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Grab a Fistful of Crazy by Green S.K.

Grab a Fistful of Crazy

by Green S.K.

From the putrid streets of Phnom Penh, the forests of Guatemala, the Cayes off the coast of Belize and all the way back to the seemingly safe surrounds of Melbourne.

A Life for Tuppence by Janice Waters

A Life for Tuppence

by Janice Waters

Fiction

‘Skeletal remains unearthed at the site for the new therapy wing of WauchopeHospital…’

The Connection by Peter D Thompson

The Connection

by Peter D Thompson

Diana Deneally, a single woman in her early forties, is the top executive of an Australian multinational corporation.

The Aligned by Kristy Berridge

The Aligned

by Kristy Berridge

Horror

Trouble is Elena Manory's middle name and constant companion. Her adopted brother Lucas is missing, and her body is going through further bizarre and surprising changes. Killing has become second nature and distancing herself from the men in her l...

To Die a Good Death by Steven Sculli

To Die a Good Death

by Steven Sculli

Thriller

To Die A Good Death is a thriller about the redemption of a terrorist who can't return to his former associates without being executed for disloyalty; can't turn himself in without getting the death penalty ...

Foxy by Michael Lahanis

Foxy

by Michael Lahanis

Children's

Foxy begins his day looking for fun with the Rabbit family but becomes caught up in an exciting rescue.

Over the Sea and Far Away by Phillip Gray

Over the Sea and Far Away

by Phillip Gray

Australian Fiction

From a fatal house fire in a working-class suburb of Melbourne during the 1970s, the reader is taken back forty years to the Ireland of the Great Depression where the story begins its journey across the world.

Ends by Any Means by Ian Ingleby

Ends by Any Means

by Ian Ingleby

Thriller

Out of character, an Australian journalist visiting Singapore on holiday becomes an international crime-fighter and assassin for a cause few could argue against.

A Twist of Radiation by Jack van der Heijden

A Twist of Radiation

by Jack van der Heijden

Thriller

A charming but ruthless Brazilian woman and her organisation will source anything you want for a price: an Old Master painting, a rare classic car ? or the parts of a nuclear bomb.

A Synthetic Illusion by Christian Clarke

A Synthetic Illusion

by Christian Clarke

Australian Fiction

Get ready for the ride of your life as you enter a world of money, drugs and prostitution. Mick, a forty year-old hospitality professional takes a job as a driver for one of Melbourne?s elite escort agencies.

A Life with a Difference by Dr Victor Chircop Sullivan

A Life with a Difference

by Dr Victor Chircop Sullivan

Autobiography

What makes us what we are and do and what happens to us during our lifetime? What events, insights, achievements and hardships do we experience?

Joshua by Hadassah Pomeroy

Joshua

by Hadassah Pomeroy

Historical Fiction

In 1696 three African women are captured, separated from their husbands and children and shipped separately to the plantations of the West Indies. One of them, Nagamba, loses her baby during the 500 mile death march to the coast of West Africa.

Berggeist Letters Volume II by Jeff Lynch

Berggeist Letters Volume II

by Jeff Lynch

Memoir

In the early European spring of 2010, the author travelled to Vienna on a shiny new Qatar jet. He had been reading Herman Hesse’s novel Steppenwolf before he left.

Swimming with Sharks by Joan Beckwith

Swimming with Sharks

by Joan Beckwith

Asian Fiction

When Lena takes up the helm of The Portal, the developing partnership between counsellors and clients does not fit her vision.

I, Interpreter by Michael Milorad Gostich

I, Interpreter

by Michael Milorad Gostich

Biographic
Educational

Michael Milorad Gostich was born and raised in a communist country. As a young teenager he resisted the brutality of the regime and was forced to escape illegally and obtain a political asylum in the UK.

Darcy's Folly and Elizabeth's Triumph by Norma Jean Moseley

Darcy's Folly and Elizabeth's Triumph

by Norma Jean Moseley

Romance

Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet, and Jane Bennet and Charles Bingley, are waiting to be married in a couple of weeks.

A Rose with Many Thorns by Rosalind Dorrington

A Rose with Many Thorns

by Rosalind Dorrington

Biographic
Memoir

A Rose With Many Thorns is a true story which begins with the author’s mischievous childhood and misspent teenage years. She and her friends had humorous and sometimes frightening escapades.

Admiral Arthur Phillip, the Man 1738-1814 by Lyn M. Fergusson

Admiral Arthur Phillip, the Man 1738-1814

by Lyn M. Fergusson

Biographic
Australian History

What sort of man was Arthur Phillip?

Hinged on Luck by Albert Shelling

Hinged on Luck

by Albert Shelling

Biographic
Memoir

Abramek Szmerling (later changing his name to Albert Shelling) was nine-years old at the outbreak of the Second World War when his parents made the fateful but sensible decision to flee German-occupied-Poland and make their way east towards the Sovie

Return to Vinegar Hill by Howard Smith

Return to Vinegar Hill

by Howard Smith

British & Australian Fiction
General

There is blood on the slopes of Vinegar Hill. Good Irish blood. The blood of men, women and children trampled into the mud by the army of General Lake.

Third Face of Coins by Martin Kari

Third Face of Coins

by Martin Kari

Philosophy

How many faces do coins have? If you answered two, then this book is for you.

Beautiful Desolation by A.G. Bennett

Beautiful Desolation

by A.G. Bennett

Short Story

In the dream-like journey which is Beautiful Desolation, A.G. Bennett provides a stark, but hopeful view of the world around us.

Yearning for Acceptance by Lisha Miller

Yearning for Acceptance

by Lisha Miller

Memoir

Yearning for Acceptance is based on a true story: the touching and heart wrenching story of Lanisha, who was born in Fiji and migrated to Australia, where she finally found peace of mind after a lifetime of pain and dislocation.

Pachacuti by George F. Trembath

Pachacuti

by George F. Trembath

Fiction
Philosophy

pacha (pächə), n. the earth or the world - cuti (kůtē), vb. to put right or to make good.

Exiled to the Colonies by Bob Mainwaring

Exiled to the Colonies

by Bob Mainwaring

Historical Novel

The ‘hungry thirties’ of the 1800’s were desperate times of hopeless poverty and unemployment in Britain.

Australia Milestones Magic Mayhem by Donna Gordon

Australia Milestones Magic Mayhem

by Donna Gordon

Historical
Poetry

On 25 January 2006, Prime Minister John Howard, at his Australia Day Eve address to the National Press Club, called for a new approach to the teaching of history in schools.

What happens to my Wobbly Teeth? by Kylie Lehman

What happens to my Wobbly Teeth?

by Kylie Lehman

Children's
Medical

Noah was eating an apple when ? ?pop? ? out came his first wobbly tooth!

A Camel Rider Remembers by Michael Nardella

A Camel Rider Remembers

by Michael Nardella

Australian Fiction

Our crazy adventure begins when Iggy X, a frustrated actor, meets the author and gifts him with his memoir manuscript of the making of the biggest and most controversial film ever attempted down under.

Hidden World by Wendy Folkers

Hidden World

by Wendy Folkers

Fantasy

This story is an enchanting tale of a mystical land of animals living together in harmony. Things go terribly wrong one night which sets off a chain of events, throwing the animals into chaos.

Blitz Cures a Cold by Lisa Clulee

Blitz Cures a Cold

by Lisa Clulee

Children's

When Blitz and his crew investigate a fire on Pollywaffle Hill, they are surprised to meet a dragon with a terrible cold, whose every cough lights a fire.

Bus Stop on a Strange Loop by Shaune Lafferty Webb

Bus Stop on a Strange Loop

by Shaune Lafferty Webb

Fiction

Brothers, Nicky and Ethan Geyer, live in an over-populated, resource-depleted world where power is in the hands of the corrupt and a systematic programme of genocide ...

Dragons, Butterflies and Fools by James Devere

Dragons, Butterflies and Fools

by James Devere

Thriller
Action

ames Devere crosses the line. From a career in management, James enters the world of the female. He has one final chance to regain his son, a chance he must take, regardless of the cost.

The Eighth Guardian by Hélène A. Maher

The Eighth Guardian

by Hélène A. Maher

Fantasy

It is the most magnificent bird Tilly has ever seen in her life. The Kindlehawk glides effortlessly, her brilliant, red-tipped, golden plumage glistening in the sunlight.

Martyrdom of an Art Dealer and other quirky stories by Stephen Tandori

Martyrdom of an Art Dealer and other quirky stories

by Stephen Tandori

Australian Fiction
Short Story

This collection of short stories resonates with the knowledge of life. The metaphor of art is a good one to apply here, for these are stories experienced and built on visions of both the large Turner-esque seas and the small still ponds ...

Culture Shock by Robert Menzies

Culture Shock

by Robert Menzies

Fiction

As payback for a neglected and unhappy childhood, sixteen-year-old Helen plans the ultimate humiliation for her ‘respectable’ middle-class parents – giving birth to an illegitimate child.

The Office Workshop by Derek Smith

The Office Workshop

by Derek Smith

Self Help

Evelyn Waugh has a mission, and it’s not merely to live down his parents’ admiration for his literary namesake.

The Disobedient Detective by Mark Middleton

The Disobedient Detective

by Mark Middleton

Thriller
Crime

In his windowless office at headquarters, rebel policeman Lee Carver produces reports that reveal secrets his colleagues want to keep hidden.

Zandar Dragon Lord by Darcy G. Noffke

Zandar Dragon Lord

by Darcy G. Noffke

Fantasy

In his search for information on the whereabouts of the thief, Zandar must journey between the Outer Lands and the City. He will be forced to deal with demons, hunt werewolves and vampires and do battle with other sorcerers if he is to retrieve the r

Crazy Remedies by John Watkins

Crazy Remedies

by John Watkins

Medical

Schizophrenia is widely perceived to be a severe and incurable mental illness most appropriately managed with drugs, neuroleptics in particular.

The Damned by Kristy Berridge

The Damned

by Kristy Berridge

Horror

Discovering she was born a practically invulnerable vampire-werewolf hybrid was shocking enough; but she's also become a target, hunted by an Alpha werewolf known as Roshan...

Sarah, Mario and Santa Claus by Jeremy Dickey

Sarah, Mario and Santa Claus

by Jeremy Dickey

Children's

Unhappy with the allocation of presents one year, Mario, seven years old, decides to go to the North Pole to visit Santa and tell him which kids are good and which kids aren?t.

The Artless Abduction by Bob Clarke

The Artless Abduction

by Bob Clarke

Crime
Fiction

Geoff Field thought his life was wonderful. Happily married with good friends, a successful chain of fashion stores in metropolitan Perth and he is on the verge of a major business expansion.

White Yulngu by Handria

White Yulngu

by Handria

Australian Fiction

The dark figures approached the wreckage carefully and noticed that it was the same make and model of the car they were actually travelling in, therefore, it was almost obligatory that they check it out.

The Travelling Embalmer by K H Schumacher

The Travelling Embalmer

by K H Schumacher

Fiction

The Traveling Embalmer follows the exploits and adventures of an American funeral director as he embalms his way though Australia, Southeast Asia and Japan.

The Mystic Touch by Don Watson

The Mystic Touch

by Don Watson

General
Action

Blurb- Andy Winter is a troubled man. He believes the misfortunes of the past year will continue and that some cataclysmic event in the near future will drastically change his life.

Lies with Criminal Intent by Robina Flynn

Lies with Criminal Intent

by Robina Flynn

Biographic
Crime

Spanning a twenty-seven year period, Lies with Criminal Intent is a compelling story of manipulation and broken trust. Seemingly a loving husband with his family’s interests in mind, in reality Brad was a career criminal. Suffering from a serio

Diamonds & Pearls by Angela Caterson

Diamonds & Pearls

by Angela Caterson

General
Fantasy

As newcomers in a small sugar-farming town, the Featherstone children discover that life is more than it seems when they find themselves caught up in an otherworldly battle between good and evil.

The Projectionist by Leigh Murphy

The Projectionist

by Leigh Murphy

Fiction

The worldwide disintegration of communism sees Fidel Castro in trouble. With few friends and a failed tourist based economy ...

Crazy Little Heaven by Mark Heyward

Crazy Little Heaven

by Mark Heyward

Memoir
Travel

Follow the adventures of four misfits on a journey across the island of Borneo. Part travel story, part personal memoir, and much more than that, this is a journey of the imagination, of the spirit; it is a journey through life, through marriage

Rusty & Friends by Mike Jones

Rusty & Friends

by Mike Jones

General

Rusty & Friends is a book for all ages, but perhaps best read in those years when the reader is more responsive to the simple joys of life.

Echo in the Hills by Buddy Chamberlain

Echo in the Hills

by Buddy Chamberlain

Fiction
Romance

This tale of romance in the wilderness tells of a time that could be fact or fiction. It speaks of danger, love and devotion, of rape, murder and retribution

A World He Left Behind by Fathy Fares

A World He Left Behind

by Fathy Fares

General

Now Samiha has reached the age of fifteen and Nader, the firstborn son, forces her to leave school. How will she cope with this situation while her elder sister has completed her studies and accepts an arranged marriage.

Renegade Sales by Andrew Toth

Renegade Sales

by Andrew Toth

Self Help
Educational

Renegade Sales takes the art of selling to new heights. What sets it apart is its thorough examination of the three phases of selling...

I'm Still Standing by Krystayn Dodd

I'm Still Standing

by Krystayn Dodd

Memoir

I'm Still Standing is a memoir with three accounts of my experiences with sexual assault. Throughout my accounts, I detail what I have experienced and I speak in an afterword about what my life has been like.

Choice and Fate by Richard de Nardi

Choice and Fate

by Richard de Nardi

Fiction
Thriller

Regis paused at the crest of the ridge that protected the small valley and the buildings within from everything but the harshest storms ' he continued warily, using the few trees and rocks that were exposed in the dry powdery snow to conceal his app

Curtin Express by Mike Dixon

Curtin Express

by Mike Dixon

Crime

Some things are best left unopened -particularly when they contain dark secrets. David Paget should have thought of that when he agreed to collect a suitcase from Hong Kong and take it back to Canberra.

Red Soul Green Soul by Thoraiya Bousaleh

Red Soul Green Soul

by Thoraiya Bousaleh

Fiction

Hunted in a world where she is accountable for her crimes in a former life, Faith has an advantage over her fellow "Risks" - she cannot be seen.

The Invitation by Gillian Ingall

The Invitation

by Gillian Ingall

Australian Fiction

Richard Cadwallader is an international tycoon; his wife Charlotte, a beautiful society hostess. Envied for their wealth and success their lives appear perfect. That is, until they get caught up in the turmoil of the pro-democracy movement in China a

The American Dream by Andrew Rice

The American Dream

by Andrew Rice

Fiction
General

In 1964 America as John Smith and every other American knew it, was changed forever. In the wake of JFK?s assassination it would be Hank, or as he would later be known ?Loudon? who would fill the huge void left behind.

Unfolding Magik by Ethean Soule

Unfolding Magik

by Ethean Soule

Magic
Spirituality

IF MAGIK HAD A BIBLE THIS WOULD BE IT!

Mission of Jesus of the Nazarene and The Mystical Odyssey by Una O'Shea

Mission of Jesus of the Nazarene and The Mystical Odyssey

by Una O'Shea

Spirituality

The Mission of Jesus The Nazarene.
This writing was given after many mystical experiences and an alchemy course where universal mind was reached, giving the ability to communicate with universal masters.

Becoming Carla by Chris Edmonds

Becoming Carla

by Chris Edmonds

Spirituality

Carla is a young woman whose husband has left her for another woman. The story highlights Carla's battle with depression.

Road to Nitmiluk by Martin Kari

Road to Nitmiluk

by Martin Kari

Biographic

Nitmiluk, a National Park in the Northern Territory, is on an Australian road leading through Southern Queensland, the Outback, the Northern Territory, the Red Centre, the Top End, North Queensland Tablelands and back to the beginning in South Ea...

Waverley Downs by R E Hastings

Waverley Downs

by R E Hastings

A historical romance ­ the story of how two teenagers Lizzie Bates and Mandie Green approach womanhood.