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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.
Dorothy And The Quantum Mechanic by Dennis Carroll
Series: White Light, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Dorothy and The Quantum Mechanic” is a 3000 word science fiction short story. It is actually two separate stories, read concurrently. One story proposes pop-scientific theories and the second relates how these theories would affect real life. “The Quantum Mechanic” is an attempt to make sense of the universe. “Dorothy” is where this sense leads.
Curtain Call by Shaun Farell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cordelia is called to a strange theatre by a message from her estranged father, and she hopes for a joyful reunion. Her father though has been treading on dangerous ground while trying to impress the Director the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Still Cordelia cannot possibly know the strange and terrifying details of what lies within this particular play house.
Wishes Folded into Fancy Paper by Kimberly Unger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When planetary refugee Della folds a curse into a “Fancy” chain of paper tokens resembling flowers from their home world, she has no idea how her thirst for revenge will bloom into something unexpected.
Shadows In Time by Gavin Michaels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 1 review)
A lonely boy genius meets a shadow that lives and embarks on a journey that spans time itself.
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.
Argo by Rick Griffin
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
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.
From the Ice Incarnate by Joe Vasicek
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They say that going into cryo is the closest thing to death short of actually dying. I believe it.
Cat-Ageddon; The Caterwauling, episode 1 by Roody Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Why are houses being found filled with cat food? Whats up with the herd of cats destroying the Midwest in a rolling cat stampede. Why are the cats destroying the wires and tubes in car engines? Who is our best bet at explaining all of this. Also, a bird watcher and his one armed cat observe some strange flocking patterns in a unique heroes origin. Five stories about a world gone to the cats.