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Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
Thrown Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
No one knows how the world died. They only know that it happened centuries ago. Among the remnants of mankind - the people that live and die scavenging in the ruins - it is thought that the strangers who live behind the barrier, inside their protected city, may still hold that secret. But no one taken by the hunters from the city ever comes back.
The Last to Fall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,620. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.58 from 19 reviews)
In 1926 Joseph Dean was just getting ready to hang himself when the man named Joshua stepped into his cafe and changed his life. He made Joe an offer - one that would mean travelling through the door to another world to find something that had been lost for nearly two hundred years. Joe would discover a lot more than that in the years that followed. The Last to Fall is a short novel, and the fir
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?
Argo
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.38 from 13 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Alive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the world ends, what do you do when you realize you are still alive? In a world devastated by natural disaster, only the most stubborn refuse to give up. When Ed Walker learns that others have been preparing for the disaster for years, he realize finding them may be his only shot at survival. But time is running out... Alive can be read as a companion novella to Exodus or as a stand alone
After The Darkness: Episode Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Doorway to Destiny (A Thirteen-Book Fantasy and Science Fiction Adventure Box Set)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,015,380. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This collection of eleven fantasy and science fiction novels and two anthologies will transport you to strange and exciting worlds to share in the tragedies and triumphs of complex yet endearing heroes and heroines. Discover the gripping works of authors TC Southwell and Vanessa Finaughty and be swept away by magical adventures, epic battles and futuristic voyages to unknown universes.
Zephyr's Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In the future, Zephyr, the last human on earth, hides from conquering Zarxï. Using technology ordinary teenager Anna and her friends can’t even imagine in 2014, Zephyr reaches back 200 years for assistance. As events unfold and peril from the Zarxï intensifies in both time periods, Anna will become an unlikely heroine and Zephyr will reach for the world he lost.
Hanuman's Gift
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Augustus Whitby toils in the Archives, dreaming up stories far more plausible than the supposed “investigations” of the field agents. A story from Agent Harrison Thorne and an artifact from his recent case, however, proves that there are some truths that are far stranger than fiction.
The Gardener Who Could See
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A thousand years into a post-apocalypse future, everyone lives in an underground city where a whole society of blind people move around and function with ease. One young man, Thurii, is not blind—he can see—but this is not an advantage. In this society, Thurii is the one with the disability. Thurii meets the strong and resourceful Corinth who…
Shock Diamonds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
How far would you travel to save a friend? Adrian Tarn would go 700 trillion miles to the Mu Arae system, a place where no real laws exist and even the laws of physics can't be trusted. Join the crew of the starship Griffin on a journey through unexplored space to solve the mystery of the skull, and the fate of lost friends. (Sequel to Deep Crossing)
The Fates of Worlds (Science Fiction Writers Supporting Literacy)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 870,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Science fiction, at its largest scope, can deal with the fates of entire worlds. In this collection of novels, seven science fiction writers speculate on a broad scale, pledging all royalties to Reading Is Fundamental to advance the cause of literacy. You can support a great cause and introduce yourself to the works of these writers at the same time.
Sci-Fi Six-Pack
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 465,880. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humans fight off an alien invasion. A race of super-soldiers turn on their creators. A specialist undergoes a dangerous procedure in order to access a secret locked in his mind. Futuristic submarine warfare on alien worlds! A telepath and spice dealer battles gangs and madmen. A futuristic bounty hunter pursues a madman across the galaxy. A dirty half-dozen science fiction thrills!
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2014
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Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Breeding coat hangers, alien spies posing as children, a war against interplanetary mold. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2014 collects three month's worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science.
Double Life
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Series: Razia, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Piracy is a game. Four main crime syndicates compete ruthlessly to count the most pirates with the highest bounties as their members. They employ bounty hunters like Razia to track and capture rival pirates to boost their own standings... Or they would if Razia was ever given a chance...
Ephemeral Species Book Two - Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
They were here to stay. There was nothing anyone could do. Nisha tried her best to ensure the survival of our species. And that could only be done if their species survived. Neither outcome was a sure thing. What she finally realized was that we were doomed to a slow extinction over the coming years. Yet, it was a good thing for her daughter and her friends.
Elven Gambit
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Series: The Ugly Dirt Box Universe, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rylae's visit to her home world of Tir Tairngire is far from a normal vacation. Strange assassins, risking her life, hiding in trees... to protect her parents, Rylae needs to quickly figure out what trouble her childhood friend brought back home with her, and how to keep it from burning down everything around her.