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In this issue: Build a house of steel, fight eight million gods, discover alien tech, walk seven miles through deadly nano-goo—and interface with a Brainship!
   February 2013

Portal Hell—Frozen Over

Alien tech specialist Madeline Fathom has landed her crippled ship on Jupiter’s moon, Europa. She’s joined on that frozen moon by the stranded crewmembers of another ill-fated expedition. With a rescue vessel destroyed, the crews must survive lethal radiation, vacuum, and ice as hard as steel while they figure out a way to make it home. The sequel to Threshold.

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Guide to the Honorverse and a New David Weber Novella

An all-new David Weber Honorverse short novel chronicling the early days of the Manticoran Star Kingdom crowns this guide and treasure trove of beautifully designed tech, specs, and insights on David Weber’s best-selling Honor Harrington series.

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House of Steel

Eight Million Gods Japanese Gods and Monsters Rampage

Nikki is a horror novelist living in Japan. Her choice of career is dictated by an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder that forces her to write stories of death and destruction. Reality starts to unravel around Nikki when Japanese myths and legends come to life and force her work to take on a very deadly life of its own.

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Baen Ebooks Now at Apple iBooks

Baen Books is pleased to announce that Baen Ebooks are now available at the Apple iBookstore.

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Burning Crumbs in a Post-apocalypse World

Civilization has collapsed in nanotechnological breakdown caused by “crumbs.” Now one scientist may have found hope for a way out—if he can convince his Luddite superiors that scientific thinking is the only solution. Compelling new fiction from 2012 Compton Crook Award winner T.C. McCarthy.

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Seven Miles

Will Neural Interfaces Strike a Nerve and Lead to Brainships?

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary reissue of The Ship Who Searched by Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey, research biologist and avid science fiction reader Dr. Tedd Roberts, whose specialty is neural interfaces, takes us on a tour of the current technology of human-machine nerve-linking and lets us know that we may be a lot closer to McCaffrey's legendary brainships than we think!

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Sun Rises on Rising Sun Teacher's Guide

The latest in our popular series of teacher’s guides for Baen Books that might be appropriate for high school or college classroom reading. Includes synopses, discussion questions, quizzes, and more for Robert Conroy’s best-selling alternate history Rising Sun.

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Rising Sun Teacher's Guide

A Few Good Men Reading Guide
A Few Good Readers

Fun and compelling discussion questions for your reading group (or for individual reading) for Sarah A. Hoyt’s new Darkship series novel, A Few Good Men.

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May Baen Ebook Releases

Eric Flint
Ryk E. Spoor - HALF

An exploratory mission to Mars and beyond begets a rush to gain control of advanced alien technology—even if it leads to an interplanetary war. Book three in the Boundary series.

House of Steel
David Weber

An all-new David Weber Honorverse short novel chronicling the early days of the Manticoran Star Kingdom crowns this guide and treasure trove of tech, specs, and insights on David Weber’s best-selling Honor Harrington series.

Children of the Gates
Andre Norton - HALF

Two legendary Andre Norton SF adventure novels of the telepathic future in one volume. On a world where parallel and alternate universes intersect Celtic faery folk, modern humans, and inhabitants face a sinister visitor. Plus: a young telepath woman’s vision quest on a strange planet. Includes Here Abide Monsters and Yurth Burden.

World Divided: Book Two of the Secret World Chronicles
Mercedes Lackey
Cody Martin
Dennis Lee
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 two of the Secret World Chronicle.

The Star Beast
Robert A. Heinlein

Huge star beast Lummox has been the pet of John Stuart’s family, but now the authorities want him carted away. Young John isn’t about to let anyone deport his friend—even if it takes leaving his old life behind forever.
A. E. Van Vogt
Eric Flint
David Drake

Global war smashes civilization and so-called scientists who worship at the altars of the atomic gods must find a future for humanity. Plus: Mission to the Stars, a sweeping interstellar adventure, and two novels of the Ezwal series. Includes Empire of the Atom, The Wizard of Linn, Mission to the Stars and other wonder-inducing masterpieces from Golden Age SF master.

The Enchanter Reborn
L. Sprague de Camp
Christopher Stasheff - HALF

Two of SF's most acclaimed authors collaborate with John Maddox Roberts, Holly Lisle and Tom Wham to bring a whole new life to Professor Harold Shea and his band of not-so-merry companions in the richly-imagined sequel to The Complete Compleat Enchanter.

*This Baen Ebooks subscription bundle will dissolve on April 15, 2013. After that date, these books will be available for individual sale only.*

Ron Miller Classics of Science Fiction Collection

Bundle Two of the massive and hugely entertaining Ron Miller Classics of Science Fiction ebook series. These are groundbreaking great books, many never available before, carefully edited, footnoted, and illustrated by science fiction eminence Ron Miller.

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February Night Shade Bundle

The Departure
Neal Asher

An overpopulated Earth is under the brutal, high-tech thumb of the Committee. Towering robot shepherds with pain-inducers maintain control. On Mars, a base abandoned by the Committee faces extinction. As spilled blood turns the Red Planet even redder, one Martian settler strives to build a new life for herself and her people.

Betsy Dornbusch

In a world of swords, magic, and dark power, Draken vae Khellian, bastard cousin of the king, has lost his wife, his homeland, and his name, only to find a destiny that will shake the gods. First entry in Seven Eyes series.

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Don’t forget to check out the Baen new book releases here. Enter the February Liaden© Universe contest here. Have a look at Ron Miller’s essay on his cool old school SF collection here. And for upcoming appearances by Baen authors and editors, check here.

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