Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 9th August 2014

in hardcover:

Robin HobbFool’s Assassin part 1 of her latest Farseer trilogy, Fitz and the Fool
Brent WeeksThe Broken Eye volume 3 of his Lightbringer trilogy

John VarleyDark Lightning belated 4th volume in his Red Lightning series about space colonisation…
Jo WaltonMy Real Children one elderly woman; two sets of memories… no wonder she’s confused!

Mercedes Lackey & James MalloryThe House of the Four Winds the duke of the tiny Balkan duchy of Swansgaard has 12 daughters and a lone son. Too many to support, so in this volume the eldest, Clarice, signs on for a trip to the New World… Part 1 of One Dozen Daughters
Lev GrossmanThe Magician’s Land 3rd in the series that began with The Magicians
Kat RichardsonRevenant the 9th Greywalker novel
Mark HodderThe Return of the Discontinued Man the 5th Burton & Swinbourne adventure…

Marie PhillipsThe Table of Less Valued Knights ‘Arthurian’ story featuring the exploits of knights not good enough to sit at the Round Table. They have to sit at one with a wonky leg… Her previous book, Gods Behaving Badly (2008) was fun; Greek gods living quietly in a shabby mansion in present day London…

George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois (editors) – Rogues hefty anthology of 21 stories from the best fantasy authors out there; Gaiman, Rothfuss, Lynch, Abercrombie and many more, with a new Game of Thrones story by one of the editors!
Ursula K. LeGuinThe Real and the Unreal: Where on Earth volume 1 of a pair of books collecting her best short fiction

in large format:

Charles E. GannonTrial by Fire the sequel to Fire by Fire and volume 2 in his Tales of the Terran Republic
Jagopo Della QuerciaThe Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy Lincoln’s son and President Taft in a steampunk adventure carefully composed around real historical events…

Daniel AbrahamThe Widow’s House the 4th volume of The Dagger and the Crown

in ‘B’ format:

Eric Brown Jani and the Greater Game fun steampunk adventure  set in India as the British Empire, Russia and China play the ‘great game’ and Jani is caught in the middle of it all when Russia shoots fown an Imperial Airship carrying her back from England to see her dying father, one-time Minister of Security on the Indian Cabinet. Signed copies available.
William DietzAndromeda’s Choice sequel to Andromeda’s Fall. Set in his Legion of the Damned universe and featuring Andromeda McKee, top Legion fighter…
Daryl GregoryAfterparty the after effects of a new drug on it’s inventors! I really enjoyed the hardback earlier this year
Daryl GregoryWe Are All Completely Fine a psychiatrist persuades several apparently insane patients to join a support group and try to work out which of their demons are real… Always an interesting author.

Alan CampbellThe Art of Hunting sequel to The Sea of Ghosts and part 2 of The Gravedigger Chronicles
Richard FordThe Shattered Crown the sequel to Herald of the Storm and part 2 of his Steelhaven series

Jim HinesCodex Born the sequel to Libriomancer and vbook 2 of Magic ex Libris
Tom PollockThe Glass Republic in London-Under-Glass everything is reversed and Pen must venture there seeking her mirror-sister Parva…
James TreadwellAnarchy sequel to dark fantasy Advent
Ari MarmellHot Lead, Cold Iron Mick Oberon turned his back on the Fae and became a PI in Chicago. But his new case involves tracking down a changeling…
Jon SteeleAngel City set in the shadows where the angels dwell…
Mark HodderThe Secret of Abdu el Yezdi the 4th Burton & Swinbourne adventure…
Guy Gavriel KayRiver of Stars sequel to Under Heaven and set again in his version of ancient China…

Steve Haynes (editor) – The Best British Fantasy 2014 14 stories including 2 by Edinburgh residents Helen Jackson and Georgina Bruce and at least another 2 by Scots now living elsewhere.

in paperback:

Rob ThurmanDownfall the 9th Cal Leandros adventure
Stephen BlackmooreBroken Souls 3rd in his City of the Lost series…
Irene RadfordThe Wandering Dragon 3rd in her Children of the Dragon Nimbus series; the 13th Dragon Nimbus book overall

Steve WhitePirates of the Timestream 3rd of the Jason Thanoi adventures, which began with Blood of the Heroes

Dan AbnettThe Unremembered Empire the latest of the Horus Heresy adventures, set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe

art, etc:

John AlvinThe Art of JA hardback with both finished full-colour art and sketches, etc. Also 1/2 page of text introducing each project; Batman, Jurassic Park,  Willow, E.T., etc.
Lorenzo SperlongaDirty Works full colour softback with mainly finished pieces but also a few preliminary sketches… Also titled New Art Fantastix #1
Brian Michael BendisWords for Pictures subtitled ‘the art and business of writing comics and graphic novels‘. Includes chapters by top editor Diana Schutz  and several others

Neil Gaiman & P. Craig RussellMurder Mysteries hardback graphic novel, with sketches and an interview, etc at the back
Carol SwainGast b&w story of a young girl who moves to rural Wales and starts to investigate a death

Alexandro Jodorowsky, Zoran Janjetov & Fred BeltranThe Technopriests: Supreme Collection hardcover from Humanoids
Christian Perrissin & Boro PavlocicEl Nino hardcover from Humanoids. Red Cross nurse Vera discovers she was born conjoined with, but soon separated from, a modern day pirate known as el Nino!
Xavier Dorison & Christophe BecSanctum hardcover from Humanoids, previously issued in 2 volumes. A  submarine lost 70 years ago is found in strange circumstances…
Jerry Frissen & BillUnfabulous Five a handful of Mexican wrestlers take up the fight against crime. Hardcover from Humanoids

Jeffrey BrownStar Wars: Goodnight Darth Vader neat little hardback with colour sketches and rhyming couplets… well, doggerel, really.

magazines:

Illustration – #45 big features on Mead Schaeffer and Michael Dolas
Locus – #642, July cover date with Edinburgh Book Festival guest Jeff Vandermeer on the cover. June’s issue has still not turned up.
Galaxy’s Edge – issue #9

audio:

Doctor WhoThe Abandoned Forth Doctor adventure 3.7 from Big Finish, with Tom baker and Luise Jameson

2015 wall calendars:

CirueloDragons 16 month calendar

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August 8, 2014 - Posted by | Author News, Signed Books, Transreal New Titles

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