The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Shivers for Christmas ed. Richard Dalby (Michael O’Mara 1-85479-919-3, Oct ’95 [Dec ’95], £13.99, 250pp, hc, cover by Bob Harvey) Anthology of 16 stories, including six originals by authors such as Stephen Gallagher & Richard Adams; plus a rare reprint of a Terry Pratchett story.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: The Original Radio Drama Brian Daley (Titan 1-85286-644-6, Dec ’95, £7.99, 309pp, tp, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey 1995 as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back NPR Radio Dramatization) illustrated version of the 10-episode dramatisation. [First U.K. edition]

Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama Brian Daley (Titan 1-85286-628-4, May ’95, £7.99, 346pp, tp) [Star Wars] Reprint (Ballantine 1994 as Star Wars: The NPR Radio Dramatization) collected radio scripts, with an Introduction by the author. [First U.K. edition]

The Alpha Box Annie Dalton (Mammoth 0-7497-1178-7, Jul ’95, £3.50, 192pp, pb, cover by Anthony Kerins) Reissue (Methuen 1991) young-adult horror novel about a strange box with supernatural powers. Third printing.

Night Maze Annie Dalton (Mammoth 0-7497-0322-9, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], £3.99, 256pp, pb, cover by Anthony Kerins) Reprint (Methuen 1989) young-adult fantasy novel. The young heir to a wealthy house confronts a centuries-old family curse.

Year of the Cat: The Amulet Zoe Daniels (Lions 0-00-675121-0, Aug ’95 [Sep ’95], £3.50, 232pp, pb) [Year of the Cat] Reprint (Berkley 1995) young-adult horror novel. Last of the trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Year of the Cat: The Dream Zoe Daniels (Lions 0-00-675119-9, Jun ’95, £2.99, 230pp, pb) [Year of the Cat] Reprint (Berkley 1995) young-adult horror novel. First of the trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Year of the Cat: The Hunt Zoe Daniels (Lions 0-00-675120-2, Jul ’95, £2.99, 240pp, pb) [Year of the Cat] Reprint (Berkley 1995) young-adult horror novel. Second of the trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Year of the Cat: The Trilogy Zoe Daniels (HarperCollins UK 0-00-675122-9, Oct ’95, £5.99, vi+714pp, pb) [Year of the Cat] Young-adult horror omnibus of Year of the Cat Book One: The Dream, Book Two: The Hunt, and Book Three: The Amulet, each original in Berkley, 1995.

The Silken Cage Sophie Danson (Black Lace 0-352-32928-9, Jun ’94 [Mar ’95], £4.99, 398pp, pb) Erotic fantasy novel. A University lecturer inherits a Cornish mansion, and finds herself entangled in an ancient prophecy based on worship of the Great Goddess. Published in 1994, but not seen until now. The author also writes as Erin Caine.

Little Deaths ed. Ellen Datlow (Millennium 1-85798-254-1, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], £5.99, 454pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Millennium 1994) original anthology with disturbing stories from authors as diverse as Lucius Shepard and Ruth Rendell, Harry Crews and Clive Barker, plus twenty more.

Snow White, Blood Red ed. Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling (Signet Creed 0-45-118443-2, Oct ’95, £4.99, 411pp, pb, cover by Henry Fuseli) Reprint (AvoNova 1993) original collection of 20 fantasy stories. [First U.K. edition]

Tolkien’s Ring David Day (HarperCollins UK 0-261-10327-X, Oct ’95, £12.99, 183pp, tp, cover by Alan Lee) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) associational study of the myths and legends that were the sources of inspiration for Lord of the Rings. Illustrated by Alan Lee. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Doctor Who: The Menagerie Martin Day (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20449-2, May ’95, £4.99, 264pp, pb, cover by Paul Campbell) [Doctor Who] Novelisation based on the TV series. This is a world-wide edition and is available in the US for $5.95.

The Chronicles of the King’s Tramp Book 3: The Last Human Tom De Haven (Roc UK 0-14-014956-2, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £4.99, 276pp, pb) [King’s Tramp] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) fantasy/horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Memory & Dream Charles de Lint (Macmillan UK 0-333-64298-8, Aug ’95, £15.99, 510pp, hc, cover by John Howe) Contemporary urban fantasy novel, set in the imaginary city of Newford, about an artist whose paintings call creatures from another world into existence in this one.

Spiritwalk Charles de Lint (Pan 0-330-34298-3, Aug ’95, £5.99, 463pp, pb, cover by David Bergen) [Moonheart] Reprint (Tor 1992) omnibus of novel Ghostwood (Axolotl 1990), two novellas — Ascian in Rose (Axolotl 1986) and Westlin Wind (Axolotl 1989) — plus one short story, and original introductory material. This omnibus is a sequel to Moonheart.

Stargate Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich (Signet UK 0-45-118420-3, Jan ’95, £4.99, 269pp, pb) Reprint (Signet 1994) novelisation of the SF film, from the screenplay by Devlin & Emmerich. [First U.K. edition]

Tulku Peter Dickinson (Corgi Freeway 0-552-52812-9, May ’95, £3.99, 301pp, pb, cover by Paul Robinson) Reprint (Gollancz 1979) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Dreaming Child and other stories Isak Dinesen (Penguin 0-14-600033-1, Jul ’95, 60p, 87pp, pb) Collection of three weird stories, all from Winter’s Tales, 1942. One of the ‘Penguin 60s’ collection: mini-books celebrating their 60th anniversary.

Children of Winter Berlie Doherty (Mammoth 0-7497-1845-5, Jan ’95 [Mar ’95], £2.99, 128pp, pb, cover by Holly Warburton) Reprint (Methuen 1985) young-adult fantasy novel. Children drawn back to the time of the Black Death must try to survive.

The Gap Into Madness: Chaos and Order Stephen Donaldson (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647022-X, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], £5.99, 743pp, pb, cover by David O’Connor) [Gap] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1994) SF novel. Volume four in the “Gap” series.

Utopian and Science Fiction By Women: Worlds of Difference ed. Jane L. Donawerth & Carol A. Kolmerten (Liverpool University Press 0-85323-279-2, Oct ’94 [Aug ’95], £15.00, xxi+260pp, tp) Reprint (Syracuse University Press 1994) non-fiction, criticism. Collection of 12 essays on SF by female authors. Published in 1994, but not seen until now. A hardcover edition (-269-5, £27.50) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

Havock Junction Joe Donnelly (Century 0-7126-5871-8, Mar ’95, £15.99, 464pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Forder) Horror novel.

Shrike Joe Donnelly (Arrow 0-09-927031-5, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], £5.99, 576pp, pb, cover by Steinar Lund) Reprint (Century 1994) horror novel of a supernatural killer opposed by a psychic girl and a policeman.

Cursed John Douglas (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-63536-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], £16.99, 296pp, hc, cover by Steve Crisp) Horror novel. The ghost of a murdered man haunts a youth, compelling him to track down the murderer.

Cursed John Douglas (NEL 0-340-62472-8, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], £5.99, 358pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1995) horror novel.

The Late Show John Douglas (NEL 0-340-62471-X, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], £5.99, 267pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1994) horror novel about a vicious entity haunting a cinema. A first novel.

The Lost World Arthur Conan Doyle (Oxford University Press 0-19-283186-0, May ’95, £4.99, 189pp, pb, cover by Paul Slater) [Prof. Challenger] Reprint (Doran 1912) SF/fantasy novel, in the Professor Challenger series, with a new Introduction by Ian Duncan.

The Lost World and The Poison Belt Arthur Conan Doyle (Alan Sutton 0-7509-0822-X, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], £5.99, vii+291pp, tp, cover by John Martin) [Prof. Challenger] Reprint (Eyre 1950) omnibus of the two classic Professor Challenger novels.

The Two Georges Richard Dreyfuss & Harry Turtledove (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-62825-1, Oct ’95, £16.99, 422pp, hc, cover by Bob Warner) Alternate history in which the American Revolution never happened, and Britain rules the North American Union.

A Slave to His Kiss Anastasia Dubois (X Libris 0-7515-1344-X, May ’95 [Apr ’95], £4.99, 205pp, pb) [Slave to His Kiss] Explicitly erotic fantasy novel. A woman seeking her missing twin sister in France finds an occult conspiracy, and a vampire.

Upland Outlaws Dave Duncan (Raven 1-85487-352-0, Jul ’95 [Aug ’95], £4.99, 300pp, pb, cover by Terry Oakes) [Handful of Men] Reprint (Del Rey 1993) fantasy novel. Part Two of the tetralogy, “A Handful of Men” (sequel to the “Man of His Word” tetralogy) after The Cutting Edge. [First U.K. edition]

Upland Outlaws Dave Duncan (Raven 1-85487-352-0, Jul ’95, £4.99, 300pp, pb, cover by Terry Oakes) [Handful of Men] Reprint (Del Rey 1993) fantasy novel. Part Two of the tetralogy, “A Handful of Men”. [First U.K. edition]

Stranger with My Face Lois Duncan (Puffin 0-14-037485-X, Jun ’95, £4.99, 250pp, pb, cover by Bruce Hogarth) Reprint (Little, Brown 1981) young-adult fantasy novel. A teenage girl fights an evil twin who gradually takes over her life and body.

This Side of Judgement J. R. Dunn (NEL 0-340-63226-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £5.99, 322pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1994) SF thriller about the search for a cybernetically enhanced killer in the 21st century. A first novel, it combines high-tech SF with the police procedural. [First U.K. edition]

The Island of the Day Before Umberto Eco (Secker & Warburg 0-436-20270-0, Oct ’95, £16.99, 515pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel. A 17th century seafaring nobleman has fantastic adventures. Translated by William Weaver from L’Isola Del Giorno Prima (1994). Simultaneous with the US (Harcourt) edition.

The Hidden City David Eddings (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224324-5, Jan ’95, £9.99, 487pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Tamuli] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) fantasy novel. Book Three of “The Tamuli”.

The Hidden City David Eddings (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21317-1, Jul ’95, £5.99, 616pp, pb) [Tamuli] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) Book Three of “The Tamuli”.

Belgarath the Sorcerer David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins UK 0-246-13845-9, Jul ’95, £15.99, 662pp, hc, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Belgariad; Malloreon] Epic Fantasy novel, the prequel to “The Belgariad” and “The Malloreon”. This book acknowledges that all previous works by David Eddings were actually collaborations with his wife, Leigh Eddings. Simultaneous with the US (Del Rey) edition.

Dragoncharm Graham Edwards (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648021-7, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], £4.99, 504pp, pb) [Dragoncharm] Fantasy novel. In a time before history, dragons discover their existence is under threat because magic is being leached out of the world. A first novel.

Axiomatic Greg Egan (Millennium 1-85798-416-1, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £8.99, 289pp, tp) Collection of 18 SF stories, including two originals. A hardcover edition (-281-9, £15.99) is also available.

Distress Greg Egan (Millennium 1-85798-285-1, Dec ’95, £8.99, 342pp, tp) SF novel. A journalist, having refused the chance to investigate the hellish virus called Distress, discovers that his chosen assignment — profiling a quantum physicist — leads to the same virus. A hardcover edition (-286-X, £16.99) is also available.

Permutation City Greg Egan (Millennium 1-85798-218-5, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £4.99, 310pp, pb, cover by Mehau Kulyk) Reprint (Millennium 1994) SF novel.

Alien Horizons: The Fantastic Art of Bob Eggleton Bob Eggleton (Paper Tiger 1-85028-336-2, Nov ’95, £12.95, 128pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) Art book, with a text by Nigel Suckling, and an introduction by Gregory Benford.

The Games-Board Map Stephen Elboz (Lions 0-00-674813-9, Jan ’95, £3.99, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Oxford University Press 1993) young-adult fantasy novel.

Magic: The Gathering: Whispering Woods Clayton Emery (Boxtree 0-7522-0719-9, Nov ’95, £4.99, 294pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Magic: The Gathering] Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) fantasy novelisation based on the “Magic” card game. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. [First U.K. edition]

Gene Roddenberry: The Myth and the Man Behind “Star Trek" Joel Engel (Virgin 0-86369-879-4, May ’95, £5.99, 275pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Hyperion 1994) unauthorized biographical book. [Gene Roddenberry]

Lady of Hay Barbara Erskine (Warner UK 0-7515-0200-6, 1994 [Sep ’95], £5.99, 760pp, pb, cover by Stephen Bradbury) Reissue (Michael Joseph 1986) fantasy timeslip novel. Contemporary reporter hypnotised to relive a twelfth-century life. Fourth Warner printing. Published in 1994 but not seen until now.

California Gothic Dennis Etchison (Raven 1-85487-415-2, Sep ’95, £4.99, 216pp, pb, cover by J. K. Potter) Reprint (Dreamhaven Books 1995) horror novel. A man is visited by a dead friend from college. An included film storyline is a collaboration with Stephen Jones. [First U.K. edition]

Mortal Remains Christopher Evans (Gollancz 0-575-06155-3, Oct ’95, £8.99, 319pp, tp, cover by Kevin Jenkins) SF novel. Organic biotechnology has allowed the colonisation of the solar worlds, and the creation of sentient spacecraft. The souls of the dead exist in a psychic net, the Noosphere, contactable by the living. Then a strange womb is retrieved from a crashed spaceship. A hardcover edition (-06083-2, £15.99) was announced but not seen.

The Nitpicker’s Guide for Next Generation Trekkers, Vol. II Phil Farrand (Titan 1-85286-671-3, Dec ’95 [Jan ’96], £7.99, 407pp, tp, cover by Bob Larkin) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Reprint (Dell/DTP 1995) guide to bloopers, plot discrepancies and similar in Star Trek: The Next Generation. [First U.K. edition]

Rise of a Merchant Prince Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224148-X, Oct ’95, £15.99, 406pp, hc, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Riftwar: Serpentwar] Fantasy novel. Book II of the “Serpentwar Saga”.

Shadow of a Dark Queen Raymond E. Feist (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648026-8, Apr ’95, £5.99, 560pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Riftwar: Serpentwar] Reprint (HarperCollins UK; Morrow 1994) fantasy novel. Volume One of the “Serpentwar Saga”, set in the same world as the “Riftwar” books.

Inside the Mind of Gene Roddenberry: The Creator of Star Trek Yvonne Fern (HarperCollins UK 0-00-638429-3, Jun ’95, £6.99, 228pp, tp) [Star Trek] Reprint (University of California Press 1994 as Gene Roddenberry: The Last Conversation: A Dialogue with the Creator of Star Trek) biographical non-fiction. A revealing discussion between Fern and Roddenberry about his life, Star Trek and his hopes for the future. There is a Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. [First U.K. edition]

13 Again ed. A. Finnis (Scholastic UK 0-590-55914-1, Jul ’95, £4.99, 361pp, pb) Original anthology of 13 horror stories by Masterton, Greenland, Kilworth, Gross, Tuttle, and others.

The Empty Hand Catherine Fisher (The Bodley Head 0-370-32310-6, Jul ’95 [Aug ’95], £8.99, 169pp, hc, cover by Mark Robertson) [Snow Walker] Young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to The Snow Walker’s Son. The young sorcerer Kari Ragnarsson must defeat a curse — a rune-beast conjured by his enemy to lay waste the country.

Magic: The Gathering: Arena William Forstchen (Boxtree 0-7522-0724-5, Nov ’95, £4.99, 297pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Magic: The Gathering] Reprint (HarperPrism 1994) fantasy novelisation based on the “Magic” card game. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast. [First U.K. edition]

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