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NON-FICTION – WIP working title – From Convicts to Castles, or From Powerless to Powerful. The biography of Sir William George McBeath 1865-1931 FICTION Ebony Makepeace’s story continues where we discover what path she takes after her release from prison.

Cullen Dynasty Series

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Contact: I’m a retired secondary teacher of English and Humanities and have been researching the murky convict past of my family tree for many years. The history was very well hidden by preceding generations, even with older family members vehemently denying any convict connections. Ebony Makepeace is my first venture into a different genre… Read More About

Lunatic Asylum

“…and she therefore humbly begs Your Honor to exercise your kindness towards herself and her family by placing her afflicted husband in the Lunatic Asylum near Melbourne. And your petitioner will ever feel the greatest gratitude.” Collingwood, 16th November 1848.