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Aurealis #71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
Rick the Robber Baron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
Eyes in the Sky
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 31. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A woman with vision finds a man who can help her reach heights she never imagined.
Firepower! The Journal of the Fire On The Suns Universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Firepower! is the old/new/reboot of the journal of the Fire On The Suns game universe. This issue contains over 10 thousand words of ship design, articles, and new rules extensions for the Fire On The Suns play-by-email 4X space opera wargame.
Aurealis #54
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
One Small Step
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nyalou Templeton serves on the council for Tranquility Base to give some meaning to her life. Liz Borra, on the other hand, wants to control council. So when meek little Nyalou stands up to Liz over the preservation of the Arrival Monument and its footprint, Liz figures she can intimidate the council like she always does. But Liz might have underestimated Nyalou.
Dancers Like Children
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Justin Schafer travels to the Bountiful colony to investigate a series of brutal murders. The colonists blame the Dancers, an alien species the colony relies on for its livelihood. But the more Schafer investigates, the more complicated the case seems. He begins to wonder if his past mistakes-mistakes that led to genocide-will color his judgment.
Neptune's Orphans
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They were created as weapons, now the war is over and they are living proof that their side committed the crime of tampering with the human genome. Cas and Pol are the last survivors of homos aquaticus. And they'll do anything to keep surviving. A story by Award Winning Author Sarah A. Hoyt, set in the universe of Prometheus Award winning novel Darkship Thieves.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Celestial Storm
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Series: Sector Guard. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A courier finds herself wrapped in a storm that becomes part of her body, her soul, and gives her a new purpose in life and love.
The Case of the Poisoned House and Other Xenopsychiatric Studies
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Jahir and Vasiht'h are xenopsychiatrists: specialists in counseling aliens on the varied problems they might face living on a multicultural starbase. This volume collects eight vignettes and one short story ranging from a solar sailor recovering from a crash to an orphaned alien struggling with adoption issues. Come tour the Alliance, therapist-style!
Rogue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mysterious ships swarm a rogue planet which has suddenly appeared at the edge of allied space. The last thing battle-weary warrior Andromeda Spar wants is another skirmish. But since her mother is the fleet Admiral, how can she refuse? As Andromeda prepares for her final battle, she discovers something extraordinary. The drones she’s come to annihilate are not what they seem.
Video Star (Voice of the Whirlwind)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ric has survived a gang war, but now he's broke. He needs a new source of funds, and the hospital which stole his money is chock-full of a new neurohormone that’s worth a fortune. All Ric needs is to manipulate a street gang into doing the work for him. A novelette from Walter Jon Williams, the master of hard-boiled speculative fiction.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Bimbos Are Zombies: The Sixus Gene - Infection(Horny Carnal Ladies of Unliving Lust!)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The "Sixus" Gene has changed everything: It is said that nature finds a way when there is none - could it possibly be true that a couple had sex until the man died, but she kept going? Even if its just a rumor, it hits VERY close to home for Mist and Carly, two young girls headed home during a fateful night. And when one feels the pleasure, will she be able to think of anything else ever again?
Aurealis #67
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
More of the world's best new speculative fiction. The new year's first edition of Aurealis has a lot of bases covered with wildly different stories by Jennie Rix and Tsana Dolichva, plus an interview with actor Pierre Perrier about French Director Fabrice Gobert’s new zombie/ghost series, The Returned, considered to be one of the most gripping television dramas of recent years. Do not miss this.
Aurealis #50
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #50, edited by Michael Pryor, features Patty Jansen’s cracking hard SF ‘Abode’ and a quintessentially piece of Australian SF with Jonathan Robb’s ‘Remembering the Mimi’. On top of this it’s the usual Aurealis interviews, links and reviews. Aurealis #50 is a goldmine.
Dryad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Marooned on an unknown planet, xenobiologists Kendra Ling and Mona Favre must confront the mystery of bizarre alien 'dryads' if they are to survive. A fantastic tale of alien contact and transformation.
Dragon Tide
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 13 Kareen yos'Phelium is the foremost scholar of the Liaden Code of Proper Conduct on Liad. Now, enemies stir, and Kareen must act. Is she merely an expert of the Code, or is she a DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS? When the trees do well, the world does well. When the world is turned upside down, a young dragon is cast into action against an unknown menace.
The Injustice Collector
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For two centuries, Injustice Collecting allowed for balance in a system populated by many sentient species. Everyone understood the system and its necessity. Until the humans arrived. They want justice for what happened to their children. But the humans don’t understand the proceedings. And misunderstandings might prove the catalyst to the greatest threat the system will ever face.