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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 Romance Novels

1. The Time King (The Kings Book 13), Heather Killough-Walden, HKL Publishing, [link][comments]

2. Cairo Connection, Carol Henry, Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
3. Irish Shadows, Paula Martin, Tirgearr Publishing, [link][comments]
4. Love You So Special (The Love You So Stories Book 3), Tara Lain, Dreamspinner Press, [link][comments]
4. Blood Instincts, Marie Lavender, Solstice Publishing, [link][comments]
5. Arresting Mason, Amber Daulton, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
6. Christmas and Cannolis, Peggy Jaeger, Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
7. Every Little Thing, Anna Maloney, 18thWall Productions, [link][comments]
8. Dear Heart, Linda LIngle, Solstice Publishing, [link][comments]
9. Storm Crossed, Dani Harper, Montlake, [link][comments]
10. Gumshoe Girl, Andrea Ramos, Tirgearr Publishing, [link]

11. Twilight Desires, Amanda Ashley, Zebra, [link]
11. Misfortune of Song, Christy Nicholas, Tirgearr Publishing, [link]
12. A Second Tomorrow, Palvi Sharma, Solstice Publishing, [link]
13. Trial of a Warrior, Mary Morgan, The Wild Rose Press [comments]
14. Sisters of Prophecy, Jude Pittman and Gail Roughton, BWL Publishing Inc., [link]
14. One Night in Inverness, Charlotte Howard, Tirgeardd Publishing, [link]
14. The Wide Open, Jeffery Martin Botzenhart, Solstice Publishing, [link]
14. Can't Stand the Heat, Peggy Jaeger, Kensingon/Lyrical Shine, [link]
15. Montreal Mischief, Laure L'Amour, Liquid Silver Publishing, [link]
15. A Whole New Life, Sheri Velarde, Hot Tree Publishing, [link]
15. My Beloved Demon, Perci T. Brooks, Amazon
15. Resonance, Carol Smith, Self-Published, [link]
15. Tempting Jane (The Rochester Sisterhood Book 1), Monica Burns, Maroli SP Imprints , [link][comments]
16. Holly Cottage - Where the Magic Begins, Stephanie Payne Hurt, Horseshoe Publishing, [link]
16. Captivating Melody, Katherine McIntyre, Evernight Publishing, [link]
16. When Comes Forever, Loretta C. Rogers, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
16. A Summer of Secrets, Lorna Peel, Self-Published, [link]
16. Love Begins at 40, Ann Burnett, Tirgearr, [link]

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