A&A Authors 2 ­ Short Stop Press, an imprint of A&A Book Publishing

. . . .
A&A Authors

Lyn Spiteri

Lyn Spiteri

Lyn Spiteri is a teacher, musician, twin and self-proclaimed Star Wars tragic. She loves car-singing, being a concert band nerd and getting obsessed with television, film and music theatre. She hates parallel parking, people who chew with their mouth open and vapid book heroines.

Read more

Ken McLean

Ken McLean

Ken McLean lives in Bronte, Sydney, where he directs a center for the Holistic development of Body, Mind and Spirit called Shin Sen Dojo. For over forty years he has practiced and taught Aikido, Ki Energy cultivation, Macrobiotics and Ki Shiatsu.  

He has helped thousands of people achieve greater health, harmony, happiness and success through the programs he runs and personal consultations.  

Ken also surfs regularly at Bronte and is...

Read more


Christine Dodson

Christine Dodson

Christine Dodson is a 52 year old woman with a BA (psychology), a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, and a Vocational Graduate Certificate in Counselling (Loss and Grief). She volunteers as a telephone counsellor and is involved with a with a loss and grief support group. Longing for Life - the treacherous quest for motherhood through IVF is her first book.

Read more

Stanley N Morton

Stanley N Morton, the fourth of six children, grew up in what was then working class Newtown, where he attended the local high school. Despite leaving school at an early age, he eventually became the National Sales Manager for a large commercial furniture manufacturer

Later, as a mature aged student, Stan pursued further education, motivated by his strong desire to write. Only after retirement was he able to indulge his great...

Read more


Clive A. Smith

Clive A. Smith

Born in England, Clive immigrated to Australia with his family in 1964 and has called Australia home ever since. Clive love Australia and its people so much that he is addicted to exploring its diversity.

He and his wife Jan have been on the road for years now, having one adventure after another.

Read more

Joan Katherine Isaacs

Joan Katherine Isaacs

Joan Katherine Isaacs is a wife, mother and doting grandmother. Born in 1953 into a Catholic family, Joan is the middle child of migrant parents.

Joan became a teacher, initially working in primary schools and later focussing on children with special needs and learning difficulties.

In 2013 Joan gave evidence at the Royal Commission into the Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. To Prey and to Silence is her own powerful...

Read more


Elizabeth Margaret

Elizabeth Margaret has spent her life working with teenagers, has raised three wonderful children, and has been a foster parent to a flock of neglected and abused children and teens. She has an abiding interest in adolescent mental health. She considers herself very fortunate to be able to use her teaching and youth work skills to assist these damaged young people with their struggle to develop into functioning adults.

Read more

Peter d'Plesse

Peter d'Plesse

Peter d'Plesse has explored the mountains, jungle and desert of the Australian landscape over many years. He has written numerous articles on education, the outdoors and aviation and is a private pilot rated for aerobatics and formation flight. Peter lives in Tasmania and Fire Eye is his first novel.

Read more


Wendy Fitzgerald

Wendy Fitzgerald

Wendy Fitzgerald has three main passions, music, writing and teaching. She has a Diploma in teaching, a Graduate Diploma in Primary Music and a Master of Arts in Children’s Literature and Literacy. She lives in Sydney with her wonderful husband, two fantastic kids, a couple of small dogs, one piano and a lot of books. She has had some short stories published, but this is her first novel.

Read more

Lukas P. Threlfall

Lukas P. Threlfall

Lukas P. Threlfall was born in Liverpool and grew up in London. In his childhood he always liked to make up stories while playing with his friends in school, but it wasn't until many years later in 2011 that he realised his dream of being a writer. Now living in South Australia, he spends most of his free time working on future story ideas and is currently planning and writing...

Read more