Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy
Come Armageddon (Sept., $24.95) by Anne Perry completes the epic begun with Tathea.
In the King's Service (Nov., $23.95) by Katherine Kurtz launches a trilogy, going back in time before the Deryni were outcasts.
Omega (Nov., $23.95) by Jack McDevitt. Destruction and heroism rage on a galactic scale in this sequel to Chindi.
Conqueror's Moon (Feb., $TBA) by Julian May. The author of The Many-Colored Land starts a new fantasy trilogy.
Seduced by Moonlight (Feb., $24) by Laurell K. Hamilton is a new adventure for Meredith Gentry, Faerie princess. Advertising. Author publicity.
Fool's Fate: Book Three of The Tawny Man (Feb., $24.95) by Robin Hobb. At the trilogy's conclusion, Fitz and Dutiful are trapped on an alien, icy island and must persevere to save a world. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Exile's Valor (Oct., $24.95) by Mercedes Lackey is a sequel to Exile's Hammer.
The Devil's Armor (Nov., $24.95) by John Marco. The second book in the series features Arthurian elements, romance and deception.
Mage of Clouds (Jan., $23.95) by S.L. Farrell draws on myths from the British Isles, Celtic culture and the dawn of humankind.
High Druid of Shannara: Jarka Ruus (Sept., $27.95) by Terry Brooks. Pen Ohmsford, the dwarf Tagwen and the elf Ahren Elessidil go to rescue the reformed Ilse Witch in this new series. Advertising. Author publicity.
Dragon's Kin (Dec., $24.95) by Anne McCaffrey and Todd McCaffrey. The Dragonriders of Pern learn about the special talents of the watch-whers. Advertising.
Legends II (Jan., $28.95), edited by Robert Silverberg, collects new short novels by such writers as Diana Gabaldon and Terry Brooks. Advertising.
Time's Eye (Jan., $26.95) by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter is the first of two connected novels in the Time Odyssey series. Advertising. Author publicity.
DEL REY/LUCAS BOOKS
Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Unifying Force (Nov., $26.95) by James Luceno. The Yuuzhan Vong are poised to conquer the galaxy, while Luke, Mara and Jacen are missing in unknown space. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
Star Wars: Survivor's Quest (Feb., $25.95) by Timothy Zahn. Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade Skywalker are drawn into a mystery stretching back to the time of the emperor. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
The Companions (Sept., $25.95) by Sheri S. Tepper. The author of The Family Tree explores adventure, evolution and what it means to be human.
Paladin of Souls (Oct., $24.95) by Lois McMaster Bujold is the sequel to The Curse of Chalion. 50,000 first printing.
Impossible Odds (Nov., $24.95) by Dave Duncan. The Blades face their biggest challenge in this adventure of magic, swordfights and romance.
GOLDEN GRYPHON PRESS
Nothing Human (Sept., $26.95) by Nancy Kress. Global warming and biowarfare threaten humanity.
The Resurrection Man's Legacy (Nov., $24.95) by Dale Bailey collects the horror writer's short stories.
The Fairy Godmother (Jan., $24.95) by Mercedes Lackey. The eponymous heroine struggles to get three seemingly hopeless princes to fulfill their destinies.
Monstrous Regiment (Oct., $24.95) by Terry Pratchett sends up the art of war—and the brave women who wage it. 85,000 first printing. BOMC, SFBC selections.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Visual Companion (Nov., $18.95) by Jude Fisher is a pictorial record of the concluding film. Ad/promo.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (Nov., $24.95) by Harry Turtledove. In 21st-century Germany, the Third Reich thrives and Jewish families attempt to elude discovery.
Stone and Anvil (Oct., $23.95) by Peter David. A young Captain Jean-Luc Picard sees either death or brilliance in Calhoun's future.
Captain's Blood (Dec., $23.95) by William Shatner. Kirk, now retired, returns with his eight-year-old son to investigate the murder of Spock.
Grass for His Pillow: Tales of the Otori, Book Two (Sept., $24.95) by Lian Hearn is set in a mythical, medieval Japan as powers clash and love blooms. Ad/promo. BOMC, SFG selections.
The Book of Flying (Feb., $23.95) by Keith Miller. An orphan librarian undertakes a journey to learn to fly.
Deathstalker Return (Jan., $23.95) by Simon R. Green marks the triumphant reappearance of Owen Deathstalker.
Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla (Nov., $35) by Stephen King continues the adventures of Roland, the last gunslinger and survivor of a civilized world. 500,000 first printing.
Dune: The Machine Crusade (Sept., $27.95) by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. Battles against humans and robots rage on, and a new type of warrior is created. 250,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
Goddess of the Ice Realm (Sept., $27.95) by David Drake is the fifth in the Lord of the Isles series. Advertising. Author tour.
The Outstretched Shadow (Oct., $25.95) by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory begins the Obsidian Trilogy set in a world on the brink of war. 100,000 first printing. Advertising.
The Crystal City (Nov., $25.95) by Orson Scott Card returns to Alvin and Peggy's efforts to create the Crystal City. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
New Spring (Jan., $19.95) by Robert Jordan is a prequel to the Wheel of Time series, in which it is foretold that an infant will change the world. 1,250,000 first printing. Advertising.
The Knight (Jan., $24.95) by Gene Wolfe. This first of two volumes written in the Tolkien tradition. Advertising.
The Guin Saga Book Two: The Warrior in the Wilderness (Sept.) and ...Book Three: The Battle of Nospherus (Nov., $22.95 each) by Kaoru Kurimoto are titles in a series that is popular in Japan.
The Elder Gods: Book One of The Dreamers (Oct., $25.95) by David and Leigh Eddings introduces a four-book series set in the Land of Dhrall. Ad/promo.
Dark Matter: Reading the Bones (Jan., $25.95), edited by Sheree R. Thomas, assembles SF, fantasy and speculative fiction by black writers.