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Critters is 23!

Yes, 23 years ago Critters was born. Wow! Thanks so much to all of you, who've made it such a resounding success!

Critters no longer accepting European Union members :(

It's with a heavy heart that I have to announce Critters can no longer accept people in the European Union as members. This is a result of the "GDPR" privacy laws going into effect. I'm a big fan of privacy, and applaud the general idea behind the GDPR, but the way it's implemented forces me to close the door to EU writers. [read more why...]

Books from Critters!

Check out Books by Critters for books by your fellow Critterfolk, as well as my list of recommended books for writers.

How to Write SF

The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova, best-selling author and six-time Hugo Award winner for Best Editor. (This is one of the books your ol' Critter Captain learned from himself, and I highly recommend it.) (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.

P&E Has a New Caretaker!

I'm very happy to announce that P&E has been handed off to a new caretaker! Check out the site for news and such. Hurrah!

Interviewed!

I'm being interviewed live on public radio for Critters 20th birthday. For those who want to listen, it's on the 10am (Mountain time) show on Thursday, 11/19/16, on Colorado Public Radio - www.cpr.org has streaming on the site or it's 90.1 FM in the Denver area. [Interview is done, you can listen on the site]

Free Web Sites

Free web sites for authors (and others) are available at www.nyx.net.

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!

Network speeding up

I'm switching the connection over to a new, shiny 10X faster network because of all the load. There might be bits of downtime as your boxes learn new addresses and things. Should be brief. Let me know of any prolonged outages you see.

Preditors & Editors Changeover

With the very sad passing of Dave Kuzminski, who ran P&E, I've taken over the P&E duties. Lots of what I hope are improvements; check it out at pred-ed.com.

Critters Server is Dying has been Replaced

See important details here in my blog. Let me know if you find anything that isn't working right. (Manuscripts are now available for this week, FYI.)

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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Official Results

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Standings for Romance Novels

1. Night's Mistress, Amanda Ashley, Kensington, [link][comments]




2. Dream of Paris, Paula Martin, Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery, [link][comments]
3. The Dysfunctional Test, Kelly Moran, Samhain, [link][comments]
4. Kilingiri, Janna Gray, Createspace, [link][comments]
5. Nothing Short of a Miracle, Carol Henry, The Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
6. Counterfeit Cowboy, Gail MacMillan, The Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
7. Cursed Awakening, Nikki Noffsinger, XoXo Publishing, [link][comments]
7. Italian Affair, Annie Seaton, Entangled Publishing, [link][comments]
8. Dysfunction Junction, April Erwin, MuseIt Up Publishing, [link][comments]
8. Alicia's Possession, Colette Saucier, Secret Cravings, [link]
9. Timeless Night Book One in the New Camelot Series, Torie James, Breathless Press, [link][comments]
10. Love You to Death, Jackie Uhrmacher, CreateSpace, [link][comments]




11. A Bar In Paris, Imogene nix, Beachwalk Press, [link][comments]
12. Her Unbridled Cowboy, Donna Michaels, Amazon, [link][comments]
13. Silverhawk, Barbara Bettis, The Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
13. Permanent, Kim Carmichael, Breathless Books Assent Publishing, [link][comments]
14. Child of the Dragon, Jeanne Guzman, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link]
14. Vexing Voss, Gail Koger [comments]
15. A Highlander in Her Past, Maeve Greyson, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
15. Gracie's War, Elaine Everest, Pulse Romance, [link][comments]
15. The Transformation of Anna, Charlene A. Wilson, Arched Spectrum, [link]
15. Coda, Janie Franz, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
16. Code Name:Ghost, Natasza Waters, Secret Cravings Publishing, [link][comments]
16. The Rosewood Whistle, Pat McDermott, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, [link][comments]
17. Random Acts of Crazy, Julia Kent, Amazon, [link][comments]
17. Drowning, Rachel Firasek, Naedge Publishing, [link][comments]
17. The Reunion, Suzanne Rossi, The Wild Rose Press [comments]
17. Heart Melter, Sophia Knightly, Amazon, [link][comments]
17. The Lion's Embrace, Marie Laval, MuseitUp Publishing, [link]
17. Through Gypsy Eyes, Killarney Sheffield, Crimson Romance, [link]
18. Fallen Star, Jim Cangany, Uncial Press, [link]
18. Say When A Something More Novel, Tara West, Self Published, [link][comments]
19. Cowboy-Sexy, Donna Michaels, The Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
19. Christmas Goes Green, L.J. Holmes, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
19. Lillian Holmes and the Leaping Man, Ciar Cullen, Boroughs Publishing, [link][comments]
19. A Kitchen Affair, Carol Preflatish, Sweet Cravings Publishing, [link][comments]
20. The Antique Love, Helena Fairfax, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
20. Southern Embrace, Tamaria Soana, Beachwalk press, [link]
20. IN this Kingdom by the Sea, Icy Snow Blackstone, Class Act Books, [link]
20. Spy Catcher, Lindsay Downs, Secret Cravings Publisher, [link]
21. A Christmas Accident, Melissa Keir, Secret Cravings Publishing, [link]
21. Killingiri, Janna Grey, Createspace [comments]
21. Wicked By Nature, Madison Sevier, Secret CravingsPublishing, [link]
22. Say When, Tara west, Self Published
22. The Toymaker, Kay Springsteen, Astraea Press, [link]
22. SheRides, Adelle Laudan, Amazon, [link][comments]
23. The Catch, Charmaine Gordon, Vanilla Heart Publishing, [link]
23. Visions of Fire & Ice, Teresa D'Amario, Freya's Bower, [link]
23. Troll-y Yours, Sheri Fredricks, Temple Publishing, [link]
23. Tangling with the CEO, Annie Seaton, Entangled Publishing, [link][comments]
23. Christmas Ever After, Nell Dixon, Brierley Rose Press, [link]
23. The Art of Love, Lorna Collins, Sherry Derr-Wille, Luanna Rugh, & Cheryl Gardarian, Whiskey Creek Press, [link][comments]
23. ULTIMATE NIGHT'S DELIGHTS, Kelli A. Wilkins, Amber Quill Press, [link]
23. Leave The Lights On, Karen Stivali, Samhain, http:[link]
23. The Doubting Heart, Brenda Gayle, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
23. Romance at the Royal Menagerie, Ruth J. Hartman, Astraea Press, [link]
23. Blood Myth Book One of the Myth Series, Stacy A. Moran, Art of Safkhet, [link]
23. Betting It All, Cate Masters, Decadent Publishing, [link]
23. Vampire King of New York, Susan Hanniford Crowley, Soul Mate Publishing, [link][comments]
24. The Silk Romance, Helena Fairfax, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
24. Twist of Fate, Laurie White, Secret Cravings Publishing, [link]
24. Bound to the Highlander, Kate Robbins, Tirgearr Publishing, [link]
24. Atlantis Vortex, Sultry Summers, Melange-Books, [link][comments]
24. Dancing on Air, Nicole Hurley-Moore, Escape Publishing, [link]
24. Lapses of Memory, M. S. Spencer, Secret Cravings, [link]
24. The Ugly Truth, Cheryel Hutton, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
24. City of Jade, L. J. LaBarthe, Dreamspinner Press, [link]
24. A Groom for Christmas, Cara Marsi, Amazon, [link]
24. Too Many Fairy Princes, Alex Beecroft, Samhain, [link][comments]
24. Upon Your Return, Marie Lavender, Solstice Publishing, [link]
24. The Supreme Macaroni Company, Adriana Trigiani, Harper Collins, [link]
25. The Temperate Warrior, Renee Vincent, Turquoise Morning Press, [link]
25. All For Spilled Blood, R. Ann Siracusa, Breathless Press, [link]
25. Old Town Nights, Linda Lee Williams, Amazon, [link][comments]
25. Concealed in My Heart, Regina Puckett, Punk & Sissy Publications, [link]
25. No Gentleman Is He, Carley Bauer & Lynette Willows, Tirgearr Publishing, [link][comments]
25. Lady of Pleasure, Delilah Marvelle, Delilah Marvelle Productions, LLC, [link]
25. The Toast Bitches, Sandra Cormier, Musa Publishing, [link]
25. Stetson's Storm, Kathleen Ball, Desert Breeze, [link][comments]
25. Home Again, Home Again, Nadine Christian, Eternal Press, [link]
25. Moondance, Jillian Chantal, Desert Breeze Publishing, [link]
25. Blood Of The Ruby Throne, Sultry Summers, Whiskey Creek Press, [link][comments]
25. A Shadow on the Ground, Rebecca Lee Smith, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
25. Undercover Lover, Jamie K. Schmidt, Musa Publishing, [link]
25. Harper's Wish, Krista Ames, Roane Publishing, [link]
25. If I Loved You, Jean C. Joachim, Secret Cravings, [link][comments]
25. Echoes, Charlene A. Wilson, Arched Spectrum, [link]
25. Moonlight Warrior, Jessica Coulter Smith, Jessica Coulter Smith, [link]
25. Giving Up the Ghost, S.A. Price, Sisters Price Publishing, [link]
25. The Darkest Craving, Gena Showalter, [link]
26. The Red Satin Collection, Giselle Renarde, CreateSpace, [link]
26. The Witching Moon, Loretta C. Rogers, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
26. Lessons for Suspicious Minds, Charlie Cochrane, Cheyenne Publishing, [link]
26. Outback Affair, Annie Seaton, Entangled Publishing, [link]
26. The Family: Liam, KV Taylor, Belfire Press, [link]
26. Waking Up His Wife, Kristal McKerrington & Joe E Legend, Solstice Publishing, [link]
26. CFO's Affair, Tina Gayle, Amazon, [link]
26. A MARRIAGE BARGAIN, Blaise Kilgallen, Sweet Cravings Publishing, [link]
26. TWO ADAMS FOR EVA, Blaise Kilgallen, secret cravings publishing, [link]
26. Sunrise Over Brasov, Stephanie Burkhart, Desert Breeze Publishing , [link]
26. Making the Grade, Shannon West, MLR Press, [link]
26. Last Kiss Goodnight, Gena Showalter, [link]
26. Two-Room Flat, Jill Urbach, Astraea Press, [link][comments]
26. Difficult Choices, Sandy Sullivan, Secret Cravings, [link]
26. Murder, Madness & Love, Yolanda Renee, Curiosity Quills Press, [link]
26. An Unexpected Widow , Carre White, Amazon, [link]
26. Bad Boy Blake, Lorraine Nelson, Evernight Publishing, [link][comments]
26. Finding the thing within, Ciro Sceusa, Alpha wolf publishing, [link]
26. Moonstone Obsession, Elizabeth Ellen Carter, Etopia Press, [link]

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