The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001

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Necroscope: Avengers Brian Lumley (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-79248-5, Sep 2001, £6.99, 362pp, pb, cover by Paul Stanczykowski) [Necroscope: E-Branch] Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 2001) vampire horror/SF novel, third in the “E-Branch” trilogy in the “Necroscope” series.

Necroscope: Defilers Brian Lumley (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-79246-9, Feb 2001, £6.99, 659pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Necroscope: E-Branch] Reprint (Tor 2000) vampire horror/SF novel, second in the “E-Branch” trilogy in the “Necroscope” series.

Cosmonaut Keep Ken MacLeod (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-067-9, Nov 2001, £6.99, 385pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Engines of Light] Reprint (Orbit 2000) SF novel, first in the “Engines of Light” series. The parallel stories of near-future alien contact on Earth, and a human colony struggling for survival thousands of light years away.

Dark Light Ken MacLeod (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-069-5, Nov 2001, £16.99, 292pp, hc, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Engines of Light] SF novel, second in the “Engines of Light” series after Cosmonaut Keep. Matt Cairns and the crew of Bright Star reach Croatan, the second home of humanity, after centuries in space. brought more than news from Earth.

The Riddle of the Frozen Phantom Margaret Mahy (Collins 0-00-711374-9, Nov 2001, £3.99, 186pp, tp, cover by Andy Parker) Young-adult fantasy/ghost novel. ‘A Vanessa Hamilton Book’.

The Tricksters Margaret Mahy (CollinsFlamingo 0-00-712173-3, Aug 2001, £4.99, 332pp, pb) Reprint (J.M. Dent 1986) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction ed. George Mann (Robinson 1-84119-177-9, Jul 2001, £9.99, i+612pp, tp, cover by Richard Clifton-Dey) Reference guide to the genre, split into extensive alphabetical sections on authors (including bibliographies & recommended further reading), films & TV, terms & themes, awards, books, and an initial chapter on the history of SF. A previous original is noted (St. Martin’s Press 1999), but this seems to be an error.

The Eye of the Queen Phillip Mann (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07238-5, Apr 2001, £9.99, 264pp, tp) Reprint (Gollancz 1982) SF novel of first contact. An “SF Collectors’ Edition”.

The Grand Design John Marco (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-781-0, Apr 2001, £6.99, 755pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tyrants and Kings] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 2000) fantasy novel. Book Two of “Tyrants and Kings” after The Jackal of Nar.

The Saints of the Sword John Marco (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07160-5, Apr 2001, £12.99, 545pp, tp, cover by blacksheep) [Tyrants and Kings] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 2/01) fantasy novel, the third book of “Tyrants and Kings”. A hardcover edition (-07159-1, £17.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

Daughter of the Forest Juliet Marillier (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648398-4, Feb 2001, £6.99, 538pp, pb, cover by Neal Armstrong) [Sevenwaters] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1999) fantasy novel. Book One of the “Sevenwaters” trilogy.

Son of the Shadows Juliet Marillier (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224737-2, Feb 2001, £10.99, xii+541pp, tp, cover by Neal Armstrong) [Sevenwaters] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 2000) fantasy novel, Book Two of the “Sevenwaters” trilogy after Daughter of the Forest. [First U.K. edition]

Fevre Dream George R. R. Martin (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-331-9, Jan 2001, £6.99, 351pp, tp, cover by Paul Wright) Reprint (Poseidon 1982) historical vampire novel. Volume 13 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

A Storm of Swords Two: Blood and Gold George R. R. Martin (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-711955-0, Aug 2001, £6.99, viii+637pp, pb) [Song of Ice and Fire] Reprint (Voyager 2000 as half of A Storm of Swords) fantasy novel; the second half of the third book in the series “A Song of Ice and Fire”.

A Storm of Swords: One: Steel and Snow George R. R. Martin (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-647990-1, Jun 2001, £6.99, viii+661pp, pb) [Song of Ice and Fire] Reprint (Voyager 2000 as half of A Storm of Swords) fantasy novel; the first half of the third book in the series “A Song of Ice and Fire”.

Mutant: Hair Raiser Graham Masterton (Scholastic UK 0-439-99919-7, May 2001, £3.99, 188pp, pb) Young adult horror novel.

Swimmer Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-5697-9, Aug 2001, £17.99, 218pp, hc) [Jim Rook] Dark fantasy novel. Volume five in the “Jim Rook” series.

Mutant: Crawlers Andrew Matthews (Scholastic UK 0-439-99807-7, Jan 2001, £3.99, 198pp, pb, cover by Bob Lea) Young adult horror novel.

Blood Trillium Julian May (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-586-21161-6, Feb 2001, £5.99, 432pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Trillium] Reprint (Bantam Spectra; HarperCollins UK 1992) fantasy novel. Book 2 in the “Trillium” sequence after the collaborative Black Trillium.

Sagittarius Whorl Julian May (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224625-2, Apr 2001, £16.99, 362pp, hc, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Rampart Worlds] Reprint (Del Rey 2001) SF novel. Book three of “The Rampart Worlds” trilogy. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-711866-X, £9.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

The Secret of Life Paul McAuley (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-225904-4, Jan 2001, £16.99, 391pp, hc) SF novel. While a genetically altered version of a Martian microbe threatens the ecology of Earth, an expedition to Mars is threatened by its own internal maladies.

The Secret of Life Paul McAuley (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-651330-1, Sep 2001, £6.99, 518pp, pb) Reprint (Voyager 2000) SF novel.

Whole Wide World Paul J. McAuley (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-225903-6, Sep 2001, £16.99, 388pp, hc) SF murder mystery. In a London subject to total surveillance after terrorists bombed the Internet and economic system into oblivion, a woman’s murder is broadcast on the Net.

The Coins of Judas Scott McBain (HarperCollins UK 0-00-711465-6, Apr 2001, £9.99, 374pp, tp) Fantasy novel. Five of Judas’s thirty pieces of silver are still being sought for their power to create a Magus, and their power to corrupt. McBain is a pseudonym. A hardcover edition (-226120-0, £16.99) was announced but not seen.

The Dinosaur Planet Omnibus Anne McCaffrey (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-030-X, Feb 2001, £7.99, 189+281pp, pb, cover by Mark McKenna) [Ireta] Reprint (SFBC 1985 as The Ireta Adventure) SF omnibus of the two “Ireta” novels: Dinosaur Planet (1977) and Dinosaur Planet Survivors (1984). The books are separately paginated. [First U.K. edition]

The Skies of Pern Anne McCaffrey (Bantam UK 0-593-04330-8, Feb 2001, £16.99, 447pp, hc, cover by Les Edwards) [Pern] SF novel in the “Pern” series. The dragonriders have diverted the Red Star, Pern’s people are divided by the diversion of the Red Star, and rediscovered technology.

The Skies of Pern Anne McCaffrey (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-593-04337-5, Aug 2001, £9.99, 447pp, tp, cover by Les Edwards) [Pern] Reprint (Bantam UK 2001) SF novel in the “Pern” series.

Acorna’s People Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Severn House 0-7278-5690-1, Jan 2001, £17.99, 383pp, hc) [Acorna] Reprint (HarperPrism 1999) SF novel based on a comic-book idea by McCaffrey, third in the “Acorna the Unicorn Girl” series.

Acorna’s World Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-14749-4, Jul 2001, £5.99, 382pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Acorna] Reprint (Eos 2000) SF novel based on a comic-book idea by McCaffrey, fourth in the “Acorna the Unicorn Girl” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Collapsium Wil McCarthy (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-326-2, Sep 2001, £6.99, 325pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Monarchs of Sol] Reprint (Del Rey 2000) SF novel.

Stargate SG-1: The Morpheus Factor Ashley McConnell (Macmillan/Channel 4 Books 0-7522-7198-9, Feb 2001, £5.99, 297pp, pb) [Stargate SG-1] Novelization based on the TV series based on the movie. Copyrighted by MGM Worldwide TV Productions Inc.

The Songcatcher Sharyn McCrumb (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-71717-3, Jun 2001, £17.99, 292pp, hc) [Sheriff Spencer Arrowood] Contemporary/historical novel with fantasy elements, part of the “Ballad” series. Simultaneous with the US (Dutton) edition.

Deepsix Jack McDevitt (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-710879-6, Jun 2001, £6.99, 432pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Priscilla “Hutch” Hutchins] Reprint (Eos 2001) SF novel of a life-supporting planet threatened by a rogue gas giant. [First U.K. edition]

Ares Express Ian McDonald (Simon & Schuster UK/Earthlight 0-684-86151-8, May 2001, £16.99, 332pp, hc) [Desolation Road] SF/fantasy novel, set in the universe of Desolation Road. Sweetness Octave Glorious-Honeybun Asiim 12th leaves her fusion-powered locomotive home to find adventure.

Desolation Road Ian McDonald (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-671-03753-6, May 2001, £6.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1988) SF novel.

Doctor Who: Bullet Time David A. McIntee (BBC Books 0-563-53834-1, Aug 2001, £5.99, 254pp, pb) [Doctor Who: Missing Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series. Book 44 of the BBC “Missing Adventures” series.

The Warrior’s Bond Juliet E. McKenna (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-065-2, Oct 2001, £6.99, 520pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tales of Einarinn] Fantasy novel, the “Fourth Tale of Einarinn”.

The Riddle-Master’s Game Patricia McKillip (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-796-9, Jul 2001, £8.99, x+622pp, tp, cover by Michael Mariano) [Riddle-Master] Reprint (SFBC 1979 as Riddle of Stars) fantasy omnibus of The Riddle-Master of Hed (1976), Heir of Sea and Fire (1977), and Harpist in the Wind (1979), with a new introduction by McKillip. Volume 19 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

The Doomspell Cliff McNish (Orion/Dolphin 1-85881-850-8, Aug 2001, £4.99, 212pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Doomspell] Reprint (Orion Children’s Books 2000) young-adult fantasy novel. A brother and sister are snatched - like thousands of other children - into another world, where the girl finds she has acquired magical powers. Part one of the “Doomspell” trilogy.

The Scent of Magic Cliff McNish (Orion Children’s Books 1-85881-843-5, Oct 2001, £7.99, 215pp, hc) [Doomspell] Young-adult fantasy novel. Book Two of “The Doomspell Trilogy”. Witches and Wizards vie to control the increasing numbers of Earth children with magical powers.

Paradox John Meaney (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-553-50589-0, Mar 2001, £6.99, 537pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Nulapeiron Sequence] Reprint (Bantam UK 2000) SF novel, first in a series.

Horse Latitudes Jay Merrick (Fourth Estate 1-85702-914-3, 1999, £10.99, 277pp, tp) Near-future SF novel. A botanist encounters a derelict in the 2021 cardboard city that replaced an airport destroyed by terrorists. Published in 1999, but not seen until now.

The Future Scrolls Fern Michaels (Severn House 0-7278-5721-5, Jun 2001, £17.99, 218pp, hc, cover by Jerry Haylock) Contemporary romance/fantasy novel. A bitter wife plots to sell predictive scrolls given to her husband’s family by an angel in 1200 AD.

Grimm’s Last Fairytale Haydn Middleton (Abacus 0-349-11121-9, Feb 2001, £6.99, 247pp, tp, cover by Mark Preston) Reprint (Abacus 1999) historical biographical novel of the final travels of Jacob Grimm, interwoven with a fairy tale.

Doctor Who: The Adventure of Henrietta Street Lawrence Miles (BBC Books 0-563-53842-2, Nov 2001, £5.99, 284pp, pb) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series. Book 51 of the BBC “New Adventures” series.

Guenevere: The Child of the Holy Grail Rosalind Miles (Pocket UK 0-671-01814-0, Jun 2001, £6.99, 466pp, pb) [Guenevere] Reprint (Simon & Schuster UK 2000) Arthurian fantasy novel. Last in the “Guenevere” trilogy after Guenevere: Queen of the Summer Country, and Guenevere: The Knight of the Sacred Lake. The original edition was not seen.

Doctor Who: Dying in the Sun Jon de Burgh Miller (BBC Books 0-563-53840-6, Oct 2001, £5.99, 279pp, pb) Novelization based on the TV series. Book 46 of the BBC “Missing Adventures” series, featuring the Second Doctor.

A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07220-2, Oct 2001, £14.99, 356pp, hc, cover by Peter Goodfellow) [St. Leibowitz, Order of] Reprint (Lippincott 1959) classic post-holocaust novel. A Hugo winner. Volume V in the “SF Masterworks” hardcover series.

number9dream David Mitchell (Hodder & Stoughton/Sceptre 0-340-73976-2, Mar 2001, £10.00, 418pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel.

Darksong Rising L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-011-3, Jan 2001, £6.99, 579pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Spellsong Cycle] Reprint (Tor 1999) fantasy novel, third and final in The Spellsong Cycle. As regent of the kingdom of Defalk, ex-music teacher Anna Marshall faces intrigue and possible invasion. [First U.K. edition]

Magi’i of Cyador L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-027-X, Jun 2001, £6.99, xii+544pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Recluce: Saga] Reprint (Tor 2000) fantasy novel in “The Saga of Recluce”. First in a new internal series. [First U.K. edition]

The Witch Trade Michael Molloy (The Chicken House 1-903434-31-9, Sep 2001, £11.99, 284pp, hc, cover by David Wyatt) [Witch Trade] Young-adult fantasy novel. Available from 2 Palmer St, Frome, Somerset BA11 1DS, UK.

Against the Odds Elizabeth Moon (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-84149-079-2, Sep 2001, £6.99, 548pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Heris Serrano; Esmay Suiza] Reprint (Baen 2000) military SF novel, seventh in the “Heris Serrano” series, the fourth prominently featuring Esmay Suiza. Esmay’s marriage to Barin Serrano gets her kicked out of the Fleet. [First U.K. edition]

The Dreamthief’s Daughter Michael Moorcock (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-684-86131-3, Feb 2001, £16.99, 342pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Elric; Von Bek] Fantasy novel of both Elric and Ulric von Bek, Nazis, and the mysterious dreamthief’s daughter.

The Dreamthief’s Daughter Michael Moorcock (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-684-86131-3, Feb 2001, £16.99, ix+342pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Elric; Von Bek] Fantasy novel of Elric, his daughter, and Ulric von Bek fighting Nazis in the 1930s. Subtitled ‘A Tale of the Albino’.

Elric Michael Moorcock (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-743-8, May 2001, £6.99, ii+416pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Elric] Fantasy omnibus/collection of two “Elric” books: five-story collection Stealer of Souls (1963) plus fix-up novel Stormbringer (1965; revised 1977). Volume 17 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

Gloriana, or The Unfulfill’d Queen Michael Moorcock (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07359-4, Oct 2001, £6.99, 368pp, tp, cover by Gustave Moreau) Reprint (Allison & Busby 1978) fantasy novel. This is the text of the Phoenix House 1993 revised edition, with further minor changes. Winner of the World Fantasy Award. Volume 22 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

King of the City Michael Moorcock (Simon & Schuster/Scribner UK 0-684-86144-5, May 2001, £7.99, 421pp, tp, cover by blacksheep) [Dennis Dover; Rosie Beck] Reprint (Scribner UK 2000) literary fantasy novel, sequel to Mother London.

London Bone Michael Moorcock (Scribner UK 0-684-86142-9, May 2001, £10.00, 245pp, tp, cover by blacksheep) Collection of eight stories and an article, set primarily in London, and in various Moorcock series.

Silverheart Michael Moorcock & Storm Constantine (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7434-0867-5, Nov 2001, £6.99, 408pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Earthlight UK 2000) SF/fantasy novel of the Multiverse. Max Silverskin must discover his heritage before the witchmark devours his heart.

Dead Edward Stephen Moore (Hodder Silver 0-340-74396-4, Jan 2001, £4.99, 154pp, tp, cover by Paul Young) Young-adult fantasy novel.

Bring the Jubilee Ward Moore (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-764-0, Jun 2001, £6.99, 194pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Farrar Straus 1953) alternate-history/time travel novel in which the American South won the Civil War. Volume 42 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

Let There Be Lite Rupert Morgan (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-553-81284-X, Mar 2001, £6.99, 415pp, tp, cover by John Alexander) Reprint (Bantam UK 2000) satirical SF novel of an alternate Earth.

Vast Linda Nagata (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-745-4, Feb 2001, £6.99, 359pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Deception Well] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1998) SF novel. Survivors of an ancient alien war travel on a giant spaceship to find their enemies’ homeworld. Sequel to Deception Well.

Doctor Who Novellas: Time and Relative Kim Newman (Telos 1-903889-02-2, Nov 2001, £10.00, 119pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Novelization in diary form, based on the TV series, and set before the first episode. Foreword and afterword by Justin Richards. The signed, limited deluxe edition will have a frontispiece by Bryan Talbot. Available from 61 Elgar Avenue, Tolworth, Surrey KT5 9JP.

Dracula Cha Cha Cha: Anno Dracula 1959 Kim Newman (Simon & Schuster/Pocket UK 0-671-02209-1, May 2001, £6.99, 288pp, tp) [Dracula] Reprint (Carroll & Graf 1998 as Judgment of Tears: Anno Dracula 1959) alternate-history vampire novel. Third in Newman’s series after Anno Dracula and The Bloody Red Baron.

Orcs: First Blood: Warriors of the Tempest Stan Nicholls (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-562-1, Sep 2001, £6.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Fangorn) [Orcs: First Blood] Reprint (Gollancz 2000) fantasy novel, third in the trilogy.

The Curer Adam Nichols (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-531-1, Mar 2001, £6.99, 440pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) [Whiteblade Saga] Fantasy novel. Book three in “The Whiteblade Saga”.

Slaves of the Mastery William Nicholson (Mammoth 0-7497-4152-X, May 2001, £10.99, ii+340pp, hc, cover by Mark Edwards) [Wind on Fire] Young-adult fantasy novel, volume two in “The Wind on Fire” series. Five years after the events of The Wind Singer, the city of Aramanth is destroyed, and Kestrel Hath and her missing brother must learn the secrets of the Singers.

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