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  1. Young and Hungry - For Life 7. Appetites

    By Wombat Bill, in Fiction. 10/19/2021 (Updated: 12/06/2021)

    Genres: Comedy, General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Comedy Modern, Drama, General Romance
    • young adult
    • australia
    • coming of age
    • animals
    • fostering
    • transgender

    This is part 4 of “Catering With Benefits” - in the Appetites series.

    Our favourite characters are living in the time of the pandemic, but don’t let that stop them from getting on with life.

    The Flinders Street complex housing Poppy’s, Deans’s Bar, Divas and Dare to Bare, is closed due to the statewide lockdown.

    On the other side of town the younger generation are coming of age and stepping out to discover what life has to offer.

    • 33 Chapters
    • 91,367 Words
    • 5,245 Views
    • 216 Comments
    • Mature - Member Only
    • In Process
  2. Catering With Benefits (3) - An Appetite for More 5. Appetites

    By Wombat Bill, in Fiction. 03/27/2021 (Updated: 10/30/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • australia
    • crime
    • brothers
    • politics

    This is the third book in the “Catering With Benefits” series. All the characters from the previous books return and continue their efforts to succeed in business and love.

    Jared meets his birth mother and Craig and Justin expand their business into a new venture. Dean, Juanito, Thomas, Jared and Snowy all get new jobs. Tristan has exciting news about a new dance project and The Prices also set off in new directions.

    Raj is still in search of love while Brett and Jeremy take on a new project and Andy makes an investment.

    • 60 Chapters
    • 161,338 Words
    • 34,548 Views
    • 363 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  3. Gap Year 17. Chronicles Of An Academic Predator (CAP)

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 10/23/2020 (Updated: 10/10/2021)

    Genres: Historical
    Sub-genres: Non-Contemporary
    • teen
    • young adult
    • university
    • vacation
    • australia
    • north america
    • holiday

    It is January 2004 and the United States and its “allies” have just completed the successful invasion of Iraq and Saddam Hussein has been captured. US Presidential Elections are on the horizon. Howard Dean is the frontrunner to be the Democratic candidate to take on George W. Bush.

    These events weigh lightly on the mind of Will Schluter. He just graduated from high school a semester early and is looking forward to spending the next eight months in the pursuit of hedonistic pleasure and mind broadening experiences.

    Neither Will nor his country had any idea about the challenges that lurked ahead.

    • 24 Chapters
    • 116,403 Words
    • 78,693 Views
    • 363 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  4. Volcano

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

    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.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 70 Words
    • 1,079 Views
    • 10 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Abandoned
  5. 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
    • 20,703 Views
    • 55 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
  6. Embers 4. Running With The Pack

    By WolfM, in Fiction. 02/22/2021 (Updated: 06/07/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama
    • young adult
    • were-creatures
    • adult
    • rural
    • travel
    • australia
    • firefighting
    • friendship

    When asked for help by his alpha, Brandon Holstrom stepped forward to heed the call. Even though it would mean leaving behind everyone he knew and walk into the unknown of a foreign country, he still agreed. Part of a rare breed who run towards a fire instead of away. Based on the media reports he'd seen, Brandon could only guess what awaits him on the other side of the Pacific Ocean.

    • 17 Chapters
    • 66,828 Words
    • 38,525 Views
    • 468 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  7. 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
    • 17,173 Views
    • 50 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
  8. 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
    • 8,131 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
  9. Catering with Benefits (2) - Second Course 3. Appetites

    By Wombat Bill, in Fiction. 01/11/2021 (Updated: 02/20/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • urban
    • australia
    • light-hearted

    All the characters from Catering with Benefits return to cope with the ups and downs of their daily lives and loves. Craig and Justin continue to grow their business as Justin bares all for Liberace. Jared and Thomas' encounter more snakes and their relationship faces some difficult times. Will Andy find true love? Will Edward's program premiere? Virginia Price looks for a new lover. Edward has a special house warming surprise for Justin and Craig.

    • 42 Chapters
    • 121,630 Words
    • 29,982 Views
    • 282 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  10. Lethal Loose Ends

    By grahamsealby, in Fiction. 02/08/2021 (Updated: 02/14/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Drama, General Romance
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • australia
    • anal
    • serious
    • crime
    • religion

    A tangled love affair between two young men who start as antagonists but eventually fall deeply in love. A fundamentalist church with an evil Pastor. A drug lord who will stop at nothing to gain more wealth. A financial audit that discloses the true nature of evil. And some sex. All of these, set in the beautiful background of Australia’s Mornington Peninsula

    • 15 Chapters
    • 53,152 Words
    • 7,599 Views
    • 64 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
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