Wyann trees search the shallows to spear passing prey with their roots. Giant water-ants hunt anything that moves on the water-skin. So Sala really shouldn’t go out onto the lake...

What entraps, can also set you free

On a remote planet of hydrogel seas, Leon must choose between the safety of his sister's unborn child, his mother's life, an interspecies war, or the release he's long sought...
Scientists have figured out one of our greatest mysteries – where the electrical energy in our brains goes after we die... But when Becky's brother disappears, she cares zero for science.

Only champions dare to enter

Beth always plays to win, until her gaming nemesis challenges her to a real-life risk that pushes their skills to the limit, just to survive!
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Conjuring journeys into the beyond and wonderful...

Zena Shapter is a multi-award winning author of speculative and contemporary fiction, “a writer with a need for adventure” (Midnight Echo magazine), creating “the kind of excitement and suspense and pure pleasure that made me want to become a writer” (Lillian Csernica, Tangent Online), “dark fantasy at its blood-soaked finest” (Australasian Horror Writers’ Association), “cold and brutal” (Tor.com) and “beautifully crafted and well told stories that deserve to be read many times” (Glen Miles Short Story Prize). Which journey will you take next...?

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