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compiled by Neil Walsh

We're seeing some interesting new titles in 2002, including new anthologies & collections, all-new novels, continuations of ongoing series, re-releases, and classics reprinted. But there are also a few goodies trickling in from 2001.

(Books are listed alphabetically by author. Only books received are noted.)

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: January 2002
A Step Beyond by C.K. Anderson
iPublish, Time Warner (trade & e-book, 346 pages)
Publication date: October 2001, USA
   Debut SF novel about early manned trip to Mars.

Empress of the Endless Dream (The Orokon, Book 5) by Tom Arden
Victor Gollancz (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date: 15 November 2001, UK
   A thoroughly engrossing and original quest fantasy series. -- nw
review SF Site Review

Sisterhood of the Blue Storm (The Orokon, Book 4) by Tom Arden
Victor Gollancz (mm, 698 pages)
Publication date: 8 November 2001, UK

Only an Alligator (Accomplice, Book 1) by Steve Aylett
Victor Gollancz (trade, 133 pages)
Publication date: 31 January 2002, UK
   I've only recently discovered this author's work: brilliant, surreal, hilarious. Haven't tried this one yet, but I will! -- nw

Books of Blood by Clive Barker
Stealth Press (hc & trade, 818 pages)
Publication date: December 2001, USA

The Alchemist by Donna Boyd
Ballantine Books (hc, 234 pages)
Publication date: 9 January 2002, USA & Canada

The Way of Wizards by Tom Cross
Andrews McMeel Publishing (illustrated hc, 176 pages)
Publication date: December 2001, USA & Canada

A Night in the Netherhells (The Ebenezum Trilogy, Book 3) by Craig Shaw Gardner
Ace (mm reprint, 185 pages)
Publication date: originally 1987, reprinted 2001, USA & Canada

Drinking Midnight Wine by Simon R. Green
Roc (trade, 290 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada
review SF Site Review

Destiny by Elizabeth Haydon
Victor Gollancz (hc & trade, 558 pages)
Publication date: 24 January 2002, UK
   Conclusion to the trilogy begun with Rhapsody and Prophecy.
review SF Site Review of Prophecy

review SF Site Review of Rhapsody

Patterns of Chaos, Vol. 2 by Charles Ingrid
DAW (mm, 656 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada
   Omnibus edition containing the novels The Downfall Matrix (1994) and Soulfire (1995).

The Black Chalice by Marie Jakober
Ace (trade, 460 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada
review SF Site Review

The Follies of Sir Harald by Phyllis Ann Karr
Pendragon Fiction, Green Knight Publishing (trade, 256 pages)
Publication date: December 2001, USA & Canada & UK

The Heretic Kings (Monarchies of God, Book 2) by Paul Kearney
Ace (mm, 370 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada
review SF Site Review of Second Empire (Book 4)

St. Patrick's Gargoyle by Katherine Kurtz
Ace (mm, 296 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada

Local Custom by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Ace (mm, 312 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada

The Way of the Rose (Everien, Book 3) by Valery Leith
Victor Gollancz (hc & trade, 417 pages)
Publication date: 15 November 2001, UK

The Riddled Night (Everien, Book 2) by Valery Leith
Gollancz (mm, 517 pages)
Publication date: 8 November 2001, UK & Canada
review SF Site Review of The Company of Glass (Book 1)

The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
Classics of Nautical Fiction, McBooks Press (trade, 351 pages)
Publication date: reprinted in 2001, USA
   First published 1838-9. Marryat's work is said to have been one of the reasons Melville (author of Moby Dick) went to sea in the first place.

Acorna's Search by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Eos, HarperCollins (hc, 293 pages)
Publication date: 15 January 2002, USA & Canada

The Dreamthief's Daughter by Michael Moorcock
Earthlight (mm, 342 pages)
Publication date: 4 February 2002, UK
   A sort of sequel to the Elric series, and a very cool book in its own right. -- nw

The Children of Cthulhu edited by John Pelan and Benjamin Adams
Del Rey (hc, 470 pages)
Publication date: 9 January 2002, USA & Canada
   21 dark tales inspired by H.P. Lovecraft from Poppy Z. Brite, Mark Chadbourn, Caitlín R. Kiernan, China Miéville, Steve Rasnic Tem, and many others.

The Well of the Unicorn by Fletcher Pratt
Fantasy Masterworks #23, Victor Gollancz (trade, 339 pages)
Publication date: 8 November 2001, UK

Sword-Sworn by Jennifer Roberson
DAW (hc, 401 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada

The Merriest Knight: The Collected Arthurian Tales of Theodore Goodridge Roberts edited by Mike Ashley
Pendragon Fiction, Green Knight Publishing (trade, 528 pages)
Publication date: October 2001, USA & Canada & UK

Spirit of Independence (The Spirit Chronicles, Book 1) by Keith Rommel
Barclay Books (trade, 281 pages)
Publication date: 2001, USA & Canada

Channeling Cleopatra by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Ace (hc, 244 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada

ChronoSpace by Allen Steele
Ace (mm, 325 pages)
Publication date: February 2002, USA & Canada

The Great Escape by Ian Watson
Golden Gryphon Press (hc, 283 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2002, USA

Downs-Lord Doomsday (Downs-Lord Triptych, Panel 3) by John Whitbourn
Earthlight (mm, 339 pages)
Publication date: 4 February 2002, UK

Magazines

Foxfire, No. 1, January 2001, USA
Contributors to this debut issue include: K. Bird Lincoln, Terry Bramlett, Brian Knight, Gene O'Neill, and Mark L. Hammond.

Interzone, No. 174, December 2001, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Christopher Evans, David D. Levine, Zoran Zivkovic, Jean-Claude Dunyach, Tony Ballantyne, plus Gene Wolfe on J.R.R. Tolkien.

The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, Vol. 5, No. 2, Autumn 2001, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Elizabeth Barrette, Rebecca Marjesdatter, G.O. Clark & Bruce Boston, Sandra J. Lindow, Denise Dumars, Terry McGarry, Errol Miller, Tippi N. Blevins, Sabina C. Becker, Mario Milosevic, Ann K. Schwader, and others.

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