Clive Barker – The Scarlet Gospels his new horror novel, featuring the Cenobite hell priest Pinhead
Graham Masterton – Plague of the Manitou the latest in his Harry Erskine horror series…
Hannu Rajaniemi – Collected Fiction Hannu has re-located to California so please don’t ask me for signed copies!
in large format:
Geoff Manaugh – The BLDG BLOG Book illustrated essays about some of the stranger aspects of architecture and design
in ‘B’ format:
Jack Campbell – Leviathan the 5th in his Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier series and the 14th in the overall Lost Fleet sequence
Jack Vance – Night Lamp the latest in the Orion SF Masterworks series. The best of Vance’s late period novels; Jaro has to discover the secrets of his past
Cathy Fenner (editor) – Women of Wonder from Underwood Books and the ex-editor of the Spectrum series. Full colour softcover highlighting dozens of female fantasy artists. One page of photo plus bio & a page of their art. Looks great.
Pat Quinn – Basic Perspective for Comics & Illustration 56 page magazine format book from Blue Line Art crammed with information and diagrams
Vertigo – Mad Max Fury Road Inspired Artists deluxe hardback with art inspired by the new film from 65 different comic artists. No text apart from all the artists’ comments, just full colour, double page art
Jim Henson’s The Storyteller – Witches hardcover with 3 full colour graphic novellas and an illustrated (in b&w) screenplay for an unmade film, all about witches
Eric Drooker – Flood! textless graphic novel in b&w (with some blue) with every panel done in a ‘woodcut’ style
Stephane Betbeder (writer) – Sanctum Redux a 600+ page re-imagining of Humanoids’ undersea horror story, Sanctum.
James Tynion IV (writer) – The Woods vol 2 : The Swarm an entire high school has been transported somewhere…strange9780061960321
Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess – Instructions lovely little childrens’ hardback
Peter Chiskonski – The H.M.S. Bad Idea fun little book of cartoons, published by RockPaperCynic.com
Heavy Metal – #274 lead story by Enki Bilal
Juxtapoz – June cover date
Kate Atkinson – A God in Ruins companion volume to Life After Life. Signed copies available
Taylor Anderson – Straits of Hell the 10th in his alternate history Destroyermen series
James L. Cambias – Corsair as mankind expands through the Solar System, various sorts of piracy become very big business…
in large format:
Alison Sinclair – Breakpoint: Nereis the 1st in her Plague Confederacy series. 150 years after a plague destroys an interstellar empire, a re-contact ship arrives at the planet the disease may have started on…
Meljean Brook – The Kraken King the 4th book in the steampunk Iron Seas series
in ‘B’ format:
Ian Tregillis – The Mechanical set in an alternate world with sentient robots oppressed by the harsh Clockmakers’ Guild. Book 1 of the Alchemy Wars
Lionel Davidson – Kolymsky Heights in a secret Russian research base in Siberia things are going wrong and help is essential… Philip Pullman rates it the best thriller he’s ever read.
Taylor Anderson – Deadly Shores the 9th in his alternate history Destroyermen series
Gini Koch – Alien Separation the 11th in the series
Barb Hendee – Witches with the Enemy the 3rd in her Mist-Torn Witches series
Elizabeth Haydon – The Merchant Emperor the 7th in her Symphony of Ages sequence, which began with Rhapsody: Child of Blood back in 1999!
Violette Malan – The Dhulyn and Parno Novels Volume Two omnibus containing The Storm Witch and Path of the Sun
Jame Axler – Hell’s Maw the 73rd Outlanders adventure!
Brian & Wendy Froud – Brian Froud‘s Faeries’ Tales Brian’s art accompanied by Wendy’s stories about the various faeries depicted. Large full colour hardback
Philip Smith & Joseph A McCullough – Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam hardback from Osprey Publishing illustrated with ‘steampunk’ styled uniforms from across the world!
Alastair Reynolds – Poseidon’s Wake using generation starships, mankind has reached the stars, but now a plea for help is received from in advance of where anyone could have reached…
Nnedi Okorafor – The Book of Phoenix a 2 y.o. genetic experiment, she lives in Tower 7, happily reading and learning until her companion is so traumatised he commits suicide. Then everything changes for her…
Travis S. Taylor – Trail of Evil the 4th in his Tau Ceti Agenda series, which began with One Day on Mars
Kate Atkinson – A God in Ruins companion volume to the excellent Life after Life. Signed copies. Sadly, it’s embargoed until the 7th May so I can’t sell it yet.
But I can take orders for it.
in large format:
Richard Ford – Lord of Ashes the final part of his Steelhaven fantasy trilogy, which began with Herald of the Storm and The Shattered Crown
Max Gladstone – Three Parts Dead steampunk fantasy. Kos, the Fire God has died and Tara, a 1st year associate in a renowned necromantic firm, must try to resurrect him before the city is torn by riots. But she discovers the god was murdered…
Max Gladstone – Two Serpents Rise sequel to Three Parts Dead and the 2nd part of the Craft Sequence
Max Gladstone – Full Fathom Five the 3r volume of the Craft Sequence
in ‘B’ format:
Peter Watts – Echopraxia sequel to Blindsight
Gary Gibson – Extinction Game Jerry was the last man alive, but he’s been rescued by the ‘Authority’ and joins a mission with other survivoros from other alternate earths…
Trudi Canavan – Thief’s Magic book 1 of her new series, Millennium’s Rule
Lindsey Piper – Hunter Warrior book 3 in her Dragon Kings series
Django Wexler – The Mad Apprentice the sequel to The Forbidden Library
Viola Carr – The Diabolical Miss Hyde the exploits of Dr. Eliza Jekyll, daughter of the infamous Dr. Henry Jekyll!
Sue Tingey – Marked lonely Lucky can see ghosts and her only friend is Kayla, the ghost she’s known since birth… But neither are what they appear
David Greygoose – Brunt Boggart subtitled A Tapestry of Tales. 3 sets of interlinked tales, which build to form a new mythology
Pippa Goldschmidt – The Need for Better Regulation of Outer Space short story collection from the author of The Falling Sky
Michael Marshall Smith – Only Forward reprint of his 1st, award-winning novel
Warhammer 40,000 – Warriors of Ultramar an Ultramarines adventure by Graham McNeill
John Avon – Journeys to Somewhere Else hardback full colour art book with several fold out pages for panoramas, etc. Great looking stuff!
Daniel Zimmer (editor) – The Golden Age: Masterworks from the Golden Age of Illustration from the founder of Illustration magazine. Large hardcover full of colour art from the last century, all in alphabetical order by artist, which leads to some interesting juxtapositions of subjects and styles!
The Hobbit – The Definitive Movie Posters big book of 40 easily removable posters from the whole Hobbit film trilogy by Peter Jackson
Alain Paris, Val, Notaro & Saverio Tenuta – Throne of Ice hardcover graphic novel from Humanoids, set in an unknown culture in prehistoric, ice-free Antarctica!
Saverio Tenuta – Legend of the Scarlet Blades hardback graphic novel from Humanoids, set in medieval Japan…
Frank Frazetta – Warriors Coaster Set 4 square cork coasters with a different warrior on each one, in full colour
Frank Frazetta – Death Dealer Playing Cards standard deck with different characters on all 16 face cards & 2 jokers, with the classic Death Dealer image on all the backs.
Vadeboncoeur – Collection of Images #13 large, occasional magazine packed with interesting full colour art
Juxtapoz – May 2015 cover date
Locus – April cover date
Robert Charles Wilson – The Affinities new data analysis technologies mean that everybody can be divided into one of 22 groups. But joining the group you’re eligible for may have it’s problems as well as benefits…
Peter Newman – The Vagrant he must cross a land blasted by war to reach the last stronghold against whatever emerged from The Breach, and he has the only weapon that might help…
Benjamin Percy – The Dead Lands 150 years ago St.Louis was fortified against the hordes of plague victims. Now there’s word of safe lands to the west and so a small expedition heads into the unknown…
Ian Doescher – William Shakespeare‘s The Phantom Menace: Star Wars Part the First companion volume to the three already out relating to episodes 4, 5 & 6
in large format:
Marko Kloos – Terms of Enlistment the only way out of the slums is the colonial lottery or joining the military, which may also get Andrew off planet!
B. Catling – The Vorrh outside the town is the endless forest, which can bend time and memories. A human colonist sets off to cross it but not everyone wants him to succeed
Diana Pharaoh Francis – Edge of Dreams 5 teenagers are lost inside a mountain and magical tracker Riley has to ask for some rather distasteful help…
Faith Hunter & Kalanya Price (editors) – Kicking It urban fantasy stories, mainly involving footware, like actual killer boots!
T. A. Pratt – Lady of Misrule the latest Marla Mason book…
Charles DeLint – Where Desert Spirits Crowd the Night short novel about artist and dreamer Sophie Etoile, from Newford
Stuart Douglas (editor) – Iris Wildthyme: 15 an anthology of 15 stories featuring the time traveller created by Paul Magrs for some Big Finish Doctor Who audio adventures
in ‘B’ format:
John Birmingham – Emergence a deep-drilling oil rig drills too deep and releases swarms of monsters! Hung over safety worker Dave Hooper takes a stand… Dave vs. The Monsters part 1
Terry Brooks – The High Druid’s Blade the 1st volume of The Defenders of Shannara series
Gail Z. Martin – War of Shadows the 3rd part of her Ascendant Kings Saga
Sarah J. Maas – A Court of Thorns and Roses Feyre is a mortal who has been imprisoned in the Fairie Realms for hunting and killing a magical creature…
Adam Christopher – The Machine Awakens mankind is slowly losing the Spider Wars and a murder investigation starts to reveal a vast conspiracy stretching from Earth to the floating gas mines of Jupiter…
David Weber – Shadow of Freedom the 14th in the main sequence of Honor Harrington novels
Jack McDevitt – The Hercules Text reprint of his 1st novel. An extraterrestrial message is finally decoded, with possibly world-changing results…
A. American – Going Home when civilisation abruptly collapses Morgan will do whatever it takes to get home again…
M. J. Scott – The Shattered Court Lady Sophia is a Royal Witch and 32nd in line to the Throne, but is forced to flee after an attack by the Kingdom’s ancient enemies. Now she has serious choices to make…
Kelly McCullough – Darkened Blade the 6th in his Fallen Blade series
David Baldacci (editor) – FaceOff anthology of 11 stories each featuring 2 noted characters from a variety of authors meeting each other… Rebus, Jack Reacher, Repairman Jack and many more
Star Trek – Crisis of Consciousness an Original Series novel by Dave Galanter
David Annandale – The Damnation of Pythos: Thinning the Veil a Horus Heresy adventure set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe
Doctor Who – The Defectors audio adventure # 198 in the main Big Finish Doctor Who series, with Sylvester McCoy and Katy Manning
Doctor Who – Death Match Fourth Doctor adventure 4.4 from Big Finish, with Tom Baker & Louise Jameson
Ken Liu – The Grace of Kings the seven kingdoms of the archipelago of Dara have been welded into an empire, but that doesn’t mean there’s peace!
in large format:
Ian Whates – Pelquin’s Comet in a bid to claim a store of alien weaponry the crew of the Comet are pursued by rivals but their most dangerous opponent may be on board!
Alex Bledsoe – Wisp of a Thing sequel to The Hum and the Shiver, about the reclusive folk of Cloud County, Tennessee
Brenda Cooper – Edge of Dark mankind had banished rogue AIs to the very edge of the Solar System a long time ago, but now they want to return – and they’ve evolved… Book 1 of The Glittering Edge
Sarah Jane Stratford – The Moonlight Brigade a Roman General from the time of the Republic becomes a vampire, and centuries later, hopes to bring down Mussolini’s regime and replace it with a new Republic! Includes Nazi vampire hunters!
Tom Purdom – Lovers & Fighters, Starships & Dragons a dozen of this under-rated author’s best short stories, with an intro by Michael Swanwick.
Mike Allen – Unseaming horror collection
Jennifer Brozek & Bryan Thomas Schmidt (editors) – Shattered Shields 17 new heroic fantasy combat stories by authors such as Elizabeth Moon, David Farland and Glen Cook
in ‘B’ format:
Paul Magrs – Lost on Mars YA novel about settlers on Mars two or three generations after first colonisation… looks like fun!
Tim Lebbon – The Silence Ali and her family seek refuge from the plague in a huge underground cave system, but there are vicious creatures living there; blind, but hunting by sound and echo-location…
E. E. Richardson – Disturbed Earth DCI Clair Pierce heads up Yorkshire’s Ritual Crime Unit but, returning to work after an injury, finds things have changed in her absence… 1st in a series
William Dietrich – The Murder of Adam and Eve time travel adventure back to ancient East Africa…
Dennis L. McKiernan – Stolen Crown the latest Mithgar novel, the first since 2008’s City of Jade
Benjamin Percy – Red Moon fat, modern werewolf thriller!
Peter V. Brett – The Skull Throne the 4th in the series that began with The Painted Man. I’d have had it a bit sooner but my supplier allowed me to order the export edition by mistake and, of course, wouldn’t send copies to me. Took a while to realise what the problem was…
C. J. Cherryh – Tracker the 1st in the 6th sub-trilogy of her Foreigner sequence. 16th overall.
in ‘B’ format:
Robert Silverberg – Downward to the Earth SF Masterwork from Orion; a once-colonised planet is abandoned when the natives are found to be sentient. Now it’s a place of mystery…
Arkady & Boris Strugatsky – Hard to be a God a left wing agent from Earth is landed on a feudal planet… SF Masterwork with an intro by Ken MacLeod and newly translated by Olena Bornashenko, which means it probably reads better than the previous English language editions!
Tricia Sullivan – Shadowboxer on the Hugo shortlist for this year…
C. J. Cherryh – Peacemaker the 3rd in the 5th sub-trilogy of her Foreigner sequence
S. Andrew Swann – Dragon Thief the sequel to Dragon Princess Frank body-swaps from the princess’ body to one belonging to a notorious thief…
Faith Hunter – Dark Heir the 9th Jane Yellowrock novel
Chris Marie Green – Every Breath You Take the 3rd in the Jensen Murphy, Ghost for Hire series
Diana Rowland – Vengeance of the Demon 5th in the series featuring Kara Gillian, demon summoner
Paul Christopher – Secret of the Templars 9th volume of the series with John ‘Doc’ Holliday
Jae-Cheol Park – The Art of PaperBlue large softcover full of tutorials and images in various stages of creation
Luca Zampeiolo – Kallamity Sketchbook: Mech in Ink hardcover sketchbook, with several pages of tips at the back
Jorge Balaguer – The Monster Book of Manga: Steampunk shows 7 pages each for 39 different characters from initial sketch to full colour art. Robot, Time Traveller, Female Inventor, Galactic Hero, and many more!
Sylviane Corgiat & Laura Zuccheri – The Swords of Glass big fantasy hardback graphic novel from Humanoids
Hi Fructose – volume 35
Heavy Metal – Hoax Hunters #1 1st in a new comic series. This is a new comic book separate from the ongoing magazine.
Game of Thrones – In Memoriam neat little illustrated hardback showcasing all the characters who have died…so far! Based on the tv series rather than the novels by George R. R. Martin
Jack Vance – Grand Crusades: The Early JV Volume Five five short novels dating from 1950 to 1965. Most obscure one is probably Crusade to Maxus
in large format:
Steven Utley – The 400-Million-Year Itch 19 strange stories of Earth’s deep pre-history, subtitled Silurian Tales volume 1
Steven Utley – Invisible Kingdoms 16 more short stories about an expedition back in time, subtitled Silurian Tales volume 2
Clifton Fadiman (editor) – Fantasia Mathematica reprint of a 1958 anthology of stories, poems and book extracts, etc. concerning maths and arithmetic. Looks fun! For certain values of fun!
in ‘B’ format:
Charles Stross – The Rhesus Chart the 5th of the Laundry Files
Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long Mars the 3rd in their Long Earth series gets into space… There’s at least one more collaboration to come (in June) and after that I suspect Baxter will be continuing the series himself
William C. Dietz – For More Than Glory the 5th Legion of the Damned adventure
Tad Williams – Sleeping Late on Judgement Day the 3rd Bobby Dollar book, about an angel marooned on Earth
Charlaine Harris – Midnight Crossroad Midnight is a strange little Texas town, with inhabitants to match… 1st in a new series
Robert Jackson Bennett – City of Stairs in a city where streets and alleys can lead anywhere, and through time, solving a murder isn’t easy…
Martin Millar – The Goddess of Buttercups and Daisies in 421BC Aristophanes seeks help to finish his latest play and enlists Luxos, who’s main aim is, however, to get his own work heard by the Athenian crowds!
Boris & Arkady Strugatsky – The Dead Mountaineer’s Inn a previously untranslated mystery novel the late brothers wrote in 1970. Translated by Josh Billings
Ursula K. LeGuin – The Word for World is Forest the latest in the SF Masterworks series from Orion, first published in 1972. Short novel about a peaceful world fighting back against brutal invaders
John Varley – Dark Lightning the 4th in the set that began with Red Lightning
Jane Lindskold – Artemis Arising the Empire has collapsed but now an archeologist has tracked down one of it’s pleasure planets – and things have changed since the height of empire!
Douglas Preston – The Kraken Project the 4th adventure featuring Wyman Ford. The previous one was Impact. An AI has taken refuge in the depths of the internet…
David Gibbons – Pyramid the 8th Jack Howard adventure
L. E. Modesitt, jr. – Cyador’s Heirs the 17th volume in his Magic of Recluce series
Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris – The Diamond Conspiracy the 4th Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences novel
Linda Grimes – Quick Fix sequel to In a Fix. Urban fantasy
Star Wars – A New Dawn action set between the films Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, written by John Jackson Miller
Ben Katchor – Hand-Drying in America large hardback, full of dozens of (usually colour) 2-page strips set in New York
Simon Clark – The Night of the Triffids full cast audio drama with Sam Troughton & Nicola Bryant of the sequel to John Wyndham‘s classic The Day of the Triffids. From Big Finish. I quite enjoyed the book years ago and this is apparently very well done.
in ‘B’ format:
Daryl Gregory – Harrison Squared 16 y.o. Harrison is left apparently orphaned in a strange little New England town, much like H. P. Lovecraft‘s Innsmouth. But has his mother really drowned?
Marie Brennan – Voyage of the Basilisk the 3rd in the Memoirs of Lady Trent. It bears some small resmblance to The Voyage of the Beagle…
David Barnett – Gideon Smith & the Brass Dragon sequel to Gideon Smith & the Mechanical Girl. Steampunk
Christopher Moore – The Serpent of Venice companion volume to Fool; another weird Shakespearean adventure!
Alan Smale – Clash of Eagles alternate history in which Rome’s legions invade pre-Columbian America but meet with disaster fighting the Cahokians of the Midwest, and Praetor Gaius Marcillinus is captured for his military knowledge…
Ian Whates (editor) – Solaris Rising 3 18 new stories…
Star Trek Enterprise – Uncertain Logic 3rd in the Rise of the Federation series by Christopher L Bennett
Ron Goulart – Good Girl Art softcover with mainly full-colour art, and text giving the history and context
Benjamin Dewey – The Complete Collection of The Tragedy series: Secret Lobster Claws and Other Misfortunes 500 single panels of bizarrely funny ‘tragedys’!
Interzone – # 257 with fiction from Alastair Reynolds, among others…
Locus – March 2015 cover date
Pop! Books – Cthulhu vinyl figure; 5 inch figure in display box
Build Your Own Snowglobe little kit in a box from Running Press
Doctor Who – The Entropy Plague Big Finish adventure # 197, with Peter Davidson
Doctor Who – Requiem for the Rocket Men Big Finish Fourth Doctor adventure # 4.3 with Tom Baker and Louise Jameson
Kay Kenyon – Queen of the Deep as an adult, Jane Gray meets an imaginary childhood friend and ends up in a magical medieval kingdom entirely aboard a gigantic steamship…
Gerald Kersh – Men Without Bones 13 strange tales…
Patricia A. McKillip – Gateway Omnibus the latest omnibus from Gollancz, containing Song for the Basilisk, The Tower at Stony Wood and Od Magic
Lucius Shepard – Gateway Omnibus from Gollancz, containing the late author’s first novel, Green Eyes, The Jaguar Hunter collection and the short novel Vacancy
Zachary Brown – The Darkside War there are multiple alien species, and not all of them are friendly… part 1 of The Icarus Corps
Tobias S. Buckell – Ragamuffin the 2nd Xenowealth novel. reissue; great little series although #1 is a bit slow to get into… Pockets of humanity are dotted across space, but confined to specific planets after being on the wrong side in a multi-species space war
in ‘B’ format:
Gail Carriger – Prudence book 1 of her new steampunk series, The Custard Protocol
Django Wexler – The Forbidden Library a huge, dark library hides worlds-full of secrets…
Rjurik Davidson – Unwrapped Sky revolution is afoot and the world is changing, and Kata is forced to try to murder a visiting minotaur… I really enjoyed this when it was in h/c
Imagine fx – Masters & Legends of Fantasy Art with dvd at the back. restock
Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess – Stardust softcover from Vertigo, with the original illustrations
Black Static – # 45 new fiction and reviews, etc.
Galaxy’s Edge – issues # 12 & # 13
Cedric Villani – Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure memoir of a top mathematician…
in large format:
John Joseph Adams (editor) – Operation Arcana 16 new stories of mititary fantasy from the likes of Glen Cook, Simon Green & Django Wexler
Jo Walton – My Real Children a dying woman seems to have memories of two quite different lives…
Carrie Patel – The Buried Life Liesl investigates the murder of a noted historian in an underground city lit by gaslamps…
Oliver Langmead – Dark Star strange, book-length work about a dark city, one of who’s three artificial light sources has been stolen, and a strange girl with luminous veins…
Sparth – Structura 3: The Art of Sparth mainly full page, full colour art, but some smaller pieces and text to the back
Claudio Aboy – New Amazons full colour softcover from SQP
Rich Larson – Zombie Sexual re-stock; b&w sketches, etc. from SQP
Alexandro Jodorowsky & Das Pastoras – Metabarons Genesis: Castaka prequel to the main Metabarons story from Humanoids. Very nice art
Travis Charest, Alexandro Jodorowsky & Zoran Janjetov – Weapons of the Metabarons h/c from Humanoids
Pierre Gabus & Romuald Reutiman – District 14: Season 1 h/c collection of the b&w anthropomorphic comic strip, from Humanoids
Locus – January cover date, # 648 in at last!
Juxtapoz – April cover date
Heavy Metal – issue # 273
Comics Review – February cover date The Phantom, Tarzan, Ally Oop, etc. Mainly b&w but some colour strips