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Lemongrass Bay
Pre-release—available May 14, 2017. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: Australian English. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Western
When lightning strikes... Emma-Louise and Rosie have been friends for life, their bond unshakeable. Both women are on the verge of a new life, a second chance at love and happiness, but the past is about to catch up with each of them. A story of passion, resentment, secrets, and lies.
The Weif
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Weif is a sweeping story of servitude and the struggle for freedom, of the law and its cruel inequities, of the privations and harshness of a rugged new land and of a brother and sister’s fragile hold on life during the tumultuous early years of settlement in Australia.
1917. From Palestine to the Land of Israel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,040. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The extraordinary early struggles of Jewish and Christian heroes to establish the State of Israel.
The Export Gardener
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
A funny, entertaining and comical memoir from a ham fisted Australian, who starts a gardening business in the UK not knowing a weed from a wisteria. How hard could it be?
Obliquity
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Seventeen short stories have been brought together into a book, connected by an interpretation of a single word; obliquity. What does Obliquity mean? 1. deviation from moral rectitude or sound thinking 2. deviation from parallelism or perpendicularity 3. indirectness or deliberate obscurity of speech or conduct, an obscure or confusing statement
A Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Sam is a labourer, and like most working men, he doesn’t like to talk that much. If he does, it’s shouting instructions on the job or talking shit with his mates about sport, cars, women and dirty jokes. But there’s a lot going on in Sam’s head - about his job, his girlfriend, and his stagnant life - that he doesn’t share with anyone.
Zora
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.25)
I was visiting Serbia, researching my family tree, when I first met the woman who would become my wife. Zora had been surrounded by white butterflies and I had felt this great surge of emotion. But at the time, I think that I was still an innocent about the world.
No Place Called Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Growing up with everything you've ever wanted sounds like a dream, but it leaves Jonjo Wells feeling unfulfilled. Destined for a life of boardrooms, he decides to escape on a gap year. Free of his parents’ rules and expectations, he discovers his freedom. But the unsheltered world away from mum and dad is tougher than he’s imagined, and Jonjo is faced with a steep learning curve.
A Date for the End of the World and Other Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: Australian English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of modern poetry by Western Australian Author and Poet, Wendy Beach. These poems are mostly free verse, although A Dozen Quail Eggs is a concrete poem. Lessons in Enjambment was showcased at the Edith Cowan University graduation ceremony and later published in the prestigious, Westerly literary magazine.
Aurealis #96
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis #96 features Patrick Doerksen’s ‘Extracts from a Life of Science Fiction’, a poetic meditation on the nature of science fiction and humanity, S G Larner’s ‘Searching for Cidalisa’ which explores a near future society of implanted memories and rogue databases, and Annika Howells’ eerie and lyrical ‘Obsidian River’ that will live with you long after you’ve finished reading.