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A Death In Custody
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: Australian English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Lightwood Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A fictional account of events surrounding the death in custody of a young Aboriginal man in outback Australia in the late 1980s, seen through the experiences of a young city woman who wants to become an investigative journalist.
The Empire Sketcher
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 122,640. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(5.00 from 1 review)
The men who explored Australia and Africa became legends especially the missionary David Livingstone. Thomas Baines - explorer and artist - was a man whose life rivaled that of Livingstone for excitement and who came to know the dark side of the Livingstone legend. Following Baines’ successful Australian expedition was his treatment at the hands of Livingstone on the Zambezi less than diabolical?
The Destiny of Darkie Dixon
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Destiny, that amorphous but inevitable fate over which some say we have no control, was to deal unkindly with Darkie Dixon. That was not the name he was born with. It was not even a dignified Christian name. There was no way of knowing the identity which was bestowed upon him at birth! This is the story of his life ─ how his destiny was fulfilled.
Turn Left at the Devil Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Tammy Damulkurra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Dreaming stories, discos, and difficult love, the classic Australian story of 15 year old Tammy from ten young Maningrida girls and their teacher.
Buckley's Chance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the Australian vernacular “you’ve got Buckley’s Chance” or “you’ve got Buckley’s” means “you have no chance”, or “it’s nearly impossible”; despite the eventual outcome of his adventure, the phrase is believed to refer to the improbable survival of an escaped convict, William Buckley, who lived among the Aborigines of Victoria, Australia, for thirty-two years, before returning to civilization.
Listening
Series: The Survivors Trilogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(4.83 from 24 reviews)
Be still, and know... When Chaim Rosenberg starts to hear things in the Spirit, he soon learns that others are hearing them too. With the help of a small group of Australian Aborigines, spiritually sensitive people from throughout Australasia are drawn together in a movement that will mark the start of a new age in human consciousness.
Marisa's Destiny
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Marisa is a woman passionate about doing the right thing. If money is thought to be an evil, can money also be a blessing?
Collected Australian Stories
Series: Collected Series. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
By the Pleasing Countenance of My Superiors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The life of Dungog Police Magistrate Thomas Cook, Esq. (1788-1866)