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

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A&A Authors

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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Mandi Greenwood

Mandi Greenwood

An ardent lover of books from day one, Mandi has been reading and writing fiction her entire life, and has always wanted to be an author. Surrounded by books since childhood, she was besotted early on by the likes of Charlotte Bronte, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and of course, JRR Tolkien. Her first copy of Jane Eyre, given to her at age ten, was re-read over and over until it literally...

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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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Madilina Tresca

Madilina Tresca

Madilina Tresca was born in Fairfield, Sydney, attended the local Our Lady of the Rosary Primary and Secondary school and is the daughter of Italian migrants. She embarked on an IT career late in life while writing in her spare time. Italian superstitions and stories about her grandmothers inspired her to write her first novel, The White Rose, and fulfil a lifelong dream of becoming a fiction writer.

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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...

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Ted Scott

Ted Scott

Ted Scott holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. He was awarded an Order of Australia in the General Division in 2004 for his contribution to industry.

Ted is the author of Augustus Finds Serenity, and he is also the co-author of Humanity at Work and The Myth of Nine to Five with Dr Phil Harker.

He is now a partner in...

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Jean-Marie Veronica

Jean-Marie Veronica

Jean-Marie Veronica was born in 1936 and has always been interested in spirituality. She lives in Victoria with her husband Maurice. Oneness is her first book.

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Rowan Hagen

Rowan Hagen

Rowan Hagen began her writing vocation with poetry before moving onto prose. Her first novel Darlo, set in the notorious underbelly of Sydney, was published in 2008 by Short Stop Press. Fearless takes its readers to coastal communities in the idealistic seventies and in the present.

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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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