Swept up by Hollywood in the 1950s, larrikin Australian actor Randy Storm had the looks, charm and talent to take on the world. But by the 1990s he's forgotten, burned out after a life of movie star excess.
When producer Michael Matthews meets the once great Randy Storm, he is surprised to find a man who is at peace with himself. Both he and researcher Janie Callendar set out to discover the source of this inner peace. Meanwhile his agent Ariel Margoles sees a chance for Randy to be a star once more in the hottest Hollywood film of the year.
But just as Randy is about to reach his pinnacle, a secret from his past threatens to bring down his greatest triumph...
Kerrie, Shirley and Anna, three fascinating women with unresolved issues meet in the NSW town of Opal Lake. Kerrie is lost after the death of her famous sculptor husband; Shirley - nearing 80 and living in a reclusive dugout - was betrayed by a lover many years before; Anna, a promising athlete, torn between the Olympics and living her life.
A classic Australian story in the Di Morrissey tradition of strong characterization and beautiful sense of place.
The remote town of Broome, the desert and the Kimberley coast - Australia's last frontier and a land of ancient beauty. Lily Barton, now 53, is beautiful, adventurous and looking for a life change. Sami, her daughter, is driving alone through the outback to finally, reluctantly confront her family roots. Together they are swept into a world where legends, myths and reality converge. They find that everyone they meet has a story to tell, from Farouz, the son of an Afghan camel driver, to Bobby, the Chinese-Aboriginal man who is tangled up in the murder of a German tourist. And who is the mysterious artist hiding in the desert? All have a secret and a story to share as each finds their place under the Kimberley Sun.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2015
- 146 x 134mm