Kingston Ellis, that celebrated Shakespearean actor has retired to the coastal village of Grevillea on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. As a long dry summer comes to an end, the Galahs are trying to raise money for their Fire Brigade and Broderick Primary School by staging a debut production of Julius Caesar. Most of Grevillea has been co–opted. Kingston is to play the title role. Opening night is on the 15th March. However when Kingston is stabbed for real in the assassination scene when both cast and stagehands crowd around him, it's a real show-stopper.

In her compelling new murder/mystery, Goldie Alexander shows what can happen in a small Australian town when ordinary folk mix with the rich and famous. Those who enjoyed UnJust Desserts will delight in the return of some of their favourite characters and their taste buds will be thrilled with the inclusion of more fabulous recipes.


Goldie Alexander

Goldie was born in Melbourne just before the 2nd World War. Her parents had migrated from Poland in the late 1920's, and when she was small, she hardly spoke any English. Her earliest memories are of a time when young children were allowed to wander the streets without anyone worrying too much about them getting into trouble.

Her first four Young Adult books were 'Dolly Fiction' novels published under the pseudonym of Gerri Lapin. Her first book under her own name, Mavis Road Medley is a time travel fiction exploring the world of Princes Hill and her parents' struggles to survive the Depression. Since then Goldie has written more than 35 books, and many short stories and articles.

These days Goldie works full time as a writer, teaches creative writing and lectures and takes workshops in Universities, TAFE colleges, clubs and schools.

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