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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!

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 Book/e-book Cover Artwork

1. Into the Horsebutt Nebula, Erick Eyerman (cover artist), [link][comments]

2. Forgotten Hero, L. Bachman, [link][comments]
3. Shade and the Skinwalkers, Marilyn Peake, [link][comments]
4. A Magical Highland Solstice, Debbie Taylor, [link][comments]
5. The Island, Clarissa Johal, [link][comments]
6. Expendable, Morpheus Blak for Critical Mass Communications, [link][comments]
7. Redemption (The Reckless Rockwoods Book 4) by Monica Burns, Enchantress Design & Promo (Cover Art), [link][comments]
8. Illusional Reality, KarinaKantas, [link][comments]
8. Gambler's Choice, Debbie Taylor, [link]
8. Within Stranger Aeons, Michael Fisher, [link]
9. A Heart in Conflict, Michelle Lee (Cover artist), [link][comments]
9. Crimson Bayou, The Dust Jacket, [link]
10. Blood of Nyx, Druscilla Morgan (cover art), [link][comments]
10. A Stitch of Madness, Lisa Vasquez, [link]
10. Four by Moonlight, Simon Nightingale, [link]
10. A Promised Heart, Sheri L McGathy, [link][comments]

11. Blood of the Earth, Katie Anderson, http:/[link]
11. The Secret of Hillcrest House, Melanie Robertson-King & Julie Jordan, [link]
11. Crimson Fire, Druscilla Morgan, [link][comments]
11. Capes & Clockwork vol 2, D. Alan Lewis, [link]
12. Charity and Sacrifice, Judith B. Glad, [link]
12. A Witch's Holiday Wedding, Kristian Norris, [link]
12. Cowboy, Jas T. Ward & Amy Queue (Cover Art), [link]
12. Inferno's Kiss: The Sicari Brotherhood (The Order of the Sicari Book 3) by Monica Burns, Enchantress Design & Promo (Cover Art), [link]
12. Inadvertent Adventures, Brad Fraunfelter, [link]
12. The Story of a Peace-Loving Man, James Robinson, [link]
12. CHEAPJACK PULP Magazine December 2016 cover, John 'DavidsonHero' Rose, [link]
13. Destiny Changed, Terri DelCampo, [link][comments]
13. UnCommon Origins, Fighting Monkey Press, [link][comments]
14. Heart of the Mermaid (The Realmwalker Prophecy Book 1), Jay Aheer (cover artist), [link]
14. Wicked Witches: An Anthology of the New England Horror Writers, Mikio Murakami, [link]
14. The CEO Came DOA, Heather Haven, [link]
14. It's Come to Our Attention, Keely Rew, [link]
14. BAD DAY FOR HARRY DAY, Jean Jacques, [link]
14. The Legacy, Joel Lagerwall, [link][comments]
14. Strangely Funny III, Gary Piserchio, [link]
14. Dark Intentions, Dean Samed (Cover Art), [link]
14. Enemies, Fitzgerald, [link]
14. Echelon, Karri Klawiter, [link]

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