The first edition of Robert Hood's third collection of horror stories, which includes the 2009 Ditmar Award Finalist (Best Novella) for "Creeping in Reptile Flesh" (2008). It was also a finalist in two other Ditmar Award categories, and was also Aurealis Award Finalist (Best Anthology/Collection). A second edition was released by an overseas publisher a few years later, and included a new story.
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.