The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Hobkin Peni Griffin (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-036356-4, Sep ’93, $3.99, 202pp, tp, cover by Scott Gladden) Reprint (McElderry 1992) young-adult fantasy about runaway sisters who settle in an abandoned farmhouse and meet the brownie who lives there.

Switching Well Peni R. Griffin (Macmillan McElderry 0-689-50581-7, Apr ’93 [May ’93], $15.95, 218pp, hc, cover by Bob Crofut) Young-adult time-travel fantasy novel of a girl from 1891 who switches places with a girl from 1991.

Ammonite Nicola Griffith (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37891-1, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.99, 360pp, pb, cover by Bruce Jensen) Sf novel of a company anthropologist sent to test a vaccine against a deadly virus on a planet where surviving colonists were abandoned centuries before. A first novel. Recommended (SW).

Retro Lives Lee Grimes (AvoNova 0-380-76913-1, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.50, 196pp, pb, cover by Robert Wood) Sf novel of a man who suffers a genetic glitch that causes him to relive his adult life over and over.

Replay Ken Grimwood (Ace 0-441-71592-3, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.99, 313pp, pb) Reissue (Arbor House 1987) World Fantasy Award-winning fantasy novel of life relived; fourth printing.

Edge of Infinity Jeffrey Groteboer (Mayhaven Publishing 1-878044-13-3, Nov ’92 [Jan ’93], $6.95, 272pp, tp, cover by Todd Mitchell Porter) Sf novel of galactic exploration by the crew of the starship M.C. Escher.

Dragon’s Domain Thorarinn Gunnarsson (Ace 0-441-16665-2, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.99, 261pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) Fantasy novel about dragons.

Bedlam Boyz Ellen Guon (Baen 0-671-72177-1, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.99, 293pp, pb, cover by C. W. Kelly & Larry Dixon) [Bedlam’s Bard] Fantasy novel about an L.A. street kid whose healing powers make her a target for gangs as well as more ancient and powerful evils. A “prequel” to Knight of Ghosts and Shadows and Summoned to Tourney, written with Mercedes Lackey.

Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time James Gurney (BOMC/QPBC, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $18.95, 159pp, tp, cover by James Gurney) [Dinotopia] Reprint (Turner 1992) art book, a “traveler’s diary” through a “lost world” where humans and intelligent dinosaurs co-exist. Similar to the Turner edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has the jacket printed as the soft cover.

The Last Frontier: Imagining Other Worlds, from the Copernican Revolution to Modern Science Fiction Karl S. Guthke (Cornell University Press 0-8014-9727-2, Jun ’93, $14.95, 402pp, tp) Reprint (Cornell 1990) non-fiction, a literary history of the idea that man is not alone in the universe, from Copernicus to The War of the Worlds. Originally published in Switzerland (Francke 1983) and translated from the German by Helen Atkins. Order from Cornell University Press, Sage House, 512 East State St., Ithaca NY 14851-0250.

Dangerous Journeys™: Death in Delhi Gary Gygax (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45244-5, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $4.99, 287pp, pb) [Dangerous Journeys] Fantasy novelization, third book in a series based on a fantasy role-playing game. Packaged by GDW and copyrighted by Omega Helios Ltd.

Ghost Beyond Earth G. M. Hague (Pan Australia 0-330-27390-6, 1993 [Oct ’93], A$11.95, 591pp, pb, cover by Mike Worrall) Horror novel of a former priest who’s a catalyst for evil forces. This is an Australian first edition.

The Rainbow Fairy Book ed. Michael Hague & Andrew Lang (Morrow/Books of Wonder 0-688-10878-4, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $20.00, 288pp, hc, cover by Michael Hague) 31 classic fairy tales selected by artist Michael Hague from Andrew Lang’s 12 collections with numerous full-color and black & white illustrations by Michael Hague.

Heathcliff: The Return to Wuthering Heights Lin Haire-Sargeant (Pocket 0-671-77701-7, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $5.99, 292pp, pb, cover by Pamela Patrick) Reprint (Pocket 1992 as H: The Story of Heathcliff’s Journey Back to Wuthering Heights) historical gothic novel with ghosts, a sequel to the Emily Bronte classic. The story deals with the years Heathcliff was away from Cathy while she was married to Edgar Linton.

High Steel Jack C. Haldeman, II & Jack Dann (Tor 0-312-93163-8, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $18.95, 252pp, hc, cover by Tim Jacobus) [John Stranger] Sf novel of an American Indian orbital construction worker who holds the key to alien contact.

Dealing in Futures Joe Haldeman (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45258-5, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.99, 350pp, pb) Reprint (Viking 1985) collection of 11 stories and three poems.

Star Trek: World Without End Joe Haldeman (Bantam 0-553-24174-5, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 150pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sano) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1979) Star Trek novelization; third printing.

Vietnam and Other Alien Worlds Joe Haldeman (NESFA Press 0-915368-52-8, Feb ’93 [Mar ’93], $17.00, 223pp, hc, cover by Tom Kidd) Collection of four stories, five essays (four original), and four poems with a long introduction by the author. A signed slipcased 175-copy limited edition (-98-6, $30.00) is also available. Order from NESFA Press, Box 809, Framingham MA 01701-0203. Postage/handing is $2.00.

Worlds Enough and Time Joe Haldeman (AvoNova 0-380-70801-9, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 318pp, pb) [Worlds] Reprint (Morrow 1992) sf novel, third book of the “Worlds” trilogy. A fitting end to an excellent series (CNB).

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review Index Volume 20, 1989 Hal W. Hall (Borgo Press 0-8095-6804-7, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $25.00, 90pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. The latest volume of an ongoing index to sf and fantasy book reviews, arranged by author and work. Available from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406-2845.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Review Index Volume 20, 1989 Hal W. Hall (SFBRI 0-935064-24-9, Nov ’93, $10.00, 90pp, ph) Reprint (Borgo Press 1993) non-fiction, reference. An index of reviews that appeared in 1989. This is actually the same inside as the hardcover Borgo Press edition which is aimed at libraries. Order from SFBRI, 3608 Meadows Lane, Bryan TX 77802.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index: 1985-1991 Hal W. Hall (Libraries Unlimited 1-56308-113-X, Jul ’93, $90.00, 677pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. An index to critical and historical articles on sf and fantasy, indexed by author and subject. This is a follow-up to the earlier Guide which covered 1978-1984. A major research tool for most libraries. Recommended (CNB). Available from Libraries Unlimited, PO Box 6633, Englewood CO 80155-6633.

Dog Wizard Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37714-1, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.99, 389pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Windrose] Fantasy novel, third book of “The Windrose Chronicles”.

Dog Wizard Barbara Hambly (SFBC #01263, Aug ’93, $8.98, 389pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Windrose] Reprint (Del Rey 1993) fantasy novel, third book of “The Windrose Chronicles”. First hardcover edition. This edition lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Guilty Pleasures Laurell K. Hamilton (Ace 0-441-30483-4, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $4.99, 266pp, pb, cover by Steve Gardner) [Anita Blake] Horror novel of a professional vampire hunter forced by New Orleans’ undead elite to hunt a vampire-killer. First book of a new series.

Icarus Descending Elizabeth Hand (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56288-6, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.99, 334pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Winterlong] Sf novel of genetically engineered races in conflict with humanity, set in the same universe as Winterlong and Aestival Tide.

Rapid Growth Mary L. Hanner (Dell Abyss 0-440-21337-1, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $4.99, 387pp, pb) Sf/horror novel of a small California town ravaged by a plague of fast-growing, inexplicable tumors. A first novel.

The Peter Pan Chronicles: The Nearly One-Hundred-Year History of the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up Bruce K. Hanson (Birch Lane 1-55972-160-X, Aug ’93 [Sep ’93], $21.95, 288pp, hc) [Peter Pan] Non-fiction. A 99-year history of Peter Pan as a literary property, from The Little White Bird to Hook, with many illustrations.

Vultures of the Void: A History of British Science Fiction Publishing, 1946-1956 Philip Harbottle & Stephen Holland (Borgo Press 0-89370-415-6, Jan ’93, $15.00, 128pp, tp) Non-fiction, criticism, a history of post-WWII British science fiction. A hardcover edition (-315-X, $25.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Borgo Press, Order Dept., PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406-2845.

The Vicar of Morbing Vyle Richard Harland (Karl Evans 0-646-12963-5, Jul ’93, no price, 305pp, tp) Gothic dark fantasy novel about an Australian town perverted by the powers of an evil vicar. This is an Australian edition. Available from Karl Evans, PO Box 134, Wollongong East, NSW 2520, Australia. Telephone: (042) 293549.

Storm Runner Tara K. Harper (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37162-3, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.99, 310pp, pb, cover by Edwin Herder) [Wolfwalker] Sf novel, third book of the “Tales of the Wolves” series.

Solay Mark Jonathan Harris (Macmillan Bradbury 0-02-742655-6, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $13.95, 137pp, hc, cover by Doron Ben-Ami) Young-adult sf novel of a young girl whose life is changed by her meeting with an alien girl from the planet Zironia.

Fatherland Robert Harris (BOMC/QPBC, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $11.95, 338pp, tp) Reprint (Random UK 1992) alternate-history political thriller set in 1964 Berlin. Similar to the 1992 Random House edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has the jacket printed as the soft cover.

Fatherland Robert Harris (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100662-9, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $6.50, 380pp, pb) Reprint (Random UK 1992) alternate-history political thriller set in 1964 Berlin.

The Eyes of the Beast Steve Harris (Tor 0-812-52235-4, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $3.99, 562pp, pb) Horror novel of a monster that comes from toilets. First American edition (Headline 1990 as AdventureLand).

The Hammer and the Cross Harry Harrison (Tor 0-312-85439-0, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $23.95, 415pp, hc, cover by Kevin Johnson) [Hammer and the Cross] Historical fantasy novel about a conflict between Norse and Christian gods in the ninth century A.D. Copyrighted by Harrison and John Holm. First American edition (Legend 1993 as by Harry Harrison & John Holm).

Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison (Tor 0-812-53507-3, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $4.50, 250pp, pb) Reissue (Bantam 1962) sf novel; fifth printing.

The QE2 Is Missing Harry Harrison (Tor 0-812-53424-7, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.99, 352pp, pb) Reissue (Futura 1980) associational thriller; second printing.

Stainless Steel Visions Harry Harrison (Tor 0-312-85245-2, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $18.95, 254pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) Collection of 13 stories, one original, with an introduction by the author and illustrations by Bryn Barnard. Packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications. Simultaneous with British (Legend) edition.

The Turing Option Harry Harrison & Marvin Minsky (SFBC #05543, Jan ’93, $10.98, 422pp, hc, cover by Carol Gillot) Reprint (Warner 1992) sf thriller about the development of an AI. Minsky is the former director of MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab. Similar to the Warner edition except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Turing Option Harry Harrison & Marvin Minsky (Warner Questar 0-446-36496-7, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $5.99, 409pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (Warner 1992) sf thriller about the development of an AI. Minsky is the former director of MIT’s Artificial Intelligence Lab.

Christmas Forever ed. David G. Hartwell (Tor 0-312-85576-1, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $24.95, 425pp, hc, cover by Donato) Original anthology of 28 sf and fantasy Christmas stories.

Christmas Stars ed. David G. Hartwell (Tor 0-812-52286-9, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.99, 305pp, pb, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) Reissue (Tor 1992) anthology of 25 sf Christmas stories; second printing.

Foundations of Fear ed. David G. Hartwell (BOMC/QPBC, Jul ’93 [Aug ’93], $15.95, 660pp, tp, cover by Thomas Canty) Reprint (Tor 1992) survey anthology of 30 horror stories with a critical introduction and story notes. This is a companion volume to the earlier anthology The Dark Descent. Similar to the Tor edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has the jacket printed as the soft cover.

Bored of the Rings The Harvard Lampoon (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45261-5, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $8.00, 149pp, tp) [Middle-Earth] Reprint (Signet 1969) parody of “The Lord of the Rings”.

Dr. Gravity Dennis Haseley (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-31842-5, Oct ’92 [Jan ’93], $17.00, 322pp, hc, cover by John S. Dykes) Young-adult sf novel of a mad scientist determined to save his small hometown from an evil force — gravity.

Somebody Help Me Beverly Hastings (Berkley 0-425-13906-9, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $3.99, 184pp, pb) Young-adult ESP/horror novel of a teenage girl who is the only one who can hear the voice of a kidnapped child calling out to her.

Sinistre: An Anthology of Rituals ed. George Hatch (Horror’s Head Press, May ’93, $8.95, 158pp, tp, cover by t. winter-damon) Original anthology of 16 graphic horror stories, with collage illustrations by t. winter-damon. This is also Nøctulpa, Journal of Horror #7. Order from Horror’s Head Press, 140 Dickie Ave., Staten Island NY 10314. Please add $1.05 postage.

Ghost Light Rick Hautala (Zebra 0-8217-4320-1, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $4.99, 511pp, pb) Horror novel about two abused children haunted both by a ghost and the danger posed by their murderous father.

Hawk’s Author’s Pseudonyms for Book Collectors Pat Hawk (Pat Hawk, May ’93, $49.50, 580pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. A listing of author pseudonyms listed in two sections, by author and by pseudonym. This seems to be more complete than the copy we reviewed from. A trade paperback edition ($39.50) was announced but not seen. A useful reference book. Recommended (SW). Order from Pat Hawk, 1740 Sunshine Lane, Southlake TX 76092. Add $5.00 for shipping.

Dark Sun: The Outcast Simon Hawke (TSR 1-56076-676-X, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $4.95, 308pp, tp, cover by Brom) [Dark Sun: Tribe of One] Fantasy novelization based on the “Dark Sun” game, first book of the “Tribe of One” trilogy.

The Inadequate Adept Simon Hawke (Warner Questar 0-446-36246-8, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.99, 216pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Reluctant Sorcerer] Humorous fantasy novel, second book of the “Reluctant Sorcerer” series.

Star Trek, the Next Generation #26: The Romulan Prize Simon Hawke (Pocket 0-671-79746-8, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $5.50, 279pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization.

The Wizard of Camelot Simon Hawke (Warner Questar 0-446-36242-5, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.99, 215pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Wizard] Fantasy novel, seventh book of the “Wizard” series.

The Wizard of Lovecraft’s Cafe Simon Hawke (Warner Questar 0-446-36517-3, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $4.99, 210pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Wizard] Fantasy novel, eighth book of the “Wizard” series.

The Wealdwife’s Tale Paul Hazel (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-12188-8, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $20.00, 295pp, hc, cover by Kinuko Craft) Fantasy novel combining a fairytale setting, more complex relationships, and a darkening tone.

The Torching Marcy Heidish (Avon 0-380-72054-X, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 260pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1992) horror thriller. Bookstore owner/writer Alice Grey’s life begins to parallel that of her subject, an 18th-century midwife burned as a witch, while paranormal incidents fill her days.

Expanded Universe Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 0-441-21891-1, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $5.50, 582pp, pb, cover by William Giese) Reissue (Grosset & Dunlap 1980) collection; 12th printing. A greatly expanded version of The Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 1966).

Glory Road Robert A. Heinlein (Baen 0-671-72167-4, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $10.00, 294pp, tp, cover by Steve Hickman) Reprint (Putnam 1963) sf novel.

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