The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2007

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The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril Paul Malmont (Simon & Schuster 978-0-7432-8786-9, Jun 2007, $14.00, 371pp, tp) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 2006) pulp adventure with some some weird science and possible fantasy elements, featuring Walter Gibson, Lester Dent, L. Ron Hubbard, and other writers in the 1930s.

Inside a Haunted Mind K. Patrick Malone (A Better Be Write Publisher 978-0-9788985-0-2, Apr 2007, $22.95, 353pp, tp) Horror novel. A small-town police chief and a 9/11 survivor become involved with a house with a dark past. A first novel. A Better Be Write Publisher, 1100 Buck Street, Suite 110, Millville NJ 08332; [].

Lady Ilena: Way of the Warrior Patricia Malone (Random House/Laurel-Leaf 978-0-440-23901-7, Aug 2007, $5.99, 199pp, pb, cover by Tristan Elwell) [Lady Ilena] Reprint (Delacorte 2005) young-adult Arthurian novel, the second featuring Lady Ilena.

Breakfast in the Ruins Barry N. Malzberg (Baen 978-1-4165-2117-4, Apr 2007, $14.00, 389pp, tp, cover by Stephen Hickman) Non-fiction collection of almost 70 pieces about science fiction, plus two stories, one original, and new introductory material. This includes The Engines of Night (Doubleday 1982) with the introduction to the 2001 electronic edition.

Move Under Ground Nick Mamatas (Wildside Press/Prime Books 0-8095-5673-1, Jul 2006, $14.95, 158pp, tp, cover by Travis Anthony Soumis) Reprint (Night Shade Books 2004) Lovecraftian Beat road novel. Prime Books, 9710 Traville Gateway Dr. #234, Rockville MD 20850; [].

Under My Roof Nick Mamatas (Soft Skull Press 978-1-933368-43-6, Jan 2007, $12.95, 151pp, tp) SF satire. Herbert Weinberg’s telepathic powers may be all that saves him when his father puts a nuclear device in a garden gnome and declares independence from the US.

Girls that Growl Mari Mancusi (Berkley Jam 978-0-425-21716-0, Oct 2007, $9.99, 249pp, tp) [Rayne McDonald] Young-adult vampire novel, third in the series begun in Boys that Bite. Vampire slayer Rayne McDonald tries out for the cheerleading squad.

Moongazer Marianne Mancusi (Dorchester/Shomi 978-0-505-52695-7, Aug 2007, $6.99, 355pp, pb) Paranormal romance. Skye Brown dreams that she’s another woman in a bleak future world, where she’s told Skye is the dream. The author also writes as Mari Mancusi.

Star Trek: Enterprise: The Good That Men Do Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin (Pocket 0-7434-4001-3, Mar 2007, $7.99, 448pp, pb, cover by Dennis Godfrey) [Star Trek: Enterprise] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by CBS Studios.

The Solaris Book of New Fantasy ed. George Mann (BL Publishing/Solaris US 978-1-84416-523-0, Dec 2007, $7.99, 510pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) Original anthology of 16 stories. Authors include Jay Lake, Jeff VanderMeer, Lucius Shepard, and Steven Erikson. Simultaneous with the Solaris UK edition.

The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction ed. George Mann (BL Publishing/Solaris US 978-1-84416-448-6, Feb 2007, $7.99, 408pp, pb, cover by Stephan Martiniere) Original anthology of 16 stories. Authors include Neal Asher, Paul Di Filippo, Stephen Baxter, and Brian Aldiss. Simultaneous with the Solaris UK edition.

Army of the Fantastic ed. John Marco & John Helfers (DAW 978-0-7564-0413-0, May 2007, $7.99, 303pp, pb) Original anthology of 13 military fantasy stories. Authors include Alan Dean Foster, Tanya Huff, and Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Introduction by John Marco. This is copyrighted by Marco & Martin H. Greenberg’s Tekno Books.

Blade of Fortriu Juliet Marillier (Tor 978-0-7653-4876-0, Nov 2007, $7.99, 590pp, pb, cover by Vince Natale) [Bridei Chronicles] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 2005) fantasy novel, book two of the Bridei Chronicles.

The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier (Tor 978-0-765-34875-3, Mar 2007, $7.99, 564pp, pb, cover by Vince Natale) [Bridei Chronicles] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 2004) fantasy novel, first in the Bridei Chronicles.

The Well of Shades Juliet Marillier (Tor 978-0-7653-0997-6, May 2007, $27.95, 496pp, hc, cover by Julie Bell) [Bridei Chronicles] Fantasy novel, book three in the Bridei Chronicles. First US edition (Pan Macmillan Australia 9/06).

Wildwood Dancing Juliet Marillier (Random House/Knopf/Borzoi 978-0-375-83364-9, Jan 2007, $16.99, 407pp, hc, cover by Kinuko Y. Craft) [Wildwood Dancing] Young-adult fantasy novel drawing on Transylvanian folklore. Five sisters find a portal to a magical world. Winner of the Aurealis Award. First US edition (Pan Macmillan Australia 7/06).

DC Universe: Trail of Time Jeff Mariotte (Warner 978-0-446-61659-1, Mar 2007, $6.99, 343pp, pb, cover by James Jean) Novelization, the third in a series based on the world of the comics. Copyrighted by DC Comics.

Supernatural: Witch’s Canyon Jeff Mariotte (HarperEntertainment 978-0-06-137091-5, Nov 2007, $7.99, 355pp, pb) [Supernatural] Novelization based on the characters from the TV show. Copyrighted by Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Missing White Girl Jeffrey J. Mariotte (Jove 978-0-515-14308-9, Jun 2007, $6.99, 309pp, pb) Horror novel. A young woman’s kidnapping leads to an encounter with bizarre supernatural forces.

If Only in My Dreams Wendy Markham (Penguin/Signet Eclipse 978-0-451-22003-5, Dec 2006, $6.99, 390pp, pb) Time-travel romance. An actress playing a character in a historical movie finds herself in 1941 facing a doomed romance.

Fangland John Marks (Penguin Press 978-1-59420-117-2, Jan 2007, $25.95, 387pp, hc) Vampire novel reworking Dracula. Strange things start happening after a TV reporter is sent to investigate an Eastern European crime boss.

Water Logic Laurie J. Marks (Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-23-2, Jun 2007, $16.00, 332pp, tp, cover by Frederic Cayley Robinson) [Elemental Logic] Fantasy novel, third in the Elemental Logic series. Small Beer Press, 176 Prospect Ave., Northampton MA 01060; [].

Absalom’s Mother & Other Stories Louise Marley (Fairwood Press 0-9789078-3-3, Apr 2007, $16.99, 230pp, tp, cover by Lou Anders) Collection of ten stories, two original. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [], or from Fairwood Press, 5203 Quincy Ave SE, Auburn WA 98092.

Singer in the Snow Louise Marley (Penguin/Firebird 978-0-14-240748-6, Feb 2007, $7.99, 304pp, tp) [Singers] Reprint (Viking 2005) young-adult science fantasy novel set in the same world as Marley’s adult novel Sing the Light.

Wicked Lovely Melissa Marr (HarperTeen 978-0-06-121465-3, Jun 2007, $16.99, 328pp, hc) [Wicked Lovely] Young-adult contemporary fantasy novel. A teen with the Sight attracts the dangerous attention of the faeries. A first novel.

Uninvited Amanda Marrone (Simon Pulse 978-1-4169-3978-8, Oct 2007, $8.99, 204pp, tp) Young-adult vampire romance. Jordan’s ex-boyfriend is dead, but won’t go away. A first novel.

Burning for Revenge John Marsden (Scholastic/Point 0-439-85803-8, Dec 2006, $8.99, 260pp, tp) [Tomorrow] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1997) young-adult Australian near-future adventure, fifth in the Tomorrow series begun in Tomorrow When the War Began. This is dated 2006, but not seen until now.

A Killing Frost John Marsden (Scholastic 0-439-82912-7, Aug 2006, $8.99, 270pp, tp) [Tomorrow] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1995 as The Third Day: The Frost) young-adult Australian near-future adventure, third in the Tomorrow series. This is dated 2006, but not seen until now.

The Night Is for Hunting John Marsden (Scholastic/Point 978-0-439-85804-5, Jan 2007, $8.99, 242pp, tp) [Tomorrow] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1998) young-adult Australian near-future adventure, sixth in the Tomorrow series begun in Tomorrow When the War Began.

The Other Side of Dawn John Marsden (Scholastic/Point 976-0-439-85805-2, Feb 2007, $8.99, 328pp, tp) [Tomorrow] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1999) young-adult Australian near-future adventure, seventh and final in the Tomorrow series begun in Tomorrow When the War Began.

Out of Time John Marsden (Tor Teen 978-0-765-35303-0, May 2007, $6.99, 127pp, pb, cover by Craig Phillips) Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1990) young-adult SF novel about a boy with a time machine.

While I Live John Marsden (Scholastic Press 978-0-439-78318-7, Apr 2007, $16.99, 299pp, hc) [Ellie Chronicles] Young-adult Australian near-future adventure, the first in the Ellie Chronicles set after the war in the Tomorrow series. First US edition (Pan Macmillan Australia 11/03).

The Night Tourist Katherine Marsh (Hyperion 978-1-4231-0689-0, Sep 2007, $17.99, 232pp, hc, cover by David Frankland) Young-adult horror novel, a reworking of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Teen prodigy Jack discovers New York City has a ghostly underworld, where he hopes to see his dead mother.

The Intruders Michael Marshall (HarperCollins/Morrow 978-0-06-123502-3, Aug 2007, $24.95, 392pp, hc) Suspense novel with possible supernatural elements. The author also writes as Michael Marshall Smith. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 3/07).

Our American King David Lozell Martin (Simon & Schuster 978-0-7432-6731-1, Sep 2007, $25.00, 304pp, hc, cover by Shawn Shelan) Dystopian SF novel. A catastrophe leaves America ripe for a savior king, but federal forces aren’t ready to give up power.

The Summoner Gail Z. Martin (BL Publishing/Solaris US 978-1-84416-468-4, Feb 2007, $7.99, 637pp, pb, cover by Michael Komarck) [Chronicles of the Necromancer] Fantasy novel, the first in the Chronicles of the Necromancer series. A prince must learn to use his magic powers to control the dead to regain his throne. A first novel. This is simultaneous with the Solaris UK edition and has the same ISBN, but only lists US and Canadian prices.

Armageddon Rag George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-38307-2, Feb 2007, $15.00, 340pp, tp) Reprint (Poseidon 1983) dark fantasy rock-’n-roll novel.

Dreamsongs: Volume I George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-80545-1, Nov 2007, $27.00, 683pp, hc, cover by Dominic Harman) Reprint (Subterranean Press 2003 as the first part of GRRM: A RRetrospective) collection of 22 stories, with extensive commentary by Martin on his writing career. Introduction by Gardner Dozois.

Dreamsongs: Volume II George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-80658-8, Dec 2007, $27.00, 741pp, hc, cover by Dominic Harman) Reprint (Subterranean Press 2003 as the last part of GRRM: A RRetrospective) collection of ten stories and two television scripts, with extensive commentary by Martin on his writing career, and a bibliographical checklist by Leslie Kay Swigart.

A Feast for Crows George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 978-0-553-58203-1, Nov 2007, $16.00, 755pp, tp, cover by Stephen Youll) [Song of Ice and Fire] Reprint (Voyager 2005) fantasy novel, book four of A Song of Ice and Fire.

The Ice Dragon George R. R. Martin (Tor/Starscape 978-0-7653-5539-3, Oct 2007, $5.99, 107pp, tp, cover by Yvonne Gilbert) Reprint (Ace 1980 as part of Dragons of Light) young-adult fantasy novella. Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert.

Hunter’s Run George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois & Daniel Abraham (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-137329-9, Jan 2008, $25.95, 303pp, hc, cover by Stephan Martiniere) Collaborative SF novel, expanded from the novella “Shadow Twin” (by Dozois, Martin & Abraham). First US edition (Voyager 9/07).

The Summit Kat Martin (Harlequin/MIRA 978-0-7783-2470-6, Jul 2007, $7.99, 426pp, pb) [Scent of Roses] Paranormal romantic suspense, the second in a series begun in Scent of Roses.

Star Trek Excelsior: Forged in Fire Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels (Pocket 978-1-4165-4716-7, Jan 2008, $7.99, 485pp, pb, cover by Tom Hallman) [Star Trek: Excelsior] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by CBS Studios.

Birdwing Rafe Martin (Scholastic/Levine 978-0-439-21168-0, Feb 2007, $6.99, 359pp, tp, cover by Matt Mahurin) Reprint (Levine 2005) young-adult fantasy novel, a sequel to the fairy tale “The Wild Swans”. This includes an After Words reader’s guide.

In the Company of Ogres A. Lee Martinez (Tor 978-0-765-35457-0, Apr 2007, $6.99, 318pp, pb, cover by Jeff Soto) Reprint (Tor 2006) humorous dark fantasy novel.

A Nameless Witch A. Lee Martinez (Tor 978-0-7653-1868-7, May 2007, $24.95, 320pp, hc, cover by Jeff Soto) Humorous dark fantasy novel. An undead witch reluctantly teams up with a White Knight to stop a mad sorcerer. A trade paperback edition (-1548-9, $12.95) is also available.

Counting Heads David Marusek (Tor 978-0-7653-1754-4, Oct 2007, $14.95, 336pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Tor 2005) SF novel.

Getting to Know You David Marusek (Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-088-3, Apr 2007, $25.00, 297pp, hc, cover by Mark A. Nelson) Collection of ten stories. A signed, limited edition of 200 ($40.00) with an added story in chapbook form is also available. Subterranean Press, PO Box 190106, Burton MI 48519; [].

The Other Brother Brandon Massey (Kensington/Dafina 978-0-7582-1072-2, Nov 2007, $6.99, 410pp, pb) Reprint (Kensington 2006, not seen) horror novel about rival half-brothers with a supernatural connection.

Whispers in the Night ed. Brandon Massey (Kensington/Dafina 978-0-7582-1741-7, Jul 2007, $14.00, 313pp, tp) Original anthology of 19 stories of horror and suspense by black authors, several with supernatural or SF elements. Only the editor’s introduction indicated this is the third volume in the Dark Dreams series. Authors include Tananarive Due, Wrath James White, and L.R. Giles.

Homeplace Beth Massie (Berkley 978-0-425-21689-7, Aug 2007, $6.99, 293pp, pb) Horror novel. A woman inherits her ancestral home and finds it haunted by more than bad memories. The author also writes as Elizabeth Massie.

Edgewise Graham Masterton (Leisure 978-0-8439-5426-5, May 2007, $7.99, 326pp, pb) Horror novel. First US edition (Severn House 10/06).

I Am Legend Richard Matheson (Tor 978-0-7653-5715-1, Nov 2007, $7.99, 312pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1995) collection of ten stories and the classic 1954 SF vampire novel of the title. This is a movie tie-in edition. A trade paperback edition (978-0-7653-1874-9, $14.95) is also available.

I Am Legend Richard Matheson, Steve Niles & Elman Brown (IDW Publishing 978-1-9332-3921-7, Sep 2007, $19.95, 240pp, tp, cover by Elman Brown) Reissue (IDW 2004) graphic adaptation of the SF horror novel by Matheson (Gold Medal 1954), adapted by Steve Niles and illustrated by Elman Brown, originally published in four volumes by Eclipse Books. This is a movie tie-in edition; third printing.

Unbroken A. J. Matthews (Berkley 978-0-425-21480-0, Apr 2007, $7.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Supernatural thriller/horror novel. Matthews is a pen name for Rick Hautala.

Wolverine: Lifeblood Hugh Matthews (Pocket Star 978-1-4165-1073-4, Mar 2007, $7.99, 374pp, pb, cover by David Mack) [Wolverine] Novelization based on the comic book character. Copyrighted by Marvel Characters.

Wired Liz Maverick (Dorchester/Shomi 978-0-505-52724-0, Jul 2007, $6.99, 326pp, pb) Paranormal romance in the SHOMI action-romance line. Copyrighted by Elizabeth A. Edelstein.

Bitterwood James Maxey (BL Publishing/Solaris US 978-1-84416-487-5, Jul 2007, $7.99, 491pp, pb, cover by Michael Komarck) [Bitterwood] Fantasy novel. The last dragon hunter, Bitterwood, plans to end dragon oppression of humans. This has the same ISBN as the simultaneous Solaris UK edition but gives only US and Canadian prices.

Sorcerer’s Moon Julian May (Ace 978-0-441-01515-3, Aug 2007, $7.99, 543pp, pb, cover by Steve Stone) [Boreal Moon Tale] Reprint (Ace 2006) fantasy novel, third book in the Boreal Moon Tale.

Highland Guardian Melissa Mayhue (Pocket 978-1-4165-3287-3, Nov 2007, $6.99, 354pp, pb, cover by Jaime DeJesus) Paranormal romance. A novelist with unwanted psychometric abilities falls for a half-fairy Guardian in Scotland

Demon Eyes L. H. Maynard & M. P. N. Sims (Leisure 978-0-8439-5972-7, Dec 2007, $7.99, 338pp, pb) Horror novel. Emma attends her boss’ weekend party at his estate when things get strange.

The Girl Who Loved Animals and Other Stories Bruce McAllister (Golden Gryphon Press 978-1-930846-49-5, Oct 2007, $24.95, xi+306pp, hc, cover by John Picacio) Collection of 17 stories from five decades of writing, appearing here in the author’s preferred texts. Introduction by Harry Harrison. Afterword by Barry N. Malzberg. Order from Golden Gryphon Press, 3002 Perkins Road, Urbana IL 61802; [].

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