The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Wrath of the Ice Sorcerer Andrew Bill (Holland Studio Craft 0-9514298-0-9, Oct ’89, £7.50, 85pp, hc) [Enchantica] Children’s fantasy set in the Enchantica universe.

Dream Demon Anne Billson (NEL 0-450-48636-2, May ’89, £2.50, 188pp, pb) Horror novelization.

After Alice Margaret Bingley (Popular Library 0-445-20528-8, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 234pp, pb) Horror novel of possession and ghostly vengeance. First American edition (Piatkus 1986 as After Alice Died).

Children of the Night Margaret Bingley (Popular Library 0-445-20526-1, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 248pp, pb) Horror novel about a woman who marries a man whose children have monstrous supernatural powers. First American edition (Piatkus 1985).

Seeds of Evil Margaret Bingley (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-471-3, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $15.95, 245pp, hc) Horror novel about twin children with uncanny occult powers. First American edition (Piatkus 1988).

The Blob David F. Bischoff (Star 0-352-32374-4, Apr ’89, £2.50, 210pp, pb) Reprint (Dell 1988) sf/horror novelization. [First U.K. edition]

The Destiny Dice David F. Bischoff (NAL Signet 0-451-16076-2, Jul ’89, $3.95, 238pp, pb) [Gaming Magi] Reissue (NAL Signet 1985) fantasy novel, book one of the “Gaming Magi” series; third printing.

Dragonstar Destiny David F. Bischoff & Thomas F. Monteleone (Ace 0-441-16676-8, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.50, 216pp, pb) [Dragonstar] Science fiction novel. Conclusion of the “Dragonstar” trilogy. A dinosaur space opera.

Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana Michael Bishop (Pulphouse/Axolotl Press, Jul ’89, $10.00, 95pp, tp) Original story, with an introduction by Lewis Shiner. This is a signed, limited edition of 500 copies. Also available in a signed, numbered, limited hardcover edition of 300 copies ($35.00) and a signed, numbered, leatherbound limited edition of 100 copies ($65.00).

A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire Michael Bishop (Kerosina 0-948893-39-7, Jun ’89, £13.95, 255pp, hc, cover by Marshall Matteer) Reprint (Pocket 1980 as Eyes of Fire) sf novel. This edition has been revised and contains a new introduction by the author and an afterword by Ian Watson. Limited to 750 copies. A considerably different version was published by Ballantine in 1975. Also available in a slipcased edition (0-948893-38-9) of 250 copies, bound with a hardcover edition of Within the Walls of Tyre for £40.00. A leatherbound edition of 26 copies was also produced for private circulation.

No Enemy But Time Michael Bishop (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28187-9, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $4.95, 338pp, pb) Reprint (Timescape 1982) Nebula Award-winning prehistoric time-travel sf novel.

The Secret Ascension Michael Bishop (Tor 0-812-53157-4, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.50, 341pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1988) alternate world sf novel, a Philip K. Dick pastiche featuring Dick as a character. It has appeared in England under the author’s original title, Philip K. Dick is Dead, Alas.

Unicorn Mountain Michael Bishop (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27904-1, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.95, 418pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1988) contemporary fantasy novel about AIDS victims, American Indians, ghosts, and unicorns. Powerful and realistic, this book is filled with memorable, beautifully-drawn characters. Recommended (SW).

Unicorn Mountain Michael Bishop (Grafton 0-246-13465-8, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], £7.95, 348pp, tp, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Arbor House 1988) marvellous sf/fantasy novel that manages to blend unicorns, AIDS and Indian mysticism. One of the best books of the year. Strongly recommended. (PSP) Also available in hardcover (-13462-3, £12.95). [First U.K. edition]

Within the Walls of Tyre Michael Bishop (Kerosina 0-948893-41-9, Jun ’89, £4.50, 47pp, tp) Screenplay adaptation of one of Bishop’s better-known stories. Limited to 350 copies in this form. Also available in a hardcover edition (-40-0) bound with the slipcased edition of A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire.

Nebula Awards 23 ed. Michael Bishop (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-665475-X, Apr ’89, $12.95, 370pp, tp) Anthology of 15 1987 Nebula-nominated stories plus the Rhysling Poetry Award winners. Also announced in hardcover (-164930-8, $21.95).

Doctor Who: The War Machines Ian Stuart Black (Lyle Stuart/Target 0-426-20332-1, 1989 [Aug ’89], $3.95, 142pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization, Doctor Who #136. This is a worldwide edition carrying the names of the publisher and its US, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand distributors and their respective prices.

Doctor Who: The War Machines Ian Stuart Black (Target 0-426-20332-1, Feb ’89, £1.99, 142pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 136 in the series.

On My Honor Malachi Black (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-248-8, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 431pp, pb) Horror novel about murderous children loose in a small town.

The Magic Mirror: Lost Supernatural and Mystery Stories Algernon Blackwood (Equation 1-85336-117-8, Jul ’89, £3.50, 235pp, tp) Collection of lesser-known stories by Blackwood, edited and introduced by Mike Ashley. One of the best of the outstanding “Equation Chiller” series. Recommended. (PSP)

The Dying Sun Gary L. Blackwood (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-31482-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $13.95, 213pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel about a boy living in a 21st-century ice age.

The Goda War Jay D. Blakeney (Ace 0-441-28855-3, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.50, 234pp, pb) Sf space adventure novel about planet-sized doomsday machines.

The Disappearing Dwarf James P. Blaylock (Grafton 0-586-20173-4, Feb ’89, £3.50, 319pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Elfin] Reprint (Del Rey 1983) fantasy novel. Volume Two in the “Elfin” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Land of Dreams James P. Blaylock (Grafton 0-586-20177-7, May ’89, £3.50, 264pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodfellow) [Paper Dragons] Reprint (Arbor House 1987) fantasy novel.

The Last Coin James P. Blaylock (Grafton 0-246-13295-7, Aug ’89, £7.95, 328pp, tp, cover by Neil Breedon) Reprint (Ace 1988) fantasy novel. Also available in hardcover (-13294-9, £12.95). [First U.K. edition]

The Last Coin James P. Blaylock (Ace 0-441-47075-0, Dec ’89, $3.95, 328pp, pb, cover by James Gurney) Reprint (Ace 1988) fantasy novel, a World Fantasy Award nominee.

The Stone Giant James P. Blaylock (Ace 0-441-28702-6, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 264pp, pb) [Elfin] Fantasy novel, third book in the “Elfin” series, but more Blaylockian than earlier books.

A Case of Conscience James Blish (Easton Press, Jun ’89, no price, 188pp, hc) [After Such Knowledge] Reprint (Ballantine 1958) classic Hugo-winning sf novel, third part of the “After Such Knowledge” series. There is a new introduction by Walter E. Meyers and artwork by Ellen Sull Farley. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series, and is available by subscription only.

Fear and Trembling Robert Bloch (Tor 0-812-51585-4, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 309pp, pb) Collection of 13 stories, mostly horror. Includes one original.

Lori Robert Bloch (Tor 0-312-93176-X, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $16.95, 282pp, hc) Horror novel about a girl whose life becomes entwined with that of another girl who died before she was born.

Psycho Robert Bloch (Tor 0-812-50031-8, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 223pp, pb) [Psycho] Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1959) classic psychological horror novel.

Psycho II Robert Bloch (Tor 0-812-50033-4, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 317pp, pb) [Psycho] Reprint (Warner 1982) horror novel, not a movie novelization.

Screams: Three Novels of Terror Robert Bloch (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-079-7, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $39.95, 457pp, hc) Associational omnibus of three non-fantasy terror novels, The Will to Kill (Ace 1954), The Star Stalker (Pyramid 1968), and Firebug (Regency 1961). A signed, numbered limited edition of 300 copies (-080-0, $50.00) was announced but not seen.

The Unseen King Tyson Blue (Starmont House 1-557-42072-6, 1989 [Jun ’89], $9.95, 200pp, tp) Non-fiction; criticism. Critical study of unpublished and early work by Stephen King. Also announced in hardcover (-42073-4, $19.95).

The Brains of Rats Michael Blumlein (Scream/Press, Oct ’89, $20.00, 209pp, tp) Collection of 12 stories, including five originals, with an introduction by Michael McDowell. This is a special 200 copy “Prevue edition” published for the 1989 World Fantasy Convention. It has been laser printed and will not be the same as the final book, if it appears.

The Movement of Mountains Michael Blumlein (NEL 0-450-49364-4, Mar ’89 [Jan ’89], £2.99, 289pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) sf novel.

Star Trek: Dwellers in the Crucible Margaret Wander Bonanno (Titan 1-85286-206-8, Sep ’89, £3.95, 308pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1985) sf novelization. [First U.K. edition]

The Book of Fantasy ed. Jorge Luís Borges, A. Bioy Casares & Silvina Ocampo (QPBC, Jun ’89, $9.95, 384pp, tp) Reprint (Viking 1988) anthology of 81 fantasy stories, fragments, and anecdotes. This is a reprint of the first English-language edition, with an introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin, and contains the contents of the second revised edition (Argentina 1976). It is identical to the Viking edition except it lacks an ISBN and has the dust jacket printed as the cover.

Deathsong Douglas Borton (NAL Onyx 0-451-40158-1, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 287pp, pb) Horror novel about a country singer who sings a song that could destroy the world.

Dreamhouse Douglas Borton (NAL Onyx 0-451-40121-2, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 285pp, pb) Horror novel about a malevolent house, with a phantom Porsche, and Nazis.

The Children of Green Knowe L. M. Boston (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-217151-7, Aug ’89, $3.95, 183pp, tp) [Green Knowe] Reprint (Faber 1954) children’s time-travel fantasy, first book in the “Green Knowe” series.

An Enemy at Green Knowe L. M. Boston (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-225973-2, Aug ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 171pp, tp) [Green Knowe] Reprint (Faber 1964) children’s fantasy, fifth in the “Green Knowe” series, with the original illustrations by Peter Boston.

The River at Green Knowe L. M. Boston (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-267450-0, Aug ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 161pp, tp) [Green Knowe] Reprint (Faber 1959) children’s fantasy, third in the “Green Knowe” series, with the original illustrations by Peter Boston.

A Stranger at Green Knowe L. M. Boston (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-281755-7, Aug ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 199pp, tp) [Green Knowe] Reprint (Faber 1961) children’s fantasy, fourth in the “Green Knowe” series, with the original illustrations by Peter Boston.

Treasure of Green Knowe L. M. Boston (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-289982-0, Aug ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 214pp, tp) [Green Knowe] Reprint (Faber 1958 as The Chimneys of Green Knowe) children’s fantasy, second in the “Green Knowe” series, with the original illustrations by Peter Boston.

The Compleat Werewolf and Other Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction Anthony Boucher (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-557-4, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], $3.95, 256pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1969) collection of 10 stories.

Planet of the Apes Pierre Boulle (NAL Signet 0-451-16016-9, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 192pp, pb) [Planet of the Apes] Reissue (Vanguard 1963) sf novel; 26th printing.

Cyberbooks Ben Bova (Tor 0-312-93181-6, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $17.95, 283pp, hc) Satirical sf novel about a new electronic book revolutionizing the publishing industry.

Cyberbooks Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-50319-8, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], $4.50, 283pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) Reprint (Tor 1989) satirical sf novel.

Kinsman Ben Bova (Mandarin 0-7493-0021-3, May ’89, £3.50, 269pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Kinsman] Reprint (Dial 1979) sf novel. The text of this edition follows that of The Kinsman Saga.

Millenium Ben Bova (Mandarin 0-7493-0083-3, Aug ’89, £3.50, 296pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Kinsman] Reprint (Random House 1971) sf novel. The text of this edition follows that of The Kinsman Saga.

Orion Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-53233-3, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.95, 432pp, pb) [Orion] Reissue (Tor 1984) sf novel. Part of a convoluted series begun in As On a Darkling Plane. Seventh printing.

Peacekeepers Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-50238-8, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $4.95, 337pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1988) techno-thriller.

Peacekeepers Ben Bova (Mandarin 0-7493-0120-1, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.50, 337pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1988 as The Peacekeepers) sf novel about an international peacekeeping force, based on the stories ‘Battle Station’ and ‘Impact’. [First U.K. edition]

Vengeance of Orion Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-53161-2, Feb ’89, $3.95, 342pp, pb) [Orion] Reprint (Tor 1988) sf novel. Sequel to Orion.

Voyagers Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-50076-8, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $4.95, 383pp, pb) [Voyagers] Reprint (Doubleday 1981) near-future sf novel about an alien artifact.

The Winds of Altair Ben Bova (Severn House 0-7278-1776-0, Jul ’89, £11.95, 320pp, hc) Reprint (Tor 1983) sf novel. Rewritten from a 1973 Dutton juvenile. [Not seen]

The Best of the Nebulas ed. Ben Bova (Tor 0-312-93184-0, Apr ’89, $19.95, 593pp, hc) Anthology of 21 Nebula winners voted “best” by SFWA members plus discussions of some of the winning novels plus a provocative introduction on awards and voting. Published simultaneously in trade paperback (0-312-93175-1, $14.95).

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