Purchasing books

You can purchase these books using the Paypal “Add to Cart” buttons under the cover photos, or direct from the publisher via bank deposit or cheque (send your order and preferred payment method by E-mailing us here). Paperback price includes free postage within Australia.

Peggy Bright Books is only open to submissions by invitation at this stage.

When buying from our website, please note that it may take several days for your payment to clear, and that e-books are sent as an attachment by email to purchasers. Should you prefer instant reading gratification, all our titles are also available (in epub and mobi formats) through Wizard’s Tower Books, and (in mobi format) through the Kindle Store on Amazon.

If you live outside Australia, and you want physical copies of books mailed to you, please contact us (editor@peggybrightbooks.com) with your address so we can calculate extra postage costs. Thank you.

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And now for something a bit different!

This post includes a video recorded at the Book Expo Aus, with an excerpt from the short story “The Godbreaker and Unggubudh the Mountain” written and read by Ian McHugh. Published in Light Touch paper, Stand Clear available in paper and e-book formats here.

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**New** Use Only As Directed

Cover of Use Only As DirectedUse Only As Directed

A varied mix of 14 speculative fiction stories by some of the best Australian and New Zealand authors in the genre in settings that range from the back yard to the depths of space.

Edited by Simon Petrie and Edwina Harvey

Cover art by Lewis P. Morley

Authors: Stephen Dedman, Dirk Flinthart, Dave Freer, Michelle Goldsmith, Alex Isle, Lyn McConchie, Claire McKenna, Charlotte Nash, Ian Nichols, Leife Shallcross, Grant Stone, Douglas A Van Belle, Janeen Webb, M Darusha Wehm. 216 pages.

Paperback $24.95
 
Ebook $4.95

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* For paperback copies to be sent to addresses outside Australia, please contact editor@peggybrightbooks.com with your address so we can calculate postage costs.

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Congratulations

Peggy Bright Books congratulates Edwina Harvey on the short listing of The Back of the Back of Beyond in the Best Collected Works category of the Ditmar Awards.

Congratulations also to Eleanor Clarke on the shortlisting of her Back of the Back of Beyond cover art in the Ditmars’ Best Artwork category.

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The Back of the Back of Beyond ***FREE*** Sampler

Cover of The Back of the Back of BeyondThis ebook is a sample of Edwina Harvey‘s collection of short stories set in a rural Australian landscape you never knew existed. Shortlisted for the Best Collected Works category of the 2014 Ditmar Awards (for works published in 2013).

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To purchase the full book, in either eBook or paperback form, see this page.

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Needs More Dinosaurs ***FREE*** Sampler

Cover of Needs More DinosaursThis ebook is a sample of Sir Julius Vogel Award-winning author Simon Petrie‘s hard SF, fantasy and humorous SF/fantasy writing. His first collected work, Rare Unsigned Copy, Tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude and Giant Mutant Vegetables, his humorous SF novella, The Gordon Mamon Casebook, and his serious SF novella, Flight 404, can all be purchased through Peggy Bright Books.

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**New** The Back of the Back of Beyond

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Come and join the Party!

Through her short stories “No Pets Allowed”, “Get Me to The Worldcon on Time”, “My Sweet 286” and “Party”, Edwina Harvey introduced her readers to a world where flatmates discover the difficulties of raising young dragons in small suburban apartments, where “flying” to a science fiction convention takes on a whole new meaning, and where “the next door neighbours” on an Australian rural backblock are out of this world, but the parties are legendary.

Now collected here for the first time, these stories are interwoven with seven new tales set in the same universe.

Come and be introduced to a rural Australian landscape you never knew existed somewhere out in the back of the back of beyond.

Review: Bookonaut

Paperback $19.95
 
Ebook $4.99

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* For paperback copies to be sent to addresses outside Australia, please contact editor@peggybrightbooks.com with your address so we can calculate postage costs.

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More congratulations

Ticonderoga Year’s Best 2012 has recommended Joanne Anderton’s short story, “The Bone Chime Song” and Thoraiya Dyer’s short story, “Faets Fire” from our Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear anthology in their Recommended Reading ‏list!

We’re also delighted that Rob Porteous’ short story, “Subjunctive Case” in Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear has been listed on Ellen Datlow’s The Long HM list for The Best Horror of the Year volume 5.

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Congratulations

Peggy Bright Books is delighted to CONGRATULATE author Simon Petrie on winning a Sir Julius Vogel Award (NZ) for his Novella, Flight 404 (edited by Edwina Harvey, published by Peggy Bright Books, 2012).

We’d also like to CONGRATULATE Les Petersen, who won a Sir Julius Vogel Award for best professional artwork for his wonderful cover of Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear (edited by Edwina Harvey and Simon Petrie, published by Peggy Bright Books, 2012).

We’re all thrilled!

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Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear ***FREE*** Sampler

Want to see what all the fuss is about for our Ditmar nominated anthology, Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear? Download our free sampler for a taste of all the great stories this anthology contains.

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CONGRATULATIONS to Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear author, Sean McMullen, whose story, Hard Cases, has been turned into a film.

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Flight 404 / The Hunt for Red Leicester

Cover of Flight 404Flight 404: The search for the missing passenger vessel, the Bougainvillaea, brings inverstigator Charmain Mertz back to the conservative world of her boyhood.

The Hunt for Red Leicester: Space elevator employee and reluctant detective Gordon Mamon must solve a cheesemaker’s murder.

Review:
Flight 404 is a serious and compelling tale … I was captive to the mystery and the story right until the end. More in this vein Mr Petrie please.”
“I loved [The Hunt for Red Leicester]. A perfect counterbalance to the heavier tale told in Flight 404.”
—Sean Wright, ‘Sean the Bookonaut’ website

Available as back-to-back novellas in one paperback (ISBN 9780980699838), $12.95 RRP including free postage in Australia.*

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In electronic format (pdf, epub, mobi), Flight 404 is offered standalone (ISBN 9780980699845, $2.50 RRP), while The Hunt for Red Leicester is featured in The Gordon Mamon Casebook (ISBN 9780980699852, $2.50 RRP).

Paperback $12.95

Flight 404 Ebook $2.50

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The Gordon Mamon Casebook Ebook $2.50

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* For paperback copies to be sent to addresses outside Australia, please contact editor@peggybrightbooks.com with your address so we can calculate postage costs.

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