Selected Short Fiction

Collected in Across the Wall (2005)
  • Across the Wall by Garth Nix“Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case” first published for World Book Day, 2005
  • “Under the Lake” first published in “The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction”, 2001
  • “Charlie Rabbit” first published in Kids’ Night In, collected for War Child, 2005
  • “From the Lighthouse” first published in Fantastic Worlds, edited by Paul Collins, 1996
  • “The Hill” first published in X-Changes: Stories for a New Century, 2001
  • “Lightning Bringer” first published in Love & Sex, edited by Michael Cart, 2001
  • “Down to the Scum Quarter” first published in “Myths and Legends” (1987) and “Breakout!” magazine (1988)
  • “Heart’s Desire” first published in “The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction”, 2002
  • “Hansel’s Eyes” first published in A Wolf at the Door edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 2000
  • “Hope Chest” first published in Firebirds, edited by Sharyn November, 2003
  • “My New Really Epic Fantasy Series” first published in the Swancon Program Book, 1999
  • “Three Roses” first published in “Eidolon” magazine, Autumn 2000.
  • “Endings” first published in Gothic! Ten Original Dark Tales, edited by Deborah Noyes, 2004
Collected in To Hold the Bridge (2015)
  • no-cover-3d“To Hold the Bridge: An Old Kingdom Story” first published in Legends of Australian Fantasy, edited by Jack Dann and Jonathan Strahan, 2010.
  • “Vampire Weather” first published in Teeth, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 2011.
  • “Strange Fishing in the Western Highlands” first published in Hellboy: Oddest Jobs, edited by Christopher Golden, 2008.
  • “Old Friends” first published in Dreaming Again, edited by Jack Dann, 2008.
  • “The Quiet Knight” first published in Geektastic, edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci, 2011.
  • “You Won’t Feel a Thing” first published in After, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 2012.
  • “A Handful of Ashes” first published in Under My Hat, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2012.
  • “The Big Question” first published in, Elsewhere, Edinburgh Festival Special, 2012.
  • “Stop!” first published in The Dragon Book, edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, 2009.
  • “Infestation” first published in The Starry Rift, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2008.
  • “The Heart of the City” first published in Subterranean Online magazine, 2011.
  • “Ambrose and the Ancient Spirits of East and West” first published in The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities, edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer
  • “Holly and Iron” first published in Wizards, edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, 2007.
  • “The Curious Case of the Moondawn Daffodils Murder: As Experienced by Sir Magnus Holmes and Almost-Doctor Susan Shrike” first published in Ghosts by Gaslight, edited by Jack Dann and Nick Gevers, 2011.
  • “An Unwelcome Guest” first published in Troll’s-Eye View, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 2009.
  • “The Highest Justice” first published in Zombies vs. Unicorns, edited by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier, 2010.
  • “Master Haddad’s Holiday” first published as a bonus story in the Australian edition of A Confusion of Princes, 2012.
  • “Sidekick of Mars” first published in Under the Moons of Mars, edited by John Joseph Adams, 2012.
  • “Peace in Our Time” first published in Steampunk! edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant, 2011.
3dcover-sir-hereward-and-mister-fitz-printCollected in Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz: Three Adventures
  • “Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Go To War Again” first published in “Jim Baen’s Universe”, 2007
  • “Beyond the Sea Gate of the Scholar-Pirates of Sarsköe” first published in Fast Ships, Black Sails edited by Jeff Vandermeer and Ann Vandermeer, 2008
  • “A Suitable Present for a Sorcerous Puppet” first published in Swords and Dark Magic, edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders, 2010
Other Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Stories
  • “Losing Her Divinity” first published in Rags and Bones, edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt, 2013
  • “A Cargo of Ivories” first published in Rogues, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, 2014
  • “Home is the Haunter” first published in Fearsome Magics, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2014
Uncollected Stories
  • “Sam, Cars and the Cuckoo” first published in “Warlock” magazine, 1984
  • “The Kind Old Sun Will Know” first published in “Eidolon” magazine, 1996
  • “Dog Soldier” first published in “Jim Baen’s Universe”, 2006
  • “Bad Luck, Trouble, Death and Vampire Sex” first published in Eclipse, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2007
  • “Crossing the Line” first published in Fearie Tales, edited by Stephen Jones, 2013
  • “Fire Above, Fire Below” first published by Tor.com, 2013
  • “Shay Corsham Worsted” first published in Fearful Symmetries, edited by Ellen Datlow, 2014
  • “Happy Go Lucky” first published in Kaleidoscope, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios, 2014
  • “By Frogsled and Lizardback to Outcast Venusian Lepers” first published in Old Venus, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, 2015