Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

New Titles – w/e 8th February 2020

in hardcover:

Menna van PraagThe Sisters Grimm 4 young women know that in a month, when they dream they will finally meet their father… Dark fantasy set in Cambridge
Graham MastertonThe Last Drop of Blood the latest case for DS Katie Maguire

in large format:

Arkady & Boris StrugatskyThe Inhabited Island it starts as a Robinsonade set on a distant planet, told from the Brothers’ unique Soviet perspective! Newly translated by Andrew Bromfield

Kim Stanley RobinsonThree Californias omnibus edition of his three early Orange County trilogy: The Wild Shore (1984), The Gold Coast (1988) & Pacific Edge (1990), with a new intro by Francis Spufford. One location, three very different futures!

Chloe NeillWicked Hour first in her new Heirs of Chicagoland series. The vampires of Chicagoland return!

in ‘B’ format:

Marlon JamesBlack Leopard, Red Wolf Tracker joins a search for a lost boy, but his companions are maybe better avoided! Strange fantasy set in ancient Africa… Part 1 of the Dark Star trilogy from the Man Booker Prize winner
Alexander Dan VilhjalmssonShadows of the Short Days fantasy set in a magical Reykjavik. Translated by Philip Roughton
Breanna Teintze
Lord of Secrets Corcoran Gray is an outlaw wizard on the run who befriends a runaway slave, who could solve all his problems!
Kevin HearneA Blight of Blackwings sequel to A Plague of Giants. Volume 2 of The Seven Kennings
Bradley BeaulieuBeneath the Twisted Trees book 4 of The Song of the Shattered Sands, which began with Twelve Kings. (with a comprehensive precis at the start)
Stephen DonaldsonThe War Within sequel to Seventh Decimate and part 2 of The Great God’s War
Tom LloydKnight of Stars book 3 of The God Fragments

Luke Arnold – The Last Smile in Sunder City Fetch Phillips has rules & one of them is never to work for other humans, and sobriety costs extra! Urban fantasy
E. J. SwiftParis Adrift Hallie has dropped out of Uni to live in Paris but finds herself able to use a hole through time in her work’s basement…
Tim ClareThe Honours Delphine goes to live in a rambling old mansion set on a mysterious large estate in Norfolk a few years before the War… 1st published in 2015
Tim ClareThe Ice House decades later, Delphine is drawn back to the house and it’s weird secrets…

Matthew Reilly – The Secret Runners of New York Skye & her twin brother Red move to New York and join a club which they discover controls a secret portal to the future…

Warhammer 40,000Fist of the Imperium a Space Marine Conquests book by Andy Clark
Warhammer 40,000The Hollow Mountain number 2 in the Vaults of Terra series by Chris Wright

in paperback:

Martha WellsThe Siren Depths prompt appearance of the 3rd in her Raksura series; the first two, The Cloud Roads & The Serpent Sea are both recent paperbacks…

Ursula K. LeGuinThe Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction interesting short essay from 1988, with a new, equally long intro to it by Donna Haraway

art, etc:

Marianne PlumridgeIf Dinosaurs Lived in My Town picture book with illustrations by Bob Eggleton. Looks fun!

 

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