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Saints and Relics
By John Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
A casket containing a remarkable relic of a 17th century nun, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, is stolen from a devout society in France by one of its members, a priest from Sydney. The priest, Father James, secretly entrusts the casket to two women in Monterey Creek, a small country town in New South Wales. The Society immediately sends Monsignor Henri Pascal from Paris to recover the casket.
The Rocks, Sydney - A Self-Guided Walking Tour
By Steven Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010 by Taleist. Category: Nonfiction
Read light and informative commentary while you take a self-guided walk through more than 200 years of history, starting with the first convicts to arrive in Sydney. See where they worked the hard sandstone by hand and where they lived, drank, gambled, robbed and kidnapped. Hear tales of murders, foul deeds and the vision that saved The Rocks from government bulldozers.
Desert Secrets
By Kim Carey
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,390. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
Glamour, fashion, and success are traded for the secrets of the desert when leading photographer, Jo Potter, agrees to photograph a cache of inexplicably encrypted stones in the remote Mooyung cave. Desert Secrets is a journey of love and loss set against the broad canvas of the Australian outback and Peru. It is a story of the passion that flows when we follow our heart's true desire.
A Moment In Time
By Eric Brook
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
A Moment In Time is Eric Brook's first novel, almost entirely written on an iPhone. Set in Sydney, the book is set on Thursday 1 April 2010. It follows women working in Sydney from various points of view as they do jobs that many people would not consider doing. Many people's biggest physical problem in their workday is not getting a paper cut. These women just want to finish the shift alive.
The Vampire Across the Hall
By Leann Richards
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Daisi Malone lives in the Presidio Building in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. The building is mysterious and its residents even more so. There is the couple with lots of children, the Glee Club and the English Backpackers- although not for long. In this, the first story by Daisi Malone, she meets her neighbour, Madden, the Vampire across the hall.
Storage Space: A collection of contemporary poetry
By Darren Stein
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Darren Stein worked in the townships and squatter camps around Johannesburg and Soweto from 1992-1996. His fields included adult literacy, voter education and community policing. His poetry deals with the emotional turmoil of his years in the townships, the psychological toll that this took upon him, and his subsequent immigration to Australia. His salvation is the joy of parenthood and marriage.
Wo bitte geht's hier um die Welt?
By Nina Buschmann
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: German. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Merryll Manning: Beachfront "Holiday"
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Aside from Reid's obvious wittiness and liking for the unconventional, in addition to his enjoyable command of language, the Merryll Manning series holds great appeal for those who enjoy a fast paced, well laid out work filled with lots of twists and turns. If you enjoy mysteries you're sure to be drawn right into the narrative. Those who don't, will also find themselves turning page after page.
In Perfect Harmony
By Samantha O'Hare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
When the legendary rock band Stardust holds auditions, it turns out to be the chance of a lifetime for newcomer Becky Garrison. In the blink of an eye, Becky is catapulted into the spotlight. Despite overtures from heart-throb lead singer Stevie Wilson, it is the charismatic drummer Kit Carlisle that makes an impact. But can Becky find both fame and love, and stay true to herself?
Sydney Stories
By Andrew McBurnie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction
Six short stories, originally published in "Quadrant" magazine, Australia: there's more to Sydney than just a pretty harbour; there's more to Australia than Kangaroos. Australia is a distant planet.