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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.
Solomonder's Iron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An amazing junkyard generated energy field which converts iron to pure energy helps a rural Oz family escape overwhelming corporate and security threats. Steel boilers converted to aircraft, a planet wide aerial chase and support from an odd mix of friends help the Hendersons reach dubious safety in Scandanavia. Quirky, fast paced and amusing, this is classic action adventure.
The Silence Between Moments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
An eclectic collection of mostly short form poetry, capturing moments of contemplation amidst the chaos of modern life. Including traditional Japanese forms of haiku, senryu and tanka, as well as the more recently developed cherita, with some longer prose poems thrown into the mix.
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.
Operation Badger
Series: Operation Tomcat. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Senior Constable Ben Jackson is handsome, kind, diligent, dedicated and a total mensch. He's also as thick as two planks. His girlfriend, Tammy, is clever as anything, but sillier than a wet hen. And then there is Tom. Tom is a cat. Follow this unlikely crime-busting trio as they bucket from one disaster to another.
Lemongrass Bay
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: Australian English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Western
When lightning strikes... Emma-Louise and Rosie have been friends for life, their bond unshakeable. Both women are on the verge of a new life, a second chance at love and happiness, but the past is about to catch up with each of them. A story of passion, resentment, secrets, and lies.
The Weif
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Weif is a sweeping story of servitude and the struggle for freedom, of the law and its cruel inequities, of the privations and harshness of a rugged new land and of a brother and sister’s fragile hold on life during the tumultuous early years of settlement in Australia.
1917. From Palestine to the Land of Israel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,040. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The extraordinary early struggles of Jewish and Christian heroes to establish the State of Israel.
The Export Gardener
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
A funny, entertaining and comical memoir from a ham fisted Australian, who starts a gardening business in the UK not knowing a weed from a wisteria. How hard could it be?
Obliquity
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Seventeen short stories have been brought together into a book, connected by an interpretation of a single word; obliquity. What does Obliquity mean? 1. deviation from moral rectitude or sound thinking 2. deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity 3. indirectness or deliberate obscurity of speech or conduct, an obscure or confusing statement