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Scifi and fantasy book reviews from 2005.

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The Spider: King Of Crooks by Jerry Siegel, Ted Cowan and Reg Bunn
28/11/2005. pub: Titan Books. 120 page illustrated hardback. Price: £14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-000-X.

Context (The Nulaperion Sequence book 2) by John Meaney
28/11/2005. pub: Bantam Press. 672 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-553-81357-9.

The Periodic Table Of Science Fiction by Michael Swanwick
28/11/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 274 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $45.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-00-2. Deluxe skipcased hardback: Price: £50.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-01-0.

The Great Dune Trilogy
28/11/2005.  This book encases all three of these books into a single volume, together with all the appendixes for you to get a firm grasp of the planet Arrakis, its customs and language.

The Deep Range
28/11/2005. There are two loves in Arthur C. Clarke's life: space and the sea.

Spectrum 12: The Best In Contemporary Fantastic Art edited by Cathy Fenner and Arnie Fenner
28/11/2005. pub: Underwood Books. 208 page illustrated softcover. Price: $29.95 (US). ISBN: 1-887424-94-6.

Post Scripts # 4 summer 2005
28/11/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 143 page softcover magazine. Price: £ 6.00 (UK), $10.00 (US). ISBN: 1-90461933-9.

Ilene Meyer: Paintings, Drawings, Perceptions
28/11/2005. pub: Underwood Books. 128 page illustrated hardback. Price: $29.95 (US), $41.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-887424-79-2.

Someplace To Be Flying by Charles De Lint
28/11/2005. pub: TOR/Orb. 380 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30757-X.

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.

Glorious Treason
28/11/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 404 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58777-3.

Parish Damned by Lee Thomas
28/11/2005. pub: Telos. 79 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84583-040-7.

Divine Endurance by Gwyneth Jones
28/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 305 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07012-9.

Breathe: Everyone Has To Do It by Christopher Fowler
28/11/2005. pub: Telos. 102 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US), $14.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-67-7.

Nobody True by James Herbert
28/11/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 316 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31212-3.

Starship: Mutiny by Mike Resnick
28/11/2005. pub: Prometheus Books. 285 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-337-8.

Mythology: The DC Comics Art Of Alex Ross by Chris Kidd and Geoff Spear
28/11/2005. pub: Titan Books. 310 page illustrated softcover. Price: £16.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-941-7.

Who Needs Cleopatra by Steve Redwood
28/11/2005. pub: Reverb/Osiris Press Ltd. 233 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-905315-03-1.

Far-Seer (The Quintaglio Ascension book 1) by Robert J. Sawyer
28/11/2005. pub: TOR. 313 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30974-2.

Century Rain by Alastair Reynolds
28/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 503 page hardback. Price: £14.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07436-1. 532 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07691-7.

The Dance Of Time by Eric Flint and David Drake
28/11/2005. pub: Baen Books 416 page hardback ISBN: 1-4165-0931-3. Price: $26.00 (US). hardback release: February 2006). E-book release: Price: $15.00 to see monthly output. ISBN: 978-1-4165-0931-8.

Quake by Andy Remic
28/11/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 573 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-204-3.

Back To The Vortex: The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who 2005 by J. Shaun Lyon
28/11/2005. pub: Telos. 423 page enlarged illustrated paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK), $22.95 (US), $29.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-78-2.

Mam Tor: Event Horizon: book one, volume 1 edited by Liam Sharpe and featuring various contributors
28/11/2005. pub: Mam Tor Publishing Ltd. 140 page graphic novel. Price: $19.95 (US). ISBN: 9-780954-998004.

A Reverie For Mister Ray by Michael Bishop
28/11/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 611 page limited edition book. Slipcase hardback: Price: £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-88-9. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $45.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-87-0.

Book conversions: October 2005
01/11/2005. Previously reviewed books now in different formats for your shelves.

Child Of A Rainless Year by Jane Lindskold
01/11/2005. pub: TOR. 303 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31513-0.

Olympos by Dan Simmons
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 690 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07262-8.

The Ring Companion
01/11/2005. Horror films, especially those with a more psychological slant, have been altogether have been pretty thin on the ground, especially in the 70s, 80s and 90s.

Mirrormask: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Iain Ballamy
01/11/2005. CD pub: La-La Land Records/Jim Henson Company LLLCD 1031. 74 minutes 30 tracks. Price: £12.99 (UK).

Firethorn by Sarah Micklem
01/11/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 383 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38340-X.

Hammerjack by Marc D. Giller
01/11/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 355 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), $17.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38311-0.

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.

Infinite Worlds by Ray Villard and Lynette R. Cook (illustrator)
01/11/2005. pub: University of California Press. 272 page hardcover. Price £26.95 (UK). ISBN: 0520-23710-2.

The Grand Tour: A Traveler's Guide To The Solar System by Ron Miller and William K. Hartmann
01/11/2005. pub: Workman Publishing. 296 page softcover. Price: $19.95 (US). ISBN: 0-7611-3909-5.

Powersat by Ben Bova
01/11/2005. pub: TOR. 400 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30923-8.

The Gods And Their Machines by Oisín McGann
01/11/2005. pub: TOR. 235 page hardback. Price: $19.95 (US). $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31159-3.

Judas Unchained (end of The Commonwealth Saga) by Peter F. Hamilton
01/11/2005. pub: Macmillan. 949 page hardback. Price: £18.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-0036-8.

Grief by Ed Lark
01/11/2005. pub: Reverb/Osiris Press Ltd. 149 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-905315-02-3.

Venusia by Mark von Schlegell
01/11/2005. pub: Semiotext(e) Native Agents/MIT Press. 244 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.95 (UK). ISBN: 1-58435-026-1.

Valley Of Lights by Stephen Gallagher
01/11/2005. pub: Telos. 298 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US), $14.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-74-X. Numbered limited hardback. Price: £30.00 (UK), $59.95 (US), $64.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-75-8.

Mary And The Giant by Philip K. Dick
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 232 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07466-3.

The Tryanny Of The Night
01/11/2005. Having somehow never got around to reading any of the 'Black Company' novels, I was intrigued by the prospect of a new series by Glen Cook.

Troy: Lord Of The Silver Bow by David Gemmell
01/11/2005. pub: Bantam Press. 475 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-593-05219-6) (pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 476 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 0-345-45835-4.

Mindscan by Robert J. Sawyer
01/11/2005. pub: TOR. 299 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31107-0.

Interzone # 200 - October 2005
01/11/2005. Before they accuse me of being like Zachary Smith, taken in by superficial glossy covers and fancy colour pictures, I would simply say to them, never fear there's substance here.

Band Of Gypsies (Bold As Love book 4) by Gwyneth Jones
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 297 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07044-7.

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.

Mission Of Gravity by Hal Clement (SF Masterworks # 62)
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 203 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07708-5.

The Halloween Tree: Previously Unpublished Author's Preferred Text by Ray Bradbury and edited by Jon Eller
01/11/2005. pub: Gauntlet Press, Colorado Springs. Price: $75.00 (US). 496 page limited edition. ISBN: 1-887368-80-9.

Hidden Camera by Zoran Zivkovic (translation by Alice Copple-Tosic)
01/11/2005. pub: Dalkey Archive Press. 226 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56478-412-6.

The Mammoth Book Of Best SF 18 edited by Gardner Dozois
01/11/2005. Undoubtedly, if you don't have regular access to US SF or even UK mags, then this book should give you the cream of the crop, even if it appears most of the stories came from 'Asimov's Mag' and 'SciFiction'.

Underground by Craig Spector
01/11/2005. pub: TOR. 254 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30660-3.

Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits by Garth Ennis and William Simpson
01/11/2005. pub: Titan Books. 160 page graphic novel. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $14.99 (US), $19.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84576-105-7.

Master Of Space And Time by Rudy Rucker
01/11/2005. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 229 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-703-2.

Replay by Ken Grimwood (Fantasy Masterworks # 45)
01/11/2005. pub: Gollancz. 272 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07559-7.

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith by Matthew Stover
01/11/2005. pub: Century/Random House. 419 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7126-8427-1.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 17 no. 1 # 60 Spring 2005
01/11/2005. magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

Dr. Tim Book One by Christopher Varian
01/11/2005. pub: Etompro. 110 page softcover. Price: $12.95 (US). ISBN: 0-9721091-0-2.

Unrealized Dreams: Three Scripts by Richard Matheson
01/11/2005. pub: Gauntlet Publications. 448 page softcover. Price: $66.00 (US). ISBN: 1-887368-74-4.

Resonance by Chris Dolley
01/11/2005. pub: Baen Books. 400 page hardback. $24.00 (US). ISBN: 1-4165-0912-7.

Book conversion: September 2005
01/10/2005. Previously reviewed books released in different formats and countries.

The Best Of The Legion Outpost edited by Glen Cadigan
01/10/2005. pub: TwoMorrows Publishing. 158 page illustrated softcover. Price: $17.95 (US). ISBN: 1-893905-36-5.

TWOC by Graham Joyce
01/10/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 205 page limited edition book. Deluxe slipcased hardback: Price: £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-36-3. Hardback: Price: £35.00 (UK), $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-37-1.

The Hidden Family (The Merchant Princes book 2) by Charles Stross
01/10/2005. pub: TOR. 303 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31347-2.

Looking For Jake: Stories by China Mieville
01/10/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 315 page enlarged illustrated paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47607-7. Macmillan. 303 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-4830-1.

Outside The Dog Museum by Jonathan Carroll
01/10/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 395 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31185-2.

Star Wars: Labyrinth Of Evil by James Luceno
01/10/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 339 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47572-0.

The Bright Spot by Robert Sydney
01/10/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 337 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58759-5.

In Milton Lumky Territory by Philip K. Dick
01/10/2005. pub: Gollancz. 213 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07465-5.

The Stonehenge Gate by Jack Williamson
01/10/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 313 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30897-5.

Lint by Steve Aylett
01/10/2005. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 223 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-684-2.

Forty Signs Of Rain by Kim Stanley Robinson
01/10/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 393 page paperback. Price: $ 7.99 (US), $11.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58580-0.

Another War by Simon Morden
01/10/2005. pub: Telos. 131 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-93-6.

Stolen Magic
01/10/2005. Simon Malmain Guardian of Magic is in pursuit of a rogue mage. Simon helps police his fellow mages to ensure they do not abuse their powers.

Interzone # 199 - August 2005
01/10/2005. bi-monthly magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 3.50 (UK) $ 6.00(US). ISSN: 0264-3596.

The Janus Effect by Alan Cash
01/10/2005. pub: Dinas/Ylolfa. 239 slightly enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.95 (UK). ISBN: 0-86243-769-5.

Three Hands For Scorpio by Andre Norton
01/10/2005. pub: TOR. 302 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30464-3.

Metallic Love by Tanith Lee
01/10/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 301 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58471-5.

The Extraordinary Voyage Of Jules Verne by Eric Brown
01/10/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 137 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $4500 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-35-5. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $1800 (US). ISBN: 1-904619-34-7.

The Narrows by Alexander C. Irvine
01/10/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 341 enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46698-5.

Jaws Of Darkness (The Darkness book 5) by Harry Turtledove
01/10/2005. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 576 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7434-6852-X.

Star Wars: Yoda: Dark Rendezvous by Sean Stewart
01/10/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 329 page paperback. Price: $ 7.50 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46309-9.

Dark Of The Sun (A Novel Of Saint-Germaine) by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
01/10/2005. pub: TOR. 460 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US). $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31102-X.

The Shades Of Time And Memory (The Wraeththu Histories book 2) by Storm Constantine
01/10/2005. pub: TOR. 444 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30347-7.

The Ghost From The Grand Banks by Arthur C. Clarke
01/10/2005. pub: Gollancz. 274 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07624-0.

Foreign Legions edited by David Drake
01/10/2005. pub: Baen Publishing, New York, 2002. 378 page paperback. Price: $ 7.99 (US). $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7434-3560-5.

Godslayer (The Sundering volume 2) by Jacqueline Carey
01/10/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 349 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31239-5.

Rulers Of The Darkness (The Darkness Series Book 4) by Harry Turtledove
01/10/2005. pub: Earthlight/Simon and Schuster. 691 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-6851-1.

Human Resource : Inconstant Moon #1 (Inconstant Moon Trilogy) by Pierce Askegren
01/10/2005. pub: Ace. 280 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01079-2.

Against Gravity by Gary Gibson
01/10/2005. pub: TOR-UK. 378 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK), $22.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-4050-3446-7.

Books In Different Formats & Price
01/09/2005. Hardbacks to paperbacks for the month of September 2005.

Unleashed
01/09/2005. Film: A Universal/Rogue release. 18 cert. Running time: 103 mins.Starring Jet Li, Morgan Freeman, Bob Hoskins and Kerry Condon.Directed by Louis Leterrier. Written by Robert Mark Kamen and Luc Besson. Produced by Luc Besson and Pierre-Ange Le Pogam.

Cold Fear
01/09/2005. Computer game: Ubisoft available for Xbox PS2 and PC. £39.99 (UK) - shop around as you can probably get it for under £10. BBFC rating: 18.

Stargate Atlantis The Official Companion Seasons 1 by Sharon Gosling
01/09/2005. pub: Titan Books. 156 page illustrated softcover. Price: £12.99 (UK), $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-116-2.

The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers (Fantasy Masterworks # 47)
01/09/2005. pub: Gollancz. 464 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07725-5.

Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
01/09/2005. pub: TOR. 315 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31278-6.

Stargate SG-1 The Illustrated Companion Seasons 7 And 8 by Thomasina Gibson
01/09/2005. pub: Titan Books.. 159 page illustrated softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-934-4.

Sinner (The Wayfarer Redemption book 4) by Sara Douglass
01/09/2005. pub: TOR. 464 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-312-87046-9.

Grendel by John Gardner (Fantasy Masterworks # 41)
01/09/2005. pub: Gollancz. 123 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07582-1.

Time Hunter: Peculiar Lives by Philip Purser-Hallard
01/09/2005. pub: Telos. 133 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-47-2. Numbered limited hardback. Price: £25.00 (UK), $44.95 (US), $54.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-48-0.

Vellum: The Book Of All Hours: 1 by Hal Duncan
01/09/2005. pub: Macmillan. 526 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-5208-2.

Gene by Stel Pavlou
01/09/2005. pub: Simon and Schuster. 433 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-0859-5.

No Present Like Time by Steph Swainston
01/09/2005. pub: Gollancz. 317 page hardback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07006-4.

The Risen Empire by Scott Westerfield
01/09/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 626 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-84149-371-6.

The Best Time Travel Stories Of The 20th Century edited by Harry Turtledove and Martin H. Greenberg
01/09/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 425 page hardback. Price: $17.95 (US), $25.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46094-4.

Call To The Hunt by Steven E. Wedel
01/09/2005. pub: Scrybe Press. 93 page enlarged paperback. Price: $10.00 (US). ISBN: 1-933275-05-0.

Time Hunter: Echoes by Iain McLaughlin and Claire Bartlett
01/09/2005. pub: Telos. 138 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-45-6.

Body Snatchers In the Desert by Nick Redfern
01/09/2005. pub: Paraview Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 248 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.00 (US), $19.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7434-9753-8.

Building Harlequin's Moon by Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper
01/09/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 400 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31266-2.

The Best Of The Best: 20 Years Of The Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
01/09/2005. pub: St. Martin's Press. 665 page enlarged paperback. Price: $19.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-33656-X.

Criminal Macabre (A Cal McDonald Mystery) by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith
01/09/2005. pub: Titan Books. 160 page graphic novel. Price: £14.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84023-873-9.

The Carpet Makers
01/09/2005. The carpet makers pass on a sacred and lifetime tradition. From father to son the tradition goes: he knots the hair carpet, painstakingly each day, completing a square the size of a fingernail.

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.

Modesty Blaise: The Green-Eyed Monster by Peter O'Donnell and Enric Badia Romero
01/09/2005. pub: Titan Books, UK. 96 page softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-866-6.

Fallen Angel by Stephanie Bedwell-Grime
01/09/2005. pub: Telos. 216 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $ 9.95 (US), $14.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-69-3.

Homeworld Bound by Harry Turtledove
01/09/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 597 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45846-X.

Modesty Blaise: The Hellmakers by Peter O'Donnell, Jim Holdaway and Enric Badia Romero
01/09/2005. pub: Titan Books, UK. 112 page softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-865-8.

Time Hunter: Kitsune by John Paul Catton
01/09/2005. pub: Telos. 100 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-41-3Limited edition signed hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $44.95 (US), $54.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-42-1.

Post Scripts # 3 spring 2005
01/09/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 143 page softcover magazine. Price: £ 6.00 (UK), $10.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-88-9.

The Glamour by Christopher Priest
01/09/2005. pub: Gollancz. 235 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07579-1.

Demonstorm (Legends Of The Raven book 3) by James Barclay
01/09/2005. pub: Gollancz. 438 page hardback. Price: £18.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07332-2.

Dexta by C.J. Ryan
01/09/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 451 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58776-5.

Wizardry And Wild Romance: A Study Of Epic Fantasy by Michael Moorcock
01/09/2005. pub: MonkeyBrain Books. 206 page enlarged paperback. Price: $18.95 (US). ISBN: 1-932265-07-4.

Modesty Blaise: Bad Suki by Peter O'Donnell and Jim Holdaway
01/09/2005. pub: Titan Books, UK. 98 page softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-864-X.

Mind's Eye by Paul McAuley
01/09/2005. pub: Simon and Schuster. 422 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-3887-7.

The Third Alternative # 42 - Summer 2005
01/09/2005. magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 4.00 (UK), $ 7.00(US), $10.00 (CAN). ISSN: 1352-3783.

Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link
01/09/2005. pub: Small Beer Press Creative Commons license free ebook download. 266 pages PDF ebook. Price: free. Download or buy from ISBN: 1931520003.

Straken (High Druid Of Shannara book 3) by Terry Brooks
01/09/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 368 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45112-0.pub: Simon and Schuster. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5946-7.

Devices And Desires (Engineer Trilogy book 1) by KJ Parker
01/09/2005. pub: Orbit. 548 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK), $23.00 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-275-2.

Empire's Daughter (The Chronicles Of Kydan book 1) by Simon Brown
01/09/2005. pub: DAW. 440 page enlarged paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0283-2.

Galileo's Children: Tales Of Science Vs. Superstition edited by Gardner Dozois
01/09/2005. pub: Prometheus Books. 343 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-315-7.

Elvira # 139-143
01/08/2005. pub: Claypool Comics. 36 page standard comic. Price: $ 2.50 (US), $ 4.00 (CAN) each.

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.

Imago by Jim Burns
01/08/2005. pub: Titan Books. 80 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-133-2.

Deadbeats # 69
01/08/2005. pub: Claypool Comics. 36 page standard comic. Price: $ 2.50 (US), $ 4.00 (CAN). edited, written and illustrated by Richard Howell. inker: Ricardo Villagran. letterer: Thom Zahler.

Soulsearchers And Company # 69 and 70
01/08/2005. pub: Claypool Comics. 36 page standard comic. Price: $ 2.50 (US), $ 4.00 (CAN)). editor: Richard Howell. writer: Peter David. penciller: John Heebink. inker: Al Milgrom. letterers: Thom Zahler and Kevin Cunningham.

The Light-Years Beneath My Feet (The Taken Trilogy book 2) by Alan Dean Foster
01/08/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 245 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46128-2.

Fantastic Four: The Making Of The Movie by Abbie Bernstein, Bryan Cairns, Tara DiLullo, Anthony Ferrante and David Grove
01/08/2005. pub: Titan Books. 159 page softcover. Price: £14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84576-083-2.

The Last Light Of The Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay
01/08/2005. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 497 page paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7434-8423-1.

The Greenstone Grail by Amanda Hemingway
01/08/2005. pub: Ballantine/Del Rey Books. 360 page hardback. Price: $16.95 (US), $23.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46078-2.

Armies Of Hanuman (book 4 of The Ramayana) by Ashok K. Banker
01/08/2005. pub: Orbit. 420 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $18.50 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-329-5.

The Duke's Ballad (a WitchWorld novel) by Andre Norton and Lynn McConchie
01/08/2005. pub: TOR. 318 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30636-0.

Essential SF: A Concise Guide by Jonathan Cowie and Tony Chester
01/08/2005. pub: Porcupine Press. 268 page paperback. Price: £ 8.90 (UK). ISBN: 0-9549149-0-2.

The Emperor Of Gondwanaland And Other Stories by Philip Di Filippo
01/08/2005. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 370 page enlarged paperback. Price: $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-665-6.

Space: 1889: 3. The Seige Of Alclyon by Marc Platt
01/08/2005. CD. pub: Noise Monster NMPCDSP03. 70 minutes. Price: £10.99 (UK), $12.20 (US).

Haunted by Kelley Armstrong
01/08/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 495 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-341-4). (pub: Bantam Spectra. 495 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US). ISBN: 0-553-57808-0.

The Ascendancy Veil (Book 3 of The Braided Path) by Chris Wooding
01/08/2005. pub: Gollancz. 374 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07446-9.

Maiden, Matron, Crone edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg
01/08/2005. pub: DAW. 310 page enlarged paperback. Price: $ 7.50 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0284-0.

The Angel Of Forgetfulness by Steve Stern
01/08/2005. pub: Viking. 404 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $36.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-670-03387-1.

Challenging Destiny # 20 - July 2005
01/08/2005. E-mag: pub: Crystalline Sphere Publishing. Price: $5.00 (US).

Night Of Knives (A Novel Of Malaz) by Ian Cameron Esslemont
01/08/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 284 page limited edition book. Delux Slipcovered Hardback: Price: £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-19-3. Hardback: Price: £35.00 (UK), $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-18-5.

Crash Deluxe (the third Parrish Plessis book) by Marianne de Pierres
01/08/2005. pub: Orbit. 324 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-258-2.

The Art Of Batman Begins: Shadows Of The Dark Knight by Mark Cotta Vaz
01/08/2005. pub: Titan Books. 144 page landscape hardback. Price: £24.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-094-8.

Earthbound by Richard Matheson
01/08/2005. pub: TOR. 223 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31171-2.

Dan Dare: Pilot Of The Future: Operation Saturn Part 1 by Frank Hampton
01/08/2005. pub: Titan Books. 95 page hardback graphic novel. Price: £14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-889-7.

Dan Dare: Pilot Of The Future: Operation Saturn Part 2 by Frank Hampton
01/08/2005. pub: Titan Books. 95 page hardback graphic novel. Price: £14.99 (UK), $19.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-088-3.

Lost and Found (The Taken Trilogy book 1) by Alan Dean Foster
01/08/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 256 page paperback. Price: $6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46127-4.

The VaDinci Cod
01/08/2005. pub: Gollancz. 184 page shrunken hardback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07719-0.

Dragons: Truth, Myth And Legend written by David Passes and illustrated by Wayne Anderson
01/08/2005. pub: Chrysalis Children's Books. 45 page softcover. Price: £ 5.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84458-476-3.

The World Of Faery presented by David Richie
01/08/2005. pub: Paper Tiger. 112 page hardback. Price: £20.00 (UK), $29.95 (US), $42.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84340-282-3.

Voices Of Vision: Creators Of Science Fiction And Fantasy Speak by Jayme Lynn Blaschke
01/08/2005. pub: University Of Nebraska Press. 194 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), £ 9.95 (UK). ISBN: 0-8032-6239-6.

The Legion Companion by Glen Cadigan
01/08/2005. pub: TwoMorrows Publishing. 222 page softcover. Price: $24.95 (US), £12.87 (UK). ISBN: 1-893905-22-5.

Roads by Seabury Quinn and illustrated by Virgil Finlay
01/08/2005. pub: Red Jacket Press. 110 page slipcased hardback. Price: $29.95 (US) . ISBN: 0-9748895-8-X.

Song Of Kali by Dan Simmons (Fantasy Masterworks # 44)
01/08/2005. pub: Gollancz. 311 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07659-3.

Space: 1889: 2. The Steppes Of Thoth by James Swallow
01/08/2005. CD. pub: Noise Monster. Price: £10.99 (UK), $12.20 (non-UK). Serial number: NMPCDSP02. Time: 70 minutes.

The Cobweb by Neal Stephenson and J. Frederick George
01/08/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 416 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38344-2.

Mists Of Everness by John C. Wright
01/08/2005. pub: TOR. 352 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31333-2.

Kindling by Mick Farren
01/08/2005. pub: TOR. 416 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30656-5.

The Handbook: The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To The Production Of Doctor Who by David J. Howe, Stephen James Walker and Mark Stammers
01/08/2005. pub: Telos. 815 page enlarged paperback. Price: £14.99 (UK), $29.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-59-6. 815 page delux hardback. Price: £30.00 (UK), $59.95 (US), $64.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-96-0.

Interface by Neal Stephenson and J. Frederick George
01/07/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 618 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38343-4.

The Hounds Of Avalon (The Dark Age Saga book 3) by Mark Chadbourn
01/07/2005. pub: Gollancz. 374 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07278-4.

Magic Street by Orson Scott Card
01/07/2005. Dick Francis knows that his name alone will ensure a place on the next best seller list, especially if there is a horse on the cover. His readers are comfortable with what he writes and the bills get paid.

Alosha by Christopher Pike
01/07/2005. pub: TOR. 301 page hardback. Price: $18.95 (US), $26.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31098-8.

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery
01/07/2005. pub: Prometheus Books. 460 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-312-2.

The Wounded Hawk (The Crucible Series book 2) by Sara Douglass
01/07/2005. pub: TOR. 494 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30363-9.

Mammoth New Jules Verne
01/07/2005. I am not particularly keen on short stories but when they are in an anthology which has a common theme, I think they become far more readable

The Iron Tree (The Crowthistle Chronicles book 1) by Cecilia Dart-Thornton
01/07/2005. pub: TOR-UK. 425 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-4710-0. pub: TOR. 399 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31205-0.

Interzone 198 - May/June 2005
01/07/2005. magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 3.50 (UK), $ 6.00(US) ISSN: 0264-3596.

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

Anima by M. John Harrison
01/07/2005. pub: Gollancz. 473 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07594-5.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 16 no. 4 # 59 winter 2004/2005
01/07/2005. Magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

Coyote by Allen Steele
01/07/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 550 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-367-8.

Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
01/07/2005. pub: TOR. 364 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30938-6.

Terminator Dreams by Aaron Allston
01/07/2005. pub: TOR. 351 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (UK), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-34910-8.

Terminator 3: Terminator Hunt by Aaron Allston
01/07/2005. pub: TOR. 317 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30853-3.

The Science Of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Michael Hanlon
01/07/2005. pub: Macmillan. 195 page hardback. Price: £16.99 (UK), £4.95 (US). ISBN: 1-4039-4577-2.

45 Master Characters
01/07/2005. A couple months back, I picked this one up at the same time as '20 Master Plots And How To Build Them' by Ronald B. Tobias which I've also reviewed, from Amazon.

Ringworld by Larry Niven (SF Masterworks 60)
01/07/2005. pub: Gollancz. 288 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07702-6.

Here, There And Everywhere by Chris Roberson
01/07/2005. pub: Prometheus Books. 283 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-310-6.

Book Size Changes and Such
01/07/2005. Hardback to paperback and the like for July 2005.

Book Conversions May 2005
01/06/2005. Hardbacks to paperbacks and other novel format changes.

Memory (Book 3 of The Scavenger Trilogy) by KJ Parker
01/06/2005. pub: Orbit. 572 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99(UK), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-172-1.

Od Magic by Patricia A. McKillip
01/06/2005. pub: Ace. 315 page hardback. Price: $22.95 (US), $32.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01248-5.

Was by Geoff Ryman (Fantasy Masterworks # 43)
01/06/2005. pub: Gollancz. 456 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07669-0.

A Thread Of Grace by Mary Doria Russell
01/06/2005. pub: Doubleday. 430 page hardback. Price: £16.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-385-60866-7.

The Nameless Day (The Crucible Series book 1) by Sara Douglass
01/06/2005. pub: TOR. 448 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30362-0.

The Green And The Gray by Timothy Zahn
01/06/2005. pub: TOR. 443 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30717-0.

Little Machines by Paul McAuley
01/06/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 328 page limited edition book. Deluxe slipcased hardback: Price £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-93-5. Hardback: Price: £50.00 (UK), $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-94-3.

Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein
01/06/2005. pub: TOR. 319 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31221-2.

The Book Of Ballads illustrated by Charles Vess with stories by Emma Bull, Charles de Lint, Neil Gaiman, Sharyn McCrumb. Jeff Smith, Jane Yolen and others
01/06/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 191 page illustrated hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31214-X.

Smallville: The Official Companion Season 2 by Paul Simpson
01/06/2005. pub: Titan Books. 159 page illustrated softcover. Price: £12.99 (UK), $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-947-6.

Pattern (Book 2 of The Scavenger Trilogy) by KJ Parker
01/06/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 568 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-84149-182-9).(pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 572 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK), $22.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-84149-171-3.

Halo: First Strike by Eric Nylund
01/06/2005. pub: Orbit. 340 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-422-4.

Foop! By Chris Genoa
01/06/2005. pub: Eraserhead Press. 293 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US). ISBN: 0-9729598-9-0.

Don't Turn Out The Lights edited by Stephen Jones
01/06/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 279 page limited edition book. Deluxe slipcased hardback: Price: £90.00 (UK), $60.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-27-4. Hardback: Price: £35.00 (UK), $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-27-4.

Endangered Species by Gene Wolfe
01/06/2005. pub: TOR/Orb. 506 page enlarged paperback. Price: $16.95 (US), $23.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31033-3.

Dead To The World (A Sookie Stackhouse Vampire Mystery) by Charlaine Harris
01/06/2005. pub: Orbit. 321 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-370-8.

The Third Alternative # 41 - Spring 2005
01/06/2005. magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 4.00 (UK), $ 7.00(US), $10.00 (CAN). ISSN: 1352-3783.

Beautiful Monsters by David McIntee
01/06/2005. pub: Telos. 266 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK), $17.95 (US), $22.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-94-4.

Dead Beat (A Dresden Files novel) by Jim Butcher
01/06/2005. pub: ROC. 393 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $35.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-451-46027-8.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2005 edited by Jack Dann
01/06/2005. pub: ROC. 327 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $22.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-451-46015-4.

The Knight by Gene Wolfe
01/06/2005. pub: TOR. 430 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30989-0.

I, Alien edited by Mike Resnick
01/06/2005. pub: DAW. 320 page enlarged paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0235-2.

Old Man's War by John Scalzi
01/06/2005. pub: TOR. 313 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30940-8.

The Art Of Jim Warren by Jim Warren and Jane Taylor Greenberg
01/06/2005. pub: Jim Warren Studios. 148 page illustrated hardback. Price: $49.95 (US) available through his website. ISBN: 0-9658775-0-7.

Finder's Keepers by Linnea Sinclair
01/06/2005. pub: Bantam Dell. 453 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58798-6.

The Batman Chronicles Volume One by Bob Kane, Bill Finger and Gardner Fox
01/06/2005. pub: Titan Books. 190 page softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-036-0.

Wildwood Road by Christopher Golden
01/06/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 311 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.00 (US), $17.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38208-X.

The Last Guardian Of Everness by John C. Wright
01/06/2005. pub: TOR. 332 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-84871-4.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 16 no. 3 # 58 fall 2004
01/06/2005. magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

The Ordinary by Jim Grimsley
01/06/2005. pub: TOR/Forge. 368 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30528-3.

Aeon Speculative Fiction # 3
01/06/2005. e-mag download. $ 5.00 (US).

The God Particle by Richard Cox
01/06/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 302 page paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-46285-8.

Interzone # 197 - March/April 2005
01/06/2005. magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 3.50 (UK), $ 6.00 (US).

Books in different formats & countries: May 2005
01/05/2005. Hardbacks to paperbacks and other format changes.

Godplayers by Damian Broderick
01/05/2005. pub: Thunder's Mouth Press. 328 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56025-670-2.

Halo: The Flood by William C. Dietz
01/05/2005. pub: Orbit. 341 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-421-6.

Welcome To My Worlds: The Art Of Rob Alexander
01/05/2005. pub: Paper Tiger. 128 page hardback. Price: £20.00 (UK), $29.95 (CAN), $42.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84340-200-9.

On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 16 no. 2 # 57 summer 2004
01/05/2005. magazine: Copper Pig Writers Society. Price: $ 5.95 (CAN). ISSN: 0843-476X. Distributed in Canada by CMPA and the UK by BAR.

Pandora's Star by Peter F. Hamiliton
01/05/2005. pub: Pan MacMillan. 1143 page paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-330-49331-0.

Constantine: The Hellblazer Collection by Neil Gaiman, Jamie Delano and Garth Ennis
01/05/2005. pub: Titan Books. 166 page graphic novel. Price: £ 9.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84023-979-4.

Myrren's Gift (The Quickening book 1) by Fiona McIntosh
01/05/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 662 page paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-373-2.

Dan Dare: Marooned On Mercury by Frank Hampson
01/05/2005. pub: Titan Books. 90 page illustrated hardback. Price: £14.99 (UK), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84023-847-X.

Dying Inside (SF Masterworks # 59) by Robert Silverberg
01/05/2005. pub: Gollancz. 199 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07525-2.

The Elastic Book Of Numbers edited by Allen Ashley
01/05/2005. pub: Elastic Press. 278 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.00 (UK). ISBN: 0-9548812-1-4.

Fishy Wishes by Tom Holt
01/05/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 646 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-347-3.

Argosy Magazine # 2 (May/June 2004) edited by Lou Anders and James A. Owen
01/05/2005. pub: Coppervale Company. 2 digest magazines (146 and 114 pages in one slipcase). Price: $12.95 (US), $16.95 (CAN).

Spin State by Chris Moriarty
01/05/2005. pub: Bantam-Spectra. 597 page paperback. Price: $6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58624-6.

The Shadow Road
01/05/2005. This is the final instalment of The Swan's War trilogy which picks up immediately from The Isle Of Battle.

Halo: The Fall Of Reach by Eric Nylund
01/05/2005. pub: Orbit. 340 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-420-8.

The Dark Ascent by Walter H. Hunt
01/05/2005. pub: TOR. 416 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31116-X.

The Life Of The World To Come by Kage Baker
01/05/2005. pub: TOR. 334 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US). $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31132-1.

Aeon Speculative Fiction
01/05/2005. e-mag download. $ 5.00 (US).

Hostile Takeover by Susan Shwartz
01/05/2005. pub: TOR. 352 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30461-9.

The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
01/05/2005. pub: Penguin. 291 page paperback. Price £5.99 (UK). ISBN 0-14-131741-8.

Tales Of The Grand Tour by Ben Bova
01/05/2005. pub: TOR. 379 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30722-7.

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
01/05/2005. pub: Random House Vintage UK. 157 page paperback Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-099-80020-9.

Resident Evil 4
01/05/2005. Computer Game: pub: Capcom. Developer: Production Studio 4. Format: Gamecube (Playstation 2 version release t.b.c.). Price: £29.99 - £39.99 (UK).

Crucible by Nancy Kress
01/05/2005. pub: TOR. 384 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30688-3.

The House Of Storms by Ian R. Macleod
01/05/2005. pub: Simon and Schuster. 457 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5672-7.

The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide To Eccentric And Discredited Diseases by Dr. Jeff Vandermeer and Dr. Mark Roberts
01/05/2005. pub: Macmillan. 298 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-4050-4960-X) (pub:Bantam. 298 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553*-38339-6 .

Cusp by Robert A. Metzger
01/05/2005. pub: Ace. 517 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $36.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01241-8.

Modesty Blaise: The Black Pearl by Peter O'Donnell and Jim Holdaway
01/05/2005. pub: Titan Books, UK. 110 page softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-842-9.

Modesty Blaise: Top Traitor by Peter O'Donnell and Jim Holdaway
01/05/2005. pub: Titan Books, UK. 110 page softcover. Price: £10.99 (UK), $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-84023-684-1.

Wolf Captured by Jane Lindskold
01/05/2005. pub: TOR. 527 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US). $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30936-X.

Renaissance Faire edited by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe
01/05/2005. pub: DAW. 306 page hardback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0281-6.

Europe Central by William T. Vollman
01/05/2005. pub: Viking. 811 page hardback. Price: $39.95 (US), $58.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-670-03392-8.

Space: 1889: 1. Red Devils
01/05/2005. CD. pub: Noise Monster. Price: £10.99 (UK), $12.20 (non-UK). Serial number: NMPCDSP01).

Woken Furies by Richard Morgan
01/05/2005. pub: Gollancz. 436 page hardback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07325-X.

Book Conversions
01/04/2005. Books that start off as hardback, turn into paperbacks, sometimes enlarged & even directly in the UK. All books noted are ones we're reviewed in the recent past.

Constantine Hellblazer: All His Engines by Mike Carey and Leonardo Manco
01/04/2005. pub: Titan Books. 128 page hardback graphic novel. Price: £19.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84023-966-2.

The Myriad (Tour Of The Merrimack book # 1) by R.M. Meluch
01/04/2005. A breakaway US colony, which models itself on Imperial Rome, has also encountered the Hive and throws in its lot with the US forces in order to defeat them,

The Mysteries by Lisa Tuttle
01/04/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 321 page hardback. Price: $21.00 (US), $28.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38296-9.

Siberia by Ann Halam
01/04/2005. pub: Orion. 233 page hardback. Price: £ 8.99(UK). ISBN: 1-84255-129-9.

Daydreams Undertaken by Stephen L. Antczak
01/04/2005. pub: Marietta Publishing. 188 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.99 (US), $19.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-892669-25-0.

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.

A Secret Atlas (book 1 of The Age Of Discovery) by Michael A. Stackpole
01/04/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 460 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38237-3.

Worldstorm by James Lovegrove
01/04/2005. pub: Gollancz. 452 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07388-8.

The Dragon's Son (The Dragonvarld Trilogy book 2) by Margaret Weiss
01/04/2005. pub: TOR. 334 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30469-4.

Earth, Air, Fire And Custard by Tom Holt
01/04/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 410 page hardback. Price: £12.99 (UK), $29.00 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-281-7.

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.

The Graveyard Game (a novel of The Company) by Kage Baker
01/04/2005. pub: TOR. 298 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31184-4.

The Far Side Of The Stars by David Drake
01/04/2005. pub: Baen Publishing. 514 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (US). ISBN: 0-7434-8864-4.

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.

Dhampir by Barb and J.C. Hendee
01/04/2005. pub: Orbit. 441 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-364-3.

Approaching Omega by Eric Brown
01/04/2005. pub: Telos. 117 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-98-7. Deluxe limited edition signed hardcover. Price: £30.00 (UK). ISBN: 1-903889-99-9.

Woman by Richard Matheson
01/04/2005. pub: Gauntlet Press. 125 page enlarged paperback. Price: $12.95 (US), $16.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-887368-75-2.

Brass Man by Neal Asher
01/04/2005. pub: TOR. 485 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-330-41158-6.

Howe's Transcendental Toybox Update No. 1: The Complete Guide To 2003 Merchandise by David J Howe and Arnold T. Blumberg
01/04/2005. pub: Telos. 103 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK), $ 8.95 (US), $11.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-57-X.

20 Master Plots And How To Build Them by Ronald B. Tobias
01/04/2005. pub: Writer's Digest Books. 236 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.99 (US), $22.99 (CAN). ISBN: 1-58267-239-7.

As Timeless As Infinity: The Complete Twilight Zone Scripts Of Rod Serling Volume Two edited by Tony Albarella
01/04/2005. pub: Gauntlet Press. 508 page softcover. Price: $66.00 (US). ISBN: 1-887368-76-0.

The Wizard (The Wizard Knight book 2) by Gene Wolfe
01/04/2005. pub: TOR. 477 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US). $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31201-8. 430 page enlarged paperback. Price: $14.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31348-0.

Turns And Chances by Juliet E. McKenna
. pub: PS Publishing. 118 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $40.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-07-X. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $16.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-06-1.

Format changes: March 2005
01/03/2005. Hardback to paperback and other format changes for the month.

Aliens: Why Are They Here by Bryan Appleyard
01/03/2005. pub: Scribner/Simon and Schuster. 340 page hardback. Price: £15.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5685-7.

The Destroyer Goddess (In Fire Forged part 2) by Laura Resnick
01/03/2005. pub: TOR. 591 page paperback. Price: $ 7.99 (US). ISBN: 0-765-34796-2.

Why Should I Cut Your Throat? by Jeff VanderMeer
01/03/2005. pub: MonkeyBrain Books. 332 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-932265-11-2.

Khai Of Khem by Brian Lumley
01/03/2005. pub: TOR. 320 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). ISBN: 1-765-31047-3.

My Death by Lisa Tuttle
01/03/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 93 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $40.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-89-7. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $18.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-90-0.

Jocasta by Brian Aldiss
01/03/2005. pub: The Rose Press, 22. West End Lane, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1AQ. 311 page limited edition hardback. Price: £24.99 (UK), $44.95 (US). ISBN: 0-9548277-0-8.

Blade Dancer by S.L. Viehl
01/03/2005. pub: ROC. 314 page hardback. Price: $22.95 (US), $34.50 (CAN). ISBN: 0-451-45926-1.

The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror Volume 15 edited by Stephen Jones
01/03/2005. pub: Constable Robinson. 624 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84119-923-0.

Soulsearchers And Company # 63 and 66
01/03/2005. pub: Claypool Comics. 36 page standard comic. Price: $ 2.50 (US), $ 4.00 (CAN). Editor: Richard Howell. Writer: Peter David. Penciller: John Heebink. Inker: Al Milgrom. Letterer: Kevin Cunningham.

Elvira # 132-134
01/03/2005. pub: Claypool Comics. 36 page standard comic. Price: $ 2.50 (US), $ 4.00 (CAN) each. Issue 132. Edited by Richard Howell. 'To Squash An Elvira': Writter: Frank Strom. Penciller: Ronn Sutton. Inker: Bill Anderson. Inker: Thom Zahler. 'Dread Carpet Treatment': Writter: Janet Hetherington. Penciller: Gordon Purcell. Inker: Mike Manley. Letterer: Thom Zahler. Issue 133. Editer: Richard Howell. 'Dangers On A Train': Writter: Frank Strom. Penciller: Tod Smith. Inker: Terry Austin. Letterer: Thom Zahler. 'Delectable Collectibles': Writter: Janet Hetherington. Penciller: Ronn Sutton. Inker: Andrew Pepoy. Letterer: Thom Zahler. Issue 134. Editer: Richard Howell. 'An El! True Hollywood Expose: The Uncanny Tail of Tea-Biscuit:' Writter: Janet Hetherington. Penciller: Tod Smith. Inker: Al Vey. Letterer: Thom Zahler. 'Take Back The Delight': Writter: Richard Howell. Penciller: Dan Day. Inker: Kim DeMulder. Letterer: Kevin Cunningham.

Tall Stories: Expecting Someone Taller and Ye Gods! by Tom Holt
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 568 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-84149-345-7.

Path Of Honor by Diana Pharoah Francis
01/03/2005. pub: ROC. 379 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-451-45991-1.

Blood Debt by Tania Huff
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit. 362 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-360-0.

Blood Pact by Tania Huff
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit. 376 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-359-7.

Ghosts In The Snow by Tamara Siler Jones
01/03/2005. pub: Bantam-Spectra. 488 page paperback. Price: $6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58709-9.

Moving Target (Vatta's War book 2) by Elizabeth Moon
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit. 438 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-169-1.

Blood Lines by Tania Huff
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit. 358 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-358-9.

Blood Trail by Tania Huff
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit. 344 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-357-0.

Tolkein: A Look Behind The Lord Of The Rings by Lin Carter with update by Adam Roberts
01/03/2005. pub: Gollancz. 188 page hardback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07548-1.

The Journals Of Eleanor Druse: My Investigation Of The Kingdom Hospital Incident by Eleanor Druse
01/03/2005. pub: Bantam. 245 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-553-81696-9.

Interzone # 196
01/03/2005. magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 3.50 (UK), $ 6.00(US).

Homeward Bound by Harry Turtledove
01/03/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 597 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-45846-X.

The Standing Dead (The Stone Dance Of The Chameleon book 2) by Ricardo Pinto
01/03/2005. pub: Bantam. 730 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK), $12.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-81285-8.

Limits Of Enchantment
01/03/2005. Graham Joyce has always written on the edges of fantasy. His apparently straightforward style is accessible to readers of mainstream fiction as all the quirky bits can be passed off as psychological aberrations.

The Devil's Armour by John Marco
01/03/2005. pub: Gollancz. 559 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07451-5.

Eden: The Novel by Ken Wisman
01/03/2005. pub: 1st Books. 182 page paperback. Price: $14.95 (US). ISBN: 1-4140-8888-4. ISBN: 1-4140-8889-2 (e-book).

Star Trek Genesis Wave
01/03/2005. This is Book Three of The Genesis Wave which covers the aftermath of the use of the Genesis device. First seen in The Wrath Of Khan.

Chimaera (The Well Of Echoes book 4) by Ian Irvine
01/03/2005. pub: Orbit. 836 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK), $30.00 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-324-4.

Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert Heinlein
01/03/2005. pub: Ace. 211 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01237-X.

Projections: Science Fiction In Literature And Film edited by Lou Anders
01/03/2005. pub: MonkeyBrain Books. 304 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.95 (US), $21.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-932265-12-0.

Stories Of Your Life And Others by Ted Chiang (Andy's view)
01/03/2005. pub: TOR. 331 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-330-42664-8.

Tanequil (High Druid Of Shannara book 2) by Terry Brooks
01/03/2005. pub: Simon and Schuster. 357 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-5674-3.

The Mammoth Book Of New Terror edited by Stephen Jones
01/03/2005. pub: Constable Robinson. 496 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84119-949-4.

The Incredible World Of Spy-Fi by Danny Biederman
01/03/2005. pub: Chronicle Books. 161 page softcover. Price: $15.95 (US). ISBN: 0-8118-4224-X.

Paradox (Nulaperion Sequence book 1) by John Meaney
01/03/2005. pub: Prometheus Books. 496 page hardback. Price: $25.00 (US). ISBN: 1-59102-308-4.

The Art Of Halo by Eric S. Trautman
01/03/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 161 page softcover. Price: $21.95 (US), $29.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-47586-0.

The Skinner by Neal Asher
01/03/2005. pub: TOR. 474 page hardback. Price: $26.95 (US), $37.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30737-5.

Veniss Underground by Jeff Vandermeer
01/03/2005. pub: TOR. 304 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-330-41892-0.

Gifts by Ursula LeGuin
01/03/2005. pub: Orion. 274 page hardback. Price: £10.99(UK). ISBN: 1-84255-107-8.

The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
01/03/2005. pub: Vintage UK at Random House. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-099-46446-2.

Success...And How To Avoid It by Mat Coward
01/03/2005. pub: TTA Press. 175 page half-size softcover Price: £10. ISBN: 0-9532949-1-9.

Innocents Abroad by Gene Wolfe
01/03/2005. pub: TOR. 304 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30790-1.

The Gateway Trip: Tales And Vignettes Of The Heechee by Frederick Pohl
01/03/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine. 241 page illustrated hardback. Original Price: $18.95 (US), $24.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-36301-9.

Hardback to paperback
01/02/2005. Feburary 2005's format changes for science fiction and fantasy novels.

Deadbeats # 64
01/02/2005. Edited, written and illustrated by Richard Howell. Inked by Ricardo Villagran. pub: Claypool Comics. 36 page standard comic. Price: $ 2.50 (US), $ 4.00 (CAN).

John Silence: The Classic of Supernatural Horror by Algernon Blackwood
01/02/2005. pub: Renaissance E-Books. 400 page e-book 22k. Price: $ 4.00 (US). ISBN: 1-58873-417-X.

Challenging Destiny #19
01/02/2005. pub: Crystalline Sphere Publishing. e-magazine. Price: $ 5.00 (US).

Gaudeamus by John Barnes
01/02/2005. pub: TOR. 320 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30329-9.

No Traveller Returns by Paul Park
01/02/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 74 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $40.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-03-7. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $16.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-02-9.

Star Trek: The Original Series: The Eugenics Wars Volume 2 by Greg Cox
01/02/2005. pub: Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. 435 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK), $ 6.99 (US), $10.50 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7434-0074-7.

The Ethos Effect by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
01/02/2005. pub: Orbit. 579 page paperback. Price: £ 7.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-322-8.

Banewreaker (The Sundering volume 1) by Jacqueline Carey
01/02/2005. pub: TOR. 431 page hardback. Price: $27.95 (US), $38.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30521-6.

Sleeping In Flame by Jonathan Carroll
01/02/2005. pub: TOR/Orb. 302 page enlarged paperback. Price: $19.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-795-31186-0.

Mobius Dick by Andrew Crumey
01/02/2005. pub: Picador. 312 page hardback. Price: £16.99 (UK). ISBN: 033041991-9.

Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin
01/02/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 352 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38305-1.

Dying Of The Light by George R.R. Martin
01/02/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 272 page enlarged paperback. Price: $15.00 (US), $21.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-38308-6.

Destroyer (Foreigner sequence book 3) by C.J. Cherryh
01/02/2005. pub: DAW. 345 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $36.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0253-0.

Mayflower II by Stephen Baxter
01/02/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 88 page limited edition book. Hardback: Price: £25.00 (UK), $40.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-17-7. Paperback: Price: £10.00 (UK), $16.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-619-16-9.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
01/02/2005. pub: Time Warner. 240 page paperback. Price £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7515-3682-2.

The Algebraist by Iain M. Banks
01/02/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 534 page hardback. Price: £17.99 (UK), $42.00 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84149-155-1.

The Year's Best Fantasy And Horror: 17 edited by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant
01/02/2005. pub: St. Martin's Press, US. 564 page enlarged paperback. Price: $19.95 (US), $27.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-312-32928-8.

The Family Trade (The Merchant Princes book 1) by Charles Stross
01/02/2005. pub: TOR. 303 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US). $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30929-7.

Dragonsblood by Todd McCaffrey
01/02/2005. pub: Del Rey/Ballantine Books. 436 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $34.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-345-44124-9.

Knees Up Mother Earth by John Rankin
01/02/2005. pub: Gollancz. 376 page hardback. Price: £ 9.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07315-2.

The Third Alternative # 40 - Winter 2004
01/02/2005. magazine: UK publisher/editor address: Andy Cox, TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2LB. Price: £ 3.95 (UK), $ 7.00(US), $10.00 (CAN). ISSN: 1352-3783.

Thraxas At War by Martin Scott
01/02/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 268 page paperback. Price: £ 5.99 (UK), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-84149-242-6.

Polaris by Jack McDevitt
01/02/2005. pub: Ace. 373 page hardback. Price: $24.95 (US), $36.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-441-01202-7.

Hammered by Elizabeth Bear
01/02/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 326 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58750-1.

Monkey Trap by Lee Denning
01/02/2005. pub: Twilight Time Books. 422 page enlarged paperback. Price $19.50 (US), $26.50 (CAN). ISBN: 1-931201-34-X.

The Science Fiction Hall Of Fame IIa edited by Ben Bova
01/02/2005. pub: TOR. 529 page hardback. Price: $29.95 (US), $41.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30534-8.

Constellations edited by Peter Crowther
01/02/2005. pub: DAW. 310 page paperback. Price: $ 6.99 (US), $ 9.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-7564-0234-4.

Things That Never Happen by M. John Harrison
01/02/2005. pub: Gollancz. 436 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 8.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-575-07593-7.

Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton
01/01/2005. pub: Orbit/Times Warner. 658 page enlarged paperback. Price: £10.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-316-3.

Flash by L.E. Modesitt, Jr
01/01/2005. pub: TOR. 480 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31128-3.

The Fall Of Lautun (Book 3 of The Arrandin Trilogy) by Marcus Herniman
01/01/2005. pub: Earthlight/Simon and Schuster. 493 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-7432-1512-4.

Banner Of Souls by Liz Williams
01/01/2005. pub: Bantam Spectra. 426 page paperback. Price: $6.99 (US), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-553-58676-9. pub: TOR. 426 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-4124-2. TOR-UK release: 18 February 2005.

A Vault Of Horror by Keith Topping
01/01/2005. pub: Telos. 427 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK), $17.95 (US), $24.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-903889-58-8.

Curious Notions (Crosstime Traffic book 2) by Harry Turtledove
01/01/2005. pub: TOR. 272 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $33.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30694-8.

The Hyperion Omnibus by Dan Simmons
01/01/2005. pub: Gollancz. 779 page enlarged paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK only). ISBN: 0-575-07626-7.

The Well Of Stars by Robert Reed
01/01/2005. pub: Orbit. 474 page paperback. Price: £ 6.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84149-256-6.

Dan Dare: The Red Moon Mystery by Frank Hampson
01/01/2005. pub: Titan Books. 95 page illustrated hardback. Price: £14.99 (UK), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 1-84023-666-3.

Snow, Fire, Sword by Sophie Masson
01/01/2005. pub: Random House Australia. 289 page hardback. Price: $15.95 (AUS). ISBN: 1740519094.

Edenborn by Nick Sagan
01/01/2005. pub: Bantam Press. 279 page hardback. Price £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 0-593-05191-2.

A Wizard Of Earthsea (book 1 of Earthsea) by Ursula LeGuin
01/01/2005. pub: Puffin. 202 page enlarged paperback. Price: £ 5.99 (UK), $10.99 (CAN). ISBN: 0-140-30477-0.

Agyar by Steven Brust
01/01/2005. pub: TOR. 254 page enlarged paperback. Price: $13.95 (US), $19.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31023-6.

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.

City Of Saints And Madmen by Jeff Vandermeer
01/01/2005. pub: TOR. 496 page enlarged illustrated paperback. Price: £12.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-4050-3396-7.

Alien Vs. Predator: The Creature Effects Of ADI by Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr.
01/01/2005. pub: Titan Books. 128 page illustrated softcover. Price: £14.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84576-881-X.

The Boy Who Would Live Forever by Fredrick Pohl
01/01/2005. pub: TOR. 380 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US), $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-31049-X.

Dies The Fire by S.M. Sterling
01/01/2005. pub: ROC. 483 page hardback. Price: $23.95 (US), $36.00 (CAN). ISBN: 0-451-45979-2.

Moon Rise (The Snowfall trilogy book 3) by Mitchell Smith
01/01/2005. pub: TOR.Forge. 476 page hardback. Price: $25.95 (US). $35.95 (CAN). ISBN: 0-765-30009-5.

In Lands That Never Were edited by Gordon Van Gelder
01/01/2005. pub: Thunder Mouth's Press. 394 page enlarged paperback. Price: $16.95 (US). ISBN: 1-56858-314-1.

Hellboy: The Art Of The Movie edited by Scott Allie
01/01/2005. pub: Titan Books. 199 page illustrated softcover. Price: £16.99 (UK). ISBN: 1-84023-881-X.

Trujillo by Lucius Shepard
01/01/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 682 page limited edition book. Delux slipcase hardback: Price: £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-86-2. Hardback: Price: £35.00 (UK), $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-904-880-85-4.

Out Of His Mind by Stephen Gallagher
01/01/2005. pub: PS Publishing. 409 page limited edition book. Delux slipcase hardback: Price: £60.00 (UK), $90.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-97-8. Hardback: Price: £35.00 (UK), $50.00 (US). ISBN: 1-902-880-95-6.

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