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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Taminy

Book Two of the Mer Cycle
by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
eBook: $4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-248-8
Print: $15.95 ISBN 978-1-61138-645-5

They said Taminy-a-Cuinn was a sorceress who drowned in the Meri’s Sea, punished for seeking a station denied to women by tradition. One hundred years have passed. Taminy has returned to the land of the living with a purpose only she knows. Some see her reappearance as a miracle. Others see it as a diabolical plot to overthrow both the religion and government of Caraid-land. Colfre Malcuim, King, sees it as a means of making his own power absolute.

For good or ill, Taminy is the pivot upon which the future of a people turns. She is also an eighteen-year-old girl, learning anew what it means to be human. Will she fulfill her purpose, or will she become a pawn in a high-stakes game of political chess?

Taminy is the sequel to The MeriLocus Magazine Best First Novel and Crawford Fantasy Award nominee.

Reviews:

“…be sure to pick up Taminy, the enthralling continuation of Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff’s powerful and powerful and evocative first book, The Meri. …this intricately wrought character study…set(s) the stage beautifully for the forthcoming Crystal Rose. Ms. Bohnhoff is a superlative talent with an exquisite gift for pure storytelling magic.” – Romantic Times

“If The Meri is about the liberating and empowering aspects of Divine love, Taminy is about its sometimes fearsome human consequences. They make a good pair, richer together than either would be alone. …I will be keeping an eye out for the third.” – Science Fiction Review

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The Mer Cycle:
The Meri
Taminy
The Crystal Rose

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Welcome to Welton

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A Prequel to Lies and Prophecy
by Marie Brennan
$0.99 (Novelette) ISBN 978-1-61138-235-8

In this prequel to the urban fantasy novel Lies and Prophecy, Kim is ready for her freshman year at college—but her challenges include more than just choosing courses and learning to live with a roommate.

Welton University has welcomed a new student, one of the strange and powerful wilders. If Julian Fiain is going to fit in among his fellow psychics, he’s going to need friends.

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Sartor

Sartor by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-192-4

In this sequel to The Spy Princess, Lilah, newly made a princess, teams up with Atan, the hidden princess of the oldest country in the world, Sartor.

The girls set out to free Sartor from a century of enchantment.

Capture, escape, a forest beyond time, ancient beings, civilizations secreted in caves, and a deadly enemy await the girls. Atan knows that if she survives, the challenges facing a fifteen-year-old queen are only beginning.

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Fleeing Peace

Fleeing Peace by Sherwood Smith

by Sherwood Smith
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-054-5

Siamis said, “Your young friend Liere is not going to enjoy the trap she’s walking into, I fear. But you figured that out, did you not? Why didn’t she listen to you?”

“To snap her fingers under your nose,” Senrid retorted.

“Irresistible.” Siamis smiled gently. “But it’s going to cost.”

Fifteen-year-old Senrid is newly king of the difficult warrior kingdom Marloven Hess . . . just in time to lose it, and find himself running for his life. When Senrid is captured he overhears a secret—one he can use against the enemy,  a charismatic, handsome man named Siamis who can read minds, and who enchants people just by talking to them.

Liere has always known she was special, which just increased her loneliness and sense of isolation. She can hear others’ thoughts, and she senses the real emotions below the façade. When a golden-haired man named Siamis comes to her village and enchants the entire town around her, she finds herself on the run.

Chased by powerful enemies, Liere and Senrid are tested to the max as they form an alliance of kids to aid them, and gain magical support from surprising sources.

Neither ever expected to discover something even more powerful than magic: friendship.

Fleeing Peace is the first in the series that ties together all the kids who became the Young Allies against the coming Norsunder War.

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Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Maya is the New York Times Bestselling author ofThe Antiquities Hunter (a Gina Miyoko Mystery)andStar Wars: The Last Jedi (with Michael Reaves. She became addicted to science fiction when her dad let her stay up late to watch The Day the Earth Stood Still. Since then her short fiction has been published in Analog, Amazing Stories, Century, Realms of Fantasy, Interzone, Paradox and Jim Baen’s Universe. Her debut novel, The Meri (Baen), was a Locus Magazine 1992 Best First Novel nominee. Since, she has published over a dozen speculative fiction novels. Maya lives in San Jose where she writes, performs, and records original and parody (filk) music with her husband and awesome musician and producer, Chef Jeff Vader, All-Powerful God of Biscuits. The couple has produced five music albums: RetroRocket Science, Aliens Ate My Homework, Grated Hits and Shrödinger’s Hairball (parody), and the original music CDs Manhattan Sleeps, Mobius Street and I Remember the Rain.

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Wren’s War

Wren's War by Sherwood Smith

Wren Series vol. 3
by Sherwood Smith
$3.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-107-8

When the evil Andreus’s hunger for power leads to war, Wren and her friends are thrust into the middle of the struggle. Teressa is heir to the throne, Tyron her chief magicmaker, and Prince Connor a reluctant warrior. As allies die and others disappear, they must put aside their feelings for one another if they are to defeat the sorcerous Andreus.

They know they need magic to save them. Can they turn the bloody tide?

NY Public Library Best Books for Teen Age List, 1995; Finalist for Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature, 1995. Anne Spencer Lindbergh Honor Book, 1996.

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