The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Guinevere and Lancelot & Others Arthur Machen (Purple Mouth 0-9603300-2-X, Dec ’86 [Feb ’87], $10.00, 47pp, tp) Collection of essays and stories, edited by Michael T. Shoemaker and Cuyler W. Brooks, Jr., illustrated by Steve Fabian.

The Song of the Forest Colin Mackay (Available Press 0-345-34647-5, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $5.95, 233pp, tp) Celtic fantasy novel. First American edition (Canongate 1986).

The People of the Horse Mary Mackie (W.H. Allen 0-491-03307-9, Sep ’87, £12.95, 415pp, hc) Historical novel about Boudicca, with touches of the supernatural.

Other Engagements John Maclay (Dream House, Oct ’87, $9.95, 124pp, hc) Collection of horror stories and poems from small press publications, bound to look like an engagement book. Issued without d/w.

The Presence Yvonne MacManus (Critic’s Choice/Bart 1-55547-163-3, Mar ’87, $3.95, 275pp, pb) Reprint (? 1982) horror novel.

Aliens in the Family Margaret Mahy (Scholastic Apple 0-590-40321-4, Apr ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.50, 174pp, pb) Reprint (Toronto: Scholastic 1985) young-adult sf novel, an excellent blend of drama, humor, and sf, by one of the best writers in the young-adult field. Recommended. (FCM)

Aliens in the Family Margaret Mahy (Hippo 0-590-70557-1, Oct ’87 [Nov ’87], £1.50, 168pp, pb) Reissue (Toronto: Scholastic 1985) juvenile sf novel.

The Changeover Margaret Mahy (Teens 0-416-08822-8, Oct ’87 [Nov ’87], £1.95, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Dent 1984) juvenile occult novel.

The Tricksters Margaret Mahy (Macmillan McElderry 0-689-50400-4, Mar ’87, $12.95, 266pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel about a girl whose obsession with writing a romantic novel uncovers a family secret and calls up the ghosts of three boys. First American edition (Dent 1986).

The Book of Spells Sara Maitland (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2755-2, Sep ’87, £9.95, 174pp, hc) Collection of short stories (mainly original) about magic.

Wingman Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-2015-5, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $3.95, 460pp, pb) [Wingman] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel.

Wingman: The Circle War Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-2120-8, Jul ’87, $3.95, 413pp, pb) [Wingman] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, Expanded Edition Alberto Manguel & Gianni Guadalupi (HBJ Harvest 0-15-626054-9, Sep ’87, $14.95, 454pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. Dictionary of places from Atlantis to Middle Earth. This is revised from an earlier edition (Macmillan 1980).

Throwback Mark Manley (Popular Library 0-445-20277-7, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.50, 218pp, pb) Horror novel about a woman regressing to become a vicious beast.

The Fall of the Families Phillip Mann (Gollancz 0-575-03808-X, May ’87 [Aug ’87], £11.95, 298pp, hc) [Story of the Gardener] sf novel. Volume 2 of The Story of the Gardener.

The Computer That Ate My Brother Dean Marney (Scholastic 0-590-40267-6, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $2.50, 124pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1985) young-adult sf novel.

The King of Satan’s Eyes Geoffrey Marsh (Tor 0-812-50650-2, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $3.50, 281pp, pb) [Lincoln Blackthorne] Reprint (Doubleday 1984) adventure novel with fantasy elements, first in the “Lincoln Blackthorne” series. Marsh is a pseudonym for Charles L. Grant.

Patch of the Odin Soldier Geoffrey Marsh (Doubleday 0-385-15938-2, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $12.95, 182pp, hc) [Lincoln Blackthorne] Fantasy adventure novel. Part of the Lincoln Blackthorne series — a Doc Savage/Indiana Jones type character. The author is actually Charles L. Grant.

Dream Walker Jacqueline Marten (Pocket 0-671-63521-2, Feb ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.95, 440pp, pb) Romance novel with fantasy elements. An artist in New York seeks to recapture the love of a past life that literally haunts her, causing her to relive in flashbacks her life as an early American painter and Revolutionary spy.

The Reign of Terror Ian Marter (W.H. Allen 0-491-03702-3, Mar ’87, £7.50, 160pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Juvenile sf novel. Volume 119 in the Doctor Who series.

The Reign of Terror Ian Marter (Target 0-426-20264-3, Aug ’87, £1.95, 160pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1987) juvenile sf novel. Volume 119 in the Doctor Who series.

The Rescue Ian Marter (W.H. Allen 0-491-03317-6, Aug ’87, £7.95, 144pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Juvenile sf novel. Volume 124 in the Doctor Who series. [Not seen]

Nightflyers George R. R. Martin (Tor 0-812-54562-1, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $2.95, 295pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1985) collection. This edition says “soon to be a major motion picture.”

Portraits of His Children George R. R. Martin (Dark Harvest 0-913165-18-2, Jul ’87, $39.95, 263pp, hc) Collection of 11 stories, with an introduction by Roger Zelazny and illustrations by Ron and Val Lakey Lindholm. This is the signed, boxed, limited (400 copy) edition.

Portraits of His Children George R. R. Martin (Dark Harvest 0-913165-19-0, Jul ’87, $18.95, 263pp, hc) Trade edition of the above; collection including several classics.

Tuf Voyaging George R. R. Martin (Baen 0-671-65624-4, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $3.50, 376pp, pb) [Haviland Tuf] Reprint (Baen 1986) episodic sf novel.

Tuf Voyaging George R. R. Martin (Gollancz 0-575-04049-1, Aug ’87, £10.95, 374pp, hc) [Haviland Tuf] Reprint (Baen 1986) sf collection. [First U.K. edition]

Sandkings George R. R. Martin, Pat Broderick, Neal McPheeters & Doug Moench (DC Graphics 0-930289-20-X, Jan ’87, $5.95, 48pp, tp) “Graphic novel” adaptation of the 1979 sf story by George R.R. Martin.

Night Visions ed. George R. R. Martin (Century 0-7126-1155-X, Aug ’87, £11.95, 298pp, hc) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1986, as Night Visions 3) original horror anthology. [First U.K. edition]

Night Visions ed. George R. R. Martin (Legend 0-09-952750-2, Dec ’87, £2.95, 298pp, pb) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1986, as Night Visions 3) original horror anthology.

Wild Cards II: Aces High ed. George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26464-8, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.95, 390pp, pb) [Wild Cards] Original anthology/braided sf mega-novel, part of a series. There are 9 or 10 connected stories, but no contents page.

Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild ed. George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26699-3, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 376pp, pb) [Wild Cards] Original shared-world anthology (“mosaic novel”) of sf stories with connective material by Martin; third in a series. Authors are Melinda M. Snodgrass, Leanne C. Harper, Walton Simons, Lewis Shiner, John J. Miller, George R.R. Martin, and Edward Bryant.

Wildcards ed. George R. R. Martin (SFBC #10930, Jun ’87, $6.98, 408pp, hc) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1987) shared-world original anthology; first hardcover edition.

Dream Wall Graham Dunstan Martin (Unwin Hyman 0-04-823337-4, May ’87, £8.95, 231pp, hc) Sf novel about England under Soviet rule in the 22nd Century. [Not seen]

Dream Wall Graham Dunstan Martin (Unwin 0-04-823363-3, May ’87, £2.95, 231pp, tp) Paperback edition of the above.

The Crystal Sword Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Avon 0-380-75454-1, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 278pp, pb) [Chronique D’Avebury] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Fire Sword.

The Sisterhood of Steel: Baronwe: Daughter of Death Christy Marx & Peter Ledger (Eclipse/Moonfire 0-913035-23-8, Oct ’87, $8.95, 71pp, tp) Graphic novel, a fantasy with swordswomen and some magic.

The Midnight Folk John Masefield (Windrush Large Print 1-85089-927-4, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], £8.70, 304pp, hc) [Kay Harker] Reprint (Heinemann 1927) juvenile fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Kay Harker” series.

The Spirit Wood Robert Masello (Pocket 0-671-63572-7, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.50, 345pp, pb) Horror novel.

Death Trance Graham Masterton (Sphere 0-7221-6124-7, Sep ’87, £2.99, 424pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1986) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Death Trance Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-1420-6, Nov ’87, £11.95, 432pp, hc) Reprint (Tor 1986) horror novel. [Not seen]

The Manitou Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-52183-8, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $3.95, 216pp, pb) [Manitou] Reissue (Neville Spearman 1975) horror novel; 2nd Tor printing.

Night Warriors Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-1461-3, Jun ’87, £10.95, 416pp, hc) [Night Warriors] Reprint (Sphere 1986) horror novel. [Not seen]

Revenge of the Manitou Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-52181-1, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.95, 261pp, pb) [Manitou] Reissue (Pinnacle 1979) horror novel, a sequel to The Manitou.

I Am Legend Richard Matheson (Robinson 0-948164-33-6, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], £2.95, 151pp, tp) Reprint (Gold Medal 1954) horror novel.

Scars Richard Christian Matheson (Scream/Press 0-910489-15-7, Aug ’87 [Oct ’87], $20.00, 168pp, hc) Collection of 27 fantasy and horror stories, including 9 originals. Foreword by Stephen King, introduction by Dennis Etchison, and illustrations by Harry O. Morris.

The Battle of Brazil: The Authorized Story and Annotated Screenplay of Terry Gilliam’s Landmark Film Jack Mathews (Crown 0-517-56538-2, May ’87 [Jun ’87], $19.95, 228pp, hc) Sf screenplay plus background material on the fight to get the finished movie shown over the objections of the studio. It also compares the three edited versions extant. A fascinating book (CNB).

Ghostly Populations Jack Matthews (Johns Hopkins University Press 0-8018-3391-4, Jan ’87 [Aug ’87], $14.95, 171pp, hc) Collection of 17 literary stories, some with elements of the supernatural. This appeared in January 1987 but was not seen.

The Magician W. Somerset Maugham (Society of Metaphysicians 1-85228-527-3, Jan ’87, £5.00, 233pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1908) occult novel. [Not seen]

Platforms John R. Maxim (Tor 0-812-52215-X, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 336pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1980) horror novel.

Time Out of Mind John R. Maxim (Tor 0-812-58569-0, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $4.50, 511pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1986) fantasy novel, a “multigenerational ghost story.” Whenever it snows, the lead character returns to 1880.

Time Out of Mind John R. Maxim (Century 0-7126-9539-7, Dec ’86 [Aug ’87], £10.95, 502pp, hc) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1986) time-travel fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Fire Dancer Ann Maxwell (Futura 0-7088-8237-4, Dec ’87, £2.50, 203pp, pb) [Dancer] Reprint (Signet 1983) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Intervention Julian May (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-43782-2, Aug ’87, $18.95, 546pp, hc) [Galactic Milieu] Sf novel, an engaging “Galactic Milieu” prequel. Recommended. (FCM)

Intervention Julian May (Collins 0-00-223086-0, Nov ’87, £10.95, 546pp, hc) [Galactic Milieu] Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1987) sf novel. This novel sets the scene for the forthcoming “Galactic Milieu” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Time Twister Ged Maybury (Hippo 0-590-70587-3, Feb ’87, £1.50, 135pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic [New Zealand] 1986) juvenile time-travel novel.

Battletech: The Sword and the Dagger Ardath Mayhar (FASA 0-931787-77-7, 1987 [May ’87], $3.95, 279pp, pb) [Battletech] Sf novel based on a game; part of a series.

Makra Choria Ardath Mayhar (Atheneum/Argo 0-689-31326-8, Mar ’87, $13.95, 193pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel.

The Wall Ardath Mayhar (Space & Time 0-917053-06-0, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $6.95, 121pp, tp) Mystery/horror short novel.

Trail of the Seahawks Ardath Mayhar & Ron Fortier (TSR/Windwalker 0-88038-463-8, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 222pp, pb) Sf adventure novel.

Kelpie William Mayne (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02427-2, Apr ’87, £6.95, 80pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy novel. [Not seen]

The Coelura Anne McCaffrey (Tor 0-312-93042-9, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $13.95, 156pp, hc) Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1983) sf short novel with numerous illustrations by Ned Dameron.

The Lady Anne McCaffrey (Ballantine 0-345-33675-5, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $17.95, 461pp, hc) Associational. Contemporary Irish novel. Listed for McCaffrey completists.

Nerilka’s Story Anne McCaffrey (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33949-5, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $3.95, 182pp, pb) [Pern] Reprint (Del Rey 1986) sf short novel of Pern.

Nerilka’s Story & The Coelura Anne McCaffrey (Bantam UK 0-593-01043-4, Jan ’87, £8.95, 192pp, hc) Omnibus edition of two fantasy novellas.

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