The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2004

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Top International Horror: Contest Winners 2003 ed. John B. Ford & Paul Kane (Rainfall Books 0-9546178-3-5, 2004, £8.00, 152pp, tp)

Peep Show, Volume 1 ed. Paul Fry (Short, Scary Tales Publications 0-9542523-1-4, Apr 2004, £9.95, 291pp, tp, cover by Caniglia) Original fantasy/horror anthology.

Demons and Demons Terry Gates-Grimwood (D-Press, Dec 2004, £2.00, 27pp, ph, cover by Carole Humphreys) Horror collection.

Jung’s People Kay Green (Elastic Press 0-9543747-6-2, Feb 2004, £5.00, 143pp, tp) Original fantasy/horror collection.

Cyber-Pulp’s Halloween Anthology 3.0 ed. Bob Gunner (Cyber-Pulp Press 1897084005, Oct 2004, $15.99, 380pp, tp, cover by Billy Tackett)

Midnight Posse ed. Bob Gunner (Cyber-Pulp Press, 2004, $13.00, 228pp, tp) Original anthology of six weird western tales.

A Step to the Stars Philip E. High (Cosmos Books 0-8095-0027-2, 2004, $15.00, 173pp, tp, cover by Ron Turner) Original collection of 10 stories.

The Alsiso Project ed. Andrew Hook (Elastic Press 0-9543747-5-4, Jan 2004, £6.00, ii+329pp, tp, cover by K. J. Bishop) Original anthology of 23 short stories based on interpretations of the word “Alsiso”, with an introduction by Christopher Fowler.

Savage Adventures Robert E. Howard (Wild Cat Books, Oct 2004, $14.99, 321pp, tp, cover by David Burton) Fantasy/horror collection.

Shadow Kingdoms Robert E. Howard (Wildside Press 0-8095-1126-6, Dec 2004, $35.00, hc, cover by Stephen Fabian) First in a series of books presenting all of Howard’s work for the pulp magazine Weird Tales meticulously restored to its original magazine texts. Volume one in the “Weird Works of Robert E. Howard” series.

The Sound of White Ants: Stories of Modern Japan Brian Howell (Elastic Press 0-9543747-7-0, May 2004, £5.00, 167pp, tp) Associational collection.

The Skeleton of Contention Rhys Hughes (D-Press, Oct 2004, £2.00, 31pp, ph, cover by Rabidwire) Fantasy/horror collection.

Tales of the Uneasy Violet Hunt (Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-065-4, Feb 2004, C$59.00, xvi+235pp, hc, cover by Allen Koszowski) Reprint (Heinemann 1911) ghost/horror/occult collection. Edited, with an Introduction, by John Pelan. This volume, the first of two containing Violet Hunt’s complete supernatural fiction, contains all nine stories from Tales of the Uneasy, originally published in 1911. One of the pieces—the novella ’Tiger Skin’—was subsequently revised and published separately in 1924, and editor John Pelan has chosen this later text for inclusion here. In his introduction he explains why; and also looks at the uneasy life in letters of Violet Hunt, a woman whose experiences were just as

As the Crow Flies Dave Hutchinson (BeWrite Books 1-904492-23-1, 2004, £9.80/$17.55, 443pp, tp, cover by Magdalena Zmudzinska)

The Mammoth Book of Vampires ed. Stephen Jones (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1372-0, Jul 2004, $12.95, 630pp, tp, cover by Les Edwards) Reprint (Robinson 1992) anthology of 35 dark fantasy stories, revised edition. First US edition, (Robinson 2004).

British Fantasy Society 2005 Paul Kane & Marie O’Regan (British Fantasy Society, Nov 2004, £7.99, 13pp, spiral-bound, cover by Les Edwards) Calendar containing a round-robin by twelve fantasy authors retelling the story of Sir Gawain & the Green Knight.

Changing of Faces Tim Lebbon (PS Publishing 1-902880-67-6, Mar 2004, £10.00, 98pp, tp, cover by Alan M. Clark) [Naming of Parts] SF/horror novella, with an introduction by Simon Clark. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Also available in a hardcover edition (-68-4, £25.00), limited to 300 numbered copies.

Horrible Imaginings Fritz Leiber (Midnight House 0-9740589-5-5, 2004, $45.00, 246pp, hc, cover by Allen Koszowski) Ghost/horror collection. Limited to 520 copies, of which 500 have been offered for sale.

Noreascon 4 Program Book ed. Guy Lillian (Noreascon Four, Sep 2004, no price, 240pp, quarto, cover by Bob Eggleton)

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