The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Whispering Knights Penelope Lively (Heinemann 0-434-94884-5, Feb ’89, £7.95, 160pp, hc) Reissue (Heinemann 1971) young-adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

The Wild Hunt of Hagworthy Penelope Lively (Heinemann 0-434-94886-1, Feb ’89, £7.95, 144pp, hc) Reissue (Heinemann 1971) young-adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Witchwood A. R. Lloyd (Muller 0-09-173940-3, Aug ’89, £11.95, 224pp, hc, cover by Douglas Hall) [Kine Saga] Animal fantasy novel about weasels. Volume two in “The Kine Saga.”

The Isles of the Blest Morgan Llywelyn (Ace 0-441-36610-4, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 170pp, pb) Celtic fantasy novel based on Irish legends.

Red Branch Morgan Llywelyn (William Morrow 0-688-06946-0, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $19.95, 555pp, hc) Irish fantasy novel. A retelling of the legends of Cuchulain.

The Nightmares on Elm Street Parts 4 & 5 Joseph Locke (St. Martin’s 0-312-91764-3, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 188pp, pb) Movie tie-in horror novelization.

The Power of the Rellard Carolyn F. Logan (Knopf 0-394-82586-1, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.50, 278pp, pb) Reprint (Angus & Robertson 1986) young-adult occult fantasy novel.

Roxanna & The Quest for the Time Bird 3: The Riege Matter Loisel & Le Tendre (NBM 0-918348-47-1, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $8.95, unpaginated, tp) 8½" x 11". Graphic fantasy novel.

The Homecoming Barry B. Longyear (Walker Millenium 0-8027-6863-6, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $15.95, 150pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel of a space-faring race of dinosaurs that claims pre-human ownership of Earth. Packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Infinity Hold Barry B. Longyear (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20952-6, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 281pp, pb, cover by Paul & Steve Youll) Sf novel of human convicts exiled to an alien world.

The God Box Barry B. Longyear (NAL Signet 0-451-15924-1, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.50, 235pp, pb) Light fantasy novel about a box that gives you what you need instead of what you want.

Enemy Mine/Another Orphan ed. Anon. (Tor 0-812-55963-0, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $2.95, 90 + 68pp, pb) Anthology of two Nebula-winning novellas.

Upright Man J. Edward Lord (Ballantine 0-345-35269-6, Feb ’89, $3.95, 258pp, pb) Political novel about a man who can see the future.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: Survivors Jean Lorrah (Titan 1-85286-095-2, Jan ’89, £2.95, 253pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Sf novel. Simultaneous with the US (Pocket) edition.

The Total Devotion Machine Rosaleen Love (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4188-3, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], £4.50, 167pp, tp) Collection of 17 stories, most of them original.

The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions H. P. Lovecraft (Arkham House 0-87054-040-8, May ’89 [Mar ’89], $18.95, 450pp, hc) Collection; revised and corrected edition of the 1944 Arkham House book with corrected texts plus new stories added and previous ones removed. This should be considered a new book. Includes a note on the texts by S.T. Joshi and a foreword on Lovecraft’s revisions by August Derleth.

The Lurker at the Threshold H. P. Lovecraft & August Derleth (Gollancz 0-575-04685-6, Dec ’89, £3.50, 196pp, pb, cover by Les Edwards) Reprint (Arkham House 1945) sf/horror novel.

Gondar Nicholas Luard (Arrow 0-09-958440-9, May ’89, £4.50, 800pp, pb) Reprint (Century Hutchinson 1988) historical novel with fantasy elements.

Gondar Nicholas Luard (Pocket 0-671-66962-1, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $4.95, 659pp, pb, cover by Osyczka Limited) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1988) historical novel with fantasy elements.

A Fearful Symmetry James Luceno (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35957-7, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 265pp, pb, cover by Alan Daniels) Near-future mystical sf novel of the coming millenium and alien invasion.

Beware the Horse L. F. Luckie (Tor 0-812-58526-7, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $4.50, 409pp, pb) Historical novel about the Trojan War with a bit of prophecy and fantasy thrown in.

The Burrowers Beneath Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-30-6, Nov ’88 [Aug ’89], $22.50, 185pp, hc) [Titus Crow] Reprint (DAW 1974) Cthulhu Mythos horror novel, first book in the “Titus Crow” series, illustrated by Mark Bell. This is a first hardcover edition. A deluxe signed edition (-31-4, $37.50) was announced but not seen. This has a 1988 copyright date but was not seen until now.

Hero of Dreams Brian Lumley (Headline 0-7472-3301-2, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], £2.99, 242pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Dreamlands] Reprint (Ganley 1986) fantasy novel. Volume one in the “Dreamland” tetralogy. [First U.K. edition]

Necroscope III: The Source Brian Lumley (Grafton 0-586-20194-7, Aug ’89, £4.50, 528pp, pb, cover by George Underwood) [Necroscope] Horror novel. Volume three in the “Necroscope” trilogy.

Necroscope III: The Source Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52127-7, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $4.95, 505pp, pb) [Necroscope] Vampire/espionage novel, third book in the “Necroscope” series.

Ship of Dreams Brian Lumley (Headline 0-7472-3318-7, Dec ’89, £2.99, 243pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Dreamlands] Reprint (Ganley 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Dreamlands” tetralogy. [First U.K. edition]

Vamphyri! Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52126-9, Apr ’89, $4.95, 470pp, pb) [Necroscope] Horror novel which includes Vampire armies and a hero with vast supernatural powers. Sequel to Necroscope. First American edition (Grafton 1988 as Wamphyri!)

The Comic Book Killer Richard A. Lupoff (Bantam 0-553-27781-2, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.95, 262pp, pb) Reprint (Offspring Press 1988) mystery novel about the comic book field. Associational. This edition does not have the comic book enclosed with last year’s hardcover.

Countersolar! Richard A. Lupoff (Ace 0-441-11791-0, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 262pp, pb) [Twin Planets] Reprint (Arbor House 1987) humorous alternate-world sf novel, sequel to Circumpolar!.

Galaxy’s End Richard A. Lupoff (Grafton 0-586-07099-0, Sep ’89, £3.50, 304pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Sun’s End] Reprint (Ace 1988) sf novel. Sequel to Sun’s End. [First U.K. edition]

Philip José Farmer’s The Dungeon, Volume 1: The Black Tower Richard A. Lupoff (Bantam UK 0-553-40024-X, Dec ’89, £3.99, 353pp, pb, cover by Robert Gould) [Dungeon] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1988) fantasy novel, illustrated throughout by Robert Gould and with an introduction by Philip José Farmer. [First U.K. edition]

Dai-San Eric V. Lustbader (Fawcett Crest 0-449-21648-9, Jan ’90, $3.95, 244pp, pb) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel, third book of the “Sunset Warrior Cycle”.

Shallows of Night Eric V. Lustbader (Fawcett Crest 0-449-21647-0, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 257pp, pb) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel, second book in the “Sunset Warrior” series. The author’s name appeared on previous editions as Eric Van Lustbader.

The Sunset Warrior Eric V. Lustbader (Fawcett Crest 0-449-21646-2, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.95, 244pp, pb) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1977) fantasy novel, first book of the “Sunset Warrior” series. Lustbader’s name appeared on previous editions as Eric Van Lustbader.

Sue Slate: Private Eye Lee Lynch (Naiad Press 0-941483-52-5, Sep ’89 [Nov ’89], $8.95, 161pp, tp, cover by Pat Tong & Bonnie Liss) Humorous talking animal fantasy/P.I. novel. A parody of Raymond Chandler with lesbian cats.

The Third Eagle R. A. MacAvoy (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24919-5, Jan ’89, $18.95, 301pp, hc) Science fiction novel of a wandering warrior/martial arts expert seeking his fortune among the planets. Recommended. (FCM)

The Third Eagle R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28356-1, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], $4.50, 261pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1989) sf novel.

The Lake at the End of the World Caroline MacDonald (Dial 0-8037-0650-2, May ’89, $12.95, 202pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel set in a near-future dystopian civilization, survivors of the collapse of Earth’s ecology. First American edition (Penguin Australia 1988).

At the Back of the North Wind George MacDonald (Godine 0-87923-703-1, 1988 [Mar ’89], $18.95, 307pp, hc) Reprint (Strahan 1870) classic children’s fantasy with new illustrations by Lauren A. Mills.

At the Back of the North Wind George MacDonald (William Morrow 0-688-07808-7, Mar ’89, $17.95, 347pp, hc) Reprint (Strahan 1870) classic children’s fantasy. This is a facsimile of the 1919 McKay edition, illustrated in color by Jessie Willcox Smith. There is a new afterword by series editor Peter Glassman.

G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis: The Riddle of Joy ed. Michael H. MacDonald & Andrew A. Tadie (Eerdmans 0-8028-3665-8, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $18.95, 304pp, hc) Associational; non-fiction. Anthology of 17 essays on Lewis and Chesterton, including some on their fiction. [G. K. Chesterton; C. S. Lewis]

Fire Lance David Mace (Ace 0-441-23588-3, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 314pp, pb) Post-holocaust military sf novel about a weapon designed to eliminate survivors. First American edition (Grafton 1986).

The Net Loren J. MacGregor (Orbit 0-7088-8284-6, Jan ’89, £2.99, 225pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodwin) Reprint (Ace 1987) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Rob MacGregor (Ballantine 0-345-36161-X, Jun ’89, $4.95, 216pp, pb) [Indiana Jones] Movie tie-in novelization, with photos from the film.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Rob MacGregor (Sphere 0-7474-0530-1, Jun ’89, £3.50, 248pp, pb) [Indiana Jones] Fantasy novelization. Based on the screenplay by Jeffrey Boam. Simultaneous with US (Ballantine) edition.

Blood Dreams Jack MacLane (Zebra 0-8217-2680-3, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 376pp, pb) Horror novel about a little boy psychically linked to a homicidal maniac in his dreams.

Somewhere in the Night Jeffrey N. McMahan (Alyson 1-55583-157-5, Oct ’89, $7.95, 182pp, tp) Collection of eight original horror stories with gay protagonists. These are good contemporary horror with two particularly excellent black comedies about a vampire boutique-worker who cuts his victims’ heads off to avoid the competition (SW).

Blind in One Ear: The Avenger Returns Patrick Macnee & Marie Cameron (Mercury House 0-916515-58-3, Aug ’89, $19.95, 298pp, hc) Associational; autobiography of the star of “The Avengers” tv series, with photos.

U.S.S.A. David Madsen (William Morrow 0-688-07876-1, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $18.95, 369pp, hc) Private Eye novel set in occupied Russia after the US has won World War III.

I Feel the Morning Star Gregory Maguire (Harper & Row 0-06-024021-0, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $14.95, 277pp, hc) Young-adult post-holocaust sf novel set in an underground city.

The Changeover Margaret Mahy (Macmillan Educational 0-333-48526-2, Jan ’89, £3.25, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Dent 1984) young-adult occult novel. [Not seen]

Wingman: The Final Storm Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-2655-2, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 350pp, pb) [Wingman] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Beyond Apollo Barry N. Malzberg (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-551-5, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.50, 153pp, pb) Reprint (Random House 1972) sf novel of insane astronauts. Winner of the first John W. Campbell Award.

Galaxies Barry N. Malzberg (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-491-8, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $2.95, 128pp, pb) Reprint (Pyramid 1975) satirical sf novel.

The NESFA Index to Short SF 1987 ed. Jim Mann (NESFA Press 0-915368-41-2, Apr ’89, $12.00, 140pp, 23x28cm ph) Index of short sf published in 1987, including collections, original and reprint anthologies.

The Site Melisand March (Leisure 0-8439-2812-3, Aug ’89, $3.95, 307pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1988) horror thriller about an old building seeking revenge for its demolition.

Delan the Mislaid Laurie J. Marks (DAW 0-88677-325-3, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 252pp, pb) Fantasy novel. A first novel.

Visions of Poe Simon Marsden & Edgar Allan Poe (Knopf 0-394-57427-3, Nov ’88 [Jan ’89], $24.95, 128pp, hc) Art book. Simon Marsden’s personal selection of Poe’s stories and poems illustrated by Marsden’s eerie photographs. First American edition (Webb and Bower 1988).

Fangs of the Hooded Demon Geoffrey L. Marsh (Tor 0-812-50675-8, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 281pp, pb) [Lincoln Blackthorne] Reprint (Tor 1988) fantasy/adventure in the “Lincoln Blackthorne” series.

Fevre Dream George R. R. Martin (Gollancz 0-575-04492-6, Apr ’89, £3.50, 350pp, pb, cover by Danny Flynn) Reprint (Poseidon 1982) horror novel. One of the best vampire novels of recent years. Strongly recommended. (PSP)

Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad ed. George R. R. Martin (SFBC #14766, May ’89 [Jun ’89], $8.98, hc) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1988) original shared-world anthology. First hardcover edition.

Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty ed. George R. R. Martin (SFBC #14767, 1989 [Jun ’89], $8.98, hc) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1988) original shared-world anthology. First hard cover edition.

Jokers Wild ed. George R. R. Martin (Titan 1-85286-176-2, Nov ’89, £3.95, 376pp, pb, cover by Brian Bolland) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1987) ‘mosaic novel’ written by Melinda M. Snodgrass, Leanne C. Harper, Walton Simons, Lewis Shiner, John J. Miller, George R.R. Martin and Edward Bryant. Volume 3 in the “Wild Cards” series. [First U.K. edition]

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