The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Earth King Michael Youssef (Crossway Books 0-89107-502-X, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $10.95, 384pp, tp) Apocalyptic modern Christian fantasy novel.

...Cradle and All Fay Nedra Zachary (Pageant 0-517-00825-4, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.50, 301pp, pb) Horror novel. Someone or something is killing pregnant women.

The Revenant Hugh Zachary (NAL Onyx 0-451-40092-5, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $3.95, 239pp, pb) Supernatural horror novel. The author also writes as Zach Hughes.

The Backlash Mission Timothy Zahn (Legend 0-09-957680-5, Oct ’88, £2.99, 288pp, pb) [Blackcollar] Reprint (DAW 1986) sf novel. Sequel to The Blackcollar. Volume 19 in the “Venture SF” series. [First U.K. edition]

Cobra Bargain Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-65383-0, Feb ’88, $3.95, 404pp, pb) [Cobras] Sf military adventure novel, third in the “Cobra” series.

Cobra Strike Timothy Zahn (Legend 0-09-951420-6, Feb ’88, £2.95, 344pp, pb) [Cobras] Reprint (Baen 1986) sf novel. Sequel to Cobra. Volume 17 in the “Venture SF” series. [First U.K. edition]

Deadman Switch Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-69784-6, Oct ’88, $3.95, 373pp, pb) Sf novel. A solar system can only be reached when ships are piloted by recently dead people. Why not use criminals...?

Time Bomb and Zahndry Others Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-65431-4, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $3.50, 312pp, pb) Collection of eight sf stories.

Triplet Timothy Zahn (Legend 0-09-962450-8, Nov ’88, £3.50, 369pp, pb) Reprint (Baen 1987) fantasy novel.

Peter Beagle Kenneth J. Zahorski (Starmont 1-55742-008-4, 1988 [Apr ’88], $9.95, 124pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study/biography/bibliography. “Starmont Reader’s Guide #44.” [Peter S. Beagle]

Phoenix Renewed: The Survival and Mutation of Utopian Thought in North American Science Fiction 1965-1982 Hoda M. Zaki (Starmont 1-55742-006-8, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $9.95, 151pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study.

The Stars Will Speak George Zebrowski (Harper Starwanderer 0-694-05618-9, Sep ’87 [Jan ’88], $2.95, 216pp, pb) [Sunspacer] Reprint (Harper & Row 1985) juvenile sf novel, sequel to Sunspacer. Published in 1987; not seen until 1988.

Nebula Awards 22 ed. George Zebrowski (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-164929-4, Apr ’88, $19.95, 363pp, hc) Anthology of the Nebula winners plus runners-up. Also includes articles on the year, movies, etc.

Nebula Awards 22 ed. George Zebrowski (HBJ Harvest 0-15-665476-8, Apr ’88, $11.95, 363pp, tp) Trade paperback of the above.

Synergy: New Science Fiction, Vol. 2 ed. George Zebrowski (HBJ Harvest 0-15-687701-5, Apr ’88, $7.95, 225pp, tp) Original anthology of 5 sf stories plus poetry.

Deathgift Ann Tonsor Zeddies (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35092-8, Jan ’89 [Dec ’88], $3.95, 329pp, pb) [Deathgift] Sf novel. A primitive warrior is out to avenge the destruction of his people by a technologically advanced society. Probably a first novel.

Eye of Cat Roger Zelazny (Sphere 0-7221-9442-0, Jul ’88, £2.50, 188pp, pb) Reissue (S&S/Timescape 1982) sf novel.

The Last Defender of Camelot Roger Zelazny (Avon 0-380-70316-5, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.50, 308pp, pb) Reprint (Pocket 1980) collection of 16 stories.

Sign of Chaos Roger Zelazny (Avon 0-380-89637-0, Jul ’88 [Jun ’88], $3.50, 217pp, pb) [Amber] Reprint (Arbor House 1987) fantasy novel, eighth in the “Amber” dekalogy.

Sign of Chaos Roger Zelazny (Sphere 0-7474-0097-0, Jul ’88, £2.99, 214pp, pb) [Amber] Reprint (Arbor House 1987) fantasy novel. Volume 8 in the “Amber” series. [First U.K. edition]

This Immortal Roger Zelazny (SFBC #12033, 1988, $4.98, 184pp, hc) Reprint (Ace 1966) award-winning sf novel. One of Zelazny’s best, and the book his reputation rests on. Recommended. (CNB)

This Immortal Roger Zelazny (Easton Press, Sep ’88 [Aug ’88], $32.00, 220pp, hc) Reprint (Ace 1966) Hugo-winning classic sf novel, in the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series. Leatherbound, gilt-edge. There is a new introduction by Robert Silverberg, and artwork by Vincent DiFate. This appeared in 1986, but was not seen until 1988.

Today We Choose Faces Roger Zelazny (NAL Signet 0-451-15488-6, Aug ’88 [Jul ’88], $2.95, 174pp, pb) Reissue (NAL 1973) sf time travel novel with gangsters; fourth printing.

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny (Sphere 0-7221-9410-2, Dec ’88, £2.99, 217pp, pb) [Amber] Reissue (Arbor House 1985) fantasy novel. Volume 6 in the “Amber” series.

Roger Zelazny’s Visual Guide to Castle Amber Roger Zelazny & Neil Randall (Avon 0-380-75566-1, Nov ’88 [Oct ’88], $8.95, 221pp, tp) [Amber] Non-fiction, book of floor plans, drawings, etc., by Todd Hamilton, plus background information on Zelazny’s fantasy kingdom, and maps by James Clouse. Packaged by Bill Fawcett Associates.

Coils Roger Zelazny & Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55877-4, Jun ’88 [May ’88], $3.50, 250pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1982) sf novel about an intelligent computer. Illustrations by Ron Miller. Second Tor mass market printing.

Blood of the Colyn Muir Paul Edwin Zimmer & Jon DeCles (Avon 0-380-75368-5, Oct ’88 [Sep ’88], $3.50, 245pp, pb) Celtic fantasy novel.

Neverness David Zindell (Donald I. Fine 0-917657-97-7, Jan ’88, $18.95, 458pp, hc) [Requiem for Homo Sapiens] Far future sf novel connected with Zindell’s award-winning story “Shanidar”. A first novel.

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, Vol. 1 ed. Jack Zipes (Bantam 0-553-21238-9, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $4.95, 416pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1987) collection of 100 unabridged stories. This is the first half of the Bantam one-volume hardcover edition. [Jakob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm]

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, Vol. 2 ed. Jack Zipes (Bantam 0-553-21251-6, Mar ’88 [Feb ’88], $4.95, 403pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1987) collection of 142 unabridged stories. This is the second half of the Bantam one-volume hardcover edition. [Jakob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm]

Busy About the Tree of Life Pamela A. Zoline (The Women’s Press 0-7043-3998-6, Jan ’88 [Jun ’88], £4.95, 187pp, pb) Sf collection.

The Heat Death of the Universe and Other Stories Pamela A. Zoline (McPherson 0-914232-88-6, Apr ’88, $10.00, 204pp, tp) Collection of 5 stories from an author of the New Worlds era. Also announced in hardcover (-89-4, $20.00) but not seen. First American edition (The Women’s Press 1988 as Busy About the Tree of Life). This edition adds an introduction by Thomas M. Disch.

Black Trinity Michael Falconer Anderson (Hale 0-7090-3465-2, Nov ’88 [Dec ’88], £10.95, 192pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Anthology of Fear: 20 Haunting Stories for Winter Nights ed. Anon. (Marshall Cavendish 1-85435-117-6, Dec ’88, £3.95, 368pp, hc) Ghost/horror anthology, published with the December issue of the Marshall Cavendish part-work series “The Great Writers”. [Not seen]

Novacon 18 Programme Book ed. Anon. (Birmingham Science Fiction Group, Nov ’88, no price, 46pp, ph) Programme book for Novacon 18, featuring Garry Kilworth as Guest of Honour. Only partial contents listed.

The Dragon Ray Bradbury (Footsteps Press, 1988, hc) Reprint short story. Published in a signed limited edition of 300 numbered copies plus 52 lettered copies.

Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury (Chivers Press 0-7451-7106-0, 1988, hc) Reprint (Ballantine 1953) classic sf short novel. Large print edition.

Selling Death Short Fredric Brown (McMillan, Dennis, Nov ’88 [Dec ’91], $35.00, 189pp, hc, cover by Joe Servello) Collection of mystery stories. This edition is limited to 450 numbered copies, signed by Francis M. Nevins, Jr. Volume 14 in the “Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps” series.

Three-Corpse Parlay Fredric Brown (McMillan, Dennis, Sep ’88 [Dec ’91], $35.00, 185pp, hc, cover by Joe Servello) Collection of mystery stories. This edition is limited to 450 numbered copies, signed by Max Allan Collins. Volume 13 in the “Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps” series.

Hazard Gerald Browne (Penguin 0-14-009832-1, Jun ’88 [Nov ’88], £3.50, 322pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1973) thriller about a telepathic agent and his girl-friend.

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. III ed. Algis Budrys (New Era 1-870451-19-8, Feb ’88 [Jan ’88], £2.95, 429pp, pb) Reprint (Bridge 1987) original anthology of 14 stories plus essays by Pohl, Benford, Pournelle, and Hubbard. [First U.K. edition]

The Night Before Dark Clodagh Chapman (Piatkus 0-86188-761-1, Sep ’88, £10.95, 197pp, hc) Occult novel.

The Work of William F. Nolan: An Annotated Bibliography & Guide Boden Clarke & James Hopkins (Borgo Press 0-89370-493-8, Oct ’88, 224pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. [William F. Nolan]

The Bewitching of Alison Allbright Alan Davidson (Viking Kestrel 0-670-82015-6, Mar ’88 [Jun ’88], £6.95, 157pp, hc) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1979, as by A.D. Langholm) young adult horror novel.

Would Could Should ed. Fraser Derrickson (A.S.F.A.E. Society, 1988, 55pp, ph) Pamphlet containing nine stories by members of The American Science Fiction Authors and Editors Society.

Lord John Ten ed. Dennis Etchison (Lord John Press 0-935716-43-2, 1988, $25.00, 240pp, hc) Associational original anthology of 35 stories, poems, articles, and other items.

The Woodwitch Stephen Gregory (Heinemann 0-434-30578-2, Sep ’88 [1988], £10.95, 240pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Moscow Moffia Presents Rat Tales ed. Smith Gustafson (Hypatia Press, 1988, $20.00, 115pp, hc) Original anthology of sixteen stories, all starting with the line “The rats were in the souffle again”, five of which were previously published as the booklet The Rats in the Souffle (Writer’s Bloc, 1986). This edition is limited to 100 numbered copies, 26 lettered, slipcased, copies, and 18 presentation copies. Smith Gustafson is a pseudonym for Dean Wesley Smith & Jon Gustafson.

The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris (St. Martin’s 0-312-02282-4, 1988, $18.95, 352pp, hc) [Dr. Hannibal Lector] Psychological horror thriller.

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