Daphne Olivier

Books

Thunder on the Veldt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » War
As war clouds gather over South Africa, Melinda Bellingham, daughter of a Johannesburg mining magnate, learns the shocking news that her father's suicide has left her penniless. When a relative offers her a home, she says goodbye to Jack Cartwright, the Australian digger she loves, and sets off for Ladysmith, unaware that the small town will soon be under siege.
The Pegasus Project
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Jack Randal lands a job with Bells Biological Research Centre, he sets off for the remote South African farm, unaware of the dangers lurking behind the high, electrified fence. It doesn't take long for him to uncover a top-secret project. When a fellow scientist dies under mysterious circumstances, Jack zeros in on the Pegasus Project.
The Way It Was
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Way it Was gives a vivid account of growing up “Poor-White” in South Africa during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Scandals in the family, camping trips in the company of happy-go-lucky relatives, learning about sex, blind dates, family quarrels and an unconventional wedding make this an extraordinary and poignant coming-of-age story.
The Kennaway Woman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
As famine sweeps across Ireland, Nora O'Neal clings to hope that her lover in America will send for her. Devastated by news that he has married someone else, she turns to the Kennaway Scheme as her only hope of survival. The plan to send a shipload of destitute women to South Africa but Nora soon discovers a drawback. On arrival, the women are destined to marry German Legionnaires.

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