Books tagged: australia outback

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The Feast of the Bunya
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
(5.00)
Ulloola Yaluma has done a bad, bad thing. Worse, everyone in the Sea Eagle clan knows about it. When the old men send him across the mountains carrying news of the great bunya feasting, Ulloola thinks he’s got off lightly. But when he begins his bride-service for his betrothed, the very beautiful and independent Baringa, things get very, very dangerous. "Very beautiful writing" ABC
Mike's Australia
Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mike made his way into the tourism industry through scuba diving and built one of Australia's first backpacker hostels. He is a keen hiker and has travelled extensively throughout the huge country. In this free ebook he recounts tales from his travels and provides advice for people wishing to visit Australia. The book is illustrated with photographs.
The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Based on facts, this collection of Australian stories revolves around frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century (19thC to 20thC).
Pinched or Planted? - The Cungelella Cattle Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00)
It’s a modern day, Australian real-life Whodunnit - Two mobs of cattle. - Hysteria. - A posse of police and neighbours. - A man charged with cattle rustling Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. But it won’t end there. The McDonalds are honest and innocent. This book is their story.
Car Wrecks of the Great Central Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.43)
At any age, in any age, we could all fall by the highway of life. Charlie and Angel are two such teenagers, who break the monotony of their foster home life by breaking into houses. When a burglary goes wrong, they escape in a stolen van along the Great Central Road. What follows, just as they are beginning find somewhere to belong, is murder and a ruthless international crime syndicate.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00)
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
New New World - the land of Australia and islands of Fiji
Series: The Seven Worlds, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
US award-winning poet David Stuart Ryan takes you into the very heart of the Australian land and its presences in a vivid journey that includes many original color illustrations. Drawing on his Australian roots - his mother, grandmother and great grandmother were all Australian - the poet produces some new insights into the very nature of the land and its history. It is a revelation.
Woman at Willagong Creek
Series: Jessica Hart Vintage Collection. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,960. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
In this Jessica Hart favourite, London girl Olivia enters into a marriage of convenience in the Australian outback with cattle rancher Guy so she can stay and look after her best friend’s orphaned son. In the wildness and heat of Willagong Creek, Olivia’s feelings grow for strong, masterful Guy but he won’t lay a finger on her - until she asks. Will Olivia dare to seduce her own husband?
Jasmine Evans and the Master of the Lamp
Series: Jasmine Evans, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the initial exhilarating fun that Jasmine and Glen have when manifesting anything your heart desires has gone, Jasmine discovers that wish granting has its consequences. Without the proper knowledge of how to grant wishes, Jasmine inadvertently unleashes a devastating storm that wreaks havoc on her new town of Albany. What's worse is the ancient oil lamp of Aladdin begins to glow!
Kakadu Dreaming
You set the price! Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the USA, Patricia is running from her psychotic, murderous ex-husband. She thinks she will b e safe when she takes a job in a distant land-Australia. She is confident in the knowledge that he cannot follow her. In Australia, she makes a new, happy life: and a new love. Her world crashes down when she sees her ex-husband in town. Again she must run, and hide. She thinks will be safe in Arnhem La