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Arnhem Land's Children
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
Almost-Married Moni
Series: Girl Meets Girl, 3.1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 20, 2017 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
After three years of waiting, the wedding is on for Sue and Moni now Australia has finally passed marriage equality laws. Jayboro Outstation in Queensland is the venue for what is suddenly turning into a party bigger than Moni’s home state of Texas. Between well-meaning families, ex-girlfriends, and a community wanting some fun, what could possibly go wrong at their simple outback wedding?
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: Australian English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Australia is a short story of historical fiction, written as a way to capture the harsh environment of the Australian Outback. It tells the story of Thomas and his family living on their farm in the year 1920 when Queensland was hit by an unrelenting drought followed by flash flooding.
Outback Australia: True Stories - Vol. 2
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Weird, wonderful and funny stories from Outback and suburban Australia, as told by someone who has experienced it.
Pius Humble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,770. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Humor, Satirical Fiction In Pius Humble's life everything is suburbanly predictable... ... that is until he decides on a course of action that takes all around him into a set of circumstances of bewildering absurdity... Set in the Australian Outback with a backdrop of the late '80's and early '90's Dingoes... Babies... the Justice System! It's got the lot.
Future Leaders of Nowhere
Series: Future Leaders. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: Australian English. Published: March 29, 2017 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Finn and Willa have been picked as leaders in the camp game. Finn doesn’t know what’s throwing her more, the fact she’s leading a team of unenthusiastic overachievers or coming up against Willa. And Willa doesn’t know which is harder, leaving her responsibilities behind or opening up to someone. Soon they must balance their clashing ideals with their unexpected connection. And find a way to win.
Paula & Me
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: Australian English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
JJ, Paula and their two sons were a normal Australian family... until a three-year posting to Papua New Guinea became the catalyst for an exciting, unexpected but welcome future travelling and working in some of the most remote and challenging places in outback Australia… and loving it! This is a story of lust for life, luck and, above all, love.
Fenced-In Felix
Series: Girl Meets Girl, 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: Australian English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A tough life in outback Australia means Felix has no time for romance. When the peripatetic Josie asks Felix to board her horse, Flame, Felix is delighted as she’ll now see more of Josie. But there’s something suspicious about Flame, who bears an uncanny resemblance to a stolen racehorse. Felix is falling hard for Josie, but is Josie all she seems, or is she mixed up in shady dealings?
The Wobbly Wallaby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Adventure » General
A trio of wallabies begin a wild adventure through the perilous and unforgiving Australian outback after a drought has ravaged the land. Danger follows in every footstep, until they are finally forced to confront their gravest fear...The dingoes.
The Red Centre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,440. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Rob Noonan is in Australia chasing an obsession, the ghost of a memory that has entranced his family for a hundred years. Rob’s journey takes him from lotus eaters in East Coast pleasure domes to the rootless drifters in small town Australia, before hitting the long open roads of melted tarmac through the Never Never, where a vigilante stalks the baked clay of an isolated cattle station.