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* Contents derived from the Rockingham, Rockingham area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:FableCroft Publishing , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Sanaa's Army, Joanne Anderton , single work short story horror fantasy
The Wisdom of Ants, Thoraiya Dyer , single work short story fantasy science fiction
Escena de un Asesinato, Robert Hood , single work short story horror

'Morley Turrand is a photographer artist and one of his special prints is called 'Escena de un Asesinato', which means murder scene. It is a picture of a place where a Mexican revolutionary, called El Roto, was shot and killed in 1994. Before he had taken the picture, he had been given a doll that might have been modeled on El Roto by a beautiful mysterious woman who calls herself La Coronela, the name of a heroine of the Revolution of 1910. One of the prints of the picture seems to show a mysterious figure in it but that must be a flaw in the print. A woman buys the print and her and her husband are found mysteriously murdered. So are others who buy unblemished versions of the print.'

Source: SF Revu ( (Sighted: 18/2/2014)

Significant Dust, Margo Lanagan , single work short story horror science fiction

A young woman who, in a playful accident years earlier, paralysed her sister takes her grief and regret out to a roadhouse on the Nullarbor Plain, where she encounters a man who, impossibly, sloughs black dust from his body.

Birthday Suit, Martin J. Livings , single work short story horror
The Mornington Ride, Jason Nahrung , single work short story horror
Sky, Kaaron Warren , single work novella horror

'Zed has been haunted by the disappearance of a teacher who went missing not long after Zed brought the oddest item for 'show and tell' to school. Now 23, Zed decides to take matters into his own hands and goes out to search for answers. His search takes him to the small town of Sky, somewhere north-west of Sydney. It's known for its 'Cat Food Factory'. It is here that he meets a number of very strange individuals and undergoes experiences that will change him forever... and not for the better.'

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