20 fantastic wonder stories from 20 writers of the fantastic, this anthology, the first from Ticonderoga Publications, was released to mark its 10th Anniversary. The collection features stories from some of Australia's rising stars and a handful of contributions from respected veterans.
'Zombies and vampires lie within but there are much more disturbing dangers to be found. Australian dark fiction mines deep into the darkest corners of the imagination and the results are seductive and deadly. Be warned: read these stories with the lights on and the door locked. The Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror series showcases the very best and darkest short stories produced by 21st century Australian authors. This anthology includes work by Shane Jiraiya Cummings, David Conyers, Joanne Anderton, Sean Williams, Martin Livings, and Deborah Biancotti' (www.goodreads.com).
'Nominated for the 2012 Aurealis, Australian Shadows, and Tin Duck awards, receiving an Honorable Mention from Ellen Datlow, and winning the 2012 Australian Shadows Award for Short Fiction (Birthday Suit), the collection Living with the Dead is a masterpiece of dark fiction. To mark the twenty year anniversary of his first publication, Dark Prints Press is honoured to collect and present a lifetime of work by author Martin Livings, one of Australia's very best dark fiction writers. Featuring a foreword by Kaaron Warren and 23 works of short fiction, including the best of Martin's dark fiction, rarities, and three new tales' (Amazon).