* Alder, Mark : Son of the Morning
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575115149, £20, 400pp, hardcover, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 17 Apr 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575115170

Historical fantasy novel in which the Hundred Years War is fought with angels and demons.
• Orion’s site has this description, which notes that Alder the pseudonym for fantasy author M.D. Lachlan.
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• The Gollancz blog has this post from last year enthused about the book.

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* Clarke, Cat : A Kiss in the Dark
(UK: Quercus 9781780870472, £6.99, 384pp, trade paperback, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 3 Apr 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781780870489

Young adult novel about a romance between Alex and Kate, and a secret that threatens their relationship. (Neither the publisher’s blurb nor online reviewers reveal this the nature of this secret, and Locus tagged this title as “associational”, so it’s unknown to what extent the book is SF or fantasy.)
• Quercus’ site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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* Dalton, A. J. : Tithe of the Saviours
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575123229, $14.99, 384pp, trade paperback, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 17 Apr 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575123243
Chronicles of a Cosmic Warlord #3

Fantasy novel, final book of a trilogy following Empire of the Saviours (2012) and Gateway of the Saviours (2013), concerning a young boy in a fortified town who is driven out after unleashing pagan magicks.
• Gollancz’ site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.

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* Fforde, Jasper : The Eye of Zoltar
(UK: Hodder & Stoughton 978-1444707274, £12.99, 304pp, hardcover, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 10 Apr 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781444707298
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781444767995
Last Dragonslayer #3

Young adult fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following The Last Dragonslayer (2010) and The Song of the Quarkbeast (2011).
• Hodder’s site has this description
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* Fowler, Christopher : Bryant & May: The Bleeding Heart
(UK: Transworld/Doubleday UK 978-0857522030, £16.99, 384pp, hardcover, March 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Mar 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781448170203
Bryant & May #11

Supernatural crime novel, eleventh in a series about detectives Bryant and May that began with Full Dark House (2004).
• Random House UK’s site has this description with an “open the book” preview function.
Publishers Weekly gave the US edition of the previouw book a starred review.

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* Gwynne, John : Valour
(UK: Macmillan/Tor UK 978-0230758469, £16.99, 640pp, hardcover, March 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Mar 2014
The Faithful and the Fallen #2

Fantasy novel, second novel in a series following the author’s first novel Malice (2013), set in the Banished Lands where armies of men and giants have battled.
• Pan Macmillan’s site has this description.
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* Patrick, Den : The Boy with the Porcelain Blade
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575133839, £20, 336pp, hardcover, March 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 20 Mar 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575134164
Erebus Sequence #1

Fantasy novel, first of a trilogy and the author’s first novel after a series of three 2013 “Fighting Manuals” about orcs, elves, and dwarves. It’s about a swordsman, member of the deformed Orfano, in the corrupt Kingdom of Landfall.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.
• The author’s site has background and posts with links to reviews.

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* Saulter, Stephanie : Binary
(UK: Quercus/Jo Fletcher 978-1780878928, £14.99, 400pp, trade paperback, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 3 Apr 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781780878942
(R)Evolution #2

SF novel, second in a series following Gemsigns (2013), about the conflict between ‘Gems’, genetically-engineered humans created to overcome a plague, and the ‘Norms’ who would enslave or exterminate them.
• Quercus’ site has this description.
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* Torday, Piers : The Dark Wild
(UK: Quercus 9781782064855, £9.99, 352pp, hardcover, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Mar 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781782064862

Young adult novel, sequel to The Last Wild (2013), about a 12-year-old boy who discovers a realm of animals ready to revolt against humans.
• Quercus’ site has this description.
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* Wingrove, David : The Empire of Time
(UK: Del Rey UK 978-0091956158, £14.99, 496pp, trade paperback, April 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 3 Apr 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1448177561
Roads to Moscow #1

SF novel, first of a trilogy, about a time travel war waged between Germany and Russia.
• Random House UK’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• SFX has this review by Andrew Osmond: “Fighters jump between the middle ages, World War II and doomed future civilisations, in a mind-boggling game of who can rewrite history fastest.”

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