Born as a child of the great 1930’s depression to a struggling farming family, educated during World War II, a career public servant, lecturer, commissioned officer in the army reserve, business person and in more recent times, Consultant, now in my early seventies I find I can look back on a lifetime from which I can draw a great deal of experience. Married for just over 52 years with a lovely wife and great family who are all now married and provide great joy and support to their parents as we move into our senior years.
I find that my experiences in life are able to be translated into my writings and my inspiration to write comes from my family who are avid readers. My motivation also is derived from an enquiring mind that likes to keep abreast of current affairs, news and world political events. With the advent of the internet I found that research can easily be undertaken and I embrace this current technology wholeheartedly and the opportunity presented by the evolution of ebooks.
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Awakening in hospital to a strange world due to loss of memory was the start of a new life for Peter Smith. Many questions could be asked but little was evident in the way of answers as to why he found himself in these strange circumstances.
Cruise into Danger
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First officer Brian Morrison, refreshed after six weeks leave, was pleased to be back on board the cruise boat "Orient Pacific" about to depart on a 22 day Pacific Cruise. Although he was a very experienced cruise boat officer nothing would have prepared him for the dangers that they were to encounter on this Pacific Cruise.
The Drug Connection
After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and living with the dangers ever present in those locations, Shane O'Connor was pleased to be back to the relevant safety of an Australian posting. He was, however, to be placed in a different type of posting leading a special federal police team charged with tackling drug related organised crime.
The Whitsunday Saga
When police inspector Brad McManus was selected to review the investigation of a number of unsolved murders in his home town of Mackay in North Queensland it appeared that it would not be too complex as far as investigations go. Also, it presented a good opportunity for him to take the boat and enjoy some 'Whitsunday' boating during the off duty hours.
Escape from Singapore
Captain Paul Henson of the "Pacific Trader" knew that Singapore Harbour was not the place to be with the Japanese army taking all before it as it made its way relentlessly down the Malayan Peninsula towards Singapore in the later part of 1941. World War II had now commenced in the Pacific with a violence not previously experienced.
Close Call in Arnhem
It was most certainly a twist of fate that brought Mike McNamara, a Queensland Cattleman, and the beautiful Northern Territory Aerial Ambulance Nursing Sister Margaret O'Brien together on that fateful Flight 005 out of Darwin, the capital city of the Northern Territory in Australia.
Trek to the Victoria
Little did Australian Fruit Farmer Brian Mitchell,
a confirmed bachelor, know that the Safari he intended to join and enjoy as a well earned holiday would turn into a ife threatening saga of survival.
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