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Elshender: A Tale of a Poor Man
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
How convenient was it to have access to an almost endless supply of labour, free labour – slaves by any other name? How just was it to put a man to trial, when that man had no right to speak in defence of himself in court? Just how many of the countless ‘convicts’ sent to the ‘new world’ by the British legal system were actually guilty of the crimes they were accused of?
My Magdalen Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption
This is a chapter excerpt from a longer work, The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, by the same author. It gives an insight into the daily operation of Mt St Canice, a Good Shepherd Convent laundry that operated in Sunday bay, Hobart, Tasmania, between 1803 and 1981.
Breakfast at Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 88,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(3.00 from 1 review)
Hobart, Tasmania, 1894. From the mouldering cells of Port Arthur to the sun-dappled grounds of Wintersleigh House, Breakfast at Midnight analyses the expectations placed on young people by family members and by society as a whole. It also explores the polarised society of the mid 1890's, a time when trenchant Victorian conservatism and burgeoning feminist ideals seemed increasingly incompatible.
Hobart at Home
Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If you like a chuckle at people's misfortunes - you'll love Hobart at Home.
Siren Beat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In “Siren Beat”, a minor group of man-eating sirens on the docks of Hobart would not normally pose much of a challenge for Nancy, but she is distracted by the reappearance of Nick Cadmus, the man she blames for her sister’s death. Sirens and mermaids tend to be bitter. You can’t blame them, really. Their tales don’t tend to have happy endings.