The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Strange Tales of Mystery and the Paranormal Cecilia Heathwood (Excalibur Press 1-85634-023-6, Nov ’91 [Jan ’92], £5.95, 180pp, tp) Collection of 31 occult stories and essays, originally published in Ireland’s Eye.

Expanded Universe Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 0-441-21891-1, Aug ’91, $5.50, 582pp, pb) Reissue (Grosset & Dunlap 1980) collection of 27 stories; 12th printing.

Farnham’s Freehold Robert A. Heinlein (Orbit 1-85723-000-0, Dec ’91, £4.50, 299pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) Reprint (Putnam 1964) sf novel.

Grumbles from the Grave Robert A. Heinlein (Orbit 0-7088-4960-1, Aug ’91, £4.99, 332pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1989) collection of Heinlein’s letters, edited by Virginia Heinlein. [First U.K. edition]

Starship Troopers/The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress/Time Enough for Love Robert A. Heinlein (BOMC, Jun ’91, $17.95, 309/383/605pp, hc) Omnibus of three classic sf novels, Starship Troopers (Putnam 1959), The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (Putnam 1966), and Time Enough for Love (Putnam 1973).

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-54267-X, Mar ’91, £15.99, 525pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1991) sf novel. This is the ’original’ text before it was cut for the Putnam 1961 edition, and includes a preface by Virginia Heinlein.

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 0-441-78838-6, Oct ’91, $9.95, 525pp, tp, cover by James Warhola) Reprint (Putnam 1991) expanded version of the classic sf novel originally published by Putnam in 1961. This edition contains 60,000 words cut from the original manuscript. The cover art is the same used for the previous mass-market edition of the original, shorter version.

Time for the Stars Robert A. Heinlein (Gollancz 0-575-04936-7, Jan ’91, £3.99, 244pp, pb) Reprint (Scribner’s 1956) young-adult sf novel.

King Arthur and His Knights Julek Heller & Deirdre Headon (Dragon’s World 1-85028-114-9, Jan ’91, £18.95, 224pp, hc) Retelling of the Arthurian myth by Deirdre Headon, lavishly illustrated by Julek Heller.

Winter’s Tale Mark Helprin (Simon & Schuster/Washington Square Press 0-671-72707-9, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $9.95, 688pp, tp, cover by Fred Marcellino) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1983) literary fantasy novel.

The People Collection Zenna Henderson (Corgi 0-552-13659-X, Jun ’91 [May ’91], £5.99, 594pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [People] Omnibus of the two previous “People” books, Pilgrimage and The People: No Different Flesh, plus the other four stories in the series, two previously uncollected. Recommended. (PSP)

Starchild and Witchfire David Henshall (Piper 0-330-31985-X, Dec ’91, £2.99, 231pp, pb, cover by Pauline Baynes) Reprint (Macmillan UK 1990) young-adult fantasy novel.

Memorymakers Brian Herbert & Marie Landis (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45090-6, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $3.99, 205pp, pb) Sf novel set in a future of cannibalistic humans.

Chapterhouse Dune Frank Herbert (Ace 0-441-10267-0, Aug ’91, $5.50, 436pp, pb) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1985) sf novel, sixth book of the “Dune” series; eighth printing.

The White Plague Frank Herbert (Ace 0-441-88569-1, Aug ’91, $5.50, 501pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1982) sf novel; fourth printing.

Creed James Herbert (NEL 0-450-54743-4, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], £4.50, 364pp, pb) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1990) horror novel.

The Dark James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-54974-2, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], £15.99, 396pp, hc) Reprint (NEL 1980) horror novel.

Domain James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-52364-6, Mar ’91 [Mar ’92], £15.99, 440pp, hc) [Rats] Reprint (NEL 1984) horror novel. Volume 3 in the “Rats” series.

Lair James Herbert (NEL 0-450-04546-3, 1991 [Jan ’92], £4.50, 247pp, pb) [Rats] Reprint (NEL 1979) horror novel. Volume 2 in the “Rats” series. 24th impression.

Lair James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-52365-4, Mar ’91 [Mar ’92], £14.99, 243pp, hc) [Rats] Reprint (NEL 1979) horror novel. Volume 2 in the “Rats” series.

The Rats James Herbert (NEL 0-450-02127-0, 1991 [Jan ’92], £3.99, 186pp, pb) [Rats] Reprint (NEL 1974) horror novel. Volume 1 in the “Rats” series.

The Rats James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-52366-2, May ’91 [Mar ’92], £14.99, 186pp, hc) [Rats] Reprint (NEL 1974) horror novel. Volume 1 in the “Rats” series. [Not seen]

The Spear James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-53976-3, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], £14.99, 304pp, hc) Reprint (NEL 1978) horror novel.

Lightning’s Daughter Mary H. Herbert (TSR 1-56076-078-8, Dec ’91, $3.95, 309pp, tp, cover by Fred Fields) [Dark Horse] Fantasy novel, the sequel to Dark Horse. Gabria must help the clans of the Plains by finding a priceless magical book.

Reign of Fear: Fiction and Film of Stephen King (1982-1989) ed. Don Herron (Pan 0-330-31347-9, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], £4.99, 247pp, tp, cover by Ian Miller) Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1988) anthology of articles on Stephen King. [First U.K. edition]

The Half Child Kathleen Hersom (Simon & Schuster 0-671-74225-6, Sep ’91, $13.95, 163pp, hc, cover by Wendy K. Popp) Young-adult historical fantasy novel of a 17th-century girl who may or may not be a genuine changeling. First American edition (Simon & Schuster UK 1989).

Obsession Lori Herter (Berkley 0-425-12817-2, Jul ’91, $4.50, 278pp, pb) Vampire fantasy romance of a woman’s love for a man who may not be quite human.

Alien Blues Lynn S. Hightower (Ace 0-441-64460-0, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $4.50, 251pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Elaki] Sf police procedural about a human/alien cop team on the trail of a serial killer. A first novel. Recommended (SW).

The Feast of the Trickster Beth Hilgartner (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-55008-4, Oct ’91 [Nov ’91], $14.95, 240pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Colors in the Dreamweaver’s Loom] Young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to Colors in the Dreamweaver’s Loom.

The Colloghi Conspiracy Douglas Hill (Gollancz 0-575-05010-1, Mar ’91, £3.99, 238pp, pb, cover by John Higgins) [Del Curb] Reprint (Gollancz 1990) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Del Curb” series.

Penelope’s Pendant Douglas Hill (Piper 0-330-31772-5, Mar ’91, £2.99, 104pp, pb, cover by Mark Robertson) Reprint (Macmillan UK 1990) young-adult fantasy novel.

Penelope’s Pendant Douglas Hill (Doubleday 0-385-41641-5, Mar ’91 [Dec ’91], $12.95, 103pp, hc, cover by Steve Johnson) Young-adult fantasy novel of a girl who discovers a magic pendant that can take her through space and time, illustrated by Steve Johnson. First American edition (Macmillan UK 1990).

The Random House Book of Ghost Stories ed. Susan Hill (Random House 0-679-81234-2, Sep ’91 [Oct ’91], $18.95, 223pp, hc, cover by Angela Barrett) Young-adult anthology of 16 ghost stories, four original, illustrated by Angela Barrett. First American edition (Walker 1990 as The Walker Book of Ghost Stories).

Doctor Who: The Masque of Mandragora Philip Hinchcliffe (Target 0-426-11893-6, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], £2.50, 123pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who] Reissue (Target 1977) young-adult sf novelization. Volume 42 in the series. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the U.S. for $4.95.

The Paratwa Christopher Hinz (St. Martin’s 0-312-05489-0, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $19.95, 404pp, hc, cover by Earl Hinz) [Paratwa Saga] Sf/thriller novel, third book of the “Paratwa Saga.”

The Paratwa Christopher Hinz (Mandarin 0-7493-0559-2, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], £4.99, 436pp, pb) [Paratwa Saga] Sf novel. Book 3 in “The Paratwa Saga”. Simultaneous with U.S. (St. Martin’s Press) edition.

A Christmas Charade Karla Hocker (Zebra 0-8217-3582-9, Oct ’91, $3.99, 351pp, pb, cover by W. Popp) Regency romance novel with a real ghost.

Nightlife Brian Hodge (Dell Abyss 0-440-20754-1, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $4.50, 404pp, pb) Horror thriller of a powerful psychic drug, sacred to the natives of the Venezuelan rain forests, causing havoc in Tampa.

The Boats of the ‘Glen Carrig’ William Hope Hodgson (Grafton 0-586-21098-9, Jun ’91, £3.50, 188pp, pb, cover by Luis Rey) Reprint (Chapman & Hall 1907) horror novel.

Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder William Hope Hodgson (Grafton 0-586-21184-5, Mar ’91, £3.50, 270pp, pb, cover by Luis Rey) [Carnacki] Reprint (Mycroft & Moran 1947) collection of nine ghost/horror stories, expanded from an earlier edition (Eveleigh Nash 1913) that contained only the first six stories. This edition has a new afterword by Iain Sinclair.

Seventh Heaven Alice Hoffman (Virago 1-85381-283-8, Mar ’91 [Nov ’91], £12.99, 256pp, hc, cover by Richard Caldicott) Reprint (Putnam’s 1990) mainstream novel about a suburban neighbourhood and featuring a telepathic baby. [First U.K. edition]

Courting Disasters and Other Strange Affinities Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Wildside Press, Jul ’91, $35.00, 220pp, hc, cover by Gahan Wilson) Collection of 19 stories with an introduction by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Highly recommended (SW). This is a limited edition of 250 copies signed by Hoffman, Rusch, and Gahan Wilson.

Cortez on Jupiter Ernest Hogan (Mandarin 0-7493-0739-0, May ’91, £3.99, 244pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1990) sf novel about a futuristic artist. A first novel. [First U.K. edition]

Entoverse James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36030-3, Oct ’91, $20.00, 418pp, hc, cover by Peter Gudynas) [Giants] Sf novel of mankind’s alien forbears who have rescued the survivors of a planetary war, fourth book in the “Giants” series.

The Giants Novels James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37381-2, Oct ’91, $16.00, 520pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Giants] Omnibus of the first three books in the “Giants” series, Inherit the Stars (Del Rey 1977), The Gentle Giants of Ganymede (Del Rey 1978), and Giants’ Star (Del Rey 1981).

The Infinity Gambit James P. Hogan (Bantam Falcon 0-553-28918-7, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $4.95, 452pp, pb, cover by Bill Schmidt) Associational political thriller about a mysterious international organization.

The Proteus Operation James P. Hogan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25698-X, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $4.99, 407pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren & Bob Larkin) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1985) time-travel sf thriller set in a world where the Nazis won WWII.

The Accident Diane Hoh (Scholastic 0-590-44330-5, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $2.95, 165pp, pb, cover by Genzo) Young-adult horror novel. A young girl and the spirit of a drowned girl trade places.

The Bone Forest Robert Holdstock (Grafton 0-246-13833-5, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], £13.99, 229pp, hc, cover by Geoff Taylor) Collection of eight fantasy stories, including the title novella that forms a prequel to Mythago Wood, illustrated by Geoff Taylor.

The Fetch Robert Holdstock (Orbit 0-356-19699-2, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], £13.95, 376pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) Horror novel about a child who can ‘fetch’ things from any point in space or time. Recommended. (PSP)

Mythago Wood Robert Holdstock (Avon 0-380-76276-5, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $3.95, 274pp, pb, cover by Thomas Canty) [Mythago] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) World Fantasy Award-winning fantasy novel.

Flying Dutch Tom Holt (Orbit 0-356-20111-2, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], £12.95, 252pp, hc, cover by Josh Kirby) [Who’s Afraid of Beowulf] Humorous fantasy novel about the Flying Dutchman in the present day. A loose sequel to Who’s Afraid of Beowulf?. Recommended. (PSP)

The Walled Orchard Tom Holt (St. Martin’s 0-312-05990-6, Jun ’91, $17.95, 290pp, hc) Associational historical novel set in Ancient Greece, sequel to Goatsong. First American edition (Macmillan UK 1990).

Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? Tom Holt (Orbit 0-7088-4258-5, Aug ’91, £4.50, 206pp, pb, cover by Josh Kirby) [Who’s Afraid of Beowulf] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1988) humorous fantasy novel about a 20th century archaeologist and a band of Vikings. Recommended. (PSP)

Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? Tom Holt (Ace 0-441-88591-8, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $4.50, 206pp, pb, cover by Robert Grace) [Who’s Afraid of Beowulf] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1988) humorous fantasy about an archaeologist who awakens a band of Vikings.

Shadow Twin Dale Hoover (Dell Abyss 0-440-21087-9, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $4.50, 389pp, pb) Horror novel of a man stalked by a monstrous force that feeds on his pain and suffering. A first novel.

Project Daedalus Thomas Hoover (Bantam Falcon 0-553-29108-4, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], $4.99, 366pp, pb, cover by Alan Ayers) Sf technothriller about a superplane and an alliance between the Soviet military and the Yakuza bent on world conquest.

Fandom Directory #13 Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandata Publications 0-933215-13-4, Mar ’91, $14.95, 560pp, tp, cover by Csaba Jansco) Non-fiction; reference. Directory of fans, fan publications, conventions, retail stores, fan clubs, and genre research libraries. There are also alphabetical and zip code order listings.

Duncton Tales William Horwood (HarperCollins UK 0-00-223676-1, Jul ’91, £14.99, 454pp, hc, cover by John Barber) [Duncton] Animal fantasy novel about moles. Volume 4 in the “Duncton” series.

The Stonor Eagles William Horwood (Arrow 0-09-945540-4, Mar ’91, £5.99, 600pp, pb) Reprint (Country Life 1982) fantasy novel about eagles.

Robert E. Howard’s Fight Magazine #3 Robert E. Howard (Necronomicon Press, Sep ’91 [Oct ’91], $5.00, 45pp, ph, cover by Robert H. Knox) Associational collection of six stories about boxing, edited by Robert M. Price.

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