Books tagged: south australia

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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.
South Australia's Barossa Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The state of South Australia is Australia’s most productive wine area. It is also rich in history and artistically, culturally and scenically wonderful. This is the story of a couples exploration of the capital city, Adelaide, then follow them as they spend sevens days exploring three of the most developed wine regions: the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and the McLaren Vale.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (North American Edition)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
Sospan Fach: The Saga of the Little Saucepan (Australia/New Zealand Edition)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Four people with no sailing experience leave Auckland, NZ on a home-built yacht to Sydney, sailing three days north and turn left. The boat has no motor, radio, extra sails, or instrumentation. The skipper has a small compass and a toy sextant on which he has no training. There are a one-person lifeboat, one life preserver, and provisions for three weeks. Stranded for 6 weeks they consider mutiny.
The Men's Club
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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All Ben Hood wanted was a quiet holiday by the sea. He didn’t want to spend time protecting beautiful women, repeatedly getting into fights or analysing bizarre death scenes. He didn’t want to be stalked and shot at by a hit man. Ben therefore, picked a remote coastal town in Australia where none of these things could possibly happen. Guess what?
Amber Reins Fall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Adelaide in the 1960s and 70s. Adam Teforp stumbles through his adolescence, constantly confronted by his obsessive, materialistic father. Early days as a confused hippie give way to outlandish yet astute entrepreneurship. Adam becomes involved in a covert world of wealth and intrigue. Unknown to the public he stores nuclear waste in the barren desert of South Australia ... for a price!
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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From 1863 to 1874, Josephine was the publican of the Gasworks Hotel in Brompton, an inner suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. Four men died there in that time – two of them were husbands. This is an untold story that plugs gaps in several family histories. Includes companion website and readers’ guide for book groups.
Lost in the Desert (essay)
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: Australian English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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Sometimes in life you get through one grief when another is dumped on you, and it can feel like you are wandering through the desert unable to find the way out.
Soulgate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,130. Language: Australian English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Life is hard for seventeen-year-old Deacon Forter. He has no friends and no family. In fact, he's not even human anymore. Deacon is a soulgate; a hunter employed by the Devil himself. Although, it's not all bad considering the incredible powers he was given to complete his duties. When a beautiful stranger arrives, Deacon begins to realise he's a part of the end of the world as we know it.
The Lacemaker's Son
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by McAvaney Media Pty Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ted Setnikar was just four years old when his father sold him for two litres of schnapps and a handful of cigarettes. This is the story of his escape from servitude in Tito's Slovenia and his eventual journey to find freedom a world away, in South Australia.