Twelfth Planet Press

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Twelfth Planet Press is part of the changing face of Australian publishing.

Blending print and electronic formats, Twelfth Planet Press aims to foster, develop and promote quality speculative fiction writing in fresh, exciting projects.

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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In every world, an imbalance of power. Something terribly askew between women and men, humans and wolves, citizens and constructs, light and dark. ‘The combination of strange and familiar gives Dyer’s fiction the power wielded by the best SF. The stories unerringly find find the human inside the bizarre. These are unsettling, poignant, marvellous. Read them. You will be glad you did.’ Nancy Kress
The Company Articles of Edward Teach/The Angaelien Apocalypse
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Two novelettes form the second Twelfth Planet Press Double. The Company Articles of Edward Teach – Learning to live inside your own skin is hard enough, but what if you were thrown back in time, to another body; a different world…? The Angaelien Apocalypse - An alien story you’ve never seen before …
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A tale of two cities, the stories Above and Below make up two halves of another in the TPP Doubles series. Written by Stephanie Campisi and Ben Peek, designed to be self-contained and complete as individual narratives, the two parts can be read in either order, yet also form a single narrative that has been intricately woven and designed to create a single, novel length story.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,200. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Sprawl is an exciting new original anthology, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and published by Twelfth Planet Press, that will give readers from around the world a unique glimpse into the strange, dark, and often wondrous magics that fill the days and nights of Australia’s dreaming cities and towns, homes and parks, and most of all, its endlessly stretching suburbs.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Miriam Aster novella (sequel to Horn). For ten years ex-cop Miriam Aster has been living with her one big mistake – agreeing to kill three men for the exiled Queen of Faerie. But when an old case comes back to haunt her it brings a spectre of the past. Today Miriam's about to learn that worse things can happen when the past refuses to stay behind you.
Angel Rising, a New Ceres novella
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The New Ceres planetary charter forbids the use of modern technology. Law confines the people to the ways of 18th Century Earth. Beneath the surface, rebellion and revolution simmer constantly. Proctor George Gordon knows all too well how easily these can bubble over, but nothing can prepare him for interstellar warfare in his own technologically challenged backyard.
Siren Beat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In “Siren Beat”, a minor group of man-eating sirens on the docks of Hobart would not normally pose much of a challenge for Nancy, but she is distracted by the reappearance of Nick Cadmus, the man she blames for her sister’s death. Sirens and mermaids tend to be bitter. You can’t blame them, really. Their tales don’t tend to have happy endings.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Twelfth Planet Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A dead girl in a dumpster and a unicorn on the loose – no-one knows how bad that combination can get better than Miriam Aster. A consulting job for city homicide quickly becomes a tangled knot of unexpected questions, and the link between the dead girl and the unicorn will draw Aster back into the world of the exiled fey she thought she’d left behind ten years ago, and she isn’t happy.


Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 105,980. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
What do a disabled superhero, a time-traveling Chinese-American figure skater, and a transgender animal shifter have in common? They’re all stars of Kaleidoscope stories! Featuring New York Times bestselling and award winning authors along with newer voices.
New Ceres Issue 1
Price: Free! Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
On New Ceres you will find coffee houses, highwaymen, drinks, gambling and illegal high technology. New Ceres' New Enlightenment constrains society as well as liberating old thoughts and literature and drinking customs. The planet plays interstellar politics to defend its independence and it recruits refugees from Old Earth and the conquered New Alliance planets to maintain some dangerous habits.
New Ceres Nights
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 97,090. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
New Ceres, a planet in the outer colonies, embraced the Age of Enlightenment nearly 200 years ago and refused to let go. Refugees & opportunists come to New Ceres in search of new lives, escaping the conflicts of the interstellar war. ... presents 13 exciting stories of rebellion, debauchery, decadence, subterfuge & murder set against the backdrop of powdered wigs, coffee houses, duels and balls.

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