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Angela Slatter Angela Slatter i(A82655 works by)
Born: Established: 1967 ;
Gender: Female
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Angela Slatter holds an MA and a PhD in Creative Writing, and is a graduate of Clarion South 2009 and the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop 2006. In 2013, she was awarded one of the inaugural Queensland Writers Fellowships. She has won awards a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, Ditmar Awards, Aurealis Awards, and Australian Shadows Awards, as well as being a finalist for awards including the Norma K. Hemming Award.

Source: Author's website.

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y separately published work icon Restoration United Kingdom (UK) : Jo Fletcher Books , 2018 13515416 2018 single work novel fantasy

'Walking between the worlds has always been dangerous - but this time V's facing the loss of all she holds dear.

'Verity Fassbinder thought no boss could be worse than her perfectionist ex-boyfriend - until she grudgingly agreed to work for a psychotic fallen angel. And dealing with a career change not entirely of her own choosing is doing nothing to improve V's already fractious temper. The angel is a jealous - and violent - employer, so she's quit working for the Weyrd Council and sent her family away, for their own safety. Instead of indulging in domestic bliss, she's got to play BFFs with the angel's little spy, Joyce the kitsune assassin . . . and Joyce comes with her own murderous problems.

'The angel has tasked V with finding two lost treasures, which would be hard enough even without a vengeful Dusana Nadasy on her heels. And Inspector McIntyre won't stop calling: the bodies of Normal women who disappeared decades before are turning up, apparently subjected to Weyrd magics. Angelic demands or not, this isn't something she can walk away from.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Corpselight London : Jo Fletcher Books , 2017 11384668 2017 single work novel fantasy

'Life in Brisbane is never simple for those who walk between the worlds.

'Verity’s all about protecting her city, but right now that’s mostly running surveillance and handling the less exciting cases for the Weyrd Council – after all, it’s hard to chase the bad guys through the streets of Brisbane when you’re really, really pregnant.

'An insurance investigation sounds pretty harmless, even if it is for ‘Unusual Happenstance’. That’s not usually a clause Normals use – it covers all-purpose hauntings, angry genii loci, ectoplasmic home invasion, demonic possession, that sort of thing – but Susan Beckett’s claimed three times in three months. Her house keeps getting inundated with mud, but she’s still insisting she doesn’t need or want help . . . until the dry-land drownings begin.

'V’s first lead takes her to Chinatown, where she is confronted by kitsune assassins. But when she suddenly goes into labour, it’s clear the fox spirits are not going to be helpful ...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2018 shortlisted Ditmar Awards Best Novel
2017 winner Australian Shadows Award Novel
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