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The Time Mechanic
Victoria
Bastedo

STEAMPUNK/FANTASY:  History is a fragile thing. Legend says that when catastrophe threatens to upset the peaceful progress of time and culture, a Time Mechanic will rise to meet the challenge.

SCI-FI:  Bounty hunter and all around badass, Fianna is not afraid to violate galactic trade regulations to pursue her quarry to the mysterious and forbidden blue planet of Azura. After all, she needs Tarkan alive to win the bounty money and pay for her brother’s surgery. Crash-landing on the planet makes things that much harder — as does the realization that Tarkan hasn’t come alone.

Beyond Beauport
James
Masciarelli

NAUTICAL ADVENTURE:  Shannon Clarke is a Gloucester empty nester who now suffers with a marriage on the rocks. Her kids are grown and her husband and she are on the outs. As Shannon wonders where her mid-life crisis will take her, Uncle Paddy makes a timely visit. Armed with letters and items from the Golden Age of Piracy, he insists they are related to Anne Bonney and other famous pirates.

STEAMPUNK/HISTORICAL/FANTASY:  Dr. Alec McCullough is a member of BURR – Benthic Underwater Reconnaissance and Rescue. While on a mission, he injures his knee so badly that he needs a mechanical knee replacement. No longer fit for missions, Alec is given a laboratory and a specimen that appears at first examination to be an octopus.

Fortune Favors the Bold
Theodore
Modis

MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY:  Theodoros is slain by a Bulgarian thug, leaving his strong-willed wife and children, including son Giorgos, to fend for themselves. At the same time, Theodosia is finding herself an orphan but nothing is able to squash her love of learning, finally she is able to move forward with becoming a teacher and attending university where she meets Giorgos, now a lawyer.

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