Friday, April 01, 2016

April 2016 Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in April 2016. If there is something that we've missed, please leave a comment below. Any genre mistakes are ours. Leave a comment below if you feel that the genre is wrong. Also note that this list is always under revision. Publication dates change. We try to keep this as accurate as possible. Please note that we use the publisher's publication date in the US.

Debut novels are highlighted in blue. Novels by formerly featured Debut Author Challenge Authors are highlighted in green.

April 1, 2016
The Clown Service (h2tp) Guy Adams SF - The Clown Service 1
Secrets of Men in a Lifeboat (D) Todd R. Baker LF/MR
The Black Dream Col Buchanan F - Heart of the World 3
Her Werewolf Hero (e) Michele Hauf PNR
Heads or Hearts: A dystopian mystery set in Edinburgh, Scotland (h2tp) Paul Johnston M/Dys - A Quint Dalrymple Mystery 6
Drakenfeld Mark Charan Newton M/Sup/F - Lukas Drakenfeld Mysteries 1
The Darkest Angel (e)(ri) Gena Showalter PNR - Lords of the Underworld 4.5
Immortal Redeemed (e) Linda Thomas-Sundstrom PNR
The Queen's Poisoner Jeff Wheeler HistF - Kingfountain 1

April 4, 2016
Werewolf Cop (h2tp) Andrew Klavan Occ/Sup/Th
Artificial (D) Jadah McCoy CyberP/SFR - The Kepler Chronicles 1

April 5, 2016
Breach of Crust Ellery Adams PM - A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery 5
Asteroid Made of Dragons G. Derek Adams SF/Hu
The Plague Dogs (ri) Richard Adams LF
Clockwork Phoenix 5 Mike Allen (Ed) Anthology - F
Eva Luna (ri) Isabel Allende LF/MR
The Stories of Eva Luna Isabel Allende LF/MR
Surviving Home (tp2mm) A. American Dys - Survivalist 2
Blood of the Cosmos (h2mm) Kevin J. Anderson SF/SO -Saga of Shadows 2
White Tiger Jennifer Ashley Shifter's Unbound 8
Tales of the Time Scouts 2 Robert Asprin
Linda Evans
The Water Knife (h2tp) Paolo Bacigalupi LF/AP/PA/Th/Tech
The Broken Hours: A Novel of H. P. Lovecraft Jacqueline Baker SF
Ultima (h2mm) Stephen Baxter SF/AC - Proxima 2
Underwater Fistfight Matt Betts SF/H
In the Labyrinth of Drakes: A Memoir by Lady Trent Marie Brennan F - A Natural History of Dragons 4
Blazing Earth Terri Brisbin FR - A Novel of the Stone Circles 3
Mirror Sight (tp2mm) Kristen Britain DF - Green Rider 5
Fellside M. R. Carey Th/Sup
I Dream of Dragons Ashlyn Chase PNR - Boston Dragons 1
Visitor C. J. Cherryh SF/SO/AC - Foreigner 17
Tracker (h2mm) C. J. Cherryh SF/SO/AC - Foreigner 16
Dominion John Connolly
Jennifer Ridyard
SF - The Chronicles of the Invaders 3
Timeless Desire (ri) Gwyn Cready TTR
Flirting with Forever (ri) Gwyn Cready TTR
Of Treasons Born J. L. Doty SF/SO - Treasons Cycle
An Unhappy Medium Dawn Eastman PM - A Family Fortune Mystery 4
Wicked Charms (h2mm) Janet Evanovich
Phoef Sutton
PM - A Lizzy and Diesel Novel 3
The Mountain (h2mm) David L. Golemon SF/Th - Event Group Thrillers 10
Jericho Alex Gordon CF
Smoke and Fire Donna Grant PNR - Dark Kings 9
Smoke and Fire: Part 4 (e) Donna Grant PNR - Dark Kings
Spira Mirabilis Aidan Harte F - The Wave Trilogy 3
Her Werewolf Hero Michele Hauf PNR
The Pitchfork of Destiny (e) Jack Heckel FairyT/FolkT/ LM - Charming Tales 2
Shadow Rites Faith Hunter UF - Jane Yellowrock 10
Burned Benedict Jacka UF - An Alex Verus Novel 7
Lost Among the Living Simone St. James Hist/GO/GH
Arena (D) Holly Jennings SF/Dys/SFR - Arena 1
Dragonbane (h2mm) Sherrilyn Kenyon FR - Dark-Hunter Novels 19
Silence Mercedes Lackey
Cody Martin
SF/UF - Serrated Edge 9
Septimania Jonathan Levi MR
Replica (e) Shannon Mayer
Denise Grover Swank
H - Blood Borne 2
Down to Zero (e) Jon McGoran Th - Carrick & Watkins Short Story
Every Heart a Doorway Seanan McGuire CF
Pathfinder Tales: Hellknight Liane Merciel F - Pathfinder Tales 32
Blood Sacrifices Brian Moreland H - Collection
The War Against the Assholes (h2tp) Sam Munson CF
Trial of Intentions (h2mm) Peter Orullian F - Vault of Heaven 2
Sever Brian Parker H/PA - Washington, Dead City 3
The Kasari Nexus Richard Phillips SF - Rho Agenda Assimilation 1
The Worm Returns J.R. Rain
Piers Anthony
Kharn: Eater of Worlds Anthony Reynolds SF - Space Marines
Zero State Cam Rogers SF - Quantum Break 1
Maestro R. A. Salvatore F - Homecoming 2
Total War: Lord of Chaos Rob Sanders F - Warhammer
Alight Scott Sigler SF - The Generations Trilogy 2
The Demonists Thomas E. Sniegoski UF/DF - Demonists 1
Shooting the Rift Alex Stewart SF/SO
Alien Hunter: The White House: A Flynn Carroll Thriller Whitley Strieber Th - Alien Hunter Series 3
Spiral Koji Suzuki H/SupTh - Ring Trilogy
Immortal Redeemed Linda Thomas-Sundstrom PNR
Doom of the Elves: The Curse of Khaine / Deathblade Gav Thorpe
C L Werner
SF - The End Times 2
The Story of Kullervo J.R.R. Tolkien F
Trident's Forge Patrick S. Tomlinson SF/SO - Children of a Dead Earth 2
Almost Dark Letitia Trent UF
Persona (h2tp) Genevieve Valentine SF - Persona Sequence1
Wolf on a Mission N. J. Walters
The Beast J.R. Ward PNR - Black Dagger Brotherhood 14
The Edge of Worlds Martha Wells F - A Novel of the Raksura 4
A Lovely Way to Burn Louise Welsh M - Plague Times Trilogy 1
Dead Letters Anthology Conrad Williams (Ed) H - Anthology
Total War: The Emperor's Armies Chris Wraight F - Warhammer

April 6, 2016
Freedom is Space for the Spirit: A Tor.Com Original (e) Glen Hirshberg UF
There Will Always Be a Max: A Original (e) Michael R. Underwood SF/PA - Genrenauts

April 7, 2016
Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements Rikke Schubart (Ed) HC

April 11, 2016
Rescue From Planet Pleasure (e) Mario Acevedo UF - Felix Gomez 6
The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy: The Search for Socrates Kevin S. Decker (Ed)
Jason T. Eberl (Ed)
Phil - The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series 1
Mercedes Lackey A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms Volume 1 (e) Mercedes Lackey F - Collection
A Murder in Time (D) Julie McElwain HistM/TT
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (e) Vonda N. McIntyre SF - Star Trek
The Darkest Passion (e)(ri) Gena Showalter PNR - Lords of the Underworld 5
The Maids of Wrath (e) Josh Vogt UF - The Cleaners 2

April 12, 2016
Bloodmage Stephen Aryan F - Age of Darkness 2
Dissension (print) Stacey Berg SF/AP/PA - Echo Hunter 367
Masks and Shadows Stephanie Burgis HistF
Summerland (ri) Michael Chabon LF
A Shadow All of Light Fred Chappell F
Armada (h2tp) Ernest Cline SF
Death Defying Nina Croft PNR - Dark Desires 3
Saving Grace Bianca D'Arc FR - Grizzly Cove 5
first communions: a collection of dark fiction (e) Geoffrey Girard H - Collection
The Regional Office is Under Attack! (D) Manuel Gonzales LF/SF
New Charity Blues Camille Griep SF/AP/PA
Zombie Apocalypse Preparation: How to Survive in an Undead World and Have Fun Doing It! David Houchins
Scot Thomas
Wolfsbane (e)(ri) William W. Johnstone H
The Book of Forbidden Wisdom Gillian Murray Kendall F
Illidan: World of Warcraft William King F - World of Warcraft
Rogue Belador (e) Dianna Love UF - Belador 7
2113: Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush Kevin J. Anderson (Ed)
John McFetridge (Ed)
SF - Anthology
The Two of Swords: Part 15 (e) K. J. Parker F - Two of Swords Bundle 5 - February 2016 Andy Remic
Victor LaValle
Michael R. Underwood

The Apocalypse Ark Peter Roman F - Book of Cross 3
The Honoured Rob Sanders SF - The Horus Heresy
Freenet Steve Stanton SF
Thirst (D) Benjamin Warner LF
Robert Bloch's Psycho: Sanitarium Chet Williamson H
When Worlds Collide (e) Philip Wylie
Edwin Balmer
After Worlds Collide (e) Philip Wylie
Edwin Balmer

April 13, 2016
Radiophobia (e) Scott Nicholson Dys/TechnoTh -Next 3
Terminal: A Tor.Com Original (e) Lavie Tidhar SF

April 14, 2016
Exile and Pilgrim (e) Graeme K. Talboys F - Shadow in the Storm 2

April 15, 2016
His Ruthless Bite (e) Brooklyn Ann Hist/PNR - Scandals With Bite 4
Operation Caspian Tiger (e) Addison Gunn SF/PA - Extinction Biome: Invasion 3

April 19, 2016
Alphas: Origins (e) Ilona Andrews SFR
The Last Wall David Annandale SF - The Beast Arises 4
The Silence of Ghosts Jonathan Aycliffe H
Almost Infamous: A Supervillain Novel Matt Carter SH
Nazi Moonbase Graeme Davis SF - Dark Osprey 10
Private Eye (e) Alyssa Day PM - A Tiger's Eye Mystery 2
Darkest Judgment Candice Gilmer PNR - Mythical Knights 3
The World Weavers (e) Kelley Grant F - Desert Rising 3
The Emperor's Railroad Guy Haley SF/PA/AP - The Dreaming Cities 1
Nettle King Katherine Harbour F - Night and Nothing Novels 3
The Drafter (h2mm) Kim Harrison Th/F - The Peri Reed Chronicles 1
The Everything Box Richard Kadrey F
Grim Tidings Caitlin Kittredge UF - Hellhound Chronicles 2
Chains of Command Marko Kloos SF - Frontlines 4
The Fall of the Dagger Glenda Larke HistF - The Forsaken Lands 3
Winchester Undead: Winchester Over and Winchester Prey Dave Lund SF/AP/PA - Winchester Undead 1 and 2
Dust Up Jon McGoran TecnoTh - Carrick & Watkins 3
Hystopia (D) David Means LF
The English Assassin Michael Moorcock F - The Cornelius Quartet 3
Fault Line Deborah D. Moore PA - The Journal Series 5
Dune Time: A Original (e) Jack Nicholls F
Where (h2tp) Kit Reed SF
Join (D) Steve Toutonghi SF
The House of Daniel: A novel of miracles, magic, and minor league ball Harry Turtledove HistF
In a Dark, Dark Wood (h2tp) Ruth Ware Th

April 20, 2016
The Destroyer: A Tor.Com Original Tara Isabella Burton SF
Knight Life (ri) Peter David CF
Angry Candy (ri) Harlan Ellison F/SF - Collection

April 22, 2016
Dark of Night - Flesh and Fire Jonathan Maberry Rachael Lavin H - Journalstone's Doubledown

April 25, 2016
Ghosts of Bergen County (D) Dana Cann LF/GH
Lightning Sealed Lila Felix PNR - The Lucent Series 2
Heather Graham Krewe of Hunters Series Volume 4: The Cursed\The Hexed\The Betrayed (e) Heather Graham PNR/Sup - Krewe of Hunters

April 26, 2016
Sharp Ends Joe Abercrombie F - Stories from the World of First Law
The People in the Castle: Selected Strange Stories Joan Aiken F - Anthology
Undercity (tp2mm) Catherine Asaro SF - Skolian Empire 7
Aunt Dimity and the Summer King (h2tp) Nancy Atherton PM - Aunt Dimity Mystery 20
Just Over the Horizon Greg Bear SF - The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear 1
Far Thoughts and Pale Gods Greg Bear SF - The Complete Short Fiction of Greg Bear 2
Beyond the Farthest Suns Greg Bear The Complete Short FSF - iction of Greg Bear 3
The Siren's Dance Amber Belldene PNR - Siren's Touch 2
Long Black Curl (h2tp) Alex Bledsoe CF - Tufa Novels 3
The Darkling Child (h2mm) Terry Brooks F - The Defenders of Shannara 2
The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Leviathan: Lost Fleet, The: Beyond the Frontier (h2mm) Jack Campbell SF - The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier 11
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls (D) Emily Carpenter Occ/Sup
Final Flight (e) Beth Cato SP - A Clockwork Dagger Story
Time Salvager (h2tp) Wesley Chu SF/TT
A Thousand Yesteryears Mae Clair MR/SupTh - Point Pleasant 1
1882: Custer in Chains (h2mm) Robert Conroy AH
The Minority Report and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick SF - Collection
Doctor Who and the Web of Fear Terrance Dicks SF - Doctor Who
Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks Terrance Dicks SF - Doctor Who
Fall of Light Steven Erikson F - The Kharkanas Trilogy 2
Fire Bound Christine Feehan PNR - A Sea Haven Novel 5
Los Nefilim (e) T. Frohock F/AH
Last First Snow (h2tp) Max Gladstone F - Craft Sequence 4
Dead Ice (h2mm) Laurell K. Hamilton CF - Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter 23
Emperor of the Eight Islands Lian Hearn F/LF - The Tale of Shikanoko series 1
HEX (D) Thomas Olde Heuvelt H
Strangely Beautiful Leanna Renee Hieber HistF
Jilo J.D. Horn HistF - Witching Savannah 4
Doctor Who and the Dinosaur Invasion Malcolm Hulke SF - Doctor Who
Z Larissa Ione PNR - A Demonica Novella
In Shining Armor Elliott James CF - Pax Arcana 4
Night Mask (e)(ri) William W. Johnstone H
Cujo Stephen King H
Alien - Invasion: The Rage War 2 Tim Lebbon SF - Alien: Invasion
Kill Switch Jonathan Maberry Th - Joe Ledger 8
Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos Philip Martin SF - Doctor Who
Ladivine Marie NDiaye LF/MR
Sleeping Giants (D) Sylvain Neuvel SF
Doctor Who: Battlefield Marc Platt SF - Doctor Who
Wings of the Fallen Anthony Pryor SupTh/DF - The Shepherd 2
Wraith Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens Th
Aurora (h2mm) Kim Stanley Robinson SF/SO
Doctor Who: The Visitation Eric Saward SF - Doctor Who
Red Knight Falling Craig Schaefer DF - Harmony Black Series 2
The Music Box Girl (e) K.A. Stewart SP
Doctor Who and the Zarbi Bill Strutton SF - Doctor Who
Heroes Reborn: Collection Two Duane Swierczynski Keith R. A DeCandido
Kevin J. Anderson
Peter J. Wacks
SF/SH - Heroes Reborn
Elusive Salvation Dayton Ward SF - Star Trek: The Original Series
Ecko Rising (tp2mm) Danie Ware SF/F - Ecko 1
Barren Cove Ariel S. Winter GB
Cobra Outlaw (tp2mm) Timothy Zahn SF - Cobra 2

April 27, 2016
The Witch Who Came in From the Cold - Episode 13: "Company Time" Max Gladstone
Lindsay Smith
La beauté sans vertu: A Tor.Com Original (e) Genevieve Valentine SF

April 28, 2016
Science Fiction in Argentina: Technologies of the Text in a Material Multiverse Joanna Page SF

April 30, 2016
The Days of Tao Wesley Chu SF

D - Debut
e - eBook
Ed - editor
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
tp2mm - Trade to Mass Market Paperback
ri - reissue or reprint

AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternate History
AP - Apocalyptic
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CyberP - Cyberpunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tale
FolkT - Folk Tale
FR - Fantasy Romance
GB - Genre Bender
GH - Ghost
GO - Gothic
H - Horror
HC - History and Criticism
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HistM - Historical Mystery
Hu - Humor
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legends and Mythology
M - Mystery
MR - Magical Realism
Occ - Occult
PA - Post Apocalyptic
Phil - Philosophy
PM - Paranormal Mystery
PNR - Paranormal Romance
R - Romance
SF - Science Fiction
SFR - Science Fiction Romance
SH - Superheroes
SO - Space Opera
Sup - Supernatural
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
Tech - Technological
TechnoTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
TTR - Time Travel Romance
UF - Urban Fantasy
W - Western


  1. Hi! Thanks for mentioning my novella, DOWN TO ZERO, but I also have a full length novel coming out on April 19 - DUST UP, from Forge Books.

    1. Hi Jon! Thank you for letting me know. It's been added.