The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998


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Voice of the Eagle Linda Lay Shuler (Arrow 0-09-917431-6, Jan ’94, £5.99, 654pp, pb, cover by Gordon Crabb) [Time Circle] Reprint (Morrow 1992) prehistoric fantasy novel.


The Map of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth Brian Sibley & John Howe (HarperCollins UK 0-261-10318-0, Sep ’94, £4.99, pb, cover by John Howe) Christopher Tolkien’s map redrawn by Howe, decorated with scenes from Lord of the Rings. There is also an illustrated explanatory booklet by Brian Sibley.


The Presence David B. Silva (Headline 0-7472-1123-X, Jul ’94, £16.99, 313pp, hc, cover by Bob Corley) Horror novel.


Hot Sky at Midnight Robert Silverberg (HarperCollins UK 0-246-13720-7, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], £15.99, 327pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1994) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]


Thebes of the Hundred Gates Robert Silverberg (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647646-5, May ’94, £3.99, 120pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) Reprint (Axolotl 1992) SF novella.


Fires of Eden Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-1428-X, Dec ’94, £16.99, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1994) fantasy novel. A Hawaiian resort comes under threat from natural and supernatural forces. [First U.K. edition]


Lovedeath Dan Simmons (Headline 0-7472-4345-X, May ’94, £5.99, 468pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Warner; Headline 1993) collection.


Radon Daughters Iain Sinclair (Jonathan Cape 0-224-03887-7, Aug ’94, £15.99, 458pp, hc, cover by Marc Atkins) Dark fantasy novel with a protagonist addicted to X-rays, and a manuscript which might be the sequel to The House on the Borderland.


Tim Burton’s Nightmare before Christmas Daphne Skinner (Puffin 0-14-037121-4, Nov ’94 [Dec ’94], £3.50, 77pp, pb) Reprint (Hyperion 1993) juvenile adaptation of the screenplay, including 8 pages of stills.


Ripper Michael Slade (NEL 0-450-61002-0, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], £16.99, 377pp, hc) [Supt. Robert de Clerq] Reprint (Signet 1994) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


The Spirit House William Sleator (Mammoth 0-7497-1291-0, Jan ’94, £2.99, 194pp, pb, cover by Bob Harvey) [Spirit House] Reprint (Dutton 1991) young-adult ghost novel.


I Shudder at Your Touch ed. Michele Slung (Roc UK 0-14-015967-3, Oct ’94, £4.99, 379pp, pb, cover by Graham Potts) Reissue (Roc 1991) horror anthology. Third printing.


Shudder Again ed. Michele Slung (Roc UK 0-14-023443-8, Oct ’94, £4.99, 357pp, pb) Reprint (Roc 1993) anthology of 22 stories of sexual horror, four original, and one revised. [First U.K. edition]


The Plague Chronicles Guy N. Smith (Piatkus 0-7499-0212-4, Dec ’93, £13.99, 220pp, hc, cover by Luis Rey) Sf/horror novel about the Earth being ravaged by a series of Biblical plagues.


Only Forward Michael Marshall Smith (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21774-6, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], £4.99, 455pp, pb) Fantasy novel. Bizarre and enthralling portrait of a world that might have been.. or is.


Thor Wayne Smith (NEL 0-450-61747-5, Aug ’94, £4.99, 242pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1992) horror novel. Loyal family dog realises ‘Uncle Ted’ is a werewolf. [First U.K. edition]


River God Wilbur Smith (Pan 0-330-33197-3, Jun ’94, £5.99, 662pp, pb, cover by Alan Dingman) [Egyptian] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1993) Egyptian historical with fantasy elements.


Armorica S. P. Somtow (Orbit 1-85723-188-0, Aug ’94, £4.99, 256pp, pb, cover by Keith Scaife) [Riverrun] Reprint (AvoNova 1992 as Forest of the Night) fantasy novel. Sequel to Riverrun. [First U.K. edition]


Jasmine Nights S. P. Somtow (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-00200-1, May ’94, £9.99, 380pp, tp, cover by Steve Wallace) Associational novel.


Riverrun S. P. Somtow (Orbit 1-85723-195-3, Feb ’94, £4.99, 257pp, pb, cover by Keith Scaife) [Riverrun] Reprint (Avon 1991) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]


Bless the Child Cathy Cash Spellman (Orion 1-85797-430-1, May ’94, £4.99, 510pp, pb) Reprint (Chapmans 1993) occult novel.


The Carnival of Destruction Brian Stableford (Pocket UK 0-671-85198-5, Oct ’94, £4.99, 487pp, pb, cover by Peter Elson) [David Lydyard] Last of the “David Lydyard” trilogy of epic horror novels, following The Werewolves of London and The Angel of Pain.


Decalog: Ten Stories - Seven Doctors - One Enigma ed. Mark Stammers & Stephen James Walker (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20411-5, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], £4.99, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Doctor Who] Original anthology of 10 linked stories set in the Doctor Who universe. The Doctor hires a Private Eye to find... the Doctor. Invigoratingly original.


Ossibiss Dragan Stanloz (The Classic Print 0-9523647-0-0, Oct ’94, £14.95, 704pp, tp, cover by S. Stamenkovic) An “original SF trilogy” presented as a single novel. A hardcover edition (-5-1) was announced but not seen.


Manroot A. N. Steinberg (Headline 0-7472-0960-X, Feb ’94, £16.99, 312pp, hc, cover by David Bergen) Dark romance novel of AmerIndian legends and soul transference.


Manroot A. N. Steinberg (Headline 0-7472-4501-0, Sep ’94, £5.99, 312pp, tp, cover by David Bergen) Reprint (Headline 1994) fantasy novel.


The Phantom Barbara Steiner (Scholastic UK 0-590-55521-9, Jun ’94, £2.99, 198pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic 1993) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


Snow Crash Neal Stephenson (Roc UK 0-14-023292-3, Oct ’94, £4.99, 439pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) cyberpunk/black comedy.


Globalhead Bruce Sterling (Millennium 1-85798-153-7, Apr ’94, £4.99, 301pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Reprint (Ziesing 1992) SF collection. [First U.K. edition]


The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier Bruce Sterling (Penguin 0-14-017734-5, Jan ’94, £6.99, 328pp, tp, cover by Gary Marsh) Reprint (Bantam 1992) associational non-fiction book about the US Secret Services’ attempt to put an end to illegal hacking. [First U.K. edition]


Heavy Weather Bruce Sterling (Millennium 1-85798-193-6, Oct ’94, £8.99, 280pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) SF novel. A hardcover edition (-192-8, £15.99) is also available. Simultaneous with US (Bantam Spectra) edition.


Mirrorshades ed. Bruce Sterling (HarperCollins UK 0-586-08782-6, Nov ’94, £4.99, 239pp, tp) Reprint (Arbor House 1986) SF anthology.


Fantasy World Larry Stern (Nexus 0-352-32953-X, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], £4.99, 252pp, pb) Erotic SF novel.


The Death and Life of Superman Roger Stern (Bantam UK 0-553-40776-7, May ’94 [Apr ’94], £4.99, 478pp, pb) [Superman] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) SF novelization. Adapted from the story serialized in various DC comics.


The Island and the Ring Laura C. Stevenson (Mammoth 0-7497-1777-7, Nov ’94, £3.99, 275pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1991) young-adult fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]


Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson (Penguin 0-14-062051-6, Mar ’94, £1.00, 88pp, pb, cover by Jean Beraud) Reprint (Scribner 1886) horror novel. Thrift paperback edition of the classic.


Call Waiting R. L. Stine (Scholastic UK 0-590-55715-7, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], £2.99, 167pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic 1994) young-adult horror novel. A “Point Horror” book. [First U.K. edition]


The Fear Street Saga #1: The Betrayal R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85245-0, Sep ’94, £2.99, 161pp, pb, cover by Martin Baker) Reprint (Archway 1993) young-adult horror novel. Volume one in the series. [First U.K. edition]


Fear Street Saga: The Burning R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85248-5, Nov ’94, £2.99, 179pp, pb, cover by Martin Baker) Reprint (Archway 1993) young-adult horror novel. Book three of the trilogy. [First U.K. edition]


Fear Street Saga: The Secret R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85247-7, Oct ’94, £2.99, 147pp, pb) Reprint (Archway 1993) young-adult horror novel. Volume two in the series. [First U.K. edition]


Fear Street: Missing R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85124-1, Mar ’94, £3.50, 168pp, pb, cover by Martin Baker) Reprint (Archway 1990) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


Fear Street: The Secret Bedroom R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85370-8, Dec ’94, £3.50, 167pp, pb) Reprint (Archway 1991) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


Fear Street: The Sleepwalker R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85126-8, May ’94, £2.99, 164pp, pb, cover by Martin Baker) Reprint (Archway 1990) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


Fear Street: The Surprise Party R. L. Stine (Archway UK 0-671-85122-5, Jan ’94, £2.99, 167pp, pb, cover by Martin Baker) Reprint (Archway 1989) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


The Dead Girlfriend R. L. Stine (Scholastic UK 0-590-55528-6, May ’94, £2.99, 182pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic 1993) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


The R.L. Stine Collection 4 R. L. Stine (Scholastic UK 0-590-55482-4, Apr ’94, £5.99, 503pp, pb) Young-adult horror omnibus of The Baby-Sitter (Scholastic 1989), The Boyfriend (Scholastic 1990), amd The Girlfriend (Scholastic 1991). There is a 1993 date inside.


Dracula Bram Stoker (Penguin Popular Classics 0-14-062063-X, Apr ’94 [Jun ’94], £1.00, 449pp, pb) [Dracula] Reprint (Constable 1897) classic horror novel. Thrift paperback edition.


The Lady of the Shroud Bram Stoker (Alan Sutton 0-7509-0689-8, Jul ’94, £5.99, 258pp, pb, cover by G. F. Watts) Reprint (Heinemann 1909) horror novel. Includes an introduction by Ruth Robbins.


Judge Dredd: The Medusa Seed Dave Stone (Virgin 0-352-32895-9, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], £4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Sean Phillips) [Judge Dredd] Sf novelization.


The Mirror Image Ghost Catherine Storr (Faber and Faber 0-571-17043-9, Mar ’94, £9.99, 171pp, pb, cover by Ian Whadcock) Young-adult fantasy novel.


The Pagemaster Todd Strasser (Puffin 0-14-037107-4, Nov ’94 [Dec ’94], £3.99, 134pp, pb) Juvenile adaptation of the film, including 8 pages of stills.


The Throat Peter Straub (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21849-1, May ’94, £5.99, 875pp, pb) [Blue Rose; Tim Underhill; Tom Pasmore] Reprint (Borderlands 1993) associational thriller. In the “Blue Rose” series.


The Forbidden Zone Whitley Strieber (NEL 0-450-60399-7, Jan ’94, £15.99, 309pp, hc) Reprint (Dutton 1993) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


The Forbidden Zone Whitley Strieber (NEL 0-450-60400-4, Jun ’94, £5.99, 390pp, pb, cover by Melvyn Grant) Reprint (Dutton 1993) horror novel.


Those Whom The Gods Love Harvey Peter Sucksmith (Ghost Story Press 0-9520492-4-4, Apr ’94 [1994], £16.50, xxii+218pp, hc, cover by Andrew King) Collection of ten stories, in a signed limited edition of 200.


The Magic Apostrophe Jenny Sullivan (Pont Books 1-85902-116-6, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], £4.95, 213pp, pb, cover by Suzanne Carpenter) Young-adult fantasy novel. On her thirteenth birthday, a Welsh girl discovers she is a witch.


3 Books of Blood M. C. Sumner (Lions 0-00-675072-9, Oct ’94, £5.99, 659pp, pb) [Principal] Horror omnibus set in a school seemingly infested with vampire teachers; including The Principal, The Hunger [The Substitute], and The Coach (all HarperPaperbacks, 1994). The books are separately paginated.


The Coach M. C. Sumner (Lions 0-00-675018-4, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], £2.99, 211pp, pb) [Principal] Reprint (HarperCollins 1994) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


The Hunger M. C. Sumner (Lions 0-00-675019-2, Jul ’94, £2.99, 220pp, pb) [Principal] Reprint young-adult horror novel, in Lions’ ‘Nightmares’ series of books. Internally described as a 3-in-1 and copyrighted 1993, 1992 & 1991. [First U.K. edition]


Nightmares - The Principal M. C. Sumner (Collins 0-00-674917-8, May ’94, £2.99, 213pp, pb) [Principal] Reprint (HarperPaperbacks 1994) young-adult horror novel. [First U.K. edition]


Perfume Patrick Süskind (Bloomsbury Books 0-7475-1967-6, Oct ’94, £10.95, 284pp, hc, cover by John E. Fisher) Reprint (Knopf 1986) horror novel. Miniature hardback edition. Translated from the German by John E. Woods.


The Devil’s Maze Gerald Suster (Roc UK 0-14-017436-2, Feb ’94, £4.99, 258pp, pb, cover by Robert Taylor) Reprint (Sphere 1979) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]


Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick Lawrence Sutin (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21490-9, Feb ’94, £8.99, 352pp, pb) Reprint (Crown 1989) biographical book. [Philip K. Dick]


Voices from Shadow ed. David Sutton (Shadow Publishing, Sep ’94 [Oct ’94], £3.99, 64pp, ph, cover by Jim Pitts) Critical articles reprinted from small press magazine Shadow: Fantasy Literature Review; all have been revised and updated.


Dark Voices 6: The Pan Book of Horror ed. David Sutton & Stephen Jones (Pan 0-330-33505-7, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], £5.99, 466pp, pb, cover by Luis Rey) Collection of 19 original horror stories.


The Iron Dragon’s Daughter Michael Swanwick (Millennium 1-85798-081-6, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], £8.99, 343pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Iron Dragon’s Daughter] Reprint (Millennium 1993) fantasy novel.


The Iron Dragon’s Daughter Michael Swanwick (Orion 1-85797-146-4, Nov ’94, £4.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Iron Dragon’s Daughter] Reprint (Millennium 1993) fantasy novel.


Inside the Worm Robert Swindells (Yearling 0-440-86300-7, Mar ’94, £2.99, 190pp, pb, cover by Les Edwards) [Fliss] Reprint (Doubleday 1993) young-adult fantasy novel. Sequel to Room 13.


Timesnatch Robert Swindells (Doubleday UK 0-385-40410-7, May ’94 [Jun ’94], £8.99, 172pp, hc, cover by Les Edwards) Young-adult sf novel. Illustrated by Jon Riley. When a 21st century scientist invents a time-machine that snatches living creatures from the past, a sinister group sees the chance to resurrect a monster.


Voyage to Valhalla Robert Swindells (Knight 0-340-59054-8, Apr ’94, £2.99, 122pp, pb) Reprint (Knight 1976) young-adult fantasy novel. Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus.


Evil Intent Bernard Taylor (Headline 0-7472-0874-3, Jan ’94, £16.99, 248pp, hc) Horror novel in which a man’s life and family are destroyed by mysterious and murderous means.


Evil Intent Bernard Taylor (Headline 0-7472-4464-2, Aug ’94, £4.99, 344pp, pb, cover by Colin Thomas) Reprint (Headline 1994) horror novel.


Specimen 12 Bret Taylor (Bret Taylor 0-9521681-0-3, Nov ’93 [Jan ’94], £3.99, 134pp, pb) Sf novel. Order from 27 Goodacre St., Mansfield, NG18 2HH.


Whistler Roger Taylor (Headline 0-7472-1014-4, Jul ’94, £16.99, 407pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) Fantasy novel.


Revenant Melanie Tem (Headline 0-7472-1072-1, Jun ’94, £16.99, 250pp, hc, cover by Larry Rostant) Horror novel.


Revenant Melanie Tem (Headline 0-7472-4508-8, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], £4.99, 374pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) Reprint (Headline 1994) horror novel.


A Plague of Angels Sheri S. Tepper (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224177-3, Mar ’94, £14.99, 423pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) fantasy novel. A trade paperback edition (-224299-0, £8.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]


A Plague of Angels Sheri S. Tepper (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647343-1, Nov ’94, £4.99, 583pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1993) SF novel with fantasy elements.


Shadow’s End Sheri S. Tepper (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224579-5, Nov ’94, £8.99, 388pp, tp) SF novel. A hardcover edition (-224176-5, £15.99) is also available. Simultaneous with the US (Bantam) edition.


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