The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Warlock at the Wheel and Other Stories Diana Wynne Jones (Mammoth 0-7497-2635-0, Apr ’97, £4.50, 176pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan UK 1984) young-adult fantasy collection. A tie-in to the re-released film.

The Phoenix Café Gwyneth Jones (Gollancz 0-575-06068-9, Jan ’97 [Dec ’96], £16.99, 298pp, hc, cover by David Farren) [Aleutian] SF novel. Third in the “Aleutian” series after White Queen and North Wind.

The Barbed Coil J. V. Jones (Orbit 1-85723-510-X, Oct ’97 [Nov ’97], £16.99, 612pp, hc) Reprint (Warner Aspect 1997) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

Master and Fool J. V. Jones (Orbit 1-85723-464-2, Apr ’97, £16.99, 532pp, hc, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Book of Words] Reprint (Warner Aspect 1996) fantasy novel, third in “The Book of Words” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Master and Fool J. V. Jones (Orbit 1-85723-471-5, Oct ’97, £6.99, 688pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Book of Words] Reprint (Warner Aspect 1996) fantasy novel, third in “The Book of Words” trilogy.

The Carver Jenny Jones (Scholastic UK 0-590-19036-9, Feb ’97, £3.99, 225pp, pb) Young-adult dark fantasy novel.

The New Adventures: Beyond the Sun Matthew Jones (New Adventures 0-426-20511-1, Jul ’97 [Jun ’97], £4.99, 295pp, pb, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Novelization based on characters from the Doctor Who series — without the Doctor.

The Best New Horror: Volume Eight ed. Stephen Jones (Robinson 1-85487-901-4, Oct ’97, £6.99, 513pp, tp) Dark fantasy reprint anthology of 23 stories and a playscript.

Clive Barker’s A-Z of Horror ed. Stephen Jones (BBC Books 0-563-37152-8, Oct ’97, £12.99, 256pp, tp) Reprint (HarperPrism 1997) non-fiction tie-in to the BBC TV series about horror in film, fantasy, and real life. [First U.K. edition]

Dark of the Night ed. Stephen Jones (Pumpkin Books 1-901914-01-1, Oct ’97, £15.99, 307pp, hc) Anthology of 14 original dark fantasy stories and a poem. A limited slipcased edition of 250 copies (-00-3, £25.00) is signed by the editor and all the contributors. Available from P O Box 297, Nottingham NG2 4GW.

The Mammoth Book of Dracula: Vampire Tales for the New Millennium ed. Stephen Jones (Robinson 1-85487-520-5, May ’97, £6.99, xxii+521pp, tp) Original dark fantasy anthology of 32 stories and a poem, published to celebrate the Centenary of Bram Stoker’s novel. The stories (only 6 are reprints) are arranged as a chronological biography of the character, from Victorian times to our own.. and beyond. There is a foreword by Stoker’s nephew, and the first appearance of the prologue used at the 1897 copyright reading of the play.

Shadows Over Innsmouth ed. Stephen Jones (Gollancz 0-575-06572-9, Aug ’97, £9.99, 339pp, tp, cover by George Underwood) Reprint (Fedogan & Bremer 1994) anthology of 17 stories (seven original), based on Lovecraft’s novella “The Shadow Over Innsmouth” (included here). [First U.K. edition]

Dark Terrors 2 ed. Stephen Jones & David Sutton (Gollancz/Vista 0-575-60235-X, Oct ’97, £5.99, 379pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) Reprint (Gollancz 1996) horror anthology of 18 stories.

Dark Terrors 3 ed. Stephen Jones & David Sutton (Gollancz 0-575-06516-8, Oct ’97, £16.99, 381pp, hc, cover by Bob Eggleton) Anthology of 20 original horror stories.

The Giant Book of Fantasy Tales ed. Stephen Jones & David Sutton (The Book Company 1-86309-224-2, May ’96 [Oct ’96], no price, xxiii+553pp, tp, cover by J. K. Potter) Anthology, published in Australia, collecting the majority of contents (including original introductions and afterwords) of the 7-issue (v10#1 to v13#7) three-year paperback incarnation of the magazine, Fantasy Tales. Printed by (UK) Magpie Books, but not published in the UK.

The Conan Chronicles II Robert Jordan (Legend 0-09-922492-5, Apr ’97 [Mar ’97], £16.99, 857pp, hc, cover by Fred Gambino) [Conan] Fantasy omnibus of 3 “Conan” novels: Conan the Magnificent, 1984; Conan the Triumphant, 1983; and Conan the Destroyer, 1984 (all Tor originals). The second includes the de Camp essay, “Conan the Indestructible”, and the books are separately paginated.

Conan the Destroyer Robert Jordan (Legend 0-09-970441-2, Jun ’97 [May ’97], £4.99, 271pp, pb, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [Conan] Reprint (Tor 1984) fantasy novel in the “Conan” series. [First U.K. edition]

Conan the Magnificent Robert Jordan (Legend 0-09-970421-8, Feb ’97, £4.99, 286pp, pb, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [Conan] Reprint (Tor 1984) fantasy novelization in the “Conan” series.

Conan the Triumphant Robert Jordan (Legend 0-09-970431-5, Apr ’97, £4.99, 314pp, pb, cover by Kevin Tweddell) [Conan] Reprint (Tor 1983) fantasy novel in the “Conan” series. It includes an essay, “Conan the Indestructible” by L. Sprague de Camp.

A Crown of Swords Robert Jordan (Orbit 1-85723-403-0, Mar ’97 [Feb ’97], £6.99, 762pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) [Wheel of Time] Reprint (Tor 1996) epic fantasy novel. Book seven in the “Wheel of Time” series. An Open Market edition (same details) was issued in February 1997.

The World of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time Robert Jordan & Teresa Patterson (Orbit 1-85723-505-3, Nov ’97, £25.00, 304pp, hc, cover by Ellisa Mitchell) [Wheel of Time] Associated reference work. An illustrated companion to the series. Simultaneous with the US (Tor) edition.

The Web: Spiderbite Graham Joyce (Dolphin 1-85881-425-1, Oct ’97 [Sep ’97], £3.50, 103pp, pb, cover by Fangorn) [Web] Young-adult SF novel set in the worldwide Virtual Reality Web of 2027. Book 4 in a series of six linked novels, each by a different author. A hardcover edition (-527-4, £9.99) was announced but not seen.

Lord of the Vampires Jeanne Kalogridis (Headline 0-7472-4939-3, Apr ’97, £5.99, 330pp, pb, cover by Keith Scaife) [Family Dracul] Reprint (Delacorte; Headline 1996) vampire novel, third in the “Diaries of the Family Dracul” trilogy. An export edition (same details) was available 1 March 1997.

State of Mind John Katzenbach (Little, Brown UK 0-316-64089-1, Dec ’97, £17.99, 530pp, hc) Reprint (Ballantine 1997) dark fantasy serial-killer/horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

Ice Anna Kavan (Peter Owen 0-7206-1029-X, Jun ’97, £9.95, 158pp, tp) Reprint (Peter Owen 1967) literary SF novel set in on a post-apocalyptic Earth succumbing to ice.

The Heretic Kings Paul Kearney (Gollancz/Vista 0-575-60186-8, Oct ’97 [Nov ’97], £5.99, 320pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) [Monarchies of God] Reprint (Gollancz 1996) historical alternate-Earth fantasy novel. Second in the “Monarchies of God” series that began with Hawkwood’s Voyage.

The Shadowy Horses Susanna Kearsley (Gollancz 0-575-06476-5, Jun ’97 [Jul ’97], £15.99, 316pp, hc) Ghost novel.

The Red Wyvern Katharine Kerr (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224351-2, Nov ’97 [Oct ’97], £16.99, 342pp, hc, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Deverry: Dragon Mage] Fantasy novel, book one in the new “Dragon Mage” cycle of the “Deverry” series. Simultaneous with the US (Bantam Spectra) edition. A trade paperback edition (-224351-2, £9.99) was announced but not seen.

Palace Katharine Kerr & Mark Kreighbaum (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648263-5, Jul ’97 [Jun ’97], £5.99, 437pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Palace] Reprint (Bantam Spectra; Voyager 1996) SF/fantasy novel. First in a series.

Sorceries ed. Katharine Kerr & Martin H. Greenberg (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648226-0, Feb ’97 [Jan ’97], £5.99, xvi+434pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) Reprint (HarperPrism 1996 as The Shimmering Door) original anthology of 32 stories about magic workers. Authors include Charles de Lint, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Dennis L. McKiernan, M. John Harrison, and Esther M. Friesner. Greenberg is mentioned only on the copyright page. [First U.K. edition]

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