The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Snow Caroline B. Cooney (Scholastic 0-590-41640-5, Feb ’90 [Jul ’90], $2.95, 200pp, pb) [Fog] Young-adult horror novel. A teenage girl is menaced by evil winter weather. Second book of a series.

Ashar of Qarius Clare Cooper (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-200409-2, Apr ’90 [Sep ’90], $14.95, 144pp, hc, cover by Stephen Marchesi) Reprint (Sprint 1988) Young-adult sf novel of two children left alone when the other inhabitants of their space dome disappear.

The Deceiver Louise Cooper (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28821-0, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], $4.50, 280pp, pb, cover by Steve Assel) [Chaos Gate] Fantasy novel, first book of the “Chaos Gate” trilogy.

Infanta Louise Cooper (Tor 0-812-50667-7, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], $4.95, 310pp, pb, cover by Robert Gould) [Indigo] Fantasy novel. This is a revised edition of the third book of “Indigo”, an announced octology. First American edition (Unwin 1989).

Nocturne Louise Cooper (Tor 0-812-50798-3, Jun ’90 [May ’90], $4.95, 280pp, pb, cover by Robert Gould) [Indigo] Fantasy novel, revised edition of the fourth book of the “Indigo” series. First American edition (Unwin 1989).

Star Trek: Black Fire Sonni Cooper (Titan 1-85286-308-0, Jul ’90, £2.99, 220pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1983) sf novelization.

Gilbert: The Man Who Was G.K. Chesterton Michael Coren (Paragon House 1-55778-256-3, Mar ’90, $22.95, 304pp, hc) Non-fiction; a biography of the author of The Man Who Was Thursday and the “Father Brown” mysteries. [G. K. Chesterton]

The Steps Up the Chimney William Corlett (The Bodley Head 0-370-31455-7, Oct ’90, £7.99, 233pp, hc, cover by Patrick Downing) [Magician’s House] Young-adult fantasy novel about a 16th century alchemist transported through time to help a group of children in the present day. The First Book of “The Magician’s House”.

Fade Robert Cormier (Tracks 0-00-673339-5, Apr ’90, £2.99, 246pp, pb) Reprint (Delacorte 1988) young-adult sf novel.

Child’s Play 2 Matthew J. Costello (Jove 0-515-10434-5, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $3.95, 250pp, pb) Movie tie-in novelization.

Midsummer Matthew J. Costello (Charter Diamond 1-55773-383-X, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $3.95, 307pp, pb) Horror novel of an ancient evil from Antarctica loose in Middle America.

Revolt on Majipoor Matthew J. Costello (Orbit 0-7088-4437-5, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], £3.50, 243pp, pb) [Majipoor] Reprint (Tor 1987) role-playing gamebook set on Robert Silverberg’s Majipoor. A “Crossroads Adventure”.

Time Warrior #1: Time of the Fox Matthew J. Costello (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45041-8, Nov ’90, $4.50, 331pp, pb) [Time Warrior] Time-travel sf novel about two graduate students of the future trapped in WWII-era North Africa with Rommel and Montgomery’s armies. First book of a series, packaged by Bill Fawcett and Associates.

The Cartoonist Sean Costello (Pocket 0-671-67859-0, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $3.95, 248pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Horror novel of a mental patient whose drawings become reality.

Another Day, Another Dungeon Greg Costikyan (Tor 0-812-50140-3, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $3.95, 341pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Cups and Sorcery] Humorous fantasy novel, first book of the “Cups and Sorcery” series. A first novel.

Star Sister Juanita Coulson (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36522-4, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $3.95, 219pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) Sf novel of political intrigue on an alien world.

The Bourdeaux Narrative Harold Courlander (University of New Mexico Press 0-8263-0915-1, Sep ’90, $21.95, 192pp, hc, cover by Cynthia Welch) Historical dark fantasy of zombies and voodoo set in the 19th-century Haitian back country.

Philip José Farmer’s The Dungeon, Volume 2: The Dark Abyss Bruce Coville (Bantam UK 0-553-40202-1, May ’90, £3.50, 321pp, pb, cover by Robert Gould) [Dungeon] Reprint (Bantam 1989) fantasy novelization.

Clone Richard Cowper (Gollancz 0-575-04694-5, Mar ’90, £3.50, 190pp, pb, cover by John Higgins) Reprint (Gollancz 1972) sf novel.

The Twilight of Briareus Richard Cowper (Gollancz 0-575-04693-7, Sep ’90, £3.99, 255pp, pb, cover by John Higgins) Reprint (Gollancz 1974) sf novel.

Transactions of the Doppelgänger Society ed. David Cowperthwaite (The Doppelganger Society No ISBN, Oct ’90 [Nov ’90], £2.50, 47pp, ph) Off-beat anthology of original fantasy/horror stories including an early story by Ramsey Campbell. Available from Mark Valentine, 35 Grafton Way, New Duston, NORTHAMPTON, NN5 6NG.

Child of Shadows John Coyne (Warner 0-446-51555-8, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $19.95, 292pp, hc, cover by Richard Newton) Horror novel of a feral child from the New York sewers with uncanny powers.

Fury John Coyne (Warner 0-446-36030-9, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $4.95, 329pp, pb, cover by Franco Accornero) Reprint (Warner 1989) horror novel of possession.

Hobgoblin John Coyne (Warner 0-446-35921-1, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $4.95, 330pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (??? 1981) horror novel of a game that becomes deadly reality.

Warhammer: Plague Daemon Brian Craig (GW Books 1-872372-05-8, Apr ’90, £4.99, 235pp, tp, cover by Les Edwards) [Warhammer: Orfeo] Fantasy novel set in the Warhammer universe. Also available in the US for $8.99. Volume Two in “The Tales of Orfeo”. This is a pseudonym for Brian Stableford.

Walls of Fear ed. Kathryn Cramer (Morrow 0-688-08967-4, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $19.95, 395pp, hc, cover by J. K. Potter) Original anthology of 16 horror stories, with an introduction by the editor.

Two Queens of Lochrin Lee Creighton (Ace 0-441-83459-0, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $3.50, 181pp, pb, cover by Lisa Palombo) Fantasy novel. A young woman is transported to ancient Scotland. A first novel.

Jurassic Park Michael Crichton (Knopf 0-394-58816-9, Nov ’90, $19.95, 413pp, hc, cover by Chip Kidd) [Jurassic Park] Sf thriller about an island theme park featuring genetically engineered dinosaurs. Recommended (SW).

StarBridge Book Three: Shadow World A. C. Crispin & Jannean Elliott (Ace 0-441-78332-5, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], $4.50, 279pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [StarBridge] Sf adventure novel, third book of the “StarBridge” series.

StarBridge Book Two: Silent Dances A. C. Crispin & Kathleen O’Malley (Ace 0-441-78330-9, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], $3.95, 275pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [StarBridge] Sf novel of a human ambassador on an alien world, second book of the “StarBridge” series. Each book has a different collaborator.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: The Eyes of the Beholders Ann Crispin (Pocket 0-671-70010-3, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $4.50, 243pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization. Number 13 in the series.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: The Eyes of the Beholders Ann Crispin (Titan 1-85286-319-6, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], £2.99, 243pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Sf novelization. Simultaneous with US (Pocket Books) edition.

A Witch Across Time Gilbert B. Cross (Macmillan/Atheneum 0-689-31602-X, Mar ’90 [Apr ’90], $14.95, 216pp, hc, cover by Michael Hays) Young-adult fantasy novel of an emotionally disturbed girl’s encounter with a Puritan ghost.

Weatherhawk Herbert Crowder (Macdonald 0-356-19137-0, Nov ’90, £12.95, 413pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1990) near-future techno-thriller.

The Strategem and Other Stories Aleister Crowley (Temple Press 1-871744-10-5, Jul ’90, £10.50, 108pp, hc, cover by Total 333) Reprint (Mandrake Press 1929) occult/horror collection. This edition contains a new foreword and a new, previously unpublished, short story, and is available in the US for $21.

Little, Big John Crowley (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26586-5, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $4.95, 627pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) Reissue (Bantam 1981) World Fantasy award-winning novel, with a new foreword by the author; third printing. This is actually the fourth printing — there was another third printing in 1987.

Inside Out Jean Cullen & Marjorie Housepian Dobkin (Ballantine Ivy 0-8041-0427-1, Nov ’89 [Apr ’90], $3.95, 267pp, pb) Fantasy novel of two women facing the problems of eternal youth.

Understanding Ursula K. Le Guin Elizabeth Cummins (University of South Carolina Press 0-87249-687-2, Jun ’90 [May ’90], $22.95, 216pp, hc) Non-fiction; criticism. A guide to Le Guin’s work, focusing on fiction set in four principal worlds—Earthsea, the Hainish planets, Orsinia, and the future West coast.

Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol Graeme Curry (Lyle Stuart/Target 0-426-20339-9, Dec ’89 [Apr ’90], $3.95, 140pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization, Doctor Who #146. This is a worldwide edition.

Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol Graeme Curry (Target 0-426-20339-9, Feb ’90, £2.50, 140pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Young-adult sf novelization. Volume 146 in the series.

Mr. Browser and the Space Maggots Philip Curtis (Puffin 0-14-034394-6, Nov ’90 [Jan ’91], £2.50, 118pp, pb, cover by Tony Ross) [Mr. Browser] Reprint (Andersen Press 1989) young-adult sf novel. Volume 11 in the “Mr. Browser” series.

The Triumph of Death Gabriele D’Annunzio (Dedalus 0-946626-62-6, Jul ’90, £6.99, 315pp, tp, cover by Paul Delvaux) Literary fantasy novel, translated from the Italian (1894) by Georgina Harding. Also available in in the US from Hippocrene Books (0-87052-934-X, $9.95).

Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life Roald Dahl (Knopf 0-394-58265-5, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $18.95, 179pp, hc, cover by John Lawrence) Associational collection of seven stories, with an introduction by the author. First American edition (Michael Joseph 1989).

The Best of Roald Dahl Roald Dahl (Vintage 0-679-72991-7, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $10.95, 520pp, tp) Reprint (Vintage 1978) collection of 25 stories.

The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka Roald Dahl (Puffin 0-14-034190-0, Sep ’90, £4.99, 316pp, tp, cover by Michael Foreman) [Charlie] Reprint (Unwin Hyman 1987) omnibus of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, illustrated throughout by Michael Foreman.

James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl (Unwin Hyman 0-04-440621-5, Sep ’90, £8.95, 136pp, hc) Reissue (Knopf 1961) young-adult fantasy novel. This edition contains new illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark.

Tales of the Unexpected Roald Dahl (Vintage 0-679-72989-5, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $10.95, 471pp, tp, cover by Seth Jaben) Reprint (Joseph 1979) collection of 24 stories.

The Colorist Susan Daitch (Vintage 0-679-72492-3, Jan ’90, $8.95, 242pp, tp, cover by Lisa Adams) Literary fantasy novel contrasting the lives of a comics artist and her superheroine.

Chillers for Christmas ed. Richard Dalby (Headline 0-7472-3357-8, Oct ’90, £4.99, 309pp, tp) Reprint (O’Mara 1989) horror anthology.

Chillers for Christmas ed. Richard Dalby (Gallery Books 0-8317-1274-0, Nov ’90, $5.98, 311pp, hc) Anthology of 27 Christmas ghost and horror stories with a foreword by the editor. This is an instant remainder edition. First American edition (O’Mara 1989).

The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories ed. Richard Dalby (Robinson 1-85487-055-6, Jul ’90, £4.99, 654pp, tp, cover by Gordon Crabb) Anthology of fifty ghost stories from the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories ed. Richard Dalby (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-590-6, Aug ’90, $8.95, 654pp, tp, cover by Gordon Crabb) Anthology of 52 ghost stories, 51 reprints, with an original by John S. Glasby. First American edition (Robinson 1990).

Mystery for Christmas ed. Richard Dalby (O’Mara 1-85479-086-2, Nov ’90, £12.95, 291pp, hc, cover by William Geldart) Anthology of 23 mystery and ghost stories, 12 original.

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