The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Storeys from the Old Hotel Gene Wolfe (Tor 0-312-85208-8, Apr ’92 [Mar ’92], $21.95, 331pp, hc, cover by D. Rottermund) Collection of 34 short pieces, three original, with an introduction by the author. First American edition (Kerosina 1988).

The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror ed. Sebastian Wolfe (Barricade Books 0-942637-42-9, Aug ’92, $9.95, 126pp, tp) Anthology of 70 short-short horror stories, poems and cartoons. First American edition (Xanadu 1992).

Reel Terror: The Stories That Inspired the Great Horror Movies ed. Sebastian Wolfe (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-821-2, Jun ’92, $9.95, 249pp, tp) Anthology of 12 stories that inspired well-known (though not necessarily classic) horror and suspense films. With an introduction by the editor. First American edition (Xanadu 1992).

Elvissey Jack Womack (Tor 0-312-85202-9, Jan ’93 [Dec ’92], $12.95, 319pp, tp, cover by John Berkey) Sf novel of time-travelers who kidnap Elvis in order to deify him. Recommended (SW).

Wolfking Bridget Wood (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37626-9, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], $10.00, 614pp, tp, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Wolfking] Fantasy novel set in post-holocaust Ireland where a gateway is opened to the glory of Ireland’s distant past. First American edition (Headline 1991).

The Disappearing Bike Shop Elvira Woodruff (Holiday House 0-8234-0933-3, Apr ’92 [May ’92], $13.95, 169pp, hc, cover by Greg Michaels) Young-adult fantasy about two boys and a wizard who runs a bike shop able to disappear off its foundation. Available from Holiday House, 425 Madison Ave., New York NY 10017.

The New City Lebbeus Woods (Simon & Schuster 0-671-76812-3, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], $25.00, 84pp, tp) Art/architecture book, with Woods’ visions of future cities and text by the author. A limited hardcover edition is forthcoming from Byron Preiss Visuals. Packaged and copyrighted by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Death’s Door John Wooley & Ron Wolfe (Dell Abyss 0-440-21196-4, Oct ’92 [Sep ’92], $4.99, 386pp, pb) Horror novel. Cop Case Hamilton comes back to life after being clinically dead for ten minutes, and realizes that he’s brought something back with him.

Guinevere: The Legend in Autumn Persia Woolley (Pocket 0-671-70832-5, Jan ’93 [Dec ’92], $5.99, 423pp, pb, cover by Gregg Gulbronson) [Guinevere] Reprint (Poseidon 1991) associational Arthurian historical novel with a few mystical elements, third in a series.

The Monster of the Lagoon George F. Worts (Starmont House 1-55724-242-7, 1991 [Jul ’92], $10.95, 145pp, tp) [Singapore Sammy] Collection of two fantasy adventure pulp pieces featuring Singapore Sammy: the novelette “Buddha’s Whisker” and short novel “The Monster of the Lagoon”. A hardcover edition (-243-5; $20.95) was announced but not seen. Available from Starmont House, Inc., PO Box 851, Mercer Island WA 98040.

Dealing with Dragons Patricia C. Wrede (Scholastic 0-590-45722-5, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], $3.25, 212pp, pb, cover by Tim Hildebrandt) [Enchanted Forest] Reprint (HBJ 1990) young-adult fantasy novel, first book of a series.

Mairelon the Magician Patricia C. Wrede (Tor 0-812-50896-3, Jul ’92 [Jun ’92], $3.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Dennis Nolan) [Mairelon] Reprint (Tor 1991) historical fantasy novel about a traveling magician and a street urchin in mediaeval London.

Searching for Dragons Patricia C. Wrede (Scholastic 0-590-45721-7, Sep ’92 [Aug ’92], $3.25, 242pp, pb) [Enchanted Forest] Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1991) young-adult fantasy novel, a sequel to Dealing with Dragons.

Thirst of the Vampire T. Lucien Wright (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-649-7, Oct ’92 [Sep ’92], $4.50, 351pp, pb) Vampire horror novel. Journalist Mike Marat discovers that there is a vampire stalking his family, seeking revenge for a centuries-old wrong.

Little Boy Lost T. M. Wright (Tor 0-312-93172-7, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $18.95, 247pp, hc, cover by John Zielinski) Horror novel about a lost boy and a mysteriously seductive forest.

Goodlow’s Ghosts T. M. Wright (Tor 0-312-85466-8, Jan ’93 [Dec ’92], $17.95, 222pp, hc, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Goodlow’s Ghosts] Horror novel of a dead man who enlists the aid of a psychic in finding his murderer.

Shaunessy Fong William F. Wu (Pulphouse 1-56146-560-7, Jun ’92 [Jul ’92], $1.95, 44pp, pb, cover by George Barr) Fantasy short story that originally appeared in Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, Issue 11. Short Story Paperback #60. A 100-copy signed limited hardcover edition (-940-8, $20.00) is also available. Order from Pulphouse Publishing, Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

Wong’s Lost and Found Emporium and Other Oddities William F. Wu (Pulphouse, May ’92, $25.00, 147pp, hc, cover by George Barr) Collection of nine stories, with an introduction by the author. This hardcover is limited to 300 signed copies. A 50-copy leatherbound edition was announced but not seen. The magazine edition is listed under magazines; Author’s Choice Monthly #28. Order from Pulphouse Publications, PO Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

The Master of White Storm Janny Wurts (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45167-8, Mar ’92 [Feb ’92], $4.99, 413pp, pb, cover by Janny Wurts) Fantasy novel of a galley slave determined to win himself a castle.

Cat’s Claw Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Jove 0-515-10805-7, Mar ’92 [Feb ’92], $3.99, 261pp, pb) [Charlie Spotted Moon] Associational mystery, the fourth featuring San Francisco attorney and Ojibwa Indian Charlie Spotted Moon, who takes on the case of a fellow lawyer arrested for a series of murders. Charlie can win the case but has to use shamanistic magic to learn whether or not his client is guilty. The author is identified as C.Q. Yarbro on the book.

Dragon War Laurence Yep (HarperCollins 0-06-020302-1, May ’92 [Jun ’92], $15.00, 256pp, hc, cover by David Wiesner) [Dragon] Young-adult fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Dragon” series.

The Rainbow People Laurence Yep (Harper Trophy 0-06-440441-2, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], $3.95, 194pp, tp, cover by Kam Mak) Reprint (Harper & Row 1989) children’s collection of 20 stories rewritten from Chinese-American folktales collected in Oakland’s Chinatown as a WPA project.

Briar Rose Jane Yolen (Tor 0-312-85135-9, Sep ’92 [Aug ’92], $17.95, 190pp, hc, cover by Thomas Canty) Fairy tale fantasy novel, a retelling of Sleeping Beauty set in German forests during World War II. Highly recommended (SW).

Storyteller Jane Yolen (NESFA Press 0-915368-49-8, Mar ’92, $15.95, 231pp, hc, cover by Jody Lee) Collection of 14 stories, eight poems, and four non-fiction pieces, with an introduction by Patricia A. McKillip and interior illustrations by Merle Insinga. This is published for Yolen’s Guest of Honor appearance at Boskone and is limited to 1000 numbered copies, the first 200 (-97-8 $32.00) signed and slipcased. Available from NESFA Press, PO Box G, MIT Branch Post Office, Cambridge MA 02139.

Xanadu ed. Jane Yolen & Martin H. Greenberg (Tor 0-312-85367-X, Jan ’93 [Dec ’92], $18.95, 256pp, hc, cover by Tony Roberts) Original anthology of 22 fantasy stories.

Cobras Two Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-72114-3, Apr ’92 [Mar ’92], $5.99, 538pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) [Cobras] Sf omnibus of Cobra (Baen 1985) and Cobra Strike (Baen 1988).

Distant Friends and Others Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-72131-3, Aug ’92 [Jul ’92], $4.99, 314pp, pb, cover by David B. Mattingly) Collection of nine stories, including the three linked stories that make up “Distant Friends”.

Spinneret Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-65598-1, Apr ’92, $4.99, 339pp, pb, cover by Vincent DiFate) Reissue (Bluejay 1985) sf novel; second printing.

Star Wars: Dark Force Rising Timothy Zahn (Bantam Spectra 0-553-08574-3, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $18.50, 376pp, hc, cover by Tom Jung) [Star Wars] Sf novelization based on the characters from the Star Wars films. Second book of a trilogy. A signed limited edition ($125.00) was announced but not seen.

Star Wars: Heir to the Empire Timothy Zahn (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29612-4, Jun ’92 [May ’92], $4.99, 404pp, pb, cover by Tom Jung) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam 1991) sf novelization based on the characters from the Star Wars films.

Star Wars: Heir to the Empire Timothy Zahn (SFBC #18382, Jul ’92 [Aug ’92], $6.98, 376pp, hc, cover by Tom Jung) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1991) sf novelization based on the characters from the Star Wars films. Similar to the Bantam Spectra edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and the SFBC number is on the back jacket.

Author’s Choice Monthly Issue 27: Gone To Earth Roger Zelazny (Pulphouse, Jan ’92 [Mar ’92], $4.95, 100pp, tp, cover by George Barr) Signed collection of four stories with an introduction by the author. A hardcover 300-copy edition ($20.00) is also available. There is also a 50-copy deluxe leather edition ($50.00) not seen. Order from Pulphouse Publishing, Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

Prince of Chaos Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-75502-5, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $4.99, 241pp, pb, cover by Tim White) [Amber] Reprint (Morrow 1991), fantasy novel, tenth book of the “Amber” series.

Here There Be Dragons Roger Zelazny & Vaughn Bodé (Donald M. Grant 1-880418-01-0, Sep ’92, $40.00, 42pp, hc, cover by Vaughn Bodé) Original fantasy short story, with illustrations by Vaughn Bodé. The project dates from the ’60s when Zelazny commissioned Bodé to do illustrations for two short stories. It was originally announced by Mirage, but has been mired in problems for 20 years. This is a limited edition of 1,000 copies signed by the author. Available slipcased with Way Up High for $80.00. Order from Donald M. Grant, PO Box 187, Hampton Falls NH 03844.

Way Up High Roger Zelazny & Vaughn Bodé (Donald M. Grant 1-880418-00-2, Sep ’92, $40.00, 45pp, hc, cover by Vaughn Bodé) Original short story, with full-color illustrations by Vaughn Bodé. This is a 1,000-copy limited edition signed by the author. Available slipcased with Here There Be Dragons for $80.00. Order from Donald M. Grant, PO Box 187, Hampton Falls NH 03844.

Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming Roger Zelazny & Robert Sheckley (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29935-2, Dec ’92 [Nov ’92], $5.50, 310pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1991) humorous fantasy novel of a demon determined to win the Millennial Evil Deeds Award by recreating the story of Sleeping Beauty with a nasty twist.

Flare Roger Zelazny & Thomas T. Thomas (Baen 0-671-72133-X, Sep ’92 [Aug ’92], $4.99, 344pp, pb, cover by Dean Morrissey) Sf disaster novel of Earth in danger from a solar flare.

Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization Jack Zipes (Methuen 0-416-01981-1, 1988 [Mar ’92], $12.95, 214pp, tp) Literary criticism and discussion of how folk tales were used by educated writers to pass on their mores, values, and manners. Published in 1988 but not seen until now. First US edition (Heinemann Educational Books 1983).

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm ed. Jack Zipes (Bantam 0-553-37101-0, Nov ’92 [Oct ’92], $15.00, 750pp, tp) Reprint (Bantam 1987) collection of 250 fairy tales, 40 never previously published in English, translated and with a biographical introduction by Zipes. This trade paperback edition adds eight tales recently discovered which were not in the hardcover or two-volume paperback editions. [Jakob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm]

Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimer Days ed. Jack Zipes (University Press of New England 0-87451-501-7, 1989 [Mar ’92], $30.00, 211pp, hc, cover by George Grosz) Anthology of 27 fairy tales translated from the German by the editor, who also provides a lengthy critical and historical introduction. This is a 1989 book not seen until 1992.

Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture ed. Jack Zipes (Penguin 0-14-012783-6, Dec ’92, $16.00, 814pp, tp, cover by Edmund Dulac) Reprint (Viking 1991) large compendium of fairy tales, classic fantasy, and some more recent stories.

Victorian Fairy Tales: The Revolt of the Fairies and Elves ed. Jack Zipes (Routledge 0-415-90140-5, 1991 [Mar ’92], 381pp, tp) Reprint (Methuen 1987) anthology of 27 Victorian fairy tales with a lengthy introduction and biographical information about each individual author, by the editor. Authors include Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Edith Nesbit, Catherine Sinclair, and Oscar Wilde.

Great Vampires & Other Horrors [by Edel Brosnan] ed. Anon. (London: Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2, 1992, £4.99, 541pp, hc) An “instant-remainder” volume of vampire stories, most selected from Mary Danby’s 65 Great Tales of the Supernatural (Octopus, 1979).

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