The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Legend David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37906-3, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 362pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Drenai] Reprint (Century 1984) fantasy novel, Volume One of the “Drenai Saga”. Legendary warrior Druss the Axe come out of retirement for a hopeless cause. First printed in the U.S. under the title Against the Horde (New Infinities 1988).

The Architecture of Desire Mary Gentle (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45353-0, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 208pp, pb, cover by Chris Brown) [White Crow & Causabon] Reprint (Bantam UK 1991) fantasy novel set in an imaginary Renaissance city, an indirect sequel to Rats and Gargoyles.

Torment Stephen R. George (Zebra 0-8217-4628-6, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.50, 380pp, pb) Horror novel of a young girl from a wealthy family possessed by the spirit of an underprivileged dead girl.

The Book of Nights Sylvie Germain (David R. Godine/Verba Mundi 0-87923-975-1, Nov ’93 [Mar ’94], $22.95, 263pp, hc, cover by Pieter Bruegel, the Elder) [Book of Nights] Literary fantasy novel/family saga set in Europe between the Franco-Prussian War and WWII. Translated from the French (Editions Gallimard 1991 as Le Livre des Nuits) by Christine Donougher. First American edition (Dedalus 1992).

A Covenant of Justice David Gerrold (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56188-X, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.99, 354pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) Sf adventure novel of mankind subjugated by their own genetically-engineered killing machines, sequel to Under the Eye of God. Based on the unproduced TV series Trackers created by Gerrold and Daron J. Thomas.

Neuromancer William Gibson (Ace 0-441-00068-1, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $21.95, 278pp, hc, cover by Rick Berry) [Neuromancer] Reprint (Ace 1984) Hugo and Nebula Awards-winning SF novel. With a new afterword by the author.

Neuromancer William Gibson (SFBC #03772, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $9.98, 278pp, hc, cover by Rick Berry) [Neuromancer] Reprint (Ace 1984) Hugo and Nebula Awards-winning sf novel. With an afterword by the author. Similar to the 1994 Ace hardcover edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Virtual Light William Gibson (BOMC/QPBC, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $12.95, 325pp, tp, cover by Don Brautigam) [Virtual Light] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) sf/thriller novel set in a divided post-Millennial California. Similar to the Bantam Spectra edition except it lacks an ISBN and price and has the jacket printed as the soft cover.

Virtual Light William Gibson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56606-7, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.99, 352pp, pb, cover by Don Brautigam) [Virtual Light] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) sf thriller set in a divided post-Millennial California.

Golden Eyes John Gideon (Berkley 0-425-14287-6, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $5.99, 457pp, pb) Horror novel about a small town in Oregon beset by vampires. First American edition (Headline 1993).

Midnight Kiss Nancy Gideon (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0020-1, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.50, 398pp, pb) [Midnight] Vampire Regency romance, first book of a new series.

Midnight Temptation Nancy Gideon (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0054-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 380pp, pb) [Midnight] Vampire romance set in post-Revolutionary Paris.

Giger’s Alien H. R. Giger (Morpheus International 1-883398-08-8, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $27.50, 76pp, tp, cover by H. R. Giger) Reprint (Big O 1979) art book of Giger’s designs for the film. Order from Morpheus International, Box 7246, Beverly Hills CA 90212.

The Pumpkins of Time Mel Gilden (Harcourt Brace/Browndeer Press 0-15-200889-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.95, 209pp, tp, cover by Ray Goudey) Humorous young-adult SF novel about a boy who becomes involved with aliens. A hardcover edition (-276603, 10.95) is also available.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine #4: The Pet Mel Gilden & Ted Pedersen (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-88352-6, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $3.99, 112pp, tp, cover by Alan Gutierrez) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Young-adult Star Trek novelization.

Grails: Quests of the Dawn ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Edward E. Kramer (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45303-4, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $9.95, 387pp, tp) Anthology of 21 stories and four poems about the Grail, four stories original to this volume. The rest appeared in Grails: Quests, Visitations and Other Occurences (Unnameable Press 1992). The Fritz Leiber introduction from that book is presented as an afterword here.

Grails: Visitations of the Night ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Edward E. Kramer (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45304-2, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $9.95, 431pp, tp) Anthology of 29 stories about the Grail, 11 apparently original to this volume. The rest appeared in Grails: Quests, Visitations and Other Occurences (Unnameable Press 1992). There is a new introduction by Brian Thomsen.

Wrath of God Robert Gleason (HarperPrism 0-06-105311-2, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $14.99, 397pp, tp, cover by Michael Herring) Post-holocaust SF thriller. Legendary heroes are brought from the past to help a weakened America fight off barbarian invaders.

Classic Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Donald F. Glut (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32022-0, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 214pp, pb) [Star Wars] Reissue (Del Rey 1980 as The Empire Strikes Back) SF novelization based on the second “Star Wars” film; 21st printing. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

The Holy Grail: Its Origins, Secrets & Meaning Revealed Malcolm Godwin (Viking Studio 0-670-85128-0, May ’94, $25.00, 255pp, hc, cover by Malcolm Godwin) Associational book on the Grail legends, with many full-color reproductions of artwork.

Beloved Exile Parke Godwin (AvoNova 0-380-77553-0, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.50, 424pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) [Firelord] Reprint (Bantam 1984) Arthurian novel about Guinevere after Arthur’s death, sequel to Firelord. Winner of the World Fantasy Award.

Firelord Parke Godwin (AvoNova 0-380-77551-4, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.50, 400pp, pb, cover by Kinuko Craft) [Firelord] Reprint (Doubleday 1970) Arthurian historical fantasy novel.

Robin and the King Parke Godwin (AvoNova 0-380-70996-1, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.50, 384pp, pb, cover by Hiroko) [Sherwood] Reprint (Morrow 1993) historical novel with fantasy elements retelling the story of Robin Hood. Sequel to Sherwood.

Ravenloft: The Enemy Within Christie Golden (TSR 1-56076-887-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.95, 311pp, tp, cover by Paul Jaquays) [Ravenloft] Dark fantasy novelization based on the Ravenloft game. Copyrighted by TSR.

Of Saints and Shadows Christopher Golden (Jove 0-515-11388-3, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.99, 391pp, pb) [Shadow Saga] Horror novel about the battle between holy warriors and a race of vampires. A first novel.

Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon Lisa Goldstein (Tor 0-812-51951-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 301pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) Reprint (Tor 1993) historical fantasy novel set in Elizabethan England, about a bookseller’s search for her changeling son that is entwined with the life of Christopher Marlowe.

Summer King, Winter Fool Lisa Goldstein (Tor 0-312-85632-6, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $20.95, 287pp, hc, cover by Kevin Johnson) Fantasy novel about a young aristocrat who is the only possible savior of his conquered homeland. Recommended (SW).

Tourists Lisa Goldstein (Tor/Orb 0-312-89011-7, Sep ’94, $11.95, 239pp, tp) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1989) contemporary fantasy set in an imaginary country. There are minor changes to this edition.

Travellers in Magic Lisa Goldstein (Tor 0-312-85790-X, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $21.95, 285pp, hc, cover by Tom Canty) Collection of 15 stories, one original.

Wizard’s First Rule Terry Goodkind (Tor 0-312-85705-5, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $23.95, 573pp, hc, cover by Doug Beekman) [Sword of Truth] High fantasy novel of a woodsman destined to battle an evil mage for the safety of his world. A first novel. First American edition (Millennium 1994).

Queen City Jazz Kathleen Ann Goonan (Tor 0-312-85678-4, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $23.95, 416pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) [Nanotech Cycle] SF novel of a future made apocalyptic by nanotechnology. A first novel.

Earthdawn: Prophecy Greg Gorden (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45347-6, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.99, 319pp, pb, cover by Joel Biske) [Earthdawn] Fantasy novelization based on the Earthdawn game, fourth book of a series. Interior illustrations by Joel Biske. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

Predators ed. Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45226-7, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 384pp, pb) Reprint (Roc 1993) original anthology of 21 dark suspense/horror stories. One, Dean Koontz’s “Hardshell” is a reprint.

On the Nature of Things: The Scientific Photography of Fritz Goro Fritz Goro (Aperture 0-89381-542-X, 1993 [Jun ’94], $40.00, 130pp, hc, cover by Fritz Goro) Associational art book, a collection of Fritz W. Goro’s photographs of scientific subjects such as DNA, moon rocks, fiberoptics, etc., with commentary by various scientists and an introduction by Stephen Jay Gould. The photos are more exotic than most modern art books.

Love Bite Sherry Gottlieb (Warner 0-446-36537-8, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) [Love Bite] Vampire horror novel about a police detective marked by a vampire as her mate. A first novel.

Love Bite Sherry Gottlieb (Transylvania Press 1-55135-001-7, Jul ’94 [Aug ’94], $65.00, 275pp, hc, cover by Alan M. Clark) [Love Bite] Reprint (Warner 1994) vampire horror novel. First hardcover edition. This is a signed numbered slipcased 500-copy limited edition.

The Dark Domain Stefan Grabinski (Dedalus/Hippocrene 0-7818-0211-3, Jan ’94, $10.95, 153pp, tp, cover by Franz von Stuck) Collection of 11 literary dark fantasy short stories. These were originally published in 1918 and 1922, and are translated from the Polish by Miroslaw Lipinski. There is an introduction and afterword by the translator. This edition has both the US and UK ISBNs and prices, and is apparently the same as the British edition. The cover calls it a Dedalus book and the title page refers to it as Dedalus/Hippocrene.

Star Trek #70: Traitor Winds L. A. Graf (Pocket 0-671-86913-2, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.50, 275pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization, third book of the “Lost Years” trilogy. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Black Carousel Charles L. Grant (Tor 0-312-85791-8, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $19.95, 223pp, hc, cover by Tim O’Brien) [Oxrun Station] Horror novel in the “Oxrun Station” series; a dark carnival with a sinister carousel comes to town.

Jackals Charles L. Grant (Tor/Forge 0-312-85565-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $20.95, 255pp, hc, cover by Joe Curcio) Horror novel about a slightly less-than-human race who prey on the weak and unwary out on the nation’s highways.

The X-Files #1: Goblins Charles L. Grant (HarperPrism 0-06-105414-3, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 277pp, pb) [X-Files] Novelization based on the TV show about FBI agents investigating the paranormal. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Corporation.

In the Fog ed. Charles L. Grant (Tor 0-812-51874-8, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 300pp, pb, cover by David Schleinkofer) [Greystone Bay] Reprint (Tor 1993) original horror anthology, fourth in a shared-world series set in “Greystone Bay”.

Batman, the Animated Series: Dual to the Death Geary Gravel (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56501-X, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 198pp, pb) [Batman] Associational Batman novelization based on two scripts for the animated TV series. Copyrighted by DC Comics.

Batman, the Animated Series: The Dragon and the Bat Geary Gravel (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56608-3, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 181pp, pb) [Batman] Associational Batman novelization based on the animated TV series. Copyrighted by DC Comics.

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