This year I signed up to my Aussie Author Challenge 2012 at the Dinky-Di level: Read and review 12 books by at least 6 different Australian authors I also signed up to the complementary 2012 Australian Women Writers Challenge at the Devoted Eclectic Miles Level: 6 books, many genres Here is an inventory of reviews written […]
Thank you to all those that voted to name our Aussie Author Challenge 2013 echidna mascot. The original suggestion of the name Edna came from Bernadette @ Fair Dinkum Crime. Thanks Bernadette!
It is time to vote on the name for our Aussie Author Challenge 2013 mascot! Thank you to those who gave naming suggestions. Voting closes 22nd December 2012.
Las Vegas for Vegans Book Synopsis : From Las Vegas to Melbourne, from Europe to a doomed airplane in mid-flight, from a seedy motel to the local bookstore, the true setting of these stories is the human heart. A son spends the day at work having left his father dying on the kitchen floor, a woman finds […]
Whether you are a patriotic Australian, an aspiring or armchair tourist or simply an international reader wanting to discover some talented new authors and interact with like-minded readers, the 2013 Aussie Author Challenge could be for you! Now in its fourth year, I have decided to again offer 2 participation levels in the Aussie Author Challenge in 2013: (1) TOURIST, for […]
Velocity Synopsis It’s the ultimate test of courage. The Man: an astronaut who has lost his mojo The Mission: to seek and destroy a hijacked space shuttle The Cargo: enough weapons grade Uranium-235 to irradiate Manhattan The Stakes: the woman he loves and the fate of a city From NASA’s Cape Canaveral to the Central Australian desert, Steve Worland’s debut […]
Tug of War Synopsis April – May 1942 Captain John Garrett of the Australian Army has been ordered back to Melbourne from Townsville to investigate a suspected intelligence leak in Central Bureau. Garrett and an American Captain, Al Tucker are placed into the unit ostensibly as intelligence officers with no one, including the current section leader […]
Grand Days Synopsis On a train from Paris to Geneva, Edith Campbell Berry meets Major Ambrose Westwood in the dining car, makes his acquaintance over a lunch of six courses, and allows him to kiss her passionately. Their early intimacy binds them together once they reach Geneva and their posts at the newly created League of […]