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Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
An Unexpected Return
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Looking to experience all the universe has to offer, Prince Aristides escapes from the kingdom of Tyto and travels through space to the Emerald Planet, Elatia. He yearns to partake in the activities the planet is famous for and fulfill all his sexual desires, but loses his heart and soul to an Adamos apprentice. ..
Living in the Golden Age
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In your dreams you can be the hero. You can travel to the stars. You can save the galaxy. In your dreams.
Argo
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.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Perfect State
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An action-filled novella about privilege, culture clash, and expectations. God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of all he surveys. He has defeated all foes, has united the entire world beneath his rule, and has mastered the arcane arts. He spends his time sparring with his nemesis, who keeps trying to invade Kai's world. Except for today. Today, Kai has to go on a date.
This Peaceful State of War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Aurealis #71
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #71 has superb stories from Michael Grey and Emma Osborne, plus Shane M Brown's advice on e-publishing and our extensive reviews section.
Two From the Mageworlds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Dark Matters: Aftermaths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dark Matters: AFTERMATHS unveils disastrous futures which offer damning evidence of the depths the desperate will sink to. In "The Seeding" selfishness and secret betrayal offer one man the world but promise a harsh, justified reckoning. And in "The Diminishing Returns" a lonely man and his last, best friend learn that companionship and survival make for untrustworthy bedfellows...
Held Captive by the Cavemen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ellie’s been pushed back in time by her vengeful ex-lover. Now a tribe of frighteningly large, muscular, and very sexy cavemen are holding her captive. And they *all* want a turn. Warning: This 45 page sexy time-travel novella contains dubious consent, forced seduction, the threat of real violence, some m/m action, and a four-cavemen-with-one-modern-woman scene. Rated NC-17.
Clockwork Lives: The Bookseller’s Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » General
In Clockwork Angels, #1 bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson and legendary Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart created a fabulous, adventurous steampunk world in a novel to accompany the smash Rush concept album of the same name. Anderson and Peart have returned to their colorful creation to explore the places and the characters that still have a hold on their imagination.
The Ships of Aleph
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Ships of Aleph is a fantastical adventure set on a world like no other, which fits into Jaine Fenn's popular Hidden Empire universe.
Salamander
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Five years ago, the world was ravaged by Giants, enormous beings made to terrorize humanity. Karia lives in a military bunker, trying every day to survive and make it through the next year. But after living in this barren wasteland for five years, it's not enough for Karia.
Agilka
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
In November 2014 the European Space Agency landed a scientific module on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Barely two days later it was lost, power failure after an awkward landing being cited as the reason. Eighteen years on and the much criticised return mission is due to touch down, but just why did they go back? What secrets does comet 67P hold? A short story.
Aurealis #75
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
Aurealis #72
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.