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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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Simba 2. Kilimanjaro

    By quokka, in Fiction. 08/28/2020 (Updated: 10/16/2020)

    After completing my trek up to Kilimanjaro for the first time since my Tasmanian incident, I decided that although I loved being in Tanzania, that I needed to look into the future, and to do that I needed to attend University, so I decided to head back to Australia and my home state of South Australia.

    Join us as we follow Jacob Simba Blackwood's next adventures, along with his mates Will Hammond and Chris Harding.

  11. 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.

  12. Ocean Research 3. Lloyd Family Corp

    By quokka, in Fiction. 10/11/2019 (Updated: 01/03/2020)

    This story follows the life of Kipling F Ashburton, who is a 6th generation Western Australian, whose family have worked on the same cattle station since 1896. The story also follows Joshua Alliston, the son of Commander Trenton Blackthorn, who has commanded a number of large research submarines that patrol the world's oceans. After a family dispute, Joshua goes his own direction, having completed university with a degree in Marine Science, and he goes in search of a former Uni classmate, to convince him to join forces to set up a research project in the Indian Ocean.

  13. NB New Direction 2. New Beginnings

    By quokka, in Fiction. 03/06/2018 (Updated: 03/20/2018)

    NB Book 2

    This is the continuing story of Huon Devonport and his cousins.

  14. 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...

  15. Fordell 2. Wigan

    By quokka, in Fiction. 10/23/2020 (Updated: 11/26/2020)

    We follow the continuing story of Edwin Crawford, where he spends four years living and studying in Zurich, Switzerland, with Mathematics and Physics being his study majors. Robert attends his graduation celebration, and as he prepares to return to Scotland, he receives and urgent call, and he and Edwin rush back to Scotland.

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