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The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001


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Acolytes of Cthulhu ed. Robert M. Price (Fedogan & Bremer 1-878252-47-X, Jun 2001, $32.00, xvi + 390pp, hc, cover by Gahan Wilson); Anthology of 28 Lovecraftian stories, one in a new translation. Price’s lengthy introduction discusses the devotion of Lovecraft fans. Authors include Manly Wade Wellman, Jorge Luis Borges, Randall Garrett, and Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Gahan Wilson. Order from Fedogan & Bremer, 3721 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis MN 55406; 612-721-8848.


Tongues of Men and Angels Brad Pritchett (iUniverse.com/Writers Showcase 0-595-14557-4, Feb 2001, $18.95, 376pp, tp); Contemporary fantasy novel with elements of SF, horror, and mystery. Strange beings give humans unusual abilities. A first novel. This is a print-on-demand book, available online at [www.iuniverse.com].


Tales of Love and Death W. H. Pugmire (Delirium Books 1-929653-15-8, May 2001, $6.50, 72pp, ph, cover by Mark McLaughlin); Chapbook collection of 16 Lovecraftian horror stories, two original. This is a signed, limited edition of 300. Order from Delirium Books, PO Box 338, North Webster IN 46555; e-mail: [deliriumbooks@kconline.com]; website: [www.deliriumbooks.com]; add $1.00 postage.


The Firework-Maker’s Daughter Philip Pullman (Scholastic Signature 0-439-22420-9, Jun 2001, $4.99, 97pp, tp, cover by S. Saelig Gallagher); Reprint (Transworld 1995) young-adult fantasy novella of a girl determined to get the Fire-Fiend’s secret ingredient to help her father win a contest. Illustrated by S. Saelig Gallagher.


The Golden Compass Philip Pullman (Dell Yearling 0-440-41832-1, May 2001, $5.99, 399pp, tp, cover by Eric Rohmann) [His Dark Materials]; Reprint (Scholastic UK 1995 as His Dark Materials: Northern Lights) young-adult alternate-world fantasy.


His Dark Materials 1: The Golden Compass Philip Pullman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41335-0, Aug 2001, $6.99, 351pp, pb) [His Dark Materials]; Reissue (Scholastic UK 1995 as His Dark Materials: Northern Lights) young-adult alternate-world fantasy. 16th printing.


His Dark Materials 1: The Golden Compass Philip Pullman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41335-0, Oct 2001, $6.99, 351pp, pb, cover by Steven Rawlings) [His Dark Materials]; Reissue (Scholastic UK 1995 as His Dark Materials: Northern Lights) young-adult alternate-world fantasy. 17th printing.


His Dark Materials 2: The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman (Dell Yearling 0-440-41833-X, May 2001, $5.99, 326pp, tp, cover by Eric Rohmann) [His Dark Materials]; Reprint (Knopf 1997) young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to the award-winning The Golden Compass.


His Dark Materials 2: The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41336-9, Aug 2001, $6.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Eric Peterson) [His Dark Materials]; Reissue (Knopf 1997) young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to the award-winning The Golden Compass. Ninth printing.


His Dark Materials 2: The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41336-9, Oct 2001, $6.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Steven Rawlings) [His Dark Materials]; Reissue (Knopf 1997) young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to the award-winning The Golden Compass. 11th printing.


His Dark Materials 3: The Amber Spyglass Philip Pullman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41337-7, Oct 2001, $6.99, 467pp, pb, cover by Steven Rawlings) [His Dark Materials]; Reprint (Knopf 2000) young-adult fantasy novel, third in the trilogy.


Murder at the War Mary Monica Pulver (FTL Publications 0-9653575-2-X, May 2001, $12.95, 168pp, tp, cover by Terry & Rita Miller); Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) associational mystery of a murder at an SCA event. Order from FTL Publications, PO Box 1363, Minnetonka MN 55345-0363; http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/FTL_Publications


Alix in Academe Jeanne Purdy (Creative Arts Book Company 0-88739-245-8, May 2000, $13.95, 148pp, tp); Fantasy novel. Alix falls asleep during a Dean’s boring talk and wakes in an academic Wonderland. This is dated 2000 but was not seen until now. Order from Creative Arts Book Company, 833 Bancroft Way, Berkeley CA 94710; 800-848-7789.


Lost Girls Andrew Pyper (Dell 0-440-23546-4, May 2001, $6.50, 452pp, pb); Reprint (HarperCollins Canada 1999) gothic thriller.


Planet of the Apes William T. Quick (HarperEntertainment 0-06-107635-X, Aug 2001, $6.99, 280pp, pb) [Planet of the Apes]; Novelization of the Tim Burton film. Includes eight unpaginated pages of color stills. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.


Planet of the Apes William T. Quick (SFBC #38867, Aug 2001, $9.98, 280pp, hc) [Planet of the Apes]; Reprint (HarperEntertainment 2001) novelization of the Tim Burton film. Includes eight unpaginated pages of color stills. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film. This has ISBN 0-7394-1973-0; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.


After Dachau Daniel Quinn (Context Books 1-893956-13-X, Feb 2001, $21.95, 231pp, hc); Alternate-history SF novel. A rich man’s son determined to find proof of reincarnation finds a woman with amnesia who believes she’s an artist from the past — just after the Nazis won WWII. Context Books, 368 Broadway, Suite 314, New York NY 10013; website [www.contextbooks.com].


The Man Who Grew Young Daniel Quinn & Tim Eldred (Context Books 1-893956-17-2, Aug 2001, $19.95, 98pp, tp, cover by Tim Eldred); Graphic novel of an immortal man in a world where time runs backwards, and people are born in graves and age into the womb. A hardcover edition (-18-0, $28.95) and signed limited hardcover edition (-19-9, $59.95) were announced but not seen. Context Books, 368 Broadway, Suite 314, New York NY 10013; website [www.contextbooks.com].


DragonLance: Betrayal Jean Rabe (Wizards of the Coast 0-7869-1860-8, Jun 2001, $24.95, 346pp, hc, cover by Jerry Vanderstelt) [DragonLance: Dhamon Saga]; Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, Volume Two in “The Dhamon Saga”. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.


DragonLance: Downfall Jean Rabe (Wizards of the Coast 0-7869-1814-4, Mar 2001, $7.99, 397pp, pb, cover by Jerry Vanderstelt) [DragonLance: Dhamon Saga]; Reprint (Wizards of the Coast 2000) fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, Volume One in “The Dhamon Saga”. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.


Historical Hauntings ed. Jean Rabe & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-992-8, Mar 2001, $6.99, 320pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen); Original anthology of 18 ghost stories. Authors include Andre Norton, Brian M. Thomsen, and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.


Guardian of the Trust Irene Radford (DAW 0-88677-995-2, Apr 2001, $6.99, 548pp, pb, cover by Gordon Crabb) [Merlin’s Descendants]; Reprint (DAW 2000) Arthurian fantasy novel, second in the “Merlin’s Descendants” series.


Guardian of the Vision Irene Radford (DAW 0-88677-994-4, May 2001, $23.95, 519pp, hc, cover by Gordon Crabb) [Merlin’s Descendants]; Arthurian fantasy novel set in Elizabethan England, third in the “Merlin’s Descendants” series.


Deadly Nightshade Jacie Ragan (Flesh & Blood Press, Jun 2001, $5.00, 17pp, ph, cover by Keith Minnion); Chapbook poetry collection of 13 poems of the weird and dark fantastic. This is a limited edition of 150. Order from Flesh & Blood Press, 121 Joseph St., Bayville NJ 08721; e-mail [horrorjack@aol.com].


Balak Stephen Mark Rainey (Wildside Press 1-58715-263-0, 2000, $16.95, 236pp, tp); Horror novel. A woman seeking her missing child uncovers Lovecraftian horrors. An on-demand edition available online at [www.wildsidepress.com] or from Wildside Press, PO Box 45, Gillette NJ 07933-0045.


Song of Cthulhu: Tales of the Spheres Beyond Sound ed. Stephen Mark Rainey (Chaosium 1-56882-117-4, Sep 2001, $13.95, 211pp, tp, cover by Harry Fassl); Anthology of 20 Lovecraftian horror stories, nine apparently original. This appears to have been delayed a few years, with the original stories all copyrighted 1997. Authors include Thomas Ligotti, Caitlin R. Kiernan, and Thomas F. Monteleone. Order from Wizards Attic, 900 Murmansk St., Suite 5, Oakland CA 94607; [www.wizards-attic.com]; 800-213-1493.


Graven Images Gary Raisor (Overlook Connection Press 1-892950-29-4, Mar 2001, $35.00, 89pp, hc, cover by Colleen Crary) [Sinister Purposes]; Horror novel of brutal violence, trailer trash, Jerry Springer, and a new Messiah; the first of four novellas in the “Sinister Purposes” series. Introduction by Edward Lee. this is a signed hardcover edition of 100; a signed trade paperback edition (-28-6, $19.95) and a signed, lettered, leatherbound edition ($150.00) were announced but not seen. Order from The Overlook Connection Press, PO Box 526, Woodstock GA 30188; credit card orders 770-926-1762; e-mail [OverlookCN@aol.com].


2024 Ted Rall (NBM/ComicsLit 1-56163-279-1, Jul 2001, $16.95, 96pp, hc, cover by Ted Rall) [1984]; Graphic novel updating and spoofing Orwell’s 1984. Introduction by Michael Charrington. Order from NBM, 555 8th Ave., Suite 1202, New York NY 10018; website [www.nbmpublishing.com].


Vacation Stories Santiago Ramon y Cajal (University of Illinois Press 0-252-02655-1, Jun 2001, $19.95, xxiii + 245pp, hc, cover by Glen C. Davies); Collection of five early SF tales, with an introduction and translation by Laura Otis from (Cuentos de vacaciones: Narraciones seudocientificas 1905 as by “Dr. Bacteria”). This is the first English translation. Available from University of Illinois Press, 1325 South Oak Street, Champaign IL 61820; orders 800-545-4703; website: [www.press.uillinois.edu].


Painted Demons William E. Rand (iUniverse.com/Writers Club Press 0-595-12853-X, Sep 2000, $11.95, 223pp, tp); Collection of nine linked horror stories, alternating with framing segments about a man and a priest confronting a demon. This is a print-on-demand book, available online at [www.iuniverse.com].


That Way Madness Lies William E. Rand (iUniverse.com/Writers Club Press 0-595-09818-5, Aug 2000, $23.95, tp); Vampire novel. This is a print-on-demand book, available online at [www.iuniverse.com].


Valerius the King T. R. Rankin (AmErica House 1-58851-755-1, Sep 2001, $21.95, 231pp, tp, cover by Len Shalansky) [Valerian Chronicles]; Fantasy novel, second in the “Valerian Chronicles”. Valerius’ fight to become High King continues. This is copyrighted 2000, but not published until now. Order online from AmErica House Book Publishers at [www.publishamerica.com].


Jaguar Bill Ransom (Wildside Press 1-58715-429-3, Apr 2001, $15.95, 298pp, tp); Reprint (Ace 1990) SF psychological horror novel. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [www.wildsidepress.com] or from Wildside Press, PO Box 45, Gillette NJ 07933-0045.


The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension Earl Mac Rauch (Pocket 0-7434-4248-2, Dec 2001, $12.95, 255pp, tp); Reprint (Pocket 1984) SF novel. This is a tie-in edition celebrating the “collector’s DVD” release.


Witches’ Key to Terror Silver RavenWolf (Llewellyn Publications 0-7387-0049-5, May 2001, $5.99, 264pp, tp, cover by Carol Heyer) [Witches’ Chillers]; Young-adult pagan/occult murder mystery, third in the “Witches’ Chillers” series. Available from Llewellyn Publications, PO Box 64383, St. Paul MN 55164-0383. 800-THE-MOON; fax 651-291-1908; [www.llewellyn.com].


Witches’ Night of Fear Silver RavenWolf (Llewellyn Publications 1-56718-718-8, Feb 2001, $5.99, 284pp, tp, cover by Patrick Faricy) [Witches’ Chillers]; Young-adult pagan/occult murder mystery, second in the “Witches’ Chillers” series. Bethany has a vision of a murder before it happens. Available from Llewellyn Publications, PO Box 64383, St. Paul MN 55164-0383. 800-THE-MOON; fax 651-291-1908; [www.llewellyn.com]


Hell on Earth Michael Reaves (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-42335-6, May 2001, $22.00, 280pp, hc, cover by David Stevenson); Contemporary dark fantasy novel. A Greenwich Village sorcerer, a demon, and an angel search for the stolen Trine talisman that could bring Armageddon.


Star Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter Michael Reaves (Ballantine Del Rey LucasBooks 0-345-43539-7, Feb 2001, $26.00, 305pp, hc) [Star Wars: Darth Maul]; Star Wars novelization. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.


Star Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter Michael Reaves (SFBC #35026, Feb 2001, $12.98, 305pp, hc) [Star Wars: Darth Maul]; Reprint (Del Rey LucasBooks; Century LucasBooks 2001) Star Wars novelization. This is similar to the Del Rey edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.


Star Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter Michael Reaves (Ballantine Del Rey LucasBooks 0-345-43541-9, Dec 2001, $6.99, 332pp, pb, cover by Dave Stevenson) [Star Wars: Darth Maul]; Reprint (Del Rey LucasBooks; Century LucasBooks 2001) Star Wars novelization. This adds the unpaginated story “Darth Maul: Saboteur” by James Luceno, previously published only in e-book form.


@expectations Kit Reed (Tor/Forge 0-765-30181-4, Oct 2001, $12.95, 304pp, tp); Reprint (Forge 2000) associational mainstream novel about a woman who has trouble telling the real world from her fantasy life online. This includes a two-page reader’s guide.


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