Books tagged: australia

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Desert Secrets
By Kim Carey
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
Glamour, fashion, and success are traded for the secrets of the desert when leading photographer, Jo Potter, agrees to photograph a cache of inexplicably encrypted stones in the remote Mooyung cave. Desert Secrets is a journey of love and loss set against the broad canvas of the Australian outback and Peru. It is a story of the passion that flows when we follow our heart's true desire.
Bulk Goon
By Martin Chambers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
When school leavers arrive at Rottnest Island for end-of-year celebrations they find overzealous police and no beer. But an aspiring business student hits upon a simple and profitable plan. Between parties on the beach, pies at the bakery, and lots of healthy outdoor activities, what could possibly go wrong?
A Kangaroo Loose in Shetland
By Lachlan Ness
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Join Lachlan and Janet who set out from sunny Australia and arrive in Shetland in a blizzard. They travel on to the North Isles, Britain's remotest islands, where Lachlan takes over the Church of Scotland parish. Their lives become full of adventure and interest as they interact with the friendly locals and explore Shetland's wild, lonely beauty. This light hearted account is a 'feel good' book.
The Grief Manifesto
By Melanie Peut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.
Tagged
By Luke Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
In rural Australia, two 'star crossed lovers' battle a racist town and fighting parents to find love. A reinvention of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Tagged is a fast paced novella encompassing rugby league, pop films, love and racism. Economically written, Tagged will keep you reading till the final climax.
Without A Mother
By June Dunstan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction
June migrated from England to Australia in 1954, married an Australian and had two sons. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and journalism she worked in the specialised field of corporate communications. In the mid seventies she joined the International Information Bureau of the ICRC in Geneva as foreign correspondent.
Song of the River
By Allen Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
Wonnangatta Station lies deep in the mountain country of northeastern Victoria on the Wonnangatta River, one of two branches of the upper section of the Mitchell River in Gippsland. Officially unsolved, the murders of station manager James Barclay and his cook/helper have been the object of much speculation for more than 80 years.
The Battlefield
By Allen Hancock
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
The Chance of a Storm
By Allen Hancock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
Warm and humid with the chance of a storm. That was the weather forecast for Christmas Eve in 1974. Oh and there was a cyclone warning for coastal waters around Darwin. But we'd had cyclone warnings before so why should we let Cyclone Tracy spoil Christmas?
Yarra
By Marco Becucci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: Italian. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
Il libro racconta una visita ad una casa vinicola nella Yarra Valley (Australia) e le vicessitudini di un gruppo eterogeneo di amici alla scoperta di nuovi vini. Il vino fa da sfondo a tutto il romanazo e accompagna i personaggi fra divagazioni sentimentali, libere riflessioni e richiami filosofici come in un allegro e moderno Convivio.