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FANTASY

Cover art to come 9780007934942 F. SCOTT FITZGERALD COLLECTION (BOXSET) (Soft Cover) F. SCOTT FITZGERALD HARPER UK S$12.00 CLS Published to coincide with the film release of ‘The Great Gatsby’, Collins Classics brings you F. Scott Fitzgerald’s three best-known works in one collection.Complete with a Life & Times section, which offers insight into the author, his works and the time of publication, and a handy glossary adapted from the Collins English Dictionary, this Collins Classics Collection will enhance your reading experience of the novels of one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century.

9780758281128 UNDER A SPELL (Soft Cover) HANNAH JAYNE KENSINGTON S$16.00 FAN

9781451671995 RISE OF THE GRYPHON (Soft Cover) SHERRILYN KENYON & DIANNA LOVE SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 FAN

9780345537959 SONG OF ICE AND FIRE 2014 CALENDER, A (Soft Cover) GEORGE R.R. MARTIN RANDOM HOUSE S$28.00 FAN

Sophie Lawson was seriously hoping life at the UDA would get back to relative normal now that her boss Pete Sampson has been reinstated. Unfortunately, her new assignment is sending her undercover into a realm where even the most powerful paranormals fear to tread... her old high school.

In the fourth novel of the bestselling Belador paranormal series, Evalle Kincaid must turn her back on the Beladors to protect those she loves, and the world, from annihilation. To prevent a genocide, Evalle is forced to embrace her destiny…but at what cost? As an Alterant who fights everything from trolls to demons, Evalle has lived as an outcast among the Beladors, but can now change all that…and find answers to her origins as well.

In the 2014 edition of the calendar that has become an annual tradition for Game of Thrones fans, celebrated illustrator Gary Gianni delivers twelve stunning, hand-painted interpretations of scenes from A Song of Ice and Fire, capturing both its epic scope and most intimate moments. Revered by many for his work on Prince Valiant, Gianni’s classically composed, richly detailed art harkens back to the golden age of illustration—a fascinating new vision of the dark, complex world of George R. R. Martin’s magnum opus.

9780857520999 THE GOOD SUICIDES (Hard Cover) ANTONIO HILL TRANSWORLD S$34.00 GF Something sinister happened that weekend and no-one is telling ...Senior staff at a pharmaceutical company come home with a secret after a team-building course in a remote farm house. Now, they are committing suicide, one by one. Soon, they may all be dead. From an anonymous sender each has received a photo of dogs hanging dead from a tree near the farm. Deciphering the personalities of these high-earning executives and their power structure, Inspector Salgado has his own techniques for making them speak. But Barcelona is now freezing cold and the city is hunkering down in an unusually cold spell. Can Salgado break the ice before it's too late?

9781476717012 AGENDA 21 (Soft Cover) GLENN BECK SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$17.00 GF

GENERAL FICTION

Cover art to come 9780440246411 ICED: FEVER NOVEL (Soft Cover) KAREN MARIE MONING RANDOM HOUSE S$16.00 FAN The year is 1 AWC—After the Wall Crash. The Fae are free and hunting us. It’s a war zone out there, and no two days are alike. I’m Dani O’Malley, the chaos-filled streets of Dublin are my home, and there’s no place I’d rather be. Dani “Mega” O’Malley plays by her own set of rules—and in a world overrun by Dark Fae, her biggest rule is: Do what it takes to survive. Possessing rare talents and the allpowerful Sword of Light, Dani is more than equipped for the task. In fact, she’s one of the rare humans who can defend themselves against the Unseelie. But now, amid the pandemonium, her greatest gifts have turned into serious liabilities.

9780593068892 THE KING'S EXILE (Soft Cover) ANDREW SWANSTON TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF Spring, 1648. When Thomas Hill, a bookseller living in rural Hampshire, publishes a political pamphlet he has little idea of the trouble that will follow. He is quickly arrested, forced on a boat to Barbados and condemned to life as a slave to two of the island's most notoriously violent brothers. In England war has erupted again, with London under threat of attack. When news of the king's execution reaches the island, political stability is threatened and a fleet commanded by Sir George Ayscue arrives to take control of the island for Cromwell. The threat of violence increases. Thomas finds himself witness to abuse, poison, rape and savage brutality. When a coded message from Ayscue to a sympathiser on the island is intercepted, Thomas is asked to decipher it.

A new postapocalyptic thriller from #1 bestselling author Glenn Beck. Just a generation ago, this place was called America. Now, after the worldwide implementation of a UNled program called Agenda 21, it’s simply known as “the Republic.” There is no president. No Congress. No Supreme Court. No freedom. There are only the Authorities. Citizens have two primary goals in the new Republic: to create clean energy and to create new human life. Those who cannot do either are of no use to society.


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9780061990021 TIGER'S CLAW (Soft Cover) DALE BROWN HARPER US S$17.00 GF Former Air Force captain and New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown is an acknowledged master when it comes to bringing military action to breathtaking life and he has received glowing accolades since his debut publication, Flight of the Old Dog.Tiger's Claw proves once again that every rave has been well deserved.

9780758284709 THREE MONTHS IN FLORENCE (Soft Cover) MARY CARTER KENSINGTON S$25.00 GF Lens Wallace is a dutiful art professor's wife and mother of two teenage daughters. For sixteen years she's been the one organising schedules and taking care of everyone - especially during Alex's frequent business trips to Italy. Only after a series of mysterious phone calls does she start to question his absences.

9781476741185 WALLBANGER (Soft Cover) ALICE CLAYTON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$24.00 GF The first night after Caroline moves into her fantastic new San Francisco apartment, she realizes she’s gaining an—um—intimate knowledge of her new neighbor’s nocturnal adventures. Thanks to paper-thin walls and the guy’s athletic prowess, she can hear not just his bed banging against the wall but the ecstatic response of what seems (as loud night after loud night goes by) like an endless parade of women.

9780345806888 SHARING: 2014 COELHO CALENDAR (Soft Cover) PAULO COELHO RANDOM HOUSE S$28.00 GF Paulo Coelho has inspired millions with bestselling classics like The Alchemist and Aleph. Now, with this 2014 daily planner, the same wisdom that draws readers to his books can serve as a source of daily inspiration year round. Begin each day with an inspiring quote from some of Coelho’s most celebrated works as you plan your daily tasks, travels, and personal journeys. Catalina Estrada's rich and vibrant illustrations adorn the pages of the planner reminiscent of her native Colombia.

Cover art to come 9780062025074 CRIMINAL DEFENSE (Soft Cover) STEVEN CORE HARPER US S$17.00 GF Betrayal wounds. Revenge destroys. Over three decades, Hamlin's practice devolved into just another racket: intimidating witnesses, suborning perjury, destroying evidence, laundering money. But is he the victim of murder—or of a dangerous sexual encounter gone wrong? And when law enforcement believes justice has already been done, who can be trusted to find out?

9780552167925 EXCALIBUR CODEX, THE (Soft Cover) JAMES DOUGLAS TRANSWORLD S$16.00 GF For countless generations the sword had been kept hidden, ready for a time of need. But not hidden well enough, because on one warm July night in 1937 it vanished - its disappearance swallowed up in the storm clouds of war that would soon engulf the world.

9781781081259 PLASTIC (Soft Cover) CHRISTOPHER FOWLER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 GF

9780786030194 HIGH TREASON (Soft Cover) JOHN GISTRAP KENSINGTON S$17.00 GF

A contemporary London-set crime novel from the author of the the Peculiar Crimes Unit series. • Sex and the City meets the modern crime thriller. • Apartment-sitting in a luxury penthouse goes horribly wrong for June Cryer when a young girl breaks into the apartment only to be horribly murdered and June must find the killer, before he finds her.

First Lady Anna Darmond has been kidnapped in a bloody gunfight. It's an unthinkable crime that, if revealed, could cause public panic, so hostage rescue specialist Jonathan Grave and his team must operate in absolute secrecy. But the mission is not all it seems. There are shadows in Mrs Darmonds past. Cracks in the presidential marriage.


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9780552779128 KITCHEN HOUSE, THE (Soft Cover) KATHLEEN GRISSOM TRANSWORLD S$18.00 GF When seven-year-old Irish orphan Lavinia is transported to Virginia to work in the kitchen of a wealthy plantation owner, she is absorbed into the life of the kitchen house and becomes part of the family of black slaves whose fates are tied to the plantation. But Lavinia's skin will always set her apart, whether she wishes it or not.

9780007488391 GRAVITY OF BIRDS, THE (Soft Cover) TRACY GUZEMAN HARPER UK S$18.00 GF

9780593068540 THE SWORD AND THE THRONE (Soft Cover) HENRY VENMORE-ROWLAND TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF

9780593070932 HIGH ROLLERS (Soft Cover) JACK BOWMAN TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF

How do you find someone who wants to be lost? Sisters Alice and Natalie were once close, but adolescence has wrenched them apart. Alice is a dreamer who loves books and birds; Natalie is headstrong, manipulative – and beautiful.

AD 69. Aulus Caecina Severus has thrown in his lot with the hedonistic Vitellius and prepares his legions for a march over the Alps. Driven by the desire to repay the treachery of his former patron, the Emperor Galba, Severus leads his army against barbarian rebellions and against the mountains themselves in his race to reach Italy first.

When the engine of a 737 tears itself apart at Los Angeles Airport, Tom Patrick is in the wrong place at the wrong time - playing poker at a nearby casino. He's been losing at cards and probing pipeline leaks ever since his big mouth led to his fall from grace as the National Transportation Safety Board's top air-crash investigator.

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Cover art to come 9780786030781 SLEEP TIGHT (Soft Cover) JEFFREY JACOBSON KENSINGTON S$16.00 GF

9780857522023 LONGBOURN (Soft Cover) JO BAKER TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF

9781848271197 PURGATORY (Soft Cover) KEN BRUEN TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF

Bed bugs. They hide in mattresses. They rise in the dead of night to feast on our blood. Thought to be eradicated decades ago, thanks to global travel they're back. And with them comes a nightmare beyond imagining. Infected with a plague virus so deadly it makes Ebola look like a summer cold, one bite turns people into homicidal maniacs.

A brilliantly imagined, irresistible below-stairs answer to Pride and Prejudice: a story of the romance, intrigue, and drama among the servants of the Bennet household, a triumphant tale of defying society's expectations, and an illuminating glimpse of workingclass lives in Regency England.

Someone is scraping the scum off the streets of Galway, and they want Jack Taylor to get involved. A drug pusher, a rapist, a loan shark, all targeted in what look like vigilante attacks. And the killer is writing to Jack, signing their name: C33. Jack has had enough. He doesn't need the money, and doesn't want to get involved.

BBC NEWS: ‘Pride and Prejudice retold from servants’ viewpoint’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertain ment-arts-21379834

9780758259400 IF YOU COULD SEE WHAT I SEE (Soft Cover) CATHY LAMB KENSINGTON S$25.00 GF In this moving, insightful new novel, acclaimed author Cathy Lamb delves into the heart of going home again, the challenge of facing loss--and the freedom of finally letting go. . . With warmth and unflinching humor, If You Could See What I See explores the tender truths we keep close--and what can happen when we find the courage to bare them to the world.


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9780857521477 THE DOUBLE SILENCE (Soft Cover) MARI JUNGSTEDT TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF A man is pushed from a cliff; a woman is missing after a bike ride; an elderly man is washed ashore. The friends are closer than most - too close, some might say. Every year they leave their cosy suburban neighbourhood to go on holiday together to a remote Swedish island. But this year, their holiday won't go as expected.

9780062291844 AFTER HER (Soft Cover) JOYCE MAYNARD HARPER US S$28.00 GF

9781848271401 BLINK (Soft Cover) NIAMH O'CONNOR TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF

9780553841107 NIGHT FILM (Soft Cover) MARISHA PESSL RANDOM HOUSE S$35.00 GF

It's the summer of 1979, and a dry, hot, northern California school vacation stretches ahead for Rachel and her younger sister Patty - the daughters a larger-thanlife, irresistibly handsome and chronically unfaithful detective father who loves to make women happy, and the mother whose heart he broke.

Family should be so important to teenager Janet Evans. Her life on hold since she was completely paralysed after a crash in her parents' car, she's viewed by everyone as the victim of a tragic accident. But DI Gavin Sexton thinks differently.

On a damp October night, beautiful young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley’s life and death, McGrath comes faceto-face with the legacy of her father: the legendary, reclusive cult-horrorfilm director Stanislas Cordova—a man who hasn’t been seen in public for more than thirty years.

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Cover art to come 9781439172834 FOUNDERS (Soft Cover) JAMES WESLEY RAWLES SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 GF

9780593069745 THE WAYS OF THE WORLD (Soft Cover) ROBERT GODDARD TRANSWORLD S$30.00 GF

9780307454935 PARADE (Soft Cover) YOSHIDA SHUICHI RANDOM HOUSE S$25.00 GF

9780552166102 KING'S SPY, THE (Soft Cover) ANDREW SWANSTON TRANSWORLD S$16.00 GF

It’s the near future, and thanks to a perfect storm of reckless banking practices, hyper-inflation, a stock market gone mad, and the negligence of our elected officials, the entire social, political, and economic infrastructure of America has collapsed. Chaos reigns in the streets, medical treatment is no longer available, and a silent coup has placed a dangerous group of men at the helm of a false government. America’s fate is in the hands of those few individuals who have the survival skills, the faith, and the forethought to return this country to the state its founding fathers intended.

When Sir Henry Maxted falls from the roof of his mistress' apartment block in mysterious circumstances, their first instinct is to sanitize any unexplained aspects to his death. But his son ex Royal Flying Corps ace, James 'Max' Maxted, has other ideas.

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For Thomas Hill, a man of letters quietly running a bookshop in the rural town of Romsey, knowledge of the war is limited to the rumours that reach the local inn. When a stranger knocks on his door one night and informs him that the king's cryptographer has died, everything changes.

Shuichi Yoshida was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1968. The author of nine books, he has won numerous literary awards in Japan and has also had several of his short stories adapted for Japanese television. Villain won the Osaragi Jiro Prize and the Mainichi Publishing Culture Award, two prestigious Japanese prizes. Yoshida lives in Tokyo.


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ROMANCE

9780007468638 ASK A POLICEMAN (Soft Cover) THE DETECTION CLUB HARPER UK S$18.00 GF

9781455520527 GUILTY AS SIN (Soft Cover) JAMIE ALDEN HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$16.00 ROM

9781420130416 NIGHT'S MISTRESS (Soft Cover) AMANDA ASHLEY KENSINGTON S$16.00 ROM

9781455512102 RAKE'S MIDNIGHT KISS (Soft Cover) ANNE CAMPBELL HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$16.00 ROM

Lord Comstock is a barbarous newspaper tycoon with enemies in high places. His murder in the study of his country house poses a dilemma for the Home Secretary. In the hours before his death, Lord Comstock’s visitors included the government Chief Whip, an Archbishop, and the Assistant Commissioner for Scotland Yard. Suspicion falls upon them all and threatens the impartiality of any police investigation.

Fourteen years ago, Kate Beckett was a teenager more interested in summer romance than babysitting. Then the unthinkable happened: her younger brother was kidnapped and murdered on her watch. Now she is an advocate for missing children, and her newest case brings her back to the small town where she lost her brotherand where she left behind the first boy she ever loved.

For centuries, Mara has been a Vampire: mysterious, alluring and fiercely independent. Although she has been pursued throughout her life - by Vampire and mortal alike - she has never allowed love to claim her. But when she discovers she's pregnant, Mara finds herself torn between two unforgettable men...

IT TAKES A LADY Brilliant scholar Genevieve Barrett's secret identity as the author of her father's articles is her greatest deception-until her father's handsome new student arrives on their doorstep.

9780062021366 9780758286321 SCARLETTI CURSE (Soft Cover) CHOCOLATE TOUCH, THE CHRISTINE FEEHAN (Soft Cover) HARPER US LAURA FLORAND S$16.00 ROM KENSINGTON S$23.00 ROM Strange, twisted carvings and Dominique Richard's reputation hideous gargoyles adorn the says it all—wild past, wilder flavors, palazzo of the great Scarletti black leather and smoldering heat. family. But a more fearful secret Jaime Corey is hardly the first lurks within its storm-tossed woman to be drawn to all that dark, turrets. For every bride who enters delicious danger. Sitting in Dom's its forbidding walls is doomed to opulent chocolaterie in Paris day leave in a casket. Nicoletta knows after day, she lets his decadent all too well the curse that plagues creations restore her weary body the house of Scarletti. She has and spirit, understanding that the always believed her miraculous man himself is entirely beyond her healing gifts would set her apart grasp. and that no man would ever Until he touches her. . . command her. Then she gazes into the dark, mesmerizing eyes of Don Scarletti and she fears for her future—for it is Scarletti's ancient right to select a bride from among his people . . . and he has chosen her.

9780062075956 NOTORIOUS GENTLEMAN (Soft Cover) GAELEN FOLEY HARPER US S$16.00 ROM Shy, warm-hearted Miss Grace Kenwood knows she is "just" the parson's daughter, with no chance of tempting her new neighbor, Lord Trevor Montgomery. After all, every eligible beauty for miles around is swooning over the brooding former spy. He's the picture of sin, and though he once had the audacity to kiss her senseless, he can have no interest in someone like Grace. Yet, somehow, the seductive rogue unleashes her own inner devil . . .

9781420131901 HOME ON THE RANGE (Soft Cover) SUSAN FOX KENSINGTON S$15.00 ROM For Evan Kincaid, the best thing about his dusty hometown was watching it fade into the distance. Jessica Bly was the only one who didn't treat him like an outsider, and their friendship ended with one mind-blowing night of teenage passion. Now they both have the lives they planned - Evan in New York, Jess with her horses in Caribou Crossing.

TO CATCH A THIEF Sir Richard Harmsworth fakes a rakish facade to show society that he doesn't care about his bastard status. Yet haunted by his unknown father's identity, Richard believes the Harmsworth Jewel will prove he's the rightful heir.

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9780062033017 9780758288875 HOW TO LOSE A BRIDE IN ONE IN A COWBOW'S BED NIGHT (Soft Cover) (Soft Cover) CAT JOHNSON; VONNA HARPER SOPHIE JORDAN HARPER US KENSINGTON S$16.00 ROM S$23.00 ROM Cat Johnson - Two for the He saved her life… Road - Heather London is tired When Annalise Hadley is tossed of the squeaky clean acting over the side of her honeymoon roles that keep coming her barge, the newly minted duchess way. But when she takes off in knows she’s been left for dead— a car one day heading West, for her husband’s only interest is in she never suspects to meet up her vast dowry, not her muddied with some very macho lineage. However, she didn’t count cowboys who show her just on a savior. Especially not an how fun it is to get down and honorable, sinfully intriguing earl dirty... who will tempt her to risk everything—again.

9780758266354 SUGAR RUSH (Soft Cover) DONNA KAUFFMAN KENSINGTON S$16.00 ROM

9781455598779 LOOKING FOR TROUBLE (Soft Cover) ERIN KERN HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$16.00 ROM

When baker extraordinaire Leilani Trusdale left the bustle of New York City for Georgia's sleepy Sugarberry Island, she didn't expect her past to follow. Yet suddenly, her former boss, Baxter Dunne, aka Chef Hot Cakes, the man who taught her everything pastry, wants to film his hit cooking show in her tiny cupcakery.

WHEN YOU GO LOOKING FOR TROUBLE... Avery Price is taking her life back. Fleeing her uber-rich, overbearing family, and an arranged wedding to a wealthy, cheating fiance, she trades couture for country and makes her way to Trouble, Wyoming. Going incognito gives her the chance to try things the old Avery wouldn't dare, like having a sizzling, no-strings affair with her sexy new boss, Noah McDermott-and discovering he's the kind of mistake she can't resist.

Cover art to come 9780062244871 LOVE AND OTHER SCANDALS (Soft Cover) CAROLINE LINDEN HARPER US S$13.00 ROM Joan Bennet has endured four Seasons without a single suitor or serious flirtation, let alone a marriage proposal. She's had just about enough of being a respectable wallflower and is giving serious thought to embarking on a life of sin, or at least lascivious adventure like the ones described in a popular scandalous book. When she meets her brother's favorite drinking mate, Viscount Burke, it seems her hopes of adventure might be answered ...

9780062122902 HIGHLANDER'S DESIRE (Soft Cover) MARGO MAGUIRE HARPER US S$16.00 ROM

9780062242440 9781451695922 BLOOD WARRIOR (Soft Cover) DEVIL OF CLAN SINCLAIR (Soft Cover) LINDSEY PIPER KAREN RANNEY SIMON AND SCHUSTER HARPER US S$16.00 ROM S$16.00 ROM

For Lachann, safeguarding his clan comes before life, limb, and especially love. A political marriage in Kilgorra will ensure that MacMillan lands are protected; so much the better that his bride doesn't stir his blood. But what of the intriguing woman who arouses so much more . . . and lives in the very castle where Lachann is to wed?

As a young man, sarcastic, violent Tallis Pendray believed the Dragon Kings’ survival depended on a prophecy delivered in dreams by a woman named “the Sun.” His role has been to complete inexplicable, even reprehensible tasks. First, by murdering a priest, he united his fragmented clan in their hatred of him. Dubbed “the Heretic,” Tallis fled his family’s Highland estate. Now disillusioned, he seeks revenge on the woman he holds responsible for two decades of exile.

For Virginia Traylor, Countess of Barrett, marriage was merely the vehicle to buy her father a title. Widowhood, however, brings a host of problems. For her husband deliberately spent the money intended for Virginia and her in-laws, leaving them penniless— unless she produces an heir. Desperate and confused, Virginia embarks on a fateful journey that brings her to the doorstep of the only man she's ever loved . . .


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SCIENCE FICTION

9781455514342 KNIGHT'S TEMPTRESS (Soft Cover) AMANDA SCOTT HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$16.00 ROM

9781781081310 WEIRD SPACE: SATAN'S REACH (Soft Cover) ERIC BROWN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 SF

9781781081273 PHOENICIA'S WORLDS (Soft Cover) BEN JEAPERS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 SF

Sir Ian Colquhoun has never feared danger. So when Lady Lachina MacFarlan is captured by a ruthless enemy, mounting a daring rescue seems only natural for the courageous knight. But once he has Lina safe in his arms, he sees that the prim young girl from his youth has grown into an alluring woman of extraordinary gifts. When circumstances force him to take her as his wife, the stakes-for her life and their growing love-rise even higher.

Satan’s Reach is the second volume in the Weird Space series, a fast-paced action-adventure that pits humanity against the unimaginable Terror from Beyond. A thrilling Space Opera series created by master SF author Eric Brown.

The debut SF novel by an amazing new name in Science Ficiton, Ben Jeapes. • A story of two brothers, two planets, and humankind's first attempt to colonise another world. • La Nueva Temporada is Earth’s only extrasolar colony – an Earth-type planet caught in the grip of a very Earth-type Ice Age. Alex Mateo wants nothing more than to stay and contribute to the terraforming of his homeworld.

9781476719009 STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES: FROM HISTORY'S SHADOW (Soft Cover) DAYTON WARD SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 SF An original novel set in the universe of Star Trek: The Original Series! 2268: Following the encounter with the mysterious Gary Seven in the twentieth century, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise is startled by two intruders who have transported through space and time from Earth circa 1968. Incredibly, one of the infiltrators is a Vulcan, who asserts that he’s lived among Earth's population for over a decade.

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Cover art to come 9781451639070 ASSIGNMENT IN ETERNITY (Soft Cover) ROBERT A HEINLEIN SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 CompellingSF science fiction adventure from New York Times bestseller Robert A. Heinlein: two classic novellas, Gulf and Lost Legacy, and two short stories with speculation on what makes us human. Compelling science fiction adventure from New York Times bestseller Robert A. Heinlein: two classic novellas and two short stories with speculation on what makes us human.

9781451639131 ICE AND SHADOW (Soft Cover) ANDRE NORTON SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$16.00 SF

9780785164968 9781451639179 QUEEN OF WANDS (Soft Cover) MVL: FIRST X-MEN (Soft Cover) NEAL ADAMS JOHN RINGO MARVEL SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$30.00 GRP S$16.00 SF

Two bestselling novels of science fiction adventure from storyteller Andre Norton together for the first time, Ice Crown and Brother to Shadows.

Armed forces veteran and eight-time New York Times bestselling author John Ringo delivers the sequel to contemporary urban fantasy thriller Princess of Wands. Demonic, possessed Stepford wives versus a soccer mom demon slayer – plus, a zombie fight at an SF convention.

Ice Crown: Roane, a young archaeologist, makes planetfall on a previously off-limits world where the inhabitants have been implanted with false memories and conditioned to obey their oligarchic masters. Brother to Shadows: Jofre, a young initiate to the assassin’s guild in a far future world, is betrayed and cast out by a corrupt nemesis–a priest with designs upon powerful, near-magic technology secreted somewhere on the planet.

X-Men legend Neal Adams returns to Marvel's mutants to reveal the secret history of the X-Men...BEFORE Xavier's team! What terrifying threat led the solitary secret agent nicknamed Wolverine to form a mutant strike force decades in the past?


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Cover art to come 9780785159148 MVL: BRILLIANT - VOLUME 1 (Soft Cover) BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS MARVEL S$30.00 GRP The first creato-owned book by ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN cocreators Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley, BRILLIANT tells the story of a handful of college-age geniuses who challenge each other to solve the mystery of superpowers. Can the best and brightest change science fiction into science fact? And if so, how will the world at large react? BRILLIANT is a thriller of the highest order.

9780785168409 MVL: SAVAGE WOLVERINE VOLUME 1 (KILL ISLAND) (Soft Cover) FRANK CHO MARVEL S$37.00 GRP Wolverine awakes to find himself transported to the Savage Land and labeled public enemy number one! With no memory of how he got there, and Shanna the SheDevil his only ally, Logan must unravel the mystery that slumbers at the heart of the Savage Land before it finds a way to kill him first! In search of answers, Wolverine and Shanna venture into the depths of the Forbidden Island..

9780785167976 MVL: AVENGERS ASSEMBLE (SCIENCE BROS) (Soft Cover) KELLY SUE DECONNOCK MARVEL S$25.00 GRP

9780785184539 MVL: X-MEN (FALLEN ANGELS) (Soft Cover) JO DUFFY MARVEL S$30.00 GRP

Two scientists, two giant egos. One wears a tank...one is a tank. Tony Stark and Bruce Banner are science bros! And when a fellow big-brain goes missing, the two heroes take bets who can find him first! It's Amazing Race, Avengers-style, as Iron Man and Hulk embark on a global manhunt with the ultimate prize at stake...bragging rights! But what happens when a 20 million-year-old evolutionary catalyst infects the Hulk?

Teen mutants struggling to survive on their own! The New Mutants' Sunspot and Warlock are griefstricken and on the run from their friends and themselves. Madrox the Multiple Man and Siryn, daughter of the X-Men's Banshee, are at loose ends in life. Teleporting villain the Vanisher is thinking about turning over a new leaf. And X-Factor's explosive ward Boom-Boom has nothing better to do!

9781935654759 VR: WOLFSMUND VOL 1 (Soft Cover) MITSUHISA KUJI RANDOM HOUSE S$19.50 GRP

9781935654896 VR: KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA VOL 4 (Soft Cover) TSUTOMU NIHEI RANDOM HOUSE S$19.00 GRP

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Cover art to come 9780785153689 MVL: MARVEL 1602 (10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION) (Soft Cover) NEIL GAIMAN MARVEL S$45.00 GRP

9780785168348 MVL: IRON MAN - VOLUME 2 (Soft Cover) KIERON GILLEN MARVEL S$37.00 GRP

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman presents a unique vision of the Marvel Universe...set four hundred years in the past! Classic Marvel icons such as the XMen, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and Daredevil are re-imagined in this intriguing world of 17thcentury science and sorcery - instantly familiar to readers, yet subtly different in this new time.

Picture this: Tony Stark. In space. In a bar. With ladies. What could go wrong? Plus: is Tony guilty of a crime he's not even aware of? Tune in NOW! for the shocking start of an all-new, all-different direction for the Armored Avenger, helmed by superstar creators Kieron Gillen and Greg Land!


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9781935654834 VR: HELTER SKELTER (Soft Cover) KYOKO OKAZAKI RANDOM HOUSE S$25.00 GRP No Description Available.

9781935654919 VR: FLOWERS OF EVIL VOL 6 (Soft Cover) SHUZO OSHIMI RANDOM HOUSE S$16.50 GRP

9780785165651 MVL: X-TREME X-MEN VOLUME 2 (Soft Cover) GREG PAK MARVEL S$25.00 GRP

9780785184430 MVL: X-MEN (X-TERMINATION) (Soft Cover) GREG PAK MARVEL S$37.00 GRP

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It's an all-new jumping on point for the dimension-hopping XMen! The team's mission hits home, as they land in the United States of California, birthplace of Kurt Waggoner! What happens if they can't defeat this Xavier...and what does it mean for Nightcrawler? Then, Dazzler and her team find themselves in a war against the Brood...

Joining together the teams from ASTONISHING X-MEN, AGE OF APOCALYPSE and X-TREME XMEN, and spinning out of the pages of UNCANNY X-FORCE comes the X-Event of the year! AOA Nightcrawler just wants to get home, and he'll do whatever it takes to get there. With the fabric of reality at stake, Wolverine calls in a team to confront the doppelganger of their dead friend.

9780785184522 MVL: AVENGERS (HEAVY METAL) (Soft Cover) ROGER STERN MARVEL S$37.00 GRP

9780785184546 MVL: DR. STRANGE & DR. DOOM (TRIUMPH & TORMENT) (Soft Cover) ROGER STERN MARVEL S$25.00 GRP Every year on Midsummer's Eve, Victor von Doom clashes with the forces of evil in a vain attempt to free his mother's soul from Hell. Only when Doctor Strange is finally convinced to join the fight, does the outcome have any hope of changing. But first the unlikely allies must journey to Mephisto's infernal realm...where the find that the cost of one soul may be more than they are willing to pay!

9781939130013 VR: TWIN KNIGHT (Soft Cover) OSAMU TEZUKA RANDOM HOUSE S$21.00 GRP

Cover art to come 9780785184607 MVL: THOR BY WALTER SIMONSON - VOLUME 1 (Soft Cover) WALTER SIMONSON MARVEL S$37.00 GRP Few people have ever left their mark on one character quite the way Walter Simonson has. His work on the Mighty Thor swept the Norse God of Thunder to heights never before seen and rarely achieved in his wake. Spanning epic tales of heroism and treachery, love and war, Simonson's work is often considered the definitive Thor.

What begins as a simple prison break suddenly turns into a technological nightmare for the Avengers, as robotic foes from all eras of the team's history join forces under the leadership of the Super-Adaptoid! What is the Adaptoid's ultimate goal, and how does the Cosmic Cube factor into it? And when the Adaptoid gets a major power-up, will any of the team be left standing to stop him?

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9780785184362 MVL: FANTASTIC FOUR (CRUSADERS & TITANS) (Soft Cover) ROY THOMAS MARVEL S$45.00 GRP The return of a hero! A clash of titans! Team roster shakeups! The sensational seventies serve as the source of some of the FF's most scintillating sagas, as this colossal collection proves beyond a doubt! First, revisit one of Marvel's Atlas Era gladiators, the Crusader, as he makes his pulse-pounding return to Earth!

9780785161042 MVL: DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID - VOLUME 5 (Soft Cover) MARK WAID MARVEL S$30.00 GRP The Eisner-and Harvey Award-winner for book of the year continues to baffle all of us here at the House of Ideas, as Daredevil teams up with the all-new Superior Spider-Man! Yes, America, we've heard your calls! StiltMan is back! And the leggy villain is better than ever thanks to some lastminute help from...Doctor Octopus!


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