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Blown
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The wind had been roaring across the face of the planet for ten days with no sign of stopping. It felt like it had always been there, and always would be. Eternal. Sometimes, if you listened closely, it seemed to form words. But it didn't pay to listen too long to those words. The wind had way of getting into your head....
Sydney Under Siege: As It Happened 15 December 2014
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
I work in the building next to the Lindt Café. Shortly after news of the Siege broke, I found myself locked out. Gradually, I realised my usual day had been pulled out from under me. For the first time, I had become a witness to history. This is my account of the day terrorism returned to Sydney. It is based partly on contemporaneous notes I scribbled on the day.
What is the value of an MBA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This is a personal story which wants to tell you a path of growth rather than teach you something. A journey which led me to an important discovery: new aspects of myself. I will also give you some tips that can guide you from taking the decision to do or not to do the MBA itself, through exam preparation, to the final extent of what you can expect after you finish.
Jade Is My Stone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jade is a mysterious stone, by weight, often worth far more than gold. But if you were to go out and buy jade would you know if it was genuine or fake? In this novel, Shipton Kingsgate becomes obsessed with jade and embarks on a quest to have and to hold his own prize piece of this stone! At every turn, he must navigate the perils of true versus false, even with those nearest to him.
Coward Punch Corruption- Hobo Chronicles (Book Three)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
One night while walking through Hobart, I was Coward-Punched onto the concrete street, causing my skull to be fractured. After waking from a coma, I was told I fell over drunk, but I knew this to be false. Eighteen months later, I was told by police that witnesses had stated it was a boxer that attacked me and that it was one of my sparring partners. Yet to this day, nobody has ever been charged.
Life's Journeys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,160. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
At 29, Sophie's future is clear, she’ll rise through the ranks to take the reins of an international conglomerate determined that neither mortal man nor corporate games can thwart her. Not, anyway, until an international merger diverts her climb down a cul-de-sac where one hurdle too many provokes her to fight back.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Reef Beach
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My late aunt and uncle enriched the lives of countless Australians and instilled in me a greater appreciation of opera, conservation, and religion. They also introduced me to the delights of Reef Beach, a haven for nudists on Sydney Harbour, before it fell victim to a misinformation campaign by some "moralistic" local residents. This is our story, plus some off-the-wall revelations from Japan.
Tempting Fate
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,510. Language: Australian English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Some say Henry has a death wish. As an accomplished daredevil tightrope walker in colonial Sydney, Australia, he is set on achieving 'higher and longer' walks . Even when a devastating accident forces a change of direction, his imagination and drive see him soaring to heights beyond his wildest dreams while tempting and falling victim to fate itself...
The President - Hobo Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.