The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1999

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The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story Stephen R. Donaldson (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-647019-X, Aug ’99, £5.99, 297pp, pb) [Gap] Reprint (Collins 1990) SF novel. Book 1 in the “Gap” series. This adds a 1997 Foreword by Donaldson.

The Gap Into Vision: Forbidden Knowledge Stephen R. Donaldson (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-647020-3, Aug ’99, £6.99, 569pp, pb) [Gap] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1991) SF novel. Book 2 in the “Gap” series. Fourth printing.

Reave the Just and other tales Stephen R. Donaldson (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-651171-6, Oct ’99, £6.99, 482pp, pb, cover by Kevin Jenkins) Reprint (Voyager 1998) collection of eight stories.

Madam Fate Marcia Douglas (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4628-1, Aug ’99, £10.00, 258pp, tp) Reprint (Soho Press 1999) literary fantasy novel. A first novel. A shapechanger lives through the centuries, interacting with a succession of bruised and betrayed women. [First U.K. edition]

Enchanter: Book Two of The Axis Trilogy Sara Douglass (Voyager 0-00-651107-4, Jan ’99, £6.99, 706pp, pb, cover by Rob Kiely) [Wayfarer Redemption; Axis Trilogy] Reprint (HarperCollins Australia 1996) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Starman Sara Douglass (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-651108-2, Apr ’99, £6.99, xvi+733pp, pb, cover by Shaun Tan) [Wayfarer Redemption; Axis Trilogy] Reprint (HarperCollins Australia 1996) fantasy novel. Book three of “The Axis Trilogy”. [First U.K. edition]

The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction: 12th Annual Collection ed. Gardner Dozois (Robinson 1-84119-053-5, Aug ’99, £9.99, 671pp, tp, cover by Phil Marritt) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1999 as The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection) Best-of-the-Year anthology of 23 stories, with a summation of the year by Dozois. [First U.K. edition]

Lord of the Isles David Drake (Millennium 1-85798-591-5, Jan ’99, £6.99, 625pp, pb, cover by Black Sheep) [Lord of the Isles] Reprint (Tor 1997) fantasy novel, first in a new series. Strange events bring a mage from the past together with young villagers to face a great evil. [First U.K. edition]

Queen of Demons David Drake (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-823-X, Dec ’99, £6.99, 647pp, pb, cover by blacksheep) [Lord of the Isles] Reprint (Tor 1998) fantasy novel, sequel to Lord of the Isles. [First U.K. edition]

Resurrection Day Brendan DuBois (Little, Brown UK 0-316-64645-8, Aug ’99, £16.99, 389pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1999) alternate-history novel of a decimated USA, 10 years after the 1962 nuclear war. [First U.K. edition]

The Great Encyclopedia of Faeries Pierre Dubois (Pavilion 1-86205-029-5, Dec ’99, £16.99, 184pp, hc, cover by Rachel Godfrey) Art book showing 150 varieties of faeries worldwide. Heavily illustrated by Claudine & Roland Sabatier. Translated from the French (Editions Hoëbeke, Paris, 1999) by Rosetta Translations, London.

Godbox Tim Earnshaw (Orion/Phoenix 0-75380-837-4, Jul ’99, £6.99, 207pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [L.A. Trilogy] Reprint (Gollancz 1998) literary fantasy novel. Second in a loose “L.A. trilogy” after Helium. A would-be movie mogul owns a shoebox in which everyone sees something different.

Domes of Fire David Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-586-21313-9, Feb ’99 [Apr ’99], £6.99, 584pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tamuli] Reissue (HarperCollins UK 1992) fantasy novel. Book one of “The Tamuli”. Fifth printing.

The Hidden City David Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-586-21317-1, Feb ’99 [Apr ’99], £6.99, 616pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tamuli] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) fantasy novel. Book three of “The Tamuli”. Fourth printing.

The Shining Ones David Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-586-21316-3, Feb ’99 [Apr ’99], £6.99, 608pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tamuli] Reprint (Del Rey; HarperCollins UK 1993) fantasy novel. Book two of “The Tamuli”. Fourth printing.

The Rivan Codex David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648349-6, Jul ’99, £6.99, 490pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Belgariad] Reprint (Voyager 1998) fantasy collection of items related to “The Belgariad”.

The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts of the Belgariad and the Mallorean David & Leigh Eddings (Voyager 0-00-224696-1, Jan ’99 [Dec ’98], £12.99, 394pp, tp) Reprint (Voyager 1998) fantasy collection of stories, myths, and memoirs. Illustrated by Geoff Taylor. Most were written over 20 years ago, as a basis to the series, and (the Introduction explains) this is the last “Garion” book.

The Tamuli David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648384-4, Jul ’99, £12.99, 1441pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tamuli] Fantasy omnibus of the “Tamuli” trilogy: Domes of Fire (1992), The Shining Ones (1993), and The Hidden City (1994). The books are separately paginated.

Stone & Sky Graham Edwards (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-651070-1, Apr ’99 [Mar ’99], £5.99, 357pp, pb, cover by Les Edwards) [Stone Trilogy] Fantasy novel. Book one of “The Stone Trilogy”. The eruption of Krakatoa hurls two humans and the last dragon on Earth into Stone, an other-world inhabited by stone-age humans and the mysterious Ypoth.

Luminous Greg Egan (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-573-7, Aug ’99, £5.99, 295pp, pb) Reprint (Millennium 1998) collection of 10 SF stories.

Quarantine Greg Egan (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-590-7, Aug ’99, £5.99, 248pp, pb) Reprint (Legend 1992) SF novel of a 21st-century Earth separated from the rest of the universe by an impenetrable Bubble.

Teranesia Greg Egan (Orion/Gollancz 0-57506-854-X, Aug ’99, £16.99, 248pp, hc) SF novel. On an almost-deserted Indonesian island, a young boy and his newly returned older sister seek the reason for inexplicable evolutionary changes.

The Lifted Veil/Brother Jacob George Eliot (Oxford University Press 0-19-283295-6, Sep ’99, £6.99, lii+104pp, tp, cover by William Powell Frith) Collection of two fantasy novellas, edited with an introduction and notes by Helen Small.

The Burning Stone Kate Elliott (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-760-9, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £17.99, 755pp, hc, cover by Melvin Grant) [Crown of Stars] Fantasy novel, third volume in the “Crown of Stars” series. Simultaneous with the US (DAW) edition. Elliott is a pseudonym of Alis Rasmussen.

Prince of Dogs Kate Elliott (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-723-4, May ’99, £6.99, 612pp, pb, cover by Melvin Grant) [Crown of Stars] Reprint (DAW 1998) fantasy novel, volume two of the “Crown of Stars” series. Elliott is a pen-name for Alis Rasmussen.

Gardens of the Moon Steven Erikson (Transworld/Bantam 0-593-04470-3, Apr ’99 [Mar ’99], £9.99, xiv+523pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) [Malazan Book of the Fallen] Epic fantasy novel, first in the “Malazan Book of the Fallen” series about a predatory Empress, an empire exhausted by decades of war, and the discontent of gods.

Mnemosyne’s Kiss Peter J. Evans (Virgin Worlds 0-7535-0380-8, Mar ’98, £6.99, 380pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) SF novel. A first novel.

The Brotherhood of the Wolf David Farland (Simon & Schuster UK/Earthlight 0-684-86055-4, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £9.99, v+596pp, tp, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Runelords] Fantasy novel, second in “The Runelords” series. Simultaneous with the US (Tor 1999) edition. Farland is a pseudonym of Dave Wolverton.

The Sum of All Men David Farland (Simon & Schuster UK/Earthlight 0-671-02261-X, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £6.99, vi+661pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Runelords] Reprint (Earthlight 1998) fantasy novel, first book of “The Runelords” series (published in the US as The Runelords). Farland is a pseudonym of Dave Wolverton.

A Castle of Bone Penelope Farmer (Red Fox 0-09-926718-7, Aug ’99, £3.99, 164pp, tp, cover by Emma Chichester-Clark) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1972) young-adult fantasy novel of a cupboard that transmutes its contents. This is the revised edition (The Bodley Head) of 1992.

Sacrifice John Farris (Severn House 0-7278-5457-7, Sep ’99, £17.99, 320pp, hc) Reprint (Tor 1994) dark fantasy novel of overwhelming paternal love. [First U.K. edition]

Krondor The Betrayal Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224699-6, Mar ’99, £10.99, 352pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Riftwar Legacy] Reprint (Avon Eos; Voyager 1998) fantasy novel. Volume five in the “Serpentwar Saga”. Book I of the “Riftwar Legacy”. Loosely derived from the CD-ROM adventure game, Betrayal at Krondor.

Shards of a Broken Crown Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648348-8, Apr ’99 [Mar ’99], £6.99, xiv+498pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Riftwar: Serpentwar] Reprint (Avon Eos 1998) fantasy novel, volume four in the “Serpentwar” saga.

The Mistress of Lilliput, or, The Pursuit Alison Fell (Doubleday UK 0-385-41051-4, Jan ’99 [Feb ’99], £12.99, 351pp, hc, cover by Paul Aston) Recursive literary fantasy novel in the form of the fantastic biography of Gulliver’s faithless wife, who follows her unwanted husband into the more libidinous byways of his adventures.

Narrating Utopia: Ideology, Gender, Form in Utopian Literature Chris Ferris (Liverpool University Press 0-85323-604-6, Jul ’99, £14.95, xii+268pp, tp, cover by Frances Dorsey) Critical work on how utopian literature is always affected (“distorted”) by the social psychology of its author, and why much recent utopian literature is by women. A hardcover edition (-594-5, £32.00) was announced but not seen.

The Interrex Catherine Fisher (The Bodley Head 0-370-32436-6, Feb ’99 [Jan ’99], £10.99, 213pp, hc, cover by Richard Jones) [Book of the Crow] Young-adult fantasy/SF novel. Volume Two of “The Book of the Crow”, after The Relic Master.

The Relic Master Catherine Fisher (Red Fox 0-09-926393-9, Feb ’99 [Jan ’99], £3.99, 214pp, pb, cover by Richard Jones) [Book of the Crow] Reprint (The Bodley Head 1998) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume One of “The Book of the Crow”.

The Candle House Pauline Fisk (The Bodley Head 0-370-32411-0, Sep ’99, £10.99, 264pp, hc, cover by Tim Gaudion) Young-adult fantasy novel of parallel lives, fate, and identity.

Horror at Halloween ed. Jo Fletcher (Pumpkin Books 1-901914-09-7, Oct ’99 [Nov ’99], £7.99, 402pp, tp, cover by Terry Oakes) [Oxrun Station] Original anthology/mosaic novel of five linked stories about bizarre Halloween happenings in the town of Oxrun Station, originally created by Charles Grant, who contributes a story. Other authors are John Gordon, Stephen Bowkett, Diane Duane, and Craig Shaw Gardner. “Created” by Stephen Jones, who shares the copyright with Jo Fletcher. Order from Pumpkin Books, MeG Publishing, PO Box 297, Nottingham NG2 4GW, England. Available in the US from Firebird Distributing, 2030 First Street, Unit 5, Eureka CA 95501; 800-353-3575 ($14.00).

The Atlas of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth: Revised Edition Karen Wynn Fonstad (HarperCollins UK 0-261-10277-X, May ’99 [Jun ’99], £14.99, xiv+210pp, tp) Reissue (Houghton Mifflin 1992) illustrated reference work to the geography of Tolkien’s world. Revised from the 1981 original. Third edition. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Slipt Alan Dean Foster (Severn House 0-7278-2269-1, Jan ’99, £17.99, 265pp, hc) Reprint (Berkley 1984) SF novel of pollution and genetic mutation. First World Hardcover.

Soho Black Christopher Fowler (Warner UK 0-7515-2825-0, Nov ’99 [Oct ’99], £6.99, 378pp, tp) Reprint (Warner UK 1998) dark fantasy novel.

Uncut: Twenty-One Short Stories Christopher Fowler (Warner UK 0-7515-2644-4, Jul ’99, £7.99, 406pp, tp) Collection of dark fantasy stories, including four originals.

Rika’s Jewel Astrid Fox (Virgin/Sapphire 0-352-33367-7, Jun ’99, £6.99, 225pp, tp) Erotic lesbian sword-and-sorcery novel set in the 11th century.

The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World’s Finest Fantastic Art Jane & Howard Frank (Paper Tiger 1-85585-732-4, Nov ’99 [Dec ’99], £14.99, 112pp, tp) Illustrated guide to the Franks’s extensive collection of works by acclaimed SF and fantasy artists of the 20th Century.

The Heart of Myrial Maggie Furey (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-751-X, Jul ’99, £16.99, 438pp, hc, cover by Mick Van Houten) [Shadowleague] Fantasy novel, book one of “The Shadowleague”. The Shadowleague seeks to restore failing magical barriers and stop the resulting wave of disasters.

Through the Stones: The Diana Gabaldon Companion Diana Gabaldon (Century 0-7126-8099-3, Aug ’99, £16.99, xxx+573pp, hc) Reprint (Delacorte 1999 as The Outlandish Companion) non-fiction work. A companion to the “Outlander” novels, subtitled (as in the US), In Which Much Is Revealed Regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their Lives and Times, Antecedents, Adventures, Companions, and Progeny, with Learned Commentary (and Many Footnotes) by their Humble Creator. Includes synopses, glossary, references, web addresses, excerpts from works-in-progress, answers to FAQs, and comments on foreign editions — including the information that the UK text has often differed from the US. [First U.K. edition]

Stardust Neil Gaiman (Headline 0-7472-7419-3, Jun ’99, £9.99, 246pp, tp, cover by Lalique) Reprint (DC/Vertigo 1998) fantasy novel of a young man’s quest into Faerie to retrieve a fallen star for his indifferent lover. This lacks the illustrations of the DC Comics/Vertigo edition; a previous text-only edition appeared from Avon/Spike (2/99). A hardcover edition (-7416-9, £16.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

Stardust Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess (Titan 1-84023-052-5, Oct ’99, £14.99, 221pp, tp, cover by Charles Vess) Reprint (DC Comics/Vertigo 1998) fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman with extensive illustrations by Charles Vess, about a young man’s adventures in faerie. A November 1998 hardcover is listed, but was not seen. [First U.K. edition]

Visitors from Oz: The Wild Adventures of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodsman Martin Gardner (Penguin 0-14-027990-3, Aug ’99, £6.99, xiv+186pp, tp) [Oz] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1998) fantasy novel. Dorothy and friends come to New York City for the 100th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. [First U.K. edition]

Elidor Alan Garner (Collins 0-00-674291-2, Jun ’99, £4.99, 188pp, pb, cover by David Wyatt) Reissue (Collins 1965) young-adult fantasy novel. Ninth printing.

The Moon of Gomrath Alan Garner (Collins 0-00-674292-0, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £4.99, 190pp, pb, cover by David Wyatt) [Alderley Edge] Reissue (Collins 1963) young-adult fantasy novel. 31st printing. Sequel to The Weirdstone of Brisingamen.

The Owl Service Alan Garner (Collins 0-00-674294-7, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £4.99, 155pp, pb, cover by Paul Finn) Reissue (Collins 1967) fantasy novel based on the Mabinogion.

Red Shift Alan Garner (Collins 0-00-674295-5, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £4.99, 190pp, pb, cover by Paul Young) Reprint (Collins 1973) young-adult fantasy novel. 16th printing.

The Stone Book Quartet Alan Garner (Flamingo 0-00-655151-3, Aug ’99, £6.99, 172pp, tp) Reprint (Collins 1983) associational collection. All the original stories were issued as chapbooks.

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen Alan Garner (Collins 0-00-674293-9, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £4.99, 265pp, pb, cover by David Wyatt) [Alderley Edge] Reprint (Collins 1960) young adult fantasy novel. 45th printing.

Cry Wolf Susan Gates (Scholastic Press UK 0-590-11360-7, Jan ’99 [Aug ’99], £4.99, 123pp, pb) Young-adult dark fantasy novel.

Dead Cold Uri Geller (Headline 0-7472-7644-7, May ’99, £9.99, 246pp, tp) Psychic thriller. A psychic senses a murderer’s crimes. A hardcover edition (-2128-6, £16.99) was announced but not seen.

Dark Prince David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-666-1, May ’99, £5.99, 547pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Lion of Macedon] Reprint (Legend 1991) fantasy novel. Volume two in the “Lion of Macedon” series.

Ghost King David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-642-4, May ’99, £5.99, 336pp, pb, cover by Kevin Jenkins) [Sipstrassi: Stones of Power] Reprint (Century 1988) fantasy novel. Book 1 in the “Stones of Power” sequence of the “Sipistrassi” novels.

The Hawk Eternal David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-852-4, Jul ’99 [Aug ’99], £5.99, 313pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) [Hawk Queen] Reprint (Legend 1995) fantasy novel. Second Book of “The Hawk Queen” after Ironhand’s Daughter.

Ironhand’s Daughter David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-851-6, Jul ’99 [Aug ’99], £5.99, 283pp, pb) [Hawk Queen] Reprint (Legend 1995) fantasy novel. First Book of “The Hawk Queen”.

The Last Guardian David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-582-7, Aug ’99, £5.99, 279pp, pb, cover by John Bolton) [Sipstrassi: Stones of Power; Jon Shannow] Reprint (Legend 1989) fantasy novel. Book 2 in the “Jon Shannow” sequence of the “Sipistrassi” series.

Lion of Macedon David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-622-X, May ’99, £6.99, 502pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Lion of Macedon] Reprint (Legend 1991) fantasy novel. Volume one in the “Lion of Macedon” series.

Lion of Macedon David Gemmell (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-622-X, May ’99 [Aug ’99], £6.99, 502pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Lion of Macedon] Reissue (Legend 1991) fantasy novel. Book One of the “Macedon” series.

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