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The third novel
in the popular Mitchell Mystery series


ebook available
now at and

Praise for Robert's novels

On Backwaters

‘Written with skill and burning insight.’

Rosalie Ham, author of The Dressmaker

On Mosquito Creek

‘Engwerda’s descriptions of the muddied goldfields landscape, gutted by mine shafts, the pressure of the rising river and his deft application of historical allusion to tell a story are all impressive.’

Stephanie Green, Australian Book Review

On Mosquito Creek

‘This is an excellent work, which will enthral readers with its atmosphere of hapless men and women living on the edge of hope.’

Alan Gold, Goodreading magazine

On The Summertime Dead

'Viewed simply as a murder mystery, it's a fine piece of work, but as a portrait of a place and time, it's masterful.’

T Ormiston-Smith, Author

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