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Aurealis #76
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Aurealis #75
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
Brightwill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Naze the Great Wizard finally tells his students and fellows about his exploits with his long lost brother, Riv. Riv, the outcast, the Thief of the Enduring Light, the Slasher Goblin, is an unexpected sibling to Naze the Wizard. What the Great Wizard reveals is a tale of bold misadventure and a people facing extinction. No one will see him the same way again.
The Body Electric
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,820. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ella Shepherd can slip into other people’s minds. Using technology invented by her parents, Ella has the ability to experience–and influence–the memories of others. She’s used this ability to help ensure the safety of the world from a dangerous terrorist group, but not all is as it seems…because someone’s been inside Ella’s head, too.
The Celaran Ruins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Forced into service by an alien she once befriended, Telisa, along with Cilreth, Siobhan, Caden, Jason and Imanol are sent to a distant world to investigate a mysterious alien race for their new master.
Children of a Doomed Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Quinn Sanders is plucked from his perfect life by an advanced and mysterious alien race and taken 30,000 light years away to learn to cultivate an unknown mental power called the Focus. He must evade ancient war machines and hostile aliens as he learns of his hosts' horrifying secret, a secret that threatens the very existence of the Earth.
Verbosity's Vengeance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,710. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Verbosity's Vengeance" is a smart, exciting mix of techno-fantasy, superhero science fiction and word nerd humor.
A Gathering of Lions and Lambs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Plague: Jacob Trimble has never experienced it. Fear: He has never really known it. Death: He has never had to deal with it - until now. The human race is decimated by a lethal virus. The few people that are left, the lions and lambs of humanity, are gathering in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee.
GEEK THEATER: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 148,620. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Geek Theater showcases 15 science fiction and fantasy stage plays by some of today’s top authors and award-winning playwrights and is the first anthology that truly delves into the world of speculative fiction theater.
Night's Plutonian Shore
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A short story by Jack Mangan In 1849 when a poet is murdered in the streets of Baltimore. The man behind the seemingly random murder manages to elude the law until — in 1889 — Agents Bruce Campbell and Brandon Hill track him down. The assassin, Mikael Scharnusser, gives the slip to the agents on revealing his “talent” and the madman’s intentions to bring down the House of Usher.
Double Life
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Series: Razia, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 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...
Panglor
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Series: Star Rigger Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Discredited as a space pilot, Panglor Balef is doomed to die in space. Bad enough to be coerced into a mission of murder and suicide, he must also contend with a young woman—stowaway and impossible companion. He could never imagine the journey through space-time they are about to take, from which there is almost certainly no return. Prequel to Jeffrey A. Carver’s famed Star Rigger Universe.
Strong Arm Tactics
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,470. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Wolfe Pack is military SF with a twist! The auxiliary scout platoon known as the Cockroaches contains all the outsiders and oddballs the Galactic Defense Force doesn’t want to have to deal with, but can’t find a way to discharge from the Space Service. They’re savvy, street-smart, wise (if not book-learned), intelligent, survival-oriented, and completely unconventional.
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)
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.
Impact! (an Ell Donsaii Story #12)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“Impact" is the twelfth book in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose heroine Ell Donsaii has a nerve mutation that makes her a genius and provides her some astonishing athletic abilities. In “Impact,” Ell’s been taken off the “Most Wanted” list and is resuming somewhat of a normal life.Then an enormous comet crashes into Tau Ceti three, threatening the lives of her friends the teecees.
Fade to Black, Book One: The Weir Chronicles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Illusionist Ian Black possesses secrets that extend beyond a stage. In Rayne Bevan's efforts to uncover them, she is swept into the hidden world of the Weir, a magical race that prevents the Earth from self-destructing. She's exposed Ian to those that would kill for his connection to the planet, and he struggles to keep her safe while pursuing the Weir traitor bent on launching Earth's Armageddon.
The Alpha Initiative (Redux)
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Series: Holder of the Key, 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,460. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the second entry of the HOLDER OF THE KEY series, the hunt for the Elysian Gifts continues in the frozen ranges of Nunavut. A terrorist cell known as the Alpha Initiative have marked Adam Thorne and his research team as their targets, and will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. Meanwhile, Adam begins to see through the eyes of those that came before him, seemingly at the will of the Key.
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 8: Renegades
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Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,470. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It has been months since the Siege of Port Rush. The Warlord, under the command of Jacob Valent, has been travelling to ports across the sector to gather intelligence, capturing ships and cargo as they go. Manpower and funds are still in short supply, but the Captain is winning the support of the British Alliance, and his crew suspects he has a long term plan that will lead to bigger prizes.
Second Life
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Series: Life First, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,720. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Susan Harper is being held captive by the government in the thrilling sequel, Second Life. As the normally feisty Susan’s hopes of freedom dwindle, a mysterious stranger sneaks into her room and promises to help her. Susan and mystery man Rob grow close as he tries to orchestrate her escape. When the duo discovers the truth behind Susan’s captivity, they realize she is in grave danger.