This is the online home of author S.E.Nethery.

Here you will find everything you need to know about my first book, Heavy Load, and where to find it. Book number two is cooking! I’ll also do some writing on my blog – maybe talk a little about my travels, fishing, music, my writing journey and life in general. You can follow me on Facebook (the link is on the ‘contact’ page) and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to drop me a line. I’m always up for a good yarn!’

SE Nethery - Author of Heavy Load


S.E.Nethery was born in Sydney, the seventh child of a seventh child of a seventh child. He has written numerous articles on his travel experiences and has a love of war history and rural travel. He’s been to many remote destinations, including Kokoda, and was in Gallipoli for the 100 year Anzac Day anniversary. Heavy Load is his first fiction novel with more to come.

S.E.Nethery lives in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia.

SE Nethery - Author of Heavy Load

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Phew ! Reading that was an excruciating emotional experience. My father served in New Guinea.

Gordon Ely

I have just put down your book Heavy Load and want to offer you my sincere congratulations.Considering this is your first novel it is an outstanding effort.It is truly a rough diamond and once I got into it I couldn’t put it down

Terry O'Riordan

‘One of the best books I have ever read.’

Leon Cooper

‘I found in the pages a very touching and moving but at times comical story.I can tell you as a non reader I literally couldn’t put it down.It
had me at one point with tears in my eyes another filled with laughter and yet I found myself saying.I didn’t see it coming.’

Lyndsay Moynham / 2RAR/NZ Vietnam vet

Just a short note to say that as a Vietnam vet how much I enjoyed
reading Heavy Load.A great read.

Ted Tokarczyx

What a terrific book and a great read.The attention to historical and
geographical detail is amazing.Many books just don’t bother to get it
all right.This one does and has a solid message.This book has got the
lot.This book should be on the senior schools reading list.It’s a can’t
put down book

Jimmy G

Loved the authors style of writing.In taking me on a journey to
Australia’s country out west.I’m still enthralled by the mix of feelings
I experienced reading this book.

Marie Menere

What a terrific book and a great read
The attention to historical and geographic detail is amazing , many books just don’t bother to get it all right
This one does and has a solid message
This book has got the lot
Should be on the Senior Schools Reading List
Its a ” can’t put down ” book

Jimi G

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