The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Nanny Dan Greenburg (Macmillan 0-02-545440-4, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], $17.95, 229pp, hc) Horror novel of an ancient evil.

Puppet Master: A Novel Liz Greene (Arkana 1-85063-057-7, Mar ’87 [Oct ’87], £5.95, 306pp, tp) Occult novel.

The Hour of the Thin Ox Colin Greenland (Allen & Unwin 0-04-823341-2, Mar ’87, £9.95, 186pp, hc) [Hour of the Thin Ox] A fantasy novel set in the world of Daybreak on a Different Mountain, emphasizing character over fantasy trappings. Low-key but very well written — recommended. (FCM)

The Hour of the Thin Ox Colin Greenland (Unwin 0-04-440002-0, Sep ’87, £2.95, 186pp, tp) [Hour of the Thin Ox] Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1987) fantasy novel.

Starjacked! William Greenleaf (Ace 0-441-78213-2, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $2.95, 187pp, pb) Sf novel. Space opera.

The Great Wheel Joyce Ballou Gregorian (Ace 0-441-30257-2, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.50, 307pp, pb) [Tredana] Fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Tredana” trilogy. Sibby returns to the magic middle-eastern land she visited as child and adolescent in the previous books, this time to aid a conqueror overrunning the lands of her forgotten husband, daughter, and lover.

Midnight Boy Stephen Gresham (Zebra 0-8217-2065-1, May ’87 [Aug ’87], 396pp, pb) Horror novel.

Star Commandos: Colony in Peril P. M. Griffin (Ace 0-441-78043-1, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 199pp, pb) [Star Commandos] Sf novel, sequel to Star Commandos. An off-duty visit to a colony planet involves the husband and wife team of commandos in a plot to destroy the colonists for their planet’s minerals. Aided by the cute, telepathic fauna of the planet, Sogen and Connor hold off the raiders in fierce battle.

Robot Peter Grimwade (Star 0-352-32036-2, Jul ’87, £2.25, 144pp, pb) Sf novel. Volume 1 in a new series.

Replay Ken Grimwood (SFBC #106203, Apr ’87, $4.98, 249pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) fantasy novel about replaying your life.

Replay Ken Grimwood (Grafton 0-246-13191-8, Jun ’87 [Jul ’87], £9.95, 272pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) novel about a man who has a chance to relive his life. [First U.K. edition]

Replay Ken Grimwood (Berkley 0-425-10640-3, Jan ’88, $3.95, 313pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) literary fantasy novel; a man lives his life over and over.

Danni’s Desperate Journey Ann Grocott (Angus & Robertson 0-207-15568-2, Oct ’87, £5.95, 176pp, hc) Juvenile sf novel.

The Starwolves Thorarinn Gunnarsson (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20643-8, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $2.95, 281pp, pb) [Starwolves] Sf novel, a space opera with an alien created race as the “good guys” vs. humans.

Doom Wind Max Gunther (Paperjacks 0-7701-0660-9, Oct ’87, $4.50, 346pp, pb) Reprint (Contemporary 1986) sf/disaster novel.

City of Hawks Gary Gygax (Ace/New Infinities 0-441-10636-6, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 400pp, pb) [Gord the Rogue] Fantasy adventure novel in the “Gord the Rogue” series, based on a fantasy game.

Night Arrant Gary Gygax (Ace/New Infinities 0-441-29863-X, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.95, 398pp, pb) [Gord the Rogue] Collection of 9 fantasy stories based on a gaming character, “Gord the Rogue”, and friends. Illustrations by Jerry Tiritilli.

Sea of Death Gary Gygax (Ace/New Infinities 0-441-75676-X, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.95, 394pp, pb) [Gord the Rogue] Fantasy novel in the “Gord the Rogue” series, with illustrations by Jerry Tiritilli. It’s set in the world of the “Greyhawk” books and games, which are being continued by other authors for TSR, and the copyright page notes the use of the terms “Greyhawk” and D&D in this product has not been approved by TSR.

The Last Museum Brion Gysin (Grove Press 0-394-55555-4, Nov ’86 [Jan ’87], $17.95, 186pp, hc) Surreal literary fantasy novel of the Paris Beat Hotel, dismantled and shipped to California, where it becomes a Tibetan realm of the dead. Introduction by William S. Burroughs. Published in 1986; not seen until 1987.

The Last Museum Brion Gysin (Grove/Evergreen 0-394-62263-4, Nov ’86 [Jan ’87], $7.95, 186pp, tp) Paperback edition of the above.

Last Come the Children David Hagberg (Tor 0-812-53987-7, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.95, 347pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1982) horror novel; 2nd printing.

Michael Hague’s World of Unicorns Michael Hague (Holt 0-8050-0070-4, Sep ’86 [Jan ’87], $16.95, unpaginated, hc) Pop-up fantasy art book. Published in 1986; missed.

Wait Till Helen Comes Mary Downing Hahn (Avon Camelot 0-380-70442-0, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $2.75, 184pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1986) juvenile ghostly novel.

The Art of Horror Stories Peter Haining (Chartwell Books 1-5521-091-0, 1986 [Feb ’87], $8.95, 176pp, hc) Reprint (Souvenir Press 1976) of a non-fiction study of horror illustrating, originally published in Britain as Terror!. An instant remainder. Appeared in 1986; not seen until now.

Doctor Who: The Key to Time Peter Haining (Comet 0-86379-153-0, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], £5.95, 264pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1984) of associational interest. A year-by-year guide to the Doctor Who TV series.

Doctor Who: The Time-Travellers’ Guide Peter Haining (W.H. Allen 0-491-03497-0, Sep ’87, £14.95, 272pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Associational book.

The Dracula Centenary Book Peter Haining (Souvenir Press 0-285-62822-4, Oct ’87, £10.95, 160pp, hc) Associational book about Dracula.

Poltergeist: Tales of Deadly Ghosts ed. Peter Haining (Severn House 0-7278-1474-5, Dec ’87, £9.95, 249pp, hc) Anthology of stories about poltergeists. As usual, Haining has located some rare and interesting stories.

Tales of Dungeons and Dragons ed. Peter Haining (Century 0-7126-9542-7, 1986 [Jun ’87], $24.95, 406pp, hc) Anthology of 30 stories of horror and fantasy having nothing to do with “Dungeons and Dragons”. There is a 4-page introduction by Ray Bradbury. This is an American edition of a 1986 British book, with an American price sticker and a title page listing David & Charles, North Pomfret VT 05053, as the distributor.

Werewolf: Horror Stories of the Man Beast ed. Peter Haining (Severn House 0-7278-1465-6, Sep ’87 [Oct ’87], £9.95, 250pp, hc) Horror anthology.

The Daymaker Ann Halam (Orchard 1-85213-019-9, May ’87, £7.50, 173pp, hc) [Inland] “A stunning future worlds fantasy with a feminist slant.” This is a pseudonym for Gwyneth Jones.

The Daymaker Ann Halam (Franklin Watts Orchard 0-531-08310-1, Aug ’87, $11.95, 173pp, hc) [Inland] Juvenile fantasy novel, published simultaneously in Britain. Halam is a pseudonym for Gwyneth Jones.

King Death’s Garden Ann Halam (Orchard 1-85213-115-2, Nov ’87, £4.50, 128pp, tp) Reprint (Orchard 1986) juvenile fantasy novel. This is a pseudonym for Gwyneth Jones

Tool of the Trade Joe W. Haldeman (Morrow 0-688-07245-3, Apr ’87, $15.95, 261pp, hc) Sf/suspense novel.

Tool of the Trade Joe W. Haldeman (Gollancz 0-575-04118-8, Aug ’87, £10.95, 261pp, hc) Reprint (Morrow 1987) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Supertanks ed. Joe W. Haldeman, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh (Ace 0-441-79106-9, Apr ’87, $3.50, 262pp, pb) Anthology of 10 sf tank stories including the shorter (and better) version of Damnation Alley by Roger Zelazny.

2020: Vision of the Future Andrew Hale (Ada Press 1-870734-00-9, Oct ’87, £4.50, 48pp, tp) Sf novel. [Not seen]

Bloodworm John Halkin (Arrow 0-09-944880-7, Aug ’87, £1.95, 251pp, pb) [Slither] Horror novel.

Fangs of the Werewolf John Halkin (Century 0-09-173488-6, Nov ’87, £5.95, 144pp, hc) Juvenile horror novel. Volume 6 in the “Fleshcreepers” series. [Not seen]

Fangs of the Werewolf John Halkin (Beaver 0-09-949760-3, Dec ’87, £1.95, 160pp, pb) Juvenile horror novel. Volume 6 in the “Fleshcreepers” series. [Not seen]

The Scars of Dracula Angus Hall (Severn House 0-7278-1382-X, Mar ’87, £8.95, 144pp, hc) [Dracula] Reprint (Sphere 1971) horror novel. [Not seen]

The Blind Spot Austin Hall & Homer Eon Flint (Greenhill 0-947898-57-3, May ’87, £8.95, 256pp, hc) Reprint (Prime 1951) sf novel. [Not seen]

Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index, 1878-1985 Hal W. Hall (Gale 0-8103-2129-7, Apr ’87 [May ’87], $175.00/set, 1460pp [2 vols], hc) Non-fiction, bibliography. An exhaustive data base index of as many articles about science fiction as the author could find. It has 16,000 citations by author (vol. 1) and 27,000 by subject (vol. 2). This has certainly become the new standard reference on sf, replacing all others. Anyone doing any sf research has to have access to a copy. Highly recommended, of course. (CNB)

Wingwomen of Hera Sandi Hall (Spinsters/Aunt Lute 0-933216-26-2, May ’87, $8.95, 180pp, tp) [Cosmic Botanists] Feminist sf novel. Cultures from two planets — the parthenogenetic wingwomen of Hera and the rigid, ice-bound, male-dominated people of Maladar — meet through an epidemic disease. The novel’s strength lies in its swift-moving plot and characterization; its weakness in its overuse of poetic language and poor science (e.g. a city “far west of the axis” of Maladar). Book One of “The Cosmic Botanists” trilogy. (CFC)

The Antelope Company at Large Willis Hall (The Bodley Head 0-370-31151-5, Oct ’87, £6.95, 160pp, hc) [Antelope Company] Juvenile fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Antelope Company” series. [Not seen]

A Demon Close Behind Leslie Halliwell (Robert Hale 0-7090-2932-2, Apr ’87 [Jul ’87], £10.95, 240pp, hc) Original ghost collection.

Return to Shangri-La Leslie Halliwell (Grafton 0-586-07081-8, Dec ’87, £2.95, 304pp, pb) Fantasy novel.

Mouth Open, Story Jump Out Grace Hallworth (Magnet 0-416-07542-8, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], £1.75, 119pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen 1984) collection of supernatural stories based on Trinidadian folklore.

Ishmael Barbara Hambly (Firecrest 0-85997-924-5, Jul ’87 [1987], £7.95, 256pp, hc) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1985) sf novel. Volume 38 in the Star Trek Novels series. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Ladies of Mandrigyn Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30919-7, Jul ’87, $2.95, 311pp, pb) [Sun Wolf] Reissue (Del Rey 1984) fantasy novel; 6th printing.

Search the Seven Hills Barbara Hambly (Ballantine 0-345-34438-3, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 309pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1983 as The Quirinal Hill Affair). Associational: historical mystery novel set in ancient Rome.

The Silent Tower Barbara Hambly (Unwin 0-04-823377-3, Jul ’87, £2.95, 349pp, pb) [Windrose] Reprint (Del Rey 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in a new series. [First U.K. edition]

The Unschooled Wizard Barbara Hambly (SFBC #11009, Jun ’87, $7.50, 600pp, hc) [Sun Wolf] Omnibus edition of two fantasy novels: The Ladies of Mandrigyn (Del Rey 1984) and its sequel The Witches of Wenshar (Del Rey 1987).

The Witches of Wenshar Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32934-1, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $3.95, 339pp, pb) [Sun Wolf] Fantasy novel, an excellent sequel to The Ladies of Mandrigyn. Recommended. (FCM)

The Witches of Wenshar Barbara Hambly (Unwin 0-04-823381-1, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], £2.95, 339pp, pb) [Sun Wolf] Fantasy novel. Sequel to The Ladies of Mandrigyn.

The Fourth Plane at the Flypast Dennis Hamley (Fontana Lion 0-00-672766-2, May ’87, £1.95, 127pp, pb) Reprint (Andre Deutsch 1985) juvenile ghost story.

The Fires of Windameir Niel Hancock (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20563-6, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.50, 407pp, pb) [Windameir] Reprint (Warner 1985) fantasy novel, first book in the “Windameir” quartet, sequel to the “Wilderness of Four” quartet, sequel to the “Circle of Light” quartet.

The Sea of Silence Niel Hancock (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20565-2, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.50, 374pp, pb) [Windameir] Fantasy novel, Book 2 of the “Windameir Circle” quartet and the 10th book in the overall series.

The Book of Mordred Peter Hanratty (Ace/New Infinities 0-441-07018-3, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 256pp, pb) Fantasy novel, an Arthurian fantasy detailing the early life of Arthur’s son, Mordred. Second in an Arthurian series.

The Last Knight of Albion Peter Hanratty (Ace/New Infinities 0-441-47121-8, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 267pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1986) Arthurian fantasy novel.

Eden W. A. Harbinson (Dell 0-440-12212-0, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $3.95, 367pp, pb) Occult fantasy novel. First American edition (Corgi 1987 as The Light of Eden.)

The Light of Eden W. A. Harbinson (Corgi 0-552-12650-0, Mar ’87, £2.95, 440pp, pb) Mystical fantasy novel.

Abyssos Raymond Hardie (Tor 0-51892-6, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.95, 344pp, pb) Horror novel of an evil cult.

The Encyclopedia of Horror Movies Phil Hardy (Harper & Row/Perennial Library 0-06-096146-5, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $16.95, 424pp, tp) Reference book on horror films. First U.S. edition (UK 1986).

The Encyclopedia of Horror Movies Phil Hardy (Harper & Row/Perennial Library 0-06-055050-3, Mar ’87 [May ’87], $34.50, 424pp, hc) Reference book on horror films. Listed earlier in trade paperback. It appeared in Britain in 1986.

A Crock of Clear Water Barbara Harrington (Robert Hale 0-7090-2913-6, Apr ’87, £10.95, 192pp, hc) Supernatural thriller set in Victorian England. [Not seen]

The Gauntlet of Malice Deborah Turner Harris (Tor 0-812-53952-4, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $7.95, 334pp, tp) [Mages of Garillon] Fantasy novel, Book II of “The Mages of Garillon”.

Seven Citadels: Prince of the Godborn Geraldine Harris (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-95407-X, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $2.50, 186pp, pb) [Seven Citadels] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1982) fantasy novel, first of a 4-book series.

Seven Citadels: The Children of the Wind Geraldine Harris (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-91210-5, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $2.50, 196pp, pb) [Seven Citadels] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1982) young-adult fantasy novel, “Seven Citadels” #2.

Seven Citadels: The Dead Kingdom Geraldine Harris (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-91810-3, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $2.50, 182pp, pb) [Seven Citadels] Reissue (Macmillan UK 1983) fantasy novel, third in the “Seven Citadels” series.

Seven Citadels: The Seventh Gate Geraldine Harris (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-97747-9, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $2.95, 243pp, pb) [Seven Citadels] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1984) young-adult fantasy novel, fourth in the “Seven Citadels” series.

Night Games Marilyn Harris (Doubleday 0-385-18817-X, Sep ’87 [Oct ’87], $15.95, 302pp, hc) Occult horror novel.

The California Iceberg Harry Harrison (Dragon 0-583-31140-7, Sep ’87, £1.75, 92pp, pb) Reprint (Faber and Faber 1975) juvenile sf novel.

Captive Universe Harry Harrison (Grafton 0-586-05677-7, Mar ’87 [May ’87], £2.50, 206pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1969) sf novel. Dated 1986.

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