The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Queen of the Summer Stars Persia Woolley (Simon & Schuster/Poseidon 0-671-62201-3, Jun ’90 [May ’90], $19.95, 415pp, hc, cover by Wilson McClean) [Guinevere] Associational Arthurian historical with no obvious fantasy elements.

Queen of the Summer Stars Persia Woolley (BOMC, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $16.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Wilson McClean) [Guinevere] Reprint (Poseidon 1990) Arthurian novel without fantasy elements, sequel to Child of the Northern Spring.

Daughter of Witches Patricia C. Wrede (Orbit 0-7088-4784-6, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], £3.50, 215pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) [Lyra] Reprint (Ace 1984) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Lyra” series.

Dealing with Dragons Patricia C. Wrede (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-222900-0, Sep ’90, $15.95, 212pp, hc, cover by Trina Schart Hyman) [Enchanted Forest] Young-adult fairy tale fantasy about a runaway Princess.

Shadow Magic Patricia C. Wrede (Orbit 0-7088-8331-1, May ’90, £3.50, 279pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) [Lyra] Reprint (Ace 1984) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Lyra” series.

Snow White & Rose Red Patricia C. Wrede (Tor 0-812-55825-1, Jul ’90, $3.95, 273pp, pb, cover by Thomas Canty) Reprint (Tor 1989) fairy tale fantasy novel, an Elizabethan retelling of the classic tale.

A Gift Upon the Shore M. K. Wren (Ballantine 0-345-36341-8, Mar ’90, $18.95, 375pp, hc, cover by Jeff Walker) Near-future post-holocaust sf novel of the preservation of books and knowledge in a ravaged world.

A Gift Upon the Shore M. K. Wren (Penguin 0-14-013087-X, May ’90 [Jun ’90], £7.99, 375pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) Reprint (Ballantine 1990) post-holocaust adventure novel.

The Road West Gary Wright (TSR 0-88038-927-3, Oct ’90, $3.95, 314pp, tp, cover by Carol Heyer & Roy Parker) Fantasy novel of an orphan boy’s adventures in a mountainous wilderness. A first novel.

A Matter of Oaths Helen S. Wright (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20983-6, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], $4.50, 234pp, pb, cover by Martin Andrews) Sf adventure novel of an outlaw ship pitted against an interstellar conspiracy. First American edition (Methuen 1988). A first novel.

Boundaries T. M. Wright (Tor 0-812-50992-7, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], $4.95, 277pp, pb, cover by Gary Smith) Horror novel. A man searches for the ghost of his murdered twin to learn the identity of her killer.

A Manhattan Ghost Story T. M. Wright (Gollancz 0-575-04684-8, Jan ’90, £3.99, 381pp, pb, cover by Danny Flynn) [Manhattan Ghost Story] Reprint (Tor 1984) ghost story about the dead who inhabit Manhattan. Recommended. (PSP)

The School T. M. Wright (Tor 0-312-85042-5, Aug ’90, $17.95, 245pp, hc, cover by Hector Garrido) Horror novel of a couple who move into a haunted school.

The Waiting Room T. M. Wright (Gollancz 0-575-04744-5, Apr ’90, £3.99, 342pp, pb, cover by Danny Flynn) [Manhattan Ghost Story] Reprint (Tor 1986) horror novel. A sequel to/retelling of A Manhattan Ghost Story.

The Woman Next Door T. M. Wright (Tor 0-812-52744-5, May ’90, $3.95, 255pp, pb, cover by Mark & Stephanie Gerber) Reprint (Playboy 1981) of a crippled woman terrorized by the evil hidden in the house next door.

Balyet Patricia Wrightson (Red Fox 0-09-966040-7, Aug ’90 [Sep ’90], £2.50, 102pp, pb, cover by Robert Ingpen) Reprint (Hutchinson/Macmillan 1989) young-adult fantasy novel.

Balyet Patricia Wrightson (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-034339-3, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $3.95, 132pp, pb, cover by Stephen Marchesi) Reprint (Macmillan 1989) young-adult fantasy of a girl who falls under the spell of an ancient spirit in the Australian hills.

Hong on the Range William F. Wu (Hutchinson 0-09-174479-2, Aug ’90 [Sep ’90], £8.99, 318pp, hc, cover by Paul Damon) [Jack Hong] Reprint (Walker 1989) young-adult ’cyberwestern’ novel.

Robert Silverberg’s Time Tours Volume 1: The Robin Hood Ambush William F. Wu (Harper Paperbacks 0-06-106003-8, Oct ’90, $3.50, 140pp, pb, cover by Kevin Johnson) [Time Tours] Young-adult sf adventure, based on material by Robert Silverberg; first book of a new series, with an afterword by Silverberg and illustrations by Alex Nino. Packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Keeper of the Keys Janny Wurts (Grafton 0-586-20484-9, Oct ’90, £3.99, 350pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Cycle of Fire] Reprint (Ace 1988) fantasy novel. Book Two of “The Cycle of Fire”.

Shadowfane Janny Wurts (Grafton 0-246-13597-2, Mar ’90, £7.99, 317pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Cycle of Fire] Reprint (Ace 1988) fantasy novel. Book Three of “The Cycle of Fire”. Also available in hardcover (-13417-8, £12.95).

Stormwarden Janny Wurts (Grafton 0-586-20483-0, Mar ’90, £3.99, 447pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Cycle of Fire] Reprint (Ace 1984) fantasy novel. Book One of “The Cycle of Fire”.

The Unbalanced Earth Trilogy Volume 3: The Age of Chaos Jonathan Wylie (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28454-1, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $3.95, 299pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Servants of Ark] Fantasy novel. This series is a sequel to the “Servants of Ark” trilogy. First American edition (Corgi 1989).

Voices Tim Wynne-Jones (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-51080-3, May ’90 [Jul ’90], £12.95, 312pp, hc) Reprint (Lester & Orpen Dennys 1988 as Fastyngange) literary fantasy novel, about a woman who finds, or thinks she finds, a haunted castle with a talking well.

Through the Arc of the Rain Forest Karen Tei Yamashita (Coffee House Press 0-918273-82-X, Sep ’90, $9.95, 214pp, tp, cover by Ronaldo Lopes de Olivera) Ecological fantasy/magic realism novel. A first novel.

Night Spell David Yanoff (Ashley Books 0-87949-293-7, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], $12.95, 250pp, tp, cover by John Flagg) Historical fantasy novel. A first novel.

Bad Medicine Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Jove 0-515-10399-3, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $3.95, 243pp, pb) [Charlie Spotted Moon] Reprint (Putnam 1976 as Ogilvie, Tallant & Moon) associational mystery novel, first book of the “Charlie Moon” series. On this edition, the author is listed as “C.Q. Yarbro” throughout.

Out of the House of Life Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Tor 0-312-93126-3, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], $19.95, 446pp, hc, cover by Larry Noble) [Saint-Germain] Historical horror novel set in ancient Egypt, part of the “Saint-Germain Chronicles”.

Fairy Tales of Ireland W. B. Yeats (Delacorte 0-385-30249-5, Oct ’90 [Nov ’90], $16.95, 160pp, hc, cover by P. J. Lynch) Young-adult collection of 20 Yeats fairy tales, selected and with an introduction by Neil Philip, and illustrated by P.J. Lynch. First American edition (Collins 1990).

Dark Future: Demon Download Jack Yeovil (GW Books 1-872372-06-6, Aug ’90, $8.99, 253pp, tp, cover by John Blanche) [Dark Future: Demon Download] Near-future sf novelization based on the “Dark Future” game, first book of the “Demon Download Cycle”. Yeovil is a pen-name for Kim Newman. This is a worldwide edition with both US and UK prices, UK price is £4.99. Recommended (PSP)

Warhammer: Drachenfels Jack Yeovil (GW Books 1-85515-001-8, May ’90, $8.99, 247pp, tp, cover by Ian Miller) [Warhammer; Genevieve Dieudonne] Reissue (GW 1989) fantasy novelization set in the “Warhammer” universe; second printing. This is a worldwide edition with both US and UK prices listed.

Star Trek: Shadow Lord Laurence Yep (Titan 1-85286-287-4, Apr ’90, £3.99, 279pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket Books 1985) sf novelization.

The Books of Great Alta Jane Yolen (SFBC #15748, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], $9.98, 426pp, hc, cover by Dean Morrissey) [Great Alta] Fantasy omnibus of Sister Light, Sister Dark (Tor 1988) and White Jenna (Tor 1989).

The Devil’s Arithmetic Jane Yolen (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-034535-3, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $3.95, 170pp, tp, cover by Lonnie Knabel) Reprint (Viking 1988) young-adult time-travel fantasy of a young Jewish girl mysteriously transported to Nazi-occupied Poland. A Nebula and World Fantasy Award nominee in the novella category.

The Dragon’s Boy Jane Yolen (Harper & Row 0-06-026789-5, Sep ’90, $13.95, 120pp, hc, cover by Ed Acuna) Young-adult Arthurian fantasy novel.

Tam Lin Jane Yolen (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-284261-6, Oct ’90 [Jun ’90], $14.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by Charles Mikolaycak) Children’s picture book; a retelling of the traditional folk ballad with full-color illustrations by Charles Mikolaycak.

White Jenna Jane Yolen (Tor 0-812-50907-2, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $3.95, 265pp, pb, cover by Dennis Nolan) [Great Alta] Reprint (Tor 1989) fantasy novel, sequel to Sister Light, Sister Dark.

Cobra Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-65560-4, Feb ’90 [Mar ’90], $3.50, 346pp, pb, cover by Vincent Di Fate) [Cobras] Reissue (Baen 1985) sf novel, first book of the “Cobra” series; fourth printing.

Warhorse Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-69868-0, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $4.50, 347pp, pb, cover by David B. Mattingly) Sf adventure novel of interspecies cultural and ideological conflict in space.

Macrolife George Zebrowski (Easton Press, Jun ’90, no price, 284pp, hc) [Macrolife] Reprint (Harper 1979) sf novel, with an introduction by Ian Watson and artwork by Rick Sternbach. This special signed leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

The Courts of Chaos Roger Zelazny (Avon 0-380-47175-2, Jun ’90, $3.50, 142pp, pb, cover by Tim White) [Amber] Reissue (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel, fifth book of the “Amber” series; seventh printing.

A Dark Travelling Roger Zelazny (Beaver 0-09-960970-3, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], £2.99, 109pp, pb, cover by Pete Lyon) Reprint (Walker 1987) young-adult sf novel.

The Dream Master Roger Zelazny (Baen 0-671-69874-5, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $3.50, 196pp, pb, cover by John Rheaume) Reprint (Ace 1966) sf novel of dream control. The shorter version, “He Who Shapes”, won one of the first Nebula Awards.

Eye of Cat Roger Zelazny (Avon 0-380-76002-9, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], $3.95, 188pp, pb, cover by Tim White) Reprint (Timescape 1982) sf novel.

Frost & Fire Roger Zelazny (Avon 0-380-75775-3, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $3.50, 288pp, pb, cover by Tim White) Reprint (Morrow 1989) collection of ten stories, plus an introduction and two essays.

Isle of the Dead Roger Zelazny (Baen 0-671-72011-2, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $3.50, 201pp, pb, cover by John Rheaume) Reprint (Ace 1969) sf novel.

Knight of Shadows Roger Zelazny (SFBC #15669, Jan ’90, $5.98, 251pp, hc, cover by Linda Burr) [Amber] Reprint (Morrow 1989) fantasy novel, ninth book of the “Amber” series.

Knight of Shadows Roger Zelazny (Avon 0-380-75501-7, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $3.95, 251pp, pb, cover by Tim White) [Amber] Reprint (Morrow 1989) fantasy novel, ninth book of the “Amber” series.

The Black Throne Roger Zelazny & Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-72013-9, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $4.95, 278pp, pb, cover by David B. Mattingly) Fantasy novel about Poe.

The Mask of Loki Roger Zelazny & Thomas T. Thomas (Baen 0-671-72021-X, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $4.95, 340pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) Fantasy novel about a 21st-century conflict between the gods Loki and Ahriman.

The Shadow Warrior Pat Zettner (Macmillan/Atheneum 0-689-31486-8, Apr ’90, $13.95, 220pp, hc, cover by Stephen Marchesi) Young-adult fantasy novel of a young girl’s search for her missing brother in a dangerous land with the help of a giant and a goblin.

A Genuine Monster David Zielinski (Atlantic Monthly Press 0-87113-294-X, Jan ’90 [Mar ’90], $17.95, 236pp, hc, cover by Peter Cunis) Literary comic alternate-world fantasy novel.

Mindscream R. D. Zimmerman (Zebra 0-8217-3099-1, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $3.95, 255pp, pb) Reprint (Fine 1989) sf medical thriller of secret experiments conducted on innocent victims.

Neverness David Zindell (Grafton 0-586-20536-5, Feb ’90, £4.99, 685pp, pb, cover by Mike Van Houten) [Requiem for Homo Sapiens] Reprint (Fine 1988) sf novel.

Are You Content in Your Context? Jack Cohen (Birmingham Science Fiction Group, Nov ’90, no price, ph, cover by Dave Mooring) Original short article issued in a limited edition of 450 numbered copies, to coincide with Cohen’s Guest of Honour appearance at Novacon 20.

The Work of George Zebrowski: An Annotated Bibliography & Guide, Second Edition, Revised & Expanded Jeffrey M. Elliot & Robert Reginald (The Borgo Press 0-8095-1514-8, Sep ’90, $9.95, 118pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. Also announced in hc (-0514-2, $19.95).

Necon Stories ed. Necon Committee (Three Bobs Press, Jul ’90, $19.95, 159pp, tp) Collection of fictions and stories are assembled here for the tenth anniversary of this writers and publishers convention held every July at the home of H.P. Lovecraft in Providence, Rhode Island.

Icons of Starchasm ed. Steve Sneyd (Hilltop Press, 1990, 60, 16pp, ph, cover by Ken Cheslin) Anthology of poetry presented at Iconclasm in Leeds, June 1989.

Other Worlds ed. Tim Stringer (Thomas Nelson 0-17-4322569, 1990, 48pp, tp) Anthology of extracts from SF stories.

2AM [#15, v4 #3, Spring 1990] ed. Gretta M. Anderson (2AM Publications; Rockford, IL, $4.95, 64pp, quatro, cover by Judith Holman)

2AM [#16, v4 #4, August 1990] ed. Gretta M. Anderson (2AM Publications; Rockford, IL, $4.95, 64pp, quatro, cover by Alan Giana)

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