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Aurealis #108 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a quality speculative fiction magazine. It has been continuously published for over 25 years and has featured many of the genres foremost writers and illustrators. Aurealis is published ten time a year from February to December.
A Petition to Magic by Graham Downs
Series: Kingdom of Virdura. Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.00 from 10 reviews)
Queen Celeste rose to the throne of Virdura a month ago, after the sudden death of her mother. Desperate to prove herself, she agrees to hear the case of a simple farmer who claims a neighbour stole his cow. To help her in this task, she orders her chief advisor, the royal wizard Solon, to cast a spell and divine the truth for her. Solon, however, is keeping a terrible secret.
Err by Lindsey Tanner
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until April 23!) Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Err's life in the village is less than peaceful. He and his mother struggle to get by, and every day he has to face the town bullies. Everyone in Err’s village is born with a Map on their hand that defines their destiny. When war converges on the village, Err must decide if he will stay with his loved ones, or follow his Map into the dangerous mountains to defend the only home he’s ever known.
Aliens from the Sky - Exodus by C.O. Amal
Series: Aliens from the Sky, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
The aliens nuked everywhere, almost killing our planet. A few survivors were the only indigenous living beings left alive on Earth. And they were on constant fight with the alien lizards which roam the land. Everything was dead. Old cities were full of radioactivity. One step on the wasteland could kill you in minutes. And survivors soon realize that,....
A Cure for Nel, and Other Stories by Kyra Halland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
The Peach Tree: Lonely seamstress Sula will do anything to gain her greatest desire. You Can't Take It With You: Uncle Morgi, the richest wizard in the city, has died, and his most valuable possession is missing. A Cure for Nel: When Leya's daughter falls ill, their only hope is the man who abandoned them years ago to pursue his dreams of magic.
Aliens from the Sky - Inside the Alien Prison by C.O. Amal
Series: Aliens from the Sky, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Survivors are struggling to survive the alien horde. The alien hive is planning something horrific. They already started their construction works using gigantic robots. As days passes on, more survivors are being captured, held as prisoners, for feeding the growing hive. Now, Chris, Jeep, Sam and Vera are alone. And they are on the run for their lives. Will they survive the earth hive?
Flesh and Gold by S J Drake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a chieftain's beautiful daughter is taken by marauders, a pair of wannabe adventurers are charged with her safe return. Hoath, the burly, libidinous, heir to a fortune along with the sultry Tryss embark on a journey into a perilous wood. Along their way the pair will encounter peril, temptation and desire as they take on their first ever assignment.
The Stump and the Spire by Joseph R. Lallo
Series: Book of Deacon. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Previously only available in larger collections, The Stump and the Spire is an individual release of two short stories in the Book of Deacon setting. The titular story is about a pair of children who rediscover a terrible relic from their world’s past. The second story, Seeking the Shadow, depicts the first meeting of an assassin and his partner.
Who Moved My TV? by Jonathan Lowe
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until April 28!) Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
There are dozens of new TV shows added every season, and endless sports, plus commercials for junk food and prescription drugs. For Connor, some sneaky new arrivals in his suburban home are about to change his life forever. What's real and what's fantasy? Maybe television is subtracting part of Conner's brain, and giving it to the invaders?
Shield Knight: Third's Tale by Jonathan Moeller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
For a thousand years, the woman called Third was an urdhracos, a slave of the dark elven lord called the Traveler. Now the Traveler is dead, and Third is free. But when she undertakes the quest to find the missing Shield Knight of Andomhaim, Third must face the bloody shadows of her past. Because if she does not, those shadows will devour her...
Aurealis #105 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
Taken By The Demon Lord (Forced and Taken Vol 1) by Ken Rander
Series: Demon Lord. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Susan accidentally frees the Demon Lord Geldarath He processes her and wants to breed her to obtain a new body Using mind control, he controls her body. Susan doesn't want to be bred but she doesn't have a choice. Geldarath's enemies want to torture him and kill him, which means killing Susan to get him.He has to keep Susan alive long enough to breed her.
Aurealis #102 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Escape North by Mark Ryan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ojus Azules was a Mexican Immigrant and wanted by ICE Agents. Unfortunately, Ojus was a Mexican Hairless cat and by mistake had a wanted poster issued in his name. However, it was hard to hide in this northern most NH town when Rodney the Redneck had all his followers riled up like a lynch mob.
Shield Knight: Ridmark's Tale by Jonathan Moeller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ridmark Arban is the Shield Knight of Andomhaim, the defender of the realm against dark magic. But years before he became the Shield Knight, he faced a deadly urdhracos in battle. If he can save her, she will become his loyal ally. But if he fails, she will kill him and everyone he loves...
Four Crazy Short Stories by Charles Harvey
Series: Short Stories · Books in Print · Literary. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 31!) Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Who is out of control, the crazy government or the citizens telling their tales of woe? Absurdity versus reality—is there a difference? These four widely read stories will have you scratching your head and wondering what the author might have been smoking. But don’t worry it’s all in his head and it’s all a matter of time before you hear the news and go, “Hey wait a minute, I read that somewhere.”
Again: From Gatekeeper to Earth Walk Departure by Sabrina Louise Andielle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Earth's Demigod, Mow Yen, has died once again. Meaning she must take another trip to the Heavens of Outer Space, in order to discover what's next for her soul. This is her retelling of that trip, from meeting with the Gatekeeper to the proper Earth Walk Departure for souls such as hers.
Anna Strange and the House Fantastic by David Franken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Inspirational(4.00 from 1 review)
Anna Strange is stranger than she thinks. When a mysterious house summons the 12 year old Anna, it engulfs her in a journey of discovery and adventure through rooms of fantasy, mystery and revelation. Anna is about to find out just how strange – and how real - she really is.
Rescued by Raven Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
When Julia runs away to the beach and sees greedy fishermen dragging a mermaid on board their ship, something fires up inside her and she springs into action to save her. But Marella is not what Julia thought, and an unexpected friendship blossoms between them. Has Julia really saved Marella? Or has Marella saved Julia?
Super-Villains by Michael Canfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011 by Vauk House Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In Excelsior City trouble finds everybody. Lang Lofton's busy managing his media empire atop the Kryse Building and roaming the night as a masked vigilante. He's got an new problem too: no villains left to defeat. Until his arch-enemy Archetype goes free. And just as the Venus Diamond goes on display at the Supernatural Wonders Museum. Then a deadly new player appears. Coincidence? No.