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Aurealis #79
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » 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.
The Last
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Terrorized by the thought of death, a man lets himself be contaminated by vampirism to prolong his life indefinitely. However, when Hell and Heaven’s legions face each other in the ultimate battle, he becomes the last human being on Earth. Will he let himself be dragged peacefully into one of the afterlife kingdoms? 1200 words
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: 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?
Beneath the Knowe: A Faerie Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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...
Angel's Haylo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Haylo is an Elf, but she has been raised as a human. She has never known a different life, though she knows there are Elves and that she is one of them. Angel is Amy’s daughter and is unable to have a child. Elizara has had twins, though she is too ill to realize. Amy takes one of the babies to give to her daughter to have as her own. This is their story.
Camael's Gift (Angelic Hosts Series Book I)
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Series: Angelic Hosts Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the heavenly realms, conflict and war are as routine as escorting souls to the other side. For Camael, his routine has just been disrupted as he finds himself irresistibly drawn to a human woman he encounters while comforting her dying child. Torn between love for Hannah Adams and love of his God, Cam must choose a side and play his part in a battle for power between heaven and hell.
Blue Jay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jay awakens in unfamiliar surroundings of a white cell, with just a bunk, a table, a book and a pen. But why have her captors left the door open deliberately? Is it a test of her behaviour? Is there a way out of the building and more importantly, just who is watching her in the prison, a prison which upon exploration, is devoid of all other prisoners?
No More a Pawn & Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A determined girl is the only one who can save her family home. A royal chef needs to win back his job from a backstabbing rival. A peace-loving dragon wishes the knights would leave him alone. A runaway prince tries to become a minstrel. An arrogant knight wants to win a princess with a mind of her own. Five Fantasy Flash Fiction Stories
Fantasias Negras e Outras Histórias
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Esta coleção reúne cinco contos de fantasia. O Último;Sasabonsam;O Castelo;Susana;Uma Demanda Literária.
The Wages of Salt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
New Persia is a city surrounded by salt pans and beset by theriomorphs. And Alessa Kinshin, an archaeological anthropologist at the University of New Persia, is determined to learn why the creatures first haunt and then abandon the salt. "Stories of children lost to the theriomorphs were like the ammonite fossils: everyone had their own."
Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever met a muse in a café? Ever wondered if that drafty corner of your grandma's basement is actually a portal to Hades? Ever heard noises in the woods that you couldn't account for but suspected were part of a trick being played on you by a Greek god with an English accent? Okay, so most people haven't, which is probably why everyone in this short story collection acts so surprised...
The Demon You Know ... (a demon-hunting soccer mom short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When daughter Allie finds herself knee-deep in demons, Demon Hunter Kate Connor must come to the rescue in this first short story featuring not only Kate, but fourteen year old Allie, too! (This story was originally published in Those Who Hunt Monsters, published by Edge Books in 2011)
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Shimmer: A Faerie's Tragic Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 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
The Assassin's Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
The Fairy Tale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beautiful Princess Catharsiette has grown up without her mother, Queen Seryndor. Years earlier, an evil witch kidnapped the Queen and took her to the midst of Death Forest. Friendly painter, Bartomew, sought the help of Prince Amouran of another kingdom to rescue the Queen. Upon seeing a painting of each other, Princess Catharsiette and Prince Amouran fall in love and the quest begins.
Danika's Surprise: A Kingdom Series companion Short Story
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Series: Kingdom Chronicles: Part 2, Book 3 ยท Kingdom, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Author's Note: This is a companion short story to the Kingdom Series. It is not a full length novel, this is a novelette that bridges the Bad Five storyline to the new Kingdom Series (Dark Princess) storyline coming out around Christmas! Danika has a secret. One that will forever alter the course of those she loves...
The Tenants of 7C
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Series: Heaven & Earth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Clare works for Stake Inc., organizing vampire hunts for tourists in downtown Toronto. You didn’t know there were vampires in Toronto? Don’t feel bad; neither do most people. And Clare herself is about to discover that there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in her job description.
The Body Morpher
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
El Último
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: Spanish. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aterrorizado por la idea de la muerte, un hombre se deja contaminar por el vampirismo con el fin de prolongar su vida indefinidamente. Sin embargo, cuando las legiones del Cielo y el Infierno se enfrentan en la batalla definitiva, el hombre se convierte en el último ser humano sobre la faz de la Tierra. ¿Se dejará arrastrar sin ofrecer resistencia hacia uno de los reinos de la otra vida? 1400p