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The Plucky Police Car
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Cars, Fiction » Inspirational
The Plucky Police Car is based on a true story of young apprentices that remodel an old Ford Escort. The history of the cars past is explored and how it becomes put into a car museum.
Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Australia & Oceania
Mary MacKillop devoted her life to educating children. With the help of Father Julian Woods, she established her own religious Order, the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. She set up over 100 schools, educated 12,000 children, and received approval from the Pope for her Order. Mary constantly battled against the Church – and was even ex-communicated, before she became a saint. 15-Min. bio
An Act of Treason
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Murder aboard an eighteenth-century British warship as her captain fights England’s enemies at sea and among his own crew.
Reflections
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A paranormal suspense short story that follows one man's mysterious encounters with a family heirloom - a mirror - that has the ability to reveal those who are on the knife's edge of life and death in an effort to try to save them. But when the mirror begins showing him reflections of his own family, Graham finds his world irretrievably changed.
Flying Bass Strait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
Yorgan HellHound
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
When science becomes the new God - Satan will become the new Master. Doctor Isley sets out to end the myth of Yorgan HellHound, a regular dog that has been killed by sharks and enlisted by Satan to return lost souls to hell. To win, Isley must overcome his own fears and beat his own Demons or they will consume him in the dark night.
Violet
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
From a rubber plantation in Colonial Malaya, boarding school in Singapore and a voyage on a Japanese freighter into wartime England, Violet's story is one of strength, courage and determination. Based on the life of Violet Constance Guy, it is an account of servitude, suffrage and strength of woman in the early 1900's.
Well Water Woman
Series: Grandmothers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
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Well Water Woman is a personal narrative of a Chinese American female who explores and reconstructs her journey from girlhood to womanhood, piecing information from two generations of memories to weave the life and legacy of the paternal grandmother whom she has never personally met. This short memoir explores the inner workings of spirit through the cycle of birth, life, death, and eternity.
John Flynn: The Man Who Created Australia's "Mantle of Safety": A 15-Minute Biography
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Australian English. Published: December 29, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Australia & Oceania
John Flynn was a man with a dream. The outback of Australia was a land of risk and adventure. It was also a land of isolation and danger. Flynn wanted to create a “mantle of safety” across the outback. He set up hospitals, hostels, nursing homes and welfare centres, and created the world’s first aerial medical service – the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Learn more about him in this 15-minute bio.
Timeless: Titanic Chapter - Part 3
Series: Timeless, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Egyptian Prince Kawab & General Hunefer were cursed by High Priest of Min named Sabef to reincarnate endlessly owing to jealousy. In 1912, Ian discovered himself as Kawab's reincarnation. As Titanic sank, could Ian find Hunefer's reincarnation before Sabef killed them? This novel is unlike any Titanic novel you ever read. Twist plots will keep you guessing until the last chapter.