Io9--28 new science fiction and fantasy books well worth checking out in marchunbound worlds--20 best new sci-fi/fantasy books--march 2018the verge--15 new science fiction and fantasy books--March 2018Kirkus--18 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read in March 2018NerdMuch--20 Best New Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books--March 2018 Now Karen is back with Stone Mad, a new story about spiritualists, magicians, con-men, and an angry lost tommy-knocker—a magical creature who generally lives in the deep gold mines of Alaska, but has been kidnapped and brought to Rapid City.
Stone Mad: A Karen Memory Adventure - Karen and priya are out for a night on the town, celebrating the purchase of their own little ranch and Karen’s retirement from the Hotel Ma Cherie, when they meet the Arcadia Sisters, spiritualists who unexpectedly stir up the tommy-knocker in the basement.
Karen MemoryTor Books - See, my name is karen memery, like memory only spelt with an e, and I'm one of the girls what works in the Hôtel Mon Cherie on Amity Street. And as if that wasn't bad enough, the next night brings a body dumped in their rubbish heap—a streetwalker who has been brutally murdered. Bear brings alive this jack-the-ripper yarn of the old west with a light touch in Karen's own memorable voice, and a mesmerizing evocation of classic steam-powered science.
At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. Through karen's eyes we get to know the other girls in the house—a resourceful group—and the poor and the powerful of the town. It's french, so Beatrice tells me. Set in the late 19th century—when the city we now call seattle underground was the whole town and still on the surface, when airships plied the trade routes, Karen is a young woman on her own, and steam-powered mechanicals stalked the waterfront, would-be gold miners were heading to the gold fields of Alaska, is making the best of her orphaned state by working in Madame Damnable's high-quality bordello.
Karen Memory - Trouble erupts one night when a badly injured girl arrives at their door, followed by the man who holds her indenture, beggin sanctuary, and who has a machine that can take over anyone's mind and control their actions. Hôtel has a little hat over the o like that. You ain't gonna like what I have to tell you, but I'm gonna tell you anyway.
New AmsterdamSubterranean Press - Abigail Irene Garrett drinks too much. Sebastien de Ulloa is the oldest creature she has ever known. But he still remembers the woman who made him immortal. In a world where the sun never sets on the british empire, and where the expansion of the American colonies was halted by the war magic of the Iroquois, where Holland finally ceded New Amsterdam to the English only during the Napoleonic wars, they are exiles in the new world - and its only hope for justice! .
He has forgotten his birth-name, his birth-place, and even the year in which he was born, if he ever knew it. She makes scandalous liaisons with inappropriate men, now she is both formidable and notorious! She is a forensic sorceress, and if in her youth she was a famous beauty, and a dedicated officer of a Crown that does not deserve her loyalty.
In the House of Aryaman, a Lonely Signal Burns Sub-Inspector Ferron Mysteries Book 1Sobbing Squonk Press - It's up to police sub-inspector ferron to unearth the victim's complicated past and solve the crime, despite the best efforts of the mastermind behind the murder, aliens beaming signals from the Andromeda Galaxy, her overbearing mother, and an adorable parrot-cat who is the only witness. Fifty years in the future, a scientist working on revolutionary bioengineering techniques has been discovered inside his own locked home, in the sleek modern city of Bangalore, his body converted into a neat toroidal package of meat.
A man has been turned inside-out.
Garrett InvestigatesSubterranean Press - They are previously uncollected. One is new; the others were only previously available as bonus chapbooks with the limited editions of various novellas. The following five stories comprise some of the matter surrounding the life of Lady Abigail Irene Garrett, Th. D. Sometime Crown Investigator.
Ancestral Night White Space Book 1Gallery / Saga Press - Banks, and Peter F. But when they make a shocking discovery about an alien species that has been long thought dead, it may be the thing that could tip the perilous peace mankind has found into full-out war. A space salvager and her partner make the discovery of a lifetime that just might change the universe in this wild, big-ideas space opera from multi award-winning author Elizabeth Bear.
Halmey dz and her partner Connla Kurucz are salvage operators, living just on the inside of the law. Usually. Hamilton. Theirs is the perilous and marginal existence—with barely enough chance of striking it fantastically big—just once—to keep them coming back for more. They pilot their tiny ship into the scars left by unsuccessful White Transitions, searching for the relics of lost human and alien vessels.
Ancestral Night White Space Book 1 - Energetic and electrifying, ancestral Night is a dazzling new space opera, sure to delight fans of Alastair Reynolds, Iain M.
New Amsterdam #2Subterranean Press - Now, at last, he faces a different future. In 1938, where the ghosts of centuries of war haunt rain-grey streets and the Prussian Chancellor's army of occupation rules with an iron hand. Here he will meet his own ghosts, the remembrances of loves mortal--and immortal. Accompanied by his court—the forensic sorcerer Lady Abigail Irene and the authoress Phoebe Smith—he seeks nothing but healing and rest.
But moscow is both jeweled and corrupt, and when you are old there is no place free of ghosts, and Sebastien is far from the most ancient thing in Russia. Ad eternumfor centuries, the wampyr has drifted from one place to another. Seven for a secretthe sequel to New Amsterdam!The wampyr has walked the dark streets of the world's great cities for a thousand years.
New Amsterdam #2 - In that time, he has worn out many names--and even more compatriots. Now, so that one of those companions may die where she once lived, he has come again to the City of London. It's 1962, and he's returned to new Amsterdam for the first time since he fled it on pain of death some sixty years before. But in the early years of a twentieth century not quite analogous to our own, a creature even more ancient than Moscow’s fortress heart has entered its medieval walls.
The Cobbler's BoySobbing Squonk Press - Brilliant, bookish christopher marlowe is fifteen years old and desperate to qualify for a scholarship to the King's School in order to escape his brutal father. But the only man who could have helped him has been murdered. And now the killers are looking for Kit. A fast-paced historical mystery by the author of KAREN MEMORY and the author of THE GOBLIN EMPEROR.
SwordheartRed Wombat Studio - And the sword itself may prove to be the greatest threat of all. Dive in. If you are looking to be charmed and delighted. Locusreturn to the world of Clockwork Boys in this all-new novel from T. Kingfisher!halla is a housekeeper who has suddenly inherited her great-uncle's estate. And, unfortunately, his relatives.
When halla draws the sword that imprisons him, Sarkis finds himself attempting to defend his new wielder against everything from bandits and roving inquisitors to her own in-laws. Sarkis is an immortal swordsman trapped in a prison of enchanted steel.
Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky PeachTor.com - Minh is part of the generation that first moved back up to the surface of the Earth from the underground hells, to reclaim humanity's ancestral habitat. When she gets the opportunity take a team to 2000 BC to survey the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, she jumps at the chance to uncover the secrets of the shadowy think tank that controls time travel technology.
At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. Finalist for the hugo and nebula awards "gods, with nuanced characters in a masterfully conceived world of stunning, and the Lucky Peach is a tour-de-force, Monsters, mind-bending eco-tech. Annalee newitzexperience this far-reaching, mind-bending science fiction adventure that uses time travel to merge climate fiction with historical fantasy.
Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach - She's spent her entire life restoring river ecosystems, but lately the kind of long-term restoration projects Minh works on have been stalled due to the invention of time travel. From nebula award winning author kelly RobsonDiscover a shifting history of adventure as humanity clashes over whether to repair their ruined planet or luxuriate in a less tainted past.
In 2267, earth has just begun to recover from worldwide ecological disasters.
The Tea Master and the DetectiveSubterranean Press - When long chau walks into her office, The Shadow's Child expects an unpleasant but easy assignment. In this fluid society, and physical and virtual realities overlap, human and mindship avatars mingle in corridors and in function rooms, the appearance of environments easily modified and adapted to interlocutors or current mood.
Meanwhile, abrasive and eccentric scholar Long Chau wants to find a corpse for a scientific study. A transport ship discharged from military service after a traumatic injury, The Shadow's Child now ekes out a precarious living as a brewer of mind-altering drugs for the comfort of space-travellers. When the corpse turns out to have been murdered, Long Chau feels compelled to investigate, dragging The Shadow's Child with her.
The Tea Master and the Detective - As they dig deep into the victim's past, ultimately, the Shadow's Child realises that the investigation points to Long Chau's own murky past—and, to the dark and unbearable void that lies between the stars… . Aliette de bodard brings us a new novella set in the award-winning, critically acclaimed Xuya universe!Welcome to the Scattered Pearls Belt, a collection of ring habitats and orbitals ruled by exiled human scholars and powerful families, and held together by living mindships who carry people and freight between the stars.