A lone kayaker found her, lying as if asleep on the steep, muddy bank of Kholo Creek, where it adjoins the Brisbane River; her body and the river swollen from the torrential Queensland April rains.... More > This is the story of the trial, interwoven with the forensic numerological profile of the three people involved in the murderous love triangle: Allison, local beauty queen and mother of three young girls, her husband Gerard, who was also her murderer, and his innocent lover Toni McHugh. This real life crime was committed in Brisbane, Australia in 2012. Gerard Robert Baden-Clay, great-grandson of Scouting pioneer Lord Robert Baden-Powell, was given a life sentence of 25 years with the non-parole period set at 15 years. He is currently serving out that sentence at the Wolston Park Correctional Centre at Wacol, just kilometres away from where the murder was committed at Brookfield and Allison's body dumped. It is also only kilometres away from the town of Redbank, where his lovely bride, a country girl, grew up.< Less
‘Taken In’ is a psychological thriller set in the UK and Australia. The story demonstrates the love and loyalty shown by two women, which changes their lives and that of many around them.... More >
Carrie, living in Sydney, is rescued from an abusive home at age ten by Marg. Normally an independent woman, she is rendered desperately lonely when Marg dies. Then Carrie meets and is initially repelled by Robin, an Englishman visiting Australia. Robin turns on a big charm offensive. Bereft, and with too few real friends, she marries him. But this is no love story. Carrie, on returning to England with Robin, finds out exactly the kind of man he is. She is driven to rescuing Sylvia, Robin’s mother, from an impossible life and escapes back to Australia taking Sylvia with her.
Robin follows, as do threats, violence and death.< Less
Chaos Theory is a crime novel that focuses on how a murder affects people throughout one community. There were many causes and effects to this crime in which the characters involved are all... More > connected without realizing this bond they share. This book will have you biting your nails to see what happens next. Each chapter describes a character their connection to the entire web of lies, deception, and murder.< Less