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Aurealis #53
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #53 is edited by Stephen Higgins and this issue features stories from Benjamin Allmon and Richard Kerslake, plus the return of Xtreme Science! For the best in F/SF, it's Aurealis every time!
The Soul: The Dawn of The Overseer
Series: The Soul Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Is Humanity genetically engineered? Is our self-awareness the result of a rushed million-year-old experiment? Do immortal aliens, living within each of us, wage secret wars to control the events of our lives? If so, why do agents of the Catholic Church want an unknown archeologist killed?
Knight Progenitor
Price: Free! Words: 205,600. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Published in 1991, winner of two fan-Qs in 1992, this is the first work by prolific author Sharon L Reddy. Ms. Reddy's characterizations of the crew of the Next Generation Enterprise and the Fourth through Seventh Doctors won kudos from the fan readers, especially the dialog.
Tell Me a Thousand Times
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Thousands of children start their journey through the meat grinder of an unknown war in space. None will survive unscarred. Some may return to haunt your dreams. A science fiction short story.
Ramming Speed
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Generations of intergalactic war come down to one climactic battle. Neither side can even remember what the conflict is about anymore. They simply battle on as they are told to do until one man dares to challenge the status quo; dares to engage his enemy in dialogue rather than combat. The end result is less destructive, but perhaps more productive. . .
Little Miss Mute
Price: Free! Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a Prohibition-Era speakeasy in Kansas City, Paul Verconi had been looking for nothing more than a few drinks to soothe his nerves before heading home. However, what came looking for Paul would prove to be even tougher to swallow than the diluted bootleg whiskey swirling in his dirty glass: a drop-dead gorgeous dame that was enigmatic, curiously silent ... and perhaps even dangerous.
Welcome To New York
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The tourist attraction of the past is also the tourist attraction of the future - for an entirely different reason!
Aurealis #54
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
Viral Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,490. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012 by Masquerade Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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An explosion at the army depot unleashes a deadly cloud carrying a genetically engineered virus that turns people into flesh-eating zombies. Eighteen year old Casey Williams is determined to lead her friends to safety only to find out she's led them into even greater danger. Determined to save her friends, she fights the living and the undead in her quest to survive.
'8'
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Whoever said the eyes were the window to the soul didn’t know the half of it. Meet Mitch Adams, a 13 year old who can see much more! When Mitch looks into a person’s eyes he can see a number – the number of days a person has left to live. When the number reaches zero, the person dies. Mitch has just discovered that almost everyone’s number is 8! What catastrophe lies ahead and can Mitch stop it?
Long Odds
Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Teklas is a dump and Isa is desperate to get off planet as fast as possible and back into a real job. She finds herself running illicit portable poker machines to make money. It's either that or go back to stripping or the mines. So far she has been lucky and avoided the cops. When her friend Tara tampers with one of the machines see how her luck changes and why.
Journey to Xanadu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,740. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A science fiction thriller set mainly on Titan. The Martian ambassador to Titan is suspected of involvement with a shadowy organisation called the Grey Ring, and Akira Sengupta is sent to investigate.
Smokestack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,470. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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An enormous, enigmatic object appears suddenly in a limestone quarry in the flat lands of the midwest. A reporter, a security guard, and government operatives all seek the answer to what the object is, and why it has appeared.
And All the Stars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,880. Language: Australian English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Is it an alien invasion? Germ warfare? They are questions everyone on Earth would like answered, but Madeleine Cost has a more immediate problem. At Ground Zero of the Sydney Spire, beneath the collapsed ruin of St James Station, she must make it to the surface before she can hope to find out if the world is ending. Come for the apocalypse. Stay for cupcakes. Die for love.
Vices
Price: Free! Words: 80,000. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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In a dismal future, the world's governments have exterminated most of the population. Aidan is one of the few left, who was not spared on purpose, but escaped before the End. She finds herself in a trap set by the government and then sent to a prison for the excess of society. She must find a way to break out before she's murdered like her family and friends before her. Time is ticking.
The Devil Within - A Boston Metaphysical Society Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Andrew O'Sullivan, Medium and Spirit Photographer, who grapples not only with the daily horror of his work with Homicide Detective Angus Mallory, but the toll it takes on him and his family. Based on the Steampunk Victorian webcomic Boston Metaphysical Society, The Devil Within is a novelette based in that universe. Cover photo By Prometeus/123RF Stock Photo
Antimony and Lead
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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It's 2013 and the world ended weeks ago. Lacey's world just ended, though - she's been cast out of the safe bunker she called home with her husband and sister-wives. Now she's got to figure out where she should go and who she can trust to stay alive in post-apocalyptic Utah.
Naero's Run
Price: Free! Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by High Mark Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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2595: Ten years after The Fourth Spacer War with the rival GigaCorps. Naero Amashin Maeris works in her Clan's merchant fleet, dreaming of her own ship and developing psyonic powers without going nuts. After tragedy strikes her Clan in the Unknown Regions, enemy agents stalk her, believing she holds the key to secrets priceless and deadly: lost tek data from an ancient, godlike alien race.
Awakening (Nuelda Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Anna McKlendle awakens from cryostasis to find her world destroyed. Robots have taken over the planet and humans are thought to be extinct. The mountain complex where she awakens is loosing power. Together with four eccentric robots she races against the clock to save the lives of the remaining children.
Mortal Confines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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Soul Travel, Astral Projection, Distant Viewing, Near Death Experiences, to some these phenomenon are the subject of conjecture, to others they are just myths. For Carl Belmont they are apart of his daily existence. Over time he has used the ability to Soul Travel to become a top spy. But now, his cover is blown. He is now the main target for foreign operatives and certain angry spiritual forces.