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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.

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)


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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!

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

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Standings for category: Thriller Novels

1. Bareknuckle Barbarian, Teel James Glenn, createspace/Paul Bishop, [link] [comments]
2. Fallen, Ann Simko, Uncial press, [link] [comments]
3. No Other Choice, AJ Kohler, Solstice Publishing, [link] [comments]
4. His Cemetery Doll, Brantwijn Serrah, Breathless Press, [link]
4. Freak Show, Patti Larsen, Purely Paranormal Press, [link] [comments]
5. The CEO, Steve Bederman, solstice publishing, [link] [comments]
6. databyte, Cat Connor, Rebel ePublishers, [link] [comments]
7. The Mason's Mark: Love & Death in the Tower, M. S. Spencer, Secret Cravings, [link]
8. Someone Else's Skin, Sarah Hilary, Headline, [link] [comments]
9. Toxicity, Max Booth III, Post Mortem Press, [link]

10. All Good Deeds, Stacy Green, Twisted Minds Press, [link] [comments]
10. Three Wrongs, Chuck Bowie, MuseItUpPublishing, [link]
11. Blackout:An Aurora Black Novel, Kate Lynd, Createspace, [link]
11. Thre Brothers' Keepers, Matthew Peters, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
12. The Red Legion, Max Davine, ASJ Publishing, [link]
12. Lethal Journey, Kim Cresswell, KC Publishing, [link] [comments]
12. A Beautiful Madness, Lee Thompson, DarkFuse, [link]
12. Twin Cities, K. D. Thomas, J. Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
12. The Shed, Dianne Hartsock, Solstice Publishing, 549081876472672257
13. Operation Ivy Bells, Robert G. Williscroft, Starman Press, [link]
13. Preta Pathogen, Daniel Durrant, J. Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
13. Storm Surge (An Orten International Thriller), Sharron Riddle, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
13. The Grey Matter, Ollie Sue Mosiman, Post Mortem Press, [link]
13. The Medallion, Len Abram, Damnation Books, [link]
13. killerbyte, cat connor, Rebel e, [link] [comments]
13. Deadly Shore, Frank Sullivan, Whimsical Publications, LLC, [link]
13. Revenge, Susan K. Droney, Devine Destinies, [link]
13. Watching Over You, Mel Sherratt, Thomas & Mercer, [link]

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