Only Canberrans will probably get the joke. Ken Behrens makes it into the sixth novel of my Windy Mountain series. I can’t say too much. He’s presented as a federal public servant in pursuit of a runaway shark in Tasmania. When someone threatens to spoil Christmas by demolishing the historic cafe, it’s time to take… Continue reading Ken Behrens makes it into print
A free sample from the first two chapters Box of tricks The old man in the suit kept yabbering as he unlocked P.O. Box 15. “Did Clarence look sick to you the last time you saw him?” When he stepped back with two letters in his hand, Wendy was looking daggers at him. “Is something… Continue reading Who Knew Tiger Sharks also Eat Apples?
My work is done – almost. I’ve published Blokes in the House and polished it as well as I can. WHAT COULD possibly go wrong when the three oldest men in town are asked to share a house together for three months to keep them safe from the pandemic?Who knew 2020 could be so funny!Eighty-two-year-old James Northan, the… Continue reading Nobody told the three old men that hitmen and Tasmanian Tigers were going into lockdown with them!
Wish-Wash has a change of reading material in the upcoming novel Blokes in the House. Readers of my previous Windy Mountain novels would know he is a sci-fi fan. But he has treaded in his collection for (nearly) a full set of encyclopaedias, which he expects to read through during his three months of self-isolation… Continue reading The getting of wisdom
They say every cloud has a silver lining. Mine came in the form of a silver-coloured spanner. For years, my wife has shunned my handyman skills. I don’t know why. I am always the first person to put up my hand when something needs fixing. “Don’t be ridiculous, John,” she always says when something breaks… Continue reading Looking the part