The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2002

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The Snowman’s Children Glen Hirshberg (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1082-9, Dec 2002, $24.00, 324pp, hc) Associational serial-killer novel by a noted short fiction writer. A first novel.

Why Orwell Matters Christopher Hitchens (Basic Books 0-465-03049-1, Sep 2002, $24.00, 211pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical. An assessment of Orwell’s life, politics, and works. This appears to be identical to the Basic Books UK edition. [George Orwell]

Shadow Maker: The Digital Art of David Ho David Ho (Abaya Studios 0-9715955-0-X, Jan 2002, $34.95, 189pp, tp, cover by David Ho) Art book of surreal and horrific computer-created and manipulated images, many inspired by Dante’s Inferno. Order from Abaya Studios, 3586 Dickenson Common, Fremont CA 94538; []; add $5.00 shipping.

Fool’s Errand Robin Hobb (SFBC #13921, Jan 2002, $12.50, 498pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Tawny Man] Reprint (Voyager 2001) fantasy novel, first in “The Tawny Man” trilogy. This is similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Fool’s Errand Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58244-5, Dec 2002, $6.99, 662pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) [Tawny Man] Reprint (Voyager 2001) fantasy novel, first in “The Tawny Man” trilogy.

Golden Fool Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-80151-1, Jan 2003, $24.95, 520pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Tawny Man] Fantasy novel, second in “The Tawny Man” trilogy. First US edition (Voyager 10/02).

Lies & Ugliness Brian Hodge (Night Shade Books 1-892389-17-7, May 2002, $27.00, 386pp, hc, cover by John Picacio) Collection of 21 stories, two original, with notes by Hodge on the origins of the stories. A signed, slipcased edition of 100 (-18-5, $55.00) is also available.

Lies & Ugliness Brian Hodge (Night Shade Books 1-892389-32-0, Aug 2002, $15.00, 386pp, tp, cover by John Picacio) Reprint (Night Shade Books 2002) collection of 21 stories. These are the same sheets as the earlier limited edition.

Blood & Ivory: A Tapestry P. C. Hodgell (Meisha Merlin 1892065-72-X, Sep 2002, $16.00, 265pp, tp, cover by Christian McGrath) [Jamethiel Priest’s-Bane] Collection of eight dark fantasy stories about Jamethiel Priest’s-Bane, plus art by Hodgell. This adds four stories, three original, to the 1994 Blood & Ivory from Hypatia Press. Meisha Merlin, PO Box 7, Decatur GA 30031; [].

The Sands of Time Michael Hoeye (Penguin/Putnam 0-399-23879-4, Sep 2002, $14.99, 277pp, hc, cover by Dale Champlin) [Hermux Tantamoq] Reprint (Terfle Books 2001) young-adult talking-animal fantasy mystery novel in the “Hermux Tantamoq” series, sequel to Time Stops for No Mouse.

Time Stops for No Mouse Michael Hoeye (Penguin Putnam 0-399-23878-6, Jan 2002, $14.99, 250pp, hc, cover by Dale Champlin) [Hermux Tantamoq] Reprint (Terfle Books 2000) young-adult fantasy mystery novel featuring talking mouse Hermux Tantamoq, first in a series.

Aquamarine Alice Hoffman (Scholastic 0-439-09864-5, Mar 2002, $4.99, 105pp, tp) Reprint (Scholastic Press 2001) young-adult contemporary fantasy novella.

Indigo Alice Hoffman (Scholastic Press 0-439-25635-6, Apr 2002, $16.95, 84pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novella. Two brothers with webbed fingers and toes uncover their mysterious past.

Judas Eyes Barry Hoffman (Leisure 0-8439-4956-2, Jan 2002, $5.99, 408pp, pb) [Shara Farris] Reprint (Gauntlet/Edge Books 2001) vigilante crime/horror novel with supernatural elements, third in the “Eyes” series featuring bounty hunter Shara Farris.

The Secret Eva Hoffman (Perseus/Public Affairs 1-58648-150-9, Nov 2002, $25.00, 263pp, hc) Near-future SF novel. A teen discovers she’s her mother’s clone. A first novel by a non-fiction author. First US edition (Secker & Warburg 9/01).

Stravaganza: City of Masks Mary Hoffman (Bloomsbury USA 1-58234-791-3, Oct 2002, $17.95, 345pp, hc) [Stravaganza] Young-adult fantasy novel. A sick boy travels to a parallel world that resembles long-ago Venice. Simultaneous with the UK (Bloomsbury) edition.

A Fistful of Sky Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Ace 0-441-00975-1, Nov 2002, $23.95, 353pp, hc, cover by Judy York) Fantasy novel. Gypsum is a very late bloomer in her family’s magic abilities.

Past the Size of Dreaming Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Ace 0-441-00898-4, Mar 2002, $13.95, 342pp, tp, cover by Tim Barrall) [Matt Black; Tasha Dane; Terry Dane] Reprint (Ace 2001) fantasy novel featuring “Matt Black,” sequel to Red Heart of Memories.

Code of the Lifemaker James P. Hogan (Baen 0-7434-3526-5, Mar 2002, $6.99, 471pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Code of the Lifemaker] Reprint (Del Rey 1983) SF novel.

Belarus Lee Hogan (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45868-0, Feb 2002, $6.99, 398pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Belarus] SF novel. A colony planet trying to recreate the grandeur of imperial Russia turns out to have some unfriendly alien tenants. The author also writes as Emily Devenport.

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: The Book of Fours Nancy Holder (Pocket 0-7434-1241-9, Jan 2002, $6.99, 401pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Reprint (Pocket 2001) novelization based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: The Journals of Rupert Giles, Vol. 1 Nancy Holder (Simon Pulse 0-7434-2712-2, Mar 2002, $5.99, 191pp, pb) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Collection of three stories based on episodes of the TV show. This includes eight unpaginated pages of color stills. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Smallville: Hauntings Nancy Holder (Warner Aspect 0-446-61215-4, Jan 2003, $5.99, 280pp, pb) [Smallville] Novelization based on the television series based on DC Comics’ Superman. Copyrighted by DC Comics.

Angel: Endangered Species Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte (Simon Pulse 0-7434-2782-3, Oct 2002, $17.95, 376pp, hc) [Angel] Novelization based on the TV series, a spin-off of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Wicked: Witch Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguie (Simon Pulse 0-7434-2696-7, Sep 2002, $5.99, 361pp, pb) [Wicked] Young-adult dark fantasy. An orphaned teen moves in with relatives and discovers they’re witches.

Floating Worlds Cecelia Holland (Sterling Publishing/Gollancz 0-575-07142-7, May 2002, $14.95, 542pp, tp, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Knopf 1976) SF novel. This is a special second printing (dated 2002) of the 2000 Gollancz “SF Collectors’” edition, distributed in the US by Sterling Publishing.

The Soul Thief Cecelia Holland (Tor/Forge 0-312-84885-4, Apr 2002, $24.95, 300pp, hc) [Soul Thief] Associational historical Viking novel.

Edging into the Future: Science Fiction and Contemporary Cultural Transformation ed. Veronica Hollinger & Joan Gordon (University of Pennsylvania Press 0-8122-1804-3, May 2002, $22.50, 278pp, tp) Non-fiction gathering of 13 essays on contemporary SF as an expression of an already science-fictional present. A hardcover edition (-3657-2, $59.95) was announced but not seen. Authors include Brian Attebery, Gwyneth Jones, Brian Stableford, and Gary K. Wolfe. Order from University of Pennsylvania Press, PO Box 50370, Hampden Station, Baltimore MD 21211; 800-445-9880; [].

Expecting Beowulf Tom Holt (NESFA Press 1-886778-36-1, Feb 2002, $16.00, 365pp, tp, cover by Omar Rayyan) Omnibus of two humorous fantasy novels: Expecting Someone Taller (1987) and Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? (1988). Available from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701-0203; []; add $3.00 postage.

The Second Tom Holt Omnibus Tom Holt (SFBC #54692, Nov 2002, $13.99, 566pp, hc, cover by Steve Lee) Omnibus of two humorous fantasy novels: My Hero (1996) and Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? (1988). This lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket. First US edition (Orbit 8/02).

The Fantastic Vampire: Studies in the Children of the Night ed. James Craig Holte (Greenwood Press 0-313-30933-7, Aug 2002, $59.95, 159pp, hc) Non-fiction, a gathering of papers from the 1997 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Includes index and bibliography. Order from Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881; 800-225-5800; [].

Another Heaven, Another Earth H. M. Hoover (Tor/Starscape 0-812-56761-7, Dec 2002, $5.99, 217pp, tp, cover by Daniel Horne) Reprint (Viking 1981) young-adult SF novel.

Orvis H. M. Hoover (Tor/Starscape 0-812-55735-2, Jun 2002, $5.99, 216pp, tp, cover by Jon Foster) Reprint (Viking Kestrel US 1987) young-adult SF novel.

El Dia De Los Muertos Brian A. Hopkins (Earthling Publications 0-9721518-0-X, Oct 2002, $30.00, 109pp, hc, cover by John Picacio) Horror novella. An archaeologist seeks to awaken Aztec gods in order to resurrect his daughter. This is a signed, limited edition of 500; a lettered edition of 15 (-1-8, $150.00) is also available. Order from Earthling Publications, 12 Pheasant Hill Drive, Shrewsbury MA 01545; []; [].

The Willows at Christmas William Horwood (St. Martin’s Griffin/Dunne 0-312-30430-7, Dec 2002, $13.95, 245pp, tp, cover by Patrick Benson) [Wind in the Willows] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1999) animal fantasy novel; fourth sequel by Horwood to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by Patrick Benson.

Visions Through a Shattered Lens Gerard Houarner (Delirium Books 1-929653-33-6, Oct 2002, $45.00, 426pp, hc, cover by Colleen Crary) Collection of 20 stories, nine original. Houarner’s story introductions discuss the genesis of each. This is a signed, limited hardcover edition of 300. Available from Delirium Books, PO Box 338, North Webster IN 46555; []; [].

Dead Cats Bouncing ed. Gerard Houarner & GAK (Necro Publications/Bedlam Press 1-889186-25-2, Apr 2002, $13.95, 219pp, tp, cover by GAK) Original anthology of 15 stories about the Dead Cat of the editors’ chapbook Dead Cat Bounce (story included), plus an introduction by said dead cat. Illustrated by GAK. Authors include Jack Ketchum, John Skipp, Yvonne Navarro, Terry McGarry, and Paul Di Filippo. This is a signed, limited edition of 400; a hardcover edition of 100 (-26-0, $45.00) was announced but not seen. Bedlam Press, PO Box 540298, Orlando FL 32854-0298; [].

Rewriting the Women of Camelot: Arthurian Popular Fiction and Feminism Ann F. Howey (Greenwood Press 0-313-31604-X, Jan 2001, $62.95, 137pp, hc) Non-fiction, a feminist critical study focusing on contemporary Arthuriana. Includes bibliography and index. This is dated 2001, but not seen until now. Order from Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881; credit card orders: 800-225-5800; [].

All Night Awake Sarah A. Hoyt (Ace 0-441-00973-5, Oct 2002, $22.95, 311pp, hc, cover by Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys) [William Shakespeare] Fantasy novel, sequel to Ill Met by Moonlight. William Shakespeare is having trouble competing with Christopher Marlowe when the faerie Lady Silver comes to London.

Ill Met by Moonlight Sarah A. Hoyt (Ace 0-441-00983-2, Oct 2002, $5.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys) [William Shakespeare] Reprint (Ace 2001) fantasy novel about William Shakespeare and fairies.

Changer of Days, Volume One Alma A. Hromic (HarperCollins/Voyager New Zealand 1-86950-390-2, Oct 2001, NZ$22.95, 429pp, tp, cover by Sacha Lees) [Changer of Days] Young-adult fantasy novel, the first in a series. A child-queen in hiding from her usurper brother develops the power of Sight and is forced into desert exile. This appeared in 2001, but was not seen until now.

Changer of Days, Volume Two Alma A. Hromic (HarperCollins/Voyager New Zealand 1-86950-421-6, May 2002, NZ$22.95, 429pp, tp, cover by Shane Parker) [Changer of Days] Young-adult fantasy novel, the second in a two-book series. Exiled Queen Anghara strives to reclaim her throne.

Battlefield Earth L. Ron Hubbard (Bridge/Galaxy 1-59212-053-9, Oct 2002, $29.95, 1083pp, hc, cover by Gerry Grace) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1982) SF novel. This is a 20th Anniversary edition.

Cretaceous Sea Will Hubbell (Ace 0-441-00989-1, Nov 2002, $6.50, 341pp, pb, cover by Les Edwards) [Constance Clements] SF time-travel novel. A paleontology student travels to the distant past as a guide on a luxury tour.

Space Ark Thomas Hubschman (Savvy Press/Saga SF 0-9669877-5-6, Jan 2003, $12.95, 144pp, tp) Reprint (Tower Books 1981) SF novel. Order from Saga SF, 473 17th St. #6, Brooklyn NY 11215-6226; [].

The Better Part of Valor Tanya Huff (DAW 0-7564-0062-7, Mar 2002, $6.99, 413pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Torin Kerr] Military SF novel, sequel to Valor’s Choice. Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr is assigned to protect a scientific expedition.

Jack Black & the Ship of Thieves Carol Hughes (Random House 0-375-80473-0, Sep 2001, $4.99, 229pp, pb, cover by Greg Newbold) Reprint (Bloomsbury 1997) young-adult adventure novel with elements of fantasy. This is dated 2001, but not seen until now.

The Dark Wing Walter H. Hunt (Tor 0-765-34069-0, Nov 2002, $7.99, 468pp, pb, cover by David Seeley) [Dark Wing] Reprint (Tor 2001) military SF novel.

Sorcerers of the Nightwing Geoffrey Huntington (HarperCollins/ReganBooks 0-06-001425-3, Aug 2002, $17.95, 279pp, hc, cover by Viktor Koen) [Ravenscliff] Young-adult horror novel, the first in the “Ravenscliff” series about a boy with magical powers sent to live over a Hellhole. Huntington is a pen name for William J. Mann.

Jason and the Wonder Horn Linda Hutsell-Manning (Coteau Books 1-55050-214-X, Sep 2002, $8.95, 271pp, tp, cover by Susan Gardos) Young-adult fantasy. A magic bugle transports three kids to 16th-century Germany. This indicates “First US edition, 2003” but appears to be the Canadian first printing. Available from Coteau Books, 401-2206 Dewdney Ave., Regina Saskatchewan Canada S4R 1H3; [].

Island Aldous Huxley (HarperPerennial Classics 0-06-008549-5, Aug 2002, $13.95, 354pp, tp) Reprint (Harper & Row 1962) utopian novel of an ideal society on a Pacific island.

Cemetery of Angels Noel Hynd (Kensington/Pinnacle 0-7860-1487-3, Sep 2002, $6.99, 412pp, pb) Reissue (Kensington 1995) ghost novel. A family’s new home is too close to a Hollywood cemetary. This has a new ISBN, but indicates fourth printing.

Ghosts Noel Hynd (Kensington/Pinnacle 0-7860-1486-5, Sep 2002, $6.99, 511pp, pb) Reissue (Zebra 1993) ghost novel. This is the first Pinnacle edition, but indicates second printing.

The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne (University of Nebraska Press/Bison Books 0-8032-7332-0, Nov 2002, $14.95, 257 + xiv, tp, cover by Thomas Floyd) Reprint (Hutchinson 1900) fantasy novel of Atlantis. Introduction by Harry Turtledove. Afterword by Gary Hoppenstand. Order from University of Nebraska Press, 233 North 8th Street, Lincoln NE 68588-0255; orders 800-755-1105; []; [].

The Great Ghost Rescue Eva Ibbotson (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-46769-6, Aug 2002, $15.99, 167pp, hc, cover by Kevin Hawkes) Young-adult humorous fantasy. British ghosts need a sanctuary from the modern world. First US edition (Macmillan Children’s Books 1975).

The Secret of Platform 13/Island of the Aunts Eva Ibbotson (Penguin/Putnam 0-14-230163-9, Jun 2002, $5.99, 281 + 231pp, tp, cover by Kevin Hawkes) Young-adult omnibus of two fantasy novels bound in Ace double format: The Secret of Platform 13 (1994) and Island of the Aunts (1999).

Sleep No More Greg Iles (Penguin/Putnam 0-399-14881-7, Jul 2002, $24.95, 382pp, hc) Thriller with supernatural elements. A dead woman appears in the body of another 10 years later.

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