Ruth Cogan’s amazing life on the Atherton Tablelands of Far North Queensland is filled with tragedy after her husband is killed and her son dies from a drug overdose. From stolen gold to the murder of young aboriginals, this dramatic story climaxes with Ruth and her two friends pursuing drug dealers to Sydney. Whilst the book is fiction, it has a ring of truth that can happen anywhere at any time!


Freda Ellis

Freda Myers Ellis was born and educated in Yorkshire, England. She married Joseph Ellis and had three children. Freda taught in schools in England and Australia after emigrating with her husband and son in 1969. Freda now resides on Queensland’s Gold Coast and has had several poems published and also broadcast. She is a member of Gold Coast Writers

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Series: Ruth Cogan

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