Readers rejoice! We have such a bumper crop of new releases for you! Escape to another London in Simon Morden’s Down Station, brace yourself for the EPIC finale of Brandon Sanderson’s The Reckoners series, uncover the chilling mystery at the heart of Sarah Pinborough’s 13 Minutes and join the revolution in Victor Pelevin’s Empire V. Wishlists at the ready, we have four stunning new worlds to dive into.
Calamity by Brandon Sanderson– International superstar, Brandon Sanderson returns with the final installment of the New York Times bestselling series The Reckoners. When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy.
David knew Prof’s secret, and kept it even when Prof struggled to control the effects of his Epic powers. Once the Reckoners’ leader, Prof has now embraced his Epic destiny. He’s disappeared into those murky shadows of menace Epics are infamous for the world over, and everyone knows there’s no turning back…
But everyone is wrong. And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back.
13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough – Mean Girls meets Pretty Little Liars in this stunning new domestic thriller from award-winning author Sarah Pinborough. Filled with twists and turns this is one book you’ll be reading well into the wee hours of the night.
Natasha was dead for 13 minutes. And it changed her world completely . . .
Natasha was dead for 13 minutes.
She doesn’t remember how she ended up in the icy water but she does know this – it wasn’t an accident and she wasn’t suicidal.
They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but when you’re a teenage girl, it’s hard to tell them apart. Natasha’s friends love her, she’s sure of it. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t try to kill her. Does it?
13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough is a gripping psychological thriller about people, fears, manipulation and the power of the truth. A stunning read, it questions our relationships – and what we really know about the people closest to us . . .
13 Minutes is available now in hardback, eBook and audio download.
Down Station by Simon Morden– Award-winning author Simon Morden joins Gollancz with a stunning SF quest across a vast world that mirrors every London ever built.
Join a small group of commuters and tube workers as they witness a fiery apocalypse overtaking London. Escaping the inferno through a service tunnel they burst through a door . . . and find themselves in the sea, just off on a wild shore backed by cliffs and rolling grassland. The way home is blocked and the way ahead is dangerous. And some of the most frightening predators take human form . . .
Reminiscent of Michael Moorcock and Julian May this is a grand and sweeping science fantasy built on the ideas, the legends, and the memories of every London there has ever been.
Empire V by Victor Pelevin– Roman thought he’d found the perfect opportunity to rebel. He may have been wrong.
He awakens strapped to a set of parallel bars in a richly appointed sitting room, and begins a conversation with a masked man which will change his life. His world has been a facade – one which the mysterious Brahma is about to tear away.
A stunning novel about the real world, and about the hidden channels of power behind the scenes, Empire V is a post-modern satirical novel exploring the cults and corruption of politics, banking and power. And not only are these cults difficult to join – it turns out they may be impossible to leave . . .