At Ease with the Dead, the fourth anthology of original supernatural and macabre fiction to be published by Ash-Tree Press, is a worthy successor to the previous volumes, Midnight Never Comes, Shadows and Silence, and the World Fantasy and International Horror Guild Award winner Acquainted With The Night. It also offers the largest gathering of new fiction—some thirty stories from the pens of some of the finest writers practising in the genre today (Ash Tree Press website).
Comprising twelve stories by twelve Australian authors, contributors to the fourth volume in Mirrordance Books Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy series are: Greg Egan, Adam Browne, Terry Dowling, Trent Jamieson, Lucy Sussex, Richard Harland, Cat Sparks, Ben Peek, Rick Kennett, Ana Tambour, Rjurik Davidson, and Garth Nix.
'Zombies and vampires lie within but there are much more disturbing dangers to be found. Australian dark fiction mines deep into the darkest corners of the imagination and the results are seductive and deadly. Be warned: read these stories with the lights on and the door locked. The Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror series showcases the very best and darkest short stories produced by 21st century Australian authors. This anthology includes work by Shane Jiraiya Cummings, David Conyers, Joanne Anderton, Sean Williams, Martin Livings, and Deborah Biancotti' (www.goodreads.com).