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Little Lost Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, 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 Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
An English Visitor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,520. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man is watching her, perfect as stands on the beach, wavelets lapping her feet. He must have her, he will charm her. She will come with him like others have before. She is beautiful, an English visitor. She sees no danger. This man has wildness that intrigues and captivates, hiding dark shadows beneath. She goes with him, surrendering to his charms. They travel to places where no others go
Wish I Did Not Love You And Other Tertiary Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Wish I did not love you and other tertiary poems is a collection of modern poems. They were written by Western Australian Author and Poet, Wendy Beach. This eBook would make a great little gift for someone you know who loves or is learning to write poetry.
Just A Taste: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of stories from Zachariah Dracoulis' first year of university covering the subjects of Metafiction, Transgressive Fiction, Horror, Magic Realism, and Australian Fiction.
Dropping Out: A Tree Change Novel-in-stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Character-linked short stories. 212 pp. When undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and sidekick Baby Johnson are sent to the Northern Rivers of New South Wales to bust a heroin dealer so big everyone up there calls him 'God', they fall in love with the area and decide to drop out. Although they arrive with high hopes, life in the country does not turn out to be as Idyllic as they'd imagined.
The Story so Far
Price: Free! Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A collection of short stories written over the last 20 years exploring growing up and away.
How Not To Speak Australian
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
An oath will grant you a citizenship but to become an Australian in the true sense, you have to imbibe the values, the beliefs and more importantly the culture of the nation. When you stand for everything, you stand for nothing at all. Multiculturalism as the word denotes is a perfect example of such a case.
No Tea Tomorrow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: Australian English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Twenty-seven award-winning short stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international short story writers. In a mere 1500 words, authors have created tales that make you cry, laugh and ... think.
The Disrespect of Christopher Caruthers
Price: Free! Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The morning Christopher Caruthers woke with a unique and inexplicable condition was the day his life and the lives those around him changed forever.
Songs of a Second World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This anthology of brilliant Australian short stories has won ten literary awards. Most have been published in magazines or journals and the full collection is presented here for the first time. The theme of these tales is the world behind what we take as reality. The interlocking stories are set in and around the elegant provincial city of Ballarat, Victoria.
Refugees
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A bunch of stuff that's been rejected; rescued and given another life.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 4: International Writing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 4 features writing from Mexico, China, Russia, Italy, the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, the USA, and Australia.
Side by Side
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: Australian English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-three award-winning short stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international short story writers.
Vietnam Conscript
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The Australian author has drawn on his experience and knowledge to present a drama of one woman and two young men - one militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. The story of forced conscription to war in peacetime and its aftermath for generations is shown in compelling detail.
For a Bottle of Beenleigh Rum - Short Stories and Poems
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a book of stories and poems about people. The author has put together forty years of observations of children, adolescents and adults in situations of love, hate, obsession, conflict, harmony and disharmony - observations that have coloured his life and the lives of those around him.
An Artist's Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A sample story from the collection of 13 stories in Short Shorts & Longer Tales. A deaf mute aboriginal artist loses a canvas on which he has painted his life. Though he knows where it is, and he can see it, he can't touch or reclaim it. But his ancestral upbringing means he can't leave it behind, so he remains in the vicinity to be near it, passing his time waiting an opportunity.
Visiting Ghosts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Tangerine Publications Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Bomble is dead, Mr Hubbard is dead, but Leo and Toby are very much alive. The psychologist’s behaviour is not entirely ethical, and Ruth is gloriously and wonderfully wicked. Roland finds a surprise in his mother’s wardrobe and the cow-girl finds her way across the bridge. Little wonder that these stories by Judith White won the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Centenary Award in 1988. First published by
The Anti Book
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A book of bits especially written to break all the rules of what a book should be.
Next
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,760. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by CSFG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(3.00 from 1 review)
The theme for CSFG’s next anthology is… well, ‘Next‘. Sequence. Succession. Cause and effect. What happened. Next. An anthology of Australian speculative fiction edited by Simon Petrie and Robert Porteous and published by the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild.

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