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Previously Published Books

Odysseya by Alexander Vassilieff

Odysseya

by Alexander Vassilieff

Memoir

An Epic Journey from Russia to Australia.
A family of Russian colonists settle and develop new extremities of Russia.

Dream Nemesis by Matthew Mason

Dream Nemesis

by Matthew Mason

Sci Fi
Thriller

Set twenty years in the future within a context of passion, action and ever present danger, the Dream Nemesis searches the depths of an arcane and mystic lode to inspire the creation of a dazzling future.

One Lady, Many Lives by Helen Holgar

One Lady, Many Lives

by Helen Holgar

Biographic
Memoir

Born in Poland, Helen Holgar was sixteen when WWII broke out. The brutality and restrictions that followed the 1939 German invasion had tragic consequences, yet through the turmoil she persevered with her studies and joined the Resistance.

Gaunasala Ni Bula: Road of Life by Keith Gregory

Gaunasala Ni Bula: Road of Life

by Keith Gregory

Memoir

Gaunasala Ni Bula is a Fijian term for the “Road of Life.” It reflects what has been my road of life in many ways. My life has been one where I have likewise had to endure some very testing times and often it has felt like there is onl...

Files of the Missing by Eve Grafton

Files of the Missing

by Eve Grafton

Crime
Fiction

People are always going missing; some accidently and others on purpose. Files are kept on these people until their cases are closed, but some will never be solved.

Story of One But Many by Clara Franklin

Story of One But Many

by Clara Franklin

Australian Fiction

This book has three short stories they are not novels or romance each of them tells you Dear Reader, of women and children who have endured a form of family violence and abuse from their own husbands and loved ones.

Alamein: a Trooper's Tale by Don Trotman

Alamein: a Trooper's Tale

by Don Trotman

Memoir

As our two jeeps turned the corner of the fort, we found ourselves looking up at three large eight-wheeler German armoured cars, not ten yards away, their 20mm guns trained on us. At the same instant, a clear voice, with a slightly American accent...

Cuckoos, Book 1, of the Crying Men series by David Bastin

Cuckoos, Book 1, of the Crying Men series

by David Bastin

Thriller
Crime

Marty Kincaid returns to Darwin after fifteen years abroad to bury his compare, Franco ' his Italian godfather and one-time friend... After the funeral, Marty is drawn into a world of intrigue as he lurches from one discovery to another as he co...

Butterflies in Sandstorms by Steve Backarich

Butterflies in Sandstorms

by Steve Backarich

Australian Fiction

A marriage with little or no chance of success — where boredom, disappointment and depression lead to suicidal contentions by both. The throw of the dice not only involves becoming social outcasts or 'butterflies in sandstorms' in the isolat...

Nanopia by Lance Atkins

Nanopia

by Lance Atkins

Sci Fi

Professor Terry Evans is the father of modern nanites. Together with his assistant, Susan Anderson, they are at the precipice of a major breakthrough that will revolutionise medical procedures and affect millions of lives.

Olive, Julie and the Ice Cream Man by Faye Rosewarn

Olive, Julie and the Ice Cream Man

by Faye Rosewarn

Fiction

Olive , the main character in this book is raised with in the bounds of a perfectionist family, where all things need to be of high standards and correct.At early age she develops extreme low self esteem , becoming a people pleaser.

The Wilmont Chronicles by Paul Harrison

The Wilmont Chronicles

by Paul Harrison

Horror
Satire

Raised in a sheltered Christian family, sixteen year old schoolboy, Milton Taylor, is the 'perfect' son. In his final year at Wilmont Senior High, nothing could make his parents more proud than to see their son graduate.

Doing Us Slowly by Deb Campbell

Doing Us Slowly

by Deb Campbell

Ethics
Political Science

You might have thought there is a debate about voluntary euthanasia going on in Australia  — but you'd be wrong. 

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.

The Last Colonial by Gerard Deudekom

The Last Colonial

by Gerard Deudekom

Memoir

This story is based on actual facts. It all started in Europe in 1929, the year of the Great Depression when the world was battling a severe economic fallout, followed by the destructive years of World War Two.

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.

My Brother Sean by Sean Hampsey

My Brother Sean

by Sean Hampsey

Memoir

This story, (the first of a trilogy) covers the period in Ireland of The Hampsey family, leading up to the late 50s until their arrival as £ 10 pound migrants in Australia, November 1960.

The Apostles: A Personal Biography by Shontara

The Apostles: A Personal Biography

by Shontara

Spirituality

This is a snapshot biography of the Twelve and others, who wish to speak of their personal life as opposed to their religious affiliations with the man Jesus.

Love and the Fall of Rome by Devon Minchin

Love and the Fall of Rome

by Devon Minchin

Historical
Romance

The love stories in this book are woven into the politics of the Roman Empire at a time when its very life depended upon the calibre of the men in power.

Come In Spinner by Barry Wilkes

Come In Spinner

by Barry Wilkes

Memoir
Australian History

With the memories of heavy German Air raids over England, a traumatic and troubled family background, with virtually no fatherly guidance, an eleven year old migrant boy leaves for Australia to start a new life.

Earth Reborn by Michael Morel

Earth Reborn

by Michael Morel

Sci Fi

Two advanced souls are sent to Earth by the elders of the Golden Realm on a challenging and momentous mission: to create peace

Michaela Rootes by Sharon D?Elboux

Michaela Rootes

by Sharon D?Elboux

Michaela Rootes is twenty-nine and still looking for her calling. So far she has bumped around from job to job, happily searching for the meaning of life. Micky’s life used to be rubbish, but not any more.

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.

The Breeze by Felix

The Breeze

by Felix

Fiction

On the surface, the author was living a carefree life when along came several life challenges that would transform her entire way of life.

Tivoli King by Gae Anderson

Tivoli King

by Gae Anderson

Biographic

Harry Rickards is recognised as one of the most colourful and dynamic showmen to appear on the Australian variety theatre stage.

Letters from Holman's Find by Ian Hummerston

Letters from Holman's Find

by Ian Hummerston

Australian Fiction

Holman's Find hit its peak in the early 1900s. A thriving gold-mining town in the middle of nowhere, it was bursting with energy with a bank on every corner, a town hall, post office, pubs and bar brawls. Then things changed

The Sunny Side of the Street by Maria Stefanidis

The Sunny Side of the Street

by Maria Stefanidis

Australian Fiction

'I hope I'm not interrupting. You were at the river today. My name is Ruth Dempster, or Ruthie if you like.
You haven't lived here long.' She then turned and pointed across the road. 'I live over there.'

Pic n' Mix Travel by S. P. Kwan

Pic n' Mix Travel

by S. P. Kwan

Travel
Educational

Hungary, Croatia and Italy
(Stopover Hong Kong, Munich and Bangkok)
For the Independent Traveller.

Cast Terror and Subvert by Michael Anthony

Cast Terror and Subvert

by Michael Anthony

Political Thriller

The Terrorist Cell Leader, Mohammad Bin Abdul Samad, sets in motion his plan to attack civilian and government targets in Australia. His motivation is both ideological and revenge-driven. He is ruthless, cunning and consumed by his dedication to a...

Evolution's Human Machine by Kate Seaton

Evolution's Human Machine

by Kate Seaton

Philosophy
Ethics

Let me introduce ourselves: we are the humans. Although we don't give a moment's thought to who we are or how we function as a species, remarkably it has taken us millions of years to arrive at our present incarnation. It is true that we are livin...

Men from the Future by Kate Seaton

Men from the Future

by Kate Seaton

Philosophy
Ethics

The idea of a man from the future presenting himself at your back door seems like a surreal device to explain how transient our lives really are.

Great Aunt Mabel by Mabs Waters

Great Aunt Mabel

by Mabs Waters

Memoir

This story belongs to Mabs. It has never ceased to amaze her that all these extraordinary things could have happened to one so ordinary.
From the calm waters of the mouth of the River Murray in South Australia, to the furious gales of the Red...

Another Word by Laurie Barber

Another Word

by Laurie Barber

Non Fiction

Laurie Barber has written more than 1300 newspaper columns and he still has more to write. His column has appeared in newspapers throughout Australia and New Zealand and probably elsewhere.

Pearls of Wisedom Book Two by Glenda Wise

Pearls of Wisedom Book Two

by Glenda Wise

Children's

Scattered amongst these Pearls of 'Wisedom' volumes are sixty Pearl Fairies who stand proudly amongst quotes, sayings and various random writings, both profound and nonsensical.

Pearls of Wisedom Book One by Glenda Wise

Pearls of Wisedom Book One

by Glenda Wise

Children's

Scattered amongst these Pearls of 'Wisedom' volumes are sixty Pearl Fairies who stand proudly amongst quotes, sayings and various random writings, both profound and nonsensical.

The Magic Bracelet by Glenda Wise

The Magic Bracelet

by Glenda Wise

Children's

The Royal Kingdom of Fairy Green gets through a lot of food — special fairy food— and special Bee Tea.
Today was the day to collect their food supplies from the forest.

Return to Middle Castle by Glenda Wise

Return to Middle Castle

by Glenda Wise

Children's

The Royal Kingdom of Fairy Green is in trouble.
The magic fairy dust might disappear.
And all fairy food — and Bee Tea — might vanish.

The Fairy Who Couldn't Fly by Glenda Wise

The Fairy Who Couldn't Fly

by Glenda Wise

Children's

Fairy Green's power could be lost.
Fairy Green would be no more.
It's time for Fairy Bels to find her parents and save Fairy Green, and help the little Earth children to dream again.

The Circle of Stars by Glenda Wise

The Circle of Stars

by Glenda Wise

Children's

Fairy Bels is living in her own house near the Great Hall of Dreams and she can now fly with the other fairies.
But she knows that her story has really only just begun.

Corner Spiral by Dave Crawford

Corner Spiral

by Dave Crawford

Sci Fi

Young scientist Allan Braith is recruited by methane breathing aliens to check on a planet that has been seeded with living material brought from Earth. Allan is accompanied by Midnight, a small living spaceship. Midnight is only a few weeks old b...

New Earth by Kerry Anderson

New Earth

by Kerry Anderson

Sci Fi

As part of the Elite, Steele Dyason goes undercover as a favour to his father on the planet Fervra.

Abigail and the Terror by Jacqui L. Rennie

Abigail and the Terror

by Jacqui L. Rennie

Historical Fiction

In the seventeenth century colonial town of Salem, Pastor Parris household grows larger with the coming of his niece, the young Abigail, cousin of his daughter, Betty.

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.

Patient Fortitude by Christine Perrott

Patient Fortitude

by Christine Perrott

Memoir

This moving true story is an example of the power of self-belief, support, persistence and courage; gives insight into the interior of a public hospital and the emotions of two people experiencing an extended stay there;

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.

The Lily and the Lion by Catherine A Wilson

The Lily and the Lion

by Catherine A Wilson

Romance

Separated in infancy, rediscovered by chance, can they unravel a mystery and find a way to reunite? Wistful and passionate, the wayward Cécile d'Armagnac has enjoyed the indulgent childhood of a French noble...

When Cane Was King by Mary Murray

When Cane Was King

by Mary Murray

Historical Fiction

When Came Was King is the story of the Reynolds brothers, Joshua and Robert, their lives, loves and their family, and a wide and varied cast of characters who helped establish, settle and expand the tropical sugar fields of North Queensland.

Double Deception by Stephen May

Double Deception

by Stephen May

Fiction
Thriller

When establishing the identity of the victim of a near fatal automobile accident proves puzzling, determining the motives behind his strange activities is even harder.

Webs of Deception by Robert Menzies

Webs of Deception

by Robert Menzies

Fiction
Thriller

Dr James Ulrich, Headmaster of Sydney Boys? Christian College, has been harbouring a terrible secret for twenty-eight years and he has lived with the guilt and shame for all of his adult life.

Encounter by Ronelle Smith

Encounter

by Ronelle Smith

Fiction

A lonely but gifted thirteen year old schoolboy is drawn into a web of international intrigue and espionage.

Ghost Whisperer by Caterina Ligato

Ghost Whisperer

by Caterina Ligato

Spirituality
Biographic

An intriguing journey into the world of Spirit. The impact of the Spirit Realm on the physical world comes alive with the documenting of psychic attacks and demonic interference.

Flower Power Energetics by Sana Turnock

Flower Power Energetics

by Sana Turnock

Self Help
New Age

You are invited to delve into the mysterious world of aromatic plants ? specifically essential oils and bush flower essences.

Ardent Heart by Roman Semcesen

Ardent Heart

by Roman Semcesen

Australian Fiction

Anna seems to have the perfect life, she is well known in the community as her husband, Peter, is the town's ferry master. She goes about her days looking after their son Adrian, who dreams about advancing his studies.

The Great Sea Scam by Earle Hogg

The Great Sea Scam

by Earle Hogg

Thriller

A close-knit group of five tough and experienced construction workers, who have contracted at some of the biggest projects in the Southern Hemisphere, are at a secret meeting called by Greg, their leader of sorts. Peter, Rangi, Dave and Bill are a...

A Conflict in Ammonia by Ron Ward

A Conflict in Ammonia

by Ron Ward

Sci Fi

Setting up the factory at Muddy River Bay was exciting for the project team. But as time passes the excitement fades, and now, some five years later, the factory management team's job has stabilised, days follow days, and weeks and months follow ...

Grand Intentions by Trevor Barr

Grand Intentions

by Trevor Barr

Fiction

Inspired by real events, this novel explores the human consequences for those caught up in the rapid transformation of a widely respected Australian corporation.

Out of the Shadows by L. J. Saunders

Out of the Shadows

by L. J. Saunders

Australian Fiction

…Life becomes complicated for Lee Cross who is trying to gain Native Title for the Jabirr Jabirr people and their country.

Dark Side of the Mind by Frances O'Brien

Dark Side of the Mind

by Frances O'Brien

Psychology

This true story of John, a young schizophrenic man, the eldest of four boys, who grew up in Canberra at the time Walter Burley Griffin was designing the lake, in a happy home where he had fun, got up to mischief with his brothers and was regarded...

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.

England's Ethnic Cleansing of  the Jews by Leonie Star

England's Ethnic Cleansing of the Jews

by Leonie Star

European History

William Duke of Normandy conquers England in 1066. Jews follow him, arriving as traders. They have financial expertise and money-lending capabilities that are much needed in the medieval economy.

Careering into Corrections by Cleo Lynch

Careering into Corrections

by Cleo Lynch

Memoir
Relationships

The disintegration of a marriage and a plummeting in financial and social status when in her late forties, leaves the author stranded with a limited income...

Sweet on the Dark Side by Katie Louise

Sweet on the Dark Side

by Katie Louise

Australian Fiction

Have you ever thought about how a coincidence can change the life of a family? Or perhaps why an accidental insult leaves you feeling perplexed and bewildered ...

Book of the Weak by Joe Reich

Book of the Weak

by Joe Reich

Australian Fiction
Satire

Dr Moss Lane Lives the so-called good life, with a busy medical practice, an attractive wife and a modern luxury home in the Melbourne suburbs.

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.

A Project in Ammonia by Ron Ward

A Project in Ammonia

by Ron Ward

Australian Fiction

An adventure in physical, management and social engineering and contradicts turgeon's Law (ninety percent of everything is crud) by what happens when an unlikely group of four people.

Music of the Soul by Stephen Chong M.Ed.

Music of the Soul

by Stephen Chong M.Ed.

Spirituality
Self Help

This is a life-changing book. The Music of the Soul is a journey of change to realise your highest potential in this lifetime.

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.

Far Out Fauna by Billy Munro

Far Out Fauna

by Billy Munro

General

Beat around the BUSH? Being a freckly-faced, bare footed 'sandy' haired little Aussie roughie who spent a lot of my early life as a kid in the 'scrub', animals were a big part of my life, and were looked upon as an extension of the family.

Top to Toe Pamper Guide by Carmel Veronica Locaso

Top to Toe Pamper Guide

by Carmel Veronica Locaso

General

What does a woman do when she has a few hours to herself and needs to unwind? She pampers herself with beauty treatments from this Top-To-Toe Pamper Guide. The instructions are easy to follow and the procedures are simple, yet effective.

The Light of the World by Win Wise

The Light of the World

by Win Wise

Religion

After teaching religious education in Sunday schools and public schools for forty years, Win and Tom Wise had an idea.

Tight in the Bud by Cassandra Jose

Tight in the Bud

by Cassandra Jose

Australian Fiction

When Katrina's daughters travel overseas, she is overwhelmed by a deluge of loneliness. To revive her ailing social life, she joins a scrapbooking class.

A Migrant Experience by Martin Kari

A Migrant Experience

by Martin Kari

Biographic

Migration is a way to self-determine the lives of individuals. The process generally begins with a dislike of individuals to accept certain conditions.

Into Your Dreams by Bradley Marshall

Into Your Dreams

by Bradley Marshall

Thriller
Fiction

Sam's dreams are somehow linked to reality. Although he cannot explain it, his dreams actually play out around him to the exact minute detail.

Ivory to Australia by Jim Landells

Ivory to Australia

by Jim Landells

Thriller

Jason Conway, a Kenyan born Australian resident now lives in Western Australia?s Kimberley region. He is fantatical about wildlife preservation ? particularly that of his native Kenya. When a game conservation idea, simmering in his mind for many yea

...regards, some girl with words by Elizabeth Ryan

...regards, some girl with words

by Elizabeth Ryan

Biographic

Articulate, perceptive, sensitive, quirky, and often hauntingly beautiful, Genevieve Ryan's writing explores the innermost experiences of a young woman growing up in an exhilarating and confusing world.

Escape to Van Diemen's Land by Bob Mainwaring

Escape to Van Diemen's Land

by Bob Mainwaring

Historical
Australian Fiction

Martin Maynard is born into an English country family in the “hungry twenties” of the 1800's, a period of depression, unrest and hopelessness.Fortunate to have a secure life because of his father's position as bailiff of t...

Beside the River by Sally Graham

Beside the River

by Sally Graham

Fiction
Thriller

Celia, a young English immigrant, finds life in a remote Australian township lonely and dull. Then she becomes caught up in local affairs and finds that beneath the surface, things are not all what they seem.

Nonno's violin by Frank Manitta

Nonno's violin

by Frank Manitta

Biographic

This is a beautiful story of what it means to be born into a Sicilian family — a young family that left everything they knew and loved to migrate to the other side of the world with nothing more than wooden suitcases and trunks.

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?

Whats next God? by Vijai Lakshmi

Whats next God?

by Vijai Lakshmi

New Age
General

This book explores the author's journey from poverty in one of the poorest countries in the world and she self-powered her energies ignoring conventions. This book is intended as an insightful reference to inspire.

Beginning in Ammonia by Ron Ward

Beginning in Ammonia

by Ron Ward

Historical Fiction

So the Ammonia Factory at Muddy River Bay is now operating. Of course, now the hard slog of building it, and the excitement of commissioning it, are over, everyone expects life will be quieter.

Lalor's Lore by Kerry S. Hill

Lalor's Lore

by Kerry S. Hill

Fiction

If you want a read that is funny, fast, informative, and not quite politically correct, then follow the 1960s and 70s law-enforcement career of Nicholas John Lalor from the wilds of Tasmania, where he deals with Noops and Phantom Flushers, to the ...

A Commisioning in Ammonia by Ron Ward

A Commisioning in Ammonia

by Ron Ward

Australian Fiction

Continues the adventure… Which began as getting a project approved And then building an ammonia-based fertilizer factory.

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.

Flower of Fortune by Glenda Bahy

Flower of Fortune

by Glenda Bahy

Romance

The Flower of Fortune flourishes in even the most ravaged of landscapes. But can Mick and Eva's blossoming romance survive the pain of separation and the uncertainty of war?

Faith, Hope and Prayer by Rita Megale

Faith, Hope and Prayer

by Rita Megale

Spirituality

Most of my married life I took it for granted that I had found a special someone out there for me, no questions asked

I Do Recall by Jeff Carr

I Do Recall

by Jeff Carr

Biographic

The controversial Western Australian Governments of the 1980s are again in the spotlight with the former Premier, Brian Burke, accused of seeking to influence the Carpenter State Government.

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.

To Russia for Love by Tina Morris

To Russia for Love

by Tina Morris

Memoir
Biographic

Tina Morris dreamt a handsome prince would come and take her away to live happily ever after, but the reality was that her father was an alcoholic and her siblings called her 'the little bitch'.

Shaking the Tree by Lindsay Gordon

Shaking the Tree

by Lindsay Gordon

Religion
Philosophy

Not all true things are the Truth; nor should that truth which seems true according to human opinions be preferred to the true Truth – that according to the faith.

A Country Life by Rondah Dam

A Country Life

by Rondah Dam

General

A Country Life is a grimly ironic title. The images it conjures—of a genteel provincial lifestyle; quiet strolls in leafy gardens; a healthy, nature filled existence—are completely shattered within the pages of this book.

Despite Pain by Peta Price

Despite Pain

by Peta Price

Medical
Biographic

This book is written for people who are living with chronic pain, their family and their friends.

Home on the Frontline by Ruth Thomas

Home on the Frontline

by Ruth Thomas

Biographic
Memoir

Nineteen forty-four was the worst year of my life. It exploded into my world with meteoric force, bringing with it a series of events which rewrote my destiny.

Hostage: How safe is Australia? by Colin Mason

Hostage: How safe is Australia?

by Colin Mason

Political Thriller
Fact-based Fiction

Insurgents kill the Israeli prime minister in Tel Aviv, and the repercussions signal disaster. A fanatical Israeli group retaliates by exploding three American nuclear bombs in Cairo, devastating the city.

An Australian Odyssey by Werner Viertmann

An Australian Odyssey

by Werner Viertmann

Biographic
Travel

?I was running scared ? running to anywhere, and it was the Outback, the Never-Never, the Back of Beyond ? call it whatever you will ? which fascinated me, and I wanted to find out more about it..."

The Small Miner and Native Title by Ralph De Lacey

The Small Miner and Native Title

by Ralph De Lacey

Biographic
Historical

This is the true story of a modern day small-scale miner trying to make a living on an alluvial gold mining lease on the Palmer River in central Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland.

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.

A Shutdown in Ammonia by Ron Ward

A Shutdown in Ammonia

by Ron Ward

Sci Fi

The best laid plans of mice and men, and indeed of engineers and managers, do often go askew, thus, as the story of the Muddy River Bay Ammonia Factory continues we find the engineer wants to concentrate on preparing for the total shutdown for the...

Building Bridges by Joe Reich

Building Bridges

by Joe Reich

Action
Fiction

Melbourne, 1970. Arnold is a first year resident at the Royal. It is a year of bridging: from medical student to doctor, child to adult, from mindless obedience to independent thought.

Little Bit Different by Rick Anderson

Little Bit Different

by Rick Anderson

Memoir

This story is an inspirational account of a young boy growing up in Melbourne during the 1950s… It tells how he escaped from a traumatic home life with a limited education, how he rode a bicycle 33 km a day to and from his first job and how...

Lose? No Way! by Ronald Prehn Palmer

Lose? No Way!

by Ronald Prehn Palmer

Biographic

Although we put much energy into controlling events in our lives by working hard, seeking financial security and stable supportive relationships, many things remain unpredictable.

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.

Acrobats of Reason by Graham Butchart

Acrobats of Reason

by Graham Butchart

Thriller

Acrobats of Reason is the compelling story of Martin Wilson-Jones, his struggle to survive Indonesia's corporate world and the steady erosion of his own principles.

One Weekend at Granny?s Pet House by Martin Kari

One Weekend at Granny?s Pet House

by Martin Kari

Children's

Tim, nine years old and his sister Tara, seven live in a country town with their parents. They regularly spend the weekend away from home at their grandparents? house in the bush nearby.

Super Harry's Rotten Luck by Nina Lim

Super Harry's Rotten Luck

by Nina Lim

Children's

Harry can't believe how one boy could have so much rotten luck. So he decides to do something about it with surprising results.

Can We Choose Ourselves? by George Wood

Can We Choose Ourselves?

by George Wood

Philosophy
Ethics

Are those values and beliefs, which are central to the way we live, determined by our biology? Wittgenstein thought that they were forced on us by life experiences. On the other hand, Jean-Paul Sartre saw them as a matter of choice.

Black Mischief by Carl Hancock

Black Mischief

by Carl Hancock

Thriller

Big boss, Abel Rubai, has made himself very wealthy by honest dealing in the international money markets, but he is a man much feared in the country. Upset him and your life could be in danger. He expects to get away with every outrage he sets in mot

Hearts of Stone by Roger Crook

Hearts of Stone

by Roger Crook

Action
Fiction

Hearts of Stone is a love story that starts before WWII. It is also a story about terrorism and religious fanaticism

Sex is for Sinners by Michael Morel

Sex is for Sinners

by Michael Morel

Fiction

Mick Malone has inherited the naivety and wit of the Irish along with a dash of French spice, a portion of English prudishness and a generous Germanic love of good beer.

A Wee Bit O' Tartan by Thomas George Jnr

A Wee Bit O' Tartan

by Thomas George Jnr

Biographic

I sincerely hope you will gain some knowledge into people like myself. We can live and love and enjoy a full, deserving life in spite of all the diverse obstacles we learn to overcome and, keep in mind, genuine true love knows no barriers.

Managers Behaving Badly by Harro Drexler

Managers Behaving Badly

by Harro Drexler

Self Help
Educational

This book demonstrates there is scope for educational institutions to research the link between workplace stress and organizational performance.

The Other Shore by Inga Martinow

The Other Shore

by Inga Martinow

Memoir

Where is one to begin when the pictures of the past are crowding in on one’s mind? When one relives an event as if it were yesterday?

The Morutau Affair by Vernon H. Baker

The Morutau Affair

by Vernon H. Baker

Thriller
Action

In the steamy jungle of Southern Papua in the early 1950s, a white plantation owner is murdered. An exciting and compelling story from start to finish.

Behind The Pub Door by Dorothy Dickhart Clarke

Behind The Pub Door

by Dorothy Dickhart Clarke

Biographic
Historical

From growing up after the Second World War in Western Australia where the chooks were psychotic and the dunny was dangerous, to serving beers to the miners from the Kalgoorlie goldfields,

A Wild Ride by David Penrose

A Wild Ride

by David Penrose

Sex, Love, Hate, and Violent Death; on the tropical coast of Australia, where girls are prettier and every summer is long and hot.

The Wasted Years by Rhonda Scott

The Wasted Years

by Rhonda Scott

Australian Fiction
Fiction

Jane Breckener, from Sydney, receives her first teaching appointment at a high school in a small town on the north coast of NSW. Here she falls in love with Mark McMillan, an ambitious young dairy farmer who shows no interest in her except as a fr

Griffin's Prophecy by Sue Guillou

Griffin's Prophecy

by Sue Guillou

Fiction
Fantasy

Isolated from the world shortly after his birth, twelve year-old Griffin is the last hope in stopping the collective memories of past Wizards from falling into evil hands.

Jimmy's Magical Christmas by Bennie Lee

Jimmy's Magical Christmas

by Bennie Lee

Children's
Fantasy

How will he get him back to Santa before he finishes his Australian run with only the help of a grumpy sugar glider and his mate, a couple of koalas and a mob of kangaroos?

The Paper Cutter by Michael Bray

The Paper Cutter

by Michael Bray

Fiction

When Wall Street tycoon Joseph Egan enters the lobby of an elegant Manhattan hotel to celebrate his daughter’s birthday, he is faced with the panic and confusion of a shocking crime. Angry and deeply concerned, he realizes that the safety of hi

Escape to Death by Richard Le Normand

Escape to Death

by Richard Le Normand

Thriller
Action

In 1947 Marcel, Peter and Gerda, working for a special branch of the secret service, run an escape route from Germany, through France and Spain, to their castle on the Portuguese coast.

One Circle by Wim de Meer

One Circle

by Wim de Meer

Creative Non-Fiction
Fact-based Fiction

A Dutch boy grows into a troubled youth after innocently overstepping the mark with his beautiful stepmother. He is there when Hitler attacks Holland, and lives through the long occupation of his country till starvation forces him to work in Nazi Ger

One Man's Journey by Guy Sigley

One Man's Journey

by Guy Sigley

Historical
Biographic

Running from the agony of betrayal, John McDouall Stuart sails across the globe to search for solace in the arms of a foreign, undiscovered land.

The Devil and Maximillian Grey by Dave Hildebrand

The Devil and Maximillian Grey

by Dave Hildebrand

Fiction
Action

After a sudden family tragedy, James Wise is forced by his miserly uncle to forsake his studies in medicine. He is directed to take up an innkeeper?s position at the isolated and apparently quiet village of Harmers on the wild South Gippsland coast.

Choices by Jeff Edwards

Choices

by Jeff Edwards

Thriller

When Dan Travers is faced with the prospect of losing his job in humiliating circumstances, and possibly going to jail, he makes a desperate choice.

Dual Carriageway by John Considine

Dual Carriageway

by John Considine

Australian Fiction

Set in Sussex in the United Kingdom in the early part of the twenty-first century, this novel follows the often difficult life of Shane Willing.