The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Suicide Art Scott Edelman (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-51-8, Oct ’92 [Nov ’92], $4.50, 30pp, ph, cover by Robert H. Knox) Collection of two original horror stories, with illustrations by Robert H. Knox. Order from Necronomicon Press, 101 Lockwood St., West Warwick RI 02893.

Encino Man Nicholas Edwards (Scholastic 0-590-45978-3, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $3.25, 165pp, pb) Young-adult novelization of of the fantasy film.

The Exile Kiss George Alec Effinger (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29664-7, Mar ’92 [Feb ’92], $4.99, 318pp, pb, cover by Stephen & Paul Youll) [Marid Audran] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1991) sf novel, third book of the “Marid Audran” series begun in When Gravity Fails.

Schrödinger’s Kitten George Alec Effinger (Pulphouse 1-56146-542-9, Feb ’92, $1.95, 46pp, pb, cover by Rob Alexander) [Budayeen] Hugo and Nebula Awards-winning sf novelette that originally appeared in Omni in 1988. Short story paperback #42. A limited 100-copy signed leatherbound hardcover edition (-925-4, $20.00) is also available. Order from Pulphouse Publishing, PO Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

Guilt-Edged Ivory Doris Egan (DAW 0-88677-538-8, Sep ’92 [Aug ’92], $4.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Gate of Ivory] Sf novel set on a planet where magic really works, sequel to Gate of Ivory.

Jaran Kate Elliott (DAW 0-88677-513-2, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $4.99, 494pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Jaran] SF novel. A young girl finds herself a pawn in a power game between mankind and their alien conquerors. Elliott is a pseudonym for an as-yet unidentified DAW author.

Harlan Ellison’s Watching Harlan Ellison (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-147-5, Aug ’92 [Oct ’92], $17.95, 514pp, tp) Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1989) associational collection of 50 essays on film.

Blood on the Water P. N. Elrod (Ace 0-441-85947-X, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $4.50, 199pp, pb, cover by Vito DeVito) [Jack Fleming (The Vampire Files)] Vampire/hardboiled detective novel set in Depression-era Chicago, where vampire reporter/PI Jack Fleming gets in the way of a new Chicago crime boss who decides to turn vampire killer. Sixth book in “The Vampire Files” series.

Wise One Roger Elwood (Moody Press 0-8024-9526-5, Oct ’91 [Mar ’92], $7.99, 244pp, tp, cover by Ron Mazellan) Christian fantasy novel about Armageddon. This is a 1991 book not seen until now.

A Journal of the Flood Year David Ely (Donald I. Fine 1-55611-272-6, Jan ’92, $20.00, 234pp, hc, cover by Candy Jernigan) Near-future sf novel set in a US where the East coast has been artificially extended by a huge seawall that keeps out the Atlantic. An engineer tries to point out flaws in the wall, like leaks, and is on the run from government robots and agents.

Futures Past: A Visual Guidebook to Science Fiction History Jim Emerson (The Write Answer, Feb ’92, $5.00, 44pp, ph) Non-fiction, history. A magazine, scheduled to appear bi-monthly, with each issue serving as a yearbook, with articles on books, film, art, and magazines of that year plus author profiles. The first issue covers 1926, and issues are planned from 1926-2000. Available for $20.00 a year (six issues) or $5.00 per copy, postpaid, from Futures Past PO Box 610, Convoy OH 45832.

Night-Threads Book Three: One Land, One Duke Ru Emerson (Ace 0-441-58087-4, Feb ’92 [Jan ’92], $4.99, 324pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Night-Threads] Fantasy novel, third book of a series about contemporary people in an alternate world.

Death Instinct Phillip Emmons (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17284-1, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], $4.99, 336pp, pb) Associational psychokiller thriller. Emmons is a pseudonym for horror writer Bentley Little.

Venus Rising Carol Emshwiller (Edgewood Press 0-9629066-0-3, Jan ’92, $5.00, 36pp, ph) Original novelette. Order from Edgewood Press, PO Box 264, Cambridge MA 02238. Include $1.00 for postage.

Short Blade Peter Emshwiller (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29417-2, May ’92 [Apr ’92], $4.99, 419pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) Sf thriller set in a future segregated multilevel Manhattan, sequel to The Host.

The Night of Wishes Michael Ende (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-19594-3, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], $17.00, 218pp, hc, cover by Honi Werner) Young-adult fantasy novel of a sorceror and his aunt racing against time and their familiars to do their quota of evil deeds and avoid being dragged back to hell. Translated from the German by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian. Originally published as Der Satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch (K. Thienemanns Verlag 1989).

The Werewolf of Paris Guy Endore (Citadel Underground 0-8065-1287-3, Mar ’92 [Apr ’92], $10.95, 233pp, tp) Reprint (Farrar & Rinehart 1933) classic werewolf horror novel, with a new introduction by Robert Bloch.

Lizzie Borden Elizabeth Engstrom (Tor 0-812-50591-3, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], $4.99, 342pp, pb, cover by Paul Stinson) Reprint (Tor 1991) psychic thriller based on the classic Borden case.

Nightmare Flower Elizabeth Engstrom (Tor 0-312-85404-8, Sep ’92 [Aug ’92], $19.95, 304pp, hc, cover by Alan M. Clark) Collection of 20 horror and fantasy stories, ten apparently original.

Rage Elizabeth Ergas (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-678-0, Jan ’93 [Dec ’92], $4.50, 350pp, pb) Horror novel of an obsidian pendant haunted by an angry spirit called forth by the owner’s rage.

Elfwood Rose Estes (Ace 0-441-18376-X, Dec ’92 [Nov ’92], $4.99, 228pp, pb, cover by Erik Olson) Fantasy novel, first book of a new series. Four youths must save their land from being overrun when both civilized humans and the elves of the wood are threatened by barbarian hordes. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

The Hunter Victorious Rose Estes (Warner Questar 0-446-36224-7, Mar ’92 [Feb ’92], $4.99, 265pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Hunter] Sf novel of an Ice Age warrior enslaved as a gladiator by aliens, third book of “The Hunter” series.

Runesword: The Stone of Time Rose Estes & Tom Wham (Ace 0-441-73699-8, Mar ’92 [Feb ’92], $3.99, 184pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Runesword] Fantasy novel, sixth book of the “Runesword” series (each book is by a different author). Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

MetaHorror ed. Dennis Etchison (Dell Abyss 0-440-20899-8, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], $4.99, 377pp, pb) Original anthology of 21 stories; one, “Blues and the Abstract Truth” by Malzberg and Dann, is a reprint. With an introduction by the editor.

Harmonies of the ’Net Jane Fancher (Warner Questar 0-446-36243-3, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $4.99, 378pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Groundties] Sf novel, third book of the “Groundties” series. The interstellar computer network is disintegrating, and only a reclusive genius and an out-of-control prankster can save it.

Uplink Jane Fancher (Warner Questar 0-446-36255-7, Apr ’92 [Mar ’92], $4.99, 378pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Groundties] Sf novel set in a colony with a dangerous secret that could lead to planetwide madness. The sequel to Groundties.

Red Orc’s Rage Philip José Farmer (Tor 0-812-50890-4, Dec ’92 [Nov ’92], $4.99, 282pp, pb, cover by Doug Beekman) Reprint (Tor 1991) quasi-fantasy novel in which a boy undergoes Tiersian therapy, an imaginative roleplaying theraputic technique based on Farmer’s “World of Tiers” series. There is an afterword by the therapist, Dr. James Giannini.

Riders of the Purple Wage Philip José Farmer (Tor 0-812-51905-1, Apr ’92 [Mar ’92], $3.99, 216pp, pb, cover by David Hardy) Collection of eight short stories, including one not previously in book form.

Tales of Riverworld ed. Philip José Farmer (Warner Questar 0-446-36269-7, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], $4.99, 326pp, pb, cover by Don Ivan Punchatz) [Riverworld] Original shared-world anthology of nine stories set on Farmer’s Riverworld, with an introduction and part of a serial by him.

Shatterzone: The River of God Greg Farshtey (West End Games 0-87431-225-6, Nov ’92 [Dec ’92], $4.95, 339pp, tp, cover by Nick Smith) [Shatterzone] Sf novelization based on the “Shatterzone” game due for release in July 1993.

Torg: Strange Tales from the Nile Empire ed. Greg Farshtey, Greg Gorden & Ed Stark (West End Games 0-87431-343-0, Mar ’92 [Apr ’92], $4.95, 343pp, pb, cover by Daniel R. Horne) [Torg] Anthology of eight short novelizations based on the “Torg: The Possibility Wars” game, with an introduction by Greg Farshtey. Available from West End Games, RR 3, Box 2345, Honesdale PA 18431.

Cats in Space and Other Places ed. Bill Fawcett (Baen 0-671-72118-6, May ’92 [Apr ’92], $4.99, 407pp, pb, cover by Dean Morrissey) Anthology of 17 sf stories about cats and cat-like aliens, three original. Packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

A Darkness at Sethanon Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-19215-0, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $22.00, 430pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar] Reissue (Doubleday 1986) fantasy novel, third book of the “Riftwar” series; second edition.

The King’s Buccaneer Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-23625-5, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $22.00, 465pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar] Fantasy novel, fifth book of the “Riftwar” series.

Magician Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-42630-5, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $22.00, 681pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar] Fantasy novel, first book of the “Riftwar” series. This is a revised expanded version of the author’s first book (Doubleday 1982). It has been revised enough to need a completely new copyright.

Prince of the Blood Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-23624-7, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $22.00, 293pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar] Reissue (Doubleday Foundation 1989) fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Riftwar” series; second edition.

Silverthorn Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-19210-X, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $22.00, 343pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar] Reissue (Doubleday 1985) fantasy novel, second book of the “Riftwar” series; second edition.

Mistress of the Empire Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-24719-2, May ’92 [Apr ’92], $20.00, 613pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar: Empire] Fantasy novel set in the “Riftwar” universe, third book of the “Empire” trilogy.

Mistress of the Empire Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts (SFBC #01547, Jul ’92 [Aug ’92], $11.98, 660pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar: Empire] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation; HarperCollins UK 1992) fantasy novel set in the “Riftwar” universe, third book of the “Empire” trilogy. Similar to the Doubleday Foundation edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

668: The Neighbor of the Beast Lionel Fenn (Ace 0-441-76837-7, Oct ’92 [Sep ’92], $4.99, 194pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Kent Montana] Humorous fantasy novel, fifth book of the “Kent Montana” series. Montana faces the nasty Older Deities in a mysterious New England house. Fenn is a pseudonym for Charles L. Grant.

The Mark of the Moderately Vicious Vampire Lionel Fenn (Ace 0-441-51970-9, May ’92 [Apr ’92], $4.50, 202pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Kent Montana] Humorous fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Kent Montana” series. Montana encounters vampires in a small Maine town. Fennis a pseudonym for Charles L. Grant.

Twentieth-Century Fantasists: Essays on Culture, Society and Belief in Twentieth-Century Mythopoeic Literature ed. Kath Filmer (St. Martin’s 0-312-07959-1, Oct ’92 [Nov ’92], $49.95, 212pp, hc) Collection of 16 essays on 20th-century fantasy literature. First American edition (Macmillan UK 1992). Order from St. Martin’s Press, Scholarly & Reference Books, 175 Fifth Ave., New York NY 10010.

Shadowrun: 2XS Nigel Findley (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45139-2, Feb ’92 [Jan ’92], $4.50, 324pp, pb) [Shadowrun] Fantasy novelization based on the “Shadowrun” game. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

Torg: Out of Nippon Nigel Findley (West End Games 0-87431-345-7, Sep ’92, $4.95, 350pp, tp, cover by John Paul Genzo) [Torg] Fantasy novelization based on the “Torg: The Possibility Wars” game.

Virgil Finlay’s Women of the Ages Virgil Finlay (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-137-8, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $14.95, 147pp, hc, cover by Virgil Finlay) Art book, a collection of Finlay’s line drawings of women. A hardcover edition (-136-X, $24.95) is also available. Order from Underwood-Miller, 708 Westover Dr., Lancaster PA 17601.

Ardent Apparitions Ellen Fitzgerald (Walker 0-8027-1209-6, Jul ’92 [Aug ’92], $19.95, 166pp, hc) Regency romance of a girl torn between a man and a ghost.

The Forever Children Eric Flanders (Zebra 0-8217-3719-8, Apr ’92 [Mar ’92], $4.50, 320pp, pb, cover by Newton) Horror novel set in a small town where a doctor’s experiments prevent the children from growing up.

Yesterday Comes Tomorrow Rebecca Flanders (Harlequin 0-373-83247-8, Jun ’92, $4.99, 250pp, pb) Time-travel historical romance of a mystery weekend that sends a young woman back to the 19th century and into a real historical mystery.

The Midnight Horse Sid Fleischman (Dell Yearling 0-440-40614-5, May ’92 [Apr ’92], $3.50, 84pp, pb, cover by Peter Sis) Reprint (Greenwillow 1990) young-adult fantasy novella about an orphan boy and his relationship with the ghost of a great magician. A 1991 Edgar Award nominee.

Dragon’s Milk Susan Fletcher (Macmillan Aladdin 0-689-71623-0, Apr ’92, $3.95, 242pp, tp, cover by Jeffrey Lindberg) [Dragon Kyn] Reprint (Atheneum 1989) young-adult fantasy novel. A young girl must obtain the milk of a dragon to save her sister from death.

Legends Reborn Kenneth C. Flint (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29919-0, Dec ’92 [Nov ’92], $4.99, 385pp, pb, cover by Kevin Johnson) Celtic fantasy novel of a real estate mogul who becomes involved with a woman from the realm of the Sidhe — whose people have come to New York to take her back.

Cinematic Vampires John L. Flynn (McFarland & Company 0-89950-659-3, Dec ’92 [Nov ’92], $39.95, 320pp, hc) Associational filmography of vampire films from 1886 to 1992, with various appendices that include movies that were planned but never made and films scheduled for 1993 release. Order from McFarland & Company, Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640.

The Atlas of Middle-Earth: Revised Edition Karen Wynn Fonstad (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-53516-6, Jan ’92, $17.95, 210pp, tp, cover by Michaela Sullivan) [Middle-Earth] Revised edition of the 1981 Houghton Mifflin book containing maps, charts, and plans of the world of “The Lord of the Rings”. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

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