Books tagged: australian history 1800s

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The Justice of Null
Series: Hollow Log Stories. Price: Free! Words: 41,180. Language: Australian English. Published: September 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
An alternate history of Australia during the horrendous years of the 1800s, when a nation was being carved out of a penal colony. The world was going through enormous change and in some small way, Terrence Null, ex naval lieutenant, experienced every problem dealing with ex-convicts given their freedom. The justice of Null, Terrence Null after he was told, he was to be a Justice of the Peace.
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.
Potatoes to Gold
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
'Potatoes to Gold' is a short story set in the late 1890s, during the West Australian gold rush, and offers an insight into the living conditions that outback pioneering families endured. The story is told from the perspective of a bright, young girl, Cathleen Sophia, who reveals her love of the outback and her devotion to her grandmother. And her fear of one day having to leave them both.
A Gilded Mile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Abandoned during the frenzy of the Gold Rush, a seven-year-old girl survives by scavenging and begging for food, while trying to avoid the coppers, drunks and predatory street gangs. Her extraordinary intellect has enabled her to subsist until now, but it will require all of her courage and a great deal of luck if she is to survive and prosper.
Ned Kelly's Son
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: Australian English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
What are the odds that a chance meeting of like souls in 1958 would result in the resurrection of hidden accounts of a mother and her son, whose amazing lives challenge the legend of Australia’s most iconic bushranger?
Blind Hope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
Lola Catrell is a young woman who journeys to the Gulgong Goldfields in 1871 to act as tutor for 8 year old Prue. The booming goldfields township is vividly brought to life as Lola befriends Dylan, a Welsh miner and a larrikin Irishman. She battles the ruthless stepfather, a scheming paedophile and corruption that is rife within the town. Her journey begins in Sydney, her life begins in Gulgong.