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Aurealis #103
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a speculative fiction magazine that has been published continuously for over 25 years. Aurealis is published ten times a year and features new fiction, non fiction, humour and reviews that will appeal to all lovers of Science fiction and Fantasy.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quality speculative fiction featuring new work from around the world. Each issue has great new fiction, reviews and articles of interest to readers, writers and, well just about everybody. You can subscribe to Aurealis by visiting our website at www.aurealis.com.au. We are on Facebook too!
Moon Queen Europa
Series: European Superhero Girls Moon Queen and The Bee. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sickened by the British vote to leave the European Union, Superheroes Moon Queen and The Bee vow to make a new home on the European mainland.
Defying Doomsday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Teens form an all-girl band in the face of an impending comet. A woman faces giant spiders to collect silk and protect her family. How would you survive the apocalypse? Defying Doomsday is an anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it’s not always the “fittest” who survive.
Stars that Fall to Earth: And Other Science-Fiction Tales of the Macabre, the Humoresque, and the Human
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This present volume of eight stories and three novellas has characters that instantly grab the imagination and moves forward without mincing words. And most of all, this work stands as unique even in its genre of the fantastic, as each tale relates original narratives of unpredictable intrigue.
Mindgate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of ten incredible stories that proves that our minds are the gateway not only to the stars, but to the entire universe and all that is! The first in a series of ten smashing volumes that will blow your mind!
The Time-Lapsed Man and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Eric Brown's landmark first collection of stories, fear, desire, love and redemption are forged with an innovative and stunning science-fiction imagination, creating eight exotic tales of tomorrow. Witty, original, imbued with a cyberpunk bleakness, this is the work of one of the UK's leading, and most loved, SF authors.
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.
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.
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
The Road To Toontown.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Best Short Stories of Roger Rabbit Creator Gary K. Wolf. In these stories you’ll see the Roger Rabbit characters come alive and take shape. Until finally they emerge as the whacko, bizarre, and lovable goofballs who inhabit a unique place in fantasy literature. It's a thrilling journey to Toontown, full of fun-filled twists and turns. Start your engine, hit the road, and enjoy the ride.
Guard Cat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
C.A.T. returns in this high-stakes adventure on Triton Base as he battles a drug manufacturing ring, tries to keep Commander Zacman from getting killed, and gets his emotions app short circuited by a seductive but dangerous feline Guard Cat tasked with protecting the bad guys.
2066 Election Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the year 2066. The American Government has changed dramatically. In a world where anyone can become president, there exists a system that judges the qualities of America's next leader. Its name is UNCLE SAM. Through this highly advanced supercomputer, qualified people are chosen without scrutiny and human fault. Until the unforeseen happens and leaves America on the brink of war.
The Lost Ship
Series: Science Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
During a space jump to another solar system a space ship encounters unforeseen problems.
To Love a Warrior: An Alien Rogue Romance (Starflight Academy Book 5)
Series: Alien Rogue Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hannah Stowe probably should have accepted she was in over her head when she found an injector sticking out of her neck. Or maybe when she was dragged through Starflight Academy gardens like a sack of potatoes. But no, she couldn’t just lay there and be abducted like a good little girl, she had to flight back.
Timelabs Inc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sam and Zak take a Time Tour for their honeymoon, visiting some of the events through time which have captured their interest, including the very first Olympics. A five-star time machine for transport, luxury meals, fine wines—what could be more perfect? From a journey into the past, to tales set in possible futures, TimeLabs Inc is a collection of six gay science fiction short stories.
Eloah: The Druids
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An alien spaceship crash, an unknown evil passenger, and an Elohim teacher of The Way—the Earth we know will never be the same. [Conspiracy Thriller, Science Fiction, Alternative History, Short Story]
Editing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A scientist's attempts to look across the multiverse cause questions about the nature of reality. (Short story.)
Hellbender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once people have messed with a man’s DNA, what can he do but become a private eye? And when the gorgeous Elizabeth Savoy glides into his office and blinks her big baby blues, what can PI Mike Heller do but say sure, even though he sees what she is, and knows it's a bad idea? But by the time he suspects Lizzie’s troubles might bring the end of life as he knows it, he’s already in far too deep.

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