The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Varayan Memoir #2: The Hero of Varay Rick Shelley (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45091-4, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $3.99, 256pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Varayan Memoir] Fantasy novel, second book of a series. A college student becomes a hero in a fantasy world.

The Book of Dracula ed. Leslie Shepard (Wings 0-517-03758-0, Oct ’91, $9.99, 269/288pp, hc, cover by Franco Accornero) Omnibus of two horror anthologies edited by Shepard, The Dracula Book of Great Vampire Stories (Citadel 1977) and The Dracula Book of Great Horror Stories (Citadel 1981). This is an instant remainder edition.

The Dracula Book of Great Horror Stories ed. Leslie Shepard (Carol Paperbacks 0-8216-2505-5, Nov ’91, $4.50, 288pp, pb, cover by Es Rouya) Reprint (Citadel 1981) anthology of 14 classic horror stories with an introduction by the editor.

Kalimantan Lucius Shepard (St. Martin’s 0-312-07007-1, Jan ’92 [Dec ’91], $16.95, 160pp, hc, cover by Jamel Akib) Fantasy novella, illustrated by Jamel Akib. First American edition (Legend 1990).

Life During Wartime Lucius Shepard (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29066-5, Jul ’91 [Jun ’91], $4.99, 438pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) Reprint (Bantam 1987) sf novel of near-future war in Guatamala.

Random Factor Joel Henry Sherman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36226-8, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $4.95, 329pp, pb, cover by Paul Chadwick) Sf adventure novel of a man whose exile to a backwater space station puts him at the center of a brewing galactic war.

The Shining Falcon Josepha Sherman (Corgi 0-552-13700-6, Dec ’91 [Oct ’91], £3.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) Reprint (Avon 1989) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Elsewhere Will Shetterly (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-200731-8, Nov ’91, $16.95, 248pp, hc, cover by Dennis Nolan) [Borderland] Young-adult fantasy novel of a runaway living among punk elves in a city where Faerie meets the real world.

Elsewhere Will Shetterly (SFBC #19172, Dec ’91, $7.98, 248pp, hc, cover by Dennis Nolan) [Borderland] Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1991) young-adult fantasy novel. Similar to the HBJ edition except it lacks an ISBN and price. The SFBC number is on the back jacket.

Deserted Cities of the Heart Lewis Shiner (Bantam 0-553-35457-4, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $9.50, 272pp, tp, cover by Tom Hallman) Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1988) fantasy novel of old gods and near-future politics in Central America. Recommended (SW).

The Edges of Things Lewis Shiner (WSFA Press 0-9621725-2-9, Jun ’91 [Jul ’91], $45.00, 216pp, hc, cover by Alicia Austin) Collection of 13 stories, four original, with illustrations by Alicia Austin and an introduction by Mark L. Van Name. This is a numbered limited edition of 600 copies signed by author and artist, commemorating the two GoHs at the 1991 Disclave.

Slam Lewis Shiner (Bantam 0-553-35449-3, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $8.50, 233pp, tp, cover by Tim Jacobus) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) associational mainstream novel.

Twilight Time Lewis Shiner (Pulphouse 1-56146-530-5, Jul ’91, $1.95, 46pp, pb, cover by Alan Giana) Sf short story about a time traveler who goes back to his own past and finds it changed. This originally appeared in IASFM. Short story paperback #30. A 100-copy limited leatherbound edition (-917-3, $20.00) is also available.

When the Music’s Over ed. Lewis Shiner (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28985-3, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.99, 322pp, pb, cover by Ken Jacobus) Original anthology of 18 “antiwar” stories, with an introduction by the editor and an afterword by Richard Kadrey. The editor’s proceeds are to be donated to Greenpeace.

Fictional Space: Essays on Contemporary Science Fiction ed. Tom Shippey (Basil Blackwell/Humanities Press 0-391-03688-2, Jun ’91, $70.00, 227pp, hc) Criticism, a collection of eight essays on sf. This is a world-wide edition.

In Darkness Waiting John Shirley (Grafton 0-586-21010-5, Jan ’91, £3.99, 348pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Onyx 1988) horror novel.

Death’s Gray Land Mike Shupp (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32552-4, Mar ’91, $4.95, 322pp, pb, cover by David Schleinkofer) [Destiny Makers] Time-travel sf novel, fourth book of the “Destiny Makers” series.

Death’s Grey Land Mike Shupp (Headline 0-7472-3584-8, Jul ’91, £4.50, 322pp, pb, cover by Brian Waugh) [Destiny Makers] Reprint (Del Rey 1991 as Death’s Gray Land) sf novel. Book Four of “The Destiny Makers”. [First U.K. edition]

The Last Reckoning Mike Shupp (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37098-8, Apr ’91, $4.95, 371pp, pb, cover by David Schleinkofer) [Destiny Makers] Time-travel sf novel, fifth book of the “Destiny Makers” series.

DragonLance Preludes II: Volume Three: Tanis, the Shadow Years Barbara & Scott Siegel (Penguin 0-14-014374-2, Apr ’91, £4.50, 320pp, pb, cover by Clyde Caldwell) [DragonLance: Preludes II] Reprint (TSR 1990) fantasy novelization. [First U.K. edition]

Ghostworld: Beyond Terror Barbara & Scott Siegel (Pocket Archway 0-671-70904-6, Jul ’91, $3.50, 148pp, pb, cover by Vincent Natale) [Ghostworld] Young-adult fantasy novel, first book of a series.

Ghostworld: Midnight Chill Barbara & Scott Siegel (Pocket Archway 0-671-70905-4, Oct ’91 [Sep ’91], $2.99, 151pp, pb, cover by Vincent Natale) [Ghostworld] Young-adult fantasy novel, second book of a series.

C.A.D.S. #12: Tech Assassins [by David Alexander] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-3600-0, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $3.50, 192pp, pb) [C.A.D.S.] Post-holocaust military sf novel in an ongoing series.

Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer: Tooth and Claw James R. Silke (Grafton 0-586-07019-2, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], £3.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Frank Frazetta) [Death Dealer] Reprint (Tor 1989) fantasy novelization. Book 3 in the series. [First U.K. edition]

The Book of Skulls/Nightwings/Dying Inside Robert Silverberg (BOMC/QPBC, Jun ’91, $12.95, tp) Omnibus of three Silverberg novels, The Book of Skulls (Scribner’s 1972), Nightwings (Avon 1969), and Dying Inside (Scribner’s 1972).

Dying Inside Robert Silverberg (Easton Press, Jun ’91, no price, 245pp, hc) Reprint (Scribner’s 1972) classic sf novel about telepathy, with an introduction by Richard D. Erlich and artwork by Frank Kelly Freas. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

The Face of the Waters Robert Silverberg (Grafton 0-246-13718-5, May ’91 [Apr ’91], £13.99, 348pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) Sf novel.

The Face of the Waters Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-07592-6, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], $20.00, 353pp, hc) Sf novel set on an oceanic planet. First American edition (Grafton 1991).

The Face of the Waters Robert Silverberg (Grafton 0-586-21502-6, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], £8.99, 348pp, tp, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Grafton 1991) sf novel.

The New Springtime Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-36172-0, May ’91 [Apr ’91], $4.95, 472pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [New Springtime] Reprint (Gollancz 1989 as The Queen of Springtime) sf novel, sequel to At Winter’s End.

The Queen of Springtime Robert Silverberg (Legend 0-09-980430-1, Mar ’91, £5.99, 519pp, pb, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [New Springtime] Reprint (Gollancz 1989) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “New Springtime” series.

The Second Trip Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04037-8, Apr ’91, £3.99, 185pp, pb) Reprint (SFBC 1972) sf novel.

Son of Man Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04688-0, Aug ’91, £3.99, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Ballantine 1971) sf novel.

The Stochastic Man Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-05123-X, Dec ’91, £3.99, 229pp, pb) Reprint (Harper & Row 1975) sf novel.

The Horror Hall of Fame ed. Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-692-9, Jul ’91, $21.95, 416pp, hc) Anthology of 18 classic horror stories. There is an uncredited introduction by Stefan Dziemianowicz.

Universe 1 ed. Robert Silverberg & Karen Haber (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28924-1, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], $4.95, 449pp, pb, cover by Richard Kriegler) Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990) original anthology of 20 stories.

Edgar Allan Poe: Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance Kenneth Silverman (HarperCollins 0-06-016715-7, Dec ’91 [Nov ’91], $27.50, 564pp, hc) Non-fiction, a massive and detailed biography of Poe. This takes advantage of new discoveries and information.

Catface Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0599-1, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], £3.99, 251pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1978 as Mastodonia) sf novel.

City Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0589-4, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], £3.99, 255pp, pb) [City (Websters)] Reprint (Gnome 1952) sf collection. This edition follows the contents of the Ace 1981 edition by including the story ’Epilog’.

Immigrant and Other Stories Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0644-0, Aug ’91 [Jun ’91], £3.99, 190pp, pb) Collection of seven short stories, two previously uncollected, edited and introduced by Francis Lyall. Recommended. (PSP)

Our Children’s Children Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0592-4, Jan ’91 [Dec ’90], £3.99, 186pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam’s 1974) sf novel.

Banished Dreams Dan Simmons (Roadkill Press, 1991 [May ’91], $4.00, 27pp, ph) Reissue (Roadkill Press 1990) horror short story, cut from Summer of Night; second printing. This is an unsigned and unlimited reprint of the earlier limited edition.

The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28820-2, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $5.95, 517pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990) sf novel, “sequel” to Hyperion. A Nebula Award nominee. The combined novel is one of the high points in recent sf. Highly recommended (CNB).

The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons (Headline Overseas 0-7472-3604-6, Mar ’91 [Apr ’91], £4.99, 632pp, pb) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990) sf novel. Sequel to Hyperion. This is an “Open Market” edition and is available only in non-English-speaking countries. [First U.K. edition]

The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-7964-0, Apr ’91, £7.99, 468pp, tp) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990) sf novel. Sequel to Hyperion. Also available in hardcover (-0344-X, £14.95). [First U.K. edition]

Going After the Rubber Chicken Dan Simmons (Roadkill Press, Oct ’91, $8.00, 72pp, tp, cover by Dan Simmons) Non-fiction, a collection of three con guest-of-honor speeches by Simmons.

Hyperion Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-3482-5, Apr ’91 [Mar ’91], £4.99, 502pp, pb) [Hyperion] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1989) sf novel.

Phases of Gravity Dan Simmons (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27764-2, Mar ’91 [Feb ’91], $4.95, 281pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) Reissue (Bantam Spectra 1989) mainstream novel with some metaphysical fantasy elements, the story of a former astronaut coming to terms with earthbound life 20 years after his moonwalk; second printing. There is a new afterword by the author. Recommended. (FCM)

Phases of Gravity Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-3602-X, Jun ’91, £4.50, 344pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1989) mainstream novel about an ex-astronaut coming to terms with life.

Song of Kali Dan Simmons (Tor 0-812-51592-7, Oct ’91 [Sep ’91], $4.99, 311pp, pb, cover by Gary Smith) Reissue (Bluejay 1985) World Fantasy Award-winning horror novel; second printing.

Summer of Night Dan Simmons (Putnam 0-399-13573-1, Feb ’91 [Jan ’91], $22.95, 555pp, hc, cover by Hector Garrido) [Dale Stewart] Horror novel of evil stalking young people in a small town.

Summer of Night Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-7957-8, Feb ’91, £8.99, 473pp, tp) [Dale Stewart] Reprint (Putnam 1991) horror novel about an ancient evil lurking in a school belltower. Recommended. (PSP) Also available in hardcover (-0370-9, £14.95).

Summer of Night Dan Simmons (BOMC, Apr ’91, $19.95, 560pp, hc, cover by Ann Spinelli) [Dale Stewart] Reprint (Putnam 1991) horror novel. This is identical to the Putnam edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has a BOMC mark on the back.

Summer of Night Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-3653-4, Nov ’91 [Oct ’91], £4.99, 634pp, pb) [Dale Stewart] Reprint (Putnam 1991) horror novel.

Sweet Revenge Jean Simon (Zebra 0-8217-3536-5, Oct ’91 [Nov ’91], $4.50, 319pp, pb) Horror novel of a teenage girl whose aunt is possessed by the spirit of a murdered woman out for revenge.

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