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Aurealis #91
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis #91 The June 2016 issue of the award winning speculative fiction magazine is now available. This latest issue has all of the fiction, non fiction, news and reviews that our readers love and expect. Find out why so many people rely on Aurealis for their hit of quality Speculative Fiction.
Relinquish: Book II of the Rising Trilogy
Series: The Rising Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The rising is over, but the war continues to rage. King Aloysius knows Illyria exists and will stop at nothing to possess her. Jealousy drives a wedge between Illyria and Eamon. When Bastien reveals himself as her guide into enemy territory, an ambush lands them in captivity. Illyria is faced with the truth that she is not ready to face her destiny…or let Bastien go again.
Powerless: A Superhero Novel
Series: Powerless, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,970. Language: British English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the best friend of a retired superhero is killed by another power, Martin must drag himself out of his self-imposed isolation to find out who is responsible. In doing so he finds himself digging up a past he would rather forget, risking exposing the secret of why the team split up and destroying all their lives in the process.
Aurealis #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.
Positively Shocking
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Constance Magee is not a street urchin, not a thief, not a lost soul in the street of London. She is a girl surviving Her Majesty’s Empire one day at a time, nursing a sense of right and wrong, And sometimes, that sense doesn’t always see eye-to-eye with the law. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris.
B is for Broken
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Broken people, broken promises, broken dreams and broken objects are just some of the ways these 26 fantastic stories interpret the theme of ‘Broken’. From science fiction to fantasy, horror to superheroes the stories within these pages cover a vast swath of the genres under the speculative fiction umbrella.
Unleash the Undead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Delve into the horrifying world of the zombie apocalypse, as bought to you by the following authors and artists: J.L.Drake, Marina Hume, Matías Andrés Bravo Jara, Ana Prundaru, J.H., Dale Herring, Jonny Graham, Klarissa Del Rossario, Saadia Ammad, Akash Sagar, Rob Shepherd, Rhys Curtis-Thompson, Kayleigh Edwards, Diego Tonini, Lachelle Redd, Victoria Pagac, Noel Osualdini, Glen Holman, Mathias Ja
Trapped (Chaos Core Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
While artificial intelligences across galaxy attempted to end human life, a designer slave, Aspen, escaped. Now mankind is regaining control, destroying artificial intelligences but leaving a lawless galaxy behind. Aspen's made a home with a mercenary crew, unaware that she'll soon be back in the hands of her masters and will have to fight for her freedom again. Based on the Spinward Fringe series
Tessili Rogue
Series: Chronicles of the Tessilari. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Brown Wing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Escape was the easy part. Jey and Elle are no longer students at Tessili Academy, but the outside world is not the safe haven they imagined. Hunted by hounds and tracked by their former classmates, Jey and Elle are in constant danger. Worse, they have discovered the brillbane their tessili need to survive only grows within the academy walls.
Tessili Revenge
Series: Chronicles of the Tessilari. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Brown Wing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
No more hiding. Jey and Elle have joined forces with the tattered remains of the Tessilari. Jey finds herself feeling impatient. She was made for fighting, not talking. As events begin to unfold around her, she’ll have to decide which is more important – her newfound loyalty to the Tessilari, or her thirst for revenge.
Project 74: An Unaccepted Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Ephesus, a talented young scientist, is personally summoned to Mars to work for a prestigious governor, he thinks he may have found his ticket to freedom. But when the project becomes progressively more sinister—and Dr. Nic refuses to answer questions—Ephesus begins to wonder if the offer is too good to be true.
Dancers and Divas
Series: Collidor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future a family travels through an ideal world to get cured of HIV. In the process, they become local heroes.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
Shroud
Series: Collidor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Is Lee dead or alive? Her husband wants her declared dead while her parents will do anything to help her survive.
Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
Aurealis #88
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Melanie Rees’ wicked little tale of frenetic tweeting, ‘#WhatIsHendersonsCurse’, opens the latest issue of Aurealis. In ‘The Planetary Survey’, Tom Dullemond explores what might go wrong with humans trying to understand aliens, and the implications for advertising campaigns. Jessi Hammond’s ‘Wired’ is a tense near-future thriller that proves big business really does get away with murder.
These Eyes
Series: Collidor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Susan gets a brain implant to tell her when her patients are lying, but it affects more than her work.
M/F/P Circle One
Series: Collidor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After a powerful STD turns sexual activity into a certain death sentence, humanity creates a third sex to combat the reproductive crisis, inadvertently creating an outcast sexual underclass in the process. Two couples on opposite sides of the schism between tradition and necessity struggle to have a child in a world where no one is making babies the old-fashioned way.
Liberty (Flash Gold, #5)
Series: Flash Gold. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,670. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Kali has been working toward her dream of building an airship and escaping the frozen Yukon for so long that she can scarcely believe it’s close to becoming a reality. There’s just one problem. Cedar, her friend and business partner (and maybe a little more), is in jail, and the American authorities are on their way to hang him.
Voice of the Whirlwind (Hardwired)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Steward is a Beta— a clone. In his memories, he’s an elite commando for an orbital policorp— but because his Alpha never did a brain-scan update, Steward’s memories are fifteen years out of date . . . and in those fifteen years, everything has changed. Not only that, but the Alpha has been murdered.