London Eye (Toxic City book 1)

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novels |

Publisher Pyr

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Summary

The Hunger Games meets the X-Men in an exciting postapocalyptic debut

Two years after London is struck by a devastating terrorist attack, it is cut off from the world, protected by a military force known as Choppers. The rest of Britain believes that the city is now a toxic, uninhabited wasteland.

But Jack and his friends—some of whom lost family on what has become known as Doomsday—know that the reality is very different. At great risk, they have been gathering evidence about what is really happening in London—and it is incredible.

Because the handful of London’s survivors are changing. Developing strange, fantastic powers. Evolving.

Upon discovering that his mother is still alive inside London, Jack, his sister, and their three friends sneak into a city in ruins. Vast swathes have been bombed flat. Choppers cruise the streets, looking for survivors to experiment upon. The toxic city is filled with wonders and dangers that will challenge Jack and his friends… and perhaps kill them. But Jack knows that the truth must be revealed to the outside world or every survivor will die.

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Nothing as it Seems

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Collections |

Publisher: PS Publishing

Availability:- Unsigned Hardcover or the Signed Jacketed Hardcover (limited to 100 copies)

Launched at FantasyCon 2012  (where Tim was MC) on Friday 28th Sept at 5pm

Three new stories and some of Tim Lebbon’s best short fiction and novellas from the last 5 years.  Featuring an introduction by F. Paul Wilson and a cover by Canigula.

SYNOPSIS
An old woman mourning her dead husband builds something in the woods, and rain gives it life . . . A Nazi seeks gold with which to flee the fall of Berlin, and finds it in the most unlikely place . . . On the mysterious continent of Noreela, a Violet Dog returns from myth to seek its own brand of vengeance . . . In a land devastated by famine, survivors are meat . . . A dying criminal seeks the one good thing he has ever known . . . A boy mourns his dead mother, and seeks a way to bring his living father back to him . . . Tim Lebbon’s short stories and novellas have won several major awards and been included in many year’s best anthologies, as well as The Best of Best New Horror and Century’s Best Horror. In this, his most accomplished collection to date, nothing is quite as it seems.

Contents

Introduction – The many voices of Tim Lebbon

Discovering Ghosts (Postscripts 10, 2007, PS Publishing)

The God of Rain (Horror Literature Quarterly, 2007)

Bleeding Things (Absinthe, 2006, Bloodletting Books)

Falling Off the World (Second Humdrumming Book of Horror Stories, 2008)

Making Room (Dark Discoveries, 2008)

Chanting the Violet Dog Down (Elemental, 2006, Tor)

Meat (And Hell Followed With Them, Solitude Publications, 2006)

The Glass Road ©Mike Mignola (Hellboy: Odder Jobs, 2004, Dark Horse)

In the Valley, Where Belladonna Grows (Fourbodings, Cemetery Dance 2005)

The Flames Beneath the Light (Poe’s Lighthouse, 2006, Cemetery Dance)

The Body Lies (Retro Pulp Tales, 2006, Subterranean Press)

Slaughterhouse Blues (original to this collection)

Into The Trees (original to this collection)

Just Breathe (original to this collection)

The Reach of Children (Humdrumming, 2008)

STORY NOTES

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The Heretic Land

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novels |

Publisher  Orbit

 

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A brand-new dark fantasy novel from New York Times-bestselling author Tim Lebbon

AN ISLAND PRISON. AN OCEAN FULL OF MONSTERS. NO CHANCE OF ESCAPE.

Arrested by the Ald, scholar Bon Ugane and merwoman Leki Borle awake on a prison ship bound for the island of Skythe – a barren land warped and ruined by ancient conflict. Survival is tough and the colony’s original inhabitants are neither friendly nor entirely still human.

But something else waits on the island, a living weapon whose very existence is a heresy. Destroyed many years ago, it silently begins to clutch at life once more.

 Also includes an interview with the author.

Read chapter One here.

 

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Cabin in the Woods – Novelisation

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novels |

The film is now out and so is the Novelisation

Publisher:- Titan Books

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You think you know the story

Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods.

Bad things happen.

If you think you know the story, think again.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Shadow Men (with Christopher Golden)

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novels |

Publisher Spectra

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From Beacon Hill to Southie, historic Boston is a town of vibrant neighborhoods knit into a seamless whole. But as Jim Banks and Trix Newcomb learn in a terrifying instant, it is also a city divided—split into three separate versions of itself by a mad magician once tasked with its protection. Jim is happily married to Jenny, with whom he has a young daughter, Holly. Trix is Jenny’s best friend, practically a member of the family—although she has secretly been in love with Jenny for years. Then Jenny and Holly inexplicably disappear—and leave behind a Boston in which they never existed. Only Jim and Trix remember them. Only Jim and Trix can bring them back.
With the help of Boston’s Oracle, an elderly woman with magical powers, Jim and Trix travel between the fractured cities, for that is where Jenny and Holly have gone. But more is at stake than one family’s happiness. If Jim and Trix should fail, the spell holding the separate Bostons apart will fail too, and the cities will reintegrate in a cataclysmic implosion. Someone, it seems, wants just that. Someone with deadly shadow men at their disposal.

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The Sea Wolves – Jack London book 2

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novels |

The Secret Journeys of Jack London – Book Two: The Sea Wolves

Tim Lebbon and Christopher Golden

Illustrations by Greg Ruth

Publisher Harper

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The world knows Jack London as a writer who lived his own real-life adventures. But there are some parts of his life that have remained hidden for many years, things even he couldn’t set down in writing. Terrifying, mysterious, bizarre, and magical—these are the Secret Journeys of Jack London.

Clinging to life after he is captured in an attack by savage pirates, Jack is unprepared for what he faces at the hands of the crew and their charismatic, murderous captain, Ghost. For these mariners are not mortal men but hungry beasts chasing gold and death across the North Pacific. Jack’s only hope lies with Sabine—a sad, sultry captive of Ghost’s insatiable hunger. But on these waters, nothing is as it seems, and Sabine may be hiding dangerous secrets of her own.

The second installment in the adventures of the young Jack London is a masterpiece of tension and emotion. Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon, along with illustrator Greg Ruth, have crafted a tale for readers of all ages, an action-packed, romantic, and suspenseful descent into the darkest desires of men and beasts and the hell that awaits them.

 

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The Wild – Secret Journeys of Jack London book 1 (with Christopher Golden)

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Library, Novels |

The Secret Journeys of Jack London – Book One: The Wild

Tim Lebbon and Christopher Golden

Illustrations by Greg Ruth

Publisher Harper

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Summary

The world knows Jack London as a writer who lived his own thrilling, real-life adventures. But there are parts of his life that have remained hidden for many years, things even he couldn’t set down in writing. Terrifying, mysterious, bizarre, and magical —these are the Secret Journeys of Jack London.

We meet Jack at age seventeen, following thousands of men and women into the Yukon Territory in search of gold. For Jack, the journey holds the promise of another kind of fortune: challenge and adventure. But what he finds in the wild north is something far more sinister than he could have ever imagined: kidnapping and slavery, the murderous nature of desperate men, and, amidst it all, supernatural beasts of the wilderness that prey upon the weakness in men’s hearts. Jack’s survival will depend on his ability to quell the demons within himself as much as those without.

 

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Echo City

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novels |

Publisher: Bantam Spectra (USA)

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Surrounded by a vast, poisonous desert, Echo City is built upon the graveyard of its own past. Most inhabitants believe that their city and its subterranean Echoes are the whole of the world, but there are a few dissenters. Peer Nadawa is a political exile, forced to live with criminals in a ruinous slum. Gorham, once her lover, leads a ragtag band of rebels against the ruling theocracy. Nophel, a servant of that theocracy, dreams of revenge from his perch atop the city’s tallest spire. And beneath the city, a woman called Nadielle conducts macabre experiments in genetic manipulation using a science indistinguishable from sorcery. They believe there is something more beyond the endless desert . . . but what?

It is only when a stranger arrives from out of the wastes that things begin to change. Frail and amnesiac, he holds the key to a new beginning for Echo City—or perhaps to its end, for he is not the only new arrival. From the depths beneath Echo City, something ancient and deadly is rising. Now Peer, Gorham, Nophel, and Nadielle msut test the limits of love and loyalty, courage and compassion, as they struggle to save a city collapsing under the weight of its own history.

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30 Days of Night:Fear of the Dark

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Library, Novels |

Publisher: Pocket Star

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This is an all-new original novel based on the suspenseful and terrifying world of the comic book mythos 30 Days of Night.

Marty Volk has a guardian angel. For the past five years, since he was twelve years old, it has saved Marty whenever he’s been in danger. And from a single darkened glimpse one night on the streets of London, he thinks it’s his long-lost sister Rose—ten years older than him, beautiful, intelligent . . . and deceased. For Rose has become a creature of legend that thrives, along with her undead companions, in the shadows of the human world . . . one who tenaciously holds on to her new existence, and who will do anything to survive. . . .

 

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The Thief of Broken Toys

October 12th, 1999 • Posted in Novellas |

ThiefLostToysNominated for a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, and a Shirley Jackson Award.

A novella from CZP Publications.The limited edition hardback contains an exclusive story Ollie’s Oswald:

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When a father loses his son and his wife leaves him, he cannot tear himself away from the small fishing village where the boy’s memories reside. They’re all he has left.

Thinking that his life is all but over, he takes to wandering the cliffs, carrying broken things that he always promised his son he would fix, but never did. They’re a sign of his failure, and they keep little Toby close.

And then he meets the thief of broken toys, and everything begins to change

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