The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The World of Darkness: Wraith: Sins of the Fathers Sam Chupp (HarperPrism 0-06-105472-0, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $4.99, 257pp, pb, cover by Joshua Gabriel Timbrook) [World of Darkness: Wraith] Novelization based on the role-playing game. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The Pain Doctors of Suture Self General Alan Clark & The Bovine Smoke Society (Arts Nova Press, Oct ’95, $50.00, 63pp, hc, cover by Alan M. Clark) Adult picture book. This is a signed, limited edition of 550, with 13 full color illustrations; the tipped-in signature page has signatures of ten contributors. There is an introduction by F. Paul Wilson, and a biography of Clark by Jon Gustafson. Available from Blue Moon Books, 360 West First, Eugene OR 97401. Credit card orders: 800-738-2660.

The Snows of Olympus Arthur C. Clarke (Norton 0-393-03911-0, Oct ’95, $25.00, 120pp, hc, cover by David A. Hardy) Associational collection of essays and illustrations about colonizing Mars. First US edition (Gollancz 1994).

Rama Revealed Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56947-3, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.99, 602pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) [Rama] Reprint (Gollancz 1993) SF novel, fourth and final in the “Rama” series.

The Burning Ground Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-663-5, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 293pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Diadem: Shadowsong] SF novel, second in the “Shadowsong” trilogy, fourteenth overall in the ’Diadem’ sequence.

Crystal Heat Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-674-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 364pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Diadem: Shadowsong] SF novel, book #3 in the “Shadowsong” trilogy.

Fire in the Sky Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-650-3, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 352pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Diadem: Shadowsong] SF novel, first in “The Shadowsong Trilogy”, part of the “Diadem” overall series. Shadith uses her musical and empathic talents to mediate between alien forces determined to exploit an already-inhabited planet.

Branch Point Mona Clee (Ace 0-441-00291-9, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 310pp, pb, cover by John Stephens) Alternate history SF novel. Young people from 2062 go to 1962 to stop the Bay of Pigs from turning into nuclear war. This appears to be a first novel.

The Children’s Hour Douglas Clegg (Dell 0-440-21867-5, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.50, 383pp, pb) Horror novel. Children’s disappearances haunt a West Virginia town.

Mission of Gravity Hal Clement (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31622-3, Feb ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 231pp, pb, cover by H. R. Van Dongen) [Mesklin] Reissue (Doubleday 1954) classic SF novel. Lists “4th printing February 1989” but is undoubtedly later.

Children of the End Mark A. Clements (Leisure 0-8439-3594-4, Apr ’94 [Jan ’95], $4.50, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Donald I. Fine 1993) horror novel.

Lorelei Mark A. Clements (Leisure 0-8439-3867-6, Nov ’95, $4.99, 298pp, pb) Reprint (Donald I. Fine 1994) horror novel.

Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia John Clute (Dorling Kindersley 0-7894-0185-1, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $39.95, 312pp, hc) Non-fiction reference. A guide to SF with extensive illustrations, many in color. Simultaneous with the UK edition (also Dorling Kindersley).

Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia John Clute (SFBC, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $24.98, 312pp, hc) Non-fiction reference. This seems to be the same as the Dorling Kindersley US version, but has no price on the dust jacket; it also lacks the usual SFBC code.

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction John Clute & Peter Nicholls (St. Martin’s/Griffin 0-312-13486-X, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $29.95, 1386pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Orbit 1993) reference book. This edition includes 14 pages of “New Data, Typographical Errors, Factual Corrections, and Miscellanea” as an appendix.

The Blood Countess Andrei Codrescu (Simon & Schuster 0-684-80244-9, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $23.00, 347pp, hc, cover by Barbara M. Bachman) Horror novel about the historical Elizabeth Bathory and one of her contemporary descendants. The two stories meet in the past.

Overmind Bill Coffin (Royal Fireworks Press 0-88092-141-2, 1995 [Mar ’95], $8.00, 314pp, tp, cover by Bill Coffin) SF novel. An escaped gladiator in the far future organizes a psychic effort to contact God. A hardcover edition (-142-0, $23.00) was announced but not seen. Order from Royal Fireworks Printing Co., First Avenue, Unionville, NY 10988; add $3.00 shipping.

Lewis Carroll Morton N. Cohen (Knopf 0-679-42298-6, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], $35.00, 577pp, hc) Non-fiction, biography. [Lewis Carroll]

Kingdoms of the Night Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38731-7, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $23.00, 481pp, hc, cover by Gnemo) [Anteros] Epic fantasy novel set in the same realm as The Far Kingdoms and The Warrior’s Tale. Amalric Antero is told he didn’t really discover the Far Kingdoms in the other books, and now must search for them again. Simultaneous with the Legend (UK) edition.

The Warrior’s Tale Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38734-1, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 471pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Anteros] Reprint (Del Rey 1994) fantasy novel.

If I Die on the Jersey Front M. Collins (Orchard Press 0-9645726-0-5, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.99, 283pp, pb, cover by Holly Adams) SF novel. In a US literally split by racial conflict, a young black man of the new nation of New Africa tries to help a young white woman looking for her missing father. Available from Orchard Press, P.O. Box 192, Cornwall CT 06753.

Waterworld Max Allan Collins (Boulevard 1-57297-001-4, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 321pp, pb) Novelization of the SF movie.

Waterworld Max Allan Collins (Boulevard 1-57297-002-2, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $3.99, 121pp, tp) Young-adult novelization of the SF movie.

The Fantastic Four: To Free Atlantis Nancy A. Collins (Boulevard 1-57297-054-5, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 305pp, pb, cover by Greg & Tim Hildebrandt) Novelization based on the Marvel comic book characters. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by Marvel Entertainment Group.

Midnight Blue Nancy A. Collins (SFBC #07769, Aug ’95, $12.98, 560pp, hc, cover by Thom Ang) Reprint (White Wolf 1995) horror omnibus. This hardcover edition is otherwise similar to the White Wolf trade paperback, but lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Midnight Blue: The Sonja Blue Collection Nancy A. Collins (White Wolf 1-56504-900-4, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $14.99, 560pp, tp, cover by Thom Ang) [Sonja Blue] Horror omnibus of three novels featuring the vampire Sonja Blue: Sunglasses After Dark, In the Blood, and Paint It Black. The latter has not yet appeared separately, and this is its first publication.

Walking Wolf Nancy A. Collins (Mark V. Ziesing 0-929480-42-2, Mar ’95, $25.00, 181pp, hc, cover by J. K. Potter) Western horror novel: “What if Little Big Man had been a werewolf?”. Also available in a signed, slipcased edition (-43-0, $60.00). Order from Mark V. Ziesing, PO Box 76, Shingletown CA 96088.

Dark Love ed. Nancy A. Collins, Edward E. Kramer & Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45472-3, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $22.95, 414pp, hc, cover by Mel Odom) Original anthology of 22 horror stories about the darker side of love. Authors include Stephen King, Kathe Koja, John Shirley, and Karl Edward Wagner. There is an introduction by T.E.D. Klein.

Forbidden Acts ed. Nancy A. Collins, Edward E. Kramer & Martin H. Greenberg (Avon 0-380-77915-3, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 390pp, pb, cover by Robert Scudellari) Original anthology of 21 horror stories about taboo behavior, with an introduction by Joe Bob Briggs. Authors include Lucy Taylor, Rex Miller, John Shirley, Kathe Koja, and Barry N. Malzberg.

Archangel Michael Conner (Tor 0-312-85743-8, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $21.95, 350pp, hc, cover by Brad Schmehl) SF novel set in an alternate America in the 1920s. A journalist seeks a “vampire” murderer in a city devastated by a deadly blood plague.

The Pandora Directive Aaron Conners (Prima/Proteus 0-7615-0068-5, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 325pp, pb) [Tex Murphy] SF detective novelization featuring “Tex Murphy” and set in post-WWIII 2042. Written by the author of the computer game. Copyrighted by Access Software.

1901 Robert Conroy (SFBC #07407, Aug ’95, $10.98, 374pp, hc) Reprint (Lyford Books 1995) alternate history novel of German invasion of New York in 1901. This is presumably similar to the Lyford edition (0-89141-537-8, $21.95), which has not been seen.

Forgotten Realms: King Pinch David Cook (TSR 0-7869-0127-6, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.95, 316pp, tp, cover by Walter Velez) [Forgotten Realms: Nobles] Novelization based on the role-playing game. Book one in “The Nobles” series.

Petty Pewter Gods Glen Cook (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45478-2, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 296pp, pb) [Garrett] Fantasy novel. Two rival pantheons of petty gods want to hire hard-boiled P.I. Garrett, and they won’t take no for an answer. Sixth in the series.

The Wizardry Consulted Rick Cook (Baen 0-671-87700-3, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 282pp, pb, cover by Cortney Skinner & Newell Convers) [Wiz Zumwalt] Fantasy novel about a computer hacker in a fantasy world, fourth in the “Wizardry” series. Dragons want Wiz to write them a place in his program.

Night School Caroline Cooney (Scholastic/Point 0-590-47878-8, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $3.50, 187pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. An instructor with strange powers leads unwary students to evil.

Both Sides of Time Caroline B. Cooney (Delacorte 0-385-32174-0, Aug ’95, $10.95, 210pp, tp, cover by Linda M. Benson) [Both Sides of Time] Young-adult time-travel romance.

The Master Louise Cooper (Tor 0-812-53396-8, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $4.99, 285pp, pb, cover by Robert Gould) [Time Master] Reissue (Tor 1987) fantasy novel, volume three in the “Time Master” trilogy. Third printing.

Star Ascendant Louise Cooper (Tor 0-312-85871-X, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $23.95, 349pp, hc) [Star Shadow] Fantasy novel, prequel to the “Time Master” trilogy. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).

The Boggart Susan Cooper (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin 0-689-80173-4, Aug ’95, $3.95, 196pp, pb, cover by Ed Little) [Boggart] Reprint (McElderry 1993) young-adult fantasy novel about a Scottish imp let loose in modern Toronto.

Glory’s War Alfred Coppel (Tor 0-312-85471-4, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $21.00, 288pp, hc, cover by David Mattingly) [Goldenwing] SF novel, Book Two of the “Goldenwing Cycle”.

The Recollections of Solar Pons Basil Copper (Fedogan & Bremer 1-878252-20-8, Oct ’95, $25.00, 250pp, hc, cover by Stefanie K. Hawks) [Solar Pons] Associational collection of four novellas featuring the Sherlockian detective originally created by August Derleth. Three are original; the fourth is a restored version of the original, much-modified, publication. Illustrations are by Stefanie K. Hawks. A limited edition (-21-6, $75.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Fedogan & Bremer, 603 Washington Ave SE #77, Minneapolis MN 55414-2950; fax 612-721-8848.

David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible ed. David Copperfield, Janet Berliner & Martin H. Greenberg (HarperPrism 0-06-105228-0, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $23.00, 386pp, hc) Original anthology of 18 stories of magic. There is a preface by Dean Koontz, an introduction by David Copperfield, and a section of author biographies. Authors include Copperfield, Ray Bradbury, S.P. Somtow, F. Paul Wilson, and Joyce Carol Oates. Copyrighted by David Copperfield’s Disappearing, Janet Berliner Gluckman, and Martin H. Greenberg, who is not credited elsewhere.

The 7th Guest Matthew J. Costello & Craig Shaw Gardner (Prima/Proteus 0-7615-0086-3, Jul ’95, $21.95, 218pp, hc) Horror novelization based on the computer game. Portions copyrighted by Trilobyte and Virgin Interactive.

One Quest, Hold the Dragons Greg Costikyan (SFBC #05891, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $7.98, 376pp, hc, cover by Paul Jaquays) [Cups and Sorcery] Fantasy novel, book two of “Cups and Sorcery”. Simultaneous with the Tor paperback edition.

One Quest, Hold the Dragons Greg Costikyan (Tor 0-812-52269-9, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Paul Jaquays) [Cups and Sorcery] Fantasy novel, book two of “Cups and Sorcery”. Simultaneous with the SFBC hardcover edition.

Deadly Diet Vincent Courtney (Zebra/Z-Fave 0-8217-4947-1, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $3.99, 222pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. A teen desperate to lose weight goes on a demonic diet.

A Tale from the Crypt Carnival Vincent Courtney (Random House/Bullseye 0-679-87473-9, 1995 [Aug ’95], $3.99, 86pp, tp, cover by Jack Davis) Young-adult horror novelization, based on the comic and the anthology TV show. Copyrighted by William M. Gaines, Agent, Inc.

The A.I. Gang: Forever Begins Tomorrow Bruce Coville (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-89253-3, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $3.99, 200pp, tp, cover by Broeck Steadman) [A.I. Gang] Young-adult SF novel, third in the trilogy about a bunch of brainy kids. Completely rewritten from the original Signet Vista 1986 edition.

The A.I. Gang: Operation Sherlock Bruce Coville (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-89249-5, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $3.99, 221pp, tp) [A.I. Gang] Young-adult SF novel in the “The A.I. Gang” series. Completely rewritten from the 1986 Signet Vista edition.

The A.I. Gang: Robot Trouble Bruce Coville (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-89252-5, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $3.99, 200pp, tp, cover by Broeck Steadman) [A.I. Gang] Young-adult SF novel, second in the trilogy about a bunch of brainy kids. Completely rewritten from the original Signet Vista 1986 edition.

Bruce Coville’s Book of Nightmares ed. Bruce Coville (Scholastic/Apple 0-590-46161-3, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $3.50, 173pp, tp, cover by Steve Fastner) Original anthology of 13 (11 original and 2 reprint) scary young-adult stories by Jane Yolen, Mark Garland, Bruce Coville, etc. Interior illustrations by John Pierard.

Into the Land of the Unicorns Bruce Coville (Scholastic 0-590-45956-2, Aug ’95, $3.50, 159pp, pb, cover by Neal McPheeters) [Unicorn Chronicles] Reprint (Scholastic 1994) young-adult fantasy novel, first book of “The Unicorn Chronicles”.

Iron Man: The Armor Trap Greg Cox (Boulevard 1-57297-008-1, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 339pp, pb, cover by Gabriel Gecko) Novelization based on the comic book character. Packaged by Byron Preiss, copyrighted by Marvel.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Devil in the Sky Greg Cox & John Betancourt (Pocket 0-671-88114-0, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.50, 280pp, pb) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

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