Norilana Books

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Norilana Books is a Vermont-based independent publisher, established in 2006 in Los Angeles, and owned and operated by Vera Nazarian. With over 280 books in print, Norilana Books specializes in beautifully packaged hardcover and trade paperback classics of world literature, quality fantasy, science fiction, romance and women's fiction, and young adult titles.

Our authors include Tanith Lee, Sherwood Smith, Modean Moon, Eugie Foster, Mike Allen, Deborah J. Ross, William Sanders, Roby James, Catherynne M. Valente, John Grant, David Dvorkin, Leonore Dvorkin, Rosemary Hawley Jarman, Adam Campan, Dave Hutchinson, Lee Martindale, Michael M. Jones, JoSelle Vanderhooft, Ken Rand, Val Noirre, and the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust.

Our mission is to publish exceptional books.

See our complete Current Catalog of Titles in Print:

http://www.norilana.com/norilana-catalog.htm

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Cobweb Empire
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Series: Cobweb Bride, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,770. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.50)
In a world where no one can die, she alone can kill... COBWEB EMPIRE (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book Two) is the second book of the intricate epic fantasy flavored by Renaissance history and the romantic myth of Persephone, about death’s ultimatum to the world. Now that she’s Death’s Champion, what will Percy do?
Cobweb Forest
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Series: Cobweb Bride, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00)
The world is broken… A dark Goddess rises. A mortal maiden must stop her. COBWEB FOREST (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book Three) is the third and final book of the intricate epic fantasy flavored by Renaissance history and the romantic myth of Persephone, about death’s ultimatum to the world.
The Young Woman in a House of Old
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.50)
The young girl lived in a big stone house with ivy-covered walls and with old men and women who were all her kin... So begins a mysterious short story of a peculiar little girl growing up in a very strange house filled with antiquity and dark wonder. Hold on to your heart.
Vampires are from Venus, Werewolves are from Mars: A Comprehensive Guide to Attracting Supernatural Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The critically acclaimed author of MANSFIELD PARK AND MUMMIES tackles a hilarious new parody topic -- supernatural relationship advice! Admit it, you've secretly dreamed of dating a sexy brooding vampire or an alpha werewolf... Now, you can! Learn how!
Cobweb Bride
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Series: Cobweb Bride, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00)
Many are called... She alone can save the world and become Death's bride. COBWEB BRIDE (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book One) is a history-flavored fantasy novel with romantic elements of the Persephone myth, about Death's ultimatum to the world.
Dreams of the Compass Rose
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00)
"A clever concoction of vignettes and short stories knitted into a morality tale about the temptation of illusion and the price of truth... an exotic setting reminiscent of Tanith Lee's Flat Earth series.... The author's sumptuous language will resonate with Lord Dunsany and Clark Ashton Smith fans.... Nazarian's vital themes and engaging characters are sure to entertain." (Publishers Weekly)
The Duke in His Castle
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Price: $3.42 USD. Words: 32,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
This 2008 Nebula Award Finalist novella THE DUKE IN HIS CASTLE by Nebula Award-nominated author and award-winning artist Vera Nazarian is a dark, lush, erotic fantasy in the vein of Mervyn Peake's GORMENGHAST, with interior illustrations by the author.
Lords of Rainbow
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In a world without color, illuminated by a silver sun, she is willing to fight for one man unto death... Another is willing to die for her. An unrequited love... War. Mystery. Exultation... An epic fantasy of unspeakable wonder... "...Strange, poignant, and exquisite.... her novel about a world without color — strange when what she writes is so colorful." — Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
THE PERPETUAL CALENDAR OF INSPIRATION: Old Wisdom for a New World 366 Days of Insight from the Inspired.Us Blog by Vera Nazarian The premise is simple... New bits of common sense, inspiration, and insight to jump-start your day. What if it inspired all of us?
Wrought by Moonlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Sci-Fi Erotica
Enter a night of moon-induced sensual madness and silver faerie magic, when rising blood thickens the flesh and every kind of coupling is possible! WROUGHT BY MOONIGHT is an elegant, erotic short fantasy retelling of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. "Val Noirre" is the erotica byline of an acclaimed writer working in other genres under another name.
Old Farts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Everyone knows that bookstores are such enticing places, filled with the complex scent of books, periodicals, freshly ground coffee, and infinite possibilities. Wonders, secrets, and delights lurk among the stacks... And yet, few know the real truth. Bookstores conceal unimaginable dangers! This very short story by two-time Nebula Award Finalist Vera Nazarian packs a very literary punch.
After the Sundial
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
AFTER THE SUNDIAL by two-time Nebula Award Nominee Vera Nazarian is the author's first short fiction collection that focuses specifically on science fiction works, bound by the common theme of time and temporal exploration, and can be viewed as a companion volume to her earlier collection, SALT OF THE AIR which focused on fable, myth, and fantasy.
The Clock King and the Queen of the Hourglass
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Price: $3.42 USD. Words: 38,460. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A far future "dying earth" science fantasy tale about identity, erotic desire, flying water and a mystery... "This is science fiction the way that Jack Vance's Dying Earth books are science fiction." — Charles de Lint
Salt of the Air
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
An unforgettable first collection of fantasy short stories from a two-time Nebula Award Nominee and award winning artist Vera Nazarian. "Cautionary, sensual stories of love, reversal and revenge upend fairy tale conventions in Nazarian's lush collection... Sumptuous detail, twisty plots and surprising endings lift these extravagant tales." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY


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