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.

Where to find Tehani Wessely online

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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, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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.
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…
The Tainted (The Isles of Glory #3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
As the beautiful illusionist Flame succumbs to the dark spell that taints her soul, the physician Kelwyn Gilfeather discovers that the only way to cure her may be to destroy all magic and change the Isles of Glory forever.
Path of Night
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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?
Liquid Gold (Mocklore Chronicles #2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Liquid Gold - the most seductively dangerous substance in the history of the cosmos. No sooner does its creator realise its breathtaking capacity to manipulate time than Sparrow, the troll-raised mercenary, steals it away. With it unleashed, nothing will ever be the same again, certainly not for Kassa Daggersharp. No one is prepared for the repercussions of tampering with the Liquid Gold.
Ink Black Magic
Price: $5.99 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…
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The unassuming Sky Plains healer Gilfeather is drawn into the adventure of a lifetime, as he joins a warrior and a sorceress on a quest to overcome a ruthless dunmagicker whose lust for dark power places the entirety of the Glory Isles in danger. Isles of Glory #2
The Aware
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,650. Language: Australian English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Imagine what it's like to be born citizenless in a world where citizenship is everything. Imagine what it is like to be able to see magic when others can't. Imagine what it's like to live in the Glory Isles at a time when your archipelago is about to be discovered by another civilization from half a world away. Changes are in the wind This is the world of The Aware.
Splashdance Silver (Mocklore Chronicles #1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Kassa Daggersharp in this hilarious story of the race for the Splashdance silver is about pirates and politics, treasure and traitors, epic adventures, magical mysteries, nearly-true-love and things which glint in the night.


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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.
Price: $7.99 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: $4.99 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: $7.99 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: $4.99 USD. 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.
Price: $7.99 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: $7.99 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: 70,760. 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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