The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Star Trek, the Next Generation: Starfleet Academy #7: Secret of the Lizard People Michael Jan Friedman (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-50109-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $3.99, 113pp, tp, cover by Catherine Huerta) [Star Trek, the Next Generation] Young-adult novelization based on characters from the TV show. Interior illustrations by Todd Cameron Hamilton. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Sherwood Game Esther Friesner (Baen 0-671-87641-4, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.99, 377pp, pb, cover by Clyde Caldwell) SF novel with fantasy overtones. Using androids, a pair of programmers accidently release a computer-game Robin Hood with artificial intelligence into the real world.

The Psalms of Herod Esther M. Friesner (White Wolf/Borealis 1-56504-916-0, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 479pp, pb) [Psalms of Herod] Post-holocaust dystopian dark fantasy novel. Eco-disaster leads to a civilization that turns the slaughter of children into a sacrament.

Wishing Season Esther M. Friesner (Baen 0-671-87702-X, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Darrell K. Sweet) Fantasy novel about getting more than the usual three wishes from a genie. The first 130 pages were previously published as a young-adult novel, The Wishing Season (Atheneum 1993).

Chicks in Chainmail ed. Esther M. Friesner (SFBC #10517, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $7.98, 341pp, hc, cover by Larry Elmore) Reprint (Baen 1995) anthology of women-warrior stories. This is the first hardcover edition, but is otherwise similar to the Baen paperback edition, and even has that edition’s ISBN on the back jacket along with the SFBC number.

Blood Muse ed. Esther M. Friesner & Martin H. Greenberg (Donald I. Fine 1-55611-470-2, Dec ’95, $21.95, 337pp, hc) Original anthology of 32 stories, subtitled “Timeless Tales of Vampires in the Arts”.

Chicks in Chainmail ed. Esther Friesner (Baen 0-671-87682-1, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) Original anthology of 20 humorous stories, all original, about woman warriors. Authors include Roger Zelazny, Elizabeth Moon, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, and George Alec Effinger (with a new Maureen Birnbaum story!).

The Six Messiahs Mark Frost (Morrow 0-688-13092-5, Jul ’95, $23.00, 404pp, hc, cover by Daniel Horne) [List of 7] Adventure thriller with fantasy elements, with Arthur Conan Doyle and Holmes’ prototype battling the occult powers of the satanic Dark Brotherhood in Victorian London. Sequel to The List of 7.

Harp of Winds Maggie Furey (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56526-5, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.99, 441pp, pb, cover by Steve Assel) [Artefacts of Power] Fantasy novel, sequel to Aurian. The quest to stop the evil mages continues, despite the pregnancy that robs Aurian of her powers. First American edition (Legend 1994).

Snow, Glass, Apples. Neil Gaiman (DreamHaven Books, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $8.00, 17pp, ph, cover by Charles Vess) Short story chapbook, illustrated by Charles Vess. A limited edition of 5000.

Don’t Give Up the Ghost ed. David Gale (Dell Yearling 0-440-41098-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $3.99, 164pp, tp, cover by Franz Spohn) Reprint (Delacorte 1993) young-adult original anthology of 12 ghost stories.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine #5: The Arcade Diana Gallagher (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-89678-4, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $3.99, 101pp, pb, cover by Alan Gutierrez) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Young-adult novelization based on the TV series. Interior illustrations by Todd Cameron Hamilton. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

The Secret World of Alex Mack: Alex, You’re Glowing! Diana G. Gallagher (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-52599-9, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $3.50, 131pp, pb) [Secret World of Alex Mack] Young-adult novelization, first in a series based on the cable TV series about a teen who gains strange powers from a toxic spill. Copyrighted by Nickelodeon.

The Secret World of Alex Mack: Bet You Can’t! Diana G. Gallagher (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-53300-2, Jun ’95 [May ’95], $3.50, 133pp, tp) [Secret World of Alex Mack] Young-adult novelization, second in a series based on the Nickelodeon TV series about a teen with strange powers. Copyrighted by MTV Networks.

The Secret World of Alex Mack: Witch Hunt! Diana G. Gallagher (Pocket Minstrel 0-671-53301-0, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $3.99, 130pp, pb) [Secret World of Alex Mack] Young-adult novelization, fourth in a series based on the Nickelodeon TV show. Copyrighted by Viacom International and RHI Entertainment.

Truly Grim Tales Priscilla Galloway (Delacorte 0-385-32200-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $10.95, 132pp, hc, cover by Janet Woolley) Young-adult collection of eight grim retellings of fairy tales.

The Dragon Circle: Dragon Sleeping Craig Shaw Gardner (Ace 0-441-00260-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 435pp, pb, cover by Dawn E. Wilson) [Dragon Circle] Reprint (Heinemann 1994 as Raven Walking) fantasy novel, first in the “Dragon Circle” series.

The Dragon Circle: Dragon Waking Craig Shaw Gardner (Ace 0-441-00248-X, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $21.95, 360pp, hc, cover by Glenn Kim) [Dragon Circle] Fantasy novel, second in the “Dragon Circle” series about a 1967 American suburban neighborhood transported to a fantasy world of dragons and warring wizards. First US edition (Heinemann 1995).

The Dragon Circle: Dragon Waking Craig Shaw Gardner (SFBC #10809, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $10.98, 360pp, hc, cover by Glenn Kim) [Dragon Circle] Reprint (Heinemann 1995) fantasy novel, second in the “Dragon Circle” series. This is similar to the Ace 1995 edition, but lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Moondog Henry Garfield (St. Martin’s 0-312-11857-0, Mar ’95, $21.00, 258pp, hc, cover by Eric Dinyer) [Moondog] Mystery werewolf novel. A reclusive writer tracks down a killer who strikes on the full moon.

Dinner At Magritte’s Michael Garland (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-45336-9, Apr ’95, $14.99, unpaginated, hc, cover by Michael Garland) Children’s picture book with a fantastic bent. The world gets weird when young Pierre spends the day with surrealist artists René Magritte and Salvador Dali.

Cabin 102 Sherry Garland (Harcourt Brace 0-15-200662-1, Nov ’95, $5.00, 243pp, hc, cover by Loudvik Akopyan) Young-adult ghost story. A boy terrified of the water finds a ghost on a cruise ship. A hardcover edition (-200662-1, $11.00) was also announced but not seen.

Bad Dog G. G. Garth (Bantam 0-553-56730-6, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $3.50, 149pp, pb, cover by Joe Burleson) Young-adult vampire dog story. Copyrighted by Ghia Szwed Truesdale.

Party Till You Scream! G. G. Garth (Bantam Starfire 0-553-56733-0, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $3.99, 131pp, pb, cover by John Stevens) Young-adult horror novel. A crazed stranger and bloodthirsty ghosts spoil a beach parth.

War and Peace in the 1940s Harold Gauer (Harold Gauer 1-877831-03-4, 1991 [May ’95], $19.95, 283pp, tp) Non-fiction associational autobiography, second volume of “The History”, derived from a humorous journal originally put together by Gauer and Robert Bloch. This volume is of interest because it chronicles the time Gauer and Bloch engineered the election of Milwaukee mayor Carl F. Zeidler, among other antics. Numerous photos are included. Copyrighted 1991, but not seen until now. Precision Process Books, 6040 N. Apple Blossom Lane, Glendale WI 53217.

People of the Lightning Kathleen O’Neal & W. Michael Gear (Tor/Forge 0-312-85852-3, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $24.95, 414pp, hc, cover by Royo) [First North Americans] Pre-historical novel of ancient Florida. An albino boy hears voices in the wind foretelling disaster. Latest in the “First North Americans” series.

People of the Lakes W. Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear (Tor 0-812-50747-9, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $6.99, 798pp, pb, cover by Royo) [First North Americans] Reprint (Forge 1994) associational prehistoric novel, part of an ongoing series. An identical mass-market international edition appeared in April 1995.

The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss Theodore Geisel (Random House 0-679-43448-8, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $30.00, 95pp, hc, cover by Theodore Geisel) Art book. Includes 65 illustrations of colorful and fantastic paintings.

Fear Itself ed. Jeff Gelb (Warner Aspect 0-446-36539-4, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.50, 310pp, pb, cover by Steven Crisp) Original anthology of 21 horror stories in which the authors reveal their own personal nightmares, with story background notes. Authors include Joyce Carol Oates, John Shirley, Rex Miller, and Nancy A. Collins.

Seeds of Fear ed. Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett (Pocket 0-671-89846-9, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $5.50, 295pp, pb) [Hot Blood] Erotic horror anthology in the “Hot Blood” series with 19 original stories, and an introduction by movie “scream queen” Brinke Stevens.

Stranger by Night ed. Jeff Gelb & Michael Garrett (Pocket 0-671-53754-7, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 318pp, pb) [Hot Blood] Erotic horror anthology of 18 original stories; sixth in the “Hot Blood” series. Authors include Lucy Taylor, Ramsey Campbell, Graham Masterton, and Brian Lumley.

The Ghost King David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37902-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 287pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Sipstrassi: Stones of Power] Fantasy novel, book one in “The Stones of Power”. First US edition (Century 1988).

The King Beyond the Gate David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37905-5, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Drenai] Reprint (Century 1985) fantasy novel, second in the “Drenai Saga”.

Legends of the Drenai David Gemmell (SFBC #10451, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], $14.98, 831pp, hc, cover by Ken Kelly) [Drenai] Omnibus of three fantasy novels in the “Drenai” series: Legend (Century 1984), The King Beyond the Gate (Century 1985), and Quest for Lost Heroes (Legend 1990).

Quest for Lost Heroes David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37904-7, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 291pp, pb, cover by Royo) [Drenai] Fantasy novel, fourth in the “Drenai Saga”. A slave boy on a rescue mission is joined by legendary heroes. First US edition (Legend 1990).

Waylander David Gemmell (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37907-1, Nov ’95 [Oct ’95], $5.99, 310pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Drenai; Waylander] Reprint (Arrow 1986) fantasy novel, third book in the “Drenai Saga”. A legendary assassin is targeted by an entire brotherhood of assassins.

Grunts! Mary Gentle (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45453-7, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $5.99, 464pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) Humorous fantasy novel, a Tolkienesque take-off with high tech, told from the orcs’ point of view. First US edition (Bantam UK 1992).

The Middle of Nowhere David Gerrold (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56189-8, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 309pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Star Wolf] SF novel, sequel to The Voyage of the Star Wolf.

Starhunt David Gerrold (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56824-8, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 268pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) [Star Wolf] Reprint (Popular Library 1980 as Yesterday’s Children) SF novel, set in the “Star Wolf” universe. Originally published as Yesterday’s Children (Dell 1972), but rewritten with new chapters in 1980 and retitled in 1985. There is a new introduction written specifically for this edition, describing the book’s involved history.

Voyage of the Star Wolf David Gerrold (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26466-4, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $5.99, 276pp, pb, cover by John Harris) [Star Wolf] Reissue (Bantam Spectra 1990) SF novel, first in the “Star Wolf” series. Fourth printing.

Johnny Mnemonic William Gibson (Ace 0-441-00234-X, Jun ’95 [Apr ’95], $12.00, 164pp, tp) Movie tie-in, with both the script and short story, plus stills. Copyrighted by William Gibson and Cinevisions.

The Girl Who Swallowed the Moon Melanie Gideon (Astarte Shell Press 0-9624626-9-1, Feb ’95, $12.95, 191pp, tp, cover by Sylvia Sims) Spiritual women’s fantasy novel. A contemporary woman’s vacation in a Maine cabin turns into a spirit journey full of mythic encounters. Available from Astarte Shell Press, PO Box 10453, Portland ME 04104.

Midnight Surrender Nancy Gideon (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0134-8, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 412pp, pb) [Midnight] Vampire romance novel, third in the “Midnight” series about the vampire Louis Radcliffe. A lady journalist in turn-of-the-century New York tracks down a killer with a vampire’s help.

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