The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Battletech: Main Event Jim Long (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45245-3, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $4.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Battletech] Sf novelization based on the Battletech game, with interioir illustrations by Terry Pavlet. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

The Undead Roxanne Longstreet (Zebra 0-8217-4068-7, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.50, 318pp, pb) Horror novel of a vampire morgue attendant in danger from another of his kind.

Castle of Eyes Penelope Love (Chaosium 1-56882-005-4, Apr ’93 [Jun ’93], $14.95, 236pp, tp, cover by Mark Wagner) Fantasy novel of a girl who wakes up in a strange and magical castle and must learn to cope with her new existence.

The Dunwich Horror and Others H. P. Lovecraft (Easton Press, Oct ’93, no price, 433pp, hc) Reprint (Arkham House 1963) collection of 16 stories, with a new introduction by Darrell Schweitzer and artwork by Jill Bauman. The text is that of the corrected 1985 sixth printing. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Forgotten Realms: The Prince of Lies James Lowder (TSR 1-56076-626-3, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.95, 376pp, tp, cover by Brom) [Forgotten Realms] Fantasy novelization based on the “Forgotten Realms” game, a sequel to the “Avatar” trilogy.

Forgotten Realms: Realms of Valor ed. James Lowder (TSR 1-56076-557-7, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.95, 339pp, tp, cover by Clyde Caldwell) [Forgotten Realms] Original anthology of 11 short stories based on the “Forgotten Realms” game, with an afterword by Jeff Grubb.

The Giver Lois Lowry (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-64566-2, Apr ’93, $13.95, 180pp, hc) Young-adult utopian sf novel about a boy who discovers the secrets underlying his seemingly perfect tribal society.

The Star Wars Trilogy George Lucas, Donald F. Glut & James Kahn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38438-5, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $5.99, 471pp, pb) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey 1987) omnibus of the three Star Wars novelizations, Star Wars (Ballantine 1976), The Empire Strikes Back (Del Rey 1980), and Return of the Jedi (Del Rey 1983).

The Big Empty James Luceno (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37449-5, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $4.99, 291pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Sf novel of a cyborg caught in the middle of a war between men and AIs.

Blood Brothers Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52061-0, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $5.99, 565pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Vampire World] Reprint (Tor 1992) horror novel about alien vampires, first book of the “Vampire World” series, a follow-up to the “Necroscope” series.

Fruiting Bodies and Other Fungi Brian Lumley (Tor 0-312-85458-7, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $18.95, 287pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) Collection of 13 horror stories with an introduction by the author. Simultaneous with the British (Roc) edition.

Hero of Dreams Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52419-5, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $4.99, 240pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Dreamlands] Reprint (W. Paul Ganley 1986) dark fantasy novel with ties to the Cthulhu Mythos, first book of the “Dreamland” series.

Iced on Aran & Other Dream Quests Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-47-0, Nov ’92 [Jun ’93], $25.00, 184pp, hc, cover by Stephen E. Fabian) [Dreamlands] Collection of five stories set in the world of Lovecraft’s The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath, with artwork by Stephen E. Fabian. First American edition (Headline 1990) and first hardcover edition. This is a 1992 book not seen until now. Order from W. Paul Ganley, P.O. Box 149, Buffalo NY 14226. Include $1.50 postage/handling.

The Last Aerie Brian Lumley (Tor 0-312-85358-0, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $22.95, 479pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Vampire World] Vampire dark fantasy novel, second book of the “Vampire World” series, a follow-up to the “Necroscope” series.

Psychamok Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52032-7, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $5.99, 508pp, pb, cover by Jim Thiesen) [Psychomech] Psychic horror novel, third book of the “Psychomech” series. First American edition (Granada 1985).

Ship of Dreams Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52420-9, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 243pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Dreamlands] Reprint (W. Paul Ganley 1986) dark fantasy novel with ties to the Cthulhu Mythos, second book of the “Dreamland” series.

Great Artist Carl Lundgren (Gator Press, Dec ’93, $25.00, 120pp, tp, cover by Carl Lundgren) Self-published art book/autobiography. Includes many reproductions of covers and paintings, plus various ephemera and autobiographical text. This is a 3,000-copy signed numbered edition. Available for $25 postpaid from Gator Press, 115 North Conrad Ave., Lecanto FL 34461.

The Digital Wristwatch of Philip K. Dick/Hyperprism Richard A. Lupoff (Gryphon Books 0-936071-25-7, Nov ’93, $9.95, 28/26pp, tp, cover by Allen Koszowski) Collection of two reprint sf short stories, printed à la the Ace Doubles. Available from Gryphon Publications, PO Box 209, Brooklyn NY 11228. Gryphon Double #7.

The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales ed. Alison Lurie (Oxford University Press 0-19-214218-6, Jun ’93, $25.00, 455pp, hc, cover by Maxfield Parrish) Anthology of 19th and 20th century literary fairy tales, from Hawthorne to Le Guin. There is an introduction by the editor, on fairy tales, and biographical notes on the authors. Simultaneous with the UK edition.

Angel Eyes Eric Lustbader (Fawcett Crest 0-449-21852-X, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $5.99, 531pp, pb) Reprint (Fawcett 1991) near-future technothriller with sf elements.

The Kaisho Eric Lustbader (Pocket 0-671-86806-3, Oct ’93 [Nov ’93], $22.00, 481pp, hc, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Nicholas Linnear] Psychic/mystical thriller in the ongoing series featuring Nicholas Linnear, the Ninja. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1993).

The Belly of the Wolf R. A. MacAvoy (Morrow 0-688-09601-8, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $20.00, 187pp, hc, cover by Pamela Patrick) [Lens of the World] Sf novel, third book of the “Lens of the World” series. First American edition (Headline 1993 as Winter of the Wolf).

James Branch Cabell and Richmond-in-Virginia Edgar MacDonald (University Press of Mississippi 0-87805-622-X, May ’93, $39.95, 373pp, hc) Non-fiction, a biography of the author of Jurgen. Order from the University of Mississippi Press, 3825 Ridgewood Rd., Jackson MI 39211-6492. [James Branch Cabell]

The Light Princess George MacDonald (Shambhala/Barefoot Books 1-56957-903-2, Sep ’93 [Oct ’93], $6.00, 131pp, hc, cover by Arthur Hughes) Classic fairy tale that originally appeared in MacDonald’s adult novel Adela Cathcart (Hurst & Blackett 1864). It was excerpted in the collection Dealing with the Fairies (Strahan 1867). This text is that of the 1867 version, with colorized reproductions of Arthur Hughes’ black-an-white illustrations for that edition. This has been published as a stand-alone volume previously, although the initial edition has been impossible to determine. There is a preface by series editor Jonathan Cott. This is a miniature (8x12 cm.) book.

The Princess and the Goblin George MacDonald (Random House/Knopf Everyman’s Library 0-679-42810-0, Oct ’93 [Dec ’93], $12.95, 238pp, hc) [Curdie] Reprint (Routledge 1871) classic juvenile fantasy novel, with the original illustrations by Arthur Hughes.

The Darkness Within Shawn MacDonald (Zebra 0-8217-4163-2, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $4.50, 318pp, pb) Horror novel of a young girl who discovers that the evil of her demonic grandmother is reaching out from the grave.

The Rushdie Letters: Freedom to Speak, Freedom to Write ed. Steve MacDonough (University of Nebraska Press 0-8032-8198-6, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $9.95, 189pp, tp) Associational non-fiction. A collection of 26 responses by prominent authors to the fatwa, plus Rushdie’s essay “One Thousand Days in a Balloon” and a chronology. First American edition (Brandon 1993). [Salman Rushdie]

The Year the Horses Came Mary Mackey (HarperSan Francisco 0-06-250735-4, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $22.00, 376pp, hc, cover by Tim Jessell) [Earthsong Trilogy] Prehistoric fantasy romance about the love of a beautiful priestess for one of the marauding nomads invading her people’s land.

Mindwarps John Maclay (Maclay & Associates, Sep ’92 [Feb ’93], $9.95, 139pp, hc) Collection of 22 horror stories. This is a signed 500-copy limited edition. Order from Maclay & Associates, PO Box 16253, Baltimore MD 21210.

Knights of the Blood Scott MacMillan (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45256-9, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.99, 350pp, pb) [Knights of the Blood] Dark fantasy novel of an LA cop on the hunt for Nazi vampires. The spine and front cover read “Created by/Katherine Kurtz/Scott MacMillan.” The title page makes the actual authorship clear. Packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates, and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates and Katherine Kurtz. MacMillan is married to Kurtz.

Freedom Convoy Chola Mahes (Dorrance Publishing 0-8059-3305-0, May ’93, $14.95, 274pp, tp, cover by John Dotegowski) Post-holocaust sf road novel of a group of survivors fleeing the ruins of San Francisco in search of a paradise rumored to be on the Florida coast. This is a worldwide edition with both US and UK prices. A first novel. Order from Dorrance Publishing, 643 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh PA 15222.

The Changeover Margaret Mahy (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-036599-0, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $3.99, 214pp, pb, cover by Tom Stimpson) Reprint (Dent 1984) Carnegie Medal-winning young-adult occult fantasy novel.

Dangerous Spaces Margaret Mahy (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-036362-9, May ’93 [Jun ’93], $3.99, 154pp, tp, cover by Linda Thomas) Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1991) young-adult ghost story.

The Door in the Air and Other Stories Margaret Mahy (Dell Yearling 0-440-40774-5, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $3.50, 106pp, tp) Reprint (Dent 1988) young-adult collection of nine fantasy stories, illustrated by Diana Catchpole.

The Girl with the Green Ear: Stories About Magic in Nature Margaret Mahy (Knopf Bullseye 0-679-84000-1, Apr ’93 [Jul ’93], $3.25, 100pp, tp, cover by Shirley Hughes) Reprint (Knopf 1992) collection of nine young-adult fantasy stories previously published in various British Mahy collections, with the original illustrations by Shirley Hughes.

The Great Piratical Rambustification & The Librarian and the Robbers Margaret Mahy (Morrow Beech Tree 0-688-12469-0, Nov ’93, $3.95, 63pp, hc, cover by Quentin Blake) Reprint (J.M. Dent 1978) collection of two children’s fantasy stories, with illustrations by Quentin Blake.

The Pirates’ Mixed-Up Voyage Margaret Mahy (Penguin/Dial 0-8037-1350-9, Apr ’93 [May ’93], $13.99, 180pp, hc, cover by Margaret Chamberlain) Young-adult picaresque comic fantasy adventure novel about an ill-assorted pirate crew’s plot to kidnap a famous inventor. Illustrations by Margaret Chamberlain. First American edition (J.M. Dent 1983).

Raging Robots and Unruly Uncles Margaret Mahy (Overlook Press 0-87951-469-8, Apr ’93 [Jun ’93], $13.95, 93pp, hc, cover by Peter Stevenson) Children’s fantasy novella of two brothers whose children are replaced by robots. Illustrated by Peter Stevenson. First American edition (Viking UK 1991).

Dreamquests: The Art of Don Maitz Don Maitz (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-175-0, Nov ’93, $29.95, 98pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) Art book; a collection of full-color works by Maitz, with an introduction by Raymond E. Feist and an afterword by Janny Wurts. A trade paperback edition (-176-9, $17.95) is also available. Order from Underwood-Miller, 708 Westover Dr. , Lancaster PA 17601.

Reginald’s Science Fiction & Fantasy Awards, Third Edition Daryl F. Mallett & Robert Reginald (Borgo Press 0-8095-1200-9, Apr ’93, $20.00, 248pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. A listing of sf awards winners, both English and foreign-language, plus a list of sf works winning non-genre awards. This is the second revised and updated edition of a book published by Borgo in 1982 as by Reginald only. A hardcover edition (-0200-3) was announced but not seen.

Wingman #11: The Ghost War Mack Maloney (Zebra 0-8217-4223-X, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.50, 448pp, pb) [Wingman] Sf post-holocaust military adventure novel, latest in the “Wingman” series.

Christian Fantasy: From 1200 to the Present Colin Manlove (University of Notre Dame Press 0-268-00790-X, Nov ’92 [Jan ’93], $32.95, 356pp, hc) Non-fiction, criticism. A look at selected works of fantasy set in worlds derived from Christian mythology, from a 13th-century French epic to Stephen Lawhead. Available from the University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame IN 46556.

Wulfsyarn Phillip Mann (AvoNova 0-380-71717-4, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $4.99, 356pp, pb, cover by Glen Orbik) Reprint (Gollancz 1990) sf/mystery novel narrated by an intelligent autoscribe. Recommended (CNB).

Aliens and UFO’s: Extraterrestrial Tales from Asimov’s Science Fiction and Analog Science Fiction and Fact ed. Cynthia Manson & Charles Ardai (Smithmark 0-8317-0436-5, 1993 [Oct ’93], $9.98, 464pp, hc, cover by Angus McKie) Anthology of 19 stories about alien visitors that appeared in Asimov’s or Analog. This is an instant remainder book.

An Eye for Dark Places Norma Marder (Little, Brown 0-316-54606-2, Jul ’93 [Sep ’93], $19.95, 296pp, hc, cover by James Steinberg) Near-future post-apocalyptic feminist dystopian sf novel. A first novel.

The Summoned Megan Marklin (Pocket 0-671-76098-X, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.99, 304pp, pb, cover by Vince Natale) Horror novel. Lisa discovers that she’s part of a long-unbroken lineage of witches, and a mysterious man comes into her life to reveal her destiny and father her child.

Dancing Jack Laurie J. Marks (DAW 0-88677-578-7, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.99, 253pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Fantasy novel of a woman who must relive her violent past in order to save her nephew, who is fomenting a rebellion similar to the one that killed the rest of their family.

Star Trek: The Price of the Phoenix Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath (Bantam Spectra 0-553-24635-6, Feb ’93 [Jan ’93], $4.99, 182pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sanu) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1977) Star Trek novelization; seventh printing.

Wild Cards: Card Sharks ed. George R. R. Martin (Baen 0-671-72159-3, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $5.99, 452pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Wild Cards] Original shared-world anthology, 13th book of the “Wild Cards” series overall and the first of a new cycle. The stories are presented in a chronologically “braided” format and the writers are Roger Zelazny, Melinda Snodgrass, William F. Wu, Laura J. Mixon, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Victor Milan, Stephen Leigh, and Michael Cassut.

A Two-Edged Sword Thomas K. Martin (Ace 0-441-83344-6, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 263pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Dreamer of Atlânaat] Fantasy adventure novel of a sleep research subject transported to a fantasy dream world and unable to wake up. A first novel.

The Voice in the Basement T. Chris Martindale (Pocket 0-671-76012-2, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.99, 279pp, pb, cover by Darryl Zudeck) Horror novel of a house in the Indiana woods haunted by evil forces.

Solo Robert Mason (Berkley 0-425-13748-1, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $4.99, 309pp, pb) [Weapon] Reprint (Putnam 1992) sf technothriller, sequel to Weapon.

The Gunfight Richard Matheson (Berkley 0-425-13901-8, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.99, 247pp, pb) Associational Western novel. A hardcover edition from M. Evans was announced but not seen.

Seven Steps to Midnight Richard Matheson (Tor/Forge 0-312-85409-9, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $22.95, 318pp, hc, cover by Joe Curcio) Associational thriller about a mathematician on the run after an imposter steals his identity.

Created By Richard Christian Matheson (Bantam 0-553-09543-9, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], $21.95, 324pp, hc, cover by Larry Lurin) Associational horror novel of a TV producer whose new show features spectacular violence that spills over into the real world. There are no fantastic elements. A first novel.

A Fairy Tale Reader ed. John & Caitlín Matthews (HarperAquarian 1-85538-283-0, Nov ’93, $16.00, 304pp, tp, cover by Edward R. Hughes) Anthology of classic fairy tales and literary fairy tales by Stockton, Dunsany, etc., plus commentary culled from various sources ranging from Yeats to Jung and Joseph Campbell. This is a worldwide edition with US, UK, Canadian, and Australian prices.

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