The Author was born on a sheep station in the Pillbra of North West Australia.
At 18 years of age he joined R.A.N. and served 3 years, later joining the Australian Army, and served 4 years.
Peter married Thelma at the age of 30. They went on to raise four marvellous children. The Author's main occupation was long distance driving, e.g. Perth to Melbourne, Sydney and return.
Junior editor Ainslie ‘Lee' James is intrigued about meeting the author of the impressive novel she is working on, and when Mike Mainwaring walks into her office there is immediately a spark between them.