Transreal Fiction

Scotland’s sf & fantasy bookstore

Charles Stross – Signed Copies of his New Book

To be published 30th September 2021 – Invisible Sun – a UK large format softcover: £14.99 from Pan Macmillan
(sequel to Empire Games and Dark State and final part of the trilogy)

The cost is £14.99 for the UK edition and £25 for the hardcover from Tor, which comes out at the same time.
Postage for either edition within the UK will be an additional £3.20
If you want both editions it will still be £3.20 for postage within the UK.
Prices for postage to other countries are substantially more and available on request.

Let me know how you’d like your copy/ies signed and I’ll send a Square Invoice (or a Paypal Invoice if you ask) confirming the details and asking for yours! Copies will be signed in person as usual; it won’t be a signed bookplate.
Options include having it dated, the location added, or a brief greeting, etc. No first lines though.


My twitter handle is @transrealshop should you wish to follow me for other news, etc.


Transreal Fiction is now closed on Mondays.

Transreal Fiction is a shop dedicated to selling science fiction, fantasy & related books, together with a limited selection of other merchandise.But really, it’s about books. Transreal Fiction opened in April 1997 in Cowgatehead and moved to it’s present location nearby in June 2011. The owner, Mike Calder, first sold sf & f books many years ago and has worked in the business either part- or full-time since. For years he also had a respectable job as well, but that’s another story…

The shop is named after the term coined by Rudy Rucker to describe his fiction and I thought it an apt name for a shop specialising in speculative fiction. And, in case you’re wondering, yes, Rudy Rucker was happy to allow me to use of the term as a name for my shop.


  1. Hiya Mike

    I spent a day last week looking at a collection. If you are interested have a look and make an offer.

    haven’t spoken in a long time – I haven’t been in Edinburgh for a long, long while. Glad to see the shop still thriving.

    drop me a line and a mail address for me to send the spreadsheet for you to look at – or you can ring me at home if you like –

    cheers for now

    edited for privacy 2nd March 2009

    Comment by Kenny Penman | March 2, 2009 | Reply

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