Queensland’s Great South West – Ipswich to Augathella

In the sixth book in the exciting Grave Tales series, journalists Helen Goltz and Chris Adams head south west to unearth some great tales.

Stories include:

  • The Toowoomba Terror: the first Queensland-made car built by the Trevethan brothers;
  • Gatton: Queensland’s oldest cold case, the murder of the Murphy siblings;
  • Ipswich: The Babies of Walloon: young sisters, Bridget Kate and Mary Jane Broderick, immortalised by Henry Lawson in his 1891 poem;
  • Nobby: the story of Victor Denton and the March of the Dungarees;
  • Goondiwindi: The day that the town helped Albert Einstein;
  • St George: Len Waters – Australia’s only WWII Aboriginal fighter pilot who nearly didn’t survive to tell the story;
  • Roma: The Utopian Experiment and the families who took part;
  • Charleville: The drowning of the Misses Switzer; and the best in          the West – Harry Corones;
  • Augathella: The strange poisoning case of Mrs Margaret Roche;

… And 9 more 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; and Grave Tales: True Crime Vol.1

Connect with the authors on the Grave Tales Facebook page, Instagram or YouTube channel.
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9941822-1-0 | ebook ISBN: 978-0-9941822-6-5
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 1 November 2019.
Category: Non-fiction, crime, true crime, Australiana, history, modern history, biography, cold case.
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