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Amateur Rebel
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Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Maggie, an interpreter, believes justice can’t be achieved without just rulers, so she fights corrupt despots of an 1830s British Colony. And tries not to fall in love with Jeremy, her hot-headed foolish ally. Magistrates commit murder, the natives mistake a missionary as an incarnation of the Rainbow Serpent come to evict white settlers, and Maggie could lose her head - literally!
Captain Striver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Family in disgrace, a penurious young sea captain dreams of creating a British colony to replace lost America. Against him stand Admiralty, Government and the influential British East India Trading Company. Nevertheless, if only he can marry into wealth . . . Based on true events, this fictional autobiography is Book Two of ‘Strive’, dreamers of The Great Southland, published hardback in 2000
The Food Boutique
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Yukio was a demented old-school chef with an unhealthy obsession about food wastage.
Hiroshima Sunset
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
In 2007, self-publishing author, Amanda Blackburn accepts an assignment in Japan to help exonerate the name of a former soldier who served in the post-war Australian occupation army in 1946. The soldier’s damning exploits are revealed in a journal written by an unidentified veteran. A tender love story set against the background of Atomic devastation.
Saints and Relics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
A casket containing a remarkable relic of a 17th century nun, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, is stolen from a devout society in France by one of its members, a priest from Sydney. The priest, Father James, secretly entrusts the casket to two women in Monterey Creek, a small country town in New South Wales. The Society immediately sends Monsignor Henri Pascal from Paris to recover the casket.
Andrea's Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
In early 1974, a pregnant Andrea Steedman leaves home to conceal the birth of her daughter Mary Therese. A few months after she has given birth, depressed and confused, she agrees to an adoption under highly irregular circumstances. Twenty two years later on her deathbed, Andrea reveals the existence of her daughter to her wealthy brother Warwick, who promises to find Mary Therese.
The Magic Pencil
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil. And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
Boomerang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The only way Ted Hogwood can get his guitar out of hock is to accept an assignment from the AABC, a not nearly official branch of the US intelligence community. He is partnered with Jerry Kwiatkowski to steal a boomerang containing secrets that should have died with J. Edgar Hoover. It would be simple if they knew what they were doing.
Thin Blood
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A stockbroker’s wife disappears. Blood on his hands and an adulterous affair with the missing woman’s younger sister sees him charged with murder. With no body and only circumstantial evidence he walks free. Ten years later, journalist Jacinta Deller decides to investigate, only to become embroiled in a warped game of delusion and murder.
The Cicada
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 155,620. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the year 2450, Earth, having survived war, famine and environmental disaster, is finally at peace, and is governed by the World Federation of Nations. At a principal research site in Melbourne, Australia, and at four similar facilities, scientists are assaulted and vital data stolen. Federation investigators soon realise they are dealing with a dark conspiracy that stretches across the globe.