Graeme Bourke

Biography

In 1985 Graeme took up fly fishing in Tasmania and during this journey he kept a diary which was used to produce his first non-fiction book "Come Fly Fish With Me," which has now been published as an ebook. This book received wide acclaim from the fly fishing fraternity. He then completed a correspondence course on writing and began writing articles for sporting and travel magazines. In 2008 he published his second book on fishing "If Only The World Would Go Fishing." This book is no longer available having been sold out. His main ambition was to write fiction, so in 2010 he published "Hawkins' Grove" which has also been converted to an ebook. "Come fly fish with Me" and "Hawkin's Grove" are available in hard copy from "Window on the World" bookshop in Ulverstone, Tasmania. Mountain Pride, The Ghost Ship,The Gates of Hell and The House of Dreams are only available as ebooks. In June of 2014 Graeme uploaded the first book in his trilogy "The Orphan and the Shadow Walker: The feedback has been very positive. Sales from the second and third book have been encouraging. "An Ancient Warrior" is his most recent fiction novel. Graeme writes book reviews for a local newsletter and from the these he has compiled the best of these reviews so If you are looking for a book to read he guarantees you will find something here. He has just published a new book called "A Fortunate Destiny," a love story set in the early seventies around the trauma of the Vietnam War. "Tears in Thailand" has now been published. This is a true story telling of Graeme's journey in Thailand, his experiences and emotions as he enjoys the land of smiles. Read his excerpt on the blog, of his separation from his partner in Thailand because of the Corona virus. Copies also available at Window on the World book store in Ulverstone, Tasmania. Critics have praised his work and even compared it to be the equal to anything that is out there.

Series

The Huntsman
The Orphan and the Shadow Walker: The Awakening
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!)
The Orphan and the Shadow Walker: Pathway to the Truth
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!)
Jaram: The Final Journey
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!)

Books

Tipperary to Thailand
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2020 . Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A series of short stories spanning one hundred and forty five years. Eight of the stories are non-fiction and tell of my families journey and my own personal journey. The ninth story is fiction but reflects where I am in my life and what is now important to me.
Huntsman Series Preamble
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
This preamble was written to give you an insight into why I created the character of Mica and explains how I created her, how she became a warrior. I have included a synopsis of each of the three stories and an excerpt from each novel to give you a better understanding of her journey. I have also included a list of the main characters and a few words about each of them.
Preamble to Mountain Pride
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until July 31!) Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
To understand the character of Leif O’Connor you need to read these five short stories. The first, Father’s Fight, sets up the relationship between himself and his father. Mr Tweed, evokes a small boys dreams, and Shonnon Rise sets Leif on a journey of enlightenment through fly fishing. Todd My Hero, is about loss and heartache, while Mountain Rescue sets the scene for the novel Mountain Pride.
Tears in Thailand
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2018 . Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
After suffering a series of traumatic emotional issues I was virtually shanghaied by my stepdaughter who booked me on flight to Thailand with two of my friends. Several trips later and into my second Thai girlfriend, I was introduced to her friend, a petite bar girl on the infamous Bangla Road in Patong Beach. This is a true story of love, life and cultural education.
A Fortunate Destiny
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The author lived through the time of the Vietnam war and when the marbles were spun to choose the next bunch of recruits he missed out. Many of his friends went to war, one never came back, another was so traumatised by his experience he cannot remember being there. This story depicts the heartache, the shattered hopes and dreams, and the ultimate reality of war through a love story.
Graeme's Book Reviews
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018 . Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
It is so hard to find a good book to read and I do get annoyed when I spend good money on a book and then find it doesn't meet my standards of reading, or that it is poorly written. Today we are inundated with e-books with marvelous reviews that don't stand up. I can guarantee that you will find something here that you will enjoy. By acquiring these reviews you will save money
An Ancient Warrior
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 78,870. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Torn apart both mentally and physically seventeen-year-old Danae Miller is confined to an asylum for telling the truth. No one believed her, her journey was impossible, although the medieval arrow in her back that almost killed her, should have told them something. A great fantasy read.
Jaram: The Final Journey
Series: The Huntsman, Book 3. Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Having taken her revenge for the death of her parents Mica crosses the seas to Jaram where she follows the clues in the book of fairy tales in hope they will lead her to her grandmother. In doing so she becomes involved in a war between three brothers fighting for the kingship. The war, the sword and the book of fairy tales all shape her final destiny.
The Orphan and the Shadow Walker: Pathway to the Truth
Series: The Huntsman, Book 2. Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Mica, an orphan raised by a warrior and taught how to use a sword continues her journey of revenge. Having slain the first man responsible for her parent's death, she seeks a second man, who she hopes will tell her why this happened and maybe even give her a clue to her origins.The shadow Walker also takes his own path of revenge.
The Orphan and the Shadow Walker: The Awakening
Series: The Huntsman, Book 1. Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 98,540. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
A warrior from a lost battle comes across a caravan where all are slain, except a small girl. He takes the girl with him but not before she retrieves her father's sword and book of fairy tales. He teaches her how to use the sword. When the girl grows up she takes the path of revenge and begins a journey to find her identity, to find out who she really is.
The House of Dreams
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 97,130. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a unique love story that is guaranteed to stir your emotions and reach into your heart and maybe even bring a tear to your eyes as Tammy Travoix, by suffering, changes and enriches the lives of the people she comes in contact with. Romance at its best.
The Ghost Ship
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a tale that keeps you reading, keeps you wondering how it will end. The heart stopping ending will reach into your very being and give you the ultimate satisfaction, something only a great story can command. Guaranteed.
The Gates of Hell
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A compelling fast paced thriller where the key character hides in the metropolis of Melbourne after leaving the French Foreign Legion. His identity is not revealed to the reader until the very last page. The police, his mother, the girl who seeks him for reasons of her own and his enemies know he is there, but they have no idea who he is, where he is and when he will strike. Great ending.
Mountain Pride
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Written from the authors vast knowledge of the Tasmanian highlands in the winter, where he himself hunted in the snow and faced all the dangers, all the hardships that the key character experiences. No fiction novel has ever been written on the Tasmanian highlands as the author portrays it. It is a rare insight into a unique and dangerous landscape.
Hawkins' Grove
Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off until July 31!) Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This widely acclaimed Tasmanian odyssey set in the highlands of Tasmania has been used by writing groups as an example on how to write a novella. The author has had extensive experience in the highlands and is able to portray the lifestyle and the countryside to the reader with visionary ease. Don't miss the experience of a great read.