By Carol Baxter
He was once the gentleman bushranger ... she was once the girl who rode with him. this is often the real tale of Captain Thunderbolt and his lady.
'Bail up!' demanded Captain Thunderbolt sooner than he shouted the bar with the lodge keeper's personal earnings. pushed into banditry by way of injustice, this colonial Robin Hood, very good horseman and expert bushman used to be celebrated via his sufferers as vigorously as he used to be hunted via the law.
She used to be his leader lieutenant, his eyes and his ears. clever and gorgeous, Mary Ann Bugg dressed as a guy, rode like a guy, and helped retain Thunderbolt prior to the soldiers and trackers purpose on pursuing him to his finish. till one day...
Compellingly written and richly distinctive, Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady has all of it - motion, drama, and protagonists who defied social conventions for freedom. this is often an unputdownable tale of a unprecedented partnership and a clean retelling of 1 of Australia's maximum bushranging stories.
'What a well-written, cracking read.' - Emeritus Professor Bruce Kercher
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Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The true story of bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg by Carol Baxter