The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Charles Keeping’s Book of Classic Ghost Stories ed. Charles Keeping (Bedrick & Blackie 0-87226-096-8, Oct ’86, $14.95, 142pp, hc) Anthology of 8 stories with illustrations by the artist/editor. Simultaneous with British edition (Blackie & Son); distributed in the U.S. by Harper & Row.

Charles Keeping’s Book of Classic Ghost Stories ed. Charles Keeping (QPB/Bedrick & Blackie, Oct ’86, $6.95, 142pp, pb) Reprint (Blackie 1986) anthology of classic ghost stories with illustrations by the well-known artist/editor.

Stuck Fast in Yesterday Heather Kellerhals-Stewart (Groundwood 0-88899-024-3, 1983 [Aug ’86], $5.95, 135pp, pb) Juvenile fantasy novel. This is a Canadian book from 1983 which we missed then; it’s now being distributed in the U.S. by Salem House, c/o Mercedes Distribution Center, Inc., 160 Imlay St., Brooklyn NY 11231. The price given here is for the U.S. import.

Reign of Fire M. Bradley Kellogg & William Rossow (NAL/Signet 0-451-14526-7, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $3.50, 382pp, pb) [Lear’s Daughters] Sf novel, conclusion of the “Lear’s Daughters” duology. Recommended. (FCM)

The Wave and the Flame M. Bradley Kellogg & William Rossow (NAL/Signet 0-451-14269-1, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $3.50, 358pp, pb) [Lear’s Daughters] Sf novel, Part 1 of “Lear’s Daughters”; written “with” Rossow, who apparently advised on the scientific background. This is a fascinating start to a series set on a planet with cataclysmic weather cycles. (FCM)

Prime Evil Judith Kelman (Berkley 0-425-09326-3, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $3.50, 263pp, pb) Horror novel of “grim secrets and hidden terrors” on Bramble Farm.

The Firelings Carol Kendall (Ace 0-441-23865-3, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.95, 252pp, pb) Reprint (Atheneum 1982) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Gammage Cup Carol Kendall (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-634277-4, Apr ’86 [May ’86], $4.95, 221pp, pb) [Minnipins] Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1959) juvenile fantasy novel.

The Whisper of Glocken Carol Kendall (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-295699-9, Apr ’86 [May ’86], $4.95, 256pp, pb) [Minnipins] Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1965) juvenile fantasy novel. Sequel to The Gammage Cup. Illustrated by Imero Gobbato.

White Wing Gordon Kendall (Sphere 0-7221-5177-2, Sep ’86, £2.95, 308pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1985) sf novel.

The Copper Crown Patricia Kennealy (NAL/Signet 0-451-14394-9, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $3.50, 428pp, pb) [Keltiad] Reprint (Bluejay 1985) fantasy novel, #1 in “The Keltiad”. Celts in space.

The Copper Crown Patricia Kennealy (Grafton 0-586-06831-7, Sep ’86, £2.95, 512pp, pb) [Keltiad] Reprint (Bluejay 1985) sf novel about Kelts in space, vol. 1 in a series.

The Throne of Scone Patricia Kennealy (Bluejay 0-312-94424-1, May ’86, $16.95, 332pp, hc) [Keltiad] Fantasy novel, Part 2 of “The Keltiad”, a Celtic fantasy series set in space.

Faces Leigh Kennedy (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02807-3, Feb ’86 [Mar ’86], £8.95, 152pp, hc) Collection of 10 dark fantasy stories.

Amy’s Eyes Richard Kennedy (Julia MacRae 0-86203-223-7, Mar ’86, £9.95, 378pp, hc) Reprint (Harper & Row 1985) young-adult fantasy novel.

Daggerspell Katherine Kerr (Doubleday 0-385-23108-3, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $16.95, 414pp, hc) [Deverry] Fantasy novel, a first novel and the first in a trilogy.

Freedom Beach John Kessel & James Patrick Kelly (Tor 0-812-54300-9, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.95, 259pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1985) sf novel.

Lifter Crawford Kilian (Ace 0-441-48304-6, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.95, 201pp, pb) Sf novel of a young man who can fly through mind-power.

Spider Play Lee Killough (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20273-4, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $3.50, 232pp, pb) [Janna Brill; Mama Maxwell] Sf police procedural novel, sequel to The Doppleganger Gambit.

Theater of Timesmiths Garry Kilworth (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20116-9, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $2.95, 218pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1984) sf novel. First U.S. edition.

Witchwater Country Garry Kilworth (The Bodley Head 0-370-30790-9, Aug ’86, £9.95, 202pp, hc) Kilworth’s first mainstream novel; it has a strong twist of alienness and the macabre running through it. (SJ/JF)

Fire Sanctuary Katharine Eliska Kimbriel (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20275-0, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $3.50, 370pp, pb) Sf novel of a long-lost colony threatened by intergalactic war. A first novel.

Starkadder Bernard King (NEL 0-450-39011-X, May ’86, £2.50, 243pp, pb) [Starkadder] Reprint (NEL 1985) fantasy novel; first paperback edition. Volume 1 in the “Starkadder” series.

Vargr-Moon Bernard King (NEL 0-450-06145-0, Mar ’86, £9.95, 243pp, hc) [Starkadder] Fantasy novel, second in the “Starkadder” saga about Odin and the Norns.

The Hahnemann Sequela Harold King (Star 0-352-31631-4, May ’86, £2.75, 349pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1985) medical horror novel.

The Bachman Books Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton 0-450-39552-9, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £10.95, 692pp, hc) Reprint (NAL/Plume 1985) omnibus edition of Rage, The Long Walk, Roadwork, and The Running Man.

The Bachman Books Stephen King (NAL/Signet 0-451-14736-7, Nov ’86 [Aug ’86], $5.95, 923pp, pb) Reprint (NAL 1985) omnibus of King’s “Bachman"-pseudonym books. First mass market edition. Although it’s a November book, it appeared in the bookstores in late August.

Danse Macabre Stephen King (Futura 0-7088-2181-2, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £2.95, 479pp, pb) Reissue (Everest House 1981) non-fiction study of horror.

The Dead Zone Stephen King (Futura 0-7088-1874-9, Jul ’86, £2.95, 467pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1979) horror novel.

Different Seasons Stephen King (Futura 0-7088-2360-2, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £2.95, 560pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1982) collection of 4 horror tales.

Different Seasons Stephen King (NAL/Signet 0-451-14764-2, Oct ’86 [Aug ’86], $4.50, 507pp, pb) Reprint (Viking 1982) collection. Movie tie-in edition for Stand by Me (based on “The Body”). 13th printing.

Firestarter Stephen King (Futura 0-7088-2101-4, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £2.95, 510pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1980) horror novel.

It Stephen King (Viking 0-670-81302-8, Sep ’86 [Jul ’86], $22.95, 1138pp, hc) Massive horror novel of a fight against evil in Derry, Maine, in 1958 and 1985.

It Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-36477-7, Sep ’86, £12.95, 912pp, hc) Simultaneous first edition (Viking 1986) of King’s new horror novel. Given an incredible £45,000 promotion budget in the U.K.

Skeleton Crew Stephen King (NAL/Signet 0-451-14293-4, May ’86, $4.95, 573pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1985) collection; this paperback had a 3 million-copy first printing.

Skeleton Crew Stephen King (Futura 0-7088-2916-3, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £3.50, 612pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1985) collection.

Down Town Tappan King & Viido Polikarpus (Macdonald 0-356-12064-3, May ’86, £9.95, 304pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1985) illustrated fantasy novel.

Down Town Tappan King & Viido Polikarpus (Macdonald 0-356-12317-0, May ’86, £4.95, 304pp, tp) Paperback edition of the above.

The Moon Goddess and the Son Donald Kingsbury (Baen 0-671-55958-3, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $15.95, 409pp, hc) Sf novel of the near future on earth and in orbit. Recommended (CNB).

The Water Babies Charles Kingsley (Gollancz 0-575-03879-9, Aug ’86, £3.95, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1863) classic children’s fantasy novel, with b&w illustrations by Harold Jones.

Olaf Stapledon John Kinnaird (Starmont 0-916732-54-1, Jun ’86, $7.95, 107pp, pb) Non-fiction, critical study; “Starmont Reader’s Guide 21.” [Olaf Stapledon]

The Alligator Report W. P. Kinsella (Coffee House Press 0-918273-10-2, Nov ’85 [Feb ’86], $9.95, 125pp, pb) Collection of surreal and fantastic stories and fables which the author dubs “Brautigans.”

The Iowa Baseball Confederacy W. P. Kinsella (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-38952-6, Apr ’86, $16.95, 310pp, hc) Another baseball fantasy novel, from the author of Shoeless Joe, but it’s not a sequel. Absolutely wonderful! You don’t have to like baseball; this is a novel of magic and obsession. Highly recommended. Should win awards, or at least make the playoffs. (JR)

The Land of the Nunch Douglas Kirk (Morton Falls 0-934279-02-0, Jul ’86 [May ’86], $3.95, 150pp, pb) [Nunch] Fantasy novel of a strange kingdom of Little People and the invention of the “nunchmobile”. First in a proposed series.

Mythical Creatures Bert Kitchen (Lutterworth Press 0-7188-2646-9, May ’86, £8.95, 32pp, hc) Reprint (U.S. 1985) beautiful full-color picture book which shouldn’t be wasted on children. (SJ/JF)

Agents of Insight Steven Klaper (Tor 0-812-54308-4, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $2.95, 224pp, pb) Sf novel of spies and psi.

Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left Robin Klein (Viking Kestrel 0-670-80636-6, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $7.95, 144pp, hc) Reprint (Viking 1985) juvenile sf novel of a family of aliens exiled on Earth. This edition was printed in Australia in 1985 and is distributed worldwide. The 1985 original is also probably Australian.

The Ceremonies T. E. D. Klein (Pan 0-330-29543-8, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], £9.95, hc) Reprint (Viking 1984) novel of supernatural horror/fantasy.

The Ceremonies T. E. D. Klein (Pan 0-330-28969-1, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], £2.95, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

Dark Gods T. E. D. Klein (Bantam 0-553-25801-X, Jul ’86 [May ’86], $3.95, 261pp, pb) Reprint (Viking 1985) collection of four horror novellas, one an original.

D.A.R.Y.L. N. H. Kleinbaum (Coronet 0-340-38795-5, Mar ’86, £1.95, 175pp, pb) Reissue (Pacer/Putnam 1985) novelization of an sf film.

CV Damon Knight (Tor 0-812-54333-5, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 285pp, pb) [CV] Reprint (Tor 1985) sf novel.

The Man in the Tree Damon Knight (Penguin 0-14-008693-5, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £2.95, 246pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1984) sf novel.

Requiem at Rogano Stephen Knight (Grafton 0-586-06909-7, Oct ’86, £2.95, 368pp, pb) Occult mystery novel.

Christopher Richard M. Koff (Bantam Skylark 0-553-15363-3, Nov ’85 [Feb ’86], $2.25, 139pp, pb) Reprint (Celestial Arts 1981) young-adult sf novel of a boy who makes unexpected discoveries in a “haunted” house.

Strangers Dean R. Koontz (W.H. Allen 0-491-03802-X, Mar ’86, £10.95, 712pp, hc) Suspense/sf novel involving weird phobias and an obsession with the moon. This is probably simultaneous with the U.S. edition from Putnam.

Strangers Dean R. Koontz (Putnam 0-399-13143-4, Apr ’86, $17.95, 526pp, hc) Thriller with sf elements.

Strangers Dean R. Koontz (Berkley 0-425-09217-8, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $4.50, 681pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1986) sf/horror novel.

The Vision Dean R. Koontz (Berkley 0-425-08532-5, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.50, 218pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1977) horror novel with ESP, clairvoyance, etc.

The Vision Dean R. Koontz (Star 0-352-31950-X, Dec ’86, £1.95, 270pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1977) supernatural novel.

Not This August C. M. Kornbluth (Tor 0-812-54318-1, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 255pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1955) sf novel of occupied America. This edition follows the slightly revised (by Frederik Pohl) text of the 1981 Tor edition and includes the 1981 foreword and afterword by Pohl.

Hearts of Wood and Other Timeless Tales William Kotzwinkle (Godine 0-87923-648-5, Oct ’86 [Dec ’86], $12.95, 85pp, hc) Collection of 5 new fantasy/fairytale stories, illustrated by Joe Servello. There’s a 1971 copyright which may cover earlier versions of the stories.

Trouble in Bugland William Kotzwinkle (Godine 0-87923-555-1, May ’86, $9.95, 152pp, pb) Reprint (Godine 1983) collection of “Inspector Mantis” mysteries, juvenile mystery/fantasy tales, illustrated by Joe Servello.

A Handbook for Visitors from Outer Space Kathryn Kramer (Faber 0-571-14533-7, Oct ’86, £3.95, 336pp, tp) Reprint (Knopf 1984) literary sf novel.

Crystal Flame Jayne Ann Krentz (Popular Library 0-445-20231-9, Nov ’86, $3.95, 375pp, pb) Sf/romance novel set on a future “world of fire and ice.” It’s packaged as a straight romance. Last daughter of a noble house, icy assassin Kalena discovers a fiery man who arouses her healing powers and latent passions, to help her battle the forces of the dark.

Sweet Starfire Jayne Ann Krentz (Popular Library 0-445-20034-0, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.95, 375pp, pb) Sf romance novel. “In his arms she found blazing passion and galactic adventure beyond her wildest dreams.” The author also writes as Jayne Castle and Stephanie James.

The White Pipes Nancy Kress (Berkley 0-425-09107-4, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $2.95, 218pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1985) fantasy novel.

Roger Zelazny Theodore Krulik (Ungar/Continuum 0-8044-2490-X, Nov ’86, $15.95, 178pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study. [Roger Zelazny]

The Ghost in the Mirror Marcia Krutchen (Willowisp 0-87406-040-0, 1985 [May ’86], $2.25, 96pp, pb) This 1985 fantasy novella/ghost story was apparently only available at book fairs until now.

Enigma Michael P. Kube-McDowell (Berkley 0-425-08767-0, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $3.50, 355pp, pb) [Trigon Disunity] Sf novel, Book 2 of the “Trigon Disunity”. Recommended. (FCM)

Singletusk Björn Kurtén (Pantheon 0-394-55352-7, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $14.95, 211pp, hc) [Dance of the Tiger] Sf novel of the Ice Age, sequel to Dance of the Tiger. First U.S. edition and possibly first edition in English. Translated from the Swedish Mammutens Radare (Alba 1984), apparently by the author.

The Bishop’s Heir Katherine Kurtz (Arrow 0-09-947800-5, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £2.95, 345pp, pb) [Deryni: King Kelson] Reprint (Del Rey 1984) fantasy novel in the “Deryni” series.

Camber of Culdi Katherine Kurtz (Century 0-7126-9548-6, Oct ’86, £9.95, 314pp, hc) [Deryni: Camber] Reprint (Del Rey 1976) fantasy novel in the “Deryni” series.

Camber the Heretic Katherine Kurtz (Arrow 0-09-948090-5, Nov ’86, £4.50, 506pp, pb) [Deryni: Camber] Reprint (Del Rey 1981) fantasy novel, “Camber” #3, part of the “Deryni” series.

The Deryni Archives Katherine Kurtz (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32678-4, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $3.95, 325pp, pb) [Deryni] Collection of 9 fantasy stories set in the world of the “Deryni”; 4 of them appear for the first time. There are also various pieces of background material.

The Deryni Archives Katherine Kurtz (SFBC #10350, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $4.98, 209pp, hc) [Deryni] Reprint (Del Rey 1986) collection of 8 stories. First hardcover edition.

High Deryni Katherine Kurtz (Century 0-7126-9499-4, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £9.95, 284pp, hc) [Deryni] Reprint (Ballantine 1973) fantasy novel in the “Deryni” series.

The King’s Justice Katherine Kurtz (Arrow 0-09-945870-5, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £2.95, 337pp, pb) [Deryni: King Kelson] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel in the “Deryni” series.

The King’s Justice Katherine Kurtz (Century 0-7126-9509-5, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £9.95, 384pp, hc) [Deryni: King Kelson] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel in the “Deryni” series.

The King’s Justice Katherine Kurtz (SFBC #02675, May ’86, $5.98, 305pp, hc) [Deryni: King Kelson] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel, Vol. II of “The Histories of King Kelson” and part of the “Deryni” series.

The King’s Justice Katherine Kurtz (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33196-6, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $3.50, 322pp, pb) [Deryni: King Kelson] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel, Vol. II of “The Histories of King Kelson” in the “Deryni” series. First paperback edition.

Lammas Night Katherine Kurtz (Severn House 0-7278-1249-1, Feb ’86, £9.95, 448pp, hc) Reprint horror novel.

The Legacy of Lehr Katherine Kurtz (Walker/Millennium 0-8027-6661-7, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $15.95, 235pp, hc) Sf novel with illustrations by Michael Kaluta.

The Quest for Saint Camber Katherine Kurtz (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31826-9, Sep ’86, $16.95, 435pp, hc) [Deryni: King Kelson] Fantasy novel, Vol. III of “The Histories of King Kelson”, part of the “Deryni” series.

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