Adult SciFi, Fantasy & Horror

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

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List

The stand : a novel / Stephen King [illustrations by Bernie Wrightson].
After a virus kills most of the people in the world, a handful of survivors choose sides-- a world of good led by 108-year-old Mother Abigail-- or evil led by a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man.
The faded sun / C.J. Cherryh.
"They were the mri--tall, secretive, bound by honor and the rigid dicates of their society. For aeons this golden-skinned, golden-eyed race had provided the universe with mercenary soldiers of almost unimaginable ability. But for decades now the mri hav…
The last tsar's dragons / Jane Yolen, Adam Stemple.
"It is the waning days of the Russian monarchy. A reckless man rules the land and his dragons rule the sky. Though the Tsar aims his dragons at his enemies--Jews and Bolsheviks--his entire country is catching fire. Conspiracies suffuse the royal court: bu…
A time to sow / Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore.
Trapped between two factions in an interplanetary civil war, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the Enterprise crew must forge a lasting peace. After years spent toiling to stay alive stranded in the asteroid belt, the survivors of a centuries-old catastrophe mu…
Silver in the wood / Emily Tesh.
"There is a Wild Man who lives in the deep quiet of Greenhollow, and he listens to the wood. Tobias, tethered to the forest, does not dwell on his past life, but he lives a perfectly unremarkable existence with his cottage, his cat, and his dryads. When G…
The Blue Sword / Robin McKinley.
Harry, bored with her sheltered life in the remote orange-growing colony of Daria, discovers magic in herself when she is kidnapped by a native king with mysterious powers.
Stealing worlds / Karl Schroeder.
Sura Neelin is on the run from her creditors, her past, and her father's murderers. She can't get a job, she can't get a place to live, she can't even walk down the street : the total-surveillance society that is mid-21st century America means every camer…
Old man's war / John Scalzi.
John Perry did tow things on his seventy-fifth birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Than he joined the army. It's a rough universe out there, and the bulk of humanity's resources are in the hands of the Colonial Defense Force, which shields eve…
Priest of lies / Peter McLean.
"People are weak, and the poorer and more oppressed they are, the weaker they become--until they can't take it anymore. And when they rise up...may the gods help their oppressors. When Tomas Piety returned from the war, he just wanted to rebuild his empir…
Beneath the twisted trees / Bradley P. Beaulieu.
"Ceda was an elite warrior in service to the kings of Sharakhai. She has been an assassin in dark places. A weapon poised to strike from the shadows. A voice from the darkness, striving to free her people. No longer. Now she's going to lead. The age of th…
God of broken things / Cameron Johnston.
"Tyrant magus Edrin Walker destroyed the monster sent by the Skallgrim, but not before it laid waste to Setharis, and infested their magical elite with mind-controlling parasites. Edrin's own Gift to seize the minds of others was cracked by the strain of …
The Sol Majestic / Ferrett Steinmetz.
"Kenna, an aspirational teen guru, wanders destitute across the stars as he tries to achieve his parents' ambition to advise the celestial elite. Everything changes when Kenna wins a free dinner at The Sol Majestic, the galaxy's most renowned restaurant, …
The girl who could move sh*t with her mind / Jackson Ford.
Teagan Frost is having a hard time keeping it together. Sure, she has telekinetic powers, a skill the government is all too happy to make use of, sending her on secret break-in missions no ordinary human could carry out. But all she really wants to do is …
Green valley / Louis Greenberg.
When Lucie Sterling's daughter is abducted, she knows it'll be no easy feat to find answers. Stanton is no ordinary city: invasive digital technology has been banned, by public vote. No surveillance state, no shadowy companies holding databases of informa…
The last supper before Ragnarok  / Cassandra Khaw.
"Tanis Barlas, snake-woman assassin. Cason Cole, the killer of gods. Louie Fitzsimmons, the last known Prophet. And Rupert Wong, a chef who just wants to eat his instant noodles and stay home. The Greek Pantheon has been obliterated, and gods and monsters…
Black harvest / M.C. Planck.
"The final chapter in the saga of Christopher Sinclair, mechanical engineer turned priest of war. Be careful what you wish for. Christopher finds himself on a throne, squeezing taxes, and guarding against incipient rebellions. This is a far cry from his d…
Rin, Tongue and Dorner : a novel / Rich Shapero.
"A new ice age has driven mankind to settlements at the equator. In Clemency--a metropolis sheltered inside a transparent dome surrounded by glaciers--planning luminary Dorner hears female voices in his sleep. As the voices become more insistent, he seeks…
Spirit of the sea / Keith Walter ; Scott Walter.
"Strange shapes litter a turck convoy racing to the shores of Lake Erie. Invisible to humans, the runes dance billiantly when viewed by the magical race called the fey. When the trucks pull into Barclya's sleepy dock, he wonders what he did to deserve a…
Bayou born / Hailey Edwards.
Her beginning may be our end . . .Deep in the humid Mississippi bayou, a half-wild child is dragged from the murky waters. She has no memories, no family and is covered in mysterious markings. Adopted by the policeman who rescued her, Luce Boudreau follow…
All systems red / Martha Wells ; [edited by Lee Harris].
A murderous android discovers itself in "All Systems Red", a tense science fiction adventure by Martha Wells that interrogates the roots of consciousness through Artificial intelligence. In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must…
Reticence / Gail Carriger.
"Bookish and proper Percival Tunstell finds himself out of his depth when floating cities, spirited plumbing, and soggy biscuits collide in this delightful conclusion to NYT bestselling author Gail Carriger's Custard Protocol series"--Provided by publishe…
Mulgara : the necromancer's will / David Rose.
"When the notorious necromancer, Maecidion, dies, the reading of his will goes awry. Powerful heirlooms are given to rivals of the deceased's kin, Irion, who are no strangers to black magic. Soon, Irion embarks on a bitter quest to retrieve what should ri…
The fire opal mechanism / Fran Wilde.
"Jewels and their lapidaries and have all but passed into myth. Jorit, broke and branded a thief, just wants to escape the Far Reaches for something better. Ania, a rumpled librarian, is trying to protect her books from the Pressmen, who value knowledge b…
The blue salt road / Joanne M. Harris ; illustrated by Bonnie Hawkins.
An earthly nourris sits and sings; And aye she sings, "Ba lilly wean, Little ken I my bairn's father, Far less the land that he staps in. (Child Ballad, no. 113). So begins a stunning tale of love, loss and revenge, against a powerful backdrop of adventur…
The twelve : a novel / Justin Cronin.
Survivors of a government-induced apocalypse endure their violent and disease-stricken world while protecting their loved ones; while a century into the future, members of a transformed society determinedly search for the original twelve virals.
Shadow puppets / Orson Scott Card.
As the nations of the earth attempt to control the children trained at Battle School, Peter Wiggin continues to consolidate his power with the help of Bean and Petra.
The plague stones / James Brogden.
Londoners Paul and Tricia Feenan move to the isolated Holiwell village where Tricia has inherited a property. In the village, there are centuries-old stones used during the Great Plague as boundary markers. No plague-sufferer was allowed to pass the stone…
Song for the unraveling of the world : stories / Brian Evenson.
"A newborn's absent face appears on the back of someone else's head, a filmmaker goes to gruesome lengths to achieve the silence he's after for his final scene, and a therapist begins, impossibly, to appear in a troubled patient's room late at night. In t…
Wastelands : the new apocalypse / edited by John Joseph Adams.
"Whether the end comes via nuclear war, pandemic, climate change, or cosmological disaster, these stories explore the extraordinary trials and tribulations of those who survive.
The prophet of the termite god / Clark Thomas Carlton.
"The powerful Antasy saga continues with The Prophet of the Termite God! Once an outcast, Pleckoo has risen to Prophet-Commander of the Hulkrish army. But a million warriors and their ghost ants were not enough to defeat his cousin, Anand the Roach Boy, t…
Tyger burning / T.C. McCarthy.
"Maung is used to being hunted. As the last "dream warrior," a Burmese military unit whose brains are more machine than grey matter, everyone wants him dead--punished for the multiple atrocities his unit committed during war. But when an alien race makes …
Alpha and omega / Harry Turtledove.
"What would happen if the ancient prophecy of the End of Days came true? It is certainly the last thing Eric Katz--a secular archeologist from Los Angeles--expects to discover during what should be a routine dig in Jerusalem. But perhaps higher forces hav…
Kings and shepherds / Raelee May Carpenter.
"Princess Ikia Miriam Emet of Ha-or is raised on stories. Miriam’s adoptive father King Emet, brother Prince Matthew, and the Hayori palace servants tell her, more times than she can count or even remember, about the King’s largesse to palace thief Rache…
Empress of forever / Max Gladstone.
A wildly successful innovator to rival Steve Jobs or Elon Musk, Vivian Liao is prone to radical thinking, quick decision-making, and reckless action. On the eve of her greatest achievement, she tries to outrun people who are trying to steal her success. I…
The cheater's game / C.J. Archer.
The arrival of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show in London brings trouble. When the sharpshooter who beats Willie at poker is murdered, Matt and India investigate. Willie is convinced the victim cheated, but no one knows how until India discovers his secret -…
The poison thread / Laura Purcell.
"Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy, and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor, and waiting trial for murder. When Dorothea's charitable work brings her to Oakgate Prison, she is delighted by the chance to explore her fascination with phrenology and…
The girl in red / Christina Henry.
It's not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and wolves. But the woman in the red jacket has no choice. Not since the Crisis came, decimated the population, and sent those who surviv…
The affair of the mysterious letter / Alexis Hall.
"Upon returning to the city of Khelathra-Ven after five years fighting a war in another universe, Captain John Wyndham finds himself looking for somewhere to live, and expediency forces him to take lodgings at 221b Martyrs Walk. His new housemate is Ms. S…
Reentry / Peter Cawdron.
"After almost dying on Mars, astronaut Liz Anderson returns to Earth, but not to a hero's welcome. America is in turmoil. The war is over, but the insurgency has just begun. Heartbroken and treated with suspicion, she finds herself caught up in the guerri…
The beyond / Chloe Neill.
To save the city she loves, Claire Connolly must cross the border into the unknown.... It's been nearly a year since the Veil between the human world and the Beyond was torn apart and war began again. Sensitive Claire Connolly and bounty hunter Liam Quinn…
My enemy's enemy / Robert Buettner.
"In September 1939, Nazi mystic Heinrich Himmler, The Holocaust's mastermind, conscripts physicist Peter Winter to devise a secret weapon of supernatural power, and a revolutionary aircraft to deliver it. Himmler wants to win both World War II and the con…
Air logic / Laurie J. Marks.
In the aftermath of war and an assassination attempt, Karis and those who love her must figure out how to bring together Sainnites and Shaftalese in a country where old wounds and enmities fester and all must work to find what their place in the world may…
The soul of power / Callie Bates.
"One young woman learns the true nature of power--both her own and others'--in the riveting conclusion to The Waking Land Trilogy. Sophy Dunbarron--the illegitimate daughter of a king who never was--has always felt like an impostor. Separated from her bi…
Heaven / V.C. Andrews.
"Heaven Leight Casteel may be the prettiest, amartest girl in the backwoods, but her cruel father and weary stepmother work her like a mule. For the sake of her brother Tom and the other little ones, Heaven clings to the hope that someday she can show th…