Harper Voyager’s 2020 Releases

Greetings, Voyagers! As the first month of 2020 wraps up, I thought it would be the perfect time to share our upcoming releases. This year, we got magical creatures, dragons, and plenty more in stored for you guys! In addition, we have many series finales coming up 🙁 . However, not to worry cause we also have some action-packed novels that will knock the socks off your feet! Please read on to see what books we have coming up!

New Releases

Warlord by Mel Odom

 

Release: 1/28/2020

Edited by Kelly Lonesome

Cover design by Patricia Barrow

In the third entry in bestselling author Mel Odom’s Makaum War series, Master Sergeant Frank Sage struggles to defend against the Phrenorian threat as battle lines will be redrawn—and blood will spill…

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

The Puzzler’s War by Eyal Kless

 

Release Date: 2/4/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Yeon Kim

Cover illustrations by Christian Darkins

An expansive follow-up to The Lost Puzzler, this speculative adventure explores what happens when the secrets are finally unlocked, and technology long since buried once again finds its way into the hands of mankind.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Daughter from the Dark by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko

 

Release date: 2/11/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Owen Corrigan

In this fantastic stand-alone novel, the authors and translator of Vita Nostra—which award-winning author Aliette de Bodard called a “dark Harry Potter on steroids with a hefty dose of metaphysics”—comes a story about creation, music, and, companionship filled with the elements of sublte magic and fantasy that made readers want to devour Marina and Sergey Dyachenko’s first book.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Carved from Stone and Dream by T. Frohock

 

Release date: 2/25/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Richard L. Aquan

Angels and demons battle to stave off World War II in the next book in T. Frohock’s critically-acclaimed Los Nefilim series.

 

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

A Pale Light in the Black by K. B. Wagers

Release date: 3/3/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Richard L. Aquan

Cover illustration by Vadim Sadovski

The Expanse meets the Battle Room in Ender’s Game as K. B. Wagers brings us the first installation of a unique science fiction series featuring a military force that patrols and protects the solar system—the Near-Earth Orbital Guard (or Neo-G)—that is inspired by the real-life mission of the Coast Guard.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Crush the King by Jennifer Estep

 

Release Date: 3/17/2020

Edited by Erika Tsang

Cover design by Yeon Kim

Cover illustration by Tony Mauro

A fierce gladiator queen must face off against her enemies in an epic battle in this next thrilling installment of New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Estep’s Crown of Shards series—an action-packed adventure full of magic, murderous machinations, courtly intrigue, and pulse-pounding romance.

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Ruthless by Sarah Tarkoff

 

Release date: 3/17/2020

Edited by Tessa Woodward

Cover design by Yeon Kim

A brave young woman risks everything to expose a conspiracy controlling her world in this heart-pounding finale to the Eye of the Beholder series, a thrilling saga set in a near-future dystopian society.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

The Sisters Grimm by Menna Van Praag

 

Release date: 3/31/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Owen Corrigan

Cover illustration by Galen Dara

Crtically-acclaimed author Menna van Praag’s first head-on foray into fantasy, with all the love, mystery, and magic her readers expect, but with a dark edge that feels like a merging of Sarah Addison Allen and Neil Gaiman.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Race the Sands by Sarah Beth Durst

 

Release date: 4/21/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Richard L. Aquan

Cover illustration by Nekro

From award-winning author Sarah Beth Durst, a standalone epic fantasy about monster racing.  It’s set in a brand-new world and features strong, determined women centered around timely themes of uncovering injustice and rooting out corruption.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Westside Saints by W. M. Akers

 

Release date: 5/5/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Owen Corrigan

Critically Acclaimed Author W. M. Akers returns with a second book set in the mysterious westside of Broadway following Gilda Carr’s hunt for the honest truth.

 

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Chaos Reigning by Jessie Mihalik

 

Release date: 5/19/2020

Edited by Tessa Woodward

Cover design by Yeon Kim

The final electrifying installment in Jessie Mihalik’s Consortium Rebellion trilogy.

 

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Sunshield by Emily B. Martin

 

Release date: 5/26/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Elsie Lyons

Cover illustration by Larry Rostant

The world of Emily B. Martin’s Creatures of Light series expands in this exciting new duology that explores new characters, new countries, and new intrigue.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom

 

Release date: 6/16/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Yeon Kim

In a potential future sure to scare the crap out of anyone, debt slavery is very real, and corporations are training professional gunfighters to settle their disputes with customers in Doug Engstrom’s eerie, dystoptic debut, Corporate Gunslinger.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Obliteration by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth

 

Release date: 6/23/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover illustration by Larry Rostant

From the star of TV’s Impractical Jokers, the third novel set in the Awakened universe, in which a evils both above and below ground slowly come to light; and the world itself is in danger.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Alien Secrets by Ian Douglas

 

Release date: 6/30/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Amy Halperin

Conspiracy theories and military space adventure combine in a brand new series from New York Times bestselling author Ian Douglas.

 

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

The Empire of Gold by S. A. Chakraborty

 

Release date: 6/30/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Alan Dingman

The final chapter in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Daevabad Trilogy by S.A. Chakraborty, concludes the tale of a con-woman from 18th century Cairo and an idealistic djinn prince fighting to save a magical kingdom from a devastating civil war.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

The Book of Dragons edited by Jonathan Strahan

 

Release date: 7/7/2020

Edited by Jonathan Strahan

Cover illustration by Rovina Cai

Dragons of all sorts populate the stories and poems of an incredible collection of science fiction and fantasy’s best writers: Nix, Scott Lynch, R.F. Kuang, Ann Leckie & Rachel Swirsky, Daniel Abraham, Peter S. Beagle, Beth Cato, Zen Cho, C. S. E Cooney, Aliette de Bodard, Kate Elliott, Theodora Goss, Ellen Klages, Ken Liu, Patricia A McKillip, K. J. Parker, Kelly Robson, Michael Swanwick, Jo Walton, Elle Katharine White, Jane Yolen, Kelly Barnhill, Brooke Bolander, Sarah Gailey, and J. Y. Yang. With illustrations throughout by World Fantasy Award-winner Rovina Cai.

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Queen of Storms by Raymond E. Feist

 

Release date:7/14/2020

Edited by Jennifer Brehl

Cover design by Richard L. Aquan

Cover Illustration by Larry Rostant

Dark and powerful forces threaten the world of Garn once more in this second novel in legendary New York Times bestselling author Raymond E. Feist’s epic fantasy series, the Firemane Saga.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Relentless by R. A. Salvatore

 

Release date: 7/28/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Richard L. Aquan

Cover illustration by Aleksi Briclot

The long-awaited return of one of fantasy’s most beloved and enduring characters, Drizzt Do’Urden, comes the last book in the trilogy written by New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Failed State by Christopher Brown

 

Release date: 8/11/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Owen Corrigan

This follow-on to Christopher Brown’s 2019 dystopian legal thriller Rule of Capture takes lawyer Donny Kimoe into even fresher territory: a utopian legal thriller, as Donny defends two intertwined cases whose outcomes will determine the American future.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Noumenon Ultra by Marina J. Lostetter

 

Release date: 8/18/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design by Owen Corrigan

Publishers Weekly called Noumenon, Lostetter’s debut, “ambitious and stunning.” Now, Convoy Seven returns for the third novel, an equally wonderous tale of space travel, adventure, and humanity in the vein of Arthur C. Clarke, Neal Stephenson, and Octavia Butler.

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Ballistic Kiss by Richard Kadrey

 

Release date: 8/25/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

Cover design and illustration by Crush Creative

The eleventh—and penultimate—high-octane, page-turning, Sandman Slim adventure filled with the intense kick-ass action and inventive fantasy that are the hallmarks of New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey.

 

 

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Prime Deceptions by Valerie Valdes

Release date: 9/8/2020

Edited by Tessa Woodward

The next hilariously quirky and outrageously fun science-fiction novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Chilling Effect.

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Dark Star Rising by Bennett R. Coles

 

Release date: 9/29/2020

Edited by Vedika Khanna

The second book in the Blackwood & Virtue series—imagine Master and Commander in space—finds the misfit crew of HMSS Daring on a covert mission to dismantle a sprawling pirate network threatening the empire.

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

The Bladebone by Ausma Zehanat Khan

 

Release date: 10/13/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

The fourth and final novel in Ausma Zehanat Khan’s powerful fantasy quartet, a series that lies “somewhere between N. K. Jemisin and George R. R. Martin” (Saladin Ahmed), in which a powerful band of women must use their magic to defeat an oppressive dark regime.

Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, HC

 

Escaping Exodus: Symbiosis by Nicky Drayden

 

Release date: 10/13/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

From Compton Crook award-winning author Nicky Drayden comes the sequel to Escaping Exodus that weaves her trademark blend of science fiction and dark humor into a dazzling story where society lives in the belly of the beast—quite literally— and stakes run high as an entire civilization’s survival depends solely on Seske and Doka and their ability to come together for one epic battle.

Preorders available soon.

 

The Burning God by R. F. Kuang

 

Release date: 11/10/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

The last installment in R.F. Kuang’s acclaimed epic fantasy trilogy The Poppy War combines the history of 20th-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect.

Preorders available soon.

 

Stargods by Ian Douglas

Release date: 11/24/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

The last installment in the Star Carrier series, where first contact, space opera, and military adventure combine, from New York Times bestselling author Ian Douglas.

Preorders available soon.

 

Fleet Element by Walter Jon Williams

 

Release date: 12/8/2020

Edited by David Pomerico

The fifth book in an epic mix of space opera and military science fiction, from a grand master of sci-fi, Walter Jon Williams.

Preorders available soon.

 

 

 

And there you go, it’ll be a fun year! Make sure to check out our list of 2019. Onward, Voyager!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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