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Will lives on the Mornington Peninsula where he lives with his wife who tolerates his sense of humour and encourages his writing.

Will has been boating, sailing, fishing and flying most of his life. Working in a financial institution and more recently marketing, advertising and promotions for a number of Melbourne’s leading radio stations. 

Will has produced a number of titles, all of which have gained positive reviews from his readers.

Will's books are notable for being well researched with a mix of drama and surprising twists, seasoned with his characteristic sardonic humour.

Will enjoys reading a wide spectrum of authors. Books with an historic or factual theme are favoured. Great writers write great books, life is too short to waste time reading hogwash.

Death on the Ferry Hygeia

By Will Spokes

RRP: $24.95
ISBN: 9781922594594
This title Coming Soon
DATE: 1st Mar 2022
The 1920’s. 
A time of excitement and tumultuous social change.

The horrors of World War One have passed, receding into history and the Great Depression has yet to come. 

In the bubble of relative calm, the city prospered as her citizens went about their lives. 

Ineffective social welfare led to crushing poverty and low-level crime. 

Defending the city from villains was an undermanned and under equipped police force experiencing great change.

A well connected but guileless young policeman begins his career in this city of contrasts, blended extreme poverty and wealthy privilege.

Constable Jim Foley’s commitment and enthusiasm is put to the test under the scrutiny of his uncle a senior Officer in the force. 

A major charity event is planned aboard the majestic Port Phillip Bay excursion ferry Hygeia. 

But his career, and even his very life, are on the line as evil stalks the passengers and the blood flows into the water…

“An historical ride into a period of modesty and hopefulness that drives a tale of suspense and thrill just as Agatha did on the Nile, a blast of classic past storytelling and mystery…wonderful work!” Dianne, Indiebook reviewer

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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