The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Magic Within ed. Emily Alward, Diane Holmes & Alicia Rasley (WorldEdge Press 0-9641438-9-5, Aug ’94, $9.95, 201pp, tp, cover by Rickey Mallory) Anthology of 24 stories, all apparently original, of women with magic and power. Written primarily by small-press authors. Available from WorldEdge Press, 2138 E. Broad Ripple Ave #143, Indianapolis IN 46220-2312.

The Man Who Turned Into Himself David Ambrose (St. Martin’s 0-312-10497-9, Feb ’94 [Mar ’94], $17.00, 196pp, hc) Literary sf novel about a man trapped inside his alter ego in a parallel universe, searching for a way to return to the life he loves. A first novel. First American edition (Jonathan Cape 1993).

The Asylum John Edward Ames (Zebra 0-8217-4661-8, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.50, 303pp, pb) Horror novel about a brilliant chemist who can create mental illness artificially.

Arthur, King Dennis Lee Anderson (HarperPrism 0-06-105433-X, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 360pp, pb, cover by Joe Burleson) Arthurian fantasy novel. Mordred steals Excalibur and Merlin’s Book, and Arthur follows him into the middle of WWII.

Millennium Jack Anderson (Tor/Forge 0-312-85401-3, Nov ’94, $22.95, 332pp, hc, cover by Alan Ayers) SF thriller novel. An alien visitor falls afoul of Earth’s human dangers, and a journalist has to save him and the planet.

Climbing Olympus Kevin J. Anderson (Warner Aspect 0-446-60158-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.50, 297pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) SF novel of men who are surgically transformed in order to colonize Mars.

Star Wars: Champions of the Force Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29802-X, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 324pp, pb, cover by John Alvin) [Star Wars: Jedi Academy] SF novelization based on characters from the Star Wars films, third book of the “Jedi Academy” trilogy. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Star Wars: Dark Apprentice Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29799-6, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.99, 354pp, pb, cover by John Alvin) [Star Wars: Jedi Academy] SF novelization based on characters from the Star Wars films, second book of the “Jedi Academy” trilogy. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Star Wars: Jedi Search Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29798-8, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 354pp, pb, cover by John Alvin) [Star Wars: Jedi Academy] Sf novelization based on the characters from the Star Wars films, first book of the “Jedi Academy” trilogy. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Star Wars: The Jedi Academy Trilogy Kevin J. Anderson (SFBC #05898, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $14.98, 711pp, hc, cover by John Alvin) [Star Wars: Jedi Academy] Omnibus of the trilogy based on characters from Star Wars, containing the novels Jedi Search, Dark Apprentice, and Champions of the Force. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

The Day of Their Return Poul Anderson (Tor 0-812-52309-1, Mar ’94, $4.99, 214pp, pb, cover by Frank Kelly Freas) Reprint (SFBC 1974) sf novel.

Harvest of Stars Poul Anderson (SFBC #02500, Feb ’94, $10.98, 395pp, hc, cover by Vincent Di Fate) [Harvest of Stars] Reprint (Tor 1993) sf novel which moves from an oppressive Earth to a near-space civilization, to the stars. Similar to the Tor edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Harvest of Stars Poul Anderson (Tor 0-812-51946-9, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.99, 531pp, pb, cover by Vincent Di Fate) [Harvest of Stars] Reprint (Tor 1993) SF novel.

The Shield of Time Poul Anderson (Tor 0-812-51000-3, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 436pp, pb, cover by Vincent DiFate) [Time Patrol] Reissue (Tor 1990) collection of three novellas plus connecting material set in the “Time Patrol” universe; third printing.

The Stars Are Also Fire Poul Anderson (Tor 0-312-85534-6, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $22.95, 412pp, hc, cover by Vincent DiFate) [Harvest of Stars] SF novel, a companion volume to Harvest of Stars, that covers half a millennium of human history.

The Time Patrol Poul Anderson (Tor 0-312-85636-9, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $14.95, 458pp, tp, cover by Tony Roberts) [Time Patrol] Reprint (Tor 1991) omnibus edition of the collections The Guardians of Time (Tor 1981) and Time Patrolmen (Tor 1983) plus the young adult novel The Year of the Ransom (Walker 1988) and original novella “Star of the Sea”. These are apparently the hardcover sheets — the copyright page has the hardcover ISBN and identifies this as a first edition. The new ISBN appears only on the jacket.

Fiend C. Dean Andersson (Zebra 0-8217-4595-6, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.50, 320pp, pb) Horror novel set at a comics convention where a child-killer comes face to face with a superhuman avenger spawned by the mind of a boy with supernatural powers.

Lexicon Urthus: A Dictionary for the Urth Cycle Michael Andre-Driussi (Sirius Fiction 0-9642795-9-2, Oct ’94, $39.95, 281pp, hc) [Book of the New Sun] Reference book. An alphabetical listing and explication of the more obscure words from Gene Wolfe’s “Urth Cycle” books and stories, with a foreword by Gene Wolfe. Available from Sirius Fiction, PO Box 460430, San Francisco CA 94146.

Pearl in the Mist V. C. AndrewsR (Pocket 0-671-75936-1, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $6.50, 374pp, pb, cover by Lisa Falkenstern) [Landry] Associational horror novel, second book of the “Landry” series. Copyrighted by the Virginia C. Andrews Trust, a registered trademark. The unnamed author is probably still Andrew Neiderman.

Ruby V. C. AndrewsR (Pocket 0-671-75934-5, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $6.50, 442pp, pb, cover by Lisa Falkenstern) [Landry] Associational horror novel. Copyrighted by the Virginia C. Andrews Trust, a registered trademark. The unnamed author is probably still Andrew Neiderman.

Analog: The Best of Science Fiction ed. Anon. (Barnes & Noble 0-88365-637-X, 1994 [Dec ’94], $11.98, 621pp, hc) Reissue (A&W/Galahad 1985) anthology of 32 stories. An “instant remainder” edition; despite a new copyright date, this has the same ISBN and price as the earlier edition.

The Art of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Episode VI ed. Anon. (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39204-3, Oct ’94 [Aug ’94], $18.00, 153pp, tp, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Star Wars] Reprint (Ballantine 1983 as The Art of Return of the Jedi) art book with the movie script.

Drums Around the Fire ed. Anon. (White Wolf 1-56504-058-9, 1993 [Dec ’94], $8.00, 216pp, tp, cover by Barbara Armata) Original anthology of 17 stories based on the “Werewolf: The Apocalpyse” games, with a lexicon. Copyrighted by White Wolf. Second printing. This has a 1993 copyright, but was not seen until now.

Four Gothic Novels ed. Anon. (Oxford University Press 0-19-282331-0, Aug ’94 [Dec ’94], $11.95, 606pp, tp, cover by Frank Moss) Omnibus edition of four classic Gothic novels: The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole (1764), Vathek by William Beckford (1786), The Monk by Matthew Lewis (1796), and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (1831 edition). Includes brief chronologies of the authors’ lives and works. This may be identical to the British edition (Oxford 1994) published in July.

Future Quartet: Earth in the Year 2042: A Four-Part Invention ed. Anon. (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-13173-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $20.00, 294pp, hc, cover by Vincent DiFate) Original anthology of four speculative fiction articles and four stories dealing with life in the mid-21st century, written by Ben Bova, Frederik Pohl, Jerry Pournelle, and Charles Sheffield. With an introduction by Sheffield.

My Spellbound Heart ed. Anon. (Zebra 0-8217-4731-2, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 381pp, pb) Original anthology of four fantasy romance novellas.

The Secret Life of Laszlo, Count Dracula Roderick Anscombe (Hyperion 0-7868-6040-5, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $22.95, 409pp, hc) [Dracula] Associational horror novel, reinterpreting Dracula as a serial killer rather than a supernatural creature. A first novel.

Ravenloft: Tower of Doom Mark Anthony (TSR 0-7869-0062-8, Nov ’94, $4.95, 315pp, tp, cover by Bruce Eagle) [Ravenloft] Fantasy novelization based on the Gothic role-playing game. Copyrighted by TSR.

Brother Termite Patricia Anthony (SFBC #02556, Feb ’94, $9.98, 250pp, hc, cover by Craig Stuart Rosenberg) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1993) satirical sf novel of aliens in charge of the White House in a collapsing America. Similar to the Harcourt Brace edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Cold Allies Patricia Anthony (Ace 0-441-00018-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Tim O’Brien) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1993) sf novel of a near-future war interrupted by aliens.

Happy Policeman Patricia Anthony (Harcourt Brace 0-15-138478-9, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $21.95, 282pp, hc) SF/mystery novel. The police chief of a small Texas town cut off from the rest of the world by alien forces must solve a murder.

Chaos Mode Piers Anthony (Ace 0-441-00132-7, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 358pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Mode] Reprint (Ace/Putnam 1994) SF novel, third in the “Mode” series.

Demons Don’t Dream Piers Anthony (Tor 0-812-53483-2, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $5.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Xanth] Reprint (Tor 1993) humorous fantasy novel, 16th book of the “Xanth” series.

Isle of Woman Piers Anthony (Tor 0-812-53366-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.99, 476pp, pb, cover by Eric Peterson) [Geodyssey] Reprint (Tor 1993) fantasy novel covering 35 million years of human history seen through the eyes of a prehistoric couple born again and again. First book of a projected series.

Letters to Jenny Piers Anthony (Tor 0-812-52282-6, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Jael) Reprint (Tor 1993) associational non-fiction, a collection of letters from Anthony to a comatose little girl.

Shame of Man Piers Anthony (Tor 0-312-85811-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $23.95, 380pp, hc, cover by Brad Schmehl) [Geodyssey] Fantasy novel, a follow-up to Isle of Woman, in which a single couple is reborn in a wide variety of historical periods.

Dead Morn Piers Anthony & Roberto Fuentes (Ace 0-441-00052-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.99, 340pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) Reprint (Tafford 1990) time-travel sf novel.

If I Pay Thee Not in Gold Piers Anthony & Mercedes Lackey (Baen 0-671-87623-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 397pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) Reprint (Baen 1993) fantasy novel set in a magical matriarchy.

Three Complete Novels Piers Anthony & Robert E. Margroff (Wings 0-517-10012-6, 1994 [Apr ’94], $11.99, 696pp, hc, cover by Mel Grant) [Kelvin of Rud] Reprint (SFBC 1992 as The Adventures of Kelvin of Rud: Across the Frames) omnibus of the first three books in the “Kelvin of Rud” series, Dragon’s Gold (Tor 1987), Serpent’s Silver (Tor 1988), and Chimaera’s Copper (Tor 1990). This is an instant remainder edition.

Tales from the Great Turtle ed. Piers Anthony & Richard Gilliam (Tor 0-312-85628-8, Nov ’94, $22.95, 396pp, hc) Original anthology of 29 fantasy stories in the Native American tradition, with an introduction by Piers Anthony and an afterword by Richard Gilliam. Authors include Piers Anthony, Jane Yolen, Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Pamela Sargent.

The Doorman Reinaldo Arenas (Grove Press 0-8021-3405-X, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $10.00, 191pp, tp, cover by Bascove) Reprint (Grove Press 1991) novel of magic realism about a doorman who speaks with his tenants’ pets, who are planning a revolt against humanity. Originally published as El portero (Cuba 1987). Translated from the Spanish by Dolores M. Koch.

The New Atlanteans Emil Cohen Areton (SCIREA Publishing 0-9640107-0-4, Sep ’94, $9.95, 354pp, tp, cover by Phillip Dizick) SF novel based on Atlantean myth, set in the 21st century. Apparently a first novel. Available from SCIREA Publishing, PO Box 2225, Novato CA 94948.

The Hidden War Michael Armstrong (TSR 1-56076-921-1, Nov ’94, $4.95, 250pp, tp, cover by Larry Elmore) SF novel. Government forces try to quash an asteroid colony with a culture based on the Beat poets.

Ring of Swords Eleanor Arnason (Tor/Orb 0-312-89016-8, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $13.95, 383pp, tp, cover by Roger Loveless) [Hwarhath] Reprint (Tor 1993) SF novel.

Full Spectrum IV ed. Lou Aronica, Amy Stout & Betsy Mitchell (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56549-4, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 614pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) original anthology of 20 sf stories.

The Camelot Chronicles ed. Mike Ashley (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0085-8, Jul ’94 [Sep ’94], $12.95, 418pp, tp, cover by Luis Rey) Reprint (Robinson; Carroll & Graf 1992) anthology of 18 Arthurian stories, seven original, and one poem, with an introduction by the editor and a dramatis personae of Arthurian characters.

The Mammoth Book of Short Horror Novels ed. Mike Ashley (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0091-2, Apr ’94, $9.95, 518pp, tp, cover by Luis Rey) Reissue (Robinson 1988) anthology of ten horror novellas; third printing.

Forward the Foundation Isaac Asimov (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56507-9, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 480pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) [Foundation] Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1993) collection of four novellas plus an epilogue, part of the “Foundation” series focusing on the later life of psychohistorian Hari Seldon.

I. Asimov: A Memoir Isaac Asimov (Doubleday 0-385-41701-2, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $25.00, 562pp, hc) Non-fiction. A memoir by Asimov, commenting on both his work and his personal life.

I. Asimov: A Memoir Isaac Asimov (SFBC #03247, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $11.98, 562pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1994) non-fiction, a memoir by Asimov. Similar to the Doubleday edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Robots of Dawn Isaac Asimov (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29949-2, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $5.99, 435pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) [Elijah (Lije) Baley; Robot Series] Reprint (Doubleday 1983) sf/mystery novel, third book featuring detective Elijah Baley and his robot partner.

The Positronic Man Isaac Asimov & Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56121-9, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 290pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) Reprint (Gollancz 1992) SF novel expanded from Asimov’s story, “The Bicentennial Man”.

Murder at the Galactic Writers’ Society Janet Asimov (DAW 0-88677-644-9, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Isaac’s Universe] SF mystery novel, second in the “Isaac’s Universe” series.

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