Books

Song of the Curlew
(1 June 2019)
At 18, Luke hopes footy can be a way out of small-town life. But the local team, the Curlews, have only ever been battlers.

When a twenty-something Indigenous man, Adam Pride, emerges from the night and tells the local footy team, the Curlews, that he wants to play for them, everything begins to change.

But what secret is Adam hiding?

Song of the Curlew is the definitive YA version of Pride.

‘This is an extraordinary book.’
– George Ivanoff
Best-selling and award-winning author

The Shadow in the Wind
(9 April 2019)
At six, Keene can’t understand what’s wrong with Mum. She lies in bed, wasting away. Dad describes Mum’s illness like ‘a darkness inside her’.

Keene’s sure it’s the Shadow that’s killing her.

One stormy day, Keene decides to go on an adventure into the bush with just his Border Collie, Bunch, in tow, to find a pendant he’s sure will save Mum.

‘Inspired, unexpected and moving, The Shadow in the Wind is a delight.’
– Ryan O’Neil
Their Brilliant Careers (Black Inc. 2017)
Winner of the 2017 Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction

Pride
(Hardcover: 1 August 2017 ~ Paperback: 27 April 2017)
At 18, Luke hopes footy can be a way out of small-town life. But the local team, the Ravens, have only ever been battlers.

When a twenty-something Indigenous man, Adam Pride, emerges from the night and tells the local footy team, the Curlews, that he wants to play for them, everything begins to change.

But what secret is Adam hiding?

This is the adult version of Pride.

‘Soulful, gutsy, and heartfelt.’
Dr Laurie Steed
Award-winning author of You Belong Here (Margaret River Press 2018)

‘A must-read for all who love a good ol’ game of footy and believe in the unbelievable.’
– Kathrine ‘Kat’ Clarke
Writer, Artist, Cultural Advisor