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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.
The Starborn
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Powerful, alone and far from her family, Wia has found a path of her own but she is surprised to find it leading her to the arms of an Avatar.
Thunder Struck
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 27. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Stirring a tempest is the easy part, controlling it is the issue and depending on a jerk of a healer is annoying.
Rain of Tears
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 22. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Needing help to free her creation, Rain turns to an agricultural specialist who has more than furrows on his mind.
Celestial Storm
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Series: Sector Guard. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A courier finds herself wrapped in a storm that becomes part of her body, her soul, and gives her a new purpose in life and love.
Eyes in the Sky
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 31. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A woman with vision finds a man who can help her reach heights she never imagined.
Walking Haunt
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Yohwen enjoys her life, but when the Citadel comes knocking she has to face change, danger and a man whose touch can set her on fire.
Breaking Gods
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 28. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Born to mimic any talent she sees, Lieta is asked for help in taking down those of her own kind. A new career in Breaking Gods.
Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the far future, eons after the demise of Humanity and its far-flung galactic empire, a group of alien archeologists visits Earth to uncover the secret of the dead race’s initial overwhelming success and its ultimate death.
Meet Mr. G
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gordon Garrison is a dark and tortured author, afflicted by the characters inside his head, who becomes aware he has unknowingly been manipulated into becoming a weapon.Under the pale-blue moonlight, the darkness awakens—tormented and creating. Gordon, Mr. G to all who know of him, has decided to turn the tables.
Skyblaze
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #17 Historic moments, it turns out, are not always comfortable, even for honorable people. Vertu's reward for acting exactly as a delm ought is perfectly Liaden. Her salvation? That will depend on her.
Day By Day Armageddon: Grey Fox
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Permuted. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Time is a very fluid thing, no one really has a grasp on it other than maybe how to measure it. As the maestro of the Day by Day Armageddon Universe, I have the latitude of being in control of that time. You have again stumbled upon a ticket with service through the apocalyptic wastes, but this time the train is a little bit older, a little more beat up, and maybe a little wiser. -J.L. Bourne
The Blood Vivicanti Part 4
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Series: The Blood Vivicanti, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
International Bestselling Author ANNE RICE and BECKET bring you the fourth installment of the original new story of THE BLOOD VIVICANTI.
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.
The Blood Vivicanti Part 3
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Series: The Blood Vivicanti, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Mary Paige discovers that her photographic memory has made her the most powerful Blood Vivicanti. Yet the trauma of her youth has also made her the most vulnerable. Mary Paige must now choose between drinking the right kind of blood and eating the wrong kind of Blood Memories. International Bestselling Author ANNE RICE and BECKET bring you the original new story of THE BLOOD VIVICANTI.
The Blood Vivicanti Part 2
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Series: The Blood Vivicanti, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
At seventeen-years-old, Mary Paige has become one of the most powerful creatures on the planet – a Blood Vivicanti. Scientifically recreated in an underground layer by a billionaire engineer, Mary Paige discovers that her speed and strength have increased, but so has her appetite for blood and her photographic memory!
Courier Run
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Technical Details
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
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.