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Catterthun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The ss Catterthun set sail from Sydney on a wintry evening in 1895. Most of the people on board would never see the sun rise on another day. A mounting gale pushed the Catterthun along the coast, closer to her doom. She sank beneath a storm tossed sea leaving mysteries in her wake. What had she hit? Who was to blame? What happened to the fortune in gold she had on board?
Shortly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
A collection of short stories for young adult readers. A mixed bag, really. **For older teens**
Private Purgatory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ryan Gregorian, an Armenian/Australian detective helps a young woman with her luggage at the airport. The woman appears to know a great deal about Ryan but all he knows is her first name, Cassandra. She tells Ryan that she has vivid dreams and can help him with his cases.
Aurealis #47
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Aurealis, the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror, has been publishing continuously since 1990. Aurealis #47 features an exhilarating voyage into ancient Greek mythology by Jenny Blackford, some unnerving Australian outback horror by Jason Nahrung, and a thought-provoking article from Crisetta MacLeod on why one book is never enough in fantasy, plus news, reviews and more.
The Story of Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people travelled south between the ice ages. This book tells the story of Australia.
Aurealis #48
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #48, edited by Dirk Strasser, features Matt Bissett-Johnson's graphic story 'The Descent of Traag', a ripping deep-space yarn by Rick Kennett, a subtle Greg Mellor tale of a digital artist who paints actual thoughts, and an article on Margaret Atwood's In Other Worlds, plus news, reviews and mor
The Touch of Uncertainty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,950. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Sam Carpenter is born as a result of an attack on his mother in the small town of Stanley. As he grows up in the mountains far from the seaside town, he befriends an old man, a recluse, who leaves him a small property in his will. The property turns out to be located close to Stanley and Sam decides to visit the area to investigate his legacy. Part of this turns out to be his possible parentage.
The Colour Man
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by BWM Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A tense psychological thriller. Nick Andrews uncovers a macabre secret when he moves into the house on the cliff - a mystery which draws him into Black Bay's crumbling community of eccentrics and the insane. He gropes into the distant past - lured from Black Bay's ruined fort, its rocks carved with records of smallpox and bubonic plague, into a hidden sub-terranean world of cruelty and obsession.
Aurealis #49
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This issue of the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror, edited by Michael Pryor, features Sean McMullen, a doyen of Australian SF, and his hard-hitting ‘The First Boat'. In addition to the usual news and reviews, rising star Jason Fischer makes a splash with his slashingly good ‘Rolling for Fetch’ and Crisetta MacLeod probes the world of epublishing with Greig Beck.
The Long Way Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A broken marriage sends a father and son on two different paths in life, only for both to realise an Angel is working to reunite them. Phillip Overton's writing has been compared to Nicholas Sparks, and some readers hold The Long Way Home in the same elite company as New York Times Bestseller, The Shack.