The Frankston Serial Killer
In 1993, the unthinkable happened - a serial killer began killing young women on the streets around Frankston. Read the incredible story about the hunt and capture of Paul Denyer, the 21-year-old... More > responsible, and the lives that were ruined as a result of his crimes.< Less
The Crime Scene Examiner
THE CRIME SCENE EXAMINER: Forensic evidence is known as the 'silent witness'. Crime scene examiners make the silent witness speak.
Sergeant Trevor Evans has been a crime scene examiner for 17 years,... More > and worked the notorious case of murdered baby Jaidyn Leskie in Moe. He also examined the scene of the intriguing, still-unsolved murder of Jane Thurgood-Dove, a mother gunned down in the driveway of her home in Niddrie.
Evans also used his wealth of experience when he was called to join the international team shifting through the debris after the Bali bombings, in order to identify those who lost their lives.< Less
Remembering Things Past
REMEMBERING THINGS PAST: 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 finally ended up at the notorious... More > 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 a chance 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.
This short story is expanded in the full novel "SALVATION" in ebook and paperback)< Less
The Russell Street Bombing
THE RUSSELL STREET BOMBING: In 1986 a bomb went off outside the main police headquarters in Russell Street Melbourne.
THE RUSSELL STREET BOMBING looks at the consequences of this shocking act of... More > violence from the point of view of an entire city, the police force that was targeted, and in particular one 19-year-old victim.< Less