The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Queen of the Damned Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-35152-5, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $5.95, 491pp, pb) [Vampire Chronicles] Reprint (Knopf 1988) horror novel, third book of the “Vampire Chronicles”.

The Vampire Lestat Anne Rice (Knopf 0-394-53443-3, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $19.95, 481pp, hc) [Vampire Chronicles] Reissue (Knopf 1985) horror novel; ninth printing.

Beware! Beware! ed. Jean Richardson (Lightning 0-340-50096-4, Jun ’89, £1.99, 120pp, pb) Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1987) original young-adult horror anthology.

Beware! Beware! ed. Jean Richardson (Viking Kestrel 0-670-82544-1, Mar ’89 [Sep ’89], $11.95, 120pp, hc) Original anthology of nine stories of young-adult supernatural fiction. First American edition (Hamish Hamilton 1987).

Cold Feet ed. Jean Richardson (Lightning 0-340-42963-1, Jun ’89, £1.99, 128pp, pb) Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 1985) young-adult horror anthology. [Not seen]

The Time Tree Enid Richemont (Walker 0-7445-0836-3, Apr ’89, £6.95, 96pp, hc) Young-adult occult novella.

To the High Castle Philip K. Dick: A Life 1928-1962 Gregg Rickman (Fragments West 0-916063-24-0, May ’89 [Jun ’89], $19.95, 450pp, tp) Biography of Philip K. Dick, the first volume of a two-part work. This includes a foreword by Tim Powers, an introduction by the author, a bibliography, a literary chronology, an analysis of Dick’s personality factor profile test, and detailed notes.

Haunted Journey Ruth Riddell (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-31429-9, Oct ’88 [Feb ’89], $13.95, 215pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel of woods haunted by Cherokee spirits.

Shadow Witch Ruth Riddell (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-31484-1, Oct ’89 [Nov ’89], $13.95, 202pp, hc, cover by Michelle A. Bakay) Young-adult fantasy of a ’60s teenager whose LSD flashbacks send him into the world of the fiendish Shadow Witch.

From Satire to Subversion: The Fantasies of James Branch Cabell James D. Riemer (Greenwood 0-313-25569-5, Jul ’89 [Aug ’89], $36.00, 106pp, hc) Non-fiction; criticism on Cabell’s fantastic fiction. [James Branch Cabell]

A Vision of Light Judith Merkle Riley (Delacorte 0-440-50109-1, Jan ’89 [Feb ’89], $19.95, 442pp, hc) [Vision of Light] Medieval historical novel with fantasy elements.

Coven Steven William Rimmer (Ballantine 0-345-35750-7, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 295pp, pb) Witchcraft horror novel set in 17th-century Scotland and contemporary Wales.

Prisoner of Dreams Karen Ripley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36162-8, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 263pp, pb) [Prisoner of Dreams] Sf novel. The female captain of a space freighter faces an interstellar conspiracy and finds love. A first novel, portions of it are set on the planet Heinlein.

Witch of Rhostshyl J. F. Rivkin (Ace 0-441-76683-8, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.50, 172pp, pb) [Silverglass] Female barbarian warrior fantasy novel, third book in the “Silverglass” series.

Blade # 1: First Strike David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-2760-7, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $2.95, 185pp, pb) [Blade] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Blade # 2: Outlands Strike David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-2774-7, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $2.95, 183pp, pb) [Blade] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Blade # 3: Vampire Strike David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-2803-4, Aug ’89, $2.95, 188pp, pb) [Blade] Post-holocaust military sf novel with vampires.

Blade # 4: Pipeline Strike David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-2854-9, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $2.95, 184pp, pb) [Blade] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Endworld #15: Nevada Run David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-2749-6, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $2.95, 187pp, pb, cover by Endworld) Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Endworld #16: Miami Run David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-2786-0, Jul ’89, $2.95, 188pp, pb) [Endworld] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Daughter of the Lion Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-324-5, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.95, 372pp, pb) [Cheysuli] Fantasy novel, sixth in the “Chronicles of the Cheysuli”.

A Pride of Princes Jennifer Roberson (Corgi 0-552-13122-9, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], £3.99, 453pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Cheysuli] Reprint (DAW 1988) fantasy novel. Volume 5 in “The Chronicles of Cheysuli”. [First U.K. edition]

Shapechangers Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-140-4, Feb ’89, $2.95, 221pp, pb) [Cheysuli] Reissue (DAW 1984) fantasy novel. Book One of the “Cheysuli” series. Sixth printing.

Sword-Dancer Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-376-8, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 286pp, pb) [Tiger & Del] Reissue (DAW 1986) sword and sorcery novel; sixth printing.

Sword-Maker Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-379-2, Oct ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.95, 464pp, pb) [Tiger & Del] Sword and sorcery novel, third book in the “Sword” series. This is an October book that is on the shelves now. There is also a special ABA edition differing only in the presence of a special ABA cancel sticker.

Sword-Maker Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-379-2, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $4.95, 464pp, pb) [Tiger & Del] Reissue (DAW 1989) sword & sorcery novel, third book in the “Sword” series; third printing.

Track of the White Wolf Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-193-5, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.50, 375pp, pb) [Cheysuli] Reissue (DAW 1987) fantasy novel, fourth in the “Cheysuli” series. Fourth printing.

Conan the Bold John Maddox Roberts (Tor 0-812-55210-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 282pp, pb) [Conan] Fantasy novelization based on the Robert E. Howard hero and copyright by the estate. In this adventure, a young Conan first leaves the Cimmerian hills.

Conan the Champion John Maddox Roberts (Sphere 0-7474-0172-1, Jan ’89, £2.99, 237pp, pb, cover by Blas Gallego) [Conan] Reprint (Tor 1987) fantasy novelization. Volume 30 in the “Conan” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Enigma Variations John Maddox Roberts (Ace 0-441-18056-6, Jun ’89, $3.50, 234pp, pb) Sf novel about an amnesiac man in a future controlled by gigantic corporations.

The Event Keith Roberts (Morrigan 1-870338-80-4, Jul ’89 [Sep ’89], £2.95, 12pp, tp, cover by Keith Roberts) Ghost story.

Winterwood and Other Hauntings Keith Roberts (Morrigan 1-870338-70-7, Jul ’89, £13.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Peter Pearce) Collection of ghost stories, all revised for this edition, with an introduction by Robert Holdstock.

Winterwood and Other Hauntings (limited edition) Keith Roberts (Morrigan 1-870338-75-8, Jul ’89, £40.00, 184pp, hc, cover by Keith Roberts) Special slip-cased edition of the above, limited to 250 copies, containing the extra story ‘The Event’ and signed by both Roberts and Holdstock. [Not seen]

The Magic Book Willo Davis Roberts (Macmillan Aladdin 0-689-71284-7, 1988 [Jan ’89], $3.95, 150pp, tp) Reprint (Atheneum 1986) young-adult fantasy novel about a boy who finds an ancient book of magical spells.

Doc Savage Omnibus # 8 Kenneth Robeson (Bantam 0-553-27861-4, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $4.95, 407pp, pb) [Doc Savage] Collection of four Doc Savage magazine novellas.

Doc Savage Omnibus # 9 Kenneth Robeson (Bantam 0-553-28000-7, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $4.95, 404pp, pb) [Doc Savage] Collection of four Doc Savage magazine novellas.

Doc Savage Omnibus #10 Kenneth Robeson (Bantam 0-553-28325-1, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $4.95, 425pp, pb) [Doc Savage] Collection of four Doc Savage magazine novellas.

Escape from Kathmandu Kim Stanley Robinson (Tor 0-312-93196-4, Nov ’89, $17.95, 314pp, hc, cover by Wayne Barlowe) [Freds] Comic fantasy adventure quasi-novel/collection of four connected stories set in Nepal.

The Gold Coast Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit 0-7088-8295-1, May ’89 [Apr ’89], £6.99, 389pp, tp) [Orange County] Reprint (Tor 1988) curious mixture of futuristic Los Angeles drug scene and anti-SDI polemic. (PSP) [First U.K. edition]

The Blind Geometer/The New Atlantis ed. Anon. (Tor 0-812-50010-5, Oct ’89, $3.50, 87/42pp, pb) Anthology of three stories. This Tor double is actually a Tor triple, including Robinson’s novelette “The Return from Rainbow Bridge”, which is 51 pages long. In addition to the 1987 and 1975 dates on the copyright page, Tor has included 1989 dates representing first paperback publication for the Robinson and first solo publication for the Le Guin.

Callahan’s Crazy Crosstime Bar Spider Robinson (Legend 0-09-960060-9, Mar ’89, £3.50, 351pp, pb) [Callahan’s Place] Reprint (Phantasia 1988 as Callahan and Company) collection of twelve Callahan stories. Six stories from the original are missing in this abridged edition. [First U.K. edition]

Callahan’s Lady Spider Robinson (Ace 0-441-09073-7, May ’89, $16.95, 191pp, hc) [Callahan’s Place] Quasi-novel (four connected stories) set in the whorehouse owned by Callahan’s wife.

Mindkiller Spider Robinson (Ace 0-441-53299-3, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.50, 246pp, pb) [Lifehouse] Reissue (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1982) sf novel. Fourth printing.

Blood of the Children Alan Rodgers (Bantam 0-553-28335-9, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], $3.95, 299pp, pb, cover by Alan Ayers) Horror novel of children in the thrall of a sentient stone that thrives on torture and cruelty. A first novel.

The Complete Avengers Dave Rogers (St. Martin’s 0-312-03187-4, Sep ’89, $12.95, 285pp, tp) Associational non-fiction; an episode guide to the British tv series. First American edition (Boxtree 1989).

The Dead Mark Rogers (Berkley 0-425-11611-5, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 298pp, pb) Horror novel. The prophecies of the Book of Revelation began coming true, the virtuous disappear and the dead rise, walk, and try to eat everybody that’s left.

Samurai Cat in the Real World Mark E. Rogers (Tor 0-312-93198-0, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $12.95, 128pp, tp) [Samurai Cat] Fantasy spoof with many illustrations by the author/artist, third “Samurai Cat” book.

The Winter of the World, Volume 3: The Hammer of the Sun Michael Scott Rohan (William Morrow 0-688-07368-9, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $19.95, 502pp, pb) [Winter of the World] Fantasy novel, third book in the “Winter of the World” series. First American edition (Macdonald 1988).

Run to the Stars Michael Scott Rohan (Orbit 0-7088-8312-5, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], £3.50, 245pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) Reprint (Arrow 1982) sf novel.

The Winter of the World, Volume 2: The Forge in the Forest Michael Scott Rohan (Avon 0-380-70548-6, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.50, 405pp, pb) [Winter of the World] Reprint (Macdonald 1987) epic high fantasy novel.

The Winter of the World, Volume 1: The Anvil of Ice Michael Scott Rohan (Avon 0-380-70547-8, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.50, 354pp, pb) [Winter of the World] Reprint (Macdonald 1986) Tolkienesque fantasy novel, first in a series.

The Spirit Stalker Nina Romberg (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-271-8, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 315pp, pb) Horror novel. Dead Comanches rise up to menace the Texas back country.

Dawn of the Dead George A. Romero & Susanna Sparrow (St. Martin’s 0-312-18394-1, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $8.95, 210pp, tp) Reissue (St. Martin’s 1978) horror novelization, with photos from the film.

Fears Point Michael Romkey (Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-14601-4, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.95, 311pp, pb) Horror novel. A young man recieves a monstrous inheritance from an abusive father.

Whispering Corner Mark Ronson (Arrow 0-09-961620-3, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], £3.99, 351pp, pb) Horror novel.

Guardians of the Flame: The Heroes Joel Rosenberg (SFBC #15969, Sep ’89 [Dec ’89], $6.98, hc, cover by Janny Wurts) [Guardians of the Flame] Fantasy omnibus of The Heir Apparent (NAL 1987) and The Warrior Lives (NAL 1988).

The Heir Apparent Joel Rosenberg (Grafton 0-586-20131-9, Mar ’89, £3.50, 348pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Guardians of the Flame] Reprint (NAL 1987) fantasy novel. Volume 4 in the “Guardians of the Flame” series. [First U.K. edition]

Not for Glory Joel Rosenberg (NAL Signet 0-451-15845-8, Mar ’89, $3.95, 232pp, pb) [Metzada] Reprint (NAL 1988) military sf novel.

The Silver Crown Joel Rosenberg (Grafton 0-586-20130-0, Jan ’89, £3.50, 367pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Guardians of the Flame] Reprint (NAL Signet 1985) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Guardians of the Flame” series. [First U.K. edition]

Level 7 Mordecai Roshwald (Lawrence Hill Books 1-55652-065-4, Sep ’89, $8.95, 191pp, tp) Reprint (Heinemann 1959) sf cautionary novel of nuclear war.

The Argus Gambit David D. Ross (St. Martin’s 0-312-03287-0, Aug ’89, $18.95, 406pp, hc) [Dreamers of the Day] Sf political thriller set in near-future America, first book of “The Dreamers of the Day”. A first novel.

The Zone #8: Civilian Slaughter James Rouch (Zebra 0-8217-2633-1, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $2.95, 219pp, pb) [Zone] Near-future military sf novel.

The Encyclopedia of Monsters Jeff Rovin (Facts on File 0-8160-1824-3, Oct ’89, $29.95, 390pp, hc) Encyclopedic guide to monsters, including those from film, literature, and comics; from Frankenstein to It! The Terror from Beyond Space. Illustrated with photos. Also announced in trade paperback (-2303-4) but not seen.

The Founder Christopher Rowley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33175-3, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 251pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) [Fenrile] Sf adventure novel about the danger surrounding an interstellar colonial ship. Prequel to The War for Eternity.

The Vang: The Military Form Christopher Rowley (Legend 0-09-963090-7, Jul ’89, £3.50, 369pp, pb, cover by Tim White) [Vang] Reprint (Del Rey 1988) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

The War for Eternity Christopher Rowley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31052-7, Dec ’89, $3.95, 337pp, pb, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Fenrile] Reissue (Del Rey 1983) sf novel; seventh printing.

Space Demons Gillian Rubinstein (Magnet 0-416-13792-X, Apr ’89, £1.99, 213pp, pb, cover by Julie Dodd) [Space Demons] Reprint (Penguin Australia 1986) young-adult sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Space Demons Gillian Rubinstein (Pocket Archway 0-671-67912-0, May ’89, $2.95, 213pp, pb) [Space Demons] Reprint (Omnibus 1986) young-adult fantasy novel. A computer game sends teenagers into alternate universes.

Wetware Rudy Rucker (NEL 0-450-49476-4, Mar ’89, £2.50, 183pp, pb) [Software] Reprint (Avon 1988) sf novel. Sequel to Software. [First U.K. edition]

Mathenauts ed. Rudy Rucker (NEL 0-450-50253-8, Oct ’89, £3.50, 300pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1987) anthology of sf stories dealing with (or taking off from) mathematical concepts. [First U.K. edition]

Fool on the Hill Matt Ruff (Bloomsbury Books 0-7475-0361-3, Mar ’89, £13.95, 396pp, hc, cover by Andrew Paquette) Reprint (Atlantic Monthly Press 1988) literary fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Fool on the Hill Matt Ruff (Warner 0-446-35772-3, Dec ’89, $4.95, 436pp, pb, cover by Bob Zuba) Reprint (Atlantic Monthly 1988) literary fantasy.

Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine Issue 3: Spring 1989, Fantasy ed. Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Pulphouse, Mar ’89 [Apr ’89], $17.95, 308pp, hc) Original anthology/quarterly magazine of 20 stories plus three non-fiction pieces. contributors include Ellison, Bishop, Davidson, and de Lint. Also available in a boxed, signed, and numbered leatherbound limited edition ($50.00).

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