The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Winning Scheherezade Judith Gorog (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-31648-8, Apr ’91, $11.95, 101pp, hc, cover by James E. Ransome) [Thousand and One Nights] Young-adult fantasy novel, a sequel to The Thousand and One Nights.

Hell No We Won’t Go: Resisting the Draft During the Vietnam War Sherry Gershon Gottlieb (Viking 0-670-83935-3, Jul ’91 [Aug ’91], $21.95, 274pp, hc, cover by Tom McKeveny) Associational non-fiction, a collection of interviews about the Vietnam War and the anti-war movement by the former proprietor of A Change of Hobbit bookstore. Sf people represented include Stephen R. Donaldson, Michael Reaves, Dennis Etchison, John Varley, and Debbie Notkin. Others have names that are sus-piciously similar to literary personalities.

The Encyclopedia of American Comics ed. Ron Goulart (Facts on File 0-8160-2582-7, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $19.95, 408pp, tp) Reprint (Facts on File 1990) non-fiction reference book. An encyclopedia of American comics and comics industry personalities.

Plainsong Deborah Grabien (Fawcett Crest 0-449-21985-2, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $4.99, 229pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1990) near-future post-apocalypse literary sf novel.

Stranded Camarin Grae (Naiad Press 0-941483-99-1, Oct ’91, $9.95, 307pp, tp, cover by Pat Tong & Bonnie Liss) Lesbian sf novel of aliens in human form fighting another alien determined to turn the U.S. into a theocracy.

Dark Spirit Onnie Granados (DimeNovels 1-56317-006-X, 1990 [Apr ’91], $1.99, 94pp, tp, cover by Tim Kilian) Occult thriller novella of an archaeologist and an Indian who opposes him wielding ancient powers. This is a small format paperback (11.5cm x 7.5cm.).

Fire Mask Charles L. Grant (Bantam 0-553-07167-X, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $14.95, 202pp, hc, cover by Lisa Falkenstern) Young-adult psychic thriller. A boy from a psychic family and his friends are endangered by an immortal madman.

Something Stirs Charles L. Grant (Tor 0-312-85152-9, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $18.95, 275pp, hc, cover by Kirk Reinert) Horror novel. A group of teenage outcasts in a small town are being killed off by something supernatural.

Stunts Charles L. Grant (NEL 0-450-55344-2, Dec ’91, £4.99, 438pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1990) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Final Shadows ed. Charles L. Grant (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24646-3, Sep ’91, $12.00, 490pp, tp, cover by Christopher Zacharow) Original anthology of 36 horror stories, the eleventh and final volume of the long-running anthology series. A hardcover edition (-24732-X, $20.00) is also available.

Albion John Grant (Headline 0-7472-7963-2, Nov ’91 [Aug ’91], £8.99, 310pp, tp, cover by Lee Gibbons) [Albion] Bleak fantasy of a land where nobody remembers the past, until a stranger arrives one day. Also available in hardcover (-0351-2, £14.95).

Mutants Amok [by David F. Bischoff] Mark Grant (Avon 0-380-76047-9, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $2.95, 216pp, pb) [Mutants Amok] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel of conflict between humans and rebellious mutant slaves in the 21st century. First book of a new series. Grant is a pen name for David Bischoff.

Mutants Amok #2: Mutant Hell [by David F. Bischoff] Mark Grant (Avon 0-380-76048-7, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $2.95, 216pp, pb) [Mutants Amok] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel, second book in the series. Grant is a pen name for David Bischoff.

Mutants Amok #3: Rebel Attack [by David F. Bischoff] Mark Grant (Avon 0-380-76191-2, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $2.95, 169pp, pb) [Mutants Amok] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel, third book in a series. Unlike the first two books, this is copyrighted by Aladnam Enterprise, Inc., but the PR still lists the author as David Bischoff.

Mutants Amok #4: Holocaust Horror [by David F. Bischoff] Mark Grant (Avon 0-380-76192-0, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $2.99, 196pp, pb) [Mutants Amok] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel, fourth book in a series. The copyright is by Aladnam Enterprises; the author listed in PR handouts is David Bischoff.

Christmas Slaughter [by Bruce King] Mark Grant (Avon 0-380-76457-1, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $3.50, 181pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Mutants Amok] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel, fifth book in the “Mutants Amok” series. The copyright is by Bruce King and the cover gives no clue that this is part of a series.

Through the Heart Richard Grant (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29320-6, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $4.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Will Cormier) Post-holocaust sf novel of a monstrous vehicle traveling aimlessly across a devastated world, dispensing treatment for a plague.

Hook Geary Gravel (Fawcett Columbine 0-449-90708-2, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $2.99, 111pp, tp) [Peter Pan] Young-adult novelization of the fantasy film about Peter Pan.

The Return of the Breakneck Boys Geary Gravel (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36947-5, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $3.95, 217pp, pb, cover by Romas) [Fading Worlds] Sf novel, second book of the “Fading Worlds” series. Ad man Howard Bell faces danger both on Earth and in the mysterious world behind the washroom door in his office building.

Lanark: A Life in Four Books Alasdair Gray (Picador 0-330-31965-5, Aug ’91 [Sep ’91], £6.99, 561pp, tp, cover by Alasdair Gray) Reprint (Canongate 1981) literary fantasy novel.

Dark Window Linda Crockett Gray (Penguin/Signet 0-451-16982-4, Apr ’91, $4.99, 464pp, pb) Horror thriller of a woman haunted by her dead husband who still wants her.

Sacred Visions ed. Andrew M. Greeley & Michael Cassutt (Tor 0-312-85173-1, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $12.95, 363pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) Anthology of 12 short stories concerning religion, including the short versions of James Blish’s “A Case of Conscience” and Walter M. Miller, Jr.’s “A Canticle for Leibowitz”, plus an introduction by Greeley. A hardcover edition (-85025-5, $22.95) is also available.

Night Angel Kate Green (Dell 0-440-20494-1, Apr ’91 [Jul ’91], $4.50, 281pp, pb) Reprint (Delacorte 1989) horror thriller. A woman’s life is threatened because of her occult dabbling during the ’60s.

Starcruiser Shenandoah #3: The Sum of Things Roland J. Green (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45080-9, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $3.99, 368pp, pb) [Starcruiser Shenandoah] Sf military adventure novel, third in a series.

Blue Moon Rising Simon R. Green (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45095-7, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.99, 476pp, pb) [Hawk & Fisher] Fantasy novel of a prince seeking to slay a dragon and prove himself. The dragon becomes his companion instead.

Blue Moon Rising Simon R. Green (Gollancz 0-575-05136-1, Sep ’91, £7.99, 448pp, tp, cover by David Farren) [Hawk & Fisher] Reprint (Roc 1991) fantasy novel. Also announced in hardcover (-05135-3, £14.99). [First U.K. edition]

Devil Take the Hindmost Simon R. Green (Headline 0-7472-3572-4, Feb ’91, £3.50, 201pp, pb) [Hawk & Fisher] Reprint (Ace 1991 as Hawk & Fisher: Winner Takes All) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Hawk & Fisher” series.

The God Killer Simon R. Green (Headline 0-7472-3647-X, Sep ’91, £3.99, 187pp, pb, cover by Graham Humphreys) [Hawk & Fisher] Reprint (Ace 1991) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Hawk & Fisher” series. [First U.K. edition]

Hawk & Fisher: Guard Against Dishonor Simon R. Green (Ace 0-441-31836-3, Dec ’91, $3.99, 188pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Hawk & Fisher] Fantasy novel of street cops in a barbarian world on the run when accused of treason. Fifth book of the “Hawk & Fisher” series.

Hawk & Fisher: The God Killer Simon R. Green (Ace 0-441-29460-X, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $3.95, 187pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Hawk & Fisher] Fantasy novel of street cops in a barbarian world, who are on the job when someone starts killing the local gods. Third book of the “Hawk & Fisher” series.

Hawk & Fisher: Wolf in the Fold Simon R. Green (Ace 0-441-31835-5, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $3.95, 186pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Hawk & Fisher] Fantasy novel of street cops in a barbarian world hunting for a terrorist in a wealthy family. Fourth book of the “Hawk & Fisher” series.

The Triple Spiral Stephanie Green (Walker 0-7445-1799-0, May ’91, £2.99, 187pp, pb, cover by Graham Ward) Reprint (Walker 1989) young-adult ghost novel.

After the King: Stories in Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Tor 0-312-85175-8, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $22.95, 438pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) Original anthology of 19 stories in honor of (but not in the style of) J.R.R. Tolkien, with an introduction by Jane Yolen.

The Fantastic Adventures of Robin Hood ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17053-9, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $3.99, 285pp, pb) Original anthology of 13 fantasy stories about Robin Hood, by Effinger, Collins, Resnick, etc.

Fantastic Chicago ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Chicon V, Aug ’91, $15.00, 136pp, tp, cover by Richard Powers) Anthology of 16 stories about Chicago, with originals by Algis Budrys and John Jakes, plus an introduction by Mike Resnick and illustrations by various artists. This was published for Chicon V, the 1991 World Science Fiction Convention in a 2,000 copy edition.

Foundation’s Friends ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Grafton 0-586-21216-7, Sep ’91, £4.99, 511pp, pb, cover by Tim White) Reprint (Tor 1989) original anthology of 17 stories set in various worlds created by Asimov, with prefaces by Ray Bradbury and Ben Bova, and afterwords by Janet and Isaac Asimov. [First U.K. edition]

Isaac’s Universe Volume Two: Phases in Chaos ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Avon 0-380-75752-4, Jul ’91, $3.95, 273pp, pb, cover by Martin Andrews) [Isaac’s Universe] Original anthology of eight stories set in a world created by Asimov, with an introduction by him.

Mummy Stories ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Severn House 0-7278-4123-8, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], £11.99, 225pp, hc, cover by Martin Buchan) Reprint (Ballantine 1990) anthology of 14 stories featuring mummies, five of them original. Also available in the U.S. (2/91, $18.99).

New Stories from the Twilight Zone ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Avon 0-380-75926-8, Dec ’91, $10.00, 295pp, tp) Anthology of 21 stories that episodes of the “new” Twilight Zone were based on, with an introduction by Alan Brennert.

Nightmares on Elm Street: Freddy Krueger’s Seven Sweetest Dreams ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Futura 0-7088-5227-0, Jun ’91, £3.99, 292pp, pb) [Freddy Krueger] Original anthology of seven horror stories about Freddy Krueger.

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