History

Review - Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing life of Ned Kelly's mother, Grantlee Kieza

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Book Title: 
Mrs Kelly: The Astonishing Life of Ned Kelly's Mother
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780733331572
Categorisation
Category: 
Biography
True Crime
Publisher: 
ABC Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

#amreading Murder at Myall Creek, Mark Tedeschi

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Was extremely fortunate to read this over the weekend. Beautifully written story about not just the trial but the legal mind behind so much that we take for granted (and should be grateful for) in this country.

From the Blurb:

One of the most shocking murder trials in Australia's legal history, and the tribulations of the man who conducted it

#amreading Dark Fires Shall Burn, Anna Westbrook

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Reading this one for http://newtownreviewofbooks.com.au and thinking a lot about the experiences of women from previous generations.

From the Blurb:

Inspired by the true events of an unsolved murder

Review - ON TRACK FOR MURDER, Stephen Childs

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Book Title: 
On Track for Murder
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Romance
Location: 
Western Australia
Publisher: 
Clink Street
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - A TIME OF SECRETS, Deborah Burrows

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Book Title: 
A Time of Secrets
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743532997
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Romance
History
Special Interests: 
World War II
Location: 
Melbourne
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2015

Currently Reading - A Compulsion to Kill, Robert Cox

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A book I've been trying to juggle to the top of the list for a while - this is historical true crime, written in the style of a great yarn.

From the Blurb:

The latest work from acclaimed historical author Robert Cox, A Compulsion to Kill is a dramatic chronological account of 19th-century Tasmanian serial murderers. Never before revealed in such depth, the story is the culmination of extensive research and adept craftsmanship as it probes the essence of both the crimes and the killers themselves.

Review - THE PECULIAR CASE OF THE ELECTRIC CONSTABLE, Carol Baxter

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Book Title: 
The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable
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Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781780742434
Categorisation
Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Publisher: 
Oneworld
Year of Publication: 
2014