The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Salem Is My Dwelling Place: A Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne Edwin Haviland Miller (University of Iowa Press 0-87745-381-0, Dec ’92 [Apr ’93], $16.95, 596pp, tp) Reprint (University of Iowa Press 1991) non-fiction, a biography of the author of The House of the Seven Gables and other gothic fiction. This is a 1992 book not seen until now. Order from the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City IA 52242. [Nathaniel Hawthorne]

Forever and the Night Linda Lael Miller (Berkley 0-425-14060-1, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $5.50, 338pp, pb) [Vampire Saga] Vampire romance of an ancient vampire who becomes obsessed with a mortal woman.

Ocean of Glass and Fire Rob Hollis Miller (Wordcraft of Oregon 1-87765-04-X, 1992 [May ’93], $7.95, 75pp, tp, cover by Mark Bilokur) Collection of eight surrealist/fantasy stories, six original, with artwork by Mark Bilokur. This has a 1992 copyright but was not seen until now. Order from Wordcraft of Oregon, PO Box 3235, La Grande OR 97850.

The Dream Machines: A Pictorial History of the Spaceship in Art, Science, and Literature Ron Miller (Krieger Publishing Company 0-89464-039-9, Aug ’93, $112.50, 714pp, hc) Non-fiction, a history of spaceships. Illustrated with black & white line drawings and some photographs. Available from Krieger Publishing Company, PO Box 9542, Melbourne FL 32902.

The Grand Tour: A Traveler’s Guide to the Solar System Ron Miller & William K. Hartmann (Workman 156305-031-5, Nov ’93, $14.95, 208pp, tp, cover by Ron Miller) Non-fiction, art. A collection of NASA photographs and artwork by the authors, plus text to create an illustrated guidebook to the solar system as we know it. This is a greatly revised and expanded edition of a book originally published by Workman in 1981. Both the text and pictures have been revised in light of the discoveries made in the last decade. A hardcover edition (-511-2, $25.95) was announced but not seen.

A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr. (SFBC #01193, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $7.98, 311pp, hc, cover by Peter Jones) [St. Leibowitz, Order of] Reissue (Lippincott 1959) classic post-holocaust sf novel. This edition lacks an ISBN and price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Little Kingdoms: Three Novellas Steven Millhauser (Simon & Schuster 0-671-86890-X, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $21.00, 239pp, hc, cover by Paolo Guidotti) Collection of three literary novellas, one an original fantasy fairy tale, one a quasi-fantasy.

Stones of the Dalai Lama Ken Mitchell (Soho Press 0-939149-79-6, Jul ’93, $22.00, 328pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel of an unscrupulous archaeologist who steals cursed stones from a Tibetan holy place and suffers disaster as a result. A first novel.

Star Trek #65: Windows on a Lost World V. E. Mitchell (Pocket 0-671-79512-0, Jun ’93 [May ’93], $5.50, 275pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization.

The Corn King and the Spring Queen Naomi Mitchison (Soho Press 0-939149-99-0, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $17.00, 719pp, tp, cover by Gustav Klimt) Reprint (Cape 1931) epic mythic fantasy novel inspired by The Golden Bough.

The Magic of Recluce L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor 0-812-50518-2, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $4.99, 501pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Recluce] Reissue (Tor 1991) fantasy novel, first book of the “Magic of Recluce” series; third printing.

The Timegod L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor 0-812-52436-5, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $4.50, 378pp, pb, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) [Timedivers] Sf novel about the immortal rulers of the timestream; second book in the “Timedivers” series.

The Towers of the Sunset L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor 0-812-51967-1, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.99, 536pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Recluce] Reprint (Tor 1992) fantasy novel, second book of the “Magic of Recluce” series.

Pennterra Judith Moffett (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37824-5, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $5.50, 323pp, pb, cover by Peter Peebles) Reprint (Congdon & Weed 1987) sf novel of a Quaker-colonized planet being disrupted by the arrival of other human colonists.

Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream Judith Moffett (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38275-7, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $5.50, 328pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Ragged World] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1992) sf novel of the effect a benevolent alien invasion has on two humans. Sequel to The Ragged World.

The Book of Common Dread Brent Monahan (St. Martin’s 0-312-09349-7, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $19.95, 328pp, hc) [Book of Common Dread] Vampire horror novel of an ancient vampire at Princeton attempting to prevent the translation of an ancient scroll that could destroy him.

The Blood of the Lamb Thomas F. Monteleone (Tor 0-812-52222-2, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $5.99, 420pp, pb, cover by Dave Fishman) Reprint (Tor 1992) horror novel of a priest who discovers that his superhuman powers are the result of being cloned from the blood on the Shroud of Turin.

Borderlands 3 ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (Borderlands Press, Jul ’93 [Dec ’93], $65.00, 286pp, hc, cover by Rick Lieder) Original anthology of 21 horror stories with an introduction by the editor. This is a signed slipcased limited edition. A $20.00 trade edition was announced but apparently has not yet appeared.

Hunting Party Elizabeth Moon (Baen 0-671-72176-3, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], $5.99, 364pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) [Heris Serrano] Sf novel of an ex-starship captain whose new job piloting an old lady’s yacht is as dangerous as the front lines of the fleet.

Open Season Scot Moon (Dorrance Publishing 0-8059-3383-2, Nov ’93 [Dec ’93], $13.95, 342pp, tp, cover by Greg Steele) Near-future dystopian sf novel about a baseball player in a computer-controlled early 21st century. A first novel. Available from Dorrance Publishing, 643 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh PA 15222.

Practical Demonkeeping: A Comedy of Horrors Christopher Moore (St. Martin’s 0-312-95146-9, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $3.99, 243pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1992) comic dark fantasy of a battle of wits and wonders between a demon and a djinn in a small California town.

Conan the Hunter Sean A. Moore (Tor 0-812-53531-6, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 245pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Fantasy novelization based on Robert E. Howard’s classic character. Copyrighted by Conan Properties, Inc.

The Last Dancer Daniel Keys Moran (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56249-5, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $5.99, 594pp, pb, cover by Sanjulian) Sf novel of a rebellion against the repressive one-world government of the late 21st century. Loosely connected in background to his earlier three books.

Firestar Kathleen Morgan (Leisure Love Spell 0-505-51908-9, Oct ’93 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 441pp, pb) Futuristic romance. A princess is forced to mate with a virile alien captive for political reasons, and falls in love with him.

Some Things Never Die Robert Morgan (Diamond 1-55773-887-4, Apr ’93, $3.99, 213pp, pb) [Teddy London] Dark fantasy/mystery novel, second book of a series featuring occult PI Teddy London, who takes on the search for killer vampires in NYC. Morgan is a pen name for C.J. Henderson.

The Thing That Darkness Hides Robert Morgan (Diamond 1-55773-960-9, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.50, 248pp, pb) [Teddy London] Dark fantasy/mystery novel, third book of a series featuring occult PI Teddy London, who has to buy a millionaire’s soul back from the devil himself. Morgan is a pen name for C.J. Henderson.

The Stalk Janet & Chris Morris (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45307-7, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $4.99, 268pp, pb) [Threshold] Sf novel, third book of the “Threshold” series.

Threshold Janet & Chris Morris (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45084-1, Jan ’94 [Dec ’93], $5.50, 250pp, pb) [Threshold] Reissue (Roc 1990) sf novel, first book of the “Threshold” series; third printing.

Trust Territory Janet & Chris Morris (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45236-4, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $4.99, 261pp, pb, cover by Edward Gazsi) [Threshold] Reprint (Roc 1992) military sf novel, sequel to Threshold.

The Chalchiuhite Dragon Kenneth Morris (Tor/Orb 0-312-89001-X, Dec ’93 [Nov ’93], $12.95, 291pp, tp, cover by Richard Powers) Reprint (Tor 1992) fantasy novel about the Aztecs before the Spanish conquest.

City of Truth James Morrow (Harcourt Brace 0-15-618042-1, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $7.95, 144pp, tp, cover by Steven Cooley) Reprint (Legend 1990) sf novella of a city where everyone must tell the truth. Winner of a 1992 Nebula Award.

Nebula Awards 27 ed. James Morrow (Harcourt Brace 0-15-665471-7, Apr ’93, $12.95, 331pp, tp, cover by Craig Stuart Rosenberg) Anthology of nine stories including the 1991 Nebula Award winners plus the Rhysling Poetry Awards winners plus a tribute to Isaac Asimov and other non-fiction commentary. A hardcover edition (-164935-9, $24.95) is also available.

The Seed Carriers John D. Mulliner (Dorrance Publishing 0-8059-3370-0, Oct ’93, $15.95, 172pp, hc, cover by Gary Postrech) Sf novel about aliens who kidnap women living in a small town and replace them with replicas. A first novel. Order from Dorrance Publishing, 643 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh PA 15222.

The Flight of the Stoneman’s Son Terence Munsey (Munsey Music 0-9697066-0-X, Aug ’93, $4.99, 208pp, tp) Fantasy adventure novel of a quest to find the Passwords of Promise, which will restore magical balance to the world. First book of a new series. Available from Munsey Music, Box 511, Richmond Hill ONT Canada L4C 4Y8.

The Elephant Vanishes Haruki Murakami (Knopf 0-679-42057-6, Mar ’93, $21.00, 327pp, hc, cover by Chip Kidd) Collection of 17 stories, many sf or fantasy, translated from the Japanese by Jay Rubin and Alfred Birnbaum.

The Elephant Vanishes Haruki Murakami (BOMC/QPBC, Dec ’93, $11.95, 327pp, tp, cover by Chip Kidd) Reprint (Knopf 1993) collection of 17 stories, many sf or fantasy, translated from the Japanese by various translators. Similar to the Knopf edition except it lacks an ISBN and has the jacket printed as the soft cover.

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World Haruki Murakami (Random House/Vintage 0-679-74346-4, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $12.00, 400pp, tp, cover by Marc J. Cohen) Reprint (Kodansha International 1991) near-future thriller about a computer war set in a Japan completely dominated by information storage and retrieval. Translated from the Japanese by Alfred Birnbaum.

Night Terrors Jim Murphy (Scholastic 0-590-45341-6, Oct ’93, $13.95, 177pp, hc, cover by Tim Jacobus) Young-adult collection of 12 horror stories related by an elderly gravedigger.

The Falling Woman Pat Murphy (Tor/Orb 0-312-85406-4, Aug ’93 [Jul ’93], $9.95, 287pp, tp, cover by Peter Scanlon) Reprint (Tor 1986) Nebula Award-winning fantasy novel of the relationship between an ancient Mayan woman who can see the future and a modern archaeologist who can see the ghosts of the past.

The Catswold Portal Shirley Rousseau Murphy (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45275-5, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $5.50, 418pp, pb) Reprint (Roc 1992) fantasy novel of a California artist and a young woman searching for her past who realize they are the only hope of two worlds to defeat a cat/human shapeshifting sorceress and her plans for conquest.

Holy Family John L. Myers (Alyson 1-55583-200-8, Oct ’92 [Jan ’93], $8.95, 231pp, tp, cover by Richard Bulman) Gay horror/mystery novel of murder, ghosts, and demonic infestation set in Washington DC. A first novel and winner of the Lambda Rising First-Novel Contest.

The Shining Face Harold Myra (HarperCollins/Zondervan 0-310-58771-9, Apr ’93 [Aug ’93], $9.99, 262pp, tp) [Children of the Night] Christian fantasy novel of a blind princess compelled to carry a lamp into the world of night, sequel to Children of the Night.

Trek: Deep Space Nine Scott Nance (Pioneer Books 1-55698-354-9, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $14.95, 120pp, tp) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Non-fiction, an examination of the first season of the new Star Trek spinoff series.

Knight’s Cross E. M. Nathanson & Aaron Bank (Birch Lane 1-55972-168-5, Apr ’93 [May ’93], $19.95, 318pp, hc, cover by Eugene Kagansky) Alternate-history military thriller. Coauthor Aaron Bank was an OSS captain in charge of an abortive mission to capture Hitler in early 1945 -- this novel is an exploration of what might have happened if he had been successful.

Afterage Yvonne Navarro (Bantam 0-553-56358-0, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $5.99, 388pp, pb, cover by Alan Ayers) Horror novel of America overrun by vampires. A first novel.

Red Dwarf Grant Naylor (SFBC #00483, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], $10.98, 440pp, hc, cover by Walter Velez) [Red Dwarf] Omnibus of two sf novelizations, Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (Penguin UK 1989) and Red Dwarf: Better Than Life (Penguin UK 1990) the first two books in a series based on the British TV series. Naylor is a pen name for Rob Grant and Doug Naylor. This lacks the original radio script included in the UK omnibus. First hardcover edition. This lacks an ISBN and price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket. First American edition (Penguin UK 1992).

Red Dwarf: Better Than Life Grant Naylor (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45231-3, Mar ’93 [Feb ’93], $4.99, 301pp, pb) [Red Dwarf] Sf novelization, second book in a series based on the British TV series. First American edition (Penguin UK 1990).

Star Trek, the Next Generation #27: Guises of the Mind Rebecca Neason (Pocket 0-671-79831-6, Sep ’93 [Aug ’93], $5.50, 277pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization.

After Life Andrew Neiderman (Berkley 0-425-13974-3, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], $4.99, 261pp, pb) Horror novel. A blind woman moves to a small town and becomes aware of the evil lurking in the cemetery.

The Need Andrew Neiderman (Berkley 0-425-13662-0, May ’93 [Apr ’93], $4.99, 282pp, pb, cover by Joanie Schwaarz) Reprint (Putnam 1992) horror novel about a member of a hidden race of vampire androgynes who can change sex at will.

Whereyouwanttogoto and Other Unlikely Tales E. Nesbit (Shambhala/Barefoot Books 1-56957-904-0, Sep ’93 [Oct ’93], $6.00, 205pp, hc, cover by H. R. Millar & Claude A. Shepperson) Collection of five children’s fantasy stories that originally appeared in Nine Unlikely Tales for Children (Unwin 1901), with the original illustrations by H.R. Millar and Claude A. Shepperson. With a preface by editor Jonathan Cott. This is a miniature (8x12 cm.) book.

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