The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Forgotten Realms: The Veiled Dragon Troy Denning (TSR 0-7869-0482-8, Mar ’96, $5.99, 311pp, tp, cover by Nick Jainschigg) [Forgotten Realms: Harpers] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing game, twelfth in “The Harpers” series. Copyrighted by TSR.

Planescape: Pages of Pain Troy Denning (TSR 0-7869-0508-5, Sep ’96, $19.99, 309pp, hc, cover by Robh Ruppel) [Planescape] Novelization based on the role-playing games. Copyrighted by TSR.

Lunatics Bradley Denton (St. Martin’s 0-312-14363-X, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $23.95, 325pp, hc, cover by Maurice Vellekoop) Wry, humorous fantasy novel. The goddess of the moon falls in love with a guy named Jack in Austin, Texas.

The Mask of Cthulhu August Derleth (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0337-7, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $4.95, 201pp, pb) Reprint (Arkham House 1958) collection of six Lovecraftian stories.

The Trail of Cthulhu August Derleth (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0341-5, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $4.95, 248pp, pb) [Laban Shrewsbury] Reprint (Arkham House 1962) collection of five Lovecraftian stories.

The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions ed. August Derleth (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0387-3, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $4.95, 245pp, pb) Reprint (Arkham House 1944) collection of 10 Lovecraftian stories, two collaborations with Lovecraft, the rest by other authors, though the cover credits Lovecraft as the sole author; the title page credits Lovecraft “and Others”. Derleth is mentioned only on the copyright page. This has the same text as the 1970 Beagle Boxer edition, which reprinted half of the 1944 Arkham House collection.

Eggheads Emily Devenport (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45517-7, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $5.99, 323pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Eggheads] SF novel. A poor woman hopes to make her fortune prospecting in the ruins of the long-vanished alien Earlies.

Walking Wounded Robert Devereaux (Dell 0-440-21794-6, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.50, 273pp, pb) Horror novel. A woman with the healing touch has tough choices to make — and a serial killer stalking her.

Stargate Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich (Penguin/Signet 0-451-18410-6, Dec ’95 [Dec ’96], $4.99, 269pp, pb) Reissue (Signet 1994) novelization of the SF movie. Fourth printing.

Independence Day Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich & Steve Molstad (HarperPrism 0-06-105687-1, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 280pp, hc) [Independence Day] SF novelization, a tie-in to the movie about alien invaders. Also announced in digest size, hc (-105255-8, $28.00), and a signed, limited hardcover edition. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

Ravenloft: King of the Dead Gene DeWeese (TSR 0-7869-0483-6, Mar ’96, $5.99, 315pp, tp, cover by Danilo Gonzalez) Horror novelization based on the role-playing game. Copyrighted by TSR.

Ribofunk Paul Di Filippo (Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-062-2, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $20.00, 295pp, hc, cover by Christine Francis) Collection of 13 linked stories, two previously unpublished, dealing with possible developments in biology and genetic engineering.

Deal with the Devil Robert DiChiara (Tor/Forge 0-312-51698-2, Dec ’96, $6.99, 394pp, pb) Reprint (Forge 1989) dark fantasy hard-boiled detective novel. A police officer will do anything to solve his father’s 40-year-old murder.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40447-5, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $11.00, 244pp, tp, cover by Bruce Jensen) Reissue (Doubleday 1968) classic SF novel, basis of the film Blade Runner. There is an introduction by Roger Zelazny.

The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick (Vintage 0-679-74787-7, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $13.00, 350pp, tp) Reprint (Pantheon 1995) collection of Dick’s non-fiction, including essays, speeches, journals, and interviews. Edited and with an introduction by Lawrence Sutin.

A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens (Morrow/Books of Wonder 0-688-13606-0, Sep ’96, $18.00, 56pp, hc, cover by Carter Goodrich) [Christmas Carol] Reprint novelette version of the classic Christmas ghost story, as edited by Dickens himself for public readings. The afterword by Peter Glassman describes how this edition was transcribed from Dickens’ own prompt copy. Illustrated in full color by Carter Goodrich.

A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens (MCE Publishing 1-888957-00-X, Sep ’96 [Nov ’96], $19.95, 176pp, hc, cover by Gustave Doré) [Christmas Carol] Reprint (1843) classic Christmas ghost story/novella, with an emphasis on the art. This new edition has 45 lost engravings by Gustave Doré, plus 150 other Victorian illustrations by Doré and various artists. Introductions by editor Dan Malan give a historical/bibliographical overview of Dickens, his illustrators, and Doré, whose “lost” illustrations come from a French magazine; others from his 1872 folio London, a Pilgrimage are also included.

Victorian Ghosts in the Noontide: Women Writers and the Supernatural Vanessa D. Dickerson (University of Missouri Press 0-8262-1081-3, Nov ’96 [Dec ’96], $34.95, 166pp, hc) Non-fiction; an examination of women’s changing roles in the face of technological advance in the Victorian period, an analysis of “women’s spirituality in a materialistic age” as reflected in supernatural fiction. Available from the University of Missouri Press, 2910 LeMone Blvd, Columbia MO 65201; 800-828-1894.

Chuck and Danielle Peter Dickinson (Delacorte 0-385-32118-0, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $14.95, 115pp, hc, cover by Kees de Kiefte) Associational young-adult collection of seven connected stories about a girl and her cowardly dog, who tries to become a hero. Illustrated by Kees de Kiefte.

The Dragon and the Djinn Gordon R. Dickson (SFBC #11033, Feb ’96, $10.98, 282pp, hc, cover by Den Beauvais) [Dragon Knight] Reprint (Ace 1996) fantasy novel. This is similar to the Ace edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Final Encyclopedia, Volume 1 Gordon R. Dickson (Tor 0-312-86288-1, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $25.95, 349pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (Tor 1984) of the first half of the SF novel in the “Childe” saga. Also available as an Orb trade paperback (-86186-9, $16.95).

The Magnificent Wilf Gordon R. Dickson (Baen 0-671-87719-4, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $5.99, 292pp, pb, cover by Ruth Sanderson) Reprint (Baen 1995) humorous SF novel.

Where the Ships Die William C. Dietz (Ace 0-441-00354-0, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Bruce Jensen) Military SF novel. Humans and aliens race to find a wormhole.

Star Trek: First Contact J. M. Dillard (Pocket 0-671-00316-X, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $21.00, 276pp, hc) [Star Trek] Movie novelization. There are eight unpaginated pages of color stills, and an article on the making of the movie by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek, the Next Generation: Possession J. M. Dillard & Kathleen O’Malley (Pocket 0-671-86485-8, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $5.99, 288pp, pb) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount.

The Castle of Indolence: Poetry and Its Pretenders Thomas M. Disch (St. Martin’s/Picador 0-312-14559-4, Oct ’96, $12.00, 229pp, tp) Reprint (St. Martin’s/Picador 1995) non-fiction. Associational collection of essays on poetry, poets, and poetasters.

Anarchist Farm Jane Doe (III Publishing 1-886625-01-8, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $10.00, 190pp, tp, cover by Lynne Margulies) [Animal Farm] Fantasy novel, a more upbeat version of Orwell’s Animal Farm, in which farm and woodland creatures discover they can work together to save farm and forest. Available from III Publishing, PO Box 1581, Gualala CA 95445. Phone/Fax 707-884-1818.

The Gap Into Ruin: This Day All Gods Die Stephen R. Donaldson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-07180-7, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $22.95, 564pp, hc, cover by Paul Youll) [Gap] SF novel, the final volume in the “Gap” saga. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1996).

The Gap Into Ruin: This Day All Gods Die Stephen R. Donaldson (SFBC #11537, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $11.98, 635pp, hc, cover by Paul Youll) [Gap] SF novel, the last volume in the “Gap” series. Simultaneous with and similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1996).

The Rising James Doohan & S. M. Stirling (Baen/Starline 0-671-87758-5, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $21.00, 377pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Flight Engineer] Military SF novel. Volume One of “The Flight Engineer” series created by Star Trek’s “Scotty”. Packaged and copyrighted by Bill Fawcett and Associates.

Star Wars: The Art of Dave Dorman Dave Dorman (FPG 1-887569-37-5, Dec ’96, $24.95, 128pp, tp, cover by Dave Dorman) [Star Wars] Art book. Order from FPG, 2539 Washington Rd, Bldg 1000, Pittsburgh PA 15241; 412-854-0200.

Black Wine Candas Jane Dorsey (Tor 0-312-86181-8, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $22.95, 285pp, hc) Feminist fantasy novel. Two women seek to escape the slavery of their barbarian land.

Cat in a Crimson Haze Carole Nelson Douglas (Tor/Forge 0-812-54414-5, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $6.99, 408pp, pb, cover by Joe DeVito) [Midnight Louie] Reprint (Forge 1995) associational mystery novel, fourth in the series partly narrated by the cat “Midnight Louie.”

Cat in a Diamond Dazzle Carole Nelson Douglas (Tor/Forge 0-312-86085-4, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $24.95, 414pp, hc, cover by Joe De Vito) [Midnight Louie] Associational mystery novel, fifth in the “Midnight Louie” series partly narrated by a cat. A romance writers’ convention turns deadly.

Cat with an Emerald Eye Carole Nelson Douglas (Tor/Forge 0-312-86228-8, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $24.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Joe DeVito) [Midnight Louie] Associational mystery novel, sixth in the “Midnight Louie” series partly narrated by a cat.

A Different Kind of Drummer John M. Douglas (University Editions 1-56002-607-3, May ’96 [Jun ’96], $8.00, 170pp, tp, cover by Marcell Ciola) Post-holocaust SF novel. A scavenger finds a junked android named Ringo, a former musician. University Editions, 59 Oak Lane, Spring Valley, Huntington WV 25704.

Glaice L. Warren Douglas (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45471-5, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $5.50, 285pp, pb) [Arbiter Tales] SF novel, third in the “Arbiter Tales” series. An ice world holds data the arbiter needs to maintain peace.

The Wells of Phyre L. Warren Douglas (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45470-7, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.50, 273pp, pb, cover by Mark Gerber) [Arbiter Tales] SF novel, “An Arbiter Tale” #2. On the desert planet Phyre, a genetically engineered human/kangaroo rat discovers new medicines that could have far-reaching effects.

Groogleman Debra Doyle & James D. Macdonald (Harcourt Brace 0-15-200235-9, Sep ’96, $15.00, 113pp, hc, cover by Cliff Nielsen) Young-adult post-holocaust SF novel. The strange grooglemen kidnap Dan’s cousin, and a mysterious stranger helps rescue her.

The Long Hunt Debra Doyle & James D. Macdonald (Tor 0-812-53496-4, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 282pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Mageworlds] Science fantasy novel, “Mageworlds” #5, set 20 years after the Second Magewar.

Killing Me Softly ed. Gardner Dozois (HarperPrism 0-06-105611-1, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.99, 420pp, pb) Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) anthology of “Erotic Tales of Unearthly Love”.

Modern Classics of Fantasy ed. Gardner Dozois (St. Martin’s 0-312-15173-X, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $35.00, 647pp, hc, cover by James Gurney) Anthology of 32 stories. Authors include Peter S. Beagle, Ursula K. Le Guin, John Crowley, and Terry Bisson. There is a list of recommended reading.

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirteenth Annual Collection ed. Gardner Dozois (St. Martin’s 0-312-14452-0, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $17.95, 592pp, tp, cover by Bob Eggleton) Best-of-the-Year anthology of 24 stories, with a summation of the year by Dozois. A hardcover edition (-14451-2, $27.95) was announced but not seen.

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirteenth Annual Collection ed. Gardner Dozois (SFBC #13595, Sep ’96, $14.98, 704pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1996) Best-of-the-Year anthology. This is similar to the St. Martin’s edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Isaac Asimov’s Vampires ed. Gardner Dozois & Sheila Williams (Ace 0-441-00387-7, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $5.50, 257pp, pb, cover by Den Beauvais) Anthology of eight vampire stories that originally appeared in Asimov’s magazine. Authors include Tanith Lee, Connie Willis, and Pat Cadigan.

All the Way to the Gallows David Drake (Baen 0-671-87753-4, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $5.99, 293pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) Collection of eight humorous stories.

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