The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Wild Cards ed. George R. R. Martin (Titan 1-85286-158-4, Jul ’89, £3.95, 410pp, pb, cover by Brian Bolland) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1987) original sf anthology. [First U.K. edition]

Wild Cards II: Aces High ed. George R. R. Martin (Titan 1-85286-159-2, Sep ’89, £3.95, 390pp, pb, cover by Brian Bolland) [Wild Cards] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1987) original anthology/braided sf mega-novel. There are 9 or 10 connected stories, but no contents page. [First U.K. edition]

Catchfire Graham Dunstan Martin (Swallow 0-86267-260-0, Oct ’89, £2.25, 183pp, pb, cover by Scoular Anderson) [Giftwish] Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1981) young-adult fantasy novel. Sequel to Giftwish.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Les Martin (Random House 0-394-84594-3, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $2.95, 107pp, tp) [Indiana Jones] Young-adult movie tie-in novelization, with photos from the film.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Junior Novel Les Martin (Sphere 0-7474-0531-X, Jun ’89, £1.99, 80pp, pb) [Indiana Jones] Young-adult fantasy novelization. Based on the screenplay by Jeffrey Boam. Simultaneous with US (Random House) edition.

Doctor Who: Trial of a Time Lord: Mindwarp Philip Martin (Target 0-426-20335-6, Jun ’89, £1.99, 142pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 139 in the series.

Nightblood T. Chris Martindale (Warner 0-446-35530-5, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], $4.95, 322pp, pb, cover by Greg Winters) Horror novel. A Vietnam vet battles vampires in Indiana.

The Crystal Sword Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Headline 0-7472-3292-X, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], £3.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Danny Flynn) [Chronique D’Avebury] Reprint (Avon 1988) fantasy novel. Sequel to The Fire Sword. [First U.K. edition]

The Fire Sword Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Headline 0-7472-3256-3, Jun ’89, £3.99, 374pp, pb, cover by Danny Flynn) [Chronique D’Avebury] Reprint (Avon 1984) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Sea Sword Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Avon 0-380-75456-8, Mar ’89, $3.50, 292pp, pb) [Chronique D’Avebury] Fantasy novel set in medieval Jerusalem, fourth book in the “Swords” series.

Black Horizon Robert Masello (Jove 0-515-10168-0, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 292pp, pb) Horror novel of a man who can raise the dead being stalked by them.

The War Against Chaos Anita Mason (Abacus 0-349-10031-4, Jun ’89, £4.50, 252pp, tp) Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1988) literary sf novel.

Weapon Robert Mason (Putnam 0-399-13447-6, Mar ’89, $18.95, 317pp, hc) [Weapon] Near-future sf thriller about artificial intelligence.

Weapon Robert Mason (Bantam UK 0-593-01895-8, Sep ’89 [Oct ’89], £6.95, 317pp, tp) [Weapon] Reprint (Putnam 1989) near-future sf thriller.

Nobody’s Child Anthony Masters (Hippo 0-590-76119-6, Aug ’89 [Jun ’89], £1.95, 133pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. Volume 11 in the “Hauntings” series.

Cold Steele J. D. Masters (Charter 1-55773-278-7, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.50, 185pp, pb) [Big Jim Steele] Military sf adventure novel with a cybernetic hero, second book in the “Steele” series. Masters is a pen name for Simon Hawke.

Steele J. D. Masters (Charter 1-55773-219-1, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.50, 199pp, pb) [Big Jim Steele] Near-future military sf novel, first of a series about a cyborg CIA agent. The author also writes as Simon Hawke.

Death Dream Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-1747-7, Jun ’89, £12.95, 314pp, hc, cover by Trevor Newman) [Night Warriors] Reprint (Tor 1988) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Mirror Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-52202-8, Jun ’89, $4.95, 440pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1988) horror novel about a murdered child star whose spirit haunts a mirror.

Ritual Graham Masterton (Sphere 0-7221-6144-1, Aug ’89, £3.99, 359pp, pb) Reprint (Severn House 1988) horror novel.

Walkers Graham Masterton (Tor 0-312-93201-4, Sep ’89, $18.95, 345pp, hc) Horror novel about a country club established in a haunted building that was once an asylum for the criminally insane.

Scare Care ed. Graham Masterton (Tor 0-312-93156-5, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $19.95, 403pp, hc) Anthology of 38 horror stories, all but eight of which seem to be original. The profits derived from this anthology are to go to the Scare Care Trust to aid needy and abused children.

Earthbound Richard Matheson (Robinson 1-85487-003-3, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £10.95, 186pp, hc, cover by Peter Jones) Ghost/horror novel. Reprint (Playboy Press 1982). This is the first complete edition. The book was originally published in a ‘butchered’ edition under the name Logan Swenson. [First U.K. edition]

Richard Matheson: Collected Stories Richard Matheson (Scream/Press, Oct ’89, $20.00, 899pp, tp) Collection of 85 stories with an introduction by Matheson and commentary by others, including Bradbury, Finney, and King. This is a special “Prevue edition” of 350 copies 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.

Through Channels Richard Matheson (Footsteps Press, Sep ’89, $15.00, 11pp, ph) Horror short story, illustrated by Allen Koszowski, with an introduction by Vincent Price and an afterword by Roger Corman. This is a signed, numbered, limited edition chapbook of 500 copies. There are 52 additional lettered copies signed also by Price (sold out before publication).

Last Ship Home Rodney Matthews (Paper Tiger 1-85028-095-9, Nov ’89 [Dec ’89], £8.95, 134pp, tp, cover by Rodney Matthews) Collection of paintings and posters by Rodney Matthews. Also available in hardcover (-096-7, £14.95).

The Heliotrope Wall and Other Stories Ana María Matute (Columbia University Press 0-231-06556-6, Mar ’89, $25.00, 103pp, hc) Collection of Spanish short fiction with elements of magic and the supernatural. Translated from the Spanish by Michael Scott Doyle. First American edition (Spain 1968 as Algunos muchachos)

The Dark Side Guy de Maupassant (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-459-4, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $18.95, 252pp, hc) Collection of 31 stories, selected, translated, and introduced by Arnold Kellet, with a foreword by Ramsey Campbell. This was printed with the Xanadu edition, a new dust jacket, both publishers on the copyright page, and a Carroll & Graf cancellation sticker placed over Xanadu on the title page. First American edition (Xanadu 1989).

The Metaconcert Julian May (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35524-5, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $4.95, 287pp, pb) [Galactic Milieu] Reprint of the second part of Intervention (Houghton Mifflin 1987) origially published in one volume.

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Marianna Mayer (Bantam Skylark 0-553-05844-4, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $13.95, 64pp, hc) Retelling of a classic children’s fairy tale, with full-color illustrations by David Wiesner.

The Unicorn Alphabet Marianna Mayer (Dial 0-8037-0372-4, Sep ’89, $14.95, unpaginated, hc) Children’s fantastic alphabet, with 26 full-color unicorn paintings by Michael Hague.

Monkey Station Ardath Mayhar & Ron Fortier (TSR 0-88038-743-2, Jul ’89, $3.95, 311pp, pb) Sf novel about a mutating worldwide plague that causes intelligence and speech in monkeys.

The Return Richard Maynard (Leisure 0-8439-2852-2, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 240pp, pb) Reprint (Souvenir Press 1987) sf novel of seven astronauts who return to a primitive Earth that has rejected technology.

Antar and the Eagles William Mayne (Walker 0-7445-0838-X, Jun ’89, £8.95, 224pp, hc) Fantasy novel about a young boy raised by eagles for a special mission.

Kelpie William Mayne (Puffin 0-14-032654-8, Jun ’89 [Oct ’89], £1.99, 82pp, pb, cover by Janet Rawlins) Reprint (Cape 1987) young-adult fantasy novel.

Saturday, the Twelfth of October Norma Fox Mazer (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-99592-2, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.25, 247pp, pb) Reprint (Delacorte 1975) young-adult fantasy novel about a teenage girl transported to another world.

Dream Baby Bruce McAllister (Tor 0-312-93197-2, Oct ’89, $18.95, 434pp, hc) A novel of the Vietnam war with significant fantasy elements, based on McAllister’s Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated novelette. Recommended (FCM).

Of the Fall Paul J. McAuley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36056-7, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 334pp, pb) Sf novel about revolution and social change on a human-colonized alien world.

Secret Harmonies Paul J. McAuley (Gollancz 0-575-04580-9, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], £13.95, 333pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1989 as Of The Fall) sf novel.

The Carradyne Touch Anne McCaffrey (Futura 0-7088-3717-4, May ’89, £3.99, 416pp, pb) Reprint (Ballantine 1987 as The Lady) associational, romance novel.

The Coelura Anne McCaffrey (Tor 0-812-50297-3, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 156pp, pb) Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1983) short sf romance, with the 1987 illustrations by Ned Dameron.

Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey (Easton Press, 1988 [Feb ’89], no price, 337pp, hc) [Pern] Reprint (Ballantine 1968) sf novel. First in the “Pern” series. With a new introduction by Gordon R. Dickson and the 1978 Dragondex by Wendy Glasser. This special leatherbound, gilt-edge limited edition is part of the “Masterpieces of SF” series and is available by subscription only.

Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33546-5, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $4.95, 303pp, pb) [Pern] Reissue (Ballantine 1968) sf novel, first book of the “Dragonriders of Pern” series; 34th printing.

Dragonquest Anne McCaffrey (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33508-2, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.95, 351pp, pb) [Pern] Reissue (Ballantine 1971) sf novel, second book of the “Dragonriders of Pern” series; 32nd printing.

Dragonsdawn Anne McCaffrey (SFBC #14617, May ’89 [Jun ’89], $5.98, hc) [Pern] Reprint (Del Rey/Bantam UK 1988) sf novel, prequel to the “Dragonriders of Pern” series.

Dragonsdawn Anne McCaffrey (Bantam UK 0-593-01610-6, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £6.95, 389pp, tp, cover by Steve Weston) [Pern] Reprint (Del Rey/Bantam UK 1988) fantasy novel.

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