The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Halloween Horrors ed. Alan Ryan (Sphere 0-7221-7561-2, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], £2.75, 215pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1986) original horror anthology. This edition appears to have been ‘edited’ unofficially and was withdrawn and pulped before distribution. Only a few copies appeared in shops. [First U.K. edition]

Vampires ed. Alan Ryan (SFBC #10445, Apr ’87, $6.98, 621pp, hc) Anthology of two centuries of vampire stories, with 32 stories in all plus a recommended list of vampire novels and films. A regular trade edition has been announced, but is predated by the Book Club one.

Vampires ed. Alan Ryan (Doubleday 0-385-18562-6, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $15.95, 621pp, hc) Reprint (SFBC 1987) anthology of vampire stories.

The Unconquered Country Geoff Ryman (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26654-3, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 131pp, pb) Sf, fantasy, and surrealism blend in a moving reworking of the Cambodian tragedy. Recommended. (FCM) First U.S. edition (Allen & Unwin 1986).

Berserker: Blue Death Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55329-2, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 282pp, pb) [Berserker] Reprint (Tor 1985) sf novel in the “Berserker” series.

Empire of the East, Book 1: The Broken Lands Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65380-6, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $2.95, 192pp, pb) [Empire of the East] Reprint (Ace 1968) fantasy novel. Although this only has the 1968 copyright, it seems to be a photo reprint of the first part of the revised 1979 Ace one-volume edition Empire of the East. It also has the Zelazny introduction from the omnibus volume.

The First Book of Lost Swords: Woundhealer’s Story Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55337-3, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.95, 289pp, pb) [Lost Swords] Reprint (Tor 1986) fantasy novel. First book of the second “Swords” trilogy.

The Golden People Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65378-4, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.50, 270pp, pb) Reissue (Baen 1984) sf novel sf novel, an expansion of a short novel (Ace 1964); 2nd printing.

The Mask of the Sun Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55309-8, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $2.95, 234pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1979) sf time travel novel.

Octagon Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65353-9, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $2.95, 281pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1981) sf novel of a computer game.

An Old Friend of the Family Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-52550-7, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $3.50, 247pp, pb) [Dracula] Reprint (Ace 1979) quasi-horror novel with Dracula as hero. Sequel to The Holmes-Dracula File.

Saberhagen: My Best Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65645-7, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $2.95, 311pp, pb) Collection of 17 stories.

The Second Book of Lost Swords: Sightbinder’s Story Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-312-93032-1, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $14.95, 248pp, hc) [Lost Swords] Fantasy novel set in a magic kingdom, #2 in the second “Swords” series and fifth in the overall series.

The Veils of Azlaroc Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55324-1, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.95, 216pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1978) sf novel.

Berserker Base ed. Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55327-6, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $3.95, 316pp, pb) [Berserker] Original anthology of “Berserker” stories by Saberhagen and 6 others, described as a “collaborative novel.”

Stolen Souls Jeffrey Sackett (Bantam 0-553-26937-2, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.95, 341pp, pb) Horror novel of ancient Egyptian cults in Upstate New York; a first novel.

Casca #17: The Warrior Barry Sadler (Ace Charter 0-441-09353-1, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $2.95, 185pp, pb) [Casca] Fantasy novel in the “Eternal Mercenary” series. This time, Casca encounters “cannibals and carnage in a savage paradise.”

Casca #18: The Cursed Barry Sadler (Jove 0-515-09109-X, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $2.95, 187pp, pb) [Casca] Latest in a fantasy adventure series about an eternal mercenary. This one is set in China at the turn of the century.

Contact Carl Sagan (Arrow 0-09-946950-2, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], £3.50, 431pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1985) sf novel. This has a 1986 copyright date, but has only just appeared.

The Devil Rides Out Alison Sage & Dennis Wheatley (Beaver 0-09-949750-6, May ’87 [Oct ’87], £1.75, 155pp, pb) [Duke de Richleau] Juvenile abridged retelling of classic Black Magic novel. Volume 4 in the “Fleshcreepers” series.

The Devil Rides Out Alison Sage & Dennis Wheatley (Hutchinson 0-09-172578-X, May ’87 [Oct ’87], £5.95, 160pp, hc) [Duke de Richleau] Hardcover edition of the above. [Not seen]

The Year’s Best Fantasy Stories: 13 ed. Arthur W. Saha (DAW 0-88677-233-8, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $2.95, 238pp, pb) Anthology of 11 stories from 1986 plus an introduction/summation of the year in fantasy.

Memoirs of an Invisible Man H. F. Saint (Atheneum 0-689-11735-3, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $18.95, 396pp, hc) Sf novel. A modern version of Wells’ Invisible Man.

Memoirs of an Invisible Man H. F. Saint (Viking UK 0-670-81638-8, May ’87, £10.95, 396pp, hc) Reprint (Atheneum 1987) literary sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Memoirs of an Invisible Man H. F. Saint (QPB, Jun ’87, $9.95, 396pp, tp) Reprint (Atheneum 1987) sf novel, a modern version of The Invisible Man. This book club edition is an exact copy of the hardcover, with the jacket printed as the paperback cover, and no ISBN.

George MacDonald: A Short Life Elizabeth Saintsbury (Canongate 0-86241-092-4, Nov ’87, £9.95, 176pp, hc) Biography of George MacDonald. [Not seen]

Thieves’ World Graphics 4 Tim Sale, Lynn Abbey & Robert Lynn Asprin (Donning/Starblaze 0-89865-458-0, Jan ’87 [Feb ’87], $3.95, 55pp, tp) “Graphic novel” adaptation of stories from the fantasy series edited by Asprin and Abbey, with art by Tim Sale.

Short & Shivery Robert D. San Souci (Doubleday 0-385-23886-X, Oct ’87, $10.95, 175pp, hc) Young-adult anthology of 30 short horror stories from folklore around the world, retold by San Souci.

Quest Richard Ben Sapir (Dutton 0-525-24548-0, Aug ’87, $18.95, 390pp, hc) Fantasy/adventure novel, a pursuit of the Holy Grail in contemporary Manhattan.

The First Americans: Beyond the Sea of Ice William Sarabande (Bantam 0-553-26889-0, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $4.50, 373pp, pb) [First Americans] Prehistoric novel, first in a new series by the creators of “Wagons West”.

Wolves of the Dawn William Sarabande (Bantam 0-553-25802-8, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $4.50, 453pp, pb) Fantasy novel of ancient Celtic Britain. A chieftain’s son seeks his fortune.

Baltasar and Blimunda José Saramago (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-110555-3, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $19.95, 304pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel set in old Portugal. Translated from Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.

The Last Ranger # 4: The Rabid Brigadier Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20433-8, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.50, 216pp, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Last Ranger # 5: The War Weapons Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20434-6, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $2.95, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel.

The Last Ranger # 6: The Warlord’s Revenge Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20436-2, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $2.95, 184pp, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Best of Pamela Sargent Pamela Sargent (Academy Chicago 0-89733-242-3, Oct ’87, $15.95, 322pp, hc) Collection of 14 sf stories plus a foreword by Michael Bishop and an introduction by Pamela Sargent. Edited by Martin H. Greenberg.

The Best of Pamela Sargent Pamela Sargent (Academy Chicago 0-89733-241-5, Oct ’87, $5.95, 322pp, tp) Edited by Martin H. Greenberg. Trade paperback of the above.

Earthseed Pamela Sargent (Harper & Row/Starwanderer 0-694-05600-6, Apr ’87, $2.95, 289pp, pb) [Earthseed] Reprint (Harper & Row 1983) young-adult sf novel.

The Shore of Women Pamela Sargent (Chatto 0-7011-3239-6, Apr ’87, £10.95, 464pp, hc) Reprint (Crown 1986) post-nuclear fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Shore of Women Pamela Sargent (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26854-6, Oct ’87, $4.95, 471pp, pb) Reprint (Crown 1986) sf novel.

The Boy with Penny Eyes Al Sarrantonio (Tor 0-812-52560-4, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.50, 278pp, pb) Horror novel.

Campbell Wood Al Sarrantonio (Berkley 0-425-10575-X, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $2.95, 180pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1986) horror novel.

Hellfire John Saul (Century 0-7126-1164-9, Oct ’87, £10.95, 352pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam 1986) horror novel. [Not seen]

The Unwanted John Saul (Bantam 0-553-26657-8, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $4.50, 339pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Unwanted John Saul (Bantam UK 0-553-17462-2, Oct ’87, £2.95, 339pp, pb) Horror novel.

Encyclopaedia of the Worlds of Doctor Who: A-D David Saunders (Piccadilly 0-946826-54-4, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], £5.95, 128pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Volume 1 of another book about Doctor Who.

Slipback Eric Saward (Target 0-426-20263-5, Jan ’87, £1.75, 144pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1986) novelization of 1st “Doctor Who” radio serial.

Little Tours of Hell Josephine Saxton (Methuen/Pandora 0-86358-095-5, Dec ’86 [Aug ’87], $8.95, 146pp, tp) Collection of 14 stories with elements of horror and humor, “Tall Tales of Food and Holidays”. This is the 1986 British edition from Routledge & Kegan Paul/Pandora, now available in the U.S. through Methuen. A hardcover at $19.95 is also listed; not seen.

Black Ashes Noel Scanlon (St. Martin’s 0-312-90270-0, Jun ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.95, 222pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1985) novel of supernatural horror in modern India.

Bronwyn’s Bane Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam UK 0-553-17284-0, Oct ’87, £2.95, 286pp, pb) [Argonia] Reprint (Bantam 1983) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Argonia” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Goldcamp Vampire Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26717-5, Nov ’87, $3.50, 247pp, pb) Humorous fantasy novel about a vampire in the Yukon during the 1897 Gold Rush.

The Harem of Aman Akbar Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26718-3, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 265pp, pb) Reissue (Bantam Spectra 1984) humorous Arabian Nights fantasy novel; 2nd printing.

Song of Sorcery Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam UK 0-553-17282-4, Apr ’87, £1.95, 216pp, pb) [Argonia] Reprint (Bantam 1982) humorous fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Argonia” series. [First U.K. edition]

Songs from the Seashell Archives, Vol. 1 Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26957-7, Oct ’87, $4.95, 552pp, pb) [Argonia] Omnibus edition of the first 2 books in the “Argonia” fantasy series, Song of Sorcery (Bantam 1982) and The Unicorn Creed (Bantam 1983).

The Unicorn Creed Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam UK 0-553-17283-2, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], £2.95, 340pp, pb) [Argonia] Reprint (Bantam 1983) humorous fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Argonia” series. [First U.K. edition]

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