Jack Sim is Brisbane’s dark historian, specialising in true crime and ghost stories. He is the publisher of the Murder Trails, Ghost Trails and The Boggo Road Series.
Ken Blanch is a veteran of many national papers, including The Courier Mail, as a crime reporter and as an editor. He was a captain in the Australian Army and did a tour of duty as public relations officer to the First and Sixth Battalions in Vietnam in 1966. Awards include the Australian Journalists' Association gold honour badge, Most Significant Contribution to Queensland Journalism, and the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for services to journalism.
"Who Killed Betty Shanks: Is the Wilston Monster Still Alive?" is Ken's second crime casebook in the Murder Trails series, focusing on the River City's most enduring homicide. More than half a century on, Ken, who was at the crime scene, that September morning in 1952, re-examines the circumstances of one of Australia's most baffling crimes.
This Victoria Point Library event is brought to you in partnership with Angus & Robertson Victoria Point. A selection of Jack Sim Publications will also be available for purchase on the nightAn evening with Jack Sim and Ken Blanch.
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