The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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X-Files #2: Darkness Falls Les Martin (HarperTrophy 0-06-440614-8, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $3.95, 108pp, pb) [X-Files] Young-adult novelization based on the TV teleplay by Chris Carter. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

A Call to Arms Thomas K. Martin (Ace 0-441-00242-0, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 236pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Dreamer of Atlânaat] Fantasy novel, third in the trilogy featuring “The Dreamer”.

Cyberweb Lisa Mason (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-13987-6, Feb ’95, $20.00, 262pp, hc, cover by Alan Craddock) [Arachne] SF novel, sequel to Arachne.

Cyberweb Lisa Mason (AvoNova 0-380-77486-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $4.99, 262pp, pb, cover by Alan Craddock) [Arachne] Reprint (Morrow AvoNova 1995) near-future SF novel, sequel to Arachne.

The Golden Nineties Lisa Mason (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37331-5, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $12.95, 369pp, tp, cover by Ron Zinn) SF novel of time travel to San Francisco in 1895.

Summer of Love Lisa Mason (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57241-5, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 433pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1994) SF time-travel novel of the ’60s.

Ancient Enchantresses ed. Kathleen M. Massie-Ferch, Martin H. Greenberg & Richard Gilliam (DAW 0-88677-677-5, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $5.50, 352pp, pb, cover by Jean-François Podevin) Original anthology of 19 stories about sorceresses, with an introduction by Melanie Rawn. Authors include Andre Norton, Tanith Lee, Harry Turtledove, and Mary Frances Zambreno.

Master of Lies Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-51166-2, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 330pp, pb, cover by Thomas Canty) Reprint (Severn House 1991 as Black Angel) occult thriller.

Of Two Minds Carol Matas & Perry Nodelman (Simon & Schuster 0-689-80138-6, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $16.00, 200pp, hc, cover by Drew King) [Minds] Young-adult fantasy novel. In a kingdom where everyone has the power to make whatever they imagine real, only Princess Leonora refuses not to use the power. First US edition (Bain & Cox, Canada 1994).

Earthbound Richard Matheson (Tor 0-81254810-8, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 223pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) Reprint (Playboy Press 1982 as by Logan Swanson) ghost/horror novel. This is the revised text of the Robinson UK 1989 edition.

I Am Legend Richard Matheson (Tor 0-812-52300-8, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 312pp, pb, cover by Jim Thiesen) Collection of 10 stories, plus the novel I Am Legend.

I Am Legend Richard Matheson (Gauntlet Press, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $60.00, hc) Reprint (Gold Medal 1954) vampire novel. This special 40th anniversary signed, limited, boxed edition of 500 contains signatures of introduction authors Dan Simmons and George Clayton Johnson, and afterword author Dennis Etchison, as well as Matheson. Available from Gauntlet Publications, 309 Powell Road, Springfield PA 19064; 610-328-5476; add $4.50 postage.

The Incredible Shrinking Man Richard Matheson (Tor 0-812-52299-0, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Donato) Collection of 10 stories, including the novel The Shrinking Man. There is no acknowledgements page, but at least some of the stories have appeared before.

The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok Richard Matheson (Jove 0-515-11780-3, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 244pp, pb) Associational Western novel.

Now You See It... Richard Matheson (Tor 0-312-85713-6, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $19.95, 220pp, hc, cover by Roger Loveless) Associational horror/mystery novel. A stage magician’s family is plagued by disappearing bodies and gruesome tricks.

Shadow on the Sun Richard Matheson (M. Evans & Co. 0-87131-765-6, Oct ’94 [Jan ’95], $18.95, 176pp, hc) Western novel with supernatural elements. An Indian agent trying to keep peace between Apaches and the army must find a mysterious murderer. Simultaneous with the Berkley paperback edition, but not seen until now.

Robert Bloch: Appreciations of the Master ed. Richard Matheson & Ricia Mainhardt (Tor 0-312-85976-7, Oct ’95, $24.95, 382pp, hc) Collection of 30 tributes to and 20 stories by Bloch, plus an excerpt from Bloch’s screenplay for Earthman’s Burden. Tribute and story-introduction authors include Peter Straub, Gahan Wilson, Andre Norton, and Harlan Ellison. [Robert Bloch]

Hair-Raising: Ten Horror Stories ed. Penny Matthews (Scholastic 0-590-48403-6, Jan ’95 [Feb ’95], $3.50, 141pp, tp) Young-adult anthology of 10 horror stories. First American edition (Omnibus Australia 1992).

Dancer’s Luck Ann Maxwell (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0207-7, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 270pp, pb) [Dancer] Reprint (Signet 1983) SF romance, second in a trilogy that began with Fire Dancer.

Fire Dancer Ann Maxwell (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0155-0, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 287pp, pb) [Dancer] Reprint (Signet 1982) SF romance, first in a trilogy.

The Berserker’s Horse Lisa Maxwell (Ace 0-441-00199-8, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 251pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) SF novel about a culture that trains cybernetic horses and berserkers to hold off barbarians.

Diamond Mask Julian May (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36248-9, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.99, 437pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Galactic Milieu] Reprint (Knopf 1994) SF novel, book two of the “Galactic Milieu” trilogy.

Slewfoot Sally and the Flying Mule and Other Tales from Cotton County Ardath Mayhar (Blue Lantern 1-887303-00-6, 1995 [May ’95], $12.00, 223pp, tp, cover by Ardath Mayhar) Collection of “folklore, tall tales, and outright lies from East Texas.” Order from Blue Lantern Publishing, P.O. Box 5833, Kingwood, TX 77325.

The Accidental Witch Anne Mazer (Hyperion 0-7868-0088-7, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $13.95, 123pp, hc, cover by Mark Buehner) Young-adult fantasy novel. A girl’s new witch powers won’t work the way she plans.

Maia’s Veil P. K. McAllister (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45320-4, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.99, 275pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Cloudships of Orion] SF novel, second in the “Cloudships of Orion” trilogy about gypsies in space. McAllister also writes as Paula King.

Pasquale’s Angel Paul J. McAuley (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-14154-4, Jun ’95, $22.00, 374pp, hc, cover by Donato) SF novel set in an alternate, industrialized Renaissance Italy. Investigative reporter Niccolo Machiavegli tracks a murderer. First US edition (Gollancz 1994).

Red Dust Paul J. McAuley (AvoNova 0-380-77528-X, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $4.99, 392pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) Reprint (Gollancz 1993) SF novel of a future Mars dominated by the Chinese.

After Yesterday’s Crash: The Avant-Pop Anthology ed. Larry McCaffery (Penguin 0-14-024085-3, Aug ’95, $12.95, 348pp, tp) Literary anthology of 32 stories, 13 original, tracing post-cyberpunk trends, including several stories about ghosts, UFOs, and the devil. Authors include Paul Auster, William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Marc Laidlaw, Tom Robbins, and Mark Leyner. There is a lengthy introduction by the editor.

Cooking Out of this World Anne McCaffrey (Wildside Press 1-880448-13-0, Jan ’95 [Feb ’95], $10.00, 204pp, tp, cover by Pat Morrissey) Reissue (Ballantine 1973) cookbook with recipes from an impressive list of SF writers. Second printing, printed just for Barnes and Noble; also available direct from publisher at Wildside Press, 37 Fillmore Street, Newark NJ 07105.

The Dolphins of Pern Anne McCaffrey (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36895-9, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $6.99, 371pp, pb, cover by Rowena Morrill) [Pern] Reprint (Ballantine Del Rey 1994) SF novel in the “Pern” series.

An Exchange of Gifts Anne McCaffrey (Wildside Press 1-880448-47-5, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $7.99, 92pp, tp, cover by Pat Morrissey) Fantasy novelette or short story. A princess with a special Gift for growing things runs away and finds a Wisp of a boy to help her live on her own. This trade paperback edition has been distributed primarily through B. Dalton. A limited segned leatherbound edition ($75.00) and a limited hardcover edition ($25.00) are listed but have not been seen. Order from The Wildside Press, 37 Fillmore St., Newark NJ 07105.

An Exchange of Gifts Anne McCaffrey (SFBC #07069, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $2.98, 92pp, hc, cover by Pat Morrissey) Reprint (Wildside Press 1995) fantasy novelette or short story. This edition has three full-page interior illustrations by Pat Morrissey not included in the Wildside edition. The price is a special for book club members, available with any purchase.

An Exchange of Gifts Anne McCaffrey (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45520-7, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $12.95, 97pp, hc, cover by Pat Morrissey) Reprint (Wildside Press 1995) fantasy novelette or short story.

Freedom’s Landing Anne McCaffrey (Ace/Putnam 0-399-14062-X, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $22.95, 342pp, hc, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Catteni] SF novel, based very loosely on short story “The Thorns of Barevi”. A human woman makes friends with one of the (sexy) aliens who are invading Earth; they work together to make an independent colony on another planet.

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