1816 Frankenstein was created. Mary, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron and others were staying at Byron's villa on lake Geneva - On this stormy night they decided to all write ghost stories - Mary's would become Frankenstein. Read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Read the opening extract of the brand new J. A. Kerley book before its publication on 20/06/2013
The River of No Return Bee Ridgway
June 2013 Debut of the Month.
What an original and engaging debut. Who would have thought you could have put romance, science fiction, magic, historical... Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2013
Boneland Alan Garner
The final volume of the Weirdstone trilogy is described on the book jacket as ‘a novel for adults, concluding a trilogy that was begun for children.’ A gap of almost 50 years separates Boneland from the preceding volume, The... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
Alif the Unseen G. Willow Wilson
A glorious rollercoaster ride through myth, cyberspace, love and revolution, Alif the Unseen mixes ancient magic with modern adventure to create an extraordinary story. With shades of Neal Stephenson, Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, and The Thousand and One Nights, Alif... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
Hubble Bubble Jane Lovering
Amateur magic brushed with drug smuggling form the background to a delicious romantic read with folk unable to commit pulling through in the end. A highly enjoyable romantic comedy from award-winning author Jane Lovering.
Choc Lit, the publisher of... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
Pirate Cinema Cory Doctorow
Trent McCauley is sixteen, brilliant, and obsessed with one thing: making movies on his computer by reassembling footage from popular films he downloads from the net. In the dystopian near-future Britain where Trent is growing up, this is more illegal... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane Neil Gaiman
It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will... Format: Hardback - Released: 18/06/2013
The Dirty Streets of Heaven Tad Williams
THE DIRTY STREETS OF HEAVEN is the first in a new set of fantasy-fuelled thrillers from the author George R. R. Martin cites as one of the major inspirations behind Game of Thrones: Tad Williams, international bestselling author of The... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
The Haunted Book Jeremy Dyson
What unspeakable horror glimpsed in the basement of a private library in West Yorkshire drove a man to madness and an early grave? What led to an underground echo chamber in a Manchester recording studio being sealed up for good?... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
Stormdancer Jay Kristoff
ONE GIRL AND A GRIFFIN AGAINST AN EMPIRE: A DYING LAND The Shima Imperium verges on collapse. Land and sky have been poisoned by clockwork industrialisation, the Lotus Guild oppresses the populace and the nation's Shogun is lost to his... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
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The Twelve Justin Cronin
May 2013 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month.
The Passage was a huge and sweeping thriller telling the story...
Wool Hugh Howey
Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and lies. To live, you must follow the rules. But some don't. These are the...
The Shining Girls Lauren Beukes
May 2013 Book of the Month.
The girl who wouldn't die, hunting a killer who shouldn't exist... The Time Traveler's Wife meets...
The Dog Stars Peter Heller
Hig, bereaved and traumatised after global disaster, has three things to live for - his dog Jasper, his aggressive but helpful neighbour, and his Cessna aeroplane. He's just about surviving,...
Inheritance Christopher Paolini
Not so very long ago, Eragon was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now, the fate of an...
The Demonologist Andrew Pyper
April 2013 eBook of the Month.
A frightening, dark, unnerving and powerful thriller that explores the lengths a father will go to find...
Among Others Jo Walton
April 2013 Fantasy Book of the Month.
Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel 2012.
This is an intriguing, wonderfully written, magical coming...
The Bone House Stephen Lawhead
The second volume in the epic time-travelling, fantasy adventure series, Bright Empires. Kit's search for the map, giving directions to paradise, continues across multiple universes but Kit is not alone...
The Skin Map Stephen Lawhead
A time-travelling fantasy about a quest to regain Paradise. The first in what will be a five volume epic called Bright Empires. Son and great grandfather are brought together to...
The Uninvited Liz Jensen
A seven-year-old girl puts a nail-gun to her grandmother's neck and fires. An isolated incident, say the experts. The experts are wrong. Across the world, children are killing their families....