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Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
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...
Shimmer: A Faerie's Tragic Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Cover Art by Daniel Chon Ariane & Aureliam have grown up together, always knowing they were destined to spend their lives together. But a chance meeting may bring an end to the happiness they've always hoped to have together. Ariane's father has other plans for her future...and they don't include Aureliam. Short Story - Fairy Tale
Aurealis #86
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the last Aurealis issue for 2015, Australia’s premier fantasy and science fiction magazine goes out with a bang. Looking for some holiday period reading? Check out the Aurealis 2015 speculative fiction recommended reading list. Aurealis #86 features Janet Haigh’s moody and atmospheric “Potkin” and Lachlan Huddy’s comic seafaring science-fantasy “Adrift on the Smoky Sea”.
Destination B
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These are five short stories with the theme of destinations, which takes you on your own journey. How easily can you affect the world around you? How easily can you shut it all out and escape? How easy is it just to just stand and watch the world go by, or even forget that it has?
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.
Grimsdalr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Crimson Edge. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the spirit of the epic poem, Beowulf, a renowned hero travels across the whale-road to defeat a monster that plagues the land of Croune.
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 #84
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is Australia's premier speculative fiction magazine. Over the years it has published the best new fiction from established and new writers. Each issue is packed with great stories, articles, interviews and reviews.
Aurealis #85
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #85 features Peter Hickman’s “Dreamscribe”, a terse evocative world-creation with complex character motivations in a tightly woven story, and “The Events at Callan Park”, a creepy asylum-set historical tale from Erol Engin which has unnerving implications for today. Reviews include latest releases from Justin Woolley, China Miéville, Brian Catling, Joe Abercrombie and John Birmingham.
The Melendrin Road
Price: $1.76 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Melendrin Road is the first entry in the whimsical Harenge universe. It follows the mystical tales of Leonard J. Roseburg and Luna Estafaria as they discover their past, present and future.
Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthologies features some of the best original short fiction we've published in Apex Magazine. The content include our numerous award-nominated works, our readers' Story of the Year selections, and personal favorites chosen by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore and managing editor Lesley Conner.
Yazı
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: Turkish. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2010 Orhan Kemal Öykü Yarışması'nda Ödül alan YAZI, aslında bir birine zincirli sekiz öyküden oluşan bir kitap: "Yazı-tura gibidir aşk; tura gelir yaşarsın, yazı gelir yazarsın…" diyen yazar aslında iç içe geçen zihin oyunlarıyla fantastik bir aşk öyküsünü, edebiyatı, mitolojiyi ve felsefeyi harmanlıyor, bir yandan da aşkı ve ilişkileri sorguluyor...
Five Glass Slippers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014 by Rooglewood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A collection of novellas based on "Cinderella." A timid stepsister - a mistaken identity - a disinherited princess - a seething planet - an enchanted circus. Here are five enchanting retellings to bring new life to the classic Cinderella tale!
Surrounded by the Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It has been three years since Branith has been home and a few of the Princes from the Free Lands have come with him. As Elves gather for the celebration, Daroth finds his Kingdom is being invaded by every high-ranking Elven family. There are toddlers everywhere! It reminds him of when his children were toddlers, and with that in mind, he is ready to enjoy the party. Can it be that simple?
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Blue, Red, Green
Series: Mages of Tindiere. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Wilson was ready to let the cold kill him but he couldn't let his little sister Aniyah die. It was Wilson's fault that she was outside in the icy cold. So it was up to him to save her even if it meant using the magic that made him a monster. Blue, Red, Green is an electric story of family, being true to yourself and taking chances set in the Mages of Tindiere universe that is sure to entertain.
Vignar and the Halfpeak Murders
Series: The Vignar Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A pair of grisly murders rock the tranquility of the three villages on Halfpeak Mountain. The sheer bloodiness of the deaths indicates an animalistic rage, but Vignar Olafsson sees a different pattern. A veteran of the war that nearly annihilated his race, Vignar has seen killings like these in the past. Yet as he pursues the murderer, a deeper plot threatens to engulf him.
Bloodstones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Bloodstones is the latest anthology edited by the award-winning Australian editor, Amanda Pillar. With Bloodstones, Amanda Pillar presents stories themed around myths and legends, in a dark urban fantasy setting. The anthology comprises 17 stories by a number of notable and up and coming writers and an introduction by Seanan McGuire.
A Saga de Eu - Justiça Divina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aqui, relato algumas das minhas batalhas na guerra constante para impor uma justiça divina neste mundo, onde as próprias divindades são corruptas.

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