The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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A Rebel in Time Harry Harrison (Tor 0-812-53967-2, Dec ’98 [Nov ’98], $5.99, 315pp, pb, cover by Tom Kidd) Reissue (Tor 1983) SF time-travel novel. Third printing.

Stars & Stripes Forever Harry Harrison (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40933-7, Oct ’98 [Sep ’98], $24.95, 338pp, hc, cover by Dennis Lyall) [Stars and Stripes] SF alternate-history novel, first in the “Stars and Stripes” series. The US and Britain go to war in 1862. First US edition (Hodder & Stoughton 3/98).

Cry of the Wind Sue Harrison (Avon 0-380-97371-5, Dec ’98 [Nov ’98], $24.00, 448pp, hc, cover by Michael Evans) [Storyteller] Associational prehistoric novel, second in the “Storyteller” trilogy after Song of the River.

Song of the River Sue Harrison (Avon 0-380-72603-3, Nov ’98 [Oct ’98], $6.99, 576pp, pb, cover by Michael Evans) [Storyteller] Reprint (Avon 1997) associational prehistoric novel, first book in the “Storyteller” trilogy.

The Science Fiction Century ed. David G. Hartwell (BOMC/QPBC x, May ’98 [Aug ’98], $21.95, 1005pp, tp, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Tor 1997) anthology of 45 stories. This is a trade paperback reproduction of the Tor hardcover edition.

Year’s Best SF 3 ed. David G. Hartwell (HarperPrism 0-06-105901-3, Jun ’98 [May ’98], $6.50, 450pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) “Year’s Best” anthology of 22 stories from 1997, all strictly SF (no fantasy). Hartwell discusses the year in his introduction.

Northern Stars ed. David G. Hartwell & Glenn Grant (Tor 0-312-86475-2, Aug ’98 [Jul ’98], $15.95, 384pp, tp) Reprint (Tor 1994) anthology of Canadian SF.

Year’s Best SF 3 ed. David Hartwell (SFBC #17378, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], $9.98, 450pp, hc, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (HarperPrism 1998) year’s best anthology of 22 stories from 1997. This is the first hardcover edition and has ISBN 1-56865-766-8; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Battlestar Galactica: Armageddon Richard Hatch & Christopher Golden (Pocket 0-671-01191-X, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $6.99, 312pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Battlestar Galactica] Reprint (Pocket 1997) novelization based on the TV series. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by MCA Publishing Rights.

Battlestar Galactica: Warhawk Richard Hatch & Christopher Golden (Pocket 0-671-01190-1, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $19.95, 305pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) [Battlestar Galactica] Novelization based on the TV series. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by MCA Publishing Rights.

Forever Knight: These Our Revels Anne Hathaway-Nayne (Berkley Boulevard 0-425-16491-8, Apr ’98 [Mar ’98], $5.99, 274pp, pb) Novelization based on the vampire-detective TV show. Copyrighted by TriStar Television.

The Work of Jack Williamson: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide Richard A. Hauptmann (NESFA Press 1-886778-12-4, Aug ’98, $17.00, 185pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. A bibliography listing fiction, non-fiction, other media, and various lists covering miscellaneous topics: pseudonyms, awards, Guest of Honor appearances, series, etc. Selected secondary sources and references are included. There is an introduction by Frederik Pohl, and an afterword by Williamson. Order from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701; add $2.00 postage. [Jack Williamson]

On the Edge of Dream: The Women of Celtic Myth and Legend Jennifer Heath (Penguin Plume 0-452-27938-0, 1998 [Mar ’98], $11.95, 205pp, tp) Collection of 15 retellings of Celtic myth, most with a feminist bent. The author’s introduction discusses the history of the stories and her influences.

Into the Forest Jean Hegland (Bantam 0-553-37961-5, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $12.95, 241pp, tp, cover by Honi Werner) Reprint (Calyx 1996) literary near-future SF novel of two sisters in a collapsing society.

Beyond the Wall of Sleep R. Andrew Heidel (MORTCO 0-9665224-0-0, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $16.00, 56pp, hc, cover by Chris Erkmann) Reprint (Andrew R. Heidel 1997) original collection of nine stories and 16 poems, most fantastic or surreal. Originally published as an “Exclusive Christmas Printing” 12/97; this is the first commercial edition. MORTCO, PO Box 1430, Cooper Station, New York NY 10276.

The Art of the X-Files ed. Marvin Heiferman & Carole Kismaric (HarperPrism 0-06-105037-7, Oct ’98, $35.00, 174pp, hc, cover by David Hughes) [X-Files] Art book based on the TV show. An unusual “art of” book, with largely non-illustrative art by non-genre artists inspired by the TV show, instead of the usual design drawings, etc. Stills from the show are included, and the artists describe the show’s influence on them. Introduction by William Gibson. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; art copyrighted by the individual artists.

Revolt in 2100/Methuselah’s Children Robert A. Heinlein (Baen 0-671-57780-8, Jan ’99 [Dec ’98], $6.99, 480pp, pb, cover by Patrick Turner) Reprint (Putnam 1967 as part of The Past Through Tomorrow) omnibus of Revolt in 2100 (Shasta 1953) and Methuselah’s Children (Gnome 1958), part of Heinlein’s “Future History”. This contains the Kuttner introduction and “Concerning Stories Never Written” from the Shasta first edition of Revolt in 2100.

The Sands of Kalaven Carol Heller (Avon Eos 0-380-79080-7, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], $5.99, 276pp, pb) [Shunlar Chronicles] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Gates of Vensunor and Book Two of “The Shunlar Chronicles”.

Dreamchild Hilary Hemingway & Jeffry P. Lindsay (Tor/Forge 0-312-85953-8, Jun ’98 [May ’98], $22.95, 288pp, hc) [Dreamland] SF thriller about a half-alien child conceived during an alien abduction, apparently a sequel to Dreamland.

Standing Wave Howard V. Hendrix (Ace 0-441-00553-5, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $6.50, 386pp, pb, cover by Phil Heffernan) [Lightpaths] Near-future first-contact SF novel set in the same universe as Lightpaths.

’48 James Herbert (HarperPrism 0-06-105781-9, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], $6.50, 437pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1996) horror novel of vampire fascists in London.

Haunted James Herbert (Jove 0-515-10345-4, Oct ’98 [Sep ’98], $6.99, 338pp, pb) [David Ash] Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 1988) haunted house horror novel. Eighth printing.

DragonLance: Legacy of Steel Mary H. Herbert (TSR 0-7869-1187-5, Nov ’98, $5.99, 312pp, tp, cover by Jeff Easley) [DragonLance: Bridges of Time] Novelization based on the role-playing game, second in the “Bridges of Time” series. Copyrighted by TSR.

A Point of Honor Dorothy J. Heydt (DAW 0-88677-791-7, Apr ’98 [Mar ’98], $5.99, 302pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) SF novel. A woman’s knightly exploits in virtual reality lead to murder attempts in the real world.

Dawn of the Vampire William Hill (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0537-8, 1998 [Apr ’98], $5.99, 480pp, pb) Reissue (Pinnacle 1991) vampire novel. Third printing.

The Distance of Hope Sid Hite (Holt 0-8050-5054-X, Apr ’98 [Mar ’98], $16.95, 198pp, hc, cover by David Kramer) Young-adult fantasy adventure. The heir to a throne seeks a cure for his failing eyesight.

Those Darn Dithers Sid Hite (Dell/Laurel-Leaf 0-440-22671-6, May ’98 [Aug ’98], $4.50, 184pp, pb, cover by Danuta Jarecka) [Dither Farm] Reprint (Holt 1996) young-adult fantasy adventure, sequel to Dither Farm.

Riddley Walker Russell Hoban (Indiana University Press 0-253-21234-0, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $12.95, 235pp, tp) Reprint (Cape 1980) post-holocaust SF novel, with a new afterword and glossary by the author, plus samples of his original working notes. A hardcover edition (-33448-9, $25.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Indiana University Press, 601 N. Morton St., Bloomington IN 47404; credit card orders 800-842-6796; add $4.00 postage.

Ship of Magic Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-10324-5, Mar ’98 [Feb ’98], $23.95, 685pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Liveship Traders] Fantasy novel, first in “The Liveship Traders” series, set in the same world as the “Farseer” series. Hobb is a pen-name for Megan Lindholm.

Ship of Magic Robin Hobb (SFBC #14132, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], $11.50, 685pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Liveship Traders] Reprint (Bantam Spectra; Voyager 1998) fantasy novel, first in “The Liveship Traders” series. Hobb is a pen-name for Megan Lindholm. This is similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Falling Idols Brian Hodge (Silver Salamander Press, Aug ’98 [Sep ’98], $15.00, 211pp, tp) Collection of seven horror stories, two original, with an endnote by Hodge discussing the genesis of the stories. This is a signed, limited edition of 500. Also announced, but not seen: 50 leatherbound ($65.00), and 300 cloth ($35.00). Order from Silver Salamander, 4128 Woodland Park Ave N, Seattle WA 98103.

A Ballad of the White Plague: The Casebook P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press, 1998 [Nov ’98], $30.00, 129pp, hc, cover by P. C. Hodgell) Non-fiction look at the writing process behind the Sherlock Holmes ghost story “A Ballad of the White Plague”, also published as a solo signed, limited edition chapbook ($10.00, 47pp). Includes rough drafts and correspondence with editor. This is a signed, limited edition of 500.

The Fellow Travellers & Other Ghost Stories Sheila Hodgson (Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-50-8, Jun ’98 [Jul ’98], C$51.00, x+191pp, hc, cover by Paul Lowe) Collection of 12 stories in the style of M.R. James, some featuring James as a character. Eight stories were originally written as radio plays, several based on unused ideas by James. This edition is limited to 500 copies. A world-wide edition available in the US for $38.50 and in the UK for £24.00.

Practical Magic Alice Hoffman (Berkley 0-425-16846-8, Oct ’98 [Sep ’98], $7.99, 317pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1995) magic realism/dark fantasy novel. This movie tie-in edition has a new ISBN, but indicates fifth printing.

Eyes of Prey Barry Hoffman (Gauntlet Press 1-887368-18-3, Sep ’98 [Dec ’98], $35.00, 431pp, hc, cover by Harry O. Morris) [Shara Farris] Vigilante crime/horror novel with supernatural elements, sequel to Hungry Eyes. Afterword by Richard Christian Matheson; an author’s afterword discusses Hoffman’s plans for the character Shara. This is a signed edition; a deluxe limited edition with an exclusive afterword by Richard Chizmar was announced but not seen. Gauntlet, 309 Powell Rd., Dept L, Springfield PA 19064; credit card orders: 610-328-5476. Add $5.00 postage.

Hungry Eyes Barry Hoffman (Leisure 0-8439-4449-8, Nov ’98 [Oct ’98], $4.99, 267pp, pb) [Shara Farris] Reprint (Gauntlet Press 1997) associational non-supernatural horror novel. A Stoker Award nominee.

The Silent Strength of Stones Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Avon Eos 0-380-77760-6, Oct ’98 [Sep ’98], $5.99, 244pp, pb) Reissue (AvoNova 1995) dark fantasy novel. Second printing.

Bug Park James P. Hogan (Baen 0-671-87874-3, May ’98 [Apr ’98], $6.99, 405pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) Reprint (Baen 1997) SF novel.

Mind Matters James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41240-0, Mar ’98, $25.00, 381pp, hc) Associational non-fiction about artificial intelligence.

Star Child James P. Hogan (Baen 0-671-87878-6, Jun ’98 [May ’98], $5.99, 269pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) SF novel. Mechanical minds on a spaceship, speculating on the origins of machinekind, decide to create humans from obsolete data they uncover.

The Things with Wings Gregory J. Holch (Scholastic 0-590-93501-1, May ’98 [Jul ’98], $15.95, 227pp, hc, cover by Josh Gosfield) Young-adult fantasy novel. Strange things begin to happen when the Emerald Rainbow butterflies return to the town of Angel Falls. A first novel.

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: The Angel Chronicles, Vol. 1 Nancy Holder (Pocket Archway 0-671-02133-8, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], $4.50, pb) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Young-adult collection/novelization of three episodes of the TV show based on the movie. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.

Gambler’s Star, Book One: The Six Families Nancy Holder (Avon Eos 0-380-79312-1, Oct ’98 [Sep ’98], $5.99, 338pp, pb) [Gambler’s Star] SF novel, first in a series. A mob war threatens Moonbase Vegas when a rich Earthsider tries to start a new casino.

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Spying Eyes Nancy Holder (Pocket Archway 0-671-02118-4, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], $4.50, 145pp, pb) [Sabrina, the Teenage Witch] Young-adult novelization, 14th in the series based on the TV show based on the Archie Comic. Copyrighted by Viacom Productions.

Lord of the Dead Tom Holland (Pocket 0-671-02411-6, Jun ’98 [May ’98], $14.00, 325pp, tp, cover by Simon Marsden) [Vampyre] Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1995 as The Vampyre) literary vampire novel about the poet Lord Byron.

Slave of My Thirst Tom Holland (SFBC #17528, Feb ’98 [Jan ’98], $11.50, 421pp, hc, cover by Richard Newton) [Vampyre] Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1996 as Supping with Panthers) literary vampire novel, sequel to Lord of the Dead/The Vampyre. This is similar to the Pocket edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Slave of My Thirst Tom Holland (Pocket 0-671-54053-X, Jun ’98 [May ’98], $14.00, 421pp, tp, cover by Richard Newton) [Vampyre] Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1996 as Supping with Panthers) literary vampire novel, sequel to Lord of the Dead/The Vampyre.

Ungrateful Dead Gary L. Holleman (Leisure 0-8439-4472-2, Jan ’99 [Dec ’98], $5.99, 395pp, pb) Contemporary horror novel of a woman possessed by her mother’s ghost and an ancient Druid curse.

Blow Job Stewart Home (Serpent’s Tail 1-85242-548-2, May ’98 [Oct ’98], $12.99, 264pp, tp) Satirical near-future SF novel of try-anything bisexuals loose in a London torn by the terrorism of the No Future Party, the Anglo-Saxon movement, the Church of Adolf Hitler, and others. This appears to be the 1997 UK edition, not previously listed.

Scales of Justice Daniel Hood (Ace 0-441-00515-2, Mar ’98 [Feb ’98], $5.50, 297pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Liam Rhenford] Fantasy mystery, fourth in the series featuring magical investigator Liam Rhenford and the dragon Fanuilh.

Demon Knight Ken Hood (HarperPrism 0-06-105759-2, Jun ’98 [May ’98], $5.99, 434pp, pb, cover by Donato Giancola) [Years of Longdirk] Historical fantasy novel, third in the series “The Years of Longdirk”. Tobias Longdirk must unite the city-states of Italy to fight invading hordes. Hood is a pseudonym for Dave Duncan.

C.S. Lewis: A Companion and Guide Walter Hooper (HarperSanFrancisco 0-06-063880-X, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], $28.00, 940pp, tp) Reprint (HarperSanFrancisco 1996) nonfiction guide to Lewis’s life and works. [C. S. Lewis]

Fandom Directory No. 18 Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandata Publications 0-933215-18-5, Mar ’98, $19.95, 560pp, tp, cover by James Wappel) Non-fiction, reference. Directory of fans (comics, media, SF, etc.), fan publications, conventions, retail stores, fan clubs and genre research libraries. There are also alphabetical and zip code order general listings. Order from Fandata Publications, 7614 Cervantes Ct., Springfield VA 22153; add $4.00 postage.

Brown Girl in the Ring Nalo Hopkinson (Warner Aspect, Jul ’98 [Jun ’98], tp) Near-future SF novel set in Toronto’s inner city. Winner of the Warner Aspect First Novel Contest.

The Gothic World of Anne Rice ed. Gary Hoppenstand & Ray B. Browne (Bowling Green University Popular Press 0-87972-708-X, Aug ’96 [May ’98], $19.95, 261pp, hc) Critical, non-fiction collection of 14 essays, plus the editors’ introduction, about the supernatural works of Anne Rice. Authors include Gary Hoppenstand and Katherine Ramsland. A hardcover edition (-707-1, $45.95) was announced but not seen. This is copyrighted 1996, but not seen until now.

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