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Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
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: 101,290. 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.
Too Sharp
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tara Sharp’s new case brings her to Brisbane, where she is placed in charge of Slim Sledge, a high-maintenance rock star. Tara’s a sucker for a backstage pass, and it'll provide some much-needed distance between herself and her mother's not-so-subtle hints about getting a “real” job, not to mention crime lord Johnny Viaspa, the only man on the planet who wants her dead.
Fallout
Series: The Incorruptibles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Even when love seems unbreakable, it can still be battered, distorted—damaged beyond recognition. Can Frankie and Cain's love survive the fallout? Fallout is book 2 in the new adult paranormal romance series, The Incorruptibles.