* Ayliff, John : Belt Three
(UK: Harper Voyager 978-0008120467, $13.99, 304pp, trade paperback, December 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Wed 2 Dec 2015
Far future SF novel, the author’s first novel, in which alien machines have destroyed the Earth and humanity survives as millions of cloned slaves.
• HarperCollins UK’s site has this description. The ebook edition was available in February 2015; the trade paperback in December.
• The author’s site has a bio and a blog.
* Heitz, Markus : Oneiros
(UK: Quercus/Jo Fletcher 978-1848665293, $8.99, 640pp, trade paperback, December 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 3 Dec 2015
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781784290412
Fantasy thriller about the survivor of a Paris plane crash in which all the other passengers were dead before the plane went down.
• Quercus’ site has this description.
* Pinborough, Sarah : 13 Minutes
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-1473214033, £16.99, 416pp, hardcover, February 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 18 Feb 2016
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575097407
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781409166344
Fantasy thriller about teenage girl who survives being dead for 13 minutes.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Tor.com just posted this review by Mahvesh Murad: “It is a very contemporary, unflinching look at teenage female friendships and how the failure or decay of one is often more traumatic than that of a romantic relationship, as traumatic as a physical accident may be.”
* Tchaikovsky, Adrian : The Tiger and the Wolf
(UK: Macmillan 978-0230770065, £18.99, 608pp, hardcover, February 2016)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 11 Feb 2016
• Echoes of the Fall #1
Fantasy novel, first in a series, about the daughter of parents from rival shapeshifting tribes.
• Pan Macmillan’s site has this description with a preview function.
* Williams, Liz : The Light Warden
(UK: NewCon Press 978-1910935019, £22, 160pp, hardcover, December 2015)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Dec 2015
Collection of 15 stories, 11th volume in the publisher’s “Imaginings” series.
• Kari Sperring provides an introduction.
• NewCon’s site has this description.