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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.
Blue Moon Café Series: Where Shifters Meet for Drinks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.09 from 11 reviews)
In a city where two shifter clans reside, the Mayor is struggling to maintain peace while keeping the population safe. Through a series of short stories, we discover what happens when intruders appear, humans get turned, the Mayor's reputation is at stake, an invasion is planned, and not everything is what it seems.
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.
Dark Fantasies and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This collection brings together five dark fantasy stories. From old castles to the jungles of Guinea, through cemeteries and Hell itself, you can find here a bit of everything.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
The Magical Muse: A Collection of Fantasy Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Kathryn Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Stories of fantasy ranging from dark, to light and inspiring, bring life to this anthology. The creatures featured throughout, both good and evil, display the devastating or wonderful personalities they were given by the authors who created them for your enjoyment.
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.
The Least of Elves: A Land of Fathara Novella (Prequel to The Azetha Series)
Series: The Azetha Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Toran looked on the Elves in Xanti with wonder. They all had at least one Gift, a trade, and they all knew their path in life. Why was he so different? On Toran's Naming Day, the queen had called him a harbinger — but of what? And now that he was entrusted with a delivery to the Human village of Kipra, he hoped great things finally lay in store — but feared his past mistakes might spell disaster.
The Assassin's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Interzone #258 (May - Jun 2015)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
May-June 2015’s Interzone, #258, has T.R. Napper, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Julie C. Day, Christien Gholson, and Malcolm Devlin’s fiction plus art by Martin Hanford, cover, and Jim Burns, among others, inside. Non-fiction includes the reader poll results plus David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee, Christopher Fowler and M Kincaid-Speller’s interview of E.J. Swift.
The Sea Listens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On leave from the Army, Meredith Talmadge struggles with answers to why her uncle walked into the sea. What drew him to a beach rumored to be haunted? What did he hear in the voices that ride the fog, voices that Meredith herself can hear? Now those voices call to Meredith, and what they seek will change her forever …
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.
Friends Torn Apart (Daros Chronicles 1)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An orphan raised by the King of Daros has a bright future ahead of her until she saves the king’s daughter from an assassination attempt.
Finding Home
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Main Character is Georgia. Georgia's father finds an epic gaming computer for sale at the local flea market. He was told the couples son moved out unexpected after his father yelled at him about all his gaming he has been doing lately. He decides to buy it for Georgia. They take it home and hook it up.
Ouroboros Ouzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What if you could see the future? What if the future could see YOU? Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has discovered a way to give some insights into how he should conduct his future researches; by drinking a glass of the legendary "Ouroboros Ouzo." Rare and precious, the liquor is reputed to give a once in a lifetime glimpse into what may be.
Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever met a muse in a café? Ever wondered if that drafty corner of your grandma's basement is actually a portal to Hades? Ever heard noises in the woods that you couldn't account for but suspected were part of a trick being played on you by a Greek god with an English accent? Okay, so most people haven't, which is probably why everyone in this short story collection acts so surprised...
Nomi Nivag Versus Elspeth
Series: Nomi Nivag. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nomi travels to the land of Zarara to fight an evil Sorceress named Elspeth. The evil sorceress is bent on conquering the local kingdoms and only Nomi and her friends can try stop her. Will she succeed? Don't dare miss the adventure!
The Black Bag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
P. H. Solomon presents his 2012 SCWC award winning short story. *****It is graphic in its presentation, with imagery that sets the scenes so vividly, making the story more intriguing. It’s such a delightful short read with highly imaginative storytelling. Jamie S - Amazon Review **** Wickedly Crafted Fairy Tale: P.H. Solomon envelopes you in a world of witches where we wonder if the young girl
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.