The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Mother of Winter Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39722-3, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $23.00, 323pp, hc, cover by Donato Giancola) [Darwath] Fantasy novel, set a few years after the “Darwath” trilogy. Mages battle ice magic.

Star Wars: Children of the Jedi Barbara Hambly (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57293-8, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 409pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam Spectra; Bantam UK 1995) novelization. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.

Traveling with the Dead Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40740-7, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $5.99, 343pp, pb, cover by Victor Sadowski) [Those Who Hunt the Night] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1995 as Travelling with the Dead) Victorian vampire mystery, sequel to Those Who Hunt the Night.

Bloody Bones Laurell K. Hamilton (Ace 0-441-00374-5, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $5.99, 370pp, pb, cover by Lee MacLeod) [Anita Blake] Dark fantasy mystery featuring Anita Blake, vampire hunter. A job to raise a cemetery-full of zombies turns into a battle against child-murdering monsters.

Mindstar Rising Peter F. Hamilton (Tor 0-312-85955-4, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $23.95, 383pp, hc, cover by David Mattingly) [Greg Mandel] SF novel, first in the “Greg Mandel” trilogy. A freelance operative with a telepathic edge must protect an industrialist from sabotage and murder in 21st-century England. First hardcover edition. First US edition (Pan 1993).

Shadow World: Stormriders Ian Hammell (Ace 0-441-00302-8, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $5.50, 312pp, pb, cover by Gary L. Freeman) [Shadow World] Reprint (Iron Crown 1990) novelization based on the fantasy role-playing games, fourth in the series. Copyrighted by Roxanne Longstreet. We apparently missed the Iron Crown edition.

Verdilak Bo Hampton & Mark Kneece (NBM 1-56163-146-9, Jun ’96 [Mar ’96], $14.95, unpaginated, tp, cover by Bo Hampton) Graphic novel inspired by a short vampire story by A.K. Tolstoi, “La Famille de la Vourdalak”. Adapted by both Hampton and Kneece, with art by Bo Hampton. Hardcover collectors’ editions (143-4, limited; 144-2 signed and numbered) are also available.

The Moonhare Kirk Hampton (York Press 0-919966-99-3, Jan ’96, C$19.95, 222pp, tp) Science fantasy novel written in “hallucinatory wordplay.” A planet loses its technology and people are forced to live in a pastoral paradise they hate. Available from York Press Ltd, PO Box 1172, Fredericton, NB, Canada E3B 5C8; add $3.55 postage.

Waking the Moon Elizabeth Hand (HarperPrism 0-06-105443-7, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $5.99, 499pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994; but this follows the rewritten HarperPrism 1995 edition) contemporary fantasy novel. A 1995 World Fantasy Award nominee.

A Walk in the Garden Christopher L. Hannah (Tafford 0-9623712-9-7, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $12.00, 199pp, tp, cover by Kent Bash) Fantasy novel. A prince comes of age with a quest. A first novel. Available from Tafford Publishing, PO Box 271804, Houston TX 77277.

The Chess Garden Brooks Hansen (Berkley/Riverhead 1-57322-563-0, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $14.00, 464pp, tp, cover by Honi Werner) Reprint (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995) literary fantasy novel.

British Science Fiction Paperbacks and Magazines: 1949-1956 Philip Harbottle & Stephen Holland (Borgo Press 0-8095-1204-1, 1995 [Feb ’96], $21.00, 232pp, tp) Reprint (Borgo 1994) non-fiction reference, an annotated bibliography and guide to the British post-WWII pulp explosion. This is revised/corrected from the 1994 edition, and has a new ISBN, but still has the same number of pages, and the cover lacks mention of the revision. Order from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406-2845; add $2.50 shipping. Credit card orders: fax 909-888-4942.

Grayheart Tara K. Harper (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38053-3, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 339pp, pb, cover by Eric Peterson) [Wolfwalker] Fantasy novel, fourth in the “Wolfwalker” series.

The Nature of Smoke Anne Harris (Tor 0-312-85286-X, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $22.95, 284pp, hc, cover by Peter Peebles) SF novel of sex, drugs, and high-tech chaos theory. A first novel.

The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell Harry Harrison (Tor 0-312-86063-3, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $21.95, 253pp, hc, cover by Walter Velez) [Slippery Jim (James Bolivar) diGriz] Humorous SF novel. Angelina disappears while visiting the Temple of Eternal Truth, and The Rat has to go to hell to find her.

The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell Harry Harrison (SFBC #14465, Dec ’96, $10.98, 253pp, hc, cover by Walter Velez) [Slippery Jim (James Bolivar) diGriz] Reprint (Tor 1996) humorous SF novel.

King and Emperor Harry Harrison & John Holm (Tor 0-312-85692-X, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $24.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Hammer and the Cross] Historical alternate-world fantasy novel, “The Hammer and the Cross” #3. Only Harrison’s name appears on the cover. Holm (a pseudonym of Tom Shippey) is listed as co-author inside. Simultaneous with the UK (Legend) edition.

King and Emperor Harry Harrison & John Holm (SFBC #13909, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $11.98, 384pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Hammer and the Cross] Reprint (Tor; Legend 1996) historical alternate-world fantasy novel, “The Hammer and the Cross” #3. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

One King’s Way Harry Harrison & John Holm (Tor 0-812-53645-2, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $6.99, 470pp, pb, cover by Kevin Johnson) [Hammer and the Cross] Reprint (Legend 1995) historical alternate-world fantasy novel, sequel to The Hammer and the Cross. Holm is credited only on the copyright page.

Enterprise Zones: Critical Positions on Star Trek ed. Taylor Harrison, Sarah Projansky, Kent A. Ono & Elyce Rae Helford (HarperCollins/Westview Press 0-8133-2899-3, 1996 [Aug ’96], $16.50, 303pp, tp, cover by James Wappel) [Star Trek] Critical analysis of Star Trek as a cultural phenomenon, with 12 chapter/essays by different authors. Includes an appendix on fan studies, and a selective bibliography of critical works available. A hardcover edition (-2898-5) was announced but not seen.

Age of Wonders ed. David G. Hartwell (Tor 0-312-86235-0, Oct ’96, $15.95, 319pp, tp) Reprint (Walker 1984) non-fiction, a somewhat-revised edition of an earlier exploration of SF, also adding several updated appendices. A hardcover edition (-86151-6, $23.95) was announced but not seen.

Year’s Best Science Fiction ed. David G. Hartwell (HarperPrism 0-06-105641-3, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $5.50, 479pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) “Year’s Best” anthology of 14 stories from 1995, all strictly SF (no fantasy). Authors include James Patrick Kelly, Patricia A. McKillip, and Robert Silverberg.

Year’s Best Science Fiction ed. David G. Hartwell (SFBC #12346, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $9.98, 479pp, hc, cover by Ron Miller) Reprint (HarperPrism 1996) “Year’s Best” SF-only anthology of 14 stories from 1995. This first hardcover edition has new jacket art; it lacks a price and ISBN, and has the SFBC number on the back.

Visions of Wonder ed. David G. Hartwell & Milton T. Wolf (Tor 0-312-85287-8, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $24.95, 798pp, tp) Anthology, “a definitive anthology of modern SF” designed for classroom use. There are nine essays, 32 stories, and a selective guide to SF scholarship by Gary K. Wolfe. A hardcover edition (-86224-5, $35.00) was announced but not seen.

Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment ed. David Hartwell (SFBC #10703, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $10.98, 622pp, hc, cover by Tom Canty) Reissue (SFBC 1988) anthology. The copyright page lists ISBN 1-56865-174-0. The jacket has no price, and has the SFBC number on the back.

Beyond the Shroud Rick Hautala (White Wolf 1-56504-934-9, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $21.99, 295pp, hc, cover by Doug Alexander Gregory) [World of Darkness] Dark fantasy novelization based on the World of Darkness games. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The Mountain King Rick Hautala (CD Publications 1-881475-16-6, Aug ’96, $50.00, 276pp, hc, cover by Steve Bissette) Sasquatch novel. A man in Maine falls under suspicion of murder after a strange creature carries away his hiking companion. This is a boxed, limited edition. Order from CD Publications, PO Box 18433, Baltimore MD 21237.

Mr. Was Pete Hautman (Simon & Schuster 0-689-81068-7, Oct ’96 [Dec ’96], $16.00, 216pp, hc, cover by Vlad Guzner) Young-adult time travel novel. A boy witnesses his mother’s murder, travels through a mysterious door into the past, and decides to stay there so he can prevent the murder — 55 years later.

The Ambivalent Magician Simon Hawke (Warner Aspect 0-446-36521-1, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 225pp, pb, cover by Jody A. Lee) Humorous fantasy novel. The author faces rebellion from one of his own characters, the evil wizard Warrick.

Birthright: War Simon Hawke (TSR 0-7869-0495-X, May ’96, $21.99, 341pp, hc, cover by Tony Szczudlo) [Birthright: Iron Throne] Fantasy novelization, sequel to The Iron Throne. Copyrighted by TSR.

Quantum Gate Jane E. Hawkins (Prima/Proteus 0-7615-0198-3, Mar ’96 [May ’96], $5.99, 276pp, pb) SF novelization based on the interactive movie/computer game from HyperBole Studios. Copyrighted by Prima Publishing and HyperBole Publishing.

The Sending Robert Hawks (Avon Flare 0-380-78158-1, Aug ’96, $3.99, 146pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel. Teens seeking revenge against the popular clique call up dark powers beyond their control.

Lilith D. A. Heeley (Llewellyn 1-56718-355-7, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $12.95, 276pp, tp, cover by Lissanne Lake) [Darkness & Light] Fantasy/occult novel of Qabalistic magic, book one of “Darkness & Light”. Magicians on an astral plane summon the queen of demons, and the battle against her carries over into feudal Japan. Available from Llewellyn, PO Box 64383, St. Paul MN 55164-0383; 800-843-6666.

Into the Forest Jean Hegland (Calyx Books 0-934971-49-8, Jul ’96 [Aug ’96], $13.95, 193pp, tp, cover by Kristina Kennedy Daniels) Near-future SF novel. Two orphaned sisters struggle to survive as society collapses. A hardcover edition (-50-1, $25.95) was announced, but not seen. A first novel. Order from Calyx Books, 216 SW Madison, Suite 14, PO Box B, Corvallis OR 97339.

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein (Tor 0-312-86176-1, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $23.95, 382pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (Putnam 1966) classic SF novel. A Hugo Award winner.

Tramp Royale Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 0-441-00409-1, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $15.00, 372pp, tp, cover by Kirk Reinert) Reprint (Ace 1992) associational non-fiction travel book.

Infernal Affairs Jane Heller (Kensington 1-57566-021-0, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $21.95, 295pp, hc, cover by Cliff Miller) Horror novel/dark fantasy romance. A beautiful, successful woman forgets selling her soul to the devil.

A City in Winter Mark Helprin (Viking 0-670-86843-4, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $22.50, 145pp, hc, cover by Chris Van Allsburg) [Swan Lake] Young-adult fantasy novel. A princess travels to a snowbound city to reclaim her kingdom from the Usurper. Includes 13 full-color illustrations by Van Allsburg.

Dreamland Hilary Hemingway & Jeffry P. Lindsay (Tor 0-812-53502-2, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 319pp, pb) Reprint (Forge 1995) SF thriller about a government coverup of real alien visitors.

Thunderscape: Darkfall Shane Lacy Hensley (HarperPrism 0-06-105459-3, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $4.99, 310pp, pb, cover by Danilo Gonzalez) [Thunderscape] Novelization based on the computer game. Copyrighted by Strategic Simulations, Inc.

The World of Darkness: Vampire: Blood on the Sun Brian Herbert & Marie Landis (HarperPrism 0-06-105670-7, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $5.50, 230pp, pb, cover by Joshua Gabriel Timbrook) Novelization based on the role-playing games. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The Ghosts of Sleath James Herbert (HarperPrism 0-06-105431-3, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 390pp, pb, cover by Joe Burleson) [David Ash] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1994) horror novel.

Portent James Herbert (HarperPrism 0-06-105211-6, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $14.00, 319pp, tp, cover by Joe Burleson) SF/horror novel. Ecological disasters signal the end of the world. First US edition (Hodder & Stoughton 1992).

Winged Magic Mary H. Herbert (TSR 0-7869-0484-4, Mar ’96, $5.99, 312pp, tp, cover by Valerie A. Valusek) [Dark Horse] Fantasy novel, fifth in the “Dark Horse” series.

Full Spectrum 5 ed. Jennifer Hershey, Tom Dupree & Janna Silverstein (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57522-8, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $6.50, 593pp, pb, cover by Michael Parkes) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) original anthology.

The Immortals Tracy Hickman (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45402-2, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $19.95, 355pp, hc, cover by Pierre Fortin) Near-future SF novel. Victims of an AIDS-like virus are sent to interment camps.

Requiem of Stars Tracy Hickman (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57302-0, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $5.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) [Songs of the Stellar Wind] SF novel, first in the “Songs of the Stellar Wind” series. A galactic space navy faces rebel privateers and an alien fleet.

The Eleven Million Mile High Dancer Carol de Chellis Hill (Norton 0-393-31407-3, Mar ’96 [Apr ’96], $12.00, 447pp, tp) Reprint (Holt Rinehart & Winston 1985) literary SF novel.

Lost Horizon James Hilton (Morrow 0-688-14656-2, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $23.00, 262pp, hc) [Lost Horizon] Reprint (Morrow 1933) classic “lost race” novel, complete with facsimile beat-up jacket. A simultaneous reissue with the new sequel by Eleanor Cooney and Daniel Altieri.

Dither Farm Sid Hite (Dell/Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21944-2, Mar ’96, $4.50, 247pp, pb) [Dither Farm] Reprint (Holt 1992) young-adult fantasy adventure. Kids on a wacky farm discover Aunt Emma’s carpet really flies. We apparently missed the original edition.

Falling Angel William Hjortsberg (St. Martin’s 0-312-95795-5, Jul ’96 [Jun ’96], $5.99, 289pp, pb) Reprint (HBJ 1978) occult thriller.

Nevermore William Hjortsberg (St. Martin’s 0-312-95695-9, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $5.99, 308pp, pb) Reprint (Atlantic Monthly 1994) dark fantasy novel, a literary thriller in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is haunted by Poe’s ghost and helped by Houdini.

The Trokeville Way Russell Hoban (Knopf 0-679-88148-4, Nov ’96 [Dec ’96], $17.00, 118pp, hc, cover by David Bowers) Young-adult fantasy. A magician sells Nick a puzzle that transports him into a surreal world.

Assassin’s Apprentice Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57339-X, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $6.50, 435pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Farseer] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) fantasy novel, first in “The Farseer” series. A royal bastard with strange talents is trained as an assassin.

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