Melbourne Vol.1

In the seventh volume in the exciting Grave Tales series, journalists Helen Goltz and Chris Adams visit a selection of Melbourne cemeteries to unearth some great talesBUY YOUR COPY NOW.

Stories include:

  • Whelan the Wrecker – the man and name synonymous with the wrecking ball and recycling a lot of Melbourne’s history;
  • Leo Rosner – as featured in the movie ‘Schindler’s List’ – the Jewish Holocaust survivor who made a life post-war in Melbourne;
  • The Mornington Football Club disaster – the weekend a football team was tragically wiped out;
  • Cyril Callister – Mr Vegemite!
  • Beautiful Erica McMillan and the Moomba Queens – beauty and tragedy in a time before political correctness;
  • Alice Anderson – the untimely end of one of our first female mechanics;
  • Walter Lindrum – the Don Bradman of billiards;
  • The murder of Alma Tirtschke and how the wrong man hanged;

And 10 more stories in this volume.

Also in the Grave Tales series are books on Grave Tales: Brisbane; Grave Tales: Great Ocean Road Country – Geelong to Port Fairy; Grave Tales: Bruce Highway; Grave Tales: Sydney Vol.1; Grave Tales: Qld’s Great South West and Grave Tales: True Crime Vol.1

Connect with the authors on the Grave Tales Facebook page, Instagram or YouTube channel. Or catch their podcast.
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-6487093-4-3 | ebook ASIN B0882Y1RC6
Price and availability:
  • $25  inc postage in Australia only, if purchased directly from the Grave Tales shop;
  • Available as an ebook and paperback from Amazon (postage cost determined by Amazon);
  • Also available through all good bookstores at the recommended price of $29.95.

Pages: 298pp
Publication date: released 12 May 2020.
Category: Non-fiction, crime, true crime, Australiana, history, modern history, biography, cold case.
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