The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Genellan: Planetfall Scott G. Gier (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39509-3, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $5.99, 472pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Genellan] Military SF novel of first contact. A military spaceship damaged by one group of aliens is stranded on a planet inhabited by unknown others. A first novel.

Genellan: Planetfall Scott G. Gier (SFBC #10266, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $9.98, 451pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Genellan] Reprint (Del Rey 1995) military SF novel of first contact. This is the first hardcover edition, but is otherwise similar to the Del Rey edition; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Inside Circle’s Cherie J. Gierak (Insight Publishing 0-963-6237-7-X, Feb ’95, $6.99, 429pp, pb) [Circle’s] SF novel based on factual UFO sightings, crop circles, etc. Second book in the “Circle’s” trilogy. Available from Insight Publishing, 5814 Highway 96, Yreka CA 96097.

Cybersurfers: Cyberspace Cowboys Mel Gilden & Ted Pedersen (Putnam/Price Stern Sloan 0-8431-3934-X, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $3.95, 143pp, pb, cover by Geoffrey Gove) [Cybersurfers] Young-adult cyber-adventure on the Internet. Series concept copyrighted by Price Stern Sloan, text copyrighted by the authors.

The Book of Kings ed. Richard Gilliam & Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45473-1, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.50, 308pp, pb, cover by Tom Canty) Original anthology of 20 stories, many fantastic, of kings and kingdoms. Authors include Stephen R. Donaldson, Jane Yolen, Alan Dean Foster, and Esther M. Friesner.

South from Midnight ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Thomas R. Hanlon (Southern Fried Press 0-9642933-0-7, Oct ’94 [Feb ’95], $25.00, 429pp, hc) Original anthology of 33 horror poems and stories set in the American South, by authors including Joe Haldeman, Barbara Hambly, Jane Yolen, Poppy Z. Brite, and Alan Rodgers. Limited edition. Available postpaid from Southern Fried Press, PO Box 791302, New Orleans, LA 70179. Published by the 1994 World Fantasy Convention, and given free to members.

Confederacy of the Dead ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Edward E. Kramer (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45477-4, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $5.99, 475pp, pb) Reprint (Roc 1993) anthology of 25 fantastic Civil War stories. A new afterword by Gilliam lists awards and nominations won by some of the stories.

Excalibur ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Edward E. Kramer (Warner Aspect 0-446-67084-7, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $14.99, 471pp, tp, cover by Paul Youll) Original anthology of 24 stories and six poems about King Arthur’s legendary sword.

1945 Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen (Baen 0-671-87676-7, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $24.00, 382pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) Alternate-world SF novel. Germany conquers Europe in 1945, and attacks the United States.

1945 Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen (SFBC #10503, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], 382pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) Reprint (Baen 1995) alternate-world SF novel. This is similar to the Baen edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Madeleine’s Ghost Robert Girardi (Delacorte 0-385-31482-5, Jul ’95, $21.95, 356pp, hc) Ghost novel. A historian researching the past of a Brooklyn nun encounters paranormal phenomena in his apartment which leads him on a hunt back to his own past in New Orleans. A first novel.

Wrath of God Bob Gleason (HarperPrism 0-06-105408-9, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 497pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) Reprint (HarperPrism 1994) post-holocaust SF thriller.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Donald F. Glut (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40078-X, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $16.00, 216pp, hc) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey 1980 as The Empire Strikes Back) SF novelization based on the second “Star Wars” film, with a new introduction by George Lucas. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

The Last Rainbow Parke Godwin (AvoNova 0-380-78000-3, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 470pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) Reprint (Bantam 1985) historical fantasy novel of St. Patrick.

Limbo Search Parke Godwin (AvoNova 0-380-77300-7, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $5.50, 275pp, pb, cover by Vincent DiFate) SF novel. Charley Stoner’s job is to protect undeveloped planets from corporate exploitation — until aliens appear.

The Tower of Beowulf Parke Godwin (Morrow 0-688-12738-X, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $23.00, 246pp, hc, cover by Don Clavette) Fantasy novel based on the epic saga.

Angel Souls and Devil Hearts Christopher Golden (Berkley 0-425-14831-9, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 401pp, pb) [Shadow Saga] Vampire novel, sequel to Of Saints and Shadows.

The Double Tongue William Golding (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-14329-3, Sep ’95 [Oct ’95], $20.00, 165pp, hc) Literary historical novel with fantasy elements. An aged priestess at Delphi looks back over her life as the voice of Apollo. A posthumously published novel. First US edition (Faber & Faber 1995).

The Night Room E. M. Goldman (Viking 0-670-85838-2, Feb ’95 [Mar ’95], $14.99, 216pp, hc, cover by Broeck Steadman) Young-adult SF/horror novel. A computer simulation let students see their future — and one of them is dead.

The Princess Bride William Goldman (SFBC #07684, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $7.98, 255pp, hc, cover by Ruth Sanderson) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1973) fantasy novel. The copyright page lists the ISBN of the original HBJ edition, but the text has been reset and the jacket appears new.

The Red Magician Lisa Goldstein (Tor/Orb 0-312-89007-9, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $10.95, 192pp, tp) Reprint (Timescape 1982) fantasy novel of Eastern European Jews and magic in the 1940s. Winner of the American Book Award.

Summer King, Winter Fool Lisa Goldstein (Tor 0-812-53503-0, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.99, 274pp, pb, cover by Kevin Johnson) Reprint (Tor 1994) fantasy novel.

Stone of Tears Terry Goodkind (Tor 0-312-85706-3, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $25.95, 703pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Fantasy novel, book two of “The Sword of Truth”. Past battles against evil leave a path open to the underworld.

Wizard’s First Rule Terry Goodkind (Tor 0-812-54805-1, Jan ’95, $5.99, 820pp, pb, cover by Doug Beekman) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Millenium 1994) fantasy novel.

Wizard’s First Rule Terry Goodkind (SFBC #06471, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $11.98, 573pp, hc, cover by Doug Beekman) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Millenium 1994) high fantasy novel. Similar to the Tor edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC code on the back jacket.

Queen City Jazz Kathleen Ann Goonan (Tor 0-812-53626-6, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 465pp, pb, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) [Nanotech Cycle] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel of a future made apocalyptic by nanotechnology.

Cages Ed Gorman (Deadline Press 0-9631367-6-3, Apr ’95 [Jul ’95], $35.00, 370pp, hc, cover by Carlos Batts) Collection of 21 stories, five original, with an introduction by F. Paul Wilson and an afterword by Marcia Muller. A signed, limited edition of 500. Order from Deadline Press, PO Box 2808, Apache Junction AZ 85217; add $3.00 shipping.

Moonchasers and Other Stories Ed Gorman (Tor/Forge 0-312-86010-2, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $24.95, 383pp, hc, cover by Stephen Johnson) Collection of 17 stories of crime, suspense, weirdness, and the supernatural; one story is original to this collection. There is an afterword by Dean Koontz (copyrighted 1992).

Out There in the Darkness Ed Gorman (Subterranean Press, Nov ’95, $8.00, 31pp, ph, cover by Martin McKenna) Horror story in chapbook form. This is a signed, limited edition of 500. Order from Subterranean Press, PO Box 190106, Burton MI 48519. The price includes postage.

Shadow Games Ed Gorman (CD Publications 1-881475-11-5, Nov ’94 [Feb ’95], $35.00, 243pp, hc, cover by Alan Clark) Horror novel. Signed, limited edition. First American edition (Blake Publishing UK 1993). Available from CD Publications, PO Box 18433, Baltimore MD 21237.

Night Screams ed. Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45512-6, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 351pp, pb) Original anthology of 22 dark suspense/horror stories. Six of the stories are reprints, including all four by authors featured prominently on the cover: Clive Barker, Lawrence Block, David Morrell, and Ray Bradbury.

Alien Nation #7: Extreme Prejudice L. A. Graf (Pocket 0-671-79570-8, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.50, 279pp, pb) [Alien Nation] SF novelization based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Star Trek, Voyager: Caretaker L. A. Graf (Pocket 0-671-51914-X, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.50, 279pp, pb) [Star Trek: Voyager] SF novelization of the first episode of the TV series. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures. Graf is a pseudonym for Julia Ecklar and Karen Rose Cercone.

The Gatekeepers Daniel Graham, Jr. (Baen 0-671-87684-8, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $22.00, 456pp, hc, cover by Doug Chaffee) Near-future SF novel. An aerospace industry leader decides to build his own spaceships and take over Earth orbit space. There is an introduction by Buzz Aldrin.

Henry James: A Literary Life Kenneth Graham (St. Martin’s 0-312-12504-6, Jul ’95, $35.00, 207pp, hc, cover by Brian Grimwood) Associational critical biography. [Henry James]

The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame (St. Martin’s 0-312-13624-2, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], $18.95, 272pp, hc, cover by Patrick Benson) [Wind in the Willows] Reprint (Methuen 1908) classic children’s novel of talking animals. This has a new introduction by William Horwood and new illustrations by Patrick Benson. First US publication of this edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).

X-Files #2: Whirlwind Charles Grant (HarperPrism 0-06-105415-1, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.99, 264pp, pb, cover by Rick Leiber) [X-Files] Novelization based on the weird-happenings TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox.

Raven Charles L. Grant (Tor 0-812-52080-7, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 255pp, pb, cover by Hector Garrido) Reprint (Tor; NEL 1993) horror novel about a snowed-in motel restaurant and a not-quite human killer.

The X-Files: Goblins/Whirlwind Charles L. Grant (BOMC/QPBC #33-9109, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $10.95, 500pp, tp) [X-Files] Omnibus of Goblins (HarperPrism 1994) and Whirlwind (HarperPrism 1995), novelizations based on the TV show about FBI agents investigating the paranormal. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Corporation.

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