Roland Fishman


Roland Fishman

ageSunday Age Review – 2014

“A thriller that has all the elements … An Australian version of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher – a man of few words but much action … Fishman sets a fierce pace over almost 400 pages …” Read more. Read full review


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“All of this makes Carter an unexpected hero type – flawed, questioning, brave with enough of the all action hero type to be believable he’s quite realistic, very believable… And it doesn’t hurt that there’s nothing decorative female about Erina – she’s a strong, capable woman in her own right …  There’s a hefty dose of good, dry very Australian humour.” Read full review

Pre-Launch article by Sydney Morning Herald Literary Editor, Susan Wyndham. Susan Wyndam pic smaller

I was pleased to receive a copy of No Man’s Land, the first in a series about Russell Carter, surfer and special operative, who must stop a planned terrorist attack on Sydney Harbour…” Read Article


Sydney Morning Herald – Spectrum Article by Ali Gripper, 19 December 2014images-134

“As an only child growing up in Newport he was a bookworm, constantly reading comics, classics and adventure stories about samurai warriors and ninjas. His companion during the long imaginative games he played was Ted Fishman, a bear with a scout cap and a stout heart.” Read article

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Southern Courier – Local News – Surf’s up for New Australian Thriller

Surfing is a metaphor for life in Roland Fishman’s debut thriller, No Man’s Land, that will be launched at Bronte Surf Club on Friday night.  Read Article.






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“Years later, when I read my first Lee Child novel Die Trying and discovered Jack Reacher, I felt that in the page-turning thriller genre I’d finally found a home for my own fiction.” Read More


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Australian international best-selling author Matthew Reilly has put thriller writing firmly on the map in recent years and now fellow Sydneysider, Roland Fishman, former journalist, author and writing teacher, is hoping his new book “No Man’s Land” will be the start of a long thriller career.

The Daily’s Kim Williams sat down with Roland Fishman and his partner, Kathleen Allen, who runs the Bronte Writers’ Studio together with Roland and has accompanied him along his novel-writing journey. Kim began by asking Roland how he came by his passion for writing. Listen to the interview

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Book Launch

Over two hundred people at the book launch for No Man’s Land  at the Bronte Surf Club where Roland answers questions about the lessons he learnt from the writing of No Man’s Land. Read More

Video of Book Launch


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