Book 1: Shoot-out at the Rock
Tommy Bell has been sent to work on his grandparents' farm for the school holidays. He doesn't want to go, but when he discovers an old bushranger's hat hidden in a cave, everything changes. Suddenly he is sent back to the gold rush days and finds himself face-to-face with the bushranger Captain Thunderbolt! At first, the life of a bushranger seems full of thrills and adventure. But Tommy soon learns that it is full of danger as well...
"I’m not six, but I had to read it in one sitting. It’s a good book!" - Katy Gerner, "Reading Time"
"This novel is great for readers who are venturing into the world of novels and who also enjoy a little adventure." - Kylie Kempster, "Readplus"
"This is an enjoyable story about the history of Australian bushrangers that will spark the interest of children aged 7 years and up." - Anita Howard, "Buzzwords"
"This is a great book for any primary age school kid, especially anyone who thinks school is dull." – Hayley Hunkin, CKT
"An exciting, easy-to-read, action-packed fictional romp through Australian bushranging history" – Sandy Fussell, Sunday Telegraph