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The Aureate Spectacles
by Eliott McKay

Format: Kindle
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Inkitt Publishers, 2017
ASIN Category: B01N1Y626J

Michaela was a seemingly normal high school senior, hiding behind a pair of hideous spectacles which masked her true identity. When she’s abducted by an intriguing werewolf, she learns that her father was a powerful vampire, and she has been chosen to protect his city from her predatory kin. Now the fate of the city rests in her hands, and she must choose between peace for her people or the man she's growing to love.

 


King's Lament
by Lilia Blanc 

Format: Kindle
Genre: Fantasy/Romance
Publisher: Inkitt Publishers, 2016
ASIN Category:  B01MYYRTH8

After the death of his father, Inea finds himself the king of a country at war. When his council forsakes him, and he’s thrown into the dungeons of his own castle, the young man manages to escape only with the help of the intriguing stranger, Ansyn. After one year in hiding, Inea, driven by desire, seeks out Ansyn and discovers that there is more to his savior than he could have ever hoped for. 


The Song of Mawu
by Jeff Edwards 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Political Thriller
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ISBN Category: 9781921030550

Genocide in the African country of Sontaria causes a surge of escaping refugees to seek sanctuary in neighbouring Namola. In Namola, The Fund uses all its resources to build a state-of-the-art facility and to move the refugees from their disease-ridden camp on the border. But president Joseph Lattua, has other plans for the new encampment when he evicts the refugees, and moves his brother's army into the quarters. 
 


Caged
by Onazia Khan

Format: Kindle
Genre: Thriller
Publisher: Inkitt Publishers, 2016
ASIN Category:  B01N52W8XE

A psychological thriller about a girl being kept captive by her own husband. Although she has a strange power of unveiling truths, her own mental weakness doesn't let her keep track of what's real. After three months with only a servant, a television and the screams of another captive keeping her company, she begins to lose touch with reality. 



To Hell And Back: A Policewomen's Story
by Carolyn Pethick

 
Format: Paperback
Genre: Autobiography 
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ISBN Category: 9781921030307

An intriguing police memoir detailing one policewoman's trials and tribulations working within the ranks of the Victoria Police Force from the early 1980's to the present day. Despite numerous instances of harassment, false accusations and character assassinations, Carolyn manages to maintain her sanity. A story about one womans struggle to say and do the right thing, to follow procedure, no matter what the eventual cost to herself or her career. 

Jagged Edge of Joy
by Liz Newton 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Suspense/Thriller
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ISBN Category: 

In 1961, the temperature hit ninety degrees Fahrenheit before lunchtime. Surfers and campers flock to Narrabeen, one of Sydney’s northern beaches. By late afternoon, a southerly wind whips up a sandstorm. Amid the mayhem, Peter Wishart, barely three at the time, vanishes. As the Wishart family struggle to overcome their grief and loss, nearly two decades later new evidence starts to emerge. A plot centred on overcoming grief, quickly turns to one of revenge.

Twelve Years in 'Care' 
by John R. Bicknell

Format: Paperback
Genre: Memior
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ISBN Category: 

From the 1860s to the late 1960s over 150,000 boys and girls “volunteered” to migrate from the United Kingdom to many colonies of the then British Empire, including Australia. The abolition of the slave trade in 1803 and the eventual emancipation of individual slaves in the 1830s had left the colonies with a shortage of labour to be partially filled by these children. Each of us has a story to tell; this is my story.

 

Across Time and Space
by Mala Naidoo

Format: Paperback
Genre: Thriller
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ISBN Category: 192103064X

Would you risk your long-held dreams for a secluded estate beside an olive grove, a creative paradise and a mysterious, irresistible newcomer? Set in London and Florence, Meryl, a budding writer, and Michael a human rights lawyer, become entangled in the world of international crime. Life will never be quite the same. Will they pick up from where they left, despite the various characters who managed to enter their lives, or will they let go of the safety they once found in each other’s arms? 

 

The Extraordinary Adventure of Clancy McTaggert
by Brett Hallum

Format: Paperback
Genre: Children's Fiction
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ISBN Category: 9780957782495

Clancy lives with his family in a small country town near the Woomera rocket range. An ordinary boy living an ordinary life. Until, an asteroid which was headed for earth, hits the moon instead. Clancy is humanity's only hope. He must travel into space to save the moon! But there is something strange up there in space... Clancy has some amazing experiences and turns his difficult mission into an extraordinary adventure.



Catalyst Moon: Incursion
by Lauren L Garcia

Format: Kindle
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Inkitt Publishers, 2016
ASIN: B01IKIDBO0

Magic is new to the country of Aredia. Mages are enslaved for their abilities, locked behind high walls and guarded by sentinels. Kali, a crippled mage who longs to escape her painful past, travels to meet a powerful healer in Whitewater City. But on the way her sentinel escort is decimated by monstrous raiders, leaving her with a single guardian, Stonewall. Together, Kali and Stonewall must learn to work together to survive a harrowing journey while demonic creatures from the north invade their lands. 
 

 

An Unexpected Fork in the Road
by Anya Nielsen 


Format: Paperback and Kindle
Genre: Travel Memoir
Publisher: Australian E-book Publisher, 2015
ISBN Category: 9780987511027

It was January 1993 and the US was dropping bombs in the Gulf. Anya was fulfilling a childhood dream to visit Egypt. Three weeks of camping took her up the Nile from Cairo to Abu Simbel and into the Sinai to Sharm el Shek. Her fellow travellers were from all over the world. They bonded immediately as a group which lead to a holiday romance.
 

Andromeda Calling?
by Raymond J. Burt

Format: Paperback
Genre: Science Fiction
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2014
ISBN Category: 1922086134

An in-depth study into the mind of an alien crewmember. A look at time and space in the lives of several aliens and how they react to human beings; their idea or hypothesis about our everyday thoughts and about modern society. An expose into the life of these beings, tragically cut short and misrepresented by their fears of us, as we do away with ourselves.


Russian Embers
By Anya Nielsen

Format: Kindle
Genre: Travel Memoir
Publisher: Australian E-book Publisher, 2014
ISBN Category: 9781921829895

On impulse Anya accepts a serendipitous invitation to Russia to go on a journey to the other side of the world. Upon her arrival she is introduced to Irma who becomes her pedagogue, her friend and guide in St Petersburg. At the end of her first week the White House is torched in Moscow and outbreak of revolution is imminent. Will foreigners be stranded? Will history repeat itself? Anya explores the history and culture of Russia to make sense of it all. 


Grandma's Gap Years
by Mary Steele 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Biography/Autobiography
Publisher: Sia Harta Publishers, 2012
ISBN Category: 9781921829895

Mary Steele's travel diaries of the 1950s are a treasure-house of memories to delight her contemporaries and astonish the new generation. Fresh, funny and observant, they merge seamlessly with wry and witty present-day reflections on her younger self and the adventure of overseas travel. In Grandmas Gap Year, Mary Steele revisits post-war Britain and Europe and discovers her own Australia in the process. This is time-travel at its best.



Can We Choose Ourselves?
by George Wood

Format: Paperback
Genre: Philosophy - Ethics
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2011
ISBN Category: 9781921829253

Are our values and beliefs, central to the way we live, determined by our biology? Wittgenstein thought that they were forced on us by life experiences. On the other hand, Jean-Paul Sartre saw them as a matter of choice. The book explores  how an ethical response develops in an individual human life.

Read about the author, George Wood. 



A Little Bit Different
By Rick Anderson

Format: Paperback
Genre: Memoir
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2014
ISBN Category: 9781925230987 

This story is an inspirational account of a young boy growing up in Melbourne during the 1950s. He escaped from a traumatic home life to setting up a successful business with the world at his feet. 
Follow the journey as he loses it all; his wife and family, his business and his dignity. This memoir could easily be compared to a modern version of 'A Fortunate Life' by Albert Facey. Entertaining, funny, sad and typically Aussie.
 

When Tears Ran Dry
By Vivian Waring

Format: Paperback, Epub
Genre: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2013
ISBN Category: 9781922086150 

In the mid-sixties Therrie receives a letter from an unknown soldier serving overseas. Falling hopelessly in love, she is catapulted on a course of love and adventure, unprepared for heartache and pain long after the Vietnam War is over. Plagued by heartbreaking memories, Therrie travels to South-East Asia where she is confronted with the past she is trying to flee.


The Eden Effect
By David Finchley 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Thriller
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2014
ISBN Category: 9781925230932

Welcome to the town of Eden. Here you will meet Martin Brophy, who has come in to an unexpected inheritance which provides him with the means to test out his theory: that overexposure to the news may be doing people more harm than good. The result of this experiment becomes known as 'The Eden Effect'. Its ramifications reverberate around the world and put Martin against the might of global media, with devastating results.
 


Gold Standard
By David Finchley 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Thriller
Publisher: Sid Harta, 2015
ISBN Category: 9781925230932 

Dr Andrew Marshall returns to Melbourne's prestigious Prince Charles Hospital where a cure for a deadly form of brain cancer has been discovered, putting the department and the hospital on the world map. Soon after starting work, Andrew discovers anomalies in some of the patients' medical records. Dismissing these at first, he eventually becomes concerned that Dr Harris' actions in his quest for the cancer cure may have been unethical and even illegal.
 


Switch
By David Finchley

Format: Paperback
Genre: Romance
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2015
ISBN Category:  9781925230871 

So you think you have your life under control… Do you? Nathan Goodman thought he had. Until he didn't.
There was Sylvia, his wife of 35 years who decided to do the unthinkable.
Then - SWITCH.
There was Cassandra, the enigmatic woman with a secret past and an even more perplexing present…


Two Tall Tales: Switch and Still Alive and Kicking
David Finchley

Format: Kindle
Genre: Romance
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2016
ASIN: B01DTUD7PW

It’s no fun growing old. I know what you’re going to say — it’s better than the alternative. That’s true, but it’s no consolation. As long as you’ve got your health. Right? But what if you haven’t? Even then, life can be full of surprises, while you’re still alive and kicking.



A Project in Ammonia
R.B Ward

Format: Paperback
Genre: Science Fiction
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2011
ISBN Category: 9781921829161

An adventure in physical, management and social engineering and contradicts Turgeon’s Law (ninety percent of everything is crud) by what happens when an unlikely group of four people, two Australians, one English and one French-Israeli, fight their way through the bureaucratic maze of their employer, assisted behind the scenes by the Chief Executive, and get what they want: exile to a colony, to build a fertiliser factory there.

 


A Commissioning in Ammonia
R.B Ward

Format: Paperback
Genre: Science Fiction
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2014
ISBN Category: 9781925230956

After the joy of getting their project approved, comes getting the factory built. From commissioning, and making it all work. Continuing the adventure of a "a reasonably happy “working family” as the navigate all the odds and ends of left-over details to be completed including making the contractor finish what he's paid to do. And then there's company accounts to be signed off. 


A Beginning in Ammonia
R.B Ward

Beginning in Ammonia

Format: Paperback
Genre: Science Fiction
Publisher: Sid Harta Publishers, 2014
ISBN Category: 9781877059278

The Ammonia Factory at Muddy River Bay is in operation. Everyone expects life will be quieter. But there's always something to bother a manager, all causing a mix of good results and headaches. But that's some of what being a manager is all about. Yes, that's some of it, but the work around a manager causes other events to occur, so there's no end to what circumstances can throw up.

 

 

Aftershock
by Sam Fisher 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Thriller
Publisher: Penguin Random House, 2011
ISBN Category:  9781863256933

For billionaire Michael Xavier, the opening of The Neptune Hotel in Fiji is the culmination of a childhood dream and an adult obsession - to build a luxury hotel, deep under water on the ocean bed. But during the glittering Opening Night Gala the unthinkable happens. 



Bella's Run
by Margareta Osborn 

Format: Paperback
Genre: Romance
Publisher: Penguin Random House, 2012
ISBN Category:  9781864713138

An intoxicating outback romance that is bursting with love for life on the land. Bella Vermaelon and her best friend Patty are two fun-loving country girls bonded in a sisterhood no blood tie could ever beat. Now they are coming to the end of a road trip which has taken them from the rugged Victorian high country to the red dust of the Queensland outback. Then a devastating tragedy strikes, and Bella's world is changed for ever.