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Book: Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment by Truus and Joost Daalder
The care with which this book has been prepared is simply astonishing. Its history began when Truus and Joost Daalder acquired their first examples of non-European ethnic body adornment around 1980, four years after their arrival in Adelaide. Creating this magnificent publication has involved much travel and research, and a passionate author Truus Daalder, a collector born into a collectors [...]
 
Book: Glass Half Full - Our Australian adventure by Sarah Jane Butfield
Striving to keep their Glass Half Full, this expat family struggle to cope with loss and grieving, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the devastating Brisbane floods. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story. After enduring divorce and numerous child [...]
 
Book: Walpajirri - The Legend of an Easter Bilby - The Adventures of a Rabbit-Eared Bandicoot in the Australian Desert by M.E. Skeel
If you were alone in the desert would you travel to the end of the earth to find love? Jirri did. If you loved Watership Down then you will love this true to life animal adventure. Jirri travels across the vast continent of Australia, braving floods, droughts, fire and dangerous predators to find true love and become a legend in the process. Are you tired of stories about animals that wear [...]
 
Book: Platypus Dreaming - The Adventures of One Lucky Platypus and Her Friends by M.E. Skeel
Did you love Watership Down? Then read Platypus Dreaming. You won't be disappointed. Platypus Dreaming is a real life animal adventure story about one of the world's most mysterious animals. Everybody loves platypus but what do they actually know about these strange egg-laying mammals. This book will teach you more about the amazing world of the platypus than ten scientific articles, while [...]
 
Book: Don't You Savage Me - Explicit Lesbian Romance Featuring Aboriginal Women by Giselle Renarde
In "Don't You Savage Me," bestselling author of the Rainbow Award-winning novel The Red Satin Collection has bundled together six lesbian love stories featuring Indigenous characters. There's a little something for every taste, from the sticky-sweet romance between a cop and the girl next door in "Cuff Divers" to the intense heat of "Sugar Bush." Rusidan learns about her girlfriend's heritage in [...]
 
Book: Haunted Hearts by Margaret Tanner
An empty chair at the table is a stark reminder of what Abby has lost. After her husband dies in Afghanistan, Abby Palmer vows to keep her daughter safe even if she has to flee to another country. Her ruthless in-laws want their dead son's child, and will stop at nothing to get her. Ethan Alexander's fiancee defrauded him out of millions then dumped him. He is in no mood to be kind to anyone. He [...]
 
Book: In Search of Me - Australians story of the roaring 1970s of free love and romance by Robert Morrice
Australians story of the roaring 1970 s of free love and romance. A young rural cowboy boy, dreams struggles for future and his romance, for a farm and a girl to share a future. .A best selling Australian book. A good reading love story...An Australian adventure book.An Australian story, A western romance A best selling Australian adventure book of romance and survival, A story of Australian [...]
 
Book: Distant Mountains (Settlers Book 2) by Tricia McGill
Even in the prospering colony of New South Wales, it would be far-fetched to think a convicted man could consider marrying the daughter of a wealthy property owner. But Remy has larger problems to contend with than Sara's bigoted father. Forced to leave the woman he loves behind, Remy faces overwhelming odds and an ordeal that threatens to strip him of everything; his pride, his strength, his [...]
 
Book: Annie's Choices (Settlers Book 4) by Tricia McGill
In book 4 of the Settlers Series, we catch up with most members of the extended family from the previous three books. Annie at 18 is the eldest Carstairs girl. She has lived out at Bathurst west of the Blue Mountains, where she was born just after her Mama, Bella and Papa, Tiger settled there back in 1824. After visiting her brother Tim and his wife Jo just before Christmas 1843, Annie decides to [...]
 
Book: An Australian Story - The saga of an Australian Family over two centuries by Gordon Smith
UPDATED MAY 2018 - The story of an Australian Family beginning in 1808 and up to 1998. The story of courage and pioneering spirit. The story of hardship and loss. The never-ending story of love and family. Two world wars and 4 soldiers lost. This is a story of a family and the history that happened around them.
 
Book: Framed! - A Young Boy's Fight to Survive in the Wild Australian Bush by M.E. Skeel
If you are an orphan and sentenced to hang at 15 years old, how far would you go to survive? In 1828, 8 year old Richard is transported to Australia as a free settler with his convict father because his mother is dead. He lives rough on the streets of Sydney until his father is pardoned. Together, they begin a new life and open a butcher shop. Richard's job is to bring in beasts for slaughter. At [...]
 
Book: Miss Locatelli by Sheila Claydon
Arabella knows her audacious plan to save her family's century old jewelry business doesn't stand a chance without Luca Enzio, she just wishes he wasn't helping her because her grandfather asked him to but because he wants to. For his part Luca can't remember when he was last so turned on by a woman and he doesn't like it one little bit. Apart from being way too young, Arabella is the [...]
 
Book: Australian short stories for boys (& girls) by Michael Mardel
10 short stories of 10 middle grade boys having an adventure. Some stories are historical, some are set in Australia. There's a mermaid romance in Girl in a Red Dress, a golden son from the Goldfields, a ball boy in Game, Set, Match, horse training in the Brumby, refugee children in a Long Way to Freedom, high seas and Lord Nelson in All at Sea, and a traveling man in Flames and Wells and Sacred [...]
 
Book: A Chance to Come True (Copperhead Creek - Australian Romance Book 1) by S M Spencer
Sometimes your dreams are out there, just waiting for a chance to come true. Caity Jones wasted a lot of years waiting for the "two kids, a dog and a white picket fence" dream to come true, but she's ready to move on now. Letting go of society's idea of the perfect life, she's purchased a five-acre property in the small rural town of Willows. She's determined to live a solitary life and become a [...]
 
Book: Mystic Mountains (Settlers Book 1) by Tricia McGill
In the early 1800s the penal colony of Botany Bay was an unforgiving and harsh place. Isabella O'Shea is transported to New South Wales for wounding a member of the British aristocracy who raped her, so it is understandable that she loathes members of the upper class and the system that punished her; sentenced her to seven years transportation. Tiger Carstairs is rich, ambitious and English-so is [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to Australia by Jack L. Roberts
NEW 2020 EDITION with special look at the devastating 2019/2020 Australian bush fires. A Kid's Guide to Australia takes young readers on an exciting and colorful adventure to the amazing country of Australia, where they will learn about the country's history, culture, wildlife, and more. Designed primarily for recreational, high-interest reading, the book is also a great resource for students to [...]
 
Book: Laurel's Gift by Tricia McGill
The plaintive singing of a ghostly child in the night sets off a chain of events that lead to Laurel learning the dark secrets that dwell in her Great Aunt Maggie's house in a Melbourne suburb. When Eli comes into Laurel's life, instead of instantly uncovering the secrets that have been buried in this house for many years, their joint efforts lead them to discover even greater mysteries. Eli's [...]
 
Book: Challenging Mountains (Settlers Book 3) by Tricia McGill
By 1840 the colony of New South Wales was expanding. Transportation of convicts to the east coast ended, and many free squatters set out to settle on lands to the south. In 1836, the Government in London authorised Governor Bourke to establish a settlement in The Port Philip District of New South Wales, and an Association was formed to make the district a separate colony. Timothy, Tiger and Bella [...]
 
Book: Tapestries and other short stories by Alana Woods
A collection of five short stories by Australian author Alana Woods, the Intrigue Queen of thriller fiction How's about a little romance tale with a happy ending? Or perhaps another with a punch-in-the-gut jolt at the finale? They're right here. Would you prefer a really short one that'll make you laugh 'til your eyes water and your sides hurt - so funny that you'll have to hang onto the chair [...]
 
Book: Children around the World - An eclectic collection of photos from children from all over the globe by Leo Buijs
Come face to face with some of the cutest children around the world, with this collection of photographs by award winning and retired entrepreneur and writer, Leo Buijs. This eclectic collection of mostly happy and very cute children's photos has eye-opening facts and descriptions of how children live in different parts of the world. The large 8.5" x 8.5" format is a handsome coffee-table book [...]
 
Book: Make Money in Your Jewelry Business at Home - Delight Your Clients with Your Unique Creations by Thea Olsen
Creating a special piece of jewelry to celebrate a special event or to enhance an outfit is a very rewarding feeling. Giving pleasure to other people at the same time as making the whole process pleasurable for you is a win/win situation. When you are deeply passionate about a creative pursuit such as jewelry making there's no reason why you can't turn your passion into a profitable venture. We [...]
 
Book: Allison's War by Margaret Tanner
Historical Fiction with romantic elements. Some adult themes. In 1916, on the French battlefields, Tommy Calvert's dying confession has the power to ruin the woman he loves. Captain Phillip Ashfield is shocked to find Tommy Calvert mortally wounded. In Tommy's pocket he finds a photo of Allison Waverley holding a baby who is the spitting image of himself. Meanwhile, on the home front, Allison [...]
 
Book: The Dark Horde by Brewin
1989, rural Victoria, Australia. Something is preying upon the township of Howqua Hills. Brian Derwent, head of the local Police Station, must simultaneously grapple with the investigation, his disintegrating personal life and unseen forces that are not of this world. Part thriller, part crime-fiction, all supernatural horror, The Dark Horde tells of the return of an ancient evil that is neither [...]
 
Book: Ghostnapped by Ashley Howland
Alex, the world famous explorer, is on a camping trip when her younger brother is mysteriously ghostnapped! As she investigates the grassy hills and rocky cliffs along the campsite, Alex stumbles upon the secret to other disappearances that occurred at the very same campsite - over 50 years ago! With the help of a ghost girl named Susan and her trusty Labrador, Thuds, Alex must solve the [...]
 
Book: Millie and the Bushranger by Raymond Boyd Dunn
Millie and the Bushranger is a short story of 15,625 words. Whilst it is of the same genre as my other historical novels and short stories, it is a departure from the norm, in that I have not tried to tie it in with the trilogy, as I have with the others. It is the story of a lonely girl living in the bush, far from town and people of her own age. She lives her life in dreams conceived from the [...]
 
Book: Trust and Destiny (Left Hand Adventures Book 3) by Arwen Jayne
Long ago Kiana was warned of the fate that awaited her. Bravely she kept her secret and met her destiny. Caught by the enemy she is frozen in crystal and falls to earth at the start of the last great ice age. Now her mate must find her but there's been a melt. Now she's under at least a hundred feet of water and no one's sure of her exact location. Entombed in the ocean she's still able to make a [...]
 
Book: An Australian Ranch (The Pearson/Rickards Trilogy) by Raymond Boyd Dunn
Second Book of a Trilogy. American Colt Pearson is establishing a 'Ranch' in Australia. Sister-in law Caroline is a tormented soul, because of a horrendous experience in her teenage years. She leaves a trail of slain men in her wake as you follow her tortured progress. You can only imagine the loathing which drives her. Colt's young daughter, Carly, has youthful Sam 'twisted around her little [...]
 
Book: Meet The McIntyres - The Complete Series by Rebecca Barber
Five heart-warming romances in one sizzling read. Based around the McIntyre siblings and their dedication to family and the ones they love. If you enjoy strong men and sassy women, this is the series for you. Taking Charge - Book #1 Much to his irritation, Beau McIntyre is given no choice but to return to the family farm. He's anxious to straighten everything out. Will the wild haired, sassy [...]
 
Book: Cafe Birds by Alicia Hope
What does a girl do if she has a soldier husband suffering from PTSD, or an abusive boyfriend, a recently Goth teenage daughter growing more distant every day, a callous and unfaithful life partner, or a guilty conscience (and gluten intolerance!) keeping her from the man of her dreams? She calls up her BFFs and vents over coffee and cake / gluten-free brownies of course! At least, that's what [...]
 
Book: End Times I: Rise of the Undead by Shane Carrow
New Year's Day: midsummer in Australia. In Perth, twin brothers Aaron and Matt have graduated high school and are enjoying their last few months of summer holidays before adulthood - while on the other side of the country, something has fallen from the sky, heralding the dawn of a new age. As a terrifying plague spreads across Australia and the world, Aaron and Matt find themselves scrambling to [...]
 
Book: A Wicked Deception by Margaret Tanner
A young woman undertakes a perilous journey from the Australian goldfields to the Yorkshire moors. In 1854, the Australian goldfields swirl with the heated danger and betrayal of the Eureka Stockade rebellion. At the center of this maelstrom is Melanie O'Dea, a woman with a price on her head and the authorities on her heels. Melanie accepts aid from a neighbor, The Honorable Michael Guilford, but [...]
 
Book: A Passing Storm by Phyllis J. Burton
A woman nearly dies in a fall in the Scottish Highlands during a severe storm. She is rescued and has an out of body, near-death experience before waking up in a hospital in Inverness where she suffers from amnesia. She is visited by a man who says that he is her husband and that he had tried to stop her from going on a walking holiday in Scotland alone. When her memory returns, Jennifer Redmond [...]
 
Book: When Fate Decides (Challenge the Heart Book 1) by Tricia McGill
For too long Tessa has seen herself as plain and dowdy, just an ordinary suburban housewife. With her confidence eroded after being married to a bully who humiliated her at every opportunity, why wouldn't she presume she was unattractive, and someone no man would find the least bit worth bothering with? But now Tessa is a widow, and relishing her new state of independence. Her world is turned [...]
 
Book: Once upon a Time on the Ghan by Raymond Boyd Dunn
This book has a tenuous connection with the three novels of the Pearson/Rickards trilogy, in that it features a sixth generation of the Rickards family, Billy Rickards. Billy is travelling from Toowoomba in Queensland to Darwin in the Northern Territory - the long way. He travels by bus east to Brisbane, by plane south to Sydney in New South Wales, and thence by rail west to Adelaide in South [...]
 
Book: Amethyst by Tricia McGill
Love comes in many guises. Although Amy cares for Tony, and in the small country town where they live they are considered a couple, Amy still carries a torch for Tony's older brother who spurned her adolescent avowals of love. When Andrew returns home, now a wealthy, prosperous man, Amy's whole world is in turmoil. Because of his rejection in the past, how can she trust this man who proposes to [...]
 


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