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Conversations with Toddlers: Surviving Maternity Leave with a Sense of Humour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: Australian English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
From disastrous kids’ parties to family holidays from hell; teething toddlers to pathologically fearful preschoolers, Rebecca slowly comes to terms with the mess and disorder of life at home with her two gorgeous little boys. Join her on her journey from corporate whizz to at-home Mum with this collection of heartwarming and hilarious stories about surviving maternity leave with a sense of humour.
The Second of Three
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Vegan City Guides Melbourne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian and Vegan
The Vegan City Guide to Melbourne contains dozens of detailed reviews of vegan, vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants, bars, shops and events in Melbourne, along with insider's advice on what to expect as a vegan traveling to Melbourne, more Melbourne resources for the vegan traveler and a map showing the locations of every establishment listed in the guide.
The Seed Gatherers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,950. Language: Australian English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 2457, in the Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne, a crime committed by two young Norwegians is used by others as inspiration, plunging the region into chaos. Meanwhile, a new forest inhabitant is found and those who know must decide whether to reveal its secret. In this third book of the series (The Cicada, A Death In The Making), the bond between humans and their remarkable cats is further explored.
Done Deal
Series: Bromo Perkins crime, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Disgraced British secret service agent Bromo Perkins' hopes for a quiet and anonymous life in Australia are brutally shattered when the seductive minder of a local stand-over man coerces him into settling a dispute between her boss and rival property developers. Bromo is soon embroiled in the suburb's underbelly of corruption and violence before events reach their harrowing conclusion.
Washed Up
Series: Bromo Perkins crime, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Reluctant sleuth Bromo Perkins returns to the mean streets of Richmond, persuaded by the tempting wiles of lover Liz Shapcott, to look more closely into the death of bright young student Melissa O'Grady. As he bumbles his way into the murky depths of this trendy Australian suburb he uncovers something far more sinister than they ever imagined.
She's a Mod
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
Musk Creek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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A fast-paced crime novel set in Melbourne, Australia, featuring Victoria Police homicide detective Sergeant Lewis McBride who is under internal scrutiny for the fatal shooting of a suspect when he becomes lead investigator into two seemingly interconnected murders.
Kängurus, Kiwis und Delfine
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: German. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ein frisch verliebtes Paar fliegt nach Australien in den Urlaub. Australien fasziniert die beiden, und sie beschließen, sich dort einen Job zu suchen. Doch der Traum vom Tellerwäscher zum Millionär, ist in der Realität oft schwierig umzusetzen. Doch dann haben die beiden eine blendende Idee, und in kurzer Zeit kommen sie ihrem Traum, mit einer Segelyacht in den Pazifik zu segeln, immer näher...
Time To Write: 2013 short story prize
Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This anthology comprises NMIT’s second Time to Write short story contest. The 600 to 1000 word entries came from 12 to 17 year olds, adults, and NMIT students. Each was judged by a panel of Bachelor of Writing and Publishing lecturers and the winners announced at the Time to Write festival launch on Monday 27 May 2013.