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BVC Author : Brenda W. Clough

Brenda W. Clough spent much of her childhood overseas, courtesy of the U.S. government. Her first fantasy novel, The Crystal Crown, was published by DAW in 1984. She has also written The Dragon of Mishbil (1985), The Realm Beneath (1986), and The Name of the Sun (1988). Her children’s novel, An Impossumble Summer (1992), is set in her own house in Virginia, where she lives in a cottage at the edge of a forest.

Her novel How Like a God, now available from BVC, was published by Tor Books in 1997, and a sequel, Doors of Death and Life, was published in May 2000. Her novels from Book View Cafe include Revise the World (2009) and Speak to Our Desires.

And her series of Victorian adventures, The Adventures of Marian Halcombe, appeared, one a month, in 2021.

The Thrilling Victorian Adventures of the Most Dangerous Woman in Europe
Marian Halcombe Camlet’s son has run away from his boarding school, and Queen Victoria’s jewels are stolen.
Marian’s husband is kidnapped in the Honduras.
Marian wakes up in a strange bedroom, in a house she does not recognize.
A dangerous Balkan prince discovers that Marian’s husband is his exact double.
A desperate father hides a little slip of solid gold in the back of an artist’s canvas.
Marian’s worst enemy seizes his chance to destroy her most valuable possession: her marriage.
Should Marian Halcombe Camlet hand over everyone she loves to an American prophet?
The pirate is tall, dark, and irresistible!
Somewhere in a vast ruinous Italian garden is a treasure, and Lester Camlet and her brother William plan to find it.
Can Marian guide the Cobra Marked King to the destiny he was born to fulfil?
Every person, place and thing in fiction needs a name. This book helps you find them.
To survive he shuts it all away: his name, his past, all of it, behind a door that doesn’t exist.
A man who hates surprises shouldn’t fall in love. And a woman who’s running a nation can’t dally with him. Right?
With time travel, there always seems to be a second chance…until suddenly there isn’t
What good is time travel anyway? It’s nothing but a headache.
Jack Wragsland has an enemy, and it will cost more than his life to defeat him.
What is time travel good for?
The alien invasion of Earth has begun.
What would it be like, to get absolute power?
When Rianne moves from overseas to an American suburb she knows Virginia is not a magical place. Or is it?
Titus Oates marches out into an Antarctic blizzard to die … or live!
His body was never found – because he was snatched away
Tim discovers he’s not in a mystery. He’s in a horror novel.
Open this book at your own risk—of a spooky good read.
Cooking is as creative a process as writing, as the authors of Book View Café demonstrate in this first ever BVC cookbook.
Climb aboard and embrace our pulp-dream past and our cutting-edge future!
Step across the threshold from this reality to another.
The pleasure of your company is requested . . .