The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001

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Dark Light Ken MacLeod (Tor 0-765-30302-7, Jan 2002, $24.95, 271pp, hc, cover by Stephan Martiniere) [Engines of Light] SF novel, book two of “Engines of Light” after Cosmonaut Keep. First US edition (Orbit 11/00).

The Fall Revolution Ken MacLeod (SFBC #00815, Oct 2001, $14.99, 710pp, hc, cover by Gregory Bridges) [Fall Revolution] Omnibus of three novels in “The Fall Revolution” series: The Star Fraction (1995), The Stone Canal (1996), and The Sky Road (1999). This has ISBN 0-7394-2122-0; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Sky Road Ken MacLeod (Tor 0-812-57759-0, Aug 2001, $6.99, 406pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Fall Revolution] Reprint (Orbit 1999) SF novel.

The Star Fraction Ken MacLeod (Tor 0-765-30084-2, Aug 2001, $25.95, 320pp, hc, cover by Angus McKie) [Fall Revolution] SF novel, his first novel. First US edition (Legend 1995).

The Stone Canal Ken MacLeod (Tor 0-812-56864-8, Mar 2001, $6.99, 339pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Fall Revolution] Reprint (Legend 1996) SF novel of a human colony on the planet New Mars.

The Ancient Steven Macon (Xlibris 0-7388-4355-5, Oct 2001, 491pp, hc) [Children of the Dark Millennium] SF novel, book one of “Children of the Dark Millennium”. A landslide unearths an alien artifact that unfolds a secret history. Mankind revolts against the computers that rule the galaxy. A print-on-demand book, available online at [], or 1-888-7-XLIBRIS.

Witchfire Lauren Maddison (Alyson 1-55583-595-3, May 2001, $13.95, 401pp, tp) [Connor Hawthorne] Mystery novel with elements of fantasy, the second featuring Connor Hawthorne. Clues left at a violated grave lead Connor and Navajo guide Laura Nez to Glastonbury. Order from Alyson Publications, PO Box 4371, Los Angeles CA 90078-4371; orders 800-283-3572; []; e-mail: [].

American Horror Writers Bob Madison (Enslow Publishers 0-7660-1379-0, Feb 2001, $20.95, 104pp, hc) Young-adult non-fiction, part of the “Collected Biographies” series, with brief biographies of ten authors including Poe, Lovecraft, and King. Enslow Publishers, PO Box 398, Berkeley Heights NJ 07922-0398; 800-398-2504.

Four Stupid Cupids Gregory Maguire (HarperTrophy 0-06-441072-2, Jan 2002, $4.95, 183pp, tp, cover by Mark Elliott) [Hamlet Chronicles] Reprint (Clarion 2000) young-adult fantasy, fourth in “The Hamlet Chronicles”.

Lost Gregory Maguire (HarperCollins/ReganBooks 0-06-039382-3, Oct 2001, $26.00, 339pp, hc, cover by Douglas Smith) Horror novel. A children’s book author is haunted by a ghost that might be Jack the Ripper.

Nor of Human... ed. Geoffrey Maloney (CSFG Publishing 0-646-41393-7, Apr 2001, A$16.95, 190pp, tp, cover by Les Petersen) Original anthology of 14 stories about fantastic creatures, published by the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild. Authors include Maxine McArthur, Les Petersen, and Matthew Farrer. Available online at [], or from CSFG Publishing, PO Box 98, Latham ACT 2615, Australia.

Starhawk Mack Maloney (Ace 0-441-00868-2, Jun 2001, $5.99, 267pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Starhawk] Far-future military SF novel, first in a new series. A pilot with strange abilities enters a gladiatorial contest. Maloney is a pen name for Brian Kelleher.

Starhawk: Planet America Mack Maloney (Ace 0-441-00878-X, Nov 2001, $5.99, 300pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring & Jean Pierre Targete) [Starhawk] Far-future SF novel, second in the series. Rogue pilot Hawk Hunter seeks the mythic homeworld of humanity, the planet America. Maloney is a pen name for Brian Kelleher.

Northern Gothic Nick Mamatas (Soft Skull Press 1-887128-74-3, Nov 2001, $10.00, 86pp, tp) Fantasy novella set in New York City, following an Irish immigrant in 1863 and a present-day gay African American, who start getting glimpses of each others’ lives, complete with sex and racism. Order from Soft Skull Press, 107 Norfolk Street, New York NY 10002; [].

Wilson: A Consideration of the Sources David Mamet (Overlook Press 1-58567-189-4, Oct 2001, $26.95, 336pp, hc, cover by Mick Brownfield) SF novel in the form of 21st-century historians’ research into a 20th century known only through mis-interpreted fragments of information downloaded from the memories of the wife of ex-President Wilson. First US edition (Faber & Faber 2000).

Star Trek, the Next Generation: Section 31: Rogue Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin (Pocket 0-671-77477-8, Jun 2001, $6.99, 360pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation; Section 31] Star Trek novelization, second in the “Section 31” sub-series. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction ed. George Mann (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0887-5, Jul 2001, $12.95, 612pp, tp, cover by Richard Clifton-Dey) Non-fiction guide to SF in print, film, and illustration. Includes an index. First US edition (Robinson 6/01).

Operating Codes Nick Manns (Little, Brown 0-316-60465-8, Sep 2001, $15.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Young-adult ghost novel. A teen believes strange phenomena he witnesses have something to do with the arrest of his father.

Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea Diana Marcellas (Tor 0-312-87484-7, Sep 2001, $27.95, 416pp, hc, cover by Tristan Elwell) [Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea] Fantasy novel. Young Brierly believes she’s the last Sh’ari witch alive, but can’t stop healing to protect herself.

The Grand Design John Marco (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58029-9, Jan 2001, $6.99, 785pp, pb, cover by Doug Beekman) [Tyrants and Kings] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 2000) fantasy novel, book two of “Tyrants and Kings”.

The Saints of the Sword John Marco (Bantam Spectra 0-553-38023-0, Feb 2001, $14.95, 545pp, tp, cover by Douglas Beekman) [Tyrants and Kings] Fantasy novel, book three of “Tyrants and Kings”. No one will believe Emperor Biagio has become sane, and he plots to save his throne.

The Saints of the Sword John Marco (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58032-9, Dec 2001, $6.99, 708pp, pb, cover by Douglas Beekman) [Tyrants and Kings] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 2001) fantasy novel, book three of “Tyrants and Kings”.

Dark Back of Time Javier Marías (New Directions 0-8112-1466-4, May 2001, $27.95, 336pp, hc) Mainstream novel with elements of fantasy/magical realism. The author’s sense of identity and time gets disrupted when people tell him they know the people in his previous novel are real. Translated from the Spanish Negra espalda del tiempo (Ediciones Alfaguara 1998) by Esther Allen.

Daughter of the Forest Juliet Marillier (Tor 0-312-87530-4, Mar 2001, $14.95, 411pp, tp, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Sevenwaters] Reprint (Macmillan Australia 1999) fantasy novel, first in the “Sevenwaters” trilogy.

Son of the Shadows Juliet Marillier (Tor 0-312-84880-3, May 2001, $25.95, 462pp, hc, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Sevenwaters] Celtic fantasy novel, sequel to Daughter of the Forest. First US edition (Pan Macmillan Australia 2000).

Son of the Shadows Juliet Marillier (SFBC #37761, Jul 2001, $12.98, 462pp, hc, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Sevenwaters] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 2000) celtic fantasy novel, sequel to Daughter of the Forest. This is similar to the Tor US edition except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Glass Harmonica Louise Marley (Ace 0-441-00836-4, Aug 2001, $6.99, 371pp, pb, cover by Judy York) Reprint (Ace 2000) fantasy novel of two musicians bound across time by their unusual instrument.

GEN13: Time and Chance Jeff Marriotte & Scott Ciencin (Ace 0-441-00856-9, Jun 2001, $5.99, 262pp, pb) Novelization based on the comic book characters. Copyrighted by WildStorm Productions, an imprint of DC Comics; packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

The Night Is for Hunting John Marsden (Houghton Mifflin 0-618-07026-5, Aug 2001, $15.00, 246pp, hc, cover by Vivienne Goodman) [Tomorrow] Young-adult Australian near-future adventure, sixth in the series beginning with Tomorrow When the War Began. First US edition (Pan Macmillan Australia 1998).

Tapestry of Power Joshua J Marsh (Be-Mused Publications 0-9704868-2-0, 2001, $24.95, 334pp, tp, cover by Joshua J Marsh) Fantasy novel. Wandering warrior Orion gives his loyalty to the beleaguered Princess Mystia of Nor. A first novel. Marsh is a pen name for Jessica Menn. Order from Be-Mused Publications, PO Box 841, Ravensdale WA 98051-0841; []

The Pagan King Edison Marshall (Green Knight Publishing 1-928999-17-4, Mar 2001, $14.95, 333pp, tp, cover by Marc Fishman) Reprint (Doubleday 1959) Arthurian novel drawing on the legend’s Welsh roots. Introduction by Raymond H. Thompson. Order from Wizard’s Attic, 900 Murmansk St., Suite 7, Oakland CA 94607; []; 800-213-1493.

Quartet George R. R. Martin (NESFA Press 1-886778-31-0, Feb 2001, $25.00, 444pp, hc) Collection of three novellas, one an original excerpt from a novel never completed, plus a previously unpublished teleplay, with introductions to each by Martin. Edited by Christine Carpenito, overall introduction by Melinda Snodgrass. This includes Hugo-winning novella “Blood of the Dragon”. Published in conjunction with Martin’s Guest of Honor appearance at Boskone 38. This is a limited edition of 1,000; a signed, slipcased limited edition of 190 (-32-9, $35.00) is also available. Order from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701; []; add $2.50 postage.

Windhaven George R. R. Martin & Lisa Tuttle (Bantam Spectra 0-553-80123-6, Jun 2001, $23.95, 336pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Maris] Reprint (Timescape 1981) SF novel.

Wild Cards ed. George R. R. Martin (Pocket/ibooks 0-7434-2380-1, Sep 2001, $14.00, 426pp, tp, cover by Brian Bolland) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1987) shared-world anthology of superhero stories, the first in the series. There is a new introduction by Martin.

Wild Cards 2 ed. George R. R. Martin (Pocket/ibooks 0-7434-2391-7, Sep 2001, $14.00, 361pp, tp, cover by Brian Bolland) [Wild Cards] Shared-world anthology of superhero stories. New illustrations by Mike Zeck; new introduction by Martin.

The Writer’s Guide to Fantasy Literature: From Dragon’s Lair to Hero’s Quest ed. Philip Martin (Kalmbach Publishing/The Writer Books 0-87116-195-8, Jan 2002, $16.95, 240pp, tp, cover by Greg & Tim Hildebrandt) How-to guide for writers, with 15 articles by and interviews with fantasy authors including Patricia A. McKillip, Ursula K. Le Guin, Peter S. Beagle, and Ray Bradbury; several originally appeared in The Writer. Editor Martin discusses the success of Harry Potter, the nature of fantasy, and types of fantasy, focusing more on what writers say about their craft than on the mechanics of writing and getting published. Appendices list major markets and other resources. Order from Kalmbach Publishing, 21027 Crossroads Circle, Waukesha WI 53187; 800-533-6644; [].

Mary Reilly Valerie Martin (Random House/Vintage 0-375-72599-7, Apr 2001, $12.00, 263pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) literary horror novel about Dr. Jekyll’s maid.

The Folly of Assumption Lee Martindale (Yard Dog Press 1-893687-20-1, Mar 2001, $5.00, 60pp, ph) Chapbook collection of five “fat fantasy” stories, one original, featuring protagonists of substance. Order from Yard Dog Press, 710 W Redbud Lane, Alma AR 72921-7247; e-mail: []; website: []; add $2.00 postage.

Wire Mesh Mothers Elizabeth Massie (Leisure 0-8439-4869-8, May 2001, $5.99, 391pp, pb) Associational non-supernatural horror novel.

Forest of Dreams Sophie Masson (Bantam Australia 1-86325-287-8, Aug 2001, A$19.95, 1103pp, pb, cover by Neal Armstrong) [Lay Lines Trilogy] Omnibus of three fantasy novels of Marie de France in the “Lay Lines Trilogy”: The Knight by the Pool (1998), The Lady of the Flowers (1999), and The Stone of Oakenfast, original to this volume.

The Chosen Child Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-54533-8, Jan 2002, $6.99, 407pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) Reprint (Heinemann 1997) dark fantasy novel.

The Manitou Graham Masterton (Olmstead Press 1-58754-103-3, Apr 2001, $14.95, 174pp, tp) [Manitou] Reprint (Neville Spearman 1975) horror novel.

Spirit Graham Masterton (Leisure 0-8439-4935-X, Nov 2001, $5.99, 423pp, pb) Horror novel. Deaths and a white spirit follow two surviving sisters of three. First US edition (Heinemann 1995).

The Incredible Shrinking Man Richard Matheson (Tor 0-312-85664-4, Feb 2001, $14.95, 351pp, tp, cover by Donato Giancola) Reprint (Tor 1995) collection of ten pieces, including the title novel.

Nightmare at 20,000 Feet Richard Matheson (Tor 0-312-87827-3, Jan 2002, $14.95, 335pp, tp, cover by Ravenwood) Collection of 20 horror stories. Introduction by Stephen King. A hardcover edition ($24.95, 0-765-30411-2) was announced but not seen.

Richard Matheson’s The Twilight Zone Scripts Vol. 1 Richard Matheson (Gauntlet Press/Edge Books 1-887368-42-6, May 2001, $16.95, 391pp, tp, cover by Marcelo M. Martinez) Reprint (Cemetery Dance, not seen) associational collection of scripts, edited and with added text by Stanley Wiater. Scripts copyrighted 2001 by RXR; accompanying text copyrighted by ShadoWind. Available from Gauntlet Publications, 309 Powell Road, Springfield PA 19064; 610-328-5476; or online at []; email: [].

The White Room A. J. Matthews (Berkley 0-425-18072-7, Jul 2001, $6.99, 359pp, pb) Horror novel. A visit to the family home unearths ghosts. Matthews is a pen-name for Rick Hautala.

Vienna Blood Adrian Matthews (HarperTorch 0-06-109810-8, Mar 2001, $6.99, 385pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins 1999) near-future noirish thriller set in 2026.

The Song of Taliesin: Tales from King Arthur’s Bard John Matthews (Theosophical Publishing House/Quest Books 0-8356-0802-6, Oct 2001, $19.95, 234pp, tp, cover by John Duncan) Collection of 20 stories drawing on Celtic legend and medieval lore. First US edition (Aquarian Press 1991, not seen). Available from The Theosophical Publishing House, PO Box 270, Wheaton IL 60189-0270;

Angel of Destruction Susan R. Matthews (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45849-4, Oct 2001, $6.99, 342pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Judiciary] SF novel, set in the world of the “Judiciary”. Efforts to make peace with the Langsarik people are disrupted by suspicious pirate raids.

Melmoth the Wanderer Charles Robert Maturin (Penguin Classics 0-14-044761-X, 2000, $12.00, 659+xxxi, tp, cover by Francisco Goya) Reprint (Constable 1820) classic gothic novel of a man who sells his soul in exchange for immortality. Edited and with a critical introduction and notes by Victor Sage. This is an international edition dated 2000, but was not seen until now.

Darkness Rising I: Night’s Soft Pains ed. L. H. Maynard & M. P. N. Sims (Wildside Press/Cosmos Books 1-58715-406-4, Aug 2001, $12.00, 142pp, tp, cover by Iain Maynard) Original anthology of 18 horror stories, one a reprint. Introduction by Hugh Lamb. This is a print-on-demand book available online at [], or from Wildside Press, PO Box 301, Holicong PA 18928-0301.

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