Winterbourne Publishing

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Winterbourne Publishing is a boutique Australian e-publisher of speculative fiction (that's science fiction and fantasy) by new or unknown Australian authors. We are based in Perth, Western Australia.

Our goals are to offer an open door to new and emerging Australian SF/F writers, provide high-quality stories outside the mundane mainstream, and increase the appeal of ebooks through wide distribution, ease of access (no DRM), and reasonable prices.

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Ain't No Rest for the Wicked
By Anneque Malchien
Price: $8.95 USD. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
Haru is a refugee from another world, who has devoted his new life on Midgard to mending rifts and trying to help fallouts like him. Tenma is a young girl dying of the Fade, whose desperate fiance will do anything to save. Their destinies entwine in this Manga-inspired doorstopper, by turns funny, thrilling and touching — but always full of adventure.
Balanced in an Angel's Eye
By Shaune Lafferty Webb
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
Hael is a low-caste thrall, struggling to protect and feed her mother in a war-torn city. When she attracts the notice of an arrogant lord, she finds herself reluctantly bound to follow him to the human world, where her kind are known as angels. Every move they make disrupts an eons-old balance, but they must find a lost angel and bring him home or be trapped forever.
What Night Hides
By Kate Smith
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,460. Language: Australian English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
Josh thought he could stop running when he found a job as cook and general minion in the isolated hamlet of Wolf Hollow. Then he realises his employer is an immortal peacekeeper of the supernatural underworld. Worse, Josh discovers he’s reluctantly comfortable in this darkly surreal world. In fact, he’s more than comfortable. He’s uncovering hidden talents he’s not sure he wanted to know about.
Illumé
By Kate Smith
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 93,520. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
Where there is light, there are shadows ... As the full blue moon casts a glow over Paris, agent Thane da Silva’s search for a pair of romantics performing a doomed ritual is just the beginning of an elaborate charade of mirrors and strange communiqués. By turns macabre and whimsical, gothic and pop-cultural, Illumé will take you on a lavish journey into the shadows of the City of Light.
Glide in Slowtime
By Barry Rosenberg
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
Glide has the pen pusher blues until his cloud of depression turns into a magic man who whisks him off to Auslan, a former paradise in need of a hero. But first Glide has to untangle the secret of Slowtime. A comedic fantasy with a uniquely Australian flavour and a steampunk twist, Glide in Steamtime is a romp where science is magic and magic is science. It's Dreamtime ... in steam time.
Bus Stop on a Strange Loop
By Shaune Lafferty Webb
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 80,720. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
When brothers Nicky and Ethan escape the degraded world of the future, they are seeking only sanctuary and peace. All they want is to leave their past behind them, but Ethan’s unique talent, the instrument of their escape, means the past can never be forgotten — Nicky and Ethan have been followed…
Half Moon
By Dale Renton
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 126,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
Akri of the Half Moon discovers a murdered man, the black hilt of a sword protruding from his chest. The lowlands mage Raffin Andelaran makes an unpleasant discovery of his own when he finds corruption at the very heart of his guild. Their two peoples face a threat both new and ancient that will overwhelm them if they stand alone. New paths must be taken, ancient fears overcome...
Bastard's Grace
By Wendy Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 216,590. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010 by Winterbourne Publishing. Category: Fiction
A virus spreads across Aspermonde, transforming women into beautiful creatures called Mosaics and stealing their minds, souls, and voices. Mosaics are alien, eerie...and collectable. Simon collects Mosaics for the king but his latest acquisition, Augusta, hasn’t yet lost her mind and willpower. Maybe it's a miracle. Or maybe it's just a sackful of trouble for Simon and his sidekick, Hal.


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