The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001

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Counting Coup Jack Dann (Tor/Forge 0-765-30185-7, Oct 2001, $24.95, 305pp, hc) Fantasy/magical realism road novel. An aging fix-it man and an alcoholic Indian medicine man go on the road. First US edition (Flamingo Australia 2000 as Bad Medicine).

Jubilee Jack Dann (HarperCollins/Voyager Australia 0-7322-6719-6, Apr 2001, A$27.50, 441pp, tp, cover by Nick Stathopoulos) Collection of 17 stories, one original and one previously only published online, with an afterword by Dann on his sources of inspiration. Introduction by John Kessel.

Genometry ed. Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois (Ace 0-441-00797-X, Jan 2001, $5.99, 272pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) SF anthology with 11 stories about genetic engineering. Authors include Cordwainer Smith, John Brunner, Bruce Sterling, and Paul J. McAuley.

Space Soldiers ed. Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois (Ace 0-441-00824-0, Apr 2001, $5.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Lee MacLeod) SF anthology of nine military SF stories stories by authors including Fritz Leiber, Joe Haldeman, and Paul J. McAuley.

Dreaming Down-Under ed. Jack Dann & Janeen Webb (Tor 0-312-87811-7, Jan 2001, $27.95, 550pp, hc, cover by Nick Stathopoulos) Original anthology of 31 stories by Australian writers, with introductions to each; afterwords by the authors discuss their stories. Two short essays by Bruce Gillespie and Judith Raphael Buckrich speculate on the directions George Turner might have taken his unfinished story. Authors include Sean McMullen, Jane Routley, and Terry Dowling. Preface by Harlan Ellison. First US edition (HarperCollins Australia 1998).

Dreaming Down-Under ed. Jack Dann & Janeen Webb (Tor 0-312-87812-5, Jan 2002, $17.95, 550pp, tp, cover by Nick Stathopoulos) Reprint (Voyager Australia 1998) original anthology of 31 stories by Australian writers.

Song of the Axe John R. Dann (Tor/Forge 0-312-86984-3, Apr 2001, $25.95, 479pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) [Song of the Axe] Prehistorical fantasy novel of a great warrior whose axe makes mystical music, his spear-throwing mate, and invaders led by an evil shaman.

The Fourth World Dennis Danvers (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-80644-4, Sep 2001, $6.99, 401pp, pb, cover by David Bowers) Reprint (Eos 2000) near-future SF thriller.

Time and Time Again Dennis Danvers (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-80647-9, Jun 2001, $6.50, 321pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1994) gothic romance with fantasy elements.

The Watch Dennis Danvers (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-97762-1, Jan 2002, $24.95, 356pp, hc, cover by Greg Spalenka) SF time-travel novel. A Russian philosopher in 1921 gets taken to 1999 by a time traveler tampering with history.

The Ill-Made Mute Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Warner Aspect 0-446-52832-3, May 2001, $24.95, 437pp, hc, cover by Daniel Craig) [Bitterbynde] Fantasy novel, book one of “The Bitterbynde”. An amnesiac mute wanders through a strange world. Dart-Thornton is a pen name for Cecilia Thornton. A first novel.

Vanishing Acts ed. Ellen Datlow (Tor 0-312-86961-4, Jul 2001, $14.95, 380pp, tp, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Reprint (Tor 2000) anthology of 15 stories and one poem about endangered species.

A Wolf at the Door and Other Retold Fairy Tales ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin 0-689-82139-5, Sep 2001, $4.99, 166pp, tp, cover by Tristan Elwell) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 2000) original YA anthology of 13 fairy tales quirkily retold.

The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (St. Martin’s Griffin 0-312-27544-7, Aug 2001, $18.95, cxi + 554pp, tp, cover by Thomas Canty) Best-of-the-year anthology of 44 stories and eight poems, and 111 additional pages containing a necrology by James Frenkel, summations of 2000 fantasy and horror by the editors, a media summary by Edward Bryant, and a comics summary by Seth Johnson. Also available as a St. Martin’s hardcover (-27541-2, $29.95). Packaged and copyrighted by James Frenkel & Associates.

Ship of the Damned James F. David (Tor 0-812-57646-2, Dec 2001, $6.99, 433pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Reprint (Forge 2000) SF horror novel of secret military experiments in teleportation.

Babylon 5: Legions of Fire Peter David (SFBC #34537, Jan 2001, $14.98, 733pp, hc, cover by Eric Peterson) [Babylon 5: Legions of Fire] Omnibus of three novelizations in the trilogy: The Long Night of Centauri Prime (1999), Armies of Light and Dark (2000), and Out of the Darkness (2000). This special SFBC edition has ISBN 0-7394-1485-2; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Sir Apropos of Nothing Peter David (Pocket 0-7434-1233-8, Jul 2001, $23.95, 504pp, hc) [Sir Apropos of Nothing] Fantasy novel. A bastard thief seeking revenge against his unknown knightly father starts to reconsider his ethics when he hooks up with a real hero.

Star Trek: New Frontier: Being Human Peter David (Pocket 0-671-04240-8, Nov 2001, $6.99, 267pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek: New Frontier] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: New Frontier: Excalibur: Restoration Peter David (Pocket 0-7434-1064-5, Nov 2001, $6.99, 356pp, pb) [Star Trek: New Frontier] Reprint (Pocket 2000) Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: New Frontier: Gateways, Book Six: Cold Wars Peter David (Pocket 0-671-04242-4, Oct 2001, $6.99, 364pp, pb) [Star Trek: New Frontier; Gateways] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Beasts of the Elysian Fields by Conrad Amber Avram Davidson (The Nutmeg Point District Mail, Jun 2001, $26.00, 12pp, ph) Associational men’s adventure short story featuring an early version of Davidson’s “Jack Limekiller”, originally published under the pseudonym Conrad Amber. The third publication of the Avram Davidson Society. Afterword by Henry Wessells. This is a chapbook limited edition of 70. Copyrighted by The Nutmeg Point District Mail. Order from Henry Wessells, PO Box 43072, Upper Montclair NJ 07043.

The Other Nineteenth Century Avram Davidson (Tor 0-312-84874-9, Dec 2001, $27.95, 327pp, hc, cover by Tom Kidd) Collection of 23 stories set in the recent past, most fantastic. Afterword by Grania Davis.

Fifth Business Robertson Davies (Penguin 0-14-118615-1, Jan 2001, $14.00, 252+xiii, tp, cover by A. Y. Jackson) [Deptford Trilogy] Reprint (Macmillan Canada 1970) literary fantasy novel, first book in the “Deptford Trilogy”. This is a “Penguin Twentieth-Century Classic” edition, with a new introduction by Gail Godwin.

Miracle on 34th Street Valentine Davies (Harcourt 0-15-216377-8, Oct 2001, $12.95, 128pp, hc) Reissue (Harcourt 1947) Christmas story with possible fantasy elements. This is a facsimile of the first edition, with an added five-page historical note on the book and movie; it indicates “First Harcourt facsimile edition.” Copyrighted by Twentieth Century-Fox Film.

Entering Tenebrea Roxann Dawson & Daniel Graham (Pocket 0-671-03607-6, Mar 2001, $6.99, 358pp, pb, cover by Dan Curry) [Tenebrea] SF novel. A human woman is adopted by an alien army. This is packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Tenebrea’s Hope Roxann Dawson & Daniel Graham (Pocket 0-671-03609-2, Oct 2001, $6.99, 386pp, pb, cover by Gregory Bridges) [Tenebrea] SF novel, second in the “Tenebrea” trilogy. This is packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Resurrection Arwen Elys Dayton (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45834-6, Jun 2001, $6.99, 369pp, pb, cover by Danilo Ducak) SF novel. A dying race of aliens seeks to recover technology left on Earth in Egyptian pyramids thousands of years ago.

Soldier of Light John de Lancie & Tom Cool (Pocket 0-7434-0071-2, May 2001, $6.99, 319pp, pb, cover by Jerry Vanderstelt) Reprint (Pocket 1999) post-holocaust SF novel. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Forests of the Heart Charles de Lint (Tor 0-312-87568-1, Aug 2001, $14.95, 397pp, tp, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Newford] Reprint (Tor 2000) contemporary fantasy novel set in de Lint’s town of Newford.

Into the Green Charles de Lint (Tor/Orb 0-765-30022-2, Oct 2001, $14.95, 254pp, tp, cover by John Howe) [Angharad] Reprint (Tor 1993) fantasy novel.

The Little Country Charles de Lint (Tor/Orb 0-312-87649-1, Apr 2001, $15.95, 540pp, tp) Reprint (Morrow 1991) fantasy novel.

The Onion Girl Charles de Lint (Tor 0-312-87397-2, Oct 2001, $27.95, 508pp, hc, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Newford] Contemporary fantasy novel, telling the story of the artist Jilly Coppercorn, who paints the otherworldly beings of de Lint’s city of Newford.

The Road to Lisdoonvarna Charles de Lint (Subterranean Press 1-892284-91-X, Mar 2001, $40.00, 190pp, hc, cover by David Mack) Associational mystery about Ottawa PI Jevon “Jake” Swann. De Lint’s introduction discusses writing and rewriting the novel. A signed, limited edition of 2000.

A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder James de Mille (Insomniac Press/Bakka Books/Stone Fox 1-895837-96-0, Nov 2000, $15.95, 235pp, tp) Reprint (Harper & Bros 1888 as by Anonymous) SF novel. Foreword by Ed Greenwood. This is the first volume in the Bakka Collection of SF, dated 2000 but not seen until now. Order from Insomniac Press, 192 Spadina Ave, Suite 403, Toronto Ontario Canada M5T 2C2; [].

A Dark Ride Corrine De Winter (Black Arrow Press, Oct 2001, $7.50, unpaginated, ph, cover by Dante Gabriel Rossetti) Chapbook poetry collection of 26 dark poems. Order from Black Arrow Press, PO Box 454, East Longmeadow MA 01028; []; add $2.50 postage.

Farscape: House of Cards Keith R. A. DeCandido (Tor 0-812-56162-7, May 2001, $6.99, 199pp, pb) [Farscape] Novelization based on the SF television show. Copyrighted by The Jim Henson Company. First US edition (Boxtree 3/01).

Star Trek, the Next Generation: Diplomatic Implausibility Keith R. A. DeCandido (Pocket 0-671-78554-0, Feb 2001, $6.99, 248pp, pb, cover by Sonia R. Hillios) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Gateways, Book Four: Demons of Air and Darkness Keith R. A. DeCandido (Pocket 0-7434-1852-2, Sep 2001, $6.99, 292pp, pb) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Gateways] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

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