Paul Clifton Pens an Action-Packed Story filled with Intrigue, Political Agenda, Romance and Excitement

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Fictional novel tells an exhilarating adventure set in Central Australia

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James (Jimbo) Clayton is an intelligent, very capable project manager who has an outstanding knowledge of building and construction. His brother Dan is also an intelligent, extroverted project manager and a natural leader and both have a vast knowledge of the construction business. Phil Roberts CEO of construction giant Robco and an avid Aussie patriot has a passion for developing the centre of the barren interior. He wants to build an inland sea, a new airport to bring workers, tourists and settlers, a major road construction, a desalination plant, wind farms, power stations a thousand kilometre pipeline and many blocks of motel style housing. He co-opts the Clayton brothers as project managers to oversee the construction and completion of the world’s biggest ever construction venture and this is where trouble begins for all of them.

H2Oz - Pipeline to Plenty written by Paul Clifton is a fictional adventure set in Central Australia about an ambitious construction project headed by Robco top honcho Phil Roberts and brothers James and Dan Clayton, his project managers. The isolation of the projects causes the brothers problems in their romantic relationships and their positions of power bring personal involvements with a bevy of beautiful females. Their experience grows and both learn how to manage and guide people better in a difficult and isolated situation. However, their problems increase as the project becomes the target of terrorist attacks. Whilst the brothers do battle on the ground and find ways to get the project back on schedule, Phil conducts the board room machinations and combats political intrigue and attempted takeover.

This story moves around the continent from Perth to the Gold Coast and from Melbourne to Darwin with Ballarat, Canberra and Sydney visited. Some outback names included are the isolated areas of Eucla, Caiguna, Coober Pedy and Wyndham. There is action, intrigue, political agendas, romance and the excitement generated by robust characters using both their brawn and brains to overcome. The softer and feminine side is also introduced through a cast of appealing women.     

H2Oz - Pipeline to Plenty is an exhilarating, action-packed adventure of a novel readers will sure to enjoy. A rollicking, fast paced, entertaining and uniquely Australian story, this book has something for just about everyone.
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Paul Clifton was born in Creswick Victoria in 1949 and grew up in England and Australia. As a boy, he excelled at school both academically and in sports and he possessed a high sense of adventure and imagination. His passion for sports, especially Aussie Rules football continued into his teens and he played for local Ballarat club Redan. He also loved cricket and played continuously from age 10 to 62, a testament to his fitness and mental agility. After travelling in Australia and working in WA and Qld, he spent most of his adult life in Melbourne where he owned real estate and other businesses, and honed his skills in sales, business management and staff training. With a keen intellect, love of language, and passion for Australia, he decided to try his hand at becoming an author, and writing an adventure novel that would utilize his creativity, and put down on paper all those ideas that had been swirling around in his head. A proud father of two adult sons, he now lives on the Gold Coast, where he is enjoying his sea-change, keeping fit by cycling, and is already writing a sequel to this novel.
H2Oz - Pipeline to Plenty * by Paul Clifton
Publication Date: January 15, 2013
Trade Paperback; AU$39.99; 619 pages; 978-1-4797-2463-5
Trade Hardback; AU$59.99; 619 pages; 978-1-4797-2464-2
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