Sid Harta Publishers

Sid Harta Publishers

Book Publishers:

Liz Newton

Liz Newton

Liz Newton was born in Australia, has three adult children and currently lives in Sydney with her husband and dog.
Extensive travelling including road trips across continents, sailing adventures and family holidays, has provided inspiration for creative writing and photography.
Liz has worked in health services and, in particular, mental health including drug and alcohol, in a variety of roles, as well as teaching and tutoring at universities and involvement in health research and ethics.
Her academic background is in Anthropology and Comparative Sociology. Research has included exploring issues of indigenous suicide, vocational training opportunities for people with mental health issues, and a PhD doctoral thesis on the ethnography of deinstitutionalisation for people with mental illness, resulting in many peer reviewed publications.
More recently Liz has enjoyed the freedom and creativity of fiction writing, without the constraints of academic publications.

Books by Liz Newton

Jagged Edge of Joy

Jagged Edge of Joy

In 1961, the temperature hit ninety degrees Fahrenheit before lunchtime. It was going to be a scorcher as surfers and campers flocked to Narrabeen, one of Sydney's northern beaches. Late afternoon a typical southerly buster whipped up a sandstorm.... Read more about Jagged Edge of Joy

Faraway on an Island

Faraway on an Island

In 1979 Ruby O'Leary follows her dream, only to find herself on an island in the Pacific Ocean, about ten degrees south of the Equator. Read more about Faraway on an Island