The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

Contents Lists

Previous -- Table-of-Contents
Ghost Train Pat & Paul Erik Graversen (Zebra/Z-Fave 0-8217-4578-6, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $3.50, 220pp, pb) Young-adult horror/time-travel/ghost novel about a boy caught up in a train wreck that took place in 1943.

Poor Things Alasdair Gray (Harcourt Brace 0-15-600068-7, Mar ’94, $10.95, 317pp, tp, cover by Alasdair Gray) Reprint (Bloomsbury 1992) literary dark fantasy novel set in Victorian Glasgow, where two doctors compete for the love of a woman one has created from human remains. Winner of the Whitbread Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize.

Ten Tales Tall and True Alasdair Gray (Harcourt Brace 0-15-100090-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $19.95, 171pp, hc, cover by Alasdair Gray) Collection of 13 stories with illustrations by the author, ranging from outright sf to social comedy. First American edition (Bloomsbury 1993).

The JimJams Michael Green (Pocket 0-671-88148-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.50, 244pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Horror novel of a resort island overrun by gremlinish creatures that feed on humans.

Quest: In Search of the Dragontooth Michael Green (Running Press 1-56138-413-5, Sep ’94 [Nov ’94], $24.95, 143pp, hc, cover by Michael Green) Fantasy novel, written in the form of the long-lost journals of a 16th-century mystic. Hidden in the heavily illustrated journal are clues to the current hiding place of the magic Dragontooth. The book is boxed with a map and a pendant, and appears to be as much a puzzle as a novel, though there does not appear to be an actual prize for solving the puzzle. Order from Running Press, 125 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19103-4399.

Conan at the Demon’s Gate Roland J. Green (Tor 0-812-52491-8, Nov ’94 [Sep ’94], $7.99, 278pp, tp, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Fantasy novelization based on Robert E. Howard’s classic character. Copyrighted by Conan Properties, Inc.

Warriors for the Working Day Roland J. Green (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45349-2, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $5.50, 447pp, pb) [Starcruiser Shenandoah] Sf military adventure novel, sixth book of the “Starcruiser Shenandoah” series.

Dark Mirror, Dark Dreams Sharon Green (AvoNova 0-380-77306-6, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.99, 363pp, pb, cover by Wojtek Siudmak) Fantasy novel of four sorcerers trying to save their enslaved kingdoms.

Enchanting Sharon Green (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0076-7, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 445pp, pb) Fantasy romance novel. A fantasy writer discovers that her creations, a handsome hero and his mystical kingdom, are real.

Shadows Fall Simon R. Green (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45363-8, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.99, 442pp, pb) Sf/fantasy novel set in a town occupied by both robots and faerie creatures. First American edition (Headline 1994).

After the King: Stories in Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Tor 0-812-51443-2, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $5.99, 501pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) Reprint (Tor 1992) original anthology of 19 stories in honor of, but not in the style of, J.R.R. Tolkien, with an introduction by Jane Yolen.

Nebula Award-Winning Novellas ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Barnes & Noble 1-56619-590-X, Aug ’94, $8.95, 590pp, tp) Anthology of ten Nebula Award-winning novellas, with a foreword by Stephen Pagel and an introduction by Pamela Sargent.

Masters of Fantasy ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Terry Carr (Bristol Park Books 0-88486-094-9, May ’94 [Aug ’94], $12.95, 512pp, tp) Reprint (Galahad 1992) anthology of 31 fantasy stories. An abridged version of A Treasury of Modern Fantasy (Avon 1981).

The Dean Koontz Companion ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Ed Gorman & Bill Munster (Berkley 0-425-14135-7, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $13.00, 312pp, tp) Non-fiction. A collection of Koontz-iana, including a long interview conducted by Ed Gorman, his first published story, non-fiction articles by Koontz on writers and writing, and a bibliography of his work, with book-length material annotated. First American edition (Headline 1994). [Dean R. Koontz]

Commando Brigade 3000 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Charles Waugh (Ace 0-441-00108-4, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 211pp, pb, cover by Gary Freeman) Antholgy of nine military SF stories.

Animal Brigade 3000 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg & Charles Waugh (Ace 0-441-00014-2, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 276pp, pb, cover by Gary Freeman) Anthology of seven sf stories, three original, about men and animals fighting battles in future wars together.

Brotherhood of the Stars Kirby Greene (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29635-3, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 230pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) Space opera sf novel of a man’s interstellar search for a friend imprisoned by an evil cult on an alien world.

Mind Speaker’s Call Gayle Greeno (DAW 0-88677-579-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.99, 527pp, pb, cover by Mark Hess) [Ghatti’s Tale] Sf/fantasy novel of human colonists bonding telepathically with alien cats, second book of “The Ghatti’s Tale.”

Forgotten Realms: Crown of Fire Ed Greenwood (TSR 1-56076-839-8, Apr ’94, $5.95, 375pp, tp, cover by Fred Fields) [Forgotten Realms: Harpers] Fantasy novelization based on the “Forgotten Realms” game, ninth book of “The Harpers” series.

Forgotten Realms: Elminster: The Making of a Mage Ed Greenwood (TSR 1-56076-936-X, Dec ’94, $16.95, 312pp, hc, cover by Jeff Easley) [Forgotten Realms: Elminster] Fantasy novelization based on the “Forgotten Realms” role-playing games. Copyrighted by TSR.

Switching Well Peni R. Griffin (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-036910-4, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $3.99, 218pp, pb, cover by Scott Gladden) Reprint (McElderry 1993) young-adult time-travel fantasy novel of a girl from 1891 who switches places with a girl from 1991.

The Calling Kathryn Meyer Griffith (Zebra 0-8217-4659-6, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.50, 379pp, pb) Horror novel. A woman is haunted by the unquiet soul of an ancient Egyptian queen.

Dinosaur Nexus Lee Grimes (AvoNova 0-380-77319-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 215pp, pb, cover by Matthew Stowicki) Time-travel SF novel about a human spaceship that travels back to the Late Cretaceous and encounters intelligent alien reptiles from a parallel world.

Captain’s Logs: The Complete Trek Voyages Edward Gross & Mark A. Altman (Image Publishing 0-9627508-3-3, Sep ’93 [Aug ’94], $19.95, 269pp, tp) [Star Trek] Non-fiction, an episode guide to all Star Trek and Star Trek, the Next Generation episodes through 6/92, plus a section about the (then) forthcoming Deep Space Nine. First American edition (Boxtree 1993). This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now.

DragonLance: Lord Toede Jeff Grubb (TSR 1-56076-870-3, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.95, 313pp, tp, cover by Jeff Easley) [DragonLance: Villains] Fantasy novelization, Volume 5 in the “DragonLance Villains” series, based on the game.

Rhinegold Stephan Grundy (Bantam 0-553-09545-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $23.95, 721pp, hc, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Rhinegold] Fantasy novel retelling the story of Siegfried and other Teutonic myths. Recommended (SW). First American edition (Michael Joseph 1994).

The Complete Vampire Companion Rosemary Ellen Guiley (Simon & Schuster/Macmillan 0-671-85024-5, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $16.00, 258pp, hc) Non-fiction history of vampires in books, movies, stage, etc.

Dragonlord of Mystara Thorarinn Gunnarsson (TSR 1-56076-906-8, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.95, 396pp, pb, cover by Danilo Gonzalez) [Dragonlord Chronicles] Fantasy novelization based on the Mystara game, first book of the “Dragonlord Chronicles”. Copyrighted by TSR.

Dinotopia James Gurney (Turner 1-878685-89-9, May ’94, $16.95, 159pp, tp, cover by James Gurney) [Dinotopia] Reprint (Turner 1992) Hugo and World Fantasy Awards-winning art book, a “traveler’s diary” through a “lost world” where humans and intelligent dinosaurs co-exist.

Dinotopia Pop-Up Book James Gurney (Turner 1-878685-46-5, Nov ’93 [Jan ’94], $15.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by James Gurney) [Dinotopia] Art book, selections from Gurney’s bestselling Dinotopia adapted as pop-up art.

Summer Light Elyse Guttenberg (HarperPrism 0-06-105425-9, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 481pp, pb, cover by Martin Andrews) [Summer Light] Prehistoric fantasy novel of an outcast female shaman in Alaska.

Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story Mary Downing Hahn (Clarion Books 0-395-66556-6, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $13.95, 165pp, hc, cover by Robina MacIntyre) Young-adult time-travel fantasy about a boy drawn into the past to take the place of a great-great uncle who died of diptheria 80 years before.

High Steel Jack C. Haldeman, II & Jack Dann (Tor 0-812-51433-5, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 252pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) [John Stranger] Reprint (Tor 1993) SF novel of an American Indian orbital construction worker who holds the key to alien contact.

This Dark Paradise Wendy Haley (Diamond 0-7865-0000-X, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 311pp, pb) [Alex Danilov] Gothic horror novel about a vampire family on a Southern plantation, first book of a series.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Index, Volume 10 Hal W. Hall (Borgo Press 0-8095-6803-9, Feb ’94 [Jun ’94], $30.00, 153pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. A secondary bibliography covering critical materials published during 1992 in the SF and fantasy field by author and subject. Available from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406-2845. Credit card orders fax: 909-888-4942.

Bride of the Rat God Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38101-7, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $5.99, 336pp, pb, cover by Robert Rodriguez) Satirical fantasy novel about a 1923 movie star cursed by a magic jewel.

Star Trek #71: Crossroad Barbara Hambly (Pocket 0-671-79323-3, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.50, 274pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Stranger at the Wedding Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38097-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $5.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) [Windrose] Fantasy novel set in the same world as “The Windrose Chronicles.” Published simultaneously with the UK edition (HarperCollins UK as Sorcerer’s Ward).

Stranger at the Wedding Barbara Hambly (SFBC #03408, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $8.98, 276pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Windrose] Reprint (Del Rey 1994; HarperCollins UK as Sorcerer’s Ward) fantasy novel, set in the same world as “The Windrose Chronicles”. Similar to the Del Rey edition, this is a first hardcover edition, lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Laughing Corpse Laurell K. Hamilton (Ace 0-441-00091-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.99, 293pp, pb, cover by Steve Gardiner) [Anita Blake] Vampire horror novel, second book of a series featuring Anita Blake, a vampire hunter in an alternate world where vampires and humans coexist. First American edition (NEL 1994).

Shadow World: Clock Strikes Sword [by Stephen Bilias] Ian Hammell (Ace 0-441-00136-X, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 264pp, pb, cover by Gary L. Freeman) [Shadow World] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, second in the series. Copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Shadow World: The Burning Goddess [by Clayton Emery] Ian Hammell (Ace 0-441-00086-X, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.50, 203pp, pb, cover by Gary Freeman) [Shadow World] Fantasy novelization based on the Shadow World roleplaying game. First book of a new series, packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Perestroika Christi John Hands (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100728-5, Jul ’94, $5.50, 976pp, pb) Political/religious/fantasy thriller about a priest who must fight both the KGB and agents of Satan in order to save the world.

The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction ed. Phil Hardy (Overlook Press 0-87951-516-3, May ’94 [Jan ’94], $50.00, 478pp, hc) Media reference, an encyclopedia of sf films through 1990, an updated edition (the text and photots seem identical up to 1983) of The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction (Aurum Press 1984). First American revised edition (Aurum Press 1991 as The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction). The earlier version also appeared as Science Fiction: The Complete Film Sourcebook (Morrow 1985).

The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: Horror ed. Phil Hardy (Overlook Press 0-87951-516-3, Oct ’94 [Aug ’94], $50.00, 496pp, hc) Media reference, an encyclopedia of horror films through 1992, an updated and revised edition of The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror (Aurum Press 1986). The earlier version also appeared as The Encyclopedia of Horror Movies (Harper Perennial 1987).

Call of the Wendigo Robin Hardy (Bantam 0-553-29828-3, Jan ’94 [Apr ’94], $3.50, 179pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) Young-adult horror novel of a monstrous creature stalking kids at a tennis camp.

Robbe-Grillet and the Fantastic: A Collection of Essays ed. Virginia Harger-Grinling & Tony Chadwick (Greenwood Press 0-313-28539-X, Mar ’94 [Apr ’94], $49.95, 157pp, hc) Non-fiction, criticism. A collection of seven essays on fantastic elements in Robbe-Grillet’s fiction. Available from Greenwood Publishing, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881. Credit card orders: 1-800-225-5800. [Alain Robbe-Grillet]

Cat Scratch Fever Tara K. Harper (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38051-7, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Rowena) [Cat Scratch Fever] Sf novel of a human telepath bonded to alien cats.

Vampire Twins #2: Bloodlust Janice Harrell (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-106246-4, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $3.99, 232pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Young-adult vampire novel, second in a series about teenaged vampire twins. Packaged by Daniel Weiss & Associates and copyrighted by them and the author.

Vampire Twins #3: Bloodchoice Janice Harrell (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-10243-X, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $3.99, 235pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Young-adult vampire novel, third in the series about conflicted twin teenaged vampires. Packaged by Daniel Weiss and Associates, and copyrighted by them and the author.

Vampire Twins #1: Bloodlines Janice Harrell (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-106247-2, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $3.99, 231pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Young-adult vampire horror novel, first book of a new series about a pair of teenage vampire twins. Packaged by Daniel Weiss & Associates and copyrighted by them and the author.

Let There Be Dark Allen Lee Harris (Jove 0-515-11488-X, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 345pp, pb) Horror novel. A writer retells a childhood legend and brings a shadow-stealing monster to life.

Caledon of the Mists Deborah Turner Harris (Ace 0-441-00029-0, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.50, 402pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) [Caledon Saga] Quasi-Scottish fantasy novel. An unprepared young princess is forced to become a warrior queen when her brother is killed fighting an evil usurper who commands demonic forces.

The Power #7: The Vampire’s Kiss Jesse Harris (Random House/Knopf Borzoi 0-679-83669-1, Jan ’93 [Jun ’94], $3.50, 144pp, pb) [Power] Young-adult horror novel, seventh book of a series. Teenage psychic Mackenzie Gold must fight a handsome stranger she believes to be a vampire who plans to make her boyfriend Aidan his next victim. Packaged and copyrighted by the Parachute Press. This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now.

The Power #8: The Obsession Jesse Harris (Random House/Knopf Borzoi 0-679-83670-5, Feb ’93 [Jun ’94], $3.50, 169pp, pb) [Power] Young-adult horror novel, eighth book of a series. Teenage psychic Mackenzie Gold’s instincts steer her wrong when she tries to help a girl named Sharon hunt her boyfriend’s killer. Packaged and copyrighted by the Parachute Press. This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now.

Galactic Dreams Harry Harrison (Tor 0-312-85246-0, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $19.95, 222pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) Collection of 12 stories, one original, with illustrations by Bryn Barnard. Packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications. Simultaneous with UK (Legend) edition.

The Hammer and the Cross Harry Harrison (Tor 0-812-52348-2, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 470pp, pb, cover by Kevin Johnson) [Hammer and the Cross] Reprint (Legend 1993 as by Harry Harrison & John Holm) alternate world historical novel.

Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56458-7, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Mick McGinty) Reprint (Doubleday 1966) SF novel of overpopulation filmed as Soylent Green, with an introduction written in 1966 by Paul R. Ehrlich.

The Stainless Steel Rat for President Harry Harrison (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27612-3, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 185pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Slippery Jim (James Bolivar) diGriz] Reissue (SFBC 1982) humorous sf novel in the “Stainless Steel Rat” series; tenth printing.

Next -- Table-of-Contents