The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001

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Half-Human ed. Bruce Coville (Scholastic Press 0-590-95944-1, Nov 2001, $15.95, 212pp, hc, cover by Marc Tauss) Original young-adult anthology of 10 fantasy stories about being different. Authors including Jane Yolen, Tamora Pierce, Nancy Springer, and Gregory Maguire. Illustrated by Marc Tauss.

Gothica: Romance of the Immortals Steven R. Cowan (Southern Charm Press 0-9702190-5-9, Mar 2001, $18.95, 293pp, tp) Dark fantasy novel. A would-be author falls in love with a real vampire he meets online and travels back in time to save her. Southern Charm Press, 150 Caldwell Drive, Hampton GA 30228; 888-281-9393; e-mail []; website [].

Roswell: Loose Ends Greg Cox (Pocket 0-7434-1834-4, May 2001, $6.99, 276pp, pb, cover by John Vairo, Jr.) [Roswell] Novelization based on the TV show based on the “Roswell High” series by Melinda Metz. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Star Trek: The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume One Greg Cox (Pocket 0-671-02127-3, Jul 2001, $24.95, 404pp, hc, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek: Eugenics Wars] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Dead Hand Harold Coyle (Tor/Forge 0-312-87919-9, May 2001, $24.95, 303pp, hc) Near-future thriller. An asteroid strike in Siberia arms a Soviet doomsday weapon controlled by an ultra-nationalist general.

Warhammer 40,000: Pawns of Chaos Brian Craig (Games Workshop/Black Library 0-7434-1164-1, Apr 2001, $6.95, 311pp, tp, cover by Adrian Smith) [Warhammer 40,000] Far-future novelization based on the role-playing game world. Copyrighted by Games Workshop Ltd. First US edition (Black Library UK 2001).

The Vetowich Wall Roger E. Craig (Denlinger’s Publishers 0-87714-204-1, Mar 2001, $11.95, 187pp, tp) Near-future SF thriller. The inventor of an invisible sonic wall is a target for assassins. A first novel. This is a print-on-demand edition available online at [] or from Denlinger’s Bookstore, PO Box 1030, Edgewater FL 32132-1030.

Khaled F. Marion Crawford (Wildside Press 1-58715-424-2, Apr 2001, $17.50, 258pp, tp) Reprint (Macmillan 1891) fantasy novel. There is a new introduction by Lee Weinstein. This is a print-on-demand book available online at [] or from PO Box 45, Gillette NJ 07933-0045.

Jurassic Park Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-37077-5, Feb 2001, $7.99, 400pp, pb) [Jurassic Park] Reissue (Knopf 1990) SF thriller. 21st printing.

The Lost World Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-40288-X, Feb 2001, $7.99, 431pp, pb) [Jurassic Park] Reissue (Knopf 1995) SF novel, sequel to Jurassic Park. This is the movie tie-in edition. 11th printing.

Akiko and the Great Wall of Trudd Mark Crilley (Random House/Delacorte 0-385-32727-7, Mar 2001, $9.95, 141pp, hc, cover by Mark Crilley) [Akiko] Young-adult SF novel, the third based on the author’s comic book series, with illustrations by Crilley.

Akiko in the Castle of Alia Rellapor Mark Crilley (Random House/Delacorte 0-385-32728-5, Sep 2001, $9.95, 155pp, hc, cover by Mark Crilley) [Akiko] Young-adult SF novel, the fourth (and final) volume based on the author’s comic book series, with illustrations by Crilley.

Akiko in the Sprubly Islands Mark Crilley (Random House/Dell Yearling 0-440-41651-5, Jun 2001, $4.99, 146pp, tp, cover by Mark Crilley) [Akiko] Reprint (Delacorte 2000) young-adult SF novel, the second based on the author’s comic book series, with illustrations by Crilley. A poster is bound inside.

Akiko on the Planet Smoo Mark Crilley (Random House/Dell Yearling 0-440-41648-5, Feb 2001, $4.99, 162pp, tp, cover by Mark Crilley) [Akiko] Reprint (Delacorte 2000) young-adult SF novel, based on the author’s comic book series, with illustrations by Crilley. A poster is attached inside.

DragonLance: Conundrum Jeff Crook (Wizards of the Coast 0-7869-1949-3, Dec 2001, $6.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [DragonLance: Age of Mortals] Novelization based on the fantasy role-playing game, set in “The Age of Mortals”. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

Arthur: The Seeing Stone Kevin Crossley-Holland (Scholastic/Levine 0-439-26326-3, Oct 2001, $17.95, 341pp, hc, cover by David Klein) [Arthur] Young-adult Arthurian fantasy, first in a trilogy. A magic stone shows a boy in 12th century Holland images of the legendary King Arthur. Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and the Tir na n-Og Best English-Language Book from the Welsh Book Council. First US edition (Orion Children’s Books 2000).

The Palace of Tears Alev Lytle Croutier (Delacorte 0-385-33488-5, Nov 2000, $19.95, 171pp, hc, cover by Jean Jules Lecomte du Nouy) Historical novel with fantasy elements. A man in 1868 Paris dreams of and quests for an unknown woman in Instanbul who dreams of him. A first novel.

Daemonomania John Crowley (Bantam 0-553-37823-6, Jul 2001, $13.95, 451pp, tp, cover by Frans Floris) [AEgypt] Reprint (Bantam 2000) fantasy novel, third in a quartet after AEgypt and Love & Sleep.

Futures ed. Peter Crowther (Warner Aspect 0-446-61062-3, Dec 2001, $6.99, 365pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Anthology of four novellas originally published as separate books by PS Publishing in the UK. Authors are Peter F. Hamilton, Stephen Baxter, Paul McAuley, and Ian McDonald. First US edition (Gollancz 2001).

Lyskarion: The Song of the Wind J. A. Cullum (EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing 1-894063-02-3, Nov 2001, $13.95, 340pp, tp) [Lyskarion] Fantasy novel, the first in a series of eight. Trainee wizards are the only hope for a world of nine races on the brink of war. EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, PO Box 1714, Calgary Alberta Canada T2P 2L7; 403-254-0160; []; add $6.50 postage.

Forgotten Realms: The Floodgate Elaine Cunningham (Wizards of the Coast 0-7869-1818-7, Apr 2001, $6.99, 312pp, pb, cover by John Foster) [Forgotten Realms: Counselors & Kings] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, “Counselors & Kings” Book II. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

Forgotten Realms: Thornhold Elaine Cunningham (Wizards of the Coast 0-7869-1808-X, Feb 2001, $6.99, 372pp, pb, cover by Gerald Brom) [Forgotten Realms: Harpers] Reprint (TSR 1998) fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, fourth in the “Songs and Swords” series; originally called 16th and final in the “Harpers” series. Copyrighted 1998 by TSR, 2000 by Wizards of the Coast.

Daughter of the Shining Isles Elizabeth Cunningham (Station Hill/Barrytown Ltd. 1-58177-060-X, 2000, $24.95, 365pp, hc) [Magdalen] Biblical/Celtic fantasy novel, volume one in “The Magdalen” trilogy. Mary Magdalen is a red-headed Celt named Maeve who meets Esus, a Jew from Galilee, at druid college.

Destiny of the Light Louise Cusack (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight Australia 0-7318-1059-7, Jul 2001, A$17.95, 451pp, pb, cover by Vivien Kubbos) [Shadow Through Time] Fantasy novel, the first book in the “Shadow Through Time” trilogy. A woman discovers she’s from a parallel world, and is destined to bear the child who will unite four worlds.

Atlantis Found Clive Cussler (Berkley 0-425-17717-3, May 2001, $7.99, 532pp, pb) [Dirk Pitt] Reprint (Putnam 1999) thriller in the “Dirk Pitt” series, with genetically engineered neo-Nazis and an ancient, highly advanced civilization. An international mass-market edition (-18014-X, $7.99) was announced but not seen.

In the Company of Others Julie E. Czerneda (DAW 0-88677-999-5, Jun 2001, $6.99, 565pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) SF novel. Terraformers accidentally introduce a deadly fungal lifeform to human worlds, leaving colonists stranded on unprepared space stations when Earth won’t take them back.

In the Company of Others Julie E. Czerneda (SFBC #38063, Jul 2001, $10.98, 565pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) Reprint (DAW 2001) SF novel. This has ISBN 0-7394-1878-5; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Stardust ed. Julie E. Czerneda (Trifolium Books 1-55244-018-4, Oct 2001, $11.95, 113pp, tp, cover by Jean-Pierre Normand) Young-adult original anthology of five SF stories, first in the “Tales from the Wonder Zone” series for young readers. Introduction by Gregory Benford. Illustrated by Jean-Pierre Normand. Trifolium Books, 250 Merton St, Suite 203, Toronto Ontario Canada M4S 1B1; (416) 483-7211; []; [].

James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-130467-7, Feb 2001, $5.99, 146pp, tp, cover by Quentin Blake) Reissue (Knopf 1961) young-adult fantasy novel. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. This has new cover art and ISBN and indicates first printing.

Genpei Kara Dalkey (Tor 0-312-89071-0, Dec 2000, $25.95, 445pp, hc) Historical fantasy novel of Japan during the 12th century.

The Puppet Master John Dalmas (Baen 0-671-31842-X, Oct 2001, $6.99, 407pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) Alternate-world SF novel. A PI solves cases with the help of friends with unusual mental powers.

Soldiers John Dalmas (Baen 0-671-31987-6, May 2001, $7.99, 599pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) Military SF novel. Galactic humanity emerges from centuries of war, only to face a massive invasion by unknown enemies.

Metaplanetary Tony Daniel (HarperCollins/Eos 0-06-105142-X, Apr 2001, $26.00, 437pp, hc, cover by Gregory Bridges) [Metaplanetary] SF novel. Rebellion looms in the human-settled solar system, strangled by a repressive government.

Dark Dreams Cory Daniells (Bantam 0-553-58100-7, Jul 2001, $5.99, 435pp, pb, cover by Robert Hunt) [Last T’En] Fantasy romance novel, second in “The Last T’En” trilogy after Broken Vows.

Mentor’s Lair Karen Daniels (NetPub/Vivisphere Publishing 1-892323-21-4, Oct 2001, $16.00, 313pp, tp) [Zaddack Tales] SF novel, book two of “The Zaddack Tales”. Serall and other homeless space travelers seek the way to old Earth. This is a print-on-demand book available online at [], or from NetPub/Vivisphere Publishing, 2 Neptune Rd., Poughkeepsie NY 12601; credit card orders 800-724-1100.

2001: A Science Fiction Poetry Anthology ed. Keith Allen Daniels (Anamnesis Press 1-892842-23-8, Aug 2001, $14.95, 243pp, tp, cover by Toni Luna Daniels) Original poetry anthology of 134 poems, 50 reprints, by authors including Bruce Boston, Mary Soon Lee, David Lunde, and Mary A. Turzillo. Available from Anamnesis Press, PO Box 95, Ridgecrest CA 93956; e-mail []; website [].

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