Carol Baxter


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Carol Baxter is the prize-winning author of three popular histories with a criminal bent – 'An Irresistible Temptation', 'Breaking the Bank' and 'Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady' – all of which have been published to critical acclaim in her native Australia. Previously, she was General Editor of the Biographical Database of Australia and, before that, Project Officer of the Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record, in which roles she edited many records relating to convicts transported to Australia to serve out their sentences. These helped her to discover the subjects for her tales of true crime. She is a Fellow of the Society of Australian Genealogists and an adjunct lecturer at the University of New England (NSW). A full-time wri ...more

Average rating: 3.68 · 352 ratings · 93 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Peculiar Case of the El...

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The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller

3.95 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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Black Widow: the True Story...

3.56 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Captain Thunderbolt and His...

3.70 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Breaking The Bank   An Extr...

3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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How to write Interesting Fa...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012
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An Irresistible Temptation:...

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Guide to Convict Transporta...

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