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Cross the Vatican Line; The Search for the Mahogany Ship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » General
The Portuguese, it is said by some, charted the east coast of Australia 250 years before Captain Cook. One old man searches the dunes to uncover the legendary Mahogany Ship said to be one of the Caravels that sailed on a secret mission known by just a few and forgotten in time.
The Yorkshire Erk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Ronald Cartwright is ignominiously discharged from the Royal Air Force in 1959, suspected as a communist agitator and nearly murdered on the orders of a demented SP - service policeman. Set in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire in the halcyon days of no road speed limits, the novel initially opens in Brisbane, Australia. An Erk is RAF slang; aircraftsman groundcrew of corporal or lower rank.
Heaven Knows He's Homesick Now
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In the latest installment of the Heaven Chronicles, Paul releases he's a fish out of water down under and Phillip is getting on rather well with a young nurse.
The Umbrella's Shade and Other Award-winning Stories from the Stringybark Short Story Award
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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This unique anthology brings together 27 short stories from established and first-time writers. The themes are many and varied. They are united by a common passion and curiosity for exploring the Australian character and how Australia’s big, broad land affects those who live here. Dip your toe in and sample the very best entries in the Stringybark Short Story Award.
Iconic Poetry - Poems on Life's Favorite Icons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Delightfully fresh, this upbeat collection of rhyming poems offers an almost comic take on some of the world’s most iconic brands we love to love. Modern day poet, Sara Lauritzen, has captured the spirit and essence of life’s current trends in her charmingly casual style. Prepare to be tickled.
The Great Australian Housing Rip Off
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Once upon a time Australia was a housing paradise, awash with cheap, affordable homes. Over the past generation things have changed and now Australia has the most overpriced housing market, has the least affordable housing on the planet and there is a time bomb ticking away that is set to explode on the Australian economy. Whose fault is it? Is there a solution? For the price of a coffee, read on.
Erk In Trouble
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Ronald Cartwright narrowly escapes death, driving Calderdale TV & Electrical Ltd's van. Suspected sabotage! His job as service engineer is terminated, but not without some colorful interludes. MI5 intervenes when his arch-enemy, ex-RAF Sergeant Brassard, sends a killer to stalk him. MI6 sign up Ron, in a dangerous gamble to hoodwink the KGB, into believing Bloodhound III missile is in production.
Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
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Darren Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto from 1992-1996. His fields included adult literacy, voter education and community policing. His poetry deals with the emotional turmoil of his years in the townships, the psychological toll that this took upon him, and his subsequent immigration to Australia. His salvation is the joy of parenthood and marriage.
Eaglemont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young boy spends a day wandering through the Melbourne suburb of Eaglemont interacting in his imagination with the historical figures who shaped it. Through the original inhabitants of the area, the artists of the Heidelberg School and the architect of the estate, Walter Burley Griffin, he seeks to learn all he can about the land around him.
Pens Write what Hearts Feel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Darcee Tana. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories, poems and quotations.