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OCTOBER 2009 STOP PRESS ADDED TO AUTUMN SCHEDULE

Charlaine Harris A Touch of Dead A Sookie Stackhouse Collection

More Sookie to enjoy in this new short story collection Sookie Stackhouse enjoys being a cocktail waitress in Bon Temps, Louisiana. She’s funny and pretty, but few appreciate her mind-reading ability. And then along came Bill, with a mind she can’t read. Of course, there was the small matter of him being a vampire... Charlaine Harris is the author of the New York Times No. 1 Sookie Stackhouse books, now filmed for TV as the Emmy Award-winning True Blood. She lives in Magnolia, Arkansas. www.charlaineharris.com

Fantasy Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) October 2009 £12.99/£12.99 224pp 216 x 135mm 978 0 575 09442 0/978 0 575 09443 7 Markets: World XUSAC USA, Translation & Serial: JABberwocky Literary Agency

Adam Roberts I Am Scrooge A Zombie Story for Christmas

A Christmas Carol with added festive gore Ebenezeer Scrooge sits in his house counting money. The boards nailed over the doors and the windows shudder and shake under the blows from the endless zombie hordes that crowd the streets hungering for his flesh and his miserly braaaaiiiiiinns! It’s the Dickensian zombie apocalypse – God bless us, one and all! This is a hilarious antidote to seasonal cheer and a great stocking-filler. Christmas has never been so bloody. Adam Roberts first novel, Salt, was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke A ward. He has also published a number of academic works on SF . He lives in Staines, Middlesex. www.adamroberts.com

Humour, Horror Cased October 2009 £7.99 192pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 575 09154 2 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion www.orionbooks.co.uk 87

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