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Graylands
Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This flash fiction received a commended award for prose in the 2016 Talus Prize. It looks at themes of longing, belonging and family, and was inspired by an article on the front page of The West Australian Newspaper on 9 December 1952: 'U.K. Migrants In W.A. Complain'.
Seen One Seen Them All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: Australian English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the life of an English country boy, from primary school through to emigration to Australia and his adventures until retirement . Born in 1944, the youngest of nine boys, life in a Sussex village could be pretty dull, but not for Victor. He made sure they he had his share of fun. The 1960’s saw the birth of rock n roll and the sexual revolution and young Vic made sure he had his fair share .
Wajemup: Place across the water where the spirits go
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
On the surface, this short story is a snapshot of an Australian family holiday. Look a little deeper and you'll find a subtle critique of a society that buries its head in the sand, ignoring a brutal history to focus on its own gain and enjoyment.
Born Lucky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lucky Lucini is the new Godfather of The Maddison Mafia Family in Australia. Can he survive? Is he strong enough? His nephew Carlo Massimo is a constant threat. He believes he should be Godfather but he needs a son to follow him. A son arrives, but is he Carlo’s? Mafia father-to-son succession is under threat. Who will be the next Godfather? And how do family secrets survive?
Not-So-Straight Sue
Series: Girl Meets Girl. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,860. Language: Australian English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lawyer Sue Brent has buried her queerness deep within, until a disastrous date forces her to confront the truth. She returns to her native Australia and an outback law practice. When Sue’s friend, Moni, arrives to work as an outback doctor, Sue sees a new path to happiness with her. But Sue’s first love, Denise, appears begging a favor, and Sue and Moni’s burgeoning relationship is put to the test
Terror in the Ranks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: Australian English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the bustling city of Sydney, a senior agent of the Australian Federal Police uncovers a chilling conspiracy of political corruption and terrorism preparing to be unleashed upon the world.
Return to Glory
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Games
Glory Gardens Cricket Club is back. This time the team is in Australia facing the challenge thrown down by their arch rivals, Woolagong C.C. As Christmas approaches, captain Hooker Knight is battling to motivate his players for the vital `Ashes' game. Will Glory Gardens still retain Ohbert's urn when they return home to England?
Her Highland Hero
Series: Moment in Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,470. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Travel through time as a modern girl loses her heart to a 12th century Scottish warrior. Follow them as they battle their enemies and uncover each other’s secrets along the way. After being dumped for the hundredth time, Mel decided that she needed a bit of excitement and adventure in her life. She was tired of being alone, and wondered if she would ever find the right man for her.
Fire in the Eucalypts: A Wildland Firefighter’s Memoir of the Black Saturday Bushfires
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On February 7, 2009, devastating fires ravaged the Australian countryside throughout the State of Victoria. Eight years of consecutive drought coupled with record breaking temperatures caused the fires to burn at an unprecedented rate destroying entire communities and claiming the lives of 173 people.
The tragic consequences of teaching Hindi in Australia!
You set the price! Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Physical
Heralding the tragic consequences of teaching Hindi & other feudal languages in Australia! The terrors of feudal languages, which can spread disarray, disharmony and dislocation inside the native-English social systems.