The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Night Visions: In the Blood ed. Alan Ryan (Berkley 0-425-10753-1, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.95, 292pp, pb) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1984 as Night Visions 1) original anthology of 7 horror stories by Charles Grant, 7 by Steve Rasnic Tem, and 4 by Tanith Lee.

The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories ed. Alan Ryan (Viking Penguin 0-14-010987-0, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $8.95, 621pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday 1987 as Vampires: Two Centuries of Great Vampire Stories) anthology of 32 vampire stories. This edition is a worldwide printing. Available in the U.K. for £4.95.

Aboriginal Science Fiction, Tales of the Human Kind: 1988 Annual Anthology ed. Charles C. Ryan (Aboriginal SF, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $4.50, 80pp, tp) Magazine-format anthology of 12 stories from earlier issues of the magazine.

After the Fact Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65391-1, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $3.95, 285pp, hc) [Pilgrim] Sf novel in the “Pilgrim” time travel series. This one is about an attempt to save Abraham Lincoln.

Berserker Man Fred Saberhagen (Gollancz 0-575-04349-0, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], £2.99, 219pp, pb) [Berserker] Reprint (Ace 1979) sf novel. Includes an afterword by Sandra Miesel. Volume 5 in the “Berserker” series. [First U.K. edition]

Berserkers: The Ultimate Enemy Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65414-4, Jun ’88, $2.95, 228pp, pb) [Berserker] Reprint (Ace 1979 as The Ultimate Enemy) sf collection of 9 stories.

Earth Descended Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55293-8, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.50, 283pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1981) collection of 12 stories. Third printing.

Empire of the East, Book II: The Black Mountains Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65390-3, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $2.75, 185pp, pb) [Empire of the East] Reprint (Ace 1971) fantasy novel. The text seems to be that of the revised 1979 Ace omnibus.

Empire of the East, Book III: Ardneh’s World Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-65404-7, May ’88 [Apr ’88], $2.95, 178pp, pb) [Empire of the East] Reprint (DAW 1973 as The Changeling Earth) fantasy novel. The text follows the revised edition in the 1979 Ace omnibus Empire of the East, as does the title.

The Lost Swords: The First Triad Fred Saberhagen (SFBC #13732, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], $7.98, 602pp, hc) [Lost Swords] Omnibus of three fantasy novels, Woundhealer’s Story, Sightblinder’s Story, and Stonecutter’s Story.

The Second Book of Swords Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55331-4, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.50, 313pp, pb) [Swords] Reissue (Tor 1983) Norse fantasy novel; fifth printing.

The Second Book of Swords Fred Saberhagen (Orbit 0-7088-8150-5, Aug ’88, £3.50, 313pp, pb) [Swords] Reissue (Tor 1983) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Swords” trilogy.

The Third Book of Lost Swords: Stonecutter’s Story Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-312-93073-9, May ’88 [Apr ’88], $15.95, 247pp, hc) [Lost Swords] Fantasy novel, sixth in the magic swords series.

The White Bull Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-69794-3, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $3.95, 323pp, pb) Science fiction novel — immortal figures from Greek mythology seek to penetrate the truth. This edition also contains a sample chapter from Lois McMaster Bujold’s Brothers in Arms.

Woundhealer’s Story Fred Saberhagen (Orbit 0-7088-8276-5, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.50, 281pp, pb) [Lost Swords] Reprint (Tor 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Lost Swords” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Candlemas Eve Jeffrey Sackett (Bantam 0-553-27068-0, May ’88, $3.95, 355pp, pb) Satanic horror novel.

Casca #19: The Samurai Barry Sadler (Jove 0-515-09516-8, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $2.95, 176pp, pb) [Casca] Fantasy/adventure novel about a warrior cursed to eternal life; 19th in the series. This one is set in feudal Japan.

Casca #20: Soldier of Gideon Barry Sadler (Jove 0-515-09701-2, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $2.95, 168pp, pb) [Casca] Immortal mercenary fantasy adventure novel set in the 20th century Middle East.

Shatter Michael Saenz & Peter Gillis (Ballantine Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-90288-9, Mar ’88, $12.95, unpaginated, tp) Sf graphic novel produced on a MacIntosh computer. This reproduces the first 11 episodes from various comic books.

The Year’s Best Fantasy Stories: 13 ed. Arthur W. Saha (SFBC #10770, Mar ’88, $4.98, 178pp, hc) Reprint (DAW 1987) fantasy anthology. First hc edition.

The Year’s Best Fantasy Stories: 14 ed. Arthur W. Saha (DAW 0-88677-307-5, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.50, 239pp, pb) Anthology of 13 stories from 1987 plus an introduction describing the year in fantasy.

Memoirs of an Invisible Man H. F. Saint (Penguin 0-14-009998-0, May ’88, £3.95, 512pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1987) literary sf novel.

Memoirs of an Invisible Man H. F. Saint (Dell 0-440-20122-5, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $4.95, 458pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1987) sf novel, the best of the recent spate of books dealing with invisibility. Recommended. (FCM)

The Leaves of October Don Sakers (Baen 0-671-65422-5, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $2.95, 276pp, pb) Sf novel of sentient trees. The first two chapters appeared in Analog as short stories.

Thieves’ World Graphics 6 Tim Sale (Donning/Starblaze 0-89865-522-6, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $4.95, 61pp, tp) Graphic novel based on the shared world fantasy anthologies edited by Robert Asprin and Lynn Abbey.

A Silver Thread of Madness Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Ace 0-441-76680-3, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.50, 179pp, pb) Collection of 21 short fantasy stories; most, but not all, are original.

The Swordswoman Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Tor 0-812-55350-0, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $3.50, 316pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1982) fantasy novel. Second printing.

Daughter of Destiny R. A. V. Salsitz (NAL Signet 0-451-15681-1, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.50, 271pp, pb) [Unicorn Dancer] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Unicorn Dancer.

The Crystal Shard R. A. Salvatore (TSR 0-88038-535-9, Jan ’88 [Feb ’88], $3.95, 333pp, pb) [Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale] Fantasy novelization in the “Forgotten Realms” universe, based on a game. Second in the series.

The Crystal Shard R. A. Salvatore (Penguin 0-14-011137-9, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], £3.99, 333pp, pb) [Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale] Reprint (TSR 1988) fantasy novel. In the “Forgotten Realms” series. [First U.K. edition]

"A Better Country": The Worlds of Religious Fantasy and Science Fiction Martha C. Sammons (Greenwood 0-313-25746-9, Mar ’88, $35.00, 168pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study.

Shape Shifter - The Naming of Pangur Ban Fay Sampson (Lion 0-7459-1347-4, Jan ’88 [Apr ’88], £1.95, 126pp, pb) [Finnglas] Young-adult celtic fantasy novel. Volume 4 in the “Finnglas” series.

The Intergalactic Express J. R. Sanders (Vantage Press 0-533-07568-8, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $10.95, 212pp, hc) [Container is Ready] Young-adult sf novel of interstellar exploration, sequel to The Container is Ready. From a vanity press.

The Engineer of Beasts Scott Russell Sanders (Franklin Watts/Orchard 0-531-05783-6, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], $14.95, 258pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel of a runaway girl and genetic engineering.

Journey to Fusang William Sanders (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20765-5, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $3.95, 310pp, pb) Alternate-history 17th century fantasy novel. A first novel.

Metamorphosis David Saperstein (Jove 0-515-10026-9, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $3.95, 258pp, pb) [Cocoon] Sf novel, sequel to Cocoon.

Quest Richard Ben Sapir (NAL Onyx 0-451-40076-3, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $4.50, 462pp, pb) Reprint (Dutton 1987) contemporary fantasy/thriller about the Holy Grail.

Quest Richard Ben Sapir (Futura 0-7088-3645-3, Nov ’88, £3.50, 486pp, pb) Reprint (Dutton 1987) thriller with fantasy elements. [First U.K. edition]

The First Americans, Book II: Corridor of Storms William Sarabande (Bantam 0-553-27159-8, Jun ’88, $4.50, 423pp, pb) [First Americans] Prehistoric series novel, a la Clan of the Cave Bear. Packaged by Book Creations [Lyle Kenyon Engel].

Baltasar and Blimunda José Saramago (Ballantine 0-345-35676-4, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $4.95, 343pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1987) magical realism historical novel about flying machines and the Inquisition.

The Last Ranger # 7: The Vile Village Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20609-8, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $2.95, 169pp, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Last Ranger # 8: The Cutthroat Cannibals Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20610-1, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.50, 170pp, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Last Ranger # 9: The Damned Disciples Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20612-8, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.95, 176pp, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Last Ranger #10: Is This the End? Craig Sargent (Popular Library 0-445-20614-4, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.395, 176pp, pb) [Last Ranger] Post-holocaust men’s action adventure. The last of the series; the world is destroyed.

British and American Utopian Literature 1516-1985: An Annotated Bibliography Lyman Tower Sargent (Garland 0-8240-0694-1, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $75.00, xix + 559pp, hc) Non-fiction, bibliography. Revised and updated edition of a work published by G.K. Hall in 1979. The main annotated list is chronological. There are also lists by author and title. Covers some short fiction, but mostly novels.

Alien Child Pamela Sargent (Harper & Row 0-06-025202-2, Mar ’88, $13.95, 246pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel about a human girl raised by aliens on an Earth where humanity has disappeared.

The Shore of Women Pamela Sargent (Pan 0-330-30116-0, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], £3.99, 456pp, pb) Reprint (Crown 1986) sf novel.

Venus of Shadows Pamela Sargent (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24840-7, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $19.95, 544pp, hc) [Venus of Dreams] Sf novel, sequel to Venus of Dreams. A challenging, rewarding study of interwoven lives and the growth of fanaticism in settlements on the newly terraformed surface of Venus. Recommended. (FCM)

The Worms Al Sarrantonio (Berkley 0-425-11272-1, Dec ’88 [Nov ’88], $3.50, 179pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1985) horror novel. Evil worms buried for centuries awake in a New England town.

The Unloved John Saul (Bantam 0-553-27261-6, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $4.50, 358pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Unloved John Saul (Bantam UK 0-553-17564-5, Nov ’88, £3.50, 358pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1988) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Unwanted John Saul (Century 0-7126-2317-5, Nov ’88, £12.95, 339pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam 1987) horror novel.

Enyclopedia of the Worlds of Doctor Who: A-D David Saunders (Knight 0-340-42842-2, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], £2.99, 160pp, tp) Reprint (Piccadilly Press 1987) brief list of terms and characters from the Doctor Who television series.

Predators Eric Sauter (Sphere 0-7474-0007-5, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], £3.50, 360pp, pb) Reprint (Pocket Books 1987) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Unholy Communion Adrian Savage (Pocket 0-671-64743-1, May ’88, $3.50, 255pp, pb) Horror novel. “He prowled the dark streets of New York City searching for victims....”

Apparitions Noel Scanlon (Bart 1-55785-051-8, Sep ’88, $3.50, 208pp, pb) Horror novel set in Ireland. First U.S. edition (Hale 1984).

Hocus Pocus Jack Scaparro (Zebra 0-8217-2298-0, Feb ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.95, 405pp, pb) Horror novel about a child with special powers.

The Healer’s War Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24828-8, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $17.95, 303pp, hc) Near-contemporary fantasy novel of a nurse in wartime Vietnam.

Songs from the Seashell Archives, Volume II Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27009-5, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $4.95, 390pp, pb) [Argonia] Omnibus volume of the fantasy novels Bronwyn’s Bane (1983) and The Christening Quest (1985).

The Four Hoods and Great Dog Susan Fromberg Schaeffer (St. Martin’s 0-312-01431-7, Mar ’88, $12.95, 131pp, hc) Juvenile sf novel with talking animals that want to take the children back to their own world.

Chronosequence Hilbert Schenck (Tor 0-312-93079-8, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $17.95, 314pp, hc) Sf novel of historic mysteries, strange phenomena on a small island off the coast of New England — and the power of love. Recommended. (FCM)

Steam Bird Hilbert Schenck (Tor 0-812-55400-0, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.50, 213pp, pb) Collection of the novella “Steam Bird” and the novelette “Hurricane Claude”. Recommended. (TM)

Whispers III ed. Stuart David Schiff (Jove 0-515-09363-7, Jan ’88, $3.95, 258pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1981) horror anthology of 14 stories.

Whispers IV ed. Stuart David Schiff (Jove 0-515-09482-X, Apr ’88 [Mar ’88], $3.95, 240pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1983) anthology of horror stories.

Whispers V ed. Stuart David Schiff (Jove 0-515-09641-5, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.95, 258pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1985) horror anthology.

Three Trumps Sounding Dennis Schmidt (Orbit 0-7088-3983-5, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], £3.50, 342pp, pb) [Twilight of the Gods] Reprint (Ace 1988) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Twilight of the Gods” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Tweedlioop Stanley Schmidt (Tor 0-812-53155-8, May ’88, $3.95, 233pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1987) humorous sf novel about a stranded alien who looks like a cute squirrel.

Unknown ed. Stanley Schmidt (Baen 0-671-69785-4, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.50, 304pp, pb) Anthology of 9 fantasy stories from Unknown magazine.

The Witches of Karres James H. Schmitz (Gollancz 0-575-04309-1, Aug ’88, £3.50, 344pp, pb) [Witches of Karres] Reprint (Chilton 1966) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Flash Fry, Private Eye Tim Schoch (Avon Camelot 0-380-75108-9, Dec ’88, $2.50, 90pp, tp) Reissue (Avon 1986) juvenile private eye/magic novella narrated by a dog.

The Pact William Schoell (St. Martin’s 0-312-91195-5, Sep ’88 [Oct ’88], $2.95, 206pp, pb) Horror novel. A man sells his soul to the devil to survive WWII, but the devil tricks him.

Saurian William Schoell (Leisure 0-8439-2642-2, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.95, 368pp, pb) Horror novel of huge evil creatures.

Shivers William Schoell (Leisure 0-8439-2607-4, Apr ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.95, 398pp, pb) Horror novel. A computer-like brain destroys by thinking.

Stay out of the Shower: The Shocker Film Phenomenon William Schoell (Robinson 0-948164-79-4, Oct ’88, £6.95, 184pp, tp) Reprint (??? 1985) study of shocker/horror movies. [First U.K. edition]

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