We are happy to announce the release of The Only Game in the Galaxy! Order it now or from your local bookseller.

The Only Game in the Galaxy by Paul Collins

In a galaxy of cutthroat companies, shadowy clans and a million agendas, spy agency RIM barely wields enough control to keep order. Maximus Black is RIM’s star cadet. But he has a problem. One of RIM’s best agents, Anneke Longshadow, knows there’s a mole in the organisation. And Maximus has a lot to hide.

Also in this series: Mole Hunt and Dyson's Drop


ISBN: 9781925000061
Publication date: September 2013
Extent: 333 pages
Format: B format paperback
Price: AUD $19.95
Category: Science fiction (space opera)
Age guide: 12+



About the Author

Together with Michael Pryor, Paul is the co-editor of the highly successful fantasy series, The Quentaris Chronicles; he has also contributed seven titles to the series as an author. Paul’s other works include The Jelindel Chronicles,The Earthborn Wars trilogy and The World of Grrym trilogy written in collaboration with Danny Willis. Paul has been the recipient of several awards, notably the inaugural Peter McNamara, the A Bertram Chandler, the Aurealis, and the William Atheling. He has been short-listed for many others, including the Speech Pathology Australia and Ditmar awards. Paul has worked as a pub bouncer, served time in the commandos, has a black belt in both tae kwon do and ju jitsu, was a kickboxer, and trained with the Los Angeles Hell Drivers.

Key selling points:

  • Multiple award-winning Australian YA author.
  • Third book in a trilogy
  • Aimed at boys from 12+.
  • Strong male and female characters
  • Merchandise offered: bookmarks
  • Author touring schools and conferences
  • Book #1 received fantastic reviews. Fran Knight in Magpies said: “A quirky turn of phrase, combined with a large dose of humour will attract readers who like something extra with their SF”
  • Meredith Tate in Bookseller & Publisher had this to say: “Bitingly clever and imaginative, it’s like a cross between The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Total Recall and Dexter”
  • Fran Atkinson chose Mole Hunt as Pick of the Week in The Sunday Age: “Don’t bother trying to acclimatise. There’s no meandering here, just a full throttle shove that leaves the reader in the calculating hands of 18-year-old Maximus Black, who comes from a long line of madmen, murderers and megalomaniacs”.

Out now: Gamers' Rebellion

Gamers’ Rebellion by George Ivanoff

Tark and Zyra finally make it out into the real world ... but things are not quite what they expected. When Zyra is captured by the Designers, Tark finds himself among a group of teenage rebels. It seems like everyone has an agenda, and Tark and Zyra are to be the pawns in other people’s power games. They soon discover the sinister uses to which the game is being put and the shocking way it is all operated— with dozens of kidnapped children wired directly into the mainframe, their brains keeping the whole thing going. Will Tark and Zyra be able to free these children? Will they be able to save the characters within the game from the people who created them? Will they even be able to remain in the real world? Or will the Designers’ plans for world domination win out?

Also in this series: Gamers' Quest and Gamers' Challenge


ISBN: 978-1-921665-97-4
Publication date: June 2013
Extent: 246 pages
Format: Portrait
Price: AUD $16.95
Format: B format paperback
Age guide: 11+



About the Author

George Ivanoff is an author and stay-at-home dad residing in Melbourne. He has written over 30 books for children and teenagers, two of which are on the Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge booklist. George has also written for numerous magazines and anthologies, including Trust Me!and Doctor Who, Short Trips: Defining Patterns. 

Key selling points:

  • George Ivanoff is willing to promote his work
  • Third title in the Gamers trilogy
  • Strong male and female characters
  • Set in a game environment. Perfect for reluctant readers
  • Experienced author who has written over 30 books for children and teenagers
  • A combination of popular genres — science fiction and fantasy

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