- Edward Abbey, The Best of Edward Abbey, a selection from ten of the author's books, both fiction and non-fiction, and Black Sun, a novel.
- Piers Anthony & Philip Jose Farmer, The Caterpillar's Question. SF novel. In an afterword Anthony explains the convoluted way the novel came about.
- Tom Arnett (writing as "Dick Stivers"), Able Team #22: The World War III Game and #24: Blood Gambit. Men's action adventure, a spin-off from the Don Pendleton Executioner/Mack Bolan series.
- Todhunter Ballard, Loco and the Wolf. Western by Rex Stout's prolific cousin.
- Jan Burke, Nine. Mystery.
- "Frederick H. Christian" (Frederick Nolan), Stop Angel. Western, ninth in the series about Frank Angel, a special investigator for the Department of Justice.
- Reed Farrel Coleman, Walking the Perfect Square. The first Moe Prager mystery.
- John Creasey, The Baron and the Mogul Swords. A John Mannering/The Baron mystery. Originally published as A Sword for the Baron under the pseudonym "Anthony Morton."
- Lindsey Davis, See Delphi and Die and Shadows in Bronze. Marcus Didius Falco historical mysteries set in ancient Rome.
- Jocelynn Drake, Nightwalker. Urban fantasy/horror. The first novel in the Dark Days series.
- Mick Farren, Vickers. SF.
- Gregory Fitz Gerald, editor, Neutron Stars. SF anthology with nine (mostly familiar) stories.
- Karin Fossum, The Indian Bride. An Inspector Sejer mystery. Translated from the Norwegian by Charlotte Barslund.
- Alan Dean Foster, Dark Star. Movie tie-in novel.
- Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere. Fantasy.
- Caroline Graham, The Killings at Badger's Drift. The first Inspector Barnaby mystery, the basis for the long-running Midsomer Murders television series.
- William Haggard, A Cool Day for Killing. A Colonel Charles Russell espionage novel.
- Naomi H. Hintze, The Stone Carnation. Supernatural novel.
- Walter H. Hunt, The Dark Ascent. Military SF, the third in the Dark Wing series.
- Kathy Ice, editor, Magic: The Gathering: Distant Planes. Gaming tie-in anthology with 15 stories.
- Arnaldur Indridason, Jar City (also published as Tainted Blood) and Voices. Detective Erlendur mysteries. Both translated from the Icelandic by Bernard Scudder.
- Peter James, Dead Man's Footsteps. A Roy Grace mystery.
- K. W. Jeter, Farewell Horizontal. SF.
- Diana Wynne Jones, The Chronicles of Crestomanci, Volume I (containing Charmed Life and The Lives of Christopher Chant) and Volume II (containing The Witches of Caprona and Witch Week). YA fantasies.
- James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel, Freedom Beach. SF fix-up novel.
- Andrew Klavan, Man and Wife. Suspense.
- Damon Knight, CV. SF.
- Damon Knight, editor, The Golden Road, Fantasy anthology with 19 stories.
- Mercedes Lackey, The Fire Rose. Fantasy. The author's take on the Beauty and the Beast story.
- R. Karl Largent, The Witch of Sixkill. Horror.
- Herbert Lieberman, Shadow Dancers. Thriller.
- Jack Livingston, Hell-Bent for Homicide. A Joe Binney mystery.
- F. Van Wyck Mason, Trouble in Burma. A Colonel Hugh North mystery/spy guy novel. Once upon a time, North was a popular character and Mason was a best-selling author. Times have changed. **sigh**
- Matthew P. Mayo, Double Cross Ranch. A "Ralph Compton" western. Compton, of course, is long dead, but his name remains emblazoned in large type on these books.
- Elizabeth Moon, Remant Population. SF.
- Patricia Moyes, Black Widower. A Henry Tibbett mystery.
- "John Norman" (John Lange), Captive of Gor. SF novel, seventh in the series with a misogynic, male sexual fantasy slant.
- Joseph D. Olander & Martin Harry Greenberg, editors, Time of Passage: Science Fiction Stories about Death and Dying, SF anthology with 15 stories.
- Jerome Preisler, Homicide: White Butterflies. Television tie-in novel.
- "Ellery Queen," The Woman in the Case. True crime collection with 19 articles first published in American Weekly from 1958-9.
- Ruth Rendell, A New Lease of Death. Mystery.
- Dusty Richards, Ambush Valley. Western.
- John Ringo, Hell's Faire. Military SF, fourth in the Posteen sequence.
- Henry Rollins, A Preferred Blur: Reflections, Inspections and Travel in All Directions. What can I say? It's Rollins. A signed and numbered copy.
- R. A. Salatore, Homeland. Gaming (Forgotten Realms) tie-in novel, Book One in the Dark Elf trilogy.
- Christopher Stasheff, editor, The Day the Magic Stopped. Fantasy anthology with 13 stories. Packed by Bill Fawcett & Associates.
- Whitley Strieber, The Forbidden Zone. Horror.
- Thomas Wylde, Roger Zelazny's Alien Speedway: Pitfall. SF, the second in a trilogy. (The first book was written by Jeffrey Carver, the third by Wylde.)
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Monday, August 18, 2014
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