Peter Yeldham's writing career began with short stories, radio scripts and a column for a weekly magazine. He spent twenty years in England, becoming a leading screenwriter for films and television, and also wrote plays for the theatre, including the highly successful comedies Birds on the Wing and Fringe Benefits. Since returning to Australia he has won numerous awards for his miniseries, among them 1915, Captain James Cook, The Alien Years, All the Rivers Run, The Timeless Land and The Heroes.
Without warning ... She woke, suddenly. Someone was in the room... She knew she was in great danger. But if she called out, a blow across her throat could render her mute. He said her name. 'If you try to telephone,' it was only a whisper, but she could hear him clearly, 'I'll kill you.'.