Tehani Wessely

Publisher info

FableCroft Publishing is an independent press dedicated to the future of speculative fiction in Australia.

The baby of Australian editor Tehani Wessely, FableCroft has a charter to promote new and established authors and artists in the speculative fiction field, as well as the broad genre as a whole.

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The Rebirth of Rapunzel: A Mythic Biography of the Maiden in the Tower
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Exploring the Rapunzel fairy tale throughout history. Includes research-based exegesis, original translations, poems and articles related to the work.
Bounty: A Mocklore Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 29, 2016 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bounty Fenetre isn't a bounty hunter. Delta Void isn't a mercenary. But trouble follows both of them, everywhere they go… It's not easy to make an honest living in the tiny magical empire of Mocklore. Six stories of adventure, magic, chaos and chainmail lingerie, where fairy tales are bad for your love life, and shoes can solve anything.
The Mocklore Omnibus (Mocklore Chronicles #1 & #2)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 164,160. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The two original Mocklore novels in one volume! Splashdance Silver Liquid Gold Comedy pirates, saucy witches, magical explosions, gratuitous historical trivia and flying sheep…
Striking Fire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 149,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of works old and new from the pen of Tasmanian author Dirk Flinthart, these stories deliver a perilous gauntlet of speculative fiction from contemporary fantasy through thoughtful science fiction all the way to disturbing horror. A dizzying, eclectic display of accomplished storytelling grounded in a deeply human emotional landscape, this book is sure to strike fire.
Pratchett's Women: Unauthorised Essays on the Female Characters of Discworld
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sex, gender and broomsticks in Terry Pratchett's Discworld…
50 Roman Mistresses:
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Here are fifty extraordinary women of Ancient Rome—virtuous wives and adulterous vixens, abductees and viragos, imperial mothers and mortals who became goddesses, all taking their place in history. Their stories are told by Doctor Tansy Rayner Roberts, in her wry, insightful, highly readable manner, and by the end, you will have explored Roman history from a slightly different point of view.
Guardian
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,080. Language: Australian English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The grand city of Movoc-under-Keeper lies in ruins. The sinister puppet men have revealed their true nature, and their plan to tear down the veil between worlds. To have a chance of defeating them, Tanyana must do the impossible, and return to the world where they were created, on the other side of the veil.
The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,020. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Collecting the finest science fiction and horror short stories from award-winning writer Joanne Anderton. From mechanical spells scavenging a derelict starship to outback zombies and floating gardens of bone, these stories blur the lines between genres. A mix of freakish horror, dark visions of the future and the plain weird, Anderton's tales will draw you in – but never let you get comfortable…
Path of Night
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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Michael Devlin is the first of a new breed. The way things are going, he may also be the last. Being infected with an unknown disease is bad. Waking up on a slab in a morgue wearing nothing but a toe-tag is worse, even if it comes with a strange array of new abilities. Can Devlin hold onto his humanity when he walks the Path of Night?
Ink Black Magic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Kassa Daggersharp has been a pirate, a witch, a menace to public safety, a villain, a hero and a legend. All the adventures are over and it's time to get on with being a grownup, teaching at university. But someone has to step up to save Mocklore, one last time…

Books

In Your Face
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,260. Language: Australian English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In Your Face = Trigger Warnings Twenty-two original and reprinted speculative fiction stories dealing with provocative themes. These stories are confronting, but with a firm purpose. They will make you uncomfortable, because they are a bit too hard-hitting or close to the bone. But they will also challenge you, by interrogating these themes and ideas to make a point about the world we live in.
Focus 2014: Highlights of Australian Short Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Looking for a taste of the very best science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories around? The third of an annual series, Focus 2014 collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards shortlisting.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,790. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dark, weird realities. Within these pages they discovered monuments to a dying alien race, sentient islands caught like fish, a tree that grows pencils, a baby transformed into a hummingbird, and a steampunk Maori whaling crew. They were afraid, as you should be afraid. They saw life, death and the space between; metamorphosis, terrible choices and bitter regrets. Enter, if you dare.
Cranky Ladies of History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,660. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Warriors, pirates, murderers and queens... Throughout history, women from all walks of life have had good reason to be cranky. Some of our most memorable historical figures were outspoken, dramatic, brave, feisty, rebellious and downright ornery. Sometimes you have to break the rules before the rules break you.
Phantazein
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
You think you know all the fables that have ever been told. You think you can no longer be surprised by stories. Think again. With origins in myth, fairytales, folklore and pure imagination, the stories and poems in these pages draw on history that never was and worlds that will never be to create their own unique tales and traditions… The next generation of storytellers is here.
Focus 2013: Highlights of Australian Short Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: Australian English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Looking for a taste of the very best science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories around? The second of an annual series, Focus 2013 collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards shortlisting.
One Small Step, an anthology of discoveries
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sixteen stories of discovery from Australia's best writers. Each story in some way addresses the idea of discoveries, new beginnings, or literal or figurative "small steps", but each story takes you to places you far beyond the one small step you imagine... Journey through worlds and explore the reaches of the universe with this collection.
Focus 2012: Highlights of Australian Short Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 76,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Looking for a taste of the very best science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories around? The first of an annual series, Focus 2012 collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards shortlisting.
Epilogue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
ep·i·logue: an ending that serves as a comment on or conclusion to what has happened. Climate change, natural disaster, war and disease threaten to destroy all we know. Predictions of the future are bleak. But does the apocalypse really mean the end of the world? Is there no hope for a future that follows? Twelve writers take on the end of the world and go beyond, to what comes next.
After the Rain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The aftermath of rain, be it showers, storms or floods, can change the landscape. In this book, fifteen of Australia’s best and brightest speculative fiction authors offer literal and figurative interpretations of what follows rain, in this reality and others.
Worlds Next Door
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
There are worlds where ships take travellers through space like taxis. Worlds where your worst nightmare destroys your greatest dreams. Worlds where magic makes the rules. What you have here is not a book, but a key to worlds that exist under your bed, in your cupboard, in the dark of night when you’re sure you’re being watched. What you have is a passport to the worlds next door.

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