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  • Book IV of The Great South Land Saga. The beautiful valley was lonely and remote and lovely Tilly Martin longed to leave it. Only the presence of Everitt Oliver, his flattering words and dark good looks, eased her restless heart. And she intended to have him - on her own terms. But another woman, as wild and untamed as the land, passionately longed for him too. Before their destinies were decided, the valley would know murder, madness, and disgrace...a young girl born to ill-repute would get a new chance at life...and a proud settler would be humbled by the man he despised.
  • Older than the Melbourne Cup, the Derby is restricted to three year olds and run at set weights.  Here is the history of the Derby, with a roll call of famous horses, both winners and also-rans and the effect that this race has had on so many careers. With black and white photographs.
  • A 22,000 ton whaling ship steams into a broken plain of white, glimmering ice during the howling fury of an Antarctic gale. Aboard is Duncan Craig, who gave up his clerking job in London to move to South Africa. A promised job turned out to be a dead end; but he is then offered a short contract aboard the whaler. But crew on other ships in the whaling fleet are fighting amongst themselves and the fleet commander, who had a stormy relationship with the boss's son,  has vanished under mysterious circumstances. What madness drives the ship forwards, deeper and deeper into the ice until its jagged edges hold her fast? Marooned amidst the pitiless, frozen wastes, the crew of the Southern Cross make a desperate attempt to survive against the odds.
  • A shadow is looming over the hot southern land of Ashdod - the shadow of Threshold, the Pyramid which the Magi are building to send them into Infinity.  Thousands of slaves have been used in the construction of Threshold. Tirzah, a young glass worker, has a secret gift - she can communicate with glass. And what the glass screams at her every time she touches her drives  her to despair.  Because something is waiting in Infinity - waiting for the final glass plate to be laid, for the capstone to be cemented in blood - waiting to use Threshold to step from Infinity and into Ashdod. Boaz, Master Magus, is watching Tirzah.  He knows she's hiding something and he'll do whatever it takes to discover it.
  • Hickey travelled from the New South Wales bush, via shearing camps, harness maker's workshop and the election platforms of the newly-formed Australian Labour Movement to membership and later, secretary of the parliamentary Labour Party in New South Wales. He was an anti-conscriptionist in World War I; chairman of the Public Works Committee in 1920-21;  and a member of the Legislative Council in 1925-34. He was ahead of his time, holding enlightened views on the employment of youths and was well stocked with bush lore, writing many paragraphs for the Bulletin. His reminiscences, written during a visit to South America and the U.S.A., are filled with anecdotes of the Sydney political scene of the 1890s and the early years of the new century and are colourfully told.
  • Explosive and controversial, Waterfront exposes, for the first time, the real story behind the bitter 1998 war on the wharves which divided Australians and changed the nature of the workplace forever. This shocking exposè reveals who was behind it and what it means for all Australians. It all began with a 'deep throat' phone call to John Coombs, the head of Australia's most militant union, the Maritime Union of Australia. The mystery caller warned him of a clandestine plot to destroy the union's hold on the waterfront. The controversial stand-off between the Patrick Stevedoring company and the Maritime Union became a battle for the hearts and minds of the average Australian. Veteran Sydney Morning Herald journalists Trinca and Davies covered the waterfront dispute from the very beginning and take us behind the headlines to tell the real story of this real-life political thriller. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A very scarce, autographed first printing;  a derogatory reference to Peter Costello caused this issue to be recalled and pulped.
  • Stockton served overseas for three years with the RAAF and during this time completed his degree by correspondence.  He has taught at Narrandera and Wauchope High Schools and was Deputy Principal at Cowra and Springwood High Schools.  In 1976 he also became the first principal at the new high school at Cambridge Park and saw it grow from an initial enrolment of 246 students to be the third largest secondary school in the Sydney area.  In his story he experiences the discomforts and frustrations as well as the funny side of teaching and the adventure of such a career. This book is from a limited printing of only 1000.
  • The part played by over 24,000 women in the Australian Army in World War II is largely unknown - until now. Here is recorded their involvement in the Cowra massacre, poisonous gas experiments, intelligence services and other ground breaking areas. Taken from first-hand revealing experiences, photos and documents.