Robert Hood's first book, published in 1988. It collects short stories previously published in various magazines (including "Orientation", winner of the 1975 Canberra Times Short Story composition, and "Dead End", winner of the Australian Golden Dagger Award), as well as several new stories written especially for the book. It was runner-up in the 1990 Readercon Award (US) Best Collection by a Single Author category. Signed by author.
Robert Hood has been writing for several decades, and has been published worldwide. He has been called "Aussie horror's wicked godfather" as well as a "master of dark fantasy". He also writes in the science fiction and crime genres.