The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Gigantic Three in One Complete History of the Universe Jerry Oltion & Alan Bard (Paper Moon, Apr ’94, $1.00, unpaginated, ph) Collection of three comic bits. 250 numbered copies were distributed at the 1994 Nebula Awards weekend, and an additional 1,000 copies are available. Order from Blue Moon Books, 360 W. First, Eugene OR 97401. Please add 29¢ for postage.

Dead on Sunday A. J. Orde (Ballantine/Fawcett 0-449-22282-9, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, 227pp, pb) [Jason Lynx] Reprint (Doubleday Perfect Crime 1993 as Looking for the Aardvark) associational mystery novel, fourth in the “Jason Lynx” series. Orde is a pseudonym for Sheri S. Tepper.

Slow Funeral Rebecca Ore (Tor 0-312-85201-0, Jul ’94, $21.95, 316pp, hc, cover by Tristan A. Elwell) Fantasy novel about the only witch in Berkeley, drawn back to the Virginia backwoods by the call of her blood.

Haunted Waters Mary Pope Osborne (Candlewick Press 1-56402-119-X, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $14.95, 153pp, hc, cover by Angela Barrett) Young-adult dark fantasy, a romantic ghost story based loosely on the German fairy tale “Undine”.

The Deus Machine Pierre Ouellette (Villard 0-679-42407-5, Jan ’94, $22.50, 443pp, hc, cover by Stan Watts) Near-future sf thriller of an American supercomputer out of control. A first novel

The Small Dark Room of the Soul and Other Stories Matthew J. Pallamary (San Diego Writers’ Monthly Press 1-885516-00-2, Jul ’94 [Oct ’94], $9.95, 148pp, tp, cover by Derek Hodges & Sandra Welch) Collection of 14 horror stories, some with supernatural elements, with an introduction by the author. Available from San Diego Writers’ Monthly Press, 3910 Chapman Street, San Diego CA 92110.

Shadow Dance Jessica Palmer (Pocket 0-671-78715-2, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.50, 307pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Horror novel of a little girl who unwittingly releases an ancient Indian curse on a Maine village.

Michael Parkes Michael Parkes (Steltman 90-71867-07-2, 1993 [Mar ’94], $39.95, 187pp, tp, cover by Michael Parkes) Art book, a collection of full-color paintings by Parkes, one of the best surrealists working today, with an introduction by Hans Redeker. This book covers Parkes’ full career, reprinting some material from earlier books. His work has been used extensively in Omni. Recommended (CNB).

The Wolf and the Raven Diana L. Paxson (AvoNova 0-380-76526-8, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 328pp, pb, cover by Bryan Leister) [Wodan’s Children] Reprint (Morrow 1993) historical fantasy novel set in the fifth century, about the early adventures of Sigfrid and Brunahild. The first volume in an historical reinterpretation of the Nibelungenlied.

Master of Earth and Water Diana L. Paxson & Adrienne Martine-Barnes (AvoNova 0-380-75801-6, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 395pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Fionn mac Cumhal] Reprint (Morrow AvoNova 1993) Celtic fantasy novel, first book of a new series chronicling the adventures of Irish hero Fionn mac Cumhall.

The Shield Between the Worlds Diana L. Paxson & Adrienne Martine-Barnes (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-13176-X, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $22.00, 317pp, hc, cover by Jean Targete) [Fionn mac Cumhal] Celtic fantasy novel, sequel to Master of Earth and Water.

Blossom Culp and the Sleep of Death Richard Peck (Dell Yearling 0-440-40676-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $3.99, 185pp, tp, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Blossom Culp] Reissue (Delacorte 1986) young-adult ghost/fantasy novel in the “Blossom Culp” series; fifth printing.

The Ghost Belonged to Me Richard Peck (Dell Yearling 0-440-42861-0, Feb ’94, $3.99, 183pp, tp, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Blossom Culp] Reissue (Viking 1975) young-adult ghost/fantasy novel in the “Blossom Culp” series. The copyright page lists this as a first printing, but it is at least the second.

Ghosts I Have Been Richard Peck (Dell Yearling 0-440-42864-5, Feb ’94, $3.99, 214pp, tp, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Blossom Culp] Reissue (Viking 1977) young-adult ghost/fantasy novel in the “Blossom Culp” series; sixth printing.

The New Trek Encyclopedia John Peel (Pioneer Books 1-55698-350-6, Nov ’92 [Jun ’94], $19.95, 194pp, tp) [Star Trek] Media reference, an encyclopedic guide to everything connected with the three Star Trek series. Revised and updated from The Trek Encyclopedia (Pioneer 1988). This has a 1993 copyright date but was not seen until now.

Poison John Peel (Pocket Archway 0-671-88736-X, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $3.50, 215pp, pb, cover by Lee MacLeod) Young-adult horror novel. A lamia haunts teenagers at school.

Shockers: Dead End John Peel (Putnam/Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-40530-X, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $3.50, 157pp, tp, cover by Stephen Brennan) [Shockers] Young-adult horror novel about a cursed car. Interior illustrations by Eric Shawn Cherry.

Shockers: Ghost Lake John Peel (Putnam/Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-40545-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $3.50, 148pp, tp, cover by Stephen Brennan) [Shockers] Young-adult horror novel about a girl haunted by he ghost of her best friend. Interior illustrations by Eric Shawn Cherry.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine #3: Prisoners of Peace John Peel (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-88288-0, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $3.99, 112pp, tp, cover by Alan Gutierrez) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Young-adult Star Trek novelization with interior illustrations by Todd Cameron Hamilton. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Dinosaur Park Hayford Peirce (Tor 0-812-55040-4, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 315pp, pb, cover by Oscar Chichoni) Reissue (Tor 1989 as The Thirteenth Majestral) SF novel.

Flying to Valhalla Charles Pellegrino (AvoNova 0-380-71881-2, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 337pp, pb, cover by Vincent DiFate) Reprint (Morrow AvoNova 1993) sf novel of the first manned mission to Alpha Centauri, whose transmissions indicate that one of the crew may be insane.

Terminal Games Cole Perriman (Bantam 0-553-09518-8, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $22.95, 468pp, hc, cover by Larry Lurin) SF “cyberthriller” about a virtual reality serial killer who takes his game into the real world. Copyrighted by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin.

Timecop S. D. Perry (Berkley 0-425-14652-9, Sep ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, 202pp, pb) Movie novelization. Copyrighted by MCA Publishing Rights.

Spindoc Steve Perry (Ace 0-441-00008-8, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 262pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) [Venture Silk] Sf novel about a specialist in “manipulating data for public consumption” caught up in a murder plot.

Stellar Ranger Steve Perry (AvoNova 0-380-77301-5, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 212pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Stellar Ranger] Sf adventure novel in the style of a Western about solitary Stellar Ranger Cinch Carson’s battle against a lunatic who wants to conquer the universe.

Stellar Ranger: Lone Star Steve Perry (AvoNova 0-380-77302-3, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 227pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Stellar Ranger] SF adventure novel, second in the “Stellar Ranger” series. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Aliens vs. Predator: Prey Steve & Stephani Perry (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56555-9, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 259pp, pb, cover by Nelson DeCastro) [Aliens vs. Predator] Sf novelization, first book of a second series based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novels based on the films Alien and Aliens. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox.

Chaos in Wonderland: Visual Adventures in a Fractal World Clifford A. Pickover (St. Martin’s 0-312-10743-9, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $29.95, 302pp, hc) Odd mix of fiction and non-fiction, an introduction to chaos science presented as fiction (and pseudo-non-fiction) about a fictional civilization on one of Jupiter’s moons.

Forever Yours David Pierce (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-106174-3, Jan ’94 [Feb ’94], $3.50, 230pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel of a girlfriend brought back from the dead — changed. The copyright is to Barry Varela, and the book is packaged by Daniel Weiss Associates.

Someone’s Watching Jessica Pierce (Zebra/Z-Fave 0-8217-4579-4, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $3.50, 199pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. Cassidy is protected from a serial killer by her murdered mother’s ghost.

Odd Genre: A Study in Imagination and Evolution John J. Pierce (Greenwood Press 0-313-26897-5, Mar ’94 [Apr ’94], $55.00, 222pp, hc) Non-fiction, criticism. Fourth volume in Pierce’s thematic history of the genre. Available from Greenwood Publishing, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881. Credit card orders: 1-800-225-5800.

Frankenstein’s Children: The Creation Richard Pierce (Berkley 0-425-14361-9, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $3.99, 200pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Young-adult gothic horror novel about reanimation experiments involving Victor Frankenstein’s descendants. First book of a new series, copyrighted by Berkley.

Frankenstein’s Children: The Curse Richard Pierce (Berkley 0-425-14528-X, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $3.99, 214pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Young adult horror novel, third in the trilogy. Copyrighted by Berkley.

Frankenstein’s Children: The Revenge Richard Pierce (Berkley 0-425-14460-7, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $3.99, pb) [Frankenstein] Young-adult horror novel, second in the series. Copyrighted by Berkley.

Wolf-Speaker Tamora Pierce (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-31833-2, Apr ’94 [May ’94], $14.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Michael McDermott) [Immortals] Young-adult fantasy novel, second book of the “Immortals” series, a follow-up to the “Alanna” series, where the heroine joins a mage, a queen, and a 13 year-old girl to battle evil and immortal creatures.

The Cold One Christopher Pike (Tor 0-312-85117-0, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $21.00, 349pp, hc, cover by Joe DeVito) Horror novel. Incarnated as a woman, an ancient evil spirit goes on a killing spree in Los Angeles.

The Last Vampire Christopher Pike (Pocket Archway 0-671-87264-8, May ’94, $3.99, 193pp, pb, cover by Brian Kotzky) [Last Vampire] Young-adult vampire novel about a teenage boy who holds knowledge that a beautiful millenia-old vampire is determined to obtain. A hardcover edition (-87257-5, $14.00) was announced but not seen.

The Last Vampire 2: Black Blood Christopher Pike (Pocket Archway 0-671-87266-4, Nov ’94, $3.99, 196pp, pb, cover by Danilo Ducak) [Last Vampire] Young-adult vampire novel. The two “last” vampires hear of murders by others.

The Listeners Christopher Pike (Tor 0-812-55039-0, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 328pp, pb, cover by Joe De Vito) Horror novel. An FBI agent investigates a channeling group that seems to have access to classified information, and taps into an ancient evil. First American edition (Coronet 1994).

The Midnight Club Christopher Pike (Pocket Archway 0-671-87263-X, Feb ’94, $3.99, 211pp, pb, cover by Brian Kotzky) Young-adult horror novel of terminally ill teenagers. A hardcover edition (-87255-9, $14.00) was announced but not seen.

Remember Me 2: The Return Christopher Pike (Pocket Archway 0-671-87265-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $3.99, 210pp, pb, cover by Danilo Ducak) [Remember Me] Young-adult horror novel about the spirit of a murdered girl allowed to return to Earth by possessing the body of a depressed teenager. A hardcover edition was announced but not seen.

Terror Academy #13: The Substitute Nicholas Pine (Berkley 0-425-14534-4, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $3.99, 169pp, pb) [Terror Academy] Young-adult horror novel, 13th in the series about a horror-plagued high school. A substitute teacher helps a homely girl become beautiful, then demands evil payment.

Terror Academy # 8: Science Project Nicholas Pine (Berkley 0-425-14152-7, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $3.50, 184pp, pb) [Terror Academy] Young-adult horror novel, eighth book in an ongoing series set at a high school that’s a magnet for evil. The school science nerd creates monstrous things in his lab. Copyrighted by C.A. Stokes.

Terror Academy # 9: The Prom Nicholas Pine (Berkley 0-425-14153-5, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $3.50, 183pp, pb) [Terror Academy] Young-adult horror novel, ninth book in an ongoing series set at a high school that’s a magnet for evil. A girl murdered at a prom 20 years before comes back from the grave to revenge herself on innocent promgoers. Copyrighted by C.A. Stokes.

Elfquest: Dark Hours ed. Richard Pini (Tor 0-812-52342-3, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $4.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Wendy Pini) [Elfquest] Reprint (Tor 1993) original shared-world anthology of nine stories in the “Elfquest” series.

A Collection of Stories Edgar Allan Poe (Tor 0-812-50455-0, Apr ’94, $2.50, 236pp, pb, cover by Paul Jennis) Reissue (Tor 1988) collection of 17 stories, with a foreword, introduction, and afterword by S.T. Joshi; second printing.

Jem Frederik Pohl (Baen 0-671-87625-2, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 359pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1979) Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated SF novel. Winner of the American Book Award.

Man Plus Frederik Pohl (Baen 0-671-87618-X, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 277pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Man Plus] Reprint (Random House 1976) Nebula Award-winning SF novel.

The Voices of Heaven Frederik Pohl (Tor 0-312-85643-1, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $21.95, 347pp, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) SF novel of a small human colony struggling for survival against natural forces and political ones.

The Voices of Heaven Frederik Pohl (SFBC #05177, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $9.98, 280pp, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel of a small human colony struggling for survival against natural forces and political ones. Similar to the Tor edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Years of the City Frederik Pohl (Baen 0-671-87639-2, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $5.99, 375pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) Reprint (Simon & Schuster/Timescape 1984) SF novel, actually a collection of five linked novelettes that form a future history of New York.

Mars Plus Frederik Pohl & Thomas T. Thomas (Baen 0-671-87605-8, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $20.00, 342pp, hc, cover by Stephen Hickman) [Man Plus] SF novel of Martian colonization problems, sequel to the awards-winning Man Plus.

Temporary Agency Rachel Pollack (St. Martin’s 0-312-11077-4, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $18.95, 199pp, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) [Unquenchable Fire] Alternate-world fantasy novel set in the same world as Unquenchable Fire. First American edition (Orbit 1994).

Temporary Agency Rachel Pollack (SFBC #05890, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $8.98, 202pp, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) [Unquenchable Fire] Reprint (Orbit 1994) alternate-world fantasy novel. Similar to the St. Martin’s 1994 edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC code number on the back jacket.

Unquenchable Fire Rachel Pollack (Overlook Press 0-87951-9, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], $13.95, 390pp, tp, cover by Wayne Barlowe) [Unquenchable Fire] Reprint (Century 1988) SF novel, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

War World Vol. IV: Invasion ed. Jerry Pournelle (Baen 0-671-87616-3, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.99, 333pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [War World] Original anthology of seven military sf stories plus an “introduction” story set in Pournelle’s CoDominium universe. Seventh book of the “War World” series overall.

The Grass Dancer Susan Power (Putnam 0-399-13911-7, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $22.95, 300pp, hc, cover by Honi Werner) Literary fantasy novel set on a Sioux reservation about the spirits of two parted lovers, who have been affecting their descendants’ lives for more than a century. A first novel.

Small Gods Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins 0-06-017750-0, Jan ’94, $20.00, 272pp, hc) [Discworld] Humorous fantasy novel, 13th book in the “Discworld” series. First American edition (Gollancz 1992).

Small Gods Terry Pratchett (SFBC #02889, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $8.98, 272pp, hc) [Discworld] Reprint (Gollancz 1992) humorous fantasy novel, 13th book in the “Discworld” series. Similar to the 1994 HarperCollins edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Small Gods Terry Pratchett (HarperPrism 0-06-109217-7, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $4.99, 344pp, pb) [Discworld] Reprint (Gollancz 1992) humorous fantasy novel, 13th in the “Discworld” series.

Soul Music Terry Pratchett (HarperPrism 0-06-105203-5, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $20.00, 389pp, hc, cover by Michael Sabanosh) [Discworld] Humorous fantasy novel, 16th in the “Discworld” series (14th to be published in the U.S.). Death takes another vacation, leaving his niece in charge when rock ’n’ roll, called “Music with Rocks In,” invades Ankh Morpork. First American edition (Gollancz 1994).

Core Paul Preuss (AvoNova 0-380-71182-6, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $5.99, 394pp, pb, cover by Alan Ayers) Reprint (Morrow 1993) alternate world sf/thriller set in a world where Earth’s magnetic field is collapsing, and an attempt to drill through to the core holds a possible answer.

Mutant Chronicles: Frenzy John-Allen Price (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45360-3, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $4.99, 266pp, pb) [Mutant Chronicles: Apostate of Insanity] Novelization based on the Mutant Chronicles game, second book of the “Apostate of Insanity” trilogy. Includes a portfolio of uncredited illustrations. Copyrighted by Target Games.

The Shub Niggurath Cycle ed. Robert M. Price (Chaosium 1-56882-017-8, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $9.95, 227pp, tp, cover by Dreyfus) Anthology of 15 stories, five new, based on Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos and concerning Shub-Niggurath, the Goat of a Thousand Young.

Ghost Dance Susan Price (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-32537-5, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $16.00, 217pp, hc, cover by Joseph A. Smith) [Ghost World] Young-adult fantasy novel about a shaman’s apprentice who tries to save her people from an evil czar, third in the “Ghost World” series. First American edition (Faber & Faber 1994).

The Book on the Edge of Forever Christopher Priest (Fantagraphics Books, Jun ’94 [Jul ’94], $6.95, 56pp, tp, cover by Drew Friedman) Non-fiction. A detailed history of Ellison’s massive, oft announced but never completed anthology The Last Dangerous Visions. This was originally published in a different form as a pamphlet, “The Lost Deadloss Visions”, by Priest himself, who describes it as a “polemical pamphlet.” Includes letter excerpts on the subject from various writers. Available from Fantagraphics Books, 7563 Lake City Way NE, Seattle WA 98115. Please add $1 for postage. [Harlan Ellison]

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