Blood in the Dust

Bill Swiggs

A fast-paced adventure novel for readers of Wilbur Smith.

'Essential reading for all adventure fans. Honour and courage in the wild and unpredictable Outback.' Wilbur Smith

1853, Victoria, Australia. Five bushrangers led by the murderous outlaw Warrigal Anderson raid a small homestead. When they ride away, nineteen-year-old Toby O'Rourke's life is changed forever. His parents lay dead at his feet and his brother, Patrick, is badly wounded.

But Toby O'Rourke is made of steel forged in the hardship of colonial life. Forced into adulthood, he and Patrick will seek to restore the family fortunes and outwit not only the rich businessman who conspired to rob them of their birth right, but the vicious men who murdered their parents . . .

For readers of Wilbur Smith, Jeffrey Archer and Bryce Courtenay, as fast-paced adventure story and the winner of the best unpublished manuscript category of the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.

Publication Date: 19/09/2019
ISBN Paperback: 9781785769078
ISBN Ebook: 9781785769085
ISBN Audiobook: 9781838770495

Bill Swiggs

About the author

Bill Swiggs was born and brought up in Western Australia, where he still lives. He joined the Royal Australian Air Force as an aviation firefighter before becoming a police officer, and now works as a firefighter for a defence contractor. Bill divides his time between working, writing, flying and his grandchildren.