Dr Karen Thurecht has a PhD in medical anthropology and a lifelong interest in cultural belief systems relating to health and medicine. Karen has taught cultural history at the University of Queensland Medical School and the Griffith University Medical School, and supervised Masters and PhD students in Public Health across the country. Karen has previously published two non-fiction books, one relating to women's health and the other about our need to understand our lives through story. Karen lives on North Stradbroke Island with her husband and is working on a murder mystery series set in Queensland in the 1880's, involving an eager young doctor, Hamish Hart.
"Karen is a master in her genre and this book is the evidence of her confidence and poise for the story and the characters she makes us all love...brilliant and absorbing...marvelous read!" Tabitha, Indie Book Reviewer (NT)