The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Chorus Skating Alan Dean Foster (Orbit 1-85723-313-1, Jun ’95, £4.99, 344pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) [Spellsinger] Reprint (Warner Aspect 1994) humorous fantasy novel, volume 8 in the “Spellsinger” series. [First U.K. edition]

Chorus Skating Alan Dean Foster (Severn House 0-7278-4866-6, Oct ’95, £16.99, 344pp, hc, cover by Les Daniels) [Spellsinger] Reprint (Warner Aspect 1994) humorous fantasy novel; volume eight in the “Spellsinger” series. First UK hardcover.

Life Form Alan Dean Foster (Orbit 1-85723-358-1, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], £5.99, 311pp, pb, cover by Linda Messier) Reprint (Ace 1995) SF novel. [First U.K. edition]

Son of Spellsinger Alan Dean Foster (Severn House 0-7278-4726-0, May ’95, £16.99, 376pp, hc, cover by Ian Daniels) [Spellsinger] Reprint (Warner Questar 1993) fantasy novel. Seventh in the ‘Spellsinger’ series.

Star Trek: Log One, Log Two, Log Three Alan Dean Foster (Pocket UK 0-671-85403-8, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £4.99, 564pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Star Trek Log] Reprint (Del Rey 1993) Star Trek novelisation: omnibus of the first three collections derived from the 1970s cartoon series, a total of nine stories. The cover title is Star Trek Logs 1-3. [First U.K. edition]

Star Trek Log Four/Log Five/Log Six Alan Dean Foster (Pocket UK 0-671-85404-6, May ’95, £4.99, 598pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Star Trek Log] Reprint (Del Rey 1993) omnibus of three collections of novelizations based on the animated Star Trek series. [First U.K. edition]

Star Trek: Log Seven / Log Eight / Log Nine / Log Ten Alan Dean Foster (Pocket UK 0-671-85405-4, Jun ’95, £5.99, 782pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Star Trek Log] Omnibus of four novelizations based on the animated Star Trek series: Star Trek Log Seven (Ballantine 1976), Star Trek Log Eight (Ballantine 1976), Star Trek Log Nine (Ballantine 1977) and Star Trek Log Ten (Del Rey 1978). The last novelisation (of a Larry Niven story) is paginated separately and was not included in the US omnibus (Ballantine Del Rey 1993) of Star Trek Logs 7-9.

Flesh Wounds Christopher Fowler (Warner UK 0-7515-1431-4, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], £5.99, 275pp, pb) Dark fantasy collection of 14 stories, mostly original.

Psychoville Christopher Fowler (Warner UK 0-7515-1432-2, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], £7.99, 417pp, tp) Associational, non-fantasy urban horror novel.

Spanky Christopher Fowler (Warner UK 0-7515-0699-0, Jun ’95, £4.99, 338pp, pb) Reprint (Warner UK 1994) literary fantasy novel.

The Macbeth Prophecy Anthea Fraser (Severn House 0-7278-4772-4, May ’95 [Apr ’95], £15.99, 282pp, hc, cover by Derek Colligan) Horror novel. Twins with a phobia about crows arrive in the village of Crowthorpe, re-awakening the destructive forces of an ancient rivalry.

The Dreamer of Dreams Sean French (Granta/Penguin 0-14-014127-8, Aug ’95 [Sep ’95], £13.99, 267pp, hc) Literary horror novel.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: All Good Things Michael Jan Friedman (Pocket UK 0-671-52148-9, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £4.50, 248pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Reprint (Pocket 1994) novelisation of the last episodes. Includes 8 pages of stills, different from those of the hardcover edition.

The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction Roger Fulton (Boxtree 1-8528-3953-8, May ’95 [Apr ’95], £16.99, 727pp, tp) Reference work. A massive, illustrated index to every SF series, serial, one-off play, and animated work shown on British TV from 1951 to date. An invaluable, exhaustive work, heavily revised and updated from its first edition (Boxtree, 1990).

The Sword of Flame Maggie Furey (Legend 0-09-927091-9, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], £5.99, 428pp, pb, cover by Mick Van Houten) [Artefacts of Power] Fantasy novel, book three of “The Artefacts of Power” series.

Voyager Diana Gabaldon (Arrow 0-09-942851-2, Aug ’95, £5.99, 1059pp, pb, cover by Gary Blythe) [Outlander] Reprint (Delacorte 1994) fantasy/time travel novel. Third in the series after Cross Stitch (Outlander) and Dragonfly in Amber. A simultaneous hardback (Century 07126-01336, £15.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

Dragon Waking Craig Shaw Gardner (Heinemann 0-434-00248-8, Apr ’95, £8.99, 346pp, tp, cover by Josh Kirby) [Dragon Circle] Fantasy novel, sequel to Raven Walking (Dragon Sleeping in the U.S.). The suburbanites transported from Earth to the magical realm of the Seven Islands are drawn dangerously deeper into the quest for the seventh eye of the dragon.

Raven Walking Craig Shaw Gardner (Mandarin 0-7493-1746-9, Apr ’95, £5.99, 412pp, pb, cover by Josh Kirby) [Dragon Circle] Reprint (Heinemann 1994) fantasy novel, book one of “The Dragon Circle”.

Elidor Alan Garner (Lions 0-00-675083-4, Jan ’95, £3.99, 188pp, pb) Reprint (Collins 1965) young-adult fantasy novel. A tie-in to the 6-part BBC TV serial (begun 4 Jan ’95).

Jailbreak to Triassica Jeff Garston (The Book Guild 1-85776-006-9, Jun ’95 [Mar ’95], £15.95, 487pp, hc, cover by Guy Passey) SF novel. In a massive cavern extending far out under the continental shelf below England, a scientist discovers survivors from 65 million years ago: flora and rather large fauna. A first novel.

Spirite and the Coffee Pot Théophile Gautier (Dedalus 1-873982-96-8, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], £6.99, 181pp, tp, cover by Lise Weisgerber) Reprint (Appleton 1877) literary fantasy novel Spirite (1866) plus short story ‘The Coffee Pot’ (1831). All newly translated by Patrick Jenkins.

To Bathe in Lightning Anne Gay (Orbit 1-85723-314-X, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], £5.99, 471pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) Feminist SF novel. The young couple who led the second wave of colonists to victory over the first in Dancing on the Volcano, have gone their separate ways. When the colony is again endangered, they must work together against the threat.

Bloodstone David Gemmell (Legend 0-09-935531-0, Feb ’95, £4.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Sipstrassi; Jon Shannow] Reprint (Legend 1994) fantasy novel in the Jon Shannow/Sipstrassi series.

Ironhand’s Daughter David Gemmell (Legend 0-09-935491-8, Feb ’95, £15.99, 283pp, hc, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) [Hawk Queen] Fantasy novel, first book of “The Hawk Queen”. The highland tribes have been subdued by Outlanders, and a teenage girl, Sigarni the Huntress, is the last of the line of Highland kings.

The Hawk Eternal David A. Gemmell (Legend 0-09-935511-6, Oct ’95, £15.99, 313pp, hc, cover by Dominic Lavery) [Hawk Queen] Fantasy novel. Second book of “The Hawk Queen” after Ironhand’s Daughter. Sigarni, Hawk Queen, passes through a dimensional Gate, and encounters the last of the race who created the Gates. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-935521-3, £9.99) was announced but not seen.

Ironhand’s Daughter David A. Gemmell (Legend 0-09-989290-1, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], £4.99, 283pp, pb, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) [Hawk Queen] Reprint (Legend 1995) fantasy novel. First Book of The Hawk Queen.

Left to His Own Devices Mary Gentle (Orbit 1-85723-275-5, May ’95 [Apr ’95], £5.99, 378pp, pb, cover by John Avon) [White Crow & Causabon] Reprint (Orbit 1994) SF collection. A new novel in the ‘Casaubon/White Crow’ series, plus three reprinted short stories.

Scholars and Soldiers Mary Gentle (Orbit 1-85723-263-1, May ’95 [Aug ’95], £4.99, 192pp, pb, cover by John Avon) Reissue (Macdonald 1989) SF collection.

Night of Amber Sylvie Germain (Dedalus 1-873982-95-X, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], £8.99, 352pp, tp, cover by Lise Weisgerber) [Book of Nights] Literary fantasy novel, sequel to The Book of Nights (1985). Translated by Christine Donougher from Nuit D’Ambre (Editions Gallimard, 1987).

Burning Chrome and Other Stories William Gibson (HarperCollins Voyager 0-00-648043-8, Nov ’95, £5.99, 220pp, tp, cover by Gary Marsh) Reprint (Arbor House 1986) collection.

Count Zero William Gibson (Voyager 0-00-648042-X, Nov ’95, £5.99, 335pp, tp, cover by Gary Marsh) [Neuromancer] Reprint (Gollancz; Arbor House 1986) SF novel. Second in the “Neuromancer” trilogy.

Mona Lisa Overdrive William Gibson (Voyager 0-00-648044-6, Nov ’95, £5.99, 316pp, tp, cover by Gary Marsh) [Neuromancer] Reprint (Gollancz 1988) SF novel. Third in the “Neuromancer” trilogy.

Neuromancer William Gibson (HarperCollins Voyager 0-00-648041-1, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], £5.99, 320pp, tp, cover by Gary Marsh) [Neuromancer] Reprint (Ace 1984) SF novel. First in the “Neuromancer” trilogy. This includes the additional afterword from the 1994 Ace anniversary edition.

Red Ball John Gideon (Headline 0-7472-4562-2, Jan ’95, £4.99, 599pp, pb, cover by Julian Lee) Reprint (Headline 1994) horror novel. Copyrighted by Lonn Hoklin.

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Reader: The Yellow Wallpaper and other fiction Charlotte Perkins Gilman (The Women’s Press 0-7043-3866-1, Sep ’94 [Jan ’95], £7.99, 208pp, tp, cover by Namara) Reissue (The Women’s Press 1981) collection of 18 stories, several being fantasy or horror. Edited and introduced by Ann J. Lane.

Madeleine’s Ghost Robert Girardi (Sceptre 0-340-64700-0, Sep ’95 [Oct ’95], £5.99, 394pp, pb, cover by Phil Rose) Reprint (Delacorte 1995) contemporary ghost story. [First U.K. edition]

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Donald F. Glut (Warner UK 0-7515-1546-9, Oct ’95, £4.99, 219pp, pb, cover by John Alvin) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey 1980) Star Wars novelisation.

Stone of Tears Terry Goodkind (Millennium 1-85798-287-8, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], £12.99, 703pp, tp, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 1995) fantasy novel. Book Two of “The Sword of Truth”. A hardcover edition (-283-5, £17.99) is also available. [First U.K. edition]

Wizard’s First Rule Terry Goodkind (Millennium 1-85798-235-5, Oct ’95, £5.99, 774pp, pb, cover by Doug Beekman) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Millennium 1994) fantasy novel. First in “The Sword of Truth” series.

Blood Ritual Frances Gordon (Headline 0-7472-4807-9, May ’95 [Aug ’95], £5.99, 498pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Headline 1994) thriller with supernatural elements: the story of Elizabeth Bathory, sixteenth century Countess Dracula, woven with the story of her descendants, against the background of the Bosnian-Serb conflict. Frances Gordon also uses the name Bridget Wood.

The Devil’s Piper Frances Gordon (Headline 0-7472-1356-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], £16.99, 376pp, hc, cover by Chris Moore) Dark fantasy novel. Israel West inherits the Irish cottage of his infamous grandfather and finds the sheet music of the eerie “Devil’s Piper Suite”. When the music is played, an immortal creature is wakened from its sleep in the crypt of a nearby monastery. Gordon also writes as Bridget Wood.

The Sky People Patricia Grace (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4415-7, Aug ’95 [Sep ’95], £5.99, 183pp, tp, cover by Kerry Gemmill) Reprint (Penguin Books (NZ) 1994) literary fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Fallen Angels Kendal Grahame (Nexus 0-352-32934-3, Jul ’94, £4.99, 243pp, pb) Erotic novel with supernatural elements. Issued in 1994, but not seen until now.

The Reluctant Dragon Kenneth Grahame (Methuen 0-416-19235-1, Mar ’95 [May ’95], £8.99, 61pp, hc, cover by C. H. Shepard) Reprint (Holiday House 1938) juvenile fantasy novella, illustrated by E. H. Shepard. Originally published in Dream Days, 1898.

The X-Files: Goblins Charles Grant (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648204-X, Mar ’95 [Apr ’95], £4.99, 277pp, pb) [X-Files] Reprint (HarperPrism 1994) novelisation based on the TV series. [First U.K. edition]

The X-Files: Whirlwind Charles Grant (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648205-8, Jul ’95, £4.99, 264pp, pb) [X-Files] Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) novelisation based on the TV series. [First U.K. edition]

Jackals Charles L. Grant (NEL 0-340-62479-5, Mar ’95, £5.99, 255pp, pb, cover by John Avon) Reprint (Forge 1994) horror novel about a slightly less-than-human race who prey on the weak and unwary on the American highways. [First U.K. edition]

The Tea Party Charles L. Grant (Raven 1-85487-347-4, Feb ’95, £4.99, 312pp, pb, cover by Luis Rey) Reprint (Pocket 1985) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Five Letters from an Unknown Empire Alasdair Gray (Penguin 0-146-00044-7, Jul ’95, 60p, 54pp, pb, cover by Alasdair Gray) Fantasy novella, originally in Words magazine, 1979. Subtitled: ‘describing Etiquette, Government, Irrigation, Education, Clogs, Kites, Rumour, Poetry, Justice, Massage, Town-Planning, Sex and Ventriloquism in an Obsolete Nation’. One of the ‘Penguin 60s’ collection: mini-books celebrating their 60th anniversary.

A History Maker Alasdair Gray (Canongate 0-86241-495-4, Nov ’94 [Jan ’95], £13.99, 224pp, hc) SF novel. Border warfare set in the Ettrick Forest of the 23rd Century.

A History Maker Alasdair Gray (Penguin 0-14-024803-X, Oct ’95, £5.99, 224pp, tp, cover by Alasdair Gray) Reprint (Canongate 1994) SF novel. Border warfare set in the Ettrick Forest of the 23rd century. Revised by the author, this is his preferred text for future editions.

The Trickster Muriel Gray (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647718-6, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], £5.99, 707pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) horror novel based on native Canadian legends. An impressive debut novel. Note: The US edition was substantially abridged (by some 100 pages).

Deathstalker Simon R. Green (Gollancz 0-575-05730-0, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], £5.99, 571pp, pb, cover by Harvey Parker) [Deathstalker] SF novel. A quiet historian suddenly finds himself outlawed, and on the run from a tyrannical galaxy-spanning empire. Simultaneous with the US (Roc) edition. Volume one in a new trilogy.

Hellworld Simon R. Green (Gollancz 0-575-05387-9, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], £4.99, 256pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Twilight of Empire] Reprint (Ace 1993) SF novel. Book 3 in the “Twilight of Empire” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Dean Koontz Companion ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Bill Munster & Ed Gorman (Headline 0-7472-4529-0, Oct ’94, £5.99, 406pp, pb, cover by Lee Gibbons) Reprint (Headline 1994) collection of articles on, and by, Dean Koontz. [Dean R. Koontz]

Seasons of Plenty Colin Greenland (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224208-7, Jun ’95, £15.99, 403pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Tabitha Jute] SF novel. Second in the “Tabitha Jute” series, following the award-winning Take Back Plenty.

Slow River Nicola Griffith (HarperCollins Voyager 0-00-648033-0, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], £4.99, 344pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1995) SF novel set in a dystopian near-future. [First U.K. edition]

Lost Voyages of Trek and The Next Generation Edward Gross & Mark A. Altman (Boxtree 0-7522-0868-3, Mar ’95, £9.99, 109pp, tp) [Star Trek] Reference book on the Star Trek TV series - summaries of the scripts written but never produced for the screen.

The Making of the Trek Films ed. Ed Gross (Boxtree 0-7522-0973-6, Mar ’95 [Apr ’95], £12.99, 172pp, tp) [Star Trek] Reprint (Image Publishing 1994) Reference work about Star Trek. [First U.K. edition]

The Wind Gate Philip Gross (Scholastic UK 0-590-54191-9, Jul ’95, £6.99, 125pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) Young-adult novel with fantasy elements. A boy playing truant from school learns a tragic secret at the heart of Dartmoor.

Rhinegold Stephan Grundy (Penguin 0-14-023723-2, Aug ’95, £6.99, 870pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Rhinegold] Reprint (Bantam; Michael Joseph 1994) fantasy novel: an epic re-telling of the legend of Siegfried the Dragon-Slayer.

Shadow Hill Diane Guest (HarperCollins UK 0-00-637782-3, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], £4.99, 266pp, pb) Gothic fantasy novel with horror elements. A hardcover edition (-224295-8, £15.99) was announced but not seen.

She H. Rider Haggard (Wordsworth 1-85326-234-X, Jan ’95 [Mar ’95], £1.00, 240pp, pb, cover by John William Waterhouse) [She] Reprint (Harper 1886) fantasy novel. A thrift paperback edition.

The Frankenstein Omnibus ed. Peter Haining (Orion 1-85797-804-8, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], £5.99, 735pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Reprint (Orion 1994) horror anthology.

Ghost Movies: Famous Supernatural Films ed. Peter Haining (Severn House 0-7278-4853-4, Nov ’95, £15.99, 264pp, hc, cover by Derek Colligan) Anthology of 12 stories and an excerpt. Several are the basis of films.

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