Books tagged: outback

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One long day
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2009. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
A young Police officer based in country South Australia has an unusual day. Rather than the normal quiet day in Northern South Australia, a rush of jobs get the kilometres adding up quickly. Long km's in the hot outback lead to a dire results.
THE BULL CATCHERS - A Unique Journey Into the Wild Heart of Oz
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 67,500. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A young Texan is taken under the wing of the most outrageous characters in Crocodile Dundee country where he pursues the dangerous profession of "bull catching", capturing wild bulls and buffalos on the open range. Unlike pioneer Texans, the author, in bare feet, uses Toyotas instead of horses and throws them down by the tail instead of roping them. A one of a kind outback Australian adventure.
Getting Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
An eco-fable. In the near future, world population has doubled and every bit of the planet has been tamed, except the forbidden continent of Australia. Daniel Dyson escapes his cubicle to test himself in Outback Adventure, but he and his friends aren't counting on a test that goes far beyond the outdoors, and forces them to wrestle with the meaning of civilization.
An Outback Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Sally Bailey wishes her mother's ghost would quit trying to be helpful. It’s bad enough she’s had to leave London and move to the Australian outback. Why should she have to deal with over-enthusiastic ghosts wanting her to make friends with the man she dumped at the altar 20 years ago? And just what is her ex-fiancé Connor Land going to do when he finds out Sally's back in town?
The Feast of the Bunya
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
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Ulloola Yaluma has done a bad, bad thing. Worse, everyone in the Sea Eagle clan knows about it. When the old men send him across the mountains carrying news of the great bunya feasting, Ulloola thinks he’s got off lightly. But when he begins his bride-service for his betrothed, the very beautiful and independent Baringa, things get very, very dangerous. "Very beautiful writing" ABC
Australia's Red Centre
Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The centre of Australia is flat, red and hot. It offers of the most amazing travel experiences that anyone could have. Here is sacred Uluru, and mystical Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), both huge sandstone massifs with spiritual links to the local Aboriginal people. The scenery is spectacular, the local people unique and the food very different - try kangaroo, camel and bush tucker. Visit the Red Centre.
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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Reisen wohin und so lange man möchte? Sich aussuchen, in welchem Land man wohnt und arbeitet? Als junge Frau frei und ungebunden sein und viel erleben, auch ohne dickes Bankkonto - geht das? Ja. Die charmante deutsche Abenteurerin Nina machts vor. Seit sie 22 ist, folgt sie ihrer Reiseleidenschaft und ist seit nun mehr als 8 Jahren als Fremdsprachenlehrerin rund um den Globus unterwegs.
Australia...My Heart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This anthology of poems is inspired, for the main part, by my seven month road trip around Australia in 2009. While most definitely have their feet firmly planted on Australian soil, many can easily translate across international boundaries. I hope you enjoy the poems and that they inspire you to get on the road and have a look for yourself.
Outback Hero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Photo journalist, Kate Reed, can’t forgive her neighbour, Matt Thornton, for being the pilot of the plane that killed her mother ten years ago. Now, with Kate’s family homestead in debt and up for sale, Matt offers to buy it. Kate resists and leaves for her new job in Paris to forget the man she has fallen in love with. Will their true feelings for each other ever be revealed?
Kittens In The Emu Field
Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four travellers through the Australian Outback - two European, two Aboriginal - are stuck in a shack on the edge of the desert, waiting for nightfall. In the distance, Army trucks move on the road. Will it thwart their plans? A paranormal short story.