After a long hiatus, Peggy Bright Books is pleased to announce the release of “The Silence Inside The World” a 416 page fantasy verse novel from Earl Livings. After attempting suicide, Jessie Willis awakens in Thexlan, realm of spirits, dreams and fables, the realisation of all worlds. She joins forces with immortal wizard, Zane. With … Continue reading
(Can also be used for Fathers Day and Christmas!) Buy both our award-nominated anthologies, Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear and Use Only As Directed (27 spec-fic stories by leading Australian and New Zealand authors) for the special price of only $19.95 including postage in Australia.
We are pleased to be selling a select group of titles from US press Dragonwell Publishing. Ashamet, Desert Born by Terry Jackman On a desert world a warrior nation worships its emperor as a god. But for Ashamet, its prince, the future is filled with danger… Ashamet is confident his swordsmanship, and his arranged marriage, … Continue reading
Need a last-minute gift for a special person? Don’t have time to go to the shops, or want to deal with crowds? We have gift certificates in $5, $10, $20 and $25 amounts, which you can buy through Paypal. Once purchased, you will receive by email a gift certificate with the purchased amount on it, … Continue reading
Peggy Bright Books is pleased to offer for sale a limited number of Adam Browne’s collection of short stories, called (appropriately enough) Other Stories and Other Stories, published by Satalyte Press, 2014. Each copy has been individually signed by the author. From the back cover of Other Stories and Other Stories: the exquisitudinal stories herein … Continue reading
The Tame Animals of Saturn, by Adam Browne, is a sumptuously-illustrated compendium of fantastical animals inspired by the imagined extraterrestrial menagerie of nineteenth-century Christian mystic, Jakob Lorber. Limited signed edition. A4 size, 46pp including internal colour. Reviews “It’s a rare pleasure to come across a book this gnarly. The text is a scholarly yet transreal … Continue reading
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
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.
This 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). PDF ePub mobi (Kindle) To purchase the full book, in either eBook or paperback form, see … Continue reading
The Back of the Back of Beyond 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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Peggy Bright Books is delighted 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!
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. ePub mobi (Kindle) PDF CONGRATULATIONS to Light Touch Paper, Stand Clear author, Sean McMullen, whose story, Hard Cases, has been turned … Continue reading
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
The Whale’s Tale is an exciting young adult science fiction novel set in a future where the Whale Nation has brought space travel back from the brink of extinction. Humpback whales tour the galaxy in massive spaceships called “The Whaling Fleet” performing Whalesong to receptive audiences. After she’s caught stealing a computer file, Japanese teenage … Continue reading