The result of much research into a bygone era this book is packed with fascinating stories which have hitherto been lost to time but now complete with old black and white and color photos it brings to life strange and unusual happenings of the period from the late 19th Century to the mid-20th. This book is a “must-read" for those who love well-researched historical non-fiction of early Australia.
Opium. A shipwreck. Lost treasure and; a murder mystery: The Kong Meng Legacy is a historical thriller with the lot.
Set in Melbourne in the 1850s. Three strangers’ from around the world are drawn to the Gold Rush. Their lives will collide with consequences that will reverberate to the present day.
In 1851, gold is discovered in Australia…
In China a different scenario is being enacted. A young man and his sister are escaping the Triad, crossing old and decaying roofs, hiding in alleys... but it is not enough.
A journey of suffering and prejudice, heartbreak and horror, but their Chinese pride remains unbroken …
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