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CIRCUIT July-September 2011
By AWACAG
Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by Image Lab. Category: Nonfiction
CIRCUIT is the comprehensive quarterly guide to exhibitions at Western Australian commercial galleries and public institutions.
G'Day USA
By Tony McFadden
Series: The Ellie Bourke Stories, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
Australian actress Ellie Bourke's latest movie promises to be a blockbuster and the Hollywood A-list are clamoring for her services. Then an old enemy is found dead, evidence strongly implicates her in his death and she’s on the run from the killer who tells her she’s next. Ellie's life is turned upside down and she needs to depend on the odds and ends of Venice Beach to evade the killer.
Aurealis #53
By Stephen Higgins (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #53 is edited by Stephen Higgins and this issue features stories from Benjamin Allmon and Richard Kerslake, plus the return of Xtreme Science! For the best in F/SF, it's Aurealis every time!
Fire Fighting For Non Firefighters. An Australian Guide. Essential Bush Fire Knowledge.
By Jennifer Filmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Every year people are killed or injured by bushfire in Australia. This book is aimed at not letting you or your family be one of them. Householders, bushwalkers, four wheel drive enthusiasts and campers will gain vital information on surviving a bushfire both physically and emotionally. This book contains practical guidance tailored to non-firefighters.
The Secret Australian Animals Club
By John Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Secret Australian Animals Club tells of a group of animals living together in a major Australian city park. They include a wombat, peacock, frilled neck lizard and many others. Their names reflect each animals character, Sleepy Head, Fancy Pants and Know It All are the ones mentioned above.
Arcadian Daze : Xavier Savage in Monarchsland (little stories from a big world)
By Anthony W Blake
Price: Free! Words: 140,400. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Xavier Savage's progress to understanding life. A satirical, serious, and whimsical telling of episodes in the childhood of Xavier Savage, citizen of Monarchsland, a semi-fictional state of Australia, as he strategises a fail-safe way to avoid the eternal fires of hell, and at puberty, finds love, and loses it, just before a vital fact of life is made very clear to him.
On Swallow's Wings
By Peter Rake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: September 19, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Fiction
When one half of an older couple passes away, it can seem as though the half that's left just exists until their time also comes. Sometimes though, the smallest things can make all the difference.
Pension Day
By Patrick O'Duffy
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Dunny thought that he was onto a good thing when he stole that cab and used it to rob old-age pensioners. But today he may have picked up the wrong passenger... A short crime story about payback and bad decisions.
The Pup
By Peter Rake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: Australian English. Published: October 1, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Fiction
When Pete buys himself a kelpie pup on a whim one night he finds himself under pressure to prove the dog's worth on the sheep station, before the Overseer insists that the dog is not worth its keep. With the pup's strange habits he has is work cut out for him, until a pommy chap visits the station and the pup's destiny is changed once more.
Aurealis #55 Award Winners
By Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction
This issue of the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror, edited by Dirk Strasser, is our first special Aurealis Award Winners issue. 'Rains of la Strange' by Robert N Stephenson, an action-packed story set in a richly-realised milieu, won Best Science Fiction Short Story. Lisa L Hannett's 'The Short Go' was the joint winner in the Best Horror Short Story category.