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  • Summary

  • Please note: contains strong language and adult content.

    Mrs Beatrice Dark, the wife of powerful cabinet minister, Joseph Dark, enters the office of a tabloid newspaper and shoots her husband’s enemy, the editor of the tabloid on the eve of World War Two.  

    A sensational murder trial occurs, with its unfolding secrets, lies and sex scandals, mesmerising the nation, with those who believe she should be acquitted and those who think she should hang. But what is the real reason she killed Steven Hood, the editor?

    ©2021 Louis Nowra (P)2021 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.
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Episodes
  • Ep 1: It’s Mrs Dark

    Oct 3 2021

    When newspaper editor Tony Hood publishes a private love letter written by a cabinet minister, he sets off a chain of events that will lead to his own doom.

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    30 mins
  • Ep 2: The Aftermath

    Oct 3 2021

    Beatrice Dark is taken into custody. As both her husband and the Chronicle’s staff react to the awful shooting, Ivor seeks Beatrice to understand why she did it.

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    33 mins
  • Ep 3: Just Who Is Beatrice Dark?

    Oct 3 2021

    While Ivor begins assembling his defence, and Alice seeks out an old friend of Beatrice’s, Thomas commits an act of breaking and entering.

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    35 mins

Publisher's Summary

Please note: contains strong language and adult content.

Mrs Beatrice Dark, the wife of powerful cabinet minister, Joseph Dark, enters the office of a tabloid newspaper and shoots her husband’s enemy, the editor of the tabloid on the eve of World War Two.  

A sensational murder trial occurs, with its unfolding secrets, lies and sex scandals, mesmerising the nation, with those who believe she should be acquitted and those who think she should hang. But what is the real reason she killed Steven Hood, the editor?

©2021 Louis Nowra (P)2021 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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