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Arcadium
Price: Free! Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sixteen-year-old Florence West must journey across a disease ravaged Melbourne with her younger sister Liss, and she’ll do anything to survive. Mostly that means staying clear of people, the healthy ones on the run and the infected ones hungry for human flesh. But how far can they go alone? And just what is Arcadium? Florence knows but she's not telling and it could just be the key to survival.
The Silent Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The Irish convict in this true story battles with authority across three continents. The story unites major events from convict life in Australia and the gold rushes of Victoria and California. It includes Australia’s first ever Escort Robbery; a great mystery of the sea; executions; corruption and crime. A truly international story with a pirate and a supposed American Civil War hero.
Ellen A Woman Of Spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'Ellen: a woman of spirit' by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
Dear Alessandra............
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
this is a story of deception. an old man receives an unsolicited email from a young woman in italy looking for friendship. he recognizes it as being a scam but replies to her to see what would happen. however a friendship of sorts develops after her requests for money are refused. unexpectedly he comes into some money and goes to italy and they meet. however there are surprises for both of them.
Curtain Cape
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
2009 3rd Place Winner, John Marsden Young Writer’s Award. This is a tale of two troubled youths as they travel the road equipped with nothing but some food, a gun and a bag of bullets. Delirious, wild and sometimes frightening, Curtain Cape puts you right alongside misguided Victor and his reluctant brother as they journey through a broken world of petty crime, dreamy wolves and stolen cars.
Outpost A Doctor on the Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00)
This book recounts the story of "The Doctor". Gweneth Wisewould gives a personal historical view of the people, their lives and illnesses, the beauty and ferocity of the local environment and great difficulties being the sole doctor practising in all weathers and harsh conditions. She forsake personal wealth to give her life to treat her patients in the Australian community in Central Victoria.
After the Dance
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
A Song for Glenda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jim Fallow, struggling musician, thinks he has found the perfect gig on the M/V Platinum Princess. On a cruise to Tahiti, he has a torrid affair with the beautiful Glenda Toller, wife of a rich Australian wine maker. Her inexplicable suicide plunges Jim into a path that eventually leads him to the Yarra Valley, Australia where his search for an answer could also lead to his death.
Kiss Me, Genius Boy (No More Dreams #1)
Series: No More Dreams, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011 by Nameless Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Joshua Rivers was born to expect great things. A former child prodigy and the son of a lottery winner, he also believes himself blessed with a vision of his perfect destiny and his perfect love. Now in his early twenties, he waits for the moment, and the girl, that will show him his time has finally arrived. And when it does, he resolves to take what is his, whatever it costs him or anyone.