is poised for our first voyage to another star system.

The Alien Contact Team — physicist Victoria Fraser MacKenzie, geneticist Stephen Thomas Gregory, geographer Satoshi Lono, and alien contact specialist J.D. Sauvage — and the rest of the faculty and staff prepare for humanity’s most ambitious exploratory expedition.

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Outcasts

Outcasts: Three Stories by Vonda N. McIntyre


Three Stories
by Vonda N. McIntyre
$3.99 (Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-164-1

“Screwtop,” “Steelcollar Worker,” “The Genius Freaks.”

Kylis believes she can protect herself, but when the commander of the prison Screwtop threatens her lovers, she understands her own vulnerability. Jannine loves the accomplishment she feels in her Virtual Reality job… yet she fears doing it too well, and attracting the attention of her superiors. Lais, the freak,  flees from comfort and rewards, knowing too much about herself.

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Revise the World

Revise the World by Brenda Clough

by Brenda W. Clough
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-002-6

He said, “I am just going outside and may be some time.” He went out into the blizzard and we have not seen him since.

On March 16, 1912, British polar explorer Titus Oates commits suicide by walking out of his tent into an Antarctic blizzard, to save Robert Falcon Scott and the other members of the English exploration team. His body is never found — because he was snatched away into the year 2045 by scientists experimenting with a new faster-than-light drive.

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