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Aurealis #58
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00)
Aurealis #58, edited by Dirk Strasser, opens with Steve Simpson's 'Apartment on Copernicus Street', an alien invasion story that's authentic, powerful, full of surprises, and more than a little chilling. And hold onto your horses for a tough and raunchy Wild West fantasy, with Chris Large's 'The Red House'. Whoa, boy! And if you're still hanging on, the usual reviews & news round off this issue.
Fair Dinkum Yarns from the Australian View
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2013 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Get ready to laugh, to be moved and to soak in the spirit of the Outback. It is rare that an Australian, who had such wonderful experiences in their youth as a stockman, comes to fictionalise those times with such candour and humour. This anthology will take you back to Outback Queensland in the 1950s and 60s, where vast skies and plains were the backdrop to mateship, boozing, thieves, sheep dogs
Aurealis #57
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00)
Aurealis #57, edited by Dirk Strasser, features the near future sub-continental grunge of 'Where Colossi Sleep' by Daniel Baker, where heavy industry blends with a culture four thousand years old and is transformed by it. Watch out also for C S McMullen's 'Monday-child', a deceptive story that constantly defies your expectations and packs a real punch in the end.
Overcoming Trauma: Flowers in Winter
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
(5.00)
In the year 2000 the life of A.R. Dent changed. From rooster to feather duster and life became hell. The path to recovery became the battle ground. The lessons learnt of life and recovery from trauma are told here with a little humour. Poetry instead of a list of instructions. Post Traumatic Stress is treatable without drugs but it needs a different attitude to life if you are to be a survivor.
Noah's Ark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Tomorrow when the war began: Australia invaded? By whom? How could it happen? Why would it happen? What would it be like? What would we do?
Epilogue
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
ep·i·logue: an ending that serves as a comment on or conclusion to what has happened. Climate change, natural disaster, war and disease threaten to destroy all we know. Predictions of the future are bleak. But does the apocalypse really mean the end of the world? Is there no hope for a future that follows? Twelve writers take on the end of the world and go beyond, to what comes next.
Winds of Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by CSFG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Change is only ever a breath away. Its arrival may be as swift as a slamming door or as slow as the inevitable march of evolution. It is the unseen madness vibrating through the air, the first spaceship through a manufactured wormhole and the only flying machine that doesn’t run on magic. Join twenty-four talented authors as they explore how we deal with transformation.
Nusantara
You set the price! Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After dropping out of University, getting a job as a storeman, doing drugs, getting married and then splitting-up with his wife Jack Rowland joins the Australian Defence Force and is sent to East Timor at the height of the troubles. He ends up ‘volunteering,’ for a mission in Indonesia, where the UN are trying to rescue a group of foreigners being held hostage by the local rebels.
The Coachman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: Australian English. Published: December 16, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A colorful and touching tale that anyone who has ever loved a grandparent, or felt connected to family history, will lap up and let it sit with them forever. This is the sort of yarn that can be enjoyed alone and also a great one to share with the family.
Sisters at Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Australian English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.75)
Grieving the loss of her sister and breakdown of her marriage, Carrie moves to the small seaside town of Tarrin's Bay for a fresh start with her young son. When she volunteers for the school cake stall, a remarkable coincidence has her realising the incredible power of the human heart.