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In this issue: Korval rules, Vorkosigan celebrates, and werewolves masticate!
   Books on Sale in Bookstores August 2011
Clan Korval Rules the Stars

Theo Waitley graduates from the pilot academy and goes forth to meet her destiny as a future Korval leader as the Liaden Universe® saga continues.

Ghost Ship debuts in print.

Also this month at the butler did it–save human civilization in epic battle, then become lost for eons, that is. The origin tale for Clan Korval’s Jeeves!

Read free Liaden Universe® story “Intelligent Design” now.

Plus for your reading group, check out Baen’s excellent Ghost Ship study guide.

Celebrate the Vorkosigan Silver Anniversary

Check out this erudite and entertaining reader's guide to Vorkosigan series landmark A Civil Campaign compiled by a host of talent from the official Lois Bujold Mailing List. It’s all to celebrate the silver anniversary of Bujold's Shards of Honor, the book where Miles Vorkosigan's parents meet to begin Lois McMaster Bujold’s multiple bestselling–and now legendary–Vorkosigan saga.

Get A Reader’s Companion to A Civil Campaign here.

Get Lois McMaster Bujold’s latest Miles Vorkosigan thriller Cryoburn.

Take a Midnight Walk on the Wild Side

From light-spirited romps to black-hearted noir, from steampunk London to the bleeding edge of the present–love, betrayal and seduction in a beguiling vein by authors Sarah Hoyt, Tanya Huff, Caitlin Kittredge, Toni L.P. Kelner, Diana Rowland, and editor Jon Mark L. Van Name.

Get The Wild Side now.

Read an interview with The Wild Side editor Mark L. Van Name here

For your reading group, check out our The Wild Side study guide here

August Contest

You Fell Into a Burning Ring of Fire

Feel like sending an aircraft carrier back in time? Maybe a locked-and-loaded troop of special forces to, say, the Alamo? Your choice: who, when and where. Send us a report and win a complete set of Ring of Fire series eBooks and get red shirted in an upcoming Eric Flint novel!

Ring of Fire Contest details here.

August Releases

Ghost Ship
Sharon Lee & Steve Miller

Ace star ship pilot Theo Waitley’s destiny as master pilot and leader of a powerful clan calls, but there are lots of enemies who will try to make sure she’s quite dead before she has the chance to make an answer.

The Wild Side
Mark L. Van Name, ed.

When the werewolf cubs and the baby vamps are tucked away, the adults come out to play. Best-sellers Tanya Huff, Caitlin Kittredge and Toni L.P. Kelner join Sarah Hoyt, Diana Rowland and editor Mark L. Van Name to create a dazzling cast of vampires, werewolves, witches and zombies, oh my. Oh my.

First Command
A. Bertram Chandler

The second in a three-volume collection of the legendary John Grimes books. After moving on from the Terran Navy, wry and adventurous Grimes tries his hand at a private ship command, and finds he likes being his own man.

Monster Hunter Alpha
Larry Correia

Earl Harbinger, boss of Monster Hunter International (and a bit of a monster himself) faces down an old nemesis–a very nasty former KGB werewolf who may be working to create a new, unstoppable breed.

Do Unto Others
Michael Z. Williamson

Tough-as-nails interplanetary mining scion Caron Prescott must prove her mettle and insure her inheritance as an army of hired goons descends upon the lonely outpost she commands.

John Ringo & Brian M. Thomsen

Gritty takes on future combat and penetrating looks into the warrior’s character from Asimov, Heinlein, Clarke, Laumer, Wolfe, and other SF greats who are also military veterans.
Coming Next Month

Into the Hinterlands
David Drake & John Lambshead

A young colonial ventures into the intergalactic wilderness of to drive off an incursion by corrupt Terrans.
Meet Baen Authors
Author Date
Michael Z. Williamson

July 29-August 14
Slippery Rock, PA

Robert Buettner
Lois McMaster Bujold
Larry Correia
Eric Flint
Charles Gannon
Sharon Lee
Steve Miller
Toni Weisskopf
Les Johnson
Mark Van Name

August 17-21
Renovation (World SF Convention)
Reno, NV

Check here for full Baen author schedule

Join Michael Z. Williamson for anywhere from a day to a fortnight of mayhem and amusement at Pennsic, the Society for Creative Anachronism’s annual worldwide event in Slippery Rock, PA, July 29 to August 14. Williamson is a long-time participant in events, as well as being a blade and armor vendor (find him in lucky stall #13). And, of course, Williamson will be on hand as well to sign and sell books—such as his latest novel, Do Unto Others.

Contest Winner

Tim Covington of Garland, Texas, is the winner of July's Monster Hunter contest. Tim will receive a bound galley of Monster Hunter Alpha signed by Larry Correia, and an official Team Harbinger patch.

Don’t forget to check out the newest eBook releases, free fiction “Intelligent Design”, and a new science column at

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