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Aurealis #81
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #81 is the latest issue from Australia's longest-running speculative fiction journal, with stories, interviews (John Scalzi!) and reviews.
The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
By Nathan Lowell Agent Heathcliff Durham finds himself crisscrossing Africa, looking for an Amulet that could spell disaster for any who come near it. Battling blistering heat, starvation, wild animals, and despair, he is not comforted by the company of a rough and ready sort named Morrison. Soon Durham begins to suspect he may never return home—and to top it all off the tea has almost run out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Inter-Galactic Gourmet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cynthia only wants a snack after work, but aliens are infiltrating Earth. Can't she just eat in peace?
Science Fiction Shorts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A collection of science fiction short stories of people dealing the consequences of genomic engineering, intended or natural.
Knights of the Iron Dragon: A Steampunk Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Iron Dragons: flying, steam-powered battleships. Used by knights to fight the dragons that dwell in the sky. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Symphony of Humanity.
Symbiosis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Light years from home. Bonded to an alien for survival. A dark secret is about to be revealed . . .
Ringshine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if our quest to explore other worlds uncovers something that doesn't want to be found?
Economy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Wracked with jealousy Babette speeds down the road in a parasitic vehicle, determined to disrupt her lover's wedding. But how much of herself will she have to surrender to make it? This short urban fantasy story is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Children of the Artificial Womb: A Cyberpunk Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hector, a member of the Plasmid street gang and product of the artificial womb, is not doing well. His girlfriend is pregnant, his best friend is a murderous, technological genius and his gang boss is a violent bully. But when a once in a lifetime opportunity comes his way, Hector will have to choose between safety and freedom, in the dangerous world of gang warfare.
The Corpse Archives
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this short story, a young person tossed into a work camp and categorized as an "imperfect text" becomes an archivist in charge of a historical library etched on human bodies.
Feeding A Vampire (Book Seven of the Alien Abduction Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Jeanne sat on his lap. She calmed him by kissing him as she gently caressed his face and ran her fingers through his hair. Vradic always loved it when she messed with his hair. She was consistently kind and gentle with him. Though he was large and tough enough to defeat most warriors, he needed gentleness in his life as well. He had long since realized, he needed her love and tenderness.
Dwerghart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Het vervolg op Dubbelgangster vertelt de verdere avonturen van het verkenningsschip Azoran en haar bemanning. Wanneer de Veltraat van de planeet Mazarin in het Sirius stelsel, erachter komt dat de witte begeleider van hun zon meer is dan ze dachten, wordt een team onderzoekers er op uit gestuurd om uit te vinden wat er aan de hand is. Ze vinden meer dan gedacht...
Death Comes at Midnight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It is the 22nd century and the world is virtually crime-free. But when a series of unexpected murders takes place it is up to Inspector Jones to find the killer.
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.
The Self Made Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
People are only supposed to get one bite at the pie; that single chance, do or die. But not Timers, who can grimly restart again and again, as many times as it takes. This short urban fantasy story is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing.