Books tagged: outback

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Fair Dinkum Yarns from the Australian View
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 6, 2013 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Get ready to laugh, to be moved and to soak in the spirit of the Outback. It is rare that an Australian, who had such wonderful experiences in their youth as a stockman, comes to fictionalise those times with such candour and humour. This anthology will take you back to Outback Queensland in the 1950s and 60s, where vast skies and plains were the backdrop to mateship, boozing, thieves, sheep dogs
Camping with the Noonans
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Tracey and John Noonan have travelled all over Australia in their 4WD including some very challenging locations. This book is about how to travel in Australia (and ultimately anywhere) including the outback and the deserts with children on board. It's about being self-contained and self-sufficient on the road without having to tow a campervan or trailer.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
The Driller's Wife and Other Kalgoorlie Crime Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gary is a hardworking surface driller, in Kalgoorlie, packing up his rig for a bush stint. He fights with his wife, Sarah, and leaves with tension in the air. On a rare night out, she meets a man and, within a week, her marriage is turned upside down. It is a poignant tale of the emotional cost of endless contract work away from the home, just like in Henry Lawson's The Drover's Wife.
The Pup
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: Australian English. Published: October 1, 2012 by MetaPlume. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When Pete buys himself a kelpie pup on a whim one night he finds himself under pressure to prove the dog's worth on the sheep station, before the Overseer insists that the dog is not worth its keep. With the pup's strange habits he has is work cut out for him, until a pommy chap visits the station and the pup's destiny is changed once more.
Encounter With the Past
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Candice Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When his grandfather had a heart attack, Glen O'Pedy left the life in the city backwards and turned for the farm of the family in heart of the Outback. The life was still calm and he was thinking that the great challenge of his life was to face the constant droughts that devastate the region and destroy the flocks. And so it was up to what the Great Drought the fez to know Andy.
Blood in the Dust (A Zoe Carter mystery)
Series: Zoe Carter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Zoe Carter stares in horror at the pool of blood lying in the dust at her feet. Where is Martin? And where is his boss, the archaeologist Dr Dirk Smithers? Somewhere in the vast, ancient landscape of the remote Kimberleys a killer lurks who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. In her desperation to track him down, Zoe finds herself drawn into a situation that threatens her life.
Encuentro con el pasado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Cuando su abuelo sufrió un ataque al corazón, Glen O'Pedy dejó atrás su vida en la ciudad y regresó al rancho familiar en el corazón del Outback. La vida transcurría tranquila y así fue hasta que la Gran Sequía le hizo conocer a Andy. La hermosa y joven esquiladora que recorría el Outback detrás de un secreto y puso su mundo patas arriba.
Encontro com o Passado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Quando seu avô teve um infarto, Glen O'Pedy deixou a vida na cidade para trás e voltou para a fazenda da família no coração do Outback. A vida seguia tranquila, e assim foi até que a Grande Seca o fez conhecer Andy. A bela e jovem tosquiadora que percorria o Outback australiano atrás de um segredo e virou seu mundo de cabeça para baixo.
Back to the Warrego
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
Bush verse by Majella Stapleton, a bush poet from the south west outback region of Queensland, Australia. These stories in verse are snippets of life on a local level in Charleville - a typical small outback town, remote from the services and value systems of the bustling cities on the eastern seaboard. Majella's wry humor flavors her stories.