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Aurealis #105
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.
From the Ice Incarnate
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.
Gaia's Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Science fiction gladiators. Land pirates. A giant city made up of huge buildings called megastructures. This dystopian adventure has all that and more.
Liberty
Series: Two Democracies: Revolution. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,940. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Struggling with newfound sentience and desperately trying to repair itself, The Indescribable Joy of Destruction is a ship trying to find a new home. In a galaxy torn apart by generations of civil war, that isn't an easy task. Tired of being used as a killing machine, it has a huge decision to make: hide and save itself, or help other artificial intelligences achieve freedom.
L'enfer, c'est la Solitude
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
War is not the only hell in the cold, empty void of space. Originally published in the March 2016 issue of Perihelion SF.
Aurealis #102
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.
Peace Force (Book 1 in the Harriet Walsh series)
Series: Hal Spacejock Universe · Harriet Walsh. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,690. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Harriet's boss is a huge robot with worn out batteries, the patrol car is driving her up the wall, and her first case will probably kill her. Welcome to the PEACE FORCE!
Alpha Minor (Book 2 in the Harriet Walsh series)
Series: Harriet Walsh · Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: British English. Published: May 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Peace Force has a new recruit, and she's driving everyone crazy. From disobeying orders to handling unauthorised cases, nothing is off-limits.
Aurealis #101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis features Allan Chen’s taut ‘A Cold Heart’ which depicts a brutal order of monster killers who are more hired assassins than mythic heroes, Adam J Limbert’s unsettling ‘Carbon Copy’ which taps into classic SF themes of doppelgӓngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
Quarantine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In 2034, the stars went out. An unknown agency surrounded the solar system with an impenetrable barrier, concealing the universe from humanity’s gaze. In 2067, Nick Stavrianos is hired to investigate the disappearance of Laura Andrews from the institution where she was being cared for. Aided by a skull full of neural modifications, he follows her trail to the Republic of New Hong Kong.
The Underwater Ballroom Society
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world of sparkling adult fantasy and science fiction stories edited by Stephanie Burgis and Tiffany Trent and featuring underwater ballrooms of one sort or another, from a 1930s ballroom to a Martian hotel to a grand rock 'n roll ball held in the heart of Faery itself. Stories by Ysabeau Wilce, Y.S. Lee, Laura Anne Gilman, Cassandra Khaw, Patrick Samphire, Shveta Thakrar and more.
z2
Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until June 28!) Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill as he fights to stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock back to an era of intolerance. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient Maya mystery intertwined with these growing tensions. He can do both, but only if he can relearn his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quality speculative fiction featuring new work from around the world. Each issue has great new fiction, reviews and articles of interest to readers, writers and, well just about everybody. You can subscribe to Aurealis by visiting our website at www.aurealis.com.au. We are on Facebook too!
Post Oh!pocalypto Poppycock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 131,620. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Post Oh!pocalypto Poppycock is a madcap adventure set in Las Vegas after the Rapture. Jesus has returned, but nothing else has gone as planned. What do a white-knight Marshal, rock and roll monster, scandalous princess, villainous casino owner, bumbling vampire, poker dealing robot and two rebellious aliens all have in common? No one has a freaking clue what's going on around here!
Forged in Blood I (The Emperor's Edge Book 6)
Series: The Emperor's Edge, Book 6. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 124,840. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
The emperor has been ousted from the throne, his bloodline in question, and war is descending on the capital. Forge, the nefarious business coalition that has been manipulating the political situation from the beginning, has the ultimate weapon at its disposal. If it was difficult for a small team of outlaws to make a difference before, it's a monumental task now...
Aurealis #103
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a speculative fiction magazine that has been published continuously for over 25 years. Aurealis is published ten times a year and features new fiction, non fiction, humour and reviews that will appeal to all lovers of Science fiction and Fantasy.
Winterfall
Series: The Demon Accords, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Declan on Fairie and Chris on Earth. All good right? Not so much. Zombies, evil elves, fire breathing dragons, oh my. Separated they must work together to overcome multiple threats and messy diapers.
Right Now
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until July 04!) Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine what could come out with a glimpse of the future. Imagine a life with no past. Would that truly be great?
FREEDOM Betrayed
Series: FREEDOM, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The final exciting book of the FREEDOM series! The aliens are pushed back to their stronghold. Human fleets attack. Success promises the capture of the supposed time displacement complex which is rumored to have started the Human enslavement. If won, can we travel back and prevent the Great Betrayal of Man that began our generations of slavery?
Spinward Fringe Broadcasts 1 and 2: Resurrection and Awakening
Series: Spinward Fringe, Broadcast 1 & 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.74 from 34 reviews)
Captain Valance has no memory of his past. Left adrift on a strange ship, he begins a new life. Years later he's become a well known hired gun while searching for clues to his past. This follows the First Light Chronicles cult hit Space Opera series.