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Trent Jamieson Trent Jamieson i(A57053 works by)
Born: Established: 1972 ;
Gender: Male
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1 y separately published work icon The Giant and the Sea Trent Jamieson , Rovina Cai (illustrator), Sydney : Lothian Children's Books , 2020 18425945 2020 single work picture book children's

'A giant stands on the shore, watching the sea. She never moves, never speaks, until the day she turns to a little girl and says, 'The sea is rising.'

'The brave girl takes the message to the town. But when the people refuse to listen, the giant must find another way to save them.

'Perfect for the children of the Climate Strike, this is a lyrical and deeply moving story about climate change, standing up for what you believe in, and the power of hope.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 The Giant's Servant Trent Jamieson , 2018 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Dimension6 , no. 14 2018;

'Did you know giants come in all shapes and sizes?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon Day Boy Trent Jamieson , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2015 8507148 2015 single work novel fantasy

'Mark is a Day Boy.

'In a post-traumatic future the Masters—formerly human, now practically immortal—rule a world that bends to their will and a human population upon which they feed. Invincible by night, all but helpless by day, each relies on his Day Boy to serve and protect him.

'Mark has been lucky in his Master: Dain has treated him well. But as he grows to manhood and his time as a Day Boy draws to a close, there are choices to be made.

'Will Mark undergo the Change and become, himself, a Master—or throw in his lot with his fellow humans? As the tensions in his conflicted world reach crisis point, Mark’s decision may be crucial.

'In Day Boy Trent Jamieson reimagines the elements of the vampire myth in a wholly original way. This is beautifully written and surprisingly tender novel about fathers and sons, and what it may mean to become a man.

Or to remain one.' (Publication summary)

1 The Sad People Are Sad Trent Jamieson , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Antipodean SF , February no. 200 2015;
1 y separately published work icon The Memory of Death Trent Jamieson , Sydney : Momentum Books , 2014 9050576 2014 single work novel fantasy horror

'He thought he’d return from Hell a hero. But things are never easy when your business is Death.

'Steven de Selby gave up his love, his life, and his lucrative position as Head of Mortmax, the corporation in charge of Death. Then he found himself banished to the briny depths of hell. But hell has never held him before …

'Now Steven’s back from hell, after escaping from the cruel Death of the Water, but he’s not sure how or why, or even if. No one at Mortmax trusts him, and he’s running out of time to prove he is who he says he is.

'Steven is about to discover that hell really is other people, and the worst of them may well be himself.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Door Thread City Trent Jamieson , 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 5 no. 4 2013;
1 1 y separately published work icon Night’s Engines Trent Jamieson , Oxford : Angry Robot , 2012 Z1867512 2012 single work novel fantasy 'Shale is dying. The vast, boiling maelstrom known only as the Roil has pushed humanity to the edge of extinction. The last cities teeter on the edge of collapse. There is one hope, but it is enshrined in a decadant wastrel who does not want his destiny, and a young woman who seeks only an end to everything. And yet they go on, in search of the ancient weapons that worked against the Roil once, and must work again.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 Genre Building Trent Jamieson , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April/May vol. 91 no. 8 2012; (p. 18)
'Booksellers need to be more adventurous with their genre sections, writes fantasy author and bookseller Trent Jamieson.' (Editor's abstract)
1 y separately published work icon Nightbound Land Trent Jamieson , 2011 Oxford : Angry Robot , 2011 Z1867506 2011 series - author novel

Duology of science-fiction fantasy novels set in 'a dying land of decaying clockwork technology that is being devoured by a great rift in reality, the Roil.' Source: Publisher's Blurb

1 y separately published work icon The Business of Death Trent Jamieson , 2011 Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2011 Z1851419 2011 single work novel horror

'Life is tough at the top when work is a matter of life or death.

It's one thing to run Mortmax International as head of a team, but it's quite another to rule alone. Staff fatalities have left Steven by himself on the Throne of Death, and there's no time to get comfortable. The Stirrer god's arrival is imminent, threatening life as we know it. Plus Steven has managed to mortally offend the only ally strong enough to help out.

'And how can he ask someone to marry him when the End of Days seems inevitable. As if they are going to think he's committed. The portents don't look good as a comet burns vast and looming in the sky and Steven can almost hear a dark clock ticking. He will have to play nice if he wants his ally back, and must address the madness of the Hungry Death within himself if he even has a chance at defeating the Stirrer god.

'If he fails, Hell and Earth are doomed and wedding bells will be quite out of the question.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 y separately published work icon The Nightbound Land Trent Jamieson , 2011 Oxford : Angry Robot , 2011 5975455 2011 series - author novel
1 Temptation Trent Jamieson , 2010 single work short story fantasy horror
— Appears in: Scenes from the Second Storey 2010; (p. 147-56)
1 So You Want to Sell a Short Story Collection Trent Jamieson , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , April no. 195 2010; (p. 12)
1 1 y separately published work icon Managing Death Trent Jamieson , Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2010 Z1744297 2010 single work novel fantasy 'Steven has a new job: Australia's Regional Death. On a good day he thinks it has a ring to it, but on a bad day (most of them) it's more of a toll.

He's recently averted a Regional Apocalypse, but that's only the beginning. With barely a month to go until the world's thirteen Deaths get together to talk, erm, death, a crisis is imminent: Stirrer attacks are on the rise as their dark god draws near; someone is trying to kill him; he's developed a drinking problem. And he has a conference to organise.

Steven must start managing Death before it starts managing him, or this time the Apocalypse will be more than regional.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 1 y separately published work icon Death Works Trent Jamieson , 2010-2011 2010 Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2011 Z1715538 2010-2011 series - author novel horror
1 6 y separately published work icon Death Most Definite : A Death Works Novel Trent Jamieson , Sydney : Orbit Australia , 2010 Z1715535 2010 single work novel fantasy

'Steve knew something was wrong as soon as he saw the dead girl in the Wintergarden food court. Nothing new, he saw dead people all the time, but this one was about to save his life... Steve is a necromancer in the family firm, tasked with easing spirits from this dimension to the next after death. And he's kind of OK with that, until someone high up the corporate hierarchy makes a bid to be Australia's new Regional Death. This means killing all of the current Death's staff. After his parents, relatives and pretty much every other necromancer he ever knew has been killed, Steve is left to make a reluctant stand. But to do this he must stay alive.

Threatened at every turn, Steve and the dangerously attractive (and dead) Lissa go on the run to save what's left of their world.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 Iron Temple Trent Jamieson , 2009 single work novella science fiction
— Appears in: X6 : A Novellanthology 2009; (p. 87-170)
1 The Neighbourhood of Dead Monsters Trent Jamieson , 2009 single work short story science fiction horror
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 42 2009; (p. 24-36)
1 The Lighterman's Tale Trent Jamieson , 2008 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Canterbury 2100 : Pilgrimages in a New World 2008; (p. 163-170)
1 The New Deal Trent Jamieson , 2008 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Dreaming Again 2008; (p. 486-499)
Two policemen investigate a couple of bodies that have been found on a roof. On the bodies are a rabbit's foot and a family photo. Although the men are told to drop the case, one of them can't let it go and things are changed irrevocably.