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Watt, Peter 1949-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 227 publications in 5 languages and 3,071 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Action and adventure fiction  Domestic fiction  War stories  Romance fiction  War fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9619.3, A823.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Watt
Cry of the curlew by Peter Watt( Book )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, the Macintoshes and the Duffys are locked in a deadly battle from the moent Donald Macintosh commits an act of barbarity on his Queensland property
Shadow of the osprey by Peter Watt( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a time of sudden wealth for a fortunate few who grub gold from the Palmer River in the harsh and unforgiving Queensland Outback. A land, where the fierce Aboriginal warriors resist the invaders in a bloody guerilla war, waged on the northern frontier of colonial Queensland
Flight of the eagle by Peter Watt( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Patrick Duffy is a man torn between the family of his father, Irish Catholic soldier-of-fortune Michael Duffy and his adoring, scheming maternal grandmother, Enid Mackintosh. Visiting the village of his Irish forbears on a quest to uncover the secrets surrounding, his birth, Patrick is beguiled by the beautiful, mysterious Catherine Fitzgerald. On the rugged Queensland frontier Native Mounted Police trooper Peter Duffy is torn between his duty, the blood of his mother's people - the Nerambura tribe - and a predestined deadly duel with Gordon James, the love of his sister Sarah
Beneath a rising sun by Peter Watt( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Allied forces fight to repel invaders in the Pacific, the Duffy and Macintosh clans face their greatest challenges at home. Sergeant Jessica Duffy relishes her work as a code breaker in MacArthur's headquarters but is also secretly reporting on the Americans to the Prime Minister. When she uncovers treason at the highest levels, neither duty nor dishonour will stop her getting justice. Captain James Duffy, a decorated fighter pilot with the United States Marine Corps, is expected to wait out the war assisting the bond effort, helping to make movies that gloss over the tragic realities of combat. Despite his scars, he is desperate to return to the cockpit ... until a chance meeting gives him something new to fight for. Major David Macintosh has survived prison camps, torture and countless battles, but can he endure the machinations of his obsessive cousin, Sarah? Sarah is prepared to do anything to take over the family companies, and will destroy anyone who gets in her way. From the frontlines of the Pacific to the back lots of Hollywood, a new generation faces deadly missions, impossible choices and an inescapable family legacy
While the moon burns by Peter Watt( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the jungles of the Pacific to the boardrooms of Sydney, the stakes have never been higher when you're fighting for love and survival. And while the Duffy and Macintosh families may fight on the same side in one war, the battle between these two families is far from over. For Tom Duffy, the purchase of his ancestral property Glen View means his daughter will have a home to return to after the war and, hopefully, for the next generation of Duffys. But the Macintosh family won't let this land go without a fight and when Sarah Macintosh, the daughter of his old nemesis, challenges his ownership, he knows he's in for one hell of a fight. Meanwhile in Sydney, Sarah has taken over from her father as the head of the Macintosh firm and, while the Nazi investments she made might be in tatters, she has big plans for herself and the family business. And Sarah she isn't afraid of playing dirty
War clouds gather by Peter Watt( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean and Tom Duffy continue to oppose the ever-increasing greed and megalomania of George Macintosh while Matthew encounters German spies in Iraq. David Macintosh, now almost twenty-one, experiences just how far George will go to protect his wealth. And Donald and Sarah Macintosh have a lot to learn about life, hopes, dreams and careers and about their father
Eden by Peter Watt( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Kelly and Paul Mann have survived one world war, will they survive another? Now their sons are both determined to do their part for the Australian cause when the Japanese threaten to invade the Pacific. Four men with ties closer than blood fight to hold onto love, and a world gradually disappearing
To ride the wind by Peter Watt( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1916, the Duffys and Macintoshes are entangled in the horrors of World War I. From the deserts of the Middle East to the trenches of Europe, the hand of death is always present. But even those left behind are not safe, for the most dangerous of enemies is not the Germans or the Turks, but someone much closer to home ... To Ride the Wind continues the story begun in To Touch the Clouds, following Peter Watt's much loved characters as they fight to survive one of the most devastating conflicts in history - and each other
Papua by Peter Watt( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men, bitter enemies come fac to face on the battlefields of France. Jack Kelly an Australian and Paul Mann a German, they are not the bestof friends. By accident, they both meet again in Papua
To chase the storm by Peter Watt( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Major Patrick Duffy's beautiful wife Catherine leaves him for another, returning to her native Ireland, Patrick is propelled out of the Sydney Macintosh home and into yet another bloody war. However the battlefields of Africa fighting to Boers, hold more than nightmarish terrors and unspeakable conditions for Patrick - they bring him in contact with one he thought long dead and lost to him
Beyond the horizon by Peter Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1918, a year when War will end, but an even greater killer arises. On the bloody fields of the Western Front and the battle-scarred desert plains of the Middle East, Tom and Matthew Duffy are battling the enemy. Even as they are trapped on the front lines, they must also find the courage to fight for the women they love when all hope is lost. Back in Australia, George Macintosh is outraged by the stipulations of his father's will that provide for his despised nephew, and is determined to eliminate any threats to his power. And in a sacred cave in the far Outback, old Wallarie foresees a tide of unspeakable death sweeping through his homeland. As all nations come to terms with the devastating consequences of the Great War, a new world will be born. But not everyone will live to see it
To touch the clouds by Peter Watt( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1914 and as the world teeters on the brink of war, Matthew Duffy and his cousin Alexander Macintosh are sent by Colonel Patrick Duffy on a reconnaissance mission into German-held New Guinea. Meanwhile, someone close to them is about to betray not only his family but his country to satisfy his greed and lust for power
The Pacific by Peter Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a war correspondent covering the Second World War, Ilsa Stahl isn't afraid to be on the front line. But when her plane goes down in a terrible storm over Papuan waters and she is taken prisoner by the Japanese, she has every reason to be terrified. Particularly as they plan to hand her over to the Nazis
The silent frontier by Peter Watt( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between the open plains of the Australian colonies and the deadly forests of a Maori war an impossible love fights to survive"--Cover
The frozen circle by Peter Watt( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1918, after the Great War, two Australian soldiers join the British army to help fight the Bolshevik forces in northern Russia. Almost a century later, two bodies are unearthed in the small Australian country town of Valley View. Following the Armistice, Sergeant Joshua Larkin is sent on a special mission deep into enemy territory in Russia. But when he is ordered to do the unthinkable, he must flee across Europe in order to protect a young woman, Maria, whose family has been executed. With Marias life under threat from all sides due to her imperial connections, nowhere is safe. Decades later, the discovery of the two skeletons in Valley View poses problems for local policeman Morgan McLean. Who are the victims and why were they killed? Could the rumours of an heir to the Russian throne be true? And what explosive secret is Britains MI6 desperate to keep hidden by any means necessary? Past and present collide in The Frozen Circle, and the fate of two people unleashes a volatile series of events that could reshape the world."--Provided by publisher
The stone dragon by Peter Watt( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the turn of the twentieth century -- an era of tumultuous change. What is it that draws Tung Chi, a former Shaolin priest in the service of the Chinese emperor, to the Australian colony of Queensland?" "This mystery ensnares local businessman John Wong, who fears for his daughter, living across the world in Pekin at a time when a revolutionary force known as the Boxers is on the rise. Together Tung and John, with his son, Andrew, embark on a dangerous journey that will lead them into a conflict in which everything is at stake, but allegiances uncertain. The sleeping dragon of China is awakening ... " "From the tropics of Queensland to the heart of the Chinese empire, The Stone Dragon is a gripping tale of rebellion, survival and the powerful influence of loyalty and love
And fire falls by Peter Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the latest instalment of the Duffy and Macintosh saga, the inimitable Peter Watt delves into more of Australia's great history through the lense of two unforgettable dynasties. It is 1942 and the war in the Pacific is on Australia's doorstep, changing the lives of the Duffy and Macintosh families as never before. In Sydney, siblings Donald and Sarah Macintosh battle for their father's approval, and control of his empire, while their cousin David fights the enemy across the continents. US Marine Pilot James Duffy defies his grandfather's wishes, and, a number of times, death, protecting Australian skies from the Japanese. Below, trapped in the jungles of Malaya, Diane Duffy is caught between saving the lives of hundreds of orphaned children, or that of her son
From the stars above by Peter Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a hundred years they have never forgiven, never forgotten. Now, the war between the Duffy and Macintosh dynasties will be brought to its stunning conclusion. Private Patrick Duffy was forced to flee Malaya as a child, and left orphaned when his mother died in Changi prison. Now, returning to fight a fearless enemy, he must confront the ghosts of his past if he is to find any hope for the future. Michael Macintosh is forging his own path to escape his mother's obsessive control. Sailor, soldier and mercenary, he will soon face war again, in the brutal jungles of Vietnam. Sarah Macintosh ruthlessly crushes anyone who gets in her way, and has vowed to destroy her sister-in-law, Jessica Duffy-Macintosh. Fixated on her own legacy, she has ignored her family's inheritance - a century-old curse, to be paid in blood
And fire falls by Peter Watt( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the latest instalment of the Duffy and Macintosh saga, the inimitable Peter Watt delves into more of Australia's great history through the lense of two unforgettable dynasties. It is 1942 and the war in the Pacific is on Australia's doorstep, changing the lives of the Duffy and Macintosh families as never before. In Sydney, siblings Donald and Sarah Macintosh battle for their father's approval, and control of his empire, while their cousin David fights the enemy across the continents. US Marine Pilot James Duffy defies his grandfather's wishes, and, a number of times, death, protecting Australian skies from the Japanese. Below, trapped in the jungles of Malaya, Diane Duffy is caught between saving the lives of hundreds of orphaned children, or that of her son
Beyond the horizon by Peter Watt( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the bloody fields of the Western Front and the battle-scarred desert plains of the Middle East, Tom and Matthew Duffy are battling the enemy in the final year of the Great War. Even as they are trapped on the front lines, they must also find the courage to fight for the women they love when all hope is lost. Back in Australia, George Macintosh is outraged by the stipulations of his father's will that provide for his despised nephew, and is determined to eliminate any threats to his power. And in a sacred cave in the far Outback, old Wallarie foresees a tide of unspeakable death sweeping through his homeland. As all nations come to terms with the devastating consequences of the Great War, a new world will be born. But not everyone will live to see it
 
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To ride the wind
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Shadow of the ospreyFlight of the eagleEdenTo ride the windPapuaTo chase the stormTo touch the cloudsThe silent frontier
Alternative Names
Peter Watt Australian writer

Peter Watt australischer Schriftsteller

Peter Watt écrivain australien

Languages
English (147)

German (26)

Czech (16)

Italian (4)

Dutch (2)