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Cherry Crow Children

Volume 12, Twelve Planets

ISBN 978-1-9221010-9-9

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

Published April 2015

Tulliæn spans a fractured mountaintop, where the locals lie and the tourists come to die. Try the honey.

Briskwater crouches deep in the shadow of a dam wall. Ignore the weight of the water hanging overhead, and the little dead girl wandering the streets. Off with you, while you still can.

In Haverny Wood the birds drink blood, the dogs trade their coughings for corpses, the lost children carve up their bodies to run with the crows, and the townsfolk stitch silence into their spleens. You mustn’t talk so wild.

The desert-locked outpost of Boundary boasts the famed manufacturers of flawless timepieces; those who would learn the trade must offer up their eyes as starting materials. Look to your pride: it will eat you alive.

Sooner or later, in every community, fate demands its dues — and the currency is blood.

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Drowned Vanilla

Cafe La Femme, Book 2

Sequel to A Trifle Dead

ISBN 978-1-9221010-1-3

Cover by Amanda Rainey

Published by our crime imprint, Deadlines, October 2014

(Please note these prices include local shipping estimates, refunds will be made where actual shipping costs less.)
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It’s the beginning of a hot, hot summer in Hobart. Tabitha Darling is in love with the wrong man, and determined to perfect the art of ice cream. Playing amateur detective again is definitely not on the cards—not even when her friends try to lure her into an arty film noir project in the historical town of Flynn. Read the rest of this entry »

A Trifle Dead

Cafe La Femme, Book 1

ISBN 978-1-9221010-0-6

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

Available in paperback and ebook and as a paperback/ebook bundle

Ebook released May 2013

Published by our new crime imprint, Deadlines

 

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Tabitha Darling has always had a dab hand for pastry and a knack for getting into trouble. Which was fine when she was a tearaway teen, but not so useful now she’s trying to run a hipster urban cafe, invent the perfect trendy dessert, and stop feeding the many (oh so unfashionable) policemen in her life.

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Twelve Planets Paperback Subscriptions

Who Are the Twelve Planets?

Margo Lanagan, Lucy Sussex, Rosaleen Love, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Deborah Biancotti, Kaaron Warren, Sue Isle, Kirstyn McDermott, Narrelle M Harris, Thoraiya Dyer, Deborah Kalin, Angela Slatter and Lisa Hannett. Read the rest of this entry »

Twelve Planets eBook Subscription

Who Are the Twelve Planets?

Margo Lanagan, Lucy Sussex, Rosaleen Love, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Deborah Biancotti, Kaaron Warren, Sue Isle, Kirstyn McDermott, Narrelle M Harris, Thoraiya Dyer, Deborah Kalin, Angela Slatter and Lisa Hannett. Read the rest of this entry »

Asymmetry

Volume 8, Twelve Planets

ISBN 978-0-9872162-8-1

Cover design by Amanda Rainey

eBook conversion by Charles Tan

Published March 2013

An Australian Air Force base patrolled by werewolves. A planet where wages are paid in luck. A future where copies are made of criminals to interpret their dark dreams. A medieval cavalry of mothers who are only permitted to take as many lives as they have created. Read the rest of this entry »

The Company Articles of Edward Teach/Angaelien Apocalypse

ISBN:978-0-9870828-8-6

Cover art by Dion Hamill

Published 2010

The Company Articles of Edward Teach

Learning to live inside your own skin is hard enough, but what if you were thrown back in time, to another body; a different world…? Read the rest of this entry »

NEWS

The Female Factory

The Female Factory

Cover reveal time! Volume ELEVEN of the Twelve Planets is The Female Factory by Lisa Hannett and Angela Slatter. Here’s the cover by Amanda... read more
Dealers Room and Twelve Planets Scarf at LonCon 3

Dealers Room and Twelve Planets Scarf at LonCon 3

Dealers Room, Knitting Project For me, a lot of a con is about the dealer’s room. LonCon had a really great one and Farah was amazing in both helping out with us being able to get stock to the con and also in organising the way the room worked once it was go.... read more
Kaleidoscope Goodreads Giveaway

Kaleidoscope Goodreads Giveaway

We are giving away TEN copies of our forthcoming new young adult anthology Kaleidoscope over on Goodreads:   Goodreads Book Giveaway Kaleidoscope by Julia Rios Giveaway ends August 20, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to... read more

Norma K Hemming Award Shortlist for 2014

The shortlist for this year’s Norma K Hemming Award has been released. This jury award marks excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability in science fiction produced either in Australia or by Australian citizens and... read more

Our new ebook options

I’m really pleased to announce the following changes to format delivery at Twelfth Planet Press. Since I’ve had my baby, I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience and maximising time. I’m often held up or waiting for something or sitting with... read more
Feminism, Anger and Silicone Dolls

Feminism, Anger and Silicone Dolls

by Kirstyn McDermott I’m cruising a forum for owners and devotees of sex dolls, checking out the For Sale board – one of my habitual research haunts – when I spot it. Someone in Australia is selling their Real Doll. She looks to be in fair to fixable condition and the... read more

Twelve Planet Subscriptions Sold Out

We regret to announce we are no longer able to offer any more full subscriptions to the Twelve Planets series. This is due to all printed copies of Love and Romanpunk, Volume 2 having been sold. We are therefore unable to fulfill any more Seasons 1 passes. We are also... read more

2013 Publications and Awards Eligibility

We published four books in 2013: two novels and two short story collections. For your information, here are the details on each of them: Novels A Trifle Dead by Livia Day (Tansy Rayner Roberts) – Crime Trucksong by Andrew Macrae – Science Fiction... read more
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