Books tagged: australian historical

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Port Arthur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Alternative history
Set in the 1830's during the convict transportation era between the United Kingdom and Australia, a thirteen-year old Peter Wilkins is convicted of burglary and transported to Van Diemen's Land to serve his sentence.
Cry to the Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An epic story of life and death amid the turbulent years of the Victorian gold rush of Australia, narrated by the three main characters. With Victoria attaining its statehood and the gold rush gaining momentum, Joey Gower puts her energy and her fortune into further expanding her growing empire, opening a string of general stores and two hotels in the goldfields.
The Romance Reader
Series: An Arresting Woman. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Romance Reader, the first book in the An Arresting Woman series, introduces Lillian Armfield, Australia’s first policewoman, appointed by the New South Wales Parliament in 1915 to focus on the welfare of Sydney’s women and children. When she is called upon to search for the missing daughter of a prominent Rose Bay family, her theory on why women are led astray is put to the test.
To Plough Van Diemen's Land
Series: Letita Munro Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,340. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Convicts despatched from Britain’s bulging gaols served out their sentences in an ancient land, wresting it from Aborigines, that it be turned over to agriculture and sheep grazing. This episode tells of Letitia Munro’s descendants, their experiences, hardships, loves and heartbreaks as they unwittingly forge a new ethos. Mostly illiterate and lacking skills, some failed at farming while...
Letitia Munro
Series: Letita Munro Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General
A true tale of Australia’s first white settlement. Letitia Munro is a true tale of those who in witless ignorance transform the world’s biggest prison into a land of free enterprise and pride. Ignominy of servitude was bred into the first white Australians as was irrefragable support for the underdog, determination of purpose towards mateship, their flippant attitude to authority and...