Books tagged: australiana

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Jackaroo
Series: Pearson/Rickards Trilogy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The conflict between two good friends in England, over the favours of a beautiful woman, continues on the far side of the world in Australia. One becomes a jackaroo, a beginner in the cattle industry ─ the other, his mortal enemy. Llewellyn's boss is a woman, and Ivan marries the girl they fought over. Lew has accepted his friend's victory, but Ivan does not believe him.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...The Case of the Missing Stamp and Coin Collections
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max is set the task of solving the puzzle of a missing stamp album and a tin of valuable coins, a portion of a deceased estate. He has no clues, and no-one has actually seen the contents of the missing items. He also has some decisions to make regarding his love life. Read how the problems are resolved.
Josey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This book covers the period of Josey's boyhood and early teenage years and has been based on the author's own experiences, only the names have been changed. This is to give the reader the author's recollection of life during the Great Depression and the Second World War.
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.
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?
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
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.
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!
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.
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.