'Gripping and entertaining, this novel is cover to cover entertainment...' Scoop magazine.
'The author does such a fine job of drawing you into a world of desolation, dust and dirty deeds.' Sydney Morning Herald
'Well crafted and gutsy.' Books and Publishing
Shortlisted in the TAG Hungerford award, published by Fremantle Press.
"I never planned to be the Mr Big of people smuggling. That's what they call me. The Mr Big of people smuggling. Trafficker in human misery. Well, my father always told me if you are going to do something, do it well."
Nick Smart is fresh out of school, a wet-behind-the-ears jackaroo on a gap year. But at Palmenter Station, nothing is what it seems. Nick is about to discover there's a lot of grey between black and white, between legal and illegal and between right and wrong. For book club notes and more go to the Fremantle Press website. Available at bookstores or Fremantle Press.
Reading from How I became the Mr Big of People Smuggling.
Also available at Amazon, Walmart, iTunes and eBook retailers.read more
An eBook collection of short stories. Some have won awards and many have been previously published elsewhere but this is the only collection with them all together. Most are short, 600 words or so, but if described as 'Flash Fiction' it might belittle the depth of them. Subjects vary from science fiction, murder, character study and
heartfelt children's stories, but all of these 32 stories will leave you with something to
think about. You will find many characters and situations from life in the modern world, told with revealing simplicity. Suggested dose is one per day, perhaps on the bus on the way to work? read more
This is the only book about Penguin Island and the Shoalwater Islands marine park. It includes all the geology, history and wildlife of this unique area. Click here to see the animated video trailer in the youtube channel
Learn more about the bird life and why I wrote this book by watching this interview on ABC 720 radio at the book launch. This is the direct link to the youtube video of this interview or watch them from the thumbnails below.
The Canoe and Kayak Guide to Western Australia is the only guide to Western Australia’s rivers, lakes and sea kayak trips. It details trips in areas between Esperance and Kununurra suitable for canoes, whitewater kayaks, and touring kayaks.
See the full screen video trailer here.
This is a road trip story, a coming of age story, and Australian outback adventure story, but most of all it is about life, how, along our own roads of life, at any time and at any age, we might feel abandoned, out of place, left out. To see the video trailer full screen on youtube click here
Now available for kindle direct from AMAZON.
Character Rebellion: a stop work meeting quickly gets out of control as characters from other books attempt to take charge. Can the writer really ever be in control?
Remembering Pablo: there is something of the love and devotion we all feel at the loss of a friend.
Time Machine: remember what it was to taste things for the first time and to feel the texture of the world brand new?read more
Six people set off by sea kayak on an expedition in Shark Bay. The trip is in part to retrace a previous trip, to uncover the fate of three missing kayakers. They soon discover that they might have taken on more than they bargained for. Something not right in this idyllic place. see the animated you tube preview here in full size Now available at amazon eBook only $4.99For free eBook sample click the link below. And then share!read more
When school leavers arrive at Rottnest Island for end of year celebrations they find overzealous police and no beer. But an aspiring business student hits upon a simple and profitable plan. Between parties at the beach, pies at the bakery and lots of healthy outdoor activities, what could possibly go wrong? see the animated video on youtube channel full screen Now available at AMAZON. eBook only $4.99. For a free eBook sample clink on the link at bottom of this page.
Written by teamSmileyface for, and winner of, the 2010 'Write-a-book-in-a-day' competition. The entire book was written, illustrated, edited and bound in 12 hours. Illustrated by award winnning artist Jill Ansell and written by Martin Chambers, Geoff Chambers, Sandra Chambers, Rosanna Candler, Holly Wood and Jennifer Russell. Copies are available for $10 and all proceeds to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.read more
The family tree and history of the Forrest family researched and written by Alison and
Dinee Muir. Perhaps the most famous offspring was John Forrest (premier)
and Alexander Forrest, both of whom are immortalized in bronze. Currently we
have Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest. Or think of an old street name in Perth and here
will be related the person it is named after. There are Muirs, Lee-Steers, and Lotons – Brian Loton, one time CEO of BHP. Where do you fit in?
In 1842 William and Margaret Forrest arrived in WA and settled
near Australind and set about building a farm and having children, grand
children, great grandchildren. And great great great grandchildren. If your
family have lived in Western Australia for more than a few generations you are
probably related to the Forrest family.
This book will be of interest to WA history buffs and anyone
related. It covers up to 1982.
Hard cover, 139 pages plus descendant index of approx 2600 names.
Limited copies available. Contact us for more information and to purchase copies.
Poems previously published in collections and anthologies. On the nature of writing and art, of love and devotion, peace and global warming, and the thinkings of fish. These thirteen poems will leave you with plenty to think about. read more
This is the first edition of the Canoe and Kayak Guide to WA. SOLD OUT read more