The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Starfarers Vonda N. McIntyre (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56341-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 326pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Starfarers] Reprint (Ace 1989) SF novel of alien first contact, first book of the “Starfarers” series.

Transition Vonda N. McIntyre (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28850-4, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $.99, 290pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Starfarers] Reissue (Bantam Spectra 1991) SF novel, second book of the “Starfarers” series; second printing.

Walks in Stardust Lynn Armistead McKee (Diamond 0-7865-0021-2, Aug ’94, $5.50, 337pp, pb) [Touches the Stars] Prehistoric novel with fantasy elements, third book of a series about a shaman’s daughter in the ancient Florida Everglades.

The Child Queen Nancy McKenzie (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38244-7, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 307pp, pb) [Guinevere] Arthurian fantasy novel, retelling the tale from Guinevere’s viewpoint. A first novel and first book of a new trilogy, “The Tale of Guinevere and King Arthur”.

Tales of Mithgar Dennis L. McKiernan (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45430-8, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $8.95, 222pp, tp) [Mithgar] Collection of ten stories told in a tavern, part of the “Mithgar” series. A hardcover edition (-45410-3, $19.95) is also available.

Voyage of the Fox Rider Dennis L. McKiernan (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45411-1, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.99, 588pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Mithgar] Reprint (Roc 1993) fantasy novel of a mage who agrees to help a foot-tall Pysk search for her missing mate. Part of the “Mithgar” series and a prequel to some of the earlier books.

Brian Froud’s Faerielands: Something Rich and Strange Patricia McKillip (Bantam Spectra 0-553-09674-5, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $19.95, 205pp, hc, cover by Brian Froud) [Faerielands] Fantasy novel. Inhabitants of a seacoast town find their lives entangled with strange beings from the sea. Illustrated by Brian Froud. Second in the series, each book based on Froud’s art but written by a different author. Series created by Brian Froud, Robert Gould, and Terri Windling, and packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Deerskin Robin McKinley (Ace 0-441-00069-X, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $4.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Dawn Wilson) Reprint (Ace 1993) fantasy novel.

A Knot in the Grain and Other Stories Robin McKinley (Morrow Greenwillow 0-688-09201-2, May ’94, $14.00, 192pp, hc, cover by Bryan Leister) Collection of five fantasy stories, two apparently original. Four of the stories are set in the same world as her award-winning novels The Hero and the Crown and The Blue Sword. This collection is being published for young adults.

Robotech #19: The Zentraedi Rebellion Jack McKinney (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38744-0, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.99, 370pp, pb) [Robotech] Sf novelization in the ongoing series based on the animated TV series. Copyrighted by Harmony Gold USA.

Robotech: Battlehymn/Force of Arms/Doomsday Jack McKinney (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39145-4, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $5.99, 504pp, pb) [Robotech] SF omnibus of the fourth, fifth, and sixth books in the ongoing “Robotech™” series, based on the animated TV series. Copyrighted by Harmony Gold U.S.A. and Tatsunoko Production Co.

Robotech: Genesis/Battle Cry/Homecoming Jack McKinney (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38900-X, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $5.99, 488pp, pb) [Robotech] Sf omnibus of the first three novelizations in the ongoing “Robotech” series, based on the animated TV series. Copyrighted by Harmony Gold USA and Tatsunoko Production Company.

The Ground She Walks Upon Meagan McKinney (Delacorte 0-385-31020-X, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $19.95, 409pp, hc, cover by Peter Fiore) Fantasy romance about a British lord who defies an ancient Celtic curse. Copyrighted by Ruth Goodman.

Robert Louis Stevenson Frank McLynn (Random House 0-679-41284-0, Dec ’94, $30.00, 567pp, hc, cover by Girolamo Nerli) Critical biography. First American edition (Hutchinson 1993). [Robert Louis Stevenson]

Voices in the Light Sean McMullen (Aphelion Publications 1-875346-10-4, Apr ’94, A$12.95, 306pp, tp, cover by Grant Gittus) [Greatwinter] Sf novel set in a future world controlled by computers, based on and including four previously published McMullen short stories. First book in the “Greatwinter” series. Available from Aphelion Publications, PO Box 619, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006, or from Mark V. Ziesing, PO Box 76, Shingletown CA 98066.

Land O’Goshen Charles McNair (St. Martin’s 0-312-11296-3, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $20.95, 264pp, hc) Literary quasi-SF novel, a road trip through the folk legends and pop culture of the American South, set during a vaguely future Civil War.

In Search of Dracula: The History of Dracula and Vampires Raymond T. McNally & Radu Florescu (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-65783-0, Oct ’94, $14.95, 297pp, hc, cover by Edward Gorey) [Dracula] Stoker’s text is used as a guide to the history and myth of Dracula and vampires. Completely revised and updated from the previous edition (New York Graphic Society 1972). [Bram Stoker]

Alien Shores ed. Peter McNamara & Margaret Winch (Aphelion Publications 1-875346-09-0, Jul ’94 [Sep ’94], A$19.95, 603pp, tp, cover by John Beswick) Anthology of 29 Australian SF stories, 21 apparently original. With a preface by the editors and an introduction by Damien Broderick. Available in the US for $15.00 from Mark V. Ziesing, PO Box 76, Shingletown CA 96088.

State of Siege Mike McQuay (Bantam 0-553-56292-4, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.99, 594pp, pb, cover by Bill Schmidt) Associational near-future political thriller.

Wanderer Donald E. McQuinn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39018-0, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $6.99, 694pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Warrior] Reprint (Del Rey 1993) post-holocaust SF novel, sequel to Warrior.

Warrior Donald E. McQuinn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37348-0, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.99, 663pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Warrior] Reissue (Del Rey 1990) post-holocaust SF novel; fourth printing.

Witch Donald E. McQuinn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37841-5, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $10.00, 499pp, tp, cover by Michael Herring) [Warrior] SF novel, sequel to Warrior and Wanderer, set in a primitive, post-holocaust world. Cryogenically-preserved survivors from the high-tech past help Gan defend his budding empire from raiders and religious fanatics. Final book in the trilogy.

The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead J. Gordon Melton (Visible Ink 0-8103-2295-1, Sep ’94 [Nov ’94], $16.95, 852pp, tp, cover by Mark Howell) Non-fiction anthology of vampire lore including information on writers and their works.

The Moon Pool A. Merritt (Easton Press, May ’94, no price, 432pp, hc) [Walter Goodwin] Reprint (Putnam 1919) classic lost race fantasy novel about the remnants of an ancient civilization in caverns under the Pacific. With an introduction by James Gunn and a frontispiece by Todd Cameron Hamilton. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Here I Stay Barbara Michaels (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100726-9, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $5.50, 338pp, pb) Reprint (Congdon & Weed 1983) ghost novel about a country inn occupied by spirits eager to destroy the living.

Houses of Stone Barbara Michaels (Berkley 0-425-14306-6, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.99, 384pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1993) ghost novel.

Battletech: Close Quarters Victor Milán (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45378-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.99, 390pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Battletech] SF novelization based on the Battletech game, with interior illustrations by Earl Geir. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.

Guardians of the Singreale Calvin Miller (Crossway Books 0-89107-773-1, Feb ’94 [Mar ’94], $9.95, 240pp, tp, cover by Lino Saffioti) [Singreale Chronicles] Reprint (Harper & Row San Francisco 1982) fantasy novel, first book of the “Singreale Chronicles” series. This edition has been revised and has a 1994 copyright date.

Star Riders of Ren Calvin Miller (Crossway Books 0-89107-774-X, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $9.95, 256pp, tp, cover by Lino Saffioti) [Singreale Chronicles] Reprint (Harper & Row San Francisco 1982) fantasy novel, second book of the “Singreale Chronicles” series. This edition has been revised and has a 1993 copyright date.

War of the Moonrhymes Calvin Miller (Crossway Books 0-89107-775-8, May ’94 [Jun ’94], $9.95, 236pp, tp, cover by Lino Saffioti) [Singreale Chronicles] Reprint (Harper & Row San Francisco 1982) fantasy novel, third book of the “Singreale Chronicles” series. This edition has been revised and has a 1994 copyright date.

For All Eternity Linda Lael Miller (Berkley 0-425-14456-9, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $5.99, 341pp, pb) [Vampire Saga] Civil War vampire romance.

Forever and the Night Linda Lael Miller (SFBC #02118, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $8.98, 338pp, hc) [Vampire Saga] Reprint (Berkley 1993) vampire romance of an ancient vampire who becomes obssessed with a mortal woman. First hardcover edition, this lacks an ISBN and price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Butcher Rex Miller (Pocket 0-671-86882-9, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $5.50, 308pp, pb, cover by Steven Stroud) [Daniel Bunkowsky] Horror novel, the sixth to feature the unstoppable killer Chaingang, who is out to kill a Nazi doctor hiding in rural Missouri.

Savant Rex Miller (Pocket 0-671-74848-3, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $5.99, 277pp, pb) [Daniel Bunkowsky] Horror novel featuring unstoppable killer Chaingang, who is on his way home to his mother... Fourth book in the series.

Ke-Qua-Hawk-As Misha (Wordcraft of Oregon 1-877655-13-9, Nov ’94, $9.95, 91pp, tp, cover by Ferret) Collection of 23 stories/poems with Native American themes, with interior illustrations by Ferret. Signed, limited edition of 250 copies. Order from Wordcraft of Oregon, Box 3235, La Grande OR 97850; $8.95 postpaid direct.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: Starfleet Academy #5: Atlantis Station V. E. Mitchell (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-88449-2, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $3.99, 116pp, tp, cover by Catherine Huerta) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Young-adult Star Trek novelization, with illustrations by Todd Cameron Hamilton. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Magic Engineer L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor 0-312-85570-2, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $23.95, 510pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Recluce] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Recluce” series.

Of Tangible Ghosts L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor 0-312-85720-9, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $22.95, 381pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) [Johan Eschbach] Alternate world novel set in a 1993 where France, Spain, Columbia, and Chung Kuo are the superpower nations and ghosts speak to the living as a matter of course.

Wilderness Visions: The Western Theme in Science Fiction Literature David Mogen (Borgo Press 0-89370-400-8, Oct ’93 [May ’94], $16.00, 127pp, tp) Non-fiction, criticism. An examination of frontier SF with a bibliography. Revised and expanded from a 1982 book. A hardcover edition (-300-1, $26.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Borgo Press, Order Dept., PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406-2845.

Signs of Borges Sylvia Molloy (Duke University Press 0-8223-1420-7, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $15.95, 142pp, tp) Non-fiction, criticism. An analysis of Borges’ work, translated from the Spanish by Oscar Montero. A hardcover edition (-1406-1, $32.50) was announced but not seen. Available from Duke University Press, Box 90660, Durham NC 22708-0660. Phone: (919) 687-3647. [Jorge Luís Borges]

The Book of Common Dread Brent Monahan (St. Martin’s 0-312-95359-3, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.99, 328pp, pb) [Book of Common Dread] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1993) vampire horror novel of an ancient vampire at Princeton attempting to prevent the translation of an ancient scroll that could destroy him.

Borderlands 4 ed. Elizabeth & Thomas Monteleone (Borderlands Press, Nov ’94 [Dec ’94], $65.00, 330pp, hc) Original anthology of 18 stories including work by Peter Straub, Ramsey Campbell, and Dennis Etchison. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by all 18 authors.

Borderlands ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (White Wolf 1-56504-107-0, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 334pp, pb, cover by Dave McKean) Reprint (Avon, Maclay & Associates 1990) original anthology of 25 horror stories, with an introduction and story notes by the editor.

Borderlands 2 ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (White Wolf 1-56504-108-9, Oct ’94, $4.99, 288pp, pb, cover by Dave McKean) Reprint (Borderlands Press 1991) original anthology of 21 stories plus an introduction by the editor.

Borderlands 3 ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (White Wolf 1-56504-109-7, Mar ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 271pp, tp, cover by Dave McKean) Reprint (Borderlands Press 1993) original anthology of 21 horror stories with an introduction by the editor.

Sporting Chance Elizabeth Moon (Baen 0-671-87619-8, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $5.99, 383pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Heris Serrano] SF novel, sequel to Hunting Party.

The Eternal Champion Vol. 1 Michael Moorcock (White Wolf 1-56504-176-3, Oct ’94, $19.99, 484pp, hc, cover by Tom Canty) [John Daker] Omnibus of The Eternal Champion (Dell 1970), The Sundered Worlds (Compact 1965), Phoenix in Obsidian (Mayflower 1970), and the story “To Rescue Tanelorn”. The page numbers on the contents page are incorrect. This edition differs considerably from the Millennium 1992 omnibus of the same title (Volume 2 of their “Eternal Champion” series), which included The Dragon in the Sword, and omitted The Sundered Worlds and “To Rescue Tanelorn”. The seven page introduction by Moorcock is also new to this edition.

The Revenge of the Rose Michael Moorcock (Ace 0-441-00106-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Robert Gould) [Elric] Reprint (Grafton 1991) fantasy novel, ninth book in the “Elric” series.

Coyote Blue Christopher Moore (Simon & Schuster 0-671-88188-4, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $21.00, 303pp, hc, cover by Ruth Marten) Fantasy novel about two would-be lovers under the spell of Coyote, the Native American trickster god.

The Empire of Ice Richard Moran (Tor/Forge 0-312-85527-3, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $22.95, 351pp, hc, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Empire of Ice] Sf disaster thriller about a volcano that causes a new Ice Age in Britain.

The Witch Doll Helen Morgan (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-037146-X, Oct ’94, $3.99, 143pp, pb, cover by Neil Walman) Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1991) young-adult horror novel of a little girl terrorized by a living doll.

Demon Prince Kathleen Morgan (Leisure Love Spell 0-505-51941-0, Apr ’94, $4.99, 443pp, pb) Fantasy romance of a peasant girl rescued by a prince with demonic powers.

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