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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.
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?
Exodus Of The Phoenix
Series: Exodus, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 83,560. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Humanity has been kept bound within the solar system for decades by a hostile alien race known as the Screen. Both the military and government are resigned that humans will never explore the stars, but hope springs forth from the most unlikely of places. Humanity's destiny lies with two inexperienced cadets and an unproven experimental starship.
Finality
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On a deep-space station orbiting the remote mining planet Io-5, two lowly technicians are about to find themselves drawn into a deadly game. They might also discover the reason why, despite having spread so far, humanity has never encountered any form of alien life...
Catalyst
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
C11, a wonder drug that could cure any disease. The media lapped it up, the people applied pressure, everyone wanted to see the results. By the time the side effects were truly realised, too many had changed. From the chaos, Mutant Suppression Squads were born. With a trail of intel leading them to Mumbai, MSS Oscar are in for the fight of their lives.
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 doppelgÓ“ngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
Shadows of Our Fathers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,940. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angels and demons fall as the Great War between Order and Chaos comes to a close. For those who thought Jehovah's days of smiting stopped in the Old Testament, it's time to give the devil his due.
The Calderan Problem
Series: Free-Wrench. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For months, Captain Mack and his crew has limped along without their engineer, but Nita Graus has not been slacking. At long last she has convinced her homeland of Caldera to offer the Wind Breaker safe harbor. Meanwhile, an old foe has found a new ally. Together, their grim schemes could bring ruin to Rim and Caldera alike.
The Martian Wave: 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Martian Wave: 2017 brings you stories and poems that look at humanity’s exploration and colonization of space, with a special emphasis on our solar system. Some of what you read will leave you optimistic about our futures, while other stories and poems may leave you doubting our future, but no matter what, The Martian Wave: 2017 will leave you convinced that our future lies out among the stars
The Man Who Made No Mistakes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if you had the power to rewind time? Make a scene in a restaurant, give your boss the finger, rob a bank just to see how it feels — you could satisfy any whim, fulfill any desire. The man who wanders into Father Holder's Las Vegas confessional says he has just such a power. This remarkable tale leads off Scott William Carter's latest short story collection.
Bioterror! (an Ell Donsaii story #14)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
In “Bioterror,” Ell’s son Zage, a five-year-old prodigy, is developing an algorithm to eradicate what he perceives to be an obesity epidemic partially driven by communicable viral diseases. Unfortunately, a virologist gets access to a smallpox culture and modifies the horrific disease into an even more lethal version. But there’s no reason Zage's new algorithm can’t also stop smallpox!
Silent Order: Iron Hand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The galaxy is at war, but wars are won and lost in the shadows. To the galaxy at large, Jack March is a privateer of the interstellar Kingdom of Calaskar and a former Iron Hand commando of the malevolent Final Consciousness. In truth, he is an alpha operative of the Silent Order, the most efficient and feared intelligence organization in human space.
Angel Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,670. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
(5.00 from 1 review)
They’re outlaws now. Created to serve a function now obsolete, Ubu and Maria have lived their entire lives skating along the edge of extinction. Now they and their ship Runaway are in flight from the law. What they find in the depths of space is a secret so startling that Ubu and Maria will need every last reserve of guile, cunning, and intelligence just to survive . . .
Aurealis #99
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #99 is another gold standard issue with stories from Aaron Emmel, Alan Baxter, and Michael Earp. Plus non-fiction from Gillian Polack,Chris Large and Russell Kirkpatrick. And don’t forget our red-hot Reviews section, sensational internal art and more. Aurealis – it’s the real thing.
Aurealis #97
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #97 features top fiction, thought-provoking non-fiction, the must read 'The Year Ahead in Australian SF/Fantasy Publishing’, and stunning internal art.
Altered Design
Series: Mechanical Advantage. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Alphy needs a guide, a pilot, and a companion. Who knew that Lexo could fit all requirements?
Cleon Moon (Fallen Empire, Book 5)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Now that she’s retrieved the Staff of Lore, Captain Alisa Marchenko can finally dedicate herself and her ship to finding her kidnapped daughter. Her scant clues lead her to Cleon Moon. Unfortunately, since the fall of the empire, mafia clans have taken over the domed cities on the harsh moon, and exploring there isn’t easy...
Aurealis #98
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #98 brings you top speculative fiction with stories from Robert Cox, Sarah Hart and Steve Toase while our non-fiction is brought to you by Lachlan Walter and Renée Turner. With our usual multitude of reviews, our thought-provoking editorial and our stunning internal art, Aurealis #98 brings home the speculative fiction bacon.
Silent Order: Wraith Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The galaxy is at war, but secret weapons can change the destiny of empires. When Jack March steals a sinister mind-control machine from the ruthless Final Consciousness, he needs to get the device to his superiors in the Silent Order. But the Final Consciousness will burn entire civilizations to get the machine back. Starting with Jack March...
Swansea
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The year is 1927. The crew of the airship the Sweet Revenge live on the fringes of society, taking odd jobs and supplementing their incomes with activities of questionable legality. Captain Phineas Wilbert has a bounty on his head, and the British government intends to collect. Staying away would be easy, but word has spread that someone from Phineas' past may not be as dead as he thought.