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Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.
Amber Reins Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Adelaide in the 1960s and 70s. Adam Teforp stumbles through his adolescence, constantly confronted by his obsessive, materialistic father. Early days as a confused hippie give way to outlandish yet astute entrepreneurship. Adam becomes involved in a covert world of wealth and intrigue. Unknown to the public he stores nuclear waste in the barren desert of South Australia ... for a price!
Smithy's War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The story of Australian Merchant Mariners is one about which little has been written and this book attempts to make a valuable contribution to a neglected area of Australia’s wartime experience. Leslie George Smith, who was born in Sydney, Australia on 14th May 1908, served as a communications officer aboard an oil tanker during 1940/41. His experiences within these pages reflect on the dangers of
10 Australian Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the collection of 10 stories with an Australian theme. The topics are diverse as is the author's voice. The works combine grief, humour, pathos and satire and at times, the story line is uniquely Australian. At other times, the themes are universal.
We'll Meet at Urrbrae
You set the price! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Australia is the unsuspecting test site for an electronmagnetic pulse detonation. Millie is lucky enough to escape Adelaide's CBD which is grinding to a halt after the event. She's heading for a wetland at Urrbrae where her friend arranged to meet her: "If there’s some huge disaster, and everything stops, I’ll wait for you at Urrbae."
Train Conversations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Beware the old lady on the train! Revenge leads to a detailed plan of murder during the afternoon commute.
Night Patrol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Two women meet in the early hours of the morning. One, a cleaner, taking her break. The other, an aged widow. A friendship is born from the shared solitude.
The Consultant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Hacking networks helps Leah form a lucrative partnership until she takes on the the wrong victim.
Ties That Bond
Series: Ties That Bond, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Mia doesn’t know why she’s different but it has saved her life more than once and finally helped her find a safe place where who she is is accepted without fear or threat. When she is targeted because of who she is she may lose everything – her safe haven and her friends. Will she stand against those that are after her or will she be forced to join them?
First Shout
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
'First Shout' is about a twenty year career hands on managing South Australian pubs. The author has been a publican for the previous twenty years managing several different pubs both suburban and country. It is a true account of the experiences encountered with both patrons and staff and the beginning of a life style. After-all, everybody loves the great Aussie pub.