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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.
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.
You Are Here - Tales of Cartographic Wonders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,550. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story collection contains eighteen story-worlds which are beautiful, frightening, alien, familiar - sometimes none of these, sometimes all. They cover every corner of the speculative map, featuring horror, science fiction, steampunk, high fantasy and more, in styles ranging from the literary and the lyrical to the pulpy and the thrilling.
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’.
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’.
Aurealis #88
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Melanie Rees’ wicked little tale of frenetic tweeting, ‘#WhatIsHendersonsCurse’, opens the latest issue of Aurealis. In ‘The Planetary Survey’, Tom Dullemond explores what might go wrong with humans trying to understand aliens, and the implications for advertising campaigns. Jessi Hammond’s ‘Wired’ is a tense near-future thriller that proves big business really does get away with murder.
Crow Shine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The debut story collection by award-winning Australian dark fantasy writer Alan Baxter. 19 stories, 3 original to the collection. "A sweeping collection of horror and dark fantasy stories, packed with misfits and devils, repentant fathers and clockwork miracles." - Nathan Ballingrud
Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine Issue #4 (Winter 2016)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2016 Winter Issue of Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine.
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.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Series: Holidays with Anne, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jingle all the way to your favorite reading nook with this fifth holiday collection from Anne B. Walsh! Join a starfaring princess in her quest for bell-ringing Christmas beauty; ding-dong-ditch your way to Winterfest happiness in the cave-bound Hidden Cities; and meet Bran the Fool, magical Lord of Misrule for twelve days of Yuletide merriment at the court of Darius, King of Coliseva...
The Towers, the Moon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
France, under the Court of the Moon, is a country of cyclical change, where the true rulers arrive every night to compete among themselves, and humans are backdrop, witnesses, inessential – and yet inextricably intertwined. It is the reign of the Gilded Tower, and fashions are daring. "Two Wings" is 7,500 words, "Forfeit" is 20,000 words, and "Death and the Moon" is 2300 words.
Liavek 1: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This first collection of Liavek stories contains: “Badu's Luck” by Emma Bull “The Green Rabbit from S'Rian” by Gene Wolfe “Birth Luck” by Nancy Kress “An Act of Contrition” by Steven Brust “The Inn of the Demon Camel” by Jane Yolen
One Step Beyond: An Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Tower Of Chaos Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An anthology of stories from the long-running One Step Beyond writers' group, including tales from all corners of the speculative fiction genre. All profits from the sale of this anthology will go to English PEN, a charitable network defending and promoting freedom of expression around the world.
Lucky or Unlucky? 13 Stories of Fate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story collection featuring tales by Michael Aaron, Charlotte Ashley, Eric Best, Nils Durban, Wilson Geiger, Andrew Leon Hudson, A. Lynn, J. R. Murdock, J. M. Odell, Michell Plested, Tristis Ward, and N. E. White. The anthology is rounded off by dark-fantasy writer Mark Lawrence, author of the Broken Empire series.
Liavek 3: The Players of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"A Happy Birthday" by Will Shetterly "Before the Paint Is Dry" by Kara Dalkey "The Rat's Alley Shuffle" by Charles de Lint "Dry Well" by Nathan A Bucklin, with lyrics by Alison Bucklin "Choice of the Black Goddess" by Gene Wolfe "The Ballad of the Quick Levars" by Jane Yolen These stories were first published in 1986 in Liavek: The Players of Luck, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
Outcasts: Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal short stories by Nick Wisseman.
Liavek 2: City of Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Contents: "The Hands of the Artist" by Kara Dalkey "A Coincidence of Birth" by Robin Hobb (Megan Lindholm) "Bound Things" by Will Shetterly "The Fortune Maker" by Barry B. Longyear These stories were first published in 1985 in Liavek, edited by Will Shetterly and Emma Bull.
Charmed City: Thirteen Tales of the Peculiar and Obscure in Baltimore
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Not all dreams are magical things filled with hope and light, some dreams are murkier and far more sinister. From the shared dreams of her famous sons John Waters and Edgar Allen Poe, Baltimore is known for her share of peculiar oddity, but beyond the bouffant hairdos of her trademark Hons and the quirky neighborhood bars is a world even darker and stranger.
Married To The Sheikh (Book 2 of The Desert Sheikh) (Sheikh Romance Trilogy)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A beautiful doctor from London. A handsome sheikh from the Middle East. One happily ever after ending? When Sarah Greenwich marries Sheikh Akbar, her life is full of wedded bliss in the arms of a loving, passionate man. However, not everyone shares her happiness and Sarah soon discovers that when you’re married to a powerful warlord, problems can come from the most unexpected sources.
The Mountains of the Eldritch Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories from the land and seas of the mythical planet Thal, where the priests of the First Faith do battle with the worshippers of the demonic Ultra-gods. Prophecies and miracles are pitted against treachery and brutality but the greatest power is found in the smallest things. By award winning author Harry Lang.

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