Darling Newspaper Press

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Darling Newspaper Press is a small Australian publisher owned and operated by Charles Bryce, pictured here. Authors include John Ivor (historical fiction), Bryce McBryce (short stories and humor) and Ann Morven (crime fiction).
Non-fiction books by Charles Bryce, a lifelong journalist,include a couple of memoirs (Bugles At Sunset, Gone To Bed), poetry (And Thou), and a history book used in many Western Australian schools, The Fabled Swan.

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Brat Overboard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Laugh! At the eve of World War 2 a child on a troopship is a bigger worry than the enemy. This episode of 2550 words by Bryce McBryce introduces Charlie to a pompous English colonel.
Mousedeer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A children’s favourite in Southeast Asia for 1000 years, the little Mousedeer outsmarts jungle bullies. Each of the ten stories is self-contained, and authentic to the tradition of imparting correct behaviour. As every Mum knows, a child needs guidance. The well-proven method of centuries is employed here, read-aloud fun. Ages 4 and up.
Birthday Snakes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
Hired to sing for a sultan, professional entertainer and amateur sleuth Sheil B. Wright is accused of stealing his priceless birthday jewels. To clear her name she must find the real thief, but an angry cobra has its own deadly agenda.
Jesse Owens And The Sprinting Buddha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Strange yet true, American Olympian Jesse Owens encountered, and personally confirmed, a sprinting freak in the Malayan jungle in the 1950s. Reported first-hand by a witness to the event, it also gives rare insight into the great athlete’s humble nature. Reporter Charles Bryce accompanied Owens in this visit to frontline troops.
Amateur Rebel
Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Maggie, an interpreter, believes justice can’t be achieved without just rulers, so she fights corrupt despots of an 1830s British Colony. And tries not to fall in love with Jeremy, her hot-headed foolish ally. Magistrates commit murder, the natives mistake a missionary as an incarnation of the Rainbow Serpent come to evict white settlers, and Maggie could lose her head - literally!
Java's Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Before history, humanity begins when a strange fork-legged creature challenges bestial tradition. In making this moral stand, Java and his mate risk all.
Great White Hunting Flop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In colonial days, being a great white hunter was frequent imperial recreation, “the done thing”. But jungle wildlife can dish up nasty surprises. A memoir from the 1950s.
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.
Blood On The Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
You never know where murder will strike. This brilliant short whodunit first appeared 1993 in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
The Wizard of Woe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Small yet smart, Mousedeer outwits a wizard who has cast an evil spell over the jungle.


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