The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Unicornis: On the History and Truth of the Unicorn Michael Green & James O’Donnell (Running Press 0-89471-550-X, Oct ’88 [Feb ’89], $12.95, 110pp, tp) Art book. “Facsimile and translation of an illuminated manuscript by one Magnalucius, recording his first-hand observations of unicorns and their natural history.” Reissue (Running Press 1983), but there is a 1988 copyright as well, so there may be additional material.

Conan the Valiant Roland J. Green (Tor 0-812-50082-2, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 280pp, pb) [Conan] Reprint (Tor 1988) fantasy novelization based on Howard’s famous character.

The Mountain Walks Roland J. Green (Ace 0-441-65742-7, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.50, 228pp, pb) [Peace Company] Military sf novel, third book in the “Peace Company” series.

Starcruiser Shenandoah: Squadron Alert Roland J. Green (NAL Signet 0-451-16156-4, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.95, 316pp, pb) [Starcruiser Shenandoah] Sf military adventure novel.

Contemporary Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Poetry: A Resource Guide and Biographical Dictionary Scott E. Green (Greenwood 0-313-26324-8, Nov ’89 [Dec ’89], $35.00, 216pp, hc) Guide to sf, fantasy, and horror poetry. There are sections dealing with commercial magazines, small press magazines, poetry in genre anthologies, and a biographical directory of poets.

Hellhound Magic Sharon Green (DAW 0-88677-399-7, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $4.50, 400pp, pb) [Far Side of Forever] Fantasy novel about a sorceress, second book in “The Far Side of Forever” series.

The Triple Spiral Stephanie Green (Walker 0-7445-0814-2, Jun ’89 [Jul ’89], £9.95, 187pp, hc, cover by Graham Ward) Young-adult occult novel. A first novel.

Foundation’s Friends ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Tor 0-312-93174-3, Sep ’89, $19.95, 403pp, hc) Original anthology of 17 stories set in various worlds created by Asimov, with prefaces by Ray Bradbury and Ben Bova, and afterwords by Janet and Isaac Asimov. There was an advance printing of 144 copies produced for New York Is Book Country. These books are identified by initials on page 50 and the lack of a bar code on the back jacket.

Phantoms ed. Martin H. & Rosalind M. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-348-2, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 270pp, pb) Original horror anthology of 13 stories based on The Phantom of the Opera.

Contrarywise Zohra Greenhalgh (Ace 0-441-11711-2, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 290pp, pb) Fantasy novel; a first novel about gods who meddle in the everyday lives of men.

Trickster’s Touch Zohra Greenhalgh (Ace 0-441-11441-5, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.50, 236pp, pb) Fantasy novel of a prankster god that meddles in the lives of men. Sequel to Contrarywise.

Other Voices Colin Greenland (Unwin 0-04-440309-7, May ’89, £3.99, 182pp, pb, cover by Ian Miller) [Hour of the Thin Ox] Reprint (Unwin Hyman 1988) fantasy novel. Sequel to The Hour of the Thin Ox. Recommended. (PSP)

Forgotten Realms: Spellfire Ed Greenwood (Penguin 0-14-012129-3, May ’89, £3.99, 382pp, pb, cover by Clyde Caldwell) [Forgotten Realms] Reprint (TSR 1988) fantasy novelization based on the “Forgotten Realms” games. [First U.K. edition]

The Broken Citadel Joyce Ballou Gregorian (Orbit 0-7088-8290-0, Apr ’89, £4.99, 333pp, tp, cover by Patrick Jones) [Tredana] Reprint (Atheneum 1975) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Tredana” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Castledown Joyce Ballou Gregorian (Orbit 0-7088-8307-9, Aug ’89, £4.99, 331pp, tp, cover by Patrick Jones) [Tredana] Reprint (Atheneum 1977) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Tredana” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

The Favored Child Philippa Gregory (Pocket 0-671-67910-4, Jul ’89, $18.95, 473pp, hc) Romance novel with a psychic heroine set in 18th-century England.

The Woodwitch Stephen Gregory (St. Martin’s 0-312-91736-8, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 231pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1988) horror novel of witchcraft and obsession.

The Woodwitch Stephen Gregory (Sceptre 0-340-50803-5, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], £4.50, 231pp, tp) Reprint (William Heinemann 1988) psychological horror novel.

Demon’s Eye Stephen Gresham (Zebra 0-8217-2704-4, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 349pp, pb) Horror novel about an old inn haunted by a demon.

Father to the Man John Gribbin (Gollancz 0-575-04550-7, Aug ’89, £12.95, 221pp, hc) Sf novel.

Double Planet John Gribbin & Marcus Chown (Gollancz 0-575-04599-X, Oct ’89, £3.50, 220pp, pb, cover by John Harris) [Double Planet] Reprint (Gollancz 1988) sf novel.

Star Commandos: Death Planet P. M. Griffin (Ace 0-441-78044-X, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.50, 201pp, pb) [Star Commandos] Military sf novel, fourth in the “Star Commandos” series.

The Frog King and Other Tales of the Brothers Grimm Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm (NAL Signet 0-451-52379-2, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $2.95, 312pp, pb) Reissue (NAL Signet 1969) collection of 50 fairy tales plus two early versions of “Snow White” and a selected bibliography. Translated by Alfred David and Mary Elizabeth Meek.

The Making of the Next Generation Edward Gross (Pioneer Books 1-55698-219-4, May ’89 [Sep ’89], $14.95, 124pp, tp) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Associational; non-fiction book about the Star Trek, the Next Generation tv series.

Trek: The Lost Years Edward Gross (Pioneer Books 1-55698-220-8, Jun ’89 [Sep ’89], $12.95, 121pp, tp) [Star Trek] Associational; non-fiction. The story of the abortive attempt to revive Star Trek as a tv series in the late 1970s.

Redefining the American Gothic: From Wieland to Day of the Dead Louis S. Gross (UMI 0-8357-1901-4, Feb ’89 [Mar ’89], $39.95, 112pp, hc) Non-fiction; criticism. Study of gothic elements in American fiction and film.

You Never Believe Me and Other Stories Davis Grubb (St. Martin’s 0-312-02997-7, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $16.95, 259pp, hc) Collection of 18 stories set in West Virginia. Some of these stories are horror.

How to Publish a Fanzine Mike Gunderloy (Loompanics Unlimited 0-915179-80-6, 1988 [Mar ’89], $6.95, 91pp, tp) Non-fiction guide to publishing your own fanzine. The print is big enough for a large print edition and the author doesn’t understand the post office. This has a 1988 copyright date but was not seen until 1989.

Star Bridge James E. Gunn & Jack Williamson (Macmillan Collier Nucleus 0-02-040881-1, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $4.50, 216pp, pb) Reprint (Gnome Press 1955) sf novel.

Gaga Olaf Gunnarson (Penumbra Press 0-921254-00-8, 1988 [Mar ’89], no price, 68pp, tp) Associational mainstream novella about a man who goes insane from reading too much science fiction and takes a psychotic journey to Mars. Translated from the Icelandic (Forlagid 1984) by David McDuff. This has appeared in 1988, but was not seen until now. First American edition (Iceland 1984).

Revenge of the Valkyrie Thorarinn Gunnarsson (Ace 0-441-72359-4, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.50, 202pp, pb) [Song of the Dwarves] Norse fantasy novel, sequel to Song of the Dwarves.

Starwolves: Battle of the Ring Thorarinn Gunnarsson (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20908-9, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 235pp, pb) [Starwolves] Sf novel about a war between the Starwolves and a sentient space fortress, sequel to Starwolves.

Master of the Game Gary Gygax (Putnam/Perigee 0-399-51533-X, Jul ’89, $9.95, 174pp, tp) Guide to being a Game Master in role-playing games by the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons.

She H. Rider Haggard (Magnet 0-416-13982-5, May ’89, £1.99, 373pp, pb, cover by George Smith) [She] Reprint (Harper 1886) classic fantasy novel.

The Doll in the Garden Mary Downing Hahn (Houghton Mifflin/Clarion 0-89919-848-1, Apr ’89 [Oct ’89], $13.95, 128pp, hc) Young-adult time-travel ghost novel. Two children enter a ghostly 19th-century world through a door in a hedge.

The Doctor Who File Peter Haining (Lyle Stuart/Comet 0-86379-169-7, 1989 [Aug ’89], $12.95, 239pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1986) collection of articles and anecdotes by and about the various actors who have played Doctor Who. This is a worldwide edition carrying the names of the publisher and its US, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand distributors and the UK and US prices.

The Doctor Who File Peter Haining (Comet 0-86379-169-7, Jan ’89, £5.99, 239pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1986) collection of articles and anecdotes by and about the various actors who have played Doctor Who. Compulsive reading. Recommended. (PSP)

Doctor Who: The Time Traveller’s Guide Peter Haining (W.H. Allen 0-86379-188-3, Apr ’89, £5.99, 272pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1987) book about Doctor Who. This one is more encyclopaedic than anecdotal, but is fascinating as always. Recommended. (PSP)

The Daymaker Ann Halam (Puffin 0-14-032779-7, Jul ’89, £1.99, 173pp, pb, cover by Paul Finn) [Inland] Reprint (Orchard 1987) young-adult fantasy novel. This is a pseudonym for Gwyneth Jones.

The Long Habit of Living Joe W. Haldeman (NEL 0-450-51189-8, Oct ’89, £6.95, 300pp, tp, cover by James Warren) Reprint (Morrow 1989 as Buying Time) sf novel. Also available in hardcover (-51071-9, £12.95). [First U.K. edition]

Buying Time Joe W. Haldeman (William Morrow 0-688-07244-5, Jun ’89, $18.95, 300pp, hc) Sf novel about a process that allows the wealthy to buy rejuvenation that provides relative immortality. An important and fascinating book about today’s possibility of physical immortality. Recommended (CNB).

Buying Time Joe W. Haldeman (Easton Press, Jun ’89, no price, 300pp, hc) Sf novel about a process that allows the wealthy to buy rejuvenation that provides relative immortality, with an introduction by James Gunn and illustrations by Bryn Barnard. This is a signed, limited, special leatherbound gilt-edge edition that is being published simultaneously with the Morrow edition. It is part of the “Signed First Editions of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Buying Time Joe W. Haldeman (SFBC #15465, Nov ’89, $7.50, 300pp, hc, cover by James Warren) Reprint (Morrow 1989) sf novel about a process that allows the wealthy to buy rejuvenation.

After the Spell Wars: Book 2: In the Sea Nymph’s Lair F. J. Hale (Pageant 0-517-00935-8, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $2.95, 209pp, pb) [After the Spell Wars] Fantasy novel.

The Lions of Tsavo James L. Haley (Bantam 0-553-28025-2, Nov ’89, $4.50, 259pp, pb, cover by Sanjulian) Historical adventure/fantasy novel set in 19th-century Kenya. The British Army versus man-eating lions with supernatural powers.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review Index Volume 17, 1986 Hal W. Hall (SFBRI 0-935064-21-4, Oct ’89, $8.50, 71pp, ph) Non-fiction; reference. A guide to book reviews that appeared in 1986.

Dagmar Schultz and the Angel Edna Lynn Hall (Macmillan Scribners 0-684-19097-4, Sep ’89 [Nov ’89], $11.95, 86pp, hc, cover by Diane de Groat) [Secret Life of Dagmar Schultz] Humorous children’s fantasy about a young girl haunted by the friendly spirit of her late Aunt Edna, sequel to the non-fantasy The Secret Life of Dagmar Schultz.

Kisses of the Enemy Rodney Hall (Faber 0-571-15091-8, Jan ’89, £12.95, 622pp, hc, cover by Andrzej Klimowski) Humorous thriller set in the near future as Australia strives for independence.

The Alien’s Dictionary David Hallamshire (Headline 0-7472-3249-0, Jul ’89, £2.99, 119pp, pb) Humorous set of definitions purportedly giving an alien’s view of Planet Earth.

Overload Book 3: Highway Warriors Bob Ham (Bantam 0-553-28148-8, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $2.95, 179pp, pb) [Overload] Post-holocaust sf/military adventure novel.

Overload Book 4: Tennessee Terror Bob Ham (Bantam 0-553-28256-5, Nov ’89, $3.50, 260pp, pb, cover by Alan Ayers) [Overload] Post-holocaust military adventure/sf novel with crazed Satanists.

Beauty and the Beast Barbara Hambly (Avon 0-380-75795-8, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 242pp, pb) [Beauty and the Beast] Fantasy tv tie-in novelization.

Star Trek: Ishmael Barbara Hambly (Titan 1-85286-183-5, Aug ’89, £2.95, 255pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket Books 1985) sf novelization.

Those Who Hunt the Night Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36132-6, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.50, 340pp, pb) [Those Who Hunt the Night] Reprint (Del Rey 1988, also Unwin 1988 as Immortal Blood) horror/mystery novel set in Victorian London about the search for a vampire-killer.

Dustland Virginia Hamilton (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-224315-1, Aug ’89, $3.95, 214pp, pb) [Justice Cycle] Reprint (Greenwillow 1980) young-adult time-travel sf novel, second book of “The Justice Cycle”.

The Gathering Virginia Hamilton (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-230592-0, Aug ’89, $3.95, 214pp, pb) [Justice Cycle] Reprint (Greenwillow 1981) young-adult time-travel sf novel, third book of “The Justice Cycle”.

Justice and Her Brothers Virginia Hamilton (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-241640-4, Aug ’89, $3.95, 282pp, pb) [Justice Cycle] Reprint (Greenwillow 1978) young-adult time-travel sf novel, first book of “The Justice Cycle”.

Willie Bea and the Time the Martians Landed Virginia Hamilton (Macmillan Aladdin 0-689-71328-2, Oct ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 208pp, tp, cover by Jerry Pinkney) Reprint (Greenwillow 1983) young-adult novel about a little girl who hears the original broadcast of Welles’ The War of the Worlds and sneaks out to see the Martians for herself. There is a possibility that there actually was an alien invasion.

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 2: Sun Blind Gwen Hansen (Beaver 0-09-965480-6, Apr ’89, £1.99, 122pp, pb) [Secret of the Unicorn Queen] Reprint (Fawcett Columbine 1988) young-adult fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 6: Moonspell Gwen Hansen (Fawcett Columbine 0-449-90360-5, May ’89, $3.95, 122pp, pb) [Secret of the Unicorn Queen] Sixth book in a teenage fantasy/romance series for girls written by different authors and packaged by Parachute Press.

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 6: Moonspell Gwen Hansen (Beaver 0-09-965520-9, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], £2.50, 122pp, pb, cover by Rowena Morrill) [Secret of the Unicorn Queen] Reprint (Fawcett Columbine 1989) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume 6 in the series written by various authors. [First U.K. edition]

The Lodestone Allen Harbinson (Sphere 0-7474-0006-7, May ’89, £3.99, 568pp, pb, cover by Tony Roberts) Fantasy novel.

Ghost Soldiers Steven Hardesty (Dell 0-440-20118-7, Apr ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Walker 1986) ghost/war novel. American soldiers are killed in Vietnam—"but their ghosts resume the battle in which they died—and win."

The Silver Land Nancy Harding (Pocket 0-671-63409-7, Feb ’89, $4.50, 611pp, pb) Celtic historical fantasy novel.

Visions of Space David A. Hardy (Paper Tiger 1-85028-098-3, Nov ’89, £16.95, 176pp, hc) Marvellous collection of space art by Hardy, with a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. Strongly recommended.

Riddle of the Seven Realms Lyndon Hardy (Corgi 0-552-13440-6, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], £3.99, 403pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Arcadia] Reprint (Del Rey 1988) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Southern Kingdoms” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Cockroaches of Stay More Donald Harington (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-118270-1, Mar ’89, $19.95, 337pp, hc) [Stay More] Animal fantasy with a cockroach heroine. Part of the non-fantasy “Stay More” saga.

The Cockroaches of Stay More Donald Harington (QPBC, Nov ’89, $8.95, 337pp, tp, cover by Dale Verzaa) [Stay More] Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1989) animal fantasy with a cockroach heroine, part of the non-fantasy “Stay More Saga”. This is identical to the HBJ edition except there is no ISBN and the Jacket is printed as the pb cover.

Krono Charles Harness (Avon 0-380-70701-2, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.50, 216pp, pb) Reprint (Watts 1988) time-travel sf novel.

Petrogypsies Rory Harper (Baen 0-671-69840-0, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.50, 275pp, pb) Humorous sf novel about oil wildcatters on another world; a first novel.

Spiral of Fire Deborah Turner Harris (Tor 0-812-53954-0, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 468pp, pb) [Mages of Garillon] Fantasy novel; book three of “The Mages of Garillon”.

The Cathay Stories and Other Fictions Macdonald Harris (Story Line Press 0-934257-14-0, 1988 [Sep ’89], $16.00, 189pp, hc) Collection of 9 literary stories with significant fantasy content, with an afterword by the author. This was published in 1988 but was not seen until 1989.

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