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The Distant Home by [Morphett, Tony]
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Length: 151 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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Sally and Jimmy are twins living with their parents in the most boring suburban street in the world but on their 12th birthday an accident and subsequent medical treatment reveal that Sally is an alien. Her twin brother Jimmy is human but she is not. For a thousand years a space war has been raging between a Galactic Empire and Ursoid invaders and Sally, an Imperial princess, was implanted in the womb of a human mother in order to hide her from her Ursoid enemies. The night the twins were born, an old lady named Mrs Webster moved into the house next door and ever since she has given the twins cookies, milk and lessons in military strategy. Now Sally’s secret is out, her Ursoid enemies are coming for her and the twins and Mrs Webster, now revealed as an undercover Master Sergeant in the Imperial Marines, tasked to be Sally’ bodyguard, have to keep her alive until help arrives from the Galactic Empire.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2100 KB
  • Print Length: 151 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: BWM Books (2 April 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00JFJP8JU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #665,321 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining fast read 13 April 2014
By Gary W Ensign - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Entertaining story for tweens thru adults. Clever plot. A few annoying typos. Would like to read a sequal to this book....hated to reach the end.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great sci-fi adventure 14 February 2015
By Buquorm - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
Tony Morphett is Australia’s master storyteller and, in this book, he’s at his creative best. It’s well worth a read by anyone who loves imaginative and engaging science fiction.