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Aurealis #78
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
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.
The Last
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Terrorized by the thought of death, a man lets himself be contaminated by vampirism to prolong his life indefinitely. However, when Hell and Heaven’s legions face each other in the ultimate battle, he becomes the last human being on Earth. Will he let himself be dragged peacefully into one of the afterlife kingdoms? 1200 words
Perfect State
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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.
Shadow Stalker: Bound by Fate (Episode 7)
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Series: Shadow Stalker. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Auren's best friend was captured during the Galvadi invasion, and her rescue attempt goes awry. Now she finds herself in the hands of an enemy who knows her true identity…one who has the power to be either her destroyer or her salvation.
Moving Day
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Series: Boucher's World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jade is fourteen years old and excited about finally being old enough to move out on her own. She’s got her help lined up, a moving van rented which her friend and room-mate, Tally, a big silver Cat, will be driving since Jade’s driving skills leave a lot to be desired. She’s all packed and ready to go. Apparently, though, you just can’t have a moving day without something going wrong. Go figure.
Trying to Fly: A Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Chiara's parents were taken by the Guardians when she was a child, and she never felt like she belonged on her aunt and uncle's farm. They fear the power she wields, but Chiara intends to marry a nice farmer and let them forget she even exists. Or, that was her plan until a stranger fell from the sky and disrupted all of their lives.
Bald Poet
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the court of King Fredrick, poetry comes far down the entertainment totem pole. But, on the other hand, an especially rainy day means he must scrape the bottom of the barrel.Enter Sydney: the Bald Poet. No pressure. Just entertain the king. Not like he’ll chop your head off. A far-fetched story of how poetry can get you into a whole load of trouble. Bald Poet: an Ethereal short story.
Hard Changes
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Series: Boucher's World ยท Tales from the Change. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What will Randa do when her vow-mate goes fishing and doesn’t return? She lives in a remote area with her children. With their provider gone,she is the only one left to keep them alive. Will her mate return? What will happen when they meet the beings they believe are demons? Change is very hard,and it takes courage to be able to meet all the challenges. A story of birth, death, and other changes.
Chronicles of Ash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
An introduction to a nine-book series, the fantasy is a steampunk-inspired series of stories of Ashleigh Peters, a young woman from Brooklyn that finds herself sucked into the world of Eleusis. It begins with Ashleigh’s last days on Earth and we meet her family, learn of her life in Brooklyn, and what she leaves behind as she is transported to this new world.
The Grotesque
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
On market day, John Stonefield plays hide and seek with the other children. But as he sets out down a dark alley in search of one of his companions little does he know of the unseen danger which lurks in the shadows. An extraordinary tale which sets blood and bone up against something much sturdier. Magic. The Grotesque: an Ethereal short story.
The Council
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Gunia Doudly: Princess of Guynur. Her father: Leader of the Council. Gunia’s greatest desire: an extremely eligible bachelor. But he eludes her. Until tonight. A story of unrelenting desire and uncompromising measures. The Council: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
Dicemaster
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. In the Bluff, everyone knows Peergolde reigns as king of the dice. But when a suspicious stranger appears, Peergolde must think beyond just the money he brings to the table. An account of everything on the line, and no holds barred. Dicemaster: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
Prince Courtney
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Alexis never imagined a life outside of school. Where she’d go or who’d she meet. Certainly someone like Courtney, or Prince Courtney as he prefers, never crossed her mind. So when he asks her to go away with him, to skip out on school for the afternoon, Alexis can’t help but feel intrigued. Because he is, after all, awfully good-looking. Prince Courtney: an Ethereal short story.
Divus & Doris
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Literally together for all eternity, Divus and Doris take care of the End of Time: a big graveyard, for want of a better description. They form a loving man-and-wife team dedicated to scrubbing the gravestones up to a shine. But when Divus gets an inkling for some time off, maybe even a career change, it throws the whole deal into the balance. Divus & Doris: an Ethereal short story.
Infirmary
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Doctor Matris Wholsuun battles the clock. She battles her staff. But, before now, she never battled her patients. A tale which brings duty and morals into question. Infirmary: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
Dawn's Siren
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Hildie, an outcast, lives a traveller’s life. Because of her secret, the secret she and her parents share, she shall never truly blend in with human society. But perhaps she never truly believed herself human in the first place. A story that delves into the fringes of civilisation, and explores those who determine to eradicate others. Dawn’s Siren: A Short Story from the Crystal Kingdom.
Phayshawe's Boy
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Within the Crul, Guynur City’s most notorious gang, Blof has great ambition. He wants recognition. To please his boss. An account of misplaced ambition, and impending disaster. Phayshawe’s Boy: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
Meatheads
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. Meathead: Jessa’s chosen occupation. But Jessa has one great disadvantage. And one which her prospective employer will surely see through. An account of an attempt to change despite yourself. Meatheads: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.
Ratters
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Series: Guynur Schwyn. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Schwyn: a world parallel to our own. A world aflame with intrigue . . . and magic. And a world torn apart by curiosity. For three generations, Argoon Schween’s family ruled Guynur City as ratters. Now, though, Argoon faces his greatest challenge yet. The negation of his working licence. A tale of progress, loathing and refusal. Ratters: A Guynur Schwyn Short Story.