The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1999

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Midnight Falcon David A. Gemmell (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-593-03722-7, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £16.99, 404pp, hc, cover by John Bolton) [Rigante] Fantasy novel. Book Two in the “Rigante” series after Sword in the Storm.

Sword in the Storm David A. Gemmell (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-14256-5, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £5.99, 478pp, pb, cover by John Howe) [Rigante] Reprint (Bantam UK 1998) fantasy novel. Book One in the “Rigante” series.

All Tomorrow’s Parties William Gibson (Viking UK 0-670-87557-0, Oct ’99, £15.99, 277pp, hc) [Virtual Light] SF novel, last in a trilogy after Virtual Light and Idoru. Simultaneous with the US (Putnam) edition.

Blood & Roses: The Vampire in 19th Century Literature ed. Adèle Olivia Gladwell & James Havoc (Creation Books 1-84068-007-5, Oct ’99 [Nov ’99], £11.95, 286pp, tp, cover by Edvard Munch) Reprint (Creation Press 1992) dark fantasy anthology of 18 stories and novel excerpts. Revised from the original edition, and includes four works newly translated (one by Brian Stableford). Illustrated by Felicien Rops.

Eyes Joseph Glass (Pan 0-330-35379-9, Apr ’99 [Mar ’99], £5.99, 405pp, pb) [Susan Shader] Reprint (Villard 1998) fantasy mystery of a criminal psychiatrist with second sight. Volume one in the “Susan Shader” series.

The Nowhere Boy Sandra Glover (Corgi 0-552-54647-X, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £3.99, 190pp, pb, cover by David Scutt) Reprint (Andersen Press 1997) young-adult SF novel. A fostered boy is telepathic, and alien(ated). The original edition was not seen.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Donald F. Glut (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-939-3, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £5.99, 219pp, pb) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey 1980) Star Wars novelization, based on a story by George Lucas.

The Open Door and Other Ghost Stories ed. Philip Gooden (Orion/Phoenix 0-75380-743-2, Sep ’99, £4.99, 246pp, pb, cover by Liz Pyle) Anthology of 14 stories.

Soul of the Fire Terry Goodkind (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-508-7, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £16.99, 508pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 1999) fantasy novel. Book five of “The Sword of Truth”. [First U.K. edition]

Soul of the Fire Terry Goodkind (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-913-9, Nov ’99, £10.99, 508pp, tp, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 1999) fantasy novel. Book 5 of “The Sword of Truth” sequence.

The Bones of Time Kathleen Ann Goonan (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648318-6, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £6.99, 382pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) Reprint (Tor 1996) near-future SF novel. Hawaiian king Kamehameha is illegally cloned from his bones. [First U.K. edition]

Changeling Frances Gordon (Headline 0-7472-5742-6, Dec ’98, £5.99, 376pp, pb) Reprint (Headline 1998) dark fantasy novel based on “Rumpelstiltskin”.

Wildwood Frances Gordon (Headline 0-7472-2177-4, Jan ’99 [Feb ’99], £16.99, 314pp, hc) Dark fantasy novel of a fabulous forest, and the wolves in the wildwood.

The Flesh Eater John Gordon (Walker 0-7445-6073-X, Oct ’98 [Jan ’99], £3.99, 238pp, pb, cover by Julek Heller) Reprint (Walker 1998) young-adult horror novel of a mysterious beast, and the talisman it obeys. Published in 1998 but not seen until now. The earlier hardback (-5903-0, £9.99, 4.99) was not seen.

The Midwinter Watch John Gordon (Walker 0-7445-6959-1, Sep ’99 [Oct ’99], £3.99, 196pp, pb, cover by Paul Robinson) Reprint (Walker 1998) young-adult ghost novel. The original hardcover (-5932-4, £9.99) was not seen.

Skinners John Gordon (Scholastic/Point UK 0-439-01215-5, Oct ’99 [Sep ’99], £3.99, 178pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. A horror writer begins to believe his own stories.

The White Bone Barbara Gowdy (HarperCollins/Flamingo 0-00-225834-X, May ’99 [Jun ’99], £16.99, 340pp, hc) Reprint (HarperFlamingo Canada 1998) animal fantasy novel of a young elephant possessed of visionary powers, and the mythical White Bone that may lead her kind to The Safe Place. [First U.K. edition]

Baby No-Eyes Patricia Grace (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4616-8, Apr ’99, £10.00, 294pp, tp, cover by Michelle Thompson) Reprint (Penguin New Zealand 1998) literary fantasy novel. A young boy grows up seeing the ghost of his stillborn, eyeless sister. [First U.K. edition]

Fire Music Julia Gray (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-735-8, Jul ’99, £6.99, 538pp, pb, cover by Mick Van Houten) [Ice Mage] Fantasy novel. The sequel to Ice Mage.

Deathstalker Destiny Simon R. Green (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-877-9, Jul ’99, £6.99, 473pp, pb, cover by Peter Mennim) [Deathstalker] SF novel. Fifth and final book in the series.

Haven of Lost Souls Simon R. Green (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-900-7, Nov ’99, £6.99, 616pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) [Hawk & Fisher] Repring (Roc 1999 as Swords of Haven: The Adventures of Hawk & Fisher) omnibus of the first three fantasy-detective novels of the “Hawk and Fisher” series: No Haven for the Guilty (1990 as Hawk & Fisher), Devil Take The Hindmost (1991 as Hawk & Fisher: Winner Takes All), and The God Killer (1991). [First U.K. edition]

reMix Jon Courtenay Grimwood (Simon & Schuster UK/Earthlight 0-671-02222-9, Apr ’99, £6.99, 360pp, tp) SF novel, set in a world where a virus is eating all the steel and the Fourth Reich is besieging Paris.

Facetaker Philip Gross (Scholastic UK 0-439-01232-5, Aug ’99, £3.99, 181pp, pb) Young-adult dark fantasy novel. A photobooth takes pictures — and souls.

Allan and The Ice-Gods H. Rider Haggard (Pulp Fictions UK 1-902058-11-9, Mar ’99 [Apr ’99], £4.99, xii+287pp, tp, cover by Bezzina) [Allan Quatermain] Reprint (Hutchinson 1927) fantasy novel. Includes an introduction by David Pringle. In the “Allan Quatermain” series.

Classic Science Fiction ed. Peter Haining (Pan 0-330-37417-6, 1998 [Feb ’99], £5.99, 266pp, pb) Reprint (Severn House 1995 as Space Movies: Classic Science Fiction Films) anthology. An instant remainder edition. Published in 1998 but not seen until now.

The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy ed. Peter Haining (Orbit 1-85723-725-0, Feb ’99 [Jan ’99], £5.99, xi+372pp, pb, cover by Josh Kirby) Reprint (Souvenir Press 1997) humorous fantasy anthology. Edited, with an overall Introduction, and individual story introductions by Haining.

Great Irish Tales of Fantasy ed. Peter Haining (Souvenir Press 0-285-63514-X, Sep ’99 [Oct ’99], £8.99, 309pp, tp, cover by Charles Bentley) Reprint (Souvenir Press 1994 as Great Irish Tales of the Unimaginable: Stories of Fantasy and Myth) anthology of 24 fantasy stories based on Irish myths and legends.

Great Irish Tales of Horror: A Treasury of Fear ed. Peter Haining (Souvenir Press 0-285-63515-8, Sep ’99, £8.99, 301pp, tp) Reprint (Souvenir Press 1995) anthology of 24 dark fantasy stories.

The N.I.M.R.O.D. Conspiracy Ann Halam (Orion/Dolphin 1-85881-677-7, Jul ’99 [Aug ’99], £4.50, 163pp, pb, cover by Ian Butterworth) Associational young-adult conspiracy novel. Halam is a pseudonym of Gwyneth Jones.

Forever Peace Joe Haldeman (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-899-X, Nov ’99, £5.99, 351pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Forever War] Reprint (Ace 1997) near-future SF novel of remote-control war. A thematic follow-on from The Forever War, Haldeman’s 1975 Hugo and Nebula winner. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Award. [First U.K. edition]

The Forever War Joe Haldeman (Millennium 1-85798-808-6, Jan ’99, £6.99, 254pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) [Mandella; Forever War] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1974) award-winning, classic SF war novel. A new “Author’s Note” calls this ‘the definitive edition’, reinstating (for the first time in the UK) the section ‘You Can Never Go Back’, which was substituted in the magazine serial and the original 1974 book. Copyrighted 1974, 1975, and 1997. Volume #1 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

Dragonshadow Barbara Hambly (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648368-2, Jun ’99, £6.99, 297pp, pb, cover by Les Edwards) [Winterlands] Reprint (Del Rey 1999) fantasy novel, sequel to Dragonsbane. [First U.K. edition]

The Naked God Peter F. Hamilton (Macmillan UK 0-333-68791-4, Oct ’99, £20.00, 1174pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Night’s Dawn] SF novel, third in the “Night’s Dawn” trilogy. The Confederation begins to collapse and the battle extends even further into time and space, and beyond.

A Second Chance at Eden Peter F. Hamilton (Macmillan UK 0-333-73853-5, Mar ’99 [Feb ’99], £10.99, ix+431pp, tp, cover by Jim Burns) [Night’s Dawn] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1998) SF collection of the new title novel and six stories, set in the “Night’s Dawn” universe.

A Second Chance at Eden Peter F. Hamilton (Macmillan/Pan 0-330-35182-6, Oct ’99 [Sep ’99], £6.99, x+496pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Night’s Dawn] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1998) SF collection of the new title novel and six SF stories set in the “Night’s Dawn” universe, three original and the rest altered to fit the Confederation timeline.

Black Light Elizabeth Hand (Flamingo 0-00-655124-6, Nov ’99, £6.99, 276pp, tp) Reprint (HarperPrism 1999) contemporary Dionysian fantasy/secret conspiracy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Resurrection: Projekt Saucer: Book Five W. A. Harbinson (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-71543-X, Apr ’99, £17.99, 500pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) [Projekt Saucer] SF novel, last in the series. Humanity rebels against the slavery of the UFOs and their cyborgs.

When Dreams Travel Githa Hariharan (Macmillan UK/Picador 0-330-37236-X, Jun ’99 [May ’99], £12.99, 276pp, hc, cover by Tiffany Lynch) Literary novel. A grim retelling of the Sheherezade story.

The Deity Dozen Andrew Harman (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-855-9, Mar ’99 [Apr ’99], £4.99, 326pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Mortropolis] Reprint (Legend 1996) humorous fantasy novel. Book two in the “666” series.

Fahrenheit 666 Andrew Harman (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-854-0, Mar ’99 [Apr ’99], £4.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Mortropolis] Reprint (Legend 1995) humorous fantasy novel. Book one in the “666” series.

A Midsummer’s Night Gene Andrew Harman (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-853-2, Mar ’99 [Apr ’99], £4.99, 359pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) Reprint (Legend 1997) humorous fantasy novel.

The Scrying Game Andrew Harman (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-587-8, Mar ’99 [Apr ’99], £4.99, 296pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) Reprint (Legend 1996) humorous fantasy novel.

The Evil Seed Joanne Harris (Severn House 0-7278-2226-8, Feb ’99, £17.99, 425pp, hc, cover by Derek Colligan) Reprint (Warner UK 1992) dark fantasy novel.

Straker’s Island Steve Harris (Orion/Vista 0-575-60309-7, May ’99 [Jun ’99], £6.99, 384pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Gollancz 1998) dark fantasy novel.

Bill, the Galactic Hero Harry Harrison (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-905-8, Dec ’99, £5.99, 160pp, pb, cover by blacksheep) [Bill the Galactic Hero] Reprint (Doubleday 1965) satirical SF novel. First in a series.

The Deathworld Omnibus Harry Harrison (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-727-7, May ’99 [Apr ’99], £7.99, x+470pp, pb, cover by Jay Hurst) [Jason dinAlt] Reprint (Berkley Medallion 1975 as The Deathworld Trilogy) omnibus of the 3 classic “Deathworld” SF adventure novels, with a new introduction by Harrison. [First U.K. edition]

The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the Circus Harry Harrison (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06866-3, Dec ’99, £16.99, 269pp, hc, cover by Andy Parker) [Slippery Jim (James Bolivar) diGriz] Reprint (Tor 1999) humorous SF novel in the “Stainless Steel Rat” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Return Andrea Hart (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-14623-4, Jul ’99, £5.99, 380pp, pb) Dark fantasy novel. A serial killer reincarnates through the centuries.

Minders Diana Hendry (Walker 0-7445-6940-0, 1999 [Aug ’99], £3.99, 143pp, pb, cover by Mark Preston) Reprint (Walker 1998) young-adult fantasy novel. The original edition was not seen.

Atlantis Frances Mary Hendry (Oxford University Press 0-19-275017-8, Jun ’99 [Aug ’99], £3.99, 153pp, tp, cover by Kevin Jenkins) Reprint (Oxford University Press 1997) young-adult fantasy novel. First in a series.

Atlantis in Peril Frances Mary Hendry (Oxford University Press 0-19-275018-6, Jun ’99 [Aug ’99], £3.99, 154pp, tp, cover by Kevin Jenkins) Reprint (Oxford University Press 1998) young-adult fantasy novel. Second in a series. The original edition was not seen.

Prelude to Dune: House Atreides Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-75174-6, Oct ’99, £16.99, 605pp, hc, cover by Gerry Grace) [Dune] SF novel. First in a trilogy, telling the story of the generation before Dune began. Simultaneous with the US (Bantam Spectra) edition. A (trade paperback) edition (-75175-4, £9.99) was announced but not seen.

Children of Dune Frank Herbert (Hodder/NEL 0-450-03427-5, Oct ’99, £6.99, 426pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1976) SF novel. Volume three in the “Dune” series. 34th printing.

Dune Frank Herbert (Hodder/NEL 0-450-01184-4, Oct ’99 [Sep ’99], £6.99, 605pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Dune] Reissue (Chilton 1965) SF novel, first in the “Dune” series. Winner of the Nebula and Hugo Awards. 48th printing.

Dune Frank Herbert (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06856-6, Dec ’99, £16.99, 447pp, hc, cover by John Schoenherr) [Dune] Reprint (Chilton 1965) Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel. First in the “Dune” series. A quality hardback, illustrated with 12 colour plates by John Schoenherr.

Dune Messiah Frank Herbert (Hodder/NEL 0-450-02285-4, Oct ’99 [Sep ’99], £6.99, 222pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1969) SF novel. Volume two in the “Dune” series. 39th printing.

God Emperor of Dune Frank Herbert (Hodder/NEL 0-450-05262-1, Oct ’99 [Sep ’99], £6.99, 454pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1981) SF novel. Volume four in the “Dune” series. 28th printing.

The Dark James Herbert (Pan 0-330-37620-9, Apr ’99, £5.99, 439pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1980) horror novel.

Fluke James Herbert (Pan 0-330-37617-9, Apr ’99, £4.99, 215pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1977) fantasy novel.

The Fog James Herbert (Pan 0-330-37615-2, Apr ’99, £5.99, 345pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1975) horror novel.

The Magic Cottage James Herbert (Pan 0-330-37625-X, Apr ’99, £5.99, 394pp, pb) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1986) ghost novel.

Others James Herbert (Macmillan UK 0-333-78064-7, Apr ’99 [Mar ’99], £10.99, 504pp, hc) Horror novel. This special “small-sized” hardback is labelled a “Special Travellers’ Edition” and is available only in UK airports. It has the feel and appearance of a book club edition.

Others James Herbert (Macmillan UK 0-333-76117-0, Apr ’99, £16.99, 504pp, hc) Horror novel. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-76136-7, £10.99) was announced but not seen.

The Rats James Herbert (Pan 0-330-37614-4, Apr ’99, £5.99, 197pp, pb) [Rats] Reprint (NEL 1974) horror novel.

Shrine James Herbert (Pan 0-330-37622-5, Apr ’99, £5.99, 534pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1983) horror novel.

The Siege of Arrandin Marcus Herniman (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-671-02189-3, Jul ’99 [Jun ’99], £5.99, 519pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Arrandin Trilogy] Fantasy novel, Book One of “The Arrandin Trilogy”. The city of Arrandin is undermined by magic, religious conflict, and treachery as the empire tries to hold off invaders. A first novel.

Mad Ship Robin Hobb (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-225479-4, Mar ’99 [Jan ’99], £17.99, 673pp, hc, cover by John Howe) [Liveship Traders] Fantasy novel, book two of “The Liveship Traders”. Simultaneous with the US (Bantam) edition. Hobb is a pseudonym for Megan Lindholm.

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