Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 2nd November 2013

in hardcover:

Richard KadreyDead Set Zoe’s dreams have been invaded…
Melissa Marr & Tim Pratt (editors) – Rags & Bones a fresh look at a dozen classic tales by some well known authors. For instance Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Holly Black. Also b&w illustrations by Charles Vess.

Stephen R. WilkHow the Ray Gun Got It’s Zap a look at optics throughout history and in popular culture.

in large format:

Jack McDevittStarhawk the prequel to the Academy series, featuring space pilot Priscilla Hutchins
Jack VanceGateway Omnibus contains Big Planet, The Blue World, The Miracle Workers, The Dragon Masters and The Last Castle. Great stuff! Published by Gollancz.

in ‘B’ format:

Mira GrantParasite volume 1 on her new Parasitology series; in the near future everyone has a genetically designed Intestinal Bodyguard ™… but they’re becoming unhappy with their lot!

in paperback:

Jack McDevitt & Mike ResnickThe Cassandra Project the secret story behind the moon landings! Not like any other conspiracy theories!
Sarah A. HoytDarkship Renegades the sequel to Darkship Thieves; to avoid the death penalty they must undertake another seemingly impossible mission…
Steven L. Kent – The Clone Assassin the 9th in the series
Mike Shepherd – Kris Longknife: Defender the 11th in the series

Libby McGuganThe Eidolon a physicist is offered a huge amount of money to infiltrate and investigate CERN and it’s various projects…

L. E. Modesitt, Jr. – Imager’s Battalion the 6th book of the Imager Portfolio

Christina HenryBlack Heart the 6th Maddy Black novel. She’s Lucifer’s granddaughter!
Nancy HolznerHellhound the 5th Deadtown adventure for Vicky Vaughn
Emma Jane HollowayA Study in Darkness the 2nd in the fantasy/steampunk Baskerville Affair series; the first was the recent A Study in Silks. They feature Sherlock Holmes’ young niece

Star TrekA Ceremony of Losses the 2nd book of The Fall, by David Mack
Star TrekInto Darkness novelisation of the 2nd  of the ‘re-boot’ films, by Alan Dean Foster

Star Wars – Annihilation the latest Old Republic adventure, by Drew Karpyshyn

art, etc:

Katherine GleasonAnatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism lavishly illustrated full-colour hardback, with loads of creative tips and details of costumes
Paul Simpson & Brian J. RobbMiddle Earth Envisioned large heavily illustrated hardcover all about ‘The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings: On Screen, On Stage and Beyond’. Lots of very nice art from all sorts of sources.
Greg HildebrandtVamps, Tramps & Beauties mainly b&w (with spot colour) sketches of various women

Roy ThomasPlanet Comics volume one full colour reproductions of the strips in Planet Comics from January to April 1940 (issues #1 – #4) Looks great!
Mamoru HosodaSummer Wars part 1 the first half of the manga, in English. B&w with some colour plates. The anime film was excellent.

Saverio TenutaLegend of the Scarlet Blades limited, numbered (#228 of 500), slip-cased full colour hardcover from Humanoids
Jean-Yves Ferri & Didier ConradAsterix and the Picts Asterix comes to Scotland! Sadly, Goscinny & Uderzo are no longer with us but this captures their style nicely


Juxtapoz – November cover date; the 2nd issue in their new wide size
sci-fi & fantasy modeller – issue #31 Space 1999, Alien, Star Trek and more…


George R. R. MartinThe Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister small illustrated hardback with lines from the Game of Thrones character

Doug NilesDragons: The Myths, Legends, & Lore  nice little illustrated hardback full of dragon lore, from one of the top Forgotten Realms authors. It covers all sorts of dragons, though, not only D&D ones.


November 1, 2013 - Posted by | Transreal New Titles

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