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y separately published work icon The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014 anthology   short story   science fiction   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014
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* Contents derived from the Greenwood, Joondalup area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Ticonderoga Publications , 2015 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Shadows of the Lonely Dead, Alan Baxter , single work short story horror
The Changeling, James Bradley , single work short story fantasy horror
Soul Partner, Imogen Cassidy , single work short story fantasy

'I didn’t get a lot of opportunities to go east in my job—for some reason the beach wasn’t a hotspot of supernatural activity. I guess it could have been all that sun and sand, or maybe it was the combination of wealth and youth that stopped people from being upset about things like ghosts and spirits and the occult . Or perhaps in some cases they took it too seriously and didn’t want an actual practitioner like me mucking up their idea of how it should work—even after the magic came back there were still a lot of people out there who wanted to make their own interpretation of spirituality. The real occult avoided that sort of thing.'

Source: Publisher's extract.

The Bullet and The Flesh, David Conyers , David Kernot , single work short story
The Corpse Rose, Terry Dowling , single work short story
The Oud, Thoraiya Dyer , single work short story fantasy
Metempsychosis, Jason Franks , single work short story science fiction

'When problem solver and amateur cryptographer Layne becomes involved with translating an ancient druidic diary, it looks like a hopeless case. But when the cadences start to create rhythm, Layne starts to connect with the work in a way he couldn’t have predicted.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Of Gold and Dust, Michelle Goldsmith , single work short story

'A story of gold, desperation and racial tension set during the Victorian gold rush of the 1850’s.'

Source: Author's website. (Sighted: 14/3/2016)

1884, Michael Grey , single work short story science fiction

A steampunk story inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, and focusing on the character of a little match girl.

Escapement, Stephanie Gunn , single work short story romance science fiction

Described by the author as a 'weird steampunk dystopia novelette'.

Source: Author's blog ( (Sighted: 10/01/2017)

Vox, Lisa L. Hannett , Angela Slatter , single work short story
Of The Colour Tumeric, Climbing on Fingertips, Gerry Huntman , single work short story
Dolls for Another Day, Rick Kennett , single work short story
Kneaded, Stacey Larner , single work short story
Yard, Claire McKenna , single work short story fantasy
A Prayer for Lazarus, Andrew J. McKiernan , single work short story science fiction
Signature, Faith Mudge , single work short story fantasy science fiction young adult
The Preservation Society, Jason Nahrung , single work short story horror fantasy

'For the undead, blood is more than sustenance. It’s a connection to the memory of life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

The Box Wife, Emma Osborne , single work short story science fiction horror
Shedding Skin, Angela Rega , single work short story fantasy

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