I have been telling stories and writing for as long as I can remember and I am privileged to have turned my passion into my life’s work. Please take the time to peruse my portfolio to understand my work and influences.
I have always been a student of history. We can learn so much from the past. When I first read Jean M. Aurel's 'Clan of the Cave Bear' I was hooked.
Soon I discovered Wilbur Smith and Patrick O'Brian and a Historical fiction writer was born.
Join me on my journey through the Pacific during the Age of Sail. From my early works to my latest, "The King of Stewart Island'. An epic castaway tale of survival and courage.
Throughout these years he maintained his strong affection for Rugby League as a player/coach or Coach to “A” grade teams in the South-Sydney Competition where he came into contact with many Polynesian team mates.
It was in 1999 that he discovered his fascination for the Pacific Islands when he project managed the renovation of a Hotel in Tonga.
Bred from a long line of Australian story tellers, it was his interest in human history and his love of the Polynesian people that brought him to complete his first Novel “Lords of the Pacific” in 2009.
Grant worked for Qantas Airlines for 18 years and now runs a highly successful tour company specialising in Sydney coastal walks focusing on our convict and colonial history. On most tours he is accompanied by one of his Indigenous friends to share their incredible ancient past. He also works for Overseas Adventure Travel a role he find very rewarding.
Grant has completed five novels to date.