The assignment was simple: stake out the man’s home and kill him. Easy work for a professional like Quarry. But when things go horribly wrong, Quarry finds himself with a new mission: learn who hired him, and make the bastard pay.The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition, and the first ever to feature a hitman as the main character, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a gro... + Read More
Series: PimpPaperbackKen Bruen9781783295692$12.95FICTION Mar 15, 2016
DEALING… PRODUCING… ALL IN A DAY’S WORK FOR A DRUGLORD. OR IN HOLLYWOOD.Ruined and on the lam, former drug kingpin Max Fisher stumbles upon the biggest discovery of his crooked life: a designer drug called PIMP that could put him back on top. Meanwhile, a certain femme fatale from his past is pursuing a comeback dream of her own, setting herself up in Hollywood as producer of a series based on her and Max’s life story. But even in La-La Land, happy endings are hard to come by, especially with both the cops and your enemies in the drug... + Read More
Series: Thieves Fall OutPaperbackGore Vidal9781783292493$12.95FICTION Apr 12, 2016
The lost pulp crime novel by great American novelist Gore Vidal!Hired to smuggle an ancient artefact out of Egypt, Pete Wells finds himself the target of killers and femme fatales - and just one step away from triggering a revolution that will set Cairo aflame!
Series: The Final ProgrammeThe Cornelius Quartet 1PaperbackMichael Moorcock9781783291779$12.95FICTION Feb 02, 2016
Jerry Cornelius is a scientist, a rock star, and an assassin. He is the hippest adventurer of them all: tripping through a pop art nightmare in which kidnappings, murder, sex and drugs are a daily occurrence. Along with his savvy and ruthless partner-in-chaos, Miss Brunner, Cornelius is on a mission to control a revolutionary code for creating the ultimate human being, a modern messiah— the final programme.The first book in the Cornelius Quartet is the groundbreaking introduction to the misadventures and vendettas of Jerry Cornelius, one of mod... + Read More
Two-Headed Mary, the philanthropic panhandler who dresses like a society matron when she approaches theatergoers for donations to nonexistent charities, is missing. So is sidelined hoofer Billie Trask, who disappeared from the cashier’s office of K. Jeffrey Welton’s hit show Lucky Lady with the weekend take. Could either of them have followed a third Broadway babe, Fine and Dandy chorine Lydia Laurent—whose strangled, nude body, accompanied by two complete suits of clothing, has been found in Central Park? If this seems like an awful lot of wom... + Read More
A journey to Whitby heralds the start of a new case for SHERLOCK HOLMES and Dr. Henry Vernier. Their client is in love, but a mysterious letter has warned him of the dangers of the romance. The object of his affection is said to be under a thousand-year-old druidic curse, doomed to take the form of a gigantic snake. Locals speak of a green glow in the woods at night, and a white apparition amongst the trees. Is there sorcery at work, or is a human hand behind the terrors of Diana’s Grove?
Series: The Blood StrandA FAROES NOVELPaperbackChris Ould9781783297047$19.50FICTION Feb 16, 2016
Having left the Faroes as a child, Jan Reyna is now a British police detective, and the islands are foreign to him. But he is drawn back when his estranged father is found unconscious with a shotgun by his side and someone else’s blood at the scene. Then a man’s body is washed up on an isolated beach. Is Reyna’s father responsible?Looking for answers, Reyna falls in with local detective Hjalti Hentze. But as the stakes get higher and Reyna learns more about his family and the truth behind his mother’s flight from the Faroes, he must decide whet... + Read More
The Chief Financial Officer of a secretive NYC hedge fund has been found murdered—stabbed through the eye with an expensive fountain pen. When Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson discover a link between the victim and a charismatic management guru with a doubtful past, it seems they may have their man. But is the guru being framed? As secrets are revealed and another victim is found murdered in the same grisly fashion, Holmes and Watson begin to uncover a murky world of money and deceit…
Matt Helm has got a good thing going with Elly. So a terrorist outfit really have picked the wrong woman when they kidnap her in order to leverage Matt into carrying out an assassination. Now, Helm finds himself in Costa Verde with one thing on his mind: revenge...
Mike Hammer’s secretary and partner Velda has walked out on him, and Mike is just surfacing from a four-month bender. But then an old cop turns up murdered, an old cop who once worked with Velda. What’s more, Mike’s pal Captain Pat Chambers reveals that Velda is in Florida, the moll of gangster and drug runner Nolly Quinn. Hammer hits the road and drives to Miami, where he enlists the help of a horse-faced newspaperman and a local police detective. But can they find Velda in time? And what is the connection between the murdered vice cop in Manh... + Read More
When a gruesome murder takes place in Braden Heights, Indiana, the local authorities suspect the disemboweled and eyeless corpse is the result of an animal attack. But when another body is discovered, the eyes gouged out, Sam, Dean and Castiel start looking for connections between the victims—and discover both men were soon-to-be fathers. As the boys hunt the killer, they unearth the town’s troubled past, and secrets some would prefer stay buried forever.A brand-new Supernatural novel, set during season 10, that reveals a previously unseen adv... + Read More
Through his collaborations with today’s most talented and acclaimed practitioners of Lovecraftian fiction, editor S. T. Joshi has made the Black Wings of Cthulhu series essential for every library of horror and the macabre. Volume four offers up seventeen new masterpieces, each exploring the roots of fear employed so famously by the master himself, H. P. Lovecraft.Between these covers there lies a who’s who of the supernatural, including Fred Chappell, Jason V Brock, Gary Fry, Richard Gavin, Cody Goodfellow, Lois H. Gresh, Caitlín R. Kiernan, ... + Read More
Series: The Bursar's WifeGeorge Kocharyan 1PaperbackE.G. Rodford9781785650031$19.50FICTION Mar 01, 2016
Meet George Kocharyan, Cambridge Confidential Services’ one and only private investigator. Amidst the usual jobs following unfaithful spouses, he is approached by the glamorous Sylvia Booker. The wife of the bursar of Morley College, Booker is worried that her daughter Lucy has fallen in with the wrong crowd.Aided by his assistant Sandra and her teenage son, George soon realises that Lucy is sneaking off to the apartment of an older man, but perhaps not for the reasons one might suspect.Then an unfaithful wife he had been following is found dea... + Read More
Series: A Cure for CancerThe Cornelius Quartet 2PaperbackMichael Moorcock9781783291793$12.95Mar 01, 2016
A mirror-image of his former self, Jerry Cornelius returns to a parallel London, armed with a vibragun and his infamous charisma and charm to boot. On the trail of the grotesque Bishop Beesley, Jerry hunts for a mysterious device capable of manipulating the cosmos. Corruption, violence and greed are rife in a war-torn Europe, but Jerry is against history; he is outside of history. He lusts for the equilibrium of anarchy, for randomness supreme—lock up your daughters (and sons), Jerry Cornelius is back.Dunked into the ether of Chaos, the second ... + Read More
For the first time, the collected texts from the critically and commercially acclaimed fantasy video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim are bound together in three exciting volumes. Lavishly illustrated and produced, these titles are straight out of the world of Skyrim - and a must for any wandering adventurer.
This final volume in the Fu-Manchu collection brings together some unpublished manuscripts, and stories which have previously appeared only in magazine form, by the late Sax Rohmer. The long title novella and three others feature the dastardly Dr. Fu-Manchu - and, of course, his unremitting opponent, Sir Denis Nayland Smith. There are eight more stories in this book, no less characteristic of Sax Rohmer's art.
Insult your enemies in magnificent style and learn brand new declarations of love! This comprehensive Firefly language guide and phrasebook takes in both the history of language in the 'Verse and modern usage. Explore the cast's challenges with Mandarin, get the inside scoop from the show's language consultant, and learn everything from proverbs to put-downs! A must-have for all Browncoats.
Teenager Renee Mendez is a talented artist living in a small Illinois town. She loves drawing the strange beings that feature in her dreams, without realizing that when she depicts them on paper, they come to life in the real world. These gods begin to seek worshippers and battle for supremacy, killing humans and each other until only the two strongest remain. Sam and Dean come to town to investigate the murders and “miracles” these new gods perform, slaying some of them in the process. The last two gods standing prepare for their final conflic... + Read More
The Dead Letters Office: the final repository of the undelivered. Love missives unread, gifts unreceived, lost in postal limbo. Dead Letters: An Anthology features new stories from the masters of horror, fantasy and speculative fiction, each inspired by object from the Dead Letters Office. Featuring original stories by:Joanne Harris * Maria Dahvana Headley & China Miéville * Michael Marshall Smith * Lisa Tuttle * Ramsey Campbell * Pat Cadigan * Steven Hall * Alison Moore * Adam LG Nevill * Nina Allan * Christopher Fowler * Muriel Gray * Andrew ... + Read More
Series: The Age of TreacheryDuncan Forrester Mystery 1PaperbackGavin Scott9781783297801$19.50FICTION Apr 12, 2016
It is the winter of 1946, and after years of war, ex-Special Operations Executive agent Duncan Forrester is back at his Oxford college as a junior Ancient History Fellow. But his peace is shattered when a much-disliked Fellow is found dead in the quad, stabbed and pushed from an upper window. A don is suspected and arrested for the murder, but Forrester is not convinced of his friend’s guilt. On the hunt for the true killer, he finds himself plunged into a mystery involving lost Viking sagas, Satanic rituals and wartime espionage.
Series: The English AssassinThe Cornelius Quartet 3PaperbackMichael Moorcock9781783291816$12.95FICTION Apr 19, 2016
The third book in the Cornelius Quartet reissues published by Titan Books featuring the enigmatic character Jerry Cornelius, written by influential, award-winning author Michael Moorcock
In the heat of a French summer, Captain Paul Darac of the Nice Brigade Criminelle is called to a highly sensitive crime scene.A man has been murdered in the midst of a prayer group, but no one saw how it was done. And the more Darac and his team learn about the victim, the longer their list of suspects grows.Darac’s hunt for the murderer will uncover a desire for revenge years in the making, and put the life of one of his own at risk…
Ruthless and ambitious, Lord Phylos has control of Fhaveon city, and is using her forces to bring the grasslands under his command. His last opponent is an elderly scribe who’s lost his best friend and wants only to do the right thing. Seeking weapons, Ecko and his companions follow a trail of myth and rumour to a ruined city where both nightmare and shocking truth lie in wait. Back in London, the Bard is offered the opportunity to realise everything he has ever wanted – if he will give up his soul. When all of these things come together, the w... + Read More
Ecko is an unlikely saviour: a savage, gleefully cynical rebel/assassin, he operates out of hi-tech London, making his own rules in a repressed and subdued society. When the biggest job of his life goes horribly wrong, Ecko awakes in a world he doesn’t recognise: a world without tech, weapons, cams, cables – anything that makes sense to him. Can this be his own creation, a virtual Rorschach designed just for him, or is it something much more? Ecko finds himself immersed in a world just as troubled as his own, striving to conquer his deepest fea... + Read More
Beautiful, intelligent, fresh out of prison– Madeleine Ellershaw is Matt Helm’s latest case. Madeleine may have been imprisoned as a spy, but Helm soon realizes that her story isn’t so simple. He’s got to figure out why she took the rap for her husband nine years ago, what secrets are hiding in her past, and, most difficult of all: keep her alive.
It is 1919, and while the world celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson are called to a grisly discovery.A severed hand has been found on the bank of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died in the trenches two years previously. But the hand is fresh, and shows signs that it was recently amputated. So how has it ended up back in London two years after its owner was killed in France? Warned by Sherlock’s brother Mycroft to cease their investigation, and only barely surviving an attack by a super... + Read More
The Autobiography of James T. Kirk chronicles the greatest Starfleet captain’s life (2233-2371), in his own words, complete with illustrations and exclusive art. It is the first officially produced in-universe biography of the legendary and iconic Star Trek character, Captain Kirk, as played by William Shatner.
KA-POW! BOFF! ZAP! This action-packed gift book is the perfect introduction and guide to the beloved 1960s Batman Classic TV series. The Dynamic Duo, the colourful villains, the gadgets—it’s all here! Filled with fascinating facts, statistics and quotes, this fun-filled book is loaded with great photos. The ideal gift for all Batman fans!BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and (c) DC Comics. (s15)
Civilization as we know it has been annihilated. The decay and chaos of the multiverse have left Europe in a surreal, yet ever-fashionable, mess. Jerry Cornelius finds himself in an increasingly futile series of guises, part of a cast of characters dancing the Entropy Tango towards oblivion. Will the legendary Cornelius ever be united with his true beloved, his sister Catherine? And will balance ever be restored to devastated London?Winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize, The Condition of Muzak is the fourth, climactic novel in the Cornelius Quar... + Read More
He is a record collector — a connoisseur of vinyl, hunting out rare and elusive LPs. His business card describes him as the “Vinyl Detective” and some people take this more literally than others. Like the beautiful, mysterious woman who wants to pay him a large sum of money to find a priceless lost recording — on behalf of an extremely wealthy (and rather sinister) shadowy client. Given that he’s just about to run out of cat biscuits, this gets our hero’s full attention. So begins a painful and dangerous odyssey in search of the rarest jazz re... + Read More
Sherlock Holmes is an unparalleled genius. Warlock Holmes is an idiot. A font of arcane power, certainly. But he’s brilliantly dim. Frankly, he couldn’t deduce his way out of a paper bag. The only thing he has really got going for him are the might of a thousand demons and his stalwart companion. Thankfully, Dr. Watson is always there to aid him through the treacherous shoals of Victorian propriety… and save him from a gruesome death every now and again.
Series: Ghosts of KarnakA Ghost NovelPaperbackGeorge Mann9781783294169$19.50FICTION May 24, 2016
A woman is found dead on the streets of New York, ancient Egyptian symbols carved into her flesh. A ghostly figure is seen floating over the rooftops of the city. And an expedition returns from Cairo to exhibit their finds at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gabriel’s old friend and lover, Ginny Gray, was part of the expedition, but when Gabriel goes to meet the ship, Ginny is not on board. Ancient forces are stirring and the Ghost, Ginny and Gabriel’s friend Donovan are caught right in the middle…
More determined than ever to focus on their hard-earned relationship, Vincent and Catherine attempt to celebrate their marriage with a romantic getaway, far from the city and the stresses of work, family, and anything else that could keep them apart. No cell phones, no guns, no beasting out—just each other. But when their tranquil cruise ship is transformed into a crime scene, there’s no escape, and Cat and Vincent are submerged in chaos. Can they bring down the threat before it brings down the ship?
Things are looking good for Darian Frey, roguish captain of the Ketty Jay and her dysfunctional crew of layabouts. Accustomed to living on the wrong side of the law, running contraband, robbing airships and generally making a nuisance of themselves, Frey’s rag-tag bunch of no-hopers is finally on the rise from bottom-feeding freebooters to bar-room celebrities. And, just for once, nobody is trying to kill them. Even Trinica Dracken, Frey’s one-time fiancée and long-time nemesis, has given up her quest for revenge. In fact, she’s offered him a j... + Read More
It is 1859, and novice detective Campbell Lawless has just arrived in London. He is summoned to the scene of a deadly act of sabotage at Euston Station by the illustrious Inspector Wardle. Wardle believes that the man found dead amidst his handiwork is the culprit, but Lawless is not so sure. So begins his hunt for elusive revolutionary Berwick Skelton. Aided by a gang of street urchins and a vivacious librarian, Lawless must capture his underworld nemesis before Skelton unleashes his final vengeance…
Series: Virtues of WarVirtues of WarPaperbackBennett R. Coles9781783294213$11.99FICTION May 31, 2016
Lieutenant Katja Emmes is assigned to the fast-attack craft Rapier, joining a mission to investigate weapons smuggling activity between the Terran colonies of Sirius and Centauria. If true, this act of rebellion could escalate rapidly, and lead to all-out war.When combat does erupt, its ferocity stuns the Terran forces, and pushes them to their limits. It tests the abilities of Lieutenant Emmes, as well, along with Sublieutenant Jack Mallory and Lieutenant Commander Thomas Kane, commanding officer of the Rapier. But failure is not acceptable.Th... + Read More
A bumper collectors edition of the Dragons: Riders of Berk series based on the hugely successful and critically acclaimed Dragons: Riders of Berk TV show, the spin-off of theHow to Train Your Dragon movies.
In a parallel universe, the existence of a sweet life-like android called Noa, a Sky Doll, is about to be turned upside down. When she is rescued by "missionaries" from her role as servant to a tyrannical master, it becomes clear that she may be more than just a robotic toy after all...
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.
Volume 2 of the X-Files Official Collection looks at all the iconic monsters, UFOs, villains, and supernatural beings prevalent throughout the show, complete with cast and crew interviews, detailed nots and content previously published in the Official X-Files Magazine
COLLECTS VOLUMES 1 AND 2 OF THE OFFICIAL HOME GRAPHIC NOVELS, BASED ON THE HIT DREAMWORKS MOVIE STARRING THE VOICE TALENTS OF RIHANNA, STEVE MARTIN, JIM PARSONS, AND JENNIFER LOPEZIn Home, when Earth is taken over by the alien race the Boov, who try to relocate the humans, it's up to one resourceful girl, Tip, and a banished member of the Boov named Oh, to work together to put things right... This brand new series of original comic series features all new stories involving Tip, Oh, Captain Smek, Kyle and more of the gang!
THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER COLLECTION, FEATURING CONTENT PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER MAGAZINE Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Buffy the Vampire Slayer Magazine content, celebrating the Slayer, her world and her legacy. Featuring cast and crew interviews, in-depth features and behind the scenes pictures and secrets, this is an essential read for Buffy fans old and new.
The Gambler. Collecting together the first five issue story arc of the comic and introducing a brand new villain, created exclusively for the comic by the writers of the TV show.Someone is targeting the FBI with a series of planned attacks including framing them for the murder of a leading political activist. Red at first suspects that a dangerous, media-manipulating Blacklister know as the Lobbyist is responsible, but comes to realise that there is someone far more sinister and deadly behind the scenes manipulating events for his own nefarious... + Read More
Peter Grant, having become the first English apprentice wizard in fifty years, must immediately deal with two different but ultimately inter-related cases. In one he must find what is possessing ordinary people and turning them into vicious killers, and in the second he must broker a peace between the two warring gods of the River Thames.
Featuring cast interviews, behind-the-scenes secrets from the writers and creators, plus a host of in-depth features, it’s time to remember the heroes of Angel.(Features content previously published in the official Angel Magazine.) Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Angel Magazinecontent, celebrating the unforgettable vampire with a soul, his ongoing quest for redemption, and those that helped him along the way. This un-missable volume collects together cast and crew interviews, in-depth features and behind t... + Read More