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A Fortunate Life # Australian Children's Classics

By: A. B. Facey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Viking Australia: 2012

Seller ID: 9780670076895

ISBN: 0670076899

Condition: New


Born in 1894, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a 'fortunate' one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full - the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man. About the Author A.B. Facey was born in 1894 and grew up on the Kalgoorlie goldfields and in the wheat-belt of Wes... View more info

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Aboriginal Stories of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334178

ISBN: 1876334177

Condition: New


Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of Ne... View more info

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Aboriginal Tales of Australia : Aboriginal Library

By: A.W. Reed

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Reed New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: 9781876334185

ISBN: 1876334185

Condition: New


A collection of 20 stories of fable and folklore that have been told by Aboriginal tribes all over Australia for thousands of years. There are stories such as Why Emus Cannot Fly and The Frog Who Caused a Flood. About the Author: Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of M... View more info

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The Lovely Bones [used book] [movie tie-in]

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2010

Seller ID: 0330457721

ISBN: 0330457721

Condition: Good


My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. My murderer was a man from our neighborhood. My mother liked his border flowers, and my father talked to him once about fertilizer. This is Susie Salmon. Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy, suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. Over the years, her friends and siblings grow up, fall in love, do all the things she never had the chance to do herself. But life is not quite finished with Su... View more info

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The Red Dirt Road [used book]

By: Alissa Callen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Mira: 2018

Seller ID: 1489246738

ISBN: 1489246738

Condition: Good


A moving rural love story about two people who, in the face of life's tragedies, realise the strength they have within themselves and that they could be even stronger together. A new Woodlea Community rural romance by USA Today bestselling author Alissa Callen. Will facing the past bring them together? After losing a patient, Dr Fliss Knight returns to small town Woodlea and buys a rundown farm, her confidence and city career in tatters. She intends to live a solitary life and hopes that the slow country pace will help her heal. Pickup rider Hewitt Sinclair is no stranger to how hairy... View more info

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The Exile #1 Nicholas Marten [used book]

By: Allan Folsom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Seller ID: 001249

ISBN: 0316859672

Condition: Good


Raymond Thorne is wanted for murder - in Mexico, in Chicago and, most of all, in Los Angeles. He's got the elite 5-2 Squad of the LAPD on his tail, but still eludes them, until John Barron collars him. Then he escapes again - by dying. Barron, injured himself and off the case, is obsessed by the true identity of the man, by the tantalising clues to his motives - the keys to an anonymous safety deposit box, two London addresses in a notebook alongside a date marked 'in Moscow'. But Barron is carving a new life for himself and his sister in Europe and he pushes the enigma to the back of his mind... View more info

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Sudden Death #1 F.B.I. Trilogy [used book]

By: Allison Brennan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Piatkus Books: 2009

Seller ID: 000706

ISBN: 0749939389

Condition: Good


When by-the-book FBI agent Megan Elliott realises that a murder victim carries military ID, what seemed to be a simple homicide enquiry turns a lot more serious. An unusual mutilation on the body causes Meg to suspect the murder is target specific, especially when she discovers other recently murdered soldiers with the same disfigurement. Then military police take possession of the body and Meg is forced to partner up with burn-the-book mercenary Jack Kincaid. All too soon does she realise that the killer's primary target is closer to home, and that Jack really is more trouble - dangerous trou... View more info

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Christmas Mourning #8 The Falconer Files

By: Andrea Frazer

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Accent Press Ltd: 2013

Seller ID: 000495

ISBN: 1783751509

Condition: New


It is winter 2010, and the UK is experiencing it's worst winter for years. This is catastrophic for DI Harry Falconer as he has rashly promised to spend Christmas with DS Davey Carmichael and family only to find that the weather closes in and he has to become a reluctant house guest, as they find that they are snowed-in. Without power or telephones and cut off from the outside world until further notice, Christmas Day greets them with a murder in St Cuthberts, where the locum vicar has discovered, to his horror, one of Castle Farthing's residents nailed to a gigantic cross. Falconer and Carmic... View more info

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The Uncanny and Hunting Down Amanda (omnibus) [used book]

By: Andrew Klavan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Warner Books: 2001

Seller ID: 000845

ISBN: 0751531766

Condition: Good


The Uncanny: When American film director Richard Storm first comes to London, he has his own secret mission. Part vacation, part research, he finds renewed purpose working at a curious magazine of weird phenomena - BIZARRE. The owner/editor is herself a curiosity and opens up an extraordinary new world - of strange but true hauntings, hunts and spirit worship. When Richard is introduced to beautiful heiress Sophia Endering he finds himself helplessly in love with her. But she is as dangerous to herself as she is for those who love her - for she has an almost unstoppable death wish. Strange for... View more info

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Red Notice #1 Tom Buckingham [used book]

By: Andy McNab

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2012

Seller ID: 001063

ISBN: 0593069498

Condition: Good


Deep beneath the English Channel, a small army of vicious terrorists has seized control of the Eurostar to Paris, taken 400 hostages at gunpoint - and declared war on a government that has more than its own fair share of secrets to keep. One man stands in their way. An off-duty SAS soldier is hiding somewhere inside the train. Alone and injured, he's the only chance the passengers and crew have of getting out alive. Meet Andy McNab's explosive new creation, Sergeant Tom Buckingham, as he unleashes a whirlwind of intrigue and retribution in his attempt to stop the terrorists and save everyone o... View more info

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Light on Snow [used book]

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2005

Seller ID: 0349118566

ISBN: 0349118566

Condition: Good


I watched my father run forward in his snowshoes the way one sometimes does in dreams, unable to make the legs move fast enough. I ran to the place where he knelt. I looked down into the sleeping bag. A tiny face gazed up at me, the eyes wide despite their many folds. The baby was wrapped in a bloody towel, and its lips were blue.' The events of a December afternoon on which a father and his daughter find an abandoned infant in the snow will forever alter eleven-year-old Nicky Dillon's understanding of the world which she is about to enter and the adults who inhabit it: a father who has taken... View more info

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Go Ask Alice

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage: 2018

Seller ID: 9781784873172

ISBN: 1784873179

Condition: New


Have you ever kept a diary? This is the diary of a young girl growing up in sixties America - an honest account of teenage life. But as well as discovering new friends, dating and going to parties, the author of this diary discovers something else- drugs. It is the era of free love and experimentation with mind-bending substances. And one thing leads to another. This book was first published several decades ago as the shocking real diary of a young woman. Whether it is fact or fiction is up to you to decide. BACKSTORY- Read the fascinating story of this mysterious book's first publicatio... View more info

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The Little Prince

By: Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2001

Seller ID: 004398

ISBN: 1853261580

Condition: New


The Little Prince is a classic tale of equal appeal to children and adults. On one level it is the story of an airman's discovery, in the desert, of a small boy from another planet - the Little Prince of the title - and his stories of intergalactic travel, while on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition. First published in 1943, the year before the author's death in action, this translation contains Saint-Exupery's delightful illustrations. About the Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) was a French aviator and author. He had a passion for advent... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes: Leatherbound Classic Collection *** OUT OF PRINT *** Replaced by 9781435158108 ***

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2011

Seller ID: 001534

ISBN: 1435114949

Condition: New


A master of deductive reasoning who can solve the most difficult crimes by spotting obscure clues overlooked by others, dilettante sleuth Sherlock Holmes was the hero of sixty stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between 1887 and 1927. With the help of his loyal friend, Doctor Watson, Holmes brought countless crooks, thieves, swindlers, and murderers to justice. He even rose from the dead after Doyle tried to dispatch him in his twenty-fourth adventure, and readers protested. Some Sherlock Holmes stories rank among the most famous in detective fiction, among them A Study in Scarlet, A Sca... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes Volume 1

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 001619

ISBN: 1435136403

Condition: New


Handsomely produced in hardcover at a very affordable price, Barnes & Noble Signature Editions have been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. Each volume includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life and times to enable the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these enduring works. About the Author Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish. They were ma... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes Volume 2

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 001620

ISBN: 1435137396

Condition: New


Handsomely produced in hardcover at a very affordable price, Barnes & Noble Signature Editions have been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. Each volume includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life and times to enable the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these enduring works. About the Author Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish. They were ma... View more info

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The Complete Stories of Sherlock Holmes

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 002873

ISBN: 1840220767

Condition: New


It is more than a century since the ascetic, gaunt and enigmatic detective, Sherlock Holmes, made his first appearance in 'A Study in Scarlet'. From 1891, beginning with 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes', the now legendary and pioneering Strand Magazine began serialising Arthur Conan Doyle's matchless tales of detection, featuring the incomparable sleuth patiently assisted by his doggedly loyal and lovably pedantic friend and companion, Dr Watson. The stories are illustrated by the remarkable Sydney Paget from whom our images of Sherlock Holmes and his world derive and who first equipped Hol... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes: Leatherbound Classic Collection

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2015

Seller ID: 004038

ISBN: 1435158105

Condition: New


A master of deductive reasoning who can solve the most difficult crimes by spotting obscure clues overlooked by others, dilettante sleuth Sherlock Holmes was the hero of sixty stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between 1887 and 1927. He even rose from the dead after Doyle tried to dispatch him in his twenty-fourth adventure, and readers protested. Here, in one volume, are all four full-length novels and fifty-six short stories about the colourful adventures of Sherlock Holmes- every word Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote about Baker Street's most famous resident. Also included is an int... View more info

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Up and Down Australia

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: A1280

ISBN: 1925416631

Condition: New


Arthur William Upfield is well known as the creator of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) who features in 29 crime detection novels, most set in the Australian outback. He also wrote more than 220 short stories and articles, based on his experiences in the bush between 1911 and 1931. Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical articles, ranging from humorous outback anecdotes to personal experiences at Gallipoli and the Somme during the First World War. Kees has added The Murchison Mu... View more info

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Up and Down the Real Australia

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: A1281

ISBN: 192541664X

Condition: New


Arthur William Upfield is well known as the creator of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) who features in 29 crime detection novels, most set in the Australian outback. It is not well known that he also wrote about 250 short stories and articles, drawing on his experiences in the bush between 1911 and 1931. Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical articles, ranging from humorous outback anecdotes to personal experiences at Gallipoli and the Somme during the First World War. Kees ha... View more info