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The Guardians – Warlock’s Child series Book 6

The Guardians (Warlock’s Child Book 6) (with Paul Collins, Ford Street Publications, September 2015)
The Dracondan dragons, once invincible, now lie helpless on a mountain as a human army closes in to kill them.
It has a cast of characters you love and hate, and a story to make you impatient to read what happens next – Susan Whelan, Kids Book Review

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Collections of Stories

Walking to the Moon

“A short story collection by the author of the The Greatwinter Trilogy and the Moonworld series, Walking to the Moon includes many of Sean McMullen’s critically-acclaimed short fiction together, featuring a never-before-seen original story set in the world of Greatwinter, “Dragon Black.” With an introduction by Jack Dann, the author of The Man Who Melted.” from the Amazon introduction.

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Call to the Edge

Sean’s first collection, featuring the best of his early writing. Included are his pioneering steampunk story of music and audio time travel
… stylish and elegant … Australian science fiction at its best … Aidan Doyle, Voiceworks

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Greatwinter Series

Eyes of the Calculor – Greatwinter series Book 3

In this glittering, dynamic and exotic world two thousand years in the future, librarians fight duels to settle disputes, there is no electricity, fuelled engines are banned by every major religion in Australica, humanity has split into two species
… ‘A captivating conclusion to a brilliant series.’ Booklist, (starred Review)
Book 3 – The Greatwinter series

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Voices in the Light

Now part of Souls of the Great Machine, a Science Fiction Novel from the Greatwinter series. a comprehensively imagined future … creations both terrifying and mundane, both bizarre and believeable … His world of Greatwinter is both tangibly present and beautifully imagined – David A. Smith, New York Review of Science Fiction

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Moonworld Series

The Time Engine – Moonworlds series Book 4

The Time Engine (Moonworlds Book 4)
The Time Engine completes the Moonworlds series by chronicling how the doomsday magic unleashed in Book 1 is finally brought under control.
McMullen’s skillful blend of fantasy and sf … makes this one of the better cross-genre series in speculative fiction – Booklist

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Voidfarer – Moonworlds series Book 3

Sean’s third Moonworlds novel (after 2004’s Glass Dragons ), sorcerers from the nearby planet Lupanar invade the world of Scalticar, traveling in cylinders that include such familiar Wellsian trappings as tripod fighting machines equipped with heat rays. [from Publishers Weekly Introduction]

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Glass Dragons – Moonworlds series Book 2

Glass Dragons continues the tale of Laron, the chivalrous 700-year-old vampire, the appallingly dangerous and beautiful Velander, and the long-suffering Terikel, as they investigate a secret project of arcane magic, a magic so dangerous it could destroy their world. A project which threatens to fall into the wrong hands.

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Voyage of the Shadowmoon – Moonworlds series Book 1

Now McMullen delivers Voyage of the Shadowmoon, a fantasy epic of daunting skill and scope.
The Shadowmoon is a small, unobtrusive wooden schooner whose passengers and crew are much more than they seem: Ferran, the Shadowmoon’s lusty captain who dreams of power; Roval, the warrior-sorcerer; Velander and Terikel, priestesses of a nearly extinct sect; and the chivalrous vampire Laron, who has been trapped in a fourteen-year-old body for seven hundred years. – Amazon

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The Guardians – Warlock’s Child series Book 6

The Guardians (Warlock’s Child Book 6) (with Paul Collins, Ford Street Publications, September 2015)
The Dracondan dragons, once invincible, now lie helpless on a mountain as a human army closes in to kill them.
It has a cast of characters you love and hate, and a story to make you impatient to read what happens next – Susan Whelan, Kids Book Review

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Selected Stories

Two Hours at Frontier

Humans are not really designed for space travel, but that does not mean that we can’t travel through space.

Analog, November/December 2017

Finalist, Anaog annual readers poll.

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The Influence Machine

Why were the Metropolitan Police interested in quantum entanglement back in 1899?

Interzone, March 2017
– Republished: Year’s Best Science Fiction 35, ed. Gardner Dozois, 2018.

Great story with engaging characters I hope to see again – SFRevu

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Exceptional Forces

The Andromedans will arrive and wipe us out in a few centuries, so should we be worried?

– Finalist, Asimov’s annual readers poll

Asimov’s Science Fiction, March 2015

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The Audience

Will humanity be doomed unless all astronauts go on creative writing courses?

Analog, June 2015
– Republished: Best Science Fiction of the Year, ed. Neil Clarke, 2016
– Republished: Year’s Best Science Fiction 33, ed. Gardner Dozois, 2016
– Republished: Year’s Top Tales of Science Fiction 8 ed, Alan Kaster (Audio) 2016

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