Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 19th March 2011

in hardback:

Patricia BriggsRiver Marked the 6th adventure for shape-shifter Mercy Thompson. Special low price of £12.99 for the hardback
Mercedes Lackey with Steve Libbey, Cody Martin & Dennis LeeInvasion the 1st book in the new Secret World Chronicles series. Apparently based on the City of Heroes online game. A society full of meta-humans with special powers is suddenly invaded by soldiers in giant mecha suits emblazoned with swastikas… Let battle commence!

Steven C. Schlozman, M.D.The Zombie Autopsies illustrated set of medical notes!

in large format:

Peter S. Beagle Sleight of Hand his letest collection, consisting of 13 short stories
Dan SimmonsBlack Hills novel about the aftermath of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and it’s effect on a young Sioux who touched Custer as he died…
Michael A.  StackpoleAt the Queen’s Command the 1st part of The Crown Colonies series, set in Mystria as it tries to gain it’s independance. As in Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series, dragons play their part in the military…

Robert BuettnerOverkill ex-space Legionaire Jazen signs on as help on a hunting expedition to the planet known as ‘Dead End’. And it all goes wrong!
Glen CookA Matter of Time in 1975 the still-warm body of a man who died 50 years before is found in a snowy street… Convoluted time travel novel

in ‘B’ format:

A Bertram ChandlerTo the Galactic Rim the 1st of a set of omnibuses reprinting the John Grimes saga, about an officer in the space navy straight out the Academy, who makes his way up through the ranks in the manner of Hornblower… Contains 4 short novels: The Road to the Rim, To Prime the Pump, The Hard Way Up and The Broken Cycle. 550 pages or so altogether.

Manly Wade Wellman & Wade WellmanSherlock Holmes & the War of the Worlds an alternate version of what really happened in H. G. Wells’ novel!
Dan SimmonsBlack Hills should have had this edition in earlier…

in paperback:

Trudi CanavanThe Ambassador’s Mission the 1st book in her new Traitor Spy Trilogy
Eric Flint (editor) – Grantville Gazette V the latest collection of stories set in the Ring of Fire / 1632 background…
Poul AndersonRise of the Terran Empire the 3rd omnibus collecting the stories of The Technic Civilization Saga. This volume contains Mirkheim, The People of the Wind and 4 shorter works. Roughly 660 pages altogether.

art, etc:

Jerry RobinsonThe Comics: an illustrated history of comic strip art 1895 – 2010 large hardback, with loads of samples on high quality paper to go with the text. Looks like a great overview of the last century of strip art. The colour reproduction is very good, too.

Neil Gaiman & Charles VessBlueberry Girl illustrated soft cover book for young children. Very cute!

Scott Mitchell Rosenberg et al – Cowboys & Aliens hardback graphic novel; looks great fun!
Michael Alan Nelson & Johanna StokesThe Calling the latest of the Cthulhu Chronicles from Boom! Studios. It collects together4 of the comics with a cover gallery also
Jaime Roman ColladoPoe & Phillips horrific derring-do, with characters based on Edgar Alan Poe and H.P.Lovecraft!

Des TaylorThe Vesha Valentine Story interesting little graphic novel told mainly through the use of femme fatale and pin-up images in various styles!

Milo ManaraErotic Tarot Delexe Edition full 78 card deck, with what appears to be a tooled leather bag. The boxes are sealed so I can’t be certain about the bag details.
Milo ManaraErotic Tarotcompact small 78 card deck illustrated by Manara. Both editions have an instruction booklet included.

audio:

Doctor WhoLucie Miller the latest (4.09) Eighth Doctor release from Big Finish

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March 15, 2011 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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