The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls Jane M. Lindskold (AvoNova 0-380-77527-1, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Rowena Morrill) SF novel of an apparently autistic girl who learns real secrets from inanimate objects. A first novel.

Light in the Shadow Lands: Protecting the Real C.S. Lewis Kathryn Lindskoog (Multnomah 0-88070-695-3, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $10.99, 350pp, tp) Non-fiction examination of the authenticity of C.S. Lewis’s later work, the accuracy of some biographies, and the “industry” that sprung up after Lewis’s death. A much-extended version of The C.S. Lewis Hoax (Multnomah 1988). Includes forwards by Robert Ellwood and Joe R. Christopher, and an afterword by John Bremer. Order from Multnomah Books, Box 1720, Sisters OR 97759; 503-549-1144. [C. S. Lewis]

The Films of Stephen King Ann Lloyd (St. Martin’s 0-312-11274-2, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $14.95, 96pp, tp) Non-fiction guide with snyopses and information on King’s films. [Stephen King]

Bard: The Odyssey of the Irish Morgan Llywelyn (Tor 0-812-58515-1, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 461pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) Reissue (Houghton Mifflin 1984) historical novel with fantasy elements about the ancient Irish; second printing.

The Elementals Morgan Llywelyn (Tor 0-812-51815-2, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 368pp, pb, cover by Dave Henderson) Reprint (Tor 1993) fantasy novel in four parts, about mankind’s relationship with the Earth, ranging from Atlantis to a future ravaged by plagues and ozone depletion.

Finn Mac Cool Morgan Llywelyn (Tor/Forge 0-312-85476-5, Mar ’94, $23.95, 400pp, hc, cover by Jim Fitzpatrick) Historical novel, with fantasy elements, recounting the mythical life of ancient Ireland’s legendary hero.

1-900-Killer Joseph Locke (Bantam 0-553-56079-4, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $3.50, 185pp, pb, cover by George Tsui) Young-adult associational non-fantasy horror novel about a party line killer.

Blood and Lace Book One: Vampire Heart Joseph Locke (Bantam 0-553-56614-8, Jul ’94, $3.50, 152pp, pb, cover by Will Ryan) [Blood and Lace] Young-adult gothic horror novel, first book of a new series about the Van Fleets, a family haunted by monstrous evils.

Blood and Lace Book Two: Deadly Relations Joseph Locke (Bantam 0-553-56617-2, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $3.50, 166pp, pb, cover by Will Ryan) [Blood and Lace] Young-adult gothic horror novel, second book of a series.

Vengeance Joseph Locke (Bantam 0-553-56080-8, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $3.50, 181pp, pb, cover by Lisa Falkenstern) Associational young-adult thriller marketed as horror.

Light Weaver Thomas Locke (Bethany House 1-55661-432-2, Aug ’94 [Sep ’94], $7.95, 174pp, tp, cover by Joe Nordstrom) [Spectrum Chronicles] Young-adult Christian fantasy novel, first book of “The Spectrum Chronicles.” Available from Bethany House Publishers, 11300 Hampshire Ave. S., Minneapolis MN 55438.

Dagger’s Edge Anne Logston (Ace 0-441-00036-3, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 230pp, pb, cover by John Steven Gurney) [Shadow] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Shadow” series, fourth book set in this world.

Dagger’s Point Anne Logston (Ace 0-441-00134-3, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 264pp, pb, cover by Duane O. Myers) [Shadow: Jaellyn] Fantasy novel, sixth set in the world of “Shadow” the elven thief, and the second in the “Dagger” series featuring Jaellyn, Shadow’s “niece”, Jaellyn goes questing for her father’s people and the missing part of her soul.

Battletech: D.R.T. James D. Long (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45366-2, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 281pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Battletech] Sf novelization based on the Battletech game, with interior illustrations by Rick Harris. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

Cold Kiss Roxanne Longstreet (Zebra 0-8217-4812-2, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.50, 251pp, pb) Horror novel. A once-respected Dallas surgeon turns vampire and joins an exclusive circle of evil undead.

Alien Nation #4: The Change Barry B. Longyear (Pocket 0-671-73602-7, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.50, 309pp, pb) [Alien Nation] Sf novelization based on an unproduced script for the cancelled TV series. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox.

Alien Nation #5: Slag Like Me Barry B. Longyear (Pocket 0-671-79514-7, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.50, 306pp, pb, cover by Dru Blair) [Alien Nation] SF novelization based on the cancelled TV series. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox.

Monsieur de Phocas Jean Lorrain (Dedalus/Hippocrene 0-7818-0210-5, Aug ’94, $14.95, 272pp, tp) [Dorian Gray] French decadent novel (1901) translated and with introduction and afterword by Francis Avery. This is the same as the British edition (1-873982-15-1, £8.99); the copy has both numbers and both publishers listed. Available from Hippocrene Books, 171 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10016.

The Resurrections Simon Louvish (Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-014-2, Dec ’94 [Oct ’94], $18.95, 215pp, hc) Alternate history SF novel set in a 1968 where Trotsky is the ruler of Russia and Hitler is an Illinois senator. First American edition (Bloomsbury 1992 as Resurrections from the Dustbin of History: A Political Fantasy).

Miscellaneous Writings H. P. Lovecraft (Arkham House 0-87054-168-4, Feb ’95 [Nov ’94], $29.95, 569pp, hc, cover by H. P. Lovecraft) Associational collection of Lovecraft’s non-fiction writings, most from his work in “Amateur Journalism”, covering diverse topics: weird fantasy, writing, materialism, politics, antiquarian travels, and autobiographical essays. Includes photos and facsimile illustrations, including sketches by Lovecraft himself. Edited and with an introduction by S.T. Joshi. Order from Arkham House, Sauk City WI 53583.

Outworld Cats Jack Lovejoy (DAW 0-88677-596-5, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.99, 348pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) Sf novel of two intelligent alien cats on the loose on Earth. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

The Nemesis in: Claws of the Falcon/Doc Atlas in: Arctic Terror! Gary Lovisi & Michael A. Black (Gryphon Books 0-936071-42-7, Sep ’94 [Jul ’94], $9.95, 46/43pp, ph, cover by Tim Faurote) Chapbook anthology of two original and two reprint pulp adventure short stories featuring heroes from the classic pulps, The Nemesis (three stories) and Doc Atlas, printed a la the Ace Doubles. Gryphon Double Novel #9. Available from Gryphon Publications, PO Box 209, Brooklyn NY 11228.

Forgotten Realms: Realms of Infamy ed. James Lowder (TSR 1-56076-911-4, Dec ’94, $4.95, 346pp, tp, cover by Blas Gallego) [Forgotten Realms] Original anthology of fifteen stories set in the world of TSR’s “Forgotten Realms” role-playing game. Interior illustrations by Ned Dameron. Copyrighted by TSR.

The Giver Lois Lowry (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21907-8, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.50, 180pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1993) award-winning young-adult utopian SF novel about a boy who discovers the secrets underlying his seemingly perfect tribal society.

Classic Star Wars: A New Hope George Lucas (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34146-5, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Tom Jung) [Star Wars] Reissue (Ballantine 1976 as Star Wars) SF novelization based on the first “Star Wars” film; 47th printing. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

The Shadow James Luceno (Ballantine Ivy 0-8041-1296-7, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.99, 216pp, pb) Novelization of the fantasy adventure film, based on a screenplay by David Koepp.

Heart of Stone Ann G. Lukaszewski (Dorrance Publishing 0-8059-3426-X, Jan ’94, $7.95, 73pp, tp, cover by Gina Negley) Horror novella of a town where people begin turning to stone. Available from vanity publisher Dorrance Publishing, 643 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh PA 15222.

Bloodwars Brian Lumley (Tor 0-312-85679-2, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $23.95, 509pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Vampire World] Horror novel about alien vampires, final volume in the “Vampire World” trilogy, a follow-up to the “Necroscope” series. First American edition (Penguin UK 1994 as Vampire World 3: Bloodwars).

The Clock of Dreams Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-51-9, Feb ’94 [Mar ’94], $26.50, 184pp, hc, cover by Dave Carson) [Titus Crow] Reprint (Jove 1978) horror novel, third book of the “Titus Crow” series. With illustrations by Dave Carson. First hardcover edition. A signed deluxe edition(-52-7, $42.50) was announced but not seen. Available from W. Paul Ganley, PO Box 149, Buffalo NY 14226-0149.

Iced on Aran Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52422-5, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.99, 245pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Dreamlands] Collection of five stories in the “Dreamland” series. First American edition (Headline 1990 as Iced on Aran and Other Dreamquests).

The Last Aerie Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52062-9, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 758pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Vampire World] Reprint (Tor 1993) vampire dark fantasy novel, second book of the “Vampire World” series, a follow-up to the “Necroscope” series.

Mad Moon of Dreams Brian Lumley (Tor 0-812-52421-7, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Dreamlands] Reprint (W. Paul Ganley 1987) dark fantasy novel with ties to the Cthulhu Mythos, third book of the “Dreamland” series.

Necroscope Brian Lumley (Tor 0-312-85787-X, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $23.95, 383pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Necroscope] Reprint (Grafton 1986) horror novel. First hardcover edition.

Women and Ghosts Alison Lurie (Doubleday 0-385-47392-3, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $21.00, 179pp, hc, cover by Honi Werner) Collection of nine ghost stories involving women characters. First American edition (Heinemann 1994).

The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales ed. Alison Lurie (Oxford University Press 0-19-282385-X, Oct ’94, $13.95, 455pp, tp, cover by Maxfield Parrish) Reprint (Oxford 1993) anthology of 19th and 20th century literary fairy tales, from Hawthorne to Le Guin. There is an introduction by the editor, on fairy tales, and biographical notes on the authors.

Black Blade Eric Lustbader (Fawcett Crest 0-449-22287-X, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 544pp, pb) Reprint (Fawcett Columbine 1993) fantasy martial arts thriller about the race to destroy a new form of life that threatens to change the balance of life on Earth.

Floating City Eric Lustbader (Pocket 0-671-86808-X, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $22.00, 404pp, hc, cover by Mitzura Salgian) [Nicholas Linnear] Psychic/mystical thriller in the ongoing series featuring Nicholas Linnear, the Ninja. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).

The Kaisho Eric Lustbader (Pocket Star 0-671-86806-1, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $6.50, 562pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Nicholas Linnear] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) psychic/mystical thriller in the ongoing series featuring Nicholas Linnear, the Ninja.

Here and Then George Ella Lyon (Orchard Books 0-531-06866-8, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $14.95, 114pp, hc, cover by Peter Catalanotto) Young-adult fantasy novel. A contemporary girl helps a ghostly nurse save a patient in the Civil War.

Hostilities: Nine Bizarre Stories Caroline Macdonald (Scholastic 0-590-46063-3, Feb ’94, $13.95, 131pp, hc, cover by Eric Dinyer) Collection of nine Australian young-adult horror stories, seven apparently original. First American edition (Omnibus Books 1991).

The Woman Between the Worlds F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre (Dell 0-440-50327-2, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $12.95, 311pp, tp) Sf novel of interdimensional warfare in 1898 London. A first novel.

Voices from the Night ed. John Maclay (Maclay & Associates 0-940776-29-4, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $50.00, 315pp, hc) Original anthology of 27 horror stories, with an introduction by the editor. This is a signed, slipcased 750-copy limited edition. Available from Maclay & Associates, PO Box 16253, Baltimore MD 21210.

Prince Ombra Roderick MacLeish (Tor/Orb 0-312-89024-9, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $12.95, 320pp, tp) Reprint (Unwin Hyman 1982) fantasy novel about a boy who is the reincarnation of history’s great heroes.

The Grub-and-Stakers House a Haunt Charlotte MacLeod (Avon 0-380-71044-7, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 224pp, pb) [Grub-and-Stakers] Reprint (Morrow 1993) humorous mystery novel with a real ghost, in the ongoing “Grub-and-Stakers” series. The author is credited as “Charlotte MacLeod writing as Alisa Craig.”

Knights of the Blood Scott MacMillan (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45256-9, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 350pp, pb) [Knights of the Blood] Reissue (Roc 1993) dark fantasy novel of an LA cop on the hunt for Nazi vampires; fourth printing. Packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates, and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates and Katherine Kurtz.

Knights of the Blood: At Sword’s Point Scott MacMillan (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45407-3, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 351pp, pb) [Knights of the Blood] Dark fantasy novel of an LA cop on the hunt for Nazi vampires, second book of a series. The spine and front cover read “Created by/Katherine Kurtz/Scott MacMillan.” The title pages makes the actual authorship clear. Packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates, and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates and Katherine Kurtz. MacMillan is married to Kurtz.

Arabian Nights and Days Naguib Mahfouz (Doubleday 0-385-46888-1, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $22.95, 229pp, hc, cover by Stéphan Daigle) Fantasy novel based on the classic tales, at the same time using fantasy to safely comment on religious and political issues, by a Nobel Prize-winning author. Published in Arabic in 1979 as Layali alf lela; translated by Denys Johnson-Davies.

The Greatest Show Off Earth Margaret Mahy (Viking 0-670-85736-X, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $13.99, 186pp, hc, cover by Wendy Smith) Young-adult SF novel. Delphinium leaves her boring space-station home for life with a traveling space circus. Illustrations by Wendy Smith. First American edition (Hamish Hamilton 1994).

Tower of Evil Mary Main (Troll WestWind 0-8167-3533-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $2.95, 174pp, pb, cover by Dave Henderson) Young-adult horror novel.

The Passage of the Light: The Recursive Science Fiction of Barry N. Malzberg Barry N. Malzberg (NESFA Press 0-915368-59-5, Jul ’94, $14.00, 281pp, tp, cover by Merle Insinga) Collection of a novel (Herovit’s World), two novellas, and ten shorter works — 170,000 words in all. Edited by Mike Resnick and Anthony R. Lewis, with an introduction by Resnick. The texts have been corrected for this edition. Available from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701-0203. Please add $2 postage in the US, $4 outside it.

All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek David Marinaccio (Crown 0-517-59798-5, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $14.00, 128pp, hc) [Star Trek] Associational non-fiction. A philosophy/self-help book which draws its lessons from incidents in episodes of the original Star Trek.

Star Trek: The Fate of the Phoenix Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27932-7, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.99, 262pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sano) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1979) Star Trek novelization; tenth printing.

Inches William Marshall (Warner/Mysterious Press 0-89296-368-9, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $19.95, 287pp, hc, cover by John Patrick) [Yellowthread Street] Associational black comedy mystery novel, partly set at a fantasy role-playing game convention. The 14th book of the “Yellowthread Street” series set in Hong Kong, some of which have fantastic elements.

1994 Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market ed. Christine Martin (Writer’s Digest Books 0-89879-614-8, Feb ’94 [Mar ’94], $19.95, 373pp, tp) Non-fiction, associational. A yearly reference book on writing and illustrating fiction for juveniles. A sourcebook for writers and illustrators. Order from Writer’s Digest Books, 1507 Dana Ave., Cincinnati OH 45207. Add $3.00 postage and handling. Credit card orders: 1-800-289-0963.

Tap, Tap David Martin (Random House 0-679-41055-4, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $20.00, 291pp, hc) Serial killer vampire novel. A man discovers that his enemies are being killed by his best friend. First American edition (Headline Feature 1994 as Love Me to Death).

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