Bestselling Fiction & Non-Fiction Authors, from The Orion Publising Group
Our Authors
Kristen Alexander

Kristen Alexander and her husband David Fax are military booksellers, they own Alexander Fax Booksellers at Southlands Shopping Centre, Mawson, ACT, specializing in Australian military history www.alexanderfaxbooks.com.auKristen Alexander is author of the critically acclaimed Clive Caldwell, Air Ace (Allen & Unwin 2006). She and her husband own Alexander Fax Booksellers, which specialises in Australian military history. She has held the position of Federal Secretary of the Military Historical Society since September 2003. Kristen lives in Canberra and is currently researching her third account of Australian pilots in WWII.
Peter Dornan

Peter Dornan has written two successful military titles for Allen & Unwin: The Silent Men and Nicky Barr.
Miriam Estensen

Miriam Estensen is the country's leading historian of Australian maritime discovery. Her books, Discovery, The Life of Matthew Flinders, The Life of George Bass, and Terra Australis Incognita have all been published to critical acclaim.
Kevin Fewster

Kevin Fewster is Director of the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney and is co-author of Gallipoli: The Turkish story, published by Allen & Unwin. As part of his doctoral research on military censorship in the Great War he was the first researcher to use the Bean diaries. He has travelled extensively in Turkey and visited Gallipoli on several occasions.
Peter Grose

Peter Grose is a former publisher at Secker & Warburg, founder of Curtis Brown Australia, and was until recently the chairman of ACP (UK).Peter Grose is a former publisher at Secker & Warburg, founder of Curtis Brown Australia, and was until recently the chairman of ACP (UK). He is the author of A Very Rude Awakening, published by Allen & Unwin in 2007.
Grace Karskens

Grace Karskens lectures in Australian History and Public History at the University of New South Wales. Her ground-breaking study The Rocks: Life in Early Sydney won the 1998 Premier's Award for Local and Regional History and established the author as a key figure in the new generation of Australian historians. A regular speaker on ABC radio 702 as well as a contributor to many journals on topics ranging from convicts, museums and grave-robbers, Grace combined history and archaeology as Project Historian for the world-renowned Cumberland Gloucester Street Archaeological Project 1994-1999.
Peter Rees

Peter Rees is a journalist. He worked in the Canberra Press Gallery for many years, before leaving to write books fulltime. He is author of -Killing Juanita£, -The Boy from Boree Creek£, the biography of Tim Fischer, and is co-author of -Tim Fischer's Outback Heroes.
Peter Stanley

Peter Stanley is a leading military historian and author. A Stout Pair of Boots is based on his research on Australia's battlefields in many parts of the world. Formerly Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial, he is now Director of the Centre for Historical Research at the National Museum of Australia.
Juliet Wills

Award winning journalist and mother of three, Juliet Wills, is a Senior Reseacher for the ABC program Can We Help?. She has worked for all major Australian television networks and reported for overseas networks including CNN and NHK. She has lectured at two universities and written for major national newspapers and magazines including The Australian and Woman's Day. She resides in Perth, Western Australia.
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