Anthologies

Welcome! Here you’ll find a collection of Zoey Xolton‘s currently published & upcoming published works of fiction that feature in Anthologies. Information will be further updated as I’m made aware of specific release dates and availability, so stay tuned!

Divinity

Title: Divinity
My Story: Ephemeral Beauty
Theme: Gods & Goddesses
Genre: Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Iron Faerie Publishing
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!

Coffins_and_Dragons

Title: Coffins & Dragons
My Story: The Talisman of Fire
Theme: Vampires and Dragons
Genre: Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Dragon Soul Press
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: Darkness. Despair. Death. The repertoire of vampires and dragons precede them. Terror and turmoil follow in their wake, whether they purposely wreak havoc or not.

Aquarius

Title: Aquarius
Series: Zodiac Series
My Poem: I am Aquarius
Theme: The star sign ‘Aquarius’
Genre: Speculative Fiction & Poetry
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Deadset Press
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: TBA.

Sea_Glass_Hearts_2

Title: Sea Glass Hearts
My Poetry: The Tragedy of the Wild Heart
Theme: Love & the Sea
Genre: Romance
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Stormy Island Publishing
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: Fall in love, mend your broken heart, relax on the sand and listen to the waves. Discover a collection of love and sea themed poems to ease your mind, and soothe your soul.

Apocalypse

Title: Apocalypse
Series: Dark Drabbles #6
My Stories: Queen of the Ashes, The Dead Zone, Fresh Hell, The Last Rose & Citizens of the New World
Theme: Post-Apocalyptic
Genre: Dystopian
My Sub-genre: Dark Speculative
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: Est. November, 19th, 2019.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: TBA.

Eerie_Christmas

Title: Eerie Christmas
My Story: Just Another Dead Dolly
Theme: Christmas
Genre: Dark Speculative/Horror
My Sub-genre: Mythology/Urban Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: Est. November 27th, 2019
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: TBA.

100_Word_Horrors_3

Title: 100 Word Horrors – 3
Series: 100 Word Horrors
My Story: The Arena
Theme: None
Genre: Horror
My Sub-genre: Apocalyptic
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: KJK Publishing
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: A drabble is a short form of fiction that is exactly 100 words long (not including the title). Kevin J. Kennedy, has once again brought together the best of the horror world to bring you an anthology that is packed with creepy tales. Between these pages you will find over one hundred drabbles, written by a wealth of talented authors. From the best indie horror authors to Bram Stoker award winners and Amazon top sellers. We have monsters, mayhem and madness!

Galactic_Goddesses

Title: Galactic Goddesses
My Story: Queen of the Tides
Theme: Strong Heroines in Space
Genre: Sci-Fi
My Sub-genre: Mythology
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: TBA.
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Blurb: TBA.

Trembling_With_Fear_Year_Two

Title: Year 2
Series: Trembling With Fear
My Story: Trail of Hearts
Genre: Horror
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: The Horror Tree
Published: July 5th, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com *Top 100 Best Seller* #41
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: Trembling With Fear: Year Two features all the drabbles and short flash stories published online at Trembling With Fear, HorrorTree.com’s weekly eZine during 2018. All works of speculative fiction, many darkly so, they are the product of writers both new and seasoned and from all corners of the globe. This is a book to dip in and out of, perfect for those moments when you just want a dark ‘bite’ of something. Read, enjoy, and then check out Trembling With Fear online for the latest stories.

Unravel

Title: Unravel
Series: Dark Drabbles #5
My Stories: Burning Passion, Blood Sings to Blood, The Returned, The Midnight Man & War Crimes.
Theme: Crime
Genre: Dark Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genres: Paranormal & Contemporary
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: Est. September 17th, 2019
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: TBA.

Capricorn

Title: Capricorn
Series: Zodiac Series
My Poem: I am Capricorn
Theme: The star sign ‘Capricorn’
Genre: Speculative Fiction & Poetry
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Deadset Press
Published: Est. December 2019.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: TBA.

Magic_For_Beginners

Title: Magic for Beginners
My Story: The Magic Within
Theme: Magical Stories for Kids
Genre: Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genre: Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Special Notice: Magic For Beginners is a charity anthology, whose proceeds are being donated to support the young patients of St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital.
Blurb: “Amber is a social outcast and nerdy creative, and as a result,  often finds herself the victim of ruthless bullying in the schoolyard. However, the tides of fate shift when she finds the courage within to stand up for someone smaller than herself…”

Winds_of_Despair

Title: Winds of Despair
Series:
 Elemental Drabbles Volume 1
My Stories: The Last Pegasus Princess, Tears of Zephyrus, The Wind Has Teeth, The Howling Castle, Falling in Love, Of Feather & Fin, The Wrath of Venus & The Great Red Storm.
Theme: Wind
Genre: Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genres: Fantasy, Horror, Romance & Science Fiction
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: TBA.
Availability: Coming Soon!
Blurb: TBA.

Beyond

Title: Beyond
Series: Dark Drabbles #4
My Stories: River of Memory, Phantoms at Sea, The Lonely Ghost, Born Dead & The Darkness
Theme: Paranormal
Genre: Dark Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genre: Dark Fantasy & Paranormal
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: Est. September 3rd, 2019
Availability: PRE-ORDER NOW!
Blurb: TBA.

Monsters

Title: Monsters
Series: Dark Drabbles #3
My Stories: Harlequin, The Monster Within, Terror in the Deep, Moon Cursed & Mouths to Feed
Theme: Monsters
Genre: Dark Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genres: Horror & Dark Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: Est. August 20th, 2019
Availability: PRE-ORDER NOW!
Blurb: “Wendigos, vampires, things that go bump in the night or hide under the bed, witches, demons, upirs, kelpies, toad people, zombies, sirens and hundreds of other tiny terrifying tales. What miracles can one hundred debut to bestselling authors do with 100 words? More than three hundred 100-word drabbles from around the world.”

Angels

Title: Angels
Series: Dark Drabbles #2
My Stories: The Fall, Out of Eden, The Seventh Seal, Angel of Death & Thief in the Night
Theme: Angels
Genre: Dark Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genres: Dark Fantasy & Christian Mythology
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: July 23rd, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com *Top 100 Best Seller* #1
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “Beatific angels, holy wars, kitty saviours, epic battles between good and evil, devils and demons, fallen angels and many more tantalising tiny tales. What miracles can one hundred debut to bestselling authors do with 100 words? More than three hundred 100-word drabbles from around the world.”

Fable

Title: Fable
My Story: Feathers of Fate
Theme: Altered Fairytales
Genre: Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Iron Faerie Publishing
Published: July 5th, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com *Top 100 Best Seller* #95
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “It all began once upon a time… These aren’t the fairytales you grew up with! This anthology features 16 stories from 16 authors.”

Organi_Ink_1

Title: Organic Ink –  Volume 1
Series: Organic Ink Trilogy
My Poetry: An Ode to Blood, The Devil’s Mistress, The Guilt of Conscience, A Mate for the Dark Soul + 8 haikus
Theme: None
Genre: Multi-Genre
My Sub-genre: Dark Speculative Poetry
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Dragon Soul Press
Published: June 31st, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com *Top 100 Best Seller* #45 
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “Poetry; a unique and beautiful way to express feelings and ideas. Weaving words into perfect poetic prose, these fifty authors remind you of your childhood, bring comfort from the hardships of life, fiercely spur emotions, and tell tales of old. All lovers of poetry will find a favourite here.”

Worlds

Title: Worlds
Series: Dark Drabbles #1
My Stories:  Creep in the Cornfield, Infected, Not Alone, Saving Ixion-13 & The Honey Trap
Theme: Other Worlds & Planets
Genre: Science Fiction
Format: Trade Paperback, Hardcover & eBook
Publisher: Black Hare Press
Published: June 25th, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com.au *Top 100 Best Seller* #1
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “More than 300 dark drabbles of new worlds, new creatures, alien colonisation, humanity’s new home, space accidents, alien snackcidents, evil planets, military mashups, alien autopsies, and much, much more… What miracles can over 100 debut to best-selling authors do with just 100 words?”

Full_Metal_Horror_2

Title: Full Metal Horror 2
Series: Full Metal Horror
My story: The Devil You Know
Theme: Gore
Genre: Horror
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Zombie Pirate Publishing
Published: June 15th, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com.au *Top 100 Best Seller* #37
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “Visiting the notoriously haunted old Walliston Mansion seems like a great idea. Good company, a spirit board, a few laughs… What could go wrong? Unfortunately for all involved, the devil is in the detail, and the last laugh  it seems will be on them; for the evil lurking within the walls of Walliston Mansion is much nearer than any one of them expected.”

Curses_and_Cauldrons_2

Title: Curses & Cauldrons
My stories: The Purge, A Noble Heart, The Burning Man, Crimson Moon, Poison, Dancer in the Dark, Nine Lives, Flowers for the Dead, The Bones Never Lie & Wings of Death.
Theme: Witchcraft
Genre: Dark Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genre: Dark Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Blood Song Books
Published: August, 31st 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com.au *Top 100 Best Seller* #5
Availability: PRE-ORDER NOW!
Blurb: Over 200 tiny dark tales of magic, mischief, murder, mayhem & madness… You do not want to get on the wrong side of these witches! Let us cast a spell on you… with just 100 words.

Sea_of_Secrets

Title: Sea of Secrets
My Story: The Sea Witch’s Apprentice
Theme: Ocean Fantasies
Genre: Fantasy
My Sub-genre: Fairytales
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Dragon Soul Press
Published: May 31st, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com.au *Top 100 Best Seller* #19
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “Morluna is the seventh daughter of the King and Queen of Atlantis, but wants more. Desperate to attain an immortal soul, and live forever, she ventures to the lair of the sea witch in search of aid. As fate would have it, the little mermaid gets far more than she bargained for. Her life has been a lie, and the sea witch, Malanima, is the only one who can help her learn the truth. How did her mother really die? What is she? And where does her heart’s desire truly lie? Morluna ventures into the past to learn the truth for herself and what she discovers there, will alter the fate of Atlantis, and change the course of human history, forever.”

Of_Kami_and_Yokai

Title: Of Kami & Yokai
My Stories: Shadows in Heaven & A Nest of Serpents
Theme: Gods & Demons
Genre: Fantasy
My Sub-genre: Japanese Mythology
Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: May 5th, 2019
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “The powers of darkness are ever persistent in their war to win over the Light, and the yokai of Japan never rest. Queen of Heaven, Amaterasu has seen everything, and won every battle, in her long, eternal years upon the throne; but the darkness has never before breached the Gates of Heaven…”
“When the Emperor, is murdered, sixteen year old Akira ascends the throne, becoming Empress over all of Japan. Justice appears near at hand, when she is presented with the very assassin who took her father’s life; but things are never so simple. Nothing is as it seems, and the young ruler soon finds out that the royal family has been guarding a very dark secret.”

Gardens_of_Enchantment

Title: Gardens of Enchantment
My story: Guardians of the Glade
Theme: Enchanted Gardens
Genre: Fantasy
My Sub-genre: Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: March 15th, 2019
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Blurb: “At the request of her heavily pregnant sister, Erienna sets out on a last minute pilgrimage to help her deliver her baby. Leaving her departure far too late in the season, she loses her bearings in the snow, and becomes desperately lost. As fate would have it, Erienna finds temporary reprieve from the embrace of the storm, within an enchantingly beautiful secret garden, hidden deep within the forest… Unfortunately for the naive young traveler, not everything is always as it seems.”

Springs_Blessing

Title: Spring’s Blessing
My Stories: Heart Song & Ancestral Magic
Theme: Spring Fantasy
Genre: Fantasy
My Sub-genres: Greek Mythology & Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: February 27th, 2019
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Blurbs: “Persephone the young goddess of the Spring, is tempted from Mount Olympus by a hauntingly beautiful melody. Descending into the realm of mortals, she follows her heart; where it leads her to the threshold of the Underworld and it’s dark king, the lonely god of Death, Hades…”
“Rhiannon makes a once-in-a-lifetime journey, all the way from Australia, to Wiltshire, England, to participate in the celebration of the Spring Equinox at Stonehenge. Little does she know that a heart-felt wish, combined with the magic passed on in her blood, will open the gateways of time and space; answering her fantasy in ways she never dreamed possible!”

Echoes_of_the_Past

Title: Echoes of the Past
My Story: The Eternal Masquerade
Theme: Best of 2018
Genre: Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genre: Paranormal Romance
Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: February 23rd, 2019
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Blurb: “Invited to attend the extravagant Midnight Masquerade at the opulent Westerly Castle, an aristocratic young lady is swept off her feet by the handsome and enigmatic Lord Cassius. Enjoying a night of revelry and dancing, Cassius takes Marlena for a turn about the castle gardens where he reveals to her his true nature. Will Marlena flee in terror, or join him in the Eternal Masquerade?”

First_Love

Title: First Love
Series: Epic Romance – Volume I
My Story: Once In A Blue Moon
Theme: First Loves
Genre: Fantasy
My Sub-genre: Paranormal Romance
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Dragon Soul Press
Published: February 28th, 2019
Achievements: Amazon.com *Top 100 Best Seller* #61
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “Faith is an orphan on the cusp of womanhood who comes face to face with her death, and salvation in the space of a single night, when she discovers vampyres not only exist, but rule over their small, Victorian harbour town…”

Masquerade

Title: Midnight Masquerade
My Story: The Eternal Masquerade
Theme: Masquerades
Genre:  Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genre: Paranormal Romance
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Fantasia Divinity
Published: September 1st, 2018
Availability: PURCHASE NOW!
Blurb: “Invited to attend the extravagant Midnight Masquerade at the opulent Westerly Castle, an aristocratic young lady is swept off her feet by the handsome and enigmatic Lord Cassius. Enjoying a night of revelry and dancing, Cassius takes Marlena for a turn about the castle gardens where he reveals to her his true nature. Will Marlena flee in terror, or join him in the Eternal Masquerade?”

Dead_of_Winter2

Title: Dead of Winter
My Story: Only in Death
Theme: None
Genre: Dark Speculative Fiction
My Sub-genre: Dark Fantasy
Format: Trade Paperback & eBook
Publisher: Mighty Quill Books
Published: February 14th, 2017
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Blurb: “A gifted young woman is kidnapped from the mortal realm on Samhain Eve and whisked away to the dark and dangerous realm of the Fae. There she is held captive, falling pregnant to the handsome and debaucherous Lord of the Otherworld. Exactly one year to the day that she was taken, the Gateway re-opens and Amara, heavily pregnant, makes a desperate escape. Her destination? Home.”

 

Coming Soon…

  • All That Glitters” in Wishes of Illusion, a genie/djinn themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: TBA.
  • A Cold Kiss“, “Lost & Found“, “Paradise“, “Echo of Love“, “The Daintree Lagoon“, “Acid Rain” and “Sinking Triton” in Waters of Destruction, a water themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: TBA.
  • Caroline Walters” & “Elayna” in Storming Area 51, a Storming Area 51 themed anthology by Black Hare Press. Estimated Publication Date: November, 19th 2019.
  • Song of Death” in Cards of Fate, a Tarot: Major Arcana themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: TBA.
  • Pretty Dolly” in Behind Eyes of Glass, a Haunted Dolls themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: TBA.
  • “The Siren’s Curse” in Summer Splash, a Summer Fantasy themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: TBA.
  • Phoenix Rising” in Myth & Magic, a Magical Creatures themed anthology by Iron Faerie Publishing. Estimated Publication Date: TBA.
  • The Poisoned Fruit” in Chrysalis, a Fairytale Transformations themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: November 2019.
  • The Fountain of Blood” in Unveiled Secrets, a Fantasy Detective themed anthology by Fantasia Divinity. Estimated Publication Date: December 2019.

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