The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Death Gate Cycle, Volume 3: Fire Sea Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Bantam UK 0-553-40375-3, Jul ’92, £4.99, 414pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Death Gate Cycle] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1991) fantasy novel. This edition contains 28 pages of extracts from other books by the authors.

The Death Gate Cycle, Volume 4: Serpent Mage Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Bantam UK 0-593-02386-2, Jul ’92, £14.99, 420pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Death Gate Cycle] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Growing Rich Fay Weldon (Flamingo 0-00-654495-9, Apr ’92, £4.99, 250pp, pb) Fantasy novelization.

Growing Rich Fay Weldon (HarperCollins UK 0-00-223982-5, Apr ’92, £14.99, 250pp, hc) Hardcover edition of the above.

The Time Machine H. G. Wells (Everyman’s Library 0-460-87120-X, May ’92, £2.50, 104pp, tp) [Time Machine] Reissue (Heinemann 1895) classic sf novel.

The Christmas Ghost Robert Westall (Methuen 0-416-18691-2, Aug ’92 [Oct ’92], £9.99, 64pp, hc, cover by John Lawrence) Children’s ghost story, illustrated by John Lawrence.

The Fearful Lovers Robert Westall (Macmillan UK 0-333-56362-X, Aug ’92, £8.99, 152pp, hc, cover by Barry Jones) Collection of five original young-adult fantasy/horror stories. Confusingly the book is called Fearful Lovers and Other Stories on the cover.

The Wind Eye Robert Westall (Pan Piper 0-330-32234-6, Dec ’92, £3.50, 212pp, pb, cover by Barry Jones) Reprint (Macmillan 1976) young-adult horror novel.

Yaxley’s Cat Robert Westall (Pan Piper 0-330-32499-3, Aug ’92, £2.99, 137pp, pb, cover by Barry Jones) Reprint (Macmillan UK 1991) young-adult horror novel.

Calling All Monsters Chris Westwood (Puffin 0-14-034421-7, Apr ’92 [May ’92], £3.99, 192pp, pb, cover by Mark Longworth) Reprint (Viking UK 1990) young-adult horror novel.

The Devil Rides Out and Gateway to Hell Dennis Wheatley (Chancellor Press 1-851-52186-0, Apr ’92, £3.99, 397pp, hc, cover by Terry Oakes) [Duke de Richleau] Omnibus of two classic occult thrillers. This is an “Instant Remainder” edition.

Doctor Who: The Daleks David Whitaker (Target 0-426-10110-3, Jan ’92, £2.99, 157pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who] Reissue (Muller 1964 as Doctor Who) young-adult sf novelization. Volume 16 in the series. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the US for $4.95.

A Dangerous Energy John Whitbourn (Gollancz 0-575-05355-0, Aug ’92, £14.99, 317pp, hc, cover by Peter Mennim) [Dangerous Energy] Fantasy novel set in an alternate England where magic works and is regulated by the Church. Recommended (PSP). This was the winner of the 1991 Gollancz/"Bookshelf" Fantasy Competition.

Popes & Phantoms John Whitbourn (Haunted Library 0-906153-24-7, Nov ’92, £2.30, 31pp, ph, cover by Alan Hunter) Collection of two original stories about the psychic sleuth Admiral Slovo. This is Haunted Library “Psychic Sleuths” Booklet Number 4.

The Lifted Veil: The Book of Fantastic Literature by Women: 1800 - World War II ed. A. Susan Williams (Xanadu 1-85480-190-2, Dec ’92, £14.99, 566pp, hc) Anthology of 34 stories tracing the development of female fantasy writers from 1806 to 1936. Recommended (PSP).

Doctor Who: The Nightmare Fair Graham Williams (Target 0-426-20334-8, Jan ’92, £2.99, 143pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reissue (Target 1989) young-adult sf novelization. This is not part of the normal series and contains the first of the scripts from the 1985 season that was never filmed. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the US for $4.95.

Creeping Fingers and Other Stories of the Occult Mary Williams (Robert Hale 0-7090-4801-7, May ’92, £14.95, 191pp, hc, cover by Helen Hale) Collection of 15 original supernatural and ghost stories.

Tailchaser’s Song Tad Williams (Legend 0-09-995940-2, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], £4.99, 290pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) Reprint (DAW 1985) fantasy novel.

Child of an Ancient City Tad Williams & Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Legend 0-7126-5499-2, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], £7.99, 80pp, tp, cover by Bruce Pennington) Arabian Nights fantasy novella, illustrated throughout by Bruce Pennington. A hardcover edition (-5492-5, £12.99) is also available. Simultaneous with US (Atheneum) edition.

Days of Atonement Walter Jon Williams (Grafton 0-586-21386-4, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], £4.99, 437pp, pb, cover by Bruno Elletori) Reprint (Tor 1991) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Facets Walter Jon Williams (Grafton 0-586-21387-2, Oct ’92, £4.99, 321pp, pb, cover by Bruno Elletori) Reprint (Tor 1990) collection of nine stories. [First U.K. edition]

The Firstworld Chronicles 1: Dinbig of Khimmur Philip G. Williamson (Grafton 0-586-20680-9, Mar ’92, £4.99, 589pp, pb, cover by Mike Van Houten) [Firstworld Chronicles] Reprint (Grafton 1991) fantasy novel.

Doomsday Book Connie Willis (NEL 0-450-57986-7, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], £15.99, 527pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) sf novel about a history student who travels back in time to 14th century Oxford. [First U.K. edition]

Spider World: The Magician Colin Wilson (HarperCollins UK 0-246-13443-7, Jan ’92, £8.99, 345pp, tp, cover by Chris Foss) [Spider World] Sf novel. A hardcover edition (-13440-2, £14.99) is also available. Volume three in the series.

The Keep F. Paul Wilson (NEL 0-450-05455-1, Jul ’92, £4.99, 379pp, pb) [Adversary] Reissue (Morrow 1981) horror novel. Sixth printing. Volume one in the “Nightworld” cycle.

Nightworld F. Paul Wilson (NEL 0-450-53665-3, May ’92 [Apr ’92], £15.99, 440pp, hc) [Adversary] Horror novel. Volume six in the “Nightworld” cycle.

Reprisal F. Paul Wilson (NEL 0-450-56253-0, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], £4.99, 323pp, pb) [Adversary] Reprint (Dark Harvest 1991) horror novel. Volume five in the “Nightworld” cycle.

Chung Kuo: Book Four: The Stone Within David Wingrove (NEL 0-450-55283-7, Dec ’92 [Oct ’92], £16.99, 425pp, hc) [Chung Kuo] Sf novel.

Chung Kuo: Book Three: The White Mountain David Wingrove (NEL 0-450-56847-4, Sep ’92 [Aug ’92], £5.99, 676pp, pb) [Chung Kuo] Reprint (NEL 1991) sf novel.

Castleview Gene Wolfe (NEL 0-450-56254-9, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], £4.99, 279pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1990) fantasy novel.

The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror ed. Sebastian Wolfe (Xanadu 0-947761-45-4, Apr ’92, £6.99, 124pp, tp) Anthology of 70 short-short horror stories, poems and cartoons.

Reel Terror ed. Sebastian Wolfe (Xanadu 0-947761-53-5, Apr ’92 [Jun ’92], £9.99, 249pp, tp) Anthology of 12 sf/horror stories that were made into films.

The Lost Prince Bridget Wood (Headline 0-7472-7969-1, Jan ’92, £9.99, 440pp, tp, cover by Ian Miller) [Wolfking] Dark fantasy blending the Ireland of Celtic myth and a bleak Ireland of the far future. A hardcover edition (-0291-5, £15.99) is also available. Sequel to Wolfking.

The Lost Prince Bridget Wood (Headline 0-7472-3515-5, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], £5.99, 566pp, pb, cover by Ian Miller) [Wolfking] Reprint (Headline 1992) fantasy novel. Volume two in the “Wolfking” series.

Boundaries T. M. Wright (Gollancz 0-575-05027-6, May ’92, £3.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Danny Flynn) Reprint (Tor 1990) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Master of Whitestorm Janny Wurts (HarperCollins UK 0-00-223990-6, Apr ’92, £8.99, 448pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) Fantasy novel. A hardcover edition (-223932-9, £15.99) was announced but not seen. Simultaneous with US (Roc as The Master of White Storm) edition.

The Master of Whitestorm Janny Wurts (Grafton 0-586-21068-7, Nov ’92, £4.99, 413pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) Reprint (HarperCollins UK; Roc 1992) fantasy novel.

Shadow-Maze Jonathan Wylie (Corgi 0-552-13929-7, Oct ’92 [Sep ’92], £3.99, 384pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) Fantasy novel.

Voices Tim Wynne-Jones (NEL 0-450-56249-2, May ’92, £4.99, 312pp, pb) Reprint (Lester & Orpen Dennys 1988 as Fastyngange) literary fantasy novel, about a woman who finds, or thinks she finds, a haunted castle with a talking well.

Star Wars: Dark Force Rising Timothy Zahn (Bantam UK 0-593-02515-6, Aug ’92, £9.99, 376pp, hc, cover by Tom Jung) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) sf novelization. Volume two in the series. [First U.K. edition]

Star Wars: Volume 1: Heir to the Empire Timothy Zahn (Bantam UK 0-553-40471-7, Apr ’92, £3.99, 381pp, pb, cover by Tom Jung) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1991) sf novelization.

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