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Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
Aurealis #71
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
Professor Tomlinson's Last Experiment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Professor Tomlinson thought he had it made. His new invention was bound to win him international acclaim and a Nobel Prize. But there was one thing he failed to take into account....
Aurealis #50
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #50, edited by Michael Pryor, features Patty Jansen’s cracking hard SF ‘Abode’ and a quintessentially piece of Australian SF with Jonathan Robb’s ‘Remembering the Mimi’. On top of this it’s the usual Aurealis interviews, links and reviews. Aurealis #50 is a goldmine.
The Festival On Lyris Five
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Former Ten Stars pilot Rick Barrett is having a bad day. Not only is he jobless and broke, in a seedy spaceport bar he has been forced into a winner-takes-all poker game with a homicidal cauliflower. Salvation is at hand in the shapely form of Irish redhead Julie Halloran. Julie has a proposition for Rick that could end his financial worries - but does she also have a secret agenda of her own?
This Peaceful State of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(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.
Luck Be A Lady: A Poker Boy story
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Series: Poker Boy Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Poker Boy story. Laverne, Lady Luck herself is missing. Poker Boy, Front Desk Girl, and Screamer are on the case as well as every other Gambling God and hero in the gambling universe. The three of them have the power to get to the truth of what happened to Laverne and save the world from unraveling. But without luck, they may not have the time.
Dinner on a Flying Saucer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes, when a fella gets to help out with fightin’ a war between two alien races, it’s just not such a good idea to tell your wife. Sometimes the truth just isn't good enough. A really fun short story by USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith
Me and the Bank
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the 1950s, and humanity's most amazing invention has just been created in a barn on Route Eleven. It's going to revolutionize travel, change the world, and open the way to a bright new future--unless someone pushes the wrong button...
The Collider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Short Story- Physicist Daniel Bradford needs to meet the environmental demands of the Swiss President to continue operations at the Large Hadron Collider beneath the border between Switzerland and France. The president visits the site during a test when a power outage causes a major malfunction. If the problem is not reversed, the entire planet could be ripped apart particle by particle.
Monster Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Report of the Anthropological Expedition to the Planet Known as Kal-Fa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Three anthropologists make first contact with a species of bizarre intelligent lifeforms. Each team member reacts in a different way to their strangeness as the story builds toward a disturbing climax and a conclusion with an unsettling twist of perspective.
Dream Hunters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Novelette- Drew Maerd can't sleep. His disorder is causing problems at work. A concerned coworker suggests he appear on a show about people with odd dreams. A machine allows researchers to physically enter a subject's dreams. However there's a problem; entering dreams is risky business and the danger is real. Now, they've found more than they've bargained for.
One Small Step
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nyalou Templeton serves on the council for Tranquility Base to give some meaning to her life. Liz Borra, on the other hand, wants to control council. So when meek little Nyalou stands up to Liz over the preservation of the Arrival Monument and its footprint, Liz figures she can intimidate the council like she always does. But Liz might have underestimated Nyalou.
Common Sense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
In our time, Benjamin Franklin helped Thomas Paine emigrate to the colonies, where the two helped shape the creation of the United States of America. But what if Paine had never made it to the colonies. What fate would he have met if he remained in England?
Digital Memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Roger W. Banning was not alive when he awoke after being mugged in the parking garage at his brokerage firm. And he wasn't Roger Banning any more, either, because he had become an unwilling participant in a high-tech AI development. Like any other person with Type A personality, Banning objected to being exploited even though he was dead.
The Lost Alien Artifact 3 (Part I)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Explorers uncover a transcendent black sphere after it has been buried away for billions of years and only discover its true origins and it being an ultimate time machine/voyager when they activate it, and are left stunned when its vast unstable energy explosions blast out across an infinity of outer dimensions with such force that it threatens to warp or rip away and destroy space and time!
Aurealis #54
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
The Gallery of His Dreams
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One of the most decorated and famous novellas of the 1990s, The Gallery of His Dreams remains a timeless tale of love, loss, and the power of art. Mathew Brady, the first great war photographer, died broke in service of his art. In The Gallery of His Dreams, acclaimed writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch gives Mathew Brady a look at the future repercussions, power, and incredible value of his art.
The Injustice Collector
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For two centuries, Injustice Collecting allowed for balance in a system populated by many sentient species. Everyone understood the system and its necessity. Until the humans arrived. They want justice for what happened to their children. But the humans don’t understand the proceedings. And misunderstandings might prove the catalyst to the greatest threat the system will ever face.
Seven Dimensions Of Sam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sam has discovered the ability to journey to other dimensions and discovers people he knows, which is wonderful until one of them dies. If other dimensions exist, these other worlds that touch upon our own, is it possible another you exists there as well? Could your dreams be a window into those worlds? A portal? Or are these dimensions merely fantastic realms wrought within your dreams