In the early 1950s, Rod Braybon's father died, leaving his mother with eight children she couldn't care for.  As a ward of the state, Rod was passed from institution to institution until he finally ended up at the notorious Bayswater Boys' Home run by the Salvation Army.

Rod endured years of ill-treatment at the hands of the Salvation Army, then spent a life-time repressing the memories that haunted him.

Finally, after seeing an article in a newspaper, Rod decided to speak out.  His story created a nation-wide sensation and won a prestigious award for the journalist who broke it.

That Rod was willing to speak out to try and ease the suffering of others like him, is incredible. That he survived at all, is nothing short of a miracle.  Salvation is a story of courage and the indomitable Aussie spirit.

Author

Vikki Petraitis

Vikki Petraitis has been writing true crime since the early 1990s and has spent hundreds of hours interviewing police and even accompanying them on active duty to compile her fascinating collections of crime stories from behind the scenes.

Country of Origin
Blog Republished: The Frankston Murders: 25 years on
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Review THE PHILLIP ISLAND MURDER - Vikki Petraitis and Paul Daley
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Friday, January 11, 2013
Review THE FRANKSTON SERIAL KILLER - Vikki Petraitis
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Blog Currently Reading - The Frankston Serial Killer, Vikki Petraitis
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Monday, March 19, 2012
Blog Salvation by Vikki Petraitis - now in ebook
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Monday, February 7, 2011
Blog Currently Reading - The Phillip Island Murder, Vikki Petraitis and Paul Daley
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Monday, January 17, 2011
Review COPS - TRUE STORIES FROM AUSTRALIAN POLICE - Vikki Petraitis
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Friday, September 3, 2010
Blog Currently Reading - Cops, Vikki Petraitis
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Thursday, August 26, 2010
Blog Added to Mt TBR: Cops: true stories from Australian police by Vikki Petraitis
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Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Review OUTSIDE THE LAW 2 - Lindy Cameron (editor)
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Thursday, October 29, 2009
Review OUTSIDE THE LAW 3 - Lindy Cameron (editor)
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Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Blog Currently Reading - Outside the Law 3
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Sunday, August 30, 2009
Review SALVATION - Vikki Petraitis
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Saturday, July 4, 2009
Blog Currently Reading - Salvation, Vikki Petraitis
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Friday, July 3, 2009
ISBN
9780980621303
Year of Publication
Publisher
Blog Salvation by Vikki Petraitis - now in ebook
Karen Chisholm
Monday, February 7, 2011
Review SALVATION - Vikki Petraitis
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Saturday, July 4, 2009
Blog Currently Reading - Salvation, Vikki Petraitis
Karen Chisholm
Friday, July 3, 2009

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