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Claiming his Mate
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Series: Black Hills Wolves. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Caught staring at his mate’s ass isn’t Jace’s idea of wooing, but he’s tired of waiting. It’s time to claim his mate. Michelle Sanders never expects a favor for a new friend to result in a series of weird events that will lead her to the man of her dreams.
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 #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 #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.
Courting Rites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Silas loses his banjo, he seeks help from a P.I. She takes the job to fill her pockets and the never-ending loneliness of her days. But this job might prove much harder than she thought. Because Silas reminds her of moments in her past—and she needs to figure out why.
Mephostopheles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Brandon, a troubled young man, finds himself in a hellish nightmare when his mind, body and soul are overtaken by Mephostopheles. As the journey begins Brandon, a tweeked out drug dealer, is merely trying to survive, while on the run from the law. He is conflicted by his upbringing and his current lifestyle. He is introduced to the darkness and life will never be the same again.
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Gloria: The Bloodied Light
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Reagan Mooriane, a young War Priest goes through the normal rite of passage that all holy men must go through. Which is to receive a Vision from the Holy Light itself in order to become closer to the Light as well as see their eventual death. Once Reagan undergoes the Vision, his life forever changes, as it's not what he could've ever imagined it being...
Paperjack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Set in Newford and featuring musician Geordie Riddell, this novella about a homeless man called Paperjack is classic de Lint—a poignant, mysterious tale about love, loss and learning how to move on. A finalist for the World Fantasy Award, Paperjack is a standalone story, but picks up some of the threads of a previous tale called "Timeskip."
Where Desert Spirits Crowd the Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A charming novella about one of Newford’s best-loved characters: artist and dreamer Sophie Etoile. Lured by mystical Native American flute-player Kokopelli, Sophie opens a door in her dreams only to find herself in the wild Sonoran desert, her way back vanished. In her quest to return she gets sidetracked by Coyote, up to his usual mischief. A poignant tale touching on loss, hope and community.
Variations Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Includes three short stories. "Coffeecat," is a fun story about the reality of morning coffee. "The AfterImage" offers an incisive look at beauty contests of the future. "Passionato" shows a collector at work, who, in his own fey way shares the inmost dreams and passions of the artists he sponsors.
Platinum Angel: Silver Lining
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Fierce, gritty Urban Fantasy Super Heroine in Peril story about a sexy costumed vigilante who bites off more than she can chew. Premier super heroine Platinum Angel gets more than she bargained for in this dark misadventure.
SwitchBack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Skylar loves Erin. Erin loves Skylar, only as a friend. Because Erin loves men. Frustrated with her feelings and the impossible situation she finds herself in, Skylar seeks out a local witch for advice. The witch gives her a spell, with a warning, that once the the spell is sealed with true love, there is no going back.
Crumbs: A Lesbian Fairy Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The novella CRUMBS is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale, "Hansel and Gretel."
Unicorn Seasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A unicorn for every season. From a mythical time before the winds were fixed to the corners of the earth to a present-day forest where unicorns are not—quite—extinct, this collection by acclaimed fantasy writer Janni Lee Simner brings together four magical tales about unicorns and the humans who are forever changed by them.
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.
Living the Legend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A beautiful mermaid and a handsome man. Everyone’s read that story. A legend, a fairytale. But what happens when someone really lives that story? Merlisa and Nicholas know. They live the legend—and maybe they will die for it… In “Living the Legend,” Kristine Kathryn Rusch brings her signature twist to a classic fairytale.
Dragon's Bones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dragon's Bones A Stonefort Novelette Few things about Stonefort are exactly as they seem. Featured in previously-published novels Dragon's Eye and Dragon's Teeth, this small Maine fishing village hides a strange history and stranger deeds. Alice Haskell and Kate Rowley return to action, solving both a crime and the magical puzzle beneath it.
The Secret Path of Ned the Ninja: Reluctant Hero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Most people would consider Ned's first karate lesson an epic fail. That's a shame, because he could sure use some smooth moves for dealing with his personal bully, Beck the Bonebreaker. But when Ned finds himself hauled into the woods in the middle of the night for another lesson, he finds his uncoordinated feet on a strange new path.
Next of Kin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Elijah Sexton was a god of the ancient world. Now he drives a hearse in a Midwest town and avoids the world as much as he can, drinking dead memories while his mind drifts toward oblivion. When the memories he drains reveal the presence of another fallen god, Elijah is drawn back into a war between humans and monsters--that threatens a woman he doesn't dare to love.