Peter Grose is a former journalist, literary agent and publisher. He has published two highly acclaimed books with Allen & Unwin, An Awkward Truth: The bombing of Darwin, February 1942 and A Very Rude Awakening: The night the Japanese midget subs came to Sydney Harbour.
Published: February 2020
A band of convicts, a scoundrel by the name of Jimmy Porter, a stolen brig and a daring plan for escape
Published: April 2018
In May of 1942, the war seemed very far away to most Sydneysiders - until the night the three Japanese midget submarines crept into the harbour and caused an unforgettable night of mayhem, high farce, chaos and courage. A ground-breaking look at one of the most extraordinary stories of Australia at war.
Published: January 2017
Special 75th anniversary edition of the compelling and very human story of the first foreign assault on Australian soil since settlement - the attack on Darwin by the Japanese in February, 1942.
Published: August 2015
They kept their heads down, they kept their mouths shut and they stuck together to offer sanctuary and shelter to over 3500 Jews in their small villages in the isolated upper reaches of the Loire. This is one of the great modern stories of unknown heroism and courage.