Books: New at CADL

New at CADL

New Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

These science fiction, fantasy, and horror books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

A collection of seven short stories celebrates dangerous women, both heroines and villains, and includes contributions by Lev Grossman, Sharon Kay Penman, and Diana Gabaldon.
"The novel opens with the Vampire world in crisis...vampires have been proliferating out of control; burnings have commenced all over the world, huge massacres similar to those carried out by Akasha in The Queen of the Damned... Old vampires, roused from …
It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Bea. Peter becomes immersed in the mysteries of an astonishing new environment, overseen by an enigmatic corporatio…
The living dead are more alive than ever! Zombies have become more than an iconic monster for the twenty-first century: they are now a phenomenon constantly revealing as much about ourselves - and our fascination with death, resurrection, and survival - a…
Something has gone wrong on the planet of Paradise. The human settlers - farmers and scientists - are finding that their crops won't grow and their lives are becoming more and more dangerous. The indigenous plant life - never entirely safe - is changing i…
In the wake of Horus's betrayal, the Imperium created a new force to defend against the threat of the daemonic: the Grey Knights. Armoured in faith and armed with the most potent weapons of mankind, these Space Marines stand between humanity and the infer…
Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place. H…
Following in the footsteps of Trolls, Brian and Wendy Froud lead readers deep into the world of faeries. Humans throughout history have always had special relationships and bonds with faeries, whether loving and helpful or at times destructive. This new b…
"The wait is over. Bestselling science fiction master Peter F. Hamilton is back with the first of a new two-book saga set in his popular Commonwealth universe. Distinguished by deft plotting, a teeming cast of characters, dazzling scientific speculation, …
Some of today's finest fantasy and horror writers have created modern, and decidedly darker, retellings of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm.
"With the power, communication and transportation grids destroyed by massive solar flares, America has spiraled into anarchy and violence. Artie Drager and his daughter Casey reunite after his harrowing voyage across the Caribbean and her traumatic escap…
When Lawrence moved to Boston in the winter of 1990, he did not find the life he had expected. Adrift, influenced by earthly forces he was aware of and unearthly forces beyond his capacity to imagine, he found himself drawn into the greatest conflict of a…
"William Gibson returns with his first novel since 2010's New York Times-bestselling Zero History. Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he s…
Aliens are coming! A year after young engineering student Rip Cantrell discovered the first flying saucer buried deep in the sands of the Sahara, another saucer is brought up from the bottom of the Atlantic. The recovery is funded by a pharmaceutical exec…
"Esmay Suiza and Brun Meager should be friends -- they're both bright, brave, likable and adventurous. But true friendship doesn't run any smoother than true love. Brun thinks Esmay's a stuck-up prig, and Esmay thinks Brun's a spoiled rich brat who's ma…
When a beautiful wraith, a shadow who slips between worlds, is ordered by her mastor, the Blood Lord Lucius, to kill Simon DuCaine, a powerful sunmage who has promised to set her free, she must choose between trust, loyalty, the shadows and the light.
It's murder in Discworld!—which ordinarily is no big deal. But what bothers Watch Commander Sir Sam Vimes is that the unusual deaths of three elderly Ankh-Morporkians do not bear the clean, efficient marks of the Assassins' Guild. An apparent lack o…
Seventeen short stories reveal the author's sustained concern with human relationships and values in past and future worlds of fantasy, speculation, and unearthly provision.
Presents three novels which include "Firedrake," in which Cabe confronts an evil overlord, "Icedragon," in which Cabe struggles to stop a dragon from destroying humankind, and "Wolfhelm," in which Cabe tries to protect dragon magic.
To house the dying Earth's inhabitants, a huge architectural ring is constructed in outer space. With gravity, an atmosphere, and a temperate climate, Ringworld gives humanity a new lease on life, but not without frightening consequences.
From the publisher. This is the third volume of the History of Middle-earth, which comprises heretofore unpublished manuscripts that were written over a period of many years before Tolkien's Simlarillion was published. Together, these volumes encompass an…
A group of adventurers escapes from a nightmarish planet and enters a marvelous new universe that guards a secret with the potential to change the course of civilization.
Mankind encounters conflicts among the inhabitants of the universe, as brave individuals prepare to journey into the boiling inferno of the sun.
The Covenant shows no mercy as they continue to assault every human world they can find, but Spartan 117, the Master Chief, has discovered an ancient secret that could alter the course of the war and save the Earth.
High Magic had been lost to Valdemar centuries ago when the last Herald-Mage gave his life to save the kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries. Yet now the realm is at risk again. And Elsperth, Herald and heir to the throne, must take up the challenge,…
Armies of undead have risen up across the U.S. and around the globe, there is no safe haven from the diseased corpses hungering for human flesh. But in the heat of a Texas wasteland, a small band of survivors attempt to counter the millions closing in aro…
"A bighearted dystopian novel about the corrosive effects of fear and the redemptive power of love by first time novelist Peyton Marshall"--Provided by publisher.
"Apocalypse Now meets The Lord of the Rings in a bold new fantasy from the acclaimed author of the Iron Elves trilogy, filled with "heroic action that keeps fans coming back" (Publishers Weekly). Channeling the turbulent period of the Vietnam War and its…
"AN EPIC INTERSTELLAR TALE OF WAR FROM A MASTER OF SCIENCE FICTION. They came in peace, bearing gifts. The Gurus were a highly advanced species who brought amazingly useful and sophisticated technology to the human race. There was, of course, a catch. The…
Marianne Jenner, a geneticist and mother of three, has 10 months to try to avert a disaster and keep her family intact after aliens land in New York.
"Last Plane to Heaven is the final and definitive short story collection of award-winning SF author Jay Lake, author of Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura. Long before he was a novelist, SF writer Jay Lake, was an acclaimed writer of short stories. In Last…
Magic is in Revelation "Reve" Dyer's blood. Together, she and her husband Jeremy have three daughters, a beautiful home, and a world-famous Las Vegas magic act. But Reve has many secrets, secrets that have not only shaped her past but now threaten her fam…
"R. S. Belcher's debut novel, The Six-Gun Tarot, was enthusiastically greeted by critics and readers, who praised its wildly inventive mixture of dark fantasy, steampunk, and the Wild West. Now Belcher returns to Golgotha, Nevada, a bustling frontier town…
"Written by Jay Bonansinga, based on the series created by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead: Descent follows the events of The Fall of the Governor, and Lily Caul's struggles to rebuild Woodbury after the Governor's shocking demise. Out of the ashes of i…
"Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier,10-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in Maine, Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters. When those …
Working as an assassin for a dystopian-era multinational corporation, Jacob Underwood, a man who believes he is an emotionless ghost, confronts baffling truths when he tracks down a second-year associate suspected of stealing company information.
The stunning historical fantasy series that began with the Nebula finalist Ironskin continues in Tina Connolly’s Silverblind. Dorie Rochart has been hiding her fey side for a long time. Now, finished with University, she plans to study magical creat…
"Hawk, the latest in Stephen Brusts's New York Times bestselling Vlad Taltos series. Years ago, Vlad Taltos came from the East, to make his way as a human amidst the impossibly tall, fantastically long-lived natives of the Dragaeran Empire. He joined the …
"From the dragons of legend to Jack the Giant Killer's colleague to King Kong and Godzilla, people have found the idea of giant creatures both scary and fascinating. Here's a book crammed full of large things that you can't outrun by such writers as David…
"What if you once had thousands of bodies and near god-like technology at your disposal? And what if all of it were ripped away? The Lord of the Radch has given Breq command of the ship Mercy of Kalr and sent her to the only place she would have agreed …
We’re the D’Artigo sisters: savvy half-human, half-Fae operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. My sister Delilah is a two-faced werecat and a Death Maiden. Menolly is a vampire married to a gorgeous werepuma. And me? I’m Camil…
"Margaret Weis, the bestselling author of many epic adventure fantasies, is at her best in The Seventh Sigil. Five hundred years ago, a clan of rebels was banished to the bottom of the world; ever since, these Bottom Dwellers have sought revenge, and now …
"Full of magic, mystery, and romance, an enchanting steampunk fantasy debut in the bestselling vein of Trudi Canavan and Gail Carriger.Orphaned as a child, Octavia Leander was doomed to grow up on the streets until Miss Percival saved her and taught her t…
"Rosa Alban has been obedient her entire life. But when her alpha husband dies, she seizes the opportunity to flee the oppressive Guardians—the rulers of the secret shapeshifter world. Her flight instantly brands her as a pack traitor, and she has n…
"Based on the breakout Fox TV show "Sleepy Hollow," an unprecedented look inside the mind of Revolutionary War soldier and modern-day demon slayer Ichabod Crane, one of TV's hottest new characters"--Provided by publisher.
Something is rotten in the state of Wisconsin. Werewolf packs are being united and absorbed into an army of super soldiers by a mysterious figure who speaks like an angel and fights like a demon. And every Knight Templar -- keepers of the magical peace be…
Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed Liripip wardrobes. Sales are down, security cameras reveal …
"In Portland, Oregon, water rations are down to one gallon per person per day. Even as water is declared a communal right, hoarding and riots persist. A young water activist nicknamed Maid Marian rides her swelling popularity in opposition to the city gov…
Ceony Twill arrives at the cottage of Magician Emery Thane with a broken heart. Having graduated at the top of her class from the Tagis Praff School for the Magically Inclined, Ceony is assigned an apprenticeship in paper magic despite her dreams of bespe…
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