The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Essential Ellison Harlan Ellison (Morpheus International 0-9623447-4-5, Oct ’91, $19.95, 1019pp, tp, cover by Leo & Diane Dillon) Reprint (Nemo Press 1987) enormous collection of Ellison’s work, with introductory material. A hardcover edition (-3-7, $34.95) is also available.

The Harlan Ellison Hornbook Harlan Ellison (Mirage Press 0-88358-200-7, Apr ’91 [Aug ’91], $100.00, 418pp, hc) Reprint (Penzler Books 1990) associational non-fiction, a collection of Ellison articles. This is a limited edition of 800 copies, slipcased with Harlan Ellison’s Movie.

Harlan Ellison’s Movie Harlan Ellison (Mirage Press 0-88358-201-5, Apr ’91 [Aug ’91], no price, 151pp, hc) Associational; unproduced screenplay of a non-fantasy movie. This is a limited edition of 800 numbered copies, slipcased with the limited edition of The Harlan Ellison Hornbook.

No Doors, No Windows Harlan Ellison (Borderlands Press, Jul ’91 [Oct ’91], $65.00, 239pp, hc) Reprint (Pyramid 1975) collection. This is the corrected text with a revised introduction. Signed 1000-copy limited edition.

Spider Kiss Harlan Ellison (The Armchair Detective Library 0-922890-54-4, Nov ’90 [Apr ’91], $18.95, 261pp, hc) Reprint (Fawcett 1961 as Rockabilly) associational crime novel. A “collector’s” edition (-55-2, $25.00) and a signed limited edition (-56-0, $75.00) were announced but not seen. This is a 1990 publication not seen until now.

Art in the Blood P. N. Elrod (Ace 0-441-85945-3, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $3.95, 195pp, pb, cover by Vito DeVito) [Jack Fleming (The Vampire Files)] Vampire/hard-boiled novel set in Chicago during the Depression, fourth book of the “Vampire Files” series. Vampire reporter Jack Fleming hunts for a killer in the world of high dollar art.

Fire in the Blood P. N. Elrod (Ace 0-441-85946-1, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $3.95, 198pp, pb, cover by Vito DeVito) [Jack Fleming (The Vampire Files)] Vampire/hard-boiled detective novel set in Depression-era Chicago, fifth book of the “Vampire Files” series. Vampire/reporter/PI Jack Fleming is hired to locate a valuable bracelet stolen from a very dangerous heiress.

Night-Threads Book Two: The Two in Hiding Ru Emerson (Ace 0-441-58086-6, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.50, 294pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Night-Threads] Fantasy novel, second book of a series about contemporary people in an alternate world.

The Start of the End of It All Carol Emshwiller (Mercury House 1-56279-001-3, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $17.95, 204pp, tp, cover by Renée Flower) Collection of 18 literary sf & fantasy stories. Highly recommended (SW). First American edition (Women’s Press 1990). This is somewhat revised, and substitutes four different stories for four in the British edition. A trade paperback edition (-002-1, $10.95) is also available.

The Host Peter R. Emshwiller (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28984-5, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.50, 358pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) Sf adventure novel set on the streets of a future gritty Manhattan. Even the cover greatly resembles that of When Gravity Fails. A first novel.

The Neverending Story Michael Ende (Roc UK 0-14-015243-1, Sep ’91 [Oct ’91], £4.99, 377pp, pb, cover by Kevin King) Reprint (Doubleday 1983) fantasy novel. Translated from the German Die Unendliche Geschichte (1983) by Ralph Manheim.

Variant Alan Engel (Jove 0-515-10643-7, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], $4.95, 291pp, pb) Reprint (Fine 1989) medical thriller about an eight-year-old boy dying of old age.

Lizzie Borden Elizabeth Engstrom (Tor 0-312-93204-9, Jan ’91, $18.95, 342pp, hc, cover by Paul Stinson) Mystery/psychic thriller retelling the classic story of Lizzie with an occult angle.

Devil’s Gate Elizabeth Ergas (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-498-2, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $4.50, 351pp, pb) Horror novel about a town where the women deal with the devil.

Encounters Barbara Erskine (Fontana 0-00-647068-8, Oct ’91, £4.99, 540pp, pb) Reprint (Michael Joseph 1990) collection of short stories, including some sf.

Kingdom of Shadows Barbara Erskine (Dell 0-440-50200-4, Nov ’89 [Nov ’91], $8.95, 673pp, tp) [Child of the Phoenix] Time-travel romance. A woman finds herself haunted by dreams of a mistress of Robert the Bruce and finds her way back into the past to live her dream. First American edition (Michael Joseph 1988). This is a 1989 book not seen until now.

The Hunter on Arena Rose Estes (Warner Questar 0-446-36136-4, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.95, 267pp, pb, cover by Clyde Caldwell) [Hunter] Sf novel of a Ice Age hunter who becomes a gladiator in an alien arena, second book of the “Hunter” series.

The Dark Country Dennis Etchison (Pulphouse 1-56146-521-6, Jul ’91, $1.95, 47pp, pb, cover by Rob Alexander) [Jack Martin] World Fantasy Award-winning horror story that originally appeared in Fantasy Tales #8, 1981. Short Story paperback #21. A leatherbound 100-copy limited edition (-913-0, $20.00) is also available.

The Complete Masters of Darkness ed. Dennis Etchison (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-116-5, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $39.95, 766pp, hc, cover by Ilene Myer) Omnibus of three horror anthologies. This is the first appearance of Masters of Darkness III.

Masters of Darkness III ed. Dennis Etchison (Tor 0-812-51766-0, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $3.95, 332pp, pb) Anthology of 18 horror stories. Previously published as the last third of The Complete Masters of Darkness (Underwood-Miller 1991).

Zulus Percival Everett (The Permanent Press 0-932966-97-7, Mar ’90 [Feb ’91], $19.95, 243pp, hc, cover by Bruce McGowin) Post-holocaust literary sf/surreal novel about the last woman left on Earth who isn’t sterile.

Jerzy Kosinski: The Literature of Violation Welch D. Everman (Borgo Press 0-89370-276-5, Aug ’91, $19.95, 158pp, tp) Non-fiction, criticism. A guide to Kosinski’s fiction plus a chronology and primary and secondary bibliographies. A hardcover edition (-176-9, $29.95) was announced but not seen. [Jerzy Kosinski]

Groundties Jane Fancher (Warner Questar 0-446-36148-8, Oct ’91 [Sep ’91], $4.50, 376pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Groundties] Sf novel of a threat to communications between interstellar colony worlds. A first novel.

Thicker Than Water Penelope Farmer (Walker 0-7445-1366-9, Feb ’91, £2.99, 189pp, pb, cover by Ingrid Daracott) Reprint (Walker 1989) young-adult novel about supernatural possession.

Dayworld Breakup Philip José Farmer (Tor 0-812-50889-0, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $4.95, 366pp, pb, cover by Vincent Di Fate) [Dayworld] Reprint (Tor 1990) sf novel, third book of the “Dayworld” series.

Doc Savage: Escape from Loki Philip José Farmer (Bantam Falcon 0-553-29093-2, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], $4.99, 214pp, pb, cover by Steve Assel) [Doc Savage] Associational adventure novel based on Kenneth Robeson’s classic character. This tells about the origins of the character and his henchmen.

Red Orc’s Rage Philip José Farmer (Tor 0-312-85036-0, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $18.95, 282pp, hc, cover by Doug Beekman) Fantasy novel in which a boy undergoes Tiersian therapy, an imaginative roleplaying therapeutic technique based on Farmer’s “World of Tiers” series. There is an afterword by the therapist, Dr. James Giannini.

Necrom Mick Farren (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36185-7, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $4.95, 371pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Sf novel about a has-been rocker traveling between dimensions to save the universe from an ancient evil.

The Axeman Cometh John Farris (NEL 0-450-53717-X, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], £3.50, 269pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1989) horror novel.

Fiends John Farris (Grafton 0-246-13774-6, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], £13.99, 331pp, hc, cover by Tim White) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1990) horror novel.

When Michael Calls John Farris (Tor 0-812-50356-2, Nov ’91, $4.50, 251pp, pb, cover by David Fishman) Reprint (Trident 1967) horror novel.

The Addams Family Elizabeth Faucher (Fantail 0-14-090367-4, Dec ’91, £2.99, 141pp, pb) Comedy horror film novelization, based on the screenplay by Caroline Thompson & Larry Wilson. This is simultaneous with the U.S. (Scholastic) edition.

The Addams Family Elizabeth Faucher (Scholastic 0-590-45541-9, Dec ’91, $2.95, 141pp, pb) Young-adult movie tie-in novelization.

The War Years #3: The Jupiter War ed. Bill Fawcett (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45098-1, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], $4.99, 254pp, pb) Original anthology of nine military sf stories based on a premise by Gregory Benford, with connecting material by Fawcett. Packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Lord of Atlantis John Russell Fearn (Zeon Books 1-874113-00-9, Sep ’91 [Nov ’91], £4.95, 68pp, ph) [Golden Amazon] First separate publication of a Golden Amazon novelette, first published in the Toronto Star Weekly in 1949. This edition contains an introduction by Phil Harbottle and a Golden Amazon bibliography. Order from 20 Whitecroft, Dilton Marsh, Westbury, BA13 4DJ, U.K.

Daughter of the Empire Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27211-X, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $5.99, 421pp, pb, cover by Janny Wurts) [Riftwar: Empire] Reissue (Doubleday 1987) fantasy novel set in Feist’s “Riftwar” universe, first book of the “Empire” series.

Servant of the Empire Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts (Grafton Overseas 0-586-20381-8, 1991 [Sep ’91], £4.99, 827pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar: Empire] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990) fantasy novel. Volume Two in the “Empire” series.

Servant of the Empire Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29245-5, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $5.99, 691pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar: Empire] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990) fantasy novel set in Feist’s “Riftwar” universe, second book of the “Empire” series.

Iceman Cynthia Felice (Ace 0-441-18373-5, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $3.99, 185pp, pb, cover by Warren Chang) Sf romance novel of a space-born woman’s experiences on Earth during a future Ice Age.

Kent Montana and the Once and Future Thing Lionel Fenn (Ace 0-441-43537-8, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], $3.95, 200pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Kent Montana] Comic sf novel, third book of the “Kent Montana” series. Kent Montana becomes a love object to a slithering swamp creature. Fenn is a pen name for Charles L. Grant.

Kent Montana and the Reasonably Invisible Man Lionel Fenn (Ace 0-441-43536-X, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $3.95, 198pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Kent Montana] Humorous sf novel, second book of the “Kent Montana” series. The out-of-work actor stumbles into the hunt for an invisible mad scientist/practical joker. Fenn is a pen-name for Charles L. Grant.

Star Trek: A Flag Full of Stars Brad Ferguson (Pocket 0-671-73918-2, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $4.95, 241pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization, #54 in the series.

Star Trek: A Flag Full of Stars Brad Ferguson (Titan 1-85286-354-4, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], £3.50, 241pp, pb) [Star Trek] Sf novelization. The Second Book in the “Lost Years” saga. Simultaneous with U.S. (Pocket) edition.

Star Trek: Crisis on Centaurus Brad Ferguson (Titan 1-85286-355-2, May ’91, £3.50, 254pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1986) sf novelization. [First U.K. edition]

The Mace of Souls Bruce Fergusson (Avon 0-380-71180-X, Jun ’91, $3.95, 319pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Six Kingdoms] Reprint (Morrow 1989) fantasy quest novel, second book of the “Six Kingdoms” series.

Warhammer: Shadowbreed David Ferring (GW Books 1-872372-10-4, Feb ’91, £4.99/$8.99, 239pp, tp, cover by Angus Fieldhouse) [Warhammer: Konrad] Fantasy novelization based on the “Warhammer” game, second book of the “Konrad” trilogy. This is a worldwide edition with both U.S. and U.K. prices. This is a pseudonym for David S. Garnett.

Seti Frederick Fichman (Headline 0-7472-3679-8, Aug ’91, £4.50, 331pp, pb, cover by David O’Connor) Reprint (Roc 1990) sf novel about the first contact with extra-terrestrial intelligence. [First U.K. edition]

Meridian 144 Meg Files (Soho Press 0-939149-59-1, Oct ’91, $19.95, 263pp, hc, cover by F. L. Schmeid) Post-holocaust sf novel. A first novel.

Spelljammer: Into the Void Nigel Findley (TSR 1-56076-154-7, Oct ’91, $4.95, 311pp, tp, cover by Frank Kelly Freas) [Spelljammer: Cloakmaster] Fantasy novelization based on the “Forgotten Realms” game, second book of the “Cloakmaster Cycle”.

Walk with the Dead E. Burke Finster (DimeNovels 1-56317-007-8, 1990 [Apr ’91], $1.99, 90pp, tp, cover by Diane Russell Kramer) Horror novella of the dead rising and walking in San Francisco. This is a small format paperback (11.5cm x 7.5cm.).

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