David de Haviland


David de Haviland was a jackeroo in the Kimberley;a a jug-hustler in the Canning Desert,and worked in other parts of the Australian outback. After two years on patrols in Papua New Guinea he made his living as an actor and entertainer about the world before putting down roots (literally) in Queensland. When not tending rainforest orchards in the Noosa Hinterland, he writes. Presently, he is polishing another novel: FRIEND BEYOND DEATH. Watch for it on Smashwords.

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Friend Beyond Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 183,040. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friend Beyond Death is a story of identity (lost and found) set against the extraordinary land-scape of northwest Australia’s Kimberley. It is a saga of a seeming irreconcilable conflict of cultures, where a young man may hold the key. Its fascinating exploration of Gadgeri society provides a vivid example of peoples whose culture has enabled them to endure for thousands of years.
Coast of Tears
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,400. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Intrigue and superstition envelop an isolated pearling community on Australia's wild Kimberley coast where men must contend with the perils of the deep,and unknown dangers await the explorer who ventures inland. The town's survival may depend on the explorer's fiance who, while stranded there, falls in love with a pearler determined to resolve the mystery of his father's untimely death.

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