The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Doctor Who: The Chase John Peel (Target 0-426-20336-4, Jul ’89, £1.99, 144pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 140 in the series.

Doctor Who: The Daleks’ Master Plan - Part I: Mission to the Unknown John Peel (Target 0-426-20343-7, Sep ’89, £1.99, 174pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 141 in the series.

Doctor Who: The Daleks’ Master Plan - Part I: Mission to the Unknown John Peel (Lyle Stuart/Target 0-426-20343-7, Sep ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 174pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization, Doctor Who #141. This is a worldwide edition.

Doctor Who: The Daleks’ Master Plan - Part II: The Mutation of Time John Peel (Target 0-426-20344-5, Oct ’89, £1.99, 157pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 142 in the series.

The Trek Encyclopedia John Peel (Pioneer Books 1-55698-205-4, Nov ’88 [Jan ’89], $19.95, 365pp, tp) [Star Trek] Re-issue (Pioneer Books 1988) non-fiction; reference. An encyclopedia-type guide to everything connected with Star Trek, from actors to planets. Second printing.

The Official Doctor Who and the Daleks Book John Peel & Terry Nation (St. Martin’s 0-312-02264-6, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $12.95, 212pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Non-fiction, reference. Contains an episode guide to the Daleks, the original story outline of “The Daleks”, and other Dr. Who materials.

Napoleon Disentimed Hayford Peirce (Bantam UK 0-553-17601-3, May ’89, £3.50, 317pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [MacNair of MacNair] Reprint (Tor 1987) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Phylum Monsters Hayford Peirce (Tor 0-812-54894-9, Oct ’89, $3.95, 278pp, pb) Satirical sf novel about genetic engineering and telepathic Martian pet rocks who want to be free.

The Thirteenth Majestral Hayford Peirce (Tor 0-812-54892-2, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 315pp, pb) Sf time-travel adventure novel written in the style of Jack Vance.

Axolotl Special 1 ed. John C. Pelan (Pulphouse/Axolotl Press, Feb ’89, $10.00, 167pp, tp) Anthology of stories by Lucius Shepard, Michael Shea, and Jessica Amanda Salmonson, plus introductions by Kessel, Ligotti, and Sterling. Autographed by all contributors.

Love in the Ruins Walker Percy (Paladin 0-586-08775-3, Aug ’89, £4.99, 381pp, tp, cover by Emma Chichester-Clark) Reprint (Eyre & Spottiswoode 1971) satire set in a time near the end of the world.

The Thanatos Syndrome Walker Percy (Paladin 0-586-08726-5, Feb ’89, £4.99, 379pp, tp) Reprint (Andre Deutsch 1987) literary sf novel.

This Present Darkness Frank Peretti (Monarch 1-85424-002-1, Feb ’89, £3.99, 508pp, pb, cover by Vic Mitchell) [This Present Darkness] Reprint (Crossway 1986) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 3: Final Test Dory Perlman (Beaver 0-09-965490-3, Sep ’89, £1.99, 122pp, pb, cover by Rowena Morrill) Reprint (Fawcett Columbine 1988) young-adult fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The 97th Step Steve Perry (Ace 0-441-58105-6, Dec ’89, $3.95, 294pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Khadaji] Sf adventure novel, a prequel to The Man Who Never Missed.

Conan the Indomitable Steve Perry (Tor 0-812-50295-7, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $7.95, 273pp, tp) [Conan] Fantasy novelization based on Robert E. Howard’s character.

The Man Who Never Missed Steve Perry (Sphere 0-7474-0348-1, Jun ’89 [Apr ’89], £2.99, 195pp, pb) [Khadaji] Reprint (Berkley 1985) sf novel. Volume 1 in the “Matador” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Matadora Steve Perry (Sphere 0-7474-0349-X, Nov ’89, £3.50, 211pp, pb) [Khadaji] Reprint (Ace 1986) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Matador” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Devil-May-Care Elizabeth Peters (Tor 0-812-50789-4, Jun ’89, $4.50, 250pp, pb) Reprint (Dodd Mead 1977) gothic with real supernatural elements.

Red Army Ralph Peters (W.H. Allen 0-352-32533-X, Aug ’89, £6.99, 382pp, tp) Near-future thriller. Also available in hardcover (-03694-9, £11.95).

S. Petersen’s Field Guide to Creatures of the Dreamlands Sandy Petersen, Mark J. Ferrari, Lynn Willis & Tom Sullivan (Chaosium 0-933635-53-2, Apr ’89, $15.95, 64pp, tp) Art book devoted to creatures of Lovecraft’s dreamlands.

Future Forward Susan Beth Pfeffer (Delacorte 0-385-29740-8, Jun ’89 [Apr ’89], $13.95, 123pp, hc) [Rewind to Yesterday] Young-adult humorous sf novel about a VCR that acts as a time machine, sequel to Rewind to Yesterday.

Triumph of the Night: Tales of Terror and the Supernatural ed. Robert Phillips (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-517-5, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $18.95, 373pp, hc) Anthology of 27 ghost and horror stories by writers best known for more “literary” works.

Turbo Cowboys # 7: Night Riders Tony Phillips (Ballantine 0-345-35922-4, Aug ’89, $2.95, 134pp, pb) [Turbo Cowboys] Young-adult post-holocaust sf adventure novel.

To the Seventh Power Felice Picano (William Morrow 0-688-06332-2, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $18.95, 311pp, hc) Psychic thriller/realistic occult novel.

Blood Heat Steve Pieczenik (Warner 0-446-35673-5, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $4.95, 339pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988) medical thriller with sf elements. Scientists work around the clock to save the world from an incurable strain of bubonic plague.

When World Views Collide: A Study in Imagination and Evolution John J. Pierce (Greenwood 0-313-25457-5, May ’89 [Jun ’89], $36.00, 238pp, hc) Non-fiction; criticism. Third volume in a history of the genre begun in Foundations of Science Fiction (1987) and Great Themes of Science Fiction (1987).

The Woman Who Loved Reindeer Meredith Ann Pierce (Tor 0-812-50305-8, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 242pp, pb, cover by Dennis Nolan) Reprint (Atlantic Monthly 1985) young-adult fantasy set in an Arctic world with were-reindeer.

Alanna: The First Adventure Tamora Pierce (Knopf 0-679-80114-6, Oct ’89, $3.25, 231pp, pb) [Song of the Lioness] Reprint (Atheneum 1983) young-adult fantasy novel, first book of the “Song of the Lioness Quartet”.

The Woman Who Rides Like a Man Tamora Pierce (Oxford 0-19-271582-8, Aug ’89, £7.95, 253pp, hc, cover by Susan Scott) [Song of the Lioness] Reprint (Atheneum 1986) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume three in the “Song of the Lionness” series. [First U.K. edition]

Chain Letter Christopher Pike (Lightning 0-340-49909-5, Jun ’89, £2.50, 192pp, pb, cover by Davies) [Chain Letter] Reprint (Avon 1986) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Remember Me Christopher Pike (Pocket Archway 0-671-67654-7, Apr ’89, $2.95, 230pp, pb) [Remember Me] Young-adult detective/ghost novel. The ghost of a dead girl investigates her own murder.

Scavenger Hunt Christopher Pike (Pocket Archway 0-671-67656-3, Jul ’89, $2.95, 215pp, pb) Young-adult time-travel dark fantasy novel about a boy’s strange experiences on a late-night scavenger hunt.

Spellbound Christopher Pike (Lightning 0-340-49908-7, Jun ’89, £2.50, 191pp, pb, cover by Davies) Reprint (Archway 1986) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Winds of Change: The Blood of Ten Chiefs #3 ed. Richard Pini (Tor 0-812-54905-8, Mar ’89, $7.95, 275pp, tp) [Elfquest] Original shared-world anthology in the “Elfquest” series.

Wolfsong: The Blood of Ten Chiefs Vol. 2 ed. Richard Pini & Robert Lynn Asprin (Tor 0-812-50377-5, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.50, 307pp, pb) [Elfquest] Reprint (Tor 1988) shared-world anthology of nine “Elfquest” stories.

The Complete Gerry Anderson Episode Guide Adam Pirani (Titan 1-85286-216-5, Nov ’89, £8.99, 168pp, tp) Complete guide to all the Gerry Anderson series from Twizzle to Dick Spanner.

Coz Mary Pjerrou (Spinsters/Aunt Lute 0-933216-70-X, Sep ’89 [Oct ’89], $9.95, 224pp, tp) Feminist fantasy novel featuring a midwife heroine and the conflict between an astronomer and a witch who can manipulate time. A first novel.

The Annals of the Heechee Frederik Pohl (Orbit 0-7088-8317-6, Oct ’89, £3.50, 338pp, pb) [Heechee (Robinette Broadhead)] Reprint (Del Rey 1987) sf novel, in which the Assassins finally come out of their kugelblitz! Volume four in the “Heechee” series.

The Coming of the Quantum Cats Frederik Pohl (Gollancz 0-575-04493-4, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £2.99, 243pp, pb, cover by Terry Pastor) Reprint (Bantam 1986) sf novel.

The Day the Martians Came Frederik Pohl (SFBC #14491, Feb ’89 [Mar ’89], $4.98, 217pp, hc) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1988) sf collection of connected stories.

The Day the Martians Came Frederik Pohl (St. Martin’s 0-312-91781-3, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 248pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1988) sf collection of ten stories with connecting material.

Gateway Frederik Pohl (Easton Press, 1986 [May ’89], no price, 313pp, hc) [Heechee (Robinette Broadhead)] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1977) award winning sf novel with a long special introduction by Algis Budrys and artwork by Vincent DiFate. This special leatherbound signed gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only. The special contents of this edition have a 1986 copyright date, but was not seen until now.

Homegoing Frederik Pohl (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33975-4, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $16.95, 279pp, hc) Humorous sf novel about a boy raised by aliens and returned secretly to earth.

Homegoing Frederik Pohl (Easton Press, Aug ’89, no price, 279pp, hc) Humorous sf novel about a boy raised by aliens and returned secretly to earth, with an introduction by James Gunn and art by Barclay Shaw. This is a signed, limited, leatherbound, gilt-edge edition that is being published “simultaneously” with the Del Rey hardcover edition which appeared two months ago. This edition is part of the “Signed First Editions of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Homegoing Frederik Pohl (SFBC #15362, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $4.98, 224pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1989) sf novel.

Narabedla Ltd. Frederik Pohl (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36026-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $4.95, 313pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1988) sf novel of “alien entertainment.”

Land’s End Frederik Pohl & Jack Williamson (Tor 0-812-50024-5, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $4.95, 370pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1988) sf disaster novel of undersea cities after a comet destroys the ozone layer.

Unquenchable Fire Rachel Pollack (Legend 0-09-958950-8, Apr ’89, £3.99, 390pp, pb) [Unquenchable Fire] Reprint (Century 1988) fantasy novel.

Tarot Tales ed. Rachel Pollack & Caitlín Matthews (Legend 0-7126-2471-6, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], £5.95, 304pp, tp) Original fantasy anthology.

Illegal Aliens Nick Pollotta & Phil Foglio (TSR 0-88038-715-7, Mar ’89, $3.95, 336pp, tp) Humorous sf novel about how a NYC street gang foils aliens who want to use Earthlings as guinea pigs. Cover and illustrations by Foglio.

The Loving Ghosts Josephine Poole (Beaver 0-09-959690-3, May ’89 [Apr ’89], £1.99, 119pp, pb) Reprint (Hutchinson 1988) young-adult ghost novel.

The Book of the Sandman and the Alphabet of Sleep Rien Poortvliet (Harry N. Abrams 0-8109-1524-3, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $17.95, 121pp, hc) Children’s fantasy art/humor book, similar to the authors’ earlier hit, Gnomes. Originally published in Dutch (J.H. Kok 1988 as Het Bock Van Klaas Vaak en het ABC van de Slaap).

Dark Souls Barry Porter (Zebra 0-8217-2651-X, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 349pp, pb) Horror novel about a creature that consumes men’s souls.

Junkyard Barry Porter (Zebra 0-8217-2816-4, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 284pp, pb) Horror novel of a carnivorous creature that lives in a junkyard menacing children.

The Mercenary Jerry E. Pournelle (Franklin Watts 0-531-15084-4, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $17.95, 269pp, hc) [John Christian Falkenberg] Reprint (Pocket 1977) military sf novel, part of the “Falkenberg” series.

Prince of Mercenaries Jerry E. Pournelle (Baen 0-671-69811-7, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 338pp, pb) [John Christian Falkenberg] Military sf novel, part of the “Falkenberg” series. Expanded from earlier short stories.

Janissaries: Clan and Crown Jerry E. Pournelle & Roland J. Green (Orbit 0-7088-8293-5, Jan ’89, £3.50, 383pp, pb, cover by Patrick Jones) [Janissaries] Reprint (Ace 1983) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Janissaries” series. [First U.K. edition]

Storms of Victory Jerry E. Pournelle & Roland J. Green (Orbit 0-7088-8298-6, Jun ’89, £3.50, 359pp, pb, cover by Patrick Jones) [Janissaries] Reprint (Ace 1987) sf novel. Volume 3 in the “Janissaries” series. [First U.K. edition]

Imperial Stars #3: The Crash of Empire ed. Jerry Pournelle (Baen 0-671-69826-5, Jun ’89, $3.95, 376pp, pb) Anthology of 15 stories and articles.

There Will Be War Volume VIII: Armageddon! ed. Jerry E. Pournelle (Tor 0-812-54965-1, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 368pp, pb) Anthology of 19 military sf stories, poems, and related non-fiction articles including several originals. Included is an example of military sf concrete poetry which may be unique.

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