A sweltering Australian town ignites when a women is raped. An Aborigine is arrested and lawyer Michael Doyle defends him. Doyle acts with practiced cynicism until Jo, an idealistic American joins the defence. She believes Lightning is innocent. Together they face threats and violence. The county burns and soon they fight not for justice but for life. They flee and make a stand at Murdering Point.
Lola's Walkabout, powerful emotions reflect the power of the desert. At point zero is existence based on the pointlessness of the past? Or the stark truth of the future, where cultural differences burn under the scorching sun. Black meets White in an organic Australian way.
Max, a teenage adventurer, mysteriously finds himself in mid-nineteenth century Australia:
Trained to survive in the bush by a 40,000 year old culture;
Caught in the clutches of the British penal system;
Assists Master Robinson in rescue of the few remaining Tasmanian Aborigine;
All in preparation for his destiny, the Redemption of Truganini.
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties.
This is their story...