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The Romance Reader
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Romance Reader, the first book in the An Arresting Woman series, introduces Lillian Armfield, Australia’s first policewoman, appointed by the New South Wales Parliament in 1915 to focus on the welfare of Sydney’s women and children. When she is called upon to search for the missing daughter of a prominent Rose Bay family, her theory on why women are led astray is put to the test.
A Drover's Blanket
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 104,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Category: 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.
Turbulence and Triumph: From Justice to Triumph
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,310. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Jazz Age tale of romance and adventure on the high seas. Three bargain-priced bestsellers in one box! This box set includes Ocean's Justice, Ocean's Trial and Ocean's Triumph.
Embers of the Soul
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by thewordverve. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The deep secrets woven amidst the branches of the McCabe and Skye family trees have been hidden for years until now. More quickly than shifting sands on the shores of Tasmania, these family secrets are tumbling forth with unleashed fury. The wounds have voices, revealing the true ties that bind the McCabes and the Skyes . . . and the one soldier who started it all many generations ago.
His mate Jack
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
His mate Jack is a short story about a true australian hero named jack whome pushed injured golddiggers through the west australian outback and goldfields.
Devil's Choice
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Series: Old Balmain House, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A parents worst nightmare. A small child with an incurable disease and a father who served in Vietnam and blames himself for her illness. The family is torn apart. Finally only one choice remains to save the daughter's life, a Devil's Choice.
The Green Velvet Dress
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Love should bring happiness and joy... but life is complicated In 1961 Jennifer Urquhart, a nineteen-year-old college graduate, is determined to succeed as the new teacher in Karriton, a rural town in Western Australia, but her plans begin to unravel from the moment she steps off the bus.
Whose War?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story of love and war written through the tapestry of history when WW11 reaches Australia.
Ocean's Justice
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Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 1 · Ocean's Gift. Price: Free! Words: 36,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Cast adrift on the Indian Ocean, Maria is saved by the crew of the steamship Trevessa. Scottish engineer William McGregor boarded the Trevessa in search of adventure. He finds a crew convinced their ship is cursed, as he fights to protect the mysterious girl and bring her safely to shore. When the sharks start circling and the storm closes in, are sirens more than just a myth?
Ocean's Trial
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Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 2 · Ocean's Gift. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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
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Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 3 · Ocean's Gift. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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?
The Kong Meng Legacy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Opium. A shipwreck. Lost treasure and; a murder mystery: The Kong Meng Legacy is a historical thriller with the lot. Set in Melbourne in the 1850s. Three strangers’ from around the world are drawn to the Gold Rush. Their lives will collide with consequences that will reverberate to the present day.
Click Go The Shears
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Series: Outback Australia, 2014. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
"Click Go the Shears" is a traditional Australian folk song. The song details a day's work for a sheep shearer in the days before machine shears. The enduring popularity of this song reflects the traditional role that the wool industry has played in Australian life.
Wonderboy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(4.00 from 1 review)
Australia, 1975. Daydreamer, Jack, cycles to school each morning in the dull country town of Miller’s Creek, wishing he had a like-minded friend. When Mel and her mother move in next door, it is as if his prayers have been answered. But as Jack and Mel become inseparable, forces conspire to tear them apart and shake up the sleepy town forever. Playful ... magical ... moving.
Tendarrum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Tendarrum. A vast pastoral empire in south-eastern Australia that James Allerton claims and struggles to hold despite fire, flood, drought, economic recession and the traditional, indigenous owners. Tendarrum is the story of an intrepid pioneer at odds with the rapid social and political changes occurring in Victoria after the Gold Rush and a family divided by lust, greed and jealousy.
Jessie James - Lady Bushranger
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Series: Outlaws of Australia. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
You share the emotions of a teenager as she frees herself from her present life of drudgery, and becomes a bushranger, because she yearns for a new, adventurous lifestyle.
The Iron Wire: A novel of the Adelaide to Darwin telegraph line, 1871
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A young telegrapher travels halfway around the world to help create one of the technological wonders of the Victorian age: the construction of a single galvanised iron wire between Adelaide and Darwin, crossing two thousand miles of wilderness. A novel of human hope and progress in a land where men die, women are widowed, and bushrangers live by the lie and the gun.
The Windmill
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: 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.
Aussie Yarns And Australian Legendary Folklore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 by Shadowlight Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Australia is a very isolated land with its own history, its own creatures and its own legends. R.e. Taylor has taken ages old stories as well as modern legends and have given them new life, but there are NOT any stories about sharks or crocodiles. They are way to tame for this book. Instead. Taylor writes about killer cassowaries, monster killer fish and the feared Min Min Lights and other stories
The Emigrants - Gold & Glory
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Transport and the tyranny of distance was the real problem for the colony. Distance determined the how far wheat, the most valuable of the farm crops, could be transported. Cattle walked to market losing a little fat but the beef the small population could consume, was limited. Only sheep were valuable enough to show a profit. However, the lifeblood of the colony was labour. Then they found gold!