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Jason Franks Jason Franks i(A140038 works by) (a.k.a. Jason Morris Franks)
Born: Established:
South Africa,
Southern Africa, Africa,
Gender: Male
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Jason Franks has written comics, prose, and source code. His family moved to Australia when he was ten years old. He lived in Florida in the United States for five years before returning to Melbourne. In 2010, he was also working as a software engineer.

His first novel, Bloody Waters, was published in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Aurealis Award for best horror novel. He has also published a number of short stories set in the same universe. It was followed by a second novel, Faerie Apocalypse, in 2018. His graphic novels, including The Sixsmiths, a limited-issue series about a family of suburban Satanists, have been shortlisted for Aurealis and Ledge Awards.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Faerie Apocalypse Victoria : IFWG Publishing Inc , 2018 12791190 2018 single work novel fantasy

'Over the centuries the Faerie Realms have drifted away from the mortal world. But for some, the Doors will open. For some, there is a Way to travel there, if they want it badly enough. If they dream it hard enough. In this era, only lovers, poets, and madmen can access the Realms of the Land—and for good reason. A succession of mortals travel to Faerie: a veteran seeking beauty; a magus seeking power; an urchin seeking his wayward father; an engineer seeking meaning. These mortals bring the horrors of our age to the Land, and the Folk who live there respond in kind.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novel
y separately published work icon Left Hand Path Sydney : Winter City Productions , 2014 8368048 2014 single work graphic novel

' Detectives of the Unconventional Incidents Unit (UIU) are called in to investigate a bloody massacre perpetrated by a demon who is loose on the streets of Los Angeles.

'Their only clue: a missing barrel of Rainbow Peach Swirl ice cream.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2014 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Best Illustrated Book / Graphic Novel
y separately published work icon Bloody Waters Daylesford : Johannes Scherpenhuizen , 2012 Z1909000 2012 single work novel fantasy horror

'Can the Devil be any less trustworthy than a record executive?

'Young guitar virtuoso Clarice Marnier is on the verge of success when she crosses the wrong A&R man. Suddenly, instead of being signed to the major label that has been courting her, she finds herself blacklisted across the industry.

'So Clarice makes a different kind of deal with the Devil; one that will give her a second chance at the expense of the enemy who cost her the first one.

'Soon Clarice and her band, Bloody Waters, are on their way to stardom... but it's not an easy road. Clarice feuds with a disgruntled diva; busybody Wiccans lay a curse on the band; a has-been guitar hero wants to compete for the 'Guitar Mojo'; a succubus popstar wants Clarice to play on her record. And then things really start to get dangerous.

'Cracking the Top 10 is one thing; gunfights with the Vatican Mafia and magical duels with a killer DJ are quite another.

'Sooner or later Clarice is going to have to confront the Devil himself - the only question is whether she'll be alive or dead when it happens.' (Publisher's blurb)

2012 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Horror Division Best Novel
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