The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2003

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Death and the Librarian and Other Stories Esther Friesner (Gale Group/Five Star 0-7862-4682-0, Dec 2002, $23.95, 304pp, hc, cover by Maria William) Collection of 12 stories. Packaged and edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Ed Gorman. This is dated 2002 but not seen until now. Order from Five Star, 295 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville ME 04901; 800-223-1244; [].

The Essential Guide to Werewolf Literature Brian J. Frost (University of Wisconsin Press/Popular Press 0-87972-860-4, Oct 2003, $17.95, 364pp, tp, cover by Bryan Ellingson) Non-fiction, a reference guide to werewolf literature from myth to recent fiction, with lists covering “The Boom Years” of the 1970s on. Includes bibliography and index. A hardcover edition (-859-0, $45.00) was announced but not seen.

Fitcher’s Brides Gregory Frost (Tor 0-765-30195-4, Dec 2003, $15.95, 398pp, tp, cover by Thomas Canty) [Fairy Tale] Reprint (Tor 2002) fantasy novel in the “Fairy Tale” series, drawing on the tales of “Bluebeard” and “The Fitcher Bird”.

The World of the Dark Crystal Brian Froud (Abrams 0-8109-4579-7, Apr 2003, $30.00, hc, cover by Brian Froud) Reprint (Knopf 1982) art book of Froud’s design work on the movie, with text by J.J. Llewellyn. This adds a new introduction by Froud, and new art. Includes a 20-page facsimile booklet of original concept drawings. Copyrighted by The Jim Henson Company.

The Runes of Elfland Brian Froud & Ari Berk (Abrams 0-81094-612-2, Oct 2003, $25.00, 112pp, hc, cover by Brian Froud) Art book. Folklorist Ari Berk explains the meanings of runes, adapted with added stories of Faeries and Elfland to go with illustrations by Froud.

Faeries: Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition Brian Froud & Alan Lee (Easton Press, Jul 2003, $97.50, unpaginated, hc, cover by Brian Froud & Alan Lee) Reprint (Abrams 1978) humorous fantasy/art book. This follows the Abrams 2002 anniversary edition. A special leatherbound, gilt-edged “Collector Edition”.

The Faeries of Spring Cottage Wendy Froud & Terri Windling (Simon & Schuster 0-7432-0235-X, May 2003, $21.00, 48pp, hc, cover by Wendy Froud) Children’s picture book, the third featuring the faery Sneezle, with text by Windling, and illustrated through photos of Wendy Froud’s fantastic dolls.

Inkheart Cornelia Funke (Scholastic/The Chicken House 0-439-53164-0, Oct 2003, $19.95, 535pp, hc, cover by Carol Lawson) [Inkheart] Young-adult fantasy. When Mo reads books, the characters come to life. Translated from the German Tintinherz (Dressler Verlag 2003) by Anthea Bell.

The Thief Lord Cornelia Funke (Scholastic/The Chicken House 0-439-42089-X, Oct 2003, $6.99, 349pp, tp, cover by Christian Birmingham) Reprint (Chicken House UK 2002) young-adult fantasy of orphaned children in Venice. Translated from the German (Cecilie Dressler 2000) by Oliver Latsch.

Echo of Eternity Maggie Furey (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58575-4, Jul 2003, $6.99, 582pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Shadowleague] Fantasy novel, third and final in “The Shadowleague” trilogy. The remnants of the Shadowleague must find lost artifacts to save their world. First US edition (Orbit 12/02 as The Eye of Eternity).

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower: A Concordance: Vol. I Robin Furth (Simon & Schuster/Scribner 0-7432-5207-1, Jun 2003, $15.00, 239pp, tp, cover by Phil Hale & Michael Whelan) Non-fiction, reference, a guide to the first four books in “The Dark Tower” series, covering characters, places, and slang. Stephen King’s foreword discusses how the Concordance came to be written.

Jacques Futrelle’s “The Thinking Machine" Jacques Futrelle (Random House/Modern Library Classics 0-8129-7014-4, Jan 2004, $14.95, 370 + xxxi, tp) Associational collection of 20 mystery stories about an eccentric genius scientist. Edited and with an introduction by Harlan Ellison.

Lord John and the Private Matter Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte 0-385-33747-7, Oct 2003, $23.95, 305pp, hc) [Outlander; Lord John Grey] Associational historical novel, a non-fantasy spin-off to the time-travel fantasy “Outlander” series, featuring Lord John Grey in 1757 London. Major Grey’s investigations into a family scandal and a comrade’s death involve Scottish whores and transvestite spies.

Raven’s End Ben Gadd (Sierra Club Books 1-57805-094-4, Mar 2003, $24.95, 347pp, hc) Quasi-fantasy novel about ravens, and an amnesiac youngster with second sight. First US edition (McClelland & Stewart 2001).

American Gods Neil Gaiman (HarperPerennial 0-06-055812-1, Sep 2003, $14.95, 592pp, tp) [American Gods] Reprint (Morrow 2001) contemporary fantasy novel.

Coraline Neil Gaiman (HarperTrophy 0-380-80734-3, Aug 2003, $5.99, 162pp, tp, cover by Dave McKean) Reprint (HarperCollins 2002) young-adult fantasy. Illustrated by Dave McKean.

Don’t Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Neil Gaiman (Titan Books US 1-84023-742-2, Oct 2003, $21.95, 240 + ix, hc) Reprint (Titan 1988) non-fiction, biography. This updated edition has the added chapters by David K. Dickson from the Titan 1993 UK edition, and the 2002 chapters by M.J. Simpson. There is a new foreword by Neil Gaiman. [Douglas Adams]

Neverwhere Neil Gaiman (HarperPerennial 0-06-055781-8, Sep 2003, $13.95, 371pp, tp) Reprint (BBC 1996) novelization of Gaiman’s own dark-fantasy TV series.

The Sandman: Endless Nights Neil Gaiman (DC Comics/Vertigo 1-4012-0089-3, Sep 2003, $24.95, 159pp, hc, cover by Dave McKean) [Sandman] Graphic novel/collection of seven stories featuring the Endless siblings of the Sandman character. Different artists illustrate each story, including P. Craig Russell, Miguelanxo Prado, and Bill Sienkiewicz.

Stardust Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins/Avon 0-380-80455-7, Aug 2003, $6.99, 336pp, pb) Reissue (DC/Vertigo 1998) fantasy novel. Fourth printing.

The Wolves in the Walls Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean (HarperCollins 0-380-97827-X, Aug 2003, $16.99, unpaginated, hc, cover by Dave McKean) Children’s picture book with text by Gaiman and illustrations by McKean. Lucy’s family won’t believe there are wolves in the walls.

Ghost of a Chance Yasmine Galenorn (Berkley Prime Crime 0-425-19128-1, Aug 2003, $5.99, 262pp, pb) [Chintz ’n China] Mystery with supernatural elements, first in the “Chintz ’n China” mystery series. Teashop proprietor and witch Emerald O’Brien is asked by a ghost to solve her murder.

Charmed: Mist and Stone Diana G. Gallagher (Simon Pulse 0-689-85789-6, May 2003, $5.99, 201pp, pb) [Charmed] Young-adult novelization, the 18th based on the TV show about three witches. Copyrighted by Spelling Television.

Smallville: Shadows Diana G. Gallagher (Warner Aspect 0-446-61360-6, Sep 2003, $5.99, 261pp, pb) [Smallville] Novelization based on the television series based on DC Comics’ Superman. Copyrighted by DC Comics.

Doctor Omega Arnould Galopin, Jean-Marc & Randy Lofficier (Black Coat Press 0-9740711-1-0, Sep 2003, $19.95, 257pp, tp, cover by Rapeno) SF novel, originally published in French as Le Docteur Oméga (La Librairie Mondiale 1906), now “adapted and retold” in English by the Lofficiers. Introduction by Terrance Dicks, who discusses the similarity between this doctor and Doctor Who; the Lofficiers’s afterword discusses Galopin. This is a collector’s edition with some of the original illustrations by E. Bouard and J.-M. Breton; a trade edition (-0-2, $14.95, cover by Gil Formosa) is also available. Order from Hollywood, PO Box 17270, Encino CA 91416; [].

Out of Time Alton Gansky (HarperCollins/Zondervan 0-310-24959-7, Oct 2003, $12.99, 349pp, tp) Christian horror novel/mystery with elements of alternate history, featuring J.D. Stanton. A trip for troubled teens gets spooky when they encounter a ghost ship.

Lady Robyn R. Garcia y Robertson (Tor/Forge 0-312-86995-9, Feb 2003, $24.95, 399pp, hc, cover by Peter Fiore) [Robyn Stafford] Time-travel historical romance, sequel to Knight Errant.

Anonymous Rex Eric Garcia (Berkley Prime Crime 0-425-18888-4, Feb 2003, $6.99, 350pp, pb, cover by Jeff Crosby) [Vincent Rubio] Reprint (Villard 1999) contemporary SF/fantasy lost-race novel of a disguised velociraptor working as a PI in LA.

A Difficulty with Dwarves Craig Shaw Gardner (Ace 0-441-14779-8, Feb 2003, $5.99, 188pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Wuntvor] Reissue (Ace 1987) fantasy novel, the first volume in “The Ballad of Wuntvor”. Fourth printing.

A Disagreement with Death Craig Shaw Gardner (Ace 0-441-14924-3, Apr 2003, $5.99, 185pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Wuntvor] Reissue (Ace 1989) fantasy novel, the third in the “Ballad of Wuntvor” series. Second printing.

An Excess of Enchantments Craig Shaw Gardner (Ace 0-441-22363-X, Mar 2003, $5.99, 180pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Wuntvor] Reissue (Ace 1988) fantasy novel, second in the “Ballad of Wuntvor” series. Third printing.

Gothic Reflections: Narrative Force in Nineteenth Century Fiction Peter K. Garett (Cornell University Press 0-8014-8888-5, Sep 2003, $19.95, 232pp, tp) Non-fiction, a critical examination of 19th century Gothic literature, with separate chapters on Edgar Allan Poe, Frankenstein, Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula. This includes notes and index.

Tartabull’s Throw Henry Garfield (Simon Pulse 0-689-85671-7, Mar 2003, $5.99, 284pp, pb, cover by Ken McMillan) [Moondog] Reprint (Atheneum 2001) young-adult mystery werewolf time-travel novel featuring werewolf detective Cyrus Nygerski, third in the “Moondog” trilogy.

Warhammer 40,000: Crucible of War ed. Marc Gascoigne & Christian Dunn (Black Library 0-7434-4355-1, Jun 2003, $6.99, 284pp, pb, cover by Adrian Smith) [Warhammer 40,000] Anthology of ten stories based on the SF roleplaying game. Copyrighted by Games Workshop. First US edition (Black Library UK 5/03).

Warhammer: Way of the Dead ed. Marc Gascoigne & Christian Dunn (Black Library 0-7434-4357-8, Aug 2003, $6.99, 284pp, pb, cover by Karl Kopinski) [Warhammer] Anthology of nine stories based on the fantasy roleplaying game, originally published in Inferno!. Copyrighted by Games Workshop. First US edition (Black Library UK 5/03).

People of the Owl Kathleen O’Neal & W. Michael Gear (Tor/Forge 0-312-87741-2, Jun 2003, $25.95, 560pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) [First North Americans] Associational prehistorical novel, 11th in the “First North Americans” series.

Raising Abel W. Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear (Warner 0-446-61097-6, Jun 2003, $7.99, 661pp, pb) Reprint (Warner 2002) thriller about a cloned Neanderthal boy.

The Magister Sally Miller Gearhart (Spinsters Ink 1-883523-49-4, May 2003, $14.00, 328pp, tp) [Earthkeep] Feminist post-holocaust fantasy novel, second in the “Earthkeep” trilogy. In 2087, women outnumber men 12 to one.

Hot Blood XI: Fatal Attractions ed. Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett (Kensington 0-7582-0099-4, Feb 2003, $14.00, 326 + x, tp) Original anthology of 18 erotic horror stories, one a reprint. Authors include P.D. Cacek, Edo Van Belkom, Nancy Holder, and Graham Masterton.

Dark Moon David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-45837-0, Dec 2003, $7.50, 405pp, pb, cover by John Picacio) Fantasy novel. First US edition (Bantam UK 1996).

Legend David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37906-3, Apr 2003, $6.99, 345pp, pb, cover by John Picacio) [Drenai Saga] Reissue (Century 1984) fantasy novel, volume one of the “Drenai Saga”; 16th printing.

Stormrider David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-44586-4, Mar 2003, $7.50, 489pp, pb, cover by Gerald Brom) [Rigante] Reprint (Del Rey 2002) fantasy novel, fourth in the “Rigante” series.

White Wolf David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-45831-1, Apr 2003, $24.95, 423pp, hc, cover by John Picacio) [Drenai: Skilgannon the Damned] Fantasy novel of Druss the Legend, ninth in the “Drenai Saga”. This is simultaneous with the Bantam Press UK edition.

Star Trek: The Lost Era: 2311: Serpents Among the Ruins David R. George, III (Pocket 0-7434-6403-6, Sep 2003, $6.99, 369pp, pb) [Star Trek: The Lost Era] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Barry Trotter and the Unnecessary Sequel Michael Gerber (Sterling Publishing/Gollancz 0-575-07558-9, Dec 2003, $9.95, 328pp, hc, cover by Douglas Carrel) [Barry Trotter] Fantasy novel, the second in a series of parodies of the Harry Potter books. This is Gollancz UK edition (second printing) inside, but the jacket has a US price. It is distributed in the US by Sterling Publishing, 387 Park Avenue South, New York NY 10016-8810; 800-805-5489; [].

Blood and Fire David Gerrold (BenBella Books 1-932100-11-3, Jan 2004, $14.95, 223pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Star Wolf] SF novel, the third in the “Star Wolf” series. Introduction by D.C. Fontana; afterword by Gerrold with an explanation of the series. BenBella Books, 6440 N. Central Expressway, Suite 508, Dallas TX 75206; [].

Leaping to the Stars David Gerrold (Tor 0-812-58974-2, Aug 2003, $6.99, 299pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Starsiders] Reprint (Tor 2002) SF novel, third in the series begun in Jumping off the Planet.

The Man Who Folded Himself David Gerrold (BenBella Books 1-932100-04-0, Jul 2003, $13.95, 127pp, tp, cover by Alan Gutierrez) Reprint (Random House 1973) SF time-travel novel, updated and with a new author’s note by Gerrold, introduction by Robert J. Sawyer, and afterword by Geoffrey Klempner. A limited hardcover edition of 800 (-06-7, $25.00) was announced but not seen. BenBella Books, 6440 N. Central Expressway, Suite 508, Dallas TX 75206; [].

The Martian Child David Gerrold (Tor 0-765-30602-6, Jun 2003, $12.95, 190pp, tp) Reprint (Forge 2002) associational autobiographical novel about a single father and his adopted son who thinks he’s a Martian.

The Martian Child David Gerrold (SFBC, Aug 2003, $10.99, 190pp, hc) Reprint (Forge 2002) associational autobiographical novel. This is similar to the Forge edition, except it lacks a price.

The Middle of Nowhere David Gerrold (BenBella Books 1-932100-10-5, Sep 2003, $14.95, 250pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Star Wolf] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF novel, the second in the “Star Wolf” series. Introduction by Spider Robinson. BenBella Books, 6440 N. Central Expressway, Suite 508, Dallas TX 75206; [].

The Voyage of the Star Wolf David Gerrold (BenBella Books 1-932100-07-5, Sep 2003, $14.95, 228pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Star Wolf] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1990) SF novel, the first in the “Star Wolf” series. Introduction by Jerry Pournelle. BenBella Books, 6440 N. Central Expressway, Suite 508, Dallas TX 75206; [].

Shadow of the Storm Kurt R. A. Giambastiani (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45916-4, Mar 2003, $6.99, 348pp, pb, cover by David Cook) [Fallen Cloud] Western/alternate history SF novel, third in the “Fallen Cloud” series begun in The Year the Cloud Fell.

Fallam’s Secret Denise Giardina (Norton 0-393-05206-0, Mar 2003, $24.95, 331pp, hc, cover by Lovatt) Pseudo-SF time-travel historical romance novel. A woman travels back and forth from modern West Virginia to Cromwell’s England, finding the world changing each time.

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