5 Stars...Son of Gurrewa is a worthy sequel to Award Winning Gurrewa. Kevin Richardson has the unique ability to tell his country’s history as it affects people, by letting his lifelike characters tell it from their own minds in their own words. This preamble on Australia’s convict beginnings makes the reader believe he or she is really there, influenced by the real events of those days. You cannot but help feel part of it!
—Libby Abbott, Aussie eBook Reviews
5 Star Award!
Adam Ashby is Kev Richardson's fictionalized convict-birthed character born to an unwed couple, a ‘bolted’ convict and his ‘colony-wife.’
His story represents the real life history of New South Wales' struggles to become more than just an overflow prison for England's criminals. It bares elements of history that earned Australia the reputation of being The Lucky Country – the Land of Opportunity. where good luck and stamina combine to imbue a robust people.
For those of you who missed the history in your Historical reads, you'll not be disappointed in this factional account of Australian history 1790–1820s
—JoEllen, Conger Book Reviews USA
A student of Australia’s convict history, Kev has several novels on convicts already published, the first edition of Gurrewa having been an Eppies Finalist in 2003. As a past president of The First Fleet Fellowship and a past secretary of The Descendants of Convicts Inc., he is well qualified to write on this subject. Kev has lectured on The Founding of White Australia or Australia’s Convict Beginnings in every Australian state and in seven other countries.