The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2007

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The Last Apprentice: Curse of the Bane Joseph Delaney (HarperTrophy/Greenwillow 978-0-06-076623-8, Sep 2007, $7.99, 468pp, tp, cover by Patrick Arrasmith) [Last Apprentice] Reprint (The Bodley Head 2005 as The Spook’s Curse) young-adult dark fantasy, second in a series about apprentice spook (ghostbuster) Thomas Ward.

The Last Apprentice: Night of the Soul Stealer Joseph Delaney (HarperCollins/Greenwillow 978-0-06-076624-5, Sep 2007, $16.99, 500pp, hc, cover by Patrick Arrasmith) [Last Apprentice] Young-adult dark fantasy about an apprentice ghostbuster, the third in a series. Illustrated by Patrick Arrasmith. First US edition (The Bodley Head 2006 as The Spook’s Secret by Joe Delaney).

Dark Reflection Samuel R. Delany (Carroll & Graf 978-0-78671-947-1, May 2007, $15.95, 295pp, tp) Associational novel about the life of a gay African-American poet in New York City.

Iris, Messenger Sarah Deming (Harcourt 978-0-15-205823-4, May 2007, $16.00, 209pp, hc, cover by Eric Fortune) Young-adult contemporary fantasy. Iris Greenwold finds ancient Greek gods working ordinary jobs around town.

In Bad Dreams, Volume One: Where Real Life Awaits ed. Mark S. Deniz & Sharyn Lilley (Eneit Press 978-1-873671-00-9, Sep 2007, A$21.00, 230pp, tp, cover by Charlotte Thomson) Original anthology with 17 stories of contemporary horror. Eneit Press, Ostra Promenaden 43, 602 29 Norrkoping, Sweden; [].

Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Inferno Troy Denning (Ballantine Del Rey LucasBooks 978-0-345-47755-2, Sep 2007, $7.99, 289pp, pb) [Star Wars: Legacy of the Force] Star Wars novelization. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Blackburn Bradley Denton (St. Martin’s/Picador 978-0-312-42695-8, May 2007, $13.00, 296pp, tp) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1994) associational serial-killer horror novel.

Someone to Love Jude Deveraux (Simon & Schuster/Atria 978-0-7434-3716-5, Jul 2007, $25.95, 308pp, hc) Paranormal romance. A man dealing with his fiancee’s suicide buys a haunted house.

The Silenced James DeVita (HarperCollins/Eos 0-06-078462-8, Jul 2007, $17.99, 506pp, hc) Young-adult dystopian SF novel about teens resisting an oppressive regime, inspired by real events in WWII Germany.

Into the Darkness Delilah Devlin (HarperCollins/Avon Red 978-0-06-116123-0, Apr 2007, $13.95, 307pp, tp) Erotic vampire romance set in New Orleans.

Guardian’s Keep Lori Devoti (Harlequin/Silhouette Nocturne 978-0-373-61779-1, Jan 2008, $5.25, 282pp, pb) [Unbound] Paranormal romance in the Unbound series.

Eberron: The Left Hand of Death Parker DeWolf (Wizards of the Coast 978-0-7869-4713-3, Jul 2007, $6.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Cyril Van Der Haegen) [Eberron: Lanternlight Files] Novelization based on the roleplaying game, first in the Lanternlight Files series. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Junot Díaz (Penguin/Riverhead 978-1-59448-958-7, Sep 2007, $24.95, 340pp, hc) Dark fantasy novel. A young man who dreams of being “the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien” is doomed by a family curse, traced across generations. A first novel.

Blade Runner Philip K. Dick (Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-35047-3, Dec 2007, $7.50, 265pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) Reissue (Doubleday 1968 as Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) SF novel. This is a 25th Anniversary (of the movie) edition with a new article by Paul M. Sammon on the evolution from book to movie; 40th printing.

Four Novels of the 1960s Philip K. Dick (Library of America 978-1-59853-009-4, May 2007, $35.00, 829pp, hc) Omnibus of four novels: The Man in the High Castle (1962), The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1965), Do Androids Dream of Electronic Sheep? (1968), and Ubik (1969). Edited by Jonathan Lethem. Includes chronology and notes. Order from Library of America, 14 East 60th Street, New York NY 10022.

Humpty Dumpty in Oakland Philip K. Dick (Tor 978-0-7653-1690-5, Oct 2007, $24.95, 252pp, hc) Associational mainstream novel. First US edition (Gollancz 1986).

Voices from the Street Philip K. Dick (Tor 978-0-765-31692-9, Jan 2007, $24.95, 301pp, hc) Associational mainstream novel, previously unpublished.

Voices from the Street Philip K. Dick (Tor 978-0-7653-1821-3, Nov 2007, $14.95, 304pp, tp) Reprint (Tor 2007) associational mainstream novel.

Christmas Carol and Other Holiday Tales Charles Dickens (Borders Classics 978-1-58726-422-1, 2007, $5.95, 224pp, tp, cover by Harold Copping) Reissue omnibus of three fantastic Christmas novels: A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), and A Cricket on the Hearth (1845). Second printing.

A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, and The Cricket on the Hearth Charles Dickens (Barnes & Noble Classics 978-1-59308-033-4, 2007, $5.95, 275pp, tp, cover by John Leech) Reissue omnibus of three fantastic Christmas novels: A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), and A Cricket on the Hearth (1845). This has a 2004 introduction and notes by Katharine Kroeber Wiley. Third printing.

A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens & P. J. Lynch (Candlewick Press 0-7636-3120-5, Oct 2006, $19.99, 159pp, hc, cover by Mark Summers) [Christmas Carol] Reprint (Chapman & Hall 1843) classic Christmas ghost story with new illustrations by P.J. Lynch. This is dated 2006, but not seen until now.

The Cup of the World John Dickinson (Random House/Laurel-Leaf 978-0-553-49489-1, Apr 2007, $6.99, 419pp, pb) [Cup of the World] Reprint (Fickling UK 2004) young-adult medieval fantasy, first in a series.

The Widow and the King John Dickinson (Random House/Laurel-Leaf 978-0-553-49503-4, Apr 2007, $7.99, 613pp, pb) [Cup of the World] Reprint (Fickling 2005) young-adult medieval fantasy, sequel to The Cup of the World.

Angel Isle Peter Dickinson (Random House/Lamb 978-0-385-74690-8, Oct 2007, $17.99, 500pp, hc, cover by Steve Rawlings) [Ropemaker] Young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to The Ropemaker. First US edition (Macmillan 10/06).

Antagonist Gordon R. Dickson & David W. Wixon (Tor 978-0-312-85388-4, Mar 2007, $27.95, 429pp, hc, cover by Volkan Baga) [Childe Cycle] SF novel, the final book in the Dickson’s Childe Cycle, completed by Wixon.

Drifter William C. Dietz (Ace 978-0-441-16813-2, Feb 2007, $6.99, 200pp, pb, cover by Jean Targete) [Lando] Reissue (Ace 1991) SF novel, first book in the Lando series. Third printing.

Drifter’s Run William C. Dietz (Ace 978-0-441-16814-9, Mar 2007, $6.99, 196pp, pb, cover by Jean Targete) [Lando] Reissue (Ace 1992) SF novel, second book in the Lando series. Third printing.

Drifter’s War William C. Dietz (Ace 978-0-441-16815-6, Apr 2007, $6.99, 230pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Lando] Reissue (Ace 1992) SF novel, third in the Ace Lando series. Fourth printing.

Hitman: Enemy Within William C. Dietz (Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-47132-1, Sep 2007, $6.99, 307pp, pb) Novelization based on the video game. Copyrighted by Eidos Interactive.

Logos Run William C. Dietz (Ace 978-0-441-01536-8, Oct 2007, $7.99, 357pp, pb, cover by Craig White) [Runner] Reprint (Ace 2006) far-future SF, sequel to Runner.

When All Seems Lost William C. Dietz (Ace 978-0-441-01524-5, Oct 2007, $24.95, 343pp, hc, cover by Bruce Jensen) [Legion of the Damned] Military SF novel, seventh in the Legion of the Damned series. The president of the Confederacy is captured by the alien enemy.

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Resistance J. M. Dillard (Pocket 978-0-7434-9955-2, Sep 2007, $7.99, 306pp, pb, cover by Tom Hallman) [Star Trek: The Next Generation] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by CBS Studios.

Mother Goose: Numbers on the Loose Leo & Diane Dillon (Harcourt 978-0-15-205676-6, Oct 2007, $17.00, unpaginated, hc, cover by Leo & Diane Dillon) Children’s picture book of nursery rhymes involving numbers, selected and illustrated by the Dillons.

The Rites of Pretending Tribe John Dimes (Zumaya Publications 978-1-934135-29-7, Apr 2007, $14.99, 214pp, tp, cover by Erin Wells) Surreal fantasy novel. A team of magicians seeks the cause of a sleeping sickness attacking a town’s children. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at []; Zumaya Publications, 3209 S. IH35 #1086, Austin TX 78741-6905.

The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin 978-1-4169-1768-7, Mar 2007, $5.99, 329pp, tp, cover by Anton Petrov) [Brotherhood of the Conch] Reprint (Roaring Brook Press 2005) young-adult fantasy novel set in Mughal India, book two of The Brotherhood of the Conch after The Conch Bearer.

Starstrike: Task Force Mars Kevin Dockery & Douglas Niles (Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-49041-4, Jun 2007, $7.99, 282pp, pb) [SEALS in Space] Military SF novel, the first in the SEALS in Space series.

Overclocked Cory Doctorow (Thunder’s Mouth Press 1-56025-981-7, Feb 2007, $15.95, 285pp, tp) Collection of six stories, four originally published online. Doctorow provides comments on the origins of each.

Tesseracts Eleven ed. Cory Doctorow & Holly Phillips (Hades/EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy 978-1-894063-03-6, Nov 2007, $19.95, 325pp, tp, cover by Jeff Johnson) Original anthology of 19 stories and five poems by Canadian writers, including Candas Jane Dorsey, Claude Lalumière, and Elisabeth Vonarburg. Introduction by Doctorow, afterword by Phillips. Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, PO Box 1714, Calgary AB T2P 2L7, Canada; [].

Scent of Darkness Christina Dodd (Penguin/Signet 978-0-451-22173-5, Jul 2007, $7.99, 392pp, pb) [Darkness Chosen] Paranormal romance novel, first in the Darkness Chosen series about a cursed family of shapeshifters.

Touch of Darkness Christina Dodd (Penguin/Signet 978-0-451-22184-1, Aug 2007, $7.99, 378pp, pb) [Darkness Chosen] Paranormal romance novel, second in the Darkness Chosen series.

Waves Sharon Dogar (Scholastic/The Chicken House 978-0-434-87180-8, Apr 2007, $16.99, 327pp, hc) Young-adult gothic fantasy. A teen has a strange mental connection with his comatose sister. A first novel.

Before Midnight Cameron Dokey (Simon Pulse 978-1-4169-3471-4, Mar 2007, $5.99, 195pp, pb, cover by Kinuko Y. Craft) Young-adult fantasy novel based on “Cinderella”, part of the Once Upon a Time series.

The Storyteller’s Daughter Cameron Dokey (Simon Pulse 978-1-4169-3776-0, Mar 2007, $5.99, 218pp, pb, cover by Kinuko Y. Craft) Reissue (Simon Pulse 2002) young-adult fantasy novel, a retelling of the story of Shahrazad.

Resonance Chris Dolley (Baen 978-1-4165-2134-1, Jun 2007, $7.99, 556pp, pb, cover by Alan Pollack) Reprint (Baen 2005) SF novel of alternate realities.

Shift Chris Dolley (Baen 978-1-4165-2140-2, Jul 2007, $24.00, 322pp, hc, cover by Kurt Miller) SF novel. An astronaut’s pioneering voyage into higher dimensional space somehow sets loose a serial killer unbound by space and time.

A Man, A Plan, (Yet Lacking) A Canal — Panama Linda L. Donahue (Yard Dog Press 978-1-893687-72-1, Mar 2007, $6.00, 69pp, ph) Chapbook dark fantasy novella of the privateer Captain Morgan, his attack on Panama, and ancient Mayan spirits. Order from Yard Dog Press, 710 W Redbud Lane, Alma AR 72921-7247; [].

Fatal Revenant Stephen R. Donaldson (Penguin/Putnam 978-0-399-15446-1, Oct 2007, $27.95, 610pp, hc, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant] Fantasy novel, book two in the Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant quartet.

W. Paul Cook: The Wandering Life of a Yankee Printer ed. Sean Donnelly (Hippocampus Press 0-9771734-6-1, Aug 2007, $15.00, 237+x, tp) Non-fiction gathering of pieces by and about Cook, an avid amateur journalist and friend and publisher of H.P. Lovecraft and other authors of weird fiction. This has six pieces about Cook, and 13 articles and 25 poems written by Cook under his pen name Willis T. Crossman. This is a companion volume to Willis T. Crossman’s Vermont: Stories by W. Paul Cook (Hippocampus 2005, not seen). A print-on-demand edition available online at [] or from Hippocampus Press, PO Box 641, New York NY 10156.

The Stolen Child Keith Donohue (Doubleday/Anchor Books 978-1-4000-9653-4, May 2007, $13.95, 321pp, tp) Reprint (Talese 2006) fantasy novel about a human boy and the changeling boy who replaces him.

Darker Loves: Tales of Mystery and Regret James Dorr (Dark Regions Press 978-1-888993-41-7, Dec 2007, $16.95, 196pp, tp, cover by Matt Taggart) Collection of 14 stories, two original (three others originally published online, and three on CD-ROM), and ten poems. Introduction by Marge Simon. Order from Dark Regions Press, PO Box 1264, Colusa CA 95932; [].

Cat in a Quicksilver Caper Carole Nelson Douglas (Tor/Forge 978-0-765-35269-9, Apr 2007, $6.99, 369pp, pb, cover by Jo Tronc) [Midnight Louie] Reprint (Forge 2006) associational mystery, number 18 in the Midnight Louie series partly narrated by a cat.

Cat in a Red Hot Rage Carole Nelson Douglas (Tor/Forge 978-0-7653-140117, May 2007, $24.95, 383pp, hc, cover by Jo Tronc) [Midnight Louie] Associational mystery, #19 in the Midnight Louie series, partly narrated by a cat.

Catnap Carole Nelson Douglas (Tor 978-0-812-51682-1, Jan 2007, $6.99, 241pp, pb, cover by Joe DeVito) [Midnight Louie] Reissue (Tor 1992) associational mystery novel, first in the Midnight Louie series partly narrated by a cat. Ninth printing.

Dancing with Werewolves Carole Nelson Douglas (Wildside Press/Juno Books 978-0-8095-7203-8, Nov 2007, $6.99, 394pp, pb) [Delilah Street, Paranormal Investigator] Paranormal romance, the first featuring Delilah Street, Paranormal Investigator.

Star Marines Ian Douglas (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-380-81826-6, Feb 2007, $7.99, 371pp, pb) [Legacy] Military SF novel, the third book of the Legacy trilogy. Douglas is a pen name for William H. Keith, Jr.

Crusader Sara Douglass (Tor 978-0-765-34280-5, Feb 2007, $7.99, 524pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Wayfarer Redemption] Reprint (Voyager Australia 1999) fantasy novel, book six of the Wayfarer Redemption series.

Druid’s Sword Sara Douglass (Tor 978-0-765-34445-8, May 2007, $7.99, 690pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Troy Game] Reprint (Tor 2006) fantasy novel, book four of the Troy Game.

The Serpent Bride Sara Douglass (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-088213-6, May 2007, $26.95, 627pp, hc, cover by Steve Stone) [Darkglass Mountain] Fantasy novel, first in the Darkglass Mountain series, which combines characters from The Wayfarer Redemption, Threshold, and Beyond the Hanging Wall. Simultaneous with the Voyager Australia and UK editions.

Basic Black: Tales of Appropriate Fear Terry Dowling (CD Publications 1-58767-123-9, May 2006, $40.00, 314pp, hc, cover by Julia Morgan-Scott) Collection of 18 stories, two original. Introduction by Jonathan Strahan. This is a signed limited edition of 750; a traycased, leatherbound, lettered edition ($175) is also available. Dated 2006, but not seen until now.

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