Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 2nd November 2019

in hardcover:

Peter S. HamiltonSalvation Lost sequel to Salvation
W. Michael Gear – Pariah volume 3 of his Donovan series, set on a remote, hostile colony planet…
Simon R. Green – Night Train to Murder the latest Ishmael Jones Mystery

John CrowleyAnd Go Like This collection with 10 new short stories!
The Future Tense Editors – Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow sf anthology with a top notch list of contributors!
BBC BooksDoctor Who: The Target Storybook anthology

in large format:

Gwendolyn KisteThe Rust Maidens nearly 40 years ago two high school graduates start to undergo a weird, inexplicable transformation – or, all these years later, maybe they do know something about what’s happening to them…
E. E. Knight – Novice Dragoneer Ileth runs away from her orphanage to an ancient human-dragon fortress, desperate to work with dragons…

Terence Hawkins – American Neolithic in a near-future America, a DNA test on a laywer’s client threatens to reveal a millennias old secret…
Andy Briggs
Ctrl+S Theo’s mother has disappeared and the trail through the future all-encompassing virtual reality site SPACE is fraught with dangers…
Adrian TchaikovskyMade Things new Tor Novella; Copellia is a street thief in the Fountains Parish slum who has several autonomous puppet-like creatures to help her…

Vonda N. McIntyreThe Exile Waiting reprint of her first SF novel from 1975. Vonda died in April this year. Nice looking edition.
Josh WeilThe Great Glass Sea an alternate history inspired by Russian folklore…
Scott Russell SandersTerrarium companion volume to The Engineer of Beasts. A Philip K. Kick Award nominee in 1985
Terry Gene CarrWarlord of Kor short 1963 novel by Terry Carr, one of the top editors of the 70s & 90s. A human expedition lands on a strange planet… Originally one half of an Ace Double. Sadly, it doesn’t have the original cover art by Jack Gaughan

Steve BehrendsClark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work (looks fascinating but you’d have to be a real fan, I think… )
Benjamin Fraser – Visible Cities, Global Comics wide ranging, serious look at how cities are portrayed in comics. Lots of dense text and very few illustrations…

in ‘B’ format:

Aliette de Bodard In the Vanishers’ Palace poor scholar Yen is hired by a dragon to tutor it’s offspring…
Aliya Whiteley – Skein Island re-print (plus a new related novelette, The Cold Smoke Declaration) about a short term women-only refuge off the coast of Cornwall where the fee is your life story…
Michelle Paver – Wakenhyrst
gothic mystery

Samuel R. DelanyThe Fall of the Towers omnibus volume of his early 1960s trilogy of Out of the Dead City (aka Captives of the Flame), The Towers of Toron & The City of a Thousand Suns.

in paperback:

Faith HunterShattered Bonds the 13th Jane Yellowrock case
R. S. Belcher – The Queen of Swords 3rd in the Golgotha series…

art, etc:

Mark Wheatley (creator)Songs of Giants: The Poetry of Pulp verse by Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft & Edgar Rice Burroughs with lots of b&w art by Mark Wheatley signed & numbered (by Wheatley) limited edition hardcover

Frank ChoBallpoint Beauties h/c. Selections of sketches showing the progress from rough outlines to more finished pieces
Beginners Guide to Fantasy Drawing the latest book on art technique from 3dtotal Publishing

Simon Spurrier & Phillip Kennedy Johnson (writers) –  Jim Henson‘s The Power of the Dark Crystal volume II
Bruce Brown (writer) – Dr. Herbert West & Astounding Tales of Medical Malpractice graphic novel loosely based on the character created by H. P. Lovecraft

Warehouse finds! Not had these in stock for years; some great stuff! All softcovers.

Black & White ImageSFifth Special Collection squarebound; 100+ pages of the work of early 20th C artists
The Vadeboncoeur Collection of ImageSIssue Twelve full colour reproductions of work from 17 early 20th C artists…
The Vadeboncoeur Collection of ImageSIssue Thirteen squarebound; highlighting in full colour the work of more early 20th C artists


Hi-Fructose – issue # 53 with a b&w insert of the work of Nathan Reidt
CDQ – issue # 10 the latest issue of Character Design Quarterly

Calendars, etc:

Terry PratchettDeath & Friends: A Discworld Journal created by the Discworld Emporium, with a full colour illustration and a quote on every double page! Undated, so it can be started any time!

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