The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Shroud of Shadow Gael Baudino (Orbit 1-85723-269-0, Dec ’94, £5.99, 352pp, pb, cover by David O’Connor) [Natil] Reprint (Roc 1994) fantasy novel. Book 3 in the “Natil” series. [First U.K. edition]

Strands of Starlight Gael Baudino (Orbit 1-85723-264-X, Dec ’94, £5.99, 371pp, pb, cover by David O’Connor) [Natil] Reprint (Signet 1989) fantasy novel. Book 1 in the “Natil” series.

Anti-Ice Stephen Baxter (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21296-5, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], £4.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Ice (alternate history)] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) Victorian SF novel in which the British Empire rules by controlling the only source of naturally-occurring anti-matter.

Flux Stephen Baxter (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647620-1, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], £4.99, 366pp, pb) [Xeelee] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) SF novel about a race of humans living inside a neutron star. In the “Xeelee” series.

Ring Stephen Baxter (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224026-2, Jul ’94, £15.99, 443pp, hc, cover by Chris Moore) [Xeelee] SF novel in the “Xeelee” series, Baxter’s incredibly complex, beautifully constructed epic of hard science fiction. This one is chronologically last of the sequence. (IC)

The Stephen King Story George Beahm (Warner UK 0-7515-0710-5, Apr ’94, £5.99, 422pp, pb) Reprint (Andrews & McMeel 1991) literary biography of Stephen King.

Moving Mars Greg Bear (Legend 0-09-978050-X, Nov ’94, £5.99, 452pp, pb, cover by Nick Rogers) [Queen of Angels] Reprint (Tor; Legend 1993) SF novel.

Newton’s Niece Derek Beaven (Faber and Faber 0-571-17130-3, May ’94, £14.99, 393pp, hc, cover by Robert Clifford) Literary fantasy novel.

The Julie Bell Portfolio Julie Bell (Paper Tiger 1-85028-345-1, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], £12.95, 64pp, tp, cover by Julie Bell) Twenty-eight plates, poster size, by the artist now acclaimed for her rendering of Marvel Comics’ X-Men characters, and her ‘metal flesh’ creatures and robots. The Introduction by Boris Vallejo (Bell’s husband) rightly says Bell has a deep knowledge of human anatomy and skin tone.

The Silver City Pamela Belle (Pan 0-330-32876-X, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], £8.99, 496pp, tp, cover by Fred Gambino) [Zithirian] Fantasy novel.

The Silver City Pamela Belle (Severn House 0-7278-4635-3, May ’94, £16.99, 496pp, hc, cover by Ian Daniels) [Zithirian] Reprint (Pan 1994) fantasy novel. Volume one in a new series.

Queen Eleanor’s Legacy Atarah Ben-Tovim (Piatkus 0-7499-0226-4, Apr ’94, £15.99, 314pp, hc, cover by Dave Pether) Fantasy novel. The spirit of the twelfth century monarch Eleanor of Aquitaine uses black arts to live again in the body of a concert flutist.

Furious Gulf Greg Benford (Gollancz 0-575-04067-X, Nov ’94, £15.99, 290pp, hc, cover by John Dismukes) [Galactic Center] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1994) SF novel. Fifth volume of the “Galactic Centre” sextet. [First U.K. edition]

Aliens: Genocide David Bischoff (Millennium 1-85798-225-8, Aug ’94, £4.99, 281pp, pb, cover by David Dorman) [Aliens] Reprint (Bantam 1994) sf novelization. Volume four in the series. [First U.K. edition]

seaQuest DSV: The Ancient David Bischoff (Millennium 1-85798-186-3, May ’94, £14.99, 198pp, hc) [seaQuest DSV] Reprint (Ace 1994) SF novelization. [First U.K. edition]

seaQuest DSV: The Ancient David Bischoff (Orion 1-85797-226-0, Oct ’94, £4.99, 198pp, pb) [seaQuest DSV] Reprint (Ace 1994) SF novelization. Volume three in the series.

Aliens vs. Predator: Hunter’s Planet David Bischoff & Steve Perry (Millennium 1-85798-228-2, Dec ’94, £4.99, 260pp, pb, cover by John Bolton) [Aliens vs. Predator] SF novelization. Volume 2 in the series. Simultaneous with the US (Bantam Spectra) edition.

Judge Dredd: Silencer David Bishop (Virgin 0-352-32960-2, Nov ’94, £4.99, 246pp, pb, cover by Frank Quitely) [Judge Dredd] SF novelization, based on the comic strip.

The Beast Cynthia Blair (Lions 0-00-674915-1, Apr ’94, £2.99, 312pp, pb) [Dark Moon Legacy] Reprint (HarperCollins 1993) young-adult horror novel. Third in the “Dark Moon Legacy”. [First U.K. edition]

The Curse Cynthia Blair (Collins 0-00-674913-5, Feb ’94, £2.99, 310pp, pb) [Dark Moon Legacy] Reprint (HarperCollins 1993) young-adult horror novel. First in the “Dark Moon Legacy”. [First U.K. edition]

The Trap Cynthia Blair (Collins 0-00-674914-3, Mar ’94, £2.99, 309pp, pb) [Dark Moon Legacy] Reprint (HarperCollins 1993) young-adult horror novel. Second in the “Dark Moon Legacy”. [First U.K. edition]

Night Relics James P. Blaylock (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21780-0, Jul ’94, £4.99, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1994) dark fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

All for Love Pat Booth (Century 0-7126-5894-7, Feb ’94, £14.99, 404pp, hc) Medical student is suddenly gifted with magical healing powers. Copyrighted 1993.

Death Dream Ben Bova (NEL 0-450-58881-5, Mar ’94, £5.99, 646pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) Sf novel.

The Trikon Deception Ben Bova & Bill Pogue (NEL 0-450-58882-3, Jul ’94 [Jun ’94], £5.99, 470pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) Reprint (Tor 1992) SF novel. [First U.K. edition]

No Retreat John Bowen (Sinclair-Stevenson 1-85619-398-5, Jun ’94, £14.99, 309pp, hc, cover by Lee Gibbons) SF novel. Britain occupied by Nazis in an alternate 1990s.

Green Shadows, White Whale Ray Bradbury (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647634-1, Jan ’94, £4.99, 266pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1992) autobiographical mainstream novel.

The History of Luminous Motion Scott Bradfield (Picador 0-330-33412-3, Jan ’94, £5.99, 196pp, tp) Reprint (Bloomsbury 1989) literary fantasy novel.

Castle Terror Marion Zimmer Bradley (Severn House 0-7278-4660-4, Sep ’94, £14.99, 189pp, hc) Reprint (Lancer 1965) associational novel. Available in the US for $19.00. This is the first hardback edition. [First U.K. edition]

The Firebrand Marion Zimmer Bradley (Penguin 0-14-017720-5, Feb ’94, £5.99, 560pp, pb, cover by Stephen Bradbury) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1987) fantasy novel.

The Forbidden Tower - A Darkover Novel Marion Zimmer Bradley (Severn House 0-7278-4589-6, Mar ’94, £15.99, 416pp, hc, cover by Ian D. Daniels) [Darkover] Reprint (DAW 1977) sf novel. In the “Darkover” series. First World Hardcover; this is a world-wide edition available in the USA for $22.00.

The Forest House [with Diana L. Paxson] Marion Zimmer Bradley (Michael Joseph 0-7181-3735-3, Mar ’94, £9.99, 417pp, tp) [Avalon] Reprint (Michael Joseph 1993) fantasy novel.

Lythande Marion Zimmer Bradley (Orbit 1-85723-259-3, Sep ’94 [Oct ’94], £4.99, 238pp, pb, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Lythande; Thieves’ World] Reissue (DAW 1986) collection of six stories about the eponymous heroine, including one by Vonda N. McIntyre.

Fantastic Space Stories ed. Tony Bradman (Doubleday UK 0-385-41000-X, Jul ’94 [Nov ’94], £8.99, 185pp, hc, cover by George Smith) Young-adult SF anthology of 10 original stories.

Paradise Chaz Brenchley (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-52828-1, May ’94 [Jun ’94], £16.99, 480pp, hc, cover by Steve Crisp) Horror novel.

Paradise Chaz Brenchley (NEL 0-340-58950-7, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], £5.99, 480pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1994) horror novel.

Marcus Mustard J. H. Brennan (Bantam UK 0-553-40705-8, Aug ’94, £2.99, 208pp, pb, cover by John Avon) Young-adult fantasy novel.

Whispers in the Graveyard Theresa Breslin (Methuen 0-416-19052-9, Aug ’94, £8.99, 127pp, hc, cover by Maria Teresa Meloni) Young-adult horror novel. The uprooting of a rowan tree in a kirkyard unleashes a destructive force.

Glory Season David Brin (Orbit 1-85723-202-X, Jun ’94 [May ’94], £5.99, 600pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) sf novel.

Otherness David Brin (Orbit 1-85723-207-0, Jun ’94 [May ’94], £16.99, 387pp, hc, cover by Fred Gambino) SF collection.

Drawing Blood Poppy Z. Brite (Penguin 0-14-023871-9, Oct ’94, £5.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Mercedes & Fernando) Reprint (Delacorte 1993) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Lost Souls Poppy Z. Brite (Penguin 0-14-017392-7, Feb ’94, £5.99, 359pp, tp, cover by Fernando & Mercedes) Reprint (Delacorte 1992) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Talismans of Shannara Terry Brooks (Legend 0-09-925541-3, Mar ’94, £5.99, 453pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Shannara: Heritage of Shannara] Reprint (Del Rey; Legend 1993) fantasy novel. Book Four of “The Heritage of Shannara”. Volume seven in the “Shannara” series.

The Tangle Box Terry Brooks (Legend 0-09-931431-2, May ’94, £15.99, 334pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Magic Kingdom] Fantasy novel. A trade paperback edition (-931421-5, £9.99, for export only) was announced but not seen. Simultaneous with US (Del Rey) edition. Volume four in the “Magic Kingdom of Landover” series.

The SF Collection ed. Edel Brosnan (Chancellor Press 1-85152-317-0, Aug ’94, £4.99, 501pp, hc) Sf anthology.

The Opoponax Invasion John Brosnan (Gollancz 0-575-05827-7, Sep ’94, £4.99, 223pp, pb, cover by Peter Mennim) Reprint (Gollancz 1993) sf novel.

Engineman Eric Brown (Pan 0-330-33043-8, Aug ’94, £4.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) Sf novel.

Virus Molly Brown (Scholastic UK 0-590-55816-1, Oct ’94, £2.99, 248pp, pb, cover by Bob Corley) Young-adult SF novel about a mysterious entity inside the computers of a devastated future Chicago which starts to kill people.

King Kong Anthony Browne (Julia MacRae 1-85681-258-8, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], £12.99, 92pp, hc) Picture book, with text adapted and abbreviated from the original work by Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper. The heroine is clearly meant to be Marilyn Monroe. Simultaneous with the U.S. edition (Turner).

Barrayar Lois McMaster Bujold (Pan 0-330-31720-2, May ’94, £4.99, 389pp, pb) [Miles Vorkosigan] Reprint (Baen 1991) SF novel. In the “Miles Vorkosigan” series. [First U.K. edition]

Doctor Who: State of Change Christopher Bulis (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20431-X, Dec ’94, £4.99, 295pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who] Novelization based on the Doctor Who TV series. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the US for $5.95.

A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess (Compact Books 0-7493-1847-3, May ’94 [Jun ’94], £4.99, 196pp, hc) Reprint (Heinemann 1962) sf novel. A hardcover at a paperback price and size.

Future Imperfect Anthony Burgess (Vintage UK 0-09-922501-8, Dec ’94, £5.99, 518pp, pb) Omnibus of The Wanting Seed and 1985.

J.B. Jim Burns (Paper Tiger 1-85028-274-9, Aug ’94 [Sep ’94], £3.99, 43pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) Miniature (100 x 75mm) art book of 20 paintings from Lightship.

A Handful of Ghosts George H. Bushnell (St Andrews Preservation Trust 0-9502079-2-6, 1993 [Jan ’94], £3.50, 61pp, tp) Reprint (St Andrews University 1945) collection of five original ghost stories set in, and around, St Andrews. Order from 12 North Street, St. Andrews, KY16 9PW, including an additional 50p for postage.

A Darker Shade of Bale Sabine Büssing (The Book Guild 0-86332-895-4, Feb ’94, £11.95, 200pp, hc, cover by Inky Finger) Collection of macabre tales based on traditional horror motifs.

Strange James Buxton (Warner UK 0-7515-0753-9, Jul ’94, £4.99, 332pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Horror novel.

The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye A. S. Byatt (Chatto & Windus 0-7011-6278-3, Nov ’94, £9.99, 280pp, hc) Five fairy tales, two original, aimed at adults. Two of the reprints are extracted from her novel Possession, 1980, while an excerpt from the title story was published as “The Scholar and the Djinn”.

Fools Pat Cadigan (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21841-6, Mar ’94, £4.99, 299pp, pb, cover by Gary Marsh) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony Roberto Calasso (Vintage UK 0-09-930801-0, Jul ’94, £5.99, 405pp, tp, cover by Jean Alaux dit le Romain) Reprint (Knopf 1993) fantasy novel. Masterly reinterpretation of Greek mythology. Translated from the Italian (Adelphi Edizioni S.p.A. 1988) by Tim Parks. [First U.K. edition]

Dead Boys Richard Calder (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21456-9, Nov ’94, £4.99, 199pp, pb) [Dead Girls] SF novel. Sequel to the disturbing Dead Girls: the mating of human and sex-doll has produced the Meta, parasitic cyborgs who have colonised much of the world.

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