Steve is a 6th/7th generation Australian, of Irish-English/German heritage, with training as a biologist, geologist, engineer and environmental manager, working over many years, across four continents. He has been based in Western Australia for over 25 years and currently resides in Dunsborough, Western Australia.Steve has maintained a deep interest in the creative arts for many years as a writer and also as an artist, mainly focused on the history, people and landscapes of Australia, but also those in South Asia, Europe and the UK.He lives with his partner, Susie, in Dunsborough, has a son and regularly surfs the large south-west Australian waves.
"I found the novel easy to read, the descriptive language made the
story easy to follow. 'I felt that I was observing a movie of the
story'. Congratulations on a wonderful read."-Darryl Kelly, medical
"Stephen Twartz takes us on a journey where we are introduced to how the fallibilities of one generation are manifested in subsequent generations. "- Ray McMillan, Business Consultant
"A reminder that when we condone an act of war that we are, and will be, responsible for the destruction of many young and innocent lives that will take generations to absolve. Plumbs the depths of understanding and compassion that one traumatised soldier feels for another. An Australian story that applauds the individuals trapped in the collective influence of forces beyond Australia."- Michael Lawrence-Brown, Australian emeritus consultant vascular surgeon