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Newsletter #40 December, 1997 - February, 1998

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING SCIENCE FICTION

[PBO stands for paperback original]

Perry Rhodan #1800 (1st in new reprint series) $1.95
1998 Writer's Market $27.99
Abbey, Lynn The Simbul's Gift (Forgotten Realms: The Nobles Book 6) $5.99
Adams, Scott The Dilbert Bunch and Please Don't Feed the Egos (short, gifty hc collections of older cartoons) $6.95 each
Allan, Margaret Spirits Walking Woman (Olmec woman in ancient Mexico is worshipped for her gift of prophecy, but follows another destiny) $5.99
Baker, Eric T Checkmate (colony ship's Contraband Unit's on the take & Aaron Hudson takes the fall in crackdown, must form alliance with AI, torn between loyalty, survival; PBO) $5.99
Bradley, Marion Zimmer_ed Sword & Sorceress XV (sword_&_sorcery anthology features female protagonists by Paxson, PEZimmer, Wheeler, more; PBO) $5.99
Bucher-Jones, Simon Not-Dr.-Who New Adventures: Ghost Devices $5.95
Budry, Algis Entertainment (short stories) $12.00
Bunch, Chris The Darkness of God (Shadow Warrior #3, space opera) $5.99
Card, Orson Scott/Ferrell,K--ed. Black Mist & Other Japanese Futures (anthology) $5.99
Cave, Hugh The Door Below (collection of dark fiction from 1930s to 1990s) $27.00
Cerasini, Marc Godzilla 2000 (assorted Japanese movie monsters are ravaging the U.S.--will Godzilla help defeat the other monsters or join them?) $5.99
Chetwynd-Hayes, R. Vampire Stories of R. Chetwynd-Hayes (15 stories, interview with the author, intro by Brian Lumley, edited by Stephen Jones) $27.00
Crispin, A.C. Alien Resurrection (movie novelization) $4.99
Daley, Brian GammaLAW 1: Smoke on the Water ("they were warriors...pure, simple, and supreme"; PBO) $5.99
Daley, Brian Star Wars: Han Solo & the Lost Legacy (reprint) $5.99
Dalkey, Kara Steel Rose (contemporary fantasy, Elves in Pittsburgh) $5.99
David, Peter Babylon 5: In the Beginning (movie novelization of feature_length movie launching TV series' 5th season) $5.99
Forstchen, William R The Lost Regiment 6: Never Sound Retreat (alternate history; 10 years after being swept from the Civil War battlefields, the Union 35th Marine is still fighting alien slavery; PBO) $6.99
Foster, Alan Dean The Howling Stones (set in Humanx Commonwealth universe) $6.99
Friedman, Michael Jan Day of Honor (novelization of Star Trek Voyager episode, not to be confused with the other 5 Star Trek books with Day of Honor on the covers) $5.99
Friesner, Esther To Storm Heaven (ST Next Generation #46) $5.99
Gemmell, David Bloodstone (a Jerusalem Man fantasy) $5.99
Golden, Christie Marooned (ST Voyager #14) $5.99
Green, Roland Tale of the Comet (spells vs. computers, aliens, starships) $5.99
Green, Roland The Wayward Knights (Dragonlance: The Warriors Volume VII) $5.99
Gressman, Thomas S. The Hunters (Battletech: Twilight of the Clans III) $5.99
Howarth, Chris/Lyons, Steve Red Dwarf Programme Guide (2nd Revised Edition) $6.95
Howarth, Chris/Lyons, Steve The Completely Useless Star Trek Encyclopedia (media tie_in; "bizarre & unmistakeably useless facts") $5.95
Howe, D/Stammers, M/Walker, S Doctor Who: The Eighties (media tie_in/reference; covers transition from Tom Baker to Peter Davison, through Sylvester McCoy) $19.95
Howe/Stammers/walker Dr. Who Handbook: The Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) $5.95
Kidd, Paul The Council of Blades (Forgotten Realms: The Nobles Book 5) $5.99
King, J. Robert Vinas Solamnus (Dragonlance: Lost Legends Volume 1) $5.99
Lee, Sharon Variations Three (signed chapbook, fantasy short stories) $9.00
Maltin, Leonard 1998 Movie & Video Guide (reference) $7.99
Malzberg, Barry M. The Passage of the Light (short stories) $14.00
Moon, Elizabeth Phases (revised and expanded Lunar Activity ) $5.99
Niles, Douglas Fistandantilus Reborn (Dragonlance: Lost Legends Volume II) $5.99
Norman, Lisanne Razor's Edge (#4 in series, human and alien telepaths in space) $6.99
Nye, Jody Lunn The Ship Errant (sequel to The Ship Who Won ) $6.99
Putney/Beverley/Samuel/Harbaugh Faery Magic (4 stories of romance & fantasy, set in Georgian & Regency England; PBO) $6.50
Rabe, Jean The Day of the Tempest (Dragonlance: Fifth Age) $5.99
Radford, Irene Dragon Nimbus History 2: The Last Battlemage (Battlemage Nimbulan's search for magic border for Coronnan brings him discovery that wife is still alive, but she & magic dragons are in danger; PBO) $6.99
Romkey, Michael The Vampire Virus ("vampire lore & biohazard fact in a fantastic, full_blooded horror novel") $5.99
Russell, Gary Not-Dr.-Who New Adventures: Deadfall $5.95
Smedman, Lisa Shadowrun 29: Blood Sport (gaming tie_in; PBO) $5.99
Tan, Cecilia--ed. Cherished Blood (vampire erotica short stories) $14.95
Tripician, Joe Official Alien Abductee's Handbook (humor) $7.95
van Belkom, Edo Lord Soth (Dragonlance: The Warriors Volume VI) $5.99
Wagner, Karl Edward Exorcisms and Ecstasies (short stories, bibliography, photo section) $32.00
Walker, Robert Martin Politically Correct Old Testament Stories (humor) $9.95
Westerfeld, Scott Polymorph (shapeshifters on a future Earth) $5.99
Williams, Tad Otherland (in near future, global conspiracy aims to sacrifice Earth for promise of universe where any fantasy can be real, but only a few can go) $6.99
Wolverton, Dave--ed. Writers of the Future Vol. XIII (original stories by new writers) $6.99
Yolen, Jane Twelve Impossible Things Before Breakfast (young adult stories) $17

DUE ABOUT DECEMBER 10

Anderson, Kevin J/Moesta, Rebecca Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights: The Emperor's Plague (young adult; PBO) $5.99
Bloch, Robert_ed Robert Bloch's Psychos (anthology presented by Horror Writers Assn; includes Matheson, Grant, Friesner, Yolen, King, more) $5.99
Chepaitis, BA Fear Principle (woman tries to use telepathic link to rehabilitate serial murderers imprisoned on planetoid, but one subject may be her nemesis; PBO) $5.99
Cox, Greg Star Trek 85: Assignment:Eternity (PBO) $5.99
Dickson, Gordon R The Dragon & the Djinn (The Dragon Knight goes on quest to Holy Land, but must get past pirates, sea giants & Djinn first) $6.99
Forstchen, William R Wing Commander : Action Stations (gaming tie_in) $5.99
Grant, Charles Millenium Quartet 1: Symphony (preacher who realizes he can heal has work cut out for him when First Horseman of the Apocalypse comes to town) $5.99
Halperin, James L First Immortal (cryonically frozen scientist is revived 83 years later into world of scientific marvels, but finds ethical, moral dilemmas still unsolved) $24.95
Harrison, Harry Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell (Slippery Jim DiGriz sets out to expose crooked religious cult & get his wife back,even if he has to go to Hell to do it) $5.99
Koller, Jackie French Dragonling 6: Dragons & Kings (young reader; PBO) $3.50
McCaffrey, Ann Masterharper of Pern (Robinton has talent & rapport with dragons, but Thread has not fallen for years,Harpers are disfavored &despot plots to take over Pern) $25
Modesitt, LE Jr Soprano Sorceress (Ames, Iowa, music teacher Anna Marshal makes a wish at wrong time: being pulled into Erde as sorceress wasn't what she had in mind) $6.99
Niven, Larry/Pournelle, Jerry Lucifer's Hammer (reprint w/new author intro; comet fever grips the world as massive rock approaches earth, but after collision, savagry reigns) $14.00
Osborne, Gary Deathweave (disgraced Imperial Guard Arden Grenfell gets one last chance to restore her honor-find the runaway Princess & bring her back; PBO) $5.99
Segriff, Larry Alien Dreams ( Spacer Dreams sequel; Space Guard Cadet's next challenge is living up to Guard expectations while continuing search for family's past; PBO) $5.99
Shelley, Rick Return to Camerein ( Fires of Coventry sequel; humans marooned on former resort world anticipate end to exile as last battle, truce near in 2nd Commonwealth/ Federation war; PBO) $5.99
Smith, DW/Rusch, KK/Hoffman, NK Star Trek Voyager 15: Echoes (PBO) $5.99
Turtledove, Harry Fox & Empire (Gerin the Fox is called in when Aragis the Archer threatens independent baron, bringing closer the war both have avoided for years;PBO) $5.99
Vornholt, John Buffy, the Vampire Slayer 3: Coyote Moon (TV tie_in; PBO) $3.99
Weber, D/Drake, D/Stirling, SM More Than Honor (homage to Honor Harrington, incl Harrington family & treecat background; PBO) $5.99
Wells, Angus Exiles Saga 2: Exile's Challenge (exiles only want peace but get only trouble, must join forces w/tribe as Major faces demonic army in Salvation & the People are incited to violence) $5.99
Wilder, Cherry Signs of Life ( Second Nature sequel; survivors of transport ship breakup over Rhomary Land try to take over, but original maroonees' descendants have other ideas) $5.99
Willis, Connie To Say Nothing of the Dog (history is altered when drowning cat is saved by future researchers working in 1889 Coventry, England) $23.95

DUE BY MID_DECEMBER

Adler, Bill Jr_ed Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever Written (anthology) $24.00
Anthony, Piers/Pickover, Clifford A Spider Legs (pollution of ocean leads to mutation of sea creatures which come onto land) $22.95
Dorsey, Candas Jane Black Wine (reprint; women come to terms with their identity in a barbarous fantasy world) $13.95
Jones, Gwyneth Phoenix Cafe' (concludes Tiptree & Clarke Award_winning White Queen trilogy; having exploited humanity, superior extraterrestrials set to depart earth) $23.95
Kress, Nancy Maximum Light (post disaster; with drastically decreased fertility, attempts to reproduce drive some to use prohibited genetic manipulations) $22.95
Meynard, Yves The Book of Knights (influenced by book on knighthood to become knight, a young boy discovers the secret of his heritage) $21.95
Modesitt, LE Jr The Spellsong War ( The Soprano Sorceress sequel; as new regent of Defalk, Anna Marshall must defend weakened kingdom against greedy neighbors) $25.95
Mohan, Kim_ed More Amazing Stories ("final issue" of Amazing Stories (pub 1926_96) incl unpublished stories by Eleanor Arnason, Gregory Benford, Ursula LeGuin, Nancy Springer, Howard Waldrop) $24.95
Norton, Andre The Warding of Witch World (series conclusion; with Magestone lost & pandimensional gates open, Simon Tregarth returns to lead planet's heroes in final war against dark forces) $6.50
Pelan, John_ed Darkside: Horror for the Next Millenium (horror anthology includes Ketchum, Massey, Taylor, Ligotti, Ormond, Tem, Navarro, Hodge, more; PBO) $5.99
Weis, Margaret_ed & intro A Magic_Lover's Treasure of the Fantastic (anthology by Rawn, Card, Feist, Leiber, LeGuin, Niven, Haldeman, Norton, Stasheff, Bradley, more) $13.99

DUE BY JANUARY 10

Anderson, Poul The Fleet of Stars (Anson Guthrie returns to take dangerous trip across universe to preserve AI_ruled Earth's ability to explore space) $6.99
Benford, Gregory Cosm (Dr Alicia Butterworth creates baby universe & now everyone-academia, government, church, media-wants a piece of it) $23.00
Bennett, Nigel/Elrod, PN Keeper of the King (vampire Lord Richard's mission since Middle Ages has been protecting King of England; as 1990's anti_terrorist consultant is drawn into race for Grail) $6.99
Carpenter, Leonard Conan the Outcast (desert rulers don't want northerner Conan around, but only Conan can stop revival of ancient gods & their sacrifices) $5.99
Chalker, Jack L The Wonderland Gambit 3: The Hot_Wired Dodo (conclusion of trilogy about man trapped in ultimate virtual reality world) $6.99
Chester, Deborah Lucasfilm's Alien Chronicles 1: The Golden One (new epic begins in far universe over justice, freedom, peace; PBO) $5.99
Clee, Mona Overshoot (story of 80_year_old Moira Burke, global warming threatening disaster in 2032 & hope in the form of experiment called "The Green Man"; PBO) $5.99
Clough, Brenda How like a God (computer programmer realizes he can read & change minds, flees humanity but finds neurobiologist who joins him on quest for answers) $5.99
Crowther, Peter/Lovegrove, James Escardy Gap ("carnival of wonders & horrors...A feast for anyone who loves fantasy & language") $6.99
Danvers, Dennis Circuit of Heaven (most people've left bodies, souls for virtual cyber_utopia, but Nemo intends to stay flesh but lover's virtual dreams lead them to danger) $14
DeLint, Charles Trader (quiet, responsible luthier Trader finds he & drunk, loser Devlin've traded bodies, travels to dream/spirit otherworld, faces Devlin, his fears, friends) $6.99
Feist, Raymond E Serpentwar Saga 3: Rage of a Demon King (bravery of soldier & wealthy merchant not enough to stop nightmare creature from devouring their world) $6.99
Friesner, Ether_ed Did You Say Chicks?! (anthology; the "Chicks in Chainmail" are back-and they are *not* amused...; PBO) $5.99
Gilman, Carolyn Ives Halfway Human (alien culture expert tries to help suicidal, light_years_from_ home "bland"-asexual class existing to serve humans but restricted to their world; PBO) $5.99
Hambly, Barbara Icefalcon's Quest (Darwath milieu; when Dare's prince is kidnapped, only warrior banished by own people & scorned by adopted people can rescue him from aspiring conqueror) $24.00
Hobb, Robin The Farseer 3: Assassin's Quest (FitzChivalry takes on quest to find the true king & eliminate the man who's stolen the throne & corrupted all he valued) $6.50
Hugh, Daffydd ab Star Trek: DS9 #22: Vengeance (PBO) $6.50
Jacques, Brian Pearls of Lutra (Redwall milieu; a set of rose_colored pearls is the prize driving the quests of an evil emperor & a determined young hedgehog) $5.99
Matthews, Susan R Prisoner of Conscience ( Exchange of Hostages sequel; Inquisitor Andrej Kosciusko learns conspiracy of terror goes far beyond sanctioned torture he uses against Judiciary's enemies; PBO) $3.99
McCaffrey, Anne Dragonseye (latest Pern novel-need we say more?) $6.99
McQuinn, Donald E The Prisoner Within (continuation of military sf adventure begun in With Full Honors ; PBO) $6.99
Moscoe, Mike The Lost Milennium 3: Lost Days (Lt Launa O'Brian & Capt Jack Walking Bear return from 4000BC to radically changed world infected w/different plague from one they went into past to prevent; PBO) $5.99
Pedersen, Ted Star Trek: DS9 #12: Trapped in Time (young reader; PBO) $3.99
Robinson, Spider User Friendly (short story collection; "larger_than_life characters...grand vision, with a sense of ecstacy") $5.99
Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann Godmother's Web (Cindy meets old woman on way to Tuba City & takes her to unsuspected world watched over by Navajo Godmother Grandma & her spindle) $19.95
Sheffield, Charles Tomorrow & Tomorrow (composer turns to futuristic science to save his dying wife) $5.99
Stackpole, M/Macan, D/Biukovic, E Star Wars X Wing_Rogue Squadron: The Phantom Affair (graphic novel) $12.95
Stirling, SM The Ship Avenged ( Ship Who Fought sequel; now courier ship owner, Joat's recruited to track Kolnari raiders, who have their own revenge planned) $6.99
Stout, Amy One Land Saga 2: The Royal Four (vengeful elfwitch threatens hard_won peace as mercenary & her dragon brother find royal birthright threatened again, this time by bloodline poison; PBO) $5.99
Sumner, Mark News From the Edge 2: Insanity, Illinois (Savvy McKinnon's back, investigating strange events called in to Global Query-but these are all coming from the same town...; PBO) $5.99
Vornholt, John Spider_Man: Valley of the Lizard (media tie_in; PBO) $6.50
Wagner, J/Kennedy, C Star Wars: Boba Fett-Death, Lies & Treachery (graphic novel; adventures of galaxy's most feared bounty hunter/avenger/ protector) $12.95
Weisbrot, Robert Xena: Warrior Princess: Official Guide to the Xenaverse (media tie_in/reference; behind_the_scenes with cast & crew, episode guide, interviews) $14
Whitman, John Star Wars:Galaxy of Fear 8: The Swarm (young reader) $4.99
Wolverton, Dave Golden Queen 3: Lords of the Seventh Swarm (insectoid Dronons've trapped Gallen, Orick & Maggie, believing she's abomination, humanity's only hope, & only escape is below lethal alien jungle) $6.99
Wright, Susan Star Trek: Starfleet Academy: The Best & the Brightest (6 of the Federation's most talented, ambitious young people enter the academy-but one will not survive; PBO) $6.50
Zindell, David The War in Heaven ( Broken God & The Wild sequel; pilot Danlo wi Soli Ringess prepares to die to heal fractured galaxy; PBO) $5.99

DUE BY MID_JANUARY

Altman, Mark A/Gross, Edward Trek Navigator (media reference; "every Star Trek episode rated & reviewed", covers all shows & movies) $13.95
Barnes, Steven Iron Shadows (beautiful detective w/black belt hired to rescue wealthy heiress from mysterious cult rumored to employ erotic rituals & brutal deaths) $24.95
Barton, William Acts of Conscience (space construction worker visits planet, realizes human colonists are hunting intelligent natives for sport & slave export) $5.99
Bear, Greg Dinosaur Summer (in alternate 1947, Peter Belzoni & his journalist father go to see the dinosaur circus in S America, but find themselves stranded in dinosaur territory) $23.00
Bunch, Chris The Seer King (hotheaded cavalry officer Damastes & radical wizard Tenedos survive ambush, begin to outwit enemies, their path leads to power) $6.99
de Lint, Charles Someplace to be Flying (Newford milieu/Celtic & Native American mythology; residents discover truth behind the "animal people" who 1st walked earth) $24.95
Denton, Bradley One Day Closer to Death: 8 Stabs at Immortality (collection includes a "Blackburn" tale; author is World Fantasy Award winner) $23.95
Dickinson, Peter/Anderson, Wayne_illus The Flight of Dragons (reprint; combines fact, fantasy, science, romance aiming to prove existence of dragons, incl flight patterns, eating habits, mating & evolutionary cycles) $24.95
Elliott, Kate Crown of Stars 1: King's Dragon (young man of humble background seeks destiny promised by Lady of Battles & young woman w/history_making power are swept up in war for humanity's survival) $6.99
Elliott, Kate Crown of Stars 2: Prince of Dogs (as war tears Wendar & Varre, Alain becomes Count's heir, Liath struggles w/past secrets, Sanglant's imprisoned in Gent & Fifth Brother raises army) $23.95
Golden, Christie Invasion America (media tie_in; David Carter finds he's only half_human -father was alien prince-& must lead Earth defense agains aliens who've already infiltrated; PBO) $5.99
Goldstein, Lisa Walking the Labyrinth (reprint; woman's investigation of aunt's magic act leads to house w/extensive subterranean labyrinth, discovery of unusual powers, unexpected family history) $12.95
Gorman, Ed/Greenberg, MH_eds UFO Files (anthology of stories of alien contact; PBO) $5.99
Gotlieb, Phyllis Flesh & Gold (telepathic female judge investigates when she sees and amphibious human enslaved & displayed in tank as pleasure house ad) $22.95
Grant, Charles In the Mood (in Book 2 of the Millennium Quartet , famine sweeps across the world as the Second Horseman rides) $23.95
Hamilton, Peter F The Nano Flower (telepathic investigator tries to find origin of flower w/genes millions of years advanced over terrestrial DNA; concludes the trilogy) $25.95
Joyce, Graham Requiem (reprint; widower travels to Jerusalem to search for meaning in life, but suffers increasing madness until entrusted with previously unknown Dead Sea Scroll) $13.95
Joyce, Graham The Tooth Fairy (erotic coming_of_age story about young man & an unearthly being visible only to him) $22.95
Pierce, Tamora Immortals 4: Realms of the Gods (young reader; Daine & Numair take dangerous journey from home of gods back to earth to fight battle in Tortall) $4.99
Rowley, Christopher Dragons of Argonath (Bazil Broketail/dragoneer Relkin 6, as ancient evil threatens Empire, Relkin must draw on untested, frightening magic; PBO) $6.99
Somtow, SP Darker Angels (shaman dares to raise the dead from Civil war battlefields; expanded from short story, includes historical characters) $24.95
Thurston, Robert Battletech 36:Twilight of the Clans 4: Freebirth (PBO) $5.99
Van Pallandt, Nicolas Anvil (Gabriel Kylie comes to city in wasteland made livable by technology to find truth of sister's murder, but secrets he uncovers could destroy planet; PBO) $6.99

DUE BY FEBRUARY 10

Allen, Roger MacBride Caliban 2: Isaac Asimov's Inferno (politician's murder turns suspicion to Caliban, only robot without 3 Laws) $5.99
Allston, Aaron Star Wars:X_Wing 5: Wraith Squadron (PBO) $5.99
Anthony, Piers Geodyssey Saga 3: Hope of Earth (historical epic ranges from Africa's Great Rift Valley to 2100 Andes & includes Swiss Alps' "Ice Man", King Herod, Queen Boudica, Tamurlane, Louis XIV) $6.99
Banks, Iain M Excession (Culture's espionage section sends Byr Gen_Hofoen to steal dead starship captain's soul & results could bring universal peace or devastation) $5.99
Bova, Ben Moonrise (ex_astronaut Paul Stavenger dreams of bustling, majestic city on moon & wife Joanna makes it reality despite enemies) $6.99
Bova, Ben Moonwar (young Doug Stavenger leads Moonbase in its defiance of Earth's ban on the nanotech that created & sustains the colony) $23.00
Carroll, Jerry Jay Top Dog (when high_powered Wall St exec wakes up as a dog in world of fairy tale forests, magic creatures, monsters, he has good & evil options to explore) $5.99
Clarke, Arthur C 3001: The Final Odyssey ("grand finale of legendary [sf] series") $6.99
Cole, Allan Timura Trilogy 1: Wizard of the Winds (powerful young sorceror & would_be king set out to take & hold kingdom) $6.99
Cole, Allan Timura Trilogy 2: Wolves of the Gods (evil invades Esmir & wizard Timura must emerge from solitude, lead people to safety while Iraj Protarus rises from the dead & pursues them in revenge) $13.00
Crispin, AC/Emerson, Ru Starbridge: Voices of Chaos (newly discovered feline race Arrekhi requests admission to Cooperative League, but deception & secrets could turn their world into war zone; PBO) $5.99
Davis, Jim Garfield's 20th Anniversary Collection (comic strip collection) $14.95
DeFilippis, Christopher Quantum Leap 16: Foreknowledge (media tie_in; PBO) $5.99
Goldin, Stephen Star Trek: Trek To Madworld (reprint) $5.50
Green, Terence M Blue Limbo (renegade cop Mitch Helwig is out on the street for revenge, & if his high_tech weaponry doesn't do it, he'll go beyond death) $5.99
Hogan, James P Mind Matters: Exploring the World of Artificial Intelligence (non_fiction; covers history of science's attempts to develop AI from 40s to present, plus social, political, psychological implications) $25.00
Hood, Daniel Scales of Justice (magical investigator Liam Rhenford/dragon familiar Fanuilh 4, think they're looking for source of spell that killed wizard;PBO) $5.50
Kanaly, Michael Virus Clans (scientist discovers certain viruses intelligently plan where, how to multiply, as virus clans spanning millenia evolve, develop plan for humanity) $12
King, Gabriel The Wild Road (pampered house cat Tag is given magical quest to find King & Queen of cats, bring them to Tintagel before spring equinox, despite the human Alchemist) $24.95
Lee, Adam Dominions of Irth 1: The Dark Shore (wizarduke Lord Drev & followers battle The Dark Lord & his demons who aim to destroy all Irth) $5.99
Leigh, Stephen Dark Water's Embrace (100 yrs after explorers were marooned, descendents find struggles w/gender, fertility, birth defects are same as for planet's extinct natives; PBO) $3.99
Modesitt, LE Jr Adiamante (cyber_warriors bring spaceship fleet back to Earth 10,000 years after their banishment) $6.99
Park, Severna Hand of Prophecy (slave fights for antidote to the virus that keeps slaves young then kills them, as warships arrive to conquer her planet) $14.00
Pellegrino, Charles Dust (paleobiologist Richard Sinclair among first to realize natural events & transformed ecology, incl disappearance of insects, are war on humanity) $15.95
Resnick, Mike Kirinyaga: A Fable of Utopia (on terraformed 22c planet, Koriba establishes & rules utopian society based on Kenya before European influence, but then challenges to power arise) $25.00
Roessner, Michaela The Stars Dispose (young man learns family's secret culinary magics practiced for generations of Medicis finds himself in inter_city war & intrigue with grand, mystic design) $6.99
Rucker, Rudy Freeware (when Randy falls for a moldie-artificial, despised lifeform-"she" draws him into mysterious conspiracy that leads to intergalactic intelligence) $5.99
Saberhagen, Fred A Sharpness on the Neck (Franklin's son Philip Radcliffe draws vampire's enmity in 1792 France, kidnapped Philip & June Radcliffe in 1990s learn of history, jeopardized lives) $5.99
Saberhagen, Fred Wayfinder's Story: 7th Book of Lost Swords (Sword of Wisdom turns up in hands of Valdemar, a simple grower of grapes searching for perfect woman, as battle against infamous wizard looms) $4.99
Smeds, Dave X_Men: Law of the Jungle (media tie_in; PBO) $6.99
Werber, Bernard Empire of the Ants (Jonathan, then others vanish into inherited Paris flat's cellar, while female ant nearby becomes queen of great civilization & discovers secret; Jeff reviews this issue) $23.95
Zahn, T/Baron, M/Dodson, T/Nowlan, K Star Wars: Dark Force Rising (graphic novel; adaptation of Zahn's 2nd novel) $17.95

DUE BY MID_FEBRUARY

Baker, Kage In the Garden of Iden (Mendoza is chosen, trained, made immortal by the Company, sent to Renaissance England torn by counter_reformation to save holly species for cancer war) $23.00
Bishop, Anne Black Jewels 1: Daughter of the Blood (as Dark Kingdom prepares for prophesied arrival of new, powerful-though young & easily influenced-Queen, 3 sworn enemies vie to control her; PBO) $5.99
Bunch, Chris The Demon King (General Damastes tries to stop Emperor Tenedos' plan for war w/more powerful kingdom & learns of dark bargain made for throne; PBO) $12.99
Calder, Richard Dead Girls; Dead Boys; Dead Things (omnibus reprint of "gender war that crosses the boundaries of software, wetware, time & reality itself") $15.95
Gould, Steven Helm (on distant colony world, young man must learn the ways of a warrior to unleash power of forbidden device filled w/Earth's lost wisdom) $24.95
Greenberg, MH/Arthurs, Bruce D Olympus (anthology of tales of ancient gods by Friesner, Yolen, de Lint, Paxson, Huff, West, McKiernan, more; PBO) $6.99
Hatfield, James/Burt, George "Doc" Lost In Space: Ultimate Unauthorized Trivia Challenge (TV tie_in/reference) $14.00
Jacques, Brian The Long Patrol (Redwall 10; young Tammo wants to join hare warriors & journeys with nomad squirrel to Redwall, where the Patrol is protecting Abbey from rat Rapscallions, audio $17.95) $21.99
Kessel, John Corrupting Dr Nice (con artists traveling in time intercept famous doctor returning to future from Cretaceous w/living dinosaur) $14.95
Koke, Jak Shadowrun 30:Dragon Heart 3: Beyond the Pale (PBO) $5.99
Latimer, Jonathan As She Climbed Across the Table (professor falls for partical physicist who's fallen for artificially created nothingness that absorbs,rejects mysteriously) $12.00
Llywelyn,M/Samuel,B/Wiggs,S/Gellis Irish Magic II (4 novellas of Irish magic & romance) $5.99
Mackay, Scott Outpost (time travel/alternate history; human prisoners escape alien captivity to discover 2 alien races battling over humanity's past) $24.95
Perry, Steve Leonard Nimoy's Primortals: Target Earth (creatures taken from earth by aliens millenia ago before ecological disaster are now most advanced, deadly in universe & are back to reclaim earth) $6.50
Rawn, Melanie Exiles 2: The Mageborn Traitor (Mage Captal Cailet, sisters Sarra & Glenin struggle to rebuild political, economic & magical society in wake of war while enemies continue to threaten) $6.99
Rawn, Melanie The Diviner ( The Golden Key prequel; story of the Tza'ab Rih nation's foundation on murder, vengeance, love, conquest, betrayal & of new magic's creation) $24.95
Reaves, Michael Voodoo Child (when a drug dealer summons monstrous evil forces from Invisible World, a voodoo priest who survived previous encounter w/him must stop the drug dealer) $24.95
Rice, Anne Pandora (chronicler/fledgling vampire David Talbot meets 2000_yo Pandora, 1st vampire made by Marius & learns her to tell her "life"'s story) $19.95
Russell, Mary Doria Children of God (Father Emilio Sandoz 2, continues quest for secret of God's plan when heavens have shattered belief; sequel to The Sparrow ) $23.95
Sarrantonio, Al Five Worlds 3: Return (Earth's exiled king is universe's only hope to defeat evil tyrant Prime Cornelian; PBO) $5.99
Sheffield, Charles The Cyborg from Earth (Jupiter novel; after failing test to join deep space navy, young man is drafted for urgent mission to distant space) $22.95
Stirling, SM Island in the Sea of Time (after storm, Nantucket residents find selves in Bronze Age coping w/barely understandable, warlike neighbors & a would_be conqueror from own time; PBO) $6.99
Turtledove, harry Between the Rivers (young merchant is his city's only hope when the gods of other cities combine efforts to punish his city) $24.95
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