Mark Tedeschi

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#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.

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

Murder at Myall Creek

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

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

In 1838, eleven convicts and former convicts were put on trial for the brutal murder of 28 Aboriginal men, women and children at Myall Creek in New South Wales. The trial created an enormous amount of controversy because it was almost unknown for Europeans to be charged with the murder of Aborigines. It would become the most serious trial of mass murder in Australia’s history.

Sub Genre: 
Historical
ISBN: 
9781925456264
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2016

Announcing the 2016 Ned Kelly Award Shortlists

The Australian Crime Writers Association today announced the shortlists for the 2016 Ned Kelly Awards for the best in Australian crime writing.

Kidnapped

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

The story of Australia’s only known kidnapping of a child for ransom

When eight-year-old Graeme Thorne was kidnapped on his way to school in July 1960, Australia was gripped with fear and loathing. What monster would dare take financial advantage of the most treasured bond of love – between parent and child? Just weeks earlier, Graeme’s parents had won a fortune in the Opera House Lottery, and this had attracted the attention of the perpetrator, Stephen Bradley.

ISBN: 
9781925310238
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2015

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Ned Kelly Shortlist Announced

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EUGENIA - Mark Tedeschi

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Book Title: 
Eugenia
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922052292
Categorisation
Category: 
True Crime
Sub Genre: 
Legal
Special Interests: 
Gender Dysmorphia
Location: 
Sydney
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2012

Eugenia Falleni

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

This is the true crime account of Eugenia Falleni, a woman who in 1920 was charged with the murder of her wife. Eugenia had lived in Australia for twenty-two years as a man and during that time officially married twice. She lived a full married life with her first wife, Annie, for four years before Annie realised that her husband was a woman. Even after Annie knew, they lived together for eight months before they went on a bush picnic, when Annie mysteriously died. Her body was not identified for almost three years, and during this time Eugenia married again, this time to Lizzie.

ISBN: 
9781922052322
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2012