Greg Bainbridge was born and grew up in Melbourne. He graduated from Melbourne University in 1971 and owner-operated a dental practice in a large metropolitan shopping centre for the next forty years. His passion for history and literature started from the time he was a boy and has never waned. He began writing historical fiction and romance as a hobby some thirty years ago, especially drawing on his parent’s wartime experiences and photos as a valuable source of information. These days, in between writing he spends his time running a holiday rental business on the Mornington Peninsula, doing volunteer work, tending to his bonsai and garden and interacting with his four grandchildren.
The Stones of the Trobriands
It is February 1942. Singapore had fallen. In the seismic shockwave that follows, John Fullwood is preparing to abandon his rubber plantation on Bougainville Island before the Japanese arrive. He is loading his boat when an unexpected visitor flies in, the Civil Administrator of Papua New Guinea, Le...