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The Royal Bank of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories that would be true had the world been more sane (or insane). These stories tell of our past and future with a bit of humour and fantasy thrown in. They are guaranteed to touch your emotionally somehow - you'll laugh, cry (maybe), chuckle, sigh, yell 'Eureka!' and you may even realise just how amazing you are, which is the whole point of the stories. Oh, yes, you may even enjoy them!
Shared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 157,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Seeking help from colleagues around the globe, Victorian physician, Dr. Liam Gilbert, is desperate to discover what is wrong with little Rachel Ellingswood. The child has faints that bring her near to death without warning. Only child; heiress to a huge fortune in Devon, England, four year old Rachel will not survive without some miracle of discovery. Yet, Gilbert does not believe in miracles.
The Good Harvest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
It's 1814 in London, and Harold Hammonds has come a long way in his 24 years. He's second officer aboard the merchant vessel "The Good Harvest", bound for Sydney with a cargo of settlers goods, topped off with a parcel of transported convicts. It's a hell voyage, ending with a storm that wrecks them on an island off the west coast of New Zealand. Should he stay? Will he claim this grand place?
An Olympic Challenge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,780. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Arthur is bored with work, marriage & life but dreams of sunshine, adventure & being 007. Arthur, Mary and some unlikely friends are thrown into the fearful world of international espionage, the politics of greed and the Olympics. Inspired by A Course in Miracles, they move from hopelessness to hope.
The Square-Shaped Tear
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
The Tapu Garden of Eden
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You set the price! Words: 28,560. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Like 'The Whalerider', with which it has been favourably compared, this is a simple but compelling story from New Zealand with mystical qualities from a Maori cultural perspective. Fast paced and timeless, it joins generations, cultures and worlds in a spine-tingling, enriching story of community, love, people, pets and the natural world and leaves the reader feeling better for having read it.
Elements Veil of Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Talon Thorn’s entire world comes tumbling down around him as he experiences the unexpected separation and possible death of his twin brother Gage.With the ancient prophecy to protect mankind still looming over him, Talon remains confident he can unlock the impenetrable gates to an unknown dimension and free his family from the evil that has held them captive for so long.
Before Maori - NZ's First Inhabitants
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
This book explores a variety of evidence pointing to a long-term pre-Maori inhabitation of New Zealand. It covers the movement of people from Africa, across Asia and down through the Pacific, tracing their route by demonstrating striking similarities of language and culture. Far from being divisive, the book encourages all native-born New Zealanders to think of themselves as one people.
Wairata.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An historical novel set in New Zealand in the late 1800's and early 1900's. It follows the life of a young Scottish immigrant who finds himself growing up in a back country town at a time when the young nation is coming of age. He must find his way through the many joys and tragedies that life throws at him, including war and hardship, love and loss, to discover what it really means to be a man.
The Irish Annals of New Zealand
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Irish Annals of New Zealand was written to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the founding of New Zealand as an English colony in 1840. The novel is a Joycean 'tour de force' through the history of NZ from the Irish point of view rather than the English one.