New Fantasy & Sci-fi Novels for Fall 2014

Science Fiction for Fall 2014

With all of the hot new genre release in fantasy and science fiction this fall, we thought we’d point out a few that kept us turning the pages and completely wrapped up in their world.

Maplecroft by Cherie PriestMaplecroft by Cherie Priest

The people of Fall River, Massachusetts, fear me. Perhaps rightfully so. I remain a suspect in the brutal deaths of my father and his second wife despite the verdict of innocence at my trial. With our inheritance, my sister, Emma, and I have taken up residence in Maplecroft, a mansion near the sea and far from gossip and scrutiny.

But it is not far enough from the affliction that possessed my parents.

 

A Vision of Fire by Gillian AndersonA Vision of Fire by Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin

Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mum trying to juggle her job, her son, and a lacklustre love life. Her world is suddenly upturned when Maanik, the daughter of India’s ambassador to the United Nations, starts having violent visions. Maanik’s parents are sure that her fits have something to do with the recent assassination attempt on her father – a shooting that has escalated nuclear tensions between India and Pakistan to dangerous levels – but when children start having similar outbursts around the world, Caitlin begins to think that there’s a stranger force at work.

 

The Midnight Queen by Sylvia Izzo HunterThe Midnight Queen by Sylvia Izzo Hunter

Gray’s deep talent for magick has won him a place at Merlin College, but when his antics get him suspended he must spend the summer under the watchful eye of his domineering professor, Appius Callender, working in the gardens of Callender’s country estate and hoping to recover his abilities. There he meets the professor’s daughter, Sophie Callender wholongs to be educated in the lore of magick.

Sophie and Gray’s meeting touches off a series of events that begins to unravel secrets about each of them. 

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