Meet the Pros

As always on Friday night at 10pm we will have a gathering of our writer, artist, and science guests in the Wheatland room, on the lobby level of the hotel. Please come to meet these guests, chat, and get a few books signed.

Meet the Prose

Our bookseller is Larry Smith Bookseller (Sally Kobee, proprietor). She is from Ohio, and she has been the main bookseller at many literary science fiction conventions, including all the domestic Worldcons. Local area fans will know her from Balticon and Discon 3. She will carry our authors’ books (and many more besides).

Book Premieres

Books premiering at Shore Leave 44 are:

Lost to Eternity (TOS)

by Greg Cox

A thrilling new Star Trek “movie era” novel. Three Eras. Three Mysteries. One Ancient Enemy?

Cases by Candlelight Vol.3 (Sherlock Holmes anthology)

with Chris Abbott, Keith DeCandido, Michael Jan Friedman, and Aaron Rosenberg

From the cobbled streets of Baker Street and beyond, featuring four unique stories to enthrall and transport you back to Victorian England…where the game is once more afoot!

The Adventures of Cannon Belle

by Aaron Rosenberg

A thrilling new historical romance, full of adventure and intrigue. Isabella Parsons is the well-mannered daughter of a baron. Cannon Belle Pearcy is a feared pirate captain. They are one and the same.

Phenomenons 3 (anthology)

by the Crazy 8 Team: Russ Colchamiro, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Mary Fan, Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, Paul Kupperberg, Aaron Rosenberg, Hildy Silverman

The continuing stories of the Phenomenons, costumed heroes who fight the good fight on behalf of the common man. If you love super-heroes, you’ll love the world of the Phenomenons!

Shifting, Swirling HERitage (anthology)

with Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Laura Ware, Susan Shwartz, Diana Dru Botsford, Mariah Southworth

In these upbeat action-packed tales, women turn history inside out, improving women’s cultural standing and role in society forever.

By Your Side

by Phil Giunta

While haunted by visions of her brother’s suicide, psychic-medium Miranda Lorensen is called to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to investigate a series of bizarre deaths—some of which are also suicides.

Strange Novel Worlds: Essays on Star Trek Tie-in Fiction (anthology)

with David Mack et al.

This essay collection focuses on the numerous and widely diverse books of Star Trek tie-in novels published from 1990 to 2022 and examines the tie-in works as relevant literature.