The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2007

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Hot Blood XIII: Dark Passions ed. Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett (Kensington 9780907582-1413-3, Aug 2007, $12.95, 325pp, tp) Original anthology of 20 erotic horror stories, 13th in the Hot Blood series. Authors include Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, David J. Schow, and Thomas Tessier.

Dark Prince David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-49478-8, Mar 2007, $7.99, 542pp, pb) [Lion of Macedon] Reprint (Legend 1991) fantasy novel, sequel to Lion of Macedon.

Troy: Shield of Thunder David Gemmell (Ballantine 978-0-345-47701-9, Apr 2007, $25.95, 490pp, hc, cover by Craig Howell) [Troy] Historical fantasy novel of ancient Troy, second in the series. First US edition (Bantam UK 9/06).

Troy: Shield of Thunder David Gemmell (Ballantine 978-0-345-47702-6, Dec 2007, $14.95, 490pp, tp, cover by Craig Howell) [Troy] Reprint (Bantam UK 2006) historical fantasy novel of ancient Troy, second in the series.

Troy: Fall of Kings David & Stella Gemmell (Ballantine 978-0-345-47703-3, Jan 2008, $25.95, 447pp, hc, cover by Larry Rostant) [Troy] Historical fantasy novel of ancient Troy, third in the series by David Gemmell, finished after his death by wife Stella. First US edition (Bantam UK 9/07).

Ilario: The Lion’s Eye Mary Gentle (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-082183-8, Jul 2007, $14.95, 303pp, tp, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Story of the First History] Medieval fantasy/alternate history novel, book one of A Story of the First History. This is the first US edition, the first of two parts originally published in the UK as a single volume by the same title (Gollancz 11/06).

Ilario: The Stone Golem Mary Gentle (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-134498-5, Sep 2007, $14.95, 361pp, tp, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Story of the First History] Medieval fantasy/alternate history novel, the second part of Ilario: The Lion’s Eye (Gollancz 11/06); this is the first US edition.

Rats and Gargoyles Mary Gentle (SFBC #1229187, Apr 2007, $12.99, 420pp, hc, cover by Stephan Martiniere) Reprint (Bantam UK 1990) fantasy novel. This SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection edition has ISBN 978-0-7394-8204-9; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Forgotten Realms: Neversfall Ed Gentry (Wizards of the Coast 978-0-7869-4782-9, Dec 2007, $6.99, 312pp, pb, cover by David Seidman) [Forgotten Realms: Citadels] Novelization based on the roleplaying game, part of The Citadels subseries. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

Star Trek: Crucible: Kirk: The Star to Every Wandering David R. George, III (Pocket 978-0-7434-9170-9, Mar 2007, $7.99, 292pp, pb, cover by John Picacio) [Star Trek: Crucible] Star Trek novelization, the third book in a series. This is a 40th anniversary edition. Copyrighted by CBS Studios.

Dragon Slippers Jessica Day George (Bloomsbury USA 978-1-59990-057-5, Apr 2007, $16.95, 324pp, hc, cover by Peter Ferguson) [Dragon Slippers] Young-adult fantasy. A girl decides to seek her own fortune, unwittingly aided by magic slippers acquired from a dragon.

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow Jessica Day George (Bloomsbury USA 978-1-59990-109-1, Jan 2008, $16.95, 328pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy based on the Norwegian fairy tale “East of the Sun, West of the Moon”. A woodcutter’s daughter agrees to spend a year with a bear in his castle of ice.

Ithaka Adèle Geras (Harcourt 978-0-15-206104-3, Aug 2007, $6.95, 360pp, tp, cover by Erich Lessing) Reprint (Fickling UK 2005) young-adult account of Penelope’s wait for Odysseus’s return from Troy.

Love Lies Dying Steve Gerlach (Bloodletting Press 978-0-9768531-5-2, Mar 2007, $45.00, 617pp, hc, cover by Vince Natale) Associational psychological thriller/horror novel. Introduction by Brian Keene. First US edition (Probable Cause Productions Australia 2002). This is a signed, limited edition of 300; a deluxe lettered edition of 26 is also available. Bloodletting Press, 3732 Havenhurst Ct., Modesto CA 95355; []; [].

Hugo Gernsback: A Man Well Ahead of His Time Hugo Gernsback (Poptronix 978-1-4196-5858-0, Jun 2007, $29.99, tp) Non-fiction, an autobiography (in biography form) by Gernsback written in the 1950s, found and edited by Larry Steckler after he closed down Gernsback Publications in 2002. This mostly covers Gernsback’s inventions, electronics magazines, etc., with not much SF. Black-and-white illustrations include magazine covers, photos, and numerous patents filed by Gernsback. An appendix includes 20 April Fool’s articles by Gernsback, published as by Mohammed Ulysses Fips, about nonexistant inventions. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [].

The Mephisto Club Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine 978-0-345-47700-2, Aug 2007, $7.99, 429pp, pb) Reprint (Ballantine 2006) mystery with possible supernatural elements.

The Involuntary Human David Gerrold (NESFA Press 978-1-886778-68-9, Feb 2007, $27.00, 477pp, hc, cover by Gary A. Lippincott) Collection of 14 stories, one original; three novel excerpts, one from the unfinished sixth book in The War Against the Chtorr series; an unproduced and previously unpublished script for Star Trek: The Next Generation; limericks; quotes from “Solomon Short”; and discussions of the writing of each piece by Gerrold. Introduction by Spider Robinson. Published for Gerrold’s appearance as GoH at Boskone 44. This is a signed edition; a signed, slipcased edition (-69-6, $45.00) is also available. Available from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701; []; add $2.50 postage.

The Martian Child David Gerrold (Tor 978-0-7653-5976-6, Sep 2007, $6.99, 190pp, pb) Reprint (Forge 2002) associational autobiographical novel about a single father and his adopted son who thinks he’s a Martian. This is a movie tie-in edition. A trade paperback edition (-2003-2, $12.95) is also available.

Camp Creepy Time Gina & Dann Gershon (Penguin/Putnam 978-0-399-24737-8, May 2007, $16.99, 215pp, hc, cover by Zach Baldus) Young-adult fantasy novel. Einstein P. Fleet finds camp worse than he expected: kids are turning into monsters, and the counselors are aliens.

Spook Country William Gibson (Putnam 978-0-399-15430-0, Aug 2007, $25.95, 371pp, hc, cover by Nicole LaRoche) Quasi-SF novel exploring the paranoid present through four characters who inadvertently become tangled in a web of espionage, politics, and art.

Spook Country William Gibson (Penguin Audio 978-0-14-314220-1, Aug 2007, $29.95, audio bx, cover by Nicole LaRoche) Audiobook edition of the Putnam (2007) quasi-SF novel. This is an unabridged nine-CD set, read by Robertson Dean.

The Bleeding Season Greg F. Gifune (Delirium Books 978-1-929653-77-5, Oct 2007, $16.95, 339pp, tp, cover by Alan M. Clark) Reprint (Delirium Books 2003, not seen) horror novel. Delirium Books, PO Box 338, North Webster IN 46555; []; [].

Prodigal Marc Giller (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-58787-6, Nov 2007, $6.99, 514pp, pb, cover by John Warden) [Lea Prism] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 2006) SF novel, sequel to Hammerjack.

Aliens of the Heart Carolyn Ives Gilman (Aqueduct Press 978-1-933500-17-1, Nov 2007, $9.00, 114pp, ph, cover by Kathryn Wilham) Chapbook collection of four stories, one original, of the American heartland. Part of the Conversation Pieces chapbook series. Aqueduct Press, PO Box 95787, Seattle WA 98145-2787; [].

Thunderer Felix Gilman (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-80676-2, Jan 2008, $24.00, 437pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Thunderer] Epic fantasy novel set in the ever-changing Dickensian city of Ararat. A first novel.

Burning Bridges Laura Anne Gilman (Harlequin/Luna 978-0-373-80274-6, Jun 2007, $14.95, 410pp, tp) [Retrievers] Contemporary urban fantasy/mystery novel, fourth in the Retrievers series. Wren has to take a visible role in the magical community as attacks against magic users and nonhuman Fatae escalate.

Gaea: Beyond the Son P. D. Gilson (Helios Publishing 978-0-9803910-0-8, Oct 2007, $21.99, 299pp, hc, cover by Tomas Kuklik) [Gaea] Novelization based on the Gaea Universe created by David Lagettie. This is a print-on-demand edition. Copyrighted by SimLogic Pty.

Never Call Retreat Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen (St. Martin’s 978-0-312-94931-0, Apr 2007, $7.99, 609pp, pb) [Gettysburg] Reprint (St. Martin’s 2005) alternate-history novel of the American Civil War, the third in a trilogy. A Thomas Dunne book.

Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen (St. Martin’s 978-0-312-36350-5, May 2007, $25.95, 366pp, hc, cover by Shasti O’Leary Soudant) [Pearl Harbor] Alternate-history novel of WWII. This is a Thomas Dunne book.

The Crimson Peril John Glasby (Gryphon Publications 1-58250-085-1, May 2007, $16.00, 118pp, tp, cover by Ron Turner) [Golden Amazon] SF novella continuing John Russell Fearn’s Golden Amazon series; this is #29 in the series. Introduction by Philip Harbottle. Available from Gryphon Publications, PO Box 209, Brooklyn NY 11228-0209; [].

Seetee Sun John Glasby (Gryphon Publications 1-58250-084-3, May 2007, $16.00, 123pp, tp, cover by Ron Turner) [Golden Amazon] SF novella continuing John Russell Fearn’s Golden Amazon series; this is #28 in the series. Introduction by Philip Harbottle. Available from Gryphon Publications, PO Box 209, Brooklyn NY 11228-0209; [].

The Rest Falls Away Colleen Gleason (Penguin/Signet Eclipse 978-0-451-22007-3, Jan 2007, $6.99, 347pp, pb) [Gardella Vampire Chronicles] Paranormal Regency romance, the first in the Gardella Vampire Chronicles. Victoria is chosen on the eve of her debut to be the latest vampire slayer in the Gardella family.

Rises the Night Colleen Gleason (Penguin/Signet Eclipse 978-0-451-22146-9, Jun 2007, $6.99, 334pp, pb) [Gardella Vampire Chronicles] Paranormal romance, the second in the Gardella Vampire Chronicles.

The Perception Experiment Jason Glover (Thirdeye Publications 978-0-9790981-2-3, Apr 2007, $14.95, 324pp, tp) Dystopian SF novel. A man begins to realize his perfect world is produced through mind control. Thirdeye Publications, PO Box 2423, Traverse City MI 49685; [].

The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as Writers in Community Diana Pavlac Glyer (Kent State University Press 978-0-87338-890-0, Apr 2007, $45.00, 293+xix, tp) Non-fiction, a critical examination of Tolkien, Lewis, and the other Inklings and their influence on each other. Includes bibliography and index. [C. S. Lewis; J. R. R. Tolkien]

Better Than Chocolate Bruce Golden (Zumaya Publications 978-1-934135-46-4, May 2007, $14.99, 292pp, tp, cover by Dan Skinner & Martine Jardin) SF mytery novel. San Francisco Police Inspector Noah Dane’s murder investigation leads to a new virtual reality experience. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at []; Zumaya Publications, 3209 S. IH35 #1086, Austin TX 78741-6905.

StarCraft: Dark Templar, Book Two: Shadow Hunters Christie Golden (Pocket Star 978-0-7434-7126-8, Dec 2007, $7.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Glenn Rane) [StarCraft: Dark Templar] Novelization based on the SF computer game series, the second volume in a trilogy. Copyrighted by Blizzard Entertainment.

StarCraft: The Dark Templar Saga: Firstborn Christie Golden (Pocket Star 978-0-7434-7125-1, Jun 2007, $7.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Glenn Rane) [StarCraft: Dark Templar] Novelization based on the SF computer game series. Copyrighted by Blizzard Entertainment.

The Borderkind Christopher Golden (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-38327-0, Apr 2007, $12.00, 375pp, tp) [Veil] Dark fantasy novel, book two of the Veil series.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Dark Congress Christopher Golden (Simon Spotlight Entertainment 978-1-4169-3631-2, Aug 2007, $9.99, 270pp, tp) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Novelization based on the world of the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Hellboy: The Dragon Pool Christopher Golden (Pocket Star 978-1-4165-0785-7, Apr 2007, $7.99, 352pp, pb, cover by Mike Mignola) [Hellboy] Novelization based on the dark fantasy movie and comic book by Mike Mignola. Copyrighted by Mike Mignola.

The Myth Hunters Christopher Golden (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-58778-4, Feb 2007, $6.99, 414pp, pb) [Veil] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 2006) dark fantasy novel, book one in The Veil trilogy.

Crashing Paradise Christopher Golden & Thomas E. Sniegoski (Ace 978-0-441-01532-0, Sep 2007, $7.99, 278pp, pb, cover by Christian McGrath) [Menagerie] Dark fantasy novel, fourth in The Menagerie series.

The Princess Bride William Goldman (Harcourt 978-0-15-603521-7, Oct 3007, $8.00, 456+xliv, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1973) humorous fantasy novel. A trade paperback edition (-603515-6, $15.00, xli+414pp) and hardcover edition (-101544-3, $25.00, xli+414pp) are also available.

Event David L. Golemon (St. Martin’s 978-0-312-37028-2, Apr 2007, $6.99, 482pp, pb) [Event Group] Reprint (St. Martin’s 2006) SF thriller. The Event Group investigates a UFO crash in the American Southwest. A Thomas Dunne book.

Legend David L. Golemon (St. Martin’s 978-0-312-35263-9, Aug 2007, $24.95, 339pp, hc, cover by Larry Ronsant) [Event Group] SF thriller of the Event Group. The legend of El Dorado leads the Event Group to the Amazon jungle and deadly Inca secrets. A Thomas Dunne book.

Confessor Terry Goodkind (Tor 978-0-7653-1523-6, Nov 2007, $29.95, 603pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Fantasy novel, 11th and final in The Sword of Truth series. A leatherbound, signed, limited edition (-1555-7, $250.00) was announced but not seen. Simultaneous with the Voyager UK edition.

Phantom Terry Goodkind (Tor 978-0-7653-444328, Jun 2007, $7.99, 673pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Voyager 2006) fantasy novel, tenth in the Sword of Truth series.

Killing the Rabbit Alison Goodman (Bantam 978-0-553-59011-1, Aug 2007, $6.99, 433pp, pb) Associational thriller. A documentary maker’s genetically different subjects start disappearing.

Ethan — Site 39 Otis V. Goodwin, III (Inkwater Press 978-1-59299-206-5, Dec 2006, $23.95, 233pp, tp) SF novel, the first in a series. Humans from Alpha Centauri colonize Earth 5,000 years after an asteroid collision wiped out civilization. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online from [] or from Inkwater Press, 6750 SW Franklin, Suite A, Portland OR 97223.

In War Times Kathleen Ann Goonan (Tor 978-0-7653-1355-3, May 2007, $25.95, 348pp, hc) Alternate-world SF novel. A military engineer in WWII is given plans for a device that can literally change history.

Love on the Dark Side ed. Lindsay Gordon (Black Lace US 978-0-352-34132-7, Oct 2007, $7.99, 269pp, tp) Original anthology of 15 erotic paranormal romance stories by women. This first US edition has the same ISBN as the 8/07 Black Lace UK edition, but only give US and Canadian prices.

Tunnels Roderick Gordon & Brian Williams (Scholastic/Chicken House 978-0-439-87177-8, Jan 2008, $17.99, 472pp, hc, cover by David Wyatt) [Tunnels] Young-adult dark fantasy novel. Will Burrows and a friend go looking for Will’s missing father down a tunnel that leads to a dangerous lost underground world beneath London. Illustrated by Brian Williams. A first novel. First US edition (Mathew & Son 3/05 as The Highfield Mole; this follows the somewhat revised Chicken House UK 2007 edition.).

Birthstones Phyllis Gotlieb (Fitzhenry & Whiteside/Robert J. Sawyer Books 978-0-88995-385-7, Aug 2007, $16.95, 221pp, tp) SF novel. Aliens invade a planet where women are little more than wombs and men can teleport, but have little control of the ability. Introduction by Nalo Hopkinson. A hardcover edition (-390-1, $23.95) was announced but not seen. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 195 Allstate Parkway, Markham ON L3R 4T8, Canada; [].

Warhammer 40,000: Eldar Prophecy C. S. Goto (BL Publishing/Black Library US 978-1-84416-451-6, Mar 2007, $7.99, 362pp, pb) [Warhammer 40,000] Novelization based on the roleplaying game universe. This includes an unpaginated appendix/glossary on the world of Kaelor. Copyrighted by Games Workshop. This first US edition has the same ISBN as the Black Library UK edition (2/07) but gives only US and Canadian prices.

Cheap Thrills Ron Goulart (Hermes Press 1-932563-74-1, Jun 2007, $29.99, 208pp, tp) Reprint (Arlington House 1972) guide to the pulps, redesigned with new illustrations and documentary material, including facsimiles of correspondence between Goulart and pulp creators. A hardcover edition (-75-X, $49.99) was announced but not seen.

Jumper: Griffin’s Story Steven Gould (Tor 978-0-7653-1827-5, Aug 2007, $24.95, 286pp, hc) [Jumper] SF novel, part of the series begun in Jumper; this follows a new character created for the film Jumper.

New-Slain Knight Deborah Grabien (St. Martin’s Minotaur 978-0-312-37400-6, Nov 2007, $24.95, 228pp, hc) [Haunted Ballad] Fantasy mystery, the fifth in the Haunted Ballad series based on traditional folk ballads.

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