The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Summertide Charles Sheffield (Gollancz 0-575-04761-5, Apr ’90, £13.95, 257pp, hc) [Heritage Universe] Reprint (Del Rey 1990) sf novel. First book in the “Heritage Universe” series.

Summertide Charles Sheffield (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36937-8, Jan ’91, $4.95, 281pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Heritage Universe] Reprint (Del Rey 1990) sf adventure novel, first book of the “Heritage Universe” series.

The Selkie Charles Sheffield & David F. Bischoff (Penguin/Signet 0-451-16779-1, Jun ’90 [May ’90], $4.95, 426pp, pb) Reissue (Macmillan 1982) sf/horror novel; 12th printing.

Frankenstein Mary Shelley (Running Press/Courage 0-89471-882-7, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $4.98, 170pp, hc) [Frankenstein] Reprint (Lackington 1818) classic horror novel, with an essay by Robert Kiely. This is an instant remainder edition.

Frankenstein Mary Shelley (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-035107-8, Oct ’90 [Nov ’90], $2.25, 215pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) [Frankenstein] Reprint (Lackington 1818) classic horror novel, with the 1831 introduction by the author and the 1818 preface by Percy Bysshe Shelley. This is a worldwide edition.

The Varayan Memoir #1: Son of the Hero Rick Shelley (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45026-4, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $3.95, 256pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Varayan Memoir] Fantasy novel about a boy who enters a fantasy world to search for his parents, first book of a series.

Lights Out in the Reptile House Jim Shepard (Norton 0-393-02784-8, Mar ’90 [Apr ’90], $18.95, 285pp, hc, cover by Lars Hokanson) Political allegory with fantasy elements, set in an imaginary world.

The Ends of the Earth Lucius Shepard (Arkham House 0-87054-161-7, Mar ’91 [Dec ’90], $24.95, 484pp, hc, cover by J. K. Potter) Collection of 14 stories, with illustrations by J.K. Potter. Despite a March 1991 publication date, the book was available in bookstores during 1990.

Green Eyes Lucius Shepard (Ace 0-441-30274-2, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], $4.95, 275pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodfellow) Reissue (Ace 1984) sf novel with occult elements; second printing.

Kalimantan Lucius Shepard (Legend 0-7126-3673-0, Aug ’90, £27.50, 160pp, hc) Fantasy novella. This is a limited edition of 300 numbered copies, signed by the author.

Kalimantan Lucius Shepard (Legend 0-7126-2169-5, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], £4.99, 160pp, tp, cover by Jamel Akib) Fantasy novella, illustrated throughout by Jamel Akib. Also available in hardcover (-3679-X, £8.99). This trade edition was preceded by a limited edition.

The Horse of Flame Josepha Sherman (Avon 0-380-75815-6, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], $3.95, 345pp, pb, cover by Kinuko Craft) Fantasy novel of young Princess Marya and her struggle with the evil Deathless who threatens her land.

Liavek: Festival Week ed. Will Shetterly & Emma Bull (Ace 0-441-48192-2, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $3.95, 275pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Liavek] Original shared-world anthology of 15 stories, fifth book of the “Liavek” series.

Flute Song Magic Andrea Shettle (Avon Flare 0-380-76225-0, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $2.95, 217pp, pb, cover by Dean Morrissey) Young-adult fantasy novel about music and social structure. This was the winner of the Avon Flare competition for authors between 13 and 18. A first novel.

Author’s Choice Monthly Issue 4: Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe Lewis Shiner (Pulphouse, Jan ’90 [Feb ’90], $4.95, 120pp, tp, cover by George Barr) Collection of nine stories, two of them original, the others revised, with an introduction by the author. Also available in a signed hardcover edition ($25.00). A signed leatherbound deluxe edition ($50.00) was announced but not seen.
  • 1 · Introduction · in
  • 7 · Snowbirds · ss Analog Nov ’82
  • 21 · Soldier, Sailor · ss *
  • 37 · Kings of the Afternoon · ss Shayol #4 ’80
  • 55 · Tommy and the Talking Dog · ss Twilight Zone Jul ’82
  • 67 · Omphalos · ss *
  • 71 · Promises · ss F&SF Dec ’82
  • 75 · Dancers · ss Night Cry Sum ’87
  • 87 · Plague · ss IASFM Apr ’83
  • 93 · Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe · nv F&SF Dec ’83

Slam Lewis Shiner (Doubleday 0-385-26683-9, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], $18.95, 233pp, hc, cover by Chip Kidd) Associational mainstream novel.

Dracula in Love John Shirley (Zebra 0-8217-3001-0, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $3.95, 283pp, pb) Reissue (Zebra 1979) vampire novel; second printing.

Eclipse Corona John Shirley (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20510-5, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $4.95, 293pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Song Called Youth] Cyberpunk sf novel, third book of the “Eclipse” series.

Heatseeker John Shirley (Grafton 0-586-20837-2, Sep ’90, £3.99, 364pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Scream/Press 1989) collection of 19 sf stories including three originals and revised texts of others.

Three-Ring Psychus John Shirley (Zebra 0-8217-3286-2, Nov ’90, $3.95, 240pp, pb) Reissue (Zebra 1982) sf novel; second printing.

She Who Remembers Linda Lay Shuler (Pan 0-330-31557-9, May ’90, £3.99, 427pp, pb, cover by Andrew Wheatcroft) [Time Circle] Reprint (Arbor House 1988) historical quest fantasy novel.

Morning of Creation Mike Shupp (Headline 0-7472-3346-2, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], £3.99, 304pp, pb) [Destiny Makers] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel. Book Two of “The Destiny Makers”.

Soldier of Another Fortune Mike Shupp (Headline 0-7472-3419-1, Aug ’90, £4.50, 396pp, pb) [Destiny Makers] Reprint (Del Rey 1988) sf novel. Book Three of “The Destiny Makers”.

Silk Roads and Shadows Susan M. Shwartz (Tor 0-812-55411-6, May ’90, $3.95, 337pp, pb, cover by Michael Embden) Reissue (Tor 1988) fantasy novel; second printing.

Silk Roads and Shadows Susan M. Shwartz (Pan 0-330-30662-6, Nov ’90, £3.99, 337pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) Reprint (Tor 1988) fantasy novel.

The Land of Narnia: Brian Sibley Explores the World of C.S. Lewis Brian Sibley (Harper & Row 0-06-025625-7, Sep ’90, $19.95, 96pp, hc, cover by Pauline Baynes) [Narnia] Young-adult non-fiction; a guide to C.S. Lewis and his “Narnia” books. First American edition (Collins 1989). [C. S. Lewis]

DragonLance Preludes II #3: Tanis, the Shadow Years Barbara & Scott Siegel (TSR 0-88038-913-3, Nov ’90, $4.95, 320pp, tp, cover by Clyde Caldwell) [DragonLance: Preludes II] Fantasy novelization based on the “DragonLance” game, with interior illlustrations by Valerie Valusek.

Hugo Gernsback: Father of Modern Science Fiction Mark Siegel (Borgo Press 0-89370-274-9, Dec ’89 [Mar ’90], $9.95, 96pp, tp) Reissue (Borgo Press 1988) non-fiction; reference, a collection of six essays and accompanying material, four about Gernsback, one on Frank Herbert, and one on Bram Stoker; second printing.

C.A.D.S. # 9: Suicide Attack [by David Alexander] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-2926-8, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $2.95, 224pp, pb) [C.A.D.S.] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

C.A.D.S. #10: Recon by Fire [by David Alexander] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-3147-5, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $2.95, 222pp, pb) [C.A.D.S.] Post-holocaust military sf novel

Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer: Lords of Destruction James R. Silke (Grafton 0-586-07018-4, Jun ’90, £3.99, 319pp, pb, cover by Frank Frazetta) [Death Dealer] Reprint (Tor 1989) fantasy novelization. Volume 2 in the series.

Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer: Plague of Knives James R. Silke (Tor 0-812-50332-5, Jun ’90, $3.95, 311pp, pb, cover by Frank Frazetta) [Death Dealer] Fantasy novel in a series based on a Frazetta painting. Fourth in the series.

At Winter’s End Robert Silverberg (Legend 0-09-966840-8, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], £6.99, 491pp, tp, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [New Springtime] Reprint (Warner 1988) sf novel.

At Winter’s End Robert Silverberg (Legend 0-09-973960-7, Nov ’90, £3.50, 491pp, pb, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [New Springtime] Reprint (Gollancz 1988) far future sf/prehistoric fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “New Springtime” series.

Downward to the Earth Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04734-8, Jan ’90, £3.50, 190pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (SFBC 1970) sf novel. Volume 40 in the “VGSF Classics” series.

Letters from Atlantis Robert Silverberg (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-31570-8, Oct ’90, $14.95, 136pp, hc, cover by Robert Gould) Young-adult time-travel fantasy novel of a modern man’s consciousness inhabiting the body of an Atlantean prince. Illustrations by Robert Gould. A “Dragonflight” book, packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Lion Time in Timbuctoo Robert Silverberg (Pulphouse/Axolotl, May ’90, $10.00, 112pp, tp, cover by Donna Gordon) [Gate of Worlds] Original fantasy novella, with an introduction by Karen Haber, signed and limited to 525 copies. A hardcover edition, signed and limited to 300 copies ($35.00) and a deluxe leatherbound edition, also signed and limited to 75 copies are available.

The Man in the Maze Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04689-9, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], £3.50, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Avon 1969) sf novel.

The New Springtime Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-51442-X, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $19.95, 358pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) [New Springtime] Sf novel, sequel to At Winter’s End. First American edition (Gollancz 1989 as The Queen of Springtime).

The New Springtime Robert Silverberg (SFBC #17185, Jun ’90, $8.98, 358pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) [New Springtime] Reprint (Gollancz 1989 as The Queen of Springtime) sf novel, sequel to At Winter’s End.

Project Pendulum Robert Silverberg (Beaver 0-09-962460-5, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], £2.99, 139pp, pb) Reprint (Walker 1987) young-adult sf novel.

To the Land of the Living Robert Silverberg (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20844-9, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $4.95, 310pp, pb, cover by Paul & Steve Youll) [Gilgamesh] Fantasy “novel” of Gilgamesh in the afterworld, based on three novellas including a Hugo winner. First American edition (Gollancz 1989).

To the Land of the Living Robert Silverberg (Easton Press, Mar ’90, no price, 310pp, hc) [Gilgamesh] Reprint (Gollancz 1989) fantasy “novel” of Gilgamesh in the afterworld, based on three connected novellas. This is a signed, special leatherbound gilt-edge edition, part of the “Signed First Editions of Science Fiction” series and available by subscription only.

To the Land of the Living Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04496-9, Mar ’90, £3.99, 308pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) [Gilgamesh] Reprint (Gollancz 1989) fantasy novel.

The World Inside Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04691-0, Aug ’90, £3.50, 174pp, pb) [Urban Monad] Reprint (Doubleday 1971) sf novel.

Beyond the Gate of Worlds ed. Robert Silverberg (Tor 0-812-55444-2, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], $3.95, 280pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) Anthology of three alternate history novellas set in the same world. Those by John Brunner and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro are original, but Robert Silverberg’s “Lion Time in Timbuctoo” was published as a book by Pulphouse/Axolotl.

Time Gate Vol. 2: Dangerous Interfaces ed. Robert Silverberg (Baen 0-671-72017-1, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $3.95, 296pp, pb, cover by David B. Mattingly) Original anthology of six time-travel stories, with “interludes” by Silverberg.

The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats ed. Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg (Robinson 0-948164-71-9, Jul ’90, £4.99, 431pp, tp, cover by Chris Achilleos) Reissue (Arbor House 1983 as The Fantasy Hall of Fame) fantasy anthology.

Universe 1 ed. Robert Silverberg & Karen Haber (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-26771-1, Apr ’90 [Feb ’90], $8.95, 449pp, tp, cover by Richard Kriegler) Original anthology of 20 stories. A hardcover edition (-24812-1, $19.95) is also available.

The Autumn Land and Other Stories Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0185-6, Feb ’90 [Dec ’89], £3.50, 172pp, pb) Collection of 6 sf stories (3 previously uncollected), edited and introduced by Francis Lyall. Recommended. (PSP)

Enchanted Pilgrimage Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0078-7, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], £3.99, 218pp, pb, cover by Peter Elson) Reprint (Berkley 1975) sf novel.

Ring Around the Sun Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0353-0, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], £3.50, 205pp, pb, cover by Alex Pang) Reprint (Simon and Schuster 1953) sf novel.

Banished Dreams Dan Simmons (Roadkill Press, 1990 [Dec ’90], $3.00, 27pp, ph) Horror short story. This is a limited edition, signed and numbered, of 300 copies.

Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-7986-1, Apr ’90 [Jan ’90], £8.95, 690pp, tp, cover by Karen Simmons) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1989) epic horror novel about two warring groups of ’mind vampires’. Strongly recommended. (PSP) Also available in hardcover (-0237-0, £14.95).

Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons (Warner 0-446-35920-3, Oct ’90, $5.95, 884pp, pb, cover by Don Brautigam) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1989) Stoker Award-winning epic vampire horror novel.

Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-3405-1, Nov ’90, £4.99, 992pp, pb) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1989) horror novel.

Entropy’s Bed at Midnight Dan Simmons (Lord John Press 0-935716-51-3, Mar ’90 [Apr ’90], $50.00, 35pp, hc) Signed and numbered edition of an original novelette, limited to 300 copies. A deluxe signed & slipcased limited edition was announced but not seen. Both editions are already out of print.

The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-26747-9, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $8.95, 517pp, tp, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Hyperion] Epic science fiction novel, the second part of Hyperion. Also available in a hardcover edition (-24950-0, $19.95). In both states page 305 is missing and page 306 is printed twice. An errata sheet is available. Highly recommended (CNB).

Hyperion Dan Simmons (Headline Overseas 0-7472-3482-5, 1990 [Dec ’90], £4.99, 502pp, pb) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1989) sf novel. This is an ‘Open Market’ edition and is not available in the UK.

Hyperion Dan Simmons (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28368-5, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $4.95, 482pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1989) far-future sf novel. Highly recommended (CNB).

Hyperion Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-7983-7, Jul ’90, £7.99, 346pp, tp) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1989) sf novel about the mysterious planet of Hyperion and the demon-like Shrike that inhabits it. This is really only the first half of the novel, which is concluded in The Fall of Hyperion. Recommended. (PSP) Also available in hardcover (-0243-5, £13.95).

Hyperion Cantos Dan Simmons (SFBC #17088, May ’90, $12.98, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) [Hyperion] Omnibus of Hyperion (Doubleday Foundation 1989) and The Fall of Hyperion (Doubleday Foundation 1990).

Phases of Gravity Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-7979-9, Dec ’90, £7.99, 282pp, tp) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1989) mainstream novel about an ex-astronaut coming to terms with life. Also available in hardcover (-0257-5, £13.95), and in a leatherbound edition, limited to 250 copies (£75.00).

Prayers to Broken Stones Dan Simmons (Dark Harvest 0-913165-58-1, Jan ’91, $21.95, 322pp, hc, cover by Ron & Val Lakey Lindahn) Collection of 13 stories, with an introduction by Harlan Ellison and illustrations by Ron Lindahn and Val Lakey Lindahn. A limited edition ($55.00) is also available.

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