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Books From The Bush ~ Mulga Mob Publishing

Books From The Bush ~ Mulga Mob Publishing

Books From The Bush ~ Mulga Mob Publishing

Here you"ll find books written mainly by people who live west of the Great Dividing Range in the remote Australian Outback.
Print and eBooks to suit all ages

Childrens Stories, Outback Romance & Mysteries, Bush Yarns & Verse, True Tales, Memoirs, Spiritual Enlightenment

Mulga Mob Publishing in the South-West Queensland town of Charleville

 

Do you have a story to tell?  Would you like to write and publish a book but don't know where to start?
We can help with that
Call Marg, Tracey or Jocelyn on 0417739990 or 07 4654 1616 

or call and see us at 109 Galatea St. Charleville .

 

Live locally or travelling through and having trouble with your e-reader?
Need help to find and download e-books?
For all your e-reader queries call the Mulga Mob : 07 46541616

Here you"ll find books written mainly by people who live west of the Great Dividing Range in the remote Australian Outback.
Print and eBooks to suit all ages

Childrens Stories, Outback Romance & Mysteries, Bush Yarns & Verse, True Tales, Memoirs, Spiritual Enlightenment

Mulga Mob Publishing in the South-West Queensland town of Charleville

 

Do you have a story to tell?  Would you like to write and publish a book but don't know where to start?
We can help with that
Call Marg, Tracey or Jocelyn on 0417739990 or 07 4654 1616 

or call and see us at 109 Galatea St. Charleville .

 

Live locally or travelling through and having trouble with your e-reader?
Need help to find and download e-books?
For all your e-reader queries call the Mulga Mob : 07 46541616

Here you"ll find books written mainly by people who live west of the Great Dividing Range in the remote Australian Outback.
Print and eBooks to suit all ages

Childrens Stories, Outback Romance & Mysteries, Bush Yarns & Verse, True Tales, Memoirs, Spiritual Enlightenment

Mulga Mob Publishing in the South-West Queensland town of Charleville

 

Do you have a story to tell?  Would you like to write and publish a book but don't know where to start?
We can help with that
Call Marg, Tracey or Jocelyn on 0417739990 or 07 4654 1616 

or call and see us at 109 Galatea St. Charleville .

 

Live locally or travelling through and having trouble with your e-reader?
Need help to find and download e-books?
For all your e-reader queries call the Mulga Mob : 07 46541616

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LaVoy Finicum - Cowboy

Only by Blood and Suffering: Regaining Lost Freedom - tells of a family's struggle to come together and survive in the midst of national crisis. A stirring, fast-paced novel about what matters most in the face of devastating end-times chaos. Filled with gripping action and relatable characters, readers are drawn into the heart-rending dilemmas each member of the Bonham family faces.  You may even find yourself stopping to ask, "What would I do?"

spine tingling storytelling conveys in graphic detail just how

fragile and precious freedom truly is !

 

Available in : Print and ebook

 

The people of Ireland expected a good potato crop in 1845..but, when it came to digging up the potatoes, there was only a black gooey mess. Thus began The Great Famine. This, along with evictions and sentences of transportation for petty or fabricated crimes, caused millions of Irish to die or to voluntarily or involuntarily take a lengthy, dangerous sea journey to a life in Australia. Join the Slavien’s and Reillys as they face the challenges of life in early Nineteenth Century Ireland . And perhaps just as challenging, life in the new colony of New South Wales, Australia.

An engaging narrative.

 

Available in : Print and ebook

 

Book, Australian Outback, Refugee
Book, Rascal, girl on bicycle, pet emu
Book, Story of a Horse named Embark

..love neath outback stars..

 

In her novel, Jocelyn Price draws on personal experiences (both from life in Afghanistan and as a governess in outback Queensland), to weave a delightful, family friendly story suitable for all ages. 

When Rashida, an Afghani refugee, takes a position as  governess to two high spirited small boys in the Australian Outback -
intrigue, danger, laughter and love await!

Middle Eastern and Outback Australian cultures collide, secrets are unraveled, threats neutralized and romance, aided by two irrepressible outback boys, blooms.

 

Available in : Print and ebook

 

Rascal gets into all sorts of mischief

 

Finding an abandoned emu egg just as it is hatching, Kylie names the chick "Rascal". As he grows, Rascal lives up to his name by getting up to all sorts of mischief. Rascal eventually becomes a very responsible grown up emu.
"Rascal" is based on the writer's caring for an abandoned emu chick  found near Cooper Creek in western Queensland.

For Children age 5 to 9

Reviews - Sophia : What a cute story! It's amazing that it was written by a child. Kylie's profile also touched me very much.

Available in Print and ebook

Book, Tom Boy, The Path to Nowhere

Tom Boy, a 12-year-old Australian,  survives being left at an orphanage door when he was a baby. Abandoned by a stranger, Tom is taken in by the orphanage. Bewildered by his strange new home at the orphanage, disturbed by Sister Mabel who treats him as less significant, and tormented above all by his longing for a family to call his own.

 

Tom Boy is a mesmerizing,
stay-up-all-night adventure book
or age 8 to adults.

 

Available in: Print , ebook, audio book

Book, My War School in Sarajevo,Kruna Nemet,

Sarajevo, is under siege .......


"We are imagining peace, while dashing across every intersection, while hiding in cold cellars. Life is something so powerful that no shell or grenade in this world can kill. Never. And we survive. Not all of us, no. Life survives, and we go on."

"This is a story of survival, in spite of everything. This is the real philosophy of living in the moment; for that daily bread, for our children, for the sake of life itself. "
 

A brilliant true story!

 

Available in: Print , ebook,

Embark is a game little mare who becomes a champion bush racehorse and saves her owner from bankruptcy in the big drought.

 

However her owner is not at all grateful and when Embark ages he treats her badly.

 

This is the story of how a penniless bush battler saves the courageous horse and she repays him with loyalty and a great win.

 

Available in : ebook

Here are stories of Australian outback life, presented in Patty's unique style of bush verse.
 

The stories will stir memories for those readers who have experience of a time when telephones and electricity supplies were considered luxury items in remote areas. For others, it will be a glimpse into everyday life of bush families in times a generation or two ago.

Here are snippets of daily life  - enjoyed without luxuries, with never a complaint, a life full of simple joys, happiness and love.

 

Available in Print and ebook

Book, Patricia Jones, Memories of the bush
Cycling in the Australian Outback

 “We’re not going Ted”, mumbled Billy.  Suddenly the train wheels changed their song to ‘’Running away’’; ‘’Running away’’.  

Three Australian bush kids are alarmed by a plan the Welfare have for their future. By 'flying beneath the radar' of the authorities, they avoid being noticed as missing.
On bicycles they explore the western outback of Queensland and New South Wales, in search of a home where they can live together. Humorous, true to life incidents with plenty of ups and downs.
For - ages 7 to 70. 

 

Available in: Print book and ebook

Book, My Life Story, Neil McDonald

My Life Story - a blueprint for anyone who is considering a memoir for family and friends

 

Neil tells of his life from childhood through growing up into an adventurous young man  and a pretty fair boxer. His curiousity for life kept him roaming until love settled him down to raising a close knit family.

Full of humour, honesty, a battler's spirituality and a definite lack of 'political correctness' this the sort of book we all should write and have in our family's bookshelf

 

Available in: Print

Book, Twins Sail Into Adventure, Jocelyn Price

Keen naturalists, they plan to sail together with their dog “Lik-lik” to explore an island and the reefs around it. Little do they know that they will be sailing straight into a host of dangers, shipwreck, komodo dragons, giant squid, and most deadly of all, criminals with guns who are determined to keep their secret at all cost.

 

An exciting read for children age 8 to 13 years. The author lived for many years in just such a part of New Guinea, and the wildlife encounters are based on real life experiences.

 

Available in: Print and ebook

Book, Mary's Story, Mary Mitchell, Cunnamulla

....we just got on with life and worked

 

"At one time, before Jack built the hut at Goonamurra, we lived in a tent down near the river in Eulo behind the pub. We carted the water and had an old tin tub to bath and to do the washing in. There were kero lamps, an open fire and iron bed stretchers. We never thought that it was that bad, living the way we did. "

"The journey has been from Bob’s Hut, a tent and now I have a house, TV, music on CD, phone , electricity and a mobile phone."  "Jack and I made sure the kids had education. That was very important to us both. " "We were a family that did things together, we always sat down to a meal together when we could."

Available in: Print and ebook

Book, Top End Romance - Australian Romance

(A novelette)

When Sam's grandfather sends her to the Top End country of Australia to survey the suitability of a tourist safari business, she little expects to meet hostility from the local ranger assigned to show her around.  Fretting over a broken relationship, Neil is in no mood to play nursemaid to the boss's granddaughter...
An injured black cockatoo bridges the gap between the pair and slowly through sharing the magic of the pristine country of the Australian Top End, romance grows.

 

Available in: Print and ebook

Book, Oh What An Outback Show, Les Pickering

True stories from "a ringer from the top end "

 

Tales of droving trips over wild country;brave, loyal dogs; bush characters; wild storms; life threatening encounters with saltwater crocodiles; chasing and being chased by enormous feral pigs; country racing capers and more.
In his laconic bushman’s style, Les relates mishaps, adventures & misdemeanours of young men living in the wild untamed Gulf Country of Australia of not so long ago.

Available in: Print 

Book, Lost Boy, Jocelyn Price, Cameron Bell

"A silver lining in the storm clouds of mental illness and suicide"
This book is a mixture of sadness and happiness, indifference and compassion, despair and hope, loss and recovery, lows and highs. These are all part of the shadow world for a person living with mental illness. Told through the veil of a mother’s compassion, dawning consciousness, receptivity, understanding, acceptance and strength to go on in life with peace, we see Cameron as a person with a unique purpose in life, a purpose that is no way diminished by the manner of his death. "

 

Available in: Print and ebook

Book, To Life, Re-Discovering Ourself & Our Humanity

A Journey of Home Coming
and
Re-discovering Our Self and Our Humanity

 

"May we each find this Wisdom, Courage, and Trust so that
we can be who we really are,
all that we are, and all that we can be;
as we leave this world,
we’ll shine even more brightly than when we entered it;
the world is a better place for our existence…"

 

Available in Print and ebook
 

Book, Trekking to the Sunset, kids with horses

A Horse Trek Adventure

Three children ride through the outback from Western Queensland to the Northern Territory and have some lively adventures along the way.

The story is based on the author's own life in outback Australia.

For: Kids age 8 to 12 years

Reviews - Sophia : Amazing! To me as a German it was very interesting - here, something like this would be impossible - so much so that it would be unbelievable, even in a fiction story.

Susan Mcdonald : Books like this should be in Australian schools. A wonderful aid for teaching children geography and a lovely bush adventure for children.

Available in: Print and ebook

Book, Flashing Pedals - BMX Action Outback

"Phew Rodney we gunna smell like..."

A one teacher school, a dusty paddock for a sports/rodeo ground, an artesian borehead, close knit families whose kids love thrashing through the scrub on BMX bikes. That is West Siding, a small settlement in the dusty outback.

Join Rodney, Scott, Kevin, Christine, Jack, their bushmen Dads and long suffering Mums as the West Siding BMXers take on the townies. Enjoy the laconic bushmen's humour, reflected in their sons and the relief of Jack's Mother as she sees her uncoordinated, hyperactive little boy with stars in his eyes. For: Age 8 years up

Available in: Print and ebook

Book, Pinched or Planted, Cattle Stealing

A modern day, outback Australian real-life Whodunnit.

 

Accused of a crime he did not commit, it appeared as if the system was manipulated to point the finger at Graeme and away from other suspects. The case went to committal and the real perpetrators stood back regardless of the fact that this accusation had the potential to incarcerate Graeme for years. Two mobs of high profile cattle were planted on our property....

 

 

Available in Print and ebook

Book, Eulo Queen and Other Outback andOpal Stories

The Eulo Queen and Other Outback & Opal Stories is a collection of Australian stories about the frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century

 

The feature story is of Isabel Gray, (c.1851-1929) - known as the "Eulo Queen".  and described as a " notorious hotelier, Opal collector and advocate. She spoke fluent French and German and had been educated in Switzerland before she arrived in Australia in 1868. "

 

Available in : ebook

Kids from the Australian outback make their own fun!

Capturing the spirit of Australia’s outback station kids.

 

Bush Kids celebrates and documents the unique lives of kids growing up on stations in outback Australia. More than 190 photos have been captured on over thirty stations by those that live the life. Bush Kids invites you into a slice of Australia that reflects our heritage and promises our future.

Nine chapters of photos explores much of this iconic Australian lifestyle, with chapters including ‘School’, ‘Young Apprentices’, ‘The Seasons’ and ‘So What do we do for Fun?’ The final chapter details some of the vital support services bush kids rely on such as the Royal Flying Doctor, School of the Air and Frontier Services. Chapter introductions and running commentary allows you to become part of the picture, not just a reader.

Experience and enjoy a childhood on an outback station, just by turning the pages.

 

Available in : Print