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Casey's Island By Patrick FORD
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Reeling from a traumatic tour of duty in Vietnam and the loss of his inheritance to a crooked trustee and lawyer, Eamon Casey seeks refuge on a small island in the Torres Strait. Here he finds... More > peace. But it does not last for long. He becomes involved in the rescue of passengers from a sinking boat. Back on the island, he finds that a foreign power is plotting to threaten Australia and other countries in an attempt take possession of their rich mineral and agricultural resources. Aided by a young lawyer and journalist, Jessica Bradley, he foils this plot and saves his country from the threat. The two become lovers, and they set out to find the people responsible for the theft of Eamon's inheritance. Their journey leads them to Italy, where they apprehend the person responsible and hand him over to the police. But will the story end in happiness? A tale of excitement, love and struggle set against a backdrop of the immense Australian outback and the beautiful Torres Strait islands.< Less
Invisible By Patrick FORD
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Patrick and Michael ('young Jack') go on a hiking trip to Europe with their girlfriends. They stumble upon a lost cache of WW2 gold and set in motion a chase across Germany, where they uncover a... More > blackmail attempt on the USA by a former Stasi General. They are captured and escape and help the CIA andf the Germans to avoid the threat.< Less
Dust, Mud, & Prickly Pear By Patrick FORD
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Edward (Jack) Riordan seeks adventure in South Africa and sails away to the Boer War. He is decorated and promoted before he is wounded. In hospital, he meets his future wife, 'Ettie'. He returns to... More > Australia to his rural life as a teamster, but he dreams of owning land to raise sheep and produce wool. Ettie and he are married and move to the south of Queensland. Here, he has a stroke of fortune and they acquire their own sawmill. He is called to the colours again and experiences the horror of the western front. When he returns, he and his son, Patrick, look for suitable land and eventually finds it. His sons and grandsons will begin a great farming dynasty.< Less
Wither Blows the Wind By Patrick FORD
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Hans is an old soldier, a refugee from post-war Germany. Patrick Riordan befriends him and learns his story. When the old man is arrested and charged with war crimes in the camps in Poland, Patrick... More > and his father Jack set off for Europe to find his missing sister to prove his identity. Meanwhile, the real criminal has been living in Florida. He flees after being recognised by a camp survivor and goes to ground. In Europe, a group of old Nazis try to stop Jack and Patrick finding the truth and exposing the real criminal, They send men to kill them and the sister they find. They have not bargained on a man like Jack Riordan, and their attempts fail. Their activities bring them to the attention of the Israelis who have hunted them since the war's end. Will they save their friend, or will the real criminal be brought to justice?< Less
The Queen's Irishman By Patrick FORD
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Jack Riordan leaves Ireland in 1825. It is either that or starve! He joins the British Army, seeing service in Australia, India and New Zealand. After his discharge, he becomes a mounted policeman.... More > His large family becomes part of this new country.< Less