The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001

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Starfist: Hangfire David Sherman & Dan Cragg (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-43592-3, Apr 2001, $6.50, 346pp, pb, cover by Jean Targete) [Starfist] Military SF novel, sixth in a series about 25th-century Marines.

Chimera Will Shetterly (Tor 0-312-87543-6, Jun 2001, $14.95, 285pp, tp, cover by Michael Koelsch) Reprint (Tor 2000) SF novel of a hard-boiled L.A. detective hired by a human/animal genetic chimera.

Voyage of the Basset: Thor’s Hammer Will Shetterly (Random House 0-375-80274-6, Nov 2000, $3.99, 212pp, tp, cover by James C. Christensen) [Voyage of the Basset] Young-adult fantasy novel, fourth in a series based on James Christensen’s Voyage of the Basset. Copyrighted by Christensen and The Greenwich Workshop.

The Merchant Prince Armin Shimerman & Michael Scott (Pocket 0-671-03613-0, Jun 2001, $6.99, 355pp, pb, cover by Jerry Vanderstelt) [Merchant Prince] Reprint (Pocket 2000) science fiction time-travel novel of Dr. John Dee in 2099. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett and Associates.

Glimpses Lewis Shiner (St. Martin’s Griffin 0-312-26743-6, Mar 2001, $14.95, 331pp, tp) Reprint (Morrow 1993) associational mainstream novel.

Slam Lewis Shiner (St. Martin’s Griffin 0-312-26777-0, Mar 2001, $12.95, 233pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) associational mainstream novel.

Heart of Gold Sharon Shinn (Ace 0-441-00821-6, Apr 2001, $6.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Michael Evans) Reprint (Ace 2000) SF romance novel of a scientist and a rebel on a planet divided between the haves and the have-nots.

Summers at Castle Auburn Sharon Shinn (Ace 0-441-00803-8, Apr 2001, $14.95, 355pp, tp, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) Fantasy novel. The illegitimate daughter of a royal lord learns to see beyond the glitter at court.

J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century Tom Shippey (Houghton Mifflin 0-618-12764-X, Apr 2001, $26.00, 347pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical examination of Tolkien’s works, focusing primarily on The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. Includes index and list of references. First US edition (HarrperCollins UK 2000). [J. R. R. Tolkien]

...And the Angel with the Television Eyes John Shirley (Night Shade Books 1-892389-13-4, Dec 2001, $27.00, 240pp, hc, cover by Matt Harpold) SF novel. A signed, slipcased edition of 100 (-14-2, $55.00) is also available. Order from Night Shade Books, 560 Scott #304, San Francisco CA 94117; e-mail []; website [].

Black Butterflies John Shirley (Leisure 0-8439-4844-2, Mar 2001, $5.99, 350pp, pb) Reprint (Ziesing 1998) collection of 17 horror stories, nine surreal or supernatural. Foreword by Paula Guran.

Darkness Divided John Shirley (Stealth Press 1-58881-016-X, Mar 2001, 337pp, hc) Collection of 22 stories, four original, including SF, horror, and crime fiction. Two stories are co-authored, one with William Gibson, one with Bruce Sterling. Introduction by Poppy Z. Brite. Available online at [], or from Stealth Press, 336 College Ave., Lancaster PA 17603.

The View from Hell John Shirley (Subterranean Press 1-931081-09-3, Jan 2001, $35.00, 193pp, hc, cover by Jill Bauman) Horror novel of human horrors and interdimensional beings. This is a signed, limited edition of 1000; a lettered edition of 26 (-10-7, $150.00) was announced but not seen.

Downsiders Neal Shusterman (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin 0-689-83969-3, Jan 2001, $4.99, 244pp, tp, cover by Greg Harlin) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1999) young-adult thriller about a lost civilization in the forgotten tunnels under New York City.

Second Chances Susan Shwartz (Tor 0-312-87342-5, Aug 2001, $24.95, 382pp, hc, cover by David Seeley) SF novel inspired by Joseph Conrad, particularly Lord Jim. A soldier involved in a scandal fights for his honor.

Second Chances Susan Shwartz (SFBC #10587, Nov 2001, $12.50, 382pp, hc, cover by David Seeley) Reprint (Tor 2001) SF novel inspired by Joseph Conrad, particularly Lord Jim. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide Brian Sibley (Houghton Mifflin 0-618-15403-5, Nov 2001, $14.95, 119pp, tp) Non-fiction guide to the movie, extensively illustrated with stills, but also discussing the work of artists including Alan Lee and John Howe, who helped design the film. A hardcover edition (-15402-7, $24.95) was announced but not seen. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Darkness Sam Siciliano (Kensington/Pinnacle 0-7860-1421-0, Oct 2001, $5.99, 444pp, pb) Vampire novel. A doctor in 1899 London investigates murders in which bodies have been drained of their blood.

The Dragon Charmer Jan Siegel (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-43902-3, Aug 2001, $24.00, 371pp, hc, cover by Eric Peterson) [Way of the Witch] Fantasy novel, the second in the trilogy begun in Prospero’s Children. First US edition (Voyager 11/00 as The Dragon-Charmer).

Prospero’s Children Jan Siegel (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-44143-5, Jun 2001, $6.99, 334pp, pb, cover by Tom Kidd) [Way of the Witch] Reprint (Voyager 1999) contemporary fantasy novel, the first in a trilogy.

Monster Goose Judy Sierra & Jack E. Davis (Harcourt 0-15-202034-9, Jul 2001, $16.00, unpaginated, hc, cover by Jack E. Davis) Children’s picture book/poetry collection of twisted Mother Goose rhymes by Sierra, illustrated by Davis.

Cronos Robert Silverberg (Pocket/ibooks 0-7434-2390-9, Sep 2001, $14.95, 437pp, tp, cover by Gustav Klimt) Omnibus of three time-travel SF novels: Letters from Atlantis (1990), Project Pendulum (1987), The Time Hoppers (1967). There is a new introduction by Silverberg.

The King of Dreams Robert Silverberg (HarperCollins/Eos 0-06-105171-3, Jun 2001, $25.00, 451pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Majipoor: Prestimion] Fantasy novel in the “Majipoor” series, third in the “Prestimion” sub-series, and “the concluding volume in the Majipoor Cycle.” Coronal Lord Prestimion’s plans to step down are delayed by the return of an old evil. First US edition (Voyager 2/01).

Nightwings Robert Silverberg (Pocket/ibooks 0-7434-4474-4, Dec 2001, $12.00, 218pp, tp, cover by Scott Grimando) [Watcher] Reprint (Avon 1969) SF novel. This has a new introduction by Robert Silverberg.

Legends ed. Robert Silverberg (Tor 0-765-30035-4, Aug 2001, $15.95, 715pp, tp, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) Reprint (Tor; Voyager 1998) original anthology of 11 short novels by modern masters of fantasy, set in their most popular series.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2001 ed. Robert Silverberg (Harcourt 0-15-100581-8, Apr 2001, $28.00, 252 + xv, hc) Anthology of seven stories (including the 1999 Nebula winners and some nominees, and an excerpt from Octavia E. Butler’s winning novel, Parable of the Talents), two Rhysling Award-winning poems, an article on SF in 1999 by Gary K. Wolfe, and articles about and pieces by Author Emeritus Daniel Keyes and Grand Master Brian Aldiss. Despite the title change, this is 35th in the Nebula series. A Harvest trade paperback edition (-601335-5, $14.00) is also available.

Science Fiction: 101 ed. Robert Silverberg (Pocket/ibooks 0-7434-1294-X, Mar 2001, $14.00, 544pp, tp) Reprint (Warner 1987 as Robert Silverberg’s Worlds of Wonder) anthology of 13 stories with commentary on each by Silverberg, plus a long autobiographical piece. There is a new introduction by Greg Bear.

On Night’s Shore Randall Silvis (St. Martin’s Minotaur 0-312-26201-9, Jan 2001, $24.95, 338pp, hc) Associational mystery featuring Edgar Allan Poe. A Thomas Dunne book.

Darwin’s Blade Dan Simmons (HarperTorch 0-380-78918-3, Oct 2001, $7.50, 434pp, pb) Reprint (Morrow 2000) associational thriller about car insurance fraud.

Hardcase Dan Simmons (St. Martin’s Minotaur 0-312-27497-1, Jul 2001, $23.95, 263pp, hc) [Joe Kurtz] Associational mystery. An ex-con PI tracks a missing mob accountant.

Phases of Gravity Dan Simmons (Olmstead Press 1-58754-106-8, Apr 2001, $14.95, 305pp, tp) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1989) mainstream novel with metaphysical f/SF elements.

The Crow Maiden Sarah Singleton (Wildside Press/Cosmos Books 1-58715-324-6, Aug 2001, $15.00, 236pp, tp, cover by Arthur Hughes) Fantasy novel. A first novel. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [], or from PO Box 301, Holicong PA 18928-0301.

Dark and Stormy Nights Bradley H. Sinor (Yard Dog Press 1-893687-18-X, May 2001, $5.00, 65pp, ph, cover by Laura J. Underwood) Chapbook collection of five stories, two original. Order from Yard Dog Comics, 710 W Redbud Lane, Alma AR 72921-7247; e-mail: []; website: []; add $2.00 postage.

Wolf Man’s Maker: Memoir of a Hollywood Writer Curt Siodmak (Scarecrow Press 0-8108-3870-2, Feb 2001, $45.00, 455pp, hc) Reprint (Three Rivers Press 1997 as Even a Man Who is Pure in Heart...The Life of a Writer, Not Always to His Liking) autobiography of the noted filmmaker and novelist, with some revisions. Order from Scarecrow Press, 4720 Boston Way, Lanham MD 20706; 800-462-6420; [].

Laws of the Blood: Companions Susan Sizemore (Ace 0-441-00875-5, Oct 2001, $5.99, 265pp, pb, cover by Miro Sinovic) [Laws of the Blood] Vampire novel, third in a series about vampire Enforcers. Chicago detective Selena Crawford, unwilling “companion” to the enforcer Istvan, helps investigate a vampire’s death.

The Cleanup John Skipp & Craig Spector (Stealth Press 1-58881-012-7, Feb 2001, $29.95, 394pp, hc, cover by Steve Montiglio) Reprint (Bantam 1987) horror novel. Available from Stealth Press, 336 College Ave., Lancaster PA 17603; [].

The Scream John Skipp & Craig Spector (Stealth Press 1-58881-022-4, Jun 2001, $29.95, 437pp, hc, cover by Steve Montiglio) Reprint (Bantam 1988) horror novel. Available from Stealth Press, 336 College Ave., Lancaster PA 17603; [].

Marco’s Millions William Sleator (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-46441-7, Jun 2001, $16.99, 161pp, hc, cover by Victor Lee) [Boxes] Young-adult SF novel, prequel to The Boxes. The boy Marco discovers a doorway to another planet, where time passes slowly.

Rewind William Sleator (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-131101-0, Feb 2001, $4.99, 120pp, tp, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Reprint (Dutton 1999) young-adult SF/horror novel.

Brain Plague Joan Slonczewski (SFBC #33289, Nov 2000, $12.50, 384pp, hc, cover by Alan Pollack) Reprint (Tor 2000) SF novel of intelligent microbes colonizing the human race. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Brain Plague Joan Slonczewski (Tor 0-812-57914-3, Mar 2001, $6.99, 384pp, pb, cover by Alan Pollack) Reprint (Tor 2000) SF novel.

H.G. Wells’s Perennial Time Machine: Selected Essays from the Centenary Conference “The Time Machine: Past, Present, and Future" ed. George Slusser, Patrick Parrinder & Danièle Chatelain (University of Georgia Press 0-8203-2290-3, Aug 2001, $40.00, 216pp, tp) Anthology of 15 "selected essays from the Centenary Conference: The Time Machine: Past, Present, and Future” held at Imperial College, London, July 26-29 1995. Introduction by Slusser and Chatelain; afterword by Parrinder. Available from University of Georgia Press, 330 Research Dr., Athens GA 30602-4901; credit card orders: 800-266-5842. [H. G. Wells]

Shadowrun: Tails You Lose Lisa Smedman (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45818-4, Feb 2001, $5.99, 273pp, pb, cover by Koveck) [Shadowrun] Novelization, 39th in the series based on the roleplaying game. Copyrighted by FASA.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Dean Wesley Smith (Pocket 0-7434-2419-0, Jul 2001, $6.99, 230pp, pb) Novelization of the movie based on the computer game. Copyrighted by FFFP.

Roswell: No Good Deed Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pocket 0-7434-1835-2, Sep 2001, $6.99, 239pp, pb) [Roswell] Novelization, the second in a four-book series based on the TV show based on the “Roswell High” series by Melinda Metz. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film, Regency Entertainment (USA), and Monarchy Enterprises B.V.

Star Trek Voyager: Section 31: Shadow Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pocket 0-671-77478-6, Jun 2001, $6.99, 250pp, pb) [Star Trek Voyager; Section 31] Star Trek novelization, one of four in the “Section 31” series. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: Enterprise: By the Book Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pocket 0-7434-4871-5, Jan 2002, $6.99, 252pp, pb) [Star Trek: Enterprise] Novelization based on the TV series. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds IV ed. Dean Wesley Smith, John J. Ordover & Paula M. Block (Pocket 0-7434-1131-5, May 2001, $14.95, 312pp, tp) [Star Trek] Original Star Trek anthology of 22 stories written by fans as part of a contest (rules included). Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Skylark of Space E. E. “Doc” Smith (University of Nebraska Press/Bison Books 0-8032-9286-4, Mar 2001, $10.00, 159pp, tp, cover by O. G. Estes, Jr.) [Skylark (Seaton, Crane et al)] Reprint (Buffalo Book Co. 1946) classic SF novel, first in the “Skylark” series. This commemorative edition follows the 1958 revised text, and has an introduction by Vernor Vinge. Illustrated by O.G. Estes Jr. Order from University of Nebraska Press, 233 North 8th St, Lincoln NE 68588-0484; credit card orders 800-755-1105; email: []; website: []; add $4.00 postage.

Law of Survival Kristine Smith (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-80785-8, Oct 2001, $6.99, 392pp, pb) [Jani Kilian] SF novel, third in the “Jani Kilian” series begun in Code of Conduct. No longer a fugitive, Jani finds herself in the middle of dangerous intrigues over dealings with the alien idomeni.

The American Zone L. Neil Smith (Tor 0-312-87369-7, Dec 2001, $27.95, 350pp, hc, cover by Stephan Martiniere) [Probability Broach] SF novel, sequel to The Probability Broach. Detective Win Bear combats terrorists in the Libertarian Confederacy.

Forge of the Elders L. Neil Smith (Baen 0-671-31982-5, Apr 2001, $7.99, 624pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (Baen 2000) SF novel. A socialist Earth meets capitalist aliens from a parallel Earth.

The Probability Broach L. Neil Smith (Tor/Orb 0-765-30153-9, Dec 2001, $15.95, 315pp, tp) [Probability Broach] Reprint (Del Rey 1980) SF novel.

Cat Stories Michael Marshall Smith (Earthling Publications, Sep 2001, $13.00, 71pp, ph, cover by Patti Kaufman) Chapbook collection of three stories, one original, with an introduction by the author. This is a signed, limited edition of 350; a hardcover, traycased edition of 15 is sold out. Order from Earthling Publications, 12 Pheasant Hill Drive, Shrewsbury MA 01545; [].

Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict: Augur’s Teacher Sherwood Smith (Tor 0-312-87799-4, Aug 2001, $14.95, 364pp, tp) [Earth: Final Conflict] Novelization based on the TV series. A hardcover edition (-87798-6, $25.95) was announced but not seen. Copyrighted by Tribune Entertainment Company and Alliance Atlantis Communications.

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