Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 11th June 2016

in hardcover:

Joe ZiejaMechanical Failure after a year away from the Service, Roger returns and finds that it’s preparing for a war he really doesn’t think exists… The strap line is ‘please restart your warship’!

Terry BrooksThe Sorcerer’s Daughter the final book in The Defenders of Shannara trilogy, part 28 of his long-running Shannara series (I think)

Robert McCammonFreedom of the Mask the latest Matthew Corbett case, set in 1703
Thomas SniegoskiSavage Sidney is about to move off the island she grew up on, but there’s a storm coming. And it’s not a normal storm…

David HamblingThe Dulwich Horror 7 more Lovecraft inspired stories set in south London! His previous two novelettes, The Elder Ice & Broken Meat are not included.

Doctor WhoThe Legends of River Song 5 stories of the life of the Doctor Who character

in large format:

Karin BoyeKallocain obscure Swedish dystopian novel from 1940 and translated in 1966. It’s on the list of nominees for a retro-Hugo this year!
Nicholas Sansbury SmithOrbs cut off in deep quarantine preparing for a vital Mars mission, the doors to the outside are finally opened and they find the world has changed drastically…
Ren WaromEscapology Shock is a genius on-line; off-line he’s running from the enemies he’s made in the virtual world called the Slip…

Hannu RajaniemiInvisible Planets: Collected Fiction 19 of his short stories, with intros he wrote for a couple of them. I assume this is the same as the h/c called Collected Fiction that came out last Spring

in ‘B’ format:

Terry PratchettThe Shepherd’s Crown Terry’s final Discworld novel, featuring Tiffany Aching
Charles StrossThe Annihilation Score his 6th Laundry novel; signed copies will be available soon

Gail Z. MartinThe Shadowed Path short stories featuring Jonmarc Vahanian
Michael MoorcockThe Whispering Swarm semi-autobiographical fantasy set in post-war London
Anna CaltabianoThe Time of the Clockmaker Miss Hatfield has lost the strange clock that enables her to time travel – and she’s stranded in the 16th C!

Ted ChiangStories of Your Life and Other Stories the title story plus 7 others

Kameron HurleyThe Geek Feminist Revolution 37 of her essays (plus intro)

art, etc:

Simon StalenhagTales from the Loop Swedish landscapes with… weird things happening. Alien spaceships, giant mecha, robots & maybe dinosaurs! With short pieces of explanatory text. Hardcover; looks excellent!


Illustrationissue # 52 large features on mid-20th C artists John La Gatta and Harry Beckhoff
IllustratorsIssue Fourteen lead feature on Tara McPherson, with another substantial piece on Joe Jusco


June 9, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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