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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.

Stayin' Alive

If you want to make a career of SF writing, STAYING ALIVE - A WRITER'S GUIDE by three-time SFWA President Norman Spinrad, published by your Critter Captain's ReAnimus Press, is an indispensable guide to the inside workings of the SF publishing industry by an expert.


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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

If you're looking for great stuff to read from bestselling and award-winning authors—look no further! ReAnimus Press was founded by your very own Critter Captain. (And with a 12% Affiliate program.) [More]








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Standings for Romance Short Stories

1. Taming the Country Star, Margo Bond Collins, Entangled Publishing, [link]

2. Night Angel, Lisa Kessler, Self-Pub, [link][comments]
3. Chanpagne and Chocolate, Denyse Bridger, Naughty Nights Press, [link][comments]
4. Christmas Lily, Dawn Luedecke, Books To Go Now, [link][comments]
5. The Shucker's Booktique, J.C. McKenzie, The Wild Rose Press, [comments]
6. One for Kami, Charlene A. Wilson, Astraea Press, [link]
7. Chords of Charis, Jesse Duckworth and Brian Woods, Harren Press, [link][comments]
8. Worth the Effort: Ayden's Story, Kai Strand, Kai Strand, [link][comments]
9. An Improbable Dream, Violetta Antcliff, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link], #top [comments]
10. Lightson Dynasty, Rhiannon Wellman, Three Worlds Press, [link][comments]

11. Scandalous Endeavors, Amanda Marie, Three Worlds Press, [link]
11. Ilya and the Wolf, Rory Ni Coileain, Dreamspinner, [link]
12. Master of the City, Mina Carter, Blue Hedgehog Press, [link]
13. Follow the White Rabbit, Shelli Rosewarne, Breathless Press, [link][comments]
14. An Amish Starry Summer Night, Diane Craver, Amazon, [link]
15. River's Edge Trio, Charmaine Gordon, Vanilla Heart Publishing, [link][comments]
16. The Beta Gets His Man, Amanda Clark, Secret Cravings Publishing, [link]
16. Witch's Tattoo, Eliza March, Wild Rose Press, [link]
16. Holiday Happiness, Chelle Cordero, Vanilla Heart Publishing, [link]
16. Beauty and the Geek, Kara Huntington, Naughty Nights Press, [link]
17. Leave Your Hat On, Mia Epsilon, Breathless Press, [link]
17. To Wish Upon a Roman, Ishabelle Torry, Breathless Press, [link]
17. Wait Watchers, Elle Druskin, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
17. A Shenandoah Christmas, Lisa Belcastro, Washashore Publishing, [link]
17. Sins of An Angel, Ishabelle Torry, Breathless Press, [link]
18. Six Geese for Monica, Brenda Gayle, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
18. Ages of Love, Ginger Simpson, Books We Love, [link]
18. Blame The Mistletoe, Dani Collins, Tule Publishing : Montana Born Books, [link]
18. Body Language, Kayla Jameth, Smashwords, [link]
18. Colonists Like Us, Fay Lee, Musa Publishing, LLC, [link]
18. Bane of Her Desire, Kira Shayde, Loose Id, [link]
18. A Flawed Jewel, Dawn Brower, Breathless Press, [link]
18. The School Teacher's Scandal, Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy, Astrea Press, [link]
18. Magic and Steel, Helen Henderson, High Eyrie Publications, [link][comments]
18. Freed From The Chains Of Deceit, J.S. Morbius, , [link]
18. Cole In My Stockings, Kara Huntington, Naughty Nights Press, [link]

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