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Romance during War!

After the bombing of Darwin, Townsville as well the submarine attack in Sydney, the Australian government became concerned with the possibility of the civilian population abandoning the coastal cities of Brisbane, Rockhampton, and Townsville as well as...

Author: Gordon Smith

An Australian Story

This is the story of one Australian family whose history beginning in 1808 and up to 1998.
Their heritage, along with that of the world they lived in, made them remarkable people.
Although this story is based on real people...

Author: Gordon Smith

The Family That went to War

The Family that went to War” is set back in the early 1900’s during wartime. The story follows six Australian family members as they each choose to go and fight for varying personal reasons. The book recounts their highs, lows,...

Author: Gordon Smith

Lady Ruth Bromfield

In 1935, Ruth was in born to an unmarried Jewish mother in Germany.
Fearing the Nazi persecution, Ruth was sent to England on the "kinder transport“ to be raised by a Church of England priest.
He raised in the Christian...

Author: Gordon Smith

The Lost Rose of Winter

Two souls, united for a brief moment in war-torn western Europe during World War II, is more than a coincidence. Major Daniel Humphrey, a former high school teacher, is injured while on a reconnaissance mission for General Patton’s Third Army...

Author: Robert Valleau