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The Amazing Echidna: Puggles In Pouches
By Sharon Greenaway
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
Echidnas have spiny hairs all over their body. This makes them look like a porcupine. Echidnas are also covered in fur. Depending on where they live, some are furrier than others. They can vary in color from very light brown to red-brown and right through to black. Did you know that the spines are really hairs? They are just very large and strong hairs. Find out more about the amazing echidna!
The Second Landing
By Victoria Zabukovec
You set the price! Words: 160,990. Language: Australian English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
A fascinating study of Eastern Europe told by those who got out during and after World War II. The Second Landing is absolutely riveting. It helps to form a total concept of the period. For historians the book should have been a non-fiction historical chronicle, a source book, as much of what the author deals with, is not widely known.
Sedition's Gift: The Age of Man ~Jyroed Chronicles
By R.F. Rene
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,080. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
The near future; evil has flesh, morality is subjective and the world's elites wield power born of forces beyond the scope of time. And at the height of man's exaltation of Man, nothing is safe, nothing is sacred... anyone is expendable. Hope for the world, and those who are labeled 'resisters,' may yet be found if they can find each other, and the most unlikely of weapons: The Stones.
Smithy's War
By Robert L J Borg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The story of Australian Merchant Mariners is one about which little has been written and this book attempts to make a valuable contribution to a neglected area of Australia’s wartime experience. Leslie George Smith, who was born in Sydney, Australia on 14th May 1908, served as a communications officer aboard an oil tanker during 1940/41. His experiences within these pages reflect on the dangers of
Missing in Egypt
By Rita Lee Chapman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
Missing in Egypt will intrigue you with its twists and turns, romance and adventure. Australian Anna Davies travels to Egypt with her lover to help him search for his brother, who disappeared whilst on holiday. The Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel and the Temple of Karnak are amongst the settings for their search. This fast-paced action
Holiday Season in Melbourne
By Melbourne Writers' Social Group
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Melbourne Writers' Social Group brings you a collection of short stories about Melbourne in December—a time for sun, surf, celebration, decoration, family gatherings, and reflection. Whether you enjoy the funny, fantastic, romantic, horrific, surreal, or sublime, at least one of these short stories is certain to entertain as you discover and explore Australia’s City of Literature.
The Devil Of Oz
By Jennifer Crowfoot
Series: Tales of Oz, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,630. Language: Australian English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
Summers in Australia are always scorchers,and Annabelle Nordstrom is about to discover that it can get a lot hotter. Devilishly hotter.
Adventure on Minimum Wage
By Vit Peyr
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
One of my all time favourite adventures was hitchhiking with a friend around outback Australia for less than $5. We covered over ten thousand kilometres. We were often hungry, tired, dirty and happy. This adventure taught us to give up control and to appreciate every single day as if it was our last.
The Rocking Horse Garden
By Maggie Silwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Fife, Scotland, the mid-nineteenth century. A young woman sees a sinister shape out at sea. Soon after, a series of tragedies occur. Melbourne, Australia, the present day. A diary is discovered, detailing both an epic journey and the horrors which occurred more than 150 years before. Could the two be linked in some way to a rocking horse, left to decay in a weed-filled garden?
Daniel's Bride
By Joanne Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
A contemporary romance… of a marriage of convenience, a jilted fiance, and a bachelor determined to make an old man’s dying days his happiest.