The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson Zenna Henderson (SFBC #07720, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $11.98, 577pp, hc, cover by Elizabeth Rhys Finney) [People] Reprint (NESFA Press 1995) collection of 17 stories about “the People,” along with the bridging material from the collections Pilgrimage: the Book of the People and The People: No Different Flesh. This is similar to the NESFA edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Blood of Tarian Shane Lacy Hensley (West End Games 0-87431-377-5, Oct ’94 [Jan ’95], $6.95, 263pp, tp, cover by Gábor Szikszai & Zoltán Boros) [Bloodshadows] Fantasy novelization based on the “Bloodshadows” role-playing game. Interior illustrations by Thomas ONeill.

Ocean Girl Peter Hepworth (Hyperion 0-7868-1070-X, May ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.95, 202pp, tp) Young-adult novelization based on the futuristic TV show about boys living in an underwater city and a girl who talks to whales. First US edition (Mammoth Australia 1994). Copyrighted by Jonathan M. Shiff Productions Pty Ltd.

World of Darkness: Prince of the City Keith Herber (White Wolf 1-56504-820-2, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.99, 317pp, pb, cover by Mike Dringenberg) [World of Darkness: Vampire] Vampire novelization based on the role-playing game “Vampire: The Masquerade”, sequel to Dark Prince (from HarperPrism). Copyrighted by White Wolf.

Dune Frank Herbert (SFBC #07683, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $10.98, 563pp, hc, cover by Bryn Barnard) [Dune] Reprint (Chilton 1965) classic SF novel. The contents page has the ISBN of the 1984 Putnam edition, but the page count is different. The jacket lacks both price and ISBN, and has the SFBC number on the back.

Fluke James Herbert (Penguin/Signet 0-451-18564-1, Jun ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 215pp, pb) Reissue (NEL 1977) reincarnation/fantasy/dog novel. This is the movie tie-in edition, with a new ISBN on the cover, but is marked as a fifth printing inside.

The Ghosts of Sleath James Herbert (HarperPrism 0-06-105210-8, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $20.00, 328pp, hc, cover by Joe Burleson) [David Ash] Horror novel about a town haunted by masses of ghosts. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).

Full Spectrum 5 ed. Jennifer Hershey, Tom Dupree & Janna Silverstein (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37400-1, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $14.95, 486pp, tp, cover by Michael Parkes) Original anthology of 28 stories by authors including Michael Bishop, Patricia A. McKillip, Karen Joy Fowler, and Gene Wolfe.

The Complete Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse (Bantam 0-553-37776-0, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $12.95, 266pp, tp, cover by David Frampton) Collection of 22 fairy tales, most for the first time in English, translated and with an biographical introduction and notes by Jack Zipes. Also available in hardcover (-10023-8; $24.95).

Phoenix Rising Karen Hesse (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-037628-3, Sep ’95, $3.99, 182pp, pb, cover by Jonathan Bumas) Reprint (Holt 1994) young-adult near-future story of nuclear disaster.

A Time of Angels Karen Hesse (Hyperion 0-7868-0087-9, Oct ’95, $15.95, 250pp, hc, cover by Chuck Gillies) Young-adult novel with fantasy elements. An influenza epidemic and WWI force a Jewish girl to leave home — with unearthly help. This is more serious, and the angels kept more mysterious, than usual in recent angel novels.

The Other Door Karen Heuler (University of Missouri Press 0-8262-1041-4, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $16.95, 156pp, tp, cover by Stephanie Foley) Collection of 14 literary stories, eight original, described as “contemporary fables, at times venturing into fantasy” — and at times, not. Available from the University of Missouri Press, 2910 LeMone Blvd, Columbia MO 65201; 800-828-1894.

The Work of Jack Vance: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide Jerry Hewett & Daryl F. Mallett (Borgo Press 0-8095-1509-1, 1994 [Mar ’95], $25.00, 293pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. This is internally the same as, and was apparently published simultaneously with, the Underwood Miller edition listed last year, but was not seen until now. The colophon lists both publishers and four simultaneous editions! An annotated bibilography of Vance’s fiction, including secondary materials, the outline for an unfinished novel, an introduction by Robert Silverberg and an afterword by Tim Underwood. A Borgo hardcover edition (-0509-6, $35.00) was announced but has not been seen. Order from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino, CA 92406; add $2.50 shipping. Credit card orders: fax 909-888-4942. [Jack Vance]

Alien Eyes Lynn S. Hightower (Ace 0-441-01688-X, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $4.99, 245pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Elaki] Reissue (Ace 1993) SF police procedural, second in the “Elaki” series. Second printing.

Alien Rites Lynn S. Hightower (Ace 0-441-00219-6, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 221pp, pb, cover by Duane O. Myers) [Elaki] SF mystery novel in the “Elaki” series. The human/alien detective team tries to stop an alien blood feud.

The Puppy Sister S. E. Hinton (Delacorte 0-385-32060-4, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $14.95, 122pp, hc, cover by Jacqueline Rogers) Young-adult fantasy. A puppy refuses to believe she’s not human, and actually manages to tranform, slowly.

Ash Ock Christopher Hinz (Tor 0-812-53078-0, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1989) post-apocalypse SF novel, book two of the “Paratwa Saga”.

Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz (Tor 0-812-53075-6, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 449pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) SF novel, book one in the “Paratwa Saga”.

The Paratwa Christopher Hinz (Tor 0-812-53093-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $6.99, 405pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1991) SF thriller, Book Three of the “Paratwa Saga”.

Answer My Prayer Sid Hite (Holt 0-8050-3406-4, May ’95 [Jul ’95], $15.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Stefano Vitale) Young-adult fantasy novel. In the country of Korasan the precious jeefwood forests are saved by a very lazy angel.

Assassin’s Apprentice Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37445-1, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $12.95, 356pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Farseer] Fantasy novel, first in “The Farseer” series. A royal bastard with strange talents is trained as an assassin.

Kokopelli’s Flute Will Hobbs (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum 0-689-31974-6, Oct ’95, $15.00, 148pp, hc, cover by Patricia Mulvihill) Young-adult fantasy novel. A relic of the Southwestern cliffdwellers awakens ancient magics.

Conan and the Emerald Lotus John C. Hocking (Tor 0-812-54499-4, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], $9.99, 279pp, tp, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) [Conan] Novelization based on the character created by Robert E. Howard. Copyrighted by Conan Properties.

Dark of the Moon P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press 0-940841-45-2, 1994 [Jan ’95], $25.00, 386pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Atheneum 1985) fantasy novel, second in the “God Stalk” series.

God Stalk P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press 0-940841-44-4, 1994 [Jan ’95], $25.00, 271pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Atheneum 1982) fantasy novel, first in the “Jame” series.

Seeker’s Mask P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press 0-940841-30-4, Jan ’95, $35.00, 474pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Hypatia 1994) fantasy novel, third in the “God Stalk” series. Reprint of the 1994 Hypatia edition with a new beige cover.

The Tatooed Map Barbara Hodgson (Chronicle Books 0-8118-0817-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $17.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by Barbara Hodgson) Literary fantasy in the form of a travel journal begun by a woman who has a macabre map growing on her arm, and finished by a friend after her disappearance. The “scrapbook” presentation is similar in tone, if not in mechanics, to Nick Bantock’s “Griffin & Sabine” books.

Practical Magic Alice Hoffman (Putnam 0-399-14055-7, Apr ’95 [May ’95], $22.95, 244pp, hc, cover by Dante Gabriel Rossetti) Magic realism/dark fantasy novel. Three generations of conjuring women come together when one family member is beseiged by the spirit of her ex-lover.

Common Threads Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Hypatia Press, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $35.00, 443pp, hc) Collection of the dark fantasy novel The Thread That Binds the Bones (AvoNova 1993) with 14 short stories listed as another book, A Handful of Twist-Ties, which as far as we know, never appeared. There is an introduction by P.C. Hodgell, and illustrations by Alan M. Clark.

The Silent Strength of Stones Nina Kiriki Hoffman (AvoNova 0-380-77760-6, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) Fantasy novel. A boy spies on adults who are even stranger and more devious than he.

Code of the Lifemaker James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30549-3, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.99, 392pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) [Code of the Lifemaker] Reissue (Del Rey 1983) SF novel. Seventh printing.

The Immortality Option James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37915-2, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $21.00, 323pp, hc, cover by John Berkey) [Code of the Lifemaker] SF novel, sequel to Code of the Lifemaker. Humans reach Titan and find it settled by sentient robots.

The Immortality Option James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39787-8, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 321pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) [Code of the Lifemaker] Reprint (Del Rey 1995) SF novel, sequel to Code of the Lifemaker.

Realtime Interrupt James P. Hogan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37454-0, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $12.95, 324pp, tp) SF thriller. Scientists are trapped in their own virtual reality.

Realtime Interrupt James P. Hogan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57445-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 320pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF thriller. Scientists are trapped in their own virtual reality.

Nightmare Hall: The Vampire’s Kiss Diane Hoh (Scholastic 0-590-25089-2, Apr ’95 [Feb ’95], $3.50, 145pp, pb) [Nightmare Hall] Young adult vampire novel, #22 in the series about a strange dormitory. Only some of the novels in the series are fantasy.

The Hollowing Robert Holdstock (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45356-5, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 321pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Mythago] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) fantasy novel set in the world of Mythago Wood.

Jerusalem Cecelia Holland (Tor/Forge 0-312-85956-2, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $23.95, 319pp, hc, cover by Greg Call) Associational historical novel about the Crusades.

Virtual Girls: the Erotic Gems of Evan Hollander Evan Hollander (Circlet Press 1-885865-04-X, Aug ’95, $6.95, 64pp, tp, cover by Lee Seed) Collection of five erotic SF stories, one original. There is an introduction by Steve Dorfman, editor of Gent, in which most of these stories originally appeared. Hollander is a pen name of Edo van Belkom.

Demon Fire Gary L. Holleman (Leisure 0-8439-3818-8, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 366pp, pb) Horror novel. A dream home on Hawaii holds dark horrors. A first novel.

The Kingmaking Helen Hollick (St. Martin’s 0-312-13533-5, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $24.95, 604pp, hc, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Pendragon’s Banner] Associational historical Arthurian novel, book one of “Pendragon’s Banner”. First US edition (Heinemann UK 1994).

Wizard’s Heir Daniel Hood (Ace 0-441-00231-5, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Liam Rhenford] Fantasy novel, sequel to Fanuilh. Sleuthing sorcerer Liam must track down stolen magic artifacts used in murder.

Demon Sword Ken Hood (HarperPrism 0-06-105410-0, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $4.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Jean François Podevin) [Years of Longdirk] Fantasy novel, first in the series “The Years of Longdirk”. A highland rebel seeks to free Scotland from the rule of a sorcerous English king. Hood is a pseudonym for Dave Duncan.

The Winds of Mars H. M. Hoover (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-45359-8, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $14.99, 181pp, hc, cover by Tom Leonard) Young-adult SF novel. The Martian president’s daughter discovers during a disaster that her father is both a despot and an android.

Warp Angel Stuart Hopen (Tor 0-312-85903-1, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $21.95, 288pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) SF novel of a female mercenary who discovers religion in a decadent far future. A first novel.

Fandom Directory No. 15 Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandata Publications 0-933215-15-0, Mar ’95, $19.95, 607pp, tp, cover by Istvan Kuklis) Non-fiction, reference. Directory of fans (comics, media, SF, etc.), fan publications, conventions, retail stores, fan clubs and genre research libraries. There are also alphabetical and zip code order general listings. Order from Fandata Publications, 7761 Asterella Ct., Springfield VA 22152; add $3.50 postage.

The Willows in Winter William Horwood (SFBC #06158, Jan ’95 [Mar ’95], $8.98, 295pp, hc, cover by Patrick Benson) [Wind in the Willows] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) animal fantasy novel; sequel to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by Patrick Benson. Similar to the St. Martin’s 1994 edition except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Bran Mak Morn Robert E. Howard (Baen 0-671-87705-4, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 234pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Bran Mak Morn] Reprint (Dell 1969) collection of eight sword-and-sorcery stories about a Pict hero, with a new introduction by David Weber. This edition adds “The Gods of Bal-Sagoth”, which is not a Bran Mak Morn story.

Kull Robert E. Howard (Baen 0-671-87673-2, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 209pp, pb, cover by C. W. Kelly) [Kull] Reprint (Bantam 1978) collection of 16 sword & sorcery stories (three as fragments) featuring Howard’s other barbarian hero. This is volume 2 in “The Robert E. Howard Library”. There is an introduction by David Drake, replacing the Offut introduction in the Bantam edition. This is slightly revised from the earlier King Kull (Lancer 1967) and drops the stories finished by Lin Carter.

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