In the sixth book in the exciting Grave Tales series, journalists Helen Goltz and Chris Adams head south west to unearth some great tales.

Stories include:

  • 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.

Connect: read more on the Grave Tales website. Connect with the authors on the Grave Tales Facebook page.

BUY THE BOOK: purchase the paperback now for $25 inc. postage in Australia from the Grave Tales shop; or purchase the paperback or e-book from the sellers listed in our Bookshop.

ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE GRAVE TALES SERIES:

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.
Pages: 298pp
Publication date: 1 November 2019.
Category: Non-fiction, biography, crime, Australiana, history, modern history.
Publisher:
Atlas Productions