The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The H.P. Lovecraft Dream Book S. T. Joshi, Will Murray & David E. Schultz (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-65-8, Jul ’94 [Aug ’94], $6.50, 42pp, ph, cover by Jason Eckhardt) Non-fiction, a collection of excerpts from Lovecraft’s letters describing his dreams. With an introduction by S.T. Joshi. Available from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893. [H. P. Lovecraft]

H.P. Lovecraft in the Argosy: Collected Correspondence from the Munsey Magazines ed. S. T. Joshi (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-62-3, Apr ’94 [May ’94], $5.95, 40pp, ph) Non-fiction, a collection of Lovecraftian correspondence (both to him and from him) that appeared in Argosy and other Munsey magazines. Available from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893. [H. P. Lovecraft]

H.P. Lovecraft: Letters to Samuel Loveman & Vincent Starrett ed. S. T. Joshi & David E. Schultz (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-68-2, Nov ’94, $5.95, 42pp, ph) A collection of Lovecraft’s letters to Loveman & Starrett, with an introduction by the editors and two poems by Loveman dedicated to Lovecraft. Order from Necronomicon Press, P.O. Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893; 401-828-7161. [H. P. Lovecraft]

H.P. Lovecraft: The Shadow Over Innsmouth ed. S. T. Joshi & David E. Schultz (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-66-6, Jul ’94 [Aug ’94], $8.95, 63pp, ph, cover by Jason Eckhardt) The classic horror novella first published as a book in 1936, re-edited and with an introduction and many notes by S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, plus Lovecraft’s own notes for the tale and a discarded draft, plus a printing history. Illustrations by Jason Eckhardt. A critical/non-fiction book, part of the Illustrated/Annotated Lovecraft series. Available from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893.

The Devil’s Own Work Alan Judd (Knopf 0-679-42552-7, Jul ’94 [Aug ’94], $17.00, 115pp, hc) The Faust legend retold for writers in a literary novella. Winner of the Guardian Fiction Award. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1991).

Classic Star Wars: Return of the Jedi James Kahn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30767-4, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 181pp, pb) [Star Wars] Reissue (Del Rey 1983 as The Return of the Jedi) SF novelization based on the third “Star Wars” film; 22nd printing. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Covenant with the Vampire: The Diaries of the Family Dracul Jeanne Kalogridis (Delacorte Abyss 0-385-31313-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $19.95, 324pp, hc) [Family Dracul] Epistolary horror novel, first book of a projected trilogy designed as a prequel (with some overlap) to Stoker’s Dracula.

The Brothers Grimm and Their Critics: Folktales and the Quest for Meaning Christa Kamenetsky (Ohio University Press 0-8214-1066-0, Feb ’94 [Aug ’94], $26.95, 372pp, tp) Reprint (Ohio University Press 1992) non-fiction, criticism. A detailed study of the Grimms and their tales. Available from Ohio University Press, Athens OH 45701. [Jakob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm]

The Darkest Road Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45180-5, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 424pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) [Fionavar Tapestry] Reissue (Arbor House 1986) epic fantasy novel, the final volume in “The Fionavar Tapestry” trilogy; third printing.

A Song for Arbonne Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45332-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $5.99, 511pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) Reprint (Viking Canada 1992) fantasy novel set in an alternate world similar to Europe just before the Renaissance.

The Summer Tree Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45138-4, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 383pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) [Fionavar Tapestry] Reissue (McClelland & Stewart 1984) fantasy novel, first book of “The Fionavar Tapestry”; third printing.

Devils & Demons ed. Marvin Kaye (Barnes & Noble 0-88029-662-3, 1993 [Aug ’94], $7.98, 586pp, hc, cover by Edward Gorey) Reprint (Doubleday 1987) anthology of 52 horror stories. This is an instant remainder edition. It has a 1993 date but was not seen until now.

Masterpieces of Terror & the Unknown ed. Marvin Kaye (St. Martin’s 0-312-11026-X, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $24.95, 573pp, hc, cover by Edward Gorey) Reprint (SFBC 1993) anthology of 58 macabre stories and poems, at least six original. This is the first trade edition.

Horror at the Haunted House Peg Kehret (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-86685-0, Nov ’94, $3.50, 132pp, tp, cover by Danilo Ducak) Reprint (Dutton/Cobblehill 1992) young-adult horror novel. A Halloween haunted house has a real ghost.

Warstrider: Jackers William H. Keith, Jr. (AvoNova 0-380-77591-3, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Warstrider] Military SF novel, third in the “Warstrider” series.

Wildlife James Patrick Kelly (Tor 0-312-85578-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $21.95, 299pp, hc, cover by Bruce Jensen) Sf novel of outlawed AIs in a culture that aims to program all biological variables.

Fear Ronald Kelly (Zebra 0-8217-4693-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.50, 477pp, pb) Horror novel. A young boy goes after a supernatural child killer in the Tennessee backwoods after his best friend disappears.

The Oak Above the Kings Patricia Kennealy-Morrison (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45352-2, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $17.95, 410pp, hc) [Keltiad] Sf/fantasy novel in the “Keltiad” series, second book of “The Tales of Arthur” and fifth book overall. This is the first of the series published under the name Kennealy-Morrison.

Border Dispute Daniel R. Kerns (Ace 0-441-00033-9, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.50, 183pp, pb, cover by Cliff Miller) [Hero.] Military sf novel, sequel to Hero. Kerns is a pen name for Jacqueline Lichtenberg.

Darkspell Katharine Kerr (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56888-4, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $5.50, 413pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Deverry] Fantasy novel, a heavily revised “author’s definitive edition” (original version Doubleday 1987) of the second book in the “Deverry” series.

Days of Air and Darkness Katharine Kerr (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37289-0, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $12.95, 415pp, tp, cover by Paul Youll) [Deverry: Westlands] Celtic fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Westlands Sequence”, and eighth book in the “Deverry” series overall. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1994 as A Time of Justice).

Days of Blood and Fire Katharine Kerr (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29012-6, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.99, 493pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Deverry: Westlands] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993 as A Time of War: Days of Blood and Fire) Celtic fantasy novel, third book of the “Westlands Sequence” and seventh book of the overall “Deverry” series.

Weird Tales from Shakespeare ed. Katharine Kerr & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-605-8, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.99, 318pp, pb, cover by John Howe) Original anthology of 23 fantasy stories based on Shakespeare.

A Philosophical Investigation Philip Kerr (Penguin/Plume 0-452-27140-1, Mar ’94, $10.00, 330pp, tp) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1992) near-future sf thriller set in a world where serial killings have become epidemic and the government is attempting to weed out potential killers.

Lifter Crawford Kilian (Beach Holme/Tesseract 0-88878-327-2, Jan ’94 [Mar ’94], $5.95, 223pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1986) sf novel. This edition has been somewhat revised and is being published as a young-adult novel. Available from Beach Holme Publishers, 4252 Commerce Circle, Victoria BC V8Z 4M2, Canada.

Near Death Nancy Kilpatrick (Pocket 0-671-88090-X, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.50, 295pp, pb, cover by Vince Natale) [Power of the Blood] Vampire horror novel about a vampire who has resisted giving in to his most monstraous cravings for over a century.

Sex & the Single Vampire Nancy Kilpatrick (TAL Publications, Jul ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.95, 49pp, ph) Chapbook collection of three erotic horror stories, two original, with an introduction by Nancy Holder and interior illustrations by Rodger Gerberding. Available from TAL Publications, PO Box 1837, Leesburg VA 22075.

Cujo Stephen King (Penguin/Plume 0-452-27328-5, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $14.95, 277pp, tp, cover by Geoff Gove) Reprint (Viking 1981) horror novel. This is a “Collectors Edition” with a new introduction by Dan Simmons.

The Dead Zone Stephen King (Easton Press, Jan ’94, no price, 426pp, hc) Reprint (Viking 1979) horror novel. With an introduction by James Gunn and artwork by Jill Bauman. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

The Dead Zone Stephen King (Penguin/Plume 0-452-27329-3, Oct ’94, $14.95, 399pp, pb) Reprint (Viking 1979) horror novel. This is a “Collectors Edition” with a new introduction by Anne Rivers Siddons.

Firestarter Stephen King (Penguin/Plume 0-452-27330-7, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $14.95, 382pp, tp, cover by Geoff Gove) Reprint (Viking 1980) horror novel, with a new introduction by John Grisham. A “Collectors Edition.”

Insomnia Stephen King (Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-37-6, Aug ’94, $75.00, 592pp, hc, cover by Phil Hale) Horror novel. Limited “gift” edition of 3,750 copies. A boxed, signed, leather-bound edition of 1250 copies (-38-4, $175.00) has sold out. Available from Mark V. Ziesing, PO Box 76, Shingletown CA 96088.

Insomnia Stephen King (Viking 0-670-85503-0, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $27.95, 787pp, hc) Reprint (Ziesing 1994) horror novel set in the fictional town of Derry. This is the first trade edition.

Insomnia Stephen King (BOMC, Oct ’94, $21.95, 787pp, hc) Reprint (Ziesing 1994) horror novel. This edition is identical to the Viking edition, except it lacks an ISBN and price, and has a BOMC mark on back.

Nightmares & Dreamscapes Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-18023-2, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $6.99, 692pp, pb) Reprint (Viking 1993) collection of 23 stories plus an introduction by the author.

The Stand Stephen King (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17928-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $6.99, 1141pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1990) revised edition of King’s 1978 apocalyptic sf/horror novel; a TV tie-in edition. Seventh printing.

The Science Fiction Stories of Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling (Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1508-2, May ’94, $9.95, 178pp, tp, cover by Kevin Kelly) Reprint (Tor 1992 as Kipling’s Science Fiction) collection of nine stories and a poem, with introductions by John Brunner plus a bibliography.

Mina Marie Kiraly (Berkley 0-425-14359-7, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.50, 325pp, pb) [Dracula] Vampire horror novel, a retelling/sequel to Dracula, told from the viewpoint of Mina Murray Harker, beginning with a new account of the last chapters of Stoker’s novel. Kiraly is a pen name for Elaine Bergstrom.

Mina Marie Kiraly (SFBC #06126, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $7.98, 325pp, hc, cover by Bob McGuiness) [Dracula] Reprint (Berkeley 1994) vampire/horror novel, a retelling/sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula. This is the first hardcover edition. Kiraly is a pen-name for Elaine Bergstrom.

DragonLance: Night of the Eye Mary Kirchoff (TSR 1-56076-840-1, Apr ’94, $4.95, 314pp, tp, cover by Larry Elmore) [DragonLance: Defenders of Magic] Fantasy novelization based on the “DragonLance” game, first book of the “Defenders of Magic” trilogy.

DragonLance: The Medusa Plague Mary Kirchoff (TSR 1-56076-905-X, Oct ’94, $4.95, 314pp, tp, cover by Larry Elmore) [DragonLance: Defenders of Magic] Fantasy novelization based on the “DragonLance” game, second volume in the “Defenders of Magic” trilogy.

Queens Have Died Young and Fair James Kirkup (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-0886-4, 1993 [Jul ’94], $19.95, 175pp, hc) Fantasy novel set in the early 21st century, a satirical reworking of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. 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.

Alien Secrets Annette Curtis Klause (Dell Yearling 0-440-41061-4, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $3.99, 227pp, tp, cover by John Porter) Reprint (Delacorte 1993) young-adult SF novel.

The Divided Future William J. Klink (Dorrance Publishing 0-8059-3443-X, Jan ’94, $7.95, 104pp, tp, cover by Eric Chaikowsky) Sf novel of human life giving way to a mechanical race on a future Earth. A first novel from a vanity publisher. Available from Dorrance Publishing, 643 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh PA 15222.

The Dragon Crown Richard A. Knaak (Warner Questar 0-446-36464-9, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.50, 322pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Dragonrealm] Fantasy novel, the ninth book in the “Dragonrealm” series.

Frostwing Richard A. Knaak (Warner Aspect 0-446-60149-7, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 327pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) Contemporary fantasy novel of a centuries-old human haunted by a memory-stealing gargoyle.

Why Do Birds Damon Knight (Tor/Orb 0-312-89009-5, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $9.95, 272pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (Tor 1992) enigmatic SF novel, where a man claims to have been kidnapped by aliens in the 1930s and returned to Earth with a mission.

Monad #3: Essays on Science Fiction ed. Damon Knight (Pulphouse/Writer’s Notebook Press 1-56146-433-8, Mar ’94, $5.00, 134pp, tp) Anthology/irregular journal of sf criticism, with four essays, including one on Clarke and one on Heinlein. Order from Pulphouse Publishing, PO Box 1440, Eugene OR 97440.

Bad Brains Kathe Koja (Dell 0-440-21114-X, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 367pp, pb) Reissue (Dell Abyss 1992) horror novel; third printing.

The Cipher Kathe Koja (Dell 0-440-20782-7, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 356pp, pb) Reissue (Dell Abyss 1991) award-winning horror novel; third printing.

Skin Kathe Koja (Dell 0-440-21115-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 389pp, pb) Reprint (Delacorte Abyss 1993) non-fantasy horror novel of sadism and psychological manipulation surrounding the rise and fall of a performance art group similar to Survival Research Laboratories.

Strange Angels Kathe Koja (Delacorte 0-385-30892-2, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $19.95, 277pp, hc) Associational psychological literary novel about madness, art, and obsession.

The Bad Place Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-12434-7, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $6.99, 417pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1990) horror novel; 11th printing.

Cold Fire Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-13071-1, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $6.99, 421pp, pb, cover by Don Brautigam) Reissue (Headline 1991) horror/psychic thriller. Seventh printing.

Dark Rivers of the Heart Dean Koontz (Charnel House 0-927389-09-6, Sep ’94 [Nov ’94], $250.00, 501pp, hc, cover by Stephen Gervais) High-tech thriller set in a U.S. that may or may not be today. A special numbered, boxed and signed limited edition with illustrations by Stephen Gervais. A lettered edition (-08-8) was also announced but has not been seen. This elegant edition is essentially simultaneous with the Knopf edition listed last month. Order from Charnel House, P.O. Box 633, Lynbrook NY 11563; 516-887-2565: add $6.00 postage.

Dark Rivers of the Heart Dean Koontz (Knopf 0-679-42524-1, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $24.00, 487pp, hc) High-tech thriller set in a U.S. that may or may not be today. A limited, signed edition from Charnel House was supposed to appear last month, but has not been seen.

The Door to December Dean Koontz (Penguin/Signet 0-451-18137-9, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $6.99, 510pp, pb) Revised edition of a horror novel, originally published by Signet in 1985 as by Richard Paige.

The Funhouse Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-14248-5, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $6.99, 333pp, pb) Reprint (Jove 1980 as by Owen West) horror novelization based on the film script by Larry Block. This edition includes an afterword by Koontz, apparently an updated version of the one found in the 1992 Headline edition.

The House of Thunder Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-13295-1, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $6.99, 360pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1982 as by Leigh Nichols) associational horror novel. 8th Printing.

Lightning Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-11580-1, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $6.99, 355pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1988) SF suspense novel; 16th printing.

The Mask Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-12758-3, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $6.99, 305pp, pb) Reissue (Jove 1981 as by Owen West) horror novel; 20th printing.

Mr. Murder Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-1442-9, Dec ’94 [Oct ’94], $6.99, 481pp, pb) Reprint (Headline 1993) SF/horror novel.

The Servants of Twilight Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-12125-9, Jul ’94, $6.99, 418pp, pb) Reissue (Dark Harvest 1988) horror novel; 14th printing.

Shadowfires Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-13698-1, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $6.99, 509pp, pb) Reissue (Avon 1987 as by Leigh Nichols) horror novel; third printing.

Shadowfires Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-13698-1, Aug ’94, $6.99, 509pp, pb) Reissue (Avon 1987 as by Leigh Nichols) horror novel; fifth printing.

Three Complete Novels Dean Koontz (Wings 0-517-07369-2, 1992 [Aug ’94], $11.98, 691pp, hc) Omnibus of Shattered (Random House 1973 as by K.R. Dwyer), Whispers (Putnam 1980), and Watchers (Putnam 1987). This is an instant remainder edition. It has a 1992 copyright date but was not seen until now.

Three Complete Novels Dean Koontz (Putnam 0-399-13927-3, Apr ’94 [Aug ’94], $11.98, 752pp, hc) Omnibus of three horror novels, Strangers (1986), The Voice of the Night (1980), and The Mask (1981 as by Owen West). This is an instant remainder edition.

The Voice of the Night Dean Koontz (Berkley 0-425-12816-4, Jun ’94 [Jul ’94], $6.99, 339pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1980) horror novel; seventh printing.

Winter Moon Dean Koontz (Ballantine 0-345-38610-8, Feb ’94, $6.99, 472pp, pb) Sf/horror novel, revised and considerably expanded from Invasion (Laser 1975 as by Aaron Wolfe). First American edition (Headline 1994).

Perception Spencer Kope (WJC Press 0-9638471-3-9, Jul ’94, $10.95, 180pp, tp, cover by Peter Lucero) Allegorical fantasy in the tradition of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. A first novel. Available from WJC Press, 4900 Leesburg Pike, Suite 205, Alexandria VA 22302.

Dark Destiny ed. Edward E. Kramer (White Wolf 1-56504-811-3, Dec ’94 [Oct ’94], $19.99, 398pp, hc, cover by John Cobb) [World of Darkness] Horror anthology of 22 original stories and poems very loosely based on “The World of Darkness” game series. Includes stories by Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison, Nancy Holder, and Robert Weinberg, with a foreword by the editor and an introduction by John Mason Skipp.

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