The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Master of Chaos Terry A. Adams (DAW 0-88677-347-4, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $4.50, 496pp, pb) Sf novel featuring a telepathic expert in human/alien encounters, sequel to Sentience.

Sentience Terry A. Adams (DAW 0-88677-108-0, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.50, 381pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1986) sf novel about first contact; third printing.

Master of the Fearful Depths Patrick H. Adkins (Ace 0-441-52106-1, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.50, 218pp, pb) [Titans] Fantasy novel about the Titans. Sequel to Lord of the Crooked Paths.

Redeye Richard Aellen (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-12693-2, May ’89, £12.95, 374pp, hc, cover by Pat Doyle) Reprint (Fine 1988) thriller about twins with a psychic bond. [First U.K. edition]

Redeye Richard Aellen (Sphere Overseas 0-7474-0456-9, Jun ’89, £3.50, 453pp, pb) Reprint (Fine 1988) psychic thriller. This Open Market edition is not generally available in the UK.

The Survivalist #16: The Arsenal Jerry Ahern (NEL 0-450-42141-4, Feb ’89, £2.50, 236pp, pb) [Survivalist] Reprint (Zebra 1988) post-holocaust adventure novel. Volume 16 in the series. [First U.K. edition]

The Survivalist #18: The Struggle Jerry Ahern (Zebra 0-8217-2581-5, Feb ’89, $2.95, 223pp, pb) [Survivalist] Post-holocaust adventure.

The Survivalist #19: Final Rain Jerry Ahern (Zebra 0-8217-2684-6, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $2.95, 220pp, pb) [Survivalist] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

The Survivalist: Mid-Wake Jerry Ahern (NEL 0-450-49736-4, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £3.50, 476pp, pb) [Survivalist] Reprint (Zebra 1988) post-holocaust adventure novel. [First U.K. edition]

Give Yourself a Fright Joan Aiken (Delacorte 0-440-50120-2, Feb ’89, $14.95, 180pp, hc) Young-adult collection; 13 tales of the supernatural.

A Goose on Your Grave Joan Aiken (Lions Tracks 0-00-673055-8, Aug ’89, £2.50, 159pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1987) young-adult ghost collection.

A Touch of Chill Joan Aiken (Teentracks 0-00-671764-0, Jul ’89, £2.50, 190pp, pb) Reissue (Gollancz 1979) young-adult ghost/horror collection.

A Touch of Chill Joan Aiken (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-20459-3, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.25, 182pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1979) collection of 15 young-adult stories.

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Joan Aiken (Doubleday 0-385-03594-2, Jun ’89 [Apr ’89], $13.95, 149pp, hc) [Alternate England; James III] Reissue (Cape 1962) young-adult alternate historical novel, first in a long excellent series. This hardcover movie tie-in reissue lacks the Pat Marriott illustrations which have graced nearly every edition in the past quarter century. Recommended. (CNB)

A Foot in the Grave Joan Aiken & Jan Pienkowski (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02705-0, Oct ’89, £8.95, 128pp, hc) Collection of eight stories by Aiken written around fantastic paintings by Pienkowski.

The Doctor and the Enterprise Jean Airey (Pioneer Books 1-55698-218-6, Oct ’89, $9.95, 129pp, tp) Humorous sf novel, a fan parody of Doctor Who, Star Trek and The Wizard of Oz. This has been published in amateur press editions, but this is its first official publication.

Attack of the Seventh Carrier Peter Albano (Zebra 0-8217-2842-3, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 400pp, pb) [Seventh Carrier] Military adventure novel with sf elements. A WWII Japanese supercarrier thawed out of Arctic ice saves the world from WWIII. Third or fourth in a series.

The Monster Garden Vivien Alcock (Lions 0-00-673163-5, May ’89, £1.95, 122pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen 1988) young-adult sf novel about genetic engineering.

The Archivist Gill Alderman (Unwin Hyman 0-04-440399-2, Oct ’89, £12.95, 380pp, hc, cover by Lee Gibbons) Sf novel about the overthrow of a matriarchal society. A first novel.

Cracken at Critical Brian W. Aldiss (NEL 0-450-50083-7, Jul ’89, £2.99, 200pp, pb) Reprint (Franklin Watts 1987 as The Year Before Yesterday) sf ‘fixup’ novel. This edition includes the revisions and illustrations done for the 1987 Kerosina edition.

Cryptozoic! Brian W. Aldiss (Gollancz 0-575-04179-X, Feb ’89, £2.99, 187pp, pb, cover by Nick Rogers) Reprint (Faber 1967 as An Age) sf novel. Volume 30 in the “VGSF Classics” series.

Forgotten Life Brian W. Aldiss (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-12041-9, May ’89 [Mar ’89], $18.95, 283pp, hc) Associational; mainstream novel where one of the lead characters is a fantasy author. First American edition (Gollancz 1988).

Forgotten Life Brian W. Aldiss (Mandarin 0-7493-0123-6, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], £3.99, 398pp, pb, cover by John Holmes) Reprint (Gollancz 1988) mainstream novel about a man trying to come to terms with his life. Strongly recommended. (PSP)

Galaxies Like Grains of Sand Brian W. Aldiss (Gollancz 0-575-04180-3, Sep ’89, £2.99, 188pp, pb, cover by Brian Waugh) Reprint (NAL Signet 1960) sf collection. This edition follows the revised contents of the 1979 Panther edition; it adds one story plus an introduction by Norman Spinrad to the original American edition, and is the author’s preferred version. Volume 36 in the “VGSF Classics” series.

Last Orders Brian W. Aldiss (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-458-6, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $17.95, 223pp, hc) Collection of nine stories and five “enigmas”. First American edition (Cape 1977 as Last Orders and Other Stories)

Man in His Time: Best SF Stories Brian W. Aldiss (Gollancz 0-575-04530-2, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £3.50, 328pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1988 as Best SF Stories of Brian W. Aldiss) sf collection. This edition has a new introduction by the author.

Man in His Time: Best SF Stories of Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-12052-4, Sep ’89, $19.95, 328pp, hc) Collection of 22 stories, with the introduction by the author from the 1989 Gollancz paperback edition. First American edition (Gollancz 1988 as Best SF Stories of Brian W. Aldiss).

Non-Stop Brian W. Aldiss (SFBC #14708, May ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.98, hc) Reprint (Faber & Faber 1958) sf novel. Originally published in the U.S. as Starship (Criterion 1958), with text changes.

Non-Stop Brian W. Aldiss (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-492-6, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 269pp, pb) Reprint (Faber & Faber 1958) sf novel. Originally published in the U.S. as Starship (Criterion 1958) with text differences.

A Romance of the Equator: Best Fantasy Stories Brian W. Aldiss (Gollancz 0-575-04211-7, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], £13.95, 345pp, hc) Marvellous collection of 26 stories that Aldiss loosely labels as fantasy. (PSP)

The Jedera Adventure Lloyd Alexander (Dutton 0-525-44481-5, Apr ’89 [Jul ’89], $12.95, 152pp, hc) [Vesper Holly] Young-adult alternate-world Victorian adventure novel, fourth book in the “Vesper Holly” series.

The King’s Fountain Lloyd Alexander (Dutton 0-525-44537-4, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $4.95, unpaginated, tp) Reprint (Dutton 1971) children’s fairy tale, with full color paintings by Ezra Jack Keats. Dutton has also reissued the hardcover edition (-33240-5, $13.95, second printing).

Resonating Bodies Lynne Alexander (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-12039-7, May ’89, $18.95, 230pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel told from the alternating viewpoints of an elderly musician and his sentient 17th-century viola da gamba. First American edition (Macmillan UK 1988).

Magic Casements Marc Alexander (Headline 0-7472-3026-9, Oct ’89, £3.99, 342pp, pb, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Wells of Ythan] Fantasy novel. Volume two in the “Wells of Ythan” series.

All Our Tomorrows Ted Allbeury (Mysterious Press 0-89296-183-X, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $18.95, 260pp, hc) Sf/espionage thriller set in a near future England where two men fight the Russian conquerors. First American edition (Panther 1982).

Farside Cannon Roger MacBride Allen (Orbit 0-7088-4305-0, Oct ’89, £3.99, 406pp, pb, cover by Nick Rogers) Reprint (Baen 1988) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Rogue Powers Roger MacBride Allen (Arrow 0-09-962190-8, Sep ’89, £3.50, 403pp, pb, cover by Eddie Jones) [Torch of Honor] Reprint (Baen 1986) sf novel. Sequel to The Torch of Honor. Volume 25 in the “Venture SF” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Torch of Honor Roger MacBride Allen (Arrow 0-09-962180-0, Jan ’89, £2.99, 339pp, pb, cover by Eddie Jones) [Torch of Honor] Reprint (Baen 1985) sf novel. Volume 21 in the “Venture SF” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Meddlesome Ghost Sheila Rosalynd Allen (Walker 0-8027-1083-2, Sep ’89, $18.95, 224pp, hc) [Lovers of Steadford Abbey] Regency romance/ghost novel, second book of “The Lovers of Steadford Abbey” series. A ghost must do penance for a wicked life by easing the way for mortal lovers.

Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut ed. William Rodney Allen (University Press of Mississippi 0-87805-358-1, Sep ’88 [Jan ’89], $14.95, 305pp, tp) Non-fiction. Anthology of interviews and articles. Also announced in hardcover (-357-3 $27.95) not seen. [Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.]

The New Adventures of Alice in Rainforest Land Nadine Amadio (Watermark Press/P.I.C. 0-9587845-3-1, 1989 [Aug ’89], $10.95, 62pp, hc) [Alice] Children’s fantasy—the adventures of Alice and the White Rabbit in Australia. This is an Australian publication, illustrated by Charles Blackman.

Spellcaster J. Edward Ames (Zebra 0-8217-2732-X, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 347pp, pb) Voodoo horror novel. Unspeakable evil walks the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

Gamearth Kevin J. Anderson (NAL Signet 0-451-15680-3, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 335pp, pb) [Gamearth] Fantasy novel about a role playing game that refused to stay pretend.

Gameplay Kevin J. Anderson (NAL Signet 0-451-16236-6, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 325pp, pb) [Gamearth] Fantasy novel about a role-playing game that comes alive, sequel to Gamearth.

The Druid’s Gift Margaret J. Anderson (Knopf 0-394-81936-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $12.95, 211pp, hc) Young-adult Celtic time-travel fantasy novel.

The Clan of Golgotha Scalp Michael Falconer Anderson (Hale 0-7090-3637-X, Mar ’89, £12.50, 255pp, hc, cover by Barbara Walton) Horror novel.

God of a Thousand Faces Michael Falconer Anderson (Heywood 1-85481-006-5, Apr ’89, £1.50, 249pp, pb) Reprint (Hale 1987) horror novel.

The Unholy Michael Falconer Anderson (Heywood 1-85481-000-6, Mar ’89, £1.50, 223pp, pb) Reprint (Hale 1987) horror novel.

The Woodsmen Michael Falconer Anderson (Heywood 1-85481-013-8, May ’89, £1.50, 156pp, pb) Reprint (Hale 1986) horror novel.

Claw Hammer Paul Dale Anderson (Zebra/Pinnacle 155817-281-5, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 288pp, pb) Horror novel of a flesh-eating creature stalking young women in the suburbs.

The Boat of a Million Years Poul Anderson (Tor 0-312-93199-9, Nov ’89, $19.95, 470pp, hc, cover by Vincent DiFate) Sf novel of eight immortals who have survived from the dawn of human history.

Space Folk Poul Anderson (Baen 0-671-69805-2, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.50, 303pp, pb) Collection of 11 stories, a poem, and some commentary. Two of the stories have been revised, and several are from obscure sources.

Tau Zero Poul Anderson (Gollancz 0-575-04617-1, Dec ’89, £3.50, 190pp, pb, cover by Les Edwards) Reprint (Doubleday 1970) sf novel.

Dahut Poul & Karen Anderson (Grafton 0-586-07343-4, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], £3.99, 493pp, pb, cover by Mike Van Houten) [King of Ys] Reprint (Baen 1987) fantasy novel. Volume three in the “King of Ys” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Dog and the Wolf Poul & Karen Anderson (Grafton 0-586-07344-2, Dec ’89, £4.50, 541pp, pb, cover by Mike Van Houten) [King of Ys] Reprint (Baen 1988) fantasy novel. Volume four in the “King of Ys” tetralogy. [First U.K. edition]

The Saturn Game/Iceborn ed. Anon. (Tor 0-812-50277-9, Nov ’89, $3.50, 85/96pp, pb) Anthology of two novellas. The Anderson won both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award. This contains a revised version of “Iceborn”.

No Truce with Kings/Ship of Shadows ed. Anon. (Tor 0-812-55958-4, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $2.95, 104+77pp, pb) Anthology of two Hugo Award-winning novellas.

Freedom’s Rangers Keith William Andrews (Berkley 0-425-11643-3, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 311pp, pb) [Freedom’s Rangers] Time-travel military sf novel. A commando troop from the future goes back in time to assassinate Hitler.

Freedom’s Rangers #2: Raiders of the Revolution Keith William Andrews (Berkley 0-425-11832-0, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $2.95, 202pp, pb) [Freedom’s Rangers] Time-travel military sf series. An elite commando force goes back in time to prevent the KGB from helping the British win the American Revolution. This volume is copyright by Berkley.

Fallen Hearts V. C. Andrews (Simon & Schuster Poseidon 0-671-64258-8, Oct ’88 [Jul ’89], $19.95, 406pp, hc) [Casteel] Reprint (Pocket 1988) psychological horror novel, third book in the “Casteel” series. Although not credited, most of this book was written by Andrew Neiderman. This was published in 1988 and was supposed to be simultaneous with the paperback, but was not seen until 1989.

Gates of Paradise V. C. Andrews (Pocket 0-671-67064-6, Jun ’89 [Jul ’89], $5.50, 443pp, pb) [Casteel] Psychological horror novel, fourth book in the “Casteel” series. Although not credited, most of this book was written by Andrew Neiderman.

Gates of Paradise V. C. Andrews (Simon & Schuster Poseidon 0-671-67063-8, Jun ’89 [Aug ’89], $19.95, 443pp, hc) [Casteel] Psychological horror novel, fourth book in the “Casteel” series. Although not credited, most of this book was written by Andrew Neiderman. This is the first hardcover, published simultaneously with the Pocket paperback.

Fallen Hearts Virginia Andrews (Collins 0-00-223370-3, Feb ’89, £11.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Terry Oakes) [Casteel] Reprint (Pocket 1988) horror novel. Most of this novel was written by Andrew Neiderman, although he isn’t credited. Volume Three in the “Casteel Family” series. Also available in trade paperback (-223540-4, £6.95). [First U.K. edition]

Fallen Hearts Virginia Andrews (Fontana 0-00-617604-6, Sep ’89, £3.99, 384pp, pb, cover by Terry Oakes) [Casteel] Reprint (Pocket 1988) horror novel.

Gates of Paradise Virginia Andrews (Collins 0-00-223570-6, Nov ’89, £12.95, 493pp, hc, cover by Denis Ryan) [Casteel] Reprint (Pocket 1989) horror novel. Although he is uncredited, this is mainly the work of Andrew Neiderman. [First U.K. edition]

The Highly Flavoured Ladies Patricia Angadi (Black Swan 0-552-99322-0, Nov ’89, £3.99, 269pp, tp, cover by Chris Brown) Reprint (Gollancz 1987) historical novel with fantasy touches.

Buck Rogers: Arrival ed. Anon. (TSR 0-88038-582-0, Mar ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 316pp, tp) [Buck Rogers] Original shared-world anthology of seven Buck Rogers stories. No editor, in house or otherwise, is listed.

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