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At the End of the Journey

At the End of the Journey

Six mismatched teenagers and their crusty British captain were out at sea when the world ended. Now, they must step up to leadership or face disaster. They must seek others who were fortunate enough—or tough enough—to have made it through the apocalypse. If they can, then maybe—just maybe—the plague won’t be the end of humanity’s journey after all!

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Blood and Whispers

Blood and Whispers

Thomas Quinn is a sorcerer haunted by the memories of the things he's done over centuries of service to the Arcanum. He has long retired from that life, running an occult shop in Philadelphia for the past several decades. But when two detectives come to his door asking about a brutal ritual murder in his city, Quinn must reluctantly take up the mantle of a Sorcerer of the Arcanum once more.

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To Crush the Moon

To Crush the Moon

Once the Queendom of Sol was a glowing monument to humankind’s loftiest dreams. Ageless and immortal, its citizens lived in peaceful splendor. But as Sol buckled under the swell of an immorbid population, space itself literally ran out.

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Forced Perspectives

Forced Perspectives

Fugitive federal agents Sebastian Vickery and Ingrid Castine, both sensitive to the ghosts that haunt modern Los Angeles. They may be old hands at dealing with the spirit world of L.A., but they have never been in a pursuit so deadly with the stakes so high.

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The Eleventh Gate

The Eleventh Gate

When war breaks out between the city-states of the Eight Worlds, the key to victory and peace lies with two unlikely allies—through the eleventh star-jump gate, at the end of which lies a planet of danger and mystery.

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Ship of Destiny

Ship of Destiny

When a mysterious alien probe materializes from Jump Space and remotely reprograms USS Cam Ranh Bay’s star drive, naval reserve officer Sam Bitka and his crew begin an involuntary voyage that takes them three thousand light years out of known space, and into the heart of an ancient, unknown civilization bent on the destruction of humankind.

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Electronic Advance Reader Copies

1637: The Peacock Throne - eARC

1637: The Peacock Throne - eARC

The diplomatic and trade mission from the United States of Europe came to the Mughal Empire to trade for goods and medicine, but now they are enmeshed in the great civil war of India’s magnificent past—and the fight for a new, brighter future!

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Freehold: Defiance - eARC

Freehold: Defiance - eARC

The UN has invaded the Freehold of Grainne, a bastion of libertarian government in a galaxy of authoritarianism. Grainne must form an organized force from the shattered remnants of their military and from grimly determined insurgents. Their war is for their very way of life.

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The Godel Operation - eARC

The Godel Operation - eARC

An AI must help his favorite human navigate his complex love life while aiding in the search for an ancient, legendary weapon that could spell doom for men, machines, and the Solar System itself!

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Rich Man's Sky - eARC

Rich Man's Sky - eARC

An international team of elite military women, masquerading as space colonists, are set to infiltrate and neutralize the largest and most dangerous project in human history. But nothing is that simple when rich men control the sky, as everyone involved is about to discover.

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1636: Calabar's War - eARC

1636: Calabar's War - eARC

Domingos Fernandes Calabar started out as a military advisor for the Portuguese in Brazil, but these days the Portuguese have a new label for Calabar: “traitorous dog.” Now Calabar helps the Dutch fleet strike at Portuguese and Spanish interests on land and sea.

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A.C. Haskins is a former Armored Cavalry Officer and combat veteran turned economist and business strategist (and occasional defensive firearm instructor). He has a lifelong love of speculative fiction, having written his first science fiction novel as a class project in the eleventh grade. His interests include (but are not limited to) ancient and medieval history, mythology, applied violence studies, tabletop gaming, and theoretical economics. He lives in Michigan with his wife, two cats, and a dog.


A knock on the driver’s side window startled Einar from his catnap. Outside the beat-up ’66 Buick LeSabre, a skinny white boy in his early twenties held his hands up, his expression nervously apologetic. Einar turned off the car radio in the middle of the chorus to Golden Earring’s “Twilight Zone,” then rolled down the window.

“Sorry, did I wake you up?” the kid asked.

“You’re late, Rafferty,” Einar grunted in reply.

“I know, sorry. Study group ran long—I’m the TA for Intro to Mythology this semester.”

“I don’t care about your excuses. You got my money?”

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Jim Beall (BS-Math, MBA, PE) has been a nuclear engineer for over forty years, a war gamer for over fifty, and an avid reader of science fiction for even longer. His experience in nuclear engineering and power systems began as a naval officer. Experience after the USN includes design, construction, inspection, enforcement, and assessment with a nuclear utility, an architect engineering firm, and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC).


Stars recycle and so must we if we are to travel between them.

Stars have practiced recycling from near the beginning

The ordinary matter of the early universe was mostly hydrogen with some helium. Population III stars formed out of that primordial mix (with trace amounts of lithium and beryllium) and fused more hydrogen into helium. Those stars had comparatively short lifespans ending in supernovas (or other stellar events such as becoming black holes) and spreading heavier elements into space where they—along with hydrogen—became part of Population II stars.

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Baen Books 2020 Awards Eligible List

Here’s a list of all the works published in 2020 which are eligible for awards.

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Baen Books announces the top ten finalists for the 2020 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award for best original fantasy short story.

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Join David Weber, Eric Flint and More in Livestream Showcasing New and Upcoming Books

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M.T. Reiten of Los Alamos, New Mexico, has won the grand prize in the 2020 Jim Baen Memorial Award competition for his short story “Bagala Devi Objective.”

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Innovative Independent Publisher to Bring Author Readings, Q&As, and Convention-Style Programming to Facebook LIVE

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A list of all novels, short stories, and nonfiction pieces published by Baen Books in 2019, which are thereby eligible for most major awards

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Over 170 titles from Baen Books to be published as audiobooks over the next three years

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Seventh Annual Contest for Best Original Fantasy Adventure Story To be Presented at NASFIC 2020 in Columbus, Ohio

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