Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 12th September 2009

In hardback:

Fiona McIntoshTyrant’s Blood the 2nd book in the Valisar trilogy…the sequel to Royal Exile

Clive Cussler & Grant BlackwoodSpartan Gold the 1st in a new series of adventures, much like his earlier books, but without NUMA, etc. The heros here are Sam and Remi Fargo, treasure hunters.
J. G. BallardThe Complete Stories of JGB the American hardback, with 98 of Ballard’s short fictions, 2 more than the comparable UK release…

Chris LaversThe Natural History of the Unicorn serious look at the  the unicorn throughout history and what it might have been based on – narwhals, rhinos, etc.  Some b&w illustrations.

in large format:

Steven EriksonBauchelain and Korbal Broach 3 novellas set in the Malazan Empire collected together… Blood Follows, The Lees of Laughter’s End and The Healthy Dead.
Glen CookThe Return of the Black Company omnibus volume containing Bleak Seasons and She is the Darkness
Raymond E. FeistRides a Dread Legion his latest book, again set in Midkemia
Kage BakerThe Hotel Under the Sand young adult novel featuring  a girl who gets lost among the sand dunes…

James BrazielSnakeskin Road 2 refugees make their way across a post-disaster, lawless America…
Maria V. SnyderSea Glass the sequel to the recent Storm Glass

John Joseph Adams (editor) – By Blood We Live big anthology of vampire stories from the 1980s and more recently (and a Stephen King one from 1977!). Lots of big-name authors.
Jonathan Strahan (editor) The Starry Rift softcover edition of the recent well-received sf anthology
Ann & Jeff VanderMeer (editors) – Fast Ships, Black Sails anthology of fantasy swashbucking from top names!

in ‘B’ format:

Paul McAuleyThe Quiet War rebellion among the outer colonies of the Solar System… His previous novel, Cowboy Angels was v. good…

Kristin CashoreGraceling everybody has a skill; Katsa’s is killing, but she’s not sure she wants to…
David MoodyHater a plague of random violence sweeps the country… anybody might be a hater, or a victim

in paperback:

Lawrence Watt-EvansThe Summer Palace the 3rd of The Annals of the Chosen, which began with The Wizard Lord and The Ninth Talisman
Mike CareyThe Naming of the Beasts the 5th Felix Castor adventure
K. E. MillsWitches Incorporated the UK edition of the 2nd Rogue Angel book, written by Karen Miller under a pseudonym
Keri ArthurCircle of Death a Damask Circle novel, the sequel to Circle of Fire
Alex ArcherFootprints the 20th Rogue Angel adventure!
James AxlerAlpha Wave the 68th Death Lands book!!

art, etc:

JuxtapozCar Culture the latest hardback from the art magazine…
Gallery GirlsWet and Wild the latest b&w collection from SQP

Tony MillionaireThe Art of Tony Millionaire beautiful large hardcover, with full colour art, b&w sketches, comic pages reproduced, Drinky Crow, Billy Hazlenut, pirates, sailing ships, etc. Looks great!
Only flaw I’ve seen is that there’s a picture of a Martian war machine ‘inspired by Verne’ when it’s obviously from Wells!

Zomnibus – #1 hefty, full colour graphic novel, collecting Zombies!  – Feast, Eclipse of the Dead and Zombies vs. Robots from  IDW comics… approx 380 pages.
Yumemakura Baku & Jiro TaniguchiThe Summit of the Gods manga inspired by Mallory’s possibly successful ascent of Everest

wall calendars:

Arthur RackhamRackham’s Fairy Tales art from one of the early exponents of fairy art
Frank FrazettaFantasy Hero subtitled ‘the Classic Art of…
Ciruelo CabralDragons, by Ciruelo
Star TrekShips of the Line 2010

other merchandise:

BunkBots – Servo, Stepper, Night-Vision Pinch & Stealth Tracks plush ‘robots’; the 4 types have different hands (grippers and hammers) and faces. They don’t do anything, but they look fun!

September 8, 2009 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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