The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2004

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Shadowgod Michael Cobley (Simon & Schuster/Pocket UK 0-7434-1600-7, Mar 2004, £6.99, 468pp, pb, cover by Steve Stone) [Shadowkings] Reprint (Earthlight UK 2003) fantasy novel, book two of the “Shadowkings” trilogy.

The Iron Chain Steve Cockayne (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-215-9, Jan 2004, £6.99, 486pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Legends of the Land] Reprint (Orbit 2003) fantasy novel. Book Two of “Legends of the Land” after Wanderers and Islanders.

The Seagull Drovers Steve Cockayne (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-157-8, Feb 2004, £12.99, 328pp, tp, cover by Bob Warner) [Legends of the Land] Fantasy novel, third in the “Legends of the Land” series.

The Seagull Drovers Steve Cockayne (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-304-X, Aug 2004, £6.99, 388pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Legends of the Land] Reprint (Orbit 2004) fantasy novel. Third book of “Legends of the Land”.

What Does a Martian Look Like? Jack Cohen & Ian Stewart (Ebury Press 0-091-88616-3, Feb 2004, £6.99, 369pp, tp) Reprint (Ebury Press 2002) associational non-fiction.

The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts David Colbert (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-141-31738-8, Nov 2003, £5.99, 243pp, tp, cover by John Fordham) [Harry Potter] Reprint (Lumina Press 2001) young-adult related work. This is an updated edition. [J. K. Rowling]

The Wereling: Resurrection Stephen Cole (Bloomsbury 0-7475-4504-X, Oct 2004, £5.99, 247pp, tp, cover by Ken de Silva) [Wereling] Young-adult werewolf novel. Book three in “The Wereling” trilogy.

The Wereling: Wounded Stephen Cole (Bloomsbury 0-7475-6462-0, Oct 2003, £5.99, 223pp, tp) Young-adult fantasy novel.

The Artemis Fowl Files Eoin Colfer (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-141-38127-2, Oct 2004, £7.99, 195pp, hc, cover by Tony Fleetwood) [Artemis Fowl] Young-adult collection including interviews, diagrams, etc, plus The Seventh Dwarf (2004), and an original short story. Simultaneous with the US (Miramax) edition.

Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code Eoin Colfer (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-131548-2, Apr 2004, £5.99, 329pp, tp) [Artemis Fowl] Reprint (Puffin UK 2003) humorous young-adult fantasy novel. Third in the “Artemis Fowl” series.

Artemis Fowl: The Seventh Dwarf Eoin Colfer (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-141-31800-7, Mar 2004, £1.00, 59pp, tp) [Artemis Fowl] Young-adult fantasy novella in the “Artemis Fowl” series. Published for World Book Day.

The Supernaturalist Eoin Colfer (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-138040-3, Jun 2004, £12.99, 291pp, hc, cover by Tony Fleetwood) Reprint (Hyperion 2004) young-adult fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Do You Remember the First Time? Jenny Colgan (HarperCollins UK 0-00-715385-6, Aug 2004, £6.99, 306pp, pb, cover by Robyn Neild) Humorous fantasy novel of a thirty-something woman (and her parents) wished into becoming 20 years younger.

The Soul Corporation Robert Collins (Heinemann 0-434-01212-2, Jun 2004, £10.99, 289pp, tp) SF thriller of a modern Faustian bargain. A first novel.

Sensation Stories: Tales of Mystery and Suspense Wilkie Collins (Owen, Peter 0-7206-1220-9, Apr 2004, £12.50, 279pp, tp) Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Haining.

Smallville: Control Suzan Colón (Atom 1-904233-46-5, Mar 2004, £4.99, 176pp, tp) [Smallville] Reprint (Little, Brown 2004 as Smallville: Temptation) young-adult novelization based on the television series based on DC Comics’ Superman. [First U.K. edition]

Smallville: Runaway Suzan Colón (Atom 1-904233-44-9, Jan 2004, £4.99, 193pp, tp) [Smallville] Reprint (Little, Brown 2003) young-adult novelization based on the television series based on DC Comics’ Superman. [First U.K. edition]

The Dedalus Book of Greek Fantasy ed. David Connolly (Dedalus 1-873982-84-4, Mar 2004, £9.99, 306pp, tp, cover by Nikos Engonopoulos) Anthology of 30 stories, edited and translated by Connolly.

Bad Men John Connolly (Hodder & Stoughton/Coronet 0-340-82619-3, Mar 2004, £6.99, 534pp, pb) [Melancholy Joe Dupree; Charlie “Bird” Parker] Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 2003) mystery with dark fantasy elements.

Nocturnes John Connolly (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-83458-7, Oct 2004, £14.99, 401pp, hc) Collection of 15 stories, only one of which seems to be a reprint. A trade paperback (OME) edition (-83459-5) was announced but not seen.

Hermetech Storm Constantine (Immanion Press 0-9545-0364-3, Mar 2004, £12.99, 348pp, tp, cover by Bruce Wells) Reprint (Headline 1991) SF novel. This is copyrighted 2004 and has been somewhat revised.. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at []; 8 Rowley Grove, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 9BJ, UK

D is for Dahl Wendy Cooling (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-670-91416-9, Oct 2004, £9.99, 152pp, hc, cover by Quentin Blake) Alphabetical guide to the life and works of Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Sea Horses: The Talisman Louise Cooper (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-131440-0, Mar 2004, £4.99, 179pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) [Sea Horses] Young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to Sea Horses.

Lionboy Zizou Corder (Puffin 0-141-31726-4, May 2004, £4.99, 339pp, tp, cover by Gino D’Achille) [Lionboy] Reprint (Puffin 2003) young-adult fantasy novel, first of a trilogy. Corder is a pseudonym for Louisa Young and Isabel Adomakoh Young.

Lionboy: The Chase Zizou Corder (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-141-38052-7, Sep 2004, £12.99, 323pp, hc, cover by Gino D’Achille & Fred von Deelen) [Lionboy] Young-adult fantasy novel, second of a trilogy. Corder is the pseudonym for Louisa Young and Isabel Adomakoh Young.

British Summertime Paul Cornell (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07404-3, Feb 2004, £6.99, 404pp, pb, cover by blacksheep) Reprint (Gollancz 2002) SF novel.

Doctor Who: The Scream of the Shalkor Paul Cornell (BBC Books 0-563-48619-8, Feb 2004, £5.99, 248pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Novelization based on the TV series. This expands on an unproduced outline script by Cornell, also included.

Heretic Bernard Cornwell (HarperCollins UK 0-00-714989-1, Jun 2004, £6.99, 435pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Grail Quest] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 2003) associational historical novel, third in “The Grail Quest” series.

Grey Knights Ben Counter (Black Library 1-84416-087-4, Apr 2004, £6.99, 412pp, pb, cover by Philip Sibbering) [Warhammer 40,000: Grey Knights] Far-future war novel set in the “Warhammer 40,000” universe.

Warhammer 40,000: The Bleeding Chalice Ben Counter (BL Publishing/Black Library 1-84416-054-8, Dec 2003, £6.99, 413pp, pb, cover by Adrian Smith) [Warhammer 40,000: Soul Drinkers] Novelization set in the world of the far-future roleplaying game.

Deep Ten: A Tenth-Anniversary Anthology for the T Party Writers’ Group ed. Gary Couzens & Sara-Jayne Townsend (T Party Books 0-9532949-1-9, Jan 2004, £5.00, 128pp, tp, cover by Hilary Waite) Anthology of 10 horror, SF, and slipstream stories, three originals, by members of a writers’ group.

The Dark Ground Gillian Cross (Oxford University Press 0-19-271925-4, Apr 2004, £9.99, 242pp, hc, cover by Paul Young) [Dark Ground] Young-adult SF thriller about miniaturisation and survival, the first in a trilogy. Copyrighted 2003, but not published until now.

Arthur: King of the Middle March Kevin Crossley-Holland (Orion Children’s Books 1-84255-155-8, Aug 2004, £5.99, 396pp, tp) [Arthur] Reprint (Orion Children’s Books 2003) young-adult Arthurian novel. Last in a trilogy after Arthur: The Seeing Stone and Arthur: At the Crossing Places.

Postscripts Number 1 ed. Peter Crowther (PS Publishing 1-904619-20-7, May 2004, £6.00, 170pp, tp, cover by Edward Miller) Original anthology/magazine with 13 stories, one poem, and three nonfiction pieces; this is the first issue, dated Spring 2004. Authors include Gene Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Brian Aldiss, and Ramsey Campbell. A hardcover signed limited edition of 150 (£50.00) is also available. PS Publishing, Hamilton House, 4 Park Avenue, Harrogate HG2 9BQ, England; []. Contents listed under magazines.

Mobius Dick Andrew Crumey (Picador 0-330-41991-9, Jun 2004, £16.99, 312pp, hc, cover by Sara Fanelli) Literary fantasy novel.

The Rules of Magic Annie Dalton (Egmont 1-4052-0058-8, Oct 2004, £4.99, 295pp, tp) Young-adult fantasy novel. Urban legends are real.

The Battle of Evernight Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Macmillan/Tor UK 0-333-90758-2, Jan 2004, £10.99, xv+469pp, tp, cover by Paul Gregory) [Bitterbynde] Reprint (Macmillan Tor Australia 2002) fantasy novel, third in “The Bitterbynde” trilogy.

The Battle of Evernight Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Macmillan/Tor UK 0-330-48957-7, Aug 2004, £7.99, xvii+632pp, pb, cover by Paul Gregory) [Bitterbynde] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Tor Australia 2002) fantasy novel, the third book of “The Bitterbynde”.

The Iron Tree Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Macmillan/Tor UK 1-4050-4710-0, Nov 2004, £17.99, 425pp, hc, cover by Julek Heller) [Crowthistle Chronicles] Fantasy novel, the first book of “The Crowthistle Chronicles”.

Mad, Bad and Totally Dangerous Susan Davis (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-55191-0, Jul 2004, £4.99, 260pp, tp, cover by Roman Grey) [Henry Game] Young-adult fantasy novel, third after The Hendy Game and Delilah and the Dark Stuff.

Doctor Who: The Sleep of Reason Martin Day (BBC Books 0-563-48620-1, Aug 2004, £5.99, 281pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Novelization based on the TV series.

The Seed Davide de Angelis (Creation 1-84068-114-4, Nov 2004, £9.95, 192pp, tp, cover by Davide de Angelis) Fantasy novel, first in a series. A first novel.

The Onion Girl Charles de Lint (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07397-7, Mar 2004, £6.99, 508pp, pb) [Newford] Reprint (Tor 2001) fantasy novel set in de Lint’s “Newford”.

Code Noir Marianne de Pierres (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-257-4, Jul 2004, £6.99, 311pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) [Parrish Plessis] SF novel, second in the “Parrish Plessis” series after Nylon Angel.

The Spook’s Apprentice Joe Delaney (The Bodley Head 0-370-32826-4, Jul 2004, £8.99, 325pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) [Spook] Young-adult fantasy novel.

Jinn Matthew B. J. Delaney (Macmillan/Pan 0-330-41855-6, Feb 2004, £6.99, 625pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s Press 2003) dark fantasy novel. A first novel. [First U.K. edition]

Star Wars: Tatooine Ghost Troy Denning (Random House UK/Arrow 0-09-941045-1, Jan 2004, £6.99, xii+456+viii, pb, cover by Steven D. Anderson) [Star Wars] Reprint (Century 2003) SF novel set in the Star Wars universe. Includes an interview with Denning.

Five Great Novels Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07581-3, May 2004, £12.99, 841pp, tp, cover by Sonar) SF omnibus of The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1964), Martian Time-Slip (1964), Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968), Ubik (1969), and A Scanner Darkly (1977).

Paycheck Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07001-3, Feb 2004, £7.99, 312pp, hc) SF collection. This is a movie tie-in edition, This is copyrighted 2003, but not published until now. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-07583-X, £6.99) was announced but not seen.

Paycheck Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07585-6, Oct 2004, £6.99, 312pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 2004) SF collection.

The Simulacra Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07460-4, Sep 2004, £7.99, 220pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Ace 1964) SF novel. Volume 57 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

The Cup of the World John Dickinson (Fickling Books, David 0-385-60516-1, Jan 2004, £12.99, 419pp, hc, cover by Assheton Gordon) [Cup of the World] Young-adult fantasy novel.

The Gift Boat Peter Dickinson (Macmillan Children’s Books 1-405-03516-1, Mar 2004, £9.99, 138pp, hc) Reprint (Wendy Lamb 2004 as Inside Grandad) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Tears of the Salamander Peter Dickinson (Macmillan Children’s Books 0-330-41540-9, Mar 2004, £5.99, 233pp, tp) Reprint (Macmillan Children’s Books 2003) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Man Who Tried to Get Away Stephen Donaldson (Orion 0-7528-4935-2, May 2004, £6.99, 346pp, pb) [Mick “Brew” Axbrewder] Third in a trilogy after The Lady Tree and Quicksilver. Reprint (Ballantine 1990 as by Reed Stephens) associational novel.

The Runes of the Earth Stephen Donaldson (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07598-8, Oct 2004, £18.99, 593pp, hc, cover by Laura Brett) [Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant] Fantasy novel, the first book of “The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant”. Simultaneous with the US edition. A trade paperback (OME) edition (-07599-6, £12.99) was announced but not seen.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Science Fiction: 17th Annual Collection ed. Gardner Dozois (Robinson 1-84119-924-9, Nov 2004, £9.99, xlv+718pp, tp, cover by joeroberts) Reprint (St. Martin’s 2004 as The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection) best-of-the-year anthology of 29 stories, with a summation of the year by Dozois. [First U.K. edition]

Goddess of the Ice Realm David Drake (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07570-8, Sep 2004, £6.99, 496pp, pb, cover by Donato Giancola) [Lord of the Isles] Reprint (Tor 2003) fantasy novel, fifth in the “Lord of the Isles” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Journals of Eleanor Druse Eleanor Druse (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-553-81696-9, May 2004, £6.99, 249pp, tp) Reprint (Hyperion 2004) novelization based on Stephen King’s Kingdom Hospital TV series. Druse is a pseudonym. [First U.K. edition]

Seven Tales of Sex and Death Patricia Duncker (Picador 0-330-49012-5, Mar 2004, £7.99, 228pp, tp) Reprint (Picador 2003) original associational/fantasy collection.

The Burning Shore Robert Earl (Black Library 1-84416-129-3, Apr 2004, £6.99, 411pp, pb, cover by Paul Dainton) [Warhammer: Florin & Lorenzo] Fantasy-war novel set in the “Warhammer” universe.

Warhammer: Wild Kingdoms Robert Earl (BL Publishing/Black Library 1-84416-149-8, Oct 2004, £5.99, 255pp, pb, cover by Jon Hodgson) [Warhammer: Florin & Lorenzo] Novelization based on the roleplaying game world, in the “Florin d’Artaud” series after The Burning Shore.

The Elder Gods David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-715759-2, Jan 2004, £12.99, 424pp, tp, cover by Stephen Frink) [Dreamers] Reprint (Voyager 2003) fantasy novel, book one of “The Dreamers Quartet”.

The Treasured One David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-715761-4, Jun 2004, £18.99, i+519pp, hc) [Dreamers] Fantasy novel, second in “The Dreamers” quartet after The Elder Gods.

Never Surrender Clive Egleton (Severn House 0-7278-6059-3, Feb 2004, £18.99, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1970 as A Piece of Resistance) SF novel of Britain’s resistance to occupation after a Russian atomic strike. Includes a new foreword by Egleton. Copyrighted 1970, 2004, suggesting some revisions.

The Byzantium Bazaar Stephen Elboz (Oxford University Press 0-19-275368-1, May 2004, £4.99, 136pp, tp, cover by Rob Hefferan) Reprint (Oxford University Press 1996) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Murkmere Patricia Elliott (Hodder Children’s Books 0-340-87790-1, May 2004, £5.99, 334pp, tp, cover by Mark Edwards) [Murkmere] Young-adult fantasy novel.

Children of the Streets Harlan Ellison (Severn House/Edgeworks Abbey 0-7278-6105-0, Aug 2004, £18.99, ii+182pp, hc) Reprint (Ace 1961 as The Juvies) collection of juvenile delinquent stories with a new introduction by the author. [First U.K. edition]

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