Books tagged: queensland

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Andrea's Secret
By John Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
In early 1974, a pregnant Andrea Steedman leaves home to conceal the birth of her daughter Mary Therese. A few months after she has given birth, depressed and confused, she agrees to an adoption under highly irregular circumstances. Twenty two years later on her deathbed, Andrea reveals the existence of her daughter to her wealthy brother Warwick, who promises to find Mary Therese.
The Grief Manifesto
By Melanie Peut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.
Luke's Cubby House
By Mark Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
This short story has been written on the Darwin floods. I see every child as a hero. Luke doesn't see himself as a hero. Then the river floods. If he doesn't do something the bully in his class will drown.
A Secondhand Dreaming
By Pamela Lamb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
After witnessing the sacrifice of a newborn baby to the sea, Tez and Mig leave their home and head south. They are looking for a derelict city which might be the source of the ancient power that existed before a nuclear catastrophe wiped out most of the world’s population.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
By Rick Mofina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Robin's Double Life: Island to Outback Australia
By Robin Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Plunged into the depths of a devastating drought, Mitchell in the outback is home to Robin, her husband and menagerie. Month by month, throughout 2007, Robin takes you to the heart of an outback community with its river, warmth and abundance. Will the drought break? What fate befalls Sally, the terrier? Summer on Phillip Island and winter in Mitchell sounds ideal. But the truth is more complex.
Cannibals' Gold
By Richard G Tomkies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,050. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Set in the wild and hard times of the 1870s this story describes in graphic detail the life of the gold-diggers in Austalia's far north amongst the fierce and cannibalistic Aborigines.This story although fictitious, is woven around actual historical events of the time. It describes the exploits of two prospectors as they gather a fortune in gold with a novel and dangerous but illegal method.
Oceans Apart
By Shirley Heaton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
After a mishap at Heathrow Airport, Lauren finds Tom too much in her face and certainly not her type. She decides to avoid him during the journey to Australia, but on their stopover in Singapore events take a turn for the worse leading to embarrassing consequences. Will the power of love force her to change her resolve and will she eventually acknowledge Tom to be her soul mate? (55,000 words)
The Long Road to Loving Grayson
By Alicia Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
What happens when two hearts, one badly bruised and the other trapped in an unhappy marriage, meet at the junction of long, dusty outback roads? Well, buckle up, ’cos there are plenty of roadblocks and obstacles ahead!
Memories of the Bush
By Patricia Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Nonfiction
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.