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What the critics say:

Matthews narrates … these volumes… with verve and drama. Dr Donna Lee Brien Ph.D. MA (Res), BEd, Course Co-ordinator, Creative Writing and Cultural Studies Lecturer, Creative Writing, Queensland University of Technology.

Matthews has compiled a business-like collection of … yarns, written in a style which could only be described as textbook. Ben Gordes, Townsville Bulletin

There is no doubt about it, Tony Matthews is a diabolically good writer who knows how to select thundering good stories. The Adviser, Nanango.


Shadow of the Grave

Chilling True Stories from Australia and the Pacific Islands

Volume Three


Tony Matthews


Copyright Tony Matthews, 2013

Published at Smashwords


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