Happy Publication Day 8th October 2015

pub day 8.10.16It’s Super Thursday here in the UK and we’ve got an incredible crop of SF, Fantasy and Horror reads.

Killing Titan by Greg Bear: Killing Titan is the second book in the epic interstellar War Dogs trilogy from master of science fiction Greg Bear. After barely surviving his last tour on Mars, Master Sergeant Michael Venn finds himself back on earth in enforced isolation. Through a dangerous series of operations he returns to Mars to further his investigation into the Drifters – ancient artifacts suddenly reawakened on the red planet . . . Killing Titan is out now in trade paperback and eBook. You can find out more about Greg Bear by visiting his website.

The Boy Who Wept Blood by Den Patrick: Ten years have passed since the disappearance of Lucien. His protégé, the young swordsman Dino, is struggling to live up to Lucien’s legacy. Sworn to protect the silent queen Anea as she fights to bring a new democracy to Demesne, Dino finds himself drawn into a deadly game of political intrigue as the aristocratic families of Landfall conspire to protect their privilege . . . The Boy Who Wept Blood is out now in paperback and eBook. You can find out more about Den Patrick by visiting his website or following him on Twitter.

Windhaven by George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle: This early collaborative novel from George R. R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle is a masterclass of fantasy and storytelling. Among the scattered islands that make up the water world of Windhaven, no one holds more prestige than the silver-winged flyers, romantic figures who cross treacherous oceans, braving shifting winds and sudden storms, to bring news, gossip, songs and stories to a waiting populace. Maris of Amberly, a fisherman’s daughter, wants nothing more than to soar on the currents high above Windhaven. Now a revolution threatens to destroy the world she fought so hard to join – and force her to make the ultimate sacrifice… Windhaven is out now in paperback and eBook

Dead But Not Forgotten by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kellner: Charlaine Harris’ smash-hit Sookie Stackhouse series may have reached its conclusion, but the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, lives on in this all-new collection of 15 stories. Written by a killer line-up of authors, including NEW YORK TIMES bestseller Seanan McGuire, NEW YORK TIMES bestseller MaryJanice Davidson and featuring an introduction by Charlaine Harris herself! Dead But Not Forgotten puts your favourite characters, written by some of your favourite authors, centre stage.  Dead But Not Forgotten is out now in paperback and eBook.

Ultima by Stephen Baxter: In Proxima we discovered ancient alien artifacts on the planet of Per Ardua – hatches that allowed us to step across light years of space as if we were stepping into another room. The universe opened up to us. Now in Ultima the consequences of this new freedom make themselves felt. And we discover that there are minds in the universe that are billions of years old and they have a plan for us. For some of us. But as we learn the true nature of the universe we also discover that we have countless pasts and that our future is terrifyingly finite. It’s time for us to take back control. Ultima is out now in paperback, audio download and eBook. You can find out more about Stephen Baxter by visiting his website.

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury: We are delighted to be publishing this stunning new edition of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel. It’s the week before Hallowe’en, and Cooger and Dark’s Pandemonium Shadow Show has come to Green Town, Illinois. The siren song of the calliope entices all with promises of youth regained and dreams fulfilled . . . And as two boys trembling on the brink of manhood set out to explore the mysteries of the dark carnival’s smoke, mazes and mirrors, they will also discover the true price of innermost wishes . . . Something Wicked This Way Comes is out now in paperback and eBook.   

We’re celebrating Super Thursday with a special Books are My Bag with an giveaway. You can win all of the books featured in this blog as well as 14 more brilliant books published today from our sister imprints! Don’t miss this chance to enter to win an out of this world prize. To enter visit: http://bit.ly/1JUA3oA