The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Last Dinosaur Jim Murphy (Scholastic 0-590-41097-0, Apr ’88 [Jul ’88], $13.95, unpaginated, hc) Children’s story about the last living dinosaur. Great illustrations by Mark Alan Weatherby.

Jacob Atabet Michael Murphy (Jeremy P. Tarcher 0-87477-422-5, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $8.95, 216pp, tp) Reprint (Celestial Arts 1977) New Age science fiction novel of spiritual transformation and human potential. Distributed by St. Martin’s.

The Falling Woman Pat Murphy (Headline 0-7472-3076-5, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], £2.95, 287pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1986) fantasy/horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Falling Woman Pat Murphy (Tor 0-812-54622-9, Nov ’88, $3.95, 287pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1986) fantasy novel, winner of the Nebula Award. Second printing.

The Shadow Hunter Pat Murphy (Headline 0-7472-3141-9, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £2.99, 223pp, pb) Reprint (Popular Library 1982) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Dragonbards Shirley Rousseau Murphy (Harper & Row 0-06-024366-X, Mar ’88, $12.95, 249pp, hc) [Dragonbards] Young-adult fantasy novel. Bards and dragons battle the army of evil. third in a trilogy.

The Ivory Lyre Shirley Rousseau Murphy (Harper Starwanderer 0-694-05612-X, Oct ’88, $3.25, 250pp, pb) [Dragonbards] Reprint (Harper & Row 1987) young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to Nightpool.

High Priest Warren Murphy & Molly Cochran (Futura 0-7088-3586-4, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], £3.50, 355pp, pb) [Grandmaster] Reprint (NAL 1987) thriller with fantasy elements. Sequel to Grandmaster. [First U.K. edition]

Destroyer #72: Sole Survivor Warren Murphy & Richard Ben Sapir (NAL Signet 0-451-15359-6, Apr ’88, $3.50, 223pp, pb) [Destroyer] Sf novel, part of a non-sf series. The publicity quote is wonderful: “...impotent against a deadly outer space invader set on sterilizing America!”

Destroyer #75: Rain of Terror Warren Murphy & Richard Ben Sapir (NAL Signet 0-451-15752-4, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.95, 256pp, pb) [Destroyer] Sf novel/adventure thriller. A supercomputer and UFOs continue to threaten the Earth.

Ten Little Indians E. Patrick Murray (Zebra 0-8217-2452-5, Sep ’88, $3.95, 350pp, pb) Horror novel about ancient Indian spirits using a little girl to insure their solitude.

The Fourth Book of After Midnight Stories ed. Amy Myers (Kimber 0-7183-0702-X, Nov ’88, £9.95, 192pp, hc) Original ghost anthology.

Prince Dracula: Son of the Devil Douglas Myles (McGraw-Hill 0-07-072176-9, 1988 [Nov ’88], $18.95, 288pp, hc) Non-fiction, associational. Biography of the real Prince Dracula, Vlad Tepes.

Breakdown Ed Naha (Dell 0-440-20210-8, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.50, 216pp, pb) Horror novel.

Robocop Ed Naha (Corgi 0-552-13243-8, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], £1.95, 189pp, pb) Reprint (Dell 1987) sf film novelization, based on the screenplay by Edward Neumeier & Michael Miner [First U.K. edition]

Rebecca’s World Terry Nation (Beaver 0-09-946390-3, Sep ’88, £1.99, 127pp, pb) Reissue (Andre Deutsch 1975) young-adult fantasy novel.

Sorcerers Jacob Needleman (Arkana 1-85063-103-4, May ’88, £4.95, 244pp, tp) Reprint (Mercury House 1986) occult novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

1989 Writer’s Market: Where & How to Sell What You Write ed. Glenda Tennant Neff & Robin Gee (Writer’s Digest 0-89879-330-0, Oct ’88, $22.95, 1025pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. This covers magazine markets only, and the sf section is weak and does not break down pro, semi-pro, or fiction fanzines. (CNB)

Playmates Andrew Neiderman (Arrow 0-09-955160-8, Aug ’88, £2.99, 312pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1987) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Surrogate Child Andrew Neiderman (Berkley 0-425-10989-5, Aug ’88, $3.95, 294pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Book of Beasts E. Nesbit (Dial 0-8037-0473-9, 1988 [Nov ’88], price unknown, 31pp, hc) [Seven Dragons] Children’s fantasy short story about a young king with a magical book; illustrated in full color by Annabel Spenceley. First U.S. edition of this separate printing (Macdonald/Beehive 1987).

The Cockatoucan E. Nesbit (Dial 0-8037-0474-7, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $10.95, 31pp, hc) Children’s fantasy short story, fully illustrated by Susie Jenkin-Pearce. First U.S. edition (Macdonald 1987).

The Ice Dragon E. Nesbit (Dial 0-8037-0475-5, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $10.95, 31pp, hc) [Seven Dragons] Children’s fantasy story, fully illustrated by Carol Grey. First U.S. edition (Macdonald 1987).

In the Dark E. Nesbit (Equation 1-85336-080-5, Oct ’88, £3.50, 176pp, tp) Outstanding collection of rare, and generally uncollected, ghost stories, edited and introduced by Hugh Lamb. (PSP)

Long Ago When I Was Young E. Nesbit (Dial 0-8037-0476-3, Oct ’87 [Mar ’88], $14.95, 127pp, hc) Non-fiction; an autobiographical account of her early years, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone and George Buchanan. First U.S. edition (Whiting & Wheaten 1966). Has a 1987 copyright, but not seen until 1988.

The Town in the Library E. Nesbit (Dial 0-8037-0477-1, 1988 [Nov ’88], price unknown, 31pp, hc) Children’s fantasy short story about the magic of libraries, illustrated in full color by Shirley Tourret. First separate U.S. edition (Macdonald/ Beehive 1987).

The Eight Katherine Neville (Ballantine 0-345-35137-1, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $18.95, 550pp, hc) [The Eight] Contemporary and historical fantasy/occult novel about a chess set once owned by the Emperor Charlemagne. A first novel.

Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die Francis M. Nevins (Mysterious Press 0-89296-297-6, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $19.95, 613pp, hc) Non-fiction, biography of the mystery/suspense writer who also wrote as William Irish. Woolrich also did a fair amount of fantasy/horror stories and was a major influence on Harlan Ellison, Barry Malzberg, and others. [Cornell Woolrich]

Bardic Voices One ed. Alan Bard Newcomer (Hypatia 0-940841-20-7, May ’88 [Apr ’88], price unknown, 183pp, hc) Original anthology of fantasy stories by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Ru Emerson, Mercedes Lackey, and Jennifer Roberson. Limited edition.

Spell Singers ed. Alan Bard Newcomer (DAW 0-88677-314-8, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $3.50, 236pp, pb) Reprint (Hypatia Press 1988 as Bardic Voices One) original anthology of six fantasy stories.

Nightmare Movies: A Critical History of the Horror Film, 1968 - 1988 Kim Newman (Bloomsbury Books 0-7475-0295-1, Dec ’88, £12.95, 256pp, hc) Critical study of the horror film. Second revised edition. [Not seen]

On Wings of Evil Richard Louis Newman (Leisure 0-8439-2658-9, Aug ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.95, 367pp, pb) Horror novel about good and evil battling for possession of a 13-year-old girl.

The Door to December Leigh Nichols (Inner Circle 1-85018-067-9, Jan ’88, £10.95, 416pp, hc) Reprint (NAL 1985, as by Richard Paige) horror novel. [Not seen]

The Eyes of Darkness Leigh Nichols (Fontana 0-00-616508-7, Apr ’88, £2.95, 312pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1981) horror novel.

The House of Thunder Leigh Nichols (Fontana 0-00-616509-5, Apr ’88, £3.50, 329pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1982) horror novel.

The Key to Midnight Leigh Nichols (Fontana 0-00-617001-3, Apr ’88, £3.50, 383pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1979) horror novel.

The Servants of Twilight Leigh Nichols (Fontana 0-00-616923-6, Apr ’88, £3.50, 379pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1984) horror novel.

Timelapse David F. Nighbert (St. Martin’s 0-312-01835-5, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $17.95, 294pp, hc) [Timelapse] Sf novel of interstellar intrigue and revenge. A first novel.

Magic Code: Use of Magical Patterns in Fantasy for Children Maria Nikolajeva (Almqvist 91-22-01200-1, May ’88 [Aug ’88], £15.00, 164pp, tp) Study of children’s fantasy. [Not seen]

Black Wizards Douglas Niles (TSR 0-88038-563-4, May ’88, $3.95, 347pp, pb) [Forgotten Realms: Moonshae] Fantasy novel, Book 2 of the “Moonshae” trilogy.

Black Wizards Douglas Niles (Penguin 0-14-011138-7, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], £3.99, 347pp, pb) [Forgotten Realms: Moonshae] Reprint (TSR 1988) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Moonshae” trilogy. In the “Forgotten Realms” series. [First U.K. edition]

Darkwalker on Moonshae Douglas Niles (Penguin 0-14-011136-0, Jun ’88, £3.50, 380pp, pb) [Forgotten Realms: Moonshae] Reprint (TSR 1987) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Moonshae” trilogy. In the “Forgotten Realms” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Integral Trees Larry Niven (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32065-4, Apr ’88, $3.50, 272pp, pb) [Sharls Davis Kendy] Reissue (Del Rey 1984) sf novel; 10th printing.

Ringworld Larry Niven (Sphere 0-7221-6406-8, Apr ’88, £2.99, 287pp, pb) [Ringworld] Reissue (Ballantine 1970) sf novel.

The Smoke Ring Larry Niven (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30257-5, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $4.50, 323pp, pb) [Sharls Davis Kendy] Reprint (Del Rey 1987) sf novel, sequel to The Integral Trees.

The Smoke Ring Larry Niven (Orbit 0-7088-8267-6, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.99, 362pp, pb) [Sharls Davis Kendy] Reprint (Del Rey 1987) enjoyable hard-SF novel following the adventures of the population of the Citizen’s Tree as they explore more of the bizarre cosmology of the Smoke Ring. Sequel to The Integral Trees. (PSP)

The Legacy of Heorot Larry Niven, Jerry E. Pournelle & Steven Barnes (Sphere 0-7221-6407-6, Apr ’88, £3.50, 400pp, pb) [Heorot] Reprint (Gollancz 1987) sf novel that reads like a cross between a Western and Aliens.

The Legacy of Heorot Larry Niven, Jerry E. Pournelle & Steven Barnes (Pocket 0-671-64928-0, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $4.50, 383pp, pb) [Heorot] Reprint (Gollancz 1987) Hugo-nominated sf novel.

The Man-Kzin Wars ed. Larry Niven (Baen 0-671-65411-X, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $3.95, 289pp, pb) [Man-Kzin Wars] Anthology of 3 sf stories set in Niven’s Known Universe, with stories by Niven, Poul Anderson and Dean Ing, plus an introduction by Niven.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit Martin Noble (W.H. Allen Star 0-352-32389-2, Dec ’88, £2.50, 147pp, pb) [Roger Rabbit] Fantasy film novelization. Based on the screenplay by Jeffrey Price and Peter Seaman.

Speaker to Heaven Atanielle Annyn Noël (Baen 0-671-65406-3, May ’88 [Apr ’88], $3.50, 279pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) sf/mystery novel.

The Work of Charles Beaumont William F. Nolan (Borgo Press 0-89370-485-7, Jan ’88 [Jul ’88], $9.95, 48pp, tp) Reissue (Borgo 1986). Non-fiction, bibliography. [Charles Beaumont]

Magicians of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-279-6, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $4.95, 492pp, pb) [Gor] Sf novel, “Gor” #25.

The Fortune Teller Marsha Norman (Bantam 0-553-27284-5, May ’88 [Apr ’88], $4.50, 375pp, pb) Reprint (Random House 1987) novel of the psychic.

Flight in Yiktor Andre Norton (Teens 0-416-07432-4, Feb ’88, £2.50, 251pp, pb) [Moonsinger] Reprint (Tor 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Moon Magic” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Gate of the Cat Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-27380-7, Jul ’88, $3.50, 219pp, pb) [Witch World] Reprint (Ace 1987) fantasy novel in the “Witch World” series.

The Magic Books Andre Norton (NAL Signet 0-451-15232-8, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $3.95, 383pp, pb) Omnibus of three juvenile fantasy novels, Fur Magic, Steel Magic, and Octagon Magic.

Moon Mirror Andre Norton (Tor 0-312-93098-4, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $17.95, 250pp, hc) Collection of nine stories, one of which is an original.

Ralestone Luck Andre Norton (Tor 0-812-54754-3, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $2.95, 245pp, pb) Reprint (Appleton-Century 1938), associational; young-adult romantic adventure novel with fantasy packaging.

Serpent’s Tooth Andre Norton (Andre Norton Ltd., 1987 [Sep ’88], $18.00 signed, $13.00 unsigned, 52pp, ph) Fantasy novella. Limited to 999 copies. This came out in 1987, but we did not see it until 1988.

Sorceress of the Witch World Andre Norton (Gollancz 0-575-04000-9, May ’88, £2.95, 222pp, pb) [Witch World] Reprint (Ace 1968) fantasy novel. Volume 6 in the “Witch World” series.

Sorceress of the Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-77558-6, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $3.50, 280pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1968) fantasy novel in the “Witch World” series; sixth printing.

Spell of the Witch World Andre Norton (Gollancz 0-575-04365-2, Aug ’88, £2.95, 220pp, pb) [Witch World] Reprint (DAW 1972) fantasy collection. Volume 7 in the “Witch World” series.

Warlock of the Witch World Andre Norton (Gollancz 0-575-03997-3, Feb ’88, £2.50, 220pp, pb) [Witch World] Reprint (Ace 1967) fantasy novel. Volume 5 in the “Witch World” series.

Web of the Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-87879-2, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.50, 190pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1964) fantasy novel, second in the “Witch World” series; “13th printing.”

Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-89708-8, Feb ’88 [Jan ’88], $3.50, 282pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1963) fantasy novel, first in the series. 12th printing.

Tales of the Witch World 2 ed. Andre Norton (Tor 0-312-93078-X, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $16.95, 376pp, hc) [Witch World] Original anthology of 17 stories set in Norton’s “Witch World” universe.

Magic in Ithkar 1 ed. Andre Norton & Robert Adams (Tor 0-812-54715-2, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.95, 317pp, pb) [Ithkar] Reprint (Tor 1985) original shared world fantasy anthology.

Magic in Ithkar 2 ed. Andre Norton & Robert Adams (Tor 0-812-54749-7, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.95, 306pp, pb) [Ithkar] Reprint (Tor 1985) shared world fantasy original anthology.

Blizzard Michael Norton (Leisure 0-8439-2706-2, Dec ’88, $3.95, 358pp, pb) Horror novel. A mutant thing with an appetite for human flesh stalks people through a blizzard.

Time Police #1: Vanished Warren C. Norwood (Lynx 1-55802-006-3, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.50, 288pp, pb) [Time Police] Time travel sf novel.

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