Angela Slatter is the award-winning author of eight short story collections, including A Feast of Sorrows: Stories, Sourdough and Other Stories, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings, and Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales. She has won the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award and five Aurealis Awards. Her short stories have appeared widely, including in annual British, Australian and North American Best Of anthologies, and her work has been translated into Spanish, Russian, Polish, Romanian, and Japanese. Vigil was her first solo novel, and the sequel Corpselight is due out in July 2017. Angela lives in Brisbane, Australia.
A fantastic read, with a heroine who captured my heart. Verity is a combination of tough as nails, with a huge heart, but vulnerable and also not indestructible . . . a cracking read * A Fantastical Librarian on Vigil * Full of black humour and razor-sharp dialogue, it manages to be at once endearing and terrifying. This spellbinding second novel leaves little doubt as to Slatter's immense talent * Reader Dad on Corpselight * If you enjoyed American Gods, you'll love this. If you loved the Dresden Files but thought there were not nearly enough females taking charge, Verity is the answer to all your woes * Read at Midnight on Corpselight * I loved this book. I read it in one sitting, just dying to know what happened next . . . I can't wait to see what Angela Slatter does next. * Madwoman in the Attic * I loved the gripping, fast pace of Restoration . . . I really don't want this series to end. It is one of my favourite paranormal series that I have come across * Jessica's Book World * Vivid, magical and with more mayhem than you can shake a stick at, Restoration is addictive, beautifully written and, as usual, darkly comic throughout. One of my favourite urban fantasy series. Read the entire trilogy and prepare to be entertained. You won't be disappointed. Highly recommended. * Liz Loves Books * Beautiful, captivating and effortless writing . . . it's almost impossible for you to guess exactly what is likely to happen next * The Never Ending Bookshelf * Overall I recommend this book if you're looking for a witty, well-developed adult-level fantasy series written by an Australian author! * The Scarlet Bookkeeper * This series might be my favourite urban fantasy series at the moment and Verity Fassbinder my all time favourite urban fantasy heroine . . . I can't recommend these books highly enough * A Fantastical Librarian * This was a delight . . . A fast paced mixture of action, mystery, snark and paranormal creatures. It's honestly perfect to devour in one sitting * Bec's Books * Action all the way . . . Please, please may there be more! * Blue Book Balloon * Did I love reading this book, this series? Yes I did . . . A fabulous must read * Reading, Writing and Riesling * A brilliant conclusion to the trilogy, Restoration is Slatter at her finest hour * Thoughts by Tash * One of the most important voices in fantasy * SF Signal * Rich and heady as honey mead, potent and earthy as great Scotch, the sublimely dark tales of Angela Slatter are an addictive delight * Neil Snowden, Waterstones * Verity has touches of Katniss Everdeen but quickly establishes herself as a strong, likeable and positive female heroine in her own right * Lovereading * Edgy, hilarious and full of heart - Verity is back and as brilliant as ever! * Alison Goodman, award-winning author of Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club * Slatter [has] gone from strength to strength, armed with first-class imagination and first-class storytelling skills * Jeff Vandermeer, bestselling author of the Southern Reach trilogy * Simply put: Slatter can write! Beautifully, stylishly, accurately. She forces us to recognise the monsters that are ourselves * Jack Dann, award-winning author of The Memory Cathedral *