The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Women of Darkness II ed. Kathryn Ptacek (SFBC #17822, Feb ’91, $8.98, hc) Reprint (Tor 1990) original anthology of 18 horror stories by women.

Spring-Heeled Jack Philip Pullman (Knopf 0-679-81057-9, Jul ’91 [Aug ’91], $8.00, 112pp, tp, cover by Gary Hovland) Extremely bizarre young-adult combination of prose and cartoon, illustrated by David Mostyn, creating a superhero out of the 19th-century legend of the superhuman Spring-Heeled Jack — with Mack the Knife as the villain. Peculiar but fascinating (SW).

Neighbors Maureen Pusti (Leisure 0-8439-3077-2, Mar ’91, $4.50, 239pp, pb) Horror novel. A newcomer to a small village realizes that her neighbor is hiding a supernatural secret.

Gravity’s Rainbow Thomas Pynchon (Viking 0-670-34832-5, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $25.00, 760pp, hc) Reissue (Viking 1973) classic literary sf novel; second hardcover edition.

Gravity’s Rainbow Thomas Pynchon (Penguin 0-14-010661-8, Feb ’91 [Mar ’91], $12.95, 760pp, tp) Reissue (Viking 1973) classic literary sf novel; fifth printing.

Dreamer Daniel Quinn (Tor 0-812-51958-2, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $4.99, 345pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1988) dark fantasy novel; second printing.

Forgotten Realms: Red Magic Jean Rabe (TSR 1-56076-118-0, Dec ’91, $4.95, 311pp, tp, cover by Fred Fields) [Forgotten Realms: Harpers] Fantasy novelization based on the “Forgotten Realms” game, third book of “The Harpers” trilogy.

Obsessions ed. Gary Raisor (Dark Harvest 0-913165-55-7, May ’91, $21.95, 317pp, hc, cover by Rodger Gerberding) Original anthology of 30 horror stories.

Prism of the Night: A Biography of Anne Rice Katherine Ramsland (Dutton 0-525-93370-0, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $22.95, 385pp, hc) Non-fiction, a biography of the bestselling horror writer. [Anne Rice]

Jefferson’s War: Death of a Regiment Kevin D. Randle (Ace 0-441-38441-2, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $3.99, 187pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Jefferson’s War] Military sf novel, fifth book of the “Jefferson’s War” series.

Jefferson’s War: The January Platoon Kevin D. Randle (Ace 0-441-38440-4, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $3.95, 188pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Jefferson’s War] Military sf adventure novel, fourth book of the “Jefferson’s War” series.

Jefferson’s War: The Lost Colony Kevin D. Randle (Ace 0-441-38439-0, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $3.95, 185pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Jefferson’s War] Military sf adventure novel, third book of the “Jefferson’s War” series.

Westwind Ian Rankin (Coronet 0-340-54596-8, Mar ’91, £3.99, 267pp, pb) Reprint (Barrie & Jenkins 1990) near-future techno-thriller.

Armageddon: The Musical Robert Rankin (Dell 0-440-50347-7, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $8.95, 239pp, tp) [Armageddon] Comic sf novel of Elvis trying to save a post-holocaust Earth with the help of a sentient Brussels Sprout. Recommended (SW). First American edition (Bloomsbury 1990).

Armageddon: The Musical Robert Rankin (Corgi 0-552-13681-6, Apr ’91 [Oct ’90], £3.99, 331pp, pb, cover by Jake) [Armageddon] Reprint (Bloomsbury 1990) humorous sf novel about Elvis Presley and a time-travelling Brussels sprout. Recommended. (PSP)

They Came and Ate Us: Armageddon II: The B-Movie Robert Rankin (Bloomsbury Books 0-7475-0818-6, Apr ’91, £14.99, 278pp, hc, cover by Robert Rankin) [Armageddon] Humorous sf novel. Sequel to Armageddon: The Musical.

The Last World Christoph Ransmayr (Paladin 0-586-09123-8, Apr ’91, £4.99, 202pp, tp, cover by Howard Bartrop) Reprint (Grove Weidenfeld 1990) novel set in past, present and future Europe. Translated from the German (Die Letzte Welt, Greno Verlagsgesellschaft, 1988) by John Woods.

Dragon Prince Melanie Rawn (Pan 0-330-31274-X, Apr ’91 [Dec ’91], £5.99, 574pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Dragon Prince] Reissue (DAW 1988) fantasy novel. The First Book in the “Dragon Prince” series.

Dragon Prince: Book III: Sunrunner’s Fire Melanie Rawn (DAW 0-88677-403-9, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $4.99, 479pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Dragon Prince] Reissue (DAW 1990) fantasy novel; third book of a multi-generational fantasy epic; fourth printing.

Dragon Star #1: Stronghold Melanie Rawn (DAW 0-88677-482-9, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $5.99, 587pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Dragon Star] Reprint (DAW 1990) fantasy novel, first book of a new series set in the same world as the “Dragon Prince” series.

Star Scroll Melanie Rawn (Pan 0-330-31404-1, Apr ’91, £4.99, 591pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Dragon Prince] Reprint (DAW 1989) fantasy novel. Book 2 in the “Dragon Prince” series.

Sunrunner’s Fire Melanie Rawn (Pan 0-330-31954-X, Apr ’91, £8.99, 479pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Dragon Prince] Reprint (DAW 1990) fantasy novel. The Third Book in the “Dragon Prince” series. Also available in hardcover (-31953-1, £15.99). [First U.K. edition]

On the Third Day Piers Paul Read (Random House 0-679-40089-3, May ’91, $20.00, 259pp, hc, cover by Barnaby Hull) Thriller with fantasy elements. An archaeological discovery seemingly proves Christ did not rise from the dead, and the destruction of the Christian faith sends the world into turmoil.

Street Magic Michael Reaves (Tor 0-312-85125-1, Jul ’91, $18.95, 246pp, hc, cover by Barclay Shaw) Fantasy novel of a runaway living on the San Francisco streets who learns that he is a changeling from the faerie realm and wants to go home. Recommended (SW).

Obsessed Rick Reed (Dell Abyss 0-440-20855-6, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $4.50, 392pp, pb) Horror novel of a serial killer and the woman who wants to protect him — even if he’s no longer human. A first novel.

Black Milk Robert Reed (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28876-8, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $4.50, 247pp, pb, cover by Shusei) Reprint (Fine 1989) near-future sf novel of genetically engineered children.

Black Milk Robert Reed (Orbit 0-7088-8356-7, Jul ’91, £4.50, 327pp, pb) Reprint (Fine 1989) sf novel.

Down the Bright Way Robert Reed (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28923-3, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $4.50, 312pp, pb, cover by Shusei) Sf novel of a search for the human race’s creators down a road between the stars.

Dark Matter Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Bantam Falcon 0-553-29258-7, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $4.99, 422pp, pb, cover by Paul Jannis) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) horror/sf novel of a physicist/serial killer.

Dreamland Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Warner 0-446-361550-0, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $4.95, 430pp, pb, cover by Mark & Stephanie Gerber) Horror novel of a theme park inhabited by an ancient evil. First American edition (Canada 1985).

Star Trek: Prime Directive Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens (Simon & Schuster UK 0-671-70772-8, Feb ’91 [Mar ’91], £13.99, 406pp, hc) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1990) sf novelization. This is the U.S. edition with a U.K. price and ISBN sticker.

The Chronicles of Galen Sword: Book 1: Shifter Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Roc UK 0-14-015956-8, Nov ’91, £4.50, 284pp, pb) [Galen Sword] Reprint (Roc 1990) fantasy adventure novel of a hero from a fantasy realm stranded in New York City. Recommended. (PSP) [First U.K. edition]

The Chronicles of Galen Sword: Nightfeeder Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45076-0, Apr ’91, $3.99, 285pp, pb) [Galen Sword] Fantasy adventure novel, second book in the series. Playboy adventurer Galen Sword seeks the help of a vampire in his quest to return to the mysterious First World he came from.

Star Trek: Prime Directive Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Pocket 0-671-74466-6, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], $4.95, 406pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1990) Star Trek novelization. Originally published with the authors’ credits reversed.

Star Trek: Prime Directive Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Pan 0-330-31915-9, Sep ’91 [Aug ’91], £4.99, 404pp, pb, cover by Tom Stimpson) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1990) sf novelization.

By Chaos Cursed Mickey Zucker Reichert (DAW 0-88677-474-8, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $4.50, 318pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Bifrost Guardians] Fantasy novel, fifth book of the “Bifrost Guardians” series.

The Last of the Renshai Mickey Zucker Reichert (DAW 0-88677-503-5, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $5.99, 629pp, pb, cover by Jody Lee) [Renshai] Fantasy novel set in a Norse world, first book of the “Renshai” series. The survivors of a tribe wiped out by its neighbors try to adapt to a new life and the coming of Ragnarok.

Time Windows Kathryn Reiss (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-288205-7, Sep ’91 [Oct ’91], $15.95, 260pp, hc, cover by Stephen Marchesi) [Time Windows] Young-adult fantasy novel of a doll house whose windows look out on the past.

Author’s Choice Monthly Issue 25: The Alien Heart Mike Resnick (Pulphouse, Dec ’91, $4.95, 103pp, tp, cover by George Barr) Collection of eight stories with an introduction by the author. A signed hardcover edition ($25.00) is also available and a deluxe leatherbound edition ($50.00) was announced but not seen.
  • 1 · Introduction · in
  • 7 · Beachcomber · ss Chrysalis 8, ed. Roy Torgeson, Doubleday, 1980
  • 13 · Me and My Shadow · ss Unauthorized Autobiographies and Other Curiosities, London: MacDonald Futura Publishers Ltd., 1984
  • 35 · The Last Dog · ss Hunting Dog, 1977
  • 43 · Watching Marcia · ss The Arbor House Treasury of Mystery and Suspense, ed. Bill Pronzini, Barry N. Malzberg & Martin H. Greenberg, Arbor House, 1981
  • 59 · Beibermann’s Soul · ss F&SF Aug ’88
  • 65 · One Perfect Morning, with Jackals [Koriba (Kirinyaga)] · ss IASFM Mar ’91
  • 77 · Frankie the Spook · ss F&SF Oct ’90
  • 97 · Balance · ss Foundation’s Friends, ed. Martin H. Geeenberg, Tor, 1989

Bwana & Bully! Mike Resnick (Tor 0-812-51246-4, Jun ’91 [May ’91], $3.99, 179pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) Collection of two novellas set in Africa.

Paradise: A Chronicle of a Distant World Mike Resnick (Legend 0-7126-4613-2, Jan ’91, £6.99, 323pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Paradise] Reprint (Tor 1989) fictional retelling of the history of modern Kenya, transposed to an alien planet. Also available in hardcover (-4614-0, £13.99).

Pink Elephants and Hairy Toads Mike Resnick (Wildside Press, Mar ’91, $25.00, 95pp, hc) Collection of three humorous stories, with an introduction by Martha Soukup and an afterword by Pat Cadigan. This edition limited to 250 copies signed by all involved.

Second Contact Mike Resnick (Legend 0-09-974150-4, Jan ’91, £3.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Peter Jones) Reprint (Tor 1990) sf thriller. Recommended. (PSP)

Soothsayer Mike Resnick (Ace 0-441-77285-4, Nov ’91, $4.50, 279pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Soothsayer] Sf novel of a little girl with inhuman powers.

Stalking the Wild Resnick Mike Resnick (NESFA Press 0-915368-45-5, Mar ’91, no price, 215pp, hc, cover by Ed Emshwiller) Collection of six stories and two essays, with an introduction by Brian Thomsen. Issued to commemorate Resnick’s 1991 Boskone GoH appearance, limited to 1,100 numbered copies with the first 225 boxed and signed.

Star Wreck II: The Attack of the Jargonites Leah Rewolinski (St. Martin’s 0-312-92737-1, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $3.99, 118pp, pb, cover by Bob Larkin) [Star Wreck] Sf parody of Star Trek, sequel to Star Wreck, again featuring Captain James T. Smirk and the crew of the Starship Endocrine.

Kiss of Death Daniel Rhodes (NEL 0-450-55201-2, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], £4.50, 261pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1990) horror novel.

Beauty’s Punishment Anne Rice (Penguin/Plume 0-452-26662-9, Aug ’91, $9.95, 233pp, tp) [Beauty] Reissue (Dutton 1984) erotic fantasy novel, second book of the “Beauty” series; second printing. This is now credited to “Anne Rice writing as A.N. Roquelaire”, while previous editions listed Roquelaire as the author.

Beauty’s Release Anne Rice (Penguin/Plume 0-452-26663-7, Aug ’91, $9.95, 238pp, tp) [Beauty] Reissue (Dutton 1985) erotic fantasy novel, third book of the “Beauty” series; second printing. This is now credited to “Anne Rice writing as A.N. Roquelaire”, while previous editions listed Roquelaire as the author.

The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty Anne Rice (Penguin/Plume 0-452-26656-4, Aug ’91, $9.95, 253pp, tp) [Beauty] Reissue (Dutton 1983) erotic fantasy novel, first book of the “Beauty” series; third printing. This is now credited to “Anne Rice writing as A.N. Roquelaire”, while previous editions listed Roquelaire as the author.

The Mummy or Ramses the Damned Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-36994-7, Oct ’91 [Sep ’91], $5.99, 398pp, pb, cover by Holly Johnson) Reprint (Ballantine 1989) horror novel of a resurrected mummy in Victorian England.

The Vampire Lestat Graphic Novel Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-37394-4, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $25.00, unpaginated, tp) [Vampire Chronicles] Graphic novel adaptation of Anne Rice’s “Vampire Lestat” trilogy, adapted by Faye Perozich, illustrated by Daerick Gloss, et al. This originally appeared as a series of comic books.

The Witching Hour Anne Rice (Chatto & Windus 0-7011-3583-2, Apr ’91 [Feb ’91], £14.99, 965pp, hc, cover by Elliott Erwitt) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1990) dark fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Witching Hour Anne Rice (BOMC/QPBC, Jun ’91, $12.95, 974pp, tp, cover by Chip Kidd) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1990) fantasy/horror novel about witchcraft. This is identical to the Knopf edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has the hardcover jacket printed as the paperback cover.

The Witching Hour Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-36789-8, Nov ’91 [Sep ’91], $14.00, 965pp, tp) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1990) dark fantasy/horror novel about witchcraft.

Lifting Mark Rich (Wordcraft of Oregon 1-877655-02-3, Sep ’91, $7.95, 57pp, tp, cover by Gregorio Montejo) Collection of six stories with illustrations by Gregorio Montejo.

J. Allen St. John: An Illustrated Bibliography Darrell C. Richardson (Mid-America Publishers, Dec ’91, $15.00, 111pp, tp, cover by J. Allen St. John) Non-fiction, reference. A bibliography of books and magazines where artwork by Golden Age illustrator J. Allen St. John appeared, with many black-&-white illustrations and an introduction by the author.

Dakota of the White Flats Philip Ridley (Knopf 0-679-81168-0, Mar ’91, $12.95, 139pp, hc, cover by Rob Shepperson) Young-adult fantasy novel. Two kids are curious about a cart that a bag lady keeps a monster in. First American edition (Collins 1989).

Scared To Death Alan Riefe (Diamond 1-55773-536-0, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $4.50, 276pp, pb) Horror novel of a vengeful chemist putting his victims in an undetectable cataleptic state.

A Tryst in Time Eugenia Riley (Leisure 0-8439-3198-1, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $4.50, 444pp, pb) Time-travel romance. A man from the Civil War era and a modern woman find love together in an old plantation house where time is suspended.

In Pursuit of the Green Lion Judith Merkle Riley (NEL 0-450-55688-3, Aug ’91 [Jul ’91], £9.99, 440pp, tp, cover by Kinuko Craft) [Vision of Light] Reprint (Delacorte 1990) mediaeval fantasy novel about a quest for a magical jewel. Also announced in hardcover (-54402-8, £15.99). This is a sequel to A Vision of Light. [First U.K. edition]

Runesword Volume Three: The Dreamstone J. F. Rivkin (Ace 0-441-73696-3, Mar ’91, $3.95, 184pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Runesword] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Runesword” series (each book by a different author). Packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Silverglass: Mistress of Ambiguities J. F. Rivkin (Ace 0-441-76601-3, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $3.95, 203pp, pb, cover by Jean Targete) [Silverglass] Fantasy adventure novel featuring a female mercenary, fourth book of the “Silverglass” series.

Blade #12: Deathmaster Strike David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-3116-7, May ’91, $3.50, 187pp, pb, cover by D. Henderson) [Blade] Post-holocaust men’s adventure novel.

Blade #13: Vengeance Strike David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-3132-9, Jul ’91, $3.50, 191pp, pb) [Blade] Post-holocaust military sf novel in an ongoing series.

Endworld #25: Spartan Run David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-3080-2, Apr ’91 [Jul ’91], $3.50, 189pp, pb) [Endworld] Post-holocaust military sf novel in an ongoing series.

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