The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Wrong Rite Charlotte MacLeod (Morrow 0-688-08643-8, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $19.00, 284pp, hc, cover by Kim Barnes) [Madoc Rhys] Mystery novel with a real ghost, fifth book in MacLeod’s “Madoc Rhys” series, featuring a Canadian Mountie and his musically important family. A family gathering in Wales involves sorcery and specters. The previous books in the series appeared under MacLeod’s pen name Alisa Craig.

Halo Tom Maddox (Tor 0-312-85249-5, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $18.95, 216pp, hc, cover by David B. Mattingly) Sf novel of experiments bonding humans and AIs. A first novel.

Halo Tom Maddox (Legend 0-7126-3670-6, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], £7.99, 216pp, tp, cover by Peter Gudynas) Cyberpunk sf novel about a space habitat run by an intelligent computer. Also announced in hardcover (-2989-0, £13.99). Simultaneous with U.S. (Tor) edition.

U.S.S.A. David Madsen (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-475-3, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $4.99, 416pp, pb) Reprint (Morrow 1989) sf thriller set in a near-future world where the U.S. occupies Russia.

The Shining Reader ed. Anthony Magistrale (Starmont House 1-55742-106-4, Apr ’91, $11.95, 220pp, tp, cover by Stephen E. Fabian) Non-fiction; criticism. A collection of essays and articles about Stephen King’s The Shining. A hardcover edition (-107-2, $21.95) was announced but not seen.

The Blood-and-Thunder Adventure on Hurricane Peak Margaret Mahy (Dell Yearling 0-440-40422-3, Mar ’91 [Apr ’91], $3.25, 132pp, pb, cover by Wendy Smith) Reprint (Macmillan 1989) young-adult fantasy novel.

Dangerous Spaces Margaret Mahy (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-13066-2, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], £8.99, 131pp, hc, cover by Jenny Tylden-Wright) Young-adult ghost story.

Dangerous Spaces Margaret Mahy (Viking 0-670-83734-2, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $12.95, 154pp, hc, cover by Linda Thomas) Young-adult supernatural fantasy of two young girls drawn into a ghostly world. First American edition (Hamish Hamilton 1991).

The Door in the Air and Other Stories Margaret Mahy (Delacorte 0-385-30252-5, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $13.95, 106pp, hc, cover by Diana Catchpole) Young-adult collection of nine fantasy stories, illustrated by Diana Catchpole. First American edition (Dent 1988).

The Haunting Margaret Mahy (Dell Yearling 0-440-40408-8, Feb ’91 [Mar ’91], $3.25, 135pp, pb, cover by Dominick Finelle) Reprint (Atheneum 1982) young-adult supernatural thriller.

Spellbound! Carol Main (Red Fox 0-09-985270-5, Sep ’91 [Feb ’92], £2.50, 142pp, pb, cover by Amelia Rosato) Reprint (Bodley Head 1990 as Betony and the Sorcerer) young-adult novel.

Reginald’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards: A Comprehensive Guide to the Awards and Their Winners: Second Edition Daryl F. Mallett & Robert Reginald (Borgo Press 0-89370-926-3, Dec ’91, $19.95, 247pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. A listing of sf awards winners, both English and foreign-language, plus a list of sf works winning non-genre awards. A revised and updated edition of a book first published by Borgo in 1982 as by Reginald only. A hardcover edition (-826-7, $29.95) was announced but not seen.

Worlds Apart: Narratology of Science Fiction Carl D. Malmgren (Indiana University Press 0-253-33645-7, Aug ’91 [Sep ’91], $22.50, 208pp, hc) Non-fiction, criticism. An attempt to create an analytical model and classification system for science fiction, with notes and an extensive secondary bibliography.

Wingman: Return from the Inferno Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-3510-1, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $3.95, 349pp, pb) [Wingman] Post-holocaust military sf novel in an ongoing series.

Beyond Apollo Barry N. Malzberg (Easton Press, Oct ’91, no price, 138pp, hc) Reprint (Random House 1972) sf novel of insane astronauts, with an introduction by George Zebrowski and artwork by David Deitrick. Winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Entity Nina Mandelik (Diamond 1-55773-522-0, Jun ’91, $4.50, 323pp, pb) Horror novel of an ancient evil lurking beneath an army base.

Black Water: The Anthology of Fantastic Literature ed. Alberto Manguel (Picador 0-330-28141-0, Apr ’91 [1991], £9.99, 967pp, tp, cover by Brian Griffin) Reissue (Pan 1983) literary fantasy anthology.

White Fire: Further Fantastic Literature ed. Alberto Manguel (Picador 0-330-31380-0, Apr ’91, £9.99, 941pp, tp, cover by George Tooker) Reprint (Lester & Orpen Dennys 1990 as Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic) anthology of 65 stories and novel excerpts, primarily by literary and mainstream authors. [First U.K. edition]

Wulfsyarn: A Mosaic Phillip Mann (Gollancz 0-575-05162-0, Dec ’91, £3.99, 287pp, pb, cover by John Brettoner) Reprint (Gollancz 1990) sf novel.

Ara’s Field Laurie J. Marks (DAW 0-88677-479-9, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.50, 270pp, pb, cover by Anne Yvonne Gilbert) [Children of Triad] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Children of Triad” series.

Mortal Mask Stephen Marley (Legend 0-7126-5109-8, Dec ’91 [Oct ’91], £7.99, 404pp, tp, cover by Mark Harrison) [Chia Black Dragon] Fantasy novel set in ancient China. Also announced in hardcover (-5108-X, £13.99).

Meltdown [by Christopher Nicole & Diana Nicole] Max Marlow (NEL 0-450-53785-4, Jun ’91, £14.99, 286pp, hc) Near-future ecological disaster novel about a volcanic eruption that triggers a melting of the Polar ice caps.

The Red Death [by Christopher Nicole & Diana Mary Bachmann] Max Marlow (NEL 0-450-53716-1, Jan ’91, £4.99, 475pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1989) near-future thriller about a devastating plague.

Time Lord Ian Marsh & Peter Darvill-Evans (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20362-3, Dec ’91, £6.99, 287pp, tp, cover by Colin Howard) [Doctor Who] Collection of rules, guide-lines and scenarios for anyone who wants to create a role-playing game set in the “Doctor Who” universe.

Star Trek: Triangle Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath (Titan 1-85286-357-9, Jul ’91, £3.50, 188pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1983) sf novelization. [First U.K. edition]

Doctor Who: The Ark in Space Ian Marter (Target 0-426-11631-3, May ’91, £2.50, 140pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who] Reissue (Wingate 1977) young-adult sf novelization. Volume 4 in the series. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the U.S. for $4.95.

Doctor Who: The Dominators Ian Marter (Target 0-426-19553-1, Feb ’91, £2.50, 126pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who] Reissue (W.H. Allen 1984) young-adult sf novelization. Volume 86 in the series. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the U.S. for $4.95.

The Pear-Shaped Man George R. R. Martin (Pulphouse 1-56146-537-2, Nov ’91, $1.95, 46pp, pb, cover by George Barr) Bram Stoker Award-winning and World Fantasy Award-nominated horror short story that originally appeared in Omni 10/87. Short story paperback #37. A signed leatherbound limited edition of 100 copies ($20.00) is also available.

Wild Cards IX: Jokertown Shuffle ed. George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29174-2, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $4.99, 390pp, pb, cover by Timothy Truman) [Wild Cards] Original shared-world anthology, ninth book of the “Wild Cards” series.

Wild Cards VIII: One-Eyed Jacks ed. George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28852-0, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $4.95, 326pp, pb, cover by Timothy Truman) [Wild Cards] Original shared-world anthology, eighth book of the “Wild Cards” series.

Mary Reilly Valerie Martin (Pocket 0-671-73150-5, Mar ’91, $7.95, 183pp, tp, cover by A. Bascove) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) literary horror novel, a retelling of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the viewpoint of the maid. A Nebula nominee. Highly recommended (SW).

Mary Reilly Valerie Martin (Black Swan 0-552-99391-3, May ’91 [Apr ’91], £4.99, 222pp, tp, cover by Daiv Guest) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) retelling of the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde from the viewpoint of their housemaid.

Demon Dance T. Chris Martindale (Pocket 0-671-70452-4, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $4.95, 244pp, pb) Horror novel. An evil Indian medicine woman’s spirit raises the dead on the frontier in 1890.

Nightblood T. Chris Martindale (Orbit 0-7088-4923-7, May ’91, £3.99, 322pp, pb) Reprint (Warner 1990) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Idea: The Motto Excelsior Books I - VI Roger Mason (Merlin 0-86303-568-X, Aug ’91, £14.95, 832pp, tp, cover by Idea) Omnibus of the first three volumes of this continuing ’novel’ that blends sf, UFOs and religious experiences. Note that the individual volumes were originally published under the name V.C. de Vere. [Not seen]

The Idea: The Motto Excelsior Books VII - XII Roger Mason (Merlin 0-86303-537-X, Aug ’91, £14.95, 1028pp, tp, cover by Idea) Fourth volume of this continuing ’novel’ that blends sf, UFOs and religious experiences. Note that the first three volumes were originally published under the name V.C. de Vere.

Klondyker Anthony Masters (Sprint 0-7500-0814-8, Apr ’91, £3.50, 110pp, pb, cover by Kevin Hauff) Young-adult thriller with fantasy touches. Also announced in hardcover (-0813-X, £7.99).

Shellshock Anthony Masters (Mammoth 0-7497-0473-X, Apr ’91 [May ’91], £2.99, 139pp, pb, cover by Anthony Kerins) Reprint (Methuen 1990) young-adult fantasy novel.

Traffic Anthony Masters (Sprint 0-7500-0816-4, Apr ’91, £3.50, 110pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Young-adult sf/horror novel. Also announced in hardcover (-0815-6, £7.99).

Black Angel Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-4242-0, Oct ’91, £13.99, 312pp, hc) Horror novel about a serial killer who is trying to raise the devil.

Black Angel Graham Masterton (Mandarin 0-7493-0963-6, Dec ’91, £3.99, 312pp, pb, cover by Joe Mills) Reprint (Severn House 1991) horror novel.

The Burning Graham Masterton (Tor 0-312-85121-9, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $18.95, 310pp, hc, cover by David Fishman) Horror novel about immolated humans becoming immortal flame beings.

The Hymn Graham Masterton (Macdonald 0-356-19793-X, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], £12.95, 346pp, hc) Reprint (Tor 1991 as The Burning) horror novel.

Master of Lies Graham Masterton (Tor 0-312-85102-2, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $19.95, 344pp, hc) Occult thriller. San Francisco cop Larry Foggia investigates the murders of six families, gradually beginning to suspect that they’re ritual sacrifices made to call up a demon. First American edition (Severn House 1991 as Black Angel).

Night Plague Graham Masterton (Severn House 0-7278-4179-3, Apr ’91, £12.99, 310pp, hc) [Night Warriors] Reprint (Tor 1991) horror novel. Volume 3 in the “Night Warriors” series. This is the first world hardcover edition. [First U.K. edition]

Walkers Graham Masterton (Sphere 0-7474-0493-3, Sep ’91, £4.50, 345pp, pb, cover by Luis Rey) Reprint (Tor 1989) horror novel. This is entitled The Walkers on the book cover.

Scare Care ed. Graham Masterton (Grafton 0-586-21123-3, Apr ’91, £4.99, 496pp, pb, cover by Bruno Elletori) Reprint (Tor 1989) original horror anthology.

The Unquiet Patricia Matthews (Severn House 0-7278-4219-6, May ’91, £12.99, 279pp, hc) Romantic occult thriller.

The Rodney Matthews Portfolio Rodney Matthews (Paper Tiger 1-85028-137-8, Jan ’91, £9.95, 64pp, tp, cover by Rodney Matthews) Portfolio of 28 full page (16" x 11") reproductions of Rodney Matthews covers, with introductory text by Nigel Suckling.

Bannerman’s Law John R. Maxim (Bantam 0-553-29326-5, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $4.99, 456pp, pb, cover by Tom Galasamski) Espionage thriller with sf elements, the third featuring retired superagent Bannerman, investigating an insane asylum used to train superhuman killers.

Earthfasts William Mayne (Red Fox 0-09-977600-6, Jan ’91, £2.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Anthony Kerins) [Earthfasts] Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1966) young-adult fantasy novel.

Dream Baby Bruce McAllister (Tor 0-812-51098-4, Oct ’91 [Sep ’91], $4.99, 434pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1989) novel of the Vietnam War with significant fantasy elements, based on McAllister’s Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated novella of the same title. Recommended (SW).

Eternal Light Paul J. McAuley (Gollancz 0-575-04931-6, Jun ’91, £14.99, 384pp, hc, cover by John Brettoner) [Four Hundred Billion Stars] Sf novel. Sequel to Four Hundred Billion Stars.

The King of the Hill Paul J. McAuley (Gollancz 0-575-05001-2, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], £13.99, 216pp, hc) Collection of eight sf stories.

Secret Harmonies Paul J. McAuley (Orbit 0-7474-0544-1, Jun ’91, £3.99, 333pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1989 as Of the Fall) sf novel.

Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers Larry McCaffery (University of Illinois Press 0-252-06140-3, Sep ’91 [Oct ’91], $12.95, 267pp, tp) Reprint (University of Illinois 1990) non-fiction, reference. A collection of interviews with ten sf writers, including Benford, Burroughs, Gibson, and Le Guin.

Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of Cyberpunk and Postmodern Science Fiction ed. Larry McCaffery (Duke University Press 0-8223-1168-2, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $17.95, 387pp, tp, cover by John Bergin) Anthology of short fiction, novel excerpts, poetry, and non-fiction. There is an introduction by the editor, a bibliography, and an annotated guide to “the cultural artifacts that helped to shape cyberpunk ideology and aesthetics” by the editor and Richard Kadrey. A hardcover edition (-1158-5, $49.95) was announced but not seen.

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