The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Believers Nicholas Conde (Corgi 0-552-12347-1, Mar ’88, £2.95, 427pp, pb) Reprint (Hutchinson 1982, as The Religion) supernatural thriller, now filmed.

Fang, the Gnome Michael Greatrex Coney (NAL 0-453-00575-6, Feb ’88 [Jan ’88], $17.95, 345pp, hc) [Song of Earth] Quasi-Arthurian, quasi-humorous, quasi-sf novel, third in the “Greataway” series. The sf elements don’t keep this from being mainly fantasy, and rather too cute. (FCM) Illustrations by Tim Hildebrandt.

Fang, the Gnome Michael Greatrex Coney (SFBC #12335, May ’88 [Jun ’88], $6.98, 345pp, hc) [Song of Earth] Reprint (NAL 1988) quasi-Arthurian fantasy novel with sf elements, 3rd in the “Greataway” series.

Fang, the Gnome Michael Greatrex Coney (Orbit 0-7088-8231-5, Oct ’88, £3.99, 345pp, pb) [Song of Earth] Reprint (NAL 1988) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Song of Earth” series. [First U.K. edition]

Fang, the Gnome Michael Greatrex Coney (NAL Signet 0-451-15847-4, Dec ’88, $3.95, 345pp, pb) [Song of Earth] Reprint (NAL 1988) Arthurian fantasy novel.

Racso and the Rats of NIMH Jane Leslie Conly (Harper Trophy 0-06-440245-2, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.50, 278pp, pb) [Rats of NIMH] Reprint (Harper & Row 1986) young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O’Brien, written by his daughter. Illustrations by Leonard Lubin.

The Hampton Sisters Bernard F. Conners (Dell 0-440-20143-8, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.95, 382pp, pb) Horror novel about two sisters, one good, the other evil — or at least very weird.

Eye of the Sun Mike Connor (Ace 0-441-22388-5, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.50, 311pp, pb) Far future sf novel with the feel of exotic fantasy.

The Bewitchments of Love and Hate Storm Constantine (Macdonald 0-356-15158-1, Feb ’88 [Mar ’88], £12.95, 411pp, hc) [Wraeththu] Sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Wraeththu” series.

The Bewitchments of Love and Hate Storm Constantine (Orbit 0-7088-8274-9, Nov ’88, £4.50, 411pp, tp) [Wraeththu] Reprint (Macdonald 1988) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Wraeththu” series.

The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit Storm Constantine (Orbit 0-7088-8256-0, Mar ’88, £3.95, 318pp, tp) [Wraeththu] Reprint (Macdonald 1987) sf novel. Volume 1 in the “Wraeththu” series.

Bitter Gold Hearts Glen Cook (NAL Signet 0-451-15371-5, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $3.50, 253pp, pb) [Garrett] Private eye/fantasy novel, second in the “Garrett” series.

Cold Copper Tears Glen Cook (NAL Signet 0-451-15773-7, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.50, 255pp, pb) [Garrett] Fantasy/private eye novel, third in the “Garrett” series.

The Dragon Never Sleeps Glen Cook (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20349-8, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.95, 422pp, pb) Sf novel, a space opera of Machiavellian intrigue.

The Hero’s Return Hugh Cook (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20664-0, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.95, 204pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Humorous fantasy novel, “Wizard War Chronicles” III. First U.S. edition (Colin Smythe 1987 as part of The Wordsmiths and the Warguild).

The Questing Hero Hugh Cook (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20654-3, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $3.50, 200pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel, second in the “Wizard War” chronicles. First U.S. edition (Colin Smythe 1987, as part of The Wordsmiths and the Warguild). The first American edition has only the first 21 chapters of the 46-chapter British volume.

The Walrus and the Warwolf Hugh Cook (Corgi 0-552-13327-2, Jun ’88, £3.95, 779pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Fantasy novel. Volume 4 in the “Chronicles of an Age of Darkness” series.

Wizard War Hugh Cook (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20701-1, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $3.95, 447pp, pb) [Age of Darkness] Reissue (Colin Smythe 1986 as The Wizards and the Warriors) fantasy novel, first in the “Wizard War” chronicles. Third printing, now without the embossed cover.

Mortal Fear Robin Cook (Pan 0-330-30760-6, 1988 [Oct ’88], £2.95, 364pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1988) medical horror novel. This is a special ‘Open Market’ edition and is not generally available in the UK.

Mortal Fear Robin Cook (Macmillan 0-333-47141-5, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], £11.95, 364pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam’s 1988) horror novel about a virus that can accelerate aging. [First U.K. edition]

Outbreak Robin Cook (Pan 0-330-30207-8, Apr ’88, £2.99, 366pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1987) medical horror novel.

The Hidden Temple Catherine Cooke (Tor 0-812-53388-7, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.95, 306pp, pb) [Mask] Fantasy novel, third in a trilogy.

Realm of the Gods Catherine Cooke (Ace 0-441-70840-4, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $3.50, 218pp, pb) [Winged Assassin] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Winged Assassin.

The Winged Assassin Catherine Cooke (Orbit 0-7088-8266-8, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], £3.50, 279pp, pb) [Winged Assassin] Reprint (Ace 1987) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Night Walkers Otto Coontz (Methuen 0-416-07302-6, Oct ’88, £7.95, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1982) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Shapeshifters Otto Coontz (Magnet 0-416-10262-X, Oct ’88, £1.95, 209pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1983, as Isle of the Shapeshifters) young-adult fantasy novel.

Ashar of Qarius Clare Cooper (Sprint 0-671-69932-6, Oct ’88, £3.50, 160pp, tp) Young-adult sf novel.

Inferno Louise Cooper (Unwin 0-04-440157-4, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], £3.50, 241pp, pb) [Indigo] Fantasy novel, Volume 2 in the “Indigo” 8-part series.

Mirage Louise Cooper (Tor 0-812-53397-6, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $3.95, 380pp, pb) Heroic fantasy novel. First U.S. edition (Unwin 1987).

Nemesis Louise Cooper (Unwin 0-04-440156-6, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.50, 246pp, pb) [Indigo] Fantasy novel, Volume 1 in the “Indigo” 8-part series.

The Thorn Key Louise Cooper (Franklin Watts/Orchard 1-85213-132-2, Aug ’88, £7.95, 163pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel.

The Dark Is Rising Susan Cooper (Windrush 1-85089-933-9, Apr ’88 [Aug ’88], £8.70, 338pp, hc) [Dark Is Rising] Reprint (Atheneum 1973) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Dark is Rising” series. [Not seen]

Silver on the Tree Susan Cooper (Windrush 1-85089-936-3, Jul ’88 [Aug ’88], £8.70, 394pp, hc) [Dark Is Rising] Reprint (Atheneum 1977) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume 5 in the “Dark is Rising” series. [Not seen]

Shades of Winter Susan Coppula (Ballantine Fawcett 0-449-13169-6, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.95, 404pp, pb) Historical romance novel with witchcraft, set in Henry III’s England.

The Voyage of Sindbad Richard Corben & Jan Strnad (Titan 1-85286-058-8, May ’88, £8.95, 102pp, tp) Reprint (Heavy Metal Books ????, as New Tales of the Arabian Nights) fantasy/adventure graphic novel. [First U.K. edition]

Fade Robert Cormier (Gollancz 0-575-04402-0, Sep ’88, £9.95, 246pp, hc) Young-adult literary sf novel.

Fade Robert Cormier (Delacorte 0-440-50105-9, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $15.95, 310pp, hc) Multigenerational fantasy novel about a family with an inherited power of invisibility. First U.S. edition (Gollancz 1988).

Doctor Who: The Myth Makers and The Gunfighters Donald Cotton (W.H. Allen Target 0-352-32263-2, Aug ’88, £2.95, 290pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Omnibus of two Doctor Who novelizations. Volume 2 in the “Doctor Who Classics” series.

Planetfall Arthur Byron Cover (Avon 0-380-75384-7, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.95, 298pp, pb) Novelization based on a 1984 Infocom sf game; packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

The Ghost Wore Gray Bruce Coville (Bantam Skylark 0-553-15610-1, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $2.75, 153pp, pb) Young-adult ghost novel.

Space Station I.C.E.-3 Bruce Coville (Scholastic/Omni 0-590-40278-1, Nov ’87 [Jan ’88], $2.50, 188pp, pb) Young-adult murder mystery set on a space station. Dated 1987 — not seen until 1988.

The Unicorn Treasury ed. Bruce Coville (Doubleday 0-385-24000-7, Sep ’88 [Jun ’88], $14.95, 166pp, hc) Young-adult illustrated anthology of stories, poems, and lore, with illustrations by Tim Hildebrandt. It includes new stories and poems by fantasy writers, plus novel excerpts.

Repo Man Alex Cox (Faber and Faber 0-571-12977-3, Jun ’88 [Jul ’88], $9.95, 142pp, tp) Screenplay of the offbeat sf movie, edited by Dick Rude.

Team Yankee Harold Coyle (Berkley 0-425-11042-7, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $4.95, 330pp, pb) Reprint (Presidio Press 1987) near-future war novel set in the universe of General Sir John Hackett’s Third World War.

The Hunting Season John Coyne (Warner 0-446-34321-8, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $4.50, 250pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1987) horror novel.

J.R.R. Tolkien Katharyn W. Crabbe (Continuum 0-8044-6106-6, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $9.95, 233pp, tp) Non-fiction: literary criticism and biography. An expansion of the book published in 1981 by Ungar. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

The Gift of Stones Jim Crace (Secker & Warburg 0-436-11282-5, Sep ’88, £9.95, 170pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel.

Christmas Ghosts ed. Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell (Robinson 0-948164-90-5, Oct ’88, £5.95, 284pp, tp) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) anthology of 17 classic ghost stories of Christmas. [First U.K. edition]

Christmas Ghosts ed. Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell (Dell 0-440-20217-5, Dec ’88, $3.50, 265pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) anthology of 17 ghost stories relating to Christmas.

The Architecture of Fear ed. Kathryn Cramer & Peter D. Pautz (Avon 0-380-70553-2, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.95, 278pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) original anthology of 15 horror stories. Winner of a World Fantasy Award.

Ramsey Campbell Gary William Crawford (Starmont 1-557-42036-X, 1988 [Apr ’88], $8.95, 74pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study. [Ramsey Campbell]

Moondial Helen Cresswell (Puffin 0-14-032523-9, Feb ’88, £2.25, 214pp, pb) Reprint (Faber and Faber 1987) time-travel novel.

The Andromeda Strain Michael Crichton (Pan 0-330-30492-5, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.50, 295pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1969) sf novel.

Eaters of the Dead Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-35461-3, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.95, 181pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1976) retelling of “Beowulf”. This lacks the original illustrations.

Sphere Michael Crichton (SFBC #10960, Jan ’88 [Feb ’88], $4.98, 335pp, hc) Reprint (Knopf 1987) sf novel.

Sphere Michael Crichton (Pan Open Market 0-330-30127-6, Jun ’88, £3.50, 385pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1987) sf novel. Special ‘Open Market’ edition, not available in the UK.

Sphere Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-35314-5, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $4.95, 374pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1987) sf novel. A spaceship is found on the Pacific Ocean floor.

Sphere Michael Crichton (Pan 0-330-30127-6, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.99, 385pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1987) sf novel.

The Terminal Man Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-35462-1, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $4.95, 289pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1972) sf novel.

Travels Michael Crichton (Knopf 0-394-56236-4, Jun ’88, $17.95, 377pp, hc) Non-fiction, autobiography including Crichton’s year in med school, experiences as a writer and explorer, and investigation of psychic phenomena.

Star Trek: Time for Yesterday A. C. Crispin (Pocket 0-671-60371-X, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.95, 303pp, pb) [Star Trek: Yesterday Saga] Sf novelization, sequel to Yesterday’s Son. #39 in the series of original novelizations.

Star Trek: Time for Yesterday A. C. Crispin (Titan 1-85286-063-4, Apr ’88, £2.95, 303pp, pb) [Star Trek: Yesterday Saga] Sf novelization, sequel to Yesterday’s Son. Simultaneous with the US (Pocket Books) edition.

Star Trek: Yesterday’s Son A. C. Crispin (Titan 1-85286-061-8, Mar ’88, £2.95, 191pp, pb) [Star Trek: Yesterday Saga] Reprint (Timescape 1983) sf novel. In the “Star Trek Novels” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Dark Behind the Curtain Gillian Cross (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-20207-8, Nov ’88, $2.95, 199pp, pb) Young-adult ghost/horror novel about a play version of Sweeney Todd. First U.S. edition? (Oxford University Press 1982).

Prisoners of Paradise Ronald Anthony Cross (Franklin Watts 0-531-15083-6, Oct ’88, $17.95, 263pp, hc) Sf primitive survivor novel set in an immense futuristic structure. A first novel.

Ægypt John Crowley (Gollancz 0-575-04325-3, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.95, 390pp, tp) [AEgypt] Reprint (Bantam 1987) literary fantasy novel. Rich and unusual, it promises much for the sequels that are presumably to follow. (PSP)

Witches, Wraiths and Warlocks ed. Ronald Curran (Ballantine Fawcett 0-449-30061-7, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $4.95, 354pp, pb) Reissue (Fawcett 1971) collection of classic supernatural folktales.

Me, Myself and I Jane Louise Curry (Macmillan McElderry 0-689-50429-2, Oct ’87 [Jan ’88], $12.95, 184pp, hc) Young-adult time travel sf novel. Dated 1987; not seen until 1988.

Crow’s Parliament Jack Curtis (Corgi 0-552-13081-8, Mar ’88, £2.95, 427pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1987) sf novel.

Bewitched by the Brain Sharpeners Philip Curtis (Beaver 0-09-956780-6, Aug ’88, £1.75, 128pp, pb) [Mr. Browser] Reprint (Andersen Press 1986) young-adult sf novel. Volume 6 in the “Mr. Browser” series.

Chaos Comes to Chivvy Chase Philip Curtis (Andersen Press 0-86264-193-4, May ’88 [Jul ’88], £5.95, 120pp, hc) [Mr. Browser] Young-adult sf novel. Volume 10 in the “Mr. Browser” series.

Mr. Browser in the Space Museum Philip Curtis (Beaver 0-09-956770-9, Apr ’88, £1.50, 142pp, pb) [Mr. Browser] Reprint (Andersen Press 1985) young-adult sf novel.

Treasure Clive Cussler (Grafton 0-246-13219-1, Apr ’88, £11.95, 475pp, hc) [Dirk Pitt] Near-future thriller. A Dirk Pitt novel.

Blood Beast Don D’Ammassa (Pinnacle 1-55817-096-0, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.95, 384pp, pb) Horror novel about a stone gargoyle.

Robot Odyssey I: Escape from Robotropolis Fred D’Ignazio (Tor 0-312-93081-X, May ’88 [Apr ’88], $18.95, 284pp, hc) Sf novel based on a software adventure.

Boy Roald Dahl (Viking Penguin 0-14-008917-9, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $6.95, 176pp, tp) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1984) non-fiction, autobiographical essays on Dahl’s life between the ages of 7 and 20. This is a worldwide edition.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl (Viking Puffin 0-14-032869-6, Oct ’88, $3.95, 162pp, tp) [Charlie] Reprint (Knopf 1964) children’s fantasy classic.

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Roald Dahl (Viking Puffin 0-14-032870-X, Oct ’88, $3.95, 163pp, tp) [Charlie] Reprint (Knopf 1972) children’s fantasy story.

Fantastic Mr. Fox Roald Dahl (Puffin 0-14-032671-5, Jul ’88 [Aug ’88], £1.75, 90pp, tp) Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1970) children’s fantasy novella, with new illustrations by Tony Ross.

Fantastic Mr. Fox Roald Dahl (Unwin Hyman 0-04-823096-0, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], £6.95, 90pp, hc) Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1970) young children’s novella. This edition has new illustrations throughout by Tony Ross.

Fantastic Mr. Fox Roald Dahl (Viking Puffin 0-14-032872-6, Oct ’88, $3.95, 90pp, tp) Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1970) children’s fantasy. This edition has new illustrations.

James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl (Viking Puffin 0-14-032871-8, Oct ’88, $3.95, 119pp, tp) Reprint (Knopf 1961) children’s fantasy classic.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More Roald Dahl (Viking Puffin 0-14-032874-2, Oct ’88, $3.95, 225pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1977) collection of seven children’s stories.

Ghosts for Christmas ed. Richard Dalby (O’Mara 0-948397-18-7, Oct ’88, £12.00, 339pp, hc) Anthology of 30 Christmas ghost stories, one original.

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