'Shaya is imprisoned in a supernatural dungeon. Gradually we learn who Shaya is and how she came to be imprisoned through her developing relationship with her gaoler' (Nalini Haynes, Dark Matter).
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yDreaming of DjinnLiz Grzyb
Greenwood:Ticonderoga Publications,201360330392013anthology short story fantasy horror science fiction
Eighteen new tales of the Arabian Nights blending the modern and the ancient with the strangeness of speculative fiction. You will find magical lamps, thieves, intrepid explorers, noble queens, fishermen, sorcerers, outcast princes, dancers, djinn, assassins and even smart-talking cats, set in exotic Persia, Egypt, Arabia, the Ottoman Empire, as well as modern and even futuristic incarnations of these.
The non-AustLit authors and their contributions are Marilag Angway ('Shadow Dancer'), Cherith Baldry ('The Green Rose'), Jetse de Vries ('Djinni Djinni Dream Dream'), Barb Siples ('The Sultan's Debt'), and Joshua Gage ('The Dancer of Smoke').
'This volume collects 28 stories by Lee Battersby, Deborah Biancotti, Trudi Canavan, Robert G. Cook, Rowena Cory Daniells, Terry Dowling, Thoraiya Dyer, Marion Halligan, Dmetri Kakmi, David Kernot, Margo Lanagan, S.G. Larner, Martin Livings, Kirstyn McDermott, Claire McKenna, C.S. McMullen, Juliet Marillier, David Thomas Moore, Faith Mudge, Ryan O'Neill, Angela Rega, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Nicky Rowlands, Carol Ryles, Angela Slatter, Anna Tambour, Kaaron Warren, and Janeen Webb.'