The inside story of the Walsh Street Task Force and how a young policeman advanced through Victoria Police in the turbulent 1980s.
North Queensland was alive with goldrush excitement when a young widow moved to the new township of Port Douglas. Vashti Farrer opens the door on a colonial world, and hard pioneering lives in a tropical paradise. This illustrated book describes the men in Ellen Thomsons life, including the husband she was blamed for killing. It ......
The true story of murder on HMAS Australia. During World War II a sailor is killed, the suspects are part of a rumoured homosexual group on board the flagship. What followed was one of the most controversial events in the history of the Royal Australian Navy and triggered unprecedented legal and political events.
Originally serialised in 1929, and out of print for 90 years, The Girl Who Helped Ned Kelly was written within the life spans of people who knew the Kellys – including interviews with Ned’s brother Jim, while Ellen Kelly died only a few years before publication. This is one of the earliest romanticised fictions of Ned Kelly.