Laurel Lamperd

Biography

I write poetry, short stories and novels. My books are published in print and download.
I live on the south coast of Western Australia in a small seaside town. Some of my interests are history,watching the ballet, reading and gardening, not necessarily in that order.

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Books

Journey from Walara
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00)
Journey from Walara is the second book in the Danyari series. It is 1940. Danny and Will Hennessy have left their father, Jack Hennessy, to run Walara and gone to war. Danny is flying Lancasters over Germany. Will has joined the Militia forces and is sent to New Guinea. Danny and Will's lives are changed when they meet and fall in love two young women.
The Rainbow Children
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Jenny, in The Rainbow Children, has gone to stay with her Great Aunt Gwendoline who is a children's author and illustrator. Her aunt is illustrating her new children's book, The Rainbow Children. Jenny's imagination takes her into the characters in the book and she has an adventure with the children. The seven stories in the book are suitable reading for children 4 - 8 years.
Wind from Danyari
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00)
The first book in a saga about the Hennessy family and their sheep station, Walara, in the Gascoyne district of Western Australia. Wind from Danyari is about the Aborigine tribe whose tribal land it was and Joe Hennessy who took up the lease and built a thriving sheep station. It follows the fortunes of his son and grandsons up to the beginning of WW2.
Substitute Bride
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Miss Emma Napier helps her friend escape a forced marriage, she little thought she would meet the dashing Lord Desborough who is looking for a wife so he could gain control of his inheritance. Emma seems the perfect choice. A gay and frothy Regency Romance packed with lively incidents and dramatic situations.
Murder Among the Roses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Detective Matt Allenby arrives in the small town of Taylors Crossing in the Darling Ranges east of Perth in Western Australia to investigate a murder, he little suspects he will be attracted to one of his suspects. He fights to not only discover the killer but also to hide his growing desire for the woman who might be the murderer.
Crossroads at Isca
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Roman Britain in 2AD. Poet and musician, Faine, is attracted to the young Roman tribune, Titus Antoninus, and fights her attraction for him. Marella, her cousin, wants to dance. She is determined to use Tribune Lucius Acilius to further her ambitions. But Faine and Marella have to overcome the plans of Ceomin, their uncle, who plots to use his nieces to further his own ambitions.
Battle of Boodicuttup Creek
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Leanna, Shane and Mitch are shocked when Charlie Buckle and Jem Gasper dam the creek. It will stop the flow of water to the pool where an injured cormorant and other birds live. They organize a petition. Is there magic in Uncle Rolly’s bullroarer? Will a mysterious Great Goanna be of help or hindrance How will Shane and Mitch avoid a fight with the Gasper boys? Suitable for 7-11 year chilren
The Japanese Grandmother
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 30,910. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Poetry and short stories. The Japanese girl who from disaster meets her true love, a young boy in Oranges are the Bitter Fruit who goes to steal and finds salvation. A farm wife discovers another life with the help of the supernatural in the Coming of Hippolyta. A bitter sweet love story in Interlude, and many more stories and poetry, already published in journals, magazines and newspapers.

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