The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Shining Ones David Eddings (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38866-6, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.99, 472pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Tamuli] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) fantasy novel, second book of “The Tamuli”, a follow-up series to “The Elenium”.

Two Complete Novels David Eddings (Wings 0-517-11908-0, 1994 [Aug ’94], $9.99, 501pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) Omnibus of two associational non-fantasy novels, High Hunt (Putnam 1973) and The Losers (Fawcett Columbine 1992). This is an instant remainder edition.

Speak Daggers to Her Rosemary Edghill (Tor/Forge 0-312-85604-0, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $19.95, 222pp, hc, cover by Peter Scanlan) [Bast] Occult thriller with a New York City white witch as the detective. Edghill also writes as eluki bes shahar.

The Sword of Maiden’s Tears Rosemary Edghill (DAW 0-88677-622-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 284pp, pb, cover by John Howe) [Twelve Treasures] Fantasy novel of an elf lord whose quest leads him to modern NYC. Edghill also writes as eluki bes shahar.

Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson: The Complete Stories George Alec Effinger (SFBC #03994, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $7.98, 154pp, hc, cover by Ken Kelly) [Maureen Birnbaum] Reprint (Swan Press 1993) collection of eight humorous fantasy stories featuring the title character. There is the original introduction by Mike Resnick and new illustrations by Ken Kelly. First hardcover edition. This lacks an ISBN and price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Quarantine Greg Egan (HarperPrism 0-06-105423-2, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.50, 280pp, pb, cover by Peter Bollinger) SF novel of a 21st-century Earth separated from the rest of the universe by an impenetrable Bubble. First American edition (Legend 1992).

Star Trek: The Starless World Gordon Eklund (Bantam Spectra 0-553-24675-5, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.99, 152pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sano) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1978) Star Trek novelization; fifth printing. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Native Tongue III: Earthsong Suzette Haden Elgin (DAW 0-88677-592-2, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 255pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Native Tongue] Sf novel set in an oppressive anti-feminist future, third book of the “Native Tongue” series.

The Law of Becoming Kate Elliott (DAW 0-88677-580-9, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 743pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Jaran] SF/romance novel, fourth book of the “Jaran” series. Elliott is a pen-name for Alis Rasmussen.

The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World Harlan Ellison (Borderlands Press 1-880325-07-1, Apr ’94, $65.00, 330pp, hc, cover by Overton Loyd) Reprint (Avon 1969) collection of 15 stories, with the original 1969 introduction by Ellison and a new foreword by Neil Gaiman. This is the author’s preferred, corrected text. This is a signed, numbered, slipcased 500-copy limited edition. A lettered deluxe edition ($450.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Borderlands Press, PO Box 146, Brooklandville MD 21022. Credit card orders: 1-800-528-3310.

Mefisto in Onyx [expanded from Omni Oct ’93] Harlan Ellison (Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-31-7, Mar ’94 [Jun ’94], $16.95, 91pp, hc, cover by Frank Miller) Reissue (Ziesing 1993) fantasy novella. The Ziesing version is slightly (by 500 words, according to the author) expanded from the version that appeared in the October 1993 Omni, and this second printing has minor corrections. Available from Mark V. Ziesing, PO Box 76, Shingletown CA 96088.

I, Robot: The Illustrated Screenplay Harlan Ellison & Isaac Asimov (Warner Aspect 0-446-67062-6, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $14.99, 275pp, tp, cover by Mark Zug) [Robot Series] Screenplay for “the greatest science fiction movie never made,” with illustrations by Mark Zug. Packaged but not copyrighted by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Uncovering Lives: The Uneasy Alliance of Biography and Psychology Alan C. Elms (Oxford University Press 0-19-508287-7, Nov ’94, $25.00, 315pp, hc) Non-fiction discussion of psychobiography, with sample essays including a section titled “Into the Fantastic” that looks at “Asimov as Acrophobe”, “The Thing from Inner Space: John W. Campbell, Robert E. Howard, and Cordwainer Smith”, Jack Williamson, L. Frank Baum, and Vladimir Nabokov (who disliked both Sigmund Freud and science fiction).

Death and the Maiden P. N. Elrod (Ace 0-441-00071-1, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Jeff Barson) [Jonathan Barrett] Vampire novel, second book of the “Jonathan Barrett” series about a Tory vampire on Long Island during the American Revolution.

Darien: Guardian Angel of Jesus Roger Elwood (Word Publishing 0-8499-1174-5, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $17.99, 396pp, hc, cover by Michael Dudash) Christian fantasy novel about an angel’s life, from Lucifer’s rebellion to the miracles of Christ.

The Art of the Sword Ru Emerson (Ace 0-441-00032-0, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 262pp, pb, cover by Donald Clavette) [Night-Threads] Fantasy novel, fifth in the “Night Threads” series. Chris searches for the source of the drugs threatening the city of Rhadaz.

Midwife’s Nightcap/Mid-Wife Crisis Ru Emerson & P. D. Cacek (Paper Moon, Sep ’94 [Nov ’94], $3.00, 32pp, ph) Chapbook double of two original short stories about midwifery, with Ru Emerson’s SF horror story “Midwife’s Nightcap” on one side, and P.D. Cacek’s “Mid-Wife Crisis” on the other. Order from Blue Moon Books, 360 West First, Eugene OR 97401; (503) 345-6197.

Magic: The Gathering: Whispering Woods Clayton Emery (HarperPrism 0-06-105418-6, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 294pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Magic: The Gathering] Magic Fantasy novelization based on the “Magic” card game, second in “The Gathering” series. A coupon for an exclusive game card is included in the book. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

Gene Roddenberry: The Myth and the Man Behind Star Trek Joel Engel (Hyperion 0-7868-6004-9, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $22.95, 283pp, hc) [Star Trek] Non-fiction, an unauthorized biography of Star Trek’s creator, with a foreword by D.C. Fontana. [Gene Roddenberry]

Rainbow Man M. J. Engh (Tor/Orb 0-312-89014-1, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $10.95, 253pp, tp, cover by Paul Lehr) Reprint (Tor 1993) philosophical SF novel set in an alien culture.

The Oxford Book of the Supernatural D. J. Enright (Oxford University Press 0-19-214201-1, Oct ’94, $27.50, 557pp, hc, cover by Hokusai) Non-fiction study of the supernatural in fact and fiction. This may be the same as the simultaneous British edition (Oxford 1994).

Midnight Is a Lonely Place Barbara Erskine (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-93862-1, Jul ’94, $20.95, 336pp, hc, cover by Will Williams) Ghost romance about an author who comes to live in a haunted cottage. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).

The First Duelist Rutledge Etheridge (Ace 0-441-00063-0, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Duelist] SF novel, second book of a series about interstellar bounty hunters who can name their own price when the first war in centuries erupts.

The House of Caine Ken Eulo (Tor 0-812-51773-3, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.95, 501pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1988) vampire horror novel; third printing.

Sleipnir Linda Evans (Baen 0-671-87594-9, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.99, 311pp, pb) Fantasy novel. GI Randy Barnes is the only man who can save the world when the Norse gods decide to take it with them as Ragnarok approaches. A first novel.

Bluefeather Fellini Max Evans (Bantam 0-553-56539-7, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 423pp, pb, cover by John Zielinski) [Bluefeather Fellini] Reprint (University Press of Colorado 1993) WWII American Indian novel with fantasy elements.

Bluefeather Fellini in the Sacred Realm Max Evans (University Press of Colorado 0-87081-345-5, Aug ’94, $19.95, 368pp, hc, cover by Pat Evans) [Bluefeather Fellini] Picaresque Southwestern fantasy novel, sequel to Bluefeather Fellini. Available from the University Press of Colorado, PO Box 849, Niwot CO 80544.

Sweetwater Knut Faldbakken (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-0911-9, 1994 [Jul ’94], $19.95, 184pp, hc) [Twilight Country] Dystopian novel, the second featuring the inhabitants of the polluted city of Sweetwater. Translated from the Norwegian by Joan Tate. Originally published as Aftenlandet (Gyldendal Norsk 1976). We did not list the British edition. This is the Peter Owen edition from the UK with a Dufour sticker. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425.

Twilight Country Knut Faldbakken (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-0885-6, 1993 [Jul ’94], $19.95, 216pp, hc) [Twilight Country] Dystopian novel about the inhabitants of the polluted city of Sweetwater. Translated from the Norwegian by Joan Tate. Originally published as Aftenlandet (Gyldendal Norsk 1974). This is the Peter Owen edition from the UK with a Dufour sticker. We did not list the British edition. This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425.

Trevor: The Saga of the Red Boots: Earth Series Part 1 McClellan Falk (McClellan Falk 0-9641531-0-6, Dec ’94 [Oct ’94], $8.99, 51pp, tp, cover by Gerry Segismundo) Fantasy novella, first in an extended series about a strange man in red boots who interferes with the lives of ordinary people, this time in a small town riddled with incest, violence, and abuse. Available from McClellan Falk, Distribution Department, PO Box 10015, Canoga Park CA 91309.

The Image of the Beast Philip José Farmer (Masquerade Rhinoceros 1-56333-166-7, Feb ’94 [May ’94], $6.95, 277pp, tp, cover by Kurt Griffith) [Herald Childe] Reprint (Essex House 1968) erotic SF novel, the first featuring Herald Childe.

The Nitpicker’s Guide for Classic Trekkers Phil Farrand (Delta 0-440-50683-2, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $12.95, 393pp, tp) [Star Trek] Unauthorized Star Trek blooper book.

The Nitpicker’s Guide for Classic Trekkers Phil Farrand (SFBC #59519, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $9.98, 393pp, hc, cover by Bob Larkin) [Star Trek] Reprint (Dell Delta 1994) unauthorized Star Trek blooper book. This is the first hardcover edition, but is otherwise similar to the Dell trade paperback edition, except it lacks a price and has an SFBC code number on the back jacket.

The Nitpicker’s Guide for Next Generation Trekkers Phil Farrand (SFBC #02308, Jan ’94, $9.98, 933pp, hc, cover by Bob Larkin) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Reprint (Dell 1993) media non-fiction. A guide to everything that’s wrong with each individual episode of Star Trek, the Next Generation, from bloopers to plot problems. This edition lacks an ISBN and price, and has the SFBC number on the back jacket. First hardcover edition.

The Fury John Farris (Tor 0-812-51784-9, Sep ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 349pp, pb, cover by John Melo) [Fury] Reissue (Tor 1985) horror novel. Fourth printing.

Bloodshadows: Hell’s Feast Greg Farshtey (West End Games 0-87431-375-9, Apr ’94 [May ’94], $6.95, 289pp, tp, cover by Ken Barr) [Bloodshadows] Dark fantasy novelization based on the Bloodshadows game. Copyrighted by West End Games.

Shatterzone: Shattered and Other Stories ed. Greg Farshtey (West End Games 0-87431-237-X, Mar ’94, $6.95, 299pp, tp, cover by Randy Hamblin) [Shatterzone] Original anthology of nine stories based on the Shatterzone game.

Writing the New World: Imaginary Voyages and Utopias of the Great Southern Land David John Fausett (Syracuse University Press 0-8156-2586-3, Mar ’94, $17.95, 237pp, tp) Non-fiction, an analysis of 17th and 18th-century Utopian fiction. A hardcover edition (-2585-5, $42.50) was announced but not seen. Available from Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Ave., Syracuse NY 13244-5160.

My Soul to Keep Jean M. Favors (Avon Flare 0-380-77478-X, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $3.99, 154pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel of a young girl in a coma who must battle an evil force for possession of her soul.

Bolos #2: The Unconquerable ed. Bill Fawcett (Baen 0-671-87629-5, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 275pp, pb, cover by Paul Alexander) [Bolo] Original anthology of seven stories based on Keith Laumer’s “Bolo” stories. Second in the series. Copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates. Fawcett’s name does not appear on the cover, only “created by Keith Laumer.”

Midshipman’s Hope David Feintuch (Warner Aspect 0-446-60096-2, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.50, 391pp, pb, cover by Steve Youll) [Nicholas Seafort] SF novel of Hornblower-style naval adventure in space, first in a series. A first novel.

Magician: Master Raymond E. Feist (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56493-5, Jan ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 496pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) [Riftwar] Second half of the revised and expanded edition of Magician (Doubleday 1992). This is the author’s preferred text, never previously in paperback. The original novel was published by Doubleday in 1982.

Shadow of a Dark Queen Raymond E. Feist (Morrow 0-688-12408-9, Jun ’94, $22.00, 382pp, hc, cover by Bryan Leister) [Riftwar: Serpentwar] Fantasy novel, first book of the “Serpentwar Saga”, sixth book in the overall “Riftwar” series. This new series is set much later than the earlier books. Simultaneous with the British (HarperCollins) edition.

Shadow of a Dark Queen Raymond E. Feist (SFBC #03631, Jul ’94 [Aug ’94], $10.98, 382pp, hc) [Riftwar: Serpentwar] Reprint (Morrow 1994) fantasy novel, first book of the “Serpentwar Saga” and sixth book in the overall “Riftwar” series.

By the Time I Get to Nashville Lionel Fenn (Ace 0-441-00020-7, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.50, 220pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Diego] Humorous time-travel sf novel, second book of the “Diego” series. The legendary Wild West gunslinger is loose in 22nd-century Nashville. Fenn is a pen-name for Charles L. Grant.

Time: The Semi-Final Frontier Lionel Fenn (Ace 0-441-00094-0, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.99, 234pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Diego] Humorous time-travel SF novel, third book in the “Diego” series. The legendary gunslinger goes to outer space in the 26th century. Fenn is a pen-name for Charles L. Grant.

Overkill Alane Ferguson (Avon Flare 0-380-72167-8, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $3.99, 193pp, pb) Young-adult horror/psychic novel about a young girl who has visions of murders while they’re happening.

The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: A 45th Anniversary Anthology ed. Edward L. Ferman & Kristine Kathryn Rusch (St. Martin’s 0-312-11246-7, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $23.95, 350pp, hc) Anthology of 19 stories that originally appeared in F&SF from 1988-1993 with an introduction by each of the editors.

Gene Roddenberry: The Last Conversation: A Dialogue with the Creator of Star Trek Yvonne Fern (University of California Press 0-520-08842-5, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $20.00, 228pp, hc) [Star Trek] Biographical non-fiction; an interview with Roddenberry conducted near the end of his life. With a foreword by Arthur C. Clarke and an afterword by Fern. Available from the University of California Press, Berkeley CA 94720. [Gene Roddenberry]

We Murder Tim Ferret (Morrigan Publications/The Dog Factory 1870338-06-5, Oct ’94, $11.95, 28pp, ph, cover by Tim Ferret) Surrealistic horror short story published as a pamphlet, with text and illustrations by Ferret. Signed, limited edition of 200. Available in both the US and UK. In the US, order from Morrigan, TCI Dept 64, Box 597004, San Francisco CA 94159, USA; checks payable to L. Escott. In the UK, £6.95 to Morrigan, 84 Ivy Avenue, Southdown, Bath Avon, BA2 1AN UK.

Shadowrun: Lone Wolf Nigel Findley (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45272-0, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 287pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Shadowrun] Fantasy novelization based on the Shadowrun game, with interior illustrations by Joel Biske. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

Headhunter Timothy Findley (Crown 0-517-59827-2, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $23.00, 440pp, hc, cover by Wendell Minor) Gothic fantasy novel about the disastrous consequences of an ex-librarian releasing Kurtz from page 92 of the 1974 Penguin edition of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness to take over Toronto. First American edition (HarperCollins Canada 1993).

Virgil Finlay’s Far Beyond Virgil Finlay (Charles F. Miller 1-885611-04-8, Sep ’94, $14.95, 132pp, hc, cover by Virgil Finlay) Art book, a collection of Finlay’s work. With an introduction Brian J. Frost. A hardcover edition (-03-X, $24.95) was announced but not seen.

Australian Vintage Paperback Guide Graham Flanagan (Gryphon Books 0-936071-38-9, Jun ’94, $20.00, 216pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. A guide to vintage Australian paperbacks, including early SF, listed by publisher, with b&w cover reproductions. Available from Gryphon Publications, PO Box 209, Brooklyn NY 11228-0209.

Last Mountain Robert C. Fleet (Ace 0-441-00062-2, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) Fantasy novel about the relationship between a young illegal immigrant girl from an LA barrio and a unicorn.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Leonore Fleischer (Penguin/Signet 0451-18284-7, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, 313pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Movie novelization based on the screenplay by Steph Lady and Frank Darabont.

Welcome Inn #2: Ghost of a Chance E. L. Flood (Troll/Rainbow Bridge 0-8167-3428-3, Oct ’94, $2.95, 141pp, pb, cover by Neal McPheeters) [Welcome Inn] Young-adult mystery/ghost novel, second in the “Welcome Inn” series. Copyrighted by Twelfth House Productions.

Growing Up Weightless John M. Ford (Easton Press, Jan ’94, no price, 246pp, hc) Sf novel set on a colonized Moon. With an introduction by James Gunn and artwork by Frank Mayo. Published “simultaneously” with the Bantam Spectra edition listed four months ago. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Signed First Editions of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Growing Up Weightless John M. Ford (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56814-0, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 261pp, pb, cover by Pamela Lee) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) young-adult SF novel set on a colonized Moon. Winner of the Philip K. Dick Award for best original SF paperback.

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