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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.
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.
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 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.
Achilla The Strong
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Achilla Johnson finally meets her estranged father, Brendan Johnson, everything changes; especially her. Achilla The Strong is the first novel of The Nephilim Chronicles written by G. Miller. It is a story about a father's dedication, a daughter's trust, and their will to fight for each other with all of their grit and determination.
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.
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.
The Northern Star: Civil War
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Series: The Northern Star, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Sequel to the cyberpunk bestseller, The Northern Star: The Beginning, which Examiner hailed as the "Top 5 Indie-Published Books You Haven't Read, But Should." The Giant is ill. His daughter in peril. Her bastion a psycho. The worlds torn asunder. War is fueled by want, Subversion by greed. What value is Free Will, If you can be reborn as a God?
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.
Eden, Noon
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Series: The Chronicles of Paradise, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Battling his own personal demons and the maelstrom of conflict his own daring deeds have precipitated, Ristan Abel finds himself dragged into a complex web of betrayal and a brutal showdown with foes known and unknown. With second guesses and half-mistakes punished fiercely in blood, Ristan fights for his own soul and sanity as much as those he longs to protect.
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.
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.
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 Synchronicity War Part 2
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Series: The Synchronicity War. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The War is going badly. For every tactical victory there's a strategic defeat. Shiloh gets the vision that he's been dreading. The aliens will attack Earth with terrible consequences for Humanity. His visions have never been wrong before. Can Mankind's A.I. allies save the race from extinction? Find out why this series is so highly rated by Amazon readers.
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.
Fractime Anthology (Parts 1-6)
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Series: The Fractime Saga. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 186,300. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
FracTime’s story corresponds to six key times near the end of the machine led Universal War, a conflict that not only pitted machine against humanity, but also humanity against humanity.
The Steerswoman
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Series: The Steerswoman, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you ask, she must answer: no steerswoman may refuse a question, or reply with anything but the truth. All they know is shared freely, with any who ask. But when the steerswoman Rowan investigates a small, lovely, inexplicable object, she suddenly finds she must flee, fight for her life -- or worse, lie. Because one kind of knowledge has always been denied the steerswomen: Magic.