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Born: Established: 1967 ;
Gender: Female
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1 When We Fall, We Forget Angela Slatter , 2019 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Phantoms : Haunting Tales from Masters of the Genre 2019; (p. 13-36)
1 The Wilderling Angela Slatter , 2019 single work short story horror fantasy
— Appears in: The Dark , May no. 48 2019;
1 1 y separately published work icon Restoration Angela Slatter , 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.

1 The Heart Is a Mirror for Sinners Angela Slatter , 2017 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Murder Ballads 2017; The Dark , May no. 36 2018;
1 No Good Deed Angela Slatter , 2017 single work short story horror
— Appears in: New Fears 2017;
1 Better Angels Angela Slatter , 2017 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 24 no. 5 2017; The Dark , November no. 42 2018;
1 y separately published work icon The Tallow-Wife Angela Slatter , Kathleen Jennings , Kings Meadows : FableCroft Publishing , 2017 11612647 2017 selected work short story essay

Produced to mark Angela Slatter's Guest of Honour role at Conflux13.

Includes short story 'The Tallow-Wife', 'Fragments from the Citadel', and an essay on the art of the world by Kathleen Jennings.

1 1 y separately published work icon Corpselight Angela Slatter , 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.

1 The Little Mermaid, in Passing Angela Slatter , 2017 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 22 no. 1 2017;
1 Tin Soldier Angela Slatter , 2016 single work short story horror fantasy
— Appears in: Dark Discoveries , no. 35 2016;
1 Change Management Angela Slatter , 2016 single work short story
— Appears in: Dead Letters : An Anthology of the Undelivered, the Missing, the Returned ... 2016; (p. 343-362)
1 y separately published work icon A Feast of Sorrows : Stories Angela Slatter , Canton : Prime Books , 2016 9535080 2016 selected work short story

'A Feast of Sorrows―Angela Slatter’s first U.S. collection―features twelve of the World Fantasy and British Fantasy Award-winning Australian author’s finest, darkest fairy tales, and adds two new novellas to her marvelous cauldron of fiction. Stories peopled by women and girls―fearless, frightened, brave, bold, frail, and fantastical―who take the paths less traveled by, accept (and offer) poisoned apples, and embrace transformation in all its forms. Reminiscent of Angela Carter at her best, Slatter’s work is both timeless and fresh: fascinating new reflections from the enchanted mirrors of fairy tales and folklore.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 4 y separately published work icon Vigil Angela Slatter , United Kingdom (UK) : Jo Fletcher Books , 2016 9440371 2016 single work novel fantasy

'Verity Fassbinder has her feet in two worlds. The daughter of one human and one Weyrd parent, she has very little power herself, but does claim unusual strength – and the ability to walk between us and the other – as a couple of her talents. As such a rarity, she is charged with keeping the peace between both races, and ensuring the Weyrd remain hidden from us.

'But now Sirens are dying, illegal wine made from the tears of human children is for sale – and in the hands of those Weyrd who hold with the old ways – and someone has released an unknown and terrifyingly destructive force on the streets of Brisbane.

'And Verity must investigate – or risk ancient forces carving our world apart.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Verity Fassbinder Series Angela Slatter , 2016-2018 9440340 2016 series - author novel
1 y separately published work icon Finnegan's Field Angela Slatter , United States of America (USA) : Tor , 2016 9207183 2016 single work novella fantasy horror

'[A] dark fantasy novelette about a six year old child who mysteriously disappears for three years, only to return home just as mysteriously — but not quite the same. At least, not to her mother.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 The Red Forest Angela Slatter , 2016 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales 2016; Best New Horror 2018; (p. 471-480) The Dark , February no. 45 2019;
1 Pale Tree House Angela Slatter , 2016 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales 2016; Best New Horror 2018; (p. 101-104)
1 y separately published work icon Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales Angela Slatter , United Kingdom (UK) : PS Publishing , 2016 10435134 2016 selected work short story horror

'Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales collects some of Angela Slatter’s finest horror stories to date. From the Lovecraftian laments of “The Song of Sighs” and “Only the Dead and the Moonstruck” to the uncanny notes of “The October Widow” and the stunning new “The Red Forest”, it’s clear that Slatter is, in the words of Stephen Jones, ‘a powerful and eloquent voice in horror fiction.’ Each tale is a darkly crafted gem.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 What Shines Brightest Burns Most Fiercely Angela Slatter , 2016 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: A Feast of Sorrows : Stories 2016;
1 The Tallow-Wife Angela Slatter , 2016 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: A Feast of Sorrows : Stories 2016;
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