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Aurealis #104
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,990. 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. 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 #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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.
A Hill on Which to Die
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As the witch-king forces the mountain clans to join his orcish army, Garak-Nur must lead the last of the free orcs into the wilderness to start a new clan.
Lost Fables From New Albion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Crazy and whimsical urban fantasy short stories centering around the fantastical city of New Albion
Aurealis #95
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #95 features new fiction from around the world, articles, interviews and reviews.
Mythic #4: Fall 2017
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fourth issue of MYTHIC brings together another selection of quality short fiction. Fantasy stories both dark and quirky mingle with tales of the future and thoughtful tales. Fiction by Jean Graham, Tyler Bourassa, Stephen Sottong, Erin Gitchell, Jill Hand, David A. Riley, E.J. Shumak, Scott Shank, S.L. Edwards, Caroline Friedel, D.B. Keele, Kaitlynn McShea, and Shaun Kilgore
Hazard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A novelette of 10,000 words. Untaught barbarian wizard Sun Wolf is asked to help a village maiden rescue her sweetheart’s soul – but Sun Wolf suspects this may be a trap set for him.
Yanka and the Dragons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ten year-old Yanka discovers dragons are real, and they are coming. Her mama holds the title of Dragon Watcher and must stop the coming invasion. Yanka must protect her younger brothers, and her village. Can she survive the invasion? Will the mysterious Knights of Tiqvah save the day? Or will a new Dragon Watcher appear and stop the carnage in time?
Elsewhere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A novelette of 15,000 words, sequel to Hambly’s Darwath series. An accidentally-activated transporter strands the wizard Ingold and his warrior-woman partner Gil Patterson in an unknown world, and at the same time that an army of ghosts appears within the now-wizardless Keep.
Bearskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
In a world bereft of Imperial mages, a magically-enhanced soldier must make a deal with shady magician to survive. But what happens when the magician threatens his new home?
Once Upon A Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A non-themed, cross-genre collection of short fiction, including fantasy, science fiction and horror as well as general fiction.
Back from the Grave
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One: Rueben Gallagher was shot because he was not a rustler and has work his way back from the grave to prove to the woman he loves that he never would be. Two: The dream of Australia drove Lee Walker to take drastic steps that led him to a young girl and her sister. Three: When Jim Highland returned from the war he had lost his family but he was determined get the High Bar Three Ranch back.
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.

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