Book reviewS & media

Book Reviews

Book Review by Dr Pamela Schulz OAM of “The Secret Art of Poisoning: The True Crimes of Martha Needle the Richmond Poisoner” By Dr Samantha Battams See review here

Book Review by author Dr Denise George of  'The Secret Art of Poisoning' in InDaily newspaper, see the InDaily review article here.

Book Review by Dr David Kilner, crime fiction author, of 'The Secret Art of Poisoning' by Samantha Battams

See review here

Book Review by Narrelle M Harris, author, of  'The Secret Art of Poisoning' by Samantha Battams See the review here.

Feedback on The Red Devil by John Bodnar, Secretary of the Australian Airmail Society.

Media articles on the secret art of poisoning

The Sunday Mail article 3rd March 2019 on The Secret Art of Poisoning, "She poisoned her children, husband and fiance's brother. What turned this woman into a serial killer" by Nathan Davies - see article here.

Flinders Uni blog article 18th April 2019, Examinig the crimes of a serial poisoner by David Sly - see article here.

The Herald Sun 2nd June 2019 article ‘Mentally ill or clever and calculating?’: The thrilling story of Aussie woman who poisoned her entire family" by Sue Smethurst is available to read here.

Media articles on the red devil

The Flinders University article 22nd July 2019 on The Red Devil book and 100th anniversary of Captain Harry Butler's Adelaide-Minlaton airmail crossing is available here.

 

The Sunday Mail article 14th July 2019 on The Red Devil, by Nathan Davies - see article below.

Series of six articles on Harry Butler in The Country Times, based on The Red Devil book, August-September 2018.

Article on The Red Devil and Captain Harry Butler in Stamp News Australasia & Sabretache, 2010 is here.

Podcasts

Podcast on The Red Devil & Harry Butler, May 2018, by The Adelaide Show, Steve Davis is here.

Podcast on The Secret Art of Poisoning & Martha Needle by Mathew Hamilton of The Muse, October 2018, is here.

Podcast on The Secret Art of Poisoning & Martha Needle, April 2019 by The Adelaide Show, Steve Davis is here.

Podcast on The Secret Art of Poisoning & Martha Needle, 'The Black Widow,' July 2019 by Jen Kelly, Herald Sun, part of the Black & White series is here.

Podcast on The Secret Art of Poisoning and Martha Needle 'The Black Widow' with City of Port Adelaide Enfield Library;s 'Shelf Esteem' staff Sonja and Warwick released September 2019 is available here.

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