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 Can science find God? 'The Hyperspace of Consciousness' tells how.

The Hyperspace of Consciousness

A scientific enquiry into the nature of the spirit and soul. $3.95

An hypothesis about the Physics of Creation and Non-Local Information inside an Intelligent Universe - written by a leading and much published astrophysicist.

Anthology of horror stories for men. 'Vicious Tales from Men's Magazines'


Vicious Tales from Men's Magazines

Tales written to shock and entertain. $1.99

Top short fiction from Man, Man Junior, Squire, Argosy and other periodicals.

One man defies the Surveillance Society. 'The Fourth Eye' by Clinton Smith
The Fourth Eye

Thriller, Espionage, Action-adventure. $3.99

A car that runs on water. An oil cartel that will kill anyone who happens to find out. One man faces the surveillance society. His only weapon - total recall. From best selling thriller writer, Clinton Smith. Optioned for film. ...more...

Terror in the Bay of Islands. 'The Game' by Clinton Smith
The Game

Psychological thriller, Vendetta.  $3.99

Four innocents are enticed to what seems to be an island resort only to be confronted with an escalating series of trials they can't escape. This mordant thriller really twists the knife. Optioned for film. ...more...

High adventure in the North Sea. 'Project Thunder' by Clinton Smith
Project Thunder

Maritime Thriller, Shipwreck,  Space Probe. $3.99
A shipwreck off the coast of Norway. A mysterious device found in the Australian outback. An Australian mercenary trying to vindicate his father. This all-stops-out escapade never lets up. ...more...

Two boys survive WW2 in France. 'All Fall Down' by Ray Johnstone
All Fall Down

Young adult thriller. Life in occupied France.  $3.95

Paul and Claude are growing up in the midst of the horrors of WW2. And that's not all they have to cope with. Both are in love with the same girl. An adventure story with great sense of place and period. ...more...
Full-on hi-tech adventure thriller. 'Deep Six' by Clinton Smith

Deep Six

Techno-Thriller, C130 Gunship, Secret Service.
Sequel to The Fourth Eye. A mercenary with total recall teams up with a tycoon who flies his own C130 Gunship. High-tech thriller writing at its best with non-stop action and a cast of believable characters. ...more...
Acclaimed thriller about spies in Antarctica.  'Exit Alpha' by Clinton Smith

Exit Alpha

Adventure Thriller, Antarctica, Secret Service.
When the world's most secret intelligence agency starts to implode, anything can happen - and does! This extraordiary Antarctic based thriller even resurrects Pope John Paul 1. ....more...

Full-on lesbian/bisexual SM murder mystery. 'Kiss Me Dead' by Peta Fox
Kiss Me Dead

Erotic murder-mystery, sex-crimes, kinks. $2.99

What happens when a detective discovers her body is the murder weapon? This descent into sex and consensual S/M keeps you guessing to the end. First murder mystery in this raunchy streetwise series. A whodunit that really does it.  ...more...

Lesbians, cults, murder. 'Death Has No Face' by Peta Fox
Death Has No Face

Erotic murder-mystery, sex-crimes, chick lit. $2.99
Browned off bi-sexual sleuth, Jen Madden, specializes in sex crimes. When she traces a serial killer to a cult, she has to put her body on the line to save her skin. Second mystery in this sexy, foxy series. ...more...
Kinky sex in the funeral parlour. 'Death Takes a Hike' by Peta Fox

Death Takes a Hike

Erotic murder-mystery, sex-crimes, chick lit. $2.99
Third in this top mystery series. Amateur sleuth, Jen Madden, specializes in sex crimes. When she's hired by a mega-rich funeral dynasty to uncover kinky business in the family, she soon discovers there are fates far worse than being buried alive.

Gurdjieff's autobiography revealed. 'Gurdjieff and the Arch Preposterous' by Joy Lonsdale
Gurdjieff and the Arch Preposterous

Hermetic Code, Esoteric, Fourth Way, occult.  $5.95
An expert on the Hermetic Code interprets part of Gurdjieff's great allegory, All and Everything, from an autobiographical perspective. This book, ten years out of print, is still sought after as an eBook.  ....more...
 The truth behind religions. 'The wisdom of BEING' by John Alexandra

The wisdom of BEING

Inspirational, occult, self-awareness. $3.99

Is it possible to live in two worlds at once? What is the inner secret behind Buddhism, Gurdjieff, Zen, Vedanta, Taoism, Sufism and Christianity? The science of NOW - explained by a lifetime student of esoteric systems. ...more...
A spiritual master speaks. 'Talks With Al' by Gina Stoner

Talks With Al

Inspirational, Self-transformation. $2.99
A teenage boy discovers that the local handyman is actually a magus in disguise. And the encounter proves to be both enlightening and terrifying. This wily book uses a simple series of encounters to open a whole new way of living. ...more...
A guide to spiritual terminology. 'Dictionary of Allegorical Words' by Joy Lonsdale

Dictionary of Allegorical Words

Hermeticism, Esotericism, Spirituality. $3.95

A dictionary based on the Hermetic code and its interpretations. The late Joy Lonsdale finished this work just before she died. ...more...

A masterpiece of story telling. 'Songs of a Second World' by Clinton Smith 

Songs of a Second World

Multi award-winning short stories. $3.99

This brilliant anthology examines the inner and outer lives of people in crisis in a provincial Australian city. It's a town where what's going on isn't what's going on at all. Latest award listed in our News and About Us pages. ...more...

The acclaimed and hilarious bestselling memoir. 'No Time for the Smiths' by Ben Smith
No Time for the Smiths

Memoir, Young Love, Australian History, humour. $3.99

Fifty years ago, Sydney, was a kinder, slower place. But when a gormless just married couple decided to live 26 miles from town, romance and reality clashed. Australia in the fifties. Heartwarming, hilarious and true. ...more...


Contemporary, world-spanning poetry. 'Middle Kingdom' by David Farnsworth

Middle Kingdom

Poetry Anthology, Travel Tales, Ballarat, China. $3.95
Russia... China... Tibet... Farnsworth's been everywhere and written about it all. A cynical, amusing and world-spanning collection of award winning poems.

  Living in a foreign country. 'Living The Dream' by Pam Scott
Living The Dream

Travel, Expatriates, Living in Exotic Countries. $5.95
Case histories of ten adventurous souls who threw caution to the winds, decamped to exotic countries and started living their dreams. Before you try to do the same, better read how they got on. ...more...


Best selling travel writer returns to her favourite nation. 'Vietnam Revisited' by Pam Scott
Vietnam Revisited

Travel, Vietnamese Women, South East Asia. $5.95

South East Asian traveller, Pam Scott, looks back on the remarkable changes she has witnessed in Vietnam over the last two decades. Over 200 photos.  ...more...
Tales of Vietnamese women and the War. 'Some Left... but Many Stayed Behind' by Pam Scott

Some Left... But Many Stayed Behind

Travel, Vietnamese Women, South East Asia. $5.95

Stories of eighteen Vietnamese women who lived through the Vietnam War, some eventually escaping to Australia as boat people, others staying behind either by chance or necessity. Fascinating stuff. ...more...
Travel writer returns to favourite city. 'Hanoi Stories' by Pam Scott

Hanoi Stories

Living for eight years in Hanoi. $5.95

Is it possible to fall in love with a city? Pam Scott did, and lived in Hanoi for eight years. She shows the unexpected sides of the city and the people she came to know and love. A heartfelt, fascinating evocation of the city and its people from this much published travel writer.  ...more...
Bestselling insight in life in Burma. 'Travelling with Mr Shwe' by Pam Scott

Burma (Myanmar).

What it's really like to live in this secretive country. $5.95

You've seen the headlines. Now read the book. A contemporary account of life inside Burma that's now more relevant than ever. Travelling with Mr Shwe is by South East Asian expert, Pam Scott who intimately knows the country. (Includes 200 photos) ...more...
Health myths exposed. 'How to Keep Fit Without Exercise' by Martin Jensen

How to Keep Fit Without Exercise

Fitness, Humour, Medical mythbusting. Just $1.99
Here's the lowdown on exercise that other books take long chapters to express, collated in one jaunty, jiffy digest. Can you really laze your way to fitness? Learn how. ...more...

Live more effectively. Read 'How to Get What You Want' by Martin JensenHow to Get What You Want

Life Skills, How To, Self Help. $1.99

How to instantly stop hiccups. How to enjoy being pestered by flies. How to change traffic lights to green. How to control the weather. How to get someone to phone you... Jensen knows how. And the strange thing is - his methods work. ...more...

A wide-eyed look at a new culture. 'The Philippines on $40 a Day'
The Philippines on $40 a Day

Jeepneys, underground rivers, hot springs...  $3.99

An account of a feisty forty daytour of the Philippines by an Indian travel writer new to the country. A must-read for anyone interested in touring the Philippines.  Many colour photos. ...more...

True story of a sailplane enthusiast. 'The Road to Narromine' by Jim Richards
The Road to Narromine

Sailplanes, soaring, film-making, flying, broadcasting. $3.99

Film director, Jim Richards, has a passion. Flying 'gliders' in NSW, Australia. This rollicking memoir takes you on one of the wildest and most entertaining trips as Renaissance man Richards lives life to the hilt. ...more...
Apocalyptic Science Fiction. 'The Logos Probe' by Jack Cross

The Logos Probe

Near-future Science Fiction. $3.99.

The year? 2080. Alexander Logos is the Edison of his age. But his brilliant innovations can't save him from the terrors all around him. Read what happens when the quest for physical immortality is taken to its logical conclusion. A dystopian blast. 

Great anthology of stories for women. 'Romantic Stories from Women's Magazines'

Romantic Stories from Women's Magazines

Top romantic fiction from leading women's magazines. $1.99

Stories fromWOMEN'S WEEKLY, CLEO, WOMAN'S DAY, ARGOSY UK, ABC Books and other periodicals.

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