The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Philip Jose Farmer’s The Dungeon, Vol. I: The Black Tower Richard A. Lupoff (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27346-9, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.95, 339pp, pb) [Dungeon] Fantasy novelization, part of a shared world created by Farmer. A Byron Preiss Visual Production book.

Dai-San Eric Van Lustbader (Grafton 0-586-20208-0, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], £3.50, 398pp, pb) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel. Volume Three in the “Sunset Warrior” trilogy.

Shallows of Night Eric Van Lustbader (Grafton 0-586-20207-2, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], £3.50, 347pp, pb) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel. Volume Two in the “Sunset Warrior” trilogy.

The Sunset Warrior Eric Van Lustbader (Grafton 0-586-20206-4, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], £2.99, 254pp, pb) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1977) fantasy novel. Volume One in the “Sunset Warrior” trilogy.

The Grey Horse R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam UK 0-553-17559-9, May ’88 [Apr ’88], £2.95, 247pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1987) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

A Trio for Lute R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27480-5, Jul ’88, $4.95, 680pp, pb) [Damiano] Reprint (SFBC 1985) omnibus of a fantasy trilogy, Damiano (1983), Damiano’s Lute (1984), and Raphael (1984), all originally from Bantam.

The Day Boy and the Night Girl [“The Romance of Photogen and Nycteris”] George MacDonald (Knopf 0-394-89409-X, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], $12.95, 103pp, hc) Short story from an early Macdonald collection, illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian. This is probably the first independent publication.

Little Daylight George MacDonald & Erick Ingraham (Morrow 0-688-06300-4, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $12.95, unpaginated, hc) Children’s fantasy short story, adapted and profusely illustrated by Ingraham from an early MacDonald tale. It’s primarily an art book of interest to adults.

The Girl, the Gold Watch, and Everything John D. MacDonald (Ballantine Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-12769-9, Nov ’88, $3.95, 207pp, pb) Reissue (Fawcett 1962) humorous fantasy novel about a watch that can freeze time for everyone except the wearer. 21st printing.

Wine of the Dreamers John D. MacDonald (Ballantine Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-14193-4, Feb ’88 [Jan ’88], $3.50, 217pp, pb) Reissue (Greenberg 1951) sf novel.

The Highest Ground David Mace (NEL 0-450-42675-0, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], £12.95, 373pp, hc) Near-future thriller.

Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels Carl Macek (Donning/Starblaze 0-89865-575-7, 1988 [Sep ’88], $12.95, 186pp, tp) Associational — art from Robotech, a Japanese animation cult classic.

Selected Letters Arthur Machen (Aquarian Press 0-85030-782-1, Dec ’88, £12.95, 256pp, hc) Selection of Machen’s letters, edited by Roger Dobson, Godfrey Brangham & R.A. Gilbert.

The Song of the Forest Colin Mackay (Ballantine 0-345-35675-6, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $3.95, 215pp, pb) Reprint (Canongate 1986) “golem” fantasy novel.

Philip K. Dick Douglas A. Mackey (Twayne 0-8057-7515-3, Mar ’88, $19.95, 157pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study in “Twayne’s United States Authors” series. [Philip K. Dick]

The People of the Horse Mary Mackie (W.H. Allen Star 0-352-32112-1, Aug ’88, £3.99, 415pp, pb) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1987) historical novel about Boudicca, with touches of the supernatural.

Goodnight Moom Jack MacLane (Zebra 0-8217-2570-X, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.95, 348pp, pb) Horror novel. A sadistic child takes his orders to kill from the bright, silvery orb in the night sky that he calls “Moom.”

Missing Man Katherine MacLean (Bart 1-55785-057-7, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.50, 219pp, pb) [Rescue Squad] Reprint (Berkley 1975) science fiction/mystery novel. The novella version won a Nebula.

Landscape of Far: Stephen King’s American Gothic Tony Magistrale (Popular Press 0-87972-405-6, Nov ’88, $12.95, 132pp, tp) Non-fiction, criticism and bibliography of King’s work. A hardcover was announced but not seen (0-87972-404-8). [Stephen King]

The Boy Who Bounced and Other Magic Tales Margaret Mahy (Puffin 0-14-032468-2, Apr ’88, £1.95, 154pp, pb) Reprint (Dent 1986, as Mahy Magic) young-adult fantasy collection.

The Tricksters Margaret Mahy (Puffin Plus 0-14-032363-5, Feb ’88, £2.50, 266pp, pb) Reprint (Dent 1986) young-adult occult novel.

The Tricksters Margaret Mahy (Scholastic 0-590-41513-1, Oct ’88, $2.95, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Dent 1986) young-adult fantasy novel.

A Book of Spells Sara Maitland (Methuen 0-413-18270-3, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], £3.95, 174pp, pb) Reprint (Michael Joseph 1987) literary occult collection.

First Maitz: Selected Works by Don Maitz Don Maitz (Ursus Imprints 0-942681-01-0, Jul ’88, $24.95, unpaginated, hc) Art book with a generous portion of Maitz artwork in full color plus the original sketches plus a discussion of each painting. Highly recommended. (CNB).

The Secret Adrian Malone (Critic’s Choice 1-55547-214-1, Jan ’88 [Apr ’88], $3.95, 390pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1984) mystical novel of the occult over 5 generations.

Wingman: The Twisted Cross Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-2553-X, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.95, 382pp, pb) [Wingman] Post-holocaust adventure novel. Neo-Nazis threaten to nuke the Panama Canal.

Wingman: Thunder in the East Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-2453-3, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $3.95, 430pp, pb) [Wingman] High-tech post-apocalyptic adventure novel.

The Celts Elona Malterre (Dell 0-440-20059-8, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $4.50, 370pp, pb) Historical fantasy/romance novel with lots of sex.

The Owl: A Story for Children David Mamet & Lindsay Crouse (Kampmann/Kipling 0-943718-01-5, Dec ’87 [Jan ’88], $6.95, 35pp, hc) Fantasy story with Goblin. Illustrated by Stephen Alcorn. Part of the revived series of “Goblin Tales”, from a new publisher, and done with b&w rather than color illustrations. Dated 1987; not seen until 1988.

Sorcerer Mark Manley (Popular Library 0-445-20524-5, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.95, 309pp, pb) Psychic horror novel about ancient sorcerers who control the balance of good and evil in the world.

The Eye of the Queen Phillip Mann (Grafton 0-586-05890-7, Jun ’88, £2.95, 264pp, pb) Reissue (Gollancz 1982) sf novel.

The Fall of the Families Phillip Mann (Grafton 0-586-20191-2, Nov ’88, £3.99, 416pp, pb) [Story of the Gardener] Reprint (Gollancz 1987) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Story of the Gardener” series.

Master of Paxwax Phillip Mann (Grafton 0-586-20039-8, Jun ’88, £3.50, 381pp, pb) [Story of the Gardener] Reprint (Gollancz 1986) sf novel. Volume 1 in the “Story of the Gardener” series.

Pioneers Phillip Mann (Gollancz 0-575-04281-8, Jul ’88, £11.95, 320pp, hc) Sf novel.

A Cauldron of Witches Ruth Manning-Sanders (Pied Piper 0-416-05172-3, Jan ’88, £5.95, 128pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

The Site Melisand March (St. Martin’s 0-312-01512-7, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $17.95, 367pp, hc) Horror novel.

Spirit Mirror Stephen Marley (Fontana 0-00-617521-X, May ’88, £3.50, 334pp, pb) Fantasy novel set in ancient China that attempts, unsuccessfully, to blend horror, Buddhism, Taoism and a scattering of Egyptian mythology.

Spirit Mirror Stephen Marley (Collins 0-00-223368-1, May ’88, £11.95, 334pp, hc) Hardcover edition of the above.

The Fangs of the Hooded Demon Geoffrey Marsh (Tor 0-312-93100-X, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $17.95, 281pp, hc) [Lincoln Blackthorne] Fantasy adventure novel in the “Lincoln Blackthorne” series.

The Patch of the Odin Soldier Geoffrey Marsh (Tor 0-812-58582-8, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.50, 247pp, pb) [Lincoln Blackthorne] Reprint (Doubleday 1987) “Doc Savage"-type adventure novel, in the "Lincoln Blackthorne” series.

The Tail of the Arabian, Knight Geoffrey Marsh (Tor 0-812-50652-9, Feb ’88, $3.95, 278pp, pb) [Lincoln Blackthorne] Reprint (Doubleday 1986) fantasy adventure novel in the “Lincoln Blackthorne” series.

Forevermore Jacqueline Marten (Pocket 0-671-63523-9, Jun ’88, $3.95, 296pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1979 as Visions of the Damned) romance/fantasy novel of reincarnation and love.

Doctor Who: The Rescue Ian Marter (W.H. Allen Target 0-426-20308-9, Jan ’88 [Jun ’88], £1.95, 139pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1987) young-adult sf novelization. Volume 124 in the series.

Doctor Who: The Dominators and The Kryptons Ian Marter & Terrance Dicks (W.H. Allen Star 0-352-32265-9, Sep ’88, £2.95, 243pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Omnibus of two Doctor Who novelizations. Volume 3 in the “Doctor Who Classics” series.

Tuf Voyaging George R. R. Martin (Gollancz 0-575-04266-4, May ’88, £3.50, 374pp, pb) [Haviland Tuf] Reprint (Baen 1986) light-hearted collection of linked stories about the lovable rogue Haviland Tuf, his cats and his seedship. Recommended. (PSP)

Windhaven George R. R. Martin & Lisa Tuttle (Gollancz 0-575-04395-4, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], £3.99, 315pp, pb) [Maris] Reprint (Timescape 1981) sf novel.

Night Visions: The Hellbound Heart ed. George R. R. Martin (Berkley 0-425-10707-8, Jan ’88 [Feb ’88], $3.95, 278pp, pb) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1986 as Night Visions 3) original horror anthology of 11 stories by Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Tuttle, and Clive Barker.

Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad ed. George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27628-X, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $4.50, 466pp, pb) [Wild Cards] Original shared world anthology, presented as a “braided novel.” There’s no table of contents, and there are short bridging sections by Martin.

Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty ed. George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27463-5, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $4.50, 518pp, pb) [Wild Cards] Original shared world anthology with stories set in an alternate world where superheroes were created by an alien virus after WWII.

Half a Glass of Moonshine Graham Dunstan Martin (Unwin Hyman 0-04-440030-6, Apr ’88, £11.95, 179pp, hc) Disappointing novel about a man who is killed in a plane crash but who keeps turning up at odd times. Not up to the author’s usual high standard. (PSP)

The Darkling Hills Lori Martin (NAL Signet 0-451-15284-0, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.50, 327pp, pb) Reprint (NAL 1986) fantasy novel.

Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos Philip Martin (W.H. Allen 0-491-03502-0, Jan ’88 [Jun ’88], £7.95, 137pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 106 in the series.

Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos Philip Martin (W.H. Allen Target 0-426-20291-0, Jun ’88 [Jul ’88], £1.99, 137pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1988) young-adult sf novelization. Volume 106 in the series.

The Education of Jennifer Parrish Russ Martin (Tor 0-812-52156-0, Feb ’88 [Jan ’88], $3.95, 319pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1984) horror novel; second printing.

The Obsession of Sally Wing Russ Martin (Tor 0-812-52152-8, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $3.95, 286pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1983) horror novel. Probably a second printing, but the copyright page has not been changed from the 1983 one.

The Possession of Jessica Young Russ Martin (Tor 0-812-52158-7, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.95, 316pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1982) horror novel. second printing.

The Fire Sword Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Avon 0-380-87718-X, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.75, 374pp, pb) [Chronique D’Avebury] Reissue (Avon 1984) fantasy novel of a 20th-century woman summoned for a mysterious mission in medieval England. First in a series. Second printing.

The Rainbow Sword Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Avon 0-380-75455-X, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $3.50, 212pp, pb) [Chronique D’Avebury] Alternate-world Byzantium historical fantasy novel, third in a series.

The War Against Chaos Anita Mason (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-12176-0, Jun ’88, £11.95, 252pp, hc) Literary sf novel.

Wet Visions: The Rainthology ed. Cyn Mason (Hypatia 0-940841-16-9, May ’88 [Apr ’88], price unknown, 223pp, hc) Anthology of “soluble stories”, mostly originals, by Northwest writers. Limited edition of 750 copies available in various binding states at various prices.

Charnel House Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-52205-2, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.95, 241pp, pb) Reissue (Pinnacle 1978) horror novel about a house haunted by an ancient Indian legend, a demon coyote.

Death Dream Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-52176-5, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $3.95, 314pp, pb) [Night Warriors] Horror novel about the creature that stalks the dream world.

The Djinn Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-52178-1, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.95, 210pp, pb) Reissue (UK 1977) horror novel. A djinn loose in modern times. second Tor printing.

Feast Graham Masterton (Pinnacle 1-55817-103-7, Apr ’88, $4.50, 448pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Manitou Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-1580-6, Mar ’88, £10.95, 224pp, hc) [Manitou] Reprint (Neville Spearman 1975) horror novel. [Not seen]

Mirror Graham Masterton (Tor 0-312-93077-1, May ’88 [Apr ’88], $18.95, 440pp, hc) Horror novel.

Mirror Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-1600-4, May ’88 [Jun ’88], £12.95, 440pp, hc) Horror novel, simultaneous with the US edition from Tor.

Mirror Graham Masterton (Sphere 0-7474-0191-8, Oct ’88, £3.50, 345pp, pb) Reprint (Tor/Severn House 1988) horror novel.

Ritual Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-1677-2, Nov ’88 [Dec ’88], £12.95, 359pp, hc) Horror novel.

The Incredible Shrinking Man Richard Matheson (Sphere 0-7474-0233-7, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], £2.99, 217pp, pb) Reprint (Fawcett 1956, as The Shrinking Man) sf novel.

The Shrinking Man Richard Matheson (SFBC #14026, 1988 [Oct ’88], $4.98, 182pp, hc) Reprint (Fawcett 1956) sf novel.

Scars & Other Distinguishing Marks Richard Christian Matheson (Tor 0-812-52254-0, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.95, 262pp, pb) Collection of 26 stories and a screenplay, plus a foreword by Stephen King and an introduction by Dennis Etchison. This is almost identical to the Scream/Press 1987 limited edition, but adds a screenplay which takes up nearly a quarter of the book.

An Arthurian Reader ed. John Matthews (Aquarian Press 0-85030-778-3, Oct ’88 [Dec ’88], £14.95, 351pp, hc) Anthology of essays, stories and original texts on the Arthurian legend.

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