"A beautiful exploration of how our scars, seen and unseen, shape us and connect us. Couldn’t put it down.”
"A really moving story of recovery and connection."
'This important book tells the sorry story of how Australian special forces came to specialise in targeted assassination, doing the dirty work for a corrupt local government propped up by American power, without Australian army or political leaders being able to give them a good reason for risking their lives' Geoffrey Robertson AO, KC, author and human rights barrister
'Mosul is a raw and honest account of Australia’s most recent conflict, compellingly told through Mckelvey's masterful writing,' Dr Aaron Pegram, Australian War Memorial
'An important and enthralling account of a little-known conflict and its lasting implications for Australia.' Jeff Popple, The Canberra Weeklynberra Weekly
awards and short-listings
TELL ME WHY
One of the best I've ever read...not just a memoir, It's a part of our national story.
Daniel Browning, ABC National
SONGS OF A WAR BOY
Epic in the simple way of the Greek tragedies, Songs of a War Boy is attentive to the absurd, unshrinking...and gracious in its acceptance of human experience.
Judges comments, National Biography Award
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF
CAMERON BAIRD VG, MG
A story of mateship when there is nothing else left. Leading from the front until your last breath to protect those in your command.
General David Hurley (Ret'd), Governor General of Australia
Really impressive book. This guy's story is f--king hardcore.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson