Bad Power
Bad Power
Deborah Biancotti

Bad Power celebrates the worst kind of powers both supernatural and otherwise, in the interlinked tales of five people — and how far they’ll go.

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Love and Romanpunk
Love and Romanpunk
Tansy Rayner Roberts

The world is in greater danger than you ever suspected. Women named Julia are stronger than they appear. History is not what you think it is.

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Nightsiders
Nightsiders
Sue Isle

A teenage girl stolen from her family as a child; a troupe of street actors who affect their new culture with memories of the old; a boy born into the wrong body; and a teacher who is pushed into the role of guide tell the story of The Nightside.

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Thief of Lives
Thief of Lives
Lucy Sussex

The four stories showcased here could not be more different, one from another, but collectively they constitute an excellent introduction to the talents of the incomparable Lucy Sussex. – Karen Joy Fowler

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Showtime
Showtime
Narrelle M. Harris

Family drama can be found anywhere: in kitchens, in cafes. Derelict hotels, showground rides. Even dungeons far below ruined Hungarian castles. (Okay, especially in Hungarian dungeons.)

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Above/Below
Above/Below
Stephanie Campisi and Ben Peek

A city has fallen from the sky. In the wreckage, two men – Devian Lell, a window cleaner in the floating cities of Loft, and Eli Kurran, a security guard in one of the polluted, ground-based cities of Dirt – will find their lives changed.

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Through Splintered Walls
Through Splintered Walls
Kaaron Warren

Country road, city street, mountain, creek. These are stories inspired by the beauty, the danger, the cruelty, emptiness, loneliness and perfection of the Australian landscape. ‘Every Warren story is a trip with no map.’ – Gemma Files

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Salvage
Salvage
Jason Nahrung

Seeking to salvage her foundering marriage in an isolated beach house, Melanie must choose which future she wants, before the dark tide pulls her under … forever.

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