The Secret History Series
Created with Mark Wilson
What is the sailor's secret about the treasure of Australia's colony?
The second book in a series that explores little-known history about Australia's fascinating past.
The third in a series that explores our secret history.
By the 1790s orphaned Barney Bean finally has his own farm in the early NSW colony. All his dreams are coming true!
But now we are to learn of Barney's biggest secret yet: how he helped Australia's first bushranger escape.
In 1798 orphaned Barney Bean now has a flourishing farm in the New South Wales colony and everything he ever dreamed of ... except his childhood friend Elsie.
But when Elsie falls ill and Barney rushes to be by her side, he finally learns the deadly secret she has been hiding.
Who is this strange and beautiful girl who will not speak? And could France ever attack the isolated colony?
Based on eyewitness accounts, this fifth title in The Secret Histories series uncovers the secrets that the colonial government hid for over 200 years.