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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.
Metropolitan
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Series: Metropolitan, Metropolitan 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
NEBULA AWARD NOMINEE. Walter Jon Williams’ classic science fantasy Metropolitan is once again available for a new generation. Aiah has fought her way from poverty and discovered a limitless source of plasm, the mysterious substance that powers the world-city. Her discovery soon involves her with Constantine, the charismatic, seductive revolutionary who plans to overturn the world order.
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.
The Fourth Dimension: The Vezulian Trilogy (3 Volume Bundle)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 251,110. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Controlled by technology. Forced into slavery. Exiled from his homeworld. Arus Sheeth is a teenage swordsman set to follow in his father's footsteps as a guardian and protector of the kingdom. But when an old adversary emerges from the ashes of war, Arus becomes the centerpiece of a bloody conflict, the ramifications of which stretch far beyond the stars.
Zombie Fallout 8 - An Old Beginning
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,620. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mike and his family escaped a vast zombie horde to find themselves imprisoned by a clandestine group that seeks global domination by the most nefarious means possible. Help is coming, in the form of a 500 year old Pop-Tart loving vampire named Tommy. Will he be enough to get the Talbots to freedom or will he succumb to monsters new and old?
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…
From the Indie Side
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,830. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 1 review)
Grab it for the special price of 0.99cents. LIMITED TIME ONLY. Packed with original short stories ranging from sci-fi to thriller to the supernatural, "From the Indie Side" brings together some of the biggest authors in independent publishing today. Be prepared for a great ride--and don't be surprised if you discover your new favorite author in these pages.
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?
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
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?
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.
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.
Stranded
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Series: Unknown Visitors, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,520. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. What if you're not in the military? Do you put your family's lives at risk, especially if they might not live. Josh Evens discovers a shipwrecked alien and tries to protect it and it's crew from his government.
The Northern Star: The Beginning
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Series: The Northern Star, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
2058. As the struggle for dwindling resources plunges the world into chaos and "Mindlink" technology opens cyberspace to the masses, injured soldier John Raimey is transformed into a powerful bionic warrior known as a Tank Major to retrieve the King Sleeper: a computer hacker so powerful on-line, he can decimate government infrastructure, subliminally persuade the masses, and even kill.
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.
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)
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...