The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Great Tales of Horror & the Supernatural ed. Bill Pronzini, Barry Malzberg & Martin H. Greenberg (Galahad 0-88365-699-X, 1994 [Aug ’94], $10.98, 597pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1981 as The Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural) anthology of 40 horror stories with an introduction by Stephen King. This abridged version drops one story from the original, and is an instant remainder edition.

The Hunted Kathryn Ptacek (Diamond 1-55773-982-X, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 259pp, pb) Reprint (Walker 1993) associational horror thriller.

My Journey with Aristotle to the Anarchist Utopia Graham Purchase (III Publishing 0-9622937-6-8, Jul ’94, $7.00, 125pp, tp) Anarchist utopian short novel set 1,000 years in the future, about an Australian miner guided into a new world by Aristotle. Available post free from III Publishing, PO Box 1581, Gualala CA 95445.

The Glass Dragon Irene Radford (DAW 0-88677-634-1, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $4.99, 350pp, pb, cover by John Howe) [Dragon Nimbus] Fantasy novel, first in the “Dragon Nimbus” series. A journeyman wizard and a witchwoman try to save their land’s last dragon from an evil magician. A first novel.

Less Than Human Gary Raisor (Overlook Connection Press 0-9633397-0-2, Jul ’94, $29.95, 271pp, hc, cover by Guy Aitchison) Reprint (Diamond 1992) horror novel about two pool-playing vampires who terrorize a town after they are discovered, with a new introduction by Joe R. Lansdale. This is a 1,000-copy edition. A special 300-copy signed edition (-1-0, $200.00), slipcased in a small oak coffin with brass fittings, was announced but not seen. Available from Overlook Connection Press, PO Box 526, Woodstock GA. Please include $2 postage for the coffined edition, $1 for the regular hardcover.

The Anne Rice Trivia Book Katherine Ramsland (Ballantine 0-345-39251-5, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $5.99, 244pp, pb) Non-fiction trivia book full of quizzes on both Rice and her works. [Anne Rice]

The Witches’ Companion Katherine Ramsland (Ballantine 0-345-38947-6, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $29.95, 523pp, hc, cover by Neal McPheeters) [Mayfair Witches] Nonfiction reference guide to Anne Rice’s “Lives of the Mayfair Witches”. Written in cooperation with Anne Rice.

Galactic MI: The Citadel Kevin Randle (Ace 0-441-00056-8, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.50, 188pp, pb, cover by Donato) [Galactic MI] Sf novel, third book of an adventure series about a military/scientific team that goes undercover on alien planets before official First Contact.

ViraVax Bill Ransom (Ace 0-441-00083-5, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $4.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Marvin Mattelson) [ViraVax] Reprint (Ace 1993) sf thriller.

Dragon Star: Book III: Skybowl Melanie Rawn (DAW 0-88677-595-7, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $5.99, 760pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Dragon Star] Reprint (DAW 1993) fantasy novel, third book of the “Dragon Star” series, set in the same world as the “Dragon Prince” series.

Exiles 1: The Ruins of Ambrai Melanie Rawn (DAW 0-88677-619-8, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $20.95, 678pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) [Exiles] Fantasy novel, first in the “Exiles” series. In a world run by women, three sisters are trained separately in opposing schools of magic.

Quantum Leap: Knights of the Morningstar Melanie Rawn (Ace 0-441-00092-4, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $4.99, 212pp, pb, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Quantum Leap] SF novelization, fifth book based on the time-travel TV series.

Ghostly Enchantment Angie Ray (HarperMonogram 0-06-108209-0, Mar ’94 [Feb ’94], $4.50, 295pp, pb, cover by Jeff Barson) Romance/ghost novel of an “irresistible phantom.”

Fred Olen Ray’s Weird Menace ed. Fred Olen Ray (American Independent Press, 1994 [Aug ’94], $12.00, 173pp, tp, cover by Jim Danforth) Original anthology of 13 stories, pastiches of 1930s pulp fiction, with an introduction by the editor, a cult favorite low-budget horror film director. Available from American Independent Press, PO Box 1901, Hollywood CA 90078. Please add $2 shipping & handling.

Diamond Nebula Jeremy Reed (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-0891-0, 1994 [Jul ’94], $19.95, 200pp, hc) Surrealistic literary sf novel set in a decadent 23rd century, with a protagonist who is obssessed with J.G. Ballard, David Bowie, and Andy Warhol. We did not list the British edition. This is the Peter Owen UK edition with a Dufour sticker. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425.

When the Whip Comes Down Jeremy Reed (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-0858-9, 1992 [Jul ’94], $12.95, 136pp, tp) Literary novel with fantasy elements, with the Marquis de Sade returning from the dead to relive his old obsessions. This is the Peter Owen edition from the UK with a Dufour sticker. We did not list the British edition. This has a 1992 copyright date, but was not seen until now. Order from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425.

Beyond the Veil of Stars Robert Reed (Tor 0-312-85730-6, Jun ’94 [May ’94], $21.95, 318pp, hc, cover by Paul Lehr) [Beyond the Veil of Stars] SF novel of a UFO hunter’s son who becomes part of a government experiment in using alien technology to enter the bodies of indigenous life forms on other worlds.

Beyond the Veil of Stars Robert Reed (SFBC #05465, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $10.98, 318pp, hc, cover by Paul Lehr) [Beyond the Veil of Stars] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel. Similar to the Tor edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Star Trek: Federation Garfield & Judith Reeves-Stevens (Pocket 0-671-89422-6, Dec ’94 [Oct ’94], $22.00, 467pp, hc, cover by Keith Birdsong) [Star Trek; Star Trek, the Next Generation] Star Trek novelization that combines the original crew with “The Next Generation”. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Making of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens (Pocket 0-671-87430-6, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $16.00, 319pp, tp) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Non-fiction look at the making of the TV show. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Unknown Soldier Mickey Zucker Reichert (DAW 0-88677-600-7, May ’94 [Apr ’94], $4.99, 316pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) Sf novel of a mysterious man from a violent future who appears in 20th-century Iowa.

Pale Phoenix Kathryn Reiss (Harcourt Brace 0-15-200030-5, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $10.95, 326pp, hc, cover by Stephen Marchesi) [Time Windows] Young-adult time-travel fantasy novel, sequel to Time Windows. Miranda’s family takes in a mysterious orphan girl who can appear and disappear at will.

Time Windows Kathryn Reiss (Scholastic 0-590-46536-8, Apr ’94, $3.50, 260pp, tp) [Time Windows] Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1991) young-adult fantasy novel of a doll house whose windows look out on the past.

Terminal Weird Jack Remick (Black Heron Press 0-930773-34-9, Sep ’94 [Oct ’94], $10.95, 155pp, tp, cover by Gordon Wood) Collection of 11 stories with fantasy elements, described as “magical realism meets Franz Kafka in North America.” A hc edition (-33-0, $20.95) was announced, but not seen. Available from Black Heron Press, PO Box 95676, Seattle WA 98145.

A Miracle of Rare Design Mike Resnick (Tor 0-312-85484-6, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $21.95, 255pp, hc, cover by John Berkey) Anthropological SF novel with a human posing as an alien to learn its culture.

Purgatory Mike Resnick (Tor 0-812-53535-9, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], $4.99, 320pp, pb, cover by Martin Andrews) [Paradise] Reprint (Tor 1993) sf novel of the conflict between reptilian aliens and human colonists.

Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge Mike Resnick (Pulphouse/Axolotl 1-56146-128-8, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $10.00, 86pp, tp, cover by George Barr) SF novella about the birth of mankind, with an introduction by Nicholas A. DiChario. This is limited to 525 signed and numbered copies. A 300-copy hardcover limited edition and a 75-copy leatherbound limited edition were announced but not seen. Available from Pulphouse, Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

Will the Last Person To Leave the Planet Please Shut Off the Sun? Mike Resnick (Tor/Orb 0-312-89010-9, Aug ’94 [Jul ’94], $12.95, 353pp, tp, cover by Carol Russo) Reprint (Tor 1992) collection of 28 stories, one original, with an introduction by the author.

Alternate Worldcons ed. Mike Resnick (Pulphouse 1-56146-448-1, Sep ’94, $10.00, 127pp, tp, cover by George Barr) Original anthology of 17 fan-fiction stories about what might have happened if other bids had won the right to hold worldcons in years ranging from 1939-2107. Available from Pulphouse, Box 1227, Eugene OR 97440.

Alternate Outlaws ed. Mike Resnick & Martin H. Greenberg (Tor 0-812-53344-5, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 402pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) Original anthology of 28 alternate history stories where heroes become outlaws. Only Resnick’s name is on the cover as editor.

Witch Fantastic ed. Mike Resnick & Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-640-6, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], $4.99, 349pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Original anthology of 32 stories on the subject of witches, with an introduction by Mike Resnick.

Deals with the Devil ed. Mike Resnick, Martin H. Greenberg & Loren D. Estleman (DAW 0-88677-623-6, Oct ’94 [Sep ’94], $4.99, 362pp, pb, cover by Jim Warren) Original anthology of 36 stories featuring satanic bargains, with an introduction by Resnick.

Star Wreck 6: Geek Space Nine Leah Rewolinski (St. Martin’s 0-312-95223-6, Apr ’94 [Mar ’94], $3.99, 136pp, pb, cover by Bob Larkin) [Star Wreck] Star Trek parody, sixth book of a series.

Star Wreck 7: Space: The Fido Frontier Leah Rewolinski (St. Martin’s 0-312-95362-3, Dec ’94 [Nov ’94], $3.99, 134pp, pb, cover by Bob Larkin) [Star Wreck] Star Trek parody, heavily illustrated by Harry Trumbore.

The Lizard’s Smile João Ubaldo Ribeiro (Macmillan Atheneum 0-689-12125-3, Jun ’94 [Jul ’94], $21.00, 355pp, hc, cover by Marc Burckhardt) Literary SF novel about genetic experimentation in the Brazilian rain forests. Translated from the Portuguese by Clifford E. Landers, this was originally published as O Sorriso do Lagarto (Brazil 1989).

Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-33766-2, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $6.99, 342pp, pb) [Vampire Chronicles] Reissue (Knopf 1976) vampire horror novel. Movie tie-in edition. 63rd printing.

Lasher Anne Rice (Ballantine 0-345-37764-8, Sep ’94 [Aug ’94], $14.00, 578pp, tp, cover by Gustave Doré) [Mayfair Witches] Reprint (Knopf 1993) fantasy/horror novel of a dynasty of witches; sequel to The Witching Hour.

Taltos Anne Rice (Knopf 0-679-42573-X, Sep ’94, $25.00, 467pp, hc) [Mayfair Witches] Horror novel, third book of the “Mayfair Witches” saga.

Jake Strait #3: Day of Judgment Frank Rich (Worldwide Library Gold Eagle 0-373-63609-1, Jan ’94, $3.50, 218pp, pb) [Jake Strait] Sf men’s adventure novel, third book of a series featuring a licensed bounty hunter in the year 2031.

Freddy Krueger’s Tales of Terror: Blind Date Bruce Richards (Tor 0-812-55168-0, Nov ’94 [Oct ’94], $3.99, 156pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel based on A Nightmare on Elm Street.

The Star Dwarves Travesty David J. Richardson (Northwest Publishing 1-56901-298-9, Oct ’94 [Nov ’94], $8.95, 244pp, tp) Humorous SF novel, a parody of Star Wars. Order from Northwest Publishing, 6906 South 300 West, Salt Lake City UT 84047.

Geckos Carrie Richerson (Roadkill Press, Oct ’94 [Dec ’94], $7.00, 28pp, ph, cover by Alan M. Clark) Horror short story printed as a limited edition pamphlet. A woman researching Texas history is haunted by pink lizards. Available from Little Bookshop of Horrors, 10380 Ralston Road, Arvada CO 80004; add $1.00 postage.

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