…third in the trio after Letitia Munro and To Plough Van Diemen’s Land, telling true stories of Australia’s founding convicts. It continues the tale of a pioneering family transforming the world’s biggest prison into a land of free enterprise and pride.
Having grown up in the shadows of their parents’ pasts, children face the traumas of holding heads high in a society of change, a change intent on sweeping convict pasts under carpets as even educators lie to them. Parents agonise over preparing the next generation to cope. Must they deny their children their very heritage?
The Terrible Truths takes you into the hearts of true characters unwittingly creating the culture of today’s forthright Australians.
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About The Author
A retired journalist, Kev spent many years touring the world writing travel articles for airline magazines. His many adventures and misadventures became the bases for his several Action/Adventure novels. As a student of Australia’s founding as a convict settlement, Kev’s six novels on that unique history, including the demise of the Aboriginal Dreamtime, are now legendary.
He is well qualified to write such intensive histories, being a Past President of the First Fleet Fellowship, Past Secretary of The Descendants of Convicts Inc. For his work during Australia’s Bicentenary in 1988, he was created Honorary Life Member of The Regiment of Redcoat Descendants. Several biographies of significant people have also come from Kev’s busy pen.
Three works have been finalists in the International EPIC Awards and all twenty novels have been awarded by professional reviewers, either 5 Stars or 5+ or 5++ Stars. All works are available in Paperback or eBook. Kev is twice married and now enjoys single life, writing on his experiences and studies, relaxing in the Himalayan foothills of exotic Thailand.
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