The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Space Movies: Classic Science Fiction Films ed. Peter Haining (Severn House 0-7278-4790-2, Jun ’95 [Jul ’95], £15.99, 266pp, hc, cover by Derek Colligan) Anthology of ten stories and novel excerpts which lie behind many well-known movies: Heinlein, Bradbury, Von Braun, Moore, Clarke, Dick, King, Barker (not SF), Nolan (a piece taken from the sequel to the filmed book) and a Blish adaptation which has no connection to any of the films. Each piece has a background introduction by Haining.

The Vampire Omnibus ed. Peter Haining (Orion 1-85797-684-3, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], £8.99, 497pp, tp, cover by Button Design Co.) Anthology of more than 30 pieces — stories, excerpts and dramatisations — published between 1828 and the present day, including several originals. Peter Haining prefaces each piece with its publishing history and a biography of each author. A hardcover edition (-694-0, £15.99) is also available.

The Fear Man Ann Halam (Orion 1-85881-158-9, Oct ’95, £9.99, 135pp, hc, cover by Ian Butterworth) Young-adult horror novel. Halam is a pen name for Gwyneth Jones.

The Haunting of Jessica Raven Ann Halam (Dolphin 1-85881-069-8, May ’95 [Jun ’95], £3.99, 124pp, pb, cover by Paul Young) Reprint (Orion 1994) young-adult fantasy novel. The search for a cure to a fatal illness leads a teenage girl down dark and haunted paths. Halam is a pen-name for Gwyneth Jones.

1968 Joe Haldeman (NEL 0-340-63984-9, Mar ’95 [May ’95], £5.99, 382pp, pb, cover by Bill Gregory) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1994) associational novel. A wrenchingly melancholic story of a youth drafted to Vietnam, and the girl he leaves behind in an increasingly fragmented U.S.A.

World Without End Joe Haldeman (Titan 1-85286-538-5, Jul ’95, £4.50, 150pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Star Trek] Reprint (Bantam 1979) Star Trek novelisation. [First U.K. edition]

These Fallen Angels Wendy Haley (Headline 0-7472-4571-1, May ’95, £4.99, 343pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) [Alex Danilov] Reprint (Diamond 1994) horror novel about a vampire dynasty in the American South. Second in the “Alex Danilov” series after This Dark Paradise.

Bride of the Rat God Barbara Hambly (Raven 1-85487-418-7, Jul ’95, £4.99, 336pp, pb, cover by Luis Rey) Reprint (Del Rey 1994) satirical fantasy novel about a 1923 movie star cursed by a magic jewel. [First U.K. edition]

Star Wars: Children of the Jedi Barbara Hambly (Bantam UK 0-593-03764-2, May ’95, £10.99, 345pp, hc, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars] Star Wars novelisation. Simultaneous with the U. S. (Bantam Spectra) edition.

Travelling with the Dead Barbara Hambly (Voyager 0-00-648029-2, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], £4.99, 377pp, pb) [Those Who Hunt the Night] Dark fantasy novel of vampires and spies. Sequel to Immortal Blood, aka Those Who Hunt the Night. Simultaneous with the US (Del Rey) edition.

Drop the Dead Donkey 2000 Andy Hamilton & Alistair Beaton (Warner UK 0-7515-1366-0, Aug ’95 [Sep ’95], £4.99, 329pp, pb) Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1994) humorous novel based on the TV series, and set in an apocalyptic 1999.

The Nano Flower Peter Hamilton (Pan 0-330-33044-6, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], £4.99, 566pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) [Greg Mandel] Hard SF novel: third (and longest) of the Greg Mandel series.

Spirit of the Place Dennis Hamley (Scholastic/adlib 0-590-54195-1, Sep ’95 [Oct ’95], £7.99, 300pp, tp, cover by Gary Thompson) Young-adult SF novel of time-slip between the 17th and 20th centuries.

J. R. R. Tolkien, Artist and Illustrator Wayne G. Hammond & Christina Scull (HarperCollins UK 0-261-10322-9, Oct ’95 [Dec ’95], £35.00, 208pp, hc, cover by J. R. R. Tolkien) Profusely illustrated study of Tolkien’s paintings and drawings, seen in the context of his writing. Simultaneous with the US (Houghton Mifflin) edition. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Genesis W. A. Harbinson (NEL 0-450-61752-1, May ’95, £5.99, 615pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Projekt Saucer] Reprint (Corgi 1980) SF novel. Projekt Saucer: Book 3. Further copyrighted 1982, this singleton novel has since become the centre of a quartet. Previously issued in the USA as Projekt Saucer 2: Genesis, it has become Book 3 in a quartet consisting of Inception (1991); Phoenix (1995); Genesis (1980) and Millennium (projected for 1995).

Millennium W. A. Harbinson (NEL 0-450-61753-X, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], £5.99, 617pp, pb) [Projekt Saucer] SF novel. Projekt Saucer: Book Four.

Phoenix W. A. Harbinson (NEL 0-450-61751-3, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], £5.99, 568pp, pb) [Projekt Saucer] SF novel: “Projekt Saucer: Book Two”. This quartet is expanded from the single novel Genesis (Corgi 1980).

Changeling Hearts Simon Harding (Pan 0-330-33211-2, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], £4.99, 410pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Streamskelter] Fantasy novel. The skin of reality has ruptured near the town of Clove in the west country, and the denizens of another realm — fearful of its destruction — are fleeing into our world. The sequel to Streamskelter.

The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction ed. Phil Hardy (Aurum Press 1-85410-382-2, Nov ’95, £25.00, 512pp, tp) Reprint (Aurum Press 1984) non-fiction, reference work. Third edition; first published as The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction (Overlook 1994).

101 Damnations Andrew Harman (Legend 0-09-949881-2, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], £4.99, 293pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Firkin] Humorous fantasy: a new set of characters let loose in the twin kingdoms of his previous books.

Fahrenheit 666 Andrew Harman (Legend 0-09-949891-X, Aug ’95, £4.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Mick Posen) [Mortropolis] Humorous fantasy novel. Temperatures, and tempers, rise in Hell.

Vampire Twins 2: Bloodlust Janice Harrell (Lions 0-00-675093-1, Jan ’95, £2.99, 232pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Reprint (HarperPaperbacks 1994) young-adult vampire novel about twin teenage vampires. Packaged by Daniel Weiss & Associates; copyrighted by them and the author. [First U.K. edition]

Vampire Twins 3: Bloodchoice Janice Harrell (Lions 0-00-675094-X, Mar ’95, £2.99, 235pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Reprint (HarperPaperbacks 1994) Young-adult vampire novel about twin teenage vampires. Packaged by Daniel Weiss & Associates; copyrighted by them and the author. [First U.K. edition]

Vampire Twins 4: Blood Reunion Janice Harrell (HarperCollins UK 0-00-675138-5, Sep ’95, £3.50, 235pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Reprint (HarperPaperbacks 1995) young-adult horror novel about twin teenage vampires; sequel to the “Vampire Twins” trilogy. Copyrighted by the author and Daniel Weiss Associates. [First U.K. edition]

Vampire Twins: A Trilogy Janice Harrell (Lions 0-00-675111-3, Jul ’95, £5.99, 905pp, pb) [Vampire Twins] Young-adult horror omnibus of the first three books about teenage vampire twins: Bloodline, Bloodlust, and Bloodchoice (all HarperPaperbacks, 1994). The novels are separately paginated.

The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues Harry Harrison (Bantam UK 0-553-40501-2, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], £4.99, 229pp, pb, cover by Jean Pierre Targete) [Slippery Jim (James Bolivar) diGriz] Reprint (Bantam UK 1994) humorous SF novel in the “Stainless Steel Rat” series.

One King’s Way Harry Harrison & John Holm (Legend 0-09-930306-X, Feb ’95, £15.99, 426pp, hc, cover by Mick Posen) [Hammer and the Cross] Historical fantasy novel set in a 9th century England jointly ruled by the English and the Vikings, under the Viking religion, the Way. Sequel to The Hammer and the Cross. The name John Holm [pseudonym of Tom Shippey] is not used on the cover.

Carrion Gary Haynes (Warner UK 0-7515-0898-5, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], £4.99, 406pp, pb, cover by Jeff K. Potter) Horror novel: a horrific childhood incident leaves a man cursed with psychic powers — abilities that are his only protection when an undead monster begins to stalk the land.

Quantum Leap: Double or Nothing C. J. Henderson & Laura Anne Gilman (Boxtree 0-7522-0682-6, Aug ’95, £4.99, 204pp, pb, cover by Colin Howard) [Quantum Leap] Book 11 in the series of novelisations of the TV series, all copyrighted by MCA. Gilman is not listed on the cover.

The Ghosts of Sleath James Herbert (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647597-3, Jun ’95, £4.99, 409pp, pb) [David Ash] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) horror novel. In this sequel to Haunted, psychic investigator David Ash explores the quiet village of Sleath, a place of increasingly bizarre incidents.

Haunted James Herbert (NEL 0-450-49355-5, Nov ’95, £5.99, 224pp, pb) [David Ash] Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 1988) horror novel. A film tie-in edition. First in the “Ash” series.

Malcolm and the Cloud-Stealer Douglas Hill (Hippo 0-590-55917-6, Jun ’95 [Aug ’95], £2.99, 141pp, pb, cover by Paul Young) Young-adult fantasy novel.

Nevermore William Hjortsberg (Orion 1-85797-651-7, Mar ’95, £9.99, 289pp, tp) Reprint (Atlantic Monthly 1994) dark fantasy thriller, in which Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, haunted by the ghost of Poe, get involved in a series of murders based on Poe’s stories. A hardcover edition (-650-9, £15.99) is also available. [First U.K. edition]

Assassin’s Apprentice Robin Hobb (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224606-6, Aug ’95, £9.99, 375pp, hc, cover by John Howe) [Farseer] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) fantasy novel. Book 1 in the “Farseer” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

The Lost Domain Martin Hocke (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21688-X, Sep ’94, £4.99, 468pp, pb, cover by Terry Riley) [Ancient Solitary Reign] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) animal fantasy novel about owls. Sequel to The Ancient Solitary Reign.

The Thread That Binds the Bones Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Raven 1-85487-346-6, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £4.99, 311pp, pb, cover by Una Fricker) Reprint (AvoNova 1993) fantasy novel. A family with supernatural powers gain a son-in-law with strange powers of his own. [First U.K. edition]

Nightmare Hall: Deadly Attraction Diane Hoh (Scholastic UK 0-590-55612-6, Jan ’95, £2.99, 214pp, pb) [Nightmare Hall] Reprint (Scholastic 1993) Young-adult horror novel, third book in a series. The big-man-on-campus flirts with a pretty new girl only to realize that she isn’t quite human and never lets go of what she wants. [First U.K. edition]

Nightmare Hall: The Scream Team Diane Hoh (Scholastic UK 0-590-13103-6, Oct ’95, £3.50, 164pp, pb) [Nightmare Hall] Reprint (Scholastic 1993) young-adult horror novel, sixth book in a series. Delle is desperate to become a cheerleader until she learns that you have to die to make the team. (This seems to have appeared as Book 5 in the US). [First U.K. edition]

Nightmare Hall: The Wish Diane Hoh (Scholastic UK 0-590-55906-0, Apr ’95, £3.50, 195pp, pb, cover by Larry Rostant) [Nightmare Hall] Reprint (Scholastic 1993) young-adult horror novel, fourth book in a series. A mechanical wishing booth in the campus pizzeria seems to be responsible for horrible incidents. [First U.K. edition]

Dead in the Water Nancy Holder (Raven 1-85487-419-5, Nov ’95, £4.99, 413pp, pb, cover by J. K. Potter) Reprint (Dell Abyss 1994) horror novel about a sea voyage from Long Beach to Hawaii that turns into a nightmare when the ship sinks and survivors are picked up by a vessel that masks a deadly evil. Winner of the 1995 Bram Stoker Award for Novel. [First U.K. edition]

Making Love Nancy Holder & Melanie Tem (Raven 1-85487-345-8, Jan ’95, £4.99, 368pp, pb) Reprint (Dell Abyss 1993) horror novel of repressed woman who dreams her ideal lover into existence, and is happy until she realises she can no longer control him. [First U.K. edition]

The Emerald Forest [by ?] Robert Holdstock (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648014-4, Aug ’95, £4.99, 253pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Penguin 1985) novelisation of the film.

Merlin’s Wood Robert Holdstock (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648001-2, Mar ’95, £4.99, 286pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Mythago] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) fantasy novel, fourth in the ‘Mythago Wood’ cycle, plus two reprinted short stories.

The Vampyre: Being the True Pilgrimage of George Gordon, Sixth Lord Byron Tom Holland (Little, Brown UK 0-316-91227-1, Mar ’95, £9.99, 341pp, hc, cover by Thomas Phillips) [Vampyre] Fantasy/horror novel. Rebecca Carville learns that when Lord Byron’s personal physician Polidori wrote of vampires, it was little less than the truth.

The Kingmaking Helen Hollick (Mandarin 0-7493-1759-0, Jan ’95 [Feb ’95], £5.99, 647pp, pb, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Pendragon’s Banner] Reprint (Heinemann 1994) fantasy novel based on the Arthurian Legends. Book One of the “Pendragon’s Banner” trilogy.

Pendragon’s Banner Helen Hollick (Heinemann 0-434-00222-4, Sep ’95 [Nov ’95], £8.99, 547pp, tp, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Pendragon’s Banner] Fantasy novel. Book Two of the trilogy “Pendragon’s Banner”.

Nightrider Sheila Holligon (Signet Creed 0-451-18330-4, May ’95 [Apr ’95], £4.99, 320pp, pb) Dark fantasy novel. When a photographer takes possession of her father’s country cottage, a spirit takes sexual possession of her body - erotic at first, but with increasing brutality. A first novel.

Djinn Rummy Tom Holt (Orbit 1-85723-329-8, Aug ’95, £15.99, 277pp, hc, cover by Steve Lee) Humorous fantasy novel. After fourteen years, an aggravated djinn is released from his bottle...his asprin bottle.

Faust Among Equals Tom Holt (Orbit 1-85723-265-8, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], £4.99, 292pp, pb, cover by Steve Lee) Reprint (Orbit 1994) comic fantasy: after a management buy-out in Hell, the Most Wanted Man in History escapes.

Odds and Gods Tom Holt (Orbit 1-85723-266-6, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], £14.99, 282pp, hc, cover by Steve Lee) Comic fantasy: all the gods of humanity are enjoying (eternal) life in their retirement home — until three of the idiots restart a traction engine.

Odds and Gods Tom Holt (Orbit 1-85723-299-2, Aug ’95, £4.99, 282pp, pb, cover by Steve Lee) Reprint (Orbit 1995) humorous fantasy novel.

Toad Triumphant William Horwood (HarperCollins UK 0-00-225309-7, Dec ’95, £12.99, 260pp, hc, cover by Patrick Benson) [Wind in the Willows] Animal fantasy novel - a second sequel to The Wind in the Willows after Horwood’s Willows in Winter. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.

The Willows in Winter William Horwood (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647873-5, Dec ’95, £4.99, 295pp, pb, cover by Patrick Benson) [Wind in the Willows] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) animal fantasy novel - a sequel to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.

The Wolves of Time I: Journeys to the Heartland William Horwood (HarperCollins UK 0-00-223677-X, Feb ’95, £14.99, 490pp, hc, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Wolves of Time] Fantasy novel. A mystical summons draws wolves from all over Europe to band together against the evil Mennem and the Magyar wolf-pack to re-take their Heartland and restore the natural order of the world.

MapHead Lesley Howarth (Walker 0-7445-3647-2, Mar ’95 [Apr ’95], £3.99, 159pp, pb, cover by Fletcher Sibthorp) [MapHead] Reprint (Walker 1994) young-adult SF novel. MapHead and his father find Earth a strange and confusing place — and MapHead’s ability to mentally project pictures onto his own skin causes further problems. MapHead won the 1995 Guardian Children’s Fiction Award.

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