The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2005

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By These Ten Bones Clare B. Dunkle (Holt 0-8050-7496-1, May 2005, $16.95, 229pp, hc, cover by Greg Spalenka) Young-adult dark fantasy of werewolves in medieval Scotland.

In the Coils of the Snake Clare B. Dunkle (Holt 0-8050-7747-2, Oct 2005, $16.95, 281pp, hc, cover by Matt Manley) [Hollow Kingdom] Young-adult fantasy, third in The Hollow Kingdom trilogy.

Echelon’s End: PlanetFall E. Robert Dunn (Haworth Positronic Press/Harrington Park 1-56023-544-6, Dec 2005, $24.95, 318pp, tp) [Echelon’s End] SF novel, the third volume in the Echelon’s End saga. A lost spaceship finds dangerous worlds. Available from The Haworth Press, 10 Alice Street, Binghamton NY 13904-1580; orders 800-429-6784; [].

The Collected Jorkens, Volume Three Lord Dunsany (Night Shade Books 1-892389-57-6, Mar 2005, $35.00, 335 + xxv, hc) [Joseph Jorkens] Omnibus/collection, the third in a three-volume set. This contains stories previously collected in Jorkens Borrows Another Whiskey (1954) and The Last Book of Jorkens (2002), plus three previously unpublished stories. Foreword by Michael Dirda. Edited and with an introduction by S.T. Joshi.

The Pleasures of a Futuroscope Lord Dunsany (Hippocampus Press 0-9761592-8-7, 2005, $15.00, 200pp, tp, cover by Jeff Remmer) Reprint (Hippocampus Press 2003) post-holocaust SF novel. This is a POD edition.

The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories Lord Dunsany (Dover 0-486-44217-9, Jun 2005, $6.95, 100pp, tp, cover by Sidney Sime) Reprint (George Allen & Sons 1908) collection of 12 stories.

The Cunning Blood Jeff Duntemann (ISFiC Press 0-9759156-2-2, Nov 2005, $28.00, 357pp, hc, cover by Todd Cameron Hamilton) SF novel of a prison world where nanotechnology is supposed to keep usable technology at pre-electric levels. A first novel. ISFiC Press, 707 Sapling Lane, Deerfield IL 60015; [].

The People of Sparks Jeanne DuPrau (SFBC #1163894, Jul 2004, $9.99, 338pp, hc) [Book of Ember] Reprint (Random House 2004) young-adult dystopian novel, sequel to The City of Ember. This is similar to the Random House edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The People of Sparks Jeanne DuPrau (Random House 0-375-82825-7, May 2005, $5.99, 338pp, tp) [Book of Ember] Reprint (Random House 2004) young-adult dystopian novel, sequel to The City of Ember.

Dragonfly Frederic S. Durbin (Ace 0-441-01338-4, Oct 2005, $6.99, 326pp, pb, cover by Merritt Dekle) Reprint (Arkham House 1999) dark fantasy novel of a girl who enters a macabre underground realm.

The Alchemy of Stars: Rhysling Award Winners Showcase ed. Roger Dutcher & Mike Allen (Science Fiction Poetry Association 0-8095-1162-2, Jul 2005, $15.00, 170pp, tp, cover by Tim Mullins) Anthology of 62 poems that won the Rhysling Award from 1978 to 2004. Foreword by Robert Dutcher, introduction by Jane Yolen, afterword by Suzette Haden Elgin, and historical essay by Robert Frazier. Published in cooperation with Wildside Press/Prime Books. This is a POD edition, available online at [] or [] or write Helena Bell, SFPA Treasurer, 1225 West Freeman St., Apt. 12, Carbondale IL 62901; checks made out to SFPA.

Warhammer: Savage City Robert Earl (BL Publishing/Black Library US 1-84416-198-6, Aug 2005, $6.99, 253pp, pb, cover by Ralph Horsley) [Warhammer: Florin & Lorenzo] Novelization based on the world of the roleplaying game, third in the Florin & Lorenzo series. Copyrighted by Games Workshop. This first US edition has the same ISBN as the Black Library UK edition, but only lists US and Canadian prices.

A.D. 62: Pompeii Rebecca East (iUniverse 0-595-26882-X, May 2005, $16.95, 292pp, tp) Time-travel novel. An experiment gone wrong leaves a 21st-century woman stranded as a slave in ancient Pompeii. East is a pen name. This is dated 2003 but not seen until now. A print-on-demand book, available online at [], or from iUniverse, 2021 Pine Lake Road, Suite 100, Lincoln NE 68512; 800-288-4677.

The Malloreon, Volume One David Eddings (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-48386-3, Sep 2005, $17.95, 805pp, tp) [Belgariad: Malloreon] Omnibus of three novels in the series: Guardians of the West (1987), King of the Murgos (1988), and Demon Lord of Karanda (1988).

The Malloreon, Volume Two David Eddings (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-48387-1, Sep 2005, $15.95, 515 + ix, tp) [Malloreon] Omnibus of the last two novels in the series: Sorceress of Darshiva (1989) and The Seeress of Kell (1991). Preface by the author.

Crystal Gorge David & Leigh Eddings (Warner Aspect 0-446-53227-4, Aug 2005, $25.95, 487pp, hc, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Dreamers] Epic fantasy novel, third in The Dreamers series. First US edition (Voyager 7/05).

Crystal Gorge David & Leigh Eddings (SFBC #1196350, Sep 2005, $13.99, 487pp, hc, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Dreamers] Reprint (Voyager 2005) epic fantasy novel, third in “The Dreamers”. This is similar to the Warner Aspect edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Treasured One David & Leigh Eddings (Warner 0-446-61330-4, Jul 2005, $7.50, 513pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Dreamers] Reprint (Voyager 7/04) epic fantasy novel, second in The Dreamers series.

George Alec Effinger Live! From Planet Earth George Alec Effinger (Golden Gryphon Press 1-930846-32-0, May 2005, $25.95, 363pp, hc, cover by John Picacio) Collection of 20 stories and two poems, only four previously collected. This includes eight pieces written as by O. Niemand. Stories picked and introduced by authors and editors including Gardner Dozois, Michael Bishop, Jack Dann, Howard Waldrop, and Barbara Hambly. Golden Gryphon Press, 3002 Perkins Road, Urbana IL 61802; [].

When Gravity Fails George Alec Effinger (Tor/Orb 0-765-31358-8, Nov 2005, $13.95, 284pp, tp, cover by Craig Mullins) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) SF novel.

The Stardragons Bob Eggleton & John Grant (SFBC 1-84340-123-1, May 2005, $19.99, 112pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) Art book. This first US edition appears to be identical to the Paper Tiger UK edition.

Kornwolf Tristan Egolf (Grove/Atlantic/Black Cat 0-8021-7016-1, Jan 2006, $14.00, 379pp, tp) Literary werewolf novel. A Pennsylvania community is terrorized by a teenaged Amish werewolf. A Grove hardcover edition (-1816-X, $25.00) is also available.

The Living House of Oz Edward Einhorn (Hungry Tiger Press 1-929527-08-X, Oct 2005, $27.95, 239pp, hc, cover by Eric Shanower) [Oz] Young-adult fantasy novel of L. Frank Baum’s “Oz”. Illustrated by Eric Shanower. Available from Hungry Tiger Press, 5995 Dandridge Lane, Suite 121, San Diego CA 92115-6575; []

The Science Fiction Poetry Handbook Suzette Elgin (Sam’s Dot Publishing 1-930847-81-5, Mar 2005, $11.95, 125pp, tp, cover by Tim Mullins) Non-fiction guide to SF poetry, an updated and revised version of the 1986 edition. Some of the materials previously appeared in Star*Line: The Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association. Includes a selected bibliography and a list of Rhysling winners. All profits go to the SFPA. Order from Tyree Campbell/Sam’s Dot Publishing, PO Box 782, Cedar Rapids IA 52406-0782; [].

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