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Tagged With: Simon Petrie

Congratulations to our Aurealis Award shortlisters

Peggy Bright Books would like to congratulate Charlotte Nash, whose short story “Dellinger” published in our Use Only As Directed anthology, edited by Simon Petrie and Edwina Harvey, has been short listed for the Best Science Fiction Short Story category in the 2014 Aurealis Awards and Simon Petrie, whose second fiction collection, Difficult Second Album: … Continue reading »

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Use Only As Directed

Use 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 … Continue reading »

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Flight 404 / The Hunt for Red Leicester

Flight 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 … Continue reading »

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Light Touch Paper – Stand Clear

Light Touch Paper – Stand Clear Matchless prose to fire your imagination! Offering 13 wonderous works of fiction from Joanne Anderton, Adam Browne, Sue Bursztynski, Brenda Cooper, Katherine Cummings, Thoraiya Dyer, Kathleen Jennings, Dave Luckett, Ian McHugh, Sean McMullen, Ripley Patton, Rob Porteous and Anna Tambour. Reviews “In all, Light Touch Paper Stand Clear definitely … Continue reading »

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Rare Unsigned Copy: Tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude, and Giant Mutant Vegetables

Rare Unsigned Copy: Tales of Rocketry, Ineptitude, and Giant Mutant Vegetables is a collection of short (and mostly warped) SF and fantasy stories from Simon Petrie, including several previously-unpublished gems. Touching on such important, diverse, and hitherto-ignored topics as the sex life of mythical reptiles, the anachronistic hazardousness of the humble ham sandwich, and the … Continue reading »

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