Geoff Barlow

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Geoff Barlow is an Australian author who writes mystery and adventure novels, loves the great outdoors and teaches information science at a regional university.

He grew up and still resides in rural South-East Queensland, the setting for many of his stories.

Author Fair Noosa Sat 11/6/2016

It’s Queensland Week - and the fabulous Noosa Region Libraries are showcasing Queensland writers with their great program “Behind Queensland’s Words”. Next Saturday 11 June I’ll be joining other authors at the Author Fair, Noosaville Library, 7 Wallace Street, Noosaville from 1 to 4 pm. Come along to meet us all and have a yarn. It’s a great chance to hear Queensland authors talk about their wo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 04, 2016 21:15
Average rating: 4.56 · 9 ratings · 7 reviews · 1 distinct work
Moonlight Express

4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Shadow of the Northern Orchid by Elizabeth Rimmington
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Shadow of the Northern Orchid is an uplifting and thoroughly exhilarating journey to another time and place. Elizabeth Rimmington has captured the very essence of colonial Queensland – the sights, the sounds, the smells – the whole atmosphere rings ...more
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Greening a Dry Land by John Gerritsen
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This absorbing and timely book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history and practice of conservation in Australia.

Discussion of how best to preserve the fragile eco-systems of this wide, brown land has too often been dominated by
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Child Of Dust by Shoba Sadler
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With warmth, compassion and a compelling narrative style, Shoba Sadler's Child of Dust explores the relationship between a Vietnamese socialite and her Amerasian chauffeur. Wonderfully written, captivating on many levels, evoking all the atmosphere ...more
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The Mystery Healer of Smoky Mountain by Crystal Mary Lindsey
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A beautiful, inspiring and uplifting story. As a reader I was moved by the journey of several of the major characters, but particularly by Marni and Daniel, whose tolerance, understanding and compassion for others is a lesson in this troubled age. At ...more
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The Which Way Tree
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A brilliant and inspiring book - highly evocative of time and place.
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Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump
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This is one of the most enjoyable books I have read for a long time. Author Barry Crump captures exquisitely the atmosphere and majestic scenery of the New Zealand bush, immersing the reader in the very midst of it. To read this yarn is to hear the ...more
Geoff Barlow and 1 other person liked Geoff Barlow's blog post: Author Fair Noosa Sat 11/6/2016
"It’s Queensland Week - and the fabulous Noosa Region Libraries are showcasing Queensland writers with their great program “Behind Queensland’s Words”. Next Saturday 11 June I’ll be joining other authors at the Author Fair, Noosaville Library, 7 Wa..." Read more of this blog post »
Memoir - Gelukkig, A Journey by John Gerritsen
"A beautiful journey through the authors early life. Full of interesting and varied experiences illustrated by volumes of detailed observations and insights into life as a youngster in both Holland and New Zealand."
Memoir - Gelukkig, A Journey by John Gerritsen
"An autobiography written in a eclectic style that searches to analyse and come to terms with childhood and the process of growing up in an immigrant family from post WW2 Europe to New Zealand in the 1950's. Not the usual ' I was born..." and then..." Read more of this review »
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Memoir - Gelukkig, A Journey by John Gerritsen
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A thoroughly enjoyable read, delightfully evocative of time and place. The places, situations and events spring to life, complete with sights, smells and sounds . Many memoirs are simple recollections, often through rose-coloured glasses. This one is ...more
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