The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Star Wars Technical Journal Shane Johnson (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40182-4, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $35.00, 190pp, hc, cover by Brian Duggan) [Star Wars] Non-fiction guide to the structures and machines seen in the Star Wars films. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm. First US edition (Boxtree 1995).

Hunted William W. Johnstone (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0194-1, Dec ’95, $5.99, 315pp, pb) [Hunted] Horror novel. A 600-year-old fugitive werewolf lives to help those in need, but the government isn’t understanding.

Rockabilly Hell William W. Johnstone (Zebra 0-8217-5108-5, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.50, 302pp, pb) [Rockabilly Hell] Horror novel. Old rockabilly honky-tonks reappear as hundreds of people disappear.

A Prince in Camelot Courtway Jones (Pocket 0-671-73408-3, Jul ’95, $5.99, 367pp, pb, cover by Teresa Fasolino) [Dragon’s Heirs] Arthurian fantasy novel about Arthur’s illegitimate son. Third book in the “Dragon’s Heirs” trilogy.

Montezuma’s Pearl David Lee Jones (AvoNova 0-380-77383-X, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $4.99, 256pp, pb) Fantasy novel. A vacationing American finds a magic Aztec treasure in the sands of Baja California.

Cart and Cwidder Diana Wynne Jones (Morrow/Beech Tree 0-688-13399-1, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.95, 214pp, tp, cover by Jos. A. Smith) [Dalemark Quartet] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1975) young-adult fantasy novel, volume one in the “Dalemark Quartet”.

Crown of Dalemark Diana Wynne Jones (Morrow Greenwillow 0-688-13363-0, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $17.00, 471pp, hc, cover by Jos. A. Smith) [Dalemark Quartet] Young-adult fantasy novel, fourth in the “Dalemark Quartet”. First US edition (Mandarin 1993).

Drowned Ammet Diana Wynne Jones (Morrow/Beech Tree 0-688-13400-9, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.95, 312pp, tp, cover by Jos. A. Smith) [Dalemark Quartet] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1977) young-adult fantasy, volume two in the “Dalemark Quartet”.

Everard’s Ride Diana Wynne Jones (NESFA Press 0-915368-63-3, Feb ’95 [Mar ’95], $19.95, 303pp, hc, cover by Ruth Sanderson) Collection of eight stories, two original, plus an article on Tolkien’s narrative art, and an introduction by Patricia C. Wrede. This limited edition of 1,000 was published in honor of Jones’ appearance as Guest of Honor at the 1995 Boskone. The first 175 numbered copies are signed and slipcased (-76-5, $30.00). Order from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701-0203; add $2.00 postage.

The Spellcoats Diana Wynne Jones (Morrow/Beech Tree 0-688-13401-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.95, 279pp, tp, cover by Jos. A. Smith) [Dalemark Quartet] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1979) young-adult fantasy novel, third in the “Dalemark Quartet”.

Flowerdust Gwyneth Jones (Tor 0-312-85894-9, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $21.95, 288pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) [Divine Endurance] SF novel, a companion to Divine Endurance, about a powerful drug in the future that threatens to cause a revolution. First American edition (Headline 1993).

North Wind Gwyneth Jones (Tor 0-312-85926-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $21.95, 288pp, hc, cover by Peter Bollinger) [Aleutian] SF novel, sequel to White Queen. First US edition (Gollancz 1994).

Seven Tales and a Fable Gwyneth Jones (Edgewood Press 0-9629066-5-4, Nov ’95, $8.00, 132pp, tp, cover by Thomas Canty) Collection of eight fairy tales, three not previously published. Order from Edgewood Press, PO Box 380264, Cambridge MA 02238.

The Baker’s Boy J. V. Jones (Warner Aspect 0-446-67097-9, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $12.99, 516pp, tp, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Book of Words] Fantasy novel, first in “The Book of Words” trilogy. A first novel.

Best New Horror 6 ed. Stephen Jones (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0277-X, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $11.95, 448pp, tp) Horror anthology of 22 stories, with a necrology and overview of the year (1994) by Jones. First American edition (Robinson 1995).

Lord of the Geats Thomas O. Jones (Royal Fireworks Press 0-88092-175-7, Aug ’95 [Oct ’95], $7.00, 158pp, tp, cover by Bucky Montgomery) A new, young-adult rewritten version of “Beowulf”, including the final showdown between the hero and Grendel’s mother. “Re-translated” by the author. A hardcover edition (176-5, $23.00) was announced but not seen. Order from Royal Fireworks Printing Co., First Avenue, Unionville, NY 10988; (914) 726-3824; add $3.00 shipping.

The Conan Chronicles Robert Jordan (Tor 0-312-85929-5, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $19.95, 510pp, hc) [Conan] Omnibus of three of Jordan’s “Conan” novelizations: Conan the Invincible (Tor 1982), Conan the Defender (Tor 1982), and Conan the Unconquered (Tor 1983). Copyrighted by Conan Properties.

The Fallon Blood Robert Jordan (Tor/Forge 0-312-85973-2, Sep ’95, $23.95, 381pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Fallon] Reprint (Ace 1980 as by Reagan O’Neal) associational historical novel about the American Revolution. Copyrighted by James O. Rigney, Jr.

Lord of Chaos Robert Jordan (SFBC #07067, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $12.98, 716pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Wheel of Time] Reprint (Tor 1994) fantasy novel. Similar to the Tor edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Lord of Chaos Robert Jordan (Tor 0-812-51375-4, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $7.99, 1011pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Wheel of Time] Reprint (Tor 1994) fantasy novel, book six in “The Wheel of Time”. An identical mass market international edition appeared in March 1995.

Winter of Fire Sherryl Jordan (Scholastic Point 0-590-45289-4, Jan ’95 [Feb ’95], $3.99, 321pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic New Zealand 1992) young-adult post-holocaust New Zealand fantasy novel.

Lord Dunsany: Master of the Anglo-Irish Imagination S. T. Joshi (Greenwood Press 0-313-29403-8, Mar ’95 [Apr ’95], $55.00, 230pp, hc) Critical study of the work of the fantasy writer. Includes a primary and secondary bibliography. Order from Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881; credit card orders: 800-225-5800. [Lord Dunsany]

The Devil’s Own Work Alan Judd (Random House/Vintage 0-679-74745-1, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $9.00, 115pp, tp) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1991) dark fantasy novella, the Faust legend retold for writers. Winner of the Guardian fiction prize.

Kamikaze L’Amour Richard Kadrey (St. Martin’s 0-312-13100-3, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $20.95, 228pp, hc, cover by Dave McKean) SF novel in which Amazon-like rainforests have advanced as far north as San Francisco.

Sunstroke David Kagan (Ace 0-441-00256-0, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 308pp, pb) Reprint (Diamond 1993) near-future thriller about a runaway solar power satellite.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi James Kahn (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40079-8, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $16.00, 229pp, hc) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey 1983 as The Return of the Jedi) SF novelization based on the third “Star Wars” film, with a new introduction by George Lucas. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Children of the Vampire Jeanne Kalogridis (Delacorte 0-385-31412-4, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $22.95, 301pp, hc, cover by Bob Larkin) [Family Dracul] Vampire novel, second in the “Diaries of the Family Dracul” trilogy.

Covenant with the Vampire Jeanne Kalogridis (SFBC #05386, Mar ’95 [May ’95], $9.98, 324pp, hc) [Family Dracul] Reprint (Delacorte 1994) vampire novel. Similar to the Delacorte edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Covenant with the Vampire Jeanne Kalogridis (Dell 0-440-21543-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 352pp, pb) [Family Dracul] Reprint (Delacorte Abyss 1994) epistolary vampire novel, first in the “Diaries of the Family Dracul” trilogy.

ShadowFlow Teresa Kao (Gangor Press 0-9631499-1-1, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $15.00, 417pp, tp) SF novel. Stranded colonists face visitors after years of isolation on a planet that has strange effects on human minds. Order from Gangor Press, PO Box 611, Marylhurst OR 97036-0611.

Time Ghost Welwyn Wilton Katz (Simon & Schuster/McElderry 0-689-80027-4, Apr ’95 [May ’95], $16.00, 171pp, hc, cover by Martin Springett) Young-adult science fantasy novel. Girls from an enclosed polar city in the future magically travel back in time to stop ecological disaster. First US edition (Groundwood Canada 1994).

Mercury Anna Kavan (Dufour Editions 0-7206-0940-2, Jan ’95 [Mar ’95], $28.00, hc) Literary fantasy novel. A man searches for a runaway wife in a world facing apocalypse. With a foreword by Doris Lessing. This is the Peter Owen UK edition (1994, not previously listed) with Dufour stickers. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425-0007; (610) 458-5005.

The Lions of Al-Rassan Guy Gavriel Kay (Viking Canada 0-670-85896-X, May ’95, C$29.99, 582pp, hc, cover by Gerard Gauci) Fantasy novel set in an alternate version of Moorish Spain.

The Lions of Al-Rassan Guy Gavriel Kay (HarperPrism 0-06-105217-5, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $20.00, 510pp, hc, cover by Mel Odom) Fantasy novel set in an alternate version of medieval Spain under the Moors. First US (Viking Canada 1995) edition.

The Secret Laboratory Journals of Dr. Victor Frankenstein Jeremy Kay (Overlook Press 0-87951-511-2, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $29.95, 174pp, hc) [Frankenstein] SF/horror novel in the form of a facsimile journal of the “historic” Dr. Frankenstein, with the “finder’s” annotations, and illustrations by Kay.

Dream Lover Marilyn Kaye (Troll WestWind 0-8167-3593-X, Feb ’95 [May ’95], $2.95, 222pp, pb, cover by Joanie Schwarz) Slightly supernatural teen romance about a long-dead rock music legend who seems to have come back to life.

Angels of Darkness ed. Marvin Kaye (SFBC 1-56865-116-3, Jan ’95, $10.98, 530pp, hc, cover by Larry Lurin) Anthology of 48 stories about “troubled and troubling” women, 16 original, with an introduction by Paula Volsky. Written by an equal number of male and female authors including Henry James, Robert Bloch, Anne McCaffrey, and Jane Yolen. This is a special Guild America edition, SFBC #03334.

Dark Angels ed. Pam Keesey (Cleis Press 1-57344-014-0, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $10.95, 145pp, tp) Anthology of 11 lesbian vampire stories, with an introduction discussing the topic.

Battletech: Tactics of Duty William H. Keith, Jr. (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45382-4, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Battletech] Military SF novelization based on the role-playing game, #19 in the series. Copyrighted by FASA.

Warstrider: Netlink William H. Keith, Jr. (AvoNova 0-380-77968-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $4.99, 297pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Warstrider] Military SF novel, fifth in the series.

Warstrider: Symbionts William H. Keith, Jr. (AvoNova 0-380-77592-1, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 327pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) [Warstrider] Military SF novel, fourth in the series.

The Beast of Heaven Victor Kelleher (University of Queensland Press 0-7022-2831-1, Aug ’95, $16.95, 205pp, tp) Reissue (University of Queensland Press 1984) post-holocaust SF novel, winner of the Ditmar Award. This appears to be the Australian edition, available in the US from International Specialized Book Services, 5804 NE Hassalo Street, Portland OR 97213-3644; 503-287-3093.

Jonathan Kellerman’s ABC of Weird Creatures Jonathan Kellerman (A.S.A.P., Nov ’95, $50.00, 66pp, hc, cover by Phil Parks) Children’s picture book; a collection of poems about weird, imaginary creatures, with illustrations by the author. A signed, limited hardcover of 150 copies; a trade paperback edition ($25.00) of 324 copies was announced but not seen. Order from A.S.A.P. Publishing, 23852 Via Navarra, Mission Viejo, CA 92691; 714-455-1319.

The Book of Earth Marjorie B. Kellogg (DAW 0-88677-574-4, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $4.99, 335pp, pb, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Dragon Quartet] Fantasy novel, first volume of “The Dragon Quartet”. A lord’s daughter and an amnesiac dragon named Earth team up to save the world.

The World of Darkness: The Splendour Falls ed. Erin E. Kelly (White Wolf 1-56504-863-6, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 378pp, pb, cover by Henry Gordon Higginbotham) [World of Darkness] Original anthology of 22 stories based on the “Changeling: The Dreaming” storytelling game set in the “World of Darkness”. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The World of Darkness: City of Darkness: Unseen ed. Erin Kelly & Stewart Wieck (White Wolf 1-56504-810-5, Apr ’95, $5.99, 400pp, pb, cover by Doug Alexander Gregory) [World of Darkness] Original anthology of 19 dark fantasy stories based loosely on the role-playing game. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

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