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Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Living in the Golden Age
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In your dreams you can be the hero. You can travel to the stars. You can save the galaxy. In your dreams.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
An Unexpected Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Looking to experience all the universe has to offer, Prince Aristides escapes from the kingdom of Tyto and travels through space to the Emerald Planet, Elatia. He yearns to partake in the activities the planet is famous for and fulfill all his sexual desires, but loses his heart and soul to an Adamos apprentice. ..
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 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.
Telelee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
To bitter academic-turned-journalist Miller, Madame Dabrowski is just another crank to be mocked in print. Her machine for traveling to other worlds is as laughable as her theories. Until it works... This verse novel comes with a great deal of bonus material set in the same world.
Kalla and the Abyss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With the ability to change the temperature around you and trapped in solitary how does one cope with life? For Kalla it has never been easy with no memory of any life before the prison cell. That is until the Myst, an organization that protects people like her, comes with a message that they plan on busting her out. She begins to learn the price of escape and sacrifice in her small world.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
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?
This Peaceful State of War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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 #72
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » 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 Corpse Archives
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this short story, a young person tossed into a work camp and categorized as an "imperfect text" becomes an archivist in charge of a historical library etched on human bodies.
Two From the Mageworlds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Aurealis #71
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Rocket Riders of the 27th Century #1 - Rite of Passage
Series: RR27K. Price: $1.99 USD. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Supplemental graphic novel for the Rocket Riders of the 27th Century book series. The first comic in the series tells the story of Ansul partaking in the Kura-Kura ritual, a Martian rite of passage. It also gives a glimpse into first contact between Martians and Humans and has a secondary story showing how Captain Tarsik acquired his beloved Spiral-Ray pistol.
Held Captive by the Cavemen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ellie’s been pushed back in time by her vengeful ex-lover. Now a tribe of frighteningly large, muscular, and very sexy cavemen are holding her captive. And they *all* want a turn. Warning: This 45 page sexy time-travel novella contains dubious consent, forced seduction, the threat of real violence, some m/m action, and a four-cavemen-with-one-modern-woman scene. Rated NC-17.
Salamander
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Five years ago, the world was ravaged by Giants, enormous beings made to terrorize humanity. Karia lives in a military bunker, trying every day to survive and make it through the next year. But after living in this barren wasteland for five years, it's not enough for Karia.
Perfect State
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An action-filled novella about privilege, culture clash, and expectations. God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of all he surveys. He has defeated all foes, has united the entire world beneath his rule, and has mastered the arcane arts. He spends his time sparring with his nemesis, who keeps trying to invade Kai's world. Except for today. Today, Kai has to go on a date.
Aurealis #75
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.