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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Wild Card Run

Wild Card Run by Sara Stamey

Book 1 of Cybers Wild Card
by Sara Stamey
$3.99
(Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-560-1

The Cybers controlling humanity have unwittingly released a rebellious wild card.

The Cyber entities control a peaceful but static galaxy–until they detect unsanctioned developments on the low-tech planet Poindros. They force rebellious Ruth Kurtis to leave the bright lights of Casino to return to her fundamentalist Poindran homeworld as their secret agent to investigate possible Changers.

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The Thrones of Kronos

The Thrones of Kronos by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

Exordium – Book 5
by Sherwood Smith & Dave Trowbridge
$5.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-541-0

The conclusion to the space opera series Exordium.

The desperate fight to recover the Panarchy of the Thousand Suns is about to commence. Brandon hai-Arkad has been crowned Emperor, but his throne remains in the hands of his enemy, Jerrod Eusabian of Dol’jhar. The fleet has been gathered, the order of battle drawn. Brandon will reclaim his father’s empire, or face annihilation.

Authors’ preferred edition, corrected and expanded.

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A Prison Unsought

A Prison Unsought - Exordium 3 by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

Exordium – Book 3
by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge
$4.95 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-509-0

The revised third volume of Exordium continues the space opera adventures of Brandon Arkad, runaway prince forced back inside the Panarchy of the Thousand Suns.

In the third volume of Exordium, this swashbuckling space opera continues with Brandon and the Rifter crew of the Telvarna arriving at the Panarchic Navy’s headquarters.

The Rifters are imprisoned, and Brandon finds himself, as sole heir to the Phoenix Throne, fighting a battle of symbols, his only weapon his wits as he strives against the powerful and sophisticated aristocrats who hide lethal intent behind urbanity and style.

His goal is to win back control of the Navy and rescue his father from the vicious end planned for him by the usurping Doljharians, resulting in a race to the harsh planet of Gehenna.

Authors’ preferred edition, corrected and expanded.

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Speculative Journeys

by Irene Radford
$3.99 1.29 Limited Time!
(Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-432-1

In Speculative Journeys, Irene Radford extends her short story collections into science fiction and contemporary fantasy with fourteen tales both old and new.
Why is time-travel reserved for wealthy tourists and forbidden to historians?

Can a spaceship captain keep secrets from her communication officer who speaks every language in the universe–even ones without words?

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All the Colors of Time

All the Colors of Time

by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
$3.99 (Short Fiction Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-389-8

Time travel is a dream long held by human beings. Who hasn’t had fond thoughts about showing Nicola Tesla their personal Tesla Coil or taking him for a drive in an electric car that bears his name? The devil is in the details of the technology, which is what ties together this collection of short fiction—the stories in this collection  appeared in Analog science fiction magazine between 1990 and 2000.

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The New Atlantis

The New Atlantis by Ursula K. Le Guin

by Ursula K. Le Guin
$3.99 (Novelette) ISBN 978-1-61138-342-3

A vision of hope sinking and hope rising, in an America paralyzed by corporate control of government while sea levels rise catastrophically due to human-caused climate change.

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Mad Science Café

Mad Science Cafe, ed. Deborah J. Ross

Edited by Deborah J. Ross
$4.99 (Anthology) ISBN 978-1-61138-328-7

From the age of steam and the heirs of Dr. Frankenstein to the asteroid belt to the halls of Miskatonic University, the writers at Book View Café have concocted a beakerful of quaint, dangerous, sexy, clueless, genius, insane scientists, their assistants (sometimes equally if not even more deranged, not to mention bizarre), friends, test subjects, and adversaries.

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Rotten Row

Rotten Row by Chaz Brenchley

by Chaz Brenchley
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-278-5

Rotten Row is the worst place we’ve made.

Humankind can travel to the stars — but only those content to be flung as a datastream through space, flitting from male to female, dark to fair, one random discard body to the next. Those who go are the Upshot, rare individuals subject to their own rigid laws.

And then there’s Rotten Row.
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Freeze Frames

Freeze Frames by Katharine Kerr (133x200)

by Katharine Kerr
$4.99 (Novel) ISBN 978-1-61138-246-4

The Aliens are invading!  Or are they?

When Maggie Corey throws the Devil over her back in 1960s San Francisco, she has no idea of what she’s set in motion, nor will she live to see the end of it.  Over the next hundred years, however, her descendants see pieces of the puzzle fall into place in this “mosaic novel”, a very different take on fiction from the author of the Deverry series of epic fantasies.

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Shaman: The Adventures of Rhys Llewellyn

by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
$4.99 (Short Story Collection) ISBN 978-1-61138-174-0

The stories in this collection were first published in Analog Science Fiction and Fact magazine between 1990 and 2011. They feature the adventures of eccentric kilt-wearing anthropologist / archaeologist / xenologist Rhys Llewellyn and his able assistants, Yoshi Umeki and Roderick Halfax. Given my fascination with archaeology, first contact…and all things Scottish, I suppose these stories were inevitable.

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Gray to Black

Gray to Black by Brenda W. Clough

by Brenda W. Clough
$1.99 (Short Story) ISBN 978-1-61138-100-9

The alien invasion of Earth has begun. But the beachhead doesn’t look like Iwo Jima. It’s Laurel, blonde, blue-eyed and pregnant — but with what?

Parasitism is an insidious thing!

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