Australian Bushrangers series
"Jane Smith has provided an engaging, at times riveting, study of six of Australia’s more infamous bushrangers"
– Russ Merrin, Magpies Magazine
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The Australian Bushrangers Series by librarian and historical researcher, Jane Smith, details the colourful lives of six of Australia’s most famous bushrangers of the gold rush era: Captain Thunderbolt, Captain Moonlite, Frank Gardiner, Ben Hall, and the two men known as “Captain Starlight”. These simply written, concise narratives provide an insight into the lives of these bushrangers, and for the first time dispel many of the myths surrounding them. Based on meticulous research of primary sources, the books are full of interesting facts and loaded with images, newspaper clippings and records.