In the sixth book in the exciting Grave Tales series, journalists Helen Goltz and Chris Adams head south west to unearth some great tales.
- The Toowoomba Terror: the first Queensland-made car built by the Trevethan brothers;
- Gatton: Queensland’s oldest cold case, the murder of the Murphy siblings;
- Ipswich: The Babies of Walloon: young sisters, Bridget Kate and Mary Jane Broderick, immortalised by Henry Lawson in his 1891 poem;
- Nobby: the story of Victor Denton and the March of the Dungarees;
- Goondiwindi: The day that the town helped Albert Einstein;
- St George: Len Waters – Australia’s only WWII Aboriginal fighter pilot who nearly didn’t survive to tell the story;
- Roma: The Utopian Experiment and the families who took part;
- Charleville: The drowning of the Misses Switzer; and the best in the the West – Harry Corones;
- Augathella: The strange poisoning case of Mrs Margaret Roche;
… And 9 more in this volume.
Also in the Grave Tales series are books on Grave Tales: Brisbane; Grave Tales: Great Ocean Road Country – Geelong to Port Fairy; Grave Tales: Bruce Highway; Grave Tales: Sydney Vol.1; and Grave Tales: True Crime Vol.1
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Journalists, Helen Goltz and Chris Adams have between them spent many decades in the print and electronic media working for network television, radio, and state and community newspapers. With a joint love of history, digging for a good story and storytelling, they have collaborated to create a series of books that brings our history to life again.
ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE GRAVE TALES SERIES:
- Grave Tales: Brisbane Vol.1
- Grave Tales: Great Ocean Road – Geelong to Port Fairy
- Grave Tales: Bruce Highway (with the support of the Queensland State Government, through Arts Queensland)
- Grave Tales: Sydney Vol.1
- Grave Tales: True Crime Vol.1
- Grave Tales: Melbourne Vol. 1.
BOOK INFORMATION – available in paperback and ebook
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9941822-1-0 | ebook ISBN: 978-0-9941822-6-5
Format: paperback and ebook.
Publication date: 1 November 2019.
Category: Non-fiction, biography, crime, Australiana, history, modern history.
Publisher: Atlas Productions