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An Accidental Atheist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Australian author, John Kelly gives us this delightfully funny, yet poignant, bittersweet account of life in Australia both past and present as he confronts the challenges he faces and tackles his demons both real and imagined.
Wirra and the Seeds
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Wirra, a nasty spirit wanted to eat the seeds from the evergreen trees. The birds wouldn't help him open the cones, so Wirra created a horrible fire that had surprising consequences.
Far From Home - Part 2
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do Charles Darwin, Britney Spears and the Australian Prime Minister have in common? They all get a mention in Part 2 of 'Far From Home'! If you want to find out the real reason for first contact (and the importance of a certain kind of tea) download this book now ;) Of course, it would make sense to download (and read) Part 1 first...
True Earth: The Short History of Our Planet Part 1
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,080. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
A Tour Guide with a Bad Attitude made somewhat bearable by a sense of humor - the Author leads you on a journey through our Home in The Universe. Somehow he wanders off into all kinds of diversions: UFOs and Fairies; Dragons, Monsters and Vampires; various plots and conspiracies; some history you never knew. Earth Science made Fun for anyone curious about the real story of our planet.
Far From Home - Part 3
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A burning hot Melbourne day, a secretive telephone conversation, problems with idioms and a white Holden Commodore: the story continues...
The Veteran
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010 by Jupiter Gardens Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Will their past thrust them into danger - or each other's arms? Roman Grisham returned from combat never able to return to the military he so loved. And he wants answers. His answers are linked to the shy and quietly sexy, Germaine Andrews who is looking for quiet seclusion after her life was torn apart. Now they need each other to unriddle the past - but it's their future that is fraught with
The Hitchers of Oz
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
World famous actor Sam Neill and rap legend Chuck D rub shoulders with writers like J P Donleavy and Carmel Bird. Physicists, business leaders, publishers, political activists, soldiers, poets, athletes and comic book creators are brought together by their common experience of hitching a ride sometime in the past.
THE BULL CATCHERS - A Unique Journey Into the Wild Heart of Oz
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A young Texan is taken under the wing of the most outrageous characters in Crocodile Dundee country where he pursues the dangerous profession of "bull catching", capturing wild bulls and buffalos on the open range. Unlike pioneer Texans, the author, in bare feet, uses Toyotas instead of horses and throws them down by the tail instead of roping them. A one of a kind outback Australian adventure.
A Season in New South Wales
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Australia's wonderful beaches,spectacular back country, bush fires and wild life, panning for gold and sapphires, Sydney, the University of Newcastle, Australian literature, Peter Carey, Thomas Keneally, wombats, emus, koalas, kangaroos, Ned Kelly, Byron Bay, Hunter Valley Wineries, convict history: these are a few of the topics covered.
Getting Back
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
An eco-fable. In the near future, world population has doubled and every bit of the planet has been tamed, except the forbidden continent of Australia. Daniel Dyson escapes his cubicle to test himself in Outback Adventure, but he and his friends aren't counting on a test that goes far beyond the outdoors, and forces them to wrestle with the meaning of civilization.