The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Ghosts: A Treasury of Chilling Tales Old & New ed. Marvin Kaye (Longmeadow 0-681-41740-4, 1993 [Oct ’93], $17.95, 652pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1981) anthology of 54 ghost stories. This is a special leatherbound gilt-edge edition.

Lovers and Other Monsters ed. Marvin Kaye (Longmeadow 0-681-41738-2, Sep ’93 [Oct ’93], $17.95, 499pp, hc) Reprint (SFBC 1992) anthology of 48 stories, four poems, and one play about love and the supernatural, 12 original, with an introduction by the editor plus a bibliography and a filmography. This is a special leatherbound gilt-edge edition.

Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown ed. Marvin Kaye (SFBC #00588, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $10.98, 573pp, hc, cover by Edward Gorey) Anthology of 58 macabre stories and poems, at least six original.

Daughters of Darkness: Lesbian Vampire Stories ed. Pam Keesey (Cleis Press 0-939416-78-6, Oct ’93, $9.95, 246pp, tp) Anthology of six lesbian vampire stories and four novel excerpts, with an introduction by the editor and a bibliography/filmography.

Battletech: Blood of Heroes Andrew Keith (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45259-3, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.99, 339pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Battletech] Sf novelization based on the “Battletech” game, with illustrations by Rick Harris. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

The Fifth Foreign Legion #3: Cohort of the Damned Andrew Keith (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45227-5, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.50, 272pp, pb) [Fifth Foreign Legion] Sf novel, third book of a series about human forces trying to keep down a conquered alien race.

Stingray Bill Keith (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100615-7, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.50, 314pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) Near-future military sf adventure thriller about a battle between two 21st-century supersubs.

Buck Rogers: Warlords of Jupiter William H. Keith, Jr. (TSR 1-56076-576-3, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $3.95, 278pp, tp, cover by David O. Miller) [Invaders of Charon; Buck Rogers] Sf novelization based on the Buck Rogers role-playing game, third book of the “Invaders of Charon” series.

Warstrider William H. Keith, Jr. (AvoNova 0-380-76879-8, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Warstrider] Military sf adventure novel about a battle against an alien race whose aim is destroy everyone else in the galaxy; first book of a new series.

Warstrider: Rebellion William H. Keith, Jr. (AvoNova 0-380-76880-1, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $4.99, 310pp, pb) [Warstrider] Military sf novel, second book of a series about the battle against an alien race whose aim is to destroy all other life in the galaxy.

Animus Ed Kelleher & Harriette Vidal (Leisure 0-8439-3473-5, Jul ’93, $4.50, 272pp, pb) Horror novel of parents who realize that their child is a monstrous inhuman creature.

The Possession Ronald Kelly (Zebra 0-8217-4368-6, Nov ’93 [Dec ’93], $4.50, 381pp, pb) Horror novel of a modern couple caught up in an ongoing spectral drama begun during the Civil War.

Hero Daniel R. Kerns (Ace 0-441-32802-4, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $4.50, 197pp, pb, cover by Cliff Miller) [Hero.] Military sf novel of an alien fighter pilot who breaks his own people’s law to rescue his human allies. Kerns is a pen-name for Jacqueline Lichtenberg.

Daggerspell Katharine Kerr (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56521-4, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $5.50, 461pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Deverry] Reprint (Doubleday 1986) fantasy novel, first book of the “Deverry” series. The text for this edition has been corrected and some slight revisions were made.

Days of Blood and Fire Katharine Kerr (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37204-1, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $11.95, 402pp, tp, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Deverry: Westlands] Celtic fantasy novel, third book of the “Westlands Sequence” and seventh book of the overall “Deverry” series. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1993 as A Time of War: Days of Blood and Fire).

A Time of Omens Katharine Kerr (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29011-8, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.50, 395pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Deverry: Westlands] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1992) Celtic fantasy novel, sixth book of the “Deverry” series.

A Philosophical Investigation Philip Kerr (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-23176-1, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $20.00, 330pp, hc) Near-future sf thriller set in a world where serial killings have become epidemic and the government is attempting to weed out potential killers. First American edition (Chatto & Windus 1992).

Temporary Walls: An Anthology of Moral Fantasy ed. Greg Ketter & Robert T. Garcia (DreamHaven/1993 World Fantasy Convention 0-9630944-4-0, Oct ’93, $15.95, 75pp, hc, cover by Thomas Canty) Original anthology of six stories “inspired by John Gardner’s On Moral Fiction,” with an introduction by the editors. This is the 1993 World Fantasy Convention Souvenir book. Available from DreamHaven Books, 1309 Fourth St. SE, Minneapolis MN 55414. Tel. orders 612-379-0657.

I’ll Be Watching You Samuel M. Key (Jove 0-515-11277-1, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 296pp, pb) Associational thriller of a battered wife rescued by a photographer with far worse plans for her than she can imagine. Key is a pen-name for Charles de Lint.

Hogfoot Right and Bird-Hands Garry Kilworth (Edgewood Press 0-9629066-3-8, May ’93, $9.00, 156pp, tp, cover by Ian Miller) Collection of 13 sf and fantasy stories, with an introduction by Robert Holdstock. Order from Edgewood Press, PO Box 380264, Cambridge MA 02238. Please add $1.00 for shipping.

Promise Me Heaven Katharine Kincaid (Zebra Lovegram 0-8217-4321-X, Oct ’93 [Dec ’93], $4.50, 448pp, pb) Historical fantasy romance. A woman of ancient Greece incurs the wrath of Zeus by resisting his advances and is sent by his thunderbolt to the Old West. Copyrighted by Pam Daoust.

Ravenloft: Carnival of Fear J. Robert King (TSR 1-56076-628-X, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.95, 332pp, tp, cover by Philip Babilo) [Ravenloft] Fantasy novelization based on the “Ravenloft” game.

Fantastic Fantasy Cartoons ed. James B. King (Sovereign Seal 0-9627030-3-6, Dec ’92 [Jan ’93], $5.95, 64pp, tp, cover by Richard Tomasic) Book of fantasy-oriented cartoon panels by 10 artists. Order from StarLance Publications, 50 Basin Drive, Mesa WA 99343.

Carrie Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-08695-4, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $25.00, 181pp, hc, cover by Thomas Holdorf) Reissue (Doubleday 1974) horror novel; third printing. Apparently identical to previous printings except for the new Doubleday address.

The Dark Half Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17181-0, Apr ’93, $5.99, 467pp, pb) Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 1989) horror novel; 15th printing. This is a movie tie-in edition.

Dolores Claiborne Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17709-6, Dec ’93, $6.99, 372pp, pb) Reprint (Viking 1992) associational mainstream crime novel with virtually no horror/fantasy elements.

Gerald’s Game Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17646-4, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $6.99, 445pp, pb, cover by Rob Wood) Reprint (Viking 1992) horror novel about a woman left handcuffed to a bed after her husband suffers a heart attack during a bondage game in a secluded cabin. There are no supernatural elements.

Needful Things Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17859-9, Aug ’93, $6.99, 736pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1991) horror novel. A movie tie-in edition. 10th printing.

Night Shift Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-12991-2, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $25.00, 441pp, hc, cover by Thomas Holdorf) Reissue (Doubleday 1978) collection; 16th printing. This edition has some pages redesigned.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes Stephen King (Viking 0-670-85108-6, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $27.50, 816pp, hc, cover by Rob Wood) Collection of 23 stories with an introduction by the author. 19 of the stories are reprints, with one of the four originals, “Umney’s Last Case,” being available online prior to this book publication.

Pet Sematary Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-18244-9, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $25.00, 373pp, hc, cover by Thomas Holdorf) Reissue (Doubleday 1983) horror novel; 14th printing. This edition has some pages redesigned.

’Salem’s Lot Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-00751-5, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $25.00, 451pp, hc, cover by Thomas Holdorf) Reissue (Doubleday 1975) vampire horror novel; 18th printing. This edition has some pages redesigned.

The Shining Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-12167-9, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $25.00, 450pp, hc, cover by Thomas Holdorf) Reissue (Doubleday 1977) horror novel; 17th printing. This edition has some pages redesigned.

The Stand Stephen King (Doubleday 0-385-19957-0, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $30.00, 1153pp, hc, cover by Thomas Holdorf) Reissue (Doubleday 1990) revised edition of King’s 1978 apocalyptic horror novel; second printing. This edition seems identical to the earlier printing, including Doubleday’s old address, but with a new jacket.

One on One Tabitha King (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-93590-8, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $23.00, 485pp, hc) Associational novel of high school romance and basketball, set in Stephen King’s fictional towns of Castle Rock and Derry.

How the Leopard Got His Spots and Other Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling (Shambhala/Barefoot Books 1-56957-902-4, Sep ’93 [Oct ’93], $6.00, 173pp, hc, cover by Joseph M. Gleeson) Collection of eight children’s fantasy stories that originally appeared in Just So Stories for Little Children (Macmillan 1902), with black-&-white illustrations by the author and color illustrations by Joseph M. Gleeson and a preface by editor Jonathan Cott. This is a miniature (8x12 cm.) book.

Iapetus William S. Kirby (Ace 0-441-35570-6, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $4.50, 243pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) Cyberpunk PI novel about investigator Jefferson Kayoto’s hunt for a colony of killer telepaths on one of Saturn’s moons.

DragonLance: The Black Wing Mary Kirchoff (TSR 1-56076-650-6, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.95, 314pp, tp, cover by Jeff Easley) [DragonLance: Villains] Fantasy novelization based on the “DragonLance” game, second book of the “Villains” series.

Alien Secrets Annette Curtis Klause (Delacorte 0-385-30928-7, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $14.95, 227pp, hc, cover by Philip Howe) Young-adult sf novel of intrigue surrounding a stolen treasure on a haunted spacecraft.

The Crystal Dragon Richard A. Knaak (Warner Questar 0-446-36432-0, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $4.99, 299pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Dragonrealm] Fantasy novel, seventh book in the overall “Dragonrealm” series.

King of the Grey Richard A. Knaak (Warner Questar 0-446-36463-0, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $5.50, 282pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) Fantasy novel of a human chosen to be the king of a twilight world of phantoms.

Carnosaur Harry Adam Knight (Tor 0-812-53494-8, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $4.50, 210pp, pb) Reprint (Star 1984) sf/horror novel of genetically engineered dinosaurs. This is a movie tie-in edition. Knight is a pseudonym for John Brosnan and Leroy Kettle.

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