Books tagged: outback australia

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Nungwarra Dreaming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: Australian English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Solitary Cat Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ted Byrne is a born storyteller, and his tales of Nungwarra, the white crocodile spirit of Long Hole, in the Australian outback, have entertained many a tourist. But Ted is using the legend for his own less-than-honourable purposes, and legends have a way of biting back… This story was Highly commended in the Conflux 5 Short Story Competition, 2008
Trek to the Victoria
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Little did Australian Fruit Farmer Brian Mitchell, a confirmed bachelor, know that the Safari he intended to join and enjoy as a well earned holiday would turn into a ife threatening saga of survival.
Outbound
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Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A strange white boy arrives suddenly in a remote outback community, driving an old truck with a dead body in the back and a fortune in gems stashed under the chassis. Who is he, and what is he doing way out there?
Deepwater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,960. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Harry, Louise and their illegitimate baby are trapped in the poverty and violence of the Sydney slums where Harry lives by his fists, collecting debts for a bookie, because he's never had the chance to live any other way. When a neighbour, Prue, befriends them opportunity comes out of a violent tragedy but it will be how Harry responds to a threat that will define him as a man.
Billy Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Set around Oodnadatta in central South Australia near the Simpson Desert, Billy Two is a cops and robbers story with many twists. This harsh country is the perfect setting for Billy Two Rivers, an expert tracker, to locate two murderers in this vast and unforgiving land. Romance with the cattle station owner's new wife and a suspenseful chase through the desert will keep you interested to the end.
Close Call in Arnhem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
It was most certainly a twist of fate that brought Mike McNamara, a Queensland Cattleman, and the beautiful Northern Territory Aerial Ambulance Nursing Sister Margaret O'Brien together on that fateful Flight 005 out of Darwin, the capital city of the Northern Territory in Australia.
Tracked An Outback Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,040. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Lorik. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
It’s time for soldier of fortune Paxton to ease up after a lifetime in hard places. But he’s out in the red sand of the central desert and the wild northwest, searching for lost treasure. He’s carrying a bullet and the hopes of his companions, but coming up behind is a mysterious trio, armed and unhesitating, who’ll test him at his best. Over them all hang the ghosts of a forgotten war.
The Pup
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: Australian English. Published: October 1, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Pete buys himself a kelpie pup on a whim one night he finds himself under pressure to prove the dog's worth on the sheep station, before the Overseer insists that the dog is not worth its keep. With the pup's strange habits he has is work cut out for him, until a pommy chap visits the station and the pup's destiny is changed once more.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
There's Some Desolate Places
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Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Blue Wings. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Lisa persuades Ken to take a road trip to Tickera. She has a romantic notion that the outback town could provide an interesting back drop for a film. They soon discover there's little to see...or is there?