23/08/2005. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Baen Books announces a cure for PPD ... Post-Potter Depression.
So it's After Harry time, and you feel the post-Potter blues set in. Don't want to close the book on adventure, enchantment, and courageous young heroes ready to take on the forces of evil?
Baen Books tells SFcrowsnest it has the recipe to keep the spirit of Hogwarts alive - and the Muggles at bay.
Take David Weber's Oath of Swords, where a young bard of lowly birth finds himself championing the Forces of Light. You'll meet another young hero-magician in Rick Cook's Wiz Biz, where a youthful computer genius is transported to a realm where magic works. In Chrome Borne, Mercedes Lackey delivers a car-racing hero in a world where elves live among us, and award-winning Wen Spencer's enchanting heroine Tinker must fight her way through dark-elf plots in modern Philadelphia to get to her first date.
Eric Flint, joins forces with South African Dave Freer for a light-hearted romp through the worlds of Greek and Egyptian mythology in Pyramid Scheme, while megastar Marion Zimmer Bradley takes a more serious tour of the world's most famous lost island in The Fall of Atlantis.
More details over at www.baen.com
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