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Imprint: Point Blank

Subject: Crime & Thriller

The Power Game

The Monsarrat Series

Meg and Tom Keneally

Murder often comes with an easy scapegoat…

When a boatman is murdered on a remote island off Van Diemen’s Land, the authorities want to blame a famous, and very inconvenient, political prisoner.

Hugh Llewelyn Monsarrat and his trusty housekeeper, Mrs Mulrooney, are sent to remote Maria Island to solve the murder of corrupt tradesman Bart Harefield.

They soon realise their job is to tie Irish revolutionary Thomas Power neatly to the crime, so he can be hanged without inciting rebellion. 

But are there others with better reasons for wanting Harefield shut up?

  • Publication date: February 20, 2020
  • ISBN: 9781786076878
  • RRP: £8.99
  • Pages: 336
  • Publication date: January 16, 2020
  • ISBN: 9781786076885
  • RRP: £3.99
  • Pages: 336


Praise for The Soldier's Curse and The Unmourned:

'The Keneallys have produced a murder mystery of admirable depth.' Sunday Times

'The evocation of place and time is splendid.' Mail on Sunday

'Meg and Tom Keneally, daughter and father, are on a roll with their crime series set during the early days of Australia's colonial settlement.' Sydney Morning Herald


Peterborough Telegraph starred review

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