Forthcoming Books


Meteor House is pleased to announce the first-ever standalone edition of Philip José Farmer and Christopher Paul Carey’s critically acclaimed novel THE SONG OF KWASIN, the third volume of the Khokarsa series.

Meteor House’s new edition also features cover art and a frontispiece by Hugo Award-winning artist Bob Eggleton as well as rare and previously unpublished bonus materials, including:

A brand-new introduction by noted author and critic Paul Di Filippo*
A Preface to the New Edition by Christopher Paul Carey *
“Kwasin and the Bear God” by Philip José Farmer and Christopher Paul Carey (a 20,000-word novella featuring a lost adventure of Kwasin)
The Khokarsan Calendar by Philip José Farmer**
The Plants of Khokarsa by Philip José Farmer**
A Guide to Khokarsa by Christopher Paul Carey (expanded from the guide in the Restored Edition of Flight to Opar)
Notes on the Khokarsa Series by Philip José Farmer*
Philip José Farmer’s Original Outline to The Song of Kwasin**
Philip José Farmer’s Alternate Outline to The Song of Kwasin*
Correspondence by Philip José Farmer to Frank J. Brueckel and John Harwood, authors of “Heritage of the Flaming God,” the monumental essay that inspired the Khokarsa series*
* Never before published.
** Only previously available in an out-of-print and extremely hard-to-find signed limited edition.

The book is due out in December 2015, so be sure to preorder early to ensure you get a copy of the limited edition hardcover, signed by Christopher Paul Carey. As always, the print run on the limited edition will be determined by the number of preorders received. Not many copies beyond those reserved will be printed.


This sequel to THE EVIL IN PEMBERLEY HOUSE by Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert was the 2014 PulpArk Award Winner for Best Novella and went out of print shortly after it was published as a Signed Limited Edition paperback.

When we last saw Patricia Wildman, daughter of Doc Wildman, the bronze champion of justice, six months had passed since the main events of The Evil in Pemberley House. She and her associate Parker, an ex-Scotland Yard Inspector, had set up Empire State Investigations at her Pemberley House estate—and she just received a mysterious phone call from her supposedly late father . . .

Several months later, Pat receives a visitor, a young girl named Emma Ponsonby, whose father, a British diplomat to a small Central American country, has been kidnapped by the Scarlet Jaguar. Pat, following in her father’s footsteps of righting wrongs and assisting those in need, agrees to help, but before they can set off on their quest the Scarlet Jaguar sends a gruesome warning.

Undeterred, the investigation takes Pat, Parker, and their young charge from Pemberley House in the Derbyshire countryside . . . To New York, where they battle agents of the Scarlet Jaguar and meet Pat’s old friend, the icy, pale-skinned beauty Helen Benson, who agrees to join them on their quest . . . To the small nation of Xibum, where the Scarlet Jaguar’s reign of uncanny assassinations threatens to expand to the rest of Central America—and beyond!

Now, it’s a race against time deep in the wilds of the Central American jungle, as Pat Wildman and her crew search for Emma’s father, and confront the Scarlet Jaguar’s weird power to eliminate his enemies from afar, marked only by a wisp of crimson smoke—smoke resembling nothing so much as the head of a blood-red screaming jaguar. But who—or what—is the Scarlet Jaguar? A power-mad dictator determined to reclaim power? A revolutionary movement bent on taking over the country, and the rest of Central America?

Or a front for something even more sinister . . .?

All copies of the new hardcover edition will be signed by Win Scott Eckert. The print-run will be determined by the number of preorders, and the deadline to preorder is November 1st. Books will be shipped in late November, so reserve your copy of the Signed Limited Edition Hardcover of THE SCARLET JAGUAR today!

Return to Main Page