We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!.
Michael G. Coney Gateway Omnibus: From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to one of the major voices of 1970s British SF, the BSFA AWARD-winning Michael G. Coney. This omnibus collection is out now in trade paperback and e-book. You can find out more about Michael G. Coney and all of his works by visiting the SF Gateway.
Foxglove Summer: Peter Grant is back on the case and lost in the country! When two young girls go missing in rural Herefordshire, PC Peter Grant is sent to check that nothing supernatural is involved. His commanding officer, Nightingale, thinks he’ll be done in less than a day. But Peter soon comes to realise that dark secrets underlie the picturesque fields and villages of the countryside, and there might just be work for Britain’s most junior wizard after all. Foxglove Summer is out now in hardback, e-book and audio download. You can find out more about Ben Aaronovitch by visiting his website or following him on Twitter: @Ben_Aaronovitch.
Metro 2034: A year after the events of METRO 2033 the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Metro 2034 is out now in paperback and e-book. You can find out more about Dmitry Glukhovsky by following him on Twitter: @glukhovsky.
Wild Cards: Lowball: Edited by No.1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author George R.R. Martin and acclaimed author Melinda M. Snodgrass, LOWBALL is the latest mosaic novel in the acclaimed Wild Cards universe, featuring original fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Ian Tregillis, David Anthony Durham, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Mary Anne Mohanraj, David D. Levine, Michael Cassutt and Walter Jon Williams. Perfect for old fans and new readers alike, LOWBALL delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel of superheroics and mystery. Wild Cards: Lowball is out now in paperback and e-book. You can find out more about George R.R. Martin by visiting his website.
The Brothel in Rosenstrasse and other short stories: The second part of Gollancz’s definitive collection of Moorcock’s short fiction, this selection features some of his finest work. From ‘The Brothel in Rosenstrasse’ to ‘The Surrealist Sporting Club’, the stories here are incredibly varied in their style, execution and subject matter. The Brothel in Rosenstrasse is out now in paperback and e-book. You can find out more about Michael Moorcock by visiting his website.
Wolves: Two friends are working at the cutting edge of this technology and when they are offered backing to take the idea and make it into the next global entertainment they realise that wolves hunt in this imagined world. And the wolves might be them.This terrifying thriller is a picture of a dark tomorrow that is just around the corner. Ings takes the satire and mordant satirical view of J.G. Ballard and propels it into the 21st century. Wolves is out now in paperback and e-book. You can find out more about Simon Ings by visiting his website or following him on Twitter: @simonings
A Dream of Wessex: Christopher Priest’s artful novel about the trials and tribulations of a group of people who have escaped into a utopian shared virtual reality known as Wessex. It is a world engineered to give them their every desire. But when one woman becomes subject to the violent attentions of a man who feels that she is everything he desires she must decide to fight back. Obsession and abuse of power can cross from the real world to the imagined all too easily. A DREAM OF WESSEX is a classic in the literature of virtual realities and remains one of Christopher Priest’s most highly regarded novels. A Dream of Wessex is out now in paperback and e-book. You can find out more about Christopher Priest by visiting his website.