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Jeff Maynard is an author, broadcaster and documentary maker based in Melbourne, Australia. He is a book reviewer for the Melbourne Herald-Sun. He is also a manuscript assessor and mentors non-fiction authors.

The Unseen Anzac

“A thrilling, wonderfully researched book.

Every Australian should read it.

Almost every page leaves you astonished”.

Tony Wright, The Sydney Morning Herald

The Unseen Anzac was

shortlisted in the Queensland Literary

Awards in the category of Best History Book.

Jeff’s classic book Wings of Ice has just been re-released as a paperback in the UK by Thistle Publishing. It is available from

This polar adventure classic is begging to be read. A ripping yarn.



Jeff’s latest book Antarctica’s Lost Aviator has sold to Pegasus (USA) and will be published in February 2019.

Advance Praise - Kirkus Reviews:

"Filled with a sumptuous cast of real-life adventurers,

this is an engrossing and stirring tale."