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  1. Frontier 1. Frontier

    By quokka, in Fiction. 06/15/2017 (Updated: 10/06/2017)

    Life had been difficult for Anton, but suddenly things look brighter, and as the time passes, with many challenges during the journey life slowly improves.

    This is the yacht that I am using in this story.

    http://www.bluecoastyachts.com/bcy_135.html

  2. Indian Ocean Invasion 1. Indian Ocean

    By quokka, in Fiction. 08/02/2018 (Updated: 08/28/2018)

    This is the story of Australian Naval Officer - Lt Commander Lewis Shaw, who after receiving wounds from an IED, while serving as a explosives demolition expert, spends 12 weeks recovering from his injuries.

    After being discharged from hospital, he travels to Perth, to stay with his best friend- Kylie, who is a Federal Police Officer, and after a bumpy reunion with his older half brother - Jeremy, he is offered a remote retreat to stay at, so he can continue his recovery, and this is when things take a dramatic turn in his life.

  3. Desert Air

    By quokka, in Fiction. 05/04/2020 (Updated: 07/14/2020)

    Jexon Kendrik is a veterinary student at a university in Perth Western Australia, his home is a remote cattle station in the Pilbara region of northern Western Australia, just south of the hottest town in the state, where temperatures are often 40 degrees Celsius or above during the summer months. Not long after turning twenty one, life for Jexon takes a different turn which includes a bit of travelling to the countries capital and plenty of drama.

  4. Beyond Frontier 2. Frontier

    By quokka, in Fiction. 10/15/2017 (Updated: 12/10/2017)

    This is the continuing story of Anton Hamilton and family, Gramps - Marcus, Brothers - Neal & Jedd,

    and his crew - Simon & partner - Finn, Kirk & partner - Leon, Anton's NZ friend - Sarah and her son - Oscar,

    plus Simon's cousin - Jasper, his wife - Anita, and their two boys Nathan & Micha.

  5. Firestorm 1. Firestorm

    By quokka, in Fiction. 07/18/2017 (Updated: 10/08/2017)

    Life had been going fairly normal for 16 yo Mitchell Benning, until the annual spring community fair, during the 3rd term school holidays. One sentence from his so called best friend ended all of that in one fair swoop. A day after the fair, Mitchell packed up most of his belongings, and he was sent to his mother's spinster sister to live, and with hard times on the farm, he would not be returning to boarding school for the final school term of the year. Many years later, Mitchell will return to his home town, and a firestorm of a different kind will strike the town, not just the one with him returning to face the community.

  6. All Alone

    By quokka, in Fiction. 04/06/2019 (Updated: 04/25/2019)

    Feeling very much alone, Lloyd lowers the urn of his wife’s ashes into the water, as the sun is setting in the Indian Ocean, on a remote Cattle Station in Western Australia. What was to be a short visit to the station, changes dramatically, and Lloyd has to deal with all the challenges of being in a remote location, including a category 5 cyclone, an Earthquake and two wildfires.

  7. At Sea

    By quokka, in Fiction. 10/25/2017 (Updated: 11/21/2017)

    Carlton Henderson, who at the age of 12, lost his father in a shipping accident, and for two years, he and his mother Elizabeth, struggled to survive. With the assistance of Carlton's uncle, his father's brother, Jayden - (Jay) and wife Jacqueline - (Jacq), who are owners of three Cray fishing boats in North- East Tasmania, Carlton spends his weekends and holidays working on the lead Cray boat with his Uncle and Aunt, while completing his high school education, then University to study Marine Science and Applied Science.

  8. Top End Doctor

    By quokka, in Fiction. 03/01/2020 (Updated: 04/17/2020)

    Reid and his younger brother Toby, were in a serious car accident that killed their parents, and now they are on their way to the Tropical North of Australia, to live with their Uncle James, who is a doctor, and his partner Tim, who is a Marine Engineer.

    Many adventures lay ahead for the two boys, as they settle into a totally new environment, with many new places to explore.

  9. Deception

    By quokka, in Fiction. 05/28/2018 (Updated: 07/07/2018)

    This is the story of Gres Langton, a smart young man, who having just completed his University studies in Veterinary Nursing, he is informed of his single mother's death, on arrival home from a day of work at a veterinary clinic. after missing a few days of work, after the funeral, his boss, sends him off on a holiday, to help him to cope with his recently loss, and that trip changes everything for him.

  10. Papa Stour 1. Wigan

    By quokka, in Fiction. 07/18/2020 (Updated: 08/15/2020)

    When given a new assignment at school, 16 year old Edwin Crawford had no idea that it would lead to an amazing discovery about his families past, and a trip of a lifetime.

  11. Outback 1. Outback

    By quokka, in Fiction. 10/09/2017 (Updated: 11/28/2017)

    This is the story of Bryce Silverton, a 15 year old lad,

    who lives and works on the family cattle station in the remote Western Australian Outback.

    Come along and enjoy the ride of Bryce's ups and downs in life, hang on as it gets bumpy...

  12. Wellstead

    By quokka, in Fiction. 02/04/2018 (Updated: 03/29/2018)

    This story is about Grant A Wellstead, his five closest friends, after the death of his parents and sister in a horrific car accident.

    At a result of the accident, Grant becomes very wealthy, when the courts award compensation for the loss of his family and from the injuries he received from the same accident. His only living relatives, his Scottish grandparents, move to Australia to care for their grandson, as he recovers from his injuries.

    Afterwards, Grant travels to Scotland with his grandparents, to complete his education. Come along and enjoy the ride of Grant's ups and downs in life, hang on as it gets bumpy...

  13. Aussie Pioneers

    By quokka, in Fiction. 01/03/2019 (Updated: 03/14/2019)

    With a large family, and very little income, Edwin and Archie are sent to Australia to start a new life, with just some belongings, a small amount of stock, and a very small amount of money.

    When the ship lands at Ceduna in South Australia, the brothers manage to buy a farm, some food, basic supplies, a horse and wagon, and they head off on their new life.

  14. Aquaria 1. Lloyd Family Corp

    By quokka, in Fiction. 11/01/2018 (Updated: 11/24/2018)

    A new and monstrous project, of building the biggest ever submarine, that is bigger than a cruise ship.

    A science research submarine that cruises the oceans of the world, to provide a variety of ocean research services, with the corporation establishing a base in an unexpected location in the North Pacific.

  15. New Beginings 1. New Beginnings

    By quokka, in Fiction. 08/21/2017 (Updated: 12/22/2017)

    Having recently lost his second parent, Huon Davenport meets a stranger from Europe,

    who has a story about their fathers, when they were students at Oxford University.

    Meanwhile, Huon is discovered to have a singing talent, which his school friend, and his friends mother,

    the schools chaplain, try to encourage him to continue.

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