Scimitar Edge

Publishing Imprint

Purple Unicorn Media

Scimitar Edge is a registered publishing imprint of Purple Unicorn Media. We focus upon:-
- History
- Biography
- Alternate History
- Science Fiction
- Fantasy
- Historical Fiction


CLOSED FOR SUBMISSIONS - Scimitar Edge is now closed for submissions until mid 2024.

Books under contract will be published as agreed, and the business remains in existence, but we are not taking on new work until the middle of the year. All titles remain in print, and the publishing schedule remains as agreed.

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We also publish Infinity Wanderers magazine which is taking submissions for issue 10. Email

View issue 9 here, the new Spring issue

Infinity Wanderers Magazine

History, Science Fiction, & Alternate History

Infinity Wanderers is a new magazine dedicated to promoting alternate history and the associated genres of Science Fiction, Steampunk, Historical Fiction and Fantasy. In addition we aim for between 1/3 and 1/2 real history and writers of Historical features are welcome to submit.

Whilst considered part of the Scimitar Edge stable, Infinity Wanderers goes out under the self-publishing 'Selornia' marque as a magazine, and not a book.

Please send submissions to
Issue 9 of Infinity Wanderers has been published in March 2024.

View the current issue of Infinity Wanderers here.

Infinity Wanderers

Our Books and Authors

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Forthcoming Books

The Prophet and the Wayzenmoot by Sue Woolley

Most Recent Releases

Agamemnon - The Play by Aeschylus by Gary Beck

Buccaneer and Advantura by Jon N. Davies

The Goldstones and the Way by Sue Woolley

For a full list of Scimitar Edge's books, click here:-

Scimitar Edge Books

For an overview of Scimitar Edge's authors, click here:-

Scimitar Edge Authors

Cover Artists

Scimitar Edge and Purple Unicorn Media

Various cover artists have been used for books published by Purple Unicorn and Scimitar Edge, and several of them are featured here. Where those artists also did artwork for books by a demised imprint, those books or magazines will also be featured on their page.

We have grouped all of the cover artists here, under one heading, whether their work has been published by Purple Unicorn Media, Scimitar Edge, or will be by the new children's book division
Dancing Unicorn.

Little Books

Scimitar Edge range of publications

Scimitar Edge introduces Little Books, a range of publications at 4.33" x 6" (11cm x 15.24cm) and intended for novellas, or short novels.

Little Books logo

Artwork by Robin Stacey

Scimitar Edge Authors