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Pacific Paradox

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Title Description

A nobleman’s errant son is despatched to the South seas to be blooded.

· A tale of stumbling through intrigue, hunger, pangs of love-lust, deceit, loneliness, kidnap and hunger on his path to discovering common sense.

· Coast-watching on Guadalcanal when the Japanese invade, he discovers the horrors of what war does to man on the one hand—and what unlikely friendships can be forged on the other.

· A front stalls view of the legendary naval battles on Guadalcanal, 1942.

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What They Are Saying About Pacific Paradox

5 Star!

It is a sensitive story of a naïve young man growing into his manhood.

Multi-published historical writer, Kev Richardson’s latest release: PACIFIC PARADOX, reveals WWII from an English man’s perspective. We see the war through the eyes of worldly naive character, Beresford, the aristocratic son of Baronet Sir Thomas Branson, who has been sent out into the every-day world to earn his own worldly experiences. From his lucky adventures, to his incredible misadventures, he discovers a whole new attitude towards life. He becomes involved in the war effort in the Pacific Islands. Kev’s accurate historical research is prominent in this telling. This is a wonderful adventure tale as Berry finally becomes the man his father can respect.

JoEllen

Conger Book Reviews, USA

 

About the author

Meet Kev Richardson

Following a career in business management at international level, Kev attained a degree in journalism to spend ten years travelling the world writing articles for airline and travel magazines—so he’s had many adventures to pepper his adventure tales.

A sixth-generation descendant from Australia’s First Fleet with an obsessive interest in his country’s founding, he discovered how the true history had, over several generations, been suppressed—the people were never to know! Years of fact-finding revealed all, and Kev writes fictions around the true history. His qualifications are extensive; he is a Past President of The First Fleet Fellowship and a Past Secretary of The Descendants of Convicts Inc. For his work during Australia’s 1988 Bicentenary he was created Honorary Life Member of The Regiment of Redcoat Descendants. He has delivered papers on the subject in Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and in his retired abode, Thailand.

He writes, apart from his country’s convict history, adventure fiction with an Australian flavour, as well as biographies on significant people—including an exciting part of his own life. He recognises the increasing trend for digital reading so all works are published both as traditional paperbacks and the economical eBook.

 

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