Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 27th June 2009

in hardback:

Robin HobbThe Dragon Keeper the first part in The Rain Wild Chronicles, revisiting the world of her ‘trilogy of trilogies’  i.e. The Farseer, The Live Ships and The Tawny Man sets.

C. J. CherryhConspirator the first in the 4th Foreigner trilogy – the 10th volume overall…
Robert Charles WilsonJulian Comstock subtitled ‘a story of 22nd Century America’ and set in a post-Climate Change world…
Jacqueline CareyNaamah’s Kiss Moirin has inherited the remnants of the magics once wielded by the people of the Brown Bear, of Alba…
James RollinsThe Doomsday Key the latest adventure featuring the Sigma Force

TorchwoodInto the Silence the latest tie-in budget hardback, written by Sarah Pinborough

in large format:

Gardner Dozois (editor) – The Year’s Best Science Fiction, 26th Annual Collection just what it says! The premier annual short stoty collection…

Rochelle Kronzek (editor) – The Vampyre, The Werewolf and other gothic tales of horror 7 horror stories from the 19th Century

in ‘B’ format:

David WellingtonVampire Zero a gruesome vampire tale, so it says!
Sergei LukyanenkoThe Last Watch the 4th of the Watch novels, which began with The Nightwatch, followed by The Daywatch and The Twilight Watch
Toby FrostWrath of the Lemming Men the 3rd in the series that began with Space Captain Smith.  Another adventure in the far reaches of the British Space Empire!
Kate ForsythThe Puzzle Ring her latest fantasy, set mainly in 16th C Scotland! Aimed at the YA audience…

WarhammerGotrek & Felix: The Third Omnibus which consists of Giantslayer, Orcslayer and Manslayer

Twilight of KerberosThe Crucible of the Dragon God by Mike Wild
Tomes of the DeadTide of Souls by Simon Bestwick

in paperback:

K. E. MillsWitches Incorporated the 2nd Rogue Agent novel by Karen Miller, the sequel to The Accidental Sorcerer

James MaxeyDragonseed the third in his novels of the Dragon Age, which began with Bitterwood
Mark ChadbournLord of Silence
Chris EvansA Darkness Forged in Fire part 1 of The Iron Elves, in a regular paperback size

Stephen BaxterFlood near future sf in which the world is faced with a catastrophe of Biblical proportions
C. C. FinlayThe Demon Redcoat the 3rd in the Traitor to the Crown trilogy…
David GunnMaximum Offense the 1st in the Death’s Head military sf series…
Joel ShepherdKillswitch a Cassandra Kresov novel, in the slightly taller ‘premium edition’
Scott MarianiThe Heretic’s Treasure the 4th in the ‘ancient artifact’ series featuring ex-SAS man, Ben Hope

Max Allan CollinsThe Rise of Cobra the film tie-in for the imminent G.I.Joe movie…

James PattersonThe Dangerous Days of Daniel X the 1st in a new series, about a man who can conjure objects out of thin air…
Diana RowlandMark of the Demon Kara Gillian has to track down a shape-changing serial killer…
Laurell K. HamiltonBlood Noir the 13th UK volume featuring Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter!

Warhammer 40,000Fallen Angels the latest volume in the Horus Heresy subseries, written by Mike Lee

magazines:

Locus – both May and June issues; I guess I’m up-to-date again at last
Heavy Metal – Summer cover date
Juxtapoz – July cover date

art, etc:

Victoria FrancesArlene’s Heart a heavily-illustrated short story…
Luis RoyoDead Moon his latest hardback, with a distinct Eastern feel to some of the art…
Luis RoyoDead Moon Portfolio 6 full colour illustrations on card, with a further 6 b&w drawings on lighter paper separating the prints…
Boris Vallejo & Julie BellThe Ultimate Illustrations softcover highlighting their work, in b&w
CirueloFairies and Dragons; Art is Magic a hardback of a story he’s written which is also fully illustrated by him. Looks very attractive!

JuxtapozIn the Land of Retinal Delights published in conjunction with the Laguna Art Museum. Softcover full of interesting art…

L. Frank Baum & Walt McDougall with W. W. DenslowQueer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz subtitled ‘the complete comic strip from 1904 – 1905‘. This is a very large, full colour hardback containing the original comic strips created near the beginning of the OZ publishing phenomenon. It looks great, and comes in it’s own protective cardboard box, measuring approx 42cm x 47cm. (16.5 x 18.5 inches, or so; very large)

gift:

Brian Sibley & John HoweThe Road Goes Ever On And On new pocket-sized book subtitled The Map of Tolkien’s Middle-earth. It includes a short essay, an index of the more important placenames, and a  copy of Howe’s illustrated map, folded into a pocket at the back of the book.

calendars:

H. R. Giger wall calendar
Star Trek (the original series) wall calendar

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June 23, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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