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The Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
The Old Balmain House
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: Australian English. Published: January 4, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. Finally they uncover what happened. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
Do Not Go Gentle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,070. Language: Australian English. Published: December 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
If you thought your child had just killed you, would you want to know? In this sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartwrenching posthumous mystery, single mom Lulu implores the reader to help solve her murder before the granny-beckoning tunnel swallows her whole. Did her beloved boy really stab her or is there something even more disturbing going on? Help Lulu sort the dead herrings from the clues...
Little Lost Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
An Endless Summer (The Summer Series) (Volume 2)
Series: Summer, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Sean looked out over the lake, squinting against the sunlight. He turned to me, his expression sobering as his eyes flicked over my face in silent study. “Come on, Amy, I saved you once, I’ll save you again.” I met his stare unflinchingly. “I don’t need saving.” A wicked grin formed slowly on his face. “Don’t you?”
All Naked & Bare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
It's tough for coalminers in 1956, and they demand respect from their families. Polly Carpenter copes, but when the mine threatens closure, her life turns upside down. She re-evaluates her marriage, especially when her daughter Kathryn faces danger after being deserted by her drunken father. Despite the narrow culture of the area, hope remains for Kathryn and she looks forward to a bright future.
Fair Dinkum Yarns from the Australian View
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2013 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Get ready to laugh, to be moved and to soak in the spirit of the Outback. It is rare that an Australian, who had such wonderful experiences in their youth as a stockman, comes to fictionalise those times with such candour and humour. This anthology will take you back to Outback Queensland in the 1950s and 60s, where vast skies and plains were the backdrop to mateship, boozing, thieves, sheep dogs