The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Finder Emma Bull (Tor 0-312-85418-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $21.95, 317pp, hc, cover by Richard Bober) [Borderland] Urban fantasy novel in the “Borderlands” shared-world series.

The Princess and the Lord of Night Emma Bull (Harcourt Brace 0-15-263543-2, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $14.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by Susan Gaber) Children’s picture book, with a story by Bull and full-color illustrations by Susan Gaber.

Double Feature Emma Bull & Will Shetterly (NESFA Press 0-915368-99-4, Feb ’94 [Apr ’94], $17.95, 264pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) Collection of ten stories by Bull and Shetterly (one a collaboration), plus two essays by Bull and an introduction by Patrick and Teresa Nielsen Hayden. This is a 815-copy limited edition. A 175-copy signed numbered slipcased edition (-54-4, $30.00) and a ten-copy lettered edition were announced but not seen. Available from NESFA, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701-0203. Please add $2 shipping US, $4 international shipping.

Bunch! David R. Bunch (Broken Mirrors Press 1-880910-00-4, Apr ’93 [Jan ’94], $8.95, 158pp, tp, cover by Ian Miller) Collection of 32 stories, one original, with an introduction by Barry N. Malzberg. Appeared earlier in 1993, but we missed listing it. Available from Broken Mirrors Press, PO Box 380473, Cambridge MA 02238.

Night of the Gargoyles Eve Bunting & David Wiesner (Clarion Books 0-395-66553-1, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $14.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by David Wiesner) So-called children’s picture book, with eerie gray pastel illustrations by David Wiesner and text by Eve Bunting.

Fornax Steven Burgauer (Northwest Publishing 1-56901-374-8, 1994 [Jul ’94], $12.95, 410pp, tp) [Matthews Chronicles] SF novel set in the 25th century concerning the discovery of FTL travel. A first novel. Available from 6906 South 300 West, Salt Lake City UT 84047.

In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead James Lee Burke (BOMC/QPBC, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $12.95, 344pp, tp, cover by Marc Tauss) [Dave Robicheaux] Reprint (Hyperion 1993) mystery novel in the “Dave Robicheaux” series, featuring a New Orleans detective who solves a murder in the bayous with help of a Confederate general’s ghost. Similar to the Hyperion edition except this lacks an ISBN and price and has the jacket printed as the soft cover.

In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead James Lee Burke (Avon 0-380-72121-X, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.99, 346pp, pb) [Dave Robicheaux] Reprint (Hyperion 1993) mystery novel in the “Dave Robicheaux” series, featuring a New Orleans detective who solves a murder in the bayous with help of a Confederate general’s ghost.

Four Shadowings Donald R. Burleson (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-59-3, Jul ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.95, 43pp, ph, cover by Robert H. Knox) Collection of four macabre tales, with illustrations by Robert H. Knox. Available from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893.

Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art: First Annual Collection ed. Cathy Burnett & Arnie Fenner (Underwood Books 0-88733-196-3, Aug ’94, $29.95, 204pp, hc, cover by James Gurney) Art book. A yearbook of professional fantasy art, including full-color reproductions of some 200 pieces chosen by a jury, plus the Chesley Awards winners. With an introduction by Lee Stuart. A trade paperback edition (-188-2, $18.95) is also available; a signed numbered slipcased edition (-189-0, $75.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Underwood Books, PO Box 1607, Grass Valley CA 95945. Visa/MasterCard orders: 1-800-777-8499.

Genuinely Inspired Primitive Cliff Burns (Cliff Burns, 1993 [May ’94], $4.95, 49pp, tp, cover by Sharon Harmon Burns) Collection of macabre and fantastic vignettes and prose poems. Available from the author, Box 478, Iqaluit, NWT X0A 0H0, Canada.

Interface Stephen Bury (Bantam 0-553-37230-0, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $11.95, 583pp, tp) Sf/political thriller about a near-future presidential candidate with a biochip implant. Bury is a pseudonym for Neal Stephenson and J. Frederick George.

Islands of Tomorrow F. M. Busby (AvoNova 0-380-77231-0, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 347pp, pb, cover by J. K. Potter) [Slow Freight] Time-travel sf novel about a genetic disaster that causes man to overbreed.

The Singularity Project F. M. Busby (Tor 0-812-52130-7, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 349pp, pb, cover by David Richard) Reprint (Tor 1993) sf thriller about the development of the first working matter transmitter.

Mind of My Mind Octavia E. Butler (Warner Questar 0-446-36188-7, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.50, 217pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Patternist] Reprint (Doubleday 1977) sf novel, second book in the “Patternist” series.

McMummy Betsy Byars (Viking 0-670-84995-2, Oct ’93 [Feb ’94], $13.99, 149pp, hc, cover by Stephen Marchesi) Young-adult fantasy novel about a mysterious pod growing in a scientist’s greenhouse.

Angels & Insects A. S. Byatt (Random House/Vintage 0-679-75134-3, Apr ’94, $12.00, 337pp, tp, cover by Liz Cooke) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1993) collection of two novellas, the second a ghost story.

Tainted Treats R. Payne Cabeen (Streamline Pictures 1-57300-052-3, Dec ’94, $12.95, 190pp, tp, cover by R. Payne Cabeen) Collection of three short stories, one novella, and five poems of horror and macabre humor, with illustrations by divers artists including the author. A limited edition (-051-5, $22.95) was also announced but has not been seen. Available from Streamline Enterprises, 2908 Nebraska Avenue, Santa Monica CA 90404.

The Cities We Will Never See Michael Cadnum (Singular Speech Press 1-880286-16-5, Dec ’93 [Jan ’94], $8.50, 67pp, tp, cover by Frank Jones) Associational poetry collection by a horror writer. Available from Singular Speech Press, Ten Hilltop Dr., Canton CT 06019.

Skyscape Michael Cadnum (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0135-8, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $21.95, 308pp, hc) Associational non-fantasy horror novel about a TV psychiatrist who tries to destroy the life of an artist.

Stardust Bound Karen Cadora (Firebrand Books 1-56341-052-4, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $8.95, 147pp, tp) Lesbian SF novel of a future where the practice of astronomy is a crime. A first novel. A hardcover edition (-053-2, $18.95) was announced but not seen. Available from Firebrand Books, 141 The Commons, Ithaca NY 14850.

Inagehi Jack Cady (Broken Moon Press 0-913089-50-8, May ’94, $13.95, 258pp, tp) Literary metaphysical fantasy/mystery set in 1950s North Carolina, where a young Cherokee woman inherits a mountain from her father and attempts to discover the source of its power and how it caused his death. Available from Broken Moon Press, Box 8325, Seattle WA 95903.

Street Jack Cady (St. Martin’s 0-312-11455-9, Oct ’94, $19.95, 212pp, hc) Contemporary urban dark fantasy novel about a demon among the street people of Seattle.

Indiana Jones and the White Witch Martin Caidin (Bantam 0-553-56194-4, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 329pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) Fantasy adventure novelization featuring Indiana Jones, involved with white witches in a hunt for missing treasure and the ancient sword of Merlin. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony Roberto Calasso (Random House/Vintage 0-679-73348-5, Mar ’94 [Apr ’94], $13.00, 403pp, tp, cover by Jean Alaux dit le Romain) Reprint (Knopf 1993) literary fantasy novel based on classical mythology. Originally published as Le Nozze di Cadmo e Armonia (Adelphi 1988). Translated from the Italian by Tim Parks.

The Pop-Up Buck Rogers Dick Calkins & Phil Nowlan (Applewood Books 1-55709-236-2, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $14.95, 20pp, hc) [Buck Rogers] Reproduction of children’s book originally published in 1935, complete with three pop-up pictures, featuring Buck’s young friends, Buddy and Allura, in a short story, “Strange Adventures in the Spider Ship”. Available from Applewood Books, 18 North Road, Bedford MA 01730. Orders: 800-277-5312.

The Art of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: Episode V ed. Deborah Call (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39203-5, Oct ’94 [Aug ’94], $18.00, 176pp, tp, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Star Wars] Reprint (Ballantine 1980 as The Art of the Empire Strikes Back) art book.

Dragon Companion Don Callander (Ace 0-441-00115-7, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.50, 321pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Dragon Companion] Fantasy novel. A librarian transported to a fantasy world is befriended by a dragon.

The Case of Anna Kavan David Callard (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-0867-8, 1992 [Jul ’94], $20.95, 168pp, hc) Non-fiction, criticism. A biography of Anna Kavan, author of Ice, etc. This is the Peter Owen edition from the UK with a Dufour sticker. We did not list the British edition. This has a 1992 copyright date, but was not seen until now. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425.

Stolen Dreams Marilyn Campbell (Penguin/Topaz Dreamspun 0-451-40500-5, Jun ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 350pp, pb) SF romance of two scientists traveling back in time to save Earth from a far-future plot to destroy it.

The Guide Ramsey Campbell (Edition Phantasia 3-924959-26-9, 1994 [Sep ’94], 50/58pp, hc) Horror short story that originally appeared in the anthology Post Mortem (and in the collection Waking Nightmares), with an introduction by the author. This is a bilingual German/English edition designed a la the Ace Doubles, English on one side and German on the other. With new illustrations by J.K. Potter and German artist Herbert Brandmeier. Translated into German by Joachim Korber. Limited to 250 signed and numbered copies. Available in the US from Mark V. Ziesing, PO Box 76, Shingletown CA 96088.

The Long Lost Ramsey Campbell (Tor 0-312-85825-6, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $22.95, 375pp, hc, cover by Paul Stinson) Horror novel about a young couple who find an old lady in an abandoned village. First American edition (Headline 1993).

Strange Things and Stranger Places Ramsey Campbell (Tor 0-812-52479-9, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 256pp, pb, cover by Eric Peterson) Reprint (Tor 1993) collection of 10 horror stories, including the novella “Needing Ghosts”, originally published separately, plus an introduction by the author.

Circle of Light Nancy Cane (Leisure Love Spell 0-505-51949-6, May ’94, $4.99, 391pp, pb) SF romance about a female attorney kidnapped by an interstellar warrior.

Scream for Jeeves: A Parody P. H. Cannon (Wodecraft Press 0-940-88460-7, Jun ’94, $7.50, 86pp, tp, cover by J. C. Eckhardt) Collection of three parodies that place P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves and Bertie Wooster squarely in the middle of Lovecraft stories, such as “The Rats in the Walls.” There is also a long essay on Wodehouse, Lovecraft, and Arthur Conan Doyle, with illustrations by J.C. Eckhardt. A hardcover edition (-88461-5, $20.00) was announced but not seen. Order from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893.

The History of the Future Christopher Canto & Odile Faliu (Flammarion 2-08013-544-9, Sep ’93 [Feb ’94], $45.00, 159pp, hc, cover by Frank R. Paul) Art book. Illustrations from the 1850s-1950s, all representing images of the 21st century and beyond, plus commentary. Text translated from the French by Francis Cowper (although there is no mention of an earlier French edition). Available in the US through Abbeville Press.

Homecoming: Harmony Orson Scott Card (SFBC #02627, Mar ’94, $14.98, 819pp, hc, cover by Peter Scanlan) [Homecoming] Sf omnibus of the first three books in the “Homecoming” series, The Memory of Earth (Tor 1992), The Call of Earth (Tor 1993), and The Ships of Earth (Tor 1994). This lacks an ISBN and price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy Orson Scott Card (SFBC #03011, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $6.98, 140pp, hc) Reprint (Writer’s Digest 1990) non-fiction book on writing sf. Similar to the Writer’s Digest edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back cover.

Saints Orson Scott Card (Tor 0-812-53521-9, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 712pp, pb, cover by Hiram Richardson) Reissue (Berkley 1984 as A Woman of Destiny) associational historical novel about Mormon pioneers; third printing.

The Ships of Earth Orson Scott Card (Tor 0-312-85659-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $22.95, 382pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Homecoming] Sf novel set on a planet protected by a godlike AI, third book of the “Homecoming” series. A 200-copy signed numbered slipcased limited edition ($150.00) was announced but not seen.

The Ships of Earth Orson Scott Card (Tor 0-812-53263-5, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 362pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Homecoming] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel, book 3 of “Homecoming”.

Speaker for the Dead Orson Scott Card (Tor 0-812-55075-7, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.99, 382pp, pb, cover by John Harris) [Ender Wiggin] Reprint (Tor 1986) Hugo and Nebula Award-winning sf novel, sequel to Ender’s Game. This has the revised text and introduction from the 1991 Tor hardcover reissue.

Lovelock Orson Scott Card & Kathryn H. Kidd (Tor 0-312-85732-2, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $21.95, 283pp, hc, cover by Donato) [Mayflower Trilogy] SF novel, first book of the “Mayflower Trilogy.”

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Search Diane Carey (Pocket 0-671-50604-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.50, 277pp, pb) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Star Trek novelization based on the two-part premiere episode of Deep Space Nine. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Conan the Gladiator Leonard Carpenter (Tor 0-812-52492-6, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 278pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Fantasy novelization copyrighted by Conan Properties.

Conan, Scourge of the Bloody Coast Leonard Carpenter (Tor 0-812-52488-8, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Novelization based on Robert E. Howard’s classic character. Copyrighted by Conan Properties, Inc.

The Devil in Velvet John Dickson Carr (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0101-3, Aug ’94, $4.95, 335pp, pb) Reissue (Harper & Row 1957) historical time-travel fantasy/mystery novel; second printing.

Fire, Burn! John Dickson Carr (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0175-7, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.50, 265pp, pb) Reissue (Harper 1957) historical fantasy time-travel mystery novel.

Positively Negative Marvin N. Carr (Trom 0-9641226-7-7, 1994 [Nov ’94], $9.95, 567pp, tp) A “fiction-non-fiction novel of sensuousness.” A greedy corporation plans to manipulate the Earth’s magnetic fields to influence the stock market. “The earth’s magnetic and lunar cycle of 28 days, which is the exact pattern of female menstruation, the battering is constantly being ravaged on our bodies, ambulating in vicarious forms of stress.” Order from Trom Publication, 5013 North Stevens St., Spokane WA 99205.

The Empire of Elwolf: Runes and Riddles F. J. Carradine (Royal Fireworks Press 0-88092-074-2, 1993 [Mar ’94], $7.00, 378pp, tp) Fantasy novel that uses riddles as epigraphs, with the solutions to be found in that chapter’s text. A first novel. A 1993 book not seen until now, with a hardcover edition (-075-0) announced but not seen. Available from Royal Fireworks Press, First Avenue, Unionville NY 10988.

After Silence Jonathan Carroll (Doubleday/Main Street 0-385-47351-6, Apr ’94 [Oct ’94], $12.00, 244pp, tp) Reprint (Macdonald 1992) associational literary novel.

From the Teeth of Angels Jonathan Carroll (Doubleday 0-385-46841-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $22.00, 212pp, hc) Fantasy/magic realism novel that relates three people’s experiences in dealing with a personified death. Sixth book in a loose series with some overlapping characters. Simultaneous with the British (HarperCollins UK) edition.

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