About the Author
Phillip Overton was born in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia the setting for his debut novel The Long Way Home. He has been writing since his teens, mostly concentrating on poetry and short stories. A keen train enthusiast, expect to see trains mentioned at least somewhere in his future novels. He is also a passionate Australian Rules football supporter of the Brisbane Lions. Unlike the characters in his book, his family though scattered around the country are all very close to him. He has called the sunshine state of Queensland in Australia his home for the past 16 years, living in the house he has renovated with his wife of 14 years Denise and their two children Rochelle and Brandon.