The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Women of Wonder: The Classic Years ed. Pamela Sargent (Harcourt Brace 0-15-600031-8, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $15.00, 440pp, tp, cover by Michael Koelsch) Anthology of 21 SF stories by women, with most of the authors from the original 1970s series, some represented by new selections, and several new authors, with a new introduction by Sargent.

Women of Wonder: The Contemporary Years ed. Pamela Sargent (Harcourt Brace 0-15-600033-4, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $15.00, 422pp, tp, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Anthology of 21 SF stories by women writing since the ’70s, with an introduction by Pamela Sargent.

100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories ed. Al Sarrantonio & Martin H. Greenberg (Barnes & Noble 1-56619-923-9, 1995 [Jul ’95], $4.98, 496pp, tp) Reprint (Barnes & Noble 1993) instant-remainder horror anthology.

The Chronicles of Scar Ron Sarti (AvoNova 0-380-77939-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 390pp, pb, cover by Greg Call) [Chronicles of Scar] Post-holocaust novel with a medieval fantasy plot. A poor boy in far-future America is revealed to be the King of Kenesee’s long-lost son. A first novel.

Black Lightning John Saul (Ballantine/Fawcett Columbine 0-449-90864-X, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $23.00, 392pp, hc, cover by Danilo Ducak) Horror novel. An executed serial killer’s spirit possesses a crime reporter’s husband.

The Homing John Saul (Ballantine/Fawcett 0-449-22379-5, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $6.99, 423pp, pb) Reprint (Fawcett/Columbine 1994) horror novel.

Three Complete Novels John Saul (Random House/Wings 0-517-12334-7, Jul ’95, $12.99, 791pp, hc) Omnibus of three novels: Brainchild (Bantam 1985), Nathaniel (Bantam 1984), and The God Project (Bantam 1982). This is an instant remainder edition.

Humility Garden Felicity Savage (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45398-0, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $4.99, 352pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) [Humility Garden] Fantasy novel. A first novel.

The Terminal Experiment Robert J. Sawyer (HarperPrism 0-06-105310-4, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $5.50, 333pp, pb, cover by Joe Burleson) Near-future SF thriller. Computer-based personalities escape into the worldwide matrix, and one of them is a killer. Note: This appeared as a serial as Hobson’s Choice.

The Godmother Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Ace 0-441-00269-2, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Tara McGovern) [Godmother] Reprint (Ace 1994) fantasy novel about a contemporary fairy Godmother in Seattle.

The Godmother’s Apprentice Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Ace 0-441-00252-8, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $19.95, 294pp, hc, cover by Tara McGovern) [Godmother] Fantasy novel. A contemporary apprentice fairy godmother trains in Ireland.

The Critical Response to H.G. Wells ed. William J. Scheick (Greenwood Press 0-313-28859-3, Feb ’95 [Apr ’95], $55.00, 346pp, hc) Critical collection of 25 reviews and essays, most contemporary with the books, discussing Wells’s work, with an introduction by the editor. Order from Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Box 5007, Westport CT 06881; credit card orders: 800-225-5800. [H. G. Wells]

The Raw Brunettes Lorrain Schein (Wordcraft of Oregon 1-877655-12-0, Feb ’95, $6.00, 36pp, ph, cover by Freddie Baer) Surreal fantasy novella in chapbook form, about a group of women with strange powers and magic handbags. There are illustrations by Freddie Baer, and an introduction by Rachel Pollack. A signed, limited edition. Order from Wordcraft of Oregon, PO Box 3235, La Grande OR 97850.

Andre Norton: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography ed. Roger Schlobin & Irene R. Harrison (NESFA Press 0-915368-64-1, Feb ’95, $12.50, 92pp, tp, cover by Barbara Tiffany-Eglinton) Non-fiction reference; an update of the G.K. Hall 1980 bibliography edited by Schlobin. Includes a new preface by Andre Norton, and a new introduction by Harrison. Available from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham, MA 01701-0203; add $2.00 postage in the US, $4.00 elsewhere.

Aliens #6: Rogue Sandy Schofield (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56442-0, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $4.99, 288pp, pb, cover by John Bolton) [Aliens] SF novelization, #6 in the series based on the Dark Horse comic book based on the movies. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Trek: The Encyclopedia Hal Schuster & Wendy Rathbone (Pioneer 1-55698-331-X, Jul ’94 [Jan ’95], $19.95, 229pp, tp) Non-fiction reference to the TV series, “Unofficial and Uncensored”. Includes 32 pages of color photos of cast members. Order from Couch Potato Inc., 5715 N. Balsam Rd., Las Vegas NV 89130; credit card: 800-444-2524 x67.

Trek: The Unauthorized A-Z Hal Schuster & Wendy Rathbone (HarperPrism 0-06-105435-6, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.50, 576pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pioneer 1994 as Trek: The Encyclopedia) non-fiction encyclopedic reference to Star Trek.

Darkness Creeping II Neal Shusterman (Lowell House Juvenile 1-56565-285-1, Sep ’95, $5.95, 128pp, tp, cover by Barbara Kiwak) Young-adult collection of eight horror stories, with interior illustrations by Barbara Kiwak. Distributed by Contemporary Books, Chicago 312-540-4500; Lowell House Juvenile, 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3290, Los Angeles CA 90067.

Speaking of Horror: Interviews with Writers of the Supernatural Darrell Schweitzer (Borgo Press 0-89370-277-3, 1994 [May ’95], $17.00, 136pp, tp) Non-fiction, collection of interviews with 11 supernatural writers including Robert Bloch, Tanith Lee, and Brian Lumley. This has a 1994 copyright date but was not seen until now. A hardcover edition (-177-7, $27.00) was announced but not seen. Order from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406-2845; add $2.50 shipping. Credit card orders: fax 909-888-4942.

Shadow Man Melissa Scott (Tor 0-312-85800-0, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $22.95, 320pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) SF novel of a future in which there are five human sexes, but one planet forcibly limits choices to the traditional two, regardless of biology.

Shadow Man Melissa Scott (SFBC #10191, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $10.98, 320pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) Reprint (Tor 1995) SF novel of a future in which there are five human sexes. This is similar to the Tor edition, but lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Star Trek, Deep Space Nine #9: Proud Helios Melissa Scott (Pocket 0-671-88390-9, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.50, 277pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] SF novelization based on the TV series. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Trouble and Her Friends Melissa Scott (Tor 0-812-52213-3, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $4.99, 379pp, pb, cover by Nicholas Jainschigg) Reprint (Tor 1994) cyberpunk SF novel. Winner of a 1995 Lambda Award.

Point of Hopes Melissa Scott & L. Barnett (Tor 0-312-85844-2, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $23.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Kevin Eugene Johnson) [Point of Hopes] Fantasy novel set in an world of gunpowder, swordplay and magic.

The Haunting of Holroyd Hill Brenda Seabrook (Penguin/Dutton/Cobblehill 0-525-65167-5, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $14.99, 137pp, hc, cover by Stephen Marchesi) Young-adult ghost mystery.

Red Planet Rising Andrew M. Seddon (Crossway Books 0-89107-825-8, Nov ’95, $9.99, 240pp, pb, cover by Rick Courtney) SF novel. Mars colonists decide to worship the planet — and eliminate Christians.

Anticipations: Essays on Early Science Fiction and its Precursors ed. David Seed (Syracuse University Press 0-8156-2640-1, May ’95 [Jun ’95], $17.95, 225pp, hc) Non-fiction collection of 11 essays on 19th century SF. Also announced in hardcover (-2632-0, $42.50) but not seen. First US edition (Liverpool 1995).

Spacer Dreams Larry Segriff (Baen 0-671-87696-1, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 243pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) SF novel. A troubled youth gets shipped off to space. A first novel.

My Idea of Fun Will Self (Random House/Vintage 0-679-75093-2, Mar ’95 [May ’95], $12.00, 309pp, tp) Reprint (Bloomsbury 1993) literary fantasy novel. A man sells his soul to the devil.

The Quantity Theory of Insanity Will Self (Atlantic Monthly Press 0-87113-585-X, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $21.00, 211pp, hc, cover by Janet Woolley) Collection of six literary stories, some fantasy, some horror, all bizarre. First American edition (Bloomsbury 1991).

Stephen R. Donaldson’s Chronicles of Thomas Covenant W. A. Senior (Kent State University Press 0-87338-528-4, Nov ’95, $35.00, 275pp, hc) [Thomas Covenant] Non-fiction, criticism. An analysis of Donaldson’s particular “Variations on the Fantasy Tradition” (the subtitle). Two interviews with Donaldson are included as appendixes; there are also notes, a bibliography, and an index. Available from Kent State University Press, PO Box 5190, Kent OH 44242-0001. [Stephen R. Donaldson]

Adventures in the Twilight Zone ed. Carol Serling & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-662-7, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 332pp, pb, cover by Jean-Francois Podevin) Original anthology of 24 stories, only one (by Rod Serling) a reprint. This is the third in the “Twilight Zone” anthology series.

Storm at the Edge of Time Pamela F. Service (Walker 0-8027-8306-6, Oct ’94 [Jan ’95], $16.95, 179pp, hc, cover by Dennis Nolan) Young-adult fantasy novel about a modern girl who joins forces with a Viking boy and a boy from the far future in fighting the Forces of Darkness.

Robert Graves: Life on the Edge Miranda Seymour (Holt 0-8050-3055-7, Oct ’95 [Dec ’95], $37.50, 524pp, hc) Non-fiction, biography. [Robert Graves]

Star Trek: The Ashes of Eden William Shatner (Pocket 0-671-52035-0, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $22.00, 309pp, hc, cover by Bryan D. Allen) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization; a Captain Kirk solo adventure. The title page indicates Shatner wrote “with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens.” Copyrighted by Paramount.

Star Trek: The Ashes of Eden William Shatner (SFBC #10234, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $10.98, 309pp, hc) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1995) SF novelization. This is similar to the Pocket edition, except it lacks the price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Tek Money William Shatner (Ace/Putnam 0-399-14109-X, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $21.95, 289pp, hc, cover by Donato Giancola) [Jake Cardigan] SF novel, sixth in the “Tek” series.

Tek Power William Shatner (Ace 0-441-00289-7, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 291pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Jake Cardigan] Reprint (Ace/Putnam 1994) SF novel in the “Tek” series. Drug lords plan to replace the President of the United States with an android.

Star Trek Movie Memories William Shatner & Chris Kreski (HarperPrism 0-06-109329-7, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $6.99, 450pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (HarperCollins 1994) movie memoir.

Aliens: Alien Harvest Robert Sheckley (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56441-2, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 296pp, pb, cover by John Bolton) [Aliens] Novelization based on the Dark Horse comic book based on the movie. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Laertian Gamble Robert Sheckley (Pocket 0-671-88690-8, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 273pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Ganymede Club Charles Sheffield (Tor 0-312-85662-8, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $23.95, 352pp, hc, cover by John Berkey) [Cold As Ice] SF novel, set in the same universe as Cold As Ice. Mankind survives on the moons of Jupiter in the chaotic aftermath of the Great War.

Georgia on My Mind and Other Places Charles Sheffield (Tor 0-312-85663-6, Feb ’95, $21.95, 350pp, hc) Collection of 14 stories, with an introduction by the author, and an afterword to each story describing how it came to be written.

Proteus in the Underworld Charles Sheffield (Baen 0-671-87659-7, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $5.99, 304pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Behrooz Wolf] SF novel in the “Proteus” series.

Proteus in the Underworld Charles Sheffield (SFBC #07389, Jul ’95 [May ’95], $8.98, 304pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Behrooz Wolf] Reprint (Baen 1995) SF novel in the “Proteus” series. Similar to the Baen paperback edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket. First hardcover edition.

The Judas Cross Charles Sheffield & David Bischoff (Special Editions Press 0-940841-94-0, Sep ’94 [Jun ’95], $30.00, 381pp, hc) Reprint (Warner 1994) signed, numbered, limited edition of 150. This is the first hardcover edition and has a 1994 copyright date, but was not seen until now. Order from Blue Moon Books, 360 West First, Eugene OR 97401.

How to Save the World ed. Charles Sheffield (Tor 0-312-85577-X, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $23.95, 349pp, hc, cover by David Mattingly) Original anthology of 13 SF stories featuring outrageous, high-tech solutions to the world’s problems.

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