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SNAFU: Unnatural Selection

  In SNAFU: Unnatural Selection (Cohesion) I was thrilled to have made the list of Many More authors. I’ve known writers offended to be lumped in with the Many Mores; the category imbued with a lugubrious quality. There’s the idea that Many Mores aren’t as polished. They’re the also-rans, the unsolicited, the stories only published to round out the Table of Contents. Those of us less down on ourselves imagine it’s because there is not enough space to squeeze a dozen double-barrelled surnames on a B-format cover and still have room for a kick-ass Dean Samed cover image. Sometimes it’s because...

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Twisty Christmas

The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales: Edited by Peter Friend, Eileen Mueller & A.J.Ponder. Includes stories by Joy Cowley, David Hill, Dave Freer & Lyn McConchie Kindle Edition by Joy Cowley (Author), Dave Freer (Author), Lyn McConchie (Author), D.M. Potter (Author), Lee Murray (Author), Lorraine Orman (Author), Eileen Mueller (Author, Editor), Peter Friend (Author, Editor), A.J. Ponder (Editor), David Hill (Foreword) What will Santa put under your tree this Christmas? A present that growls? Or one that smiles? The Best of Twisty Christmas Tales – crazy Christmas adventures for the whole family! Christmas in outer space or at the beach,...

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A Foreign Country

A Foreign Country by Anna Caro & Juliet Buchanan (editors) Winner of the Sir Julius Vogel award for Best Collected Work 2011! Strange creatures are loose in Miramar, desperate survivors cling to the remains of a submerged country, humanity’s descendants seek to regain what they’ve lost, and the residents of Gisborne reluctantly serve alien masters. The visions of New Zealand – and beyond – painted in this collection of short stories are both instantly recognisable, and nothing like the place we know. A Foreign Country brings together the work of established authors and fresh voices to showcase the range of...

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Regeneration

Regeneration: New Zealand Speculative Fiction II Paperback – June 17, 2013 by Anna Caro (Editor), Juliet Buchanan (Editor) Some things are gone forever; but that is not the end. There are new lives to be lived, new discoveries to be made, changes to be fought for, enjoyed, or feared. Experience worlds where existence continues beyond death and much-wanted babies become something else entirely. Where humanity endures in hostile environments, societies adapt to new challenges and inventions, and strange creatures live secretly among us. Travel from a curiously altered Second World War to other universes at the end of time, taking...