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Aurealis #78
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Screenplays » Sci-Fi, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis issue #78 has the bracing neo-noir 'Enfolded', from J Michael Melican and the punchy 'Discarded Pieces' from David Coleman. Terry Wood brings us visions of the future in the first part of his History of the Flying Car, and, as always, Aurealis brings you the best in reviews.
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.
The Ships of Aleph
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Ships of Aleph is a fantastical adventure set on a world like no other, which fits into Jaine Fenn's popular Hidden Empire universe.
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.
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.
Ice Cracker II (and other stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
She's wanted for crimes against the throne. He's the empire’s most notorious assassin. With bounties on their heads and soldiers hunting them, they’re not likely candidates for heroics, but they're on a quest for redemption. They'll have to pursue and conquer great threats to earn the emperor's recognition.... Three stand-alone stories set in the author's "Emperor's Edge" universe.
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
Sixth of the Dusk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
My Sister's Song
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
The warrior Mithra must repel a Roman legion alone and armed only with a very peculiar weapon. To protect her lands and her tribe, Mithra comes up with a sticky solution to an impossible problem. Written in 1998, this short story was New York Times Bestselling author Gail Carriger’s first professional sale.
Moon's Honor
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A faction of renegade priestesses is seeking to circumvent the Dyan City High Priestess to outlaw "hedge magicians." Their reason is that such "bogus magic" confuses the simple, and diverts awe and respect that ought to be reserved for the true magic worked by priestesses in the name of the Goddess.
The Winter Triptych
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Papaveria Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
THE WINTER TRIPTYCH is a story plucked from a tapestry’s thread. This short, dark fantasy by Nicole Kornher-Stace will haunt as much as it delights.
Bloodline of the Black Dragon
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A queen terrified for the future of her kingdom and her young, handsome son, Prince Caleb, seeks the advice of an ancient being in order to sway fate. Her son must journey far from home and from what he knows to a land of poverty, lust and a curse. The curse of the dragon where once a prominent kingdom lay, now lay in dark days and wicked nights.
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A chilling novella of Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere universe, which originally appeared in the Dangerous Women anthology. Amid a forest where the shades of the dead linger all around, every homesteader knows to follow the Simple Rules: "Don't kindle flame, don't shed the blood of another, don't run at night. These things draw shades." Silence Montane will break all three rules to save her family.
Stars Called in Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Byrnie Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a runaway slave is cornered by demons from the sea, she faces a terrifying choice: turn back towards certain suffering, or venture forward into the unknown. Fantasy short story.
The Untold Story of Rumpelstiltskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Forever More Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Rumpelstiltskin as you’ve never know. The untold version through the eyes of a troubadour.
The Stone Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pablo and Paquita scraped a living in a small valley on the south coast of Spain Until things started to change for the better ,but Pablo did not know why. What caused the ethereal music that they often heard.
#InWhoseReality?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Perception is reality. The all-conquering Veratis arrive on Earth, where they meet some unreal resistance. As in all wars, choosing the field of battle can determine the victor, and on this one appearances may be everything. "#InWhoseReality?" is a short, speculative fiction.
The Last Ghost
Series: Special Honors. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This was a Nebula Award finalist for Best Short Story of 1971.::Solitude is corrosive. Love and companionship can heal wounds, but they take time. And even with all eternity to work in, there may never be enough time to do the job.
The Right Bitch Trio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 40 published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 19 short pieces. Now available from the author, this short story series got its start in the popular Chicks in Chainmail anthologies. The Right Bitch x3: one blue-ticked bitch, three stories, & three times the irreverent adventure.
Armor (Spirit Blade Part 3)
Series: Spirit Blade, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Part 3 of 5. Nadia wants no part of the shevoru, the dark blade that has gained power by possessing the souls of raging half-bloods and monsters she has killed. She is finally ready to make the journey to rid the world of its evil, but the Adept leaders desire the power of the dagger to serve their purposes. An an unexpected visitor could change the game…