Cashed out from the NYPD after 24 years, Doak Miller operates as a private eye in steamy small-town Florida, doing jobs for the local police. Like posing as a hit man and wearing a wire to incriminate a local wife who’s looking to get rid of her husband. But when he sees the wife, when he looks into her deep blue eyes…He falls – and falls hard. Soon he’s working with her, against his employer, plotting a devious plan that could get her free from her husband and put millions in her bank account. But can they do it without landing in jail? And on... + Read More
Portrait in BLOODThey were the New York art scene’s golden couple — until the day Amanda Oliver was found murdered in her SoHo loft, and her husband Philip confessed to shooting her. But was he a continent away when the trigger was pulled? Art dealer Jackson Wyeth sets out to learn the truth, and uncovers the dangerous secrets lurking beneath the surface of Manhattan’s posh galleries and decadent parties, a world of adultery and madness, of beautiful girls growing up too fast and men making fortunes and losing their minds. But even the worst th... + Read More
A DETAILED STUDY OF THE CLASSICS OF CONTINENTAL HORROR CINEMA!From the Expressionist reveries of the Weimar Republic to the transgressive nightmares smuggled past the Franco regime, via surrealist Gallic fever-dreams and psychedelic shockers from Cinecittà, Jonathan Rigby brings his incisive scrutiny to bear on more than 100 key films, starting in the aftermath of World War I and winding up with the video revolution of the early 1980s.
In the world of Draenor, the strong and fiercely independent Frostwolf Clan are faced with increasingly harsh winters and thinning herds. When Gul’dan, a mysterious outsider, arrives in Frostfire Ridge offering word of new hunting lands, Durotan, the Clan’s chieftain, must make an impossible decision: abandon the territory, pride and traditions of his people, or lead them into the unknown.An original tale of survival, conflict and magic that leads directly into the events of Warcraft, an epic adventure from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pict... + Read More
Cities were crushed by the falling spacecraft—but one ship didn’t crash. It remained intact, and disgorged hordes of alien soldiers determined to fight to the death. The abandoned vessels also contained a wealth of advanced technology. Led by David Levinson, the greatest minds of our world developed deadly new hybrid weapons. Bases were built on the Moon, Mars, and beyond. A new generation of defenders had to be trained, for the invaders would return. In the headlong rush to prepare, however, not everyone would survive…
The acclaimed follow-up to one of the most widely heralded special effects makeup tutorial books ever published. A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup Volume 2 incorporates a variety of supernatural and sci-fi character and creature designs, from zombies to dark fantasy, with step-by-step tutorials and materials guides, as well as an extended gallery section showcasing work by the best of the best!
Series: EscapologyPaperbackRen Warom9781785650918$19.50FICTION Jun 14, 2016
Shock Pao is the best. In the virtual world the Slip there’s nothing he can’t steal for the right price. Outside the Slip, though, he’s a Fail – no degree, no job. So when his ex offers him a job, breaking into a corporate databank, he accepts—it’s either that, or find himself a nice bench to sleep under. Amiga works for psychotic crime lord Twist Calhoun so when Shock’s war comes to her, it’s her job to bring him to Twist, dead or alive.
Series: Mash UpPaperbackGardner Dozois9781785651038$19.50FICTION Jun 07, 2016
Stories Inspired by Famous First LinesPride and Prejudice meets Macbeth by way of The Wizard of Oz and a dollop of the speculative, in this entertaining anthology where authors get inspiration for short stories from the first lines of famous works of literature. Edited by respected anthologist Gardner Dozois, the collection features Mary Robinette Kowal’s Hugo Award-winning story “The Lady Astronaut of Mars”.
Series: Mycroft HolmesPaperbackKareem Abdul-Jabbar9781783291540$19.50FICTION Jun 07, 2016
A new novel written by NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!Fresh out of Cambridge University, the young Mycroft Holmes is already making a name for himself in government, working for the Secretary of State for War. Yet this most British of civil servants has strong ties to the faraway island of Trinidad, the birthplace of his best friend, Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent, and where his fiancée Georgiana Sutton was raised.Mycroft’s comfortable existence is overturned when Douglas receives troubling reports from home. There are rumors of mys... + Read More
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home. So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces, and everyone fights for something.
Series: The Art of Ice AgeHardcoverTara Bennett9781785651069$64.00PERFORMING ARTS Jul 26, 2016
The 1st Ice Age movie introduced the world to 3 sub-zero heroes, Manny the mammoth, Sid the sloth and Diego the sabre-tooth tiger - the strangest herd its prehistoric inhabitants had ever seen - along with nut-obsessed squirrel Scrat. This book celebrates the art behind all 4 movies in the blockbuster series, along with the short films, with an exclusive in-depth look at the upcoming 5th movie, Collision Course.
Series: Search and DestroyA Gunn Brothers ThrillerPaperbackJames Hilton9781783294862$19.50FICTION Jun 14, 2016
Brothers Danny and Clay Gunn were brought up an ocean apart. Both served in the military, and both know how to kill, taking work as private military contractors and freelance “fixers”.But when they save a woman from an assassination attempt in the Nevada desert, it is they who become targets. Vowing to protect her, they are stalked by a paramilitary team known only as The Presidents, under orders from the heart of government.Why is Andrea, a seemingly harmless journalist, the object of a search and destroy order? The only way to discover the tr... + Read More
Shortlisted for the Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer at the Gemmell Awards 2017Pulled from a frozen sea, pierced by arrows and close to death, Knot has no memory of who he was. But his dreams are dark, filled with violence and unknown faces. Winter, a tiellan woman whose people have long been oppressed by humans, is married to and abandoned by Knot on the same day. In her search for him, she will discover her control of magic, but risk losing herself utterly. And Cinzia, priestess and true believer, returns home to discover her famil... + Read More
Hybrid fighters merging human and alien technology. Massive cannon emplacements on the Moon and Mars. A planetary defense force with the finest military personnel ever trained. For two decades we’ve known the enemy would return.The nations of Earth have collaborated on a unified defense program designed to defend the planet. Yet nothing could prepare us for the immensity of their new assault, and only the courage and skill of a few brave men and women can hope to bring our world back from the brink of extinction.
Series: New PompeiiPaperbackDaniel Godfrey9781783298112$19.50FICTION Jun 21, 2016
In the race to control renewable power, an energy giant stumbles on a controversial technology: the ability to transport matter from the deep past. Their biggest secret is New Pompeii, a replica city filled with Romans, pulled through time just before the volcanic eruption.Nick Houghton doesn’t know why he’s been chosen to be the company’s historical advisor. He’s just excited to be there. Until he starts to wonder what happened to his predecessor. Until he realizes that the company has more secrets than even the conspiracy theorists suspect. U... + Read More
GENOCIDE by David BischoffThe alien queen is dead, the hive mind left to flounder… and on a world bereft of its leader two strains of Alien divide their forces for world-shattering, acid-drenched war. On Earth, in the wake of alien infestation, athletes are flocking to humanity’s Goodwill Games. But some come with a deadly new tool: a drug called Fire, distilled from the very essence of the Aliens’ body chemistry.The military wants it. Pharmaceutical kingpin Daniel Grant wants it. But the only place the essential ingredient can be found is on t... + Read More
Series: Anti-HeroPaperbackJonathan Wood9781781168103$11.99FICTION Jun 28, 2016
When it rains it pours… monster machines. That attack during a funeral and ruin everyone’s day. MI317—the government department devoted to defending Britain from cosmic horrors—is under siege, so Arthur Wallace and his team must travel to Area 51, ably—and oddly—assisted by Agent Gran. But their travels don’t end there, not when there’s an Arctic town populated entirely by spore zombies and the 2.0 version of Clyde has some funny ideas about how to save the world.
Series: Hot Lead, Cold IronA Mick Oberon Job Book 1PaperbackAri Marmell9781785650833$10.49FICTION Jun 28, 2016
Mick Oberon may look like just another 1930s private detective, but beneath the fedora and the overcoat, he’s got pointy ears and he’s packing a wand. Among the last in a line of aristocratic Fae, Mick turned his back on his kind and their Court a long time ago. But when he’s hired to find a gangster’s daughter sixteen years after she was replaced with a changeling, the trail leads Mick from Chicago’s criminal underworld to the hidden Otherworld, where he’ll have to wade through Fae politics and mob power struggles to find the kidnapper and sol... + Read More
A prim young lady needs a favor: help her father beat a bum drug rap. But when Dad’s boat detonates outside Miami Harbor, Matt discovers that young Amy isn’t as innocent as she looks. Lured to the Bahamas, he will discover an unlikely pack of fanatics hatching an explosive plan, and that daddy’s little girl is surprisingly deadly.
A 4-part time-travel story involving the Penguins of Madagasar - Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private.The Penguins get involved in a time travel escapade which takes them to prehistoric times, ancient Rome and the far future!
On a First World War battlefield vampire Karl von Wultendorf struggles to free himself from his domineering maker, Kristian. The Neville sisters flourish in decadent, hedonistic London society in 1923: champagne, parties and the latest illegal substances. All except Charlotte, the middle of the three sisters who hides in a corner wishing she were back in Cambridge helping her professor father with his scientific experiments. When Charlotte meets her father’s new research assistant Karl, it is the beginning of a deadly obsession that divides her... + Read More
IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT…For decades, the apocalypse and its aftermath have yielded some of the most exciting short stories of all time. From David Brin’s seminal “The Postman” to Hugh Howey’s “Deep Blood Kettle” and Tananarive Due’s prescient “Patient Zero,” the end of the world continues to thrill. This companion volume to the critically acclaimed WASTELANDS offers thirty of the finest examples of post-apocalyptic short fiction, with works by:Ann AguirreMegan ArkenbergPaolo BacigalupiChristopher BarzakLauren BeukesDavid BrinOrs... + Read More
Series: The High GroundImperials 1PaperbackMelinda Snodgrass9781783295821$19.50FICTION Jul 05, 2016
Emperor’s daughter Mercedes is the first woman ever admitted to the High Ground, the elite training academy of the Solar League’s Star Command, and she must graduate if she is to have any hope of taking the throne. Her classmate Tracy has more modest goals—to rise to the rank of captain, and win fame and honor. But a civil war is coming and the political machinations of those who yearn for power threatens the young cadets. In a time of intrigue and alien invasion, they will be tested as they never thought possible.
Series: Sonata of the DeadA Joel Sorrell Thriller 2PaperbackConrad Williams9781783295654$16.95FICTION Jul 05, 2016
It’s four months on from the events of Dust and Desire…Joel Sorrell has recovered from the injuries he sustained in his fight with The Four-Year-Old. A body has been found, sealed into the dead space behind a false wall in a flat in Muswell Hill. Beheaded and surrounded by bloodstained pages of typewritten text, it is the third such murder committed by a killer known as The Hack. And it may be linked to his daughter’s disappearance.
It is 1863, and as a reluctant Inspector of Vice, Campbell Lawless undertakes a reckoning of London’s houses of ill repute, a shadowy netherworld of frayed glamour and double standards, mesmerising and unspeakable by turns. From the erotic booksellers of Holywell Street to the alleys of Haymarket, he discovers backstreet cast-offs and casualties of the society bordellos, and becomes fascinated by a musician who has established a foundation for fallen women. But his inquiries draw the attention of powerful men, who can be merciless in defending ... + Read More
A visit from the distraught Ronald Temple sets SHERLOCK HOLMES and Dr Watson on the hunt for a kidnapped child. With no ransom note and a sinister connection to the highest echelons of Victorian society, it becomes clear that it is no ordinary kidnapping, and soon the companions’ lives are in danger. What is the child’s true heritage? And what is the connection with the Whitechapel murders of a decade before?
Series: The RacePaperbackNina Allan9781785650369$19.50FICTION Jul 19, 2016
A child is kidnapped with consequences that extend across worlds… A writer reaches into the past to discover the truth about a possible murder… Far away a young woman prepares for her mysterious future…In a future scarred by fracking and ecological collapse, Jenna Hoolman’s world is dominated by illegal smartdog racing: greyhounds genetically modified with human DNA. When her young niece goes missing that world implodes…Christy’s life is dominated by fear of her brother, a man she knows capable of monstrous acts and suspects of hiding even dark... + Read More
Series: Aliens: The Set PhotographyBehind the Scenes of James Cameron's 1986 MasterpieceHardcoverSimon Ward9781785651496$50.95PERFORMING ARTS Aug 09, 2016
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of James Cameron’s groundbreaking science fiction classic comes the first, official record of the shoot. Through candid, high-quality stills we see the cast and crew at work, in costume, rehearsing, in make-up, and during filming. Some choice pieces of original concept art add greater context to the shoot and showcase the remarkable level of design. Also features insightful quotes from original interviews.
Baxter Zevcenko’s life is pretty sweet. He’s making a name for himself as the kingpin of his smut-peddling high-school syndicate, the other gangs are staying out of his business, and he’s dating the girl of his dreams, Esme. But when Esme gets kidnapped, things start to get seriously weird, and the only man drunk enough to help is a bearded, booze-soaked, supernatural bounty hunter that goes by the name of Jackson ‘Jackie’ Ronin.Plunged into the increasingly bizarre landscape of Cape Town’s supernatural underworld, Baxter and Ronin team up to s... + Read More
This limited edition oversized deluxe hardback collection contains original script pages from award-winning writer Neil Gaiman, as well as never-before-seen art and an amazing gallery of sketches.Illustrated and presented by one of the leading artists in modern fantasy, Charles Vess, The Book of Ballads presents the great songs and folktales of the English, Irish, and Scottish traditions re-imagined in sequential-art form, in collaboration with some of today’s strongest fantasy writers.
Series: Koko the MightyPaperbackKieran Shea9781781168653$11.99FICTION Jul 26, 2016
Koko returns in this high octane sequel to the superb sci-fi debut Koko Takes a Holiday! With an outstanding Ultimate Sanction bounty still on her head, Koko Martstellar (ex-mercenary and saloon madam extraordinaire) and Jedidiah Flynn (former orbital sky-cop) have to solve the mystery of an outlander cult and hordes of genetic-mutant raiders led by bounty agent Wire.
Series: The Two TorcsRobin Hood: Demon Bane 2PaperbackDebbie Viguie9781783294381$19.50FICTION Aug 02, 2016
Evil is everywhere. Through terror and dark sorcery, Prince John wields the power of the throne. Lord and peasant alike meet violent ends as the Sheriff’s arcane beasts spread fear and death.A small group of rebels oppose John, striking from Sherwood Forest…the one place his creatures cannot pursue them. Though their numbers grow, so do the forces of darkness. Unless Robin and Marian fulfill the ancient prophecy of the Two Torcs, the forest will be overrun, and England will fall.
Series: Dead to RitesA Mick Oberon Job 3PaperbackAri Marmell9781785650970$19.50FICTION Aug 16, 2016
Mick Oberon may look like just another 1930s private detective, but beneath the fedora and the overcoat, he’s got pointy ears and he’s packing a wand. The third title in this popular series.
The Terran military has defeated the invading fleet, but the war is far from over. As a covert agent embeds himself on Earth, advanced Centauri technology enables him to pry into the military’s most secure files, accessing secrets that could lead to millions of deaths.Lieutenant Commander Thomas Kane, Lieutenant Katja Emmes, and Sublieutenant Jack Mallory again find themselves at the forefront of the planet’s defenses. Yet terrorism isn’t the only threat they face. Given what they’ve experienced, their greatest challenge may be defeating the me... + Read More
Series: Cloak of WarThe Empress Game Trilogy 2PaperbackRhonda Mason9781783299430$19.95FICTION Oct 25, 2016
The bloody tournament to determine the new empress of the intergalactic empire may be over, but for exiled princess Kayla Reinumon, the battle is just beginning. To free her home planet from occupation, Kayla must infiltrate the highest reaches of imperial power. But when a deadly nanovirus threatens to ravage the empire, it will take more than diplomacy to protect her homeworld from all-out war.
The Art of Deus Ex Universe is the ultimate gallery of art from Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, featuring over 300 images, including sketches and concept art. With commentary throughout from the world-renowned art team, this extraordinary collection of groundbreaking game art depicts a dystopian future where mankind has evolved…at the cost of its humanity.Story Locale: Dystopian futureSeries Overview: Critical Reception:Deus ExGameRankings: 91.03%; Metacritic: 90/100Deus Ex: Invisible WarGameRankings: 85.36%; Metacritic:... + Read More
For the very first time, famous associates of the Great Detective – clients, colleagues, and of course, villains – tell their own stories in this collection of brand-new adventures. Follow Inspector Lestrade as he and Sherlock Holmes pursue a killer to rival Jack the Ripper; sit with Mycroft Holmes as he solves a case from the comfort of the Diogenes Club; take a drink with Irene Adler and Dr Watson in a Parisian café; and join Colonel Sebastian Moran on the hunt for a supposedly mythical creature…
It is the summer of 1883 and Professor Langdon St. Ives - brilliant but eccentric scientist and explorer - is at home in Aylesford with his family. However, a few miles to the north a steam launch has been taken by pirates above Egypt Bay; the crew murdered and pitched overboard. In Aylesford itself a grave is opened and possibly robbed of the skull. The suspected grave robber, the infamous Dr. Ignacio Narbondo, is an old nemesis of Langdon St. Ives. When Dr. Narbondo returns to kidnap his four-year-old son Eddie and then vanishes into ... + Read More
People are vanishing without a trace. And the disappearances are getting closer to home – the next likely target is Mac, Matt Helm’s shrewd old boss. To get to the bottom of the mystery, Helm follows two beguiling and treacherous women, who lead him all the way to his ancestral home – Scandinavia. With a coup from within the agency, and a terrorist threat from without, it’s clear that nobody can be trusted.
Series: The Wolves of LondonObsidian Heart book 1PaperbackMark Morris9781781168684$10.49FICTION Aug 30, 2016
Psychology professor Alex Locke is an ex-convict who is forced back into the criminal underworld when his daughter is threatened. After agreeing to steal a mysterious Obsidian Heart, Locke finds himself relentlessly pursued by a band of unearthly assassins known as the ’Wolves of London’. Locke soon learns that the heart has the ability to transport him through time, and while it bestows him with his own dark power, it also corrupts.
Collects the complete Eighth Doctor Mini-Series.Eerie Victorian magic shows, living paintings, mysterious lost books, crystalline life-forms, space-barges crammed with the undead…Embrace all the Gothic Romance and interstellar terror of the Eighth Doctor in this new series starring the most-requested past incarnation!
The Eleventh Doctor and Alice return for a second year of time-twisting adventures!Accused of terrible war crimes that he can't remember committing, the Eleventh Doctor goes on the run with his companion Alice Obiefune, along with a mysterious amnesiac who calls herself The Squire! As they dig deep into the history of the Time War in hope of clearing the Doctor's name, the bounty hunter called The Then and The Now, a hideous perversion of spacetime, tracks them at every turn!
From the Tenth Doctor Archives #1-12: Agent Provocateur; The Forgotten.Collecting the first two complete story arcs from the Tenth Doctor Archives, don't miss these fantastic adventures!AGENT PROVOCATEUR: The Tenth Doctor and Martha Jones are travelling through time and space, protecting the oppressed, stopping evil in its tracks, and searching for the best chocolate milkshakes in the galaxy. But a stranger has his sights set on the Doctor, a valuable collectable as the last of the Time Lords of Gallifrey. Meanwhile, entire planetary population... + Read More
Second volume of the Star Wars Insider, featuring content previously printed in the Star Wars Insider magazine. Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insider magazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, videogames to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.
Based on the popular game series, this graphic novel follows a fresh inductee into the modern-day Assassin Brotherhood - as they uncover a conspiracy in their DNA that stretches back hundreds of years! Contains first 5 issues of the Assassin’s Creed comic.
Titan Comics, in association with Universal Pictures and NBC announces the launch of all-new Heroes graphic novels, to coincide with the upcoming series Heroes: Reborn The new Heroes: Reborn graphic novel series is being created in close collaboration with the team behind the actual show, which is premiering on NBC in late 2015. The saga behind the 2006 breakout series “Heroes” will continue this fall as creator Tim Kring returns to the fold and develops new layers to his original superhero concept.This highly anticipated 13-episode event serie... + Read More
COLLECTS KUNG FU PANDA VOLUME 1 (9781782762683) AND 2 (9781782762690) IN ONE SINGLE COLLECTORS EDITIONComic strip adventures starring Po and the Furious Five (Tigress, Viper, Crane, Mantis and Monkey) from the hit DreamWorks movie Kung-Fu Panda! Po is back in action! Led by Master Shifu, Po and the other warriors of the Jade Academy must continue their duty of protecting the Valley of Peace, a Valley that never lives up to its name…
High-octane cyberpunk action set in a dystopian future full of cyborgs, big guns and corporate conspiracies.Akira meets Judge Dredd meets Blade Runner in this gritty 4-part series that blends dynamic artwork, hard-hitting social themes and blistering, high-tech action.
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