The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Gold Isaac Asimov (SFBC #07068, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $9.98, 345pp, hc) Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) collection of stories and essays. This is similar to the HarperPrism edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

I. Asimov Isaac Asimov (Bantam 0-553-56997-X, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $6.99, 578pp, pb, cover by Jill Krementz) Reprint (Doubleday 1994) non-fiction memoir.

Magic Isaac Asimov (HarperPrism 0-06-105205-1, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $22.00, 275pp, hc) Collection of 11 fantasy stories and 20 essays about fantasy and “beyond,” subtitled “The Final Fantasy Collection”.

Yours, Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov (Doubleday 0-385-47622-1, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $24.95, 332pp, hc) Collection of letters to and from Isaac Asimov. Edited, arranged by subject, and accompanied by short introductions by the late Stanley Asimov (Isaac’s younger brother).

Sweet Myth-tery of Life Robert Asprin (Ace 0-441-00194-7, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 224pp, pb, cover by Walter Velez) [Myth] Reprint (Donning 1994) humorous fantasy novel in the “Myth Adventures” series.

Time Scout Robert Asprin & Linda Evans (Baen 0-671-87698-8, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 453pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Time Scout] SF novel. Retired scouts are dragged back into the time-travel business by a redheaded young lady with a talent for trouble. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett and Associates.

Aunt Dimity and the Duke Nancy Atherton (Penguin 0-14-017841-4, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.95, 290pp, pb, cover by Jerry LoFaro) [Aunt Dimity] Reprint (Viking 1994) mystery/ghost romance novel. Aunt Dimity’s ghost helps a duke.

Solis A. A. Attanasio (HarperPrism 0-06-109092-1, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $4.50, 214pp, pb, cover by Mike Van Houten) Reprint (HarperCollins 1994) SF novel of a man preserved as a bodiless brain and awakened 1,000 years later.

Fire and Power: The American Space Program as Postmodern Narrative William D. Atwill (University of Georgia Press 0-8203-1647-4, Nov ’94 [Jan ’95], $25.00, 172pp, hc, cover by Alden Wicks) Critical look at the cultural effects of the space age, looking at literary works by authors Saul Bellow, John Updike, Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, Thomas Pynchon, and Don DeLillo. (Symptomatically, the index lists Walt Disney and Charles Manson but makes no mention of Asimov, Clarke, or Heinlein, or the topic “science fiction.”) Order from the University of Georgia Press, 330 Research Drive, Athens GA 30602; 706-369-6160.

Our Vampires, Ourselves Nina Auerbach (University of Chicago Press 0-226-03201-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $22.00, 231pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical examination of the way vampire literature reflects social changes. Order from University of Chicago Press, Order Dept., 11030 South Langley Avenue, Chicago IL 60628; 800-621-2736.

Devil’s Race Avi (HarperTrophy 0-06-440586-9, May ’95, $3.95, 152pp, pb, cover by Lisa Falkenstern) Reprint (Lippincott 1984) young-adult horror novel about a boy haunted by an evil ancestor.

Tom, Babette, and Simon: Three Tales of Transformation Avi (Simon & Schuster 0-02-707765-9, Jun ’95, $15.00, 100pp, hc, cover by Alexi Natchev) Young-adult collection of three stories about magically transformed children.

Deathlands: Bloodlines [by Laurence James] James Axler (Worldwide Library Gold Eagle 0-373-62529-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $4.99, 348pp, pb, cover by Herring) [Deathlands] Post-holocaust SF adventure novel, #29 in the series. Ryan Cawdor and company survive bayou country. Copyrighted by Worldwide Library.

Deathlands: Emerald Fire [by Laurence James] James Axler (Worldwide Library Gold Eagle 0-373-62528-6, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $4.99, 347pp, pb, cover by Herring) [Deathlands] Post-holocaust SF adventure novel, #28 in the series. Cawdor and company visit the Amazon basin. Copyrighted by Worldwide Library.

Deathlands: Genesis Echo [by Laurence James] James Axler (Worldwide Library Gold Eagle 0-373-62525-1, Mar ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 349pp, pb) [Deathlands] Post-holocaust SF adventure novel, #25 in the series. Copyrighted by the publisher.

Deathlands: Ground Zero [by Laurence James] James Axler (Worldwide Library Gold Eagle 0-373-62527-8, Jul ’95, $4.99, 346pp, pb) [Deathlands] Post-holocaust SF adventure novel, #27 in the series. Ryan Cawdor battles in the ruins of Washington, DC. Copyrighted by Worldwide Library.

Deathlands: Shadowfall [by Laurence James] James Axler (Worldwide Library Gold Eagle 0-373-62526-X, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 349pp, pb) [Deathlands] Post-holocaust SF adventure novel, #26 in the series. Copyrighted by the publisher.

The Matrix Jonathan Aycliffe (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100659-9, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.99, 291pp, pb, cover by Gerry Grace) Horror novel. A recently-bereaved academic becomes too involved in researching occult practices. The author also writes as Daniel Easterman; the copyright is by Denis MacEoin. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).

The Eye of the Daemon Camille Bacon-Smith (DAW 0-88677-673-2, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 332pp, pb, cover by Jean-François Podevin) [Daemons, Inc.] Dark fantasy novel. An occult PI investigates a missing person and uncovers a multi-dimensional war.

Film, Horror, and the Body Fantastic Linda Badley (Greenwood Press 0-313-27523-8, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], $55.00, 199pp, hc) Critical look at horror in films, drawing on feminist critical theory, psychoanalytic theory, cultural criticism, and gender studies. This book focuses almost exclusively on film; a sequel is planned to address the literary works of Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Anne Rice. Order from Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881; credit card orders: 800-225-5800.

The Search for Happily-Ever-After Patricia Baehr (Troll/BridgeWater 0-8167-3658-8, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $13.95, 142pp, hc, cover by Randel J. Chavez) Young-adult fantasy novel. A girl travels to the land of fairy tales.

Triumph of the Dragon Robin Wayne Bailey (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45437-5, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $4.99, 318pp, pb, cover by Pat Morrissey) [Brothers of the Dragon] Fantasy novel, third in the “Brothers of the Dragon” series. Packaged and copyrighted by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

PsyKosis Wilhelmina Baird (Ace 0-441-00238-2, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 406pp, pb, cover by Bruce Jensen) [Crashcourse] SF novel, third in the “Crashcourse” series.

DragonLance: The Irda Linda Baker (TSR 0-7869-0138-1, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.95, 301pp, tp, cover by Larry Elmore) [DragonLance: Lost Histories] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game. Volume two in the “Lost Tales” series. Copyrighted by TSR.

Kiss of the Vampire Nancy Baker (Ballantine/Fawcett 0-449-14957-9, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 278pp, pb) [Ardeth Alexander] Reprint (Penguin Canada 1993 as The Night Inside) vampire novel.

The Fermata Nicholson Baker (Random House/Vintage 0-679-75933-6, Jan ’95, $11.00, 303pp, tp) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1994) fantasy novel of a man who stops time to remove women’s clothes.

Ancestral Hungers Scott Baker (Tor 0-312-85868-X, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $21.95, 320pp, hc, cover by Thomas Snowdon-Romer) Vampire novel, an expanded version of Dhampire (Pocket 1982).

Raptor Red Robert T. Bakker (Bantam 0-553-10124-2, Oct ’95 [Aug ’95], $21.95, 246pp, hc, cover by Steve Youll) Prehistoric novel about a female raptor, told “from within her mind”.

Canby’s Legion Bill Baldwin (Warner Aspect 0-446-60174-8, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.50, 362pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Military SF novel.

The Defenders Bill Baldwin (Warner Aspect 0-446-36250-6, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.50, 311pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) [Helmsman] Reissue (Warner Questar 1992) SF novel, fifth in “The Helmsman” series. Third printing.

Star Crusader Bruce Balfour (Prima/Proteus 0-7615-0067-7, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 295pp, pb) SF novelization based on the computer game. Copyrighted by Take 2 Interactive Software.

Lost in Translation Margaret Ball (Baen 0-671-87688-0, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 279pp, pb, cover by Cortney Skinner & Newell Convers) Fantasy novel. Allie, grunge queen of the ’90s, thinks she’s a transfer student in France, but is really studying magic in another world.

The Best Short Stories of J.G. Ballard J. G. Ballard (Holt/Owl 0-8050-3876-0, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $15.95, 302pp, tp, cover by Raquel Jaramillo) Reprint (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1978) collection of 19 stories, with an introduction by Anthony Burgess.

Rushing to Paradise J. G. Ballard (St. Martin’s/Picador 0-312-13164-X, May ’95, $21.00, 239pp, hc, cover by Jeremy Wolff) Associational novel about a Utopian compound set up on a remote tropical island. First American edition (Flamingo UK 1994).

Complicity Iain Banks (Bantam 0-553-57371-3, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 274pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1993) associational thriller. The author writes SF as Iain M. Banks.

Feersum Endjinn Iain M. Banks (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37459-1, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $12.95, 311pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) SF novel. A man has only one life left in which to find his assassin, and save Earth from an encroaching gas cloud. First US edition (Orbit 1994).

Cabal Clive Barker (Pocket 0-671-74288-4, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 406pp, pb) Reissue (Poseidon 1988) collection containing a short horror novel plus four stories. This is the movie tie-in edition. Seventh printing.

Everville Clive Barker (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-109308-4, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $6.99, 646pp, pb, cover by Kirk Reinert) [The Art] Reprint (HarperCollins 1994) dark fantasy novel.

The Great and Secret Show Clive Barker (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-109901-5, Jun ’95 [Aug ’95], $6.99, 688pp, pb) [The Art] Reissue (Collins 1989) dark fantasy novel. 12th printing.

Imajica: Book I: The Fifth Dominion Clive Barker (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-109414-5, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 520pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Imajica] Reprint (HarperCollins 1991) first half of the dark fantasy novel, with a new introduction by Barker.

Imajica: Book II: The Reconciliation Clive Barker (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-109415-3, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 527pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Imajica] Reprint (HarperCollins 1991) second half of the dark fantasy novel, with a new introduction by Barker. (The same introduction also appears in Book I.)

Incarnations: Three Plays Clive Barker (HarperPrism 0-06-105244-2, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $22.00, 366pp, hc, cover by Clive Barker) Collection of three plays by Barker: Colossus, Frankenstein in Love, and The History of the Devil. There is an introduction by Barker, along with production notes for each play.

Jackal Bird Michael Barley (Tesseract 1-895836-11-5, Jun ’95, C$21.95, 298pp, hc, cover by Mitchell Stuart) SF novel. Four children on an inhospitable colony world play dangerous games that prepare them for the adult world of intrigue and violence. A first novel. Also announced in paperback (C$8.95, -07-7). Order from Tesseract Books/The Book Collective, 214-21 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 3S2; 403-448-0590.

The Alien Life of Wayne Barlowe Wayne Barlowe (Morpheus International 1-883398-10-X, Dec ’95, $24.95, tp, cover by Wayne Barlowe) Art book in three sections: early and commissioned work, dinosaurs, and some of Barlowe’s pet alien projects. There is a foreword by Vincent Di Fate, and an introduction by Barlowe. A signed, leatherbound, slipcased edition with a signed print is available for $75.00. Morpheus International, PO Box 7246, Beverly Hills CA 90212-7246; 310-859-2557.

Kaleidoscope Century John Barnes (Tor 0-312-85561-3, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $21.95, 252pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) SF novel set in a dark, harrowing 21st century.

Mother of Storms John Barnes (Tor 0-812-53345-3, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $5.99, 560pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (Tor 1994) near-future SF novel about the worldwide effects of superpowerful storms. A Hugo nominee.

Firedance Steven Barnes (Tor 0-812-51024-0, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Aubry Knight] Reprint (Tor 1994) post-holocaust SF adventure novel, third in the “Aubry Knight” series.

Virtual Destruction Nick Baron (Zebra/Z-Fave 0-8217-5010-0, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $3.99, 219pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. A virtual reality game has deadly effects in real life. Baron is a pen name for Scott Ciencin.

Judge Dredd Neal Barrett, Jr. (St. Martin’s 0-312-95628-2, Jun ’95, $4.99, 251pp, pb) [Judge Dredd] Novelization of the movie based on the British SF comic strip. Simultaneous with the UK (Boxtree 1995) edition.

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens J. M. Barrie (Penguin 0-14-600077-3, Aug ’95, $.95, 54pp, tp, cover by William Degouve de Nuncques) [Peter Pan] Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1906) collection of four fantasy stories about Peter Pan, abridged from The Little White Bird (1902). A “Penguin 60s” anniversary edition.

Anatomy of Wonder, Fourth Edition ed. Neil Barron (R.R. Bowker 0-8352-3288-3, Mar ’95, $52.00, 912pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical/bibliographical/reference work on SF, its history, major authors, use in other media, and library collections; nearly 2,000 books are critically annotated. A major one-volume reference. Order from R.R. Bowker, Box 31, New Providence NJ 07974; 800-521-8110.

Heartlight T. A. Barron (Tor 0-812-55170-2, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $4.99, 272pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) Reprint (Philomel 1990) science fantasy novel of quantum physics and psychic powers.

The Transmigration of Souls William Barton (Warner Aspect 0-446-60167-5, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 411pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) SF novel. An alien artifact offers new realities to humanity, and Fortress America is terrified.

When Heaven Fell William Barton (Warner Aspect 0-446-60166-7, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.50, 343pp, pb, cover by Sean Beavers) SF novel. Resisters on Earth try to overthrow their cybernetic alien overlords.

The World of Darkness: Breathe Deeply Don Bassingthwaite (White Wolf 1-56504-881-4, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 293pp, pb, cover by Richard Kane Ferguson) [World of Darkness] Fantasy novelization based on the “Rage” card game set in the “World of Darkness”. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The World of Darkness: Mage: Such Pain Don Bassingthwaite (HarperPrism 0-06-105463-1, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 325pp, pb, cover by Janet Aulisio Dannheiser) [World of Darkness] Novelization based on the role-playing game “The Ascension”. Copyrighted by White Wolf Fiction.

World of Darkness: Pomegranates Full and Fine Don Bassingthwaite (White Wolf 1-56504-889-X, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 443pp, pb, cover by Larry McDougal) [World of Darkness] Novelization based on the dark fantasy role-playing games. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The Birth of the People’s Republic of Antarctica John Calvin Batchelor (Holt/Owl 0-8050-3786-1, 1995 [May ’95], $14.00, 401pp, tp) Reprint (Dial 1983) near-future, “anti-utopia” SF novel.

The Further Adventures of Halley’s Comet John Calvin Batchelor (Holt/Owl 0-8050-3788-8, 1995 [May ’95], $14.00, 508pp, tp) Reprint (Lattes 1980) satirical SF novel.

The Dove Looked In Gael Baudino (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45497-9, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 336pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) [Water!] Alternate-world fantasy, sequel to O Greenest Branch.

O Greenest Branch! Gael Baudino (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45449-9, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $5.50, 336pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) [Water!] Alternate-world fantasy novel, first in the “Water!” series. The Puritan-controlled Righteous States of America seek a foothold in Africa from which to oppose Napoleon, and choose the stagnant, drought-stricken Three Kingdoms.

Dot and Tot in Merryland L. Frank Baum (Books of Wonder/Emerald City 0-929605-37-3, 1994 [Mar ’95], $11.95, 140pp, tp, cover by Donald Abbott) Reprint (Hill 1901) children’s fantasy novel about a land where every valley has a different kind of magic. A limited edition hardcover (-38-1, $34.95) was announced but not seen. There are new illustrations by Donald Abbot. Order from Emerald City/Books of Wonder, 132 Seventh Ave., New York NY 10011; credit card orders 800-835-4315.

The Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum (Penguin/Puffin Classics 0-14-036693-8, Mar ’95, $3.50, 189pp, pb, cover by Trevor Scobie) [Oz] Reissue (Hill 1900 as “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”) children’s fantasy novel. This is a 1994 repackaged worldwide edition of the 1982 Puffin edition illustrated by David McKee.

Flux Stephen Baxter (HarperPrism 0-06-100837-0, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.50, 409pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Xeelee] SF novel in the “Xeelee” series. A race of humans lives inside a neutron star. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1993).

Flux Stephen Baxter (SFBC #07088, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $8.98, 409pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Xeelee] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) SF novel. Similar to the US HarperPrism paperback edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Time Ships Stephen Baxter (HarperPrism 0-06-105648-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 521pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Time Machine] SF novel, a sequel to H.G. Wells’s The Time Machine. First American edition (HarperCollins UK 1995).

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