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  • A Birthday Present from Another Dimension

    Brad awoke with a start – to find his toy robot Zorrac standing on his chest and shining a green scanning light directly into his eyes. He had no idea at the time that Zorrac is desperately trying to save his home planet from destruction.

    Then Brad’s mother contracts a mysterious virus and is hospitalized. In return for a cure, Brad and his friend James offer to help ‘General Zorrac’ return to his own world Penta to fight ‘The Darkness’, an alien world of flying vampire koalas, zombie birds, werewolf monkeys.

    Brad and James are unwittingly swept off into an adventure to worlds unknown by Brad’s mysterious birthday present from another dimension. They must leave all they know behind, their parents, friends and home to save a ‘toy’ from becoming evil.

    Will Brad and James be able to save Penta and get the promised cure for his mother?

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  • A Curious Place

    A Curious Place…

    Well, four actually, and in each you will meet some interesting and unusual folk and animals. They are all pretty cool, just like you, so why not go there now and read their stories.

    In one place, Zac lets you know about a problem he has with his shorter leg and how a tiny ant helps him carry his heavy load.

    In another place, there is a lonely girl, Tessy, who finds out about how kindness can change everything.
    And in another, there is Winston and Eloise, who know all about feeling lonely after they become orphaned, but you won’t believe what happens after a strange lady enters their lives.

    Finally, you get to meet two wild looking creatures, Tosca and Bella, as both find themselves in a very scary place… just before a great surprise!

    Feel inspired that you joined them here as they all welcome you to visit their special places.

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  • A Spell for an Eye

    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 attend a strict boarding school in Antarctica. Over the years, her powers advance, and she is eventually reunited with Miranda. They both soon discover a third victim of the meteor strike – Vanessa, a girl with the ability to wield fire.

    After an attack with an old enemy in the caves of Antarctica, the trio discover an ancient written legend composed and kept in the archives of six planets within the solar system. As well as attempting to learn their place in the legend, they must gain each other’s trust in order to combine their powers to defeat foes and win over the evil that has taken Antarctica and threatens the world. During this journey, Celeste meets a mysterious admirer who appears to know everything about her, including her parents’ deaths. Is he a friend, or is he after something?

    And why does he always disappear before Celeste can talk to him…

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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 his son must take advantage of worldwide change and pursue a life outside the valley. He puts his son on a cart that leaves the valley for Belfast…

    What follows is a life of change and challenge.

    Swept along by chance, William determines he will follow the gold rush to Australia. He finds his way onto a steam/sailing ship, threatened by bullies and the elements, we follow his steps as fate guides him in pursuit of his new life.

    One more waif in a world of many, following life where it sees fit to take him. William is only one of many who found the courage, the patience and the willingness, and this is his story.

    Never easy, sometimes funny, and often dangerous. We peek into the lives of people at the time and through him, see how they lived on the docks and on the ship.

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  • Back Step

    A match made in heaven, a love that may never be fulfilled, movie extras, the exotic culture of the Pandas, and an attempted kidnapping – this little novel has it all.

    Eight people’s lives interact, not only in the everyday but also on the dance floor. A love triangle has constant interference from a past girlfriend. An academic cribs shamelessly from another’s work. Meanwhile, his partner walks out on him. Feisty Rosetta is torn between the two men she loves. Sensible Angela falls for
    an awesome guy with a Harley motorcycle in pieces in his lounge room.

    Continually intertwined is a love of dancing in the community of which the characters are all a part.

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  • Bunty Bailey’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 convicts, Bunty will need all her courage to protect the lives of those around her.

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  • Deeply With The Sun In Our Eyes

    As the Japanese assault on Malaya begins, naivety and misadventure send Australian marine engineer, Richard into the care of English doctor, Greda and her philandering planter husband, Edward.

    In a maelstrom of events, the lives of Richard, Greda, Edward, the malicious Captain Heenan and enigmatic Chinese refugee Eva—consort to all three men—become desolately entwined. With the island under siege, amidst the illusion of resistance by the Empire’s defenders, Richard and Greda confront a wretched paradigm amongst the frenetic crush to board the last ship casting off from the doomed colony.

    Deeply With The Sun In Our Eyes is a gripping literary thriller, combining an intriguing labyrinth of contours and charismatic people. Destiny and abiding love are enmeshed with a tumult of treachery and honour in the shadow of the fall of Singapore, the greatest catastrophe of World War II.

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  • Fairy Folk and Fantastic Friends

    Fairy Folk and Fantastic Friends: Fairy Picture Book of Cute Bedtime Stories about Friendship.

    The Fairy Folk would love to introduce you to some of their fantastic friends, such as Fuzzy Buzzy, Mr. Caterpillar, the Gloopy family fairy, Father Pumper, Lenny Longarms and many more.

    Fairy Folk friends love being helpful so enjoy reading the stories they have to tell, and see how they help those who are sad or don’t know what to do next.

    Cute picture book of short bedtime stories of fairies, elves and pixies.

    The Fairy Folk books are a joint effort with Helen and Linda co-authoring. Helen creates the illustrations and stories and Linda sets up the layout and does the publishing.

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  • Fairy Folk and Other Strange Little Creatures

    The Fairy Folk and other little creatures have got together and decided to tell you about their adventures. They are excited about being able to share their stories with you and looking forward to being a part of your bedtime, or any time, storytelling.

    Find yourself a comfortable spot, curl up, and enjoy your Fairy Folk adventures.

    Short bedtime stories with pictures for toddlers filled with fairies, elves and pixies.

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  • Fairy Folk and the Magical Helpers

    Children love bedtime stories and Fairy Folk and the Magical Helpers is the perfect book. The stories show children how everyone can help each other.

    The Fairy Folk have more adventures for you to read about and enjoy. They are excited to show you some of their worlds and to show you what they and their helpers can do.

    Enjoy the adventures of Georgie, Spottal Dot and Gribbly Grub, Mr Moopy and Windwitch and more. All of the fairies have their magical helpers to help them with tasks. Beautifully illustrated with stories short enough for bedtime or anytime reading.

    Toddler picture book filled with fairies, pixies and elves.

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  • Flames of Rebellion

    On his release from gaol, all Patrick Flanagan wanted was a good woman, a family and a peaceful life. Then he heard the call that reverberated around the world. Gold!

    Leaving Moreton Bay behind, he jumps aboard The Cumberland to work for his passage to the goldfields. On the voyage he befriends Fergus, an old sailor at the crossroads of new technology. Together the pair jump ship in Melbourne and head towards the Ballarat Goldfields to make their fortune.

    But, their dreams of easy riches are soon shattered as they not only battle the elements and the elusive nature of the gold, but also corrupt administrators and brutal law enforcement officers of the Colony, including an old acquaintance of Patrick’s.

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  • Happy or a Philosopher

    This is the story of Vefa, a young girl raised by her grandmother in Baku, Azerbaijan.

    As Vefa grows into maturity a whirlwind love affair with the enigmatic Tale sees her caught up in a life of crime, for which she pays a high price.

    Happy or a Philosopher is an eye-opening and inspiring story of courage and redemption, and a heart-wrenching reminder to never give up on your dreams.

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  • Indicator of a Curse

    Roaring flames and scorched skin wake Sarah each night.

    Searching for answers to this enigmatic nightmare, Sarah discovers that in a past life she was burnt at the stake for witchcraft.

    To heal the horrors of her past life, Sarah visits a regressionist who sends her back to 16th Century England. Under the tyrannical rule of King Henry VIII, she lives out her last days in this doomed reality with no control over her fate.

    While Sarah believes this manifestation can’t bring her harm in the present, there is no telling what might come back with her.

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  • Long Pork – Behind the Bamboo Curtain in West Papua

    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 swears to help the Papuans with her medical skills. But Arthur and the men want to help them by running guns for gold. The Freedom Fighters, the Asmat villagers and their expat friends go up against an imperialist army, and do whatever they can in a desperate fight.

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  • Mabon

    ‘Magick or Love.
    If both ran deep in your blood, which would you choose?

    On her sixteenth birthday, introvert Lucy DeBane can’t shake the memory of her father’s death, or the possibility that by day’s end a life altering ancestral truth will blow apart the world she knows.

    Lucy is sure of one thing, her feelings for Gil … tall, dark and hot … her first real love.

    So when she hears the chiming of ancient bells and her family’s secret is revealed, Lucy must make a decision … become a DeBane witch, or walk away from family for love.

    Is there a way she can have both?

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  • Mary’s Poland

    Mary’s Poland is the sequel to Mary’s Ireland.

    At the end of Book One we see Mary bid farewell to Ireland and her family, and set sail for her husband’s home: Lida, Poland

    Book Two follows Mary as she tries to adjust to her new life. A life with an incendiary mix of languages, religions, and myths. Of politics, aristocrats, peasants, and revolution. Historical events are woven through the story, with a large part focusing on the ‘Polish’ revolution.

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