The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Surprise Surprise: stories to make you wonder ed. Wendy Cooling (Dolphin 1-85881-603-3, Nov ’97, £1.00, 72pp, pb, cover by George Smith) Young-adult anthology of 5 original genre/mainstream stories.

Bruce Coville’s Book of Ghosts II: More Tales to Haunt You ed. Bruce Coville (Scholastic/Apple 0-590-85294-9, Jan ’97, $3.99, 182pp, tp, cover by Steve Fastner) Young-adult original collection of 11 ghost stories, three reprints. Packaged and copyrighted by General Licensing Company, a Byron Preiss subsidiary. Individual story copyrights are in the authors’ names.

Bruce Coville’s Book of Spine Tinglers II: More Tales to Make You Shiver ed. Bruce Coville (Scholastic/Apple 0-590-85296-5, May ’97, $3.99, 181pp, tp, cover by Steve Fastner) Young-adult original collection of 10 chilling stories and a poem, four reprints. Packaged and copyrighted by General Licensing Company, a Byron Preiss subsidiary. Individual story copyrights are in the authors’ names.

Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories ed. Richard Dalby (Barnes & Noble 0-7607-0353-1, 1997, $9.98, 573pp, hc) Anthology of 42 stories and 1 poem, each with an introduction by Dalby. First American edition (Robinson 1995 as The Mammoth Book of Victorian and Edwardian Ghost Stories).

Dyscrasias: Selected Poems Keith Allen Daniels (Anamnesis Press, 1997, hc)

Notes from the Antipodes Keith Allen Daniels (Anamnesis Press, 1997, hc)

Fall Through the Sky Jennifer DiMarco (Pride & Imprints, Feb ’97, tp) [Patriarchy] Lesbian post-holocaust sf novel set in a domed Seattle ruled by an anti-feminist military dictatorship called The Patriarchy. second book of a series. Available from Pride & Imprints, 7419 Ebbert Drive SE, Port Orchard, WA 98367.

After Dark: The Half Dead Garry Disher & Shaun Tan (Lothian 0-85901-848-0, 1997 [1998], A$6.95, 48pp, tp, cover by Shaun Tan) Young-adult horror story by Garry Disher, with illustrations by Shaun Tan.

Devilish Doings ed. Frank J. Finamore (Random House/Gramercy 0-517-18504-0, 1997, $10.98, 240pp, hc) Anthology of 20 devil stories.

Macabre Delights & Twisted Tales John B. Ford (B.J.M. Press, 1997, £3.00, 80pp, A5, cover by Colin Langeveld) Fantasy/horror collection.

A Feast of Stories by Britain’s Favourite Authors ed. Clare Francis & Ondine Upton (Pan 0-330-34492-7, 1997 [Nov ’97], £5.99, 511pp, pb) Anthology of stories published in aid of ME research. Only genre stories listed.

The Book of Unicorns Jackie French (HarperCollinsAustralia/Angus & Robertson 0-207-19115-8, 1997 [1998], A$10.95, 178pp, tp, cover by Bernard Rosa) Young-adult, original collection of six fantasy stories.

The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories ed. Ken Gelder (Oxford University Press 0-19-553955-9, Jan ’97 [May ’97], £11.99, xviii+294pp, tp) Reprint (Oxford University Press Melbourne 1994) ghost collection. The original Australian edition with a UK sticker. [First U.K. edition]

Softlight Sins Peter Hamilton (Birmingham Science Fiction Group, Nov ’97, no price, ph, cover by Dave Mooring) Reprint short story issued in a limited edition of 350 numbered copies, to coincide with Hamilton’s Guest of Honour appearance at Novacon 27.

The Rose of Death and Other Mysterious Delusions Julian Hawthorne (Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-32-X, Jul ’97, C$51.00, xlii+183pp, hc, cover by Deborah McMillion-Nering) Collection of eight of Julian Hawthorne’s best supernatural tales, edited by Jessica Amanda Salmonson, who also contributes an extensive introductory monograph. This edition is limited to 500 copies. A world-wide edition available in the US for $38.50 and in the UK for £23.50.

Doctor Who: The Handbook: The Second Doctor David J. Howe, Mark Stammers & Stephen James Walker (Doctor Who 0-426-20516-2, Nov ’97 [Jun ’98], £5.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who] Reference guide to the Patrick Troughton years, 1966-1969.

The Threads of Magic Mike Jefferies (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648262-7, 1997, £5.99, viii+337pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Loremasters of Elundium] Fantasy novel. Book 3 in the “Cawdor” series, and sixth book overall in the “Loremasters of Elundium” series.

Dancing with the Dark ed. Stephen Jones (Vista 0-575-60166-3, Jul ’97 [Jun ’97], £5.99, 351pp, pb) Associational anthology of memoirs, subtitled “TRUE encounters with the paranormal by masters of the macabre”.

Endorphins Nancy Kilpatrick (Macabre, Inc., 1997, tp)

Scream for Me ed. Madelaine Kinhill (Springwood, Qld, Australia: Wild Child 1876053089, 1997, A$12.95, 224pp, tp) An anthology of erotic horror, “adults only”.

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