The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Elric: Tales of the White Wolf ed. Edward E. Kramer (White Wolf 1-56504-175-5, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $19.99, 381pp, hc, cover by Brom) [Elric] Original anthology of 24 stories based on Michael Moorcock’s “Elric”, with an introduction and new story by Moorcock. Other authors include Tad Williams, Gary Gygax, Nancy A. Collins, Karl Edward Wagner, Nancy Holder, and Neil Gaiman.

Death and Damnation ed. Staley Krause & Stewart Wieck (White Wolf 156504-126-7, Nov ’94 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 416pp, pb) Original anthology of 12 stories based on the “World of Darkness: Wraith” role-playing game. Interior illustrations by Larry MacDougal.

Beggars and Choosers Nancy Kress (Tor 0-312-85749-7, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $22.95, 316pp, hc, cover by David Richeid) [Beggars in Spain] SF novel of an isolated community of mutants in a dystopian near future, a sequel to the Hugo and Nebula-nominated Beggars in Spain.

Beggars and Choosers Nancy Kress (SFBC #06125, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $7.98, 316pp, hc, cover by David Richeid) [Beggars in Spain] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel, sequel to Beggars in Spain. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price, UPC, and has an SFBC code number on the back jacket.

Beggars in Spain Nancy Kress (AvoNova 0-380-71877-4, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.99, 438pp, pb, cover by Bill Binger) [Beggars in Spain] Reprint (Morrow AvoNova 1993) sf novel of a group of children genetically engineered to be superior to normal humans. Expanded from the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novella.

Prince of Wolves Susan Krinard (Bantam Fanfare 0-553-56775-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.99, 456pp, pb) [Prince of Wolves] Romantic werewolf novel about a young woman who finds love with a drifter who is the last survivor of an ancient race of werewolves. A first novel.

Earthdawn: Poisoned Memories Christopher Kubasik (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45329-8, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.99, 313pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Earthdawn] Fantasy novelization based on the Earthdawn game, third book of a series. Interior illustrations by Robert Nelson. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

The Bastard Prince Katherine Kurtz (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33262-8, Jun ’94 [Apr ’94], $22.00, 420pp, hc, cover by Edwin Herder) [Deryni: Heirs] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Heirs of Saint Camber” series, 12th in the overall “Deryni” series.

Swordspoint Ellen Kushner (Tor 0-812-53644-4, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 269pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) [Swordspoint] Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1987) fantasy novel; third printing.

St. Nicholas and the Valley Beyond Ellen Kushner & Richard W. Burhans (Viking Studio 0-670-84420-9, Oct ’94, $27.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by Richard W. Burhans) Oversized picture book with text by Kushner, but “created and painted by” Burhans, and based on an original story by Virginia Burhans Sturm, Sallie P. Burhans, and Richard W. Burhans.

Bardic Voices Book I: The Lark & The Wren Mercedes Lackey (Baen 0-671-72099-6, Nov ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 488pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Bardic Voices] Reissue (Baen 1992) fantasy novel, first book of the “Bardic Voices” series; fourth printing.

Burning Water Mercedes Lackey (Tor 0-812-52485-3, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 314pp, pb, cover by Maren) [Diana Tregarde] Reissue (Tor 1989) occult thriller, first book of the “Diana Tregarde” series; fourth printing.

The Eagle and the Nightingales Mercedes Lackey (Baen 0-671-87636-8, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $22.00, 410pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Bardic Voices] Fantasy novel, third in the “Bardic Voices” series. The gypsy Free Bard Nightingale takes a risky trip to the capital to see why humans and the Church are becoming more hostile to non-humans, gypsies, and Free Bards.

Sacred Ground Mercedes Lackey (Tor 0-312-85281-9, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $22.95, 381pp, hc, cover by Larry Dixon) Native American dark fantasy/mystery novel. Osage PI Jennifer Talldeer must catch criminal who desecrated a sacred burial place in order to placate powerful and vengeful spirits.

Storm Warning Mercedes Lackey (DAW 0-88677-611-2, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $21.95, 403pp, hc, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Valdemar: Mage Storms] Fantasy novel, first book of the “Mage Storms” trilogy, set in Valdemar, following the “Mage Winds” trilogy, and 13th book overall in the “Heralds of Valdemar” series.

Storm Warning Mercedes Lackey (SFBC #05706, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $10.98, 403pp, hc, cover by Jody Lee) [Valdemar: Mage Storms] Reprint (DAW 1994) fantasy novel, first in the “Mage Storms” trilogy, 13th book overall in “The Heralds of Valdemar” series. This is similar to the DAW edition, except it lacks a price and has an SFBC number on the back jacket.

Vows and Honor Mercedes Lackey (SFBC #02439, Jan ’94, $8.98, 472pp, hc, cover by Dawn Wilson) [Vows and Honor] Omnibus of the two books in the “Vows and Honor” series, The Oathbound (DAW 1988) and Oathbreakers (DAW 1989). This edition lacks an ISBN and price, and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Winds of Fury Mercedes Lackey (DAW 0-88677-612-0, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 423pp, pb, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Valdemar: Mage Winds] Reprint (DAW 1993) fantasy novel, third book in the “Mage Winds” series and 12th book overall in the “Heralds of Valdemar” series.

The Black Gryphon Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon (SFBC #03175, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $7.98, 319pp, hc, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Valdemar: Mage Wars] Reprint (DAW 1994) fantasy novel set in Valdemar, taking place a thousand years before the “Heralds of Valdemar” series. With black & white illustrations by Dixon. Similar to the DAW edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Black Gryphon Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon (DAW 0-88677-643-0, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 460pp, pb, cover by Jody Lee) [Valdemar: Mage Wars] Reprint (DAW 1994) fantasy novel, first in “The Mage Wars” series set centuries before the founding of Lackey’s kingdom of Valdemar.

Chrome Circle Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon (Baen 0-671-87615-5, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.99, 362pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Serrated Edge] Urban fantasy novel of elven magic used to help humans, fourth book of the “Serrated Edge” series.

The Robin & the Kestrel Mercedes Lackey (Baen 0-671-87628-7, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Bardic Voices] Reprint (Baen 1993) fantasy novel, second in the “Bardic Voices” series.

A Cast of Corbies Mercedes Lackey & Josepha Sherman (Baen 0-671-72207-7, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $5.99, 311pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Bardic Voices] Fantasy novel set in the same world as Lackey’s “Bardic Voices” books. This one has the subtitle “Bardic Choices”.

Alaric: The Day the World Ended R. A. Lafferty (United Mythologies Press, Nov ’93 [Feb ’94], $33.00, 163pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1971 as The Fall of Rome) historical novel. One of Lafferty’s rarest books. Available postpaid from United Mythologies Press, Box 79777, 1995 Weston Rd., Weston ONT M9N 3W9 Canada.

The Orchid Eater Marc Laidlaw (St. Martin’s 0-312-10515-0, Mar ’94, $19.95, 282pp, hc, cover by Jon Weiman) Associational; crime novel by an sf writer.

Among the Immortals Paul Lake (Story Line Press 0-934257-73-6, Jul ’94, $14.95, 301pp, tp) Literary horror novel about Percy Shelley as a vampire stalking the academic poetry community in modern Berkeley. A first novel. Available from Story Line Press, Three Oaks Farm, Brownsville OR 97327.

The Haunted Mesa Louis L’Amour (Bantam 0-553-27022-2, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.50, 362pp, pb, cover by Clifford Brycelea) Reissue (Bantam 1987) western with fantasy elements; 16th printing.

Eden’s Gate Christopher Lane (Zondervan 0-310-41161-0, Sep ’94 [Oct ’94], 383pp, tp, cover by Neal McPheeters) Fantasy novel. Archaeologists make a discovery that may prove the Biblical story of Creation — if political and intellectual forces don’t interfere.

Irrational Numbers David Langford (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-63-1, Apr ’94 [May ’94], $5.95, 34pp, ph, cover by Jason C. Eckhardt) Collection of three SF/horror stories, two apparently original, with illustrations by Jason C. Eckhardt. Available from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893.

Mucho Mojo Joe Lansdale (Warner/Mysterious Press 0-89296-490-1, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $19.95, 308pp, hc) [Hap Collins; Leonard Pine] Dark suspense novel with minor fantasy elements about an old murder.

Mucho Mojo Joe Lansdale (CD Publications 1-881475-10-7, Sep ’94, $65.00, 421pp, hc, cover by Mark A. Nelson) [Hap Collins; Leonard Pine] Reprint (Mysterious Press 1994) dark suspense novel with minor fantasy elements about an old murder. This is a 400-copy signed numbered slipcased limited edition.

Act of Love Joe R. Lansdale (CD Publications, Feb ’93 [May ’94], $50.00, 319pp, hc, cover by Mark A. Nelson) Reprint (Zebra 1981) associational non-fantasy horror novel, with a new introduction by Andrew Vachss. This is a 750-copy signed slipcased limited edition. First US hardcover edition. This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now.

Writer of the Purple Rage Joe R. Lansdale (CD Publications 1-881475-08-5, Sep ’94, $25.00, 314pp, hc, cover by Mark A. Nelson) Collection of 15 stories with an introduction by the author. A signed numbered slipcased limited edition (-09-3) was announced but not seen.

Abaddon Bob Larson (Thomas Nelson 0-8407-7796-5, Dec ’93 [Aug ’94], $10.99, 312pp, tp) [Dead Air] Christian horror novel of possession, sequel to Dead Air. This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now.

Memoirs of a Bookbat Kathryn Lasky (Harcourt Brace 0-15-215727-1, May ’94, $10.95, 215pp, hc, cover by Michael Steirnagle) Associational young-adult novel about a young girl, daughter of itinerant fundamentalists, who is rescued from a terrible family situation by an SF writer.

Pendragon Stephen Lawhead (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-13714-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $23.00, 436pp, hc, cover by Mike Posen) [Pendragon Cycle] Arthurian fantasy novel, fourth book of the “Pendragon Cycle”.

The Endless Knot Stephen R. Lawhead (AvoNova 0-380-71648-8, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, 415pp, pb, cover by Daniel Horne) [Song of Albion] Reprint (Lion 1993) Celtic fantasy novel, third book of “The Song of Albion” trilogy.

The Ragbone Man Charlotte Lawrence (Llywellyn Publications 1-56718-412-X, Sep ’94, $4.99, 312pp, pb) Occult mystery novel about the effect a mysterious man and his old book have on the owner of a New Age book and herb shop. First book of a projected trilogy. Available from Lllywellyn Publications, PO Box 64383, St. Paul MN 55164-0383.

The Council to Save the Planet Conrad Lawrence (Northwest Publishing 1-56901-189-3, Oct ’94, 364pp, tp) Collection of 20 interlinked SF stories about near-future efforts to save the environment. Available from Northwest Publishing Incorporated, 5949 South 350 West, Salt Lake City UT 84107.

Star Trek: Mudd’s Enterprise J. A. Lawrence (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56982-1, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, 212pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sano) [Star Trek] Reprint (Bantam 1978 as Mudd’s Angels) Star Trek novelization.

The Patchwork People Louise Lawrence (Clarion Books 0-395-67892-7, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $14.95, 230pp, hc, cover by Paul Hunt) Young-adult dystopian SF novel set in a future Wales. First American edition (Bodley Head 1994 as The Disinherited).

White Jade Tiger Julie Lawson (Beach Holme/Tesseract 0-88878-332-9, Jan ’94 [Mar ’94], $8.95, 164pp, tp, cover by Judy McLaren) Young-adult time-travel fantasy novel about a teenage girl who steps into Victoria’s Chinatown in the 1880s. A hardcover edition (-333-7, $18.95) was announced but not seen. Available from Beach Holme Publishers, 4252 Commerce circle, Victoria BC V8Z 4M2, Canada.

Midnight’s Lair Richard Laymon (Zebra 0-8217-4684-7, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.50, 301pp, pb) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1988 as by Richard Kelly) horror novel about a group of tourists trapped in a cave with monstrous creatures.

Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences Ursula K. Le Guin (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45434-0, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $8.95, 196pp, tp) Reprint (Capra Press 1987) collection of stories and poetry about animals and nature, including the Hugo-winning novelette.

Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin (Pomegranate 0-87654-071-X, Sep ’94 [Oct ’94], $16.95, 79pp, hc, cover by Susan Seddon Boulet) Large-size picture-book reprint of the 1987 short story, lavishly illustrated with mystic paintings by Susan Seddon Boulet. Order from Pomegranate Publications, Box 6099, Rohnert Park CA 94927; 800-227-1428.

A Fisherman of the Inland Sea Ursula K. Le Guin (HarperPrism, May ’94, no price, 191pp, hc) Collection of eight stories, one original, with an introduction by the author. This is a special advance 1500-copy limited edition prepared from the unedited manuscript and distributed at the ABA convention in Los Angeles. The regular trade edition will appear in November.

A Fisherman of the Inland Sea Ursula K. Le Guin (HarperPrism 0-06-105200-0, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $19.99, 191pp, hc, cover by Kirk Reinert) Collection of eight recent stories, with an introduction by the author. This is the first trade edition; a limited edition was distributed free at the 1994 ABA.

Going Out with Peacocks and Other Poems Ursula K. Le Guin (HarperPerennial 0-06-095057-9, Jun ’94, $12.00, 82pp, tp, cover by Henk Pander) Associational; poetry collection. A hardcover HarperCollins edition (-055356-1, $25.00) is also available.

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