About the Author
John Kerr worked as a police roundsman and court report for a daily newspaper in New Zealand, and has resided in Melbourne and Sydney since 1977.
He has published many true crime books, including Untold Violence; Walsh Street; Neddy: the life and crimes of Arthur 'Neddy' Smith; The Phillip Island Murder; Hellbent: Ces Waters and Me; and Roger Rogerson's memoir, The Dark Side.
He is the author of Wanted: John & Lucy about the helicopter hijack and prison break, Bloody Relations: true stories of murder in the family and a series of 96-page books on true-crime themes.
He is working on this country's first book on its killings by contract, The Hit Men, and a dictionary of Crime & Punishment in Australia, to be published in 2010.