The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Lord of the Crooked Paths Patrick H. Adkins (Ace 0-441-49036-0, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $2.95, 216pp, pb) [Titans] Fantasy novel set in the era of the Greek Titans and elder gods. A first novel.

The Survivalist #13: Pursuit Jerry Ahern (NEL 0-450-40577-X, Mar ’87, £1.95, 240pp, pb) [Survivalist] Reprint (Zebra 1986) post-holocaust adventure novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Survivalist #14: Terror Jerry Ahern (NEL 0-450-41123-0, Jul ’87, £1.95, 222pp, pb) [Survivalist] Reprint (Zebra 1987) post-holocaust adventure novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Survivalist #15: Overlord Jerry Ahern (Zebra 0-8217-2070-8, May ’87, $2.50, 252pp, pb) [Survivalist] Post-holocaust survivalist sf novel.

The Survivalist #15: Overlord Jerry Ahern (NEL 0-450-41348-9, Dec ’87, £1.95, 252pp, pb) [Survivalist] Reprint (Zebra 1987) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Miamigrad Jerry & Sharon Ahern (Pocket 0-671-62667-1, May ’87, $3.95, 373pp, pb) Near-future sf novel. Russia invades Miami.

The Model Robert Aickman (Arbor House 0-87795-878-5, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $14.95, 138pp, hc) Fantasy novel set in early 20th century Russia.

Black Hearts in Battersea Joan Aiken (Dell/Yearling 0-440-40904-7, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.25, 240pp, pb) [Alternate England; James III] Reissue (Cape 1965) young-adult alternate world historical fantasy novel.

Fog Hounds, Wind Cat, Sea Mice Joan Aiken (Piccolo 0-330-29511-X, Mar ’87, £1.75, 75pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1984) collection of three juvenile tales of magic and the supernatural.

A Goose on Your Grave Joan Aiken (Gollancz 0-575-03985-X, May ’87 [Dec ’87], £6.95, 159pp, hc) Collection of stories, many of them fantasy or supernatural.

The Moon’s Revenge Joan Aiken (Knopf 0-394-89380-8, Oct ’87, $12.95, unpaginated, hc) Children’s fantasy tale, illustrated by Alan Lee.

The Moon’s Revenge Joan Aiken (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02477-9, Oct ’87 [Nov ’87], £5.95, 32pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy story. Illustrated throughout by Alan Lee.

Night Birds on Nantucket Joan Aiken (Puffin 0-14-030346-4, Mar ’87, £1.95, 172pp, pb) [Alternate England; James III] Reissue (Cape 1966) juvenile alternate history novel. Volume 3 in the “Alternate England” series.

Nightbirds on Nantucket Joan Aiken (Dell/Laurel-Leaf 0-440-46370-X, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.25, 215pp, pb) [Alternate England; James III] Reissue (Cape 1966) young-adult alternate world novel, part of the adventure/humorous series featuring Dido Twite. Recommended. (FCM)

The Shadow Guests Joan Aiken (Dell/Yearling 0-440-48226-7, Dec ’86 [Jan ’87], $2.95, 150pp, tp) Reprint (Cape 1980) young-adult fantasy. A boy from Australia goes to England and learns of his family’s curse.

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Joan Aiken (Dell/Yearling 0-440-49603-9, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 168pp, pb) [Alternate England; James III] Reissue (Cape 1962) young-adult alternate world novel, first of a long, very fine series. Recommended. (CNB)

Return of the Seventh Carrier Peter Albano (Zebra 0-8217-2093-7, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.95, 397pp, pb) [Seventh Carrier] Sf novel of China, with a working SDI and western civilization’s fate hinging on an old WWII carrier and samurai warriors. Sequel to The Seventh Carrier.

Ghostly Companions Vivien Alcock (Delacorte 0-385-29559-6, May ’87, $13.95, 132pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy/horror collection. First U.S. edition (Methuen 1984).

Cracken at Critical Brian W. Aldiss (Kerosina 0-948893-11-7, Aug ’87, £12.50, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Franklin Watts 1987, as The Year Before Yesterday) sf novel. The book has been revised for this edition. [First U.K. edition]

Cracken at Critical/The Magic of the Past Brian W. Aldiss (Kerosina 0-948893-10-9, Aug ’87, £35.00, 192+48pp, hc) Deluxe collector’s edition of the above, including a hardbound copy of The Magic of the Past (0-948893-12-5). [First U.K. edition]

Cryptozoic! Brian W. Aldiss (Avon 0-380-01672-9, Jan ’88, $2.95, 191pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1967) sf novel; 6th printing.

Helliconia Winter Brian W. Aldiss (Berkley 0-425-08994-0, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.95, 281pp, pb) [Helliconia] Reprint (Cape/Atheneum 1985) sf novel, conclusion of the “Helliconia” trilogy. First mass market edition.

The Magic of the Past Brian W. Aldiss (Kerosina 0-948893-13-3, Aug ’87, £4.50, 48pp, tp) Original sf collection.

Non-Stop Brian W. Aldiss (Grafton 0-586-06817-1, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], £2.95, 269pp, pb) Reprint (Faber and Faber 1958) sf novel.

Ruins Brian W. Aldiss (Hutchinson 0-09-167860-9, Sep ’87, £7.95, 85pp, hc) Mainstream novella, billed as “a modern parable”.

The Year Before Yesterday Brian W. Aldiss (Franklin Watts 0-531-15040-2, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $16.95, 227pp, hc) Sf alternate world novel composed of Equator (Brown, Watson 1958) and “The Impossible Smile” (Science Fantasy May & June 1965 as by Jael Cracken) plus a new framework.

The Penguin World Omnibus of Science Fiction ed. Brian W. Aldiss & Sam J. Lundwall (Penguin 0-14-008067-8, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $4.95, 320pp, pb) Anthology of international sf stories from 26 countries. First U.S. edition (Penguin 1986). This is actually a reissue of the original, distributed for the first time in the U.S. with a $4.95 American price on the back.

Dark Messiah David Alexander (Star 0-352-32152-0, Nov ’87, £1.95, 221pp, pb) [Phoenix] Reprint (Leisure 1987) post-holocaust adventure novel. Volume 1 in the “Phoenix” series. [First U.K. edition]

Phoenix #1: Dark Messiah David Alexander (Leisure 0-8439-2462-4, May ’87, $2.95, 221pp, pb) [Phoenix] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

Phoenix #2: Ground Zero David Alexander (Leisure 0-8439-2517-5, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $2.95, 224pp, pb) [Phoenix] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel.

The El Dorado Adventure Lloyd Alexander (Dutton 0-525-44313-4, Apr ’87, $12.95, 164pp, hc) [Vesper Holly] Young-adult adventure novel, sequel to The Illyrian Adventure. There isn’t any actual fantasy, but the Victorian world it takes place in, with unknown countries and lost races a la H. Rider Haggard, is definitely an alternate world. The young female adventurer and her bumbling professor escort are great fun. (CNB)

The Illyrian Adventure Lloyd Alexander (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-94018-4, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $2.50, 132pp, pb) [Vesper Holly] Reprint (Dutton 1986) juvenile fantasy novel set in a Graustarkian country.

Origins of Futuristic Fiction Paul K. Alkon (University of Georgia Press 0-8203-0932-X, Dec ’87, $30.00, 341pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study of early futuristic fiction (1659-1834).

Beast Rising Gregg Almquist (Pocket 0-671-63497-6, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 256pp, pb) Horror novel.

Collected Short Stories Kingsley Amis (Hutchinson 0-09-172737-5, Apr ’87, £11.95, 321pp, hc) Collection of most of Amis’s short fiction, including some sf.

Russian Hide-and-Seek Kingsley Amis (Penguin 0-14-005738-2, Jul ’87, £2.95, 251pp, pb) Reissue (Hutchinson 1980) literary sf novel.

Einstein’s Monsters Martin Amis (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02435-3, Apr ’87 [May ’87], £5.95, 127pp, hc) Collection of stories, including some sf. Simultaneous with American edition.

Einstein’s Monsters Martin Amis (Crown/Harmony 0-517-56520-X, May ’87, $14.95, 149pp, hc) Collection of 5 pre- and post-holocaust stories on the folly of war. There’s a simultaneous British edition.

Andersen’s Fairy Tales Hans Christian Andersen (NAL/Signet Classic 0-451-52107-2, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.95, 381pp, pb) Reissue (NAL/Signet 1966) selection from The Snow Queen and Other Tales; selected, translated, and with an afterword by Pat Shaw Iverson. Illustrations by Sheila Greenwald.

Torture Tomb C. Dean Anderson (Popular Library 0-445-20370-6, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $3.50, 325pp, pb) Horror novel of good witches vs. “an evil dynasty built upon the unspeakable secrets of the damned.” The author writes heroic fantasy as Asa Drake.

The Leipzig Vampire Mary Anderson (Dell/Yearling 0-440-44719-4, Oct ’87, $2.50, 122pp, pb) [Mostly Ghosts] Juvenile horror novel, second in the “Mostly Ghosts” series.

Terror Under the Tent Mary Anderson (Dell/Yearling 0-440-48633-5, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $2.50, 123pp, pb) [Mostly Ghosts] Juvenile fantasy novel, “Mostly Ghosts” #3.

God of a Thousand Faces Michael Falconer Anderson (Robert Hale 0-7090-3064-9, Oct ’87 [1987], £10.50, 192pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Unholy Michael Falconer Anderson (Robert Hale 0-7090-2877-6, Feb ’87, £10.95, 192pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Unholy Michael Falconer Anderson (St. Martin’s 0-312-00699-3, Jun ’87 [Apr ’87], $15.95, 223pp, hc) Reprint (Hale 1987) supernatural horror novel. First U.S. publication.

The Broken Sword Poul Anderson (Baen 0-671-65382-2, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $2.95, 266pp, pb) Reprint (Abelard-Schuman 1954, Ballantine 1971) fantasy novel. A fine Norse saga. This edition follows the 1971 revised text. One of Anderson’s best fantasies. Highly recommended. (CNB)

A Circus of Hells Poul Anderson (Sphere 0-7221-1147-9, Dec ’87, £2.50, 189pp, pb) [Dominic Flandry] Reissue (Signet 1970) sf novel.

The Dancer from Atlantis Poul Anderson (NAL/Signet 0-451-15354-5, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $2.95, 192pp, pb) Reissue (SFBC 1971) sf time travel novel; 6th printing.

The Earth Book of Stormgate - 1 Poul Anderson (NEL 0-450-04796-2, Aug ’87, £1.95, 144pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1978) sf collection.

The Earth Book of Stormgate - 2 Poul Anderson (NEL 0-450-04800-4, Aug ’87, £2.25, 159pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1978) sf collection.

The Earth Book of Stormgate - 3 Poul Anderson (NEL 0-450-04926-4, Aug ’87, £2.25, 173pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1978) sf collection.

The Enemy Stars Poul Anderson (Baen 0-671-65339-3, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.95, 218pp, pb) [David Ryerson] Contains the novel The Enemy Stars (Lippincott 1959) plus a novelette coda, “The Ways of Love” (1979).

A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows Poul Anderson (NAL/Signet 0-451-15057-0, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $2.95, 222pp, pb) [Dominic Flandry] Reissue (SFBC 1975) sf novel in the Dominic Flandry series; 3rd Signet printing.

Past Times Poul Anderson (Sphere 0-7221-1291-2, Jan ’87, £2.50, 212pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1984) collection of 7 stories and an article. [First U.K. edition]

Strangers from Earth Poul Anderson (Baen 0-671-65627-9, Mar ’87, $2.95, 211pp, pb) Reprint (Ballantine 1961) collection of 8 stories.

There Will Be Time Poul Anderson (Sphere 0-7221-1148-7, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], £2.50, 189pp, pb) Reissue (SFBC 1972) sf novel.

Twilight World Poul Anderson (Sphere 0-7221-1288-2, Jan ’87 [May ’87], £2.50, 180pp, pb) Reprint (Torquil 1961) sf novel. Dated 1986.

The King of Ys 2: Gallicenae Poul & Karen Anderson (Baen 0-671-65342-3, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.95, 374pp, pb) [King of Ys] Historical/fantasy novel, second in the “King of Ys” tetralogy.

The King of Ys: Dahut Poul & Karen Anderson (Baen 0-671-65371-7, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.95, 398pp, pb) [King of Ys] Historical fantasy novel, part III of a single novel in four volumes.

Flowers in the Attic V. C. Andrews (Pocket 0-671-64045-3, Oct ’87, $4.95, 411pp, pb) [Flowers in the Attic] Reissue (Pocket 1979) horror novel, 41st printing. This contains the first chapter of Garden of Shadows as a teaser at the end.

Garden of Shadows V. C. Andrews (S&S Poseidon 0-671-64259-6, Oct ’87 [Dec ’87], $18.95, 376pp, hc) [Flowers in the Attic] Horror novel, prequel to Flowers in the Attic. Issued simultaneously in paperback by Pocket Books. Although he isn’t credited, this was finished by Andrew Neiderman.

Garden of Shadows V. C. Andrews (Pocket 0-671-64257-X, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $4.95, 376pp, pb) [Flowers in the Attic] Horror novel, prequel to Flowers in the Attic.

Dark Angel Virginia Andrews (Fontana Overseas 0-00-617418-3, 1986 [Apr ’87], £2.95, 443pp, pb) [Heaven] Reprint (Pocket 1986) horror novel. Sequel to Heaven. Special “open market” edition.

Dark Angel Virginia Andrews (Collins 0-00-223190-5, Feb ’87, £9.95, 443pp, hc) [Heaven] Reprint (Pocket 1986) horror novel. Sequel to Heaven. [First U.K. edition]

Dark Angel Virginia Andrews (Fontana 0-00-617418-3, May ’87, £2.95, 443pp, pb) [Heaven] Reprint (Pocket 1986) horror novel. Sequel to Heaven.

Dark Angel Virginia Andrews (Ulverscroft Large Print 0-7089-8438-X, Nov ’87, £9.25, 544pp, hc) [Heaven] Reprint (Pocket 1986) horror novel. Sequel to Heaven. [Not seen]

The Highly Flavoured Ladies Patricia Angadi (Gollancz 0-575-04001-7, Jul ’87 [Dec ’87], £10.95, 219pp, hc) Historical novel with touches of fantasy.

The Weird Disappearance of Jordan Hall Judie Angell (Franklin Watts Orchard 0-531-05727-5, Sep ’87 [Dec ’87], $11.95, 121pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy novel. Magic turns a boy invisible.

Gollancz/Sunday Times SF Competition Stories [by Malcolm Edwards] ed. Anon. (David & Charles/Gollancz 0-575-04074-2, Nov ’87, $19.95, 200pp, hc) Original anthology of 25 stories. This book was published in Great Britain (Gollancz 1987) and is being distributed in the U.S. by David & Charles, Inc., North Pomfret VT 05053.

Gollancz/Sunday Times SF Competition Stories [by Malcolm Edwards] ed. Anon. (Gollancz 0-575-04074-2, Aug ’87, £10.95, 200pp, hc) Collection of best stories entered for the recent Gollancz & Sunday Times SF Short Story Competition. Actually edited by Malcolm Edwards.

Mad and Bad Fairies ed. Anon. (Attic Press 0-946211-40-X, Jul ’87 [Oct ’87], £3.50, 60pp, tp) Anthology of feminist fairy tales. Volume 3 in the “Fairytales for Feminists” series.

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