The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighth Annual Collection ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (SFBC #10259, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $14.98, 543pp, hc, cover by Tom Canty) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1995) anthology. This is similar to the St. Martin’s edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Footprints of Thunder James F. David (Tor/Forge 0-312-85478-1, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $23.95, 379pp, hc, cover by Paul Stinson) [Footprints of Thunder] Thriller/horror novel. The prehistoric past merges with the present, and human society threatens to crumble as dinosaurs roam the streets.

The Incredible Hulk: What Savage Beast Peter David (Putnam/Boulevard 0-399-14104-9, Aug ’95 [Sep ’95], $19.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Bruce Jensen) [Hulk] Novelization based on the comic book character. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by Marvel Entertainment Group.

Star Trek #76: The Captain’s Daughter Peter David (Pocket 0-671-52047-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 278pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: Q-Squared Peter David (Pocket 0-671-89151-0, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $5.99, 434pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Reprint (Pocket 1994) Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

A Gathering of Ghost Stories Robertson Davies (Penguin 0-14-600112-5, Aug ’95, $.95, 84pp, tp, cover by Frans Hals) Collection of five ghost stories, taken from the larger collection High Spirits (Penguin 1982). A “Penguin 60s” anniversary edition.

The Faery Convention Brett Davis (Baen 0-671-87656-2, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 281pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) Fantasy novel, a humorous political thriller. Supernatural beings march on Washington, D.C. demanding equal rights. A first novel.

The Exotic Enchanter ed. L. Sprague de Camp & Christopher Stasheff (Baen 0-671-87666-X, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 281pp, pb, cover by Ruth Sanderson) [Harold Shea] Original anthology of four stories based on de Camp’s “Incompleat Enchanter”. The editors provide one story each; the others are by Tom Wham and Roland J. Green & Frieda A. Murray.

The Ivory and the Horn Charles de Lint (Tor 0-312-85573-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $21.95, 318pp, hc, cover by Terri Windling) [Newford] Collection of 15 urban fantasy stories, one original, set in the magical city of Newford.

Jack of Kinrowan Charles de Lint (Tor 0-812-53898-6, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 474pp, pb, cover by Thomas Canty) [Jack of Kinrowan] Omnibus of two contemporary fantasy novels, Jack the Giant Killer (Ace 1987) and Drink Down the Moon (Ace 1990).

Memory & Dream Charles de Lint (Tor 0-812-53407-7, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $6.99, 591pp, pb, cover by John Howe) Reprint (Tor 1994) contemporary urban fantasy novel.

Mulengro Charles de Lint (Darkside Press 0-940841-59-2, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], $65.00, 400pp, hc) Reprint (Ace 1985) contemporary gypsy fantasy. First hardcover edition; this is a signed, limited, numbered, leatherbound edition of 500.

Finders Jan Dean (Simon & Schuster/McElderry 0-689-50612-0, May ’95, $15.00, 151pp, hc, cover by Eric Dinyer) Young adult supernatural novel about a girl with psychic powers. First US edition (Pan 1993).

The Dubious Hills Pamela Dean (Tor 0-812-52362-8, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $4.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Dave Henderson) Reprint (Tor 1995) fantasy novel.

Articulation Jeff deBoer (Muttart Public Art Gallery 1-895160-17-0, Nov ’94 [Jan ’95], C$21.00, unpaginated, tp, cover by Jeff deBoer) Art book, a guide to deBoer’s show of fantastic sculptures Nov.-Dec. 1994. Artworks include armored mice, rocketships, and futuristic guns. Introduction by William Gibson. Available from Muttart Public Art Gallery, 1221 2nd St. SW, Calgary AB Canada, T2R 0W5; VISA orders (403) 266-2764. For U.S. buyers, the price is C$24.63 (includes shipping). Payment must be in Canadian dollars, or by VISA card.

Living with Aliens John DeChancie (Ace 0-441-00204-8, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 183pp, pb, cover by Danilo Ducak) Humorous SF novel. Friendly, Hawaiian-shirt-wearing aliens turn out to be trouble.

Midnight Journeys ed. Davi Dee & Bill Allen (Ozark Triangle Press, Jul ’95, $9.95, 87pp, tp, cover by Charles S. Fallis) Anthology of 19 horror vignettes, five original, the remainder previously published only in small-press form, 10 in Iguana Informer. Authors include Edward Bryant, Michael A. Arnzen, and Edo van Belkom. The introduction is by William D. Gagliani. Order from: Bill Allen, Ozark Triangle Press, 305 North Beaumont, Owasso OK 74055. Make checks payable to Bill Allen; add $1.50 postage.

Sex & Blood Ron Dee (TAL Publications, Sep ’94 [Jun ’95], $5.95, 54pp, ph, cover by Harry O. Morris) Chapbook collection of three horror stories. A signed, limited edition of 1000. This has a 1994 copyright (by Tal Publications), but was not seen until now.

Dreamseeker’s Road Tom Deitz (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-14155-2, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $20.00, 356pp, hc, cover by Daniel Horne) [David Sullivan] Fantasy novel in the “David Sullivan” series. David and his college chums get mixed up in the Wild Hunt.

Ghostcountry’s Wrath Tom Deitz (AvoNova 0-380-76838-0, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.50, 386pp, pb, cover by Steven Adler) [David Sullivan] Fantasy novel, sequel to Sunshaker’s War. Calvin McIntosh must enter Cherokee Ghost Country to lay his father’s ghost to rest.

The Best of Lester del Rey Lester del Rey (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32933-3, Feb ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 366pp, pb, cover by H. R. Van Dongen) Reissue (Del Rey 1978) collection. This says fifth printing, but may be later.

Hogg Samuel Delany (Black Ice Books 0-932511-88-0, Mar ’95, $24.95, hc) Associational pornographic novel. Previously considered “unpublishable” due to its “vivid portrait of the profane.”

Atlantis: Three Tales Samuel R. Delany (Incunabula 0-9633637-4-3, Jun ’95, $60.00, 219pp, hc, cover by Joseph Stella) Collection of three stories, plus “Microflorilegium”, a selection (exclusive to this edition) of excerpts from the author’s correspondence and early drafts. A signed, limited edition of 334. Order from Incunabula, PO Box 30146, Seattle WA 98103.

Atlantis: Three Tales Samuel R. Delany (Wesleyan University Press 0-8195-5283-6, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $24.95, 212pp, hc, cover by Joseph Stella) Collection of three non-SF stories. This edition is similar to the Incunabula limited edition listed last month, but lacks the “Microflorilegium” (excerpts from Delany’s drafts and correspondence.) Available from University Press of New England, 23 South Main St, Hanover NH 03755; credit card orders: 800-421-1561; add $2.50 postage.

They Fly at Ciron Samuel R. Delany (Tor 0-312-85775-6, Jan ’95, $19.95, 222pp, hc, cover by Thomas Canty) Reprint (Incunabula 1993) fantasy adventure novel of a civilized society’s conflict with warlike invaders.

Mortal Kombat Martin Delrio (Tor 0-812-54453-6, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $3.99, 57pp, pb) Young-adult “novelization” (under 10,000 words) based on the movie based on the video game. This is the abridged digest version. Copyrighted by New Line Productions.

Forgotten Realms: The Giant Among Us Troy Denning (TSR 0-7869-0098-9, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $4.95, 314pp, tp, cover by John & Laura Lakey) [Forgotten Realms: Twilight Giants] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game. Second book in the “Twilight Giants” trilogy. Copyrighted by TSR.

Forgotten Realms: The Titan of Twilight Troy Denning (TSR 0-7869-0172-1, Sep ’95, $5.99, 314pp, tp, cover by John & Laura Lakey) [Forgotten Realms: Twilight Giants] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, third volume in the “Twilight Giants Trilogy”. Copyrighted by TSR.

Blackburn Bradley Denton (St. Martin’s/Picador 0-312-13029-5, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $12.00, 296pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1994) associational serial-killer horror novel.

The Calvin Coolidge Home for Dead Comedians Bradley Denton (Wildside Press 1-880448-38-6, Oct ’94 [Feb ’95], 208pp, hc) Collection of five stories, with an introduction by Howard Waldrop and illustrations by Doug Potter. Available only in a boxed set with A Conflagration Artist, also by Denton; the set is also available in limited editions, with different bindings (snakeskin, etc.) for each edition (-36-X, $250.00, lettered; -37-8, $125.00, 100 copies numbered.) Available from Wildside Press, 37 Fillmore Street, Newark NJ 07105.

A Conflagration Artist Bradley Denton (Wildside Press 1-880448-42-4, Oct ’94 [Feb ’95], $70.00, 207pp, hc) Collection of eight stories, with an introduction by Steven Gould and illustrations by Doug Potter. Available only as part of a boxed set with The Calvin Coolidge Home for Dead Commedians; the set is also available in limited editions, each edition with a different binding (-40-8, $250.00, 26 lettered copies; -41-6, $125.00, 100 numbered copies.) Available from Wildside Press, 37 Fillmore Street, Newark NJ 07105.

Walker Between the Worlds Diane DesRochers (Llewellyn Publications 1-56718-224-0, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $6.99, 435pp, pb, cover by Erin McKee) Science fantasy novel. Alan Kolkey must use his “highly developed psychic powers and archetypal energies” to save Earth from a comet collision, and cope with an old girlfriend from a past life. A first novel. Available from Llewellyn Publications, PO Box 64383, St. Paul MN 55164-0383.

Star Trek, the Next Generation #36: Into the Nebula Gene DeWeese (Pocket 0-671-89453-6, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 274pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization based on the TV series. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Alien Game Catherine Dexter (Morrow 0-688-11332-X, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $15.00, 204pp, hc, cover by Ellen Thompson) Young-adult SF/horror novel. A game turns deadly when the new girl in school starts taking over the minds of the losers.

The True Knight Susan Dexter (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39345-7, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 323pp, pb, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) [Warhorse of Esdragon] Fantasy novel, book three of “The Warhorse of Esdragon”.

The Steampunk Trilogy Paul Di Filippo (Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-028-2, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $20.00, 352pp, hc, cover by Christine Francis) [Steampunk] Collection of three interrelated short novels set in an alternate 19th century.

Blade Runner Philip K. Dick (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35047-2, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 216pp, pb) [Blade Runner] Reissue (Doubleday 1968 as Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep) SF novel. 26th printing.

Martian Time Slip Philip K. Dick (Random House/Vintage 0-679-76167-5, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $10.00, 262pp, tp, cover by Heidi North) Reprint (Ballantine 1964) classic SF paranoia novel.

The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick (Pantheon 0-679-42644-2, Jan ’95, $27.50, 350pp, hc) Collection of Dick’s non-fiction, including essays, speeches, journals, and interviews. Edited and with an introduction by Lawrence Sutin.

A Bone from a Dry Sea Peter Dickinson (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21928-0, Jun ’95, $3.99, 200pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1992) associational young-adult novel of archaeology and prehistoric life.

Shadow of a Hero Peter Dickinson (Dell Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21963-9, Dec ’95, $3.99, 294pp, pb, cover by Brad Schemehl) Reprint (Gollancz 1994) associational young-adult novel. The aging descendent of a legendary hero takes advantage of the breakup of Eastern Europe to fight for his (fictional) country’s independence.

The Dragon and the Djinn Gordon R. Dickson (Ace 0-441-00297-8, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $21.95, 394pp, hc, cover by Den Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Fantasy novel, sixth in the “Dragon Knight” series.

The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll Gordon R. Dickson (SFBC #06309, Jan ’95, $10.98, 442pp, hc, cover by Den Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Reprint (Ace 1994) fantasy novel, fifth in the “Dragon and the George” series. Similar to the Ace edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll Gordon R. Dickson (Ace 0-441-00282-X, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 442pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Reprint (Ace 1994) fantasy novel, fifth in the “Dragon Knight” series.

The Magnificent Wilf Gordon R. Dickson (Baen 0-671-87664-3, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $21.00, 292pp, hc, cover by Ruth Sanderson) SF novel in which a husband and wife must tour the galaxy, proving to other species that Earth is fit to join the galactic civilization.

The Magnificent Wilf Gordon R. Dickson (SFBC #07540, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $9.98, 220pp, hc, cover by Ruth Sanderson) Reprint (Baen 1995) humorous SF novel. A couple tries to prove Earth is ready to join galactic civilization. Similar to the Baen edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Other Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-812-51599-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $6.99, 566pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel in the “Childe Cycle”, sequel to Young Bleys.

The Final Battle William C. Dietz (Ace 0-441-00217-X, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 388pp, pb, cover by Bruce Jensen) [Legion of the Damned] Military SF novel, sequel to Legion of the Damned.

Star Trek Generations J. M. Dillard (Pocket 0-671-53753-9, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 290pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1994) movie novelization, with a report on the making of the movie by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. This edition has b&w stills instead of the hardcover’s color photos. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: Recovery J. M. Dillard (Pocket 0-671-88342-9, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.50, 277pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization based on the TV show, fourth and final book in the “Lost Years” series, #73 in the Pocket series. Copyrighted by Paramount.

The Castle of Indolence: Poetry and Its Pretenders Thomas M. Disch (St. Martin’s/Picador 0-312-13448-7, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $21.00, 229pp, hc) Non-fiction. Associational collection of essays on poetry, poets, and poetasters.

The Priest Thomas M. Disch (Knopf 0-679-41880-6, Mar ’95, $24.00, 303pp, hc) Satiric dark fantasy novel about a Catholic priest with a pedophile past, subtitled “A Gothic Romance”. First American edition (Millennium 1994).

Hardy Boys: Ghost Stories Franklin W. Dixon (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-69133-3, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $3.99, 137pp, tp) Reissue (Minstrel 1987) collection of six ghost stories featuring the boy detectives. Not previously listed. Unlike the usual “Hardy Boys” adventures, several have definite supernatural elements. Ninth printing.

The Waterworks E. L. Doctorow (Penguin/Signet 0-451-18563-3, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $6.99, 349pp, pb, cover by Paul Bacon) Reprint (Random House 1994) literary historical novel with fantasy elements set in New York City in the 1870s.

The Rock Robert Doherty (Dell 0-440-22072-6, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 366pp, pb) SF thriller. Time-travellers based at Ayers Rock try to change their past — our future.

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