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Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.
Aurealis #95
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #95 features new fiction from around the world, articles, interviews and reviews.
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.
Aurealis #87
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 #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’.
Bad Things
Price: $1.47 USD. Words: 20,310. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Creepy crawlies, dark shadows, hideous monsters secreted under your bed... Bad Things is a collection of paranormal stories that will make your skin crawl and heart race. Do you sleep with the light on? Maybe you should...
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
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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.
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.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jingle all the way to your favorite reading nook with this fifth holiday collection from Anne B. Walsh! Join a starfaring princess in her quest for bell-ringing Christmas beauty; ding-dong-ditch your way to Winterfest happiness in the cave-bound Hidden Cities; and meet Bran the Fool, magical Lord of Misrule for twelve days of Yuletide merriment at the court of Darius, King of Coliseva...
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #4 (Winter 2016)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2016 Winter Issue of Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine.
The Newcomer: Twelve Scifi Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From a young couple struggling to look after their baby to a new captain's reluctance to take command of her ship, and from a sun-addled stranger's appearance in town to the emergence of a sentient AI, the twelve tales presented here explore the central theme of an arrival by someone or something new.
One Step Beyond: An Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An anthology of stories from the long-running One Step Beyond writers' group, including tales from all corners of the speculative fiction genre. All profits from the sale of this anthology will go to English PEN, a charitable network defending and promoting freedom of expression around the world.
Alliance Rising: 1 - 3 of the Martian Alliance Chronicles
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The galaxy hasn't been the same since the Diamante Families took over...
Masters of Time: A Science Fiction And Fantasy Time Travel Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Creative Alchemy, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A clone who usurps his own destiny--and with it, the power of Time. A time travel romance that would defy death, and an alluring agent from the future hunting her prey... From adventure to loss, hope and sacrifice, these imaginative and heart-pounding stories are woven into the fabric of six unique visions of time travel. Includes stories by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors.
To Rule the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by KD Sarge. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Space Princess Anthology A trained diplomat, kidnapped by an alien race desperate for justice... A political pawn, on her way to meet her bethrothed, who answers a call for help, and finds a princess both beautiful and brave... A captive raised to believe that the greatest evil is magic, when it--and the handsome ship's engineer who wields it--are the one thing that might save her.
Tales and Tails
Series: Planet Wolf, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stories from Planet Wolf: Characters old and new. Thirty-six new stories, some contemporary with the five books in the series, others not. What happened to Tara and Kolyei after the Battle of Trumpet Keep? How do the telepathic Lind search for their human life-partners? What is it like to be a slave-child in the Kingdom of Murdoch? Life-bondings, pirate raids, cadets training, murders and more.
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.
Ecotones - Ecological Stories from the Border Between Fantasy and Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
ECOTONES is an anthology of speculative fiction featuring fourteen tales from best-sellers and award-winners including Ken Liu, Lauren Beukes and Tobias S. Buckell, plus established talents and up-coming authors from the writing community of SFFWorld.com. This is a collection like no other — a point of contact between fantasy and science fiction with a timely environmental theme.
A Glass of Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by NewCon Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of 19 previously uncollected stories personally selected by the author, including two original to this collection; tales that draw aside the veils of mundane reality to reveal the hidden truths of this world and beyond.
Away Games
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Want to know why Mike Resnick is the all-time leading award-winner for short fiction? Here are 17 sterling examples, as the 2012 Worldcon Guest of Honor turns his unique focus to sports.

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