The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Web: Sorceress Maggie Furey (Orion/Dolphin 1-85881-551-7, Feb ’98, £3.50, 98pp, pb, cover by Fangorn) [Web] Young-adult SF novella set in the worldwide Virtual Reality Web of 2027. Last in a series of six linked stories, each written by a different author. A hardcover edition was apparently cancelled.

The Web: Spindrift Maggie Furey (Orion/Dolphin 1-85881-647-5, Nov ’98 [Dec ’98], £3.50, 117pp, pb, cover by Fangorn) [Web] Young-adult SF novella. Book #10 in the series.

Millennium: Gehenna Lewis Gannett (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648338-0, Jan ’98 [Dec ’97], £5.99, 220pp, pb) [Millennium] Novelization of an episode from the TV series. Simultaneous with US (HarperPrism) edition.

Don’t Mess with Angels Susan Gates (Walker UK 0-7445-5490-X, 1997 [Mar ’98], £3.99, 111pp, pb, cover by Angelo Rinaldi) Young-adult fantasy novel. Published in 1997 but not seen until now.

Ella Uri Geller (Headline 0-7472-7643-9, May ’98, £9.99, 343pp, tp) Novel of girl with psychic powers.

Echoes of the Great Song David Gemmell (Corgi 0-552-14255-7, Sep ’98 [Jul ’98], £5.99, 446pp, pb, cover by John Howe) Reprint (Bantam UK 1997) fantasy novel.

The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend David Gemmell (Orbit 1-85723-680-7, Oct ’98 [Dec ’98], £5.99, 346pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Drenai; Druss the Legend] Reprint (Legend 1993) fantasy novel. In the “Druss the Legend” sequence of the “Drenai” novels.

The King Beyond the Gate David Gemmell (Orbit 1-85723-665-3, Oct ’98 [Dec ’98], £5.99, 419pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Drenai] Reprint (Century 1985) fantasy novel. A “Drenai” novel.

Legend David Gemmell (Orbit 1-85723-681-5, Oct ’98 [Dec ’98], £5.99, 432pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Drenai] Reprint (Century 1984) fantasy novel. A “Drenai” novel.

Quest for Lost Heroes David Gemmell (Orbit 1-85723-671-8, Oct ’98 [Dec ’98], £5.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Drenai] Reprint (Legend 1990) fantasy novel. A “Drenai” novel.

Sword in the Storm David Gemmell (Bantam UK 0-593-03718-9, Sep ’98 [Aug ’98], £16.99, 364pp, hc, cover by John Howe) [Rigante] Fantasy novel. Book One in the “Rigante” series.

Waylander David Gemmell (Orbit 1-85723-621-1, Oct ’98 [Dec ’98], £5.99, 384pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Drenai; Waylander] Reprint (Arrow 1986) fantasy novel. A “Drenai” novel.

Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf David Gemmell (Orbit 1-85723-581-9, Oct ’98 [Dec ’98], £5.99, 323pp, pb, cover by Bob Warner) [Drenai; Waylander] Reprint (Legend 1992) fantasy novel. A “Drenai” novel.

Blueprint for a Prophet Carl Gibeily (Black Swan 0-552-99731-5, Jun ’98 [May ’98], £6.99, 383pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday UK 1997) literary fantasy/SF novel of angels, extra-terrestrial communication, time theory, ancient myth and interracial romance, set against the Middle-East conflict. The original hardcover was not seen.

Blood of the Fold Terry Goodkind (Orion/Millennium 0-75280-666-1, Oct ’98, £6.99, 698pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Sword of Truth] Reissue (Tor 1996) fantasy novel. Book Three of “The Sword of Truth”. Second printing.

Stone of Tears Terry Goodkind (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-305-X, Oct ’98, £6.99, 1056pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reissue (Tor 1995) fantasy novel. Book Two of “The Sword of Truth”. Third printing.

Temple of the Winds Terry Goodkind (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-550-8, Jun ’98, £11.99, 528pp, tp, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 1997) fantasy novel. Book four of “The Sword of Truth”.

Temple of the Winds Terry Goodkind (Orion/Millennium 0-75281-678-0, Oct ’98, £6.99, 786pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 1997) fantasy novel. Book Four of “The Sword of Truth”.

Wizard’s First Rule Terry Goodkind (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-235-5, Oct ’98, £6.99, 774pp, pb, cover by Doug Beekman) [Sword of Truth] Reissue (Millennium 1994) fantasy novel. Book One of “The Sword of Truth”. Fourth printing.

Queen City Jazz Kathleen Ann Goonan (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648317-8, Dec ’98 [Nov ’98], £5.99, 465pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Nanotech Cycle] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel of a future made apocalyptic by nanotechnology. [First U.K. edition]

Changeling Frances Gordon (Headline 0-7472-1992-3, Jan ’98, £17.99, 279pp, hc) Dark fantasy novel of music and myth, based on “Rumpelstiltskin”.

Sextro Ray Gordon (NEL 0-340-68482-8, Nov ’97 [Jan ’98], £5.99, 346pp, pb) Explicitly sexual and erotic SF/fantasy novel. A UFO investigator is given telepathic powers of control by aliens.

The Silver Scream Ed Gorman (Headline 0-7472-5327-7, Aug ’98 [Sep ’98], £5.99, 310pp, pb) Reprint (Headline 1998) associational novel.

A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman ed. Val Gough & Jill Rudd (Liverpool University Press 0-85323-601-1, Nov ’98 [Dec ’98], £15.95, x+188pp, tp) Collection of critical essays on the author of Herland and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’. A hardcover edition (-591-0, £32.00) was announced but not seen. [Charlotte Perkins Gilman]

Fallen Dewey Gram (Penguin UK 0-14-026938-X, Mar ’98 [Apr ’98], £5.99, 255pp, pb) Reprint (Signet 1998) movie novelization about a demon inside an executed serial killer. [First U.K. edition]

Ice Mage Julia Gray (Orbit 1-85723-689-0, Dec ’98, £6.99, 535pp, pb, cover by Mick Van Houten) [Ice Mage] Fantasy novel. Young rebels using lost magic arts are the only defence against the combined menaces of volcanoes, pirates, dragons, and the evil beneath them all. Gray is the pseudonym of an author who “has sold over 300,000 copies”.

Furnace Muriel Gray (HarperCollins UK 0-00-649640-7, Sep ’98, £5.99, 338pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday; HarperCollins UK 1997) supernatural mystery/horror novel.

Deathstalker Honour Simon R. Green (Gollancz/Vista 0-575-60178-7, Jun ’98, £5.99, 621pp, pb, cover by Peter Mennim) [Deathstalker] SF novel. Book 4 in the “Deathstalker” series.

Deathstalker Prelude Simon R. Green (Gollancz/Vista 0-575-60330-5, Nov ’98, £6.99, 542pp, pb, cover by Peter Mennim) [Twilight of Empire] Reprint (Penguin/Roc 1997 as Twilight of the Empire) SF omnibus of three “Empire” novels: Mistworld (1992), Hellworld (1993) and Ghostworld (1993). Hellworld is copyrighted 1995, suggesting the Gollancz first UK edition was revised. [First U.K. edition]

Mother of Plenty Colin Greenland (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-649907-4, Jul ’98, £5.99, 451pp, pb) [Tabitha Jute] Reprint (Avon Eos 1998) SF novel. Last in the “Tabitha Jute” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

The Dreaming Pool Gary Greenwood (RazorBlade Press 0-9531468-7-1, Oct ’98, £4.99, 136pp, tp, cover by Chris Nurse) Dark fantasy thriller, with an introduction by Simon Clark. Jack Bradley learns that the dreaming pool of his childhood has hidden depths. Available from Turnaround, Unit 3, Olympia Trading Estate, Coburg Road, Wood Green, London N22 6TZ.

Lucifer’s Dragon Jon Courtenay Grimwood (NEL 0-340-67473-3, Jan ’98, £6.99, 377pp, tp, cover by Gary Marsh) SF novel.

Psylicon Beach Philip Gross (Scholastic Press 0-590-19808-4, Jun ’98, £5.99, 184pp, tp, cover by Black Sheep) Young-adult SF novel set in a virtual playground that becomes a deadly nightmare.

Attila’s Treasure Stephan Grundy (Penguin 0-14-024489-1, 1997 [Feb ’98], £6.99, 549pp, pb, cover by Mike Posen) [Rhinegold] Reprint (Michael Joseph 1996) historical fantasy novel based on the myth-cycles of Northern Europe.

The Merlin Mystery: The Secret Lies Inside Jonathan Gunson & Marten Coombe (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224675-9, Sep ’98, £12.99, 48pp, hc) Illustrated fantasy novella based on the Merlin & Nimue legend. A treasure-hunt clue book published simultaneously throughout the world.

Ayesha H. Rider Haggard (Pulp Fictions UK 1-902058-04-6, Sep ’98 [Oct ’98], £4.99, xvi+301pp, tp, cover by Wiley Dunsmore) [She] Reprint (Ward, Lock 1905) classic fantasy novel, sequel to She. Includes an introduction by David Pringle, reprinted from Interzone.

The People of the Mist H. Rider Haggard (Pulp Fictions UK 1-902058-00-3, Mar ’98 [Oct ’98], £4.99, 343pp, tp, cover by Tania Lomas) Reprint (Longmans Green 1894) classic lost-race novel set in Africa.

She H. Rider Haggard (Pulp Fictions UK 1-902058-03-8, Sep ’98 [Oct ’98], £4.99, xvi+246pp, tp, cover by Wiley Dunsmore) [She] Reprint (Harper 1886) classic fantasy novel.

She and Allan H. Rider Haggard (Pulp Fictions UK 1-902058-05-4, Sep ’98 [Oct ’98], £4.99, xvi+290pp, tp, cover by Wiley Dunsmore) [She; Allan Quatermain] Reprint (Longmans Green 1921) classic fantasy novel. Part of the “She” series, also in the “Allan Quatermain” series. Includes an introduction by David Pringle, reprinted from Interzone.

When the World Shook H. Rider Haggard (Pulp Fictions UK 1-902058-07-0, Nov ’98, £4.99, xx+272pp, tp, cover by Wiley Dunsmore) Reprint (Cassell 1919) SF/fantasy novel of a fight against the world’s death. Includes an introduction by David Pringle, reprinted from Interzone.

Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy ed. Peter Haining (Souvenir Press 0-285-63450-X, Sep ’98, £16.99, 252pp, hc, cover by Josh Kirby) Anthology of 24 comic fantasy, historical and crime stories, one an original story by Stan McMurtry. Other authors include Terry Pratchett, Mervyn Peake, Philip K. Dick, Jerome K. Jerome, Evan Hunter, and Ray Bradbury.

The Mammoth Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories ed. Peter Haining (Robinson 1-85487-536-1, Oct ’98, £6.99, 482pp, tp) Anthology of 30 stories, including an original by Haining. Authors include Doyle, James, Kuttner, Steinbeck, Wells, and Wodehouse.

Time Travelers: Fiction in the Fourth Dimension ed. Peter Haining (Barnes & Noble 0-7607-0914-9, 1998, no price, 288pp, hc, cover by Steve Pidan) Reprint (Souvenir Press 1997 as Timescapes: Stories of Time Travel) SF anthology.

The Dedalus Book of French Horror: The 19th Century ed. Terry Hale (Dedalus 1-873982-87-9, Jul ’98, £9.99, 361pp, tp, cover by David Smith) Anthology of 24 stories newly translated by Terry Hale and Liz Heron.

Dragonsbane Barbara Hambly (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-823343-8, Aug ’98, £5.99, 292pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Winterlands] Reprint (Del Rey 1986) fantasy novel.

Icefalcon’s Quest Barbara Hambly (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648303-8, Nov ’98 [Oct ’98], £5.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Kevin Jenkins) [Darwath] Reprint (Del Rey 1998) fantasy novel, sequel to Mother of Winter, a follow-up to the “Darwath” Trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Star Wars: Planet of Twilight Barbara Hambly (Bantam UK 0-553-50529-7, May ’98, £5.99, 389pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam Spectra; Bantam UK 1997) novelisation based on the films.

The Neutronium Alchemist Peter F. Hamilton (Macmillan UK 0-333-72244-2, Mar ’98, £10.99, 999pp, tp) [Night’s Dawn] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1997) SF novel. Book Two of the “Night’s Dawn” trilogy after The Reality Dysfunction.

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