Sharon Robards

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I am an Australian author who lives two hundred kilometres north of Sydney, on the beautiful and rugged east coast of Australia, in a place called Port Stephens, a sanctuary for dolphins and a Mecca for tourists who come to see an annual migration of 6,000 whales.

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Sharon Robards I Elizabeth, I haven't heard of any moves, though they have made some tourist ads close by. Port Stephens isn't a city as such. Our closest city is Ne…moreI Elizabeth, I haven't heard of any moves, though they have made some tourist ads close by. Port Stephens isn't a city as such. Our closest city is Newcastle. Port Stephens is a rural/country area made of small inland and coastal towns. The link below is to Port Stephens web site. I am in place called Nelson Bay.

http://www.portstephens.org.au/(less)
Sharon Robards Hi Jennifer,

I am a little in awe and very flattered to have received your message. I’m glad you enjoyed A Woman Transported.

Some of A Woman Transporte…more
Hi Jennifer,

I am a little in awe and very flattered to have received your message. I’m glad you enjoyed A Woman Transported.

Some of A Woman Transported sections were written, thirty years ago, especially the sections regarding Campbelltown. Sadly, I never kept a record of all the books I read. Mostly non-fiction and directly related to Sydney, Campbelltown, and aboriginal culture. The English section was mostly researched using google to take me where ever it went LOL

I did read most of The Australian Series by William Stuart Long (Vivian Stuart)

https://www.goodreads.com/series/5682...

Below are some of my most used internet places.

Firstly,

Gutenberg Australia is a brilliant sources for books on Australia regarding convicts ect
At the end of the page there are links to a wealth of information.

http://gutenberg.net.au/

Online Photo and Maps

http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/le...

Australian Newspapers Online – Trove

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper

Old Baily Online

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/

Again, thanks for your kind words regarding A Woman Transported. If you ever need a beta reader, you know where I am ;)
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"The title of this novel is very appropriate, telling the story of young Australian girls who were forced into having their babies adopted because they were unmarried in the 1960's. It is a heart wrenching tale and sad beyond imagination that these th" Read more of this review »
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After reading 'Bound to Sarah' by Craig Brennan I was intrigued to learn more about the early days of convict immigration to Australia and 'A Woman Transported' by author Sharon Robards provided that back-ground while gi" Read more of this review »
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Thought provoking, frustrating, disturbing, sometimes uplifting and even enlightening, this book is certainly insightful.

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“She descended the steps two at a time, pushed away the gloom and counted the cracks in the cobbled road, trying to block out the cold and the stench of dishonesty bred in men.”
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“I would’ve loved to return to me home of Ireland, but Joshua never made the bloody pikes he was flogged for.”
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“A girl’s desire is all-consuming, a devouring fire … I imagine a nun’s desire a hundred times worse.”
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“If you're 50 years old or younger, give every book about 50 pages before you decide to commit yourself to reading it, or give it up.

If you're over 50, which is when time gets shorter, subtract your age from 100 - the result is the number of pages you should read before deciding whether or not to quit. If you're 100 or over you get to judge the book by its cover, despite the dangers in doing so.”
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“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
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“I don't understand a thing about this world: about people, and why they do the things they do. The more I find out, the more I uncover, the more I know, the less I understand.”
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“Is it fair to have given us the memory of what was and the desire of what could be when we must suffer what is?”
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Sharon Robards Suzanne wrote: "Look at your flowers from your special occasions. Congrats Sharon! Belated - sorry !!"

Hugs, no need to be sorry... all done and dusted, now on the way to the sixties, um, I came from them and heading forward now.


Suzanne Look at your flowers from your special occasions. Congrats Sharon! Belated - sorry !!


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