The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Crusade: Lyron’s Lament James & Livia Reasoner (Pariah Books 0-9647973-0-5, Nov ’95, $9.95, 232pp, tp, cover by Chris Moeller) [Sanctum] Novelization, the first book in the “Sanctum” trilogy. Part of a new fantasy series created and edited by Margaret Weis, based on the forthcoming dark fantasy role-playing game, “Crusade”; copyrighted by Pariah Books. Pariah Books, PO Box 577197, Chicago IL 60657. Fax: 800-852-2559. Phone 312-502-8686.

Night Hunter Michael Reaves (Tor 0-312-85318-1, Jul ’95, $21.95, 253pp, hc, cover by Barry Appell) Vampire novel/police procedural. A detective tracks down a serial vampire-killer in contemporary Los Angeles.

Little Sisters of the Apocalypse Kit Reed (Fiction Collective Two/Black Ice 0-932511-95-3, Sep ’94 [Jan ’95], $7.00, 176pp, tp, cover by Joseph Reed) Metaphysical SF novel about a motorcycle gang of nuns in a pre-apocalyptic near future.

Beyond the Veil of Stars Robert Reed (Tor 0-812-52406-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 318pp, pb, cover by Paul Lehr) [Beyond the Veil of Stars] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel.

An Exaltation of Larks Robert Reed (Tor 0-312-85888-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $21.95, 251pp, hc, cover by Thomas Snowdon-Romer) SF novel. A college student in 1978 is recruited by time-travellers.

The Art of Star Trek Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Pocket 0-671-89804-3, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $50.00, 298pp, hc, cover by John Knoll & Mikido Uesugi) [Star Trek] Star Trek art book. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: Federation Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (SFBC #06739, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $10.98, 467pp, hc, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1994) Star Trek novelization. This is similar to the Pocket edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Star Trek: Federation Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Pocket 0-671-89423-4, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 467pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1994) Star Trek novelization.

Monsters in the Attic Dian Curtis Regan (Holt 0-8050-3837-X, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $14.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Laura Cornell) [Monsters of the Month Club] Young-adult humorous horror novel, sequel to Monsters of the Month Club. Rilla enjoys her subscription until the toy monsters come to life again.

Princess Nevermore Dian Curtis Regan (Scholastic 0-590-45758-6, Sep ’95 [Oct ’95], $14.95, 232pp, hc, cover by Suzanne Duranceau) Young-adult fantasy novel. A princess leaves her magic kingdom to visit that weird place called Earth.

Beyond Ragnarok Mickey Zucker Reichert (DAW 0-88677-658-9, Aug ’95 [Jun ’95], $21.95, 676pp, hc, cover by Jody A. Lee) [Renshai Chronicles] Fantasy novel, first in the “Renshai Chronicles”, set 300 years after Ragnarok in “The Last of the Renshai” trilogy. Assassins and officials look for their king’s last heir — a female fighter and thief.

A Very Personal Computer Justine Rendal (HarperCollins 0-06-025404-1, Sep ’95 [Oct ’95], $14.95, 215pp, hc, cover by Mel Grant) Young-adult SF novel. A kid’s computer offers to do his homework, and gives him advice on growing up. Copyrighted by Wakefield Group Ltd.

Encounters Mike Resnick (Wildside Press, Feb ’95, $35.00, 160pp, hc) [Lucifer Jones] Reprint (Warner Questar 1992 as the second half of Lucifer Jones) picaresque and oft-fantastic episodic novel, the third book of “The Chronicles of Lucifer Jones”. Special cork-bound, signed, limited edition. Available from Wildside Press, 37 Fillmore Street, Newark NJ 07105.

Inferno Mike Resnick (Tor 0-812-52345-8, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $4.99, 304pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) [Paradise] Reprint (Tor 1993) SF novel, third in a trilogy.

A Miracle of Rare Design Mike Resnick (SFBC #06296, Jan ’95, $6.98, 178pp, hc, cover by John Berkey) Reprint (Tor 1994) anthropological SF novel. Similar to the Tor edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Sherlock Holmes in Orbit ed. Mike Resnick & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-636-8, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.50, 374pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) [Sherlock Holmes] Original anthology of 26 stories about the master sleuth, all with elements of SF or fantasy.

Voodoo Dreams Jewell Parker Rhodes (St. Martin’s/Picador 0-312-11931-3, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $13.00, 436pp, tp) [Voodoo Dreams] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1993) fictional account of the life of Marie Laveau, a 19th-century voodoo queen.

Cry to Heaven Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-39693-6, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $6.99, 566pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1982) associational historical novel.

Lasher Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-39781-9, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $7.99, 628pp, pb) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1993) fantasy/horror novel of a dynasty of witches; second book of the “Mayfair Witches” saga.

Memnoch the Devil Anne Rice (Knopf 0-679-44101-8, Jul ’95, $25.00, 354pp, hc, cover by Giovanni Busi Cariani) [Vampire Chronicles] Dark fantasy novel, fifth book in “The Vampire Chronicles”. Lestat confronts both God and the devil.

Taltos Anne Rice (SFBC #03237, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $11.98, 467pp, hc) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1994) horror novel, third in the “Lives of the Mayfair Witches”. Similar to the Knopf edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Taltos Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-39471-2, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $14.00, 467pp, tp) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1994) horror novel, third book of the “Mayfair Witches” saga.

The Sixth Dog Jane Rice (Necronomicon Press 0-940884-74-7, Apr ’95 [May ’95], $4.95, 28pp, ph, cover by Jason Eckhardt) Horror short story with frontispiece by Jason Eckhardt. Available from Necronomicon Press, PO Box 1304, West Warwick RI 02893.

Cat Scratch Fever Bruce Richards (Zebra/Z-Fave 0-8217-4981-1, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $3.99, 224pp, pb) Supernatural YA thriller about a girl who gets scratched by a cat and then begins acting like one.

Freddy Krueger’s Tales of Terror: Fatal Games Bruce Richards (Tor 0-812-55189-3, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $3.99, 187pp, pb) [Freddy Krueger’s Tales of Terror] Young-adult horror novel based on the “Nightmare on Elm Street” movies. Copyrighted by New Line Productions.

The Other Twin Bruce Richards (Zebra/Z-Fave 0-8217-5054-2, Aug ’95, $3.99, 204pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel of evil twins and ghosts.

Star Wars: Junior Jedi Knights #1: The Golden Globe Nancy Richardson (Boulevard 1-57297-035-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $4.50, 116pp, tp, cover by Eric J. W. Lee) [Star Wars: Junior Jedi Knights] Young-adult Star Wars novelization. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd.

Candlenight Phil Rickman (Jove 0-515-11715-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 463pp, pb) Horror novel about Celtic magic in a modern Welsh village. First US edition (Duckworth 1991).

Once Upon a Midnight ed. Jame A. Riley, Michael N. Langford & Thomas E. Fuller (Unnameable Press 0-934227-16-0, Mar ’95 [May ’95], $10.95, 87pp, tp) Poetry anthology of 75 works of dark verse commemorating the 150th anniversary of Poe’s “The Raven”. Available from Unnameable Press, PO Box 11689, Atlanta GA 30355-1689; add $1.00 postage.

The Oracle Glass Judith Merkle Riley (Ballantine/Fawcett 0-449-91006-7, Nov ’95, $12.50, 510pp, tp, cover by Bryan Leister) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1994) historical fantasy occult romance.

The Hadra Diana Rivers (Alyson/Lace 1-55583-319-5, Jul ’95 [Aug ’95], $9.95, 315pp, tp, cover by Catherine Hopkins) [Hadra Archives] Lesbian fantasy novel, third in the “Hadra Archives” series about a tribe of women warriors. Order from Alyson Publications, 40 Plymton St, Boston MA 02118.

Taggard Point #1: Forever House Mark Rivers (Berkley 0-425-14567-0, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $3.99, 169pp, pb) [Taggard Point] Young-adult horror novel. Teenagers enter a deserted house and disappear.

Taggard Point: Shapes Mark Rivers (Berkley 0-425-14726-6, May ’95, $3.99, 187pp, pb) [Taggard Point] Young-adult horror novel, second in the series about a town with horrors in its fog.

Taggard Point: The Clown Mark Rivers (Berkley 0-425-15016-X, Oct ’95, $3.99, 163pp, pb) [Taggard Point] Young-adult horror novel, fourth in the series. Emily’s dreams about a deadly clown comes true.

Taggard Point: When the Dead Scream Mark Rivers (Berkley 0-425-14880-7, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $3.99, 160pp, pb) [Taggard Point] Young-adult ghost novel, third in the series. Wendy dies in a car accident, but wants to come back and play.

Spook Night David Robbins (Leisure 0-8439-3845-5, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $4.99, 359pp, pb) Horror novel.

Lady of the Forest Jennifer Roberson (Kensington 0-8217-4891-2, Mar ’95, $12.00, 593pp, tp, cover by Yvonne Gilbert) Reprint (Zebra 1992) associational quasi-historical about Robin Hood and Maid Marian.

Sword-Dancer Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-376-8, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 286pp, pb, cover by Kathy Wyatt) [Tiger & Del] Reissue (DAW 1986) sword & sorcery novel, first in the “Swords” series. 10th printing.

Sword-Maker Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-379-2, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 464pp, pb, cover by Corey Wolfe) [Tiger & Del] Reissue (DAW 1989) sword & sorcery novel, third in the “Swords” series. Eighth printing.

Sword-Singer Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-88677-447-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $4.99, 382pp, pb, cover by Kathy Wyatt) [Tiger & Del] Reissue (DAW 1988) sword & sorcery novel, second in the “Swords” series. Seventh printing.

Return to Avalon ed. Jennifer Roberson & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-679-1, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 398pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) Original anthology of 23 stories and appreciations in honor of Marion Zimmer Bradley, with an introduction by Diana L. Paxson and foreword by Andre Norton. Authors include Judith Tarr, Charles de Lint, and Jane M. Lindskold. Co-editor Martin Greenberg’s name appears only on the copyright page.

Return to Derleth: Selected Essays, Volume Two ed. James P. Roberts (White Hawk Press 0-9636544-2-X, Aug ’95 [Oct ’95], $7.00, 96pp, tp) Non-fiction collection of seven critical essays on the works of August Derleth, with an introduction by the editor and illustrations by Eugene Gryniewicz & Frank Utpatel. Authors include Basil Copper, Frank Belknap Long, and Sam Moskowitz. Order from White Hawk Press, 950 Jenifer St., Madison WI 53703-3522.

Conan and the Amazon John Maddox Roberts (Tor 0-812-52493-4, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 276pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Sword & Sorcery novelization based on the character created by Robert E. Howard. Copyrighted by Conan Properties.

Make it So: Leadership for The Next Generation Wess Roberts & Bill Ross (Pocket 0-671-52097-0, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $22.00, 242pp, hc) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Non-fiction management guide based on examples from "Star Trek: The Next Generation".

I, Morgain Harry Robin (Branden Books 0-8283-2004-7, Mar ’95, $17.95, 190pp, hc, cover by Jeanne D’Andrea) Arthurian fantasy novel; Arthur’s notorious half-sister tells her side of the story. A first novel. Available from Branden Publishing, 17 Station Street, 843 Brookline Village, Boston MA 02147.

Death of a Marionette Frank M. Robinson & J. Smith (Tor/Forge 0-312-85967-8, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $22.95, 320pp, hc) Associational spy thriller with working-class characters.

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