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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.
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.
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.
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.
Bonus Gifts (The C I N Series)
Price: $7.25 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Your Bonus Gifts are here! All 11 short stories in the C I N Series, plus Ravenna Frost! Please note: After the release of Ally's Secret, this bonus feature will disappear forever!
Aurealis #91
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Aurealis #91 The June 2016 issue of the award winning speculative fiction magazine is now available. This latest issue has all of the fiction, non fiction, news and reviews that our readers love and expect. Find out why so many people rely on Aurealis for their hit of quality Speculative Fiction.
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.
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 #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.
In the Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This short story is set in the world of the Deacons of the Order, before the time of the novels, Geist, Spectyr, Wrayth and Harbinger. It tells the story of the first day of the Break, when the undead come in the world of Arkaym, and the horror they bring with them. One small village is caught in the chaos of that day. Some will live, and some will find new purpose.
Jackalope Wives & Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Winner of the Nebula and WSFA Short Fiction Awards From award-winning author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of short stories, including "Jackalope Wives," "The Tomato Thief," "Pocosin," and many others. By turns funny, lyrical, angry and beautiful, this collections includes two all-new stories, "Origin Story" and "Let Pass The Horses Black," appearing for the first time in print.
Bobby The Blackbird - One Windy Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a childrens book about a blackbird and his neighbour.
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.
Aurealis #89
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis opens with a haunting image of ghosts reburying their dead at low tide from David Versace ‘The Lighthouse at Cape Defeat’, then moves through the gentle organic world-building of Adrik Kemp’s ‘Blossom Fall’ and finally onto Heidi Kneale’s intriguing steampunkish ‘How He Wound Up’.
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.
Liar Liar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Derek is a womanizer, true and true. Lies, and deceit are his tools to bed women, one after another. But, what happens when one of his conquests decides that his lies should come at a rather hefty price for him? Derek must learn the hard way that "Honesty is Always the Best Policy".
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2017)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in our NINTH YEAR! Celebrate the wonderful range of styles within the speculative fiction genres with our newest issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly. From the lighthearted to the heart-pounding, this special double-length issue will delight short fiction fans.
The Seed Of God (A Mini-Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Robert is living the archetypal American Dream. However, no matter how great his life seems to be on the surface, he can't help but feel an emptiness from within. Just when he is on the brink of giving up on ever filling the void, he is given a mysterious present that is able to solve his growing problem. But do the benefits outweigh the consequences that come from using this powerful gift?
Narcissen in Permafrost, verhalen van Siberisch Friesland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: Dutch. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Novaya Bolsward, Siberisch Friesland, Willemsgrad: namen die eens net zulke patriottistische gevoelens opriepen als Suriname en de Gordel van Smaragd. Daar, diep in de ijzige toendra, in de loeiende poolstorm, lag een stukje heus Nederland! Statige ijskarvelen zeilden over de toendra, achtervolgd door horden huilende wolven. De glazen muren van Novaya Bolsward glinsterden in de eerste lentezon.
Neverland Part 2 - Gwen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hook has captured Gwen and her brothers and brought them to Neverland. Now Pan must save her from the pirate, but is he still the Peter that Gwen remembers?

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