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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.
- ix · Introduction · in
- 1 · The Star Fraction · n. London: Legend, 1995
- 251 · The Stone Canal · n. London: Legend, 1996
- 495 · The Sky Road · n. London: Orbit, 1999
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 [www.Xlibris.com], 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; [www.alyson.com]; e-mail: [firstname.lastname@example.org].
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 childrens 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 [http://csfg.cumulo-nimbus.com], 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; [www.softskull.com].
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 shes the last Shari witch alive, but cant 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 authors 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; [www.be-mused.com]
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 legends Welsh roots. Introduction by Raymond H. Thompson. Order from Wizards Attic, 900 Murmansk St., Suite 7, Oakland CA 94607; [www.wizards-attic.com]; 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 Martins 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; [www.nesfa.org/press]; add $2.50 postage.
- 9 · George R. R. Martin · Melinda M. Snodgrass · in *
- 13 · Introduction to Black and White and Red all Over · is *
- 18 · Black and White and Red all Over · uw *
- 133 · Introduction to The Skin Trade · is *
- 136 · The Skin Trade · na Night Visions 5, ed. Douglas E. Winter, Arlington Heights, IL: Dark Harvest, 1988
- 207 · Introduction to Starport · is *
- 211 · Starport · pl *; screenplay for an unproduced TV series
- 381 · Introduction to Blood of the Dragon · is *
- 384 · Blood of the Dragon [Song of Fire and Ice] · na Asimovs Jul 96
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 Writers Guide to Fantasy Literature: From Dragons Lair to Heros 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; [http://writermag.com].
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. Jekylls 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: [email@example.com]; website: [www.yarddogpress.com]; add $2.00 postage.
- 1 · Introduction · in
- 3 · The Folly of Assumption · ss *
- 11 · Porter Piedmont and the Office Party Santa · ss Rump Parliament Magazine Nov/Dec 92
- 17 · Neighborhood Watch · ss MZBFM Sum 98
- 27 · Porter Piedmonts Not-So-Wonderful Life · ss Rump Parliament Magazine Nov/Dec 98
- 39 · What Goes Around · ss Rump Parliament Magazine Sep/Oct 96
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 Knight by the Pool · n. Bantam Australia, 1998
- · The Lady of the Flowers · n. Bantam Australia, 1999
- · The Stone of Oakenfast · n. *
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.
- 11 · Introduction · Stephen King · in
- 13 · Nightmare at 20,000 Feet · ss Alone By Night, ed. Michael & Don Congdon, Ballantine, 1962
- 35 · Dress of White Silk · ss F&SF Oct 51
- 41 · Blood Son [Drink My Red Blood] · ss Imagination Apr 51
- 51 · Through Channels · ss F&SF Apr 51
- 59 · Witch War · ss Startling Stories Jul 51
- 67 · Mad House · nv Fantastic Jan/Feb 53
- 107 · Disappearing Act · ss F&SF Mar 53
- 127 · Legion of Plotters · ss Detective Story Magazine Jul 53
- 139 · Long Distance Call [Sorry, Right Number] · ss Beyond Fantasy Fiction Nov 53
- 155 · Slaughter House · nv Weird Tales Jul 53
- 197 · Wet Straw · ss Weird Tales Jan 53
- 207 · Dance of the Dead · ss Star Science Fiction Stories #3, ed. Frederik Pohl, Ballantine, 1954
- 227 · The Children of Noah · ss AHMM Mar 57
- 249 · The Holiday Man · ss F&SF Jul 57
- 255 · Old Haunts · ss F&SF Oct 57
- 267 · The Distributor · ss Playboy Mar 58
- 289 · Crickets · ss Shock May 60
- 299 · First Anniversary · ss Playboy Jul 60
- 309 · The Likeness of Julie [as by Logan Swanson] · ss Alone By Night, ed. Michael & Don Congdon, Ballantine, 1962
- 321 · Prey · ss Playboy Apr 69
Richard Mathesons 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 [www.gauntletpress.com]; email: [firstname.lastname@example.org].
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 Arthurs 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;
- xi · Note on Pronunciation · ms *
- 1 · Introduction · in *
- 11 · The Scribes Story · ss *
- 23 · The Cauldron-Born · ss *
- 31 · The Journey to Deganwy · ss *
- 49 · Ogma: The Search for the Letters · nv *
- 59 · The Salmon and the Crane · ss *
- 69 · The Entertainment of the Noble Head · nv *
- 81 · Culhwchs Day · ss *
- 95 · Iskander and the Show-Stone · ss *
- 105 · The Battle of the Trees · ss *
- 115 · Inundation · ss *
- 127 · Amairgins Story · ss *
- 133 · The Contention of Llud and Llevelys · ss *
- 141 · The Crow, the Salmon, and the Oldest of the Old · nv *
- 149 · The Fall of the Great Trees · ss *
- 161 · The Hunting of Hen Wen · ss *
- 167 · The Defense of the Chair · ss *
- 177 · The Protection of the Honey Isle · ss *
- 189 · The Death of Aneurin · ss *
- 197 · The Voyage to Annwn · ss *
- 207 · The Doorway to the Summer Stars · ss *
- 213 · Sources · Misc. · bi
- 217 · Notes · Misc. · ms
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: Nights 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 [www.wildsidepress.com], or from Wildside Press, PO Box 301, Holicong PA 18928-0301.