Books tagged: canberra

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A Vomit of Diamonds
Price: Free! Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Vomit of Diamonds follows Balzac Bouchard, a first year student at the Australian National University, whose violent curiosity and natural interest in astronomy motivate him to apply for astro camp; a one-week event awarded to ten select candidates.‚Äč
Letters from Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Meant to be a long and "unplugged" holiday, far away from computers and her colleagues at work, Christine's plan to let her friends know her whereabouts, morphed quickly into a unique and personal travelog, painting a personal impression of late nineties Australia. There are bigger and longer travel books about the enormous land of contrasts which is Australia, but few so intimate and revealing.
Melpomene's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: Australian English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Isla has spent months persuading the Canberra fae she isn’t a tyrant like her mother. But when the Old World fae strike at her family, seeking to avenge old wrongs, Isla will do anything to keep her loved ones safe. To protect herself, her family and all Australian fae, she must cross the oceans, taking the fight to the country of her birth. Isla must prove she is Melpomene’s daughter after all.
Isla's Oath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Isla is determined to understand her heritage and control her new abilities, but concealing them from those close to her proves difficult. Convincing the local fae that she isn’t a threat despite her mixed blood is harder still. When the dazzling Everest arrives with a retinue of servants, Isla gets her first glimpse of why her mother’s people are hated ... and feared.
Isla's Inheritance
Price: Free! Words: 73,990. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Isla is sure nothing will happen when a Halloween seance try to contact her mother’s spirit. But the séance receives a chilling reply: SHE IS NOT DEAD. Isla doesn’t want to upset her father by prying into the family's history. When the mysterious and unearthly Jack offers to help her discover the truth, Isla must master new abilities to protect her loved ones from enemies she never knew existed.
The Time of the Ghosts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Ghosts trail after us. We bring them into our lives and into our homes. A fairy tells of her private ghosts in unreliable fairy stories. She handles her own haunting. Some years our fears and hates are so strong that we turn our ghosts tangible.These ghosts haunt Canberra. These ghosts can kill. It takes four women, one cup of tea at a time, to deal with Canberra's haunting.
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
See Through
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Amy is a young empath stolen from her Normal parents by law on her fifth birthday - with deadly consequences. Her carefully constructed serenity is ripped away a second time when her empath community is attacked from within. * This is a complete book, not a series. * Note: Contains some violence, including hitting and emotional abuse of a child. My estimated rating is PG.
UK Plane-makers -- A History Book 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Book 2 in the series includes the EE Company that produced the UK's first jet bomber, first supersonic fighter plus Folland and its diminutive Gnat that served with the IAF as the 'Ajeet' fighter and Gloster who built the UK's first combat jets and first all-weather fighter and HP at Radlett with its WW I 'O' series bombers, the Victor and the UK's first turbo-prop regional popular in the US
BAC Military Aircraft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This the 3rd book on the life of BAC (1960-1977) details the problems, airplanes and tasks it faced on its creation in April 1960. High on the list the test flying of the supersonic Lighting ADF for the RAF, with as many as 6 airplanes in the air on test at once at Warton on very 'short legs!'. Test flying aero-engine at Filton the birth pangs of the MRCA and the Jaguar and what about the BAC 222