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Alternative title: The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror Volume 4
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013
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'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.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Nedlands, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Ticonderoga Publications , 2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Disciple of the Torrent, Lee Battersby , single work short story fantasy
All the Lost Ones, Deborah Biancotti , single work short story fantasy
Camp Follower, Trudi Canavan , single work short story fantasy

A disillusioned solider comes to harbour worrying suspicions about the camp follower in his tent.

Glasskin, Robert Guy Cook , single work short story fantasy
The Ways of the Wyrding Women, Rowena Cory Daniells , single work short story fantasy

'A world in which some girls are marked at birth with the Wyrding sign. The Warlord’s sons took the narrator captive in a raid and call her Sun-Fire because she won’t give them her true name. Now they want to force her unborn child to carry the dead Warlord’s soul, and the ancient Wyrding Woman of the Warlord’s clan is too powerful for her to overcome. She vows to resist. Yet she can’t resist the lure of the knowledge that the old woman offers her' (Lois Tilton, Locus Online).

The Sleepover, Terry Dowling , single work short story horror
After Hours, Thoraiya Dyer , single work short story fantasy
A Castle in Toorak, Marion Halligan , single work short story
The Boy by the Gate, Dmetri Kakmi , single work short story horror
Harry’s Dead Poodle, David Kernot , single work short story horror
Black Swan Event, Margo Lanagan , single work short story
Poppies, S. G. Larner , single work short story science fiction
La Mort D’un Roturer, Martin J. Livings , single work short story horror
Caution : Contains Small Parts, Kirstyn McDermott , single work short story horror
The Ninety Two, Claire McKenna , single work short story fantasy horror
The Nest, Catherine S. McMullen , single work short story fantasy horror
By Bone-Light, Juliet Marillier , single work short story fantasy
A modern re-telling of the Russian folktale 'Vasilisa the Wise' (a variant of 'The Frog Princess' tale).
Old Souls, David Thomas Moore , single work short story horror
The Oblivion Box, Faith Mudge , single work short story fantasy

'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).

Sticks and Stones, Ryan O'Neill , single work short story fantasy horror

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