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Reviews for the Year 1995

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1995 Titles Well Worth Re-Reading
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January of '95

Feedback Loops


The Ragbone Man by Charlotte Lawrence, Part I of the Merrywell Trilogy (LLewellyn Publications, 1994).

The Celtic Heart by Kathryn Marie Cocquyt (Llewellyn Publications, 1994).

Walker Between the Worlds by Diane Des Rochers (Lewellyn Publications, May 1995).

The Megalight Connection by William M. Griggs (E&L Press, POB 1967, Chicago, IL 60690, 1990). (currently available)

Ecumenicon VIII - a convention, not a book.

February of '95

Real Science Fiction/Fantasy


The World Wreckers by Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW Science Fiction, 1994). Reprint from an oft-reprinted 1971 title.

Siduri's Net, The Cloudships of Orion by P. K. McAllister (Roc Science Fiction, Nov. 1994).

Tripoint by C. J. Cherryh (Warner Books, hc, 1994).

Fossil by Hal Clement (DAW Science Fiction, Nov. 1993).

Legend of the Duelist by Rutledge Etheridge (ACE Science Fiction, July 1993). The First Duelist by Rutledge Etheridge (ACE Science Fiction, June 1994).

Hero by Daniel R. Kerns (ACE Science Fiction, October 1993) and Border Dispute by Daniel R. Kerns (ACE April 1994).

The Vampire Legacy: Bitter Blood by Karen E. Taylor (Zebra Horror). (Sequel to Blood Secrets)

March of '95

Fiction Addicts, Unite!


C&M Online Media Inc.; Boson Books, 3905 Meadow Field Lane, Raleigh, NC 27606. C&M Tel: 919-233-8164; Fax: 919-233-8578;

e-mail: ; Dialup BBS: 919-755-9941; URL:   (If you don't understand these last addresses, you don't need them. They are computer network addresses on the Information Superhighway.)

Initiation by Elisabeth Haich, a 1965 translation from a 1960 work in German published in English by Pocket Books, March, 1979, and many other editions since. A definitive work in the occult field.

The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, Marion Zimmer Bradley, editor (Warner pb, $4.99, Nov. 1994).Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine

Sherlock Holmes In Orbit, Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg, editors (DAW, Feb. 1995).

April of '95

Sex and Violence Sells?


PEACE - The Adrian Paul Fan Club. 12439 Magnolia Blvd. #159, North Hollywood, CA 91607. Send a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope for information.

The Forever Knight Fan Club, POB 1228, Boston MA 02130-0011. Or via GEnie, address J.Prasinos@Genie.Geis.Com. (That's an E-mail address.)

Star Trek: Voyager - via your local UPN network station.

Babylon 5 - in syndication.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - syndicated, often opposite Voyager for commercial reasons.

May of '95

"A Kabbalistic Principle in Love, Sex and Magick"




Enchanting by Sharon Green, Pinnacle Romance, Dec. '94

Silken Dreams by Sharon Green, Avon Historical Romance, Dec. '94

The Bahir - Illumination Translation, Introduction and Commentary by Aryeh Kaplan, Samuel Wiser, Inc. Box 612, York Beach, Maine 03910. This book is nonfiction, but forms the basis of much of what we commonly write about in the Fantasy Genre.

Midnight Temptation by Nancy Gideon, Pinnacle Romance, Oct. 1994.

Sins of the Blood by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Dell Abyss Horror, Dec. 1994.

Out of the Darkness by Lynn Erickson, Harlequin Superromance Showcase, 1995.

June of '95

Karmic Law Revealed


Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton (ACE Fantasy, May 1995). (This is a sequel to Guilty Pleasures and The Laughing Corpse.)

Invader by C. J. Cherryh (DAW hardcover May 1995). (This is a sequel to Foreigner also from DAW and currently in paperback.)

Forever Knight - syndicated television show now moved back to the after-midnight slots.

Death Masque by P. N. Elrod (ACE Fantasy pb. Feb 1995).

The Woman in White by Jane Toombs (Silhouette Shadows, 1995).

House of Moons by K. D. Wentworth (Del Rey Science Fiction, May 1995).

July of '95

MultiMedia Poetry and Prophecy


Theodore Bikel on Bainbridge Records - CD format (see your local record store or write for a catalogue to direct-order: Bainbridge Records, 11300 W. Olympic, Los Angeles, CA 90044)

Locus, the Newspaper of the Science Fiction Field - Published Monthly at $3.95/copy. POB 13305, Oakland, CA 94661. E-mail:

Galaxy Magazine - $2.50/copy, $18 subscription, 6 times a year. E-mail: or

Rider at the Gate by C. J. Cherryh, Warner Aspect , August 4th, 1995, $21.95 hardcover.

August of '95

Beam Me Up, Scotty, There's No Intelligent Life Down Here


The Heirs of Hammerfell by Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW Books, pb, Sept. 1990).

Medicine Show by Jody Lynn Nye (Ace Science Fiction, pb August 1994).

Murder at the Galactic Writer's Society by Janet Asimov (DAW sf, 1995).

The Sword of Maiden's Tears by Rosemary Edghill (DAW fantasy, Oct. 1994).

Woman Without a Shadow by Karen Haber (DAW, pb March 1995).

Seance For A Vampire by Fred Saberhagen (Tor hc June 1994).

A Matter of Taste by Fred Saberhagen (Tor hc July 1990).

September of '95

Heros With A `tude


Dagger Magic, A Novel of The Adept by Katherine Kurtz and Deborah Turner Harris (Ace Fantasy hc, May '95).

Gate of Darkness/ Circle of Light by Tanya Huff (DAW fantasy pb, November 1989).

Child of the Grove and The Last Wizard by Tanya Huff (DAW fantasy pb, 1988).

Sing the Four Quarters by Tanya Huff (DAW fantasy pb, December '94).

Profiteer - Hostile Takeover #1 by S. Andrew Swann (DAW science fiction pb, April '95).

The Night Inside: a Vampire Thriller by Nancy Baker (Fawcett Columbine hc, Jan '94).

Vampire Detectives edited by Martin H. Greenberg (DAW pb, April '95).

October of '95

Looking for a few good bytes - Part I


Prince of the Night by Jasmine Cresswell (Topaz Historical Romance, July 1995).

Forever and the Night and For All Eternity by Linda Lael Miller (November 1993 and November 1994 respectively — watch for another one this year? - from Berkley Romance).

Midnight Temptation and Midnight Surrender by Nancy Gideon (Pinnacle Romance, 1994, 1995).

Dracula: Prince of Darkness, edited by Martin H. Greenberg (Daw, Sept. 1992).

Now Voyager, the official newsletter of the Kate Mulgrew Appreciation Society. Membership is $25/year, snail address: 8114 Inverness Ridge Road, Potomac, MD 20854. E-dress newsletter and news-alerts delivered via e-mail also).

Forever Net, Tales From FORKNI-L and FKFIC-L, InterKnight Press Publications, Valery King ed., POB 1407, Albany, OR 97321 and or or (more e-dresses and a Web site below along with instructions on how to subscribe to a List and this List in particular at the very end of this column).

Forever Knight, the television show about my favorite vampire cop moves to USA network with some major cast changes along with Highlander, the TV show about my favorite Immortal.

Star Trek: Voyager 1995-6 season opening

The title of this month's column is from a bumper sticker I picked up at Shore Leave, a Star Trek convention. It is published by Pegasus Publishing. I've lost the address

November of '95

Looking for a few good bytes - Part II

Part II finishes the discussion of the titles listed in Part I

December of '95

Behind the Scenes


Theo, The Autobiography of Theodore Bikel by Theodore Bikel (Harper Collins, hardcover, 1994).

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine—"The Visitor"



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