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Voyager Books (February-March 2011)

February 14, 2011

February

  • The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima
  • Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • A Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Secrets of the Fire Sea by Stephen Hunt 

March

  • A Kingdom Besieged by Raymond E. Feist
  • At the Gates of Darkness by Raymond E. Feist
  • Krondor: The Assassins by Raymond E. Feist
  • Spellwright by Blake Charlton
  • Lord of Emperors by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay
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Grey Friar Press news

February 14, 2011

Gray Friar Press has announced:

A new collection of short stories by Rhys Hughes, The Brothel Creeper. 'From the whorehouses of Cardiff to the jungles of Brazil, from the catacombs of Paris to the pearly gates of Heaven, along the coasts of Equatorial Africa to the screaming chaos of Hell on Earth, wanders the spirit of decadence, the brothel creeper.' Available in two formats: jacketed hardcover flat-signed by the author and limited to 100 copies('18 / $34) and a mass market paperback '8.99 / $16.

Paul Finch's monster collection of novellas and novelettes One Monster is Not Enough is now available in paperback. The hardcover sold out almost immediately, so don't miss out on this superb collection of eight long and powerful horror stories. Only '8.99 / $16.

The Press is proud to announce that Lisa Morton's haunting novel The Castle Of Los Angeles, published by GFP early last year, has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel. To celebrate this they are offering a FREE COPY of the book in PDF format to anyone who requests it by emailing gary.fry [@] virgin.net. 

Finally, GFP is offering free books: spend '20 / $36 or more in the store and you'll get a copy of the signed hardcover of Stephen Volk's novella Vardoger, or if you already own that book, Nicholas Royle's novella The Appetite.

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Jasper Fforde signing

February 14, 2011

Change of date: Jasper Fforde will be signing at the London Forbidden Planet Megastore on Wednesday 23 February (at 1.00 pm) not Wednesday 23rd March as previously advertised.

'One might say that one of our Wednesdays went missing.'

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Orbit Books (January-March 2011)

February 13, 2011

January

  • Managing death: A death works novel by Trent Jamieson
  • Tempest's Legacy: Jane True series by Nicole Peeler
  • The Hammer by K J Parker 
  • Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sausages by Tom Holt

 February

  • Deep State by Walter Jon Williams
  • The Fallen Blade by Jon Courtenay Grimwood
  • Shadowheart: Book 4 Shadowmarch Quartet by Tad Williams
  • The Sworn: Book 1 Fallen Kings  by Gail Z Martin
  • The Neon Court: a Mathew Swift Novel by Kate Griffin
  • River Marked: Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs
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    March
  • The Enterprise of Death by Jesse Bullington
  • Kings of the North: Book 2 Paladin's Legacy by Elizabeth Moon
  • Green-Eyed Demon: Sabina Kane series by Jaye Wells
  • The Heir of Night by Helen Lowe
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Gollancz Books (January-March 2011)

February 13, 2011

Recent and forthcoming SF and fantasy titles from Gollancz:

January

  • Fire by Kristin Cashore
  • The Difference Engine by William Gibson & Bruce Stirling
  • A Bite to remember by Lynsay Sands
  • Kitty Goes to War by Carrie Vaughn
  • The Bitten by L A Banks
  • Hexbound by Chloe Neill
  • The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
  • The Waters Rising by Sheri S Tepper
  • Autumn: The City by Dave Moody
  • Conan's Brethren by Robert E Howard
  • Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

February

  • A Matter of Blood  by Sarah Pinborough
  • Dog Blood by David Moody
  • Stone Spring by Stephen Baxter
  • The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry
  • The Kings of the Crags by Stepen Deas
  • The Transmigration of Timothy Archer by P K Dick
  • Romanitas by Sophie McDougall
  • By Midnight  by Mia James
  • Mine to Possess by Nalini Singh
  • Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh
  • Bite Me if You Can by Lynsay Sands
  • The Forbidden by L A Banks
  • Down to the Bone by Justina Robson
  • The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Omnibus 2 by Charlaine Harris
  • The Shape of Things to Come by H G Wells
  • The Bitter Seed of Magic by Suzanne McLeod

March

  • Necroville by Ian McDonald
  • New Model Army by Adam Roberts
  • Watch by Robert J Sawyer
  • The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan
  • Wolfsangel by M D Lachlan
  • Greybeard by Brian Aldiss
  • Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
  • Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh
  • The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
  • Hull Zero Three by Greg Bear
  • Blackveil by Kirsten Britain
  • Autumn: Purification by David Moody
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The digitisation of Novae Terra

February 12, 2011

If you are interested in the early days of SF fandom I suggest you check out this website. The British fanzine Novae Terra is being digitised and posted on the web ' so far they have reached issue eight (from 1936)

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When Worlds Collide

February 12, 2011

World Fantasy 2008 is to sponsor When Words Collide, 12-14 August, 2011 at the Best Western Inn, Calgary, Alberta Canada. When Words Collide is a weekend gathering of readers, writers, editors, artists, and publishers of imaginative fiction -- Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Romance and other genres.

'The weekend will be filled with panel discussions designed for readers, writers, and artists covering a broad range of current topics. In addition to books and short fiction we will also discuss comics, graphic novels, screen plays, and speculative poetry. Anything that can be written is fair game along with book and magazine art.

When Words Collide brings you a whole weekend jam-packed with fun and interesting things to do, all for about the same price as dinner at a nice restaurant and a movie.' Guests include Simon R Green, Rachel Caine and Jack Whyte.

Current membership rates are $45. For more details visit the When Worlds Collide website.

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Slightly Foxed magazine

February 12, 2011

In the forthcoming spring issue of the literary quarterly Slightly Foxed there is an appreciation of the late lamented Michael Coney, written by Eric Brown. For further details visit the Fox website

Slightly Foxed is an "eclectic mix, covering all the main categories of fiction and non-fiction, and our contributors are an eclectic bunch too. Some of them are names you'll have heard of, some not, but they all write thoughtfully, elegantly and entertainingly." Published quarterly.

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Huddersfield Literature Festival

February 12, 2011

The Huddersfield Literature Festival 2011 (16-20 March) celebrates the word in action: 'We have some fantastic events lined up for you, kicking off the launch with a celebration of 25 years of Peepal Tree Press. Join us for the free launch evening party ' but do book a ticket as this event will book up quickly. We've got some very exciting names this year: David Peace, Anne Fine, Simon Armitage, David Nobbs, AL Kennedy and controversial teenage fiction writer Melvin Burgess. As well as a programme packed full of premi'res and special commissions. There are opportunities to enjoy readings, music, comedy and workshops to help develop your writing technique and express your creativity.'

Contact lifest@hud.ac.uk for further details.

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NewCon Press to publish new anthologies

February 12, 2011

NewCon Press will shortly be announcing two very special new anthologies, due to be launched in the next few months. Both books will be available in paperback and signed limited edition hardback editions. Full details will be confirmed soon, so keep an eye on this website if you want to read original stories from the likes of: Neil Gaiman, Charles Stross, Stephen Baxter, Dan Abnett, Tony Ballantyne, Lauren Beukes, Eric Brown, Peter Crowther, James Lovegrove, Philip Palmer, Stephen Palmer, Andy Remic, Adam Roberts, Ian Watson, Liz Williams and many more...

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