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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Crown of Rowan : A Tale of Thyrsland
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  • Epigraph: I was cruellest to him whom I loved the most. - Laxdaela's Saga

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Legends of Australian Fantasy Jack Dann (editor), Jonathan Strahan (editor), Pymble : HarperCollins , 2010 Z1703151 2010 anthology novella short story fantasy

    'Celebrate the legends of Australian fantasy. Extraordinary voices ... extraordinary worlds.

    Come to Erith, to a faerie tale with a sting, or to Obernewtyn, long before the Seeker was born. Revisit a dark pocket of history for the Magician′s Guild or get caught up in the confusion of an endlessly repeating day in the Citadel. Cross the wall, where Charter magic is all that lies between you and death. A trip with a graverobber can be gruesome, and it′s hard to share the fear of a woman who must kill her husband if her child is to rule ...

    A mysterious tale plays out in Sevenwaters. Catch up with Ros and Adi as they prepare for the greatest change of all. Other twists in these fabulous tales bring us to demonic destiny and an alternate WWII.

    These eleven short novels will take you on amazing new journeys with favourite characters from the worlds you know and love' (HarperCollins).

    Pymble : HarperCollins , 2010
    pg. 158-204
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Year of Ancient Ghosts Kim Wilkins , Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013 Z1932824 2013 selected work novella (taught in 1 units) The Year of Ancient Ghosts features five novellas of the fantastic, all centred around medieval myth and history. A mother and her daughter come to the remote Orkneys to grieve, and find themselves instead dealing with a ghostly Viking legend. A dark-ages king doesn't realise his wife carries another man's child and she is desperate for him not to find out. A young woman, who has spent her whole life hiding her supernatural strength, discovers on the eve of her wedding that she is Odin's daughter. Sir Percival's sister finds herself trapped in a castle of bloodletting sorcerers with only her sexuality as a weapon. In the wake of the Norman conquest, the daughter of an abusive man falls in love with a Norman priest whose abilities blur the line between religion and magic.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013
    pg. 73-119
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