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Sunburnt Country
By Leon Versace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sunburnt Country is a cartoon book about a family living in the Australian Outback in the 1980's.
Nathaniel's Bloodline
By Peter Blakeborough
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
A novel about Australian First Fleet convicts and their families. Nathaniel's Bloodline is based on historical events in the earliest days of convict settlement in New South Wales. It is also about fair-dinkum Aussie battlers chasing their dreams, and running from gangsters and corrupt law men. Fast moving, gripping action with lots of twists and turns.
The Drover
By Pat Ritter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Harry Williams from the age of ten years wanted to become a drover, like his father and grandfather before him. This is his life story of leaving school at ten years old, operating his first droving plant at thirteen years and fully operational at twenty-one years old. Droving is now a craft past its used by date. Harry Williams didn't think so.
A Twist of Fate
By Peter Blakeborough
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bob Asker is a sixteen-year-old when his girlfriend is murdered by cop’s son, Bryce Russell. But Asker is charged with the crime and a rigged jury decides that he must hang. The prison van carrying Asker to Mount Eden prison crashes at the infamous ‘Collision Crossroads’ near Auckland, New Zealand, and the condemned youth runs for his life.
Nungwarra Dreaming
By Jessi Hammond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
Be careful if you disrespect a legend, for that legend may exact its own kind of retribution. This story was Highly commended in the Conflux 5 Short Story Competition, 2008
The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
By Colin Wurth KOA-Publications
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction
Based on facts, this collection of Australian stories revolves around frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century (19thC to 20thC).
Ocker Oscar: What Happened Down Under
By A R Dent
Price: Free! Words: 40,280. Language: Australian English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
A pup, waiting for a new owner, wanted the owner he selected until someone said "He will do." He was then taken home to a dysfunctional family. A dog is learning how to write and how to live. He has to battle all the way but who is the victor? The wicked evil mother or the dog? "A truly adorable, amazing and humorous storyline, which will enthuse and delight children and adults alike. "
The Ghostly Grammar Boy
By Sandra Thompson
Series: The Dusk Duo, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,870. Language: Australian English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
For a dead guy with unfinished business, he was pretty cute. Fiona is a completely ordinary fifteen-year-old from Canberra—at least that’s what she’d like you to think. She doesn’t want anyone to know her secret. She can see and touch ghosts and it’s all thanks to her pesky twin sister, Ella, who happens to be dead. Following the mysterious death of a local school boy, Fiona must investigate.
A Twist of Fate
By Robert Menzies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction
Noni and Kenji grow up in poverty in the streets of Phnom Penh. Their father walks out on them when they are babies and their mother is killed in a factory accident. Kenji has his leg blown off in a land mine explosion. In order to survive, Kenji becomes a street beggar and Noni turns to prostitution. In a strange twist of fate Kenji comes into contact with an Australian girl who changes his life