Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 6th October 2012

in hardback:

Iain M. BanksThe Hydrogen Sonata his latest Culture novel. Signed copies available soon

Eric Flint & Charles E. Gannon1635: The Papal Stakes the latest in Flint’s Ring of Fire series that began with 1632
Jack CampbellTarnished Knight the 3rd in his Lost Stars series, although this one follows events elsewhere, not with Black Jack Geary‘s fleet

Cory DoctorowPirate Cinema in the future, Trent’s family is denied internet access because of his disobeying the strict digital laws…

James P. BlaylockZeuglodon steampunk adventure subtitled The True Adventures of Kathleen Perkins, Cryptozoologist. Set in the same background as 1984’s The Digging Leviathan
Max GladstoneThree Parts Dead a god has died and Tara, a 1st year associate in a top necromantic firm, must revive it…

Jacqueline CareyDark Currents the 1st Agent of Hel novel, featuring Daisy, the liason between eldritch forces and the local police dept.
Mercedes LackeyRedoubt the 4th in her latest Valdemar series, The Collegium Chronicles

D&DStone of Tymora the latest sea-going Forgotten Realms novel, by father and son team R.A. & Geno Salvatore

Major TinkerThe Steampunk Gazette heavily illustrated gazetteer of steampunk

in large format:

HaloThe Thursday War the latest novel in the game background from Karen Traviss

in ‘B’ format:

Chris F. HolmThe Wrong Goodbye volume 2 of The Collector, about Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls…
Suzanne McLeodThe Shifting Price of Prey the 4th book
Kate LockeGod Save the Queen in 2012 Victoria still rules and the aristocracy consists of werewolves and vampires…
Mark MorrisVampire Circus rural horror, with a circus!
Phil RickmanThe Secrets of Pain the 11th horrific case for Merrily Watkins, the Hereford exorcist!

Philip Jose FarmerA Feast Unknown the horrific events of 1968 and the battle between Lord Grandrith and Doc Caliban!

in paperback:

Taylor AndersonFirestorm the 6th in the alternate history series Destroyermen, where a clapped out WW2 destroyer ends up in a very different world, and a completely different war!
R. M. MeluchThe Ninth Circle the 5th book of the Tour of the Merrimack, defending the  Terran Empire against the Palatine Empire, ruled by space-going Romans…

Mercees LackeyChanges the 3rd of her Valderan-based Collegium Chronicles
Faith HunterDeatrh’s Ritual the 4th novel featuring Jane Yellowrock, a vmpire killer
Barb HendeeGhosts of Memories the 5th in the Vampire Memories series
Michael P. SpradlinBlood Riders detective Allan Pinkerton gets ex-cavalry captain Hollister out of prison and takes him west on a mission, accompanied by a strange European; a certain van Helsing…
Celia JeromeSand Witches in the Hamptons the 5th adventure for comic strip writer Willow Tate.

China MievilleLondon’s Overthrow a polemical essay about present-day London

Doctor Who:

Doctor WhoThe Official Doctionary profusely illustrated hardback with all a Doctor needs to know!
Doctor WhoGods and Monsters Big Finish audio adventure #164 with Sylvester McCoy & Sophie Aldred
Doctor Who; the Lost StoriesThe First Sontarans audio drama #3.4 from Big Finish with Colin Baker & Nicola Bryant

art, etc:

Izu & Alex Nikolavitch and Zhang XiaoyuCrusades historical graphic novel from Humanoids. 270+ pages in hardback
HippolyteDracula hardcover graphic novel based on Bram Stoker‘s novel.
Mark SiegelSailor Twain or The Mermaid in the Hudson b&w graphic novel about steamships, injured mermaids, Captain Twain and New York! Hardback
Lars JanssonMoomin: The Complete Lars Jansson Comic Strip b&w h/c; volume 7

Gregory Hildebrandt jr.The Tolkien Years of The Brothers Hildebrandt all their full colour art, together with sketches, etc. with text by one of their sons…
Dave StevensCovers & Stories mainly b&w hardback full of his art
Hayao MiyazakiThe Art of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind: Watercolor Impressions h/c full of preliminary artwork, mainly in colour. h/c

Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman & Matt LamotheThe Where, the Why and the How subtitled 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science. A page of text opposite an appropriate piece of art about all sorts of scientific questions. Hardback

Design Studio PressNuthin’ But Mech: Sketches and Renderings full colour art from 31 different artists
Kevin Crossley – 101 Top Tips From Professional Fantasy Painters published by Ilex Press

Chris AyersThe Daily Zoo Goes to Paris small hardback, full of strange critters Ayers drew one of every day…
Scott C.The Great Showdowns sketches of famous encounters. hardback, in colour


Locus – September cover date, with John Scalzi on the cover
Interzone – issue  #242, cover date September/October the 1st of their new squarebound issues, which match the new size of Black Static magazine
Gary R. Walsh (editor) – Epic Scale Sci.Fi. Modeling how to build spaceships!


Game of Thrones – stills from the tv series
Star Trek – stills from the original series


October 2, 2012 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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