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In this issue: worlds divide, aliens defect–and a sketch your favorite meta-heroes contest!
   Books on Sale in Bookstores February 2012
Meta-heroes, Assemble

From New York Times best seller, Mercedes Lackey and company, the second entry in a new pulse-pounding saga of modern-day humans with superpowers. After turning back an invasion of hyper-science war machines, the heroes go on the hunt for the invaders’ conspiracy-cloaked masters.

Get World Divided: Book II of the Secret World Chronicle now

Check out our Secret World Chronicle February contest here

And listen to special Baen Books Secret World Chronicles audio podcast here

A New Hope for Civilization—a Last Stand for Earth

For alien Commander Arid Ricimer there was no going home. His species was winning the war with Earth, but the civilization he had fought for was gone, destroyed from within by ideologues and bureaucrats. So he does the only thing that makes sense to a person of integrity—he attempts to defect to Earth with his officers and an entire spaceship, a vessel that mounts a superweapon of almost unimaginable power.

Get Guardian of Night now

Read free short story “CHECKSUM Checkmate,” set in the Guardian of Night universe here

Check out an interview with Tony Daniel here

February Contest

Favorite Meta-Human Portrait Contest

To celebrate February’s publication of World Divided, follow-up to Invasion the second entry in Baen's outstanding new series, The Secret World Chronicle, helmed by Mercedes Lackey, you’ve invited to submit a sketch of your favorite meta-hero from the series.

Contest info here

February Books

World Divided: Book Two of the Secret World Chronicle
Mercedes Lackey, Cody Martin, Dennis Lee, and Veronica Giguere

After an Earth-scarring apocalyptic battle, humanity’s meta-heroes–humans with super powers–must take the fight to a conspiracy-cloaked enemy. Book 2 of the Secret World Chronicle

Guardian of Night
Tony Daniel

A dissident alien commander and his human allies face down the forces of a tyrannical star empire as the alien captain attempts to defect to Earth with a superweapon of almost unimaginable power.
In Fire Forged: Worlds of Honor V
David Weber

Tales set in a world touched by the greatness of one epic heroine: Honor Harrington. Includes stories by Jane Lindskold, Timothy Zahn, and David Weber himself.
The Crucible of Empire
Eric Flint
K. D. Wentworth

The fragile Human-Jao alliance must recruit a powerful third alien society that has been in hiding for millennia to stave off invasion from a fourth exterminator race. The stirring sequel to Course of Empire.

Carousel Tides
Sharon Lee

A family legacy of magic and world-walking returns to haunt a young woman. A gripping and romantic contemporary fantasy thriller from the co-creator of the Liaden Universe®.

Earthblood and Other Stories
Keith Laumer and Rosel George Brown
edited by Eric Flint

Two epic novels gathered together featuring humanity pushed to the brink of existence—and fighting back with a dash of grit and a sense of humor.
Coming in March

A Rising Thunder
David Weber

After a brutal attack on the Manticoran home system, Honor Harrington and the Star Kingdom she serves battle back against a new, technologically powerful, and utterly nefarious enemy.
Meet Baen Authors
Author Date
Tony Daniel

February 17-19
Pasco, WA

Sharon Lee
Steve Miller
Jerry Pournelle
Toni Weisskopf
Daniel Dos Santos
Bob Eggleton

February 17-19
Boston, MA

Toni Weisskopf
Michael Z. Williamson
Laura Haywood-Cory
Tony Daniel
Jim Minz
Gray Rinehart

March 2-4
High Point, NC

Check here for full Baen author schedule

Don't forget to check out the newest Ebook releases, and free fiction: Tony Daniel’s story of an A.I. on trial for murder and treason, “CHECKSUM Checkmate,”. Plus, J.R. Dunn’s hard-hitting, surprising, and in-depth look at the relationship of drugs and war, past, present, and future here.

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