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A young artificer and a young inventor fight society to make a place for themselves and their work...

A veteran reunites with a lost comrade in an amnesty city that cocoons anyone who considers violence...

A foreign balladeer struggles for her family and her reputation in a town seething with border strife...

Rivers trapped in bipedal form stir rebellion against the empire that imprisoned them...


These and other awe-inspiring stories await in The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Nine, a new anthology of sixteen stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

The Best of BCS, Year Nine features such authors as A.M. Dellamonica, Gregory Norman Bossert, Rose Lemberg, Richard Parks, Margaret Killjoy, and Charles Payseur.

It includes “The Orangery” by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, a finalist for the Nebula Awards, and “Carnival Nine” by Caroline M. Yoachim, a finalist for the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards.

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Where to Buy It

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Nine will be available in September 2018 for only $3.99 from major ebook retailers including Kindle, Barnes & Noble, iTunes/iBooks, Kobo,, and more.

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All proceeds from the sale of The Best of BCS, Year Nine go to pay BCS authors and artists for their work. Buy a copy to read great literary adventure fantasy and support Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

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Table of Contents

Carnival Nine · Caroline M. Yoachim
The Orangery · Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Suddenwall · Sara Saab
Two Bodies in Basting Stitch · Allison Jameson-Lucy
A Courtship of Beasts · Michael Anthony Ashley
Red Bark and Ambergris · Kate Alice Marshall
The Wind Shall Blow · Gregory Norman Bossert
In Memory of Jianhong, Snake-Devil · Richard Parks
That Lingering Sweetness · Tony Pi
Whatever Knight Comes · Ryan Row
Wooden Boxes Lined with the Tongues of Doves · Claire Humphrey
Ora et Labora · Theodore McCombs
Men of the Ashen Morrow · Margaret Killjoy
Rivers Run Free · Charles Payseur
The Boy Who Would Not Be Enchanted · A.M. Dellamonica
The Book of How to Live · Rose Lemberg