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In this issue: a seventeenth-century muscle car, an Honor Harrington classic collectible, and a horde of fantasy heroes and heroines! All that plus an all-new contest!
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Race to Make Peace!

The United States of Europe: a modern day West Virginia town transported to the 1600s now become a nation. It’s a nation beset by enemies on all sides. Luckily, a new Hapsburg emperor has come to the throne and it looks like there finally might be a chance for peace. With the Austro-Hungarian Empire teetering on the brink, the USE sends auto mechanics and financiers to the rescue. What better way to bridge the gap than to create a racetrack for the emperor’s new muscle car?

Get 1636: The Viennese Waltz here.

November Contest

In the latest Ring of Fire novel, 1636: The Viennese Waltz, the Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire has taken to street racing his up-timer muscle car through seventeenth-century Vienna. Which got us thinking, how might the rules and regulations of other modern-day sporting events change if transported back in time? Let us know your ideas for a chance to win a first edition copy of 1636: The Viennese Waltz, signed by the authors!

Find out more here.


Don't Touch that Dial: It's the Baen Free Radio Hour!

Coming on the podcast: authors Wen Spencer, Sarah A. Hoyt, editor Hank Davis, and cover artist Bob Eggleton on the Baen Big Book of Monsters. A roundtable discussion of Robert A. Heinlein novel, Beyond this Horizon. Plus, editors and authors on military fantasy anthology Shattered Shields, and new Ring of Fire series novel 1636: The Viennes Waltz!

Listen to The Baen Free Radio Hour now

Tales of Honor: The Game & Comic

Tales of Honor, based on David Weber’s best-selling Honor Harrington series, launched earlier this year as a mobile game and comic series. Join other Honor fans to engage in online live community challenges and share gameplay footage. Watch trailer and download game for free here.

Check out the stellar comic series based on “On Basilisk Station” that Unleash the Fanboy gives 8.5/10 stars and says “A brilliant introduction to the Honorverse.” Issue #4 just released July 30th so get it while it’s hot! Click here to watch the new trailer, download a free preview of the first issue, & purchase issues #1 - #4 to catch up.


Teacher’s Guides

Beyond this Horizon and Many More!

Baen Books continues its release of guides to classics of science fiction and fantasy with a teacher’s guide to Robert A. Heinlein’s Beyond this Horizon. Perfect for the classroom or book club discussion group, this all-new guide features chapter-by-chapter summary, group discussion questions, and is available as a free download now.

And check out our complete library of teacher’s guides here.

October Contest Winner

Beat Back the Alien Menace!

Last month we asked you how to save humanity from an invading horde of insectoid aliens. Your entries were so much fun, The Chaplain’s War author Brad Torgersen asked to get in on the action. Brad himself picked this month’s winner. Congratulations to Mark Reindl. He’ll receive a copy of the book, signed by Brad! You can read Mark’s winning entry here.

November Books

1636: The Viennese Waltz
Eric Flint
Paula Goodlett
Gorg Huff


With the Austro-Hungarian Empire teetering on the brink, the United States of Europe sends auto mechanics and financiers to the rescue. What better way to bridge the gap than to create a racetrack for the emperor’s new muscle car?

The Short Victorious War
David Weber
(limited leatherbound hardcover)

The ruling families of the People’s Republic of Haven want a short victorious war, but Captain Honor Harrington is going to give them a war that's anything but.

The Sword of Michael
Marcus Wynne
(trade paperback)

Marius Winter, shaman-warrior, and his spirit guides embark on a battle through Hell to save the souls of everyone Marius loves from the demon Belial!

Shattered Shields
Jennifer Brozek, ed.
Thomas Schmidt, ed.

(trade paperback)

High fantasy and mighty conflicts go hand-in-hand. In great wars, armies rise to fight evil hordes and heroes struggle to push beyond their imperfections to save the day. Here are stories of dark magic, enemy blades, epic landscapes, and epic battles.

Hope Reformed
David Drake
Eric Flint
S.M. Stirling

(mass market paperback)

The Empire has fallen and a time of technological ruin is upon the stars. But one battle computer has survived the Collapse, and he is determined to aid those who would restore a star-faring civilization. Enter Raj Whitehall, the general who will retake humanity from the jaws of barbarism.

The Undead Hordes of Kan-Gul
Jon F. Merz
(mass market paperback)

A Shadow Warrior and his unlikely traveling companions face off against a malevolent sorcerer and an army of the dead.

Revolution: The Secret World Chronicle III
Mercedes Lackey
Cody Martin
Dennis Lee
Veronica Giguere

(mass market paperback)

It’s go time once again for the meta-heroes and their ghostly ally, Seraphym, the spirit of the world. Financier villain Verdegris knows he must trap and destroy her if he is to take down the metas.
Baen Appearances
Author Appearance
David Drake
Charles E. Gannon
Mark Van Name

November 6-9
World Fantasy Con
Washington, D.C.

Les Johnson

November 9-12
Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop
Oak Ridge, TN

Jody Lynn Nye

November 14-16
Lombard, IL

Michael Z. Williamson

November 16
American Book Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sharon Lee
Steve Miller

November 21-23
Crown Plaza Hotel
Cherry Hill, NJ

Don't forget to check out the newest ebook releases here, plus free fiction from Wen Spencer here. Also, don’t miss “Behind the Scenes at Mission Control,” new non-fiction from former NASA mission controller Terry Burlison, here.
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