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Richard Marman

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Ex-military and airline pilot, Richard Marman is now a Sunshine Coast based illustrator and author. His work includes illustrating pamphlets, calendars and posters for the Australian Ground Safety Council promoting workplace safety at airport terminals. He has also been a regular cartoonist for several magazines.
Richard illustrated Anna Tullemans and Rhonda Dixon’s successful book on children’s behavioural difficulties, How to Stop You Words Bumping into Someone Else’s, which has been enthusiastically received by carers and educators.
His illustrated books include, A Tale of Two Turtles, A Whale’s Tale and Hannah Meets a Dragon. Richard has written and illustrated eight published novels for young adults: The Wealth, Escape from F
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McAlister's Way

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Latest Release - 'McAlister's Allegiance'

'McAlister's Allegiance', the latest action-pact adventure in the Mcalister Line is now available at on-line books stores or through links via my website: www.richardmarman.net
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The Recollections of Rifleman Harris - The book which inspire... by Benjamin Randell Harris
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This is an interesting account of just how hard army life was at the beginning of the the 19th Century. Although it seems the book wasn't written by Harris, but recounted to one of his officers years after Harris' service, it is remarkably lucid and ...more
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Three Rode Together by Steve Hayes
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I read this story in an afternoon and really enjoyed it. It's a typical western including Apaches, murdering bad guys, a bigoted cavalry post-commander, crooked Indian agents, a beautiful Indian maiden, an ex-slave who has a way with animals and of c ...more
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Ciao! We're in Africa by Marisa  Parker
Ciao! We're in Africa
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'Ciao! We're in Africa' is a satisfying conclusion to 'Goodbye to Italia'. We get an intimate insight to life in mid-20th Century Rhodesia. The idea of starting an up-market rag-trade business against the seething discontent of a time which included ...more
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One Last Prayer for the Rays by Wes Markin
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I really liked this police procedural. It starts simply enough. A boy is disappears from school leaving a mess of blood and gore in the ablution block. As DCI Mike Yorke and his team delve into the mystery they unpack the dark secrets of the Ray fami ...more
Dragon Stalkers by Richard Marman
"This book is uniquely different. It is a tongue-in-cheek take on the classic fairytale. A highly entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable read, that will leave you in stitches. Highly recommended!"
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"Wow! this book is eminently readable and oh so funny. It presents a refreshingly original tale out of a kaleidoscopic jumble of common fairy tale cliches. It is cleverly done storytelling that entertains on every page. The humour is light but shar..." Read more of this review »
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"This is a different style to what the author used in McAlisters Way. Reminds me of the lovechild of Monty Python and Douglas Adams AND The Princess Bride. Hmmm is that possible? These days, one can never tell.

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" 'McAlister's Way'was originally going to be a stand-alone novel, but in the end I couldn't leave everyone up in the air about Danny and Angela. It too ...more "
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Life and Other Dreams
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I was fortunate enough to read Richard Dee's latest offering pre-sale and Sci-Fi and psychological thriller fans are in for a treat. Set in two worlds, Dan is the man of Rick's dreams living on an idyllic planet far, far away in time and space. But a ...more
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