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Space Travel for SF Writers

Hot off the presses from ReAnimus Press! Space Travel - A Science Fiction Writer's Guide— An indispensible tool for all SF writers that explains the science you need to help you make your fiction plausible. (Also via Amazon)

The Sigil Trilogy

If you're looking for an amazing, WOW! science fiction story, check out THE SIGIL TRILOGY. This is — literally — one of the best science fiction novels I've ever read.


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ReAnimus Acquires Advent!

ReAnimus Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the legendary Advent Publishers! Advent is now a subsidiary of ReAnimus Press, and we will continue to publish Advent's titles under the Advent name. Advent was founded in 1956 by Earl Kemp and others, and has published the likes of James Blish, Hal Clement, Robert Heinlein, Damon Knight, E.E. "Doc" Smith, and many others. Advent's high quality titles have won and been finalists for several Hugo Awards, such as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Heinlein's Children. Watch this space for ebook and print editions of all of Advent's current titles!

Book Recommendation

THE SIGIL TRILOGY: The universe is dying from within... "Great stuff... Really enjoyed it." — SFWA Grandmaster Michael Moorcock

Announcing ReAnimus Press

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Standings for category: novel

1. A Distant Summer, Mike McNair, 4RV Publishing, [link] [comments]
2. A Christmas Gift, Diane Craver, Whimsical Publications, [link] [comments]
3. Thomas Riley, Nick Valentino, Echelon Press/Quake, [link] [comments]
4. Stolen, Vivian Gilbert Zabel, 4RV Publishing, [link]
5. Eyes of Darkness #7: King's Ransom, Christy Poff, Whiskey Creek Press Torrid, [link] [comments]
6. Follow the Stars Home, Cate Masters, Eternal Press, [link] [comments]
7. All Along the Pacific, C.B. Calsing, Open Heart Publishing, [link] [comments]
8. A Strange Little Band, Judith B. Glad, Uncial Press, [link]
8. Dangerous Curves, Cherie De Sues, Noble Romance Publishing, [link] [comments]
9. In All Things, Shawna Williams, Desert Breeze Publishing, [link]

9. Garden of Heaven: an Odyssey, Malcolm R. Campbell, Vanilla Heart Publishing, [link]
9. A Thirst for War, Raymond Gustavson, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link]
10. Looking For Jamie, Angela Rigley, Bluewood Publishing, [link]
11. Long Ride to Limbo, Kit Prate, Western Trail Blazer, [link]
11. A Taste of Terror, Chastity Bush, MuseItHot Publishing, [link]
11. The White Faced Bear, R. Scott McCoy, Belfire Press, [link]
12. Why God Matters, Karia Fabian and Steve Lumbert, Tribute Books, [link]
12. Deadly Fetishes, Kayden McLeod, Eternal Press, [link]
12. After the War, Before the Peace, Sharon Poppen, Xlibris, [link]
12. Eues of Darkness #7: King's Ransom, Christy Poff, Whiskey Creek Press Torrid, [link]
12. Fallen Star, Ian Barker, Rebel E Publishers, [link]
13. Salvation, Jacqueline Paige, Eternal Press, [link]
13. Best Friends, Edna Curry, Class Act Books, [link]
13. No Rest for the Wicca, Toni LoTempio, Amazon, [link]
13. Appalachian Justice, Melinda Clayton, Vanilla Heart Publishing, [link]
13. Lambs of Men, Charles Dodd White, Casperian Books, [link]
13. Major League Bride: An Inside Look at Life Outside the Ballpark, Kathleen Lockwood, McFarland & Co., Pub., Inc, [link] [comments]
13. Masquerade Marriage, Anne Greene, White Rose Publishing, [link]

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