Scifi, Horror and fantasy new this week in Leeds Libraries

Some nice new titles in these genres for fans this week.

Scifi

Bach, RachelFortune’s pawn – Deviana Morris isn’t your average mercenary. She has plans. Big ones. And a ton of ambition. One of those is going to get her killed one day – but not just yet. Not when she just got a job on a tiny trade ship with a nasty reputation for surprises. The Glorious Fool isn’t misnamed: it likes to get into trouble. And with a reputation for bad luck that makes one year as security detail on this ship equal to five years everywhere else – Devi knows she’s found the perfect way to get the jump on the next part of her Plan. But the Fool doesn’t give up its secrets without a fight, and one year might be more than even Devi can handle

Banks, Iain M Feersum endjinn  – a science fiction novel of great imagination, from a highly celebrated author.

Herbert and Anderson – Hellhole awakening General Adolphus knows the Monarchy crackdown is coming. Now he needs to pull together all the resources of the Hellhole colony, the ever-expanding shadow-Xayan settlement, and his connections with the other Deep Zone worlds

image-medium (92)Horror/Paranormal

Condit, SonjaThe starter house – When Lacey moves into her dream house, she believes it will be the perfect place to raise her first, precious child. But she soon realises that old houses hold secrets … and some secrets can kill

Duncan, GlenBy blood we live paranormal Remshi is the oldest vampire in existence. He is searching for the werewolf named Talulla, whom he believes is the reincarnation of his long lost – and only – love. But he is not the only one seeking Talulla. Hunted by the Militi Christi, a religious order hell-bent on wiping out werewolves and vampires alike, Remshi and Talulla must join forces to protect their families, fulfil an ancient prophecy and save both of their lives

Fantasy

Dalglish, DavidA dance of cloaks  – The Underworld rules the city of Veldaren. Thieves, smugglers, assassins – they fear only one man. Thren Felhorn is the greatest assassin of his time. All the thieves’ guilds of the city are under his unflinching control. If he has his way, death will soon spill out from the shadows and into the streets. Aaron is Thren’s son, trained to be heir to his father’s criminal empire. He’s cold, ruthless – everything an assassin should be. But when Aaron risks his life to protect a priest’s daughter from his own guild, he glimpses a world beyond poison, daggers, and the iron rule of his fathe

Smith, A JThe black guard The Duke of Canarn is dead, executed by the King’s decree. The city lies in chaos, its people starving, sickening, and tyrannized by the ongoing presence of the King’s mercenary army. But still hope remains: the Duke’s children, the Lord Bromvy and Lady Bronwyn, have escaped their father’s fate. Separated by enemy territory, hunted by the warrior clerics of the One God, Bromvy undertakes to win back the city with the help of the secretive outcasts of the Darkwald forest, the Dokkalfar. The Lady Bronwyn makes for the sanctuary of the Grass Sea and the warriors of Ranen with the mass of the King’s forces at her heels. And in the mountainous region of Fjorlan, the High Thain Algenon Teardrop launches his Dragon Fleet against the Red Army

Tchaikovsky, Adrian War master’s gate Relentlessly advancing towards Collegium, the Empire is again seeking to break down its walls. The mighty imperial armies have learnt from their failures, and Empress Seda will brook no weakness in her soldiers. Yet the campaign may be decided far from marching armies. In an ancient forest, the Empress Seda is seeking lost magic. Some dangerous shadow of old night is locked up among these trees and she is wants its power. Cheerwell Maker must stop her – but will their rivalry awaken something far deadlier

Wilson, GeoffreyWar of the Grail The year is 1856. King John is dead and the war that will win or lose the English rebellion has finally begun. Regiments of Rajthanan troops are massing to the south of free Shropshire while to the north, refugees bring stories of attacks by the devil himself. A strange set of maps that Jack Casey discovered in Scotland could hold the key to England’s freedom. Kanvar, the rebel’s engimatic Sikh ally, believes the charts will unlock the secrets of the Rajthanans’ magic and perhaps guide Jack to the Holy Grail. But can Jack harness the power of the Grail before the conqueror’s overwhelming forces destroy the dream of a free England forever?

McKay, Emily – The lair fantasy/dystopian Twin sisters Lily and Mel have bravely escaped the Farm – a place where young people are bred to die. Now separated, they must continue the fight on their own. After making it to a resistance base camp, Lily decides to make the difficult trek north to Canada – and safety. Meanwhile, Mel is being taught how to survive by the vampire who turned her.But when a monstrous betrayal places Lily in mortal danger, Mel must set out to find her and save her sister, But in the fight against the ultimate evil, can both hope to survive?

Duncan, GlenBy blood we live paranormal Remshi is the oldest vampire in existence. He is searching for the werewolf named Talulla, whom he believes is the reincarnation of his long lost – and only – love. But he is not the only one seeking Talulla. Hunted by the Militi Christi, a religious order hell-bent on wiping out werewolves and vampires alike, Remshi and Talulla must join forces to protect their families, fulfil an ancient prophecy and save both of their lives

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