Books

Coasting: A sailing and dining odyssey along Australian shores

Coasting: A sailing and dining odyssey along Australian shores

Coasting is a salute to Australia's wonderful east coast from the southern tip of Tasmania to Cape York in far north Queensland – its sparkling sailing waters, fine seafood dining and joy of life.

50 Romantic Havens in the Mediterranean

50 Romantic Havens in the Mediterranean

Exploring its 46,000km of coastline and 3,000 islands is an exciting and rewarding journey.

Sea Dreams in the Adriatic

Sea Dreams in the Adriatic

Sea Dreams in the Adriatic is the second in a series exploring the Mediterranean by Tasmanian couple, Rob and Rosemary Peterswald.

Sea Dreams Sailing the Western Mediterranean

Sea Dreams Sailing the Western Mediterranean

Tasmanian couple Rob and Rosemary Peterswald, the authors of From the Sea and Beyond the Shore, explore the Western Mediterranean on their yacht Sea Dreams.

Beyond the Shore

Beyond the Shore

'Beyond the Shore’ is a salute to Australia’s beautiful East Coast; the sailing waters, fine seafood, wines, ciders and ales that are as much a part of it as sunshine and sparkling waters.

From The Sea

From The Sea

Set in the vast expanse of the Southern Ocean, the island of Tasmania is protected from the ‘roaring forties’ by a dramatically beautiful coastline.

The Homestead on the River

The Homestead on the River

An unforgettable tale of love, loss and betrayal from an exciting new Australian voice in historical fiction. Harper Collins / Mira - AU

History of the World: From the Back of a Boat Volume 1

History of the World: From the Back of a Boat

'This book is an amalgam of the author 's personal adventures mixed with a tour de force of Australian nautical history.'

History of the World: From the Back of a Boat Volume 2

History of the World from the Back of a Boat (Volume 2)

Through the beautiful Aegean Sea, the great jungle clad ranges of Papua New Guinea, the pristine beauty of Tasmania and the incredible inland waterways of Europe, our path crosses those of many of history’s greats.

Can My Pony Come Too?

Can My Pony Come Too?

It’s always hot in Australia. And you can ride your horses to school and tie them up under a gumtree,’ my mother told us with a knowing smile, as we stared at her in awe.

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

When Merryn O’Neill’s fiancé, Jake Hawkins, an officer with the Pacific Islands Regiment in Port Moresby, breaks off their engagement, so he can marry the daughter of his commanding officer, her world is torn apart.

The Castle at Peter's Forest

The Castle at Peter's Forest

‘The Castle at Peter’s Forest’ covers the first two centuries, from 1150 to 1350, a time of turmoil as kingdoms rose and fell, the mongols stormed into Europe, baron fought with baron and Christianity triumphed over the old pagan religions.