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Book: Savage Possession by Margaret Tanner
A sweeping tale of tragedy and treachery in colonial Australia. In the middle of this maelstrom is Elizabeth Campbell. It took hard men like Martin Mulvaney to tame a harsh land, and then hold on to it against all those who coveted his now thriving property. Secrets from long ago have the power to ruin him, while a woman from his past wants him dead. After escaping from the clutches of evil [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: On Different Shores (For Their Country's Good Book 1) by Rebecca Bryn
A young poacher is found guilty of killing Lord Northampton's gamekeeper and is transported to Van Diemen's Land for life, leaving behind the common-law wife he loves. Pregnant and penniless, she faces the appalling lack of rights for women in Victorian England and is forced to make hard choices. While he suffers the deprivations of a brutal life in chains, she is determined her child will know [...]
 
Book: On Common Ground (For Their Country's Good Book 3) by Rebecca Bryn
Concluding the tale of Jem and Ella's ill-fated love: both have been transported as convicts to Van Diemen's Land. Ella and Jem's baby son, William, is dying from malnutrition in the nursery of the female factory at Launceston, where she is imprisoned. In order to save his life, she has put herself forward for marriage, despite already having a legal husband, Harry, and a son, Matthew, in [...]
 
Book: Beneath Strange Stars (For Their Country's Good Book 2) by Rebecca Bryn
Continuing the story of Jem and Ella. Jem, a young poacher is transported to Van Diemen's Land, for life, for killing one of Lord Northampton's gamekeepers, leaving behind, Ella, the girl he loves. As Jem and his cousins plan a mutiny aboard the convict ship, HMS Tortoise, in an attempt to return home to his lover, Ella is using the only currency she has, her body, to earn the fare to follow him [...]
 
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: 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: For Their Country's Good Box Set - Exiled to Van Diemen's Land for their country's good by Rebecca Bryn
One illicit kiss changes Ella's life forever. One moment of madness changes Jem's. Jem, a young poacher is convicted of murdering one of Lord Northampton's gamekeepers and is exiled to Van Diemen's Land with his two cousins for life leaving behind Ella, his common-law wife. Ella, desperate to escape an abusive arranged marriage and determined her and Jem's unborn child will know its father, will [...]
 
Book: White Spirit (A novel based on a true story) by James & Lance Morcan
Based on the remarkable true story of Irish convict John Graham, WHITE SPIRIT is an epic historical adventure set in 19th Century Australia. After escaping from the notorious Moreton Bay Penal Settlement, Graham finds refuge with the Kabi, a tribe of Aborigines who eventually accept him as one of their own. Attempts to recapture Graham are orchestrated by a variety of contrasting characters [...]
 
Book: ZO by Leanne Owens
Four famous Australians rush from around the world to help their childhood friend, Ally. They owe her their lives, but they betrayed her in the past and she disappeared for decades. Now that they've found her, they will do anything to keep her alive, even listen to her stories of Zo, the man she loved all her life... Lorenzo de' Medici, a man who lived five hundred years ago. Sometimes, being a [...]
 
Book: Murder In The Bush - The Tale of William McDonald by Carmel McMurdo Audsley
Twenty-one-year old William McDonald left the Highlands of Scotland in 1885, bound for a new life in Australia. He hoped to buy a sugar plantation but realised that it would take him a long time to save the money if he continued to work for labourer's wages. He learned that horses were needed in the north of Queensland for work on plantations and in gold mines. He set out with a mob of horses, [...]
 
Book: Folk by Chris Winterton
There's only one way to play a burning piano, as though each note may be your last. Eden Park opens its massive grinning gates for the first time. Eighty-thousand coloured globes light up the seaside town of Fareham like never before. Provocative music, bizarre animals, exotic women, freak shows and vaudevillian marvels herald a new era of escape to the multitudes. But here's the rub, the [...]
 
Book: Fiery Possession by Margaret Tanner
American Wild West versus Australian frontier. Only a fine line divides love and hate, and when the hero and heroine step over it they create a firestorm of passion and betrayal. Jo Saunders, a fiery American beauty, arrives in frontier Australia to save her debt-ridden brother's farm. She clashes with her wealthy neighbor, Luke Campton, but neither of them can deny the attraction sizzling [...]
 
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: Richard Berkeley's Bride by Cate Parke
Will his ambitions and her fears imperil their future? In Charlestowne, South Carolina Colony, 1769, a ship docks containing a treasure beyond most men's dreams Lord Edward's lovely daughter, Alexandra destined for one fortunate man, Richard Berkeley. Although he's the scion of a wealthy prominent family, the arranged marriage unlocks the door to far greater wealth and power than Richard ever [...]
 
Book: The Blood Upon the Rose by Tim Vicary
Who does she love best? A British secret agent, or an IRA Volunteer? Ireland in 1919 is seething with violence, tension and divided loyalties - and so is the heart of the beautiful, wilful heiress Catherine O'Connell-Gort. For Catherine, by heritage, is a glittering symbol of British rule and oppression - yet by inclination she is a traitor to her class. A fervent supporter of Sinn Fein, she is [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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