A Fatal Tide
Blog & News
November 11, 2014
Rememberance Day is a day for memories and I wrote this piece for my publisher, Random House Australia, about a young sailor's chat with a defeated German skipper at the start of the First World War.
"A memorable conversation – both prophetic and touching – occurre...
One of the Gallipoli veterans whom I interviewed many years ago was Ernie Boston, a 16 year old aboard the first HMAS Sydney. Ernie had a remarkable conversation with the German captain of the destroyed SMS Emden in November 1914.
You can read the Mosman Daily stor...
November 4, 2014
Here's the way in which ABC television news covered the 100th anniversary of the departure from Albany in W.A. of the first Anzac convoy on November 1, 1914.
ABC reporter Claire Aird interviews author Mike Carlton and Craig Fotheringham, grandson of Ernie Boston....
November 2, 2014
On the weekend commemorating the 100th anniversary of the departure of the Anzac convoy in 1914, I wrote this feature article for the Sydney Morning Herald.
The article was very well received, including this comment from the Afghanistan and Iraq war veteran, retire...
July 31, 2014
"A compelling, fast-paced novel by Steve Sailah, A Fatal Tide brings a murder mystery into the trenches of WWI Gallipoli.
After an impressive twenty-six year career with the ABC as foreign correspondent and executive producer of The World Today, A Fatal Tide is Steve S...
July 26, 2014
My interviews with a number of veterans of Gallipoli have been played and replayed on ABC radio ever since they were first broadcast nearly 35 years ago.
Auntie republished the CD in April 2013 and is likely to do so again in the centenary year.
You can purchas...
Anzac and Gallipoli are the novelist's terrain as much as the historian's
November 6, 2014
Random House Australia, Media Release
The Armistice, 100 years on
November 19, 2018
A hot Hoi An read
A curate's egg review
September 3, 2018
KILLING KITCHENER 'really suckers you in'
June 26, 2018
KILLING KITCHENER: 'A must for readers...excellent!'
June 4, 2018
A magnum of Kiwi wine - or a 'must' read? You choose
Nice to rate a mention in your home town
May 5, 2018
50 years later - "Alumnus 1968...From Canterbury Rd to Foreign Correspondent"
March 29, 2018
News from Orkney
December 9, 2017
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