Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 25th January 2020

in hardcover:

William GibsonAgency follow up to The Periferal and more tampering with the time streams
Jeff VandermeerDead Astronauts a weird collection of cross-dimensional rebels battle the all powerful Company…

Eoin ColferHighfire Squib is a bit of a tearaway, spending summer working for a Moonshiner on the bayou, but there’s a dragon lurking deep in the swamps…

Joe R. LansdaleThe Sky Done Ripped signed edition from Subterranean Press with the further cross-dimensional adventures of Ned, the ‘Uplifted’ seal!

in large format:

Matthew HughesA God in Chains in the extreme far future, on a dying Earth, Farouche must scheme to regain his stolen memories and identity…
Matthew HughesForays of a Fat Man collection of 4 novellas featuring Luff Imbry, one of the protagonists of Hughes’ novel Black Brillion back in 2004
Matthew HughesWhat the Wind Brings mainstream/slipstream novel about escaping shipwrecked slaves and the founding of Equador…

Frederic S. DurbinThe Star Shard Cymbril dreams of freedom, but she is trapped inside Thunder Rake, a gigantic labyrinthine town on wheels rolling across the land…

Gene WolfeThe Best of GW 31 of his finest short stories
Susan  PalwickAll Worlds Are Real: Short Fictions 15 stories spanning the sf, f & h genres,, including 3 previously unpublished

Clarissa Weaks (editor) – Once Upon An Enchanted Forest subtitled An Anthology of Romantic Witchcraft Stories. 10 new fantasies, including a new Juliet Marillier story…
Mike Ashley (editor) – Fighters of Fear: Occult Detective Stories 31 tales originally published from 1869 to 1990…

Crawford Kilian & Silvia MoranoGarciaA Writer’s Guide to Speculative Fiction: Science Fiction and Fantasy packed full of tips and information for authors

in ‘B’ format:

Jen WilliamsPoison Song 3rd in her Winnowing Flame trilogy; the previous 2 volumes each won the BFA‘s Robert Holdstock Award for Best Fantasy Novel
R. F. KuangThe Poppy War the Empire has been invaded twice before and survived, but now a 3rd invasion looms…
Guy Gavriel KayA Brightness Long Ago historical fantasy in a land much like Renaissance Italy…
Ian C. Esslemont – Kellanved’s Reach the 3rd book of the Path to Ascendancy, which began with Dancer’s Lament & Deadhouse Gates, all set in the world of the Malazan Empire
Peter MacLeanPriest of Lies volume 2 of The War for the Rose Throne. Sequel to Priest of Bones
Gareth Hanrahan – Gutter Prayer volume 1 of the Black Iron Legacy

Rod DuncanThe Fugitive & the Vanishing Man the final volume of The Map of Vanishing Things trilogy…
Patricia BriggsStorm Cursed her 11th Mercy Thompson novel…
V. E. Schwab – The Near Witch re-issue of her first published  novel

James S. A. CoreyTiamat’s Wrath the 8th volume of The Expanse some years have passed and Chrisjen Avasarala has recently died… (Not a spoiler – it’s the 1st line of the book!)
Eyal KlessPuzzler’s War sequel to The Lost Puzzler & book 2 of the Tarakan Chronicles. The last of the Guild of Historians must return to the City of Towers…
S. K. DunstallStars Beyond the sequel to Stars Uncharted. The further adventures of the crew of the spaceship Another Road
Dominic DulleyMorhelion sequel to Scattermoon and book 2 of The Long Game. Orry must discover who the traitor is among the Ascendancy elite
Karen LordThe Best of All Possible Worlds a group of alien refugees arrive on an Earth colony planet…

Warhammer 40,000Anarch the latest Gaunt’s Ghosts outing by Dan Abnett
Warhammer 40,000The Knights of MacRagge by Nick Kyme, featuring the Ultramarines

in paperback:

Jack McDevittOctavia Gone the 9th in his Alex Benedict series, about a far-future antiquarian & antique dealer…


Locus – issue # 708 January cover date, with articles/interviews with Joe Abercrombie & Arkady Martine highlighted on the cover

January 24, 2020 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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