The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998


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Classic Vampire Stories: Timeless Tales to Sink Your Teeth Into ed. Molly Cooper (Lowell House Juvenile 1-56565-494-3, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $5.95, 121pp, pb, cover by Barbara Kiwak) Young-adult anthology of six vampire stories, plus an excerpt from Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Other authors include F. Marion Crawford, Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman, and E.F. Benson. Illustrated by Barbara Kiwak. Copyrighted by RGA Publishing Group. Available from Lowell House Juvenile, 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3290, Los Angeles CA 90067.


The Dark Is Rising Susan Cooper (SFBC 1-56865-205-4, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $14.98, 865pp, hc, cover by Walter Velez) [Dark Is Rising] Reprint (Penguin 1984 as The Dark Is Rising Sequence) omnibus of the five novels in the “Dark is Rising” young-adult fantasy series. This is a special Guild America edition, SFBC #13751. This edition lacks a price and has the book club number on the back jacket.


Dreams and Wishes Susan Cooper (Simon & Schuster/McElderry 0-689-80736-8, May ’96 [Nov ’96], $18.00, 198pp, hc, cover by Andrew Moore) Young-adult collection of 14 essays and speeches by, and an interview with, Cooper on fantasy and writing for children.


Glory’s People Alfred Coppel (Tor 0-312-86168-0, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $23.95, 320pp, hc, cover by David Mattingly) [Goldenwing] SF novel, third in the “Goldenwing” cycle.


Glory’s War Alfred Coppel (Tor 0-812-52394-6, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $5.99, 309pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Goldenwing] Reprint (Tor 1995) SF novel, Book Two of the “Goldenwing Cycle”.


David Copperfield’s Beyond Imagination ed. David Copperfield, Janet Berliner & Martin H. Greenberg (HarperPrism 0-06-105229-9, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $23.00, 353pp, hc) Original anthology of 17 stories of fantasy and SF. Authors include Peter S. Beagle, Ed Bryant, Robert Silverberg, Tad Williams, and Anne McCaffrey. Greenberg is credited only on the copyright page. There is a preface by Raymond E. Feist.


David Copperfield’s Tales of the Impossible ed. David Copperfield, Janet Berliner & Martin H. Greenberg (HarperPrism 0-06-105492-5, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $6.99, 473pp, pb) Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) original anthology of 18 stories of magic.


The Man Who Created Narnia Michael Coren (Eerdmans 0-8028-3822-7, Nov ’96, $20.00, 140pp, hc) Biography of C.S. Lewis, written to be accessible to young adults, with 64 photos, and some of the original Narnia illustrations. There is a chronology, a select bibliography, and an index. First US edition (Lester Publishing 1994). [C. S. Lewis]


Yesterday’s Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future Joseph J. Corn & Brian Horrigan (Johns Hopkins University Press 0-8018-5399-0, Jun ’96, $24.95, 157pp, tp, cover by Frank R. Paul) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1984) associational non-fiction, an illustrated look at past predictions of the future, as shown in art, models, toys, SF, etc. Copyrighted by the Smithsonian Institution. Order from The Johns Hopkins University Press, 715 N Charles St, Baltimore MD 21218.


The Winter King Bernard Cornwell (St. Martin’s 0-312-14447-4, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $24.95, 431pp, hc, cover by Bill Gregory) [Warlord Chronicles] Arthurian novel. First US edition (Michael Joseph 1995).


Bruce Coville’s Chamber of Horrors #1: Amulet of Doom Bruce Coville (Pocket Archway 0-671-53637-0, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $3.99, 191pp, pb, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) Young-adult horror novel. An ancient amulet carries a curse. Revised and updated from the 1985 Dell/Twilight (as Amulet of Doom) edition.


Bruce Coville’s Chamber of Horrors #3: Eyes of the Tarot Bruce Coville (Pocket Archway 0-671-53639-7, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $3.99, 179pp, pb, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) Young-adult horror novel. A deck of tarot cards summons the evil magician who made them. This is significantly revised and updated from the 1983 (Dell/Twilight) edition.


Bruce Coville’s Chamber of Horrors #4: Waiting Spirits Bruce Coville (Pocket Archway 0-671-53640-0, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $3.99, 149pp, pb, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) Young-adult horror novel. Ghosts invade summer island getaway. Revised and updated from the 1984 Bantam edition.


Bruce Coville’s Chamber of Horrors: Spirits and Spells Bruce Coville (Pocket Archway 0-671-53638-9, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $3.99, 162pp, pb, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) Young-adult horror novel. A game of magic turns real in a haunted house. Revised and updated from the 1983 Dell/Twilight (as Spirits and Spells) edition.


Space Station ICE-3 Bruce Coville (Pocket Archway 0-671-53641-9, Oct ’96, $3.99, 182pp, pb, cover by Broeck Steadman) Reprint (Scholastic/Omni 1987) young-adult SF mystery about a body on a space station. This edition has been revised and updated.


Iron Man 2: Operation A.I.M. Greg Cox (Boulevard 1-57297-195-9, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $5.99, 291pp, pb, cover by Tom Morgan) [Iron Man] Novelization based on the comic book character. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia, copyrighted by Marvel Characters.


The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories ed. Michael Cox (Oxford University Press 0-19-214260-7, Oct ’96, $25.00, 425pp, hc, cover by David Inshaw) Ghost anthology of 33 ghost stories. Authors include E. Nesbit, M.R. James, Fritz Leiber (as Fritz Leiber Jun.), and Angela Carter. This appears to be the simultaneous UK edition without the British price on the jacket.


Cupid and Psyche M. Charlotte & K. Y. Craft (Morrow 0-688-13163-8, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $16.00, 40pp, hc, cover by Kinuko Y. Craft) Children’s picture book, a re-telling of the Greek myth with lavish full-color Pre-Raphaelite-type paintings by Kinuko Craft.


For the Blood is the Life F. Marion Crawford (White Wolf 1-56504-854-7, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $5.99, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1911 as Wandering Ghosts; Unwin as Uncanny Tales) collection of eight ghost stories. This edition adds one ghost story, “The King’s Messenger”, not included in the earlier collection. The introduction by Darrell Schweitzer discusses the book’s history and Crawford’s literary career.


Celtic Tales: Balor of the Evil Eye Nadine Crenshaw (Prima/Proteus 0-7615-0247-5, Jan ’96, $5.99, 238pp, pb) Celtic fantasy novelization based on the computer game from KOEI. Copyrighted by Prima Publishing, with portions copyrighted by KOEI.


The Lost World Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-40288-X, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $7.99, 430pp, pb) [Jurassic Park] Reprint (Knopf 1995) SF novel, sequel to Jurassic Park. An international edition (same information) was issued in June.


Sphere Michael Crichton (Ballantine 0-345-35314-5, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $6.99, 371pp, pb) Reissue (Knopf 1987) SF novel. 90th printing.


Starbridge: Ancestor’s World A. C. Crispin & T. Jackson King (Ace 0-441-00351-6, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 304pp, pb, cover by Duane O. Myers) [StarBridge] SF novel, sixth in the “StarBridge” series. Archaeologists and students from StarBridge Academy investigate a valley of tombs on a recently discovered planet.


Merlin’s Harp Anne Eliot Crompton (Penguin/Donald I. Fine 1-55611-463-X, Dec ’95 [Jan ’96], $20.50, 200pp, hc, cover by Edward Burne-Jones) [Merlin’s Harp] Arthurian novel told from the perspective of Niviene, daughter of the Lady of the Lake and apprentice to Merlin.


Merlin’s Harp Anne Eliot Crompton (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45583-5, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $5.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Don Maitz) [Merlin’s Harp] Reprint (Fine 1995) Arthurian novel.


New World Gillian Cross (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-038261-5, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $4.99, 171pp, tp, cover by Bill Schmidt) Reprint (Holiday House 1995) young-adult SF thriller about testing a virtual reality game that turns into a nightmare.


The Fourth Guardian Ronald Anthony Cross (Tor 0-812-51594-3, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $6.99, 444pp, pb, cover by Ron Walotsky) [Eternal Guardians] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF/fantasy alternate-history conspiracy novel, book one of “The Eternal Guardians”.


The Lost Guardian Ronald Anthony Cross (Tor 0-812-51595-1, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 470pp, pb, cover by Ron Walotsky) [Eternal Guardians] Reprint (Tor 1995) SF/fantasy alternate-history conspiracy novel, book two of “The Eternal Guardians”.


Escardy Gap Peter Crowther & James Lovegrove (Tor 0-312-86210-5, Sep ’96, $26.95, 543pp, hc, cover by Mark Elliot) Horror novel. A writer literally struggles with the creatures of his imagination.


Blue Motel ed. Peter Crowther (White Wolf 1-56504-922-5, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $5.99, 559pp, pb) [Narrow Houses] Original anthology of 18 horror stories, third in the “Narrow Houses” series. First American edition (Little, Brown UK 1994).


Touch Wood ed. Peter Crowther (Warner Aspect 0-446-60162-4, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $5.99, 365pp, pb, cover by Richard Newton) [Narrow Houses] Original anthology of 25 horror stories, with an introduction by Ramsey Campbell. First American edition (Little, Brown UK 1992).


Dante’s Disciples ed. Peter Crowther & Edward E. Kramer (White Wolf 1-56504-907-1, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $14.99, 406pp, tp) Original anthology of 26 stories inspired by Dante’s “Inferno”, by authors including Gene Wolfe, Harlan Ellison, Nancy Holder, and Brian Aldiss. There is an introduction by James O’Barr.


Music, in a Foreign Language Andrew Crumey (St. Martin’s/Picador 0-312-14688-4, Nov ’96 [Dec ’96], $22.00, 243pp, hc) Literary SF set in an imaginary police state in Britain. First US edition (Dedalus 1994); winner of Scotland’s Saltire Prize for Best First Novel.


Forgotten Realms: Daughter of the Drow Elaine Cunningham (TSR 0-7869-0514-X, Sep ’96, $5.99, 338pp, tp, cover by Fred Fields) [Forgotten Realms: Starlight & Shadows] Reprint (TSR 1995) fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game. Copyrighted by TSR.


Forgotten Realms: Silver Shadows Elaine Cunningham (TSR 0-7869-0498-4, Jun ’96, $5.99, 374pp, tp, cover by Fred Fields) [Forgotten Realms: Songs and Swords] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game; 13th in the “Harpers” series. Copyrighted by TSR


Forgotten Realms: Tangled Webs Elaine Cunningham (TSR 0-7869-0516-6, Apr ’96, $19.99, 314pp, hc, cover by Fred Fields) [Forgotten Realms: Starlight & Shadows] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game. Copyrighted by TSR.


Moon Window Jane Louise Curry (Simon & Schuster/McElderry 0-689-80945-X, Oct ’96 [Nov ’96], $16.00, 170pp, hc, cover by Elizabeth Miles) Young-adult fantasy novel. A resentful girl sent to live with an elderly relative finds a window that opens into the past.


Shango James Roberto Curtis (Arte Publico Press 1-55885-096-1, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $11.95, 197pp, tp, cover by Gladys Ramirez) Occult mystery of voodoo and santeria in Miami. A first novel. Available from Arte Publico Press, University of Houston, Houston TX 77204-2090.


James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl (Knopf 0-679-88090-0, Mar ’96, $16.00, 126pp, hc, cover by Lane Smith) Reprint (Knopf 1961) young-adult fantasy novel with new cover art and b&w illustrations by Lane Smith. Published “simultaneously by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and Puffin Books.”


James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-037424-8, Mar ’96, $4.99, 126pp, tp, cover by Lane Smith) Reprint (Knopf 1961) young-adult fantasy novel with b&w illustrations and new cover art by by Lane Smith. A movie tie-in edition.


Matilda Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-037985-1, May ’96 [Jun ’96], $4.99, 240pp, tp) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1988) young-adult novel about a girl with psychic powers, with illustrations by Quentin Blake. This is a movie tie-in edition.


Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghost Stories ed. Roald Dahl (Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Noonday 0-374-51868-8, Sep ’96 [Oct ’96], $12.00, 235pp, tp, cover by Roxanna Bikadoroff) Reissue (Cape 1983) anthology of 14 ghost stories. 14th printing.


Dracula’s Brood ed. Richard Dalby (Barnes & Noble 0-88029-676-3, 1996 [Aug ’96], $6.98, 348pp, hc, cover by Edvard Munch) Reprint (Crucible 1987) anthology of 24 vampire stories. This is an instant remainder edition.


Modern Ghost Stories by Noted Women Writers ed. Richard Dalby (Barnes & Noble 0-76070-351-5, Sep ’96, $7.98, 318pp, tp) Reprint (Virago 1991 as The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century: Volume Two) anthology of 27 ghost stories by 20th-century women writers, with an introduction by Sara Maitland. This follows the Carroll & Graf edition (1992 as Modern Ghost Stories by Eminent Women Writers). This is an instant remainder edition.


Phantastic Book of Ghost Stories ed. Richard Dalby (Barnes & Noble 0-76070-352-3, Nov ’96, $9.98, 654pp, tp, cover by G. Crabb Arena) Reprint (Robinson 1990 as The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories) anthology of 52 ghost stories. This is an instant remainder edition.


Shivers for Christmas ed. Richard Dalby (St. Martin’s 0-312-14731-7, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $22.95, 250pp, hc, cover by John Zielinski) Christmas mystery anthology of 16 stories, two original. Authors include Richard Adams, Joan Aiken, Terry Pratchett, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. First US edition (Michael O’Mara 1995).


Victorian Ghost Stories by Noted Women Writers ed. Richard Dalby (Barnes & Noble 0-76070-354-X, Sep ’96, $7.98, 347pp, tp) Reprint (Virago 1988 as The Virago Book of Victorian Ghost Stories) anthology of 21 ghost stories, with an introduction by Jennifer Uglow. This follows the Carroll & Graf edition (1989 as Victorian Ghost Stories by Eminent Women Writers). This is an instant remainder edition.


Goa Kara Dalkey (Tor 0-312-86000-5, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $21.95, 252pp, hc, cover by Richard Bober) [Blood of the Goddess] Fantasy novel set in 1500s India. First book in the “Blood of the Goddess” series.


Little Sister Kara Dalkey (Harcourt Brace 0-15-201392-X, Sep ’96, $17.00, 200pp, hc, cover by Victor Lee) [Little Sister] Young-adult historical fantasy novel drawing on Japanese myth.


The Bavarian Gate John Dalmas (Baen 0-671-87764-X, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $5.99, 342pp, pb, cover by Paul Alexander) [Lion of Farside] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Lion of Farside.


The Memory Cathedral Jack Dann (Easton Press, Apr ’96, no price, 486pp, hc) Associational novel of slightly altered history, subtitled A Secret History of Leonardo da Vinci. This special leatherbound, gilt-edged edition is part of the “Signed First Editions of Science Fiction” series, available by subscription only. Published “simultaneously” with the Bantam edition seen November 1995.


The Memory Cathedral Jack Dann (Bantam 0-553-37857-0, Dec ’96, $10.95, 486pp, tp, cover by Tim Jacobus) Reprint (Bantam 1995) associational novel of slightly altered history, subtitled A Secret History of Leonardo da Vinci.


Hackers ed. Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois (Ace 0-441-00375-3, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $5.50, 239pp, pb, cover by Sharmen Liao) Anthology of thirteen stories about cyberspace and virtual reality. Authors include William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Neal Stephenson, and Greg Egan.


Last Rites David Darke (Zebra 0-8217-5349-5, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.50, 317pp, pb) Horror novel. High-school misfits reunite long after to raise the dead. Darke is a pen name for Ron Dee.


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