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An Ocean Away

As a child, to have your world turned upside down at a day’s notice is a catastrophe. Everything comfortable and normal was swept away on that day and a new life begun. William lived in mid-nineteenth century rural Northern Ireland, never straying far from home or family. Always poor, always struggling, and always normal. His father, worried that he might settle down and continue in poverty as generations before, decides…
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The Stone of Life

The Stone of Life is the beginning of the journey of Michael Anders, a sixteen year old boy who finds he has been in possession of a legendary magical artifact, the Stone of Life, for his entire life. Thought long lost, the stone is a part of an ancient prophecy, if one unites all the stones under his power, he shall become the god over all. After his father is…
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Long Pork – Behind the Bamboo Curtain in West Papua

Mandy Partridge

Liza works as a doctor at the Freeport goldmine in Papua, FIFO from Cairns, Australia. On a helicopter flight, cyclonic winds crash the chopper into the highlands of the Lorentz National Park. Liza and four miners are the only survivors. They are rescued by Swando and his Asmat men, but kept prisoner in their cave. Papuan Freedom Fighters visit the cave, and Liza sympathises with their cause. After rescue, Liza…
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Talon, Windsong

More thrilling adventures with Matica and Talon. The poachers are gone, and the birds are safe. But now Matica is becoming anxious thinking of the upcoming holiday – she does not want to go or leave her birds. But Talon, understanding her misery, is giving her a daydream to easy her mind. With distractions are coming from all sides, Matica soon finds herself involved in current happenings – the letting…
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The Fourth Kind of Time

As a multinational pharmaceutical company tries to block the pain-relief research of medical scientist Campbell Fletcher, he must enlist his friends to help resist their powerful corporate resources, and growing violent pressure. Never before had Dr Anna Rischelli believed her past involvement with Melbourne’s organised crime would have any relation to subatomic physics. Drawing on expertise in law, literature, science and history, the friends must solve a fifty year old…
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A Spell for an Eye

Sarah Clewer

If you were fated to become a ‘Saviour’ to a planet and chosen by a meteor programmed to find help, what would you do?  At only four years old, Celeste Teal and her best friend, Miranda, were struck by a meteor. Both girls developed mysterious powers after the accident, with Celeste gaining ice powers, and Miranda the ability to control water. Five years later, Celeste’s parents die and she is torn away from Miranda and forced to…
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Poseidon’s Academy

Sarah Vogler | Poseidon's Academy

Getting sucked into a whirlpool, sleeping in monster-infested woods, and battling psycho sea-nymphs was not how Hailey planned to spend her first year of high school. But when you’re the only Zeus in the world, life tends to get a bit complicated. The Great Battle saw the world changed forever when humans killed the gods and absorbed their powers. One power was coveted above all others: Zeus’s. Thirteen-year-old Hailey Woods is the first Zeus in over a…
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The Forgotten – Metal and Bone

Bailey Vaughan - The Forgotten - Metal and Bone

Humanity is built on blood, not feathers. “In the beginning there was darkness, and it is in this darkness that we will one day return. Some will find that they thrive in the rawest of shadows, whilst others will merely learn to survive in the harshest.” In the wasteland, her poem was nameless. Underground, a man she never understood called it Salvation. The world has ended, but in a bitter…
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Payback – A gripping multi-national crime action thriller

Izaz Khan | Payback

An aboriginal massacre. A CIA agent gone rogue. The hunt is on! Part-Aboriginal Sydney lawyer Cory, devastated by the loss of his family and friends, accepts the aid of ex-ASIO officer Martin to help track the fugitive and bring him to justice. Through crocodile infested waters of Cape York, North Queensland to the dry Savannahs of South Africa, the fugitive utilises his shady contacts to outrun his punishment. Can Cory…
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Bunty Bailey’s Adventures in Berrima

Rosalind Dale | Buntry's Adventures in Berrima

“No happier or more adventurous child has ever been born!” The year is 1849. Nine-year-old Bunty Bailey lives with her family in the country town of Berrima, New South Wales, between Sydney and Canberra. Brave, adventurous, kind-hearted, every day brings a new adventure for Bunty as she explores the secret places around the growing township and neighbouring countryside. And real dangers abound! From the natural world to bushrangers and escaped…
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Talon, Encounter

Enjoy more adventures  with Matica and Talon in Book 5 in Gigi’s ‘Talon’ series. The poachers are back – and they are looking for Talon! They are doing everything in their power to capture him, and if they can’t get him alive, will kill him.  Determined to get him at all costs the poachers run up against the might and will of Tamo, Tima and Talon. It is war. The…
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Talon, Flight for Life

Talon, Flight for Life by Gigi Sedlmayer

Book 3 of the Talon series. Matica and her family are planning a holiday in Australia. She and her father travel to Cajamarca to organise supplies and air tickets. Although she misses her condors on the walk to the city, she sees wondrous scenery, rainforest, animals and birds. On their walk, disaster strikes. Her father is seriously injured on the way home after being bitten by a huge spider and…
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Talon, On the Wing

Talon, On the Wing by Gigi Sedlmayer

Talon, On the Wing is Book 2 of the Talon series. What Matica has dreamed ever since she first befriended the condors is actually happening. And now the adventures begin. Finally accepting Matica into their community because of an incredible event, the people from the village love seeing her with Talon and demand she tell them about her adventures with the condors. Matica is now happy to be small because…
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Talon, Come Fly with Me

Gigi Sedlmayer

Book 1 of the Talon series. Nine year old Matica lives in a remote village on a dry plateau in the Andes of Peru. She moved to Peru when she was five with Australian missionary and schoolteacher parents. Because Matica is trapped in the body of a two year old, her growth handicap has caused her to be rejected by the local people and they would not accept her into…
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Talon, Connected

TALON, CONNECTED is the fourth book of the epic adventure series TALON.   Matica still lives in the small village of Pucara with her brother, mom and dad, who is recovering from his near-death experience. Her 11th birthday is coming up and the things she is about to encounter proves she is very brave. Events take a sudden turn when she is invited to see Elcano, the very old and…
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