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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.
Shadow Stalker: The Beginning of the End (Episode 19)
Series: Shadow Stalker Part 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Auren is coerced into returning to the Dark Isle, but when Makari is betrayed and forced into hiding, she knows she can’t stay. Will Kado stand in her way?
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
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.
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.
Serpents of Sky: Nine Stories Of Dragons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Dragons can be monsters, deities, or even beloved friends. This short story collection explores dragons in their many roles, across fantasy and science fiction. Contains 9 original short stories, including Raise, a novelette set in the Stories of Aligare world.
Who's Afraid of the Dark?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Little Johnny isn't afraid of the dark. Big boys aren't afraid of the dark - and at five, Little Johnny is a big boy. No, he isn't afraid of the dark. He's afraid of the things that come out in the dark, and what they might do to his baby sister. But his parents don't believe him - so it's up to Johnny to keep her safe, armed only with his toy sword and shield.
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Can music overcome fey magic? When the chieftain's infant son is stolen away by the fey folk of the Bright Court, Maeve Donnelly journeys beneath the faerie hill to try and save the child. Her only weapon is a simply crafted pennywhistle, and the music that runs in her bard-gifted blood...
Raven: A Dark Fantasy Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An unexpected encounter with a creature of song may have the power to change his fate. Fans of Chanda Hahn will enjoy this dark fantasy short story that transports YA readers to an enchanting alternate Earth where wonders are not always as fantastic as they seem.
Outfoxed
Series: Furred, Feathered, and Fanged, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
All Alex Ford—head of the Occult Animal Welfare department—wants is a quiet day at work. Just one day without a pack of werewolves or dragon smugglers adding to his overwhelming stack of paperwork. But all bets are off when a kitsune shows up…pursued by a pack of demons. Alex and his team find themselves thrown into a deadly game of cat and mouse. One where the mouse doesn’t play by the rules.
Stories In Shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,770. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An anthology of short stories from Australian Authors who work as a group to speak the words of story to you - the most important person in the world.
Wishing Only Wounds the Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A frightening stranger meets a murderer on the last night of his life, and they both wonder about the obsessive wishes that destroyed them. A short story about half-elves, responsibility, sibling love, and loss.
The Disenchanting of Princess Cerridwen: A Tale from Adalonia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When wild magic transforms her and others in her clan, the shieldmaiden Cerridwen must choose between accepting her transformed self--and the woman she loves.
Aurealis #100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis has reached a milestone very few science fiction and fantasy magazines reach. This is our hundredth issue. We have gone back and contacted everyone who appeared in Aurealis #1 in 1990 and asked them for a new story. Strap yourself in and get ready to be blasted into a strange place that is somehow both the past and the future.
The Necromouser and Other Magical Cats
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,120. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection, follow the adventures of the beloved tabby cat Shreddy as he faces off with zombies, ghosts, gryphons, foolhardy dogs, and all sorts of household appliances. Then meet a series of cats whose stories will take you from heartbreak to joy, showing the magic in our own world through the reflection of a cat's eyes.
Courage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Damsels in distress? Meek girls in pretty dresses? You won’t find them here! These three YA fantasy tales prove that heroism comes in different packages. Don’t underestimate the courage inside anyone.
Illusions of Truth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Prairie Star Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In war, the first casualty is the truth. Nira is about to learn first-hand the real truth about the beastly Asru, the enemy of her people, the Ta'fel, but not as she would expect. As a life-giver and the daughter of the ruler of the Ta'fel, she is an invaluable war prize. For the Lord Master of the Asru, Drazan the Dark, she is something more.
Down the Dragon Hole: A Tale of the School of Spells & War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alis was a quiet librarian at the campus library of the School of Spells & Magic - that is, until the sword wielding buffoon Cahan had the audacity to battle a dragon in her library! Now she's following him off on some foolhardy adventure. As they try to save the university from the mysterious Formless, she fights an equally important battle - to maintain her self respect!
Mistress of the Mirror and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Five short fantasy tales of strange things found in pawnshops... And things too strange for pawnshops.
Light Chasers Lasniniar Bundle
Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Journey back to the start of the Lasniniar series with these four adventures that take place before Legacy Hunter, bundled at one promotional price: Light Chasers (The World of Lasniniar Book 0), 101,000 words Legends of Lasniniar: Possession, 8,600 words Legends of Lasniniar: The Vow, 8,600 words Legends of Lasniniar: The Bearded Ones, 8,100 words
The Curse of Sangrook Manor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
One hundred years ago, the Sangrooks ruled the country with their dark magic. Now, a young man must delve into the long-abandoned Sangrook Manor and discover the terrible secrets buried within.

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