An angry and determined freedom fighter discovers freedom where she least expects it. After taking up arms in the Irish uprising at Vinegar Hill in 1798, Maggie Flannery is brutalised by British soldiers and authorities and transported to New South Wales. When Irish convicts rebel at Castle Hill in Sydney,
“Ted’s poetry is filled with love, goodwill and a longing for simplicity. At least, in his absence, we have his poetry to remind us of what’s important, but lacking, in this world” – Mark Mahemoff, poet
This book is the fourth collection of Ted Rutter’s poetry.
Maiden Manoeuvres is the first of three in The Sisters’ Saga, which tells of three sisters and the compromises they must make to reconcile love’s delusions with the demands of reality. This historical fiction novella focuses on the eldest sister,
Dearest Daughter is the second of three in The Sisters’ Saga, which tells of three sisters and the compromises they must make to reconcile love’s delusions with the demands of reality. In this short historical fiction novel, the lives of the younger sisters,
Widow’s Wake is the last of three in The Sisters’ Saga, which tells of three sisters and the compromises they must make to reconcile love’s delusions with the demands of reality. In this short historical fiction novel, over the course of a single voyage from Sydney to London in 1847,
Survival, desire, disaster; misadventure, murder and magic combine in this unique collection of tales set in locations including old rural Australia, present-day cities and the distant mystical past. Twenty-seven short stories from renowned Australian fiction writer and poet Julie Thorndyke will take you on tantalising journeys in the company of artists and musicians,
Detective Inspector Jessie Connor is not loved by Victoria police. She headed up a task force investigating police corruption and many officers were disgraced, stood-down. Jessie received a commendation from the Police Commissioner, but despite this, feelings ran strong and she was ‘nudged out’.
Stones, Bones & Hollyhocks reveals what can happen when Life & Legend Collide and the footsteps of today, find the footprints of the past. Set in southern England, both iconic and secluded sacred sites play centre stage to a life changing adventure and uncover a tale of powerful vengeance reaching across the ages.
Suzanne Newnham’s story ‘Firestorm Sounds’ was published in August 2020 in the B-Cubed Press anthology Oz is Burning—Stories non-fiction & fiction based on the Australian bushfires including Black Summer 2019/2020.
Suzanne’s story on page 122 (e-book) is about the effects of sounds generated by firefighting equipment on a chronic health condition triggered by sounds.
“Jan Dean is a poet always on the lookout for angels, both ‘wondrous’ and ‘wicked’.She has a gift for sliding sideways with her words, making every aspect of herengagement with the world magical. With its impressive range of people, places andexperiences – from dramatic re-imaginings of a Spanish couple building a castle inthe North Queensland rainforest to tender,
A collaboration of poetry by Pip Griffin and Colleen Keating, Mood Indigo is a Picaro Poets chapbook published under the umbrella of Ginninderra Press. It is composed of 24 succinct and lyrical poems which are perfect for the reader wanting to retreat into a pocket-sized poetry book with an inner covenant of peace.