Books tagged: australiana

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Nightcap At Ningi Creek
Price: Free! Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Nightcap at Ningi Creek' by Ken Blowers, is a delightful collection of eight light-hearted short stories. Perfect in content and length to read when relaxing with your evening nightcap, and guaranteed to leave a smile on your face!
Burke and Wills
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
It was an expedition, comprehensively equipped like no other exploratory party before it or since. Despite achieving its objective of crossing the vast Australian continent from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria, it ended in tragedy. It was plagued by poor decision making, harsh conditions and bad luck. The story is a tribute to brave men exploring the unknown. It is the story of the Dig Tree.
The Destiny of Darkie Dixon
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Destiny, that amorphous but inevitable fate over which some say we have no control, was to deal unkindly with Darkie Dixon. That was not the name he was born with. It was not even a dignified Christian name. There was no way of knowing the identity which was bestowed upon him at birth! This is the story of his life ─ how his destiny was fulfilled.
Buckley's Chance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the Australian vernacular “you’ve got Buckley’s Chance” or “you’ve got Buckley’s” means “you have no chance”, or “it’s nearly impossible”; despite the eventual outcome of his adventure, the phrase is believed to refer to the improbable survival of an escaped convict, William Buckley, who lived among the Aborigines of Victoria, Australia, for thirty-two years, before returning to civilization.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Blackmail in Paradise
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max has to deal with a woman who is being blackmailed over raunchy photographs taken years before, but won’t go to the Police to report it. She would rather pay up and hope the villain would honour his word…Some hope! While dealing with this, Max has to attend a wedding and a funeral.
How To Do it Like An Aussie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
Ever wondered what Aussies get up to Downunder? Packed with Aussie recipes and a complete Aussie Slang and Phrases Dictionary, Aussie sheilas, Pip and Kym will teach you how to do it like an Aussie! From throwing together a true-blue barbie to learning the lingo this book is a bloody bewdy!
The Adventures of Ben Hall, Bushranger
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Before Ned Kelly, the infamous Australian bushranger, there was Ben Hall. In fact, it is thought by numerous people that many of Ben Hall’s exploits were copied by Ned. Hall operated in New South Wales, and his daring escapades earned him the title of ‘Brave Ben Hall’, making him a part of Australian folklore.
Outlaws of the Australian Bush
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Bushranger...the outlaw of the Australian Bush. The young men of the late 19th century, living outside the law, who found adventure on the back of a fast horse; an adventure fraught with danger; and the likelihood of finishing on the end of a rope. A compilation of 1.Bushranger 2. Birth of a Bushranger 3. Millie and the Bushranger 4. Bushranger's Gold 5. Adventures of Ben Hall 7. Darkie Dixon
Lord of the Manor in Australia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
George Greenfield is obsessed with creating a dynasty. He imagines the imposing structure he builds will be a monument to his memory. The gripping story takes you from the time of the Gympie gold rush, through two disastrous World Wars and world-wide depressions. Each generation must have a son. Can you imagine the angst caused because of the uncertainty of the sex of the eagerly-awaited child?
Bushranger's Gold
Series: Outlaws of Australia, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Sequel to “Millie and the Bushranger”… Millie recovers from the wound received during the shootout which killed her lover, Dandy Jack, and joins the surviving members of the gang to search for the cache hidden by Jack before he was killed.