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1 Too Close to the Sun Deborah Biancotti , 2017 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 24 no. 6 2017;
1 2 y separately published work icon Nexus Scott Westerfeld , Margo Lanagan , Deborah Biancotti , Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 2017 11530459 2017 single work novel young adult fantasy

'The Zeroes are in disarray. One of them has vanished into thin air. One of them is in prison. The rest of them are on the most wanted list. And something big is brewing. Time is running out for the Zeroes, but they must learn to trust each other again and combine their powers for good—to avert the looming disaster.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 4 y separately published work icon Swarm Zeroes 2 Scott Westerfeld , Margo Lanagan , Deborah Biancotti , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9768980 2016 single work novel science fiction young adult

'The second book in the unputdownable, action-packed Zeroes series from New York Times bestselling authors.

'Every power has a dark side. Keep the secret. Use your power for good. Keep out of trouble. Stick together. Or things will fall apart.

'It's the holiday season, but the celebration at the Zeroes's underground nightclub is blown apart when two strangers with new powers take to the dance floor. The Zeroes pursue them, only to discover that they're fleeing an even more sinister power-wielder, Swarm. The Zeroes must learn all they can about this dangerous new player if they are to stay safe.

'Meanwhile each of the Zeroes also has their own issues to deal with. Bellwether's confidence is challenged, and Mob questions the nature of her power. Crash's conscience gets a workout, and Anon and Scam face harsh truths about belonging. And it's up to Flicker to pick up the reins and lead the Zeroes into a terrifying showdown.

'A terrific sequel with a cracking pace that raises the stakes in this brilliant and unique superheroes series.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Waking in Winter Deborah Biancotti , Harrogate : PS Publishing , 2016 10743855 2016 single work novella horror fantasy

'On a far, frozen desert world, Muir the pilot discovers an ancient artefact in the ice. She sees a mermaid at first, but later comes to wonder if it is Ningyo, a fish god from her homeland in Japan. A god that brings misfortune and storm. A god that—by all means possible—should be returned to the sea. The rest of Base Station Un see something else. Bayoumi the lab rat sees Sekhmet the lioness goddess, daughter of the sun god. Partholon the creep finds in its shape a ‘good, old-fashioned cruxifix’. But all of them want to possess it. All of them want it for themselves.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Zeroes Scott Westerfeld , Margo Lanagan , Deborah Biancotti , 2015 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015-2017 9769020 2015 series - author novel science fiction fantasy

The Zeroes are teenagers, all born in the year 2000, and all with a superpower that they barely comprehend: weaponised charisma, the ability to see only through others's eyes, power over crowds, destructive interactions with technology.

The series begins after the splintering of the Zeroes, and follows their reconciliation when a member of their group is involved in a bank robbery.

1 8 y separately published work icon Zeroes Scott Westerfeld , Margo Lanagan , Deborah Biancotti , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015 8957189 2015 single work novel young adult fantasy

'Don't call them heroes. But these six Californian teens have powers that set them apart.

'Ethan aka Scam has a voice inside him that'll say whatever people want to hear, whether it's true or not. Which is handy, except when it isn't - like when the voice starts gabbing in the middle of a bank robbery. The only people who can help are the other Zeroes, who aren't exactly best friends these days.

'Enter Nate, aka Bellwether, the group's 'glorious leader.' After Scam's SOS, he pulls the scattered Zeroes back together. But when the rescue blows up in their faces, the Zeroes find themselves propelled into whirlwind encounters with ever more dangerous criminals. At the heart of the chaos they find Kelsie, who can take a crowd in the palm of her hand and tame it or let it loose as she pleases.

'Filled with high-stakes action and drama, Zeroes unites three powerhouse authors for the opening instalment of a thrilling new series.' (Publication summary)

1 Look How Cold My Hands Are Deborah Biancotti , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Cranky Ladies of History 2015; (p. 41-56) The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015 2017;
1 No Mercy for the Executioner Deborah Biancotti , 2014 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 11 no. 6 2014;
1 The Executioner Goes Home Deborah Biancotti , 2014 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 9 no. 2 2014; Focus 2014 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction 2015;
1 All the Lost Ones Deborah Biancotti , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Exotic Gothic 5 : Volume One 2013; The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013 2014;
1 Indigo Gold Deborah Biancotti , 2013 single work short story science fiction mystery fantasy
— Appears in: One Small Step : An Anthology of Discoveries 2013; (p. 41-59)

Set in the same universe as Bad Power, Kaneko is a reporter whose boss has sent her out to make a story out of the nutcases who call the paper to say they have secret powers. Some of them say they were indigo children, meant to be the next wave of human evolution. If so, evolution hasn’t worked out for most of them very well. Kaneko has, however, a superpower of her own - a tenacity that leads to discoveries (Lois Tilton, Locus Online).

1 Bad Power Deborah Biancotti , 2012 single work short story horror
— Appears in: The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011 2012; (p. 139-154)
1 y separately published work icon Bad Power Deborah Biancotti , Yokine : Twelfth Planet Press , 2012 Z1868709 2012 selected work short story fantasy 'From Crawford Award nominee Deborah Biancotti comes this sinister short story suite, a pocketbook police procedural, set in a world where the victories are only relative, and the defeats are absolute. Bad Power celebrates the worst kind of powers both supernatural and otherwise, in the interlinked tales of five people - and how far they'll go.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 And the Dead Shall Outnumber the Living Deborah Biancotti , 2011 single work novella horror
— Appears in: Ishtar 2011; (p. 85-172)
'In modern-day Sydney, male prostitutes are dying. Their bones have turned to paste and their bodies are jelly. As Detective Adrienne Garner investigates the deaths, she finds rumours of strange cults and old gods whose powers threaten her city and, ultimately, her world.' (From the publisher's website)
1 y separately published work icon Ishtar Kaaron Warren , Deborah Biancotti , Cat Sparks , Amanda Pillar (editor), K.V. Taylor (editor), Norrkoping : Gilgamesh Press , 2011 Z1869560 2011 selected work novella horror
1 Home Turf Deborah Biancotti , 2010 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Baggage : Tales of Speculative Fiction 2010; (p. 167-187)
1 No Going Home Deborah Biancotti , 2010 single work short story
— Appears in: Sprawl 2010; (p. 99-117)
1 No Going Home Deborah Biancotti , 2010 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Sprawl 2010;
1 This Time, Longing Deborah Biancotti , 2009 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: A Book of Endings 2009; (p. 273-282)
1 Summa Seltzer Missive Deborah Biancotti , 2009 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: A Book of Endings 2009; (p. 231-242)
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