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Aurealis #91 by Stephen Higgins (Editor)
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 by Amy Miles
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 by Tony Cooper
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.
Wolf Code: A Sheltering Wilderness by Chandler Brett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,470. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A programmer plans to revolutionize the gaming industry with a radical form of virtual reality, but when an animal-rights activist pushes him into a series of wilderness adventures, he question his goals: will he choose his dream job or the woman he loves? And how does his choice affect the fate of a wolfpack struggling for its survival?
B is for Broken by Rhonda Parrish
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 by Samie Sands
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) by Randolph Lalonde
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
Charger the Soldier by Lea Tassie
Series: The Charger Chronicles. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Extraterrestrials attack Earth and Henry is converted to super-soldier Charger the Hyborg. Though billions die, humanity is saved, only to discover potentially lethal secrets from millions of years in the past. Space-faring, technology and human nature will create many new challenges in the future.
Legendary Stories: What Went Wrong? by Jan Flynn, Bryan Nickelberry, Holly Riordan, Matthew Harrison, N.O.A. Rawle, Dan Szczesny, Ben Howels, Gregory Norris, Larry Lefkowitz, Jonathan Shipley, Edward Ahern, Eric J. Guignard, Charles Gramlich, TS Alan, & T.R. North
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Lit Select. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Everyone’s had THAT day—the one where a spell went south, a glitch ate some code in the doomsday device, and aliens are on the move eat your brains. Okay, maybe we haven't all had that day. In What Went Wrong?, fifteen authors give us stories of the best laid plans gone awry. From humorous to horrific and everything in between, this selection of tales is certain to make any day look better.
Tessili Rogue by Robin Stephen
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 by Robin Stephen
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.
The Alethean Legacy by Rob King
Series: The Alethean Legacy. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,210. Language: British English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Four hundred years ago, an alien race called the Aletheans sent research vessels into the galaxy, to study twelve planets with a similar atmosphere to their own. With the help of a small team of specialists, Marshall must use the alien technology to defend Earth against an imminent destructive force, and harness The Alethean Legacy.
Aurealis #89 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
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’.
Aurealis #87 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
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 by Dirk Strasser (Editor)
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.
Star Crusader: Hero of the Alliance by Michael G. Thomas
Series: Star Crusader, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nate has a talent for space combat after hundreds of victories in the Star Crusader videogame simulation. His skills are unique, enough to gain him a rare privilege. The chance to join five other Alliance cadets and escape the dull routine of the classroom. They will enter a fierce competition light-years away in the ancient Byotai Empire.
Raider! by Lyz Russo
Series: The Solar Wind, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Alien Touchdown! If the crew of the Solar Wind thought the Unicate and the Rebellion were tough cookies, they haven't yet met the Danaan - from Planet New Dome. Coming to take over Earth - or destroy the planet. Or alternatively, for a mango daiquiri in the subtropical paradise of Southern Free. And then destroy the planet.
The Beginning of the End (Broken Soldier book 4) by Bruce George
Series: Broken Soldier. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,640. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humans are self-destructing! The Terran Space Navy is facing a nasty battle. The Russians and Chinese have launched assaults on their asteroid base and their allies in Australia, New Zealand, and the Falkland Islands. With the American President held captive, and an attack force headed to the TSN base in Mexico, things are looking grim. What’s worse, an enemy alien warship is due to arrive.
Kill Process by William Hertling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Angie exploits her database access at Tomo, the world's largest social network, to profile and kill domestic abusers. When Tomo introduces a deceptive new product, Angie realizes the company itself is just another evil abuser. To destroy Tomo, she must build a new social network that's distributed and unstoppable. But how can she succeed when the world’s largest company is out to crush her?
Spinward Fringe Broadcast 9: Warpath by Randolph Lalonde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,180. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The war is on! Conflict grips the Iron Head Nebula and the star system that Jake, Ayan, Minh-Chu and their loved ones call home. The Order of Eden, British Alliance and other organisations creeping in the shadows enter into an all-or-nothing conflict that will change the political shape of the galaxy for centuries while Freeground is forced to leave its home space in search of help and safety.