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Aurealis #108
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a quality speculative fiction magazine. It has been continuously published for over 25 years and has featured many of the genres foremost writers and illustrators. Aurealis is published ten time a year from February to December.
Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
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.
Right Now
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until July 04!) Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine what could come out with a glimpse of the future. Imagine a life with no past. Would that truly be great?
Enigma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
Many Gates
Series: Dragonfly City. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A well-respected witch investigates the death of her former apprentice and lover, by now a famous warlock in his own right... And in the process, rediscovers her own humanity. A short novella/long short story.
Black Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story- Black Wolf must win approval from the Tu-ja Na-ki, the sacred living buffalo skull, to save his people. In this coming of age story, a young man must battle the forces of nature, mother Earth and father Sky, to win the light of prosperity and return it to his tribe on the great plains. Is he strong enough to accomplish his almost impossible task?
In the Waste Places
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ku-Aya drives her goats towards home, but danger follows close at their heels. Hungry hyenas desperate for food, sure, but something worse that drives the hyenas on. The fog. It rolls in from the mountains at sunset. The cities built walls to protect them, but Ku-Aya's village lies bare, only standing stones marking the graves of her ancestors keep her safe. If she reaches them in time.
Shadows In Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A lonely boy genius meets a shadow that lives and embarks on a journey that spans time itself.
So Big
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An isolated woman and a childhood fantasy: what might happen when the two meet? Meet Katie Sundra, a daughter to late parents and a grown woman who cannot find a cure for her loneliness. Until one morning, when a secluded pituitary defect turns her childhood fantasy into an incredible reality. Now, she will be the first person in the world to discover what it means to be So Big.
The Body Morpher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual physiology
After a year in college in which Matt is bullied by some of the popular, attractive students, he devises a phone app that lets him alter people's body parts or swap them between people to exact his revenge.
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.
A Cure for Nel, and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Peach Tree: Lonely seamstress Sula will do anything to gain her greatest desire. You Can't Take It With You: Uncle Morgi, the richest wizard in the city, has died, and his most valuable possession is missing. A Cure for Nel: When Leya's daughter falls ill, their only hope is the man who abandoned them years ago to pursue his dreams of magic.
The Kitchen Imps and Other Dark Tales (A Fire-Side Tales Collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six short tales of mayhem and mischief. Naughty imps, missing socks, cunning thieves and baffled gods feature in this collection of short fantasy fiction.
Betwixt a Wolf and a Hard Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What do you get when you mix a witch, a were-hamster and a sinister vampire? Just another day in the life of Megan Stephens. She may be a witch-for-hire, but the snark is all free.
The Story for the Letters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Sheshkala, far too young for such things, left her parents and her mountain home behind to secretly follow her big brother Irarra to his apprenticeship in the city. Then the siege began. Murderous barbarians surround the city, pounding at its ancient walls day and night. They want the king. They want the king's wealth. But more than that, they want to destroy the king's library.
The Assassin's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
Kel's Story
Series: Refuge World, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first of many tales of Kel, a master swordsman hunting a Warlord in the Blasted Lands. This is also the first published short story set in the Refuge World setting.
Again: From Gatekeeper to Earth Walk Departure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Earth's Demigod, Mow Yen, has died once again. Meaning she must take another trip to the Heavens of Outer Space, in order to discover what's next for her soul. This is her retelling of that trip, from meeting with the Gatekeeper to the proper Earth Walk Departure for souls such as hers.
The Sheikh's Son (Book 3 of The Desert Sheikh) (Sheikh Romance Trilogy)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sarah Greenwich is a British doctor in London. Her estranged husband is a Bedouin warlord from the Middle East. Ali, their nine-year-old boy, is caught in the middle. When Sheikh Akbar manages to track down his long-lost wife, he also discovers the one other thing that he has always wanted: a son. However, reclaiming what he wants and loves is not as easy as he first thinks.

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