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Aurealis #109
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue #109 of Aurealis has new fiction from Terrance Macmanus, Gus Moreno and Lynette Aspey as well as reviews and two new compelling articles. It has enough to keep you entertained and up to date until, well until issue #110 comes along next month.
Tales of Oescienne
Series: Oescienne. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three short stories from the world of Ethoes . . . Conquer the Castle: Jahrra takes on her classmates in a challenging game of capture the flag. The Spirit Stone Ring: The Mystic Archedenaeh seeks the answers to a rumor, and finds only memories. Fire and Ice: The dragon Jaax is injured when facing off a daunting enemy, but the mishap leads to a lesson in pride and honor instead.
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 #107
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a showcase for the latest science fiction and fantasy from around the globe. Each issue features new fiction from emerging and established writers as well as news and reviews, and up to the minute non fiction related to the speculative fiction genre.
Spell Crafting 501
Series: Hellkitten Chronicles. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The final classes have begun, and the only thing standing in Imara’s way is an ancient and deadly enemy... of her kitten.
Pandora's Card Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
“These tales are marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought-provoking. I cannot recommend them highly enough.” - Ray Bradbury. Fate, Destiny, Chance and Luck play cards beneath a new October moon. Each card tells a story.
The Underwater Ballroom Society
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world of sparkling adult fantasy and science fiction stories edited by Stephanie Burgis and Tiffany Trent and featuring underwater ballrooms of one sort or another, from a 1930s ballroom to a Martian hotel to a grand rock 'n roll ball held in the heart of Faery itself. Stories by Ysabeau Wilce, Y.S. Lee, Laura Anne Gilman, Cassandra Khaw, Patrick Samphire, Shveta Thakrar and more.
Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,940. 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!
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.
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 #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.
The Truth Of Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
Ray Bradbury called E.E. King's stories, “Marvelously inventive, wildly funny and deeply thought-provoking. I cannot recommend them highly enough.” Like The Illustrated Man and The Canterbury Tales, The Truth of Fiction is a series of connected stories, tied together by the tale of three friends on a quest to capture a magical deer.
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.
Tales from Ancient and Future Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Tales from Ancient and Future Times" collects five stories from fantasy and science fiction writer Kate MacLeod.
Spirits Abroad
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Here there be dragons ... and aunties. Campbell-nominated author Zen Cho's collection SPIRITS ABROAD "refreshingly reimagine[s] the idea of home and tradition and family without offering tidy or pat resolutions" (The Star). The ebook features 15 speculative short stories, author commentary and an ebook-only cover by artist Likhain.
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.
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.
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?

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