Books tagged: sydney

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Pure Ambition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
The struggle of a poor migrant boy, determined to become wealthy. Also to overcome the brainwashing of being born and raised by deeply religious parents into a Protestant cult which greatly clashed with his ability to communicate with the spirit world almost from birth. He also tells many details of his secret life as an undercover agent for over 30 years, under various guises.
The Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
THE PAULINE GROUP A Literary Society SYDNEY UNIVERSITY, 1949 – 1955 Edited by Julian Woods
Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
From 1946 for a dozen years The Pauline Group flourished, stimulating University and College life. Of great interest to poetry lovers and to families and friends of the many contributors. A landmark undertaking at the time demonstrating hidden excellences not apparent in the formal everyday courses of universities.
Here's the Thing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,970. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
When Zel is forced to move to Sydney for a year for her dad’s job, she has to leave her best friend/epic crush and their unfinished subway project behind in New York City. Zel tells herself she’ll just wait it out until she can get back. But as she finds new friends and a new life in Sydney, she must figure out how to move on while leaving no one behind.
Easy Does It
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,650. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Every pub in the world is a repository for a rich tapestry of yarns, some true, others fictitious. "Easy Does It" is the second collection of quirky tales from the King's Head in Newtown, narrated by the pub's resident bookie, "Eggo", who doubles up as a chook-raffler to deflect police attention.
Black Night Orange Day
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
Hit-and-run, drug dealers, spiked drinks, a Queen Bitch, loneliness, friendship and love. All of it, and more, happened on one dark night around Wakehurst Parkway in the northern beaches of Sydney. Yet, as different as the frightening events seemed, there was a connection between them and those involved in them. Could it all be resolved before the dawning of the Orange Day? It seemed unlikely.
Town Houses
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Town Houses is a short story about two neighbouring couples.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
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This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
The Key to Starveldt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Ford Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The castle of Starveldt is waiting. Having escaped once from Sanguisidera, Solace and her friends travel to the Rookery. Magical and wild, the Rookery tests them all in preparation for the crossing to Starveldt. The threat of Lord Grief continues to grow; old betrayals, lies and secrets boil to the surface. As danger closes in, can they make peace? Or will the the Bloodkin triumph?
The Key to Starveldt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Ford Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The castle of Starveldt is waiting. Having escaped once from Sanguisidera, Solace and her friends travel to the Rookery. Magical and wild, the Rookery tests them all in preparation for the crossing to Starveldt. The threat of Lord Grief continues to grow; old betrayals, lies and secrets boil to the surface. As danger closes in, can they make peace? Or will the the Bloodkin triumph?