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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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
In the Waste Places
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ku-Aya drives her goats towards home, but danger follows close at their heels. Hungry hyenas desperate for food, sure, but something worse that drives the hyenas on. The fog. It rolls in from the mountains at sunset. The cities built walls to protect them, but Ku-Aya's village lies bare, only standing stones marking the graves of her ancestors keep her safe. If she reaches them in time.
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.
So Big
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An isolated woman and a childhood fantasy: what might happen when the two meet? Meet Katie Sundra, a daughter to late parents and a grown woman who cannot find a cure for her loneliness. Until one morning, when a secluded pituitary defect turns her childhood fantasy into an incredible reality. Now, she will be the first person in the world to discover what it means to be So Big.
One Hundred, Ten, and One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The MicroSFF twitter stories - science fiction or fantasy stories, told in a single tweet of up to 140 characters - have grown quite popular since they first appeared in the spring of 2013. This collection contains one hundred microfictions, selected from the first 140 posted, as well as ten 100-word stories, and one slightly longer short story.
The Body Morpher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual physiology
After a year in college in which Matt is bullied by some of the popular, attractive students, he devises a phone app that lets him alter people's body parts or swap them between people to exact his revenge.
The Fallen Guardian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The guardian of earth's gateway will have a hard time fulfilling his purpose
The Kitchen Imps and Other Dark Tales (A Fire-Side Tales Collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six short tales of mayhem and mischief. Naughty imps, missing socks, cunning thieves and baffled gods feature in this collection of short fantasy fiction.
The Sheikh's Son (Book 3 of The Desert Sheikh) (Sheikh Romance Trilogy)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Sarah Greenwich is a British doctor in London. Her estranged husband is a Bedouin warlord from the Middle East. Ali, their nine-year-old boy, is caught in the middle. When Sheikh Akbar manages to track down his long-lost wife, he also discovers the one other thing that he has always wanted: a son. However, reclaiming what he wants and loves is not as easy as he first thinks.
The Story for the Letters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Sheshkala, far too young for such things, left her parents and her mountain home behind to secretly follow her big brother Irarra to his apprenticeship in the city. Then the siege began. Murderous barbarians surround the city, pounding at its ancient walls day and night. They want the king. They want the king's wealth. But more than that, they want to destroy the king's library.
Many Gates
Series: Dragonfly City. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A well-respected witch investigates the death of her former apprentice and lover, by now a famous warlock in his own right... And in the process, rediscovers her own humanity. A short novella/long short story.
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.
Kel's Story
Series: Refuge World, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first of many tales of Kel, a master swordsman hunting a Warlord in the Blasted Lands. This is also the first published short story set in the Refuge World setting.