Be transported to another world, solve the murder case, or immerse yourself in a series of short stories. Check out our next Genre Fiction titles!

Volume one: At the edge of empire
The death and life of Zebulon Finch (series)
Daniel Kraus

“Zebulon Finch is 17 years old. He has been 17 years old for over a century. Ambitious and heartbreaking, The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire is the epic saga of a young man’s search for the meaning of life – and death.”

Call #: OTH F KRAU

City of stairs
The Divine Cities (series)
Robert Jackson Bennett

“You’ve got to be careful when you’re chasing a murderer through Bulikov, for the world is not as it should be in that city. When the gods were destroyed and all worship of them banned by the Polis, reality folded; now stairs lead to nowhere, alleyways have become portals to the past and criminals disappear into thin air. The murder of Dr Efrem Pangyui, the Polis diplomat researching the Continent’s past, began something. Now whispers of an uprising are fluttering out from invisible corners. Only one woman is willing to pursue the truth – but it is likely to cost her everything.”

Call #: FAN F BENN

Devil’s advocate
The X-Files origins
Jonathan Maberry


“How did Dana Scully become a sceptic? Before she was assigned to the X-Files, before she was an FBI agent, and before she studies medicine, Dana Scully was a loner at a new high school. But when classmates start to die, she may be the only one who can stop it.”

Call #: CRI F MABE

The high places
Fiona McFarlane

“The dazzling stories in this collection find those moments when people confront the strangeness and mystery of their lives. The revelations of intimidating old friends on holiday. An accident on a dark country road. A marine biologist in conversation with the ghost of Charles Darwin. The sudden arrival of American parachutists in a Queensland country town. A lottery win. A farmer troubles by miracles in the middle of a drought…The people in The High Places are jolted into seeing themselves from a fresh and often disconcerting perspective.

Call #: SHO F MCFA

The massacre of mankind :
a sequel to The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Stephen Baxter


“The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. Machinery looted from the abandoned capsules and war-machines has led to technological leaps forward. The Martians are vulnerable to earth germs. The Army is prepared. So when the signs of launches on Mars are seen, there seems little reason to worry. Unless you listen to Walter Jenkins, author of the bestselling War of the Worlds. He is sure that the Martians have understood their defeat, learned, adapted. He is right. Thrust into the chaos of a new invasion, Walter’s ex-sister-in-law – now divorced, a journalist, determined to find the story – must survive, escape and report on the war. And she will play a greater part in it than she could ever have predicted.”

Call #: OTH F BAXT

Skyfire
The seven signs (series)
Michael Adams


“Do you want to be rich? Do you want to be famous? Do you want to travel the world? Yasmin, Isabel, Andy, Dylan, JJ, Zander and Mila enter the mysterious DARE awards, and win all that, and more! But they aren’t prepared to be swept up in the events that follow. Seven mysterious symbols, called The First Sign, predict an explosive attack that plunges one of the group into a desperate fight for their life, and throws a whole country into chaos. Racing against the clock, the DARE winners must match wits with an unknown mastermind of terrifying power and ambition to solve The Seven Signs.

Call #: CRI F ADAM

Red queen
Red queen (series)
Victoria Aveyard

“The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to seventeen-year-old Mare, a Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. But Mare possesses a deadly talent of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power. Fearful of her potential, the Silver hide are in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess. Knowing that one false move will mean her death, Mare must use her new position to bring down the regime – from the inside.”

Call #: FAN F AVEY

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