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A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth

Peter F Hamilton · Del Rey
Pages: 702
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Peter F. Hamilton returns to his acclaimed Commonwealth series in this thrilling follow-up to The Abyss Beyond Dreams. Featuring Hamilton's trademark blend of intricate plotting, riveting suspense, high-concept science, and vivid characters, A Night Without Stars brings...
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Jupiter War

Neal Asher · Night Shade Books
Format: Paperback

War threatens to destroy Earth's last hope in the final installment of the Owner trilogy!Alan Saul is now part human and part machine. He craves the stars, yet his human side still controls him; he can't leave his to sister die. He must leave Argus Station and stage a dangerous...
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The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

Susanna Clarke · Bloomsbury USA; First Edition edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Following the enormous success of 2004 bestseller and critics' favorite Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke delivers a delicious collection of ten stories set in the same fairy-crossed world of 19th-century England. With Clarke's characteristic historical detail and diction,...
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The Last Watchman of Old Cairo: A Novel

MICHAEL DAVID LUKAS · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In this spellbinding novel, a young man journeys from California to Cairo to unravel centuries-old family secrets. Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing...
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River Marked

Patricia Briggs · Ace Books
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Car mechanic Mercy Thompson has always known there was something different about her, and not just the way she can make a VW engine sit up and beg. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She's never known any others of her kind. Until now. An evil...
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The Mime Order

Samantha Shannon · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Paige Mahoney has escaped the brutal penal colony of Sheol I, but her problems have only just begun: many of the fugitives are still missing and she is the most wanted person in London.As Scion turns its all-seeing eye on Paige, the mime-lords and mime-queens of the city's gangs are invited...
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Glass Town

Steven Savile · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Steven Savile is an international sensation, selling over half a million copies of his novels worldwide and writing for cult favorite television shows including Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Stargate. Now, he is finally making his US debut with Glass Town, a brilliantly composed novel revolving...
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Fardwor, Russia!: A Fantastical Tale of Life Under Putin

Oleg Kashin · Restless Books, 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The forces of science, human error, and power run amok all collide in a wildly inventive, funny, and razor-sharp political satire about Putin's Russia, from one of the country's most fearless journalists.When a scientist experimenting on humans in a sanatorium near Moscow gives...
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Rubik

ELIZABETH TAN · The Unnamed Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The dead aren't really gone, they persist as phone numbers, social media accounts, newsletter recipients, and as members of fan-fiction forums. Digital ghosts move and connect us: we feel we know people we have only seen online just as corporations masquerade as familiar friends. In Rubik,...
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Monsters of the Earth

David Drake · Tor Books; a edition
Format: Book

Governor Saxa, of the great city of Carce, a fantasy analog of ancient Rome, is rusticating at his villa. When Saxa’s son Varus accompanies Corylus on a visit to the household of his father, Crispus, a retired military commander, Saxa graciously joins the party with his young...
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Blood and Iron: A Novel of the Promethean Age

Elizabeth Bear · Roc Trade; First Printing Thus edition
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

She is known as Seeker. Spellbound by the Faerie Queen, she has abducted human children for her mistress’s pleasure for what seems like an eternity, unable to free herself from servitude and reclaim her own humanity. Seeker’s latest prey is a Merlin. Named after the legendary...
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The Beautiful Land

Alan Averill · Ace Trade
Format: Print book

An exciting debut novel, in the tradition of The Passage. The Beautiful Land is part science fiction, part horror--and, at its core, a love story, between a brilliant young computer genius and the fragile women he has loved since high school. Now, he must bend time and space to save her life,...
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The Lost Night

Jayne Castle · Berkley
Pages: 339
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Even the mysterious world of Harmony has people who don't quite fit in. They're drawn to places like Rainshadow Island, a beautiful sanctuary where anyone can feel safe - and where secrets are closely guarded... Schooled in an exotic form of martial arts, and with the ability to detect...
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Isis Orb

Piers Anthony · Open Road Media Science & Fantasy
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

A quest to fulfill a lifelong wish turns into an adventure rife with magical creatures and arduous tasks - and puns, of course - when New York Times-bestselling author Piers Anthony revisits the enchanted land of Xanth In Xanth, everyone has a talent. But that doesn't mean everyone loves...
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