Books tagged: aborigines

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Murder Piping Hot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mad bomber at large, bumbling amateur in pursuit! Folksinger Sheil B. Wright is sole survivor when a Scottish ritual is fatally disrupted in Australia's green Southwest. Sheil challenges pedantic police inspector Sheryl Holmes, descendant of the great Sherlock, finding clues in a lovesong and smutty verse by Robert Burns. Passions are unleashed. The killer decides Sheil must die.
Wind from Danyari
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The first book in a saga about the Hennessy family and their sheep station, Walara, in the Gascoyne district of Western Australia. Wind from Danyari is about the Aborigine tribe whose tribal land it was and Joe Hennessy who took up the lease and built a thriving sheep station. It follows the fortunes of his son and grandsons up to the beginning of WW2.
The Battlefield
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Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
Palmer Gold
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Series: Pearson/Rickards Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This intriguing tale takes you on a journey through the wild country in the Palmer River area of North Queensland. Imagine you are with the party of miners as they make their way through the land of the cannibalistic natives. Imagine the exciting, terrifying native attack! Why is Goldie Jones, a lone woman, making the dangerous trek to the goldfield? Because she is on a mission of vengeance!
The Story of Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people travelled south between the ice ages. This book tells the story of Australia.
Soaring With Cockatoos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Walkabout (Urban Hunters #3)
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Series: Urban Hunters, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Billy leaves his family and the bush but wolf-whistles and abuse leave him confused about the appeal of his bare bum. A friendly trucker teaches him that he won’t pick up any girls wearing a bright red sundress. A darkened alley full of rats in the city reveals a beautiful girl. Amber’s pyjamas are covered in mud and blood and she’s stained in tears, and Billy falls in love.
Budgie Smugglers (Urban Hunters #4)
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Series: Urban Hunters, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Billy hunts street meat for his first ever dinner date, much to Amber’s dismay. The drunken burp of a hobo sends her crashing back into the life she just escaped and Billy has no clue what to do with an upset Amber, but he does try. Amber gives Billy a gift. And Larry, Curly and Moe make a meal of a dying man, saving his life and making him giggle. Norm’s traumatised to find Billy and Amber gone.
The Divergence
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Series: Southern Skyes, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,400. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by thewordverve. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Divergence, Book 2, continues from The Soldier’s Seed, the first book of the Southern Skyes family saga, capturing the wide range of relationships between colonists, convicts, hunters and the indigenous population during the tumultuous events that defined the early penal colonies of Australia and the discovery of gold.
Judas Coast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When a group of Aborigines accidentally set fire to the bush in a remote part of Queensland, they uncovered a vital secret dating back to the Second World War. Now people want them dead. Trouble is ... there is nowhere to hide.