What a fabulous interview with Amanda Cranston on local ABC. Just a casual chat about how I came to write this novel, the research I did at an annual muster at Abingdon Downs near Georgetown and how having teenage kids makes you question what you want to be when you grow up…
I loved the writing style Ghis has and I’ve never been to a cattle station or Australia for the matter let alone the outback. The descriptive writing emerges the reader to such an extent it’s as if your right there at Jamie’s side. Some characters you immediately like and others you just know you’re notContinue reading “Englishman Jimmy Ward has never been to a cattle station or Australia for the matter…”
In the Australian outback, Seventeen-year-old Jamie and his best friend Melissa spend their days on the cattle station and swimming the gorge. A chilled, care free life, that is until the day “Irish” turns up! While Jamie, Melissa and Irish build up a friendship despite their age gap, things turn upside down when Irish goesContinue reading “For fans of Wimmera and Jasper Jones, The Jump is one for you!”
A TOURISM publicist turned author has penned her first novel drawing from childhood experiences of camping in the Australian Outback.
In her debut Novel, Ghis has captured the people of the Australian bush beautifully. The dialogue is filled with colloquial Australian bush banter, told with authenticity and humour. Bram Collins, Grazier
A compelling read – eerily accurate in capturing the psyche of a teenage boy, visions of the remote Australian Outback, and the emotion of a carefree life so quickly taken away. I really enjoyed the author’s beautiful descriptive prose. I became so invested in the protagonist; I was desperate to know how his journey endedContinue reading “‘The heart-warming thrill of this story didn’t disappoint’ – Mandy Mauloni”
Moral dilemma creates suspenseful, coming-of-age story. Queensland author Ghis Gallo’s innate knowledge of outback Queensland and life on a cattle station provides the redolent backdrop to a suspenseful drama in her debut, coming of age novel, The JUMP released in April 2022. For 17-year-olds Jamie and Melissa, growing up in a small outback community isContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE”