Books tagged: australia setting

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Brogan Abroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Three distinctive true tales are, in Brogan Abroad, threaded into a single adventure. Brogan plans none—all are thrust upon him and all prove life-threatening. Each destines him to having his throat slit in some dark alley… Yet what can a man do, he laments, when to accomplish one I must fail at another? While hiding out in Thailand from a Sydney cocaine cartel, he becomes involved in smuggling
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).
A Twist of Fate
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
Bob Asker is a sixteen-year-old when his girlfriend is murdered by cop’s son, Bryce Russell. But Asker is charged with the crime and a rigged jury decides that he must hang. The prison van carrying Asker to Mount Eden prison crashes at the infamous ‘Collision Crossroads’ near Auckland, New Zealand, and the condemned youth runs for his life.
Sunburnt Country
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Sunburnt Country is a cartoon book about a family living in the Australian Outback in the 1980's.
Kittens In The Emu Field
Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four travellers through the Australian Outback - two European, two Aboriginal - are stuck in a shack on the edge of the desert, waiting for nightfall. In the distance, Army trucks move on the road. Will it thwart their plans? A paranormal short story.
Merryll Manning: Beachfront "Holiday"
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Aside from Reid's obvious wittiness and liking for the unconventional, in addition to his enjoyable command of language, the Merryll Manning series holds great appeal for those who enjoy a fast paced, well laid out work filled with lots of twists and turns. If you enjoy mysteries you're sure to be drawn right into the narrative. Those who don't, will also find themselves turning page after page.
Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders" always claims the reader's complete attention. This novel is a most commendable mystery thriller, fully deserving its overseas' acclaim. When not delving into diets and other aspects of "healthy" living, the author displays considerable powers of invention. His very fertile imagination creates extremely sticky situations for his unique investigator-hero.
The Umbrella's Shade and Other Award-winning Stories from the Stringybark Short Story Award
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.57)
This unique anthology brings together 27 short stories from established and first-time writers. The themes are many and varied. They are united by a common passion and curiosity for exploring the Australian character and how Australia’s big, broad land affects those who live here. Dip your toe in and sample the very best entries in the Stringybark Short Story Award.