Born and Bred in Childers:Poems from the past

Lillian Rovena Smith (nee Humphreys), 1919 - 2008, who lived through the Great Depression and World War II.   Humorous, brilliant, sometimes sad, showing the distress and frustration of the unliberated female of her era.  Poems about her beautiful, red-soil, lush, sugarcane producing, country hometown of Childers, in central Queensland, Australia, which she loved, and her family of ten siblings, six children, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Poeta Nascitur Non Fit Poems

Poems of a baby boomer, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Beatles era, and lived through the political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines.  Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day.   Her latest poem, Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, is about the children swept away and drowned during the recent historic flood in Queensland.

The Chevalier (Ben Hall) an Australian Outlaw

David Love has cleverly captured the Australia that was the 1860s, painting a picture of what life was like for the common men and women of that time. From the infamous knuckle men who fought in the ring for glory: to love and Romance, to love lost. From the corrupt police force with their unfettered power to burn, slash, beat up and steals from the population with impunity. To the stand of the Chevalier Ben Hall and his fight against the unfairness of the English aristocrats who controlled the police, that is akin to the Jacobite [read more...]

Catherine Chapman

Author Catherine Chapman was recently published in New York with her children’s book on healthy eating. Her book was endorsed by Diabetes ACT. Catherine is passionate about helping raise awareness and funds for diabetes, as her husband and his family have a history of diabetes. Her nephew also suffers with type 1 diabetes and both her children are at risk. Catherine created a series of characters and named them the take 5 plus 2 team. The team challenges everyone to eat five serves of vegetables and two serves of fruit a [read more...]

The Decree beyond the Devastation

The story is set in 2600. The world has been devastated and the apparent only survivors remaining exist in  very controlled and organised societies  within great domes. Only four domes  remain in the world representing the four quarters. The Decree that inhabitants are bound to live by is oppressive hence people attempt to escape. This is the story of survival not only of people but of  the humanity of people. There is something that cannot be erased or scientifically obliterated from humans. The “Genii” are those who have [read more...]

The God fallacy

The God fallacy outlines the many claims of competitor religions, each stating this religion alone has the exclusive truth and that all non-believers are destined for eternal destruction, or should be murdered!! An overview of these contradictory religious claims, self identifies religious texts to be literally, dysfunctional fiction. It presents the overwhelming basis for non-belief in god, and for an end to god worship. The Western world is at war with religious terrorists. This book identifies the literal source and cause of [read more...]

London Book Fair 2015: Exciting new venue, Olympia London

Our first big book fair is in April 2015. Exciting new venue Olympia London. The London Book Fair is an exclusive event where you can get so many publishing opportunities like nowhere else. If you go or have your book there it will be seen by an enormous amount of publishers and distributors whose purpose is to buy books – it is the reason why they go to International Book Fairs. As the APA has withdrawn from the LBF this year, the Australian Self Publishing Group will be the only company flying the Australian flag and name in [read more...]

A family Conversation about GOD

The book is written in a conversational style. A family sitting around the table discussing the existence and nature of God: evolution and the human soul: the basis of morality; the nature of theology and religious belief; the present life versus the putative afterlife and the role of the Catholic Church. It is a very clever book and engages the reader throughout the book captivating them with the point of views between the 3 protagonist. It is a wonderful read for all those interested in Theology.

The Superfood Gardener

The SuperFood Gardener

Fighting disease and promoting chemical-free nutrition is the focus of a new book that reveals the hidden truth about some unhealthy mass food-production practices, while encouraging us to get outside, get our hands dirty and grow the sort of produce that might just save our lives. Written by first-time authors Sharon and Andrew Cooper, successful horticulturists with an award-winning commercial nursery, The Superfood Gardener: A Step By Step Guide to Growing Superfood Vegetables in Your Garden is a simple, practical guide to [read more...]

DemiChat and the Kent Street Mystery

By Toni Brisland London detectives DemiChat and Lord Flannery Beagle discover that a scientist has gone missing! He has left behind a trail of purple powder that makes Flannery sneeze his way across France into Italy. Will Scotland Yard Police Dog Jake and Detective Inspector Robert Cooper help or hinder their investigation? Why are gangs of Italian and Irish crooks double-crossing each other to get their hands on the formula for the purple powder? What is the secret formula and what is it for? How does Italian Police [read more...]