Book List in Order:39 titles

  • Adela never imagined her life would end here: alone in a filthy spare room with a bucket for a toilet after days on days of torture.But she can wait a few days for her captors to tire of her—or she can save them the trouble. Not that they left ...


  • Kitty's husband returns from the magical war distant and reserved. To help him recover, she plans the perfect—albeit belated—Christmas.Red and gold ornaments. Boxes with bows. She hopes her husband loves everything, even the present under...


  • The markets crowd her senses, busy with sound and bustle and smells. Tundra needs to escape the sensory overload—she needs to run.That means sneaking away from her mother, of course. Tricky, but not impossible.And what she finds? Something that...


  • In a world where only priests make art, she listens as strange noises range outside her cell.She assumed the authorities wanted to question her about her little brother.But the truth? Much more sinister than that.The price for her transgressions? Eve...


  • On the moon, the sole survivors of a terrestrial plague keep each other company.But when you have the whole moon to fill, two is a very small number.Can they persevere, for the sake of the human race, their lives—and their sanity?A very short s...


  • On the moon, the sole survivors of a terrestrial plague keep each other company.But when you have the whole moon to fill, two is a very small number. Can they persevere, for the sake of the human race, their lives—and their sanity?A very short ...


  • She waits on a frosty street corner in old Russia, armed with the gadgets her sponsor gave her. Ivanov draws near—to her, to his death.But first, she needs to know: Vasiliy Ivanov, good man or bad?Killing a good man risks her integrity—an...


  • Tired, war-weary and worn, he longs for peace—and home. But the smell of blood reaches him as he travels: a giant, half-dead dragon—and a gang of bandits guarding it. He swore to never kill again. But once again, he faces a choi...


  • Zac, young, smart and adventurous, roams the eucalypt bush and pine forest around his house to his heart's content. But not over the old train tracks. Never that far. Until one day, he feels something magical calling…He knows he should ig...






  • Six years ago, Mina saved a fox in the bush. As thunder growled and lightning flashed, she thought she saw… something. Now, as graduation draws near and Mina plots her escape from backcountry Jilamatang to big-city Sydney, the town trembl...


  • Meet Beth, young, hopeful, and a staunch believer in all things magical—made easier by the fact that she owns a talking pink tortoise and a hyperactive pen.Meet her creative writing professor, Mr Sedriane, who refuses to allow his students to w...


  • The small town of Renph: a cosy, happy little place—at least until recently. Now, violence explodes in the streets, rumours whisper in the dark, and people hang in the square. And no one knows why. No one—except Tikva. But what ...


  • Tonight: the formal dance. Everything she ever dreamed of. But the face looking back in the mirror? About three shades too orange. She needs to exchange this foundation pronto, before her plans—and dreams—for the night burn down...


  • Welcome to a land where ignorance kills. The only way to survive is to walk the difficult road and stand against the dark.In The Wasporcist, Lily grows tired of everyone thinking she's mad. She knows the buzzing in her ears is more than her imaginati...


  • The only reason Becca agreed to this date? Her sister threatened her with a never-ending parade of suitors if she refused. Becca dreads the night of forced chit-chat with the one man she wants to see less than anyone else in the world. And to ma...


  • Certified to bring tagged people back from the dead, Anna knows responsibility. So when Millicent, local school bully, approaches Anna to raise Millicent's boyfriend Victor, Anna does the right thing: she refuses. Victor has no tag. But now? Mil...


  • The medical assembly has finally arrested the last existing Power, one of the super-powered, nearly-immortal beings tasked with preserving the balance of the world. All too often, though, their battles have ravaged cities, so the capture of the last ...


  • Tommy, aged five, pens his Christmas letter. His request? More brains for his family; they just don't understand him. He begs his mum to post the letter. With only one day left, it may not get there in time--he might end up with no presents.Or, he mi...


  • The bad: Fed up with James trying to run her life, Ella hangs up on her boyfriend at the bus stop. The worse: Having to share the bus ride home with middle-aged drifters.But the worst of all? The skinny, shell of a man in the business suit next to he...


  • The stinking, rotting Maliche devour the world, one city at a time, taking death away from humanity and replacing it with a shambling, eternal half-life. Imber holds the box, a magic box, that may be the key to the Maliche's destruction.If only she k...


  • Soulbonds mean a slow, lingering death for those who carry them--and Guiro's soulbond is nearly at an end. But if he dies near other people, the soulbond will jump to them. And so, at the end of a long, cobbled alleyway, Guiro lingers over his very l...



  • Deena wakes on a cold, Australian morning to a spontaneous forest, sprung up overnight while she slept.The other tent? Gone. Friends? Gone. Phone reception? None. Temperatures? Falling. Fast. Now Deena must figure out where the forest came from—and...


  • On a hot and stuffy afternoon, Chay and Sham want ice cream--and to spot the strange dragon that appears on the streets every Tuesday first this time. But when a metallic, boxy beast appears blowing smoke and vomiting people, what Chay gets costs her...


  • Springtime promises hang in the air. And Red wants her happy ending—no matter what her mother might have said.No matter what the cost. A darkly optimistic sequel to the Little Red Riding Hood tale, for people who want to believe in ho...


  • Ellie looks forward to her regular spa visits. Running into that jerk Brandr again? Not so much. Too pretty for anyone's good, Brandr arouses lust in everyone he meets--and Ellie hates the way he inspires her body to burn. She kno...


  • Abbi the Labrador loves her people—but she loves her bunny friend Zac even more. So when he pleads with her to let him out of his cage one night, she does.Even though it’s the wrong thing to do. Even though the consequences will be w...


  • Her ears buzz, day and night, like a wasp has taken up residence in her brain. The solution? Call whoever it takes to get rid of it. No matter what the cost. If you love stories that leave you glancing over your shoulder with a chill down your spine,...


  • Usually, Scott gets home to one of his mother's crazy rants.Today? Silence.Which makes a nice change--except that today, evil shadows lurk in the pantry where the food should be.Can Scott track down his mother, banish the shadows, and find something ...






  • Evil Overlord in training? Check. Successfully hidden the true depths of her powers for four years so no one kills her? Check. Graduating at the top of her class from the Evil Overlord Academy so she can acquire her castle? ...Uncertain. And Merc...


  • This is what the fairies never wanted you to know… Edge Tanning gets things done. She vanquished the shadows that were threatening Sanctuary, she saved her best friend from the Valley—and she called the power of Sanctuary, magical home of the fai...


  • Welcome to a land where ignorance kills. The only way to survive is to walk the difficult road and stand against the dark. In The Wasporcist, Lily grows tired of everyone thinking she's mad. She knows the buzzing in her ears is more than her imaginat...


  • Sanctuary is a place of safety—or so the fairies say... Edge is ready to return to a normal life, after beating back the shadows and defeating the Valley. Even Scott—bane of her existence—has been relatively well behaved since their encounter. ...


  • The fairies have a secret they’re just dying to protect… Emma knows breaking the rules can get you into trouble; it nearly got her sister killed. That’s why Emma’s stuck in backwater Nowra, Australia, under temporary witness protection with ...


  • From the 'Darkness and Good' blog comes a collection of fans' favourite stories, all in one convenient volume. Come read about gods and monsters, unicorns and shapeshifters, magical worlds and galaxies far, far away! Head to our website, http://darkn...


  • The important moments in life are as fleeting as cherry blossom. Love and family are just as ephemeral. In Cherry Blossom, Ambrose discovers that his quest for immortality brought him more than he bargained for. Can he find a way out of his prison o...


  • Welcome to a land where ignorance kills. The only way to survive is to walk the difficult road and stand against the dark. The maliche are devouring Imber’s world, and in To Dust, the only tool she has to stop them is a magic box. Shame the only on...


  • Simon Baker, 86, aging rapidly in an aged care facility. Just an ordinary man, coming to the end of an ordinary life…Except something else tickles the edges of his mind—of his memory. If only he could remember his real identity. Before t...


  • Selkies and swan maidens… Everyone knows the European tales of these innocent changelings, captured by greedy humans. Now meet them Down Under. Platypuses like Orkney: playful creatures, gentle water animals not known for their aggression...