Blake has decided to abandon his life in Sydney to work as a divemaster in a tiny tourist town in the remote Australian outback. Not so much a ‘decision’ as an act of desperation, the change proves more difficult than he hoped, as problems left behind end up following. Starting a new life won't be easy, but luckily there’s a gorgeous co-worker to distract him ...
With a missing father and a dysfunctional mother, teenager Brat Smith is the only parent his younger siblings possess. When the authorities try to separate them, Brat will do whatever it takes to keep his family together.
For Josh and Colin, life is complex enough without love intruding. But as their relationship deepens, both must take a chance and abandon their fears and the ghosts of their pasts to take the next step. Deciding to risk it all for love is one thing, but making it work is another entirely. Will they discover the ties that bind them to eachother are stronger than the ties to their own pasts and fears?
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.