Carol Baxter

Carol Baxter

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Carol Baxter came to history through genealogy and, accordingly, has a different approach to most academic historians. Her focus is upon narrative history and the history of ordinary individuals. Her first, critically acclaimed work, An Irresistible Temptation was published in 2006 and Breaking the Bank, the exciting true tale of Australia's biggest bank robbery was a published by Allen & Unwin in 2008.

Carol's next work will be The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable which OneWorld will publish in September 2013 and she is currently working of her fifth book The Lucretia Borgia of Botany Bay, to be published by Allen & Unwin in 2014.