Mark Smith is an award-wining author. He lives, works and surfs on Victoria's Surf Coast. The first book in his acclaimed Winter trilogy, The Road to Winter, is widely taught in secondary schools and loved by readers of all ages, and Wilder Country, the second book of the trilogy, won the 2018 Indie Book of the Year for Young Adults.
'An unmissable series.' -- Sydney Morning Herald on the Winter trilogy 'A riveting story of survival that questions the prices of freedom and safety as well as the value of an individual life...A breakout new series full of romance, danger, and a surprisingly engaging world.' -- Kirkus, Starred Review for The Road to Winter 'Mark Smith writes in a taut style that keeps the pages turning...Absorbing entertainment, this is what most young folk would look for in reading.' -- Magpies on Wilder Country 'If Not Us has it all: gutsy characters, a good fight, bone-shaking loss, love and hope.' * Scot Gardner *