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Gary Taaffe

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Gary survived an aeroplane crash into a petrol station, getting run over by a car and a quarter century of marriage. He invented a security device for Harley-Davidson motorcycles and has flown a hot air balloon over Hong Kong. Sentenced to 5 years in a boys boarding school in Australia has toughened him up and prepared him for a life of mayhem. He’s an avid hunter and fisher and loves his girlfriend, Colette the boat, he says with a sparkle in his eye. Gary has a sense of humour that will shock the pants off you and have you running down the street gathering up your head after you laughed it off. Prepare yourself for anything because that is what you can expect from his books. Reader beware!

There are twelve books planned for the Urban Hunte...more


Here's the link to my August Newsletter if you'd like to have a read.
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Published on August 26, 2014 16:53
Average rating: 4.49 · 41 ratings · 34 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Four Small Stones (Urban Hu...
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Tribal Scarring (Urban Hunt...
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Walkabout (Urban Hunters #3)
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Bowels of Hell (Urban Hunte...
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Book 8 in the Urban Hunters series (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 14, 2013 04:30AM
Description: Wish I could give you a description, even a hint but this next one is a big surprise in the series so mum's the word :) I guess what I can tell you is it has a brand new cover which some say is the best yet. "Moody." "Scary." Mid November is my deadline to get it to the editors. If I can do that, I reckon I'll have it out for Christmas which means four books for the year. Yee hah!

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Final Straw (Urban Hunters, #8)
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“I would read ANYTHING this man wrote.” NEW YORK BOOK REVIEW, W. D LaRue

“Masterpiece. A must read.” Anne Cook, UK

“Real and frightening. Great build–up!” Marie, UK

“Gripping!” Ethan, USA

“Surprising climax. Great ending!” Anne, Australia

URBAN HUNTE...more
"I wrote this yesterday and don't know if it's my favourite but I really like it:

"A torrent of warm blood flowed over her cold fist, soaking her soul...more
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Gary Taaffe made a comment in the group Historical Fictionistas2013 - Introduce Yourself topic
"Bryn wrote: "Hi Gary from Forster NSW. I'm Bryn from Ulladulla NSW. I don't mean to be nosy, but going to your profile I saw you were born same month/...more "
Bowels of Hell by Gary Taaffe
" Humor and fear were cleverly combined in this new installment to the series. You'll laugh and feel goosebumps as you follow the characters' adventure out of the bowels of hell. This is one hell of a book! "
Gary Taaffe made a comment in the group Kids/Teens Book ClubIntroduce Yourself! topic
"Hi everyone. Thanks for your warm welcomes. Currently getting overwhelmed by Goodreads and thread messages that don't apply to me. Just worked out how...more "
"I was writing chapter 5 today with 12 planned. I'm powering through it so really happy. Reckon it will be off to the editors within 4 weeks. "
"Hi everyone. I've written 7 YA books and am half-way through my 8th. They're all a part of my 13 part Urban Hunters series. It's been an exciting jour...more "
"Thanks heaps. Really appreciate it. "
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“When you got no future, Billy, you got no past - no dreaming to guide you into the future. Gotta have your dreaming of you get lost...”
Gary Taaffe, Four Small Stones

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