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Carol Baxter

Carol Baxter – The History Detective

Carol Baxter is an adjunct lecturer at the University of New England and a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists.  She hunts ordinary individuals who had an extraordinary impact on their world then she turns their stories into gripping books and cruise ship talks.

The London Times praised The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable as being “as lively and readable as a crime novel” while The Australian described The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller as “spellbinding” and “delightful”. It is now being turned into a $10 million budget, internationally-produced TV series. Book cover

She is the author of many internationally-acclaimed books about fascinating figures from Australia’s past, including An Irresistible Temptation, Captain Thunderbolt, and his lady, Black Widow and The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable.

She lives in Sydney.

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