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A latent psychic swears a vendetta against the aliens who invaded his home, a team of lawyers must prevent the ruin of two galaxies, and mecha mercenaries The Four Horsemen and Wardogs, Inc. both return to action in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in science fiction. Battle Harem #1 – Isaac Hooke Jason […]

John del Arroz introduces you to the Special Forces of Steampunk! Airships, Guns, and Gadgets! The Knights of the Crystal Spire are more than ordinary fantasy knights. Life as an apprentice knight hasn’t been easy on James Gentry. As a commoner and an outsider, he’s been ridiculed, picked on, and shunned by the other boys. […]

In case you’re interested, we’ve got THREE new print editions out this week in the Castalia Books Direct store that may be of interest. First is CHUCK DIXON’S AVALON #1: THE STREET RULES, which is available in a gold logo edition for $2.99. We very nearly got it out as fast as the digital version thanks to […]

From the mean streets of Moseley to the luxurious beach houses of Diamond Beach, crime affects everyone in Avalon. And the presence of the superhumans known around the city as “specials” hasn’t necessarily made life for the average citizen any better, since the local vigilantes are as apt to demand payment for their protection as […]

The Colonies throw off England’s shackles in a second American Revolution, two genetically engineered sharks battle sea monsters for the fate of the free world, and the Shield Knight quests to stop the rise of an evil new god in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in fantasy and adventure. The Cessation of Karrak […]

The conclusion to Peter Grant’s Cochrane’s Company trilogy. The shadow war started as a simple contract to defend a system against asteroid thieves. The harder Andrew Cochrane and Hawkwood Security fought, the worse things became. Now they find themselves embroiled in an interstellar war with an entire mafia! Worse yet, the proceedings are so profitable […]

A time traveler defies Fate to keep his family safe, a battered fleet leads invaders on a wild goose chase through unexplored space, and a delivery man unearths a conspiracy from before the rise of man in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in science fiction. Alliance Insurgent (Alliance Trilogy #3) – Michael Wallace […]

The eight volume of Jay Allan’s Blood on the Stars follows a rag-tag fleet buying time in the unknown reaches of space so that a war hero can rally the defenses back home. War is coming, darker and more terrible than any that have come before. The Hegemony is coming to impose its brutal system […]

Castalia House is extremely pleased to announce that SUPERLUMINARY: THE WORLD ARMADA by John C. Wright is now available for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited. Although the Lords of Creation survived the awesome onslaught of the world-killing space vampires, there is nowhere in the lifeless galaxy that they can hope to hide their planets and people forever. How […]

A Russo-Japanese War veteran searches for Ainu gold, an EMT turned PI races to find a serial killer in Florida, and a relic hunter makes a shady deal with the CIA in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in fantasy and adventure. Auring’s Wrath (Leviathan #1) – Justin DePaoli The lands of Covecus bleed […]

In a departure from gardening books such as Compost Everything, David the Good’s latest release, Turned Earth is best described as Gardening Action and Adventure. During an old interview David mentioned a possible future book, Tactical Gardening, “a book on hiding food in plain sight and growing death hedges”. I thought he was joking but it turns out bubbling under the surface […]

Time-travelling scientists must defend medieval Paris from Vikings, an A.I. platoon fights for the promise of freedom, and a teen soldier livestreams her battles in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in science fiction. An Airless Storm (Cochrane’s Company #2) – Peter Grant The secret is out – the Mycenae system is the hottest […]