I am a part Maori, New Zealand born Australian. Storytelling is in my blood. As a child growing up in my hometown of Taumarunui, I remember sitting around the crowded table absorbing vivid tales spun by some of my mother’s thirteen brothers and sisters.
I completed my apprenticeship, became a tradesman, fitter turner, machinist. Then, intent on adventures of my own I almost ran away to sea but just before setting sail I fell in love with a beautiful Australian woman whom I made my wife. We travelled the world together and have now lived the last twenty-eight years in Perth, Western Australia. We have an amazing son and daughter and I work with people in vocational training and career development.
Relating and sharing stories of my life experiences to apprentices and col-leagues has reinforced my love of a good story. Finally the hunger inside has spurred me to put pen to paper and fulfill my life-long passion to write in order to share my stories, both real and imagined.
My love of art, history, travel, exotic locations and the complexities of human behavior are all explored in this, my debut novel. I am now well underway on the next one.
Trying to escape from tragedy, Australian Dennis Segar travels to the beautiful Greek Island of Zakynthos but instead of invisibility and solitude he finds himself mistaken as a reincarnation of Saint Dionysios, the revered patron saint of the island and is drawn into murder, a love story and a struggle for his life.