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The Devil Of Oz
Series: Tales of Oz, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,630. Language: Australian English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.80)
Summers in Australia are always scorchers,and Annabelle Nordstrom is about to discover that it can get a lot hotter. Devilishly hotter.
Holiday Season in Melbourne
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
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.
Missing in Egypt
Series: Anna Davies Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00)
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
Smithy's War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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
Sedition's Gift: The Age of Man ~Jyroed Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,080. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
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.
The Second Landing
You set the price! Words: 160,990. Language: Australian English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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.
The Amazing Echidna: Puggles In Pouches
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
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!
Kangaroos: Australian Hoppers
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Kangaroos, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The kangaroo is a marsupial. A marsupial is an animal that lives in its mother’s pouch after being born. Kangaroos are often called roos for short. The kangaroo has two large back feet. It uses these feet to hop or jump around. The kangaroo also has two smaller front feet. It uses these feet much like we use our hands and arms. Learn more about this amazing animal in this fun, fact-filled book.
The Extraordinary Emu
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The emu is Australia’s biggest native bird. It is the second biggest bird in the world. The biggest is the ostrich. The emu belongs to the family known as ratites. Ratites are birds that don’t fly and have small wings and flat breastbones. Even though emus can’t fly they can run very fast. They run up to 31 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour). Find out more about this extraordinary animal!
Five for a Rainy Sunday
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A tale of the Australian outback, a war fought entirely at the will of sponsors, a fractured fairy tale and more. Five short stories to while away a rainy Sunday