The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Wingman Mack Maloney (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0310-3, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $4.99, 460pp, pb, cover by Steadman) [Wingman] Reissue (Zebra 1987) post-holocaust SF adventure novel. Ninth printing.

Wingman: Target: Point Zero Mack Maloney (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0299-9, Aug ’96, $4.99, 381pp, pb, cover by Bob Larkin) [Wingman] Post-holocaust SF adventure novel, 12th in the series. Copyrighted by Brian Kelleher.

Wingman: The Circle War Mack Maloney (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0346-4, Dec ’96, $4.99, 413pp, pb) [Wingman] Reissue (Zebra 1987) post-holocaust SF adventure novel, second in the series. Sixth printing.

Scottish Fantasy Literature: A Critical Survey Colin Manlove (Dufour/Canongate 1-898410-20-8, Aug ’96 [May ’96], $19.95, 263pp, hc, cover by John Martin) Non-fiction, a critical look at Scotland’s fantasy fiction, including authors George MacDonald, Andrew Lang, J.M. Barrie, David Lindsay, and Alasdair Gray. This is the Canongate Academic 1994 edition (not previously listed) with Dufour stickers. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425-0007; 1-610-458-5005.

Earthly Pleasures Reed Manning (Circlet Press 1-885865-07-4, Sep ’96, $9.95, 142pp, tp, cover by Thomas Michael Kurek) Collection of 11 stories of erotic SF that previously appeared in men’s magazines. There is an introduction by Manning, and an introductory article on “Sex, Science Fiction, and Reed Manning” by Jack C. Haldeman II. Manning is a pen name for Dave Smeds. Available from Circlet Press, 1770 Mass. Ave #278, Cambridge MA 02140.

Scare Tactics Elizabeth Manz (St. Martin’s 0-312-95792-0, May ’96 [Dec ’96], $5.99, 329pp, pb) Horror novel. A writer’s son is drawn into a supernatural horror novel. A first novel.

Sing the Warmth Louise Marley (Ace 0-441-00386-9, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $5.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Singers] SF novel of a frozen planet heated by psionic singers, sequel to Sing the Light.

Vincent’s Revenge Gordon Robert Marlow (Baillie Caymar Publishing 1-887500-00-6, Dec ’96, $8.00, 216pp, tp, cover by Ronald Garcia) Collection of two novellas, one dealing with Van Gogh’s ghost, the other an SF story of a sensitive killer in a too-nice future. Available from Baillie Caymar Publishing, 1951 Port Edward Place, Newport Beach CA 92660.

The Lighthouse at the End of the World Stephen Marlowe (Penguin/Plume 0-452-27556-3, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $12.95, 324pp, tp) Reprint (Dutton 1995) literary dark-fantasy novel about an alternate-world Poe.

archyology: the long lost tales of archy and mehitabel Don Marquis (University Press of New England 0-87451-745-1, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $14.95, 103pp, hc) Associational collection of humorous stories/anecdotes/poems (supposedly written by the cockroach philosopher archy) previously unpublished in book form. There are new illustrations by Ed Frascino, and a preface by editor Jeff Adams. Available from University Press of New England, 23 South Main Street, Hanover NH 03755-2048; 603-643-7100.

Tomorrow, When the War Began John Marsden (Dell/Laurel-Leaf 0-440-21985-X, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $3.99, 286pp, pb, cover by Rick Lieder) [Tomorrow] Reprint (Pan Macmillan Australia 1993) young-adult near-future Australian adventure.

Star Trek: The New Voyages Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath (Bantam Spectra 0-553-24636-4, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $4.99, 237pp, pb, cover by Kazuhiko Sano) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1976) Star Trek anthology. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Kingmaker’s Sword Ann Marston (HarperPrism 0-06-105629-4, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.50, 320pp, pb, cover by Yvonne Gilbert) [Rune Blade] Fantasy novel, book one in the “Rune Blade” trilogy. A first novel.

The Western King Ann Marston (HarperPrism 0-06-105628-6, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $5.50, 384pp, pb, cover by Yvonne Gilbert) [Rune Blade] Fantasy novel, book two of the “Rune Blade” trilogy. The sons of Red Kian have to unite their island home to save it from invaders.

Tap, Tap David Martin (St. Martin’s 0-312-95835-8, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $6.99, 340pp, pb) Reprint (Headline Feature 1994 as Love Me to Death) vampire serial-killer novel.

A Game of Thrones George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-10354-7, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $21.95, 695pp, hc, cover by Tom Hallman) [Song of Ice and Fire] Fantasy novel, book one of “Song of Ice and Fire”. First US edition (HarperCollins/Voyager 1996).

A Game of Thrones George R. R. Martin (SFBC #13907, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $9.98, 727pp, hc, cover by Tom Hallman) [Song of Ice and Fire] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1996) fantasy novel, book one of “Song of Ice and Fire”. This is similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

X-Files #3: Tiger, Tiger Les Martin (HarperTrophy 0-06-440626-1, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $3.95, 107pp, tp) [X-Files] Young-adult novellazation based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

A Darker Geometry Mark O. Martin & Gregory Benford (Baen 0-671-87740-2, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.99, 419pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Man-Kzin Wars] SF novel set in the world of the “Man-Kzin Wars” created by Larry Niven; part appeared originally in the anthology Man-Kzin Wars VII.

Mary Reilly Valerie Martin (Pocket 0-671-52113-6, Jan ’96 [Feb ’96], $5.99, 244pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1990) literary horror novel about Dr. Jekyll’s maid. This is a movie tie-in edition.

The Golden Nineties Lisa Mason (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57307-1, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $5.99, 418pp, pb, cover by Ron Zinn) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF time-travel novel of San Francisco in 1895.

Warrior Enchantresses ed. Kathleen M. Massie-Ferch & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-690-2, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $5.50, 349pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) Original fantasy anthology of 15 stories about women who fight using magic. There is an introduction by Massie-Ferch. Authors include Tanith Lee, Andre Norton, Melanie Rawn, and Rebecca Ore.

Burial Graham Masterton (Tor 0-812-53629-0, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $5.99, 475pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Manitou] Reprint (Heinemann 1992) horror novel, third book in the “Manitou” series.

The House that Jack Built Graham Masterton (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0353-9, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $24.00, 385pp, hc) Horror novel. A couple moves into a haunted hause. First US edition (Heinemann 1996).

More Minds Carol Matas & Perry Nodelman (Simon & Schuster 0-689-80388-5, Oct ’96 [Nov ’96], $16.00, 200pp, hc, cover by Diana Bryan) [Minds] Young-adult fantasy novel, sequel to Of Two Minds. Princess Lenora is preparing to wed Prince Coren when a giant attacks.

Hell House Richard Matheson (Gauntlet Press 1-887368-07-8, Sep ’96 [Oct ’96], $65.00, 335pp, hc) Reprint (Viking 1971) fantasy novel. There are two introductions, by Dean Koontz and Matthew R. Bradley, and an afterword by Richard Christian Matheson. This slipcased, limited edition of 600 is signed by Koontz and both Mathesons. A lettered edition ($150.00) was also announced but not seen. Gauntlet, 309 Powell Rd., Springfield PA 19064. Orders: 610-328-5476. Add $5.00 postage.

Now You See It... Richard Matheson (Tor 0-812-54811-6, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Roger Loveless) Reprint (Tor 1995) associational horror/mystery novel.

End Time G. A. Matiasz (AK Press 1-873176-24-4, Oct ’96 [Nov ’96], $10.00, 299pp, tp, cover by John Yates) Reissue (AK Press 1994) near-future apocalyptic SF novel set in the San Francisco Bay Area just after the turn of the 21st century. Second printing; the jacket and ISBN are new. Available postpaid from AK Press, PO Box 40682, San Francisco CA 94140-0682.

Change Ann Maxwell (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0294-8, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $5.99, 254pp, pb) Reprint (Popular Library 1975) SF novel packaged as romance.

Dancer’s Illusion Ann Maxwell (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0250-6, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $5.99, 254pp, pb) [Dancer] Reprint (Signet 1983) SF romance, third in a trilogy that began with Fire Dancer.

Magnificat Julian May (Knopf 0-679-44177-8, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $24.00, 431pp, hc) [Galactic Milieu] SF novel, book three of the “Galactic Milieu” trilogy.

Magnificat Julian May (SFBC #11255, Mar ’96, $8.98, 431pp, hc) [Galactic Milieu] Reprint (Knopf 1996) SF novel, third in the “Galactic Milieu” trilogy. This is similar to the Knopf edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Sky Trillium Julian May (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38000-2, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $12.95, 389pp, tp, cover by Mark Harrison) [Trillium] Fantasy novel, sequel to Blood Trillium, May’s solo sequel to Black Trillium, the collaboration by Andre Norton, Julian May, and Marion Zimmer Bradley.

Supernatural Stories ed. William Mayne (Kingfisher US 0-7534-5026-7, Sep ’96, $6.95, 223pp, tp) Young-adult anthology of 26 supernatural stories, most literary, seven folktales. Authors include Ray Bradbury, Robert Westall, M.R. James, and Truman Capote. Illustrated by Martin Salisburg. First American edition (Kingfisher UK 1995).

A Sliver of Glass Anne Mazer (Hyperion 0-7868-0197-2, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $13.95, 70pp, hc, cover by Broeck Steadman) Young-adult collection of 11 fantasy and horror stories.

Orion’s Dagger P. K. McAllister (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45321-2, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $5.99, 317pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Cloudships of Orion] SF novel, third in “The Cloudships of Orion” series about gypsies in space. McAllister also writes as Paula King.

Fairyland Paul J. McAuley (Avon 0-380-78675-3, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $12.50, 360pp, tp, cover by Bruce Jensen) [Fairyland] SF novel about artificial creatures that become an autonomous sentient race. A hardcover edition (-97344-8, $23.00) is also available. First US edition (Gollancz 1995).

Black Horses for the King Anne McCaffrey (Harcourt Brace 0-15-227322-0, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $16.00, 221pp, hc, cover by David Shannon) Associational young-adult historical Arthurian. A boy with an ear for languages helps Arthur with his horses.

Black Horses for the King Anne McCaffrey (SFBC #12457, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $7.98, 221pp, hc, cover by David Shannon) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1996) associational young-adult historical Arthurian novel. This is similar to the Harcourt Brace edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Coelura Anne McCaffrey (Tor 0-812-50297-3, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $4.99, 156pp, pb, cover by Peter Peebles) Reissue (Underwood-Miller 1983) short SF romance novel. Fourth printing.

The Crystal Singer Trilogy Anne McCaffrey (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40292-8, Jan ’96, $16.00, 660pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan & Rowena Morrill) [Killashandra] Omnibus of three SF novels, Crystal Singer (Severn House 1982), Killashandra (Del Rey 1985), and Crystal Line (Del Rey 1992).

Freedom’s Landing Anne McCaffrey (Ace 0-441-00338-9, Jun ’96 [May ’96], $5.99, 324pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Catteni] Reprint (Putnam 1995) SF novel about captive humans and aliens trying to build a new colony together.

No One Noticed the Cat Anne McCaffrey (SFBC #13643, Sep ’96, $2.98, 95pp, hc, cover by Pat Morrissey) Fantasy novella about a prince and his magic cat, illustrated by Keith Minnion. Simultaneous with the Roc edition. This is supposedly similar to the 1996 Wildside Press limited edition, not seen. The price is a special for book club members, available with any purchase. This edition lacks a price and ISBN, and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

No One Noticed the Cat Anne McCaffrey (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45578-9, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $13.95, 124pp, hc, cover by Mark Hess) Fantasy novella. A cat helps a prince run his country. Simultaneous with the SFBC edition. This is supposedly a reprint of a 1996 Wildside Press limited edition, not seen.

The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey (SFBC #10737, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $7.98, 177pp, hc, cover by Tim & Greg Hildebrandt) [Helva; Ship Who Sang] Reprint (Walker 1969) collection of related stories. The jacket lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Serve It Forth ed. Anne McCaffrey & John Betancourt (SFBC #13975, Nov ’96 [Oct ’96], $9.98, 208pp, hc, cover by Pat Morrissey) Reprint (Warner Aspect 1996) associational cookbook. This hardcover edition is otherwise similar to the Warner Aspect trade paperback edition; there is no dust jacket. This lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back cover.

Power Play Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38781-3, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $5.99, 342pp, pb, cover by Rowena Morrill) [Petaybee] Reprint (Bantam UK 1995) SF novel, third in the series begun in “Powers That Be”.

Serve It Forth ed. Anne McCaffrey & John Betancourt (Warner Aspect 0-446-67161-4, Oct ’96 [Sep ’96], $12.99, 208pp, tp, cover by Pat Morrissey) Associational cookbook, subtitled “Cooking with Anne McCaffrey”. Over 80 authors, including Poul Anderson, Larry Niven, Peter S. Beagle, and Lois McMaster Bujold, contributed recipes and/or chatty comments.

Space Opera ed. Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (DAW 0-88677-714-3, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $5.99, 400pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Original anthology of 20 stories of SF with a musical theme. Authors include Peter S. Beagle, Gene Wolfe, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Charles de Lint.

The Fall of Sirius Wil McCarthy (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45485-5, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.50, 236pp, pb) [Aggressor Six] SF novel set millennia later in the same universe as Aggressor Six.

Murder in the Solid State Wil McCarthy (Tor 0-312-85938-4, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], $22.95, 252pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) Near-future SF suspense novel of nanotechnology.

Stargate: Retaliation Bill McCay (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45516-9, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], $5.99, 300pp, pb) [Stargate] Novelization based on characters from the film. Second in the series. Copyrighted by Le Studio Canal + (U.S.).

Visions of Murder Florence Wagner McClain (Llewellyn 1-56718-452-9, Jan ’96 [Mar ’96], $5.99, 328pp, pb, cover by Beth Fortune) Occult mystery. Stolen Indian artifacts lead to murder. Available from Llewellyn, PO Box 64383, St. Paul MN 55164-0383; 800-843-6666.

The Courts of Sorcery Ashley McConnell (Ace 0-441-00393-1, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], $5.99, 215pp, pb, cover by Duane O. Myers) [Demon Wars] Fantasy novel. Book three of the “Demon Wars” trilogy.

Highlander: Scimitar Ashley McConnell (Warner Aspect 0-446-60284-1, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], $4.99, 216pp, pb) [Highlander] Novelization based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Warner Books.

The Itinerant Exorcist Ashley McConnell (Ace 0-441-00312-5, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $5.99, 200pp, pb, cover by Duane O. Myers) [Demon Wars] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Fountains of Mirlacca. Journeyman exorcist Jazen travels to recruit a new guild member, and runs into demons instead.

Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs Max McCoy (Bantam 0-553-56193-6, Mar ’96 [Feb ’96], $4.99, 223pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) [Indiana Jones] Novelization based on the movies; #10 in the series. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd.

The Rosewood Casket Sharyn McCrumb (Dutton 0-525-94011-1, May ’96 [Apr ’96], $23.95, 299pp, hc, cover by Marc Burckhardt) [Sheriff Spencer Arrowood] Mystery novel with ghost/fantasy elements, set in Appalachia.

Zombies of the Gene Pool Sharyn McCrumb (Ballantine 0-345-37914-4, Nov ’96, $5.99, 274pp, pb) [Jay Omega] Reissue (Simon & Schuster 1992) associational mystery about SF writers and fans. Sixth printing.

A Creed for the Third Millennium Colleen McCullough (Avon 0-380-70134-0, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], $6.99, 458pp, pb) Reissue (Harper & Row 1985) near-future SF novel. 16th printing.

Ancient Shores Jack McDevitt (HarperPrism 0-06-105207-8, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], $22.00, 399pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) SF novel. Strange artifacts and a doorway to another world are found in parts of the Midwest that were once the shores of an ancient sea.

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