Follow the adventures of Jacob Blackwood, a young man who has the opportunity to travel all over the world, climbing the summits of some of the worlds highest mountains and hike some of the best hiking tracks, until a mishap puts a sudden stop to future adventures.
The Leopards have scattered, some interstate and others to different parts of Melbourne, but the events of 2014 continue to bind them together. In the meantime, new Leopards and new friends have their own challenges that must be overcome. This includes one newcomer who is unaware he's being hunted.
It’s the early 1950’s in Australia and Ryan Seaton has a dark secret. At twelve years old he’s discovered he’s a homosexual and in that decade being gay could be fatal. Added to that, his mother uses emotional blackmail, making his home-life miserable. Then his best mate confides he’s also gay, but the combined hostility of society, religion and the law, ensures that any relief is short-lived. Tragedy follows.
The decade known as the 1950’s was word-wide, the worst time to be gay, but out of the depths of despair a new period of enlightenment began. This is the story of some young souls living through and surmounting that awful decade.
Ember McCain is a mechanic in his late thirties, he's closed off and bitter about his teenage years. His biggest problem is not being able to let go of the anger he feels from the bullying he received in high school. Despite his own short comings he's managed grow a successful mechanic business, most of his employees are strong confident gay men. He's finally in a place in his life where he feels happy, confident, and content being himself. That is until Brady Douglass, his high school bully moves back to town and is everywhere, including his own workplace turning his world upside down.
Follow the story of Lewis Grantham, a young man, going through his teen years, working on the family on weekends and holidays, just like the 5 generations of the family before him, since 1865, and his adventures while on holidays in the UK, after graduation from high school.
This is the story of Australian Naval Officer - Lt Commander Lewis Shaw, who after receiving wounds from an IED, while serving as a explosives demolition expert, spends 12 weeks recovering from his injuries.
After being discharged from hospital, he travels to Perth, to stay with his best friend- Kylie, who is a Federal Police Officer, and after a bumpy reunion with his older half brother - Jeremy, he is offered a remote retreat to stay at, so he can continue his recovery, and this is when things take a dramatic turn in his life.
Innocence Waning is the first book in a series of three set in Melbourne, Australia in 2015. It tells the story of precocious sixteen-year-old Chezdon Morrison. He is not only coming to terms with his sexuality but is dealing with dysfunctional adults and his sense of identity. He has an addictive personality, faces the rigours of attending a Melbourne-based private school and overcomes the unfortunate spoils of reality and how the world will, in turn, react to the choices he makes.
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This is the story of Gres Langton, a smart young man, who having just completed his University studies in Veterinary Nursing, he is informed of his single mother's death, on arrival home from a day of work at a veterinary clinic. after missing a few days of work, after the funeral, his boss, sends him off on a holiday, to help him to cope with his recently loss, and that trip changes everything for him.
Even behind bars, Jacoby has found joy in life. Love. Family. Even happiness. That doesn't mean the sins of his past won't catch up to him, though. In prison, there is nowhere to hide from them. He's trapped. What would you do to guarantee your freedom? Would you betray everything and everyone you loved? How can you be sure who might be holding a shiv to your back?
Frankie approaches life head on with a logical brain and healthy contempt for everyone not as smart as him, so his life isn't straightforward. After coping with a family death, abduction, theatrical success, evil property developers, gender-equality fanatics, con-men and women… a trip to a Himalayan monastery goes very, very wrong. Worse, the young men he meets are not what they seem. But Frankie enjoys his life and never complains - a true hero, strong, honest, decent, clear-thinking and not too bad looking, so surely one of the young men he befriends will turn out to be his equal?
Scarlett loses faith in her mother's ability to care for her family and steps up, realising it might not be so simple.
Félix copes with being the pariah of the family by looking for attention and love in the wrong places.
Joy rejects the life her authoritarian parents are pushing on her and rebels, thinking she has all the answers.
Jinhwan battles drug addiction and mental illness, as well as his fear of connecting with people.
Lily attempts to accept her place in her family's sinister business, creating war within herself.