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  1. Eruption

    By quokka, in Fiction. 07/07/2021 (Updated: 01/29/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama
    • young adult
    • travel
    • australia
    • north america
    • death-defying
    • psychology
    • modern

    Although born in Australia, Carson has lived and been educated in Eastern Canada for most of his life, with the family making a trip back to Australia before his younger brother - Kit was born. Now having completed his high school education, Carson was in his third year of University studies, in Environmental Studies, specialising in Geophysics and Volcanology.

    We follow Carson through his first few years of adulthood, which includes been caught up in a Volcano eruption in the Yukon Territory, just a few months after returning from a holiday to Australia, staying with his Aunty Jos in Alice Springs.

    • 12 Chapters
    • 31,815 Words
    • 10,179 Views
    • 61 Comments
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  2. Another Brother

    By quokka, in Fiction. 12/23/2021 (Updated: 01/14/2022)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • teen
    • gay
    • modern

    After the death of our parents in a train crash while on holidays, my younger brother and I are separated, he went to live with Uncle Frank and Aunt Kitty, while I went to live with our grandmother, who was getting on a bit now and needed some assistance around the house. After the sudden death of Gran, which was just short of my 18th birthday, I continue to live in the Flat at the back of Grans home, and continue attending my final year at school. That is when events started to happen that changed my life forever...

    • 7 Chapters
    • 16,319 Words
    • 11,237 Views
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  3. Alex & Lang 3. Xander

    By quokka, in Fiction. 12/15/2021 (Updated: 01/07/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Nautical
    • young adult
    • gay
    • boat
    • travel
    • australia
    • europe
    • modern

    The continuing story of Alexander Huon Devonport

    • 12 Chapters
    • 31,622 Words
    • 8,609 Views
    • 70 Comments
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  4. Challenges of Farming

    By quokka, in Fiction. 05/19/2021 (Updated: 06/16/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • young adult
    • college
    • rural
    • australia
    • modern

    Forced to leave home at the age of seventeen, soon after my parents learnt that I was gay, I worked part time while studying at university, until I received a brief text message from my older brother, informing that our parents were killed. I didn't bother to attend the funeral, since I had been rejected by the whole family.

    A few years later, I was informed that our grandfather had passed away, and that I was the only one to inherit the family farm, that I had visited many times during the holidays, and where I was the happiest when growing up.

    • 10 Chapters
    • 26,679 Words
    • 22,889 Views
    • 56 Comments
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  5. New Frontier 3. Frontier

    By quokka, in Fiction. 03/21/2021 (Updated: 04/28/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Adventure, Drama
    • teen
    • young adult
    • australia
    • modern
    • brothers
    • friendship

    This is the continuing story of the Hamilton Family and their friends and crew, as they come across a few challenges and a new life in a different part of Australia.

    • 19 Chapters
    • 52,387 Words
    • 19,376 Views
    • 52 Comments
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  6. Great Western

    By quokka, in Fiction. 12/09/2018 (Updated: 04/02/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • teen
    • young adult
    • train
    • travel
    • modern

    In real life, Australia has two great train journeys, The Indian Pacific, West to East, from East Perth to Sydney, and The Ghan, South to North, from Adelaide to Darwin.

    Now in fiction, we have The Great Western...

    Hop aboard, and enjoy the ride, "all aboard, tickets please"

    • 21 Chapters
    • 49,256 Words
    • 36,911 Views
    • 109 Comments
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  7. Dr of Dundee 2. Dundee

    By quokka, in Fiction. 02/10/2021 (Updated: 03/01/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama
    • travel
    • australia
    • modern
    • friendship

    This is the continuing story of Dr James Shaw and his two nephews Reid and Toby Templeton, as they now live permanently in the township of Dundee Beach, Northern Territory.

    There they have a mixed life of doing cruises down the West Coast for half a year and living in Dundee the rest of the time. We also see the return of some past friends and the arrival of new relatives of the crew.

    • 8 Chapters
    • 19,473 Words
    • 8,918 Views
    • 26 Comments
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  8. Finding Simba 3. Kilimanjaro

    By quokka, in Fiction. 02/01/2021 (Updated: 02/08/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • young adult
    • travel
    • suspense
    • modern
    • depression

    Caught unaware what was about to happen, Jacob is kidnapped right outside his hotel, just an hour after arriving in Cape Town, South Africa, in Transit to his family property at the base of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 8,449 Words
    • 5,230 Views
    • 15 Comments
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  9. Train Whistle Blowing

    By quokka, in Fiction. 01/12/2021 (Updated: 01/30/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama
    • child
    • teen
    • train
    • australia
    • modern

    Having recently lost his father from a mining accident in Northern Western Australia, twelve year old Hunter Mitchell along with his much younger brother Fraser learnt from their mother, that we may be moving to her ancestral home of the Cook Islands, in the central Pacific. This meant that Hunter would be leaving his good friends, especially his best friend Jacob, who along with his father and older brother, took me on a sailing trip onboard a racing trimaran, to help me stop thinking of the loss of my father, and had an awesome time.

    • 8 Chapters
    • 19,123 Words
    • 11,080 Views
    • 39 Comments
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  10. XDSI 2. Xander

    By quokka, in Fiction. 11/04/2020 (Updated: 12/03/2020)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • young adult
    • university
    • australia

    Xander has just completed his university studies, and is already busy with a lot of investments and projects.

    • 9 Chapters
    • 25,225 Words
    • 12,627 Views
    • 31 Comments
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