* Aaronovitch, Ben : Broken Homes
(UK: Gollancz 978-0575132467, £14.99, 368pp, hardcover, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 25 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575132498
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781409126805
Rivers of London #4

Urban fantasy novel, fourth in a series following Midnight Riot (UK title Rivers of London), Moon Over Soho (both 2011), and Whispers Under Ground (2012), about a London police officer who can speak to the dead.
• Gollancz’ site has this description.
• The US edition is due 4 February 2014 as a DAW mass market paperback.

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* Andrews, Ilona : Magic Rises
(Ace 978-1-937007-58-4, $7.99, 368pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101624876
Kate Daniels #6

Urban fantasy novel, sixth in the “Kate Daniels” series following Magic Bites, Magic Burns, Magic Strikes, Magic Bleeds (2010), and Magic Slays (2011), about a female mercenary in a magical Atlanta.
• Penguin’s site has this description with a link to an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “Vividly imagined fight scenes, clever use of obscure mythology, a uniquely interesting setting, and rich characterization make this a rare treat…”

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* Ballantine, Philippa : Harbinger
(Ace 978-0-425-25655-8, $7.99, 320pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101624906
Book of the Order #4

Fantasy novel, fourth in a series following Geist (2010), Spectyr (2011), and Wrayth (2012), about a mystical order that protects humans from the haunting of geists.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• Series site Chronicles of the Order has descriptions of the first three books.

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* Brown, Eric : Weird Space: Satan’s Reach
(Abaddon 978-1781081310, $7.99, 352pp, trade paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
UK edition: 978-1781081303 (Thu 1 Aug 2013)
Weird Space #2

SF novel, second in a series following Weird Space: The Devil’s Nebula (2012), in which humanity faces an unimaginable Terror from Beyond.
• Abaddon’s site has this description.

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* Cunningham, Bailey : Pile of Bones
(Ace 978-0-425-26106-4, $7.99, 336pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101624890
Parallel Parks #1

Fantasy novel, first of a series and apparently the author’s first novel, about a park in Regina that turns into a magical native hunting ground after midnight.
• Penguin’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Evans, Leigh : The Thing About Weres
(St. Martin’s 978-1250006417, $7.99, 422pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781250032454
UK edition: Macmillan/Tor Uk 978-1447232544 (Tue 30 Jul 2013)
Mystwalker #2


Fantasy novel, second in a series following The Trouble with Fate (December 2012), about a half-Were, leader of her pack, who struggles with her half-Fae side.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The the UK edition has a slightly different title.

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* Fowler, Christopher : Plastic
(Solaris 978-1781081259, $7.99, 352pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013

Contemporary thriller about a suburban housewife, housesitting a penthouse apartment, who finds herself in the middle of a murder mystery.
• Solaris’ site has this description (with a completely different cover image).

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+ Guran, Paula, ed. : The Mammoth Book of Angels and Demons
(Running Press 978-0-7624-4937-8, $13.95, 512pp, trade paperback, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-78033-800-2
UK edition: 978-1-78033-799-9

Anthology of 27 stories about angels and demons.
• Authors include Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Lucius Shepard, Clive Barker, Joyce Carol Oates, Pat Cadigan, Kate Wilhelm, and George R.R. Martin.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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* Holm, Chris F. : The Big Reap
(Angry Robot 978-0857663429, $7.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780857663436
UK edition: 9780857663412 (Thu 1 Aug 2013)
Collector #3

Urban fantasy novel, third in a series following Dead Harvest (March 2012) and The Wrong Goodbye (Oct. 2012), about a man who collects souls of the damned.
• Angry Robot’s site has this description with a preview function.

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* Hough, Jason M. : The Darwin Elevator
(Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-53712-6, $9.99, 496pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-345-53713-3
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-0-385-39334-8
UK edition: Titan 978-1781167632 (Fri 26 Jul 2013)


SF novel, the author’s first novel and first of a trilogy, set in a 23rd century when the survivors of an alien plague congregate on a space elevator anchored in Darwin, Australia.
• The Random House site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.
• The Publishers Weekly review calls it an “impressive first installment of a planned trilogy”, and concludes, “Newcomer Hough displays a talent for imaginative plotting and realistic dialogue, and the brisk pacing and cliffhanger ending will keep readers enthralled and eagerly awaiting the next installment.”

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* Jeapes, Ben : Phoenicia’s Worlds
(Solaris 9781781081273, $7.99, 416pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
UK edition: 978-1781081266 (Thu 1 Aug 2013)

SF novel about Earth’s only extra-solar colony, stricken by tragedy, who hope for survival depends on a slower-than-light trip back to Earth.
• Solaris’ site has this description.
• The description on Amazon indicates this is Jeapes’ first adult novel, following several YA novels.

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* Johnson, Jean : Hellfire
(Ace 978-0425256503, $7.99, 480pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101624883
Theirs Not to Reason Why #3

Military SF novel, third of a series following A Soldier’s Duty (2011) and An Officer’s Duty (2012), about a precog who enlists in the Terran United Planets military.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The author’s site has an excerpt.

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* Kadrey, Richard : Kill City Blues
(Harper Voyager 978-0-06-209459-9, $24.99, 400pp, hardcover, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062094605
UK edition: Harper Voyager 978-0007483860 (Thu 1 Aug 2013)
Sandman Slim #5


Urban fantasy thriller, fifth in a series following Sandman Slim (2009), Kill the Dead (2010), Aloha from Hell (2011), and Devil Said Bang (2012), about James Stark, hit man from Hell.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a preview function.

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* Painter, Kristen : Last Blood
(Orbit 978-0-316-20018-9, $8, 464pp, mass market paperback, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316235440
House of Comarré #5

Gothic urban fantasy novel, fifth in a series following Blood Rights, Flesh and Blood, Bad Blood, and Out for Blood, about a special race of humans bred to feed vampires.
• Hachette’s site has this description with a preview function.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “While not for the uninitiated, longtime readers will be pleased that this installment ties up many of the series’ loose ends.”

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* Vaughn, Carrie : Kitty in the Underworld
(Tor 978-0-7653-6868-3, $7.99, 305pp, mass market paperback, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429956048
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-1452658506
Kitty Norville #12

Fantasy novel, twelfth book in the series following Kitty Steals the Show (2012) and Kitty Rocks the House (Apr. 2013), about werewolf radio talk show host Kitty Norville.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn : Night Pilgrims
(Tor 978-0-7653-3400-8, $29.99, 416pp, hardcover, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 Jul 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466807716
Saint-Germain #26

Vampire novel, 26th novel in the long-running Saint-Germain series that began with Hotel Transylvania (1978) and most recently included Commedia della Morte (2012).
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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