The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Ghosthunt Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-220-6, Jun ’87, $2.95, 221pp, pb) [Diadem] Reissue (DAW 1983) sf novel, “Diadem” #7. 5th printing.

Skeen’s Leap Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-169-2, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.50, 320pp, pb) [Skeen] Reissue (DAW 1986) sf novel, first in a trilogy. 3rd printing.

Skeen’s Return Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-202-8, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.50, 320pp, pb) [Skeen] Sf novel, second in the “Skeen” trilogy.

Skeen’s Search Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-241-9, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.50, 303pp, pb) [Skeen] Final novel in the “Skeen” trilogy, science fantasy in the Leigh Brackett tradition.

Star Hunters Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-219-2, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 207pp, pb) [Diadem] Reissue (DAW 1980) sf novel, “Diadem” #5. 4th printing.

Intuit Hal Clement (NESFA Press 0-915368-35-8, Sep ’87, price unknown, 164pp, hc) [Laird Cunningham] Collection of 4 “Laird Cunningham” sf stories, one original. Issued for the 1987 NASFiC where Clement was Guest of Honor. There are 820 copies, with 225 available in a signed, slipcased edition (-90-0).

Mission of Gravity Hal Clement (Gollancz 0-575-04022-X, May ’87, £2.50, 203pp, pb) [Mesklin] Reprint (Doubleday 1954) sf novel.

Still River Hal Clement (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32916-3, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $16.95, 279pp, hc) Sf novel about a final exam on a VERY strange planet. Classic Clement problem story. Recommended. (CNB)

Still River Hal Clement (SFBC #11626, Dec ’87, $5.98, 245pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1987) very hard sf novel.

Stigma Bill Clendenen (Bantam 0-553-27077-X, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 227pp, pb) Supernatural horror novel.

Interzone: The 2nd Anthology ed. John Clute, David Pringle & Simon Ounsley (Simon & Schuster UK 0-671-65450-0, Aug ’87, £10.95, 208pp, hc) Anthology of 15 stories. Published in Britain by the British arm of S&S only. Available in U.S. as an import.

Master of His Fate J. MacLaren Cobban (Greenhill 0-947898-56-5, May ’87 [Mar ’87], £8.95, 256pp, hc) Reprint (Blackwood 1890) classic sf novel. [Not seen]

The Tribe of Gum Anthony Coburn (Titan 1-85286-012-X, Dec ’87, £2.95, 125pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Script of the first Doctor Who TV series.

The Devil’s Mistress Virginia Coffman (Piatkus 0-86188-602-X, Feb ’87 [May ’87], £9.95, 190pp, hc) [Lucifer Cove] Reprint (Lancer 1970) occult novel. Volume 1 in the “Lucifer Cove” series.

The Devil’s Virgin Virginia Coffman (Piatkus 0-86188-654-2, Aug ’87 [1987], £9.50, 192pp, hc) [Lucifer Cove] Reprint (Lancer 1970) occult novel. Volume 3 in the “Lucifer Cove” series. [Not seen]

Priestess of the Damned Virginia Coffman (Lythway Large Print 0-7451-0500-9, Apr ’87 [1987], £8.95, 248pp, hc) [Lucifer Cove] Reprint (Lancer 1970) occult novel. Volume 2 in the “Lucifer Cove” series. [Not seen]

The Encyclopedia of Ghosts Daniel Cohen (Dodd Mead 0-396-09050-8, Apr ’87, $7.95, 307pp, tp) Reissue (Dodd, Mead 1984); non-fiction, reference work on famous hauntings, etc.

The Encyclopedia of Monsters Daniel Cohen (Dodd Mead 0-396-09051-6, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $7.95, 287pp, tp) Reprint (Dodd, Mead 1982) reference book on both natural and supernatural monsters. Although the book has not appeared in paperback before, the interior seems to be the same as the 1982 edition (with only a 1982 copyright listing) and is probably from returned hardcovers rebound.

A Place Among the Fallen Adrian Cole (Arbor House 0-87795-883-1, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $17.95, 352pp, hc) [Omaran Saga] Epic quest fantasy novel. First U.S. edition (Unwin/Unicorn 1986).

A Place Among the Fallen Adrian Cole (Unwin 0-04-823366-8, Aug ’87, £2.95, 352pp, pb) [Omaran Saga] Reprint (Unwin 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Omaran Saga” series.

Throne of Fools Adrian Cole (Unwin 0-04-823384-6, Nov ’87, £3.50, 410pp, pb) [Omaran Saga] Fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Omaran Saga” series.

The Stephen King Phenomenon Michael R. Collings (Starmont House 0-930261-12-7, Apr ’87, $9.95, 144pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study of Stephen King as a bestselling author and his effect on publishing, etc.

Reflections on the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Fourth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts ed. Michael R. Collings (Greenwood 0-313-25555-5, Oct ’86 [Feb ’87], $29.95, 109pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical studies. Collection of articles from the Conference on the Fantastic. This has a 1986 date, but we did not see it until 1987. UK price £27.00.

Caly Sharon Combes (Zebra 0-8217-1996-3, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $3.50, 282pp, pb) Reissue (Zebra 1980) novel of supernatural horror — ghosts haunt a couple in an old Maine house. Third printing.

Cherron Sharon Combes (Zebra 0-8217-2043-0, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.50, 344pp, pb) Reprint (Zebra 1980) horror novel.

Cat Karina Michael G. Coney (Orbit 0-7088-3014-5, Feb ’87, £2.50, 241pp, pb) [Song of Earth] Reprint (Ace 1982) sf novel. Related to the “Song of the Earth” series. [First U.K. edition]

Racso and the Rats of NIMH Jane Leslie Conly (Puffin 0-14-032333-3, Dec ’87, £2.25, 189pp, pb) [Rats of NIMH] Reprint (Harper & Row 1986) juvenile fantasy novel.

Stephen King Goes to Hollywood Jeff Conner (NAL 0-453-00552-7, Jul ’87 [Sep ’87], $19.50, 144pp, hc) Non-fiction book on King and the movies, with lots of photos. Packaged and produced by Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller.

Stephen King Goes to Hollywood Jeff Conner (NAL Plume 0-452-25937-1, Aug ’87, $9.95, 144pp, tp) Non-fiction guide to King’s movies, with a reprinted interview of King. The book is written by Conner, but Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller appear on the cover as “producers”, and the book is copyright in their name. [Stephen King]

The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit Storm Constantine (Macdonald 0-356-14548-4, Aug ’87, £11.95, 318pp, hc) [Wraeththu] Sf novel, a first novel. Volume 1 in the “Wraeththu” series.

An Ill Fate Marshalling Glen Cook (Tor 0-812-53379-8, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 313pp, pb) [Dread Empire] Fantasy novel in the “Dread Empire” series.

Reap the East Wind Glen Cook (Tor 0-812-53376-3, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 213pp, pb) [Dread Empire] Fantasy novel, new addition to the “Dread Empire” series.

Sweet Silver Blues Glen Cook (NAL/Signet 0-451-15061-9, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.50, 255pp, pb) [Garrett] Fantasy/alternate magical world/hardboiled detective novel. Tougher than most examples of this odd sub-genre, this one works well. (FCM)

The Shift Hugh Cook (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02389-6, Jan ’87, £9.95, 215pp, hc) Humorous sf novel.

The Shift Hugh Cook (Random Vintage 0-394-74739-9, Jun ’87, $6.95, 215pp, tp) Literary sf novel set after the first thermonuclear war. A wild blend of sex, power-lust, and aliens. First U.S. edition (Jonathan Cape 1986).

Wizard War Hugh Cook (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20422-2, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.50, 447pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel, a retitling of The Wizards and the Warriors (Colin Smythe 1986), first in a new British fantasy series. This is its first American edition.

The Wizards & the Warriors Hugh Cook (Dufour Editions/Colin Smyth 0-86140-203-0, Jul ’87, $18.95, 351pp, hc) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel. This is actually the original 1986 Colin Smythe edition, distributed in the U.S. by Dufour. To compound the confusion, it has also appeared in America as Wizard War (Popular Library 1987).

The Women and the Warlords Hugh Cook (Corgi 0-552-13131-8, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], £2.95, 429pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Chronicles of an Age of Darkness” series.

The Wordsmiths and the Warguild Hugh Cook (Corgi 0-552-13130-X, Jun ’87, £2.95, 316pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Chronicles of an Age of Darkness” series.

The Wordsmiths and the Warguild Hugh Cook (Colin Smythe 0-86140-267-7, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], £9.95, 202pp, hc) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Chronicles of an Age of Darkness” series. Available in the US from Dufour Editions for $18.95.

On the Rim of the Mandala Paul Cook (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26582-2, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.95, 246pp, pb) Sf novel of a vulnerable immortal vs. genetically engineered saboteurs.

Outbreak Robin Cook (Putnam 0-399-13187-6, Jan ’87, $17.95, 366pp, hc) Sf medical horror novel.

Outbreak Robin Cook (Macmillan 0-333-44861-8, Aug ’87, £9.95, 366pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1987) sf medical horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Winged Assassin Catherine Cooke (Ace 0-441-89425-9, Jun ’87, $2.95, 279pp, pb) [Winged Assassin] Middle-eastern fantasy novel. A young man, the destined lover/sacrifice of a forbidden goddess, becomes involved with demons, gods, emperors, and spies, in his attempts to escape his fate.

The Settlement on Planet B Clare Cooper (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-40257-1, Jun ’87, £6.95, 158pp, hc) Juvenile sf novel. [Not seen]

The Nightmares on Elm Street Jeffrey Cooper (Futura 0-7088-3575-9, Sep ’87, £2.50, 216pp, pb) [Freddy] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) novelizations of the first three “Freddy” horror films. [First U.K. edition]

The Nightmares on Elm Street, Parts 1, 2, 3: The Continuing Story Jeffrey Cooper (St. Martin’s 0-312-90517-3, Feb ’87, $3.95, 216pp, pb) [Freddy] Novelization of the three films, including “over 25 photographs” from the film series. Supernatural horror.

The Master Louise Cooper (Unicorn 0-04-823298-X, Apr ’87, £2.95, 249pp, pb) [Time Master] Fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Time Master” series.

The Master Louise Cooper (Tor 0-812-53396-8, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $2.95, 285pp, pb) [Time Master] Fantasy novel, third in the “Time Master” trilogy.

Mirage Louise Cooper (Unwin 0-04-823382-X, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], £2.95, 343pp, pb) Fantasy novel.

Knights of God Richard Cooper (Lions 0-00-672534-1, Sep ’87, £2.25, 228pp, pb) Novelization of new children’s television serial set in a near-future England ruled by a theocracy.

The Dark Is Rising Sequence Susan Cooper (Puffin 0-14-031688-4, Jan ’87, £5.95, 786pp, tp) [Dark Is Rising] Reissue (Penguin 1984) omnibus of the five novels in the “Dark is Rising” fantasy series.

Seaward Susan Cooper (Macmillan/Collier 0-02-042190-7, Apr ’87, $3.95, 167pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1983) young-adult fantasy novel.

War*Moon Tom Cooper (Worldwide Library 0-373-97031-5, Feb ’87, $3.50, 381pp, pb) Near-future thriller about a Soviet space battle station.

Candlelight Ecstasy Romance #462: Out of This World Lori Copeland (Dell 0-440-16764-7, Oct ’86 [Feb ’87], $2.50, 189pp, pb) Romance/sf novel. Toni watches a UFO steal the neighborhood hunk’s barbecue grill. He thinks she’s crazy, but falls in love anyway. As the book ends, they watch together as the UFO returns the grill. Published in 1986.

Pentecost and the Chosen One W. J. Corbett (Delacorte 0-385-29549-9, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $14.95, 238pp, hc) [Pentecost] Young-adult fantasy novel, the further adventures of the talking mice in The Song of Pentecost (which won the 1982 Whitbread Award). First U.S. edition (Methuen 1984). The illustrations by Martin Ursell are apparently new.

Romance of Two Worlds Marie Corelli (Society of Metaphysicians 1-85228-562-1, Feb ’87, £6.00, 370pp, tp) Reprint (Bentley 1886) occult novel. [Not seen]

Strange Visitation Marie Corelli (Society of Metaphysicians 1-85228-565-6, Mar ’87, £6.50, 188pp, hc) Reprint (Newnes 1904) occult novel. [Not seen]

The Official Price Guide to Star Trek and Star Wars Collectibles, Second Edition Sue Cornwell & Mike Kott (Ballantine/House of Collectibles 0-876-37358-9, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $8.95, 415pp, tp) [Star Trek; Star Wars] Non-fiction, reference. A list of prices for various books and other paraphernalia.

L. Ron Hubbard: Messiah or Madman? Bent Corydon & L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. (Lyle Stuart 0-8184-0444-2, Aug ’87, $20.00, 402pp, hc) Non-fiction, biography of sorts — not really a biography or an expose, but a tirade about Hubbard by a scientology believer on the outs with The Church of Scientology and Hubbard. There are some interesting tidbits, but it’s badly written and mostly incoherent. It doesn’t really address the issue of Hubbard as confidence man or sincere believer, and should probably be titled “Messiah and Madman” for its conclusions. (CNB) [L. Ron Hubbard]

Sleep Tight Matthew Costello (Zebra 0-8217-2121-6, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $3.95, 302pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Romans Donald Cotton (W.H. Allen 0-491-03833-X, Apr ’87 [May ’87], £7.50, 128pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Juvenile sf novel. Volume 120 in the Doctor Who series.

The Romans Donald Cotton (Target 0-426-20288-0, Sep ’87, £1.95, 128pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1987) juvenile sf novel. Volume 120 in the Doctor Who series.

Isaac Asimov’s Robot City, Book 4: Prodigy Arthur Byron Cover (Ace 0-441-37384-4, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $2.95, 176pp, pb) [Robot City] Sf novelization in the “Robot City” shared world series.

Murder in Orbit Bruce Coville (Dragon 0-583-31096-6, Aug ’87, £2.25, 187pp, pb) [Omni Odysseys] Juvenile sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Omni Odysseys” series.

The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories ed. Michael Cox & R. A. Gilbert (Oxford University Press 0-19-214163-5, May ’87 [Aug ’87], $18.95, 504pp, hc) Reissue (Oxford 1986) anthology of 42 stories; 2nd printing. This same edition is available in the U.K., at £12.95.

Team Yankee H. W. Coyle (Presidio Press 0-89141-290-5, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $15.95, 313pp, hc) A novel set in the near-future world of Sir John Hackett’s books on World War III.

The Hunting Season John Coyne (Macmillan 0-02-528590-4, Sep ’87 [Oct ’87], $15.95, 245pp, hc) Associational. Horror novel, but not supernatural even though it has quotes from both King and Straub on the back.

The Legacy John Coyne (Ace Charter 0-441-47852-2, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.50, 246pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1979) fantasy horror novel “based on a story by Jimmy Sangster.”

The Shroud John Coyne (Ace Charter 0-441-76225-5, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.50, 297pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1983) horror novel.

Continent Jim Crace (Picador 0-330-29964-6, Nov ’87, £2.95, 154pp, tp) Reprint (Heinemann 1986) collection of seven loosely-connected stories set on an imaginary continent.

Classic Book of Fairy Stories ed. Dinah Maria Craik (Lamboll 1-85170-107-9, Jun ’87 [Jul ’87], £9.95, 379pp, hc) Reprint (Smith, Elder 1863, as The Fairy Book) collection of fairy stories. Illustrated throughout by Warwick Goble.

Christmas Ghosts ed. Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell (Arbor House 0-87795-873-4, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $17.95, 284pp, hc) Anthology of 17 “classic ghost stories of Christmas.”

The Architecture of Fear ed. Kathryn Cramer & Peter D. Pautz (Arbor House 0-87795-921-8, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $18.95, 304pp, hc) Original anthology with 14 horror stories by Gene Wolfe, Ramsey Campbell, Charles L. Grant, and others.

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