Onward and Upward

Onward and Upward

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Onward and Upward - the continuing adventures of our ‘reluctant billionaire’. He loses the new love of his life, only to replace her with a Hawker Hunter or 2, or 3, …,(a fair swop I think). He takes on Drug Barons and the paparazzi, and goes back in time – in the desert, before blowing a fuse. Just a few of his adventures as he moves onward and upward.After tragically losing his wife, and becoming the twelfth richest person on the planet at the same time, in the first book in the Andrew Michaels trilogy – 'Road to Recovery' – Andrew continues 'Onward and Upwards' as he loses the new love of his life, only to replace her with a Hawker Hunter (the most beautiful jet aircraft ever to take to the sky’s) or two, or three, …. Along the way he takes on drug smugglers, the paparazzi, and Farnborough Airshow as he starts to flex his new found financial muscle, but why is the President of the United States ringing him up?, and where did the twins come from? To find the answer to where the twins went, then follow his adventures in the third in the series – 'Above and Beyond', and it wasn’t on board a nuclear powered aircraft carrier.
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Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Above and Beyond - the final book in the Andrew Michaels trilogy. The twins take-off, his faithful (Hawker) Hunter take a dislike to him - 3 times- finally depositing him on an Aircraft Carrier. He becomes a reluctant Diplomat - with benefits,and is 'dumped' in the desert. then he meets an Interior Designer - outside. Who is Charlotte the Harlot, and Charlie makes a 'ghost' appearancAndrew Michaels, our reluctant Billionaire goes from hospital bed to a Spanish Dynasty in three novels - 'Road to Recovery' - 'Onward and Upward' and this, the final one in the trilogy 'Above and Beyond. In this one a matching set of demanding twins take-off, a trio of assassination attempts (disguised as aircraft malfunctions) lead him aboard an Aircraft Carrier. He is then 'tricked' into becoming a 'reluctant' diplomat (with benefits), ending up with him being held hostage in the desert, whilst the world tries to sort itself out. He finally meets the second love of his life, but nothing is ever easy for Andrew, she is a married widow, who happens to still be a virgin, but not to be put off he travels around the world tracking down the reluctant corpses, ending up in the Maldives where Charlie - who was 'killed off' in the second novel, makes a 'ghost' appearance, and fulfills a 'burning' ambition.
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Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Road to Recovery - Andrew goes to 'live the dream' in Sunny Spain’ but is involved in a freak accident. He survives – just – and becomes one of the richest people on the planet at the same time.This is the story of his 'road to recovery' – along with all the assassination and kidnap attempts, pirates, and shipwrecks that come with it, and don’t forget the blonde reporter.Road to RecoveryAndrew and Sheila Michaels take early retirement - to 'live the dream' in Sunny Spain - until one day it turns into a nightmare, when they are involved in a freak accident. Andrew survives, but suffers appalling injuries, and at the same time becomes one of the richest people on the planet. This is the story of his 'road to recovery', periodically interspersed with the backgrounds (mostly quite short) of key staff/acquaintances as they become involved in it. How he recovers physically, deals with the grief of losing his wife of 32 years, and how comes to terms with all that money – along with all the assassination and kidnap attempts, pirates, and shipwrecks that come with it, and don’t forget the blonde reporter.If you have ever though ‘what would I do if I won the lottery’, then remember ‘be careful what you wish for – it might just come true – read on.
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Hit the Road

Hit the Road

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Four future AFL stars under one roof!? Go back to where it all began with THE SELWOOD BOYS ... In the Selwood house, there's madness and mayhem every day - and footy, of course! Meet the Selwood boys ... There's the twins, Troy and Adam, pulling pranks and making mischief, then Joel with his sneaky, cheeky antics, and finally little Scott, who just does his best (or make that his worst!) to keep up. The Selwoods are off on holiday! And Joel's brothers are on a mission to find his sporting weakness. Will they discover his Kryptonite or is Joel the ultimate all-rounder? Ages 7+
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Battle Royale

Battle Royale

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Four future AFL stars under one roof!? Go back to where it all began with THE SELWOOD BOYS ... In the Selwood house, there's madness and mayhem every day - and footy, of course! Meet the Selwood boys ... There's the twins, Troy and Adam, pulling pranks and making mischief, then Joel with his sneaky, cheeky antics, and finally little Scott, who just does his best (or make that his worst!) to keep up. Can Joel finally get off the sidelines and onto the footy field to play with his big brothers? It'll be a battle royale that's bound to involve the whole family! Ages 7-12 PRAISE 'the perfect suggestion for readers of Specky Magee ... a fantastic tale for all young readers, aged seven and up, with a love for the game.' Books+Publishing, Four stars
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The Miracle Goal

The Miracle Goal

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Four future AFL stars under one roof!? Go back to where it all began with The Selwood Boys ... In the Selwood house, there's madness and mayhem every day - and footy, of course! Meet the Selwood boys ... There's the twins, Troy and Adam, pulling pranks and making mischief, then Joel with his sneaky, cheeky antics, and finally little Scott, who just does his best (or make that his worst!) to keep up. Joel is playing his first full season and loving being the local star. But when a new friend struggles to make it the team, can Joel be a footy legend and a good mate? Ages 7-12 PRAISE FOR BOOK ONE 'the perfect suggestion for readers of Specky Magee ... a fantastic tale for all young readers, aged seven and up, with a love for the game.' Books+Publishing, Four stars
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Maintain the Mischief

Maintain the Mischief

Tony Wilson

Music / Nonfiction / Biography

Four future AFL stars under one roof!? Go back to where it all began with THE SELWOOD BOYS ... In the Selwood house, someone's always up to no good!One minute it's the twins, Troy and Adam, pulling pranks and making mischief ...Next second it's Joel and his sneaky, cheeky antics.And little Scott just does his best (or make that his worst!) to keep up with the others.With four boys under one roof, there's madness and mayhem every day - and footy of course! A prank-filled visit to the Selwoods' country cousins lands the boys in trouble with Mum ... But will the boys maintain the mischief? And who will save the day on the footy field? Ages 7+
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