Books tagged: outback

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Shadows Over Taralon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jenny Fleming prides herself on being the perfect temporary employee who works at Taralon to do bookkeeping and light housework, however Taralon represents a challenge. Why is the prosperous-looking property running at a loss? Before she can find any answers someone tries to murder her, and she is suspected of doping a racehorse.
The Story of Australia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people travelled south between the ice ages. This book tells the story of Australia.
Memories of the Bush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Verse stories telling snippetts of life in outback Australia - on station properties and in an outback town. A life lived devoid of any luxuries, without ever a complaint, but full of simple joys, happiness and love.
Deepwater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,960. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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Harry, Louise and their illegitimate baby are trapped in the poverty and violence of the Sydney slums where Harry lives by his fists, collecting debts for a bookie, because he's never had the chance to live any other way. When a neighbour, Prue, befriends them opportunity comes out of a violent tragedy but it will be how Harry responds to a threat that will define him as a man.
A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
No erotica in this collection, despite the title! Just tales of people getting filthy mad at each other, commiting dirty deeds out of greed, lust or jealousy, and generally a whole swag of grubby goings-on. Some are filled with wry humour, others will make you laugh out loud, and some are filled with pathos. Adventure, mystery, smiles and history, there's something for everyone in this collection!
Dust Cloud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The stories of Australia's Aborigines date back thousands of years to the great Dreamtime, but still they impact on the people and the land of today. This tale describes how the ancient tales affect a series of events over several days as a violent windstorm sweeps New South Wales. One of a compilation of short stories called A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
A Warrego Dreamer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Short verses from an outback Queensland poet- Betty Hockins
Waltzing Australia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 149,810. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The award-winning travel narrative Waltzing Australia is a captivating memoir that offers a vivid portrayal of Australia, its history and legends, its wonders, its people, and its enduring beauty. It recounts the author’s six-month, 20,000-mile solo journey around and across the land Down Under, introducing readers to an often surprising land that can be as challenging as it is varied.
Malcolm Naden Ghost Of The Outback
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,550. Language: Australian English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On the run for 7 years, Malcolm Naden Australia's most wanted fugitive. In June 2005, Naden disappeared from his grandparents home in West Dubbo, days before 24-year-old Kristy Scholes, the partner of his cousin, was found strangled in a bedroom of the home.
My Uncle's Lunch Box
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Uncle Bill travels and works his way around the world, having adventures along the way. Wherever he goes, he always has his special lunch box with him, and it comes in handy as he encounters lakemaids, cuckoo chicks, bears, pirates and flying saucers. When he returns home, he entertains his family with his tales.