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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
(4.60 from 5 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 #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.
The Glorious Race of Rats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Filistan, the rat catcher, and Tulnan, the ranger, explore the troll infested interior of Grunwald forest in search of the giant rats that are killing whole villages.
Raiders of the Middle Sea - Part 1
Series: Raiders of the Middle Sea. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A World of Kedra Story Kayden was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in a far off land. He is forced to fight for the entertainment and benefit of others. Strange customs, strange people and stranger beings. At least he has ale! He meets the giant Rulaf, the swift Shadi and the bestial Torassh. They become a slave arena band as never seen before! - ROTMS#1 is now PG13
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".
The Bard Quarterly - Issue #000
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue is bursting to the seams with six very short stories, each one an original work of science fiction, fantasy or horror. Please enjoy our inaugural issue!
Muizenissen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: Dutch. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In een land waar de hoogte van je kapsel bepalend is voor je status, krijgt prinses Myrea last van muizenissen. Kan ze een oorlog met het land waarin de lengte van vlechten bepalend is, voorkomen?
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”.
EquiLibria: Part One
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strange world of beasts and men captures the imagination of a Librarian. Cara must struggle through hardships, change and confusion to learn and understand her world.
Aurealis #80
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #80 has all new fiction, articles and reviews. Enjoy the quality reading that our readers have come to expect and love.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The centre, known as 'The Gardens,' grows all manner of strange plants. An end-of-year school trip to the centre is made by a class of teenagers who come away not sure of what they have just seen.
Zwijg me er niet van
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: Dutch. Published: September 12, 2016 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Als Eshrea zich realiseert dat haar familie zich geen barst van de mensheid aantrekt, grijpt ze in. Wat zullen de mensen zich bevrijd voelen als het juk der goden van hun schouders gehaald is ...
Peanut & Lily, A Beautiful Story About A Lifelong Friendship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
PEANUT & LILY, a sweet story about a little cat named Peanut. It is a reminder for kids and adults to take more care of innocent pets, who need our love and support. THE PRINTED PICTURE BOOK INCLUDES 10 BIG COLORED PICS OF PEANUT.
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.
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.
Chupacabra's Song
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This short story introduces Nicola Pallas, a teenage girl new to magic and unfamiliar with her potential. When a woman brings a strange creature to Nicola's father, the local veterinarian, that injured animal leads Nicola into a larger world of magical poachers, supernatural creatures, and danger. It also offers the possibility of a life-changing friendship. Assuming Nicola survives.
Angel on the Edge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Book Furnace Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Humanity lost its struggle against the Demons and their minions decades ago. Now all that remains are the final holdouts of civilization, untouched and hidden from the evil that has destroyed the world. Dale believes she is out there protecting them. To everyone else she is a myth, a fairytale to help young children sleep at night. Dale knows better, for he has seen her, and she needs his help.
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.
Aurealis #79
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.

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