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BOOK VIEW CAFE came together in 2008 around a group of authors with a simple aim: to use the Internet to bring their work directly to their readers. It was already clear that a revolution was coming to the publishing industry and these authors wanted to help shape its course.

Drawing on a collective century’s worth of experience in the publishing industry, the authors created an online space where readers can browse and discover new authors and titles alongside current favorites. Aware that the Internet demands variety, the site features fresh fiction every day on the front page, a feat made possible by the extensive list of material available to over over thirty professional authors, including bestsellers and award winners such as Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda N. McIntyre, Laura Anne Gilman, Sarah Smith, Sarah Zettel and Steven Harper.

Since its launch, Book View Café has experienced a steady growth in readers and in author-members. The Cafe now receives over 700,000 hits every month. The author blog has also seen increasing popularity since its launch, drawing a further eight to nine thousand hits per month. You can visit the website at www.bookviewcafe.com.

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Traitor, The Change #4
Pre-release—available October 8, 2024. Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The greatly anticipated final book in the Change series. In a world of mutant powers and deadly creatures, one small town faces its worst nightmare: they wake up to find themselves conquered.
Antiphony
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 236,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2023 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The last book in the Sartorial-deles series is here! The long series that began with Inda, continued through the Rise of the Alliance, Crown Duel, and The Norsunder War, comes at last to a resonant, deeply satisfying conclusion. All questions are answered! Though there is still room for surprises...
Let the Torrent Dance Thee Down
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 213,900. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2023 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The war is over. Recovery is ongoing--until Liere wakes from a drugged sleep to an enemy who offers an impossible choice. “Written with searing intensity, this story of the redemptive power of love amid the shambles of war and the re-emergence of ancient powers builds to a white-knuckle climax.”
The Norsunder War IV: A Chain of Braided Silver
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 195,780. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2023 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Written with heart-piercing vividness and sly humor, a roller coaster of emotions, the long-awaited conclusion to the entire Sartorias-deles arc is finally here! A CHAIN OF BRAIDED SILVER rises to a crescendo of tension as the allies race to defeat Norsunder, and ancient secrets are revealed.
The Norsunder War III: All Things Betray
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 148,770. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the third volume of The Norsunder War, the invaders’ command structure is fracturing, but they are no less dangerous. A pair of brothers, one on each side, begin a duel of wit and danger searching for a girl who could change the world. Revelation. Betrayal. Sacrifice. The beginning of the end!
The Norsunder War II: Seek to Hold the Wind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Book two begins with the loose alliance of young rulers, mages, scribes, friends, and ex-enemies on the run. The only place of safety is a tiny agrarian kingdom no one has ever heard of, though hints begin to surface that nothing there is quite what it seems.
The Norsunder War I: Ship without Sails
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 166,930. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Nobody sane wants war. But what happens when war comes to you? In this first volume of The Norsunder War, the allies introduced in The Rise of the Alliance are faced with world invasion. Heroism. Betrayal. Endurance. Resistance. Both sides encounter unexpected twists as some discover that even when existence is most dire, it can still surprise you . . . .
The Wicked Skill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,670. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Two young kings denied their thrones, one revolution conducted with swords, the other with roses. Add in love and a shopkeeper's daughter who once saved the world, and you get The Wicked Skill.
The Phoenix Feather IV: Dragon and Phoenix
Series: The Phoenix Feather. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 195,730. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Inspired by the great Chinese epics such as Dream of Red Chamber and wuxia TV series such as Nirvana in Fire, the four volumes of this story sweep from the imperial military academy to wandering martial artists, from the poetic duels of imperial courtiers to the everyday affairs of an innkeeper—and from the human world to the realm of the transcendent, before accelerating to a triumphant close.
Rise of the Alliance IV: Nightside of the Sun
Series: Rise of the Alliance II: The Blood Mage Texts. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 246,310. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The climax to the Rise of the Alliance saga begins with Detlev’s boys in retreat to their lair on Five, the sister world that has been lifeless for nearly five thousand years. The high-stakes hunt continues on two worlds as the surviving allies find themselves with greater challenges as the world hurtles inexorably toward Norsunder’s final reckoning . . .
Rise of the Alliance III: The Hunters and the Hunted
Series: Rise of the Alliance II: The Blood Mage Texts. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 201,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Meet Detlev's boys. At the worst time, the alliance discovers it's been infiltrated. The hunt is on.
The Phoenix Feather III: Firebolt
Series: The Phoenix Feather. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,860. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2022 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Redbark gang has parted ways. Muin is rising in the imperial army. Yskanda lives in the silken prison of the imperial court, hiding among his paints until an eerie encounter changes everything. Prince Jion returns to the palace in disgrace, as Ryu cultivates her skills and finds a new identity. When she isn't crusading as Firebolt--and causing hunters on both sides to chase her.
Rise of the Alliance II: The Blood Mage Texts
Series: Rise of the Alliance II: The Blood Mage Texts. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,090. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2021 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the second of the Rise of the Alliance arc, The Blood-Mage Texts, the alliance seems dead. Rel the Traveler goes on a personal quest, leading to danger. Jilo, the king who's not a king, finds blood mage texts, and hands them off to Senrid, young king of Marloven Hess. All of Norsunder’s mages want them. Siamis goes renegade, hunted by both sides. All searches converge in Chwahirsland . . .
The Phoenix Feather II: Redbark
Series: The Phoenix Feather. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 173,670. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2021 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this next volume of the martial arts series, Muin is in the army; the second brother is a prisoner in the imperial court, and their young sister, disguised as a boy, studies martial arts while fighting for justice for commoners. Meanwhile the emperor’s own children test the boundaries of royal power and intrigue, stirring ripples that threaten guilty and innocent alike.
Deja Vu Halloo
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2020 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It’s Groundhog Day, 1906. February 2nd is stuck on repeat, and only our intrepid trio appear to have noticed. Emmeline senses the meddling of a higher power - possibly her aunt. Reggie’s sure it’ll be the handiwork of the subterranean horror one least suspects. And Reeves considers it all “most disturbing.” Can our heroes save the world from perpetual winter?
Spy Princess
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,200. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2020 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Curious, 12-year-old Lilah disguises herself and slips over the walls to discover that revolution is fermenting, led not only by by the charismatic young commoner Derek, but that her own disable brother is allied with Derek. The revolution ignites. Lilah and her friends want to help, but what can four kids do? Become spies! Chases and disguises lead to a wild climax--Lilah smack in the middle.
Stranger, The Change #1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,800. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2020 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » LGBTQ+
Welcome to the post-apocalyptic frontier town of Las Anclas, where the sheriff possesses superhuman strength, the doctor can warp time to heal his patients, and the distant ruins bristle with deadly crystal trees. In the deserts outside of town, teenage prospector Ross Juarez’s best find ever nearly costs him his life when a bounty hunter is set on him to kill him.
Time of Daughters II
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 296,280. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2019 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the concluding volume of TIME OF DAUGHTERS, the two young princes, Noddy and Connar, are dispatched to patrol the troubled area until they find themselves under attack,led by an idle noble with an eye to kingship. Matters of marriage and love tangle up with the menace of war. But the greatest threat of all comes when the world’s strongest army faces enemies from within.
Time of Daughters I
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 202,290. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2019 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In a time of change and danger, nearly a century after the death of Inda, the unbeatable Marlovan commander. Danet and Arrow discover that peace is fragile, old enemies have long memories, and what you want isn't always what you get. First half of a tale about the Marlovans set in Sherwood Smith's beloved world of Sartorias-deles.
Free Cornish Army: And Other Stuff I Could Have Been Arrested For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2019 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Form / essays
A short memoir of a huge hoax. The true story of a student who created the Free Cornish Army and convinced the media that Cornwall had declared independence. This 36-page memoir contains 5 hilarious stories from Chris’s early life - from his outrageous Rag Week stunts to the world's most aggressive chess program. Chris’s first memoir - French Fried - was a New York Times bestseller.
Hostage, The Change #2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,010. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction
In Hostage, a team sent by King Voske captures Ross and takes him to Gold Point. There he meets Kerry, Voske’s teenage daughter, who has been trained to be as ruthless as her father. While his friends in Las Anclas desperately try to rescue him, Ross is forced to engage in a battle of wills with the king himself.
Rebel, The Change #3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In Rebel, the third book in the YA dystopia series called The Change, long-held secrets of past and present are revealed, family ties can strangle as well as sustain, and the greatest peril threatening Las Anclas comes from inside its walls.
The Unpleasantness at Baskerville Hall
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Wodehouse steampunk version of The Hound of the Baskervilles! “Jeeves and Wooster meet Holmes and Watson with a touch of steampunk in the hilarious first full-length Reeves and Worcester tale ... This laugh-out-loud parody works on several levels ... With razor-sharp wit and fast pacing this is an excellent genre mash-up that fires on all cylinders.” – Publishers Weekly
The Thrones of Kronos: Exordium 5
Series: Exordium. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 216,670. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Completely revised, in this last volume the desperate fight to recover the Panarchy of the Thousand Suns is about to commence. The fleet has been gathered, the order of battle drawn. Brandon will reclaim his father’s empire, or face annihilation. This is the exciting conclusion to the Exordium series.
The Rifter's Covenant: Exordium 4
Series: Exordium. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,990. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In this rewritten fourth volume, while Brandon, the new Panarch, struggles to reform the Panarchy in order to fight back against the invaders, a traitor high in the new government moves to destroy him.
Exordium 3: A Prison Unsought
Series: Exordium. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the third volume of Exordium, Brandon and the Rifter crew arrive at Ares, the heart of what is left of the Panarchy. Here, Brandon must use wit and style as his weapons to battle the aristocrats struggling to fill the power vacuum. His goal: to get control of the Navy in order to race against the Dol'harians to the deadly planet Gehenna to rescue his father.
Remalna's Children
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Crown Duel generation: Two novelettes about Mel’s and Vidanric’s offspring, Prince Alaraec (“Court Ship”) and Elestra (“Beauty”). In the latter, the middle child, who thinks herself plain, meets a beautiful villain. Thus begins a duel of wits with unexpected results. In “Court Ship” Prince Raec and his best friend, Nadav Savona, go on a mission to court a princess.
Rondo Allegro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
In Palermo, sixteen-year-old singer-in-training Anna Maria Ludovisi is married by her dying father to Captain Henry Duncannon, the Perennial Bachelor. Minutes after the wedding he sets sail. in 1805, Anna's opera company is traveling through Spain when events, and an impending battle, bring the long-missing captain and his forgotten wife back together again. Can they find a new life together?
The Aunt Paradox
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,890. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
HG Wells has a problem. His Aunt has borrowed his time machine and won’t give it back. Now she’s rewriting history! Reggie Worcester, gentleman’s consulting detective, and his automaton valet, Reeves, are hired to retrieve the machine and put the timeline back together. But things get complicated. Dead bodies start piling up behind Reggie’s sofa. This 100 page novella is the third in the series.
Ruler of Naught: Exordium 2
Series: Exordium. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,840. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the revised sequel to The Phoenix in Flight, Brandon vlith-Arkad, now heir to the Panarchy, wants only to rescue his father, the Panarch. But everyone wants a piece of him (literally, in the case of the Dol'jharian conquerors), and he is on the run from both sides, along with the crew of the Telvarna--who have secrets of their own.
How Possession Can Help You Lose Weight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
“I lost so much weight I could float above my bed!” - Lida Blair The hilarious new spoof diet book from New York Times bestselling author, Chris Dolley. This book covers everything from ‘the science of possession’ to ‘Crapper Clinic’s Demon Dating Service’ that ensures clients are possessed by the demon most compatible with their slimming needs. Like Brick, this book is both short and funny.
Französisch mit Spickzettel: Zwei Engländer, zu viele Tiere, und ein Kriminalfall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire » Topic / marriage & family, Nonfiction » Travel » By region » Europe
New York Times Bestseller Tiere, die sich unmöglich benehmen, die Mißgeschicke anderer Leute und der bizarrste Kriminalfall, den es je gegeben hat. Der internationale Bestseller Französisch mit Spickzettel ist die—unglaubliche, aber wahre—Geschichte der ersten acht Monate, die Chris in Frankreich verbracht hat. Er wurde als 'ein Jahr in der Provence mit Miss Marple und Gerald Durrel' bezeichnet.
Glampire
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
First Contact, Seventies Style! from NYT bestselling author. A fun short story where murder isn’t the only mystery, and our detective’s clothes are far from plain. 1940s Noir meets 1970s Glam. The story begins as a bizarre murder case in an unusual location, but nothing is as it seems. And the fate of an entire civilisation rests on a man with spiky red hair and six-inch platform shoes.
Barefoot Pirate
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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. Pirates—orphan gangs—magic—castles—and spies abound as, through the book, Nan and Joe discover magic and adventure… and who they really are.
Reggiecide
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Guy Fawkes is back and this time it’s a toss up who’s going to be blown up first–Parliament or Reginald Worcester, gentleman consulting detective. Guy might not be the only regicide to have been dug up and reanimated. He might be a mere pawn in a plan of diabolical twistiness. Only a detective with a rare brain–and Reggie’s is amongst the rarest–could possibly solve this five-cocktail problem.
Danse de la Folie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical » General
Light-hearted Regency romance. Clarissa falls in love with a smuggler, whose sister, Lady Kitty, is trying to save her brother’s mortgaged estate. Clarissa's much-pursued cousin, Philip, is intrigued by Lady Kitty, who is doing her best to encourage the match between him and Clarissa, except that Clarissa is now betrothed to Lord Wilburfolde. And so the mad change partners in the dance of love.
Sartor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Spy Princess sequel. Princess Lilah teams up with Atan, the hidden princess of the oldest country in the world, Sartor, to free the kingdom from a century of enchantment. Capture, escape, a forest beyond time, ancient beings, civilizations hidden in caves, and a deadly enemy await the girls. Atan knows that if she survives, the challenges facing a 15-year-old queen are only beginning.
International Kittens of Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Whenever the planet is in danger – be it from giant balls of wool or bands of renegade squirrels – only one group is guaranteed to answer the call. The International Kittens of Mystery! This is a journal of their stories. If you like a fun story with lots of cute pictures of kittens saving the planet, this is the book for you. It'll be the best 30 minutes you’ve spent this year.
A Hinky Taste Of You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Roller & In-Line Skating, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal » General
An energy vampire at seventeen, Hel reduced her first lover to ashes. 40 years later, she still looks 17. Nick Jones, federal anti-magic cop, has a ecret, too. Magic turns him on. This makes it hard for him when he's assigned to recruit Hel. Hel adores Nick's yummy energy but if he learns she's a vampire, he'll send her to Hinky Guantanamo. But can they keep their hands off each other?
Wren's War
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 65,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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, Prince Connor a reluctant warrior. As allies die and others disappear, they must put aside their feelings for one another and defeat Andreus. They know they need magic to save them. Can they turn the bloody tide?
Wren's Quest
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 60,630. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After discovering that she might have family, Wren spends her first vacation from Magic School looking for them. But her quest turns into a far more dangerous adventure than she ever imagined, what with robbers, guardsmen, and an angry sorcerer after her. And when her traveling companion, young prince Connor Shaltar, begins to meddle with magic as well — things get entirely out of hand.
Wren to the Rescue
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
All her life Wren has hoped for an adventure. Now she has one—with a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and a magician. 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!
An Unsafe Pair of Hands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: British English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky murder mystery set in rural England. Peter Shand is a high-flying police administrator sent to a quiet rural CID team. On his second day he’s thrust into a high-profile murder case. A body is discovered in an old stone circle – with another woman buried alive beneath her. The pressure on Shand is enormous. The case is baffling. And then another murder occurs, and had there been a third?
Medium Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A fun fantasy mystery starring a reluctant medium and a Vigilante Demon with an impish sense of humor. Brenda has a problem. A Vigilante Demon wants her to use her powers to find murdered spirits and help him track down their killers. But Brian doesn't just catch criminals. He likes to play with them first, aiming to make the punishment fit the crime while having as much fun as possible.
Exordium: 1 - The Phoenix in Flight
Series: Exordium. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 169,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Smith and Trowbridge describe the flavor of their five-book space opera Exordium as a cross between Star Wars and Dangerous Liaisons with a touch of the Three Stooges. With its fast-moving blend of humor and horror, of high-tech skiffy and the deep places of the human heart, The Phoenix in Flight launches the reader into a complex, multi-layered universe inhabited by unforgettable charactE
Shift
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,820. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A near future SF mystery thriller with a touch of out-of-body horror. A serial killer with multiple personalities. An astronaut who returns from higher dimensional space a changed man. And two unlikely detectives who have to get inside the mind of a killer - literally. “Shift is an exciting and shocking futuristic thriller. Heart-pounding suspense and an inventive twist of SF," SciFiChick
Resonance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Described as ‘one of the most original science fiction stories of recent times,” Resonance is a contemporary science fiction mystery. Graham Smith is a man with OCD who believes the world changes every time he strays from his daily routine. Annalise Mercado hears voices – all from girls called Annalise. The voices tell her about the danger Graham’s in. And how only she can keep him alive
Senrid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,850. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
YA fantasy in which the kids on the good side are united in one thing: regarding Senrid as a villain. What do you do when you're fifteen, king of a powerful warrior kingdom, but 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 relatives want to see you dead?
What Ho, Automaton!
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
** WSFA Award finalist ** "A fun blend of P.G. Wodehouse, steampunk and a touch of Sherlock Holmes. Dolley is a master at capturing and blending all these elements. More than fascinating, this work is also rip-roaring fun!" - SF Revu The adventures of Reggie Worcester, gentleman consulting detective, and his automaton valet, Reeves.
Fleeing Peace
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 154,090. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
15 year-old Senrid is now king of the warrior kingdom Marloven Hess—just in time to lose it, and find himself running for his life. Liere has always been odd. She can hear others’ thoughts, and senses true emotions. When a golden-haired man named Siamis comes to her village and enchants the entire town around her, she also has to run. First in the Young Allies stories.
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The Phoenix Feather
After six years of happy immersion in Eastern history, language, literature and art, last year when we got sequestered in our homes, Sherwood Smith wanted escape into such a world, and so began writing The Phoenix Feather as a xuanhuan (an offshoot of the far older wuxia genre, which borrows freely from various mythologies), just to see where it would go. ISmithdeliberately put in all the most fun tropes—disguises, hidden secrets, martial arts training, beauty in people, places, and things.
Rise of the Alliance II: The Blood Mage Texts
Long-dormant magical forces are moving again in Sartorias-deles. In a four volume arc beginning with A Sword Named Truth, a shaky alliance made among young rulers brought too early to their thrones survived a first foray, commanded by Siamis, the handsome young Norsundrian who was born four thousand years ago. e! The world’s mages know it’s not the quiet of peace—it’s the stillness before the storm. The sinister and elusive Norsundrian commander Detlev has been seen more often in the past five years than he has in the past five hundred. The young allies discover that the alliance has been infiltrated by a mirror alliance of Norsundrian boys. Trained by Detlev. Which leads inexorably to the deadliest of stalking games . . .
Exordium
Exordium is a space opera with mythic resonance, often describes as a cross between Star Wars and Dangerous Liaisons with a touch of the Three Stooges.

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