And the son will rise is a true story of courage, hope and survival, following the experiences of 18-year-old Douglas Cumper of the 24th AIF (Australian Imperial Forces) battalion during the First World War. Determined, venturesome and strong-spirited, Doug embarks on a perilous journey to the Western Front. Through confronting horrors of the front line, with his mates, he begins to question the value of life and how a turn of events can quickly tip the balance between life and death. With trepidation, his family back home in [read more...]
The Taipei book fair organised by the Australian Publishers Association in conjunction with Austrade, was a great success. Every author who sent their books got a great response from publishers and literary agents. It certainly makes a difference being on the Australia Unlimited stand with other Australian publishers. This was a very busy book fair and we had meetings nearly every 30 minutes and great excitement for our books. This is a book fair we are now adding to our list, which now includes Taipei, Beijing and Frankfurt. We [read more...]
Can you remember the first time that you were taken to your local Show? Remember the hustle and bustle? The music! The rides! The games! The toys! The NOISE! For Chrissy, a delightful, vivacious, three year old girl, the local Show is just where her family took her. This was organized by Chrissy’s much loved Italian Grandmother, Nonna Marina. Chrissy’s first time to The Hayfield Spring Show was full of fun, laughter and excitement. So come along and join Chrissy on her amazing adventure.
Sam Harper believes that he is living the good life. He has a decent job, a girlfriend and a four legged pal called Shadow. At nineteen he doesn’t think he could get it much better than this. But things are about to throw his world into turmoil when his troubled past catches up with him. Now he has to fight to get back his girlfriend and his good life by revisiting a past that he thought he had left far behind him.
Kaleidoscope is Marcela’s Del Sol’s first work of fiction; a collection of beautifully written reflections about the life and struggles of a woman co-existing with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and Dissociative Identity Syndrome (DID). Marcela Del Sol is an Australian writer, philanthropist and social activist. She moved to Australia from her home country, Chile, as a young adult, and, a few years ago, began to share her physical existence with multiple alters of her character, following a serious car accident. As the [read more...]
Celebrating its 45 year anniversary in April 2016, The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. Staged annually, LBF sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the show to learn, network and kick off their year of business. The London Book Fair Conferences place the spotlight on a specific aspect of the industry offering exciting keynote speakers, future-gazing [read more...]
This book is the culmination of 87 years of stories - a trilogy to finalise the life of Bob Pearson - stories of real humour albeit at times self deprecating. From a Penny On Friday to A Peg Leg Hero and now Three Bob’s Worth - A trilogy of the life of a boy from the Lancashire cotton Mills through the Second World War to his time in Australia - a country that is dear to him and his family. (Hope everybody enjoys my stories as much as I do)
Retrospect’ is a fast paced dystopian fiction novel set in Brisbane fifteen years into our future. The complex plot delves into a number of key societal issues, namely the consequences of humans trying to play GOD through Science and Technology exploitation. The quest for eternal life and the power of ‘Big Brother’ are two central matters that combine to create a chaotic, high energy ride. Brief Synopsis: The protagonist is a 15 year old young man called Noah. The story unwinds through his conversational narration. Noah is [read more...]