Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Monday, September 24, 2012


  • Piers Anthony, Hard Sell (SF fix-up novel), Mercycle (fantasy), Phaze Doubt (fantasy; Book Seven of the Apprentice Adept series), and Virtual Mode (fantasy; Book One in thee Mode series).
  • Piers Anthony and Robert E. Margroff, Chimera's Copper.  Fantasy. 
  • Colin Bateman, Belfast Confidential (a Dan Starkey mystery) and Murphy's Law (a Martin Murphy mystery).  Two by the Irish author who sometimes published by his last name only.
  • Cara Black, Murder in the Bastille.  An Aimee Leduc mystery.
  • Marc Cerasini, AVP:  Alien vs. Predator.  Movie tie-in novel.
  • Bernard Cornwell, Sharpe's Fury.  Historical adventure.  This time Sharpe is at the Battle of Barrosa, March 1811.
  • J. T. Crawford, Skipjack!  A novel about the Chesapeake Bay.  Signed by the author.
  • Peter Dickinson, The Ropemaker.  YA fantasy.
  • Diane Duane, The Door Into Summer.  Fantasy
  • Alan Dean Foster, Cat-A-Lyst (standalone SF) and Chorus Skating (eighthin the Spellsinger fantasy series).
  • Craig Shaw Gardner, A Malady of Magicks and A Night in the Netherhells (the first and third volumes in the Ebenzum trilogy) and A Difficulty with Dwarves, An Excess of Enchantments, and A Disagreement with Death (the three volumes in The Ballad of Wuntvor trilogy).  Fantasies all.
  • E. J. Hart, Ain't It Hell:  Bill Peyto's "Mountain Journal."  "Historical fiction," a biography of Ebenezer William Peyto (1869-1943) told in journal form.  Peyto was a noted explorer and guide in the Canadian Rockies and was one of the first national park rangers in Canada.
  • L. P. Hartley,  The Complete Short Stories of L. P. Hartley.  Omnibus containg the short novel Simonetta Perkins and the collections The Travelling Grave, The White Wand, Two for the River, and Mrs. Carteret Receives.  Don't believe the book's title; omitted are the collections Night fears and Other Stories (1924) and The Killing Bottle (1932) -- although some stories from both volumes are included here.
  • "Evan Innes" (Hugh Zachery), The Return.  Volume 4 in the America 2040 SF series.
  • Dorothy M. Johnson, The Bloody Bozeman:  The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold.  Non-fiction; part of the American Trails series.
  • David Lapham, Ghosts of St. Augustine.  Local lore.
  • Keith Laumer, The Return of Retief.  SF.
  • Patricia MacDonald, Lost Innocents.  Thriller.
  • Lynn Mason, Alias:  Recruited.  Television tie-in novel.
  • Ardath Mayhar, Runes of the Lyre.  Fantasy.
  • Sean McKeever, Fantastic Four:  All for One.  Graphic novel, aimed at the juvenile market.  Tells the origin of the F4 and their encounters with the Mole Man, the Skrull, and others.  Art by Makoto Nakatsuka; Girihiru, Joe Dodd with Derek Fridolfs, & Alitha Martiez with David Newbold.
  • Patricia McKillip, Heir of Sea and Fire.  Fantasy, sequel to The Riddle-Master of Hed.
  • Jill M. Morgan and Martin H. Greenberg, editors, Till Death Do Us Part.  Eighteen mystery stories by husband/wife writing teams.
  • Robert Newman, The Case of the Baker Street Irregular.  YA mystery.
  • "Ellis Peters" (Edith Parteger), Holiday with Violence.  Mystery.
  • R. A. Salvatore, The Demon Apostle.  The concluding volume of the DemonWars fantasy trilogy.
  • John Seelye, editor, Stories of the Old West:  Tales of the Mining Camp, Calvary Troop, & Cattle Ranch.  Anthology with fifty stories.
  • Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, Dragonlance Chronicles, Volume 2:  Dragons of Winter Night and Dragonlance Chronicles, Volume 3:  Dragons of the Spring Dawning.  Gaming tie-in novels.
  • Stuart Woods, Orchid Blues (a Holly Barker thriller) and Swimming to Catalina (a Stone Barrington thriller).

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