The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Better in the Dark Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Tor/Orb 0-312-85978-3, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $14.95, 412pp, tp) [Saint-Germain] Reprint (Tor 1993) historical vampire novel in the “Saint-Germain” series, set in Germany in A.D. 938.

Darker Jewels Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Tor/Orb 0-312-89031-1, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $13.95, 398pp, tp, cover by Maren) [Saint-Germain] Reprint (Tor 1993) vampire novel in the “Saint-Germain” series.

Here There Be Witches Jane Yolen (Harcourt Brace 0-15-200311-8, Sep ’95, $17.00, 117pp, hc, cover by David Wilgus) Young-adult collection of ten stories and seven poems about witches, with introductions to each by Yolen. Illustrations by David Wilgus.

Merlin and the Dragons Jane Yolen (Penguin/Dutton/Cobblehill 0-525-65214-0, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $16.99, unpaginated, hc, cover by Li Ming) Young-adult Arthurian short story about Merlin’s childhood. Illustrated by Li Ming.

The Wild Hunt Jane Yolen (Harcourt Brace 0-15-200211-1, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $17.00, 138pp, hc, cover by Francisco Mora) Young-adult fantasy novel. Two boys in parallel worlds face the fabled Wild Hunt. Interior illustrations by Francisco Mora.

Camelot ed. Jane Yolen (Putnam/Philomel 0-399-22540-4, Sep ’95 [Oct ’95], $19.95, 198pp, hc, cover by Winslow Pels) Original anthology of ten Arthurian stories (and one song) by authors including Anne McCaffrey, Diana L. Paxson, Terry Pratchett, and Nancy Springer. Illustrations by Winslow Pels.

Xanadu 3 ed. Jane Yolen (Tor 0-312-85898-1, Jan ’95, $21.95, 319pp, hc, cover by Tony Roberts) Original anthology of 27 stories and 8 poems of fantasy, by authors including Tanith Lee, Terri Windling, and Josepha Sherman.

The Haunted House ed. Jane Yolen & Martin H. Greenberg (HarperCollins 0-06-024467-4, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $13.95, 88pp, hc, cover by Doron Ben-Ami) Original anthology of seven children’s stories (ages 7-10), all about the same haunted house. Authors include Bruce Coville and Jane Yolen.

Lizard Banana Yoshimoto (Grove 0-8021-1564-0, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $18.00, 180pp, hc) Collection of six stories. Japanese magic realism with more than a hint of fantasy. First English language edition of Tokage (Shinchosa 1993) translated by Ann Sherif. This edition adds a new afterword.

Armed Memory Jim Young (Tor 0-312-85766-7, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $21.95, 256pp, hc, cover by Bruce Jensen) SF novel. Altered humans threaten the human race.

Eridahn Robert F. Young (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30854-9, Feb ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 146pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) Reissue (Del Rey 1983) SF novel. Third printing.

Yor’s Revenge Roy V. Young (TSR 0-7869-0131-4, Aug ’95, $5.99, 314pp, tp, cover by Jill Bauman) [Captains Outrageous] Humorous fantasy novel, sequel to Captains Outrageous.

Conquerors’ Heritage Timothy Zahn (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56772-1, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 360pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Conquerors] Military SF novel, second in the “Conquerors” saga.

Conquerors’ Heritage Timothy Zahn (SFBC #10251, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $7.98, 255pp, hc, cover by Paul Youll) [Conquerors] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF novel, second in the “Conquerors” saga. This is the first hardcover edition, but is otherwise similar to the Bantam Spectra edition. This edition lacks a price, and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Blood of Amber Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-89636-2, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.99, 215pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Amber] Reissue (Arbor House 1986) fantasy novel, seventh in the “Chronicles of Amber”. Sixth printing.

The Courts of Chaos Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-47175-2, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $4.99, 142pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Amber] Reissue (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel, book five in “The Chronicles of Amber”. 11th printing.

Knight of Shadows Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-75501-7, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $4.99, 251pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Amber] Reissue (Morrow 1989) fantasy novel, ninth book in the “Amber” series. Sixth printing.

Prince of Chaos Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-75502-5, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $4.99, 241pp, pb, cover by Jean Targete) [Amber] Reissue (Morrow 1991) fantasy novel, tenth in the “Amber” series. Sixth Printing.

Sign of Chaos Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-89637-0, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $4.99, 217pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Amber] Reissue (Arbor House 1987) fantasy novel, “Amber” #8. Sixth printing.

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny (AvoNova 0-380-89635-4, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 184pp, pb, cover by Jean Targete) [Amber] Reissue (Arbor House 1985) fantasy novel, sixth in the “Amber” series. Ninth printing.

A Farce to Be Reckoned With Roger Zelazny & Robert Sheckley (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37442-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $12.95, 292pp, tp, cover by Don Maitz) Satirical fantasy novel. The demon Azzie puts on an immorality play to promote the cause of evil.

Forever After ed. Roger Zelazny (Baen 0-671-87699-6, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 291pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) Shared-world anthology, with four original novellas by Jane Lindskold, David Drake, Robert Asprin, and Mike Stackpole, and framing “preludes” by Zelazny. Heroes cope with complications in their “happily ever after"-lives. The book is credited as "created by Roger Zelazny”, and is copyrighted by Bill Fawcett and Associates.

Warriors of Blood and Dream ed. Roger Zelazny & Martin H. Greenberg (AvoNova 0-380-77422-4, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $5.99, 422pp, pb, cover by Dorian Vallejo) Original anthology of 15 stories about martial artists in fantastic or futuristic adventures, each story with an afterpiece by its author, describing their own experiences in the martial arts. Authors include Joe R. Lansdale, Jack C. Haldeman II, Walter Jon Williams, and Jane Lindskold. There is an introduction by Zelazny.

Wheel of Fortune ed. Roger Zelazny & Martin H. Greenberg (AvoNova 0-380-77423-2, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $5.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) Original anthology of 21 stories and poems about gambling, by authors including Joe Haldeman, Jane M. Lindskold, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, and Nelson Bond (!). There is a new “Amber” story, and an introduction, by Zelazny. Greenberg is credited only in the copyright.

The Doom Stone Paul Zindel (HarperCollins 0-06-024726-6, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $14.95, 173pp, hc, cover by Wayne McLoughlin) Young-adult horror/adventure novel. A strange creature is killing people near Stonehenge.

Loch Paul Zindel (Hyperion 0-7868-1099-8, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $4.95, 209pp, pb, cover by Wayne McLoughlin) Reprint (HarperCollins 1994) young-adult horror novel about prehistoric beasts in a remote Vermont lake.

Doctor Who: The Also People Ben Aaronovitch (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20456-5, Nov ’95, £4.99, 289pp, pb, cover by Tony Masero) [Doctor Who] Novelization based on the TV series; this is a world-wide edition and is available in the US for $5.95.

The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts Douglas Adams (Heinemann 0-434-00348-4, Oct ’95, £7.99, 750pp, hc) [Hitchhiker] Omnibus of the five novels, with an introduction by Adams.

A Creepy Company Joan Aiken (Puffin 0-14-036789-6, Mar ’95, £4.50, 156pp, pb, cover by Stephen Player) Reprint (Gollancz 1993) young-adult collection of 11 ghost/horror stories, 6 original. This differs from the US (Dell Yearling) edition.

At The Caligula Hotel and other poems Brian Aldiss (Sinclair-Stevenson 1-85619-568-6, May ’95 [Jul ’95], £6.99, 99pp, tp) Associational collection of 74 poems.

The Secret of This Book Brian Aldiss (HarperCollins UK 0-00-225364-X, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], £15.99, 334pp, hc, cover by Gary Embury) Collection of more than 20 stories and vignettes - several original - each introduced by a comment, vignette, or anecdote.

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