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The Highway One Travel Companion - 8: Guthalungra to Cairns
Series: Highway One Travel Companion, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: Australian English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Looking to do more than get from A to B on your Aussie road trip? At over 14,500km, Australia's Highway One is the world's longest national highway and one of the GREAT road trip adventures. In the famous tradition of great Route 66 road trips, travel with the Highway One Travel Companion and its unique "red route" system to see all the best attractions this unforgettable drive has to offer.
Dear Alessandra............
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
this is a story of deception. an old man receives an unsolicited email from a young woman in italy looking for friendship. he recognizes it as being a scam but replies to her to see what would happen. however a friendship of sorts develops after her requests for money are refused. unexpectedly he comes into some money and goes to italy and they meet. however there are surprises for both of them.
Gone To Bed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A British migrant family, determined to prosper, created a newspaper to dazzle the forested suburbs east of Perth, Western Australia. Over 21 years it battled media giants to pioneer the state's suburban press. This memoir relates the odd events and zany characters met along the way, starting without capital in a derelect haunted hotel. It shows how any community is a trove of wonder.
The Unspoken
Price: Free! Words: 90,220. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Unspoken follows the plight of Daniel Amos, a fifty-nine year old preacher on a journey to find out the truth about his son, Jay, killed in a motorcycle accident ten years earlier. Daniel befriends his son's companions and, through their personal experiences, glimpses his son's secret existence, and dwells on the possibility his son may have taken his own life.
Tug of War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
April – May 1942 Captain John Garrett of the Australian Army has been ordered back to Melbourne from Townsville to investigate a suspected intelligence leak in Central Bureau. Garrett and an American Captain, Al Tucker are placed into the unit ostensibly as intelligence officers with no one, aware of their mission. Tucker begins to work
Dance with the Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
A six week trip cheating death and tempting fate in what must surely rate as one of the most adventurous jobs in the world: An underwater Shark Wrangler!
The Long Voyage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It has been said that there are no new stories, that every conceivable plot has been explored, that each “new” story is an iteration of some oft told tale. Yet, dear reader, in this story I believe that you will find adventure and love between a man and a woman of a sort that has not been told before. I will say no more lest I spoil the story for you.
Shadows of a Winter Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Shadows of a Winter Sun is set in a remote timber town in the highlands of Tasmania, Australia, in the nineteen forties and fifties. The story revolves around the character of Caleb Ryan who chooses to become a tree feller for its seclusion and escape from the town in which he was born. Interwoven into his compelling tale are the stories of the people with whom he shares this remote life.
Adventure Travel - 16 stories from a world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
Price: Free! Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The Beach House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,610. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nothing much happens in the small Queensland town of Sunset Point, which is just the way the locals like it. So when an outsider with grand plans threatens to demolish an iconic local landmark and build a huge resort the battle lines are drawn. Can a young journalist help to save the house by telling the stories of five people who have stayed there?