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Skylight (Arcadium, #2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,710. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Thought Florence and the gang got their happily ever after? Think again. Florence West and her new family have found safety in the hills, but the infection rages on. And when the virus takes one of her group, Florence will find out just how far she'll go to survive. Can they hold on to their sanctuary or will they have to let it go?
Lawyerly Behaviour
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was a mischievous tyke in Melbourne, no one imagined I would grow up to be an Australian lawyer, let alone a New York attorney or law professor in Japan. If my family had only been paying attention, however, they would have seen the signs when I dutifully removed my pyjamas at the door at the age of three. Naughty, but nice!
How I Came to Be Here
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
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.
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.
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.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.