The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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What About the Baby? Clare McNally (Corgi 0-552-12691-8, Dec ’90, £2.99, 243pp, pb) Reissue (Bantam 1983) horror novel.

Memories Mike McQuay (Headline 0-7472-3386-1, Jan ’90, £3.99, 400pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1987) sf novel.

The Nexus Mike McQuay (Headline 0-7472-3402-7, Jul ’90, £4.50, 474pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1988) sf novel.

Warrior Donald E. McQuinn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36504-6, Nov ’90, $8.95, 634pp, tp) [Warrior] Post-holocaust sf novel of new civilization emerging in the far future.

The Fantastic World War II ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh (Baen 0-671-69881-8, Jun ’90 [May ’90], $3.50, 281pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) Anthology of ten sf and fantasy stories about WWII, with an introduction by S.M. Stirling.

Ghosts of the Heartland ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg (Rutledge Hill Press 1-55853-068-1, Apr ’90, $9.95, 210pp, tp, cover by Harriette Bateman) Anthology of 18 ghost stories set in the Midwest.

Western Ghosts ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg (Rutledge Hill Press 1-55853-069-X, Apr ’90, $9.95, 215pp, tp, cover by Harriette Bateman) Anthology of 13 ghost stories set in the West.

Drabble II: Double Century ed. Rob Meades & David Wake (Beccon Publications 1-870824-15-6, Apr ’90 [May ’90], £5.00, 121pp, hc, cover by Sylvia Starshine) Second collection of one hundred drabbles (stories of exactly one hundred words) by authors such as Jonathan Carroll and Arthur C. Clarke, being sold in aid of charity. This edition contains an index to both volumes, and is limited to 1000 copies. Recommended. (PSP)

Falling Out of Time O. R. Melling (Penguin 0-14-009660-4, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $7.95, 199pp, tp, cover by Kevin N. Ghiglione) Reprint (Viking 1989) literary fantasy novel.

Chicago Red R. M. Meluch (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45034-5, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $4.95, 319pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) Sf novel set in a future Kingdom of America. A sharp political adventure thriller of rebellion and extremism. Recomended (SW).

Wind Child R. M. Meluch (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45038-8, Sep ’90 [Oct ’90], $3.50, 201pp, pb) Reissue (Signet 1982) sf novel; fourth printing.

Wind Child R. M. Meluch (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45038-8, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $3.50, 201pp, pb) Reissue (NAL 1981) sf novel; fourth printing.

Wind Dancers R. M. Meluch (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45039-6, Sep ’90 [Oct ’90], $3.50, 166pp, pb) Reissue (Signet 1981) sf novel; fourth printing.

Wind-Dancers R. M. Meluch (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45039-6, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $3.50, 166pp, pb) Reissue (Signet 1982) sf novel; fourth printing.

The Work of Ross Rocklynne Douglas Menville (Borgo Press 0-8095-1511-3, Dec ’89 [Mar ’90], $9.95, 70pp, tp) Non-fiction; reference. Annotated primary and secondary bibliography of works by and about Rocklynne. A hardcover edition (-0511-X, $19.95) was announced but not seen.

Shock Totem Thom Metzger (Penguin/Onyx 0-451-40219-7, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], $4.50, 288pp, pb) Medical horror thriller about a young boy used as a scientific guinea pig developing superhuman powers.

Wait for What Will Come Barbara Michaels (Berkley 0-425-12005-8, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], $3.95, 280pp, pb) Reprint (Dodd, Mead 1978) gothic romance with psychic elements.

The Collapsing Castle Haydn Middleton (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-12986-9, Aug ’90, £13.99, 280pp, hc, cover by John Caple) [People in the Picture] Literary fantasy novel blending the Vortigern myths with 20th Century England. Sequel to The People in the Picture.

The Cybernetic Shogun Victor Milan (Morrow 1-55710-003-9, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $19.95, 272pp, hc, cover by Don Bolognese) [Cybernetic Samurai] Sf novel of the Japanese and computers, sequel to The Cybernetic Samurai.

The Warrior and the Witch Carl Miller (Ace 0-441-87343-X, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $3.50, 226pp, pb, cover by Romas) [Dragonbound] Fantasy novel of a city fighting for survival against a dragon.

Thunder Rise G. Wayne Miller (Futura 0-7088-4529-0, Oct ’90, £3.99, 450pp, pb) Reprint (Morrow 1989) horror novel.

Buck Rogers: First Power Play John J. Miller (TSR 0-88038-840-4, Aug ’90, $3.95, 274pp, tp, cover by Jerry Bingham) [Inner Planets; Buck Rogers] Buck Rogers novelization, first book of the “Inner Planets” trilogy.

Slice Rex Miller (NAL/Onyx 0-451-40194-8, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $4.50, 317pp, pb) [Jack Eichord] Horror thriller featuring Jack Eichord and Chaingang from Slob.

A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. (Orbit 0-356-19132-X, Nov ’90, £12.95, 356pp, hc, cover by Peter Elson) [St. Leibowitz, Order of] Reprint (Lippincott 1959) sf novel. Note that this has a different ISBN (0-356-19131-1) listed on the dust jacket.

The Barnum Museum Steven Millhauser (Simon & Schuster/Poseidon 0-671-68640-2, Jun ’90 [May ’90], $18.95, 237pp, hc, cover by Paul Cozzolino) Collection of ten literary short stories, at least five with fantasy elements.

The Power James Mills (Warner 0-446-51393-8, Sep ’90, $21.95, 406pp, hc, cover by Judith Kadzym Leeds) Occult political thriller about the US and USSR’s use of occultism and the psychic.

The Great Grave Robbery John Minahan (Norton 0-393-02721-X, Nov ’89 [Apr ’90], $18.95, 251pp, hc, cover by Paul Bacon) Thriller with sf elements about the first man to be revived from cryonic suspension. Seventh in a thriller series, but the first which can be considered sf.

An Arthurian Dictionary Ruth Minary & Charles Moorman (Academy Chicago 0-89733-348-9, May ’90 [Jun ’90], $7.95, 117pp, tp, cover by Julia R. Anderson) Reprint (University Press of Mississippi 1978) non-fiction; reference. A dictionary of names and terms connected with Arthurian mythology, with an introduction by the authors and a bibliography.

Virago Karen Marie Christa Minns (Naiad Press 0-941483-56-8, Feb ’90, $8.95, 191pp, tp, cover by Pat Tong & Bonnie Liss) [Virago] Lesbian vampire novel set in a small New York college.

Offerings T. M. Minton (Leisure 0-8439-2859-X, Aug ’89 [Apr ’90], $3.95, 395pp, pb) Reissue (Leisure 1986) horror novel of cannibalistic subhumans in the jungles of New Guinea.

The Torture Garden Octave Mirbeau (Dedalus 0-946626-68-5, Apr ’90, £6.99, 284pp, tp) Reprint (??? 1899) literary fantasy novel. Translated from the French by Alvah C. Bessie, and with an introduction by Brian Stableford. Distributed in the US by Hippocrene Books.

Red Spider, White Web Misha (Morrigan 1-870338-85-5, Mar ’90 [Jun ’90], £13.95, 216pp, hc, cover by Don Coyote) Sf novel illustrated by Don Coyote, with a foreword by Brian Aldiss and a postscript by James P. Blaylock. A first novel. Also available in a limited edition of 100 copies, signed by all the contributors (-90-1, £40.00).

Star Trek: Enemy Unseen V. E. Mitchell (Pocket 0-671-68403-5, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $4.50, 279pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization. Number 51 in the series.

Star Trek: Enemy Unseen V. E. Mitchell (Titan 1-85286-315-3, Oct ’90, £2.99, 279pp, pb) [Star Trek] Sf novelization. Simultaneous with the US (Pocket Books) edition.

The Corn King and the Spring Queen Naomi Mitchison (Viking Overlook 0-87951-377-2, Jul ’90, $24.95, 654pp, hc, cover by Ed Atkeson) Reprint (Cape 1931) epic mythic fantasy novel inspired by The Golden Bough.

The Ecologic Secession L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor 0-812-50348-1, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], $3.95, 344pp, pb, cover by Wayne Barlowe) [Ecolitan] Sf/secret agent novel, third book of the “Ecolitan” trilogy.

A Gathering of Stars Donald Moffitt (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36574-7, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], $3.95, 281pp, pb, cover by Don Dixon) [Mechanical Sky] Sf novel set in an Islamic universe, book two of “The Mechanical Sky” series.

Borderlands ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (Maclay & Associates, Oct ’90, $50.00, 284pp, hc) Anthology of 25 horror stories. This is a signed, numbered, slipcased limited edition of 750 copies being published simultaneously with the Avon paperback edition.

Borderlands ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (Avon 0-380-75924-1, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $3.95, 334pp, pb, cover by Philip Singer) Anthology of 25 horror stories — 23 originals and two reprints.

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