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compiled by Neil Walsh

Plenty to choose from this time, as our new arrivals feature classic reprints from Edmond Hamilton, Glen Cook, and Steven Brust, some great new horror stories as we approach Halloween, some media tie-in books, plus the latest works from Paul McAuley, Kelley Armstrong, John Twelve Hawks, Robert Rankin, R.A. Salvatore, Charlie Huston, Mike Resnick, and many others.

(Books are listed alphabetically by author. Only books received are noted.)

New & Forthcoming Books - October 2009
Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong
Bantam Books (hc, 339 pages)
Publication date: 29 September 2009, USA

Five Hundred Years After by Steven Brust
Orb, Tom Doherty Associates (trade, 448 pages)
Publication date: August 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 1994; sequel to The Phoenix Guards.

Devil's Kiss by Sarwat Chadda
Disney-Hyperion (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date: 1 September 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 13 and up.

D.D. Murphry, Secret Policeman by Alan M. Clark & Elizabeth Massie
Raw Dog Screaming Press (hc & trade, 211 pages)
Publication date: 21 September 2009, USA

Act of Redemption: The Gastar Series, Book 1 by C.C. Cole
AuthorHouse (trade, 194 pages)
Publication date: 28 April 2009, USA

Child of Fire by Harry Connolly
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 357 pages)
Publication date: 29 September 2009, USA & Canada

The Return of the Black Company by Glen Cook
Tor (trade, 672 pages)
Publication date: 15 September 2009, USA & Canada
    Third omnibus of the Black Company series, previously published separately as Bleak Seasons (1997) and She Is the Darkness (1997).

Grand Junction by Maurice G. Dantec
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 581 pages)
Publication date: 29 September 2009, USA & Canada

Guardian by Claire Delacroix
Tor Paranormal Romance (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2009, USA & Canada

Future Hope: ITP, Book 1 by David Gelber
Emerald Book Co. (hc, 337 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2010, USA

Stargate SG-1: Dialing Up: The Official Guide to Seasons 1-5 by Thomasina Gibson
Titan Books (illustrated trade, 176 pages)
Publication date: August 2009, UK & USA & Canada

There Be Dragons by Heather Graham, illustrated by Cherif Fortin & Lynn Sanders
Medallion Press (illustrated trade, 128 pages + bonus audio CD)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & Canada

Iron Man: Femmes Fatales by Robert Greenberger
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 320 pages)
Publication date: 29 September 2009, USA & Canada

The Collected Captain Future, Volume One by Edmond Hamilton
Haffner Press (hc, 754 pages)
Publication date: July 2009, USA
    First of 6 volumes to collect all the Captain Future novels & stories from the 1940s. Also included are the original pulp illustrations, editorials, and letters from readers.

The Metal Giants and Others: The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume One by Edmond Hamilton
Haffner Press (hc, 720 pages)
Publication date: July 2009, USA
    Featuring Hamilton's stories first published from 1926-29 in Weird Tales and Amazing Stories. Also includes an appendix of artwork, letters and ephemera.

The Star-Stealers: The Complete Tales of the Interstellar Patrol: The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Two by Edmond Hamilton
Haffner Press (hc, 776 pages)
Publication date: July 2009, USA
    Featuring the Interstellar Patrol stories first published between 1928 and 1934 in Weird Tales, Amazing Stories, and Science Wonder Quarterly. Also includes an appendix of artwork, letters and ephemera.

Heroes: An Insider's Guide to the Award-Winning Show
Titan Books (illustrated trade, 176 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & USA & Canada

My Dead Body by Charlie Huston
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 13 October 2009, USA & Canada

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Volume 20 edited by Stephen Jones
Robinson, Constable & Robinson (trade, 543 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 October 2009, UK
    Featuring stories from Michael Bishop, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Tanith Lee, Brian Lumley, and many more.

The Mammoth Book of Wolf Men edited by Stephen Jones
Robinson, Constable & Robinson (trade, 576 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 5 November 2009, UK
    Revised & updated edition of The Mammoth Book of Werewolves (1994), featuring stories by Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, R. Chetwynd-Hayes, Michael Marshall Smith, Karl Edward Wagner, Neil Gaiman, Kim Newman, Jo Fletcher, and many more.

The Ghost Quartet edited by Marvin Kaye
Tor (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date: 1 September 2009, USA & Canada
    Original stories by Brian Lumley, Orson Scott Card, Marvin Kaye, and Tanith Lee.

Prince of Storms: The Entire and the Rose, Book 4 by Kay Kenyon
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 388 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2010, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Book 3, City Without End

House of Doors by Julia S. Mandala / Jaguar Moon by Linda L. Donahue
Double Dog #5, Yard Dog Press (trade, 131 + 189 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA

Gardens of the Sun by Paul McAuley
Gollancz (trade, 441 pages)
Publication date: 1 October 2009, UK
    Sequel to The Quiet War.

Escape From Byzantium by Mark Mellon
Withersin (trade, 138 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA

Bride of Tranquility by Tracy S. Morris
Yard Dog Press (trade, 168 pages)
Publication date: 15 August 2009, USA

Blake Mantle and the War for New Cretia by A.J. Nolan
Wasteland Press (trade, 214 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA

Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead by Steve Perry
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 325 pages)
Publication date: 29 September 2009, USA & Canada

Retromancer by Robert Rankin
Gollancz (hc & trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 17 December 2009, UK

Flagship: Starship, Book 5 by Mike Resnick
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 328 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2009, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, Starship: Pirate

The Dame: Saga of the First King, Book 3 by R.A. Salvatore
Tor (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date: 18 August 2009, USA & Canada
    Sequel to The Highwayman and The Ancient.

The Ghost King: Transitions Trilogy, Book 3 by R.A. Salvatore
Wizards of the Coast, Forgotten Realms (hc, 352 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, USA & Canada

Cursed by Jeremy C. Shipp
Raw Dog Screaming Press (trade, 215 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Dracula, The Un-Dead by Dacre Stoker & Ian Holt
Harper (trade, 424 pages)
Publication date: 24 September 2009, UK

The Golden City by John Twelve Hawks
Doubleday Canada (hc, 358 pages)
Publication date: 12 September 2009, Canada

The Field on the Edge of the Woods, Book 1 by Mike "Frick" Weber, Loran Skinkis & G. Morgan
FilmsandComics.com (trade graphic novel, 48 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

    Magazines

Aurealis, No. 42, Australia, edited by Stuart Mayne
Contributors to this issue include: Lucy Sussex, Trent Jamieson, Andrew J. McKiernan, Jason Fischer, Brendan Carson, Rick Kennett, Geoffrey Maloney, Brendan Duffy, plus an interview with Greg Egan.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, October/November 2009, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Lucius Shepard, Elizabeth Hand, Albert E. Cowdrey, Robert Silverberg, Ron Goulart, Charles Obendorf, Carol Emshwiller, Geoff Ryman, Robert Reed, Joe Haldeman, M. Rickert, Ron Partridge, Kate Wilhelm.

Interzone, No. 224,September/October 2009, UK, edited by Andy Cox et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Jason Sanford, Katherine Sparrow & Rachel Swirsky, Adrian Joyce, Jeremiah Tolbert, Chris Butler, plus an interview with Robert Holdstock.

 


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