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Stamping Ground
By Colin Rock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2010 by Colin Rock. Category: Fiction
Philip has invented a space probe to fly up through the ozone hole. Trouble is he needs a cat as passenger and, amazingly, none of his selfish mates will help him out. Meanwhile Zane's bossy sister, Susy, is very concerned that old Rosie, owner of the local junk shop, is being evicted. To raise money she decides to hold a spectacular event. Zane and his horrid friends must help her cause! But the
My Marian Year
By Robert Philip Bolton
You set the price! Words: 123,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A fictional auto-biography describing the daily life of a ten-year-old boy growing up in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland, New Zealand, in 1954. The suthor's simple, unvarnished, plain language gives the reader a taste of daily life in suburban New Zealand in 1954. Full of detail and always informative, entertaining and amusing.
Nana's Special Day and other stories
By Robert Philip Bolton
You set the price! Words: 41,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Nana’s Special Day is a collection of fifteen short stories set in Auckland, New Zealand, at various times and places, and written from a uniquely New Zealand point of view.
Posh -3 The new settlers
By Brian Holloway
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
The third book in the trilogy of Posh The Northern wars are over, the settlers have gone to Auckland, the new capital, but times are hard. Work and money is sparse. The family tries fishing, gold mining, and then branch out into coastal shipping. Passion, lust and murder rocks the foundations of the family. There is laughter,joy and love, but death is never far away. A gripping tale to the end.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (North American Edition)
By Ken Lord
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (Australia/New Zealand Edition)
By Ken Lord
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
Working Holiday New Zealand
By John Mackay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Fjords, volcanos and vineyards - what's not to love about New Zealand? This guide tells you everything you'll need to know for your working holiday in New Zealand and beyond: - what to do before you leave home - arriving and getting set up - tax ID, bank and phone - find work and accommodation - travel in New Zealand - where to go and how to get there - how to claim your tax back - staying longer
Always In My Blood
By Robert Ng
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This story is seen through the eyes of a Liverpool lad born in 1945. It reminisces through his journey of life from early childhood days, Into the Merchant Navy and onto an adventurous roller coaster ride, highs and lows and relationships along the way. A collection of incidents from ports worldwide, including jumping ship in New Zealand. The journey home provides an unexpected twist in the tale.
Kängurus, Kiwis und Delfine
By Jason Born
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: German. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
Ein frisch verliebtes Paar fliegt nach Australien in den Urlaub. Australien fasziniert die beiden, und sie beschließen, sich dort einen Job zu suchen. Doch der Traum vom Tellerwäscher zum Millionär, ist in der Realität oft schwierig umzusetzen. Doch dann haben die beiden eine blendende Idee, und in kurzer Zeit kommen sie ihrem Traum, mit einer Segelyacht in den Pazifik zu segeln, immer näher...
Stay Up Late
By Gregory Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
Stay Up Late is a collection of poems of varying lengths, most of which have either Science Fiction or Fantasy as their essential themes. They are concerned with the relationships between human beings, their evolving technological world and their place in it, and beyond.