Books

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After Lambana
Wounded Little Gods
Dwellers
Project 17
A Bottle of Storm Clouds
Unseen Moon 
Jeremy’s Magic Well
Apocalypses

Ebook-only Releases

Voyage to Bathala and Other Stories
The Viewless Dark
Lower Myths

AFTER LAMBANA

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After Lambana is included in Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Top 10 Books of 2016!

Publisher: VISPRINT

Release Date: November 2016

Format: Print paperback

Story & Words by Eliza Victoria

Art & Book Design by Mervin Malonzo

After Lambana on Goodreads

Read the first 50 pages on Studio Salimbal.

Now available in all major Philippine bookstores

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For direct orders: Mervstore & bookorders@visprint.net

Lambana, the realm of the Diwata, has fallen, the Magic Prohibition Act has been signed into law, and there is something wrong with Conrad’s heart. Only magic can delay his inevitable death, and so he meets with Ignacio, a friend who promises to hook him up with Diwata and magic-derived treatments, illegal though this may be.

But during the course of the night, Conrad may just discover Lambana’s secrets – and a cure to save his life.

WOUNDED LITTLE GODS

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Publisher: VISPRINT

Release Date: March 2016

Format: Print paperback

Cover art and design by Jap Mikel

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Regina was born and raised in the small town of Heridos, where gods and spirits walked the earth.

Until they didn’t.

Ten years ago, the whole town produced a bad harvest—rice grains as black as soot—and the people of the town moved on, away from the soil and the farms, believing the gods and spirits have abandoned them.

It is ten years later, on a Friday before a long weekend, and Regina ends her shift at an office in Makati. She walks home with a new colleague named Diana. Diana, following a strange and disturbing conversation with Regina, does not appear at the office on Monday, and the day after that.

And the day after that.

On Thursday, Regina opens her bag and finds a folded piece of paper filled with Diana’s handwriting.

On the page are two names and a strange map that will send Regina home.

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VOYAGE TO BATHALA AND OTHER STORIES

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Publisher: et al Books, Inc. and Flipside

Release Date: July 29, 2015

Voyage to Bathala and Other Stories on Goodreads

Voyage to Bathala and Other Stories collects four stories from Eliza Victoria, a prolific and commended writer who skillfully weaves genre fiction. This collection serves as a sampler of her prowess in writing horror, fantasy, and science fiction, featuring characters who find themselves looking for what isn’t there, looking for answers, and looking for an escape.

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DWELLERSDwellers by Eliza Victoria (Cover)

Best Novel in English, 34th National Book Awards

Nominee, Fiction in English, 2015 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards

Publisher: VISPRINT

Release Date: July 25, 2014

Format: Print paperback

Cover art and design by Aldy Aguirre

Dwellers on Goodreads

Read the first five chapters on The Galvanizers.

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Rule No. 1: You don’t kill the body you inhabit.
Rule No. 2: You should never again mention your previous name.
Rule No. 3: You don’t ever talk about your previous life. Ever.

Two young men with the power to take over another body inhabit the bodies and lives of brothers Jonah and Louis. The takeover leads to a car crash, injuring Jonah’s legs and forcing them to stay in the brothers’ house for the time being.

The street is quiet. The neighbors aren’t nosy. Everything is okay.

They are safe, for now.

Until they find a dead body in the basement.

Ebook version available now from Flipside

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Publisher: Flipside

Release Date: June 18, 2015

Format: EPUB, MOBI

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PROJECT 17

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Finalist, Juan C. Laya Prize for Best Novel in a Foreign Language, 33rd National Book Awards

Nominee, Fiction in English, 2014 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards

Now available in all major Philippine bookstores

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Publisher: VISPRINT

Release Date: September 7, 2013

Format: Print paperback

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Lillian is merely looking for a babysitting job for the summer, but a desperate man named Paul Dolores hires her to look after his 28-year-old brother, Caleb. Caleb is suffering from schizoaffective disorder, and Paul, who is about to start on his first office job in a long while, wants to make sure his brother takes his medication on time. Lillian, at first hesitant, accepts the job for the pay and the perks, but soon starts to wonder about the brothers she is working for. How come she can’t find any information online about the drugs Caleb is taking? And how come the national central database lists them as dead?

Ebook version available now from Flipside 

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Publisher: Flipside

Release Date: June 24, 2014

Format: Adobe DRM, EPUB, MOBI

It’s the 2020s, and robots can do pretty much anything—they can clean your house, they can keep the peace, and if you know where to look, they can even provide “company” to the lonely. Still, there are things only humans can do. Lillian is a college student looking for a summer job, and thinks she’s hit the jackpot when offered a caretaking gig by one Paul Dolores—the pay is awesome, and even gives her a Titanium card for her meals. But why can’t she find any information online about Paul, his brother Caleb, or the weird meds Caleb is supposed to take? Time for a little more in-depth research—firewalls be damned.

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A BOTTLE OF STORM CLOUDS

“Siren Song” included in Honorable Mentions for Best Horror of the Year (Vol. 5)

Nominee, Short Story Anthology, 2013 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards

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Publisher: VISPRINT

Release Date: August 13, 2012

Format: Print paperback

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Award-winning author Eliza Victoria mixes magic with the mundane in this special concoction of 16 short stories. A girl meets a young man with the legs of a chicken. A boy is employed by a goddess running a pawnshop. A group of teenagers are trapped in an enchanted forest for 900 days. A man finds himself in an MRT station beyond Taft, a station that was not supposed to exist. A student claims to have seen the last few digits of pi. Someone’s sister gets abducted by mermaids.

Includes stories that have appeared in the critically acclaimed anthologies Philippine Speculative Fiction and Alternative Alamat, and stories that have won prizes in the Philippines Free Press Literary Awards and the Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Literary Contest.

Take this bottle of storm clouds and explore the worlds within.

Ebook version available now from Flipside 

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Publisher: Flipside

Release Date: July 4, 2013

Format: Adobe DRM, EPUB, MOBI

Questions of morality in exploring alternate realities; goddesses of old, living in modern-day Philippine society; the flesh trade in a dystopic future; four childhood friends, taunting fate by crossing the line between life and death, and coming back again; a world where Justice is immediate, absolute, and therefore deemed perfect—these are but some of the ideas to have sprung from the mind of up-and-coming writer Eliza Victoria. In A Bottle of Storm Clouds, Victoria’s first compilation of short fiction, her subjects are a mottled bunch; her characters, of all walks of life; her approaches, from all directions. But her stories all boil down to one question: “What if?”

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THE VIEWLESS DARK

Nominee, Novel in English, 2013 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards

Now available for online purchase

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Publisher: Flipside

Release Date: July 9, 2012

Format: Adobe DRM, EPUB, MOBI

The Viewless Dark on Goodreads

When Anthony found Flo dead, locked overnight in one of the reading rooms of the university library, he knew it must have had something to do with Mary. Mary Prestosa, fourth year graduating Philosophy student, whom they had been investigating. Mary, who surprised her roommate one night by suddenly standing up from her bed, throwing the windows open, and jumping down, headfirst, to the dormitory grounds below. Mary, whose memory marked the trail of mysterious deaths and bizarre occurrences that followed her own fateful fall: the fifth-year Computer Engineering student who prowled the campus on all fours, thirsty for blood, believing he was a wolf; the discovery of an all-girls’ satanic cult; the demonic possession of a fourth-year student from the Department of Psychology; and now—Flo, dead.

The students traced it all to Mary. They believed Mary didn’t commit suicide. They believed Mary tapped into something dark, and released it, and was consumed.

And Anthony was determined to pry out the truth.

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LOWER MYTHS

Winner, Pinoy Story Writing Contest, Horror/Crime and Suspense Category, 2009

Now available for online purchase

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Publisher: Flipside

 Release Date: March 27, 2012

Formats: Adobe DRM, EPUB, MOBI

Lower Myths on Goodreads

Lower Myths features two compelling novelettes of contemporary fantasy. In “Trust Fund Babies,” children of two warring witch and fairy families face off in the final round to a centuries-old vendetta.

In “The Very Last Case of Messrs. Aristotel and Arkimedes Magtanggol,” an aristocrat and his daughter consult a famous lawyer-sibling pair about a mysterious crime. But in the lawyers’ hilltop mansion by the sea, they uncover sinister hints that their reality may not be what it seems.

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JEREMY’S MAGIC WELL

Winner, 2009 Gig Book Storywriting Contest

Nominee, 2012 National Children’s Book Awards

Order online via GASFI.org

Publisher: Gig and the Amazing Sampaguita Foundation Inc.

 Release Date: 2010

Format: Print paperback

In Jeremy’s Magic Well, Jeremy’s father is mostly away, working as a cook on a foreign ship. Thanks to a magic well, Jeremy is able to see and talk to him. Following his father’s advice, he overcomes his fear of David, a schoolmate bully, and discovers that the two of them have something in common.

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UNSEEN MOON

Unseen MoonNominee, Fiction Anthology, 2014 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards

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Limited print copies released April 25, 2013. (The print copy had five stories, including The Viewless Dark.)
Cover art and design by Biboy Royong.
Ghosts in a mansion. A home invasion. A group of friends haunted by a murder. An unlikely friendship, a dead body in an abandoned house.

Unseen Moon collects four suspenseful stories by award-winning author Eliza Victoria.

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APOCALYPSES

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Limited print copies released March 5, 2013.
Cover art and design by Adam David.

Apocalypses collects poems from Eliza Victoria’s Palanca Award-winning collections “Maps” (2011) and “Reportage” (2009), as well as poems that have previously appeared in various publications, including High ChairKritika Kultura, Room MagazineThe Pedestal Magazine, and Stone Telling.

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