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Face Value: The Assassination of Portrait Painting by Photography, 1850–1870
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
“Face Value” takes a revolutionary new approach to art history, exposing complex networks of colonial artists and revealing important lost paintings of Richard Noble. This long-overdue research will rewrite gallery and museum catalogues in Australia and Britain, and finally deliver some justice to our lost artists.
Aurealis #93
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aurealis #93 contains features the atmospheric ‘Always’ by Si Wang, Meryl Stenhouse’s elliptical 'Collected Emails', and Michael Johnston’s ‘The Trees’, where darkness abides. We also have Chris Large’s interview with Francesca Haig, author of ‘The Fire Sermon’, Ross Hamilton's ‘Beam me up, Scotty:’ The Impact of Science Fiction on Scientific Development', reviews and more.
New Beginnings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Twenty-two-year-old Sophie Levesque has been guardian to her eight-year-old sister Mia since their mother's death a few years ago, and it hasn't been easy. Luck comes their way when they inherit a small house in Hobart. Problem is, though, they don't know and have never heard of Clara Bellinger, the testator. Settling into their new life, Sophie is still afraid it's all a mistake.
Requiem for Immortals
Series: The Law Game. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Requiem is a brilliant cellist with a secret. The dispassionate assassin has made an art form out of killing Australia's underworld figures without a thought. One day she‘s hired to kill a sweet and unassuming innocent. Requiem can’t work out why anyone would want her dead—and why she should even care. Book One in The Law Game series is a dark lesbian thriller with plenty of twists in its tale..
The Deep Enders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
His life destroyed by the attack on Pearl Harbor, a troubled teen is sent to the supposed safety of Australia - only to be dragged into a murder-mystery with a beautiful Japanese girl and a cheeky Aboriginal prankster. As racist rich kids, gangsters and spy-hunters close in, the trio is suddenly swept into the thick of WWII in this action-packed YA historical fiction.
Fly To Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Class Act Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The lonely existence in the extreme harshness of the Australian outback makes twenty-nine year old Johno Masterson question his life and future. Forced to take over the homestead after his parents die, he despises his life and yearns to return to his passion, flying.
Courtney Case and the Secret Admirer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Courtney Case, the Australian detective solves the case of what happened to her this past Valentine's Day when she received a card from a secret admirer. Courtney's teacher assigned her students to make cards for Valentine's Day. On February 14th, she passed out cards to those kids who had received one. Every child got at least one. But the one Courtney got didn't have a name on it!
Flinging It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,160. Language: Australian English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Midwife Frazer and social worker Cora have always grated on each other’s nerves, but they have to work together to start up a programme for at-risk parents. Soon, the unexpected happens: they tumble into an affair. However, Cora is married to their boss, and both know it needs to end. But what they have might turn out to be much more than just a little distraction.
A New Life in Melbourne, Australia?
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Import/Export
This book is part guide book, part self-help book filled with information and ideas for the adventurous, ambitious or discontented who are willing to consider a life outside of what they are used to, who do not fear change and who are willing to try new things. If you have been considering a new life in a new city for some time, this book will spur you to make the bold decision.
Tomorrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Eleven years ago, Emma said goodbye to her childhood friend. The one that nobody else could see. Now, enjoying the last few weeks of summer on the family property, Billy is nothing more than a distant memory. But then, just for a moment, the earth goes still... Thrown back in time nearly a century, Emma discovers that Billy is now William, and he isn’t quite so imaginary as she thought.