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Twelve Steps from Darkness Karen E. Taylor (Wildside Press/Juno Books 978-0-8095-5788-2, Jun 2007, $12.95, 206pp, tp, cover by Timothy Lantz) Dark fantasy romance. A woman trying to stay sober starts hearing voices. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [www.juno-books.com] or from Wildside Press, 9710 Traville Gateway Drive #234, Rockville MD 20850.
Cats Paw L. A. Taylor (FTL Publications 978-0-9653575-6-2, Oct 2007, $15.95, 194pp, tp, cover by Alicia Austin) Reprint (Ace 1995) fantasy mystery novel. Order from FTL Publications, PO Box 1363, Minnetonka MN 55345-0363; [www.ftlpublications.com].
Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer Laini Taylor (Penguin/Putnam 978-0-399-24630-2, Jun 2007, $17.99, 437pp, hc, cover by Jim Di Bartolo) Young-adult fantasy novel. The faerie Magpie devotes her life to capturing devils, but the ancient Blackbringer may be more than she can handle. A first novel.
The Haunting of Cambria Richard Taylor (Tor 978-0-7653-1705-6, Jul 2007, $24.95, 303pp, hc) Horror novel. A widower buys a bed-and-breakfast that appears to be haunted. A first novel.
Real Vamps Dont Drink O-Neg Tawny Taylor (Kensington 978-0-7582-1509-3, Sep 2007, $12.95, 250pp, tp, cover by Patrick Jones) Paranormal romance. Paranormal researcher Sophie Hahn doesnt believe until she meets sexy vampire professor Ric Vogel, who needs help researching some ancient relics.
Sex and the Single Ghost Tawny Taylor (Kensington 978-0-7582-1508-6, Sep 2007, $6.99, 269pp, tp) Reprint (Kensington 2006) fantasy romance. A ghost gets a chance to briefly reanimate and try to solve her murder, now nine years in the past.
One Day on Mars Travis S. Taylor (Baen 978-1-4165-5505-6, Oct 2007, $23.00, 290pp, hc, cover by Kurt Miller) [One Day on Mars] SF novel. Violent revolution breaks out on the Martian colony.
Return to Me Julia Templeton (Berkley Heat 978-0-425-21541-8, Aug 2007, $14.00, 265pp, tp) Erotic historical vampire romance set in the Scottish Highlands.
The Margarets Sheri Tepper (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-117065-2, Jun 2007, $26.95, 508pp, hc, cover by Stephan Martiniere) SF novel. The only human child on a Phobos work colony creates imaginary companions, a series of Margarets that spread through the galaxy.
Wicked Things Thomas Tessier (Leisure 978-0-8439-5560-6, Jun 2007, $6.99, 338pp, pb) Horror novel. Strange things happen in a small town.
The Eye of Argon Jim Thiess (Wildside Press 0-8095-6261-8, Dec 2006, $10.00, 74pp, tp) Reprint (Hypatia Press 1987) infamously bad fantasy novelette frequently read at cons. This follows the original text published in the fanzine Osfan 10, including the long-missing last page recovered in 2004. Lee Weinstein discusses the storys history in the introduction, previously published in slightly different form in The New York Review of Science Fiction. This is a print-on-demand edition available online at [www.wildsidepress.com] or from Wildside Press, 9710 Traville Gateway Dr. #234, Rockville MD 20850.
Deadstock Jeffrey Thomas (BL Publishing/Solaris US 978-1-84416-447-9, Mar 2007, $7.99, 414pp, pb) [Punktown] Dark SF novel in the Punktown series. PI Jeremy Stake works for a wealthy client whose company makes synthetic life forms as playthings for the rich. This has the same ISBN as the simultaneous Solaris UK edition, but only has US and Canadian prices.
Doomsdays Jeffrey Thomas (Dark Regions Press 978-1-888993-48-0, Dec 2007, $18.95, 263pp, tp, cover by Robert Steven Connett) Collection of 22 stories, four original. This is a signed edition; a hardcover limited edition of 100 and a signed lettered edition of 26 are also available. Order from Dark Regions Press, PO Box 1264, Colusa CA 95932; [www.darkregions.com].
- 5 · Out of the Blue · ss *
- 21 · Blue Sphinxes · ss *
- 23 · Harsh Light · ss *
- 27 · Insides Out · ss *
- 29 · Ouroborus · ss Aaaiiieee!!! (limited edition), Delirium Books, 2004
- 41 · Post #153 · ss Octoberland, Flesh & Blood Press, 2002
- 53 · Apples and Oranges · Jeffrey & Scott Thomas · ss In Delirium, Delirium Books, 2005
- 73 · Praying That You Feel Better Soon · ss Frontiers of Terror, Marietta Publishing, 2002
- 81 · The Arms of the Sun · ss Dark Homage: Lovecraft, Delirium Books, 2004
- 105 · Twenty-five Cents · ss Underworlds Dec, 2004
- 119 · A Naming of Puppets · ss Puppet Show for No One, Delirium Books, 2004, 2004
- 131 · Gasp · ss Cemetery Dance #45, 2003
- 147 · The Call of the Worms · ss Sick: An Anthology of Illness, ed. John Edward Lawson, Raw Dog Screaming, 2003
- 153 · Working Stiffs · ss The Dead Inn, ed. Shane Ryan Staley, Delirium Books, 2001
- 165 · The Friend of the Children · ss Bare Bone #4, 2003
- 175 · The Tripod · ss Terror Tales (Number Two), ed. John B. Ford & Paul Kane, Rainfall Books, 2004
- 195 · 300,000 Moments of Pain · ss Redsine #10, 2002
- 205 · The Fork · ss Leviathan 3, ed. Jeff VanderMeer & Forrest Aguirre, Ministry of Whimsy Press, 2002
- 215 · The Green Spider · ss Strangewood Tales, ed. Jack Fisher, Eraserhead Press, 2002
- 225 · Flesh Wound · ss Redsine (online), 2001
- 231 · Elephants Weep · ss Whispers and Shadows, Prime, 2001
- 241 · The Schism · ss Warfear, Marietta Publishing, 2002
The Dust of Wonderland Lee Thomas (Alyson 978-1-59350-011-5, Aug 2007, $24.95, 317pp, hc) Horror novel. Ken returns to New Orleans as violence plagues the family he left behind.
Midnight in New England Scott Thomas (Down East Books 978-0-89272-732-2, Oct 2007, $14.95, 175pp, tp) Collection of 18 horror and mystery stories set in 18th- and 19th-century New England, at least 11 previously published in small press venues; nine stories were previously collected in Cobwebs and Whispers (Delirium 2001). Available from Down East Books, PO Box 679, Camden ME 04843-0679; [www.downeastbooks.com]; 800-685-7962.
- 9 · The Dead of Midwinter · ss
- 15 · Herricks Inn · ss
- 21 · Laben Bloiss Death · vi Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 25 · Pistols and Rain · ss
- 39 · The Recurrent Silence · ss
- 45 · The Collector in the Mill · ss Black Rose #1 98
- 59 · Marcy Waters · vi Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 63 · Whispers · ss Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 77 · A Million Dying Leaves · ss
- 87 · Joseph Warrens Invention · ss Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 99 · Sleep of the Flower God · ss Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 107 · The Puppet and the Train · ss Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 129 · The Copper Mask · ss
- 135 · The Franklin Stove · ss
- 141 · Widows Pond · vi Cobwebs and Whispers, Delirium Books, 2001
- 143 · Wrought-Iron Skeleton · ss
- 157 · Sharp Medicine · ss The Darklands Project Jan 98
- 165 · The Second Parsonage · ss
Over the Darkening Fields Scott Thomas (Dark Regions Press 978-1-888993-50-9, Jul 2007, $16.95, 190pp, tp, cover by Jeffrey Thomas) Original collection of 26 stories, 11 reprints. Dark Regions Press, PO Box 1264, Colusa CA 95932.
- · PART ONE
- 7 · The House of Murals · ss *
- 13 · The August Ritual · ss *
- 17 · The Virgin · ss *
- 23 · Westermead Manifestation [Westermead] · ss *
- 27 · Bag of Hell · vi Mindmares Sum 98
- 29 · The Storm Horses · ss Flesh & Blood v2 #7, 2001
- 33 · A Certain Gravity · ss The Kore Nov 94
- 41 · Three-legged Stool · ss Terror Tales (online), 2002
- 45 · Cabin 13 · ss *
- 51 · Thin Walls · ss *
- 55 · Halloween Tea · ss Literary Jan 98
- 63 · The Girl in the Attic [as by S. Robert Thomas] · ss Outer Darkness #22, 2001
- 75 · Milton Cranes Collection · ss *
- 81 · The Doll · ss *
- 83 · Winter Census · ss *
- 87 · The Sarah · ss *
- 91 · The Crippled Gate · ss Thirteen Stories Oct, 2002
- 107 · The September Fair · ss Flesh & Blood v2 #5 99
- 115 · Shadow Painting · ss Shadowland Apr 98
- 129 · Over the Darkening Fields · ss *
- 131 · Hindenburg Kiss · ss *
- 135 · The Wickhampton Bleeding · ss *
- · PART TWO
- 139 · A Mishap and Its Aftermath · ss *
- 153 · The Nyssa · ss *
- 147 · Julias Fancy · ss Red Jack Oct, 2002
- · PART THREE
- 165 · The Cinnamon Mask · nv *
Blood Moon Dawn Thompson (Dorchester/Love Spell 978-0-505-52680-9, Mar 2007, $6.99, 357pp, pb) [Blood Moon] Regency vampire romance. Jon Hyde-Whyte seeks a cure for his vampirism before he drains his fiancé.
The Brotherhood Dawn Thompson (Dorchester/Love Spell 978-0-505-52726-4, Aug 2007, $6.99, 338pp, pb) [Blood Moon] Regency vampire romance, sequel to Blood Moon.
The Obsidian Key Eldon Thompson (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-074153-2, Mar 2007, $7.99, 736pp, pb) [Legend of Asahiel] Reprint (Eos 2006) fantasy novel, the second volume in the Legend of Asahiel trilogy.
The New Policeman Kate Thompson (HarperCollins/Greenwillow 0-06-117427-0, Feb 2007, $16.99, 442pp, hc, cover by Marc Tauss) [New Policeman] Young-adult fantasy. A teen seeks more time for his harried mother and learns secrets about his family and magic. Winner of the Whitbread and the Guardian Award. First US edition (The Bodley Head 5/05).
Origins Kate Thompson (Bloomsbury USA 978-1-58234-652-6, Nov 2007, $17.95, 313pp, hc) [Missing Link] Young-adult postholocaust SF novel, book three of the Missing Link trilogy. First US edition (The Bodley Head 6/03).
The Frodo Franchise: The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood Kristin Thompson (University of California Press 978-0-520-24774-1, Aug 2007, $29.95, 399+xxi, hc, cover by Victor Juhasz) [Middle-Earth] Non-fiction, a look at the making, marketing, licensing, and lasting effects of Peter Jacksons film adaptions of Tolkiens works. Includes notes, index, and eight unpaginated pages of color photos. University of California Press, 2120 Berkeley Way, Berkeley CA 94704-1012; [www.ucpress.edu].
DragonLance: Destiny Paul B. Thompson & Tonya C. Cook (Wizards of the Coast 978-0-7869-4273-2, Oct 2007, $6.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [DragonLance: Elven Exiles] Novelization based on the roleplaying game, volume three of Elven Exiles. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.
Confessions of a Werewolf Supermodel Ronda Thompson (St. Martins 978-0-312-94925-9, Oct 2007, $6.99, 343pp, pb) Werewolf romance. Supermodel Lou Kinipski career is threatened by her werewolf condition and a series of murders.
Over Hexed Vicki Lewis Thompson (Penguin/Onyx 978-0-451-41248-5, Oct 2007, $7.99, 319pp, pb) [Over Hexed] Fantasy romance. A pair of magic matchmakers has been exiled to unmagical Big Knob, Indiana.
Star Trek: Titan: Sword of Damocles Geoffrey Thorne (Pocket 978-1-4165-2694-0, Dec 2007, $7.99, 370pp, pb, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Star Trek: Titan] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by CBS Studios.
Pale Death David & Aimée Thurlo (Tor 978-0-7653-5256-9, Sep 2007, $6.99, 254pp, pb, cover by Rich Deas) [Lee Nez] Reprint (Forge 2005) Native American vampire mystery, third in the series featuring Navajo Nightwalker police officer Lee Nez.
Moonshine Rob Thurman (Penguin/Roc 978-0-451-46139-1, Mar 2007, $6.99, 338pp, pb) [Nightlife] Contemporary dark fantasy novel, sequel to Nightlife.
Sweep # 1: Book of Shadows Cate Tiernan (Penguin/Speak 978-0-14-240986-2, Apr 2007, $6.99, 176pp, tp) [Sweep] Reprint (Puffin 2001) young-adult dark fantasy novel, first in a series about a teen discovering her powers for witchcraft. Packaged and copyrighted by 17th Street Productions.
Sweep # 2: The Coven Cate Tiernan (Penguin/Speak 978-0-14-240987-9, Apr 2007, $6.99, 185pp, tp) [Sweep] Reprint (Puffin 2001) young-adult dark fantasy novel, second in a series about a teen discovering her powers for witchcraft. Packaged and copyrighted by 17th Street Productions.
Sweep # 3: Blood Witch Cate Tiernan (Penguin/Speak 978-0-14-240988-6, Apr 2007, $6.99, 202pp, tp) [Sweep] Reprint (Puffin 2001) young-adult fantasy novel, third in a series about a teen discovering her powers for witchcraft. Copyrighted by Gabrielle Varela and packager 17th Street Productions.
Sweep # 5: Awakening Cate Tiernan (Penguin/Speak 978-0-14-241020-2, Apr 2007, $6.99, 188pp, tp, cover by Barry Marcus) [Sweep] Reprint (Puffin 2001) young-adult fantasy novel, fifth in a series about a teen discovering her powers for witchcraft. Copyrighted by packager 17th Street Productions.
The Moon Rock Boriana & Vladimir Todorov (Simply Read Books 978-1-894965-77-4, Oct 2007, $19.95, 111pp, tp, cover by Vladimir Todorov) Young-adult surreal fantasy novella/picture book. Elliot steals his grandfathers moon rock and becomes involved in a civil war on the moon. Illustrated by Vladimir Todorov. Available from Simply Read Books, 501-5525 West Boulevard, Vancouver BC Canada V6M 3W6; [www.simplyreadbooks.com]; 604-727-2960.
The Children of Húrin J. R. R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin 978-0-618-89464-2, Apr 2007, $26.00, 315pp, hc, cover by Alan Lee) [Middle-Earth] Fantasy novel in the world of The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and pieced together from various manuscripts by son Christopher. This includes a bound-in fold-out map.
The Children of Húrin J. R. R. Tolkien (SFBC #1232364, May 2007, $14.99, 315pp, hc, cover by Alan Lee) [Middle-Earth] Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 2007) fantasy novel in the world of The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and reconstructed by son Christopher. This is similar to the Houghton Mifflin edition, except it lacks the bound-in map; the jacket lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back.
The Fellowship of the Ring J. R. R. Tolkien (Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-33970-6, Oct 2007, $7.99, 458pp, pb) [Middle-Earth] Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1954) fantasy novel, the first of three parts in The Lord of the Rings. This has the 1965 foreword by Tolkien, and the 1973 introduction by Peter S. Beagle; 138th printing.
The Hobbit J. R. R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin 978-0-618-96863-3, Sep 2007, $25.00, xix+300pp, hc, cover by J. R. R. Tolkien) [Middle-Earth] Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1937) young-adult fantasy novel, prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy; the text is last copyrighted 1995. This has a preface by Christopher Tolkien excerpted from a 1987 edition, and a 2001 note by Douglas A. Anderson.
The Swan Maiden Heather Tomlinson (Holt 978-0-8050-8275-3, Jul 2007, $17.95, 292pp, hc, cover by Julia Breckenreid) Young-adult fantasy novel. A young woman raised to be a servant to her swan-maiden sisters discovers she has magic of her own. A first novel.
The Voyage of the Snake Lady Theresa Tomlinson (HarperCollins 978-0-06-084739-5, Dec 2007, $17.99, 385pp, hc) [Moon Riders] Young-adult fantasy, sequel to The Moon Riders, about the Amazons after the fall of Troy.
The Constellation of Sylvie Roderick Townley (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum 978-0-689-85713-3, Apr 2006, $16.95, 192pp, hc, cover by Omar Ryann) [Sylvie] Young-adult fantasy, third in the Sylvie trilogy begun in The Great Good Thing. The characters book is sent on a four-year space mission to Jupiter. This is dated 2006, but not seen until now.
The Red Thread Roderick Townley (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum 978-1-4169-0894-4, Mar 2007, $17.99, 294pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy. A teen starts remembering a 400-year-old murder from a past life.
Ally Karen Traviss (HarperCollins/Eos 978-0-06-088232-7, Apr 2007, $7.99, 388pp, pb) [Wesshar Wars] SF novel, fifth in the Wesshar Wars series begun in City of Pearl.
Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Sacrifice Karen Traviss (Ballantine Del Rey LucasBooks 978-0-345-47740-8, Jun 2007, $25.95, 367pp, hc, cover by Jason Felix) [Star Wars: Legacy of the Force] Star Wars novelization based on the universe of the movies. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.
Star Wars: Republic Commando: True Colors Karen Traviss (Ballantine Del Rey LucasBooks 978-0-345-49800-7, Nov 2007, $7.99, 472pp, pb) [Star Wars: Republic Commando] Star Wars novelization based on the video game based on the universe of the movies. This includes story Star Wars: Republic Commando: Odds. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm. Simultaneous with the Orbit UK edition.
City Pier: Above and Below Paul G. Tremblay (Wildside Press/Prime Books 978-0-8095-7183-3, May 2007, $9.95, 94pp, tp) [City Pier] SF novella composed of four SF/noir/surreal stories set in City Pier, a city built on top of a huge maze of sequoia trees. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at [www.primebooks.net] or from Wildside Press, 9710 Traville Gateway Dr. #234, Rockville MD 20850.
- 5 · One: Meats Story · Paul G. Tremblay · nv *
- 31 · Two: Dole as Ribbit · Paul G. Tremblay · ss Compositions for the Young and Old, House of Dominion, 2004
- 53 · Three: The Strange Case of Nicholas Thomas: An Excerpt from A History of the Longesian Library · Paul G. Tremblay · ss *
- 73 · Four: She Wants to Be Saved · Paul G. Tremblay · ss *
Bandersnatch ed. Paul Tremblay & Sean Wallace (Wildside Press/Prime Books 978-0-8095-7266-3, Oct 2007, $19.95, 197pp, hc, cover by Danny Malboeuf) Original anthology of 13 strange stories. Authors include Alan DeNiro, Nick Mamatas, and Ursula Pflug. This is a paper-over-board edition. Prime Books, 9710 Traville Gateway Dr. #234, Rockville MD 20850; [www.prime-books.com].
Hallowmere: By Venoms Sweet Sting Tiffany Trent (Wizards of the Coast/Mirrorstone 978-0-7869-4230-5, Jan 2008, $8.95, 293pp, tp) [Hallowmere] Young-adult Victorian dark fantasy, the second in a series about six teenaged girls pursued by the Fey. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.
Hallowmere: In the Serpents Coils Tiffany Trent (Wizards of the Coast/Mirrorstone 978-0-7869-4229-9, Sep 2007, $8.95, 293pp, tp) [Hallowmere] Young-adult historical dark fantasy mystery, the first in a series about six teenaged girls and vampiric fairies. A first novel.
Moon Without Magic Michael O. Tunnell (Penguin/Dutton 978-0-525-47729-7, Oct 2007, $17.99, 218pp, hc, cover by Jo Tronc) [Wishing Moon] Young-adult fantasy, sequel to Wishing Moon.
Oz in Perspective: Magic and Myth in the L. Frank Baum Books Richard Turek (McFarland 978-0-7864-2899-6, Feb 2007, $35.00, 229pp, tp) [Oz] Critical non-fiction looking at the entire series of Oz books chronologically with an eye to themes and the usage of mythical and archetypal elements. Includes notes, bibliography, and index. McFarland, Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640; 800-253-2187; [www.mcfarlandpub.com]. [L. Frank Baum]
The King of Attolia Megan Whalen Turner (HarperCollins/Eos/Greenwillow 978-0-06-083579-8, Jun 2007, $7.99, 387pp, tp, cover by Vince Natale) [Thief] Reprint (Greenwillow 2006) young-adult fantasy novel, third in the series begun in The Thief. This includes a separately paginated new short story, Eddis.
Beyond the Gap Harry Turtledove (Tor 978-0-765-31710-0, Feb 2007, $24.95, 332pp, hc, cover by Justin Sweet) [Opening of the World] Fantasy novel, the first in the Opening of the World trilogy set in a time of ice and mammoths. Receding ice opens a gap in the great Glacier that leads to unknown lands and adventures.
Beyond the Gap Harry Turtledove (SFBC #1232861, Apr 2007, $12.49, 332pp, hc, cover by Justin Sweet) [Opening of the World] Reprint (Tor 2007) fantasy novel, the first in a trilogy. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Bridge of the Separator Harry Turtledove (Baen 978-1-4165-2139-6, Jul 2007, $7.99, 565pp, pb, cover by Tom Kidd) [Videssos] Reprint (Baen 2005) fantasy novel in the Videssos series.
The Disunited States of America Harry Turtledove (Tor 978-0-7653-5378-8, Jul 2007, $6.99, 288pp, pb) [Crosstime Traffic] Reprint (Tor 2006) SF novel, the fourth book in the Crosstime Traffic series about traders doing business in alternate dimensions.
Every Inch a King Harry Turtledove (Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-48736-0, Mar 2007, $14.95, 297pp, tp, cover by Tristan Elwell) Reprint (ISFiC 2005) humorous fantasy novel.
Fort Pillow Harry Turtledove (St. Martins Griffin 978-0-312-35477-0, May 2007, $14.95, 329pp, tp, cover by Dennis Lyall) Reprint (St. Martins 2006) associational historical novel of the Civil War.