Books tagged: queensland

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The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Based on facts, this collection of Australian stories revolves around frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century (19thC to 20thC).
Pinched or Planted? - The Cungelella Cattle Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,380. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
It’s a modern day, Australian real-life Whodunnit - Two mobs of cattle. - Hysteria. - A posse of police and neighbours. - A man charged with cattle rustling Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. But it won’t end there. The McDonalds are honest and innocent. This book is their story.
Back to the Warrego
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
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.
The Highway One Travel Companion - 7: Marlborough to Guthalungra
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Series: Highway One Travel Companion, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: Australian English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Looking to do more than get from A to B on your Aussie road trip? At over 14,500km, Australia's Highway One is the world's longest national highway and one of the GREAT road trip adventures. In the famous tradition of great Route 66 road trips, travel with the Highway One Travel Companion and its unique "red route" system to see all the best attractions this unforgettable drive has to offer.
The Highway One Travel Companion - 8: Guthalungra to Cairns
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Series: Highway One Travel Companion, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: Australian English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Looking to do more than get from A to B on your Aussie road trip? At over 14,500km, Australia's Highway One is the world's longest national highway and one of the GREAT road trip adventures. In the famous tradition of great Route 66 road trips, travel with the Highway One Travel Companion and its unique "red route" system to see all the best attractions this unforgettable drive has to offer.
The Unspoken
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Price: Free! Words: 90,220. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The Unspoken follows the plight of Daniel Amos, a fifty-nine year old preacher on a journey to find out the truth about his son, Jay, killed in a motorcycle accident ten years earlier. Daniel befriends his son's companions and, through their personal experiences, glimpses his son's secret existence, and dwells on the possibility his son may have taken his own life.
The Beach House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,610. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nothing much happens in the small Queensland town of Sunset Point, which is just the way the locals like it. So when an outsider with grand plans threatens to demolish an iconic local landmark and build a huge resort the battle lines are drawn. Can a young journalist help to save the house by telling the stories of five people who have stayed there?
The Orcus Mine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jack Minton foolishly believes he has just swindled another sucker, but this victim has other plans in mind.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
No Road Out: Yarrabah Mission
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Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Yarrabah Mission was a dumping ground for Aboriginal people—especially half-caste children and women—forced from their homes by state police, who were appointed as their protectors. From its establishment in 1892, to its takeover by the Queensland Government in 1960, Yarrabah mission was a place of no return, with no way out and absolute control exercised over every aspect of an inmate's life.