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Aurealis #76
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue features stories by Meryl Stenhouse and Melanie Rees as well as our monthly review of new titles and yet another instalment of 'Sacred Cows' by Stephen Higgins.
Friends Torn Apart (Daros Chronicles 1)
Series: Daros Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An orphan raised by the King of Daros has a bright future ahead of her until she saves the king’s daughter from an assassination attempt.
The Sea Listens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On leave from the Army, Meredith Talmadge struggles with answers to why her uncle walked into the sea. What drew him to a beach rumored to be haunted? What did he hear in the voices that ride the fog, voices that Meredith herself can hear? Now those voices call to Meredith, and what they seek will change her forever …
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Finding Home
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Main Character is Georgia. Georgia's father finds an epic gaming computer for sale at the local flea market. He was told the couples son moved out unexpected after his father yelled at him about all his gaming he has been doing lately. He decides to buy it for Georgia. They take it home and hook it up.
Ouroboros Ouzo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What if you could see the future? What if the future could see YOU? Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, has discovered a way to give some insights into how he should conduct his future researches; by drinking a glass of the legendary "Ouroboros Ouzo." Rare and precious, the liquor is reputed to give a once in a lifetime glimpse into what may be.
Aurealis #75
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue #75's fiction department features Cecilia Quirk's 'Scattered Souls' and 'The Nevermaw' by Miles Hurt, two pieces that will engage and entertain. There is also a wealth of non fiction with a plethora of reviews, as well as a short look at the recent World Science Fiction Convention held in London.
The Black Bag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
P. H. Solomon presents his 2012 SCWC award winning short story. *****It is graphic in its presentation, with imagery that sets the scenes so vividly, making the story more intriguing. It’s such a delightful short read with highly imaginative storytelling. Jamie S - Amazon Review **** Wickedly Crafted Fairy Tale: P.H. Solomon envelopes you in a world of witches where we wonder if the young girl
Fall Of A Demigod
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For the last 50 years Caim has been living the life of a demigod. He has been living with the evolved elves known as the Effeelions in a city floating in the sky. The demigod vowed the Effeelions that he would help them in their quest to find the realm of Cosmus.
Fairy Debt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This a short comedic fairy tale, coming in at just under 5000 words. In it Gail gets up to her usual silly tricks, tea saturated prose, and food driven biting wit.
Sixth of the Dusk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
Aurealis #68
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More of the best speculative fiction from Aurealis. This issue contains fiction, reviews and general information that provides a wealth of entertainment. If you love speculative fiction (and even if you don't) you should get this.
Eruption Event
Series: Eight Factors, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Eruption Event is a tale of courage in the face of impossible odds and the surprising things that happen when we stand up for ourselves. Also included in this edition is the first chapter of Inina's Blessings of Joy, another story of discovering one's true strengths in the midst of life-threatening danger.
The Greying
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
LANDLAND CRIES OUT FOR A SAVIOUR…   Upon the death of her mother, Meah is pulled across the boundary that separates this world and another time and place where the dog-like Firbog have brought the mists of the greying. Battling lurking homunculi and the horrors of the many-headed-winged-thing, they set out to recover the only thing that will save Landland …her mother's Book-of-Colours!
Han't, An Exercise In Synonomy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Is Han't content? Magic will out, and a quake in the matrix draws nigh!
A Christmas to Remember
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It is not a lot of fun living on the streets, especially on a snowy Christmas Eve. While waiting for a friend, Jana meets a strange little girl who thrusts a doll in her lap with the words, “Here. She will help you,” and then disappears. The acquisition of the unwanted doll leads Jana to a magical Christmas and a new and unexpected life.
A Matter of Appearances
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Magic in the City of Stars is a cutthroat business, with two powerful wizards vying for supremacy. But all is not as it seems, for wizardry is largely a matter of appearances.
Aurealis #67
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More of the world's best new speculative fiction. The new year's first edition of Aurealis has a lot of bases covered with wildly different stories by Jennie Rix and Tsana Dolichva, plus an interview with actor Pierre Perrier about French Director Fabrice Gobert’s new zombie/ghost series, The Returned, considered to be one of the most gripping television dramas of recent years. Do not miss this.
Mariposa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Aimee believes everything in her life is great. She's got a boyfriend who's terrific (in bed and out), a penthouse apartment, and everything else a girl of privilege could possibly want. Well, except for a soul. That seems to have gone missing somehow.
Bad Little Girls Die Horrible Deaths And Other Tales Of Dark Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This short fiction collection from PW Best of the Year author Harry Connolly combines reprints from magazines and anthologies along with new, previously unpublished fiction, including the TWENTY PALACES novelette “The Hand Made Mask.”