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Wildthyme in Purple is an anthology of thirteen short stories featuring Iris Wildthyme.

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pur-ple (pûrpl) n.

1. Any of a group of colours with a hue between that of violet and red.

2. Cloth of a colour between violet and red, formerly worn as a symbol of royalty or high office.

3. Imperial power; high rank: e.g born to the purple.

4. In the Roman Catholic Church, the rank or office of a cardinal or a bishop

And now:

5. Those literary worlds visited by Iris Wildthyme where the prose is as sensual, convoluted and self-aggrandising as Iris herself...


Title Author
The Big Crunch Jim Mortimore
Frank Reade, Jr.'s Electric Time Canoe Steve Mollmann
Dance of the Voodoo Valkyries David A. McIntee
Iris in Dead Man's Gulch Paul Ebbs
Her and Allan Simon Bucher-Jones
Running with Caesars Geoffrey Hammell
Amser Gwyllt Steffan Alun
The Bronze Door Dale Smith
Flash Rogers Conquers the Universe Richard Salter
The Web of Terror Iain McLaughlin
The Many Lives of Zorro Richard Wright
Fantômville Nick Campbell
The Devil Wears Panda Cody Quijano-Schell


  • This book is also available as an ebook from the Obverse Books website.

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