The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2005

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The Vesuvius Club: Graphic Edition Mark Gatiss & Ian Bass (Simon & Schuster UK 0-7432-7600-0, Nov 2005, £12.99, 102pp, tp, cover by Ian Bass) Graphic version of the novel by Gatiss, adapted by Gatiss and Bass, and illustrated by Bass.

The Science of Middle-earth Henry Gee (Souvenir Press 0-285-63723-1, May 2005, £10.99, 253pp, tp, cover by Luis V. Rey) Reprint (Cold Spring Press 2004) critical book. [First U.K. edition] [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Troy: Lord of the Silver Bow David Gemmell (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-593-05219-6, Sep 2005, £17.99, 475pp, hc, cover by John Bolton) [Troy] Historical fantasy novel, the first volume in a trilogy. Simultaneous with the US (Del Rey) edition. A trade paperback (OME) edition (-05220-X) was announced but not seen.

The Swords of Night and Day David A. Gemmell (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-14678-1, Apr 2005, £6.99, 640pp, pb, cover by John Bolton) [Drenai: Skilgannon the Damned] Reprint (Bantam UK 2004) fantasy novel in the Drenai series. Book two of The Damned featuring Druss the Legend.

Under the Penitence Mary Gentle (PS Publishing 1-904619-10-X, Jan 2005, £10.00, 76 + viii, tp, cover by Edward Miller) Fantasy/alternate-history novella set in Visigothic Carthage in the world of “Ash”. Introduction by S.M. Stirling. This is a limited edition of 500 signed by Gentle; a hardcover edition of 300 (-11-8, £25.00) signed by Gentle and Stirling is also available. PS Publishing, Grosvenor House, 1 New Road, Hornsea HU18 1PG, UK; [].

Faces of Mist and Flame Jon George (Macmillan/Tor UK 0-330-41984-6, Aug 2005, £6.99, 390pp, pb, cover by Dominic Harman) Reprint (Tor UK 2004) SF novel of mind transfer through time.

Ithaka Adèle Geras (Random House UK/David Fickling Books 0-385-60391-6, Oct 2005, £12.99, 405pp, hc) Historical fantasy novel retelling the story of Odysseus and Penelope from her viewpoint.

Barry Trotter and the Dead Horse Michael Gerber (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07692-5, Oct 2005, £5.99, 306pp, tp, cover by Douglas Carrel) [Barry Trotter] Reprint (Gollancz 2004) satiric fantasy novel. Third in the series spoofing Harry Potter.

Against Gravity Gary Gibson (Macmillan/Tor UK 1-4050-3446-7, Aug 2005, £10.99, 378pp, tp, cover by Steve Rawlings) SF novel.

Angel Stations Gary Gibson (Macmillan/Tor UK 0-330-42017-8, Jul 2005, £6.99, 552pp, pb, cover by Steve Rawlings) Reprint (Tor UK 2004) SF novel.

Incubus Nick Gifford (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-131731-0, Feb 2005, £5.99, 225pp, tp, cover by Dominic Harman) Young-adult horror novel. Gifford is a pseudonym for Keith Brooke.

Deep Trouble Debi Gliori (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-55046-9, Jun 2005, £5.99, 304pp, tp) [Strega-Borgia family] Reprint (Doubleday UK 2004) humorous young-adult fantasy novel. Fourth in the Strega-Borgia series.

King Kong Christopher Golden (Simon & Schuster/Pocket UK 1-4165-1166-0, Dec 2005, £6.99, 324pp, pb) [King Kong] Movie novelization of the 2005 remake. Simultaneous with the US (Pocket Star) edition.

Outcast: Dragon Secrets Christopher Golden & Thomas E. Sniegoski (Simon & Schuster UK 0-689-87302-6, Mar 2005, £5.99, 236pp, tp, cover by Steve Stone) [Outcast] Reprint (Aladdin 2004) young-adult fantasy novel, second in the series. [First U.K. edition]

Outcast: Ghostfire Christopher Golden & Thomas E. Sniegoski (Simon & Schuster UK 0-689-87303-4, Jul 2005, £5.99, 229pp, tp, cover by Steve Stone) [Outcast] Reprint (Aladdin 2005) young-adult fantasy novel. Third in a series. [First U.K. edition]

The Princess Bride William Goldman (Bloomsbury 0-7475-7546-0, Jul 2005, £6.99, 399pp, tp) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1973) fantasy novel.

Chainfire Terry Goodkind (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-714560-8, Feb 2005, £18.99, 669pp, hc, cover by Dominic Harman) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 2005) fantasy novel, ninth in the “Sword of Truth” series. Richard Cypher awakens from injury to find his wife missing and everyone denying her existence. [First U.K. edition]

Chainfire Terry Goodkind (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-714561-6, Jul 2005, £12.99, 669pp, tp, cover by Dominic Harman) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 2005) fantasy novel in the Sword of Truth series.

Necromunda: Salvation C. S. Goto (BL Publishing/Black Library 1-8441-6189-7, May 2005, £5.99, 251pp, pb, cover by Clint Langley) [Necromunda] Novelization based on a computer game based on the roleplaying game.

The Dark Domain Stefan Grabinski (Dedalus 1-873982-25-9, Aug 2005, £6.99, 153pp, tp, cover by Ben Mitchell) Reissue (Dedalus 1993) collection of 11 dark fantasy stories. Translated and with an introduction by Miroslaw Lipinski.

The Fearful Keith Gray (The Bodley Head 0-370-32836-1, Apr 2005, £10.99, 293pp, hc, cover by Andy Briggs) Young-adult fantasy novel. Tim doesn’t believe he must feed the legendary lake monster to keep it from devouring children.

Deathstalker Coda Simon R. Green (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07644-5, Feb 2005, £10.99, 364pp, tp, cover by Sonar) [Deathstalker] SF novel. Last in the Deathstalker series. A hardcover edition (£17.99) was announced but not seen.

Deathstalker Return Simon R. Green (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07643-7, Feb 2005, £6.99, 476pp, pb, cover by Sonar) [Deathstalker] Reprint (Penguin/Roc 2004) SF novel in the Deathstalker series.

Deathstalker War Simon R. Green (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-60061-6, Jun 2005, £6.99, 570pp, pb, cover by Sonar) [Deathstalker] Reprint (Vista 1997) SF novel, third in the Deathstalker series.

Fred Hoyle’s Universe Jane Gregory (Oxford University Press 0-19-850791-7, Jun 2005, £20.00, 406pp, hc) Biography of the controversial scientist and SF writer. Includes notes and index. [Fred Hoyle]

9Tail Fox Jon Courtenay Grimwood (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07615-1, Oct 2005, £12.99, 326pp, hc) Contemporary SF/fantasy novel. A murdered San Francisco cop awakes in another body, pursued by the same killer. A trade paperback (OME) edition (-07713-1) was announced but not seen.

Stamping Butterflies Jon Courtenay Grimwood (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07650-X, Aug 2005, £6.99, 424pp, tp) Reprint (Gollancz 2004) SF novel.

Replay Ken Grimwood (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07559-7, May 2005, £6.99, 272pp, tp) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) fantasy novel, winner of the World Fantasy Award. Volume 45 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

The Lastling Philip Gross (Oxford University Press 0-19-275383-5, Jan 2005, £4.99, 225pp, tp, cover by Stuart Williams) Reprint (Oxford University Press 2003) young-adult fantasy novel.

Tropic of Night Michael Gruber (Macmillan/Pan 0-330-42684-2, Apr 2004, £6.99, 563pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins/Morrow 2003) horror novel/thriller. A woman in Miami hides from her ex-husband, a serial killer and shaman of African witchcraft. [First U.K. edition]

The Witch’s Boy Michael Gruber (Simon & Schuster UK Children’s Books 1-416-90138-8, May 2005, £12.99, 298pp, hc) Reprint (HarperTempest 2005) young-adult fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Doctor Who: The Time Travellers Simon Guerrier (BBC Books 0-563-48633-3, Nov 2005, £5.99, 284pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Novelization based on the TV series, featuring the 1st Doctor, Ian, and Barbara.

The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories ed. Peter Haining (Robinson 1-84529-185-9, Aug 2005, £7.99, 689pp, tp, cover by Joe Roberts) Reprint (Robinson 2000) anthology of 43 haunted house stories. This expanded edition adds seven stories.

Siberia Ann Halam (Orion Children’s Books 1-84255-129-9, Jan 2005, £8.99, 233pp, hc, cover by Laura Brett) Young-adult SF/fantasy novel. Halam is a pen name for Gwyneth Jones.

Enna Burning Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury 0-7475-7573-8, Nov 2005, £6.99, 317pp, tp, cover by Alison Jay) [Goose Girl] Reprint (Bloomsbury USA 2004) young-adult fantasy novel. Sequel to The Goose Girl.

The Goose Girl Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury 0-7475-7123-6, Jan 2005, £6.99, 383pp, tp, cover by Alison Jay) [Goose Girl] Reprint (Bloomsbury USA 2003) young-adult fantasy novel. First in a series.

Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Laurell K. Hamilton (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-431-3, Nov 2005, £10.99, 646pp, tp, cover by Steve Stone) [Anita Blake] Reprint (SFBC 1998 as Club Vampyre) omnibus of the first three books in the series: Guilty Pleasures (1993), The Laughing Corpse (1994), and Circus of the Damned (1995).

Incubus Dreams Laurell K. Hamilton (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-317-1, Sep 2005, £6.99, 724pp, pb, cover by Steve Stone) [Anita Blake] Reprint (Orbit 2004) dark fantasy novel. Book 12 in the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series.

Seduced by Moonlight Laurell K. Hamilton (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-553-81632-2, Feb 2005, £6.99, 504pp, pb) [Meredith Gentry, PI] Reprint (Ballantine 2004) fantasy novel. Third in the “Meredith Gentry” series after A Kiss of Shadows and A Caress of Twilight. [First U.K. edition]

Judas Unchained Peter F. Hamilton (Macmillan UK 1-4050-0036-8, Oct 2005, £17.99, viii+949pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Commonwealth Saga] SF novel. Second in the two-book Commonwealth Saga after Pandora’s Star. A limited slipcased shrinkwrapped edition, sold only in Waterstone’s bookshops, is available for £25.00. A trade paperback (OME) edition (-0037-6) was announced but not seen.

Pandora’s Star Peter F. Hamilton (Macmillan/Pan 0-330-49331-0, Mar 2005, £8.99, 1144pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Commonwealth Saga] Reprint (Macmillan UK 2004) SF novel, the first in The Commonwealth Saga.

The Lord of the Rings: A Reader’s Companion Wayne G. Hammond & Christina Scull (HarperCollins UK 0-00-720907-X, Oct 2005, £7.99, lxxxii+894pp, tp, cover by J. R. R. Tolkien) Reference book. This book is simultaneously available in a boxed set of The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

The Light of the Oracle Victoria Hanley (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-55154-6, Aug 2005, £5.99, 312pp, tp, cover by Emma Chichester Clark) Reprint (David Fickling Books 2004) young-adult fantasy novel.

Fly by Night Frances Hardinge (Macmillan Children’s Books 1-405-02078-4, Oct 2005, £12.99, 436pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel about a girl, a goose, and a charlatan in an alternate 18th-century England. A first novel.

Dead to the World Charlaine Harris (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-370-8, Apr 2005, £6.99, 321pp, pb, cover by Lisa Desimini) [Sookie Stackhouse] Reprint (Ace 2004) humorous dark fantasy novel, fourth in the Sookie Stackhouse series. [First U.K. edition]

Anima M. John Harrison (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07594-5, Apr 2005, £8.99, 473pp, tp, cover by blacksheep & Getty Images) Omnibus of two novels: The Course of the Heart (1992) and Signs of Life (1997).

Speak for England James Hawes (Cape, Jonathan 0-224-07302-8, Jan 2005, £16.99, 338pp, hc, cover by Steve Dell) Satirical SF novel of a game-show contestant stranded in a land based on a 1950s’ view of the world.

Elegy for a Lost Star Elizabeth Haydon (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07693-3, Nov 2005, £6.99, vii+316pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Symphony of Ages] Reprint (Tor 2004) fantasy novel, the second book of the Symphony of Ages series following the Rhapsody trilogy.

The Merrybegot Julie Hearn (Oxford University Press 0-19-279157-5, Feb 2005, £5.99, 272pp, tp, cover by Michael Frost) Young-adult historical fantasy novel about a village healer’s granddaughter caught up in 17th-century witch hunts.

Brilliance of the Moon: Tales of the Otori: Book Three Lian Hearn (Picador 0-330-42693-1, Apr 2005, £6.99, 350pp, tp) [Tales of the Otori] Reprint (Riverhead 2004) fantasy novel set in a mythic Japan; last in the Tales of the Otori trilogy. A simultaneous YA edition from Young Picador (-43383-0, £6.99) is also available. Lian Hearn is a pseudonym of Gillian Rubinstein.

A Life Everlasting Miranda Hearn (Hodder & Stoughton/Sceptre 0-340-82755-6, Feb 2004, £7.99, 278pp, tp) Reprint (Sceptre 2003) ghost novel.

For Us, The Living Robert A. Heinlein (Hale, Robert 0-7090-7761-0, Jan 2005, £18.99, 222pp, hc, cover by Derek Colligan) Reprint (Scribner 2004) SF novel. Heinlein’s long-lost first novel, first published in 2004. Perry Nelson wakes up 150 years after the accident which killed him. [First U.K. edition]

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-83794-2, Mar 2005, £6.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Getty Images) Reissue (Putnam 1966) SF novel.

Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-83793-4, Mar 2005, £6.99, 222pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Putnam 1959) SF novel.

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-83795-0, Mar 2005, £7.99, 655pp, pb, cover by Keith Scaife) Reprint (Putnam 1961) SF novel.

The Greenstone Grail Amanda Hemingway (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-715387-2, May 2005, £6.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Sangreal] Reprint (Voyager 2004) fantasy novel, first in the Sangreal trilogy. Hemingway also writes as Jan Siegel.

The Traitor’s Sword Amanda Hemingway (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-715388-0, Nov 2005, £12.99, i+311pp, tp, cover by Dominic Harman) [Sangreal] Fantasy novel, second in the Sangreal Trilogy. Hemingway also writes as Jan Siegel.

Dhampir Barb & J. C. Hendee (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-364-3, Jan 2005, £6.99, 441pp, pb, cover by Martin McKenna) [Noble Dead] Reprint (Roc 2003) dark fantasy novel of a fraudulent vampire slayer who suddenly finds real vampires after her. [First U.K. edition]

Thief of Lives Barb & J. C. Hendee (Time Warner UK/Orbit 1-84149-365-1, Jun 2005, £6.99, 472pp, pb, cover by Kovech) [Noble Dead] Reprint (Penguin/Roc 2004) fantasy novel. A sequel to Dhampir. [First U.K. edition]

Hunting Charlie Wilson Jan-Andrew Henderson (Oxford University Press 0-19-275407-6, Feb 2005, £4.99, 276pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) [Secret City] Young-adult fantasy novel with Arthurian elements. Charlie is pursued by magical creatures sent by vengeful Morgana. Sequel to Secret City.

Secret City Jan-Andrew Henderson (Oxford University Press 0-19-271957-2, Jan 2004, £4.99, 148pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) [Secret City] Young-adult Arthurian fantasy novel, the first in a series. This is dated 2004 but not seen until now.

Legends of Dune: The Battle of Corrin Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Hodder Headline 0-340-82338-0, Mar 2005, £7.99, 582pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Dune] Reprint (Tor 2004) SF novel in the Dune series.

The Great Dune Trilogy Frank Herbert (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07070-6, Nov 2005, £14.99, 912pp, tp, cover by Robert Nicholls) [Dune] Reprint (Gollancz 1979) SF omnibus of the first three Dune books: Dune (1965), Dune Messiah (1969), and Children of Dune (1976).

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