The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Way It Wasn’t ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Carol Publishing Group/Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1769-7, Apr ’96, $14.95, 365pp, tp, cover by Kevin Kelly) Anthology of 13 SF stories of alternate history, with an introduction by Robert Silverberg. Credit card orders: 800-447-BOOK.

White House Horrors ed. Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-659-7, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Original anthology of 16 horror stories about US presidents (and candidates). Authors include Brian Hodge, Richard T. Chizmar, Peter Crowther, and Graham Masterton. There is an introduction by Ed Gorman, who may be an unnamed editor. Copyrighted by Tekno Books and Ed Gorman.

Future Net ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Larry Segriff (DAW 0-88677-723-2, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $5.99, 315pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Original anthology of 16 stories of computer networks and virtual reality. Authors include Gregory Benford, Josepha Sherman, and Jane Lindskold.

Monster Brigade 3000 ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Charles Waugh (Ace 0-441-00323-0, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $5.99, 215pp, pb, cover by Gary L. Freeman) Anthology of 13 stories, seven original, of SF and fantasy monsters.

Miskatonic University ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Robert Weinberg (DAW 0-88677-722-4, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $5.99, 352pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Original anthology of 13 Lovecraftian stories, with an introductory “Letter From the President to Incoming Students” by Stefan Dziemianowicz, giving the history of this noted (fictional) institute. Authors include Alan Rodgers, Jane M. Lindskold, and Billie Sue Mosiman.

Forgotten Realms: Elminster: The Making of a Mage Ed Greenwood (TSR 0-7869-0203-5, Dec ’95 [Jan ’96], $5.99, 331pp, tp, cover by Jeff Easley) [Forgotten Realms: Elminster] Reprint (TSR 1994) novelization based on the role-playing game. Copyrighted by TSR.

Forgotten Realms: Stormlight Ed Greenwood (TSR 0-7869-0520-4, Oct ’96, $5.99, 307pp, tp, cover by Walter Velez) [Forgotten Realms: Harpers] Fantasy novelization based on the role-playing games. “The Harpers” #14. Copyrighted by TSR.

Forgotten Realms: Cormyr Ed Greenwood & Jeff Grubb (TSR 0-7869-0503-4, Jul ’96, $23.99, 440pp, hc, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) [Forgotten Realms] Novelization based on the role-playing games. Copyrighted by TSR.

Whaleroad Kerry Greenwood (Hodder Headline Australia 0-7336-0289-4, Aug ’96, $10.95, 203pp, pb) Young-adult post-holocaust novel. A group of survivors from the Society for Creative Anacronism need the help of young telepath Alain Beastfriend to stop a renegade hacker.

The Cormorant Stephen Gregory (White Wolf 1-56504-918-7, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $5.99, 197pp, pb, cover by John Van Fleet) Reprint (Heinemann 1986) horror novel.

Slow River Nicola Griffith (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39537-9, Aug ’96, $11.00, 344pp, tp) Reprint (Del Rey 1995) SF novel. A young woman without identity struggles to survive in the underworld of near-future Europe.

Brand New Cherry Flavor Todd Grimson (HarperPrism 0-06-105233-7, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $20.00, 344pp, hc, cover by John Ennis) Horror novel. A female Hollywood director seeks revenge and awakens an ancient curse.

Stainless Todd Grimson (HarperPrism 0-06-105321-X, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $12.00, 265pp, tp) Vampire novel. A crippled rock musician in Los Angeles lives with a female vampire. Their relationship makes them both more human.

Anvil of the Sun Anne Lesley Groell (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45544-4, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.99, 431pp, pb, cover by Peter Peebles) [Cloak and Dagger] Fantasy novel about guild assassins and a highly skilled pair of wanna-bes. First book of “The Cloak and Dagger”. A first novel.

Attila’s Treasure Stephan Grundy (Bantam 0-553-37774-4, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $13.95, 549pp, tp, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Rhinegold] Historical novel with fantasy elements, set in the same world as Rhinegold. A Burgundian prince finds a pathway to the otherworld and uses his knowledge to oppose Attila the Hun. First US edition (Michael Joseph 1996).

The Unpublished Gunn, Part Two James Gunn (Chris Drumm Books 0-936055-62-6, 1996 [Aug ’96], $5.00, 66pp, ph) Original collection of five previously unpublished stories, with an introduction by Gunn describing how they came to be written.

Star Trek: The Joy Machine James Gunn & Theodore Sturgeon (Pocket 0-671-00221-X, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.99, 278pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novelization by Gunn based on a story treatment by Theodore Sturgeon sold to Gene Roddenberry in 1967. (The cover credits specify “a novel by James Gunn based on the story by Theodore Sturgeon.”) There is an afterword by Gunn, and a bibliography of books by both authors. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Road to Science Fiction #4 ed. James Gunn (White Wolf 1-56504-822-9, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $14.99, 601pp, tp) Reprint (1982) SF anthology, revised.

The Road to Science Fiction Volume 3: From Heinlein to Here ed. James Gunn (White Wolf 1-56504-821-0, Jul ’96, $14.99, 527pp, tp, cover by Michael Scott Cohen) Reprint (NAL/Mentor 1979) SF teaching anthology with 36 stories.

Dragonmage of Mystara Thorarinn Gunnarsson (TSR 0-7869-0488-7, Apr ’96, $5.99, 395pp, tp, cover by Paul Jaquays) [Dragonlord Chronicles] Fantasy novelization, book three of the “Dragonlord Chronicles”. Copyrighted by TSR.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Handbook ed. Jon M. Gustafson (Fat Puppy Press, 1995 [May ’96], no price, 258pp, tp, cover by George Barr) Non-fiction guide to being a professional writer, with 30 articles by writers including Frederik Pohl, Damon Knight, and Richard Curtis. This is copyrighted 1995, but not seen until now. The majority of the pieces appeared in the 1990 edition; four articles and the introduction by the editor are new. Available from Fat Puppy Press, PO Box 9930, Moscow ID 83843.

The History of Danish Dreams Peter Høeg (Delta 0-385-31591-0, Nov ’96 [Dec ’96], $12.95, 408pp, tp) Reprint (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995) literary fantasy, an ornate fairy tale and strange family history. We apparently missed the previous edition.

Sister Blood Karen Haber (DAW 0-88677-708-9, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [War Minstrels] SF novel, third in the “War Minstrels” series. Kidnapping and internal friction may turn the revolution’s success into chaos.

Star Trek Voyager: Bless the Beasts Karen Haber (Pocket 0-671-56780-2, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $5.99, 274pp, pb) [Star Trek: Voyager] Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Complete Novels: She, King Solomon’s Mines, Allan Quatermain H. Rider Haggard (Random House/Gramercy 0-517-15056-5, 1996 [Oct ’96], $9.99, 640pp, hc, cover by Romas Kukalis) Reprint (Dover 1951 as part of Five Novels of H. Rider Haggard) omnibus of three classic fantasy adventure novels. An instant remainder edition.

Star Trek: Perry’s Planet Jack C. Haldeman, II (Bantam Spectra 0-553-24193-1, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $4.99, 132pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sano) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1980) Star Trek novelization. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures. Fourth printing.

None So Blind Joe Haldeman (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-14779-8, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $22.00, 289pp, hc, cover by Eric Peterson) Collection of 11 stories and four story poems, with an introduction and comments on each story by Haldeman.

The Truth Machine James Halperin (Ivy Press 0-9651041-0-9, 1996 [Sep ’96], $19.95, 330pp, hc) Near-future quasi-SF novel. A truth-detector that really works changes the world. A first novel. Available from Ivy Press, 100 Highland Park Village, Suite 2000, Dallas TX 75205.

The Truth Machine James Halperin (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41056-4, Sep ’96, $24.00, 321pp, hc) Reprint (Ivy Press 1996) near-future quasi-SF novel. A truth-detector that really works changes the world. More a tract than a novel.

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