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Mud and Gold (Promises to Keep: Book 2)
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 2. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 206,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.94 from 96 reviews)
Amy tries desperately hard to be a good wife and mother. She puts her whole heart into doing the best she can. But will her best ever be good enough for this man? "Mud and Gold" is the second book in the three-volume "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book One, "Sentence of Marriage".
Settling the Account (Promises to Keep: Book 3)
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 3. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 218,570. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.90 from 70 reviews)
Amy watches in growing fear the worsening confrontation between her husband and her son, until she realises that only one of them can survive it. How long can she keep them apart? The final volume in "Promises to Keep". It follows directly on from Book Two, "Mud and Gold".
A Second Chance
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 167,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.89 from 56 reviews)
Amy uses the second chance she had hardly dared dream of to make up for the wasted years. But a familiar face from long ago makes an unwelcome reappearance, threatening her new-found happiness. Payback has more than one meaning, and sometimes people get what they deserve. "A Second Chance" is the sequel to the three-volume work "Promises to Keep"
Brigid The Girl from County Clare
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Like making lace – she pieced together a new life from a single thread of hope Winner: IndieBRAG award; Chill with a Book Readers' Award. Heartbroken, Brigid boards the ship for a new life. Her lacemaking skills draw attention but life doesn’t run smoothly and Brigid must conquer her fears if she is to fulfil her dreams. A new start offers hope until the man seeking her downfall finds her.
Daisy's War
Series: Daisy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
In 1914, Daisy lives in the quiet New Zealand valley where her family has farmed for generations. Her world seems a warm and safe one. But the Great War is casting its long shadow over New Zealand. Daisy watches in growing fear as more and more of the men leave to fight in Europe, and the War strikes ever closer to the heart of her family.
After the Roses
Series: Daisy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 138,700. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The sequel to "Daisy's War". The Great War is over and the men are coming home. For a brief period, Daisy’s world once again seems a safe and settled one. But no one returns unscathed from such a war, although not all wounds leave obvious signs. And hard on the heels of the Armistice comes a new, invisible enemy that will strike much closer to home: a lethal epidemic of influenza.
Gwenna The Welsh Confectioner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,830. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A deathbed promise. Overwhelming opposition. Can Gwenna save her legacy? Gwenna is the young and irrepressible master confectioner. Since her pa died, her abusive stepbrother is in charge and the business is failing. She promised Pa she would bring his dreams for a sweet shop to life, but she has many obstacles to overcome and risks losing the one person who matters the most.
The Windmill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Holland 1943. The family of a young Jewish girl is killed by the Germans. She hides from them in a windmill with two members of a shot down RAF bomber, an Australian and an American. The American is captured and sent to Auschwitz. The girl and the Australian escape to England and eventually to Australia. In the years that follow the disparate lives of the three are gradually drawn together again.
Little Lost Girl
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
The Costumier's Gift
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The dual timeline sequel to Brigid The Girl from County Clare and Gwenna The Welsh Confectioner: In turmoil after her grandmother’s death, Katie must identify the people in Granna’s cherished photographs and reveal generations of secrets before she can claim her inheritance. Jared intrigues her but she pushes him away – until she discovers he holds the key to discovering her past
Lizzie's Tale
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Raped, reduced to working in a brothel to keep her baby, unwed, teenage mother, Lizzie, forges a new life for herself and her child in remote Australia. Her persecutors find her and will expose her unless she gives them what she wants. Can she evade them and gain justice? She flees with her 6 year old daughter - lost in a desert without water. Can a silver locket of an unknown child save them?
Letters of a Convict Girl, Age 11
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
At age 11 Rosie O'Brien is sentenced to 14 years in prison and transported to the other side of the world – the far Colony of New South Wales. In this wild place she has only herself to rely on. Her letters home record the trials, hardships and miracles that befall her. Somewhere in this God forsaken land is her convict father, but is he alive? Based on actual convict experiences.
The Velvet Slipper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 1 review)
After a personal loss, Penelope Waters discovers a local mystery in the south of Western Australia: the death of both Jocelyn Bradshaw and her husband, Edward, on the same dark night, many years before. Together with Charles Bradshaw, a young local farmer, she must dig through the layers of time to uncover the truth behind the tragedy while also finding the courage to face her own demons.
Ocean's Trial
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Smuggled ashore by Merry D’Angelo, Maria begins her new life in the colonial port of Fremantle. With the help of a fisherman named Tony, she fights to find her place among a people so different to her own. Yet danger lurks beneath the surface as her past races to catch up with her; threatening her future and her friends, and forcing her to choose between her old love and the new.
Ocean's Triumph
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Maria thought stowing away on a ship to follow the man she loves was a great idea – but sleeping in the cargo hold and fighting rats for food isn’t at all what she bargained for, and that’s before she reaches her destination: desolate Christmas Island. Now the man who was once her world won’t even look at her. It’s time to lay the ghosts of their past to rest…or are some ghosts not dead at all?
Ocean's Birth
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Maria thought her troubles would be over, but a new storm is brewing with the power to sweep away everything she holds dear. When Maria's mother appears, insisting that Maria return to the ocean and threatening the lives of everyone she loves, Maria is faced with a heartbreaking choice: what price will she pay to protect both her husband and her unborn child from her own family?
Blue Bayou Box Set
Price: $7.87 USD. Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
From 1683 to 1803 ~ From the corrupt courts of Versailles to the windswept tracks of Montreal; From the sea-washed coasts of Nova Scotia to the searing deserts of Algiers; And from the lush marshes of Louisiana ~ The proud, aristocratic du Plessis lived, loved, and fought to reclaim what was theirs
Never Never Box Set
Price: $7.87 USD. Words: 162,210. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Australia was the land of the Aborigines’ Dream Time. Fall in love with Australian history on a grand scale ~ from the mind-boggling Outback to the heart-ravaging passions of Amber, Amaris, and Annie ~ and Miles, Sin, and Ryan.
A Drover's Blanket
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 104,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This book continues the story of Gunnie Danson from the book Gunnedah Hero. Fifteen-year-old ‘Gunnie’ Danson begins work at Wiralee Station, a cattle station owned by his family since 1848, and one made famous by his great-great-grandfather, Smokey ‘Gun’ Danson. Gunnie attends a clearing sale at Swenson Station where his great-great-grandmother, Molly, was born and discovers more family secrets.
Ocean's Cage
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Forced to choose between the ocean and the man she loves, Maria accepts the gilded cage of her life on land. But the ocean will not be thwarted so easily. All Maria wants is to live happily ever after with her husband. But between the crazed crabs, a mysterious illness and a monstrous shark, Maria may need all her skills as a siren to succeed. Can one woman oppose the ocean and win?

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