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A Blue Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: Australian English. Published: October 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Loner truckie Mark Cornwall's sold his haulage business, gave his drivers the Chrissie hollies off, and takes a load of paper to his ex-wife's newspaper in Darwin, NT. His first isolated truck stop's disturbed by Chrissie Eve partygoers who want to chuck him off his prime pozzy. Then a naked redhead calendar model (a classic "Bluey") appeals for a rescue. Mark's road trip just got complicated.
Letters from Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Meant to be a long and "unplugged" holiday, far away from computers and her colleagues at work, Christine's plan to let her friends know her whereabouts, morphed quickly into a unique and personal travelog, painting a personal impression of late nineties Australia. There are bigger and longer travel books about the enormous land of contrasts which is Australia, but few so intimate and revealing.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Nazlini Dancers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nazlini Dancers depicts three Navajos each of whom has the special powers of a curandero or shaman. Owl Woman is grandmother to Yazzie Boy who is mentored in the Old Ways in Nazlini, AZ and within Canyon de Chelley. Michael Cordilleras is the son of Owl Woman who is a Special Forces warrior in the Vietnam Conflict having a lifetime of mystical experiences to save his life.
Glass Half Full
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story.
A Season for Everything (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: Australian English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
In October 1998 I moved to Alice Springs, just as the hot weather was beginning. Summer in northern Australia turned out to last for almost six months...
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 1 review)
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
An Explosive Affair
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Why would anyone want to blow up an Australian town? How would they get sufficient explosives to undertake such a task? Why would Ben Hood end up in the middle of this town as the bomber is preparing to unleash devastation? Can an outcast, 12 year old Aboriginal girl be of any assistance to Ben in finding a way to resolve an impending catastrophe? An Explosive Affair holds all the answers.
Joey in the Outback
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Steve Challis. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
A collection of 5 short stories for children with Joey, a little boy living in outback Australia. The 5 stories: "Joey’s New Job", "Joey and the Boomerang Tree", "Joey and the Didgeridon’t", "The Dog That Lived On Paper" and "Joey and Tyrannosaurus Rex" total 4700 words. There is also a brief explanation of a few of the many Australia references in the stories. Illustrated with colour pictures.
Erk Down Under
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,600. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ronald Cartwright and his wife, Daisy, were smuggled out of Yorkshire by MI6, to get them out of the clutches of a Russian mole. With names changed to Donald and Elizabeth Watmough, they find themselves spirited away to Western Australia. Under the supposedly watchful eye of ASIO, Don turns their initial £50,000 into A$ millions. Has the Cartwright Saga finally ended? Only time will tell!