Books tagged: kalgoorlie

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Black Hearts, Gold Minds - Murder Mystery in the West Australian Outback Goldfields
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,450. Language: Australian English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the aftermath of World War 2, two returned soldiers try their luck in the outback goldfields of Western Australia. Murder and mystery abound involving tribal aborigines and greedy fortune hunters. The book details the tribal life of the aboriginal people, their black tracking skills and their customs. Police/aboriginal conflict is a highlight of the book.
Benedict Lovelace and the Travelling Show
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » General
Benedict Lovelace engages 19-year-old Tommy Turkin to do some rat catching, renovations, and recruiting for his bold new ‘project’ - a travelling show. Tommy Turkin’s ‘Golden Boys’ train hard, swim well, and learn a host of new skills in Old Fremantle without really knowing what their role is going to be. In early 1898, they travel to Kalgoorlie, but not everyone looks forward to their arrival!
Growing up in Houses
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,810. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The book begins in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales and gives glimpses of the author's life in the many houses she lived in up till the early years of her marriage. Each story is related not only to a house but to experiences and places, including Sydney, Canberra, Kalgoorlie, Kambalda, Adelaide and Nuremberg, Germany. First love, piano student years, pregnancy and marriage (in that order) ..
The Driller's Wife and Other Kalgoorlie Crime Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gary is a hardworking surface driller, in Kalgoorlie, packing up his rig for a bush stint. He fights with his wife, Sarah, and leaves with tension in the air. On a rare night out, she meets a man and, within a week, her marriage is turned upside down. It is a poignant tale of the emotional cost of endless contract work away from the home, just like in Henry Lawson's The Drover's Wife.