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

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A&A Authors

Guy Hallowes

Guy Hallowes

Guy Hallowes has lived an international lifestyle; born in Kenya, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK, he has also lived in South Africa, Botswana, and Canada whilst settling with wife Diana and their four children on Sydney’s leafy north shore.

A senior executive in a major international publishing company for twenty years, Guy always harboured a wish to write—a wish that has now been more than fulfilled...

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Desmond O'Connor

Desmond O'Connor

Professor Desmond O’Connor writes about flying and the Pilbara Region of Western Australia with authority and feeling after many years as an Engineer, Surveyor, Pilot and President of the Western Australia Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Sylvia McNeall

Sylvia McNeall

In a life of constant change, Sylvia McNeall felt a need to tell her story and that of her Estonian family in her first book, Foresight and Perseverance.

Initially a graphic artist (ASTC Diploma), she spent some years as the Assistant Director of the New England Regional Art Museum which gave her the impetus to continue her tertiary education in the fine arts. While working as a graphic artist, she completed...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bobbie S. Richardson

Bobbie S. Richardson

Bobbie Richardson grew up in a little town called Kaiapoi, just out of Christchurch, New Zealand. She is a creator who excelled as an Author/Illustrator and Singer/Songwriter. Moving to Australia in 1998 she has had an unusual life due to her ability to tap into the unseen.

Her journey has taken her through many exciting synchronistic events, by following visions which are very real to her, they have lead her to...

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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...

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