The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Integral Trees Larry Niven (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32065-4, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $3.50, 272pp, pb) [Sharls Davis Kendy] Reprint (Ballantine/Del Rey 1984) sf novel, first paperback edition. A probable Hugo contender.

Limits Larry Niven (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32142-1, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.95, 240pp, pb) Collection of 12 stories, including several collaborations.

Limits Larry Niven (SFBC #1818, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.98, 205pp, hc) Reprint (Ballantine/Del Rey 1985) collection, first hardcover edition.

The Magic Goes Away Larry Niven (Ace 0-441-51554-1, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 212pp, pb) [Mana] Reissue (Ace 1978) short fantasy novella, with illustrations by Esteban Maroto. This is the 9th Ace printing.

Footfall Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32347-5, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $17.95, 495pp, pb) Sf novel of aliens invading Earth. Sf writers help save the world.

Footfall Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Gollancz 0-575-03690-7, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], £9.95, 495pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel, first British edition. The U.S. edition said it was “perhaps the finest novel of alien invasion,” while the British one proclaims it “the ultimate.”

Footfall Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (SFBC #03475, Dec ’85, $6.98, 575pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel.

Inferno Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Pocket 0-671-49766-9, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $3.50, 237pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1976) fantasy novel. 13th printing.

Look Out for Space William F. Nolan (Int’l Polygonics 0-930330-20-X, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $4.95, 188pp, pb) [Sam Space] The new “Sam Space” novel, sequel to Space for Hire.

Space for Hire William F. Nolan (Int’l Polygonics 0-930330-19-6, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $4.95, 174pp, pb) [Sam Space] Reprint (Lancer 1971) humorous sf/private eye novel, with a new introduction by the author.

Beasts of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-028-9, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.95, 444pp, pb) [Gor] Reissue (DAW 1978), “Gor” #12. 10th printing.

Dancer of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-100-5, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $3.95, 479pp, pb) [Gor] Sf novel, “Gor” #22.

Hunters of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-010-6, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.95, 320pp, pb) [Gor] Reissue (DAW 1974) sf novel, “Gor” #8. 19th printing.

Marauders of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-025-4, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.50, 296pp, pb) [Gor] Reissue (DAW 1975), “Gor” #9. 17th printing.

Mercenaries of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-018-1, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.95, 446pp, pb) [Gor] Sf novel, #21 in the “Tarl Cabot Saga”.

Slave Girl of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-027-0, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.95, 446pp, pb) [Gor] Reissue (DAW 1977), “Gor” #11. 13th printing.

Tribesmen of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-026-2, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.50, 364pp, pb) [Gor] Reissue (DAW 1976), “Gor” #10. 15th printing.

Breed to Come Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-07900-8, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $2.50, 288pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1972) sf novel. 9th Ace printing.

The Crossroads of Time Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-12316-3, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $2.50, 242pp, pb) [Blake Walker] Reissue (Ace 1956) sf novel. 8th Ace printing since 1974, plus god knows how many before. This is early Norton, but still one of her outstanding books. (CNB)

The Crystal Gryphon Andre Norton (Tor 0-812-54738-1, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $2.95, 255pp, pb) [Witch World: Gryphon] Reprint (Atheneum 1982) fantasy novel. Part of the “Witch World” series and book 1 of the “Gryphon” trilogy.

Magic BooksDragon Magic Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-16654-7, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.50, 192pp, pb) Reissue (Crowell 1972) juvenile fantasy novel. 5th Ace printing.

Forerunner: The Second Venture Andre Norton (Tor 0-312-93256-1, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $13.95, 254pp, hc) [Forerunner] Sf novel, sequel to Forerunner.

Forerunner: The Second Venture Andre Norton (SFBC #2413, Nov ’85, $6.98, 181pp, hc) [Forerunner] Reprint (Tor 1985) sf novel. Sequel to Forerunner.

Garan the Eternal Andre Norton (DAW 0-88677-055-6, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 206pp, pb) [Garan] Reissue (FPCI 1972) quasi-novel of fantasy, made up of 5 shorts. 6th DAW printing.

Here Abide Monsters Andre Norton (Tor 0-812-54732-2, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $2.95, 252pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1973) fantasy novel.

Horn Crown Andre Norton (DAW 0-88677-051-3, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 255pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (DAW 1981) fantasy novel. This is chronologically the first of the “Witch World” books. 6th printing.

Lavender-Green Magic Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-47443-8, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.75, 241pp, pb) Reissue (Crowell 1974) juvenile fantasy novel. 6th Ace printing.

Merlin’s Mirror Andre Norton (DAW 0-88677-052-1, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 205pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1975) sf novel about Merlin. 8th printing.

Moon of Three Rings Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-53899-1, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.50, 294pp, pb) [Moonsinger] Reissue (Viking 1966) sf novel, 12th Ace printing.

Night of Masks Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32070-0, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.25, 191pp, pb) [Dipple] Reprint (Harcourt Brace & World 1964) sf novel.

No Night Without Stars Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32520-6, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.95, 223pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1975) sf novel.

Operation Time Search Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32586-9, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $2.95, 223pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1967) sf novel.

Ordeal in Otherwhere Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-63819-8, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.50, 203pp, pb) [Forerunner] Reissue (World 1964) sf novel. “Forerunner” #2. 4th Ace printing.

Plague Ship Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-66837-2, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.50, 204pp, pb) [Solar Queen] Reissue (Gnome 1956, as by Andrew North) sf novel, Book 2 in the “Solar Queen” series. 7th Ace printing.

Postmarked the Stars Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32069-7, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.50, 192pp, pb) [Solar Queen] Reprint (Harcourt 1959) sf novel, fourth in the “Solar Queen” series.

Quest Crosstime Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-69685-6, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.50, 250pp, pb) [Blake Walker] Reissue (Viking 1965) sf novel. 5th printing.

Red Hart Magic Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-71098-0, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $2.50, 179pp, pb) [Magic] Reissue (Crowell 1976) young-adult time warp fantasy novel, illustrated by Donna Diamond. 3rd Ace printing.

Sargasso of Space Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-74987-9, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.50, 248pp, pb) [Solar Queen] Reissue (Gnome 1955, as by Andrew North) sf novel, Book 1 in the “Solar Queen” series. 7th Ace printing.

Secret of the Lost Race Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-75836-3, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.50, 179pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1959) sf novel. 11th printing.

Star Man’s Son Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32588-5, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1952 as Star Man’s Son 2250 A.D.) sf novel.

Star Rangers Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32308-4, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $2.50, 223pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1953) sf novel.

Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-78747-9, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.50, 201pp, pb) [Forerunner] Reissue (World 1960) sf novel, first in the “Forerunner” series. 7th Ace printing.

Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-89708-8, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.75, 282pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1963) fantasy novel, first in the series. 11th printing.

Yurth Burden Andre Norton (DAW 0-88677-054-8, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 206pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1978) sf novel. 5th printing.

The Zero Stone Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-95966-0, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $2.75, 221pp, pb) [Murdoc Jern] Reissue (Viking 1968) sf novel. 6th Ace printing.

Gryphon’s Eyrie Andre Norton & A. C. Crispin (Tor 0-812-54736-5, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.95, 248pp, pb) [Witch World: Gryphon] Reprint (Tor 1984) fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Gryphon” trilogy. First paperback edition.

Gryphon’s Eyrie Andre Norton & A. C. Crispin (SFBC #1594, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $4.98, 220pp, hc) [Witch World: Gryphon] Reprint (Tor 1984) fantasy novel, third in the “Gryphon” series.

House of Shadows Andre Norton & Phyllis Miller (Tor 0-812-54743-8, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 250pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1984) young-adult fantasy novel of a haunted house.

Ride the Green Dragon Andre Norton & Phyllis Miller (Atheneum 0-689-50331-8, Sep ’85 [Oct ’85], $12.95, 231pp, hc) Young-adult mystery/adventure novel; it may not have fantasy elements, but is listed for Norton fans.

Magic in Ithkar ed. Andre Norton & Robert Adams (Tor 0-812-54740-3, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $6.95, 317pp, pb) [Ithkar] Anthology of original fantasy stories, all set in the same fantasy world.

Magic in Ithkar 2 ed. Andre Norton & Robert Adams (Tor 0-812-54745-4, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $6.95, 306pp, pb) [Ithkar] Original anthology of 14 fantasy stories all set in mythical Ithkar.

The Borrowers Avenged Mary Norton (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-210531-X, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $6.95, 298pp, pb) [Borrowers] Reprint (Harcourt 1982) juvenile fantasy novel, fifth in the “Borrowers” series. Illustrated by Beth & Joe Krush.

Polar Fleet Warren C. Norwood (Bantam Spectra 0-553-24877-4, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 234pp, pb) [Double Spiral War] Sf novel, sequel to Midway Between.

The Fourth Horseman Alan E. Nourse (Pinnacle 0-523-42432-9, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $3.50, 405pp, pb) Reprint (Harper & Row 1983) sf novel of plague in the near future.

Land Under England Joseph O’Neill (Overlook 0-87951-218-0, Sep ’85 [Oct ’85], $7.95, 296pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1935) sf novel.

Cadre One Robert O’Riordan (Ace 0-441-09022-2, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 263pp, pb) [Cadre] Sf novel of an “intergalactic super-police force,” a first novel.

Star Trek: The Klingon Dictionary Marc Okrand (Pocket 0-671-54349-0, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $3.95, 172pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek tie-in. English-Klingon/Klingon-English “lexicon of familiar expressions with a complete grammar handbook and pronunciation key.”

Shadows in the Sun Chad Oliver (Crown 0-517-55867-X, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $8.95, 207pp, hc) Reprint (Ballantine 1954) sf novel, with a new introduction by George Zebrowski. There is also a new afterword by the author.

A World in Amber A. Orr (Bluejay 0-312-94459-4, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $14.95, 214pp, hc) [World in Amber] Fantasy novel, a first novel.

Top Fantasy ed. Josh Pachter (Dent 0-460-04659-4, Jun ’85 [May ’85], £9.50, 311pp, hc) “Author’s choice” anthology, plus comments by the authors on why each story is their personal favorite. An excellent anthology and well worth the trouble of ordering it from an English dealer. (CNB)

Top Science Fiction ed. Josh Pachter (Dent 0-460-04647-0, 1984 [Feb ’85], £8.95, 340pp, hc) Anthology of 25 “author’s choice” stories with brief forewords by the authors. An excellent selection, and the various forewords are fascinating. (CNB)

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