The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2002

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The Fires of Heaven Robert Jordan (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-85723-209-7, Apr 2002, £7.99, 912pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reissue (Tor; Orbit 1993) fantasy novel. Book five of “The Wheel of Time”. Ninth printing.

The Great Hunt Robert Jordan (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-85723-027-2, Apr 2002, £7.99, 707pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reissue (Tor 1990) fantasy novel. Book two of “The Wheel of Time”. 16th printing.

Lord of Chaos Robert Jordan (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-85723-300-X, Apr 2002, £7.99, 1035pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reissue (Tor; Orbit 1994) fantasy novel. Book six of “The Wheel of Time”. 10th printing.

The Path of Daggers Robert Jordan (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-85723-569-X, Apr 2002, £7.99, 655pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reissue (Orbit; Tor 1998) fantasy novel. Book eight of “The Wheel of Time”. Third printing.

The Shadow Rising Robert Jordan (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-85723-121-X, Apr 2002, £7.99, 1031pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reissue (Tor 1992) fantasy novel. Book four of “The Wheel of Time”. 11th printing.

Winter’s Heart Robert Jordan (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-071-7, Apr 2002, £7.99, 691pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reissue (Tor; Orbit 2000) fantasy novel. Book nine of “The Wheel of Time”. Third printing.

The World of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time Robert Jordan & Teresa Patterson (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-026-1, Jun 2002, £7.99, xiv+446pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Wheel of Time] Reprint (Tor; Orbit 1997) illustrated companion to the fantasy series.

The Facts of Life Graham Joyce (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07230-X, Dec 2002, £12.99, 263pp, hc) Dark fantasy novel set during WWII and its aftermath, about a psychic mother, her seven daughters, and a grandson with unusual abilities.

Smoking Poppy Graham Joyce (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07304-7, Oct 2002, £6.99, 279pp, tp, cover by blacksheep) Reprint (Gollancz 2001) contemporary novel with fantasy elements.

The Tooth Fairy Graham Joyce (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-342-4, Mar 2002, £6.99, 320pp, tp) Reprint (Signet UK 1996) dark fantasy novel. Winner of the August Derleth Award, 1997.

Fantasy Art Masters: The Best in Fantasy and SF Art Worldwide Dick Jude (Collins 0-00-713747-8, Nov 2002, £17.99, 144pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) Art book of interviews with and art by 10 artists: Keith Parkinson, Anne Sudworth, Judith Clute, John Harris, Phil Hale, Ian Miller, J.K. Potter, Greg Palenka, Dave Seeley, and Darrel Anderson.

The Shamer’s Daughter Lene Kaaberbol (Hodder Silver 0-340-85067-1, Jun 2002, £4.99, 216pp, tp) [Shamer] Young-adult dark fantasy novel. First in a series. Translated from the Danish Skammerens Datter (Forlaget Forum 2000).

The Burning Times Jeanne Kalogridis (HarperCollins UK 0-00-651406-5, Apr 2002, £6.99, 385pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 2001) historical fantasy novel set in 14th century Europe.

The Lions of Al-Rassan Guy Gavriel Kay (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7434-5008-6, Nov 2002, £6.99, 592pp, pb, cover by Cathy MacLean) Reissue (Viking Canada 1995) fantasy novel. Second printing.

Sailing to Sarantium Guy Gavriel Kay (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7434-5009-4, Nov 2002, £6.99, 438pp, pb, cover by Cathy MacLean) [Sarantine Mosaic] Reissue (Viking Canada; Earthlight UK 1998) historical fantasy novel. Book one of “The Sarantine Mosaic” duology. Second printing.

A Song for Arbonne Guy Gavriel Kay (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7434-5007-8, Nov 2002, £6.99, 608pp, pb, cover by Marie De Souza) Reprint (Viking Canada 1992) fantasy novel. Second printing.

Tigana Guy Gavriel Kay (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7434-5011-6, Nov 2002, £7.99, 692pp, pb, cover by Henry Van Der Linde) Reissue (Viking UK 1990) fantasy novel.

Ships from the West Paul Kearney (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06575-3, Dec 2002, £17.99, 296pp, hc, cover by Steve Crisp) [Monarchies of God] Fantasy novel, fifth and final in “The Monarchies of God”.

The Journal of Nicholas the American Leigh Kennedy (Big Engine 1-903468-11-6, Nov 2002, £9.99, 181pp, tp, cover by Deirdre Counihan) Reprint (Cape 1986) SF novel of a man cursed with too-powerful empathic abilities.

Ersatz Nation Tim Kenyon (Big Engine 1-903468-07-8, Jul 2002, £9.99, 232pp, tp, cover by Deirdre Counihan) SF novel. A first novel. A kidnapper from a parallel reality ruled by Mother Necessity is increasingly tempted to defect to Earth.

The Vengeance Jar and Other Stories Chico Kidd (Chico Kidd, Oct 2002, £4.50, 66pp, ph) Original collection of three ghost stories featuring Captain Luís da Silva.

Nightdancer Garry Kilworth (Orion/Dolphin 1-85881-712-9, Apr 2002, £4.99, 119pp, pb, cover by Stuart Williams) Young-adult dark fantasy novel.

Spiggot’s Quest: Book One of The Knights of Liöfwende Garry Kilworth (Time Warner/Atom 1-904233-01-5, Jul 2002, £5.00, 304pp, tp, cover by Larry Rostant) [Knights of Liofwende] Young-adult fantasy novel. A contemporary teenager is lightning-blasted into a parallel faerie world, where every hand seems against him, except one.

Vampire Voles Garry Kilworth (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-54705-0, May 2002, £5.99, 350pp, pb, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [Welkin Weasels: Montague Sylver] Young-adult animal fantasy novel, fifth in the “Welkin Weasels” series, second in the “Montague Sylver” sub-trilogy.

Nonesuch Gabriel King (Random House/Arrow 0-09-929710-8, Jun 2002, £6.99, pb) [Wild Road] Reprint (Century 2001) fantasy novel, connected to the “Wild Roads” animal-fantasy series. The manor house of Nonesuch, bequeathed to the lover of a suspected witch, hides an ancient secret. King is the pseudonym of Jane Johnson and M. John Harrison. The original edition was not seen.

Danse Macabre Stephen King (Time Warner UK 0-7515-0437-8, 2002, £6.99, 479pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Everest House 1981) non-fiction study of horror.

The Dead Zone Stephen King (Time Warner UK 0-7515-0432-7, 2002, £6.99, 467pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Viking 1979) horror novel.

Different Seasons Stephen King (Time Warner UK 0-7515-0433-5, 2002, £7.99, 560pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Viking 1982) collection of four original dark fantasy/contemporary novels and a novella.

Dreamcatcher Stephen King (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-77072-4, Jun 2002, £6.99, 694pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Simon & Schuster/Scribner; Hodder & Stoughton 2001) SF/dark fantasy novel. Four men from King’s town of Derry, Maine face alien invaders.

Everything’s Eventual Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-77073-2, Mar 2002, £17.99, xvi+416pp, hc) Collection of 14 stories, including two not previously published in printed form: “Riding the Bullet” and “L.T.’s Theory of Pets”. Each story has a brief introduction and afterword by King. Simultaneous with the US (Scribner) edition. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-79236-1, £10.99) was announced but not seen.

The Eyes of the Dragon Stephen King (Time Warner UK 0-7515-0457-2, 2002, £6.99, 427pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Viking 1987) fantasy novel, revised from the Philtrum 1985 edition. Illustrated by David Palladini.

Firestarter Stephen King (Time Warner UK 0-7515-0439-4, 2002, £6.99, 510pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Viking 1980) dark fantasy/SF novel of destructive psychic powers.

From a Buick 8 Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-77069-4, Aug 2002, £17.99, 404pp, hc, cover by Larry Rostant) Dark fantasy novel. A car seems to hide the entrance to a succession of strange worlds. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-79234-5, £10.99) was announced but not seen.

Hearts in Atlantis Stephen King (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-81867-0, Feb 2002, £6.99, 622pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s; Hodder & Stoughton 1999) collection of five interconnected stories. This is a movie tie-in edition. Third printing.

Black House Stephen King & Peter Straub (HarperCollins UK 0-00-710044-2, Sep 2002, £7.99, 819pp, pb) [Talisman] Reprint (Random House; HarperCollins UK 2001) fantasy novel.

Warhammer 40,000: Farseer William King (Black Library 1-84154-244-X, May 2002, £5.99, 287pp, pb, cover by Paul Dainton) [Warhammer 40,000: Eldar] Novelization based on the SF role-playing game. Book one in the “Eldar” sub-series.

Warhammer 40,000: Grey Hunter William King (Black Library 1-84154-207-5, Feb 2002, £5.99, 276pp, pb, cover by Paul Dainton) [Warhammer 40,000: Wolfclaw] Novelization set in the world of the SF role-playing game, third in the “Space Wolf” series.

Mean Spirit Will Kingdom (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-14585-8, Jul 2002, £5.99, 572pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam UK 2001) dark fantasy novel. A reclusive psychic finds herself stalked from both sides of the grave.

Black Oxen Elizabeth Knox (Random House/Vintage UK 0-09-943714-7, Oct 2002, £6.99, 436pp, tp) Reprint (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001) literary novel with elements of fantasy and SF.

By the Light of the Moon Dean Koontz (Headline 0-7472-7073-2, Nov 2002, £18.99, 373pp, hc) Horror novel. Three people are forcibly injected with a mysterious compound with strange effects.

One Door Away from Heaven Dean Koontz (Hodder Headline 0-7472-6681-6, Aug 2002, £6.99, 760pp, pb) Reprint (Headline 2001) horror novel with SF/fantasy elements.

Gabriel’s Gift Hanif Kureishi (Faber and Faber 0-571-20929-7, 2002, £6.99, 178pp, tp) Reprint (Faber and Faber 2001) literary fantasy novel of a young boy who can bring his pictures to life.

The Black Swan Mercedes Lackey (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07285-7, Jan 2002, £6.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) Reprint (DAW 1999) fantasy novel, a retelling of Swan Lake.

Brightly Burning Mercedes Lackey (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07296-2, Aug 2002, £6.99, 406pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) [Valdemar: Heralds] Reprint (DAW 2000) fantasy novel, a standalone in the “Heralds of Valdemar” series, the story of legendary Herald Lavan Firestorm.

The Wyrdest Link: The Second Discworld Quizbook David Langford (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07319-5, Apr 2002, £6.99, x+213pp, tp, cover by Josh Kirby) [Discworld] Humorous book of Discworld trivia. Introduction by Terry Pratchett.

Captains Outrageous Joe R. Lansdale (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-82910-6, 2002, £12.99, 319pp, hc, cover by gray318) [Hap Collins; Leonard Pine] Reprint (Subterranean Press 2001) associational mystery novel in the “Collins & Pine” series. [First U.K. edition]

Dark Thane Miller Lau (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7434-0401-7, Apr 2002, £7.99, 548pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant & Mark Salwowski) [Last Clansman] Fantasy novel, the second book of “The Last Clansman” series. The children of Duncan Talisker go to war on opposing sides. Lau is the pseudonym of an author living in Lincolnshire.

The Mystic Rose Stephen Lawhead (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648323-2, Mar 2002, £6.99, 502pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Celtic Crusades] Reprint (Voyager 2001) fantasy novel. Book III of “The Celtic Crusades”.

Children of the Dust Louise Lawrence (Red Fox 0-09-943342-7, Feb 2002, £4.99, 174pp, tp, cover by Sharon Huyshe & Tony Stone) Reprint (Harper & Row 1985) young-adult SF novel set after nuclear war has begun. A “Definitions” title.

No Sanctuary Richard Laymon (Hodder Headline 0-7472-6931-9, Dec 2001, £16.99, 281pp, hc, cover by Steve Crisp) Associational serial-killer novel. Published in 2001 but not seen until now.

The Other Wind Ursula Le Guin (Orion Children’s Books 1-84255-205-8, May 2002, £10.99, 246pp, hc, cover by David Wyatt) [Earthsea] Reprint (Harcourt 2001) fantasy novel in the “Earthsea” series. The sorcerer Alder seeks to prevent the dead from invading Earthsea. [First U.K. edition]

Tales from Earthsea Ursula Le Guin (Orion 1-84255-206-6, Oct 2002, £10.99, 296pp, hc, cover by David Wyatt & Stephen Raw) [Earthsea] Reprint (Harcourt 2001) original collection of five “Earthsea” stories, two reprints. Le Guin’s foreword discusses the difficulties of researching an imaginary world, and provides background in “A Description of Earthsea”. [First U.K. edition]

The Telling Ursula Le Guin (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-332-7, Oct 2002, £5.99, 264pp, pb) [League of All Worlds] Reprint (Harcourt 2000) SF novel in the “Hainish” cycle.

The Lord of the Rings Poster Collection 2 Alan Lee (HarperCollins UK 0-00-714910-7, Sep 2002, £14.99, tp, cover by Alan Lee) [Middle-Earth] Art collection. Six further paintings from the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings reproduced at poster size.

The Belltower Samantha Lee (Scholastic UK 0-439-99469-1, Aug 2002, £4.99, 236pp, pb, cover by Tim Edmonds) Young-adult horror novel. A “Point Horror Unleashed” title.

Wolf Wing Tanith Lee (Hodder Silver 0-340-79938-2, Dec 2002, £5.99, 194pp, tp, cover by Haydn Cornner) [Claidi Journals] Young-adult fantasy novel, Book 4 in the “Claidi Journals”.

Shikasta Doris Lessing (HarperCollins/Voyager Classics 0-00-712776-6, Aug 2002, £8.99, 448pp, tp) [Canopus in Argos: Archives] Reprint (Cape 1979 as Re: Colonised Planet 5, Shikasta) SF novel. Book one in the “Canopus in Argos: Archives”. “Voyager Classics” Number 34.

Amnesia Moon Jonathan Lethem (Faber and Faber 0-571-20964-5, Jul 2002, £7.99, 247pp, tp) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1995 as Amnesia Moon: A road movie) SF novel (perhaps). An after-the-bomb Earth where the bombs never fell. A quest for questions rather than answers.

Rosemary’s Baby Ira Levin (Bloomsbury 0-7475-5777-2, May 2002, £6.99, 216pp, tp) [Rosemary Reilly] Reprint (Random House 1967) horror novel. A Bloomsbury Film Classic.

The Two Princesses of Bamarre Gail Carson Levine (Collins 0-00-711778-7, Apr 2002, £3.99, 255pp, tp, cover by Mel Grant) Reprint (HarperCollins 2001) young-adult fantasy novel. The timid princess must save the kingdom and her bold sister. [First U.K. edition]

The Chronicles of Narnia C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711730-2, Oct 2001, £12.99, 767pp, tp, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reprint (Collins 1998) fantasy omnibus of the seven “Narnia” novels.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician’s Nephew/The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe/The Horse and his Boy C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-710994-6, 2001, £8.99, 666pp, tp) [Narnia] Reprint (Collins 1996 as Three Books from the Chronicles of Narnia) young-adult fantasy omnibus of the first three “Narnia” books. Published in 2001, but not seen until now.

The Horse and His Boy C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711559-8, Jul 2002, £3.99, 240pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (Geoffrey Bles 1954) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume three in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

The Last Battle C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711554-7, Jul 2002, £3.99, 224pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (The Bodley Head 1956) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume seven in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711561-X, Jul 2002, £3.99, 203pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (Geoffrey Bles 1950) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume two in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

The Magician’s Nephew C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711555-5, Jul 2002, £3.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (The Bodley Head 1955) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume one in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

Prince Caspian C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711556-3, Jul 2002, £3.99, 240pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (Geoffrey Bles 1951) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume four in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

The Screwtape Letters with Screwtape Proposes a Toast C. S. Lewis (HarperCollins UK 0-00-628060-9, Apr 2002, £7.99, 209pp, tp) Reprint (Bles 1961) collection of The Screwtape Letters (1942) and the 1959 sequel story. This is a 60th Anniversary edition. Ninth printing.

The Silver Chair C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711558-X, Jul 2002, £3.99, 266pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (Geoffrey Bles 1953) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume six in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-711560-1, Jul 2002, £3.99, 222pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Narnia] Reissue (Geoffrey Bles 1952) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume five in the “Narnia” series. Third printing.

Doctor Who: Combat Rock Mick Lewis (BBC Books 0-563-53855-4, Jul 2002, £5.99, 281pp, pb, cover by blacksheep) [Doctor Who: Missing Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series. Book 54 in the BBC “Missing Adventures” series, featuring the Second Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria.

Cloven Hooves Megan Lindholm (HarperCollins/Voyager Classics 0-00-712773-1, Aug 2002, £8.99, 360pp, tp) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1991) fantasy novel. A contemporary woman falls for a satyr. “Voyager Classics” Number 30.

Harpy’s Flight Megan Lindholm (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-711252-1, Jan 2002, £5.99, 312pp, pb, cover by John Howe) [Windsingers] Reprint (Ace 1983) fantasy novel. First in the “Windsingers” series.

The Limbreth Gate Megan Lindholm (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-711254-8, May 2002, £6.99, 360pp, pb, cover by Paul Gregory) [Windsingers] Reprint (Ace 1984) fantasy novel. Book three of the “Ki and Vandien” quartet. [First U.K. edition]

Luck of the Wheels Megan Lindholm (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-711255-6, Jul 2002, £5.99, 408pp, pb, cover by Paul Gregory) [Windsingers] Reprint (Ace 1989) fantasy novel. Book four of “The Ki and Vandien Quartet”. [First U.K. edition]

The Windsingers Megan Lindholm (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-711253-X, Mar 2002, £5.99, 392pp, pb, cover by Paul Gregory) [Windsingers] Reprint (Ace 1984) fantasy novel. Book Two of the “The Ki and Vandien Quartet”.

Wizard of the Pigeons Megan Lindholm (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-711256-4, Aug 2002, £6.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Paul Gregory) Reprint (Ace 1986) fantasy novel set in modern Seattle and featuring a Vietnam vet/streetperson/wizard.

Courage of Falcons Holly Lisle (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-795-0, Feb 2002, £6.99, 405pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Secret Texts] Reprint (Warner Aspect 2000) fantasy novel. Book 3 of “The Secret Texts” trilogy after Diplomacy of Wolves and Vengeance of Dragons.

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