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Aurealis #89
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’.
To Touch a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 2)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s a few weeks into Starflight Academy, and Hannah Stowe’s about to lose her mind. Between her class responsibilities, and the unusual work she still has to do for her father, she’s got her hands full. What she needs more than anything is to ease the tension building deep inside her, so she can keep her focus on being the top cadet at the academy.
Aurealis #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mutant cephalopods, inter-species disease transmission, squabbling scientists. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2016 collects twelve tales from the fictional worlds of mad science. For the discerning mad scientist reader, there are also pieces of fiction from Freya Marske, Maureen Bowden, and Samantha Cross.
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.
To Trust a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 4)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hannah Stowe is a strong woman who has never needed anyone’s help. Until she does. When the half Keltair alien, Liam Fallow, is there for her in a time of great need, her view of the powerful male changes.
To Protect a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 3)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the first moment Hannah Stowe laid eyes on the intoxicating Keltair male, Liam Fallow, he’s been a distraction. His kisses. His touch. It’s all she can think about. Never did she imagine that this man could be anything more than a dangerous obsession. She certainly never thought he’d end up needing her help.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2016)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors in the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres. In this issue: Carl Alves, Chris Dean, Myke Edwards, A.J. Flowers, Milo James Fowler, Matt Hollingsworth, Ty Karnitz, Simon Kewin, Damien Krsteski, Bret McCormick, and Jennifer R. Povey.
Kid Dark Against The Machine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the award-winning author of Cookie Cutter Superhero comes a brand new story about sidekicks, supervillains and saving the world
Time's Holiday: A Time Travel Christmas Story
Series: Saturn Society, Prequel story. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Mythical Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Christmas can be murder... Seventeen-year-old Taylor Gressman sneaks away on Christmas Eve, hoping to find the angel who recently saved her life. Instead, an unexpected trip back in time plunges her into the midst of a murderous street gang. Now Taylor must ensure that she and a newfound friend don’t become the gang’s next victims, and in the process, learn that giving is the best gift of all.
Dwerghart
Price: $2.99 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...
Strangelet, Volume 2, Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strangelet Volume 2, Issue 4 Fiction After They’ve Gone by Karen Heuler Concepcion by Adam Breckenridge Rustles From Within by Victorya Chase Practical Fairy Tales for Girls Like You by Lauren Spinabelli Cloud Mountains—How to Climb Them by Michael J. DeLuca Poetry Gox by Boona Daroom The Woman in White by Cyn Bermudez Art TOAD by Luke Spooner / Carrion House
Aurealis #91
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.
When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
Tales from the Archives: Collection 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers. This volume includes: The Evil that Befell Sampson by Pip Ballantine- Dust on the Davenport by O M Grey- The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas by Nathan Lowell- A Ruby in Rain by Grant Stone
Aurealis #85
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #85 features Peter Hickman’s “Dreamscribe”, a terse evocative world-creation with complex character motivations in a tightly woven story, and “The Events at Callan Park”, a creepy asylum-set historical tale from Erol Engin which has unnerving implications for today. Reviews include latest releases from Justin Woolley, China Miéville, Brian Catling, Joe Abercrombie and John Birmingham.
Aurealis #88
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.
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?
The Recruiter
Series: The Alcantarans, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All Kota and Zibo wanted to do was to start a family and to make a living, using the space ship freighter that Kota had salvaged. Some idiot bureaucrat wanted them to be super spies for the Charter Alliance. They turned him down! His boss was more persuasive but they still didn't want to be spies. They just wanted to trade. Circumstances didn't give them a choice.
How To Piss Off A Failed Super-Soldier
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning author of "The Water That Falls On You From Nowhere" comes a new short story about family, loyalty, and symbiont-enhanced super-soldiers

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