The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Cold Sea Rising Richard Moran (Arbor House 0-87795-755-X, Feb ’86, $16.95, 352pp, hc) Near-future disaster novel. “Only three people stand between the cataclysmic flooding of the oceans and the safety of mankind.” The jacket says “this is fiction based on science, not science fiction.”

Albion! Albion! Dick Morland (Faber 0-571-13997-3, Sep ’86, £3.95, 221pp, pb) Reissue (Faber 1974) near-future novel set in a riot-torn England.

No Safe Place Anne Moroz (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20167-3, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $3.50, 323pp, pb) Sf novel of the only survivor of a deep space probe. A first novel.

A Voice for Princess John Morressy (Ace 0-441-84800-1, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.95, 213pp, pb) [Kedrigern] Humorous fantasy novel of a wizard looking for a bride. First of a series. Portions appeared, in somewhat different form, in F&SF.

Last Letters from Hav Jan Morris (Random House 0-394-53262-7, 1985 [Jun ’86], $14.95, 203pp, hc) Collection of letters from the imaginary city of Hav, originally printed in New Gotham magazine. This appeared in 1985, but we did not see it until 1986.

Last Letters from Hav Jan Morris (Penguin 0-14-006729-9, Oct ’86, £2.95, 176pp, tp) Reprint (Random House 1985) collection of travel tales about an imaginary Mediterranean town.

Beyond Sanctuary Janet Morris (Ace 0-441-05635-0, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $2.95, 262pp, pb) [Thieves’ World; Tempus] Reprint (Baen 1985) fantasy novel set in the “Thieves’ World” anthology series, and starring Tempus, the Morris character from the series.

Beyond the Veil Janet Morris (SFBC #05774, May ’86, $4.98, 215pp, hc) [Thieves’ World; Tempus] Reprint (Baen 1985) fantasy novel, #2 in the “Tempus” series, part of the “Thieves’ World” books.

Beyond Wizardwall Janet Morris (Baen 0-671-65544-2, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $15.95, 278pp, hc) [Thieves’ World; Tempus] Fantasy novel set in Thieves’ World, conclusion of the “Tempus” trilogy.

Beyond Wizardwall Janet Morris (SFBC #10136, Sep ’86, $4.98, 220pp, hc) [Thieves’ World; Tempus] Reprint (Baen 1986) fantasy novel, conclusion of a trilogy set in Thieves’ World.

M*E*D*U*S*A* Janet & Chris Morris (Baen 0-671-65573-6, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $3.50, 343pp, pb) Near-future sf thriller of “Star Wars"/SDI defense systems.

Heroes in Hell ed. Janet Morris (Baen 0-671-65555-8, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.50, 274pp, pb) [Heroes in Hell] Original anthology of 7 fantasy stories set in Hell, “the greatest shared universe of all time.”

Rebels in Hell ed. Janet Morris (Baen 0-671-65577-9, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $3.50, 308pp, pb) [Heroes in Hell] Original anthology of 9 fantasy stories set in Hell, second in a series.

Alpha Bug M. E. Morris (Presidio 0-89141-270-0, Oct ’86 [Dec ’86], $14.95, hc) Near-future sf novel of Star Wars technology, bionics, and derring-do.

The Continent of Lies James Morrow (Arrow 0-09-945460-2, Dec ’86, £2.50, 274pp, pb) Reprint (Holt, Rinehart 1984) sf novel.

This Is the Way the World Ends James Morrow (Holt 0-03-008037-1, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $18.95, 319pp, hc) Darkly satiric post-Holocaust sf novel.

This Is the Way the World Ends James Morrow (SFBC #10378, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $5.98, 273pp, hc) Reprint (Holt 1986) satirical post-holocaust sf novel.

The Demon Lord Peter Morwood (Arrow 0-09-948930-9, Sep ’86, £2.95, 304pp, pb) [Book of Years] Reprint (Century 1984) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Drusalan Empire” series.

The Dragon Lord Peter Morwood (Arrow 0-09-948660-1, Sep ’86, £2.95, 318pp, pb) [Book of Years] Fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Drusalan Empire” series.

The Horse Lord Peter Morwood (Arrow 0-09-948920-1, Sep ’86, £2.95, 254pp, pb) [Book of Years] Reprint (Century 1983) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Drusalan Empire” series.

The Horse Lord Peter Morwood (Century 0-7126-9550-8, Oct ’86, £9.95, 254pp, hc) [Book of Years] Reissue (Century 1983) fantasy novel, part of a series.

The Horse Lord Peter Morwood (DAW 0-88677-178-1, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $3.50, 268pp, pb) [Book of Years] Heroic fantasy novel, first in the “Book of the Years” tetralogy. First American edition (Century 1983).

Game of the Pink Pagoda Roger Moss (Collins 0-00-222979-X, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £10.95, 256pp, hc) Murder mystery/fantasy novel.

Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination Tom Moylan (University Paperbacks 0-416-00022-3, Nov ’86, £7.95, 242pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen US 1986); non-fiction, critical study of The Female Man, The Dispossessed, Woman on the Edge of Time, and Triton.

Jernigan’s Egg Richard Mueller (Bluejay 0-312-94246-X, Apr ’86 [Jun ’86], $9.95, 341pp, pb) Sf novel with elements of heroic fantasy.

The Falling Woman Pat Murphy (Tor 0-312-93230-8, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $14.95, 287pp, hc) Fantasy/horror novel of an archaeologist, her daughter, and ancient Mayan magic.

The Story So Far David Nathan (Grafton 0-586-06668-3, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £2.50, 208pp, pb) Satiric sf novel.

Doctor Who: The Companions John Nathan-Turner (Piccadilly 0-946826-62-5, Oct ’86, £7.95, 48pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Reference book associated with the tv series.

Doctor Who: The Companions John Nathan-Turner (Piccadilly 0-946826-29-3, Oct ’86, £4.95, 48pp, tp) [Doctor Who] Trade paperback edition of the above.

Doctor Who: The Companions John Nathan-Turner (Random House 0-394-88291-1, Oct ’86 [Dec ’86], $7.95, 48pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Non-fiction “illustrated scrapbook” on sidekicks from the tv show; also available in a library edition, -98291-6, $8.99. First American edition (Piccadilly 1986).

Doctor Who: The Tardis Inside Out John Nathan-Turner (Piccadilly Press 0-946826-65-X, Jan ’86, £4.95, 40pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Non-fiction, associational, an “inside view” by the producer of Dr. Who for the last 6 years, with illustrations by Andrew Skilleter.

Pioneering the Space Frontier National Commission on Space (Bantam 0-553-34314-9, May ’86, $14.95, 211pp, pb) Non-fiction and art book. This edition of the report made by the National Commission on Space also has work by sf artists Robert McCall, Ron Miller, and William K. Hartmann, showing possible projects for further space exploration, etc.

Sorcerers Jacob Needleman (Mercury House 0-916515-10-9, Oct ’86, $16.95, 235pp, hc) Novel of stage magic and more fantastic powers; the author is “an internationally known philosopher;” this is his “fiction debut.”

Imp Andrew Neiderman (Arrow 0-09-942480-0, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], £1.95, 314pp, pb) Horror novel of an evil creature.

Love Child Andrew Neiderman (Tor 0-812-52312-1, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $3.95, 319pp, pb) Horror novel of a teenage modern Jekyll and Hyde, “half-human, half-Amazon.”

Night Howl Andrew Neiderman (Pocket 0-671-60634-4, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $3.50, 277pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Book of Dragons E. Nesbit (Dell/Yearling Classics 0-440-40696-X, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $4.95, 160pp, pb) Reprint (Harper 1900) collection of 8 fantasy stories with a new afterword by Anne McCaffrey.

Five Children and It E. Nesbit (Dell/Yearling 0-440-42586-7, Jan ’86 [Apr ’86], $4.95, 208pp, pb) [Psammead] Reprint (Unwin 1902) juvenile fantasy novel, with a new afterword by Lloyd Alexander.

The Last of the Dragons E. Nesbit (Methuen 0-416-96700-0, Oct ’86, £5.95, 32pp, hc) Reprint (from The Book of Dragons, 1900) juvenile fantasy story illustrated by Harald Nordberg.

Leaning in the Wind P. H. Newby (Faber 0-571-14512-4, Dec ’86, £9.95, hc) Novel from a Booker Prize winner, featuring a young girl’s obsession with Shakespeare against a background of paranormal manifestation and African politics.

Guinevere Evermore Sharan Newman (St. Martin’s 0-312-35324-3, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $6.95, 277pp, tp) [Guinevere] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1985) fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Guinevere” trilogy. This has no new copyright date inside; apparently the trade paperback was printed at the same time as the 1985 hardcover, but bound & released in 1986.

Guinevere Evermore Sharan Newman (Futura 0-7088-3088-9, Oct ’86, £2.50, 277pp, pb) [Guinevere] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1985) Arthurian fantasy novel, #3 in the “Guinevere” series.

Guinevere Evermore Sharan Newman (Macdonald 0-356-12464-9, Dec ’86, £10.95, 288pp, hc) [Guinevere] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1985) Arthurian fantasy novel, “Guinevere” #3.

A Walk Out of the World Ruth Nichols (Ace 0-441-87133-X, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $2.75, 138pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace & World 1969) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Snow Spider Jenny Nimmo (Pied Piper 0-416-54530-0, Oct ’86, £5.50, 144pp, hc) [Snow Spider] Juvenile fantasy novel.

Space Clusters Alex Nino (DC Graphic 0-930289-14-5, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], $5.95, unpaginated, pb) Graphic “novel” with artwork by Alex Nino, illustrating a story by Arthur Byron Cover.

Convergent Series Larry Niven (Orbit 0-7088-8062-2, Aug ’86, £2.50, 227pp, pb) Reissue (Ballantine 1979) sf collection.

The Flight of the Horse Larry Niven (Orbit 0-8600-7849-3, Aug ’86, £2.25, 212pp, pb) Reissue (Ballantine 1973) sf/fantasy collection.

Inconstant Moon Larry Niven (Sphere 0-7221-6408-4, Aug ’86, £2.50, 200pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1973) sf collection. Note that this edition contains only seven of the 12 stories in the original hardback edition.

Limits Larry Niven (Futura/Orbit 0-7088-8201-3, Aug ’86, £2.50, 240pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) collection.

Limits Larry Niven (Macdonald 0-356-12731-1, Nov ’86, £9.95, 256pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) collection.

A World Out of Time Larry Niven (Orbit 0-8600-7963-5, Aug ’86, £2.50, 246pp, pb) Reissue (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1976) sf novel.

Footfall Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32344-0, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $4.95, 579pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel of alien invasion. A Hugo nominee.

Footfall Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Sphere 0-7221-6339-8, Sep ’86, £3.95, 700pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel.

The Mote in God’s Eye Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Pocket 0-671-49175-X, 1986 [Apr ’86], $3.95, 560pp, pb) [Mote] Reissue (Simon & Schuster 1974) sf novel. 19th printing.

Oath of Fealty Larry Niven & Jerry E. Pournelle (Pocket 0-671-53227-8, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $3.95, 324pp, pb) Reissue (Simon & Schuster 1981) sf novel. 4th printing.

The Duchess of Kneedeep Atanielle Annyn Noël (Avon 0-380-89917-5, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 170pp, pb) Humorous sf novel, “the fantastic adventures of a beautiful runaway and her faithful robot.”

Logan: A Trilogy William F. Nolan (Maclay & Associates 0-940776-23-5, Oct ’86, $16.95, 384pp, hc) [Logan] Omnibus edition of an sf adventure series. There is also an interesting new introduction which gives the history of the books, movie, and tv series.

Dancer of Gor John Norman (Star 0-352-31851-1, May ’86, £2.95, 479pp, pb) [Gor] Reprint (DAW 1985) sf novel, “Gor” #22.

Players of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-116-1, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.95, 396pp, pb) [Gor] Reissue (DAW 1984) sf novel, “Gor” #20. 5th printing.

Renegades of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-88677-112-9, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.95, 444pp, pb) [Gor] Sf novel, “Gor” #23.

Renegades of Gor John Norman (Star 0-352-31861-9, Aug ’86, £3.50, 444pp, pb) [Gor] Reprint (DAW 1986) sf novel, “Gor” #23.

Eye of the Monster Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-22378-8, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.75, 135pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1962) sf novel. 4th printing.

Flight in Yiktor Andre Norton (Tor 0-312-93245-6, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $14.95, 251pp, hc) [Moonsinger] Sf adventure novel of magic, telepathy, and three quests, sequel to Moon of Three Rings (1966) and Exiles of the Stars (1971). Exiled Moonsinger Maelen returns to Yiktor with companions Krip Vorlund and the gutter-slave Faree, to face her people and the criminal Guild.

Forerunner: The Second Venture Andre Norton (Tor 0-812-54747-0, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.95, 254pp, pb) [Forerunner] Reprint (Tor 1985) sf novel, sequel to Forerunner.

Iron Cage Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-37294-5, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $2.75, 288pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1974) sf novel; 7th printing.

Sorceress of the Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-77558-6, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.75, 280pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1968) fantasy novel in the “Witch World” series; 5th printing of the 1978 reissue. There were also numerous printings between 1968 and 1978.

Three Against the Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-80808-5, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $2.75, 251pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1965) fantasy novel, “Witch World” #4. 13th printing.

Trey of Swords Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-82346-7, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.75, 180pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Grossett & Dunlap 1977) fantasy novel, “Witch World” #7. Seventh printing.

Warlock of the Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-87316-2, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.75, 249pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1967) fantasy novel, “Witch World” #5. 12th printing.

Web of the Witch World Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-87879-2, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $2.75, 190pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1964) fantasy novel, #2 in the “Witch World” series. 13th printing.

Zarsthor’s Bane Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-95493-6, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $2.75, 204pp, pb) [Witch World] Reissue (Ace 1978) fantasy novel, “Witch World” #8; illustrated by Evan Ten-Broeck Steadman. 5th printing.

Star Ka’at Andre Norton & Dorothy Madlee (S&S/Minstrel 0-671-60384-1, Oct ’86, $2.50, 102pp, pb) Reprint (Walker 1976) juvenile sf novel of two kids and super-intelligent alien cats.

Magic in Ithkar 3 ed. Andre Norton & Robert Adams (Tor 0-812-54734-9, Oct ’86, $6.95, 319pp, pb) [Ithkar] Original anthology of 16 fantasy stories, the latest group set in a shared world.

The Borrowers Mary Norton (Lythway Large Print 0-7451-0331-6, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £6.95, 208pp, hc) [Borrowers] Reprint (Dent 1952) juvenile fantasy novel; large print edition.

The Borrowers Mary Norton (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-613600-7, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $3.95, 180pp, pb) [Borrowers] Reissue (Dent 1952) juvenile fantasy novel, first in the classic series, with illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush. 24th printing.

The Borrowers Afield Mary Norton (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-613601-5, Nov ’86, $3.95, 215pp, pb) [Borrowers] Reissue (Harcourt Brace 1955) juvenile fantasy novel. 15th printing.

The Borrowers Afloat Mary Norton (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-613603-1, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $3.95, 191pp, pb) [Borrowers] Reissue (Harcourt Brace 1959) juvenile fantasy novel; 11th printing.

The Borrowers Aloft Mary Norton (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-613604-X, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $3.95, 192pp, pb) [Borrowers] Reissue (Dent 1961) juvenile fantasy novel; 10th printing.

The Borrowers Avenged Mary Norton (HBJ/Voyager 0-15-210531-X, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $4.95, 298pp, pb) [Borrowers] Reissue (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1982) juvenile fantasy novel; 2nd printing.

Final Command Warren C. Norwood (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25554-1, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $2.95, 254pp, pb) [Double Spiral War] Sf novel, conclusion of the “Double Spiral War” trilogy.

Rocket to Limbo Alan E. Nourse (Ace 0-441-73339-5, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $2.95, 185pp, pb) Reprint (McKay 1957) juvenile sf novel.

Star Surgeon Alan E. Nourse (Ace 0-441-78343-0, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.95, 170pp, pb) Reprint (David McKay 1960) young-adult sf novel of a doctor in space.

Trouble on Titan Alan E. Nourse (Ace 0-441-82481-1, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.95, 177pp, pb) Reprint (Winston 1954) sf novel of interstellar sabotage and a deadly secret on Titan.

A Secret Property Ralph Noyes (Quartet 0-7043-2486-5, 1985 [May ’86], $13.95 in U.S., 186pp, hc) Sf novel about alien invasion. This book appeared in Britain last year. It is now available in the U.S. through Salem House. It seems to be the original British edition with an American sticker price.

The Bogeyman Maxine O’Callaghan (Tor 0-812-52350-4, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $3.95, 320pp, pb) Horror novel.

Timeless Passion Constance O’Day-Flannery (Zebra 0-8217-1837-1, Jun ’86, $3.95, 493pp, pb) Time travel/romance novel. The heroine has an accident and wakes up in 19th century Louisiana.

The Journeys of McGill Feighan, Book IV: Cliffs Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. (Berkley 0-425-08387-X, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $2.95, 246pp, pb) Sf novel, latest in a series. Teleporter/Flinger McGill works to save an alien race from plague, against the schemes of the Organization.

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