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Glass Half Full
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story.
Remember When - Memories of Ipswich
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The many and varied recollections of Ipswich's older citizens will now live on in the cyber world. Developed through an Ipswich Libraries project, this eBook, Remember When ... Memories of Ipswich, is a collection of the memories and thoughts of Ipswich senior citizens.
Dying in Paradise
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00)
It’s not right to steal money from an old lady, even if she is very rich and especially if she is a friend of Ben Hood. Deception, fraud, death, witchcraft and the spirit world collided around Ben as he visits Surfers Paradise to sort out anyone who has illegally interfered with the Cruz family fortune.
Mum, What's Happening To Our Water?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Drama
A young girl's story about how coal seam gas (CSG) mining affected her family and community.
Somebody I Used to Know
Series: Somebody I Used To Know. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: Australian English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.33)
When Nora moves herself and her teenage daughter back to her childhood home, she knows she is returning to a place that holds secrets she hoped would always remain hidden. While her tenuous relationship with her daughter hangs in the balance, her heart is put on the line when she reconnects with the man who changed her life eighteen years earlier with a love she chose not to return.
No Road Out: Yarrabah Mission
Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
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.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00)
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
The Beach House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,660. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: 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 Unspoken
Price: Free! Words: 90,220. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00)
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 Highway One Travel Companion - 8: Guthalungra to Cairns
Series: Highway One Travel Companion, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: Australian English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.