Grave Tales: the series

In cemeteries throughout Australia, gravestones hint at our history – tales of early settlement, unsolved murders, love lost, mystery, tragedy, health epidemics, scandal and sacrifice. Grave Tales reveals more than the headstone can ever convey […]

No Picnic at Hanging Rock

On Valentine’s Day 1900, three schoolgirls and a teacher disappear while on a school outing at Hanging Rock in Victoria. What became of the missing girls and their teacher? Joan Lindsay’s Picnic at Hanging Rock […]

Graveyard of the Atlantic

“Every time you think you have it figured out, something else happens or comes to light that changes the perspective. Great foreshadowing throughout and a big surprise at the end. A fast read because you […]

Death by Sugar

If you are a fan of Kathryn Ledson or Janet Evanovich (though Jesse Clarke is a lot more reliable, sensible and doesn’t over share her personal life as does Stephanie Plumb) you will love unravelling […]

Death by Disguise

“A fantastic read that had me laughing and it thoroughly surprised me! AMAZING! Reading about a female PI kicking some ass was just the icing on the cake I needed!” Christine, Goodreads “This book has […]

Three Parts Truth

“A great, dark little tale of passion and brooding,” Christine Reichs. “Did she do it? My money is on yes!” J.T. Burke. “Last night you were in my dreams. I hate that.” Catherine Jamieson—thirty, a […]

The Clairvoyant’s Glasses

“I loved this book! A very serious story with a very quirky twist made for very entertaining reading.” Jools, Amazon “I love books about witches and magic. This book did not disappoint. I loved the […]

The story behind Death by Disguise

Q&A with author Helen Goltz about the second book in the Jesse Clarke series, Death by Disguise (as featured on AusRom Today) What inspired this book? I took a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne and […]