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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.
The Backpackers Guide to Australia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,570. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
From Sydney to Cairns, from golden sunsets to sunrise on Fraser Island and Cape Byron, night-time car chases or being hunted through Brisbane by gun wielding criminals, yet always finding solace amongst their own. Each of them will take their own personal voyage as the story unfolds. This is a story of friendship, loyalty, love and betrayal, and the girl that a lot of people need silenced.
A Voice to be Heard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,400. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The story of two young women determined to live outside the confines of the Victorian Age and who have a lasting impact on the fledgling town of Melbourne.
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
This is a short, up-to-date account to the birds found along Wolli Creek, the last substantial remnant of the natural environment in Sydney's inner south-west. It is written for those new to the Valley and interested in its natural history.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a study of the birds found in the western part of the Wolli Creek Valley, about 8km from Sydney's CDB. It also serves as a case study of the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney. This development, which has received little media attention, mirrors broader loss of native birds across south-eastern Australia.