The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Assassin Shaun Hutson (Star 0-352-32307-8, Oct ’89, £3.50, 320pp, pb) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1988) horror novel.

Nemesis Shaun Hutson (W.H. Allen 0-491-03574-8, Oct ’89, £11.95, 349pp, hc) Horror novel.

The Skull Shaun Hutson (Leisure 0-8439-2782-8, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 324pp, pb) Horror novel about a skull that comes to life. First American edition (UK 1982).

Crestwood Heights Christopher Hyde (Simon & Schuster UK 0-671-69942-3, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], £11.95, 310pp, hc, cover by David Knapp) Reprint (Avon 1988) near-future thriller about a new township with all the modern amenities - and much more! [First U.K. edition]

Crestwood Heights Christopher Hyde (Headline 0-7472-3201-6, Dec ’89, £4.50, 505pp, pb) Reprint (Avon 1988) sf/horror novel.

Egypt Green Christopher Hyde (Simon & Schuster UK 0-671-69943-1, Oct ’89, £12.95, 274pp, hc, cover by Nick Spender) Near-future techo-thriller.

Jericho Falls Christopher Hyde (Headline 0-7472-3191-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], £3.99, 501pp, pb) Reprint (Avon 1986) thriller about a super-virus.

Shadowlight Jackie Hyman (DAW 0-88677-397-0, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.50, 236pp, pb, cover by Iain McCaig) Fantasy novel of a conflict between master magicians.

The Big Lifters Dean Ing (Tor 0-812-54104-9, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $3.95, 243pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1988) high-tech sf thriller.

The Ransom of Black Stealth One Dean Ing (St. Martin’s 0-312-03472-5, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $18.95, 311pp, hc) Associational; a technothriller with some sf elements by an sf writer.

The End of Tragedy Rachel Ingalls (Simon & Schuster 0-671-66037-3, Jan ’89, $16.95, 191pp, hc) Collection of four novellas, at least three are fantasy. First American edition (Faber & Faber 1987).

Alien Salute Charles Ingrid (DAW 0-88677-329-6, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 252pp, pb) [Sand Wars] Sf adventure novel. Book Four in the “Sand Wars” series.

The Marked Man Charles Ingrid (DAW 0-88677-396-2, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 253pp, pb, cover by J. K. Potter) [Marked Man] Post-ecological disaster sf adventure novel of the conflict between human survivors and murderous mutants.

Sand Wars #1: Solar Kill Charles Ingrid (DAW 0-88677-209-5, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 301pp, pb) [Sand Wars] Reissue (DAW 1987) sf adventure novel; fourth printing.

Sand Wars #2: Lasertown Blues Charles Ingrid (DAW 0-88677-260-5, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 286pp, pb) [Sand Wars] Reissue (DAW 1988) sf adventure novel; fourth printing.

Sand Wars #3: Celestial Hit List Charles Ingrid (DAW 0-88677-306-7, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 285pp, pb) [Sand Wars] Reissue (DAW 1988) sf adventure novel; thrid printing.

Sand Wars #5: Return Fire Charles Ingrid (DAW 0-88677-363-6, Aug ’89 [Jul ’89], $3.95, 252pp, pb) [Sand Wars] Sf adventure novel.

Spaceboy at Burlap Hall Virginia Ironside (Walker 0-7445-1248-4, Nov ’89, £8.95, 195pp, hc, cover by Mick Brownfield) [Burlap Hall] Humorous young-adult sf novel. Sequel to Vampire Master.

Vampire Master Virginia Ironside (Walker 0-7445-0840-1, Apr ’89, £1.99, 176pp, pb) [Burlap Hall] Reprint (Walker 1987) young-adult horror spoof.

The Burlesque of Frankenstein George Isaacs (Graham Stone 0-7316-6579-1, Nov ’89, no price, 30pp, hc) [Frankenstein] A mid-19th-century Australian play, a humorous version of Frankenstein in rhymed verse, with songs. Originally published in an 1865 Australian collection, this is its first solo publication.

The Trolltooth Wars Steve Jackson (Puffin 0-14-032482-8, Apr ’89, £2.99, 294pp, pb, cover by Chris Achilleos) Fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Fighting Fantasy Novels” series.

East of Samarinda Carl Jacobi (The Popular Press 0-87972-442-0, May ’89 [Jun ’89], $16.95, 229pp, tp) Collection of 21 pulp adventure stories, including some fantasy, with a preface by Jacobi and an introduction by R. Dixon Smith. The stories are printed facsimiles of the original magazine appearances. Also announced in cloth (-441-2, $33.95); not seen.

Born Into Light Paul Samuel Jacobs (Scholastic 0-590-40622-1, Jun ’89 [Jul ’89], $2.75, 149pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic 1988) young-adult sf novel about extraterrestrial feral children.

Mattimeo Brian Jacques (Hutchinson 0-09-173898-9, Oct ’89, £9.95, 446pp, hc, cover by Douglas Hall) [Redwall] Young-adult animal fantasy novel. Volume three in the “Redwall” trilogy.

Mossflower Brian Jacques (Beaver 0-09-955400-3, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], £3.50, 431pp, pb) [Redwall] Reprint (Hutchinson 1988) young-adult fantasy novel. Prequel to Redwall.

The Arkham House Companion Sheldon Jaffery (Starmont House 1-55742-004-1, 1989 [Dec ’89], $22.95, 184pp, tp, cover by Stephen Fabian) Non-fiction; reference. A guide to Arkham House publications, this includes the contents of each book. This is a revised version of Horrors and Unpleasantries (The Popular Press 1982).

The Devilgod in the Empire of the Universal Master Collins Jallim (The Book Guild 0-86332-316-2, Jul ’89 [Aug ’89], £10.50, 159pp, hc, cover by Judy Deykin) [Devilgod] Sf/occult novel. Sequel to The Devilgod.

Long Night Dance Betsy James (Dutton 0-525-44485-8, Aug ’89 [Sep ’89], $13.95, 170pp, hc) [Seeker Chronicles] Young-adult fantasy novel. A young woman in a primitive culture rescues a young man who turns out to be a selkie.

Night Glow Martin James (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-202-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 320pp, pb) Horror novel. A man’s homicidal dreams become reality.

Dreamer Peter James (Gollancz 0-575-04310-5, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £11.95, 319pp, hc, cover by Pinsharp) Horror novel about a woman whose nightmares have an unfortunate tendency to come true.

Possession Peter James (Sphere 0-7474-0336-8, Jun ’89 [Apr ’89], £3.50, 290pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1988) horror/occult novel.

Possession Peter James (Dell 0-440-20463-1, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $4.50, 305pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1988) horror novel of possession.

Finn Family Moomintroll Tove Jansson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-32328-3, Oct ’89 [Nov ’89], $12.95, 170pp, hc, cover by Tove Jansson) [Moomintroll] Reprint (Benn 1950) children’s fantasy novel, with illustrations by the author. First book in the “Moomintroll” series.

Ollie and the Bogle Julia Jarman (Puffin 0-14-032879-3, Oct ’89, £1.99, 128pp, pb, cover by Bruce Hogarth) Reprint (Andersen Pres 1987) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Crystal Prison Robin Jarvis (Macdonald Young Books UK 0-361-08575-3, Oct ’89, £3.50, 261pp, tp, cover by Robin Jarvis) [Deptford Mice] Young-adult fantasy novel. Volume two in the “Deptford Mice” series. Also available in hardcover (-08574-5, £8.99).

The Dark Portal Robin Jarvis (Purnell 0-361-08549-4, Apr ’89 [May ’89], £2.99, 243pp, tp) [Deptford Mice] Young-adult fantasy/horror novel. Volume One in the “Deptford Mice” series. Also available in hardcover (-08548-6, £8.99).

Glitterspike Hall Mike Jefferies (Fontana 0-00-617664-X, Oct ’89, £6.99, 413pp, tp) [Heirs to Gnarlsmyre] Fantasy novel. Volume one in “The Heirs to Gnarlsmyre”.

Secret Orders H. Paul Jeffers (Zebra 0-8217-2787-7, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 352pp, pb) Occult thriller with “secret societies and occult terror born in the Nazi death camps.”

The Sacred Night Tahar Ben Jelloun (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-179150-3, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $18.95, 178pp, hc) [Sandchild] Morroccan surrealistic fantasy novel. Translated by Alan Sheridan from the French (Editions du Seuil 1987 as La nuit sacree). Sequel to The Sandchild and winner of the 1987 Prix Goncourt.

Hold Down a Shadow Geoffrey Jenkins (Collins 0-00-223379-7, Jan ’89 [Mar ’89], £11.95, 309pp, hc, cover by David O’Connor) Near-future thriller.

Death Stone Ruby Jean Jensen (Zebra 0-8217-2785-0, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.95, 315pp, pb) Horror novel about a cursed ring.

Pendulum Ruby Jean Jensen (Zebra 0-8217-2621-8, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 349pp, pb) Horror novel. A little girl’s pendulum predicts horror and death.

Vampire Child Ruby Jean Jensen (Zebra 0-8217-2867-9, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], $3.95, 285pp, pb) Horror novel of a 13 year-old vampire.

A Living Soul P. C. Jersild (Dufour/Norvik Press 1-870041-09-7, Jun ’89, $16.95, 211pp, tp) Literary dystopian sf novel from the viewpoint of a naked one-eyed brain floating in an aquarium of nutritious liquid. Translated by Rika Lesser from En levende själ (Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Förlag AB, 1980). This is actually the 1988 Norvik British edition with a Dufour cancel sticker on the title page.

Death Arms K. W. Jeter (Grafton 0-586-20189-0, Jan ’89, £2.99, 239pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) [Dr. Adder] Reprint (Morrigan 1987) sf novel. Third in the thematic trilogy that included Dr. Adder and The Glass Hammer.

Death Arms K. W. Jeter (St. Martin’s 0-312-03321-4, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $14.95, 183pp, hc) [Dr. Adder] Sf novel, third book in the “thematic trilogy” begun in Dr. Adder and The Glass Hammer. First American edition (Morrigan 1987).

Dr. Adder K. W. Jeter (NAL Signet 0-451-16485-7, Nov ’89, $3.95, 237pp, pb) [Dr. Adder] Reissue (Bluejay 1984) sf novel; third printing.

Farewell Horizontal K. W. Jeter (St. Martin’s 0-312-02574-2, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $16.95, 249pp, hc) Sf novel. Far future sf noir with a spectacular setting.

Farewell Horizontal K. W. Jeter (SFBC #15198, Sep ’89 [Dec ’89], $6.98, hc, cover by Bryn Barnard) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1989) sf novel.

Farewell Horizontal K. W. Jeter (NAL Signet 0-451-16278-1, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 237pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1989) far-future sf noir novel.

The Glass Hammer K. W. Jeter (NAL Signet 0-451-16486-5, Nov ’89, $3.95, 252pp, pb) [Dr. Adder] Reissue (Bluejay 1985) sf novel; third printing.

In the Land of the Dead K. W. Jeter (Morrigan 1-870338-50-2, Jan ’89 [Feb ’89], £11.95, 204pp, hc, cover by Ferret) Gothic horror novel. Limited to 710 copies.

In the Land of the Dead K. W. Jeter (Morrigan 1-870338-55-3, Jan ’89 [Feb ’89], £40.00, 215pp, hc, cover by Ferret) Special edition of the above, including articles by Ramsey Campbell and Charles de Lint, and signed by all the contributors. Limited to 300 copies.

In the Land of the Dead K. W. Jeter (NAL Onyx 0-451-40125-5, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 285pp, pb) Horror novel set during the depression. First American edition (Morrigan 1989)

Morlock Night K. W. Jeter (Grafton 0-586-20438-5, May ’89, £2.99, 190pp, pb, cover by David O’Connor) [Time Machine] Reprint (DAW 1979) sf novel, a sequel to H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. [First U.K. edition]

The Night Man K. W. Jeter (NAL Onyx 0-451-40179-4, Jan ’90, $3.95, 283pp, pb) Horror novel. A weak and shy boy creates a powerful killer to revenge himself on his tormenters. Hard-edged and believable. Recommended (SW).

Pieces of Eight Charles Johnson (Discovery Press 0-944770-00-2, Jan ’89 [Mar ’89], $9.95, 110pp, hc) [Footprints in Time] Children’s time-travel fantasy with Blackbeard the pirate. First book in the “Footprints in Time” series.

Habu James B. Johnson (DAW 0-88677-350-4, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 315pp, pb) Sf novel about a longevity treatment that removes all physical and psychological “defects.”

Worlds of the Federation Shane Johnson (Pocket 0-671-66989-3, Sep ’89 [Dec ’89], $11.95, 155pp, tp, cover by Don Ivan Punchatz) [Star Trek] Art, Star Trek reference. A guide to the member worlds of the United Federation of Planets, with illustrations by the author.

Worlds of the Federation Shane Johnson (Titan 1-85286-215-7, Oct ’89, £8.95, 161pp, tp) [Star Trek] Art, Star Trek reference. Simultaneous with the US (Pocket) edition.

Carnival William W. Johnstone (Zebra 0-8217-2576-9, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.95, 352pp, pb) Horror novel: A carnival plays havoc in a small Nebraska town.

Cat’s Eye William W. Johnstone (Zebra 0-8217-2838-5, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 397pp, pb) Horror novel of a demon stalking a romance writer.

Trapped in the Ashes William W. Johnstone (Zebra 0-8217-2626-9, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 317pp, pb) [Ashes] Post-holocaust military sf novel, tenth “Ashes” book.

Souls of the Universe D. J. Jones (Merlin 0-86303-418-7, 1988 [Mar ’89], £2.95, 62pp, tp) Original sf/fantasy collection.

Winter Palace Dennis Jones (Arrow 0-09-961900-8, Sep ’89, £3.50, 348pp, pb) Reprint (Muller 1988) near-future sf thriller.

Charmed Life Diana Wynne Jones (Knopf 0-394-82032-0, Oct ’89 [Sep ’89], $2.95, 218pp, tp) [Chrestomanci] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1977) young-adult fantasy.

Howl’s Moving Castle Diana Wynne Jones (Ace 0-441-34664-2, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $3.50, 212pp, pb) [Wizard’s Castle] Reprint (Greenwillow 1986) humorous young-adult fantasy novel.

The Lives of Christopher Chant Diana Wynne Jones (Mammoth 0-7497-0033-5, Sep ’89 [Oct ’89], £2.50, 252pp, pb) [Chrestomanci] Reprint (Greenwillow 1988) young-adult fantasy novel.

Power of Three Diana Wynne Jones (Beaver 0-09-963620-4, Feb ’89, £1.99, 272pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1976) young-adult fantasy novel.

A Tale of Time City Diana Wynne Jones (Knopf Bullseye 0-394-82030-4, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 279pp, tp) Reprint (Greenwillow 1987) young-adult time-travel sf novel set in the far future.

A Tale of Time City Diana Wynne Jones (Teens 0-416-10192-5, Apr ’89, £1.99, 285pp, pb, cover by Alun Hood) Reprint (Greenwillow 1987) young-adult sf novel.

Warlock at the Wheel and Other Stories Diana Wynne Jones (Beaver 0-09-965090-8, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], £2.50, 176pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1984) young-adult fantasy collection.

Hidden Turnings ed. Diana Wynne Jones (Methuen 0-416-11272-2, Feb ’89, £8.95, 183pp, hc, cover by Anthony Branch) Original young-adult fantasy anthology including new stories by Tanith Lee, Roger Zelazny, Garry Kilworth and Terry Pratchett, among others.

Divine Endurance Gwyneth Jones (Tor 0-812-54281-9, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $3.95, 232pp, pb) [Divine Endurance] Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1984) far-future sf novel.

Amityville: The Horror Returns John G. Jones (Tudor 0-944276-52-0, Jul ’89 [Aug ’89], $4.95, 280pp, pb) [Amityville] Horror novel in the “Amityville” series.

Fantasy Tales [v10 # 2, 1989] ed. Stephen Jones & David Sutton (Robinson 1-85487-004-1, May ’89, £0.99, 103pp, tp) Fantasy magazine/original anthology.

Fantasy Tales [v11 # 3, 1989] ed. Stephen Jones & David Sutton (Robinson 1-85487-039-4, Oct ’89, £0.99, 98pp, tp, cover by Angus McKie)

Metrophage Richard Kadrey (Gollancz 0-575-04498-5, Jul ’89, £3.50, 240pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1988) sf novel.

Star Trek: Uhura’s Song Janet Kagan (Pocket 0-671-65227-3, Jan ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 373pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Pocket 1985) sf novelization. Fourth printing. Number 21 in the series.

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