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Sacrifice (Star Wars Legacy Of The Force book 8) by Karen Traviss
01/05/2009. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books/Lucas Books. 367 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.00 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-345-47740-8.

Sagramanda: A Novel Of Near-Future India by Alan Dean Foster
01/09/2007. pub: Prometheus Books. 293 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-488-9.

Saint City Sinners (A Dante Valentine Novel) by Lilith SaintCrow
01/05/2009. pub: Orbit. 371 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-670-2.

Salamander by Thomas Wharton
01/11/2011. pub: McClelland and Stewart. 372 page hardback. Price: $16.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-55199-444-4.

Salon Fantastique: Thirty Original Tales Of Fantasy edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
01/03/2007. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 394 page enlarged paperback. Price: $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-833-0.

Samurai's Blood # 6 of 6 by Owen Wiseman, Nam Kim, Matthew Dalton & Sakti Yumono
01/02/2012. pub: Imagine Comics 32 page digital comic $ 2.99 (US) Diamond Order Code: SEP110479.

Sanctuary: The Complete Season 1
01/01/2012. region 2 DVD: pub: E1 Entertainment CTD10667. 4 DVDs 567 minutes 13 episodes with extras. Price: GBP 9.99 (UK) if you know where to look. cast: Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunn, Emilie Ullerup and Christopher Heyerdahl.

Sanctuary: The Complete Second Season boxset
01/03/2012. region 2 DVD: pub: E1 Entertainment E1E10709. 4 DVDs 585 minutes 13 episodes with extras. Price: GBP 9.99 (UK) if you know where to look) cast: Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl, Ryan Robbins and Agam Darshi.

Sandworms Of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
01/09/2008. pub: TOR/SciFi Channel. 494 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US) $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-765-31293-8.

Sanity And The Lady by Brian Aldiss
01/02/2006. pub: PS Publishing. 218 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $45.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-24-X. Deluxe skipcased hardback: Price: £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-28-8).

Saturn by Ben Bova
01/09/2003. pub: TOR. 412 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-312-87218-6.

Saturn by Ben Bova
01/07/2008. audio CD. pub: Audio Renaissance/PanMacmillan. 13.5 hours. 11 CDs. Price: $44.95 (US), $62.95 (CAN) ISBN: 1-59397-494-9). Read by: Amanda Karr, Stefan Rudnicki and cast.

Saturn Returns by Sean Williams
01/03/2008. Pub: Orbit. 291 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-518-7.

Saturn's Children by Charles Stross
01/11/2008. pub: Orbit. 371 page small hardback. Price: £15.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-567-5.

Saucer: The Conquest by Stephen Coonts
01/09/2005. pub: St. Martin's Press. 340 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-32362-X.

Scalped: Casino Boogie by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra
01/09/2008. pub: Titan/Vertigo. 144 page graphic novel. Price: £ 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84576-840-9.

Scar Night (Book One of The Deepgate Codex) by Alan Campbell
01/01/2008. pub: TOR-UK. 517 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-9035-9 pub Bantam Spectra. 421 page hardback. Price: $22.00 (US), $28.00 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-553-38416-1 pub Bantam Spectra. 549 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-553-58931-3 .

Scardown by Elizabeth Bear
01/08/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 368 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58751-X.

Scarlet (King Raven book 2) by Stephen R. Lawhead
02/02/2008. pub: Atom/Little Brown. 427 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-904233-72-5).

Scars On The Face Of God: The Devil's Bible by C.G. Bauer
01/12/2008. pub: Drollerie Press. 291 page e-book. $ 6.95 (US).

Scatterbrain by Larry Niven
01/12/2003. pub: TOR. 317 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30137-7

Scattered Suns (The Saga Of The Seven Suns Book 4) by Kevin J. Anderson
01/02/2007. Pub: Simon and Schuster. 728 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-7544-6.

Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan (Aaron's view)
01/06/2002. Paperback - 249 pages (21 February, 2002) Gollancz; ISBN: 0575071230.

Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan (Geoff's view)
01/03/2003. pub: Gollancz. 327 page paperback hardback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07391-8.

Schism (Triad book 1 and The Skolian Empire book 10) by Catherine Asaro
01/07/2006. pub: TOR. 398 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30951-3.

Sci-Fi Art Now by John Freeman
1/12/2010. pub: Ilex. 192 page illustrated square shape hardback. Price: GBP19.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-905814-98-5.

Sci-Fi Art: A Graphic History by Steve Holland
01/05/2009. pub: Ilex. 192 page illustrated and indexed softcover. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-905814-39-8.

Sci-Fi Art: A Graphic History by Steve Holland
01/01/2011. pub: Ilex. 192 page square-shape illustrated softcover. Price: GBP 17.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-905814-39-8.

Sci-Fi Baby Names by Robert Schnakenberg
01/10/2010. pub: Quirk Books. 160 page indexed narrow book. Price: $12.95 (US), GBP 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-59474-161-6.

Sci-Fi Movies: Facts, Figures And Fun by John Grant
01/04/2006. pub: AAPPL Artists' And Photographers Press Ltd. 96 page illustrated small hardback. Price: £ 5.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US). ISBN: 1-904332-35-8.

Science And Earth History: The Evolution/Creation Controversy by Arthur N. Strahler
01/11/2008. pub: Prometheus Books. 552 page illustrated with index large hardback. Price: $ 62.98 (US). £27.95 (UK on Amazon) . ISBN: 1-57392-717-1.

Science And Religion: Are They Compatible? edited by Paul Kurtz
01/12/2007. pub: Prometheus Books. 366 page enlarged paperback. Price: $21.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-064-6.

Science And Supernature by James E. Alcock
01/06/2007. pub: Prometheus Books. 186 page hardback. Price: $39.00 (US). ISBN: 0-87975-548-2.

Science Fiction Confidential by Tom Weaver
1/12/2011. pub: McFarland. 312 page illustrated softcover. Price: GBP35.50 (UK), $39.95 (US). ISBN: 978-0-7864-4516-5).

Science Fiction Television Series, 1990-2004 by Frank Garcia and Mark Phillips
01/04/2009. pub: McFarland. 421 page illustrated indexed hardback. Price: £56.50 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-7864-2483-2.

Science Fiction, Imperialism and The Third World
01/03/2011. Science Fiction, Imperialism And The Third World edited by Ericka Hoagland and Reema Sarwal. pub: McFarland. 223 page indexed small enlarged softcover. Price: GBP 31.50 (UK), $35.00 (US). ISBN: 978-0-7864-4789-3.

Science Fiction: The Academy Awakening edited by Willis E. McNelly
01/10/2009. pub: The College English Association Inc, 1974. 59 page booklet. Price: depends on where you look).

Science In A Democratic Society by Philip Kitcher
01/11/2011. pub: Prometheus Books. 270 page indexed hardback. Price: $28.00 (US), GBP 24.95 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-61614-407-4).

Science: Good, Bad And Bogus by Martin Gardner
02/02/2008. pub: Prometheus Books. 412 page illustrated enlarged paperback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 0-87975-573-3).

Scout by Octavio Ramos Jr.
01/03/2003. pub: Renaissance E Books. ISBN 1-58873-146-4. For information contact: Renaissance E Books, PO Box 1432, Northampton, MA 01060, USA.

Second Flight: Back To The Vortex by J. Shaun Lyon
01/02/2007. Pub: Telos. 415 page illustrated hardback. Price: £ 30.00 (UK). ISBN: 1-84583-009-1. Paperback price: £12.99 (UK) ISBN 1-84583-008-3.

Second World by Eddie Shah
01/12/2008. pub: Pan Macmillan. 599 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-330-46163-4.

Secret Six: The Reptile Brain
01/06/2011. Secret Six: The Reptile Brain by Gail Simone, Paul Cornell, J. Calafiore and Pete Woods. pub: DC Comics. 144 page graphic novel softcover. Price: $14.99 (US), $16.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-4012-3166-8).

Secret Story by Ramsey Campbell
01/10/2006. pub: TOR/Forge. 398 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31616-1.

Secrets In The Shadows: The Art & Life Of Gene Colan by Tom Field
01/04/2010. pub: Two Morrows. 176 page illustrated hardback. Price: about £21.00 (UK) if you know where to look. This one is a limited edition so you might have to settle for the softcover which in the secondary market has actually gone up in price. ISBN: 1-893905-46.2.

Secrets Of The Fire Sea by Stephen Hunt
01/01/2011. pub: HarperCollins. 439 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-00-728963-9.

Seduced By Moonlight (Meredith Gentry book 3) by Laurell K. Hamiliton
01/04/2005. pub: Bantam. 506 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK), $12.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-81632-2.

Seeds Of Earth (book one of Humanity's Fire) by Michael Cobley
02/03/2009. pub: Orbit. 486 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.00 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-632-0.

Seeds Of Earth (Book One of Humanity's Fire) by Michael Cobley
01/02/2010. pub: Orbit. 488 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.00 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-632-0.

Selling Out (Quantum Gravity Book 2) by Justina Robson
01/04/2008. pub: Gollancz. 284 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK only). ISBN: 978-0-575-07865-9.

Sentury II by Syd Mead
01/03/2011. pub: Titan Books/Design Studio Press. 175 page horizontal square softcover. Price: GBP 39.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-85768-114-0.

Serenity: The Official Visual Companion by Joss Whedon
28/11/2005. pub: Titan Books. 156 page illustrated softcover. Price: £16.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-082-4.

Serial Killers: Philosophy For Everyone edited by S. Waller
1/04/2011. pub: Wiley-Blackwell. 231 page small enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 11.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-4051-9963-6.

Settling Accounts Book 2: Drive To The East by Harry Turtledove
01/11/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 594 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45724-2.

Settling Accounts Book 3: In At The Death by Harry Turtledove
02/02/2008. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 609 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-345-49247-0).

Settling Accounts: The Grapple by Harry Turtledove
01/10/2006. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 616 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45725-0.

Severian Of The Guild by Gene Wolfe
02/03/2009. pub: Gollancz. 905 page enlarged paperback. Price: £14.99 (UK only). ISBN: 978-0-5750-8130-7.

Sex In The System: Stories Of Erotic Futures. Technological Stumulation And The Sensual Life Of Machines edited by Cecilia Tan
01/11/2006. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 282 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-851-9.

Shade The Changing Man: American Scream 1
01/10/2010. Shade The Changing Man: The American Scream book 1 by Peter Milligan, Chris Bachalo and Mark Pennington. pub: Titan Books/Vertigo. 216 page hardback graphic novel. Price: GBP13.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84856-500-5.

Shades Of Dark by Linnea Sinclair
02/08/2008. pub: Bantam Books. 410 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 8.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-553-58965-8).

Shades Of Grey 1 by Jasper Fforde
01/05/2011. pub: Hodder & Stoughton. 432 page small hardback. Price: GBP 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-340-96305-0.

Shadow (The Scavenger Trilogy - Book One) by K.J. Parker
01/04/2005. pub: Orbit. 572 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-105-5.

Shadow Black by Tom Arden
01/01/2003. pub: Big Engine. 298 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-913468-05-1.

Shadow Of Night (All Souls Trilogy book 2) by Deborah Harkness
01/07/2012. pub: Headline . 592 page hardback. Price: £16.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-75538-473-0.

Shadow Of The Scorpion by Neal Asher
01/09/2008. pub: Night Shade Books. 250 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 978-1-59780-139-3.

Shadow Puppets (Book 3 of The Shadow Saga) by Orson Scott Card
01/04/2003. Pub: Orbit. 348 page hardback. Price: £17.99(UK). ISBN: 1-84149-098-9.

Shadow Warrior by Chris Bunch
01/07/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 710 page paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-332-5.

Shadowgod (Book 2 of The Shadowkings Trilogy) by Michael Cobley
01/04/2005. pub: Earthlight\Simon and Schuster. 470 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7434-6114-2. 470 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7434-1600-7.

Shadowheart (Legends Of The Raven) by James Barclay
01/10/2003. pub: Gollancz. 421 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07331-4.

Shadowmarch volume 1 by Tad Williams
01/01/2005. pub: DAW. 656 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $38.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7464-0219-0.

Shadowmasque (The Shadowkings Trilogy book 3) by Michael Cobley
01/11/2005. pub: Simon and Schuster. 448 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5682-4.

Shadowplay by Tad Williams
01/04/2008. pub: Orbit. 656 page hardback. Price: £18.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-291-9. pub: Orbit. 761 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84149-294-0.

Shadows In The Starlight (A Changeling Detective novel) by Elaine Cunningham
01/07/2009. pub: TOR/Forge. 286 page small hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $31.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-076530-971-6.

Shadows Returns by Lynn Flewelling
1/04/2011. Shadows Returns (Nightrunner book 4) by Lynn Flewelling. pub: Bantam Spectra. 523 page paperback. Price: $7.50 (US), $ 8.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-553-59008-1.

Shaka II by Mike Resnick
1/01/2010. pub: PS Publishing, 98 page hardback. Price £12.00 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-848630-59-8.

Shane Rimmer: My Autobiography: From Thunderbirds To Pterodactyls
01/01/2012. pub: Big Finish. 3 CDs 210 minute autobiography. Price: CD: GBP16.99 (UK), Download: GBP14.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-8443-561-0. narrator: Shane Rimmer.

Shanghaied To The Moon by Michael J. Daley
01/02/2007. Pub: Penguin Young Readers. 249 page hardback. Price: $16.99 (US). ISBN: 978-0-399-24619-7.

Shazam! The Monster Society Of Evil by Jeff Smith
01/01/2008. pub: Titan Books. 240 page graphic novel hardback. Price: £24.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84576-389-0 .

Shazam!: The Greatest Stories Ever Told
01/06/2008. pub: Titan Books. 222 page graphic novel softcover. Price: £16.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84576-841-6.

Sheena And Other Gothic Tales by Brian Stableford
01/02/2007. Pub: Immanion Press. 286 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 13.99 (UK), $23.99 (US). ISBN: 1-904856-14-5.

Shenanigans by Noel K Hannan
01/03/2003. pub: Pendragon Press. 245 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-9538598-0-0.

Sherlock Holmes And The Ripper by Brian Clemens
01/06/2010. pub: Big Finish. 2 CDs 120 minutes. Price: CD: £14.99 (UK), download: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84435-456-6)cast: Nicholas Briggs, Richard Earl, India Fisher, Lex Shrapnel, Samuel Clemens, Matt Addis, Ian Brooker, Beth Chalmers, David Peart and John Banks.

Sherlock Holmes: Seance For A Vampire by Fred Saberhagen
01/11/2010. pub: The Further Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes: Seance For A Vampire by Fred Saberhagen. Titan Books. 278 page small enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 7.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-84856-677-4.

Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Perfidious Mariner by Jonathan Barnes
01/05/2012. pub: Big Finish. 1 CDs 60 minute story. Price: CD: GBP10.99 (UK), Download: GBP 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84435-630-0). cast: Nicholas Briggs, Richard Earl, Tracey Childs and Michel Maloney.

Sherlock Holmes: The Army Of Doctor Moreau by Guy Adams
01/08/2012. pub: Titan Books. 256 page small enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-0-85768-933-7).

Sherlock Holmes: The Death And Life by David Stuart
01/02/2010. pub: Big Finish. 120 minutes 2 CDs. Price: CD: £14.99 (UK), download: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-184435-455-9) cast: Roger Llewellyn.

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem And The Empty House by Arthur Conan Doyle and adapted by Nicholas Briggs
01/02/2012. pub: Big Finish. 2 CDs 120 minute story. Price: CD: GBP14.99 (UK), Download: GBP12.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84435-591-4). cast: Nicholas Briggs, Richard Earl, Alan Cox and John Banks.

Sherlock Holmes: The Seventh Bullet
01/10/2010. The Further Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes: The Seventh Bullet by Daniel D. Victor. pub: Titan Books. 223 page small enlarged paperback. Price: GBP 7.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 978-1-84856-676-7.

Sherlock Homes The Last Act by David Stuart
1/01/2010. pub: Big Finish. 120 minute 2 CDs. Price: CD: £14.99 (UK), download: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84435-454-2)cast: Roger Llewellyn.

Shine edited by Jetse De Vries
01/05/2010. pub: Solaris/Rebellion. 453 page paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-906735-66-1.

Ships From The West (The Monarchies Of God Book 5) by Paul Kearney
01/11/2008. pub: Gollancz. 296 page small hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-06575-3 296 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07400-0.

Shock Value by Jason Zinoman
01/03/2012. pub: Duckworth Overlook. 274 page illustrated indexed small hardback. Price: GBP 18.99 (US). ISBN: 978-0-7156-4298-6).

Shout For The Dead (The Ascendants Of Estorea book 2) by James Barclay
01/04/2009. pub: Gollancz. 628 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07622-4. pub: Gollancz. 628 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 978-0-57507-982-3.

Showcase Presents Batman Volume 2
01/10/2007. pub: Titan Books/DC Comics. 510 page illustrated softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84576-661-0.

Showcase Presents Booster Gold vol. 1
01/06/2008. pub: Titan Books. 624 page black and white graphic novel softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 978-1-84576-852-2.

Showcase Presents Green Lantern Volume 1
1/09/2011. pub: DC Comics. 528 page black and white graphic novel softcover. Price: about GBP11.50 (UK) if you know where to look. ISBN: 978-1-4012-2274-1.

Showcase Presents Green Lantern: 1
01/08/2006. pub: DC Comics. 500 page illustrated softcover. Price: $ 9.99(US), $13.50 (CAN). ISBN: 1-4012-0759-6.

Showcase Presents: Challengers Of The Unknown V2
1/12/2010. pub: DC Comics. 528 page graphic novel softcover. Price: $16.99 (US). ISBN: 978-1-40121-725-9.

Shriek by Jeff Vandermeer
01/10/2006. pub: TOR-UK. 367 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-5360-7.

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