Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 18th January 2020

in hardcover:

C. J. CherryhResurgence the latest volume of her epic Foreigner series; the 20th overall and the direct sequel to Emergence
John Ringo, Kacey Ezell & Christopher L. SmithGunpowder & Embers the 1st book in new series Last Judgement’s Fire. 30 years after civilisation was almost destroyed repelling an alien invasion, they’re back!
Terry GoodkindHeart of Black Ice: Sister of Darkness the 4th in the Nicci Chronicles

Seanan McGuireCome Tumbling Down the 5th in her Wayward Children series, which began with Every Heart a Doorway
Lois McMaster BujoldPenric’s Progress omnibus edition containing Penric’s Demon, Penric and the Shaman & Penric’s Fox. Also an intro & author’s note by LMB

in large format:

Patrick ChilesFrozen Orbit the first manned mission to the outer planets discovers that a secret Soviet mission got there decades earlier!
S. P. SomtowThe Singing Moons 1st of the Inquestor Tales, related to his epic sf Inquestor quartet (as by Somtow Sucharitkul), which began with Light on the Sound in 1982… Previous knowledge not required though!

Jin JongA Snake Lies Waiting the 3rd of the Legends of the Condor Heroes. Translated from Chinese by Anne Holmwood & Gigi Chang

Charlaine Harris A Longer Fall the 2nd of her alternate American history series featuring mecenary Gunnie Rose
Kay KenyonNest of the Monarch the final part of her alternate, magical 1930s Dark Talents trilogy, which began with At the Table of Wolves & Serpent in the Heather
Deliah S. Dawson & Kevin HearneNo Country for Old Gnomes vol 2 of humorous fantasy series The Tales of Pell. The 1st was Kill the Farm Boy

in ‘B’ format:

Arkady MartineA Memory Called Empire 1st half of the Teixcalaan duology, about a new ambassador who discovers that her predecessor was murdered, whilst also trying to protect her own small home from being absorbed into the star-spanning Empire…
Gareth HanrahanThe Shadow Saint sequel to The Gutter Prayer and part 2 of the Black Iron Legacy.

Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman (editors) – A Thousand Beginnings and Endings new anthology of 16 tales, retelling Asian myths and legends

in paperback:

Martha Wells The Serpent Sea the sequel to The Cloud Roads and the 2nd of the Books of the Raksura

art, etc:

Andy Jones & Jeff Conner (project editors) – The Art and Making of The Expanse full colour hardcover full of photos & concept art, etc.

H. P. Lovecraft The Call of Cthulhu large new heavily illustrated edition with lots of full page art by Francois Baranger. Intro by John Howe.
Owen D. PomeryBritish Ice spys and high adventure in the high North! Two tone softcover graphic novel
Jenni GudgeonFolkland Fables interesting, whimsical art and stories about Folkland Wood and the strange creatures which live in it. Based on Scottish tales & lore, in hardcover

Jordi BayarriIsaac Newton and the Laws of Motion; Charle Darwin and the Theory of Evolution; Marie Curie and Radioactivity; Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity these 4 books are short graphic novels showing important events in the characters’ lives and highlighting their main achievements. Full colour softcovers, with a timeline, glossary & further resources listed at the back of each.


Interzone – issue # 285
Black Static – issue # 73

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