The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Last Rangers: Crime Zone Jake Davis (Berkley 0-425-13529-2, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $3.99, 168pp, pb) [Last Rangers] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel, second book of a series.

The Last Rangers: Destination: Showdown Jake Davis (Berkley 0-425-13705-8, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $3.99, 169pp, pb) [Last Rangers] Post-holocaust sf adventure novel, third book of a series. Copyrighted by Berkley.

The Long Reach Susan Davis (Q.E.D. Press 0-936609-27-3, Jan ’93 [Dec ’93], $12.95, 203pp, tp, cover by Erica Fielder) Fantasy novel that follows two lovers from body to body, from medieval Europe to the distant future. Available from Q.E.D. Press, 155 Cypress St., Fort Bragg CA 95437.

The Waking Spell Carol Dawson (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 0-945575-65-3, Oct ’92 [Jan ’93], $19.95, 300pp, hc, cover by Kate Hoffman) Feminist ghost novel of four generations of East Texas women haunted by a malevolent spectre. A first novel.

Awakenings Saranne Dawson (Leisure Love Spell 0-505-51921-6, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 396pp, pb) Fantasy romance of an enchantress who falls in love with the lord who holds her captive, needing her powers to bring peace to his warring people.

Heart of the Wolf Saranne Dawson (Leisure Love Spell 0-505-51901-1, Aug ’93, $4.99, 390pp, pb) Fantasy romance of a young princes who must wed the leader of a werewolf clan but learns to love him.

Blue Bamboo: Tales of Fantasy and Romance Osamu Dazai (Kodansha International 4-7700-1738-3, Jul ’93, $22.00, 182pp, hc, cover by Yoshitaka Amano) Collection of seven stories, most with fantastic content. With an introduction and translated from the Japanese by Ralph F. McCarthy.

Rivers of Time L. Sprague de Camp (Baen 0-671-72195-X, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.99, 258pp, pb, cover by Bob Walters) [Reginald Rivers] Collection of nine stories featuring time-traveling dinosaur hunter Reginald Rivers, two original, with the first story “A Gun for Dinosaur” slightly revised. There is a new afterword by the author.

Conan the Buccaneer L. Sprague de Camp & Lin Carter (Ace 0-441-11585-3, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.50, 191pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Conan] Reissue (Lancer 1971) fantasy novel based on Robert E. Howard’s classic character; 15th printing.

The Southern Land, Known Gabriel de Foigny (Syracuse University Press 0-8156-2571-5, Dec ’93, $24.95, 152pp, hc, cover by Federico Castellon) Utopian novel of an imaginary Australia. Translated from the French by David Fausett with a preface and an introduction by him. The only previous English translation was in 1693. Originally published as La Terre Australe Connue in Geneva (1676). Available from Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse NY 13244-5160.

The Chronicles of the King’s Tramp Book 3: The Last Human Tom De Haven (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56340-8, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $4.99, 275pp, pb, cover by Kevin Johnson) [King’s Tramp] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) fantasy adventure novel, the final book of a trilogy.

Dreams Underfoot Charles de Lint (Tor 0-312-85205-3, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $22.95, 414pp, hc, cover by Terri Windling) [Newford] Collection of 19 stories set in the imaginary city of Newford, two original. There is an introduction by Terri Windling.

Into the Green Charles de Lint (Tor 0-312-85672-5, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $19.95, 249pp, hc, cover by John Howe) [Angharad] Fantasy novel based on (and containing) the Angharad stories originally published in the Sword & Sorceress anthologies.

The Little Country Charles de Lint (Tor 0-812-52248-6, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $5.99, 591pp, pb, cover by Dave Henderson) Reprint (Morrow 1991) fantasy novel of a folksinger in a Cornish town in danger because of a mysterious book that opens the way into another world.

Spiritwalk Charles de Lint (Tor 0-812-51620-6, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 398pp, pb, cover by David Bergen) [Moonheart] Reprint (Tor 1992) omnibus of one novel (Ghostwood [Axolotl 1990]), two novellas (Ascian in Rose [Axoltol 1986] & Westlin’ Wind [Axoltol 1989]), and one short story plus original introductory material. This omnibus is a sequel to Moonheart.

The Wishing Well Charles de Lint (Pulphouse/Axolotl, Aug ’93, $10.00, 99pp, tp, cover by Asia Henderson) [Newford] Fantasy novella. The trade paperback is limited to 525 signed copies. A 300-copy numbered hardcover edition ($35.00) and a 75-copy leatherbound edition ($65.00) are also available. Order from Pulphouse Publishing, Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

Baptism of Fire Linda Grant De Pauw (The Minerva Center 0-9634895-0-X, May ’93 [Feb ’93], $14.95, 393pp, tp, cover by Hannah M. G. Shapero) Sf novel about the adventures of Lt. Maggie Steele, “a woman hero in the heroic tradition of Horatio Hornblower,” newly graduated and facing the adjustment from simulated interstellar combat to the real thing. Order from The Minerva Center, 20 Granada Rd., Pasadena MD 21122.

Views Roger Dean (Pomegranate Artbooks 1-56640-448-7, Jun ’93 [Aug ’93], $25.00, 155pp, tp, cover by Roger Dean) Reprint (Dragon’s Dream 1975) art book of fantasy, architecture, record jackets, etc. Recommended (CNB). Available from Pomegranate, Box 6099, Rohnert Park CA 94927.

Magnetic Storm Roger & Martyn Dean (Pomegranate Artbooks 1-56640-449-5, Aug ’93, $25.00, 166pp, tp, cover by Roger Dean) Reprint (Dragon’s World 1984) art book, with text by Colin Greenland. Available from Pomegranate, Box 6099, Rohnert Park CA 94927.

Dracula: The Ultimate Illustrated Edition of the World-Famous Vampire Play Hamilton Deane & John L. Balderston (St. Martin’s 0-312-09279-2, May ’93, $14.95, 151pp, tp) [Dracula] Collection of two plays, the British (by Deane alone) and American (Deane’s version as rewritten by Balderston) stage versions of Dracula. Edited, annotated, and with an introduction by David J. Skal.

The Devil You Say Elisa DeCarlo (AvoNova 0-380-76993-X, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $4.50, 182pp, pb, cover by James Warren) [Aubrey Arbuthnot] Fantasy novel, first book of a new series featuring Bertie Woosterish psychic investigator Aubrey Arbuthnot and his butler Hornchurch, attempting to thwart a coven at an English country house. A first novel.

Strong Spirits Elisa DeCarlo (AvoNova 0-380-77405-4, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.50, 151pp, pb, cover by Richard Bober) [Aubrey Arbuthnot] Fantasy novel, a prequel to The Devil You Say telling the story of how Bertie Woosterish psychic investogator Aubrey Arbuthnot got his powers.

The Kruton Interface John DeChancie (Ace 0-441-14227-3, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.50, 185pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [USS Recluse] Humorous sf novel, first book of a new series featuring the incompetent crew of the USS Recluse.

Magicnet John DeChancie (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-12759-2, Dec ’93, $18.00, 234pp, hc, cover by Jean Targete) Fantasy novel with sf elements about an English professor and a witch who must save the world from the computer machinations of an evil hacker/warlock named Merlin.

Dr. Dimension John DeChancie & David Bischoff (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45252-6, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 284pp, pb) [Dr. Dimension] Comic sf novel of two feuding scientists lost in space during a war between two alien races.

Blood Ron Dee (Pocket 0-671-79242-3, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Nick Blair) Horror novel. Two FBI agents discover that a government medical research project has created a virus that turns men into vampires.

Wordwright Tom Deitz (AvoNova 0-380-76291-9, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.99, 388pp, pb, cover by Tim White) [Soulsmith] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Soulsmith” trilogy.

The Motion of Light in Water Samuel R. Delany (Masquerade/Richard Kasak 1-56333-133-0, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $12.95, 519pp, tp, cover by Brian Lynch) Non-fiction, Delany’s autobiography. This is the greatly revised and expanded text of the British edition, but does not include the Camera Obscura interview “The Column at the Market’s Edge” included there. The original version was published by Arbor House in 1988. First American edition (Paladin 1990).

Neveryona Samuel R. Delany (Wesleyan/New England University Press 0-8195-6271-8, Oct ’93, $14.95, 399pp, tp) [Neveryon] Reprint (Bantam 1983) fantasy novel, second book of the “Neveryon” series. This is the corrected text of the 1989 Grafton edition, not previously available in the US. Available from University Press of New England, 23 South Main St., Hanover NH 03755-2048.

Tales of Neveryon Samuel R. Delany (Wesleyan/New England University Press 0-8195-6270-X, Oct ’93, $12.95, 260pp, tp) [Neveryon] Reprint (Bantam 1979) fantasy collection, first book of the “Neveryon” series. This is the corrected text of the 1988 Grafton edition, including somewhat different contents, which was not previously available in the US. Available from University Press of New England, 23 South Main St., Hanover NH 03755-2048.

They Fly at Çiron Samuel R. Delany (Incunabula 0-9633637-0-0, Jul ’93, $25.00, 179pp, hc) Fantasy adventure novel of a civilized society’s conflict with warlike barbarians. Includes heavily revised and expanded versions of two pieces published previously. This edition is limited to 1000 copies. A 77-copy signed and numbered edition (-1-1) was announced but not seen. Order from Incunabula, PO Box 30146, Seattle WA 98103-0146.

Dark Sun: The Cerulean Storm Troy Denning (TSR 1-56076-642-5, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.95, 341pp, tp, cover by Brom) [Dark Sun: Prism Pentad] Fantasy novelization based on the “Dark Sun” game, fifth book of the “Prism Pentad.”

Dark Sun: The Obsidian Oracle Troy Denning (TSR 1-56076-603-4, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.95, 340pp, tp, cover by Brom) [Dark Sun: Prism Pentad] Fantasy novelization based on the “Dark Sun” game, fourth book of “The Prism Pentad”.

Blackburn Bradley Denton (St. Martin’s 0-312-08705-5, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $19.95, 296pp, hc) Associational non-supernatural horror novel, portions of which have appeared in Pulphouse and in F&SF. Recommended. (SW)

Larissa Emily Devenport (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45276-3, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $4.99, 284pp, pb) [Shade] Sf novel of a human girl fighting for survival on a world ruled by hostile aliens. Set in the same world as Shade.

The Wizard’s Shadow Susan Dexter (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38064-9, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $4.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) Fantasy novel of a peddler who is hired to escort the shadow-remnant of a murdered wizard on a journey and is forced to become a hero en route.

Beauty and the Beast: Beyond Words, Beyond Silence Nan Dibble (Cinemaker Press 0-9627508-6-4, Nov ’92 [Jan ’93], $9.95, 193pp, tp) [Beauty and the Beast] Fantasy novelization based on the TV series. A hardcover edition (-1-1, $16.95) was announced but not seen.

Eye in the Sky Philip K. Dick (Macmillan Collier Nucleus 0-02-031591-0, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $9.00, 243pp, tp, cover by Ron Walotsky) Reprint (Ace 1957) sf novel.

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said Philip K. Dick (Random House/Vintage 0-679-74066-X, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $10.00, 231pp, tp, cover by Mikio Ishizaki) Reprint (Doubleday 1974) sf novel.

Now Wait for Last Year Philip K. Dick (Random House/Vintage 0-679-74220-4, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $10.00, 230pp, tp, cover by Marco Monti) Reprint (Doubleday 1966) sf novel.

The World Jones Made Philip K. Dick (Random House/Vintage 0-679-74219-0, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $10.00, 199pp, tp, cover by Ryuichi Oleano) Reprint (Ace 1956) sf novel.

Deus Irae Philip K. Dick & Roger Zelazny (Macmillan Collier Nucleus 0-02-031589-9, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $8.00, 182pp, tp, cover by Terry Miura) Reprint (Doubleday 1976) sf novel.

AK Peter Dickinson (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21897-7, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $3.99, 229pp, pb, cover by Leo & Diane Dillon) Reprint (Gollancz 1990) associational young-adult adventure novel about a teenage African guerilla. There are alternate endings to the book, but it’s not really fantasy.

A Bone from a Dry Sea Peter Dickinson (Delacorte 0-385-30821-3, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $16.00, 200pp, hc, cover by Kazu Sanu) Associational young-adult novel contrasting the life of a young girl in prehistoric times with that of a teenager visiting her paleontologist father who’s investigating the fossil remains of the first girl’s civilization. The stories do not meet except thematically. First American edition (Gollancz 1992).

King & Joker Peter Dickinson (Warner/Mysterious Press 0-446-40309-1, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.99, 212pp, pb) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1976) humorous thriller set in an alternate England about murder involving a very different royal family.

Tulku Peter Dickinson (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21489-0, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $3.99, 286pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1979) young-adult fantasy novel set in 19th-century Tibet.

Dorsai! Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-812-50398-8, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (DAW 1976) sf novel in the “Childe Cycle”. This follows the text as published in Astounding in 1959, rather than the shortened version published as The Genetic General (Ace 1960). With a new introduction by David Drake.

The Dragon at War Gordon R. Dickson (SFBC #05866, Feb ’93, $8.98, 375pp, hc, cover by Denis Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Reprint (Ace 1992) fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Dragon and the George” series. Similar to the Ace edition except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Dragon at War Gordon R. Dickson (Ace 0-441-16611-3, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $5.50, 375pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Reprint (Ace 1992) fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Dragon Knight” series.

The Dragon Knight Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-812-50943-9, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $5.99, 503pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Dragon Knight] Reissue (Tor 1990) fantasy novel, sequel to The Dragon and the George; second printing.

The Dragon on the Border Gordon R. Dickson (Ace 0-441-16657-1, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $5.50, 393pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Reprint (Ace 1992) fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Dragon Knight” series.

Lost Dorsai: The New Dorsai Companion Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-812-50404-6, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 278pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (Ace 1980 as Lost Dorsai) sf collection of two pieces, a short novel and a story. This omits the 1980 afterword by Sandra Miesel and includes excerpts from “A Childe Cycle Concordance” by David W. Wixon.

Sleepwalker’s World Gordon R. Dickson (Baen 0-671-72161-5, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.99, 217pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) Reprint (Lippincott 1971) sf novel.

Soldier, Ask Not Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-812-50400-3, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $4.99, 313pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (Dell 1967) Hugo Award-winning sf novel in “The Childe Cycle”.

The Spirit of Dorsai Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-812-50403-8, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $4.99, 249pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (Ace 1979) collection of three stories in the “Childe Cycle.”

The Harriers, Book Two: Blood and Honor ed. Gordon R. Dickson (Baen 0-671-72181-X, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $4.99, 237pp, pb, cover by Nan Fredman) [Harriers] Original shared-world anthology of two stories and a short novel, set in a world created by Dickson; second book of “The Harriers” series. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Legion of the Damned William C. Dietz (Ace 0-441-48040-3, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $4.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Bruce Jensen) [Legion of the Damned] Military sf novel of a future where elite fighting units are made up of cybernetic life forms housing the consciousnesses of the terminally ill.

Star Trek Deep Space Nine #1: Emissary J. M. Dillard (Pocket 0-671-78958-9, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $5.50, 274pp, pb) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Star Trek novelization, first book of a new series based on the new “Next Generation” spinoff TV series.

Escape to the Wind Jennifer DiMarco (Castillo International 0-9628621-5-0, Jun ’93 [Aug ’93], $11.95, 238pp, tp) [Patriarchy] Lesbian post-holocaust sf novel set in a domed Seattle ruled by an anti-feminist military dictatorship called The Patriarchy. First book of a series. Available from Pride & Imprints, 7419 Ebbert Drive SE, Port Orchard, WA 98367.

Winter’s Tales Isak Dinesen (Random House/Vintage 0-679-74334-0, Jul ’93, $12.00, 313pp, tp) Reprint (Putnam 1942) collection of 11 gothic stories, several definitely fantasy.

The Businessman Thomas M. Disch (Berkley 0-425-13746-5, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.99, 325pp, pb) Reprint (Harper & Row 1984) black comedy dark fantasy novel of a killer haunted by his murdered wife and her mother.

The M.D. Thomas M. Disch (Berkley 0-425-13261-7, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.99, 466pp, pb) Reissue (Knopf 1991) literary horror thriller; seventh printing.

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