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1 1 y separately published work icon A Hand of Knaves Leife Shallcross (editor), Chris Large (editor), Canberra : CSFG Publishing , 2018 15588225 2018 anthology short story

'Rogues, thieves, pirates and ne'er-do-wells abound in speculative fiction. Sometimes heroic, sometimes villainous, often somewhere in between, rogues are as likely to steal one's heart as one's purse, and show little remorse while helping themselves to either.

'So why do we love them? Because they're imperfect, fallible, and even vulnerable under that carefully-maintained, world-weary exterior.

'Rogues represent something we rarely see in our daily lives: ordinary people prepared to take on the "powers that be" by way of guile and subterfuge. But are they only in it for the loot, or are they--deep down--romantic at heart?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon The Beast's Heart Leife Shallcross , London : Hodder and Stoughton , 2018 12801118 2018 single work novel fantasy

'I am neither monster nor man - yet I am both.

'I am the Beast.

'I know why I was cursed; I know the legacy of evil I carry in my tainted blood. So how could she ever love me?

'My Isabeau. She opened my eyes, my mind and my heart when I was struggling just to be human.

'And now I might lose her forever.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Breathing Leife Shallcross , 2016 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 95 2016; (p. 15-22)
1 Wandering Star Leife Shallcross , 2015 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: The End Has Come 2015; (p. 91-98)
1 Adventure Socks Leife Shallcross , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: The Never Never Land 2015; (p. 263-272)
1 Pretty Jennie Greenteeth Leife Shallcross , 2015 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Strange Little Girls 2015;
1 Music for an Ivory Violin Leife Shallcross , 2014 single work short story fantasy horror
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , September no. 74 2014;

'When a young, impoverished musician is given a gift of a strange violin made entirely of ivory, he cannot refuse, although he soon finds its remarkable music holds a terrible secret.'

Source: Author's website (https://leifeshallcross.wordpress.com/bibliography/). (Sighted: 3/3/2015)

1 The Blue Djinn’s Wish Leife Shallcross , 2014 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Use Only as Directed 2014;

'A curious princess finds a bottle containing an irascible genie with three wishes to bestow. But the princess has nothing to wish for.'

Source: Author's website (https://leifeshallcross.wordpress.com/bibliography/). Sighted: 3/3/2015

1 A Little Warning Leife Shallcross , 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Next 2013;
1 The Tether of Time Leife Shallcross , 2011 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Winds of Change 2011; (p. 33-38)

'A Norse cheiftain’s daughter, cursed to sleep for 100 years, haunts the arctic seas in her ghost ship. Now, the last day of the 100th year is drawing close.'

Source: Author's website (https://leifeshallcross.com/bibliography/). (Sighted: 30/08/2016)

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