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Cyrus by Kiri Tsitouridis

Cyrus

by Kiri Tsitouridis

Historical Fiction

In late Antiquity, two men—father and son—are living reclusively on Mount Pelion, in central Greece, away from the ever troublesome world.

Code of the Pharaoh by Dr Martin Cole

Code of the Pharaoh

by Dr Martin Cole

Thriller

Archaeologists stumble upon an Egyptian hieroglyphic code that leads them around the world in a race to decipher many obscure clues, on their quest to find the lost secret of an ancient machine that could grant immortality.

Stoney Broke and the Hi-Spenders by Rocky Dabscheck

Stoney Broke and the Hi-Spenders

by Rocky Dabscheck

Australian Fiction

"We've decided for our Moomba performance we should only do songs we know." "As the band's musical director I would like to say I agree with you completely."

Against the Wind by James O'Brien

Against the Wind

by James O'Brien

Memoir

Set in Dublin during the years of the Second World War and in England during the postwar years of the 1950s and 1960s Against the Wind is a lively and compelling memoir.

Emily's Destiny by Allan Pritt

Emily's Destiny

by Allan Pritt

General

Set in Cumberland, before the start of the Second World War, the story moves from industrial Workington to picturesque Keswick in the heart of the English Lake district and tells of Emily Wilsonís journey to escape from a life of fear and poverty.

Signs of Flight by Catherine Skipper

Signs of Flight

by Catherine Skipper

Australian Fiction

Set in 1940s Melbourne our intermediary, Connie, a socially marginal and observant little girl, takes in events both every day and sensational without full understanding.

Switch by David Finchley

Switch

by David Finchley

Australian Fiction

So you think you have your life under control… Do you?

Gold Standard by David Finchley

Gold Standard

by David Finchley

Thriller

Dr Andrew Marshall returns to Melbourne's prestigious Prince Charles Hospital after three years in London.

We All Have Secrets by Elsie Bradley

We All Have Secrets

by Elsie Bradley

Australian Fiction

Six women, all over fifty, have met each month for eight years to discuss books they've read. Now they've had enough of chick lit and fantasy and are writing their own book.

The Great Trial by Estelle Harris

The Great Trial

by Estelle Harris

Memoir

"We were never given a reason for being sent to the orphanage, but I suspect my father was in some sort of trouble. Our board and lodging was paid for. "

Broken by Gail Jensz

Broken

by Gail Jensz

Australian Fiction

Two years ago, Jessie Wyre died, but to Meredith Reed it feels like only yesterday. 'I remember Jessie holding me close to him on those days we sought refuge in his bedroom together,' ...

The Blood Forest by Kevin McGrath

The Blood Forest

by Kevin McGrath

Thriller

Errol Davis is both cunning and vicious.
When he walks, he crouches like a wild dog.
He is also supremely patient, prepared to wait long hours to prey upon the young women he encounters hitchhiking, bushwalking and camping.

Second Thoughts by Leslie Roberts

Second Thoughts

by Leslie Roberts

Poetry

In this latest collection of Leslie Roberts' poetry, several of the themes and ideas presented in an earlier volume, Leadlights and Lanterns, are extended and developed, but there is much that is new and original.

Paris Light by Moira McCarthy

Paris Light

by Moira McCarthy

Memoir

In the spring of 2008, an Australian woman arrives in Paris to fulfil a dream of discovery and to immerse herself in French history and culture.

Merlin's School for Ordinary Children - The Ring of Curses by Margaret Rose Blake

Merlin's School for Ordinary Children - The Ring of Curses

by Margaret Rose Blake

Children's
Fantasy

A reclusive old man had to die before something of major proportions happened in the small seaside town of Calder Cove.

The Arochmuir by Wyndam Kane

The Arochmuir

by Wyndam Kane

Historical Fiction

Disguised as her twin brother, Rebecca finds happiness and fulfilment as a navy cadet aboard the man o?\' war ship the Arochmuir.

She Couldn't Say Goodbye by Peter Russell

She Couldn't Say Goodbye

by Peter Russell

Biographic

Emma was your normal kid - a kid full of energy who loved to hang out with her friends.
Her passion was dancing and singing and her teenage world was innocent and exciting.This is the true story that will break any parent's heart.

Qbits The Perseids Adventure by Peter Fitzgerald

Qbits The Perseids Adventure

by Peter Fitzgerald

Sci Fi

This is the story of two young scientists Tom Jackson and Scott 'Mad Dog' Maddocks.

War at Our Door by Irene Drummond

War at Our Door

by Irene Drummond

Historical Fiction

Throughout her moving and epic tale set during the Second World War, first-time author, Irene Drummond, enthrals the reader with the adventures of the Land Army Girls.

A Secret Life by Frank Spencer

A Secret Life

by Frank Spencer

Thriller

Richard Sinclair is a successful consultant and a recognised authority in his field but he has a secret. He is trained in mixed martial arts and is deadly in his craft.

As the Sparks Fly Upwards by Richard Stamp

As the Sparks Fly Upwards

by Richard Stamp

Australian Fiction

When Mark, a newly ordained young English Anglican priest feels called to work with one of the bush brotherhoods in the Australian outback he discovers that all of his recently acquired book learning is one thing...

The Golden Man by Dave Crawford

The Golden Man

by Dave Crawford

Thriller

Mavis uncovers a massive gold nugget while her husband Clarry sleeps off a hangover. Here is the potential for a better life, a brighter future.

Cut to the Chase by Ray Scott

Cut to the Chase

by Ray Scott

Thriller

Harry Wallace is asked by the Australian Intelligence Service to collect and deliver a small package during a business trip to Indonesia.

Facing the Music by Brian Smith

Facing the Music

by Brian Smith

Thriller

When a crane failure on the CityView high-rise development puts two of his men in hospital project manager Mike Georgiou knows he has a serious problem on his hands.

Secrets of Happy People by Carlo Fraiia

Secrets of Happy People

by Carlo Fraiia

Self Help

Carlo Fraiia has suffered from depression and loneliness and has survived. He has gathered many wisdoms along the way and he has realised that he wants to share his strategies.

I Changed My Mind - How I Became a Clinical Hypnotherapist by Ron Bentick

I Changed My Mind - How I Became a Clinical Hypnotherapist

by Ron Bentick

Self Help

After an accident dating back to World War II causes Ron Bentick, years later, to be virtually paralysed for months he turns to hypnotherapy which changes his life.

The Scent of Belonging by Rosie Abbott

The Scent of Belonging

by Rosie Abbott

Australian Fiction

The dominating physical presence of the countryside makes her feel small – a hill country landscape scarred with dark-green fissures of hidden valleys, suffused with cloying smells lurking in the heat.

The Bambino Book Numbers and Animals by Rita Aiello Martiniello

The Bambino Book Numbers and Animals

by Rita Aiello Martiniello

Children's

The first of a series of the Bambino Book, Numeri e Animali is written and spoken in Italian and is the perfect start to learning the Italian language. Beautifully illustrated, young readers will enjoy learning as they listen and read along.

The Bambino Book Numeri e Animali by Rita Aiello Martiniello

The Bambino Book Numeri e Animali

by Rita Aiello Martiniello

Children's

The first of a series of the Bambino Book, Numeri e Animali is written and spoken in Italian and is the perfect start to learning the Italian language. Beautifully illustrated, young readers will enjoy learning as they listen and read along.

On Preferring Life by Gregory R. Copley

On Preferring Life

by Gregory R. Copley

Biographic

Philosophies of life and humanity, written by an Australian who has spent decades advising leaders on strategy in many capitals of the world.

An Unquiet State by Ruth Carson

An Unquiet State

by Ruth Carson

Australian Fiction

An atmosphere of drought and fire dominates parts of the state of Victoria and intrudes itself inexorably into the everyday life of the people living there.

Roman Zenith by Karl Franz

Roman Zenith

by Karl Franz

Historical
Fiction

As a self-conscious, proud and democratic Rome defeated, subjugated, dominated and taxed, could she herself guard against foreign Gods? cunning, drugs, computers and prophecies?

Death by Choice by Vicki Hutchinson

Death by Choice

by Vicki Hutchinson

Memoir

I used to believe I was what some people would refer to as "normal" compared to others. My life was healthy, free and fun.

Faraway on an Island by Liz Newton

Faraway on an Island

by Liz Newton

Romance

In 1979 Ruby O'Leary follows her dream, only to find herself on an island in the Pacific Ocean, about ten degrees south of the Equator.

Big Days, Whoppers and Oh My Gods by J.P. Mayfred

Big Days, Whoppers and Oh My Gods

by J.P. Mayfred

Australian Fiction

My friend always said that there were only three types of days in this world: Big ones, Whoppers and Oh, my Gods.

From Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing to 3M Australia Pty Ltd 3M by Colin Rimington

From Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing to 3M Australia Pty Ltd 3M

by Colin Rimington

Australian History

Anyone who has worked at 3M Australia for any length of time soon feels as though they are part of a big family.

Small, Sweet, Bitter: the psyche of the pastry chef by Duncan Campbell

Small, Sweet, Bitter: the psyche of the pastry chef

by Duncan Campbell

Food
Cookbook

What really goes through the minds of pastry chefs? Are they like kitchen chefs? Are they of the same temperament? Do they get the same recognition?

Harmony Horizon by Kerry Allinson

Harmony Horizon

by Kerry Allinson

Relationships

When families break down, it can often be difficult for parents to effectively communicate to each other about their children.

Ringo by Laurie Barber

Ringo

by Laurie Barber

Humour

In this sequel to the popular My Word, Laurie Barber highlights some of the common and not-so-common words used as we mangle our language. He also gives some fascinating stories about how words have evolved.

Losing My Marbles by Marian Penman

Losing My Marbles

by Marian Penman

Biographic
Health

Susan Webster is a vibrant fifty-one-year-old, married for twenty-odd years to chauvinistic Nick. She has a family, a career and a lover

Far Way from the Brewery by Isolde Martin

Far Way from the Brewery

by Isolde Martin

Travel

This book is not fiction. This is the story of the author’s life as an expatriate, and takes the reader on a journey through five continents and seven countries.

Absolute Power by Marika Woods

Absolute Power

by Marika Woods

Feminism
Spirituality

Last century the Sleeping Giant stirred and this century it will rise and take the world in directions undreamed of and the name of this Sleeping Giant is FEMINISM.

Severed Past by Anthony R. Jansen

Severed Past

by Anthony R. Jansen

Thriller

Since that fateful day, computer expert David Hayes has been consumed by his need to learn more about his past. Frustrated at every turn, his search seems destined to fail until the sudden arrival of a photograph from his past

For the Love of Rhupert by Rhonda Schwab

For the Love of Rhupert

by Rhonda Schwab

Australian Fiction

Eight year-old Emmaline and her best friend Rosemary empathise with and support the older, much-bullied, but highly musically gifted Rhupert.

My Very Own Alphabet Book by Wendy Coyle

My Very Own Alphabet Book

by Wendy Coyle

Educational
Children's

Pictures of familiar people and objects will work best when using this book to teach the alphabet. Our illustrations mainly begin with short sounds.

The Tobacco Barons by Chrisoula Feros

The Tobacco Barons

by Chrisoula Feros

Historical Drama
Historical Fiction

The Tobacco Barons is Chrisse Feros? account of the unforgiving and barbarous pursuit for power between two dynasties of entrepreneurs for control of tobacco in the islands of Sumatra and Singapore in the 1930s.

Observations of an Octogenarian by R. Casey

Observations of an Octogenarian

by R. Casey

Biographic

These are the reflections of an amiable old fellow as he contemplates life in its many aspects: ageing, personalities, housekeeping, fashions, entertainment, health, sex, finance, politics

Letting Go: How to Survive Life and Keep a Smile on Your Face by Marty Doyle

Letting Go: How to Survive Life and Keep a Smile on Your Face

by Marty Doyle

Memoir

The world today is demanding ? of our time, our attention and our resources. Keeping up with multiple demands can be physically exhausting, even debilitating. It can make you sick ? very sick.

The Lace Tablecloth by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis

The Lace Tablecloth

by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis

Australian Fiction

They came in their tens of thousands and stayed to make Australia their own. What did they leave behind? What did they face?

I Know Precious Little by Joe Reich

I Know Precious Little

by Joe Reich

Australian Fiction

Such is Pree’s motto in life. How different the sharp tongued Pree is to Katherine, a suburban housewife and mother.

The Iceman by Jeff Edwards

The Iceman

by Jeff Edwards

Thriller

Team spirit is the vital element that can turn a well‑trained crew into champions. The crews of the Henswytch Rowing Club know all about team spirit and how powerful it can be, but how far should they go?

Dreamboat by Bonita Gail

Dreamboat

by Bonita Gail

Australian Fiction
Romance

The first time she laid eyes on him, Justine Kendall knew Bradley Lawrence was the one for her – Brad, hair dark as Cadbury Old Gold and eyes like the Tasman Sea midafternoon on a clear blue day.

Mapping the Haunted City by Al Cochrane

Mapping the Haunted City

by Al Cochrane

Australian Fiction

Once it was quite an ordinary thing for human beings to see and hear the spirits of the place where they lived and to look to such spirits to provide food and shelter and all the materials for life as well as advice about how to live it.

Thinking in Fragments by Joachim Matschoss

Thinking in Fragments

by Joachim Matschoss

Poetry

I wanted to be somewhere else from a young age. In fact, when I was nine or ten I decided to run away.

Demons At Dusk by Peter Stewart

Demons At Dusk

by Peter Stewart

Fact-based historical novel
Historical Novel

“… every Australian should read this book. Demons at Dusk is an extremely powerful account of one of the most tragic and remarkable chapters of Australia’s history …” Peter FitzSimons. Author,

Will's Boat People by Howard Young

Will's Boat People

by Howard Young

Action
General

Will Harrison, grader driver and bushman, is a compassionate man.
Upon finding a group of newly arrived boat people — two women,

Leathers by Donna Gardner

Leathers

by Donna Gardner

British & Australian Fiction
Action

Leathers is a story of deceit, lust and revenge, set in the glamorous high-octane world of Grand Prix motorcycle racing.

The Wrong Fence by Ian Bradshaw

The Wrong Fence

by Ian Bradshaw

Thriller

Disgruntled investors who participated in class actions against the promoters of two failed dot-com companies are left stunned when they lose both cases in court.

Vint-age Life by John McDermott

Vint-age Life

by John McDermott

Health

This book is about you. The younger you are, the more it is about you.

The Fund by Jeff Edwards

The Fund

by Jeff Edwards

Thriller

For generations the Soh family have done whatever they felt necessary to expand their manufacturing business in Hong Kong. Harry Soh is the latest in a long line of obsessed businessmen with no respect for the law.

All of Us by Mary Rawson

All of Us

by Mary Rawson

Australian Fiction

This story, All of Us, follows Jenny and Witi and their friends and lovers from Kaikoura, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia.

Matters of Life and Death by W.E. Mickleburgh

Matters of Life and Death

by W.E. Mickleburgh

Philosophy

Many people are troubled by philosophical worries about the nature of the universe, their personal place within it, and significant life roles within their niche.

The Berggeist Letters by Jeff Lynch

The Berggeist Letters

by Jeff Lynch

Relationships
Philosophy

This book is written in the form of a series of letters to a six-year-old grandson named Angus.

Seasons of Life by Alison Lewis

Seasons of Life

by Alison Lewis

Romance
Romance

What happens when a wealthy Italian restaurateur charms a quiet-natured Scottish lass and they marry?

Crushed Classics: novels in a nutshell by Aileen Levy

Crushed Classics: novels in a nutshell

by Aileen Levy

Creative Non-Fiction

The idea for this work dawned as I toiled through yet another weighty volume packed with misery and mayhem.

Honour Code Of Greed by Michael Jones

Honour Code Of Greed

by Michael Jones

Fiction
Action

Enter a world of glamour and high finance, where mistakes mean death, and crime is a way of life.

Plotting the Future by Kate Seaton

Plotting the Future

by Kate Seaton

Humanities

If it was asked of you to fix the world's economic problems, and you were given the power to do so, where would you start?

Davidia and the Prince of Triplock by Ken Spargo

Davidia and the Prince of Triplock

by Ken Spargo

Fantasy

After the Great Split, a young Igloid named Grunt was banished forever from The Valley of Triplock. He had no memory of his past. Evil had overtaken his ancient lands and threatened the Five Valleys.

Double Bogey by Ken Spargo

Double Bogey

by Ken Spargo

Crime
Fiction

When body parts are found in the rough, is golf-mad Inspector Porthole up to the task of piecing together the departed souls and their perpetrators?

Melissa Cross and the Rhythm of Murder by BD Sheidow

Melissa Cross and the Rhythm of Murder

by BD Sheidow

Crime
Fiction

When Melissa Cross opens her own practice straight out of law school, little did she realise how easy it is to cross professional boundaries, and little did she realise, how dangerous would be her first client.

Towards Spiritual Aliveness by Arnold Gilchrist

Towards Spiritual Aliveness

by Arnold Gilchrist

Spirituality
Philosophy

Towards Spiritual Aliveness defines 'aliveness' as a quality which can make life worth living - ultimately, to live a life that brings us peace and a deep sense of satisfaction that we have lived life with a sense of purpose and energy.

Child of the Universe by Robyn Robins

Child of the Universe

by Robyn Robins

Biographic
Memoir

Child of the Universe dares you to walk a mile in the shoes of those who care for a family member experiencing addiction and mental health issues.

Dido The Phoenician Coup by Beverley Morley

Dido The Phoenician Coup

by Beverley Morley

European Fiction
Fact-based Fiction

A vengeful brother, Phoenician councillors, scheming rival Greek traders, the overall pervading power of the Temple...in her fight for the throne of Tyre

Ear Nibbling for Beginners by Robert N. Lewis

Ear Nibbling for Beginners

by Robert N. Lewis

Humour
Satire

Ear nibbling is the greatest aid to climbing the mountain of love. It?s not how quickly you climb the mountain of love that?s important so keep believing and keep going even if the climb is tough.

Phoebe Leader and the Time Lockers by M.G. Hooper

Phoebe Leader and the Time Lockers

by M.G. Hooper

Sci Fi

Poised to start a new school year, Phoebe watches her world dismantle before her eyes. A future, hundreds of years beyond her time, has come to throw her fragile life into turmoil.

Philosophy is Life Life is Philosophy by Sreng Ngo

Philosophy is Life Life is Philosophy

by Sreng Ngo

Philosophy

Some people live their lives to the end and they do not know and realise what life is all about. There are so many opinions and competing theories to the meaning of life but what is actually the meaning of life?

Ibu Maluku by Ron Heynneman

Ibu Maluku

by Ron Heynneman

Biographic
Historical

IBU MALUKU is the unique story of a resolute woman, Jeanne van Diejen-Roemen, who survives the hardships of remote jungles, the horrors of two world wars, and the life-threatening political up

A Lifetime in Verses 1952-2010 by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis

A Lifetime in Verses 1952-2010

by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis

Poetry

A Lifetime in Verses is a collection of bi-lingual poems written by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis, over a period of sixty years.

My Time Has Come by Molly Rose

My Time Has Come

by Molly Rose

Fiction

Molly Rose?s tragic tale tracks the turbulent lives of Heather and her one true love, Tom ? a man born out of wedlock in rural Australia who fights against the odds of a bruising upbringing and the damaging effects of the Vietnam War.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Six by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Six

by Peter Sinclair

Detective
Mystery

When he receives a threatening message on his mobile phone, although it is a wrong number, he sets out to track down the caller in spite of his daughter, Esme’s, misgivings.

Riding the Rough Road by Heyward Mcleod Robertson

Riding the Rough Road

by Heyward Mcleod Robertson

Memoir

‘I choose to live!’
These were the words Heyward Robertson spoke at his lowest point after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis – a debilitating and incurable disease of the nervous system.

Five Golden Rings and a Diamond by Marie Seltenrych

Five Golden Rings and a Diamond

by Marie Seltenrych

Fiction
Romance

Niamh Murphy is sixteen, bubbling over with youth and dreams of finding true love. She is envied by women and adored by men for her innocence and beauty. However, Niamh has a habit of making seriously bad decisions, which eventually cost her dearly.

Understanding Us by Valerie Johnstone

Understanding Us

by Valerie Johnstone

Educational
Spirituality

How do you feel when stressed? Muscles tense? Palms sweaty? Heart racing? Don?t worry - it?s all part of being human. All we Homo sapiens have such sensations. Why?

Friendship on Fire by Danielle Weiler

Friendship on Fire

by Danielle Weiler

Young Adult Fiction

The first few days of year 12 are disastrous for school captain Daisy Brooks.

The Little Digger's Minions by Graham Fricke

The Little Digger's Minions

by Graham Fricke

Australian Fiction

Billy Hughes was diminutive in stature but gargantuan in achievements. He bestrode the world's stage during and after the Great War, alienating and irritating renowned figures.

Rig Pigs by Tony May

Rig Pigs

by Tony May

Fact-based Fiction
Biographic

Life on the oil rigs is tough. Aside from the constant danger of explosions, accidents and sub-standard safety procedures, there are the other workers to contend with.

After Monday Tuesday Comes by Bruce Pippett

After Monday Tuesday Comes

by Bruce Pippett

Fiction
General

His hopes for fame and financial success as a lawyer shattered, Gordy Piper becomes disillusioned and depressed, believing the world has treated him unfairly.

Thats Anarchy by Chrissie MacDonald

Thats Anarchy

by Chrissie MacDonald

Humour
General

Some called it 'alternative comedy';. Others called it 'the new rock 'n' roll'. Whatever it was, it spawned 'The Young Ones'.

Recovery; Towards a New Future by Peter J. Dwyer

Recovery; Towards a New Future

by Peter J. Dwyer

Philosophy
Educational

“Ours is proving to be one of those decisive periods of history in which a fundamental transformation of the human prospect is taking place”.

Where There's Light There's Shadow by Chris Jones

Where There's Light There's Shadow

by Chris Jones

Poetry

Where there's light, there's shadow could be compared to a carnival freak show, and is bound to attract people with a taste for the bizarre and a certain darkness in their hearts.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Seven by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Seven

by Peter Sinclair

Mystery
Detective

When he is called up for jury duty the experience is not at all what Hodgkiss had expected.

Catch a Falling Star by Peter Haywood

Catch a Falling Star

by Peter Haywood

Australian Fiction

When asked what it is about fame and celebrity that draws people so desperately to it, the record producer and songwriter Kim Fowley replied, "Inadequacy ... it's over-compensation for a crummy life, and you decide to have a fantasy life."

In Disgrace with Fortune by R. Casey

In Disgrace with Fortune

by R. Casey

Australian Fiction

lan is just a dreamy, well-meaning young office clerk, but things are going horribly wrong for him.

Direct Selling by John McAndrew

Direct Selling

by John McAndrew

Self Help
General

Dynamic Strategies, Stories and Techniques for Creating High Income through the Profession of Direct Selling

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Eight by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Eight

by Peter Sinclair

Crime
Detective

Observant, imaginative, creative, aggressive … offensive, all terms that could be readily and fairly applied to Edgar Hodgkiss as he goes about the delicate business of assisting his son-in-law.

Beyond Indigo by Allan Skerman

Beyond Indigo

by Allan Skerman

Australian Fiction

Everyone at The Ridge knew that Old Andy had come up with a big black. Everyone knew that he was cutting it himself, with his shaky hands and failing eyesight.

Morgans Ridge by Robena June Schaerf

Morgans Ridge

by Robena June Schaerf

Romance
Fiction

Set in the lush vineyard areas of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, Australia, and Sonoma County, California, explores a bungled matchmaking scheme devised by the elders of both vineyards to unite their young offspring.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Nine by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Nine

by Peter Sinclair

Crime
Detective

When he learns that Kanundda council is planning to hold an art exhibition, Hodgkiss immediately smells a scam in the making. And he is not wrong.

Lockie Meets Wiroo by Robyn Robins

Lockie Meets Wiroo

by Robyn Robins

Children's

Lockie was recovering from the steep climb to the forbidden cave when he fell into the crevice of the rock. Far below, his dad and brother, Bray, were building a campfire. The green tent, their home for the weekend, flapped in the gentle breeze.

Capitalism by Max Gregory

Capitalism

by Max Gregory

General
Self Help

It  has been previously noted that “so many people live lives of quiet desperation”. Stress occasioned by money troubles, such as caused by inflation and unemployment, is a major factor in such desperation.

The Alpha and the Omega by Stephanie Giannis

The Alpha and the Omega

by Stephanie Giannis

Self Help
Spirituality

I begin to write this book knowing that life is about keeping true to your inner light. The alpha is the chance to begin and the omega is the legacy you were born to leave behind. First the dream and then the persistence to see that dream be real...

Pepe And Poppy by Joe Novella

Pepe And Poppy

by Joe Novella

Humour
Fact-based Fiction

It?s nineteen eighty-three and in Melbourne the worlds of Avondale Heights and Coburg are about to collide. Giuseppe Allevoni, from good Italian stock, has fallen in love with Kaliopi Papadolp

Echo Of Evil by Sally Graham

Echo Of Evil

by Sally Graham

British & Australian Fiction
Romance

A straightforward investigation becomes increasingly threatening when a historian unearths a number of strange events from the past which begin, disturbingly, to affect her own life.

Truth in Masquerade by Cedric Hampson

Truth in Masquerade

by Cedric Hampson

Thriller
Crime

A boy who struggles with being caught between two cultures grows up to become a doctor to keep his beloved mother happy.

The Red Witch by Sylvia Story

The Red Witch

by Sylvia Story

British & Australian Fiction

The Extraordinary Tale of Georgiana Lensdale. She was a woman in a man’s world, fighting for her own identity.

Legacy by Jeff Edwards

Legacy

by Jeff Edwards

Fiction
Political Thriller

Jade Green has done what she had previously thought impossible. The infamous madam has emerged from obscurity and dared to use her legendary videos to sway Toby Brown’s court case in his favour

Blokes & Dunnies by Jeff Self

Blokes & Dunnies

by Jeff Self

Psychology

On his regular travels across and around Australia a retired psychiatrist notes the mental processes and attitudes of his fellow males while using public toilets.

Soul Timeless of All Reveals by Ostaria H. Selir

Soul Timeless of All Reveals

by Ostaria H. Selir

Cosmology

The forty-two prints of Ostaria Selir?s oil paintings and their accompanying texts depict the origin of the universe, the stars and their Gods, the planet?s, their inhabitants, and Earth?s evolution and place in the universe.

With a Smile and a Song by Paul Ruse

With a Smile and a Song

by Paul Ruse

Poetry

This book contains mostly light rhyming verse, but there is also some equally lighthearted prose. The prose consists mostly of comments on what the author feels is a misuse of the English language.

Upon  the Sheep's Back by S.J. Jordan

Upon the Sheep's Back

by S.J. Jordan

Australian Fiction

One by one, all the little lambs must die ?

The Wings of Leo Spencer by Jerome Parisse

The Wings of Leo Spencer

by Jerome Parisse

Fantasy

Fourteen year old Leo has found the most amazing present for his mum's birthday. Unfortunately, someone has decided that he will not live to see it…

My Word by Laurie Barber

My Word

by Laurie Barber

Creative Non-Fiction

Some of the best My Word newspaper columns have been brought together in this entertaining book to challenge our thoughts on the English language.

Pemberley Through the Ages -- A Grand Reinvention of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Norma Jean Moseley

Pemberley Through the Ages -- A Grand Reinvention of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

by Norma Jean Moseley

Romance
British & Australian Fiction

In the 1400s, the Duke of York rewarded his steward, George Darcy, with a parcel of land in Derbyshire. This parcel of land came to be known as ‘Pemberley’.

Occasion of Sin by Cedric Hampson

Occasion of Sin

by Cedric Hampson

Fiction

At a young age, Gawain is left by his parents with a community of hippies who live on old Tom Slipper’s farm in the hills inland from the Gold Coast.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume III by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume III

by Peter Sinclair

Crime
Fiction

Hodgkiss is never wrong … or hardly ever. He was quite certain that the number thirteen was never used on houses in the streets of Kanundda.

Dream Raider by KC Webb

Dream Raider

by KC Webb

Sci Fi

Johnny Marsh is different. For John the mysterious and unknown is not something to be afraid of. When he was a child he wasnít afraid of the monster under the bed; he would go looking for it.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Vol II by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Vol II

by Peter Sinclair

Fiction
Crime

The cranky old sod is still sniping at the conniving, manipulative members of Kanundda Council through his letters to the local paper, The Northern Star.

The Long Road Back by H. T. Sargeant

The Long Road Back

by H. T. Sargeant

Biographic

It is a little-known fact that during the Second World War some Bomber Command aircrews had a second wireless operator, one who could speak fluent German.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries

by Peter Sinclair

Fiction
Crime

Hodgkiss is a cranky old sod. The continual sniping and point-scoring between him and his son-in-law, Detective Sergeant Donald Burke, drives his daughter Esme to distraction.

Mr Jones' Men by Henry Blyth

Mr Jones' Men

by Henry Blyth

Thriller

After leaving Melbourne to head up a medical service in South East Asia, Lloyd Prentice vanishes without trace.

Jump Joey Jump by Patricia Adams

Jump Joey Jump

by Patricia Adams

Children's

Aussie kids are able to enjoy a diversity of natural experiences, in some of the most unique environments in the world

Boobi - The Independent Cat by Alex Krestovsky

Boobi - The Independent Cat

by Alex Krestovsky

General

Thrill to the exciting adventures of Boobi a very independent young female cat who stands up for her rights.

The Naughty Kid by Wendy Coyle

The Naughty Kid

by Wendy Coyle

Children's

Jack is a fun-loving boy diagnosed with ADHD at the age of seven. The Naughty Kid gives an insight into what life is like living with ADHD and how it affects others.

The Eternal Search for God by Matthew T. Hogan

The Eternal Search for God

by Matthew T. Hogan

Religion
Philosophy

The Eternal Search for God takes the reader on a guided tour of the belief systems practiced by the majority of mankind.

Granton Manor by Robena June Schaerf

Granton Manor

by Robena June Schaerf

Romance
Fiction

Granton Manor, set in Scotland in 1996 amidst the Grampian Mountains, the fast flowing Spey River with excellent salmon fishing, explores the secrets and hidden agendas of the women of the estate.

Redheads by Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

Redheads

by Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

Fact-based Fiction
Asian Fiction

Sochaczewski traces the interlinked stories of Urs Gerhardt, a Swiss shepherd and Gilda Korda Brekenridge, a self-serving orangutan researcher.

Isabelle by Ann Gillespie

Isabelle

by Ann Gillespie

Historical Fiction

The year is 1851 when the feisty but unworldly 18-year-old Isabelle forsakes her comfortable and sheltered upbringing in the Cumbrian hills of northern England to go against her family's wishes and marry a dedicated young clergyman.

The Shipping Broker by Derek Berg

The Shipping Broker

by Derek Berg

Biographic
Australian History

On a winter's day in 1913, Sverre Berg left Norway to get experience in shipping offices in Glasgow and Nantes.

Y2K - 70 by Wim Hassing

Y2K - 70

by Wim Hassing

General

Y2K-70 tells the story of the first seventy years of the author's life.

Chasing Margaret by Simon Klapish

Chasing Margaret

by Simon Klapish

Fiction
Action

With a dream that goes beyond her number one position in the International Tennis world, Amelia Chloe Emmansard has $80 million and a determination beyond her 19 years to make that dream become a reality.

A Love Unforsaken by Brenda Meister

A Love Unforsaken

by Brenda Meister

Romance
General

From mistress of the manor to servant within, this is the story of beautiful, precocious Jenna Leanne Stewart set in Charleston, South Carolina in 1838

Blood Her Maiden Sword by Grant Rodwell

Blood Her Maiden Sword

by Grant Rodwell

Historical Fiction

Set in exotic surroundings including Sydney, the Australian outback, Tahiti, London's Whitehall, and the tortuous, burning sands of the Sudan...

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Five by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Five

by Peter Sinclair

Detective
Mystery

>Blurb- Hodgkiss is back. Hodgkiss is a suspicious old sod. When he hears of a dead body found in a locked room and the police have written it off as suicide, his suspicions are seriously aroused.

The Secret Of St Nicholas by Mary Anne Kamols

The Secret Of St Nicholas

by Mary Anne Kamols

Children's
General

Is Santa real?
This often asked question leaves many parents wondering what to say.
The Secret of Saint Nicholas provides an answer.

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Four by Peter Sinclair

The Hodgkiss Mysteries Volume Four

by Peter Sinclair

Mystery
Detective

Hodgkiss is back. Hodgkiss returns — sharper and crankier than ever.

Human Stock by Vaughan Whitlock

Human Stock

by Vaughan Whitlock

Sci Fi
Fantasy

How will cloning affect humanity? HUMAN STOCK is a story of survival amidst world devastation, contrived evolution through evil ambition and impossible love.

Breaking the Mould by Freya Sundt

Breaking the Mould

by Freya Sundt

Biographic

With its roots in a violent and abusive childhood where Joy, her mother and her eight surviving siblings lived under the tyrannical reign of their alcoholic and sadistic father, the path for Joy's life seemed ...

Short Short Stories by Rick Van Dam

Short Short Stories

by Rick Van Dam

General
Fiction

The reading of these short stories will keep you amused. Some of them are about cruelty, sadness, passion, jealousy, love and hate.

Hardship Posting by Stuart Lloyd

Hardship Posting

by Stuart Lloyd

Asian Fiction
Travel

For centuries, expatriates from all corners of the world have come to Asia, seeking wealth, opportunity and adventure.

Colonel Ken's Hardship Posting by Stuart Lloyd

Colonel Ken's Hardship Posting

by Stuart Lloyd

Asian Fiction
Humour

Since Marco Polo returned from China and recorded his epic adventures, the trials and tribulations of expats in Asia have made for colourful telling - and re-telling -the world over.

A Table for Eight by Allan Skerman

A Table for Eight

by Allan Skerman

Australian Fiction

Frank Craig found himself on board ship sharing his meals at a table for eight with seven fellow passengers who are to influence his life and change his destiny.

My Voyage around Spray by Val Wake

My Voyage around Spray

by Val Wake

Memoir

(with apologies to Captain Joshua Slocum) is not only about the author?s love of boats and sailing, it is a social commentary about the return of a native son and his re-discovery of Australia after an absence of nearly 40 years.

White Ghosts Black Shadows by Ray Johnston

White Ghosts Black Shadows

by Ray Johnston

Australian Fiction

The scene?the luscious lazy tropical town of Rabaul, New Guinea. The time?January 1942.  

New Life in the Mourning by Vicky Legge

New Life in the Mourning

by Vicky Legge

Relationships

And they lived happily ever after. That?s the dream ending we all expect from a committed relationship, but dreams can become nightmares, and relationships end.

Some Kind of Justice by John Newman

Some Kind of Justice

by John Newman

Historical Fiction

For the poor in 18th century England, life was difficult and oftentimes brief, with pain and death a constant presence.

The Adventures of the Super Bubbleloos -The Bubble Orb and Splat the Dragon by Janey Howe

The Adventures of the Super Bubbleloos -The Bubble Orb and Splat the Dragon

by Janey Howe

Children's

The book ?The Adventures of the Super Bubbleloos-The Bubble Orb and Splat the Dragon?, is the first in my Super Bubbleloos book series.

DemiChat and the Kent Street Mystery by Toni Brisland

DemiChat and the Kent Street Mystery

by Toni Brisland

Children's

For middle primary school readers
London detectives DemiChat and Lord Flannery Beagle discover that a scientist has gone missing!  He has left behind a trail of purple powder which makes Flannery sneeze his way across France into Italy.

Tojo's Fate by Cyrus McFarlane

Tojo's Fate

by Cyrus McFarlane

Australian History
Historical

During WW2 many Australian operatives inserted behind Japanese lines by submarine, parachute or boat fell into the hands of the enemy who were waiting for them as they landed.

Scorpio's Lot by Ray Smithies

Scorpio's Lot

by Ray Smithies

Thriller

Following the murder of a young, well-liked man in the small, peaceful community of Pedley, Tom Harrison's world is plunged into turmoil. Determined to protect his niece Brigit from Scorpio, a notorious drug syndicate.

Gems of a Generation by Sue Trethowan-Jones

Gems of a Generation

by Sue Trethowan-Jones

Biographic

The beading girls provides an exciting snapshot of the baby boomer era, historically important because of the introduction of the contraceptive pill.

Jack's War The Wasted Years by Ant Dry

Jack's War The Wasted Years

by Ant Dry

Thriller

As the flames burned furiously, the body seemed to come alive. The fingers began to curl and turn white as the skin blistered and popped. Slowly the body began to sit up as the stomach muscles contracted in the heat.

Fine Line by Noel Harding

Fine Line

by Noel Harding

Thriller

Every now and then predictable patterns in life are broken and time as we know it can change and alter its nature.

The Castleton Leads by Allan Skerman

The Castleton Leads

by Allan Skerman

Australian Fiction

Traumatised cop Sam Brinkley uncovers a murder when he searches for gold.
Donovan was the big boss and had told Sam Brinkley that he was no good to Homicide the way he was.

Vaila's Capri by Helen Ross

Vaila's Capri

by Helen Ross

Historical
Romance

From the windswept Shetland Islands far to the north of Scotland, to the ancient ruins of Zimbabwe and then to the mystical Mediterranean Isle of Capri, young Vaila takes us on a breathtaking romantic journey of history and intrigue

And So To Court by Jeanine D Lloyd

And So To Court

by Jeanine D Lloyd

Fiction
Thriller

Family law barrister Nic Yanopoulous wakes up one morning with foreboding.This morning his wife, Elizabeth, seduces him with bedroom antics unusual for her.

Rig Ship For Ultra Quiet by Andy Karam

Rig Ship For Ultra Quiet

by Andy Karam

Biographic
Historical

You've seen The Hunt for Red October and wondered if it was real. Now you'll know. Rig Ship for Ultra Quiet - a book about submarines, written by a submariner.

Rubbish by Simon Klapish

Rubbish

by Simon Klapish

Fiction
Humour

Rubbish and money are all Dave cares about, although he does have a growing desire for the local pig farmer’s daughter.
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Northaven by Sally Graham

Northaven

by Sally Graham

Romance
British & Australian Fiction

Englishman, Lieutenant Alex Fairchild, escapes from Japanese capture in Singapore and is found drifting by locals on tropical Southaven before returning home to England. Superbly written by

I Woke Up Feeling Thailand by D. Bruno Starrs

I Woke Up Feeling Thailand

by D. Bruno Starrs

Fiction
Asian Fiction

Thailand has many attractions. For Candy, straight from a Texas trailer park, it's the cheap drugs. For Leo, a hip-hoppin California dude, it's the cheap drugs and the cheap sex.

Child Of The Twenties by Nancye Kent Perry

Child Of The Twenties

by Nancye Kent Perry

Memoir
Biographic

Nancye Kent Perry's living biography covers the period from early childhood to early womanhood. Filled with personal remininiscences and anecdotes.

Love In The Family Court by Jeanine D Lloyd

Love In The Family Court

by Jeanine D Lloyd

British & Australian Fiction
Thriller

Having failed at his previous attempt to extract revenge against those implicated in his loss in the Family Court, a brilliant psychopath plots the destruction of his enemies.?

Turquoise by Ayshe Talay-Ongan

Turquoise

by Ayshe Talay-Ongan

Australian Fiction

Set against transcendent love, unrelenting hatred and loyalties to friends and family, Turquoise is the story of an enduring and passionate love affair between Yasmin and Renan, which spans two decades, two marriages and three continents

Galaxy Trotters by Marie Lukic

Galaxy Trotters

by Marie Lukic

Children's
Sci Fi

?Hey! What is that thing?!? asked Nikki with a gasp, for right there inside their galaxy hopper, an enormous hole had opened.

Bil and Tina  Bullying Is Lame by Michael L. Bush

Bil and Tina Bullying Is Lame

by Michael L. Bush

Educational
Educational

7 Steps To Avoid Bullying
In our early school years we are bombarded with many new educational tasks.

Now Tell Me This by Penny Becchio

Now Tell Me This

by Penny Becchio

Thriller

Des Simpson wants to be a professional piano player, but in 1938 opportunities are rare, so when he gets the chance to play in a dance band he takes it.

Dragon of the Second Moon by Christian Tamblyn

Dragon of the Second Moon

by Christian Tamblyn

Sci Fi

Finding himself resuscitated on a fertile world, exiled through the chasms of space, is only the first of many overwhelming surprises for Alex Hall.

The Mayan Priest by Sue Guillou

The Mayan Priest

by Sue Guillou

Action
Fiction

When her friends become trapped in an ancient room supported by a 1500 year old rope, archaeologist Gillian Bright knows their time is limited. The rope could break at any moment, plummeting them to their deaths, and she is the only one with the ...

Bagamoyo by Dennis Nelson

Bagamoyo

by Dennis Nelson

Historical Fiction

Africa prior to the First World War. When the grandson journeys to Tanzania in order to give the deceased elephant hunter a spiritual homecoming ...

You Blokes from the City? by James Nott

You Blokes from the City?

by James Nott

Biographic

James Nott was born into a farming family in the Central West of NSW. His early schooling took place in Dubbo, followed by boarding school in Sydney.

Australia 2050 by Gregory R. Copley

Australia 2050

by Gregory R. Copley

Educational

An examination of Australia's condition, outlook and option's for the first half of the 21st century.

Fragments from a Forgettory by Doug Buckley

Fragments from a Forgettory

by Doug Buckley

Memoir
Religion

A tour de force of a memoir in an unmistakable Australian voice. Often humorous and with a heart for the underdog, this is also a kind of love story. Nick Greiner former Premier: "A highly personal, insightful reflection on a life of public service

Life Journeys by Peter J. Dwyer

Life Journeys

by Peter J. Dwyer

Biographic

In this memoir Peter Dwyer reflects on the events and decisions that have shaped his life, comparing them to the experiences of a new generation of young Australians.

Is this Justice by John Frisina

Is this Justice

by John Frisina

Australian Fiction

Dom Onsert, a seventy-three year old man, was sitting up in bed with his back against the wall and his eyes moistened with tears.

The Realm of Believe by Geoff Cain

The Realm of Believe

by Geoff Cain

Fantasy

Early one morning in South Gippsland, an average couple and their dog come face to face with a dragon. They are transported through a star gate above their home to the overlapping second realm.

Destiny by Anthony La Riccia

Destiny

by Anthony La Riccia

Fantasy

Lucas Swanson is your average everyday teenager. He is an orphan living in New York City where he goes to school, has limited friends that add up to two, is constantly bullied for no apparent reason, and has the strangest blue eyes anyone has eve...

Rainbow Bridge Home by Gary Hillier

Rainbow Bridge Home

by Gary Hillier

Fiction

That face?she was the one Tahe had seen in his dream before leaving home. She was somehow connected to his distant past

The Brotherhood by Steve Jovanoski

The Brotherhood

by Steve Jovanoski

Australian Fiction
Crime

A new job and a new life seem to have finally put him back on track after a tragedy devastated his family six months before, but soon after starting his new job he finds himself taking risks to investigate the strange events he has witnessed.

Prophecy of the Pendulum by Susan Taylor

Prophecy of the Pendulum

by Susan Taylor

Magic

Prophecy of the pendulum provides an opportunity for every person to become their own psychic!

A Pogo's Perspective by Greg Smith

A Pogo's Perspective

by Greg Smith

Biographic
Memoir

The term Pogo was a label given to every soldier in Vietnam whose role it was to support the troops involved in combat duties, supposedly a safe vocation. Examples would be Orderly Room, Q-Store, Cooks, Ordnance, Medical and Dental Staff, et cetera.

Gommera Woman by Grant Rodwell

Gommera Woman

by Grant Rodwell

Australian Fiction

Gommera Woman is the exhilarating story of a colonial family pastoral empire and two brothers who seek to control it. Richard and Robert Barsden coolly and shockingly murder Aborigines in an attempt to drive them from their land.

Boggo Road Prison Riots to Ruin by Stephen M. Cage

Boggo Road Prison Riots to Ruin

by Stephen M. Cage

Australian History
Biographic

Still standing and proud to have served. End of an Era in Penal Servitude and Punishment.

Blow the Wind Southerly by Vincent Smith

Blow the Wind Southerly

by Vincent Smith

General

Blow the Wind Southerly is a story of adventure and intrigue set against the background of World War 1 and a mother's attempt to see her daughter disinherited in favour of her son.

Fun, Fast & Fabulous Food by Alison Taafe

Fun, Fast & Fabulous Food

by Alison Taafe

Cookbook

Alison Taafe's inspirational cookbook takes all the pressure out of home entertaining for the most inexperienced of cooks.

Speaking With Dogs by JB Garry

Speaking With Dogs

by JB Garry

Educational

JB Garry, a successful breeder of Dobermans, has also worked as a dog trainer, providing his services to the police and the military. He has trained hundreds of dogs with great success ? admirers say he ?speaks with dogs?.

Sharing Rice by Bob Hill

Sharing Rice

by Bob Hill

Biographic

The garden of Phath Kantannam and her husband, Mai Khong, is a slice of Eden in the hardscrabble hills that crowd the Ou River in northern Laos. Young trees do not yet bear fruit, but chili, eggplant, banana, and pineapple earn a modest income.

No Way to Behave at a Funeral by Noel Braun

No Way to Behave at a Funeral

by Noel Braun

Medical
Memoir

The abrupt ending of a life by suicide can be the most catastrophic of events for those left behind. Survivors experience intense pain and massive guilt.

Gouda Town Mice Chronicles Book 1 Tilly Nibbles, Lilly Squeak and Snowball the Bully by Lainey Sheldon

Gouda Town Mice Chronicles Book 1 Tilly Nibbles, Lilly Squeak and Snowball the Bully

by Lainey Sheldon

Children's

It?s Tilly?s first day at school and she?s come across a bully called Snowbell who wants to steal her lunch, but Tilly?s found a new friend called Lizzy.

Such a Full Sea by Gregory R. Copley

Such a Full Sea

by Gregory R. Copley

Educational

The book looks at the transformation of a zone on which Australia is already disproportionately dependent for its wealth, and for its future opportunity.

The Asian Trilogy by Kerry B. Collison

The Asian Trilogy

by Kerry B. Collison

Fact-based Fiction
Asian Fiction

The Indonesian Trilogy: 'Merdeka Square', "The Timor Man" and "Jakarta". Kerry B. Collison's best selling titles take us into a dangerous and corrupt world of high finance and global politics.

The Happy Warrior by Kerry B. Collison

The Happy Warrior

by Kerry B. Collison

Poetry
Historical

An anthology of poetry rich with emotion, vibrant with diversity and strong with sentiment. Gain an insight into the minds, hearts and souls of the warriors that have been involved in defending Australia. Compiled by Warrant Officer Paul Barrett and

Yesterday was Warm and Sunny by Allan Skerman

Yesterday was Warm and Sunny

by Allan Skerman

Thriller
Fiction

The disc of light was a thing of incredible beauty backgrounded by the blackness of space but what Ronnie Bleek was seeing and hearing just could not be, he knew.

Marketing With No Money by Leah Squire

Marketing With No Money

by Leah Squire

General
Educational

...how to get your business the attention it deserves" the book by Leah Squire owner of internet based travel company www.byokids.com.au ...your family travel gurus.

The Evolution of Mankind by Una O'Shea

The Evolution of Mankind

by Una O'Shea

Philosophy

My gift for this life is a memory pattern of past lives, several as a writer and many as a mystic.