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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.
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.
A Petition to Magic
Series: Kingdom of Virdura. Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
Queen Celeste rose to the throne of Virdura a month ago, after the sudden death of her mother. Desperate to prove herself, she agrees to hear the case of a simple farmer who claims a neighbour stole his cow. To help her in this task, she orders her chief advisor, the royal wizard Solon, to cast a spell and divine the truth for her. Solon, however, is keeping a terrible secret.
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.
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.
Pandora's Card Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,520. 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 Truth Of Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,290. 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.
Firemaggot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sequel to Hambly’s Windrose series. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his partner, computer programmer Joanna Sheraton, discover that a trans-dimensional monster is hiding somewhere in the vicinity of Los Angeles – and that it is about to spawn.
The Stump and the Spire
Series: Book of Deacon. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Previously only available in larger collections, The Stump and the Spire is an individual release of two short stories in the Book of Deacon setting. The titular story is about a pair of children who rediscover a terrible relic from their world’s past. The second story, Seeking the Shadow, depicts the first meeting of an assassin and his partner.
The Three Dungeoneers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dhum the dwarf, Hazzard the barbarian and Avariss the half-elf are great at fighting, but terrible at financial planning. No matter how many monsters they slay, somehow they always end up broke in this hilarious collection of stories. If you’ve ever gone down into a dungeon with some trusty friends and a ten-foot pole, you’ll know that sometimes high fantasy can get a bit stupid…
Before the Wind - Short Stories From Panamindorah Volume 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In this collection, Padmay meets Gus, Silas wins his fortune as an airship captain, and Elizabet makes the difficult to decision to leave the Great Islands and marry into the tiny kingdom of Holovarus. Mouse walks away from the only family he has ever known, Percy finally gets what he wants from Silas, and Felbane learns that even broken wings can heal.
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.
Taken By The Demon Lord (Forced and Taken Vol 1)
Series: Demon Lord. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Susan accidentally frees the Demon Lord Geldarath He processes her and wants to breed her to obtain a new body Using mind control, he controls her body. Susan doesn't want to be bred but she doesn't have a choice. Geldarath's enemies want to torture him and kill him, which means killing Susan to get him.He has to keep Susan alive long enough to breed her.
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.
Four Crazy Short Stories
Series: Short Stories · Books in Print · Literary. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 31!) Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Who is out of control, the crazy government or the citizens telling their tales of woe? Absurdity versus reality—is there a difference? These four widely read stories will have you scratching your head and wondering what the author might have been smoking. But don’t worry it’s all in his head and it’s all a matter of time before you hear the news and go, “Hey wait a minute, I read that somewhere.”
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 #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 doppelgӓngers, manufactured memories and identity theft, and Raluca Balasa’s intriguing ‘Perfect Assassin’ which puts a literal spin on the idea of love being dangerous.
Elementary Concerns
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: Australian English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three young girls each find a talisman that will put them in touch with elementals seeking to right the imbalance.
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2016)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres.