The Cassowary Coast is that area of north Queensland between Babinda in the north and Cardwell in the south. Some of the towns in this region are Miriwinni, Innisfail, Mena Creek, Kurrimine Beach, Mission Beach and Tully. This area also includes The Canecutter Way through the hinterland.
Some references say that the entire coastline from Townsville to Cairns is the Cassowary Coast. I am not an expert in this matter; however, for this book, I’ll restrict the area I cover to the narrower interpretation of the Cassowary Coast.
Even within this region I’m choosing to cover, this eBook is not a complete guide to the Cassowary Coast and hinterland, as such a book would be impossible to produce.
This is the Cassowary Coast and hinterland experience of gray nomad travelers Reg and Kathy Shell and travel companion dog Indigo touring in a caravan and using a caravan park on the coast as our base for day tours.
This region is beautiful and diverse. This is just one of many travel adventures of Australian gray nomads Reg and Ryn Shell and their dog Indigo.
The Johnstone Shire contains the oldest tropical rainforest on earth. There are more primitive plants and animals here than anywhere else on earth.
The cassowary bird, after which the coast was named, is itself a wonder and an example of the need to preserve the area as a living museum.
Avoiding the possibility of jeopardising wildlife is another reason that domestic pets should never be allowed unrestrained in wilderness regions. Pets and wildlife do not belong together.
The forest is formed from ancient specimens of king ferns, cycads and Kauri pines which evolved over two hundred million years ago. Over half of the world’s primitive flowering plant families are found in the Johnstone Shire.
Ruth Randall's novel "A Judgement in Stone," opens with this line.
"Eunice Parchman killed the Coverdale family because she could not read or write."
In open mystery novel, the reader knows who the murderer is, from the beginning; the mystery is why, and how, they did it, and if they will be caught.
In The Stolen Years series of novels, the reader has a view of who commits many of the crimes. There is plenty of suspense while no one else suspects who the murderer is.
The Stolen Years Series
From an Australian bestselling author comes mystery thriller of determination to find one's place in a world that men are threatening to tear apart.
Psychological thrillers often deal with characters who have post traumatic stress disorder often caused by a mysterious suspenseful situation as happens within The Stolen Years Series of novels by Ryn Shell.
Noir or hardboiled, often detective fiction is a genre of crime novels featuring detectives or private detectives who see the dark, edgy side of life. As in The Stoles Years, Ryn Shell is writing of a dark side of Australian history these novels fit the rural noir sub-genre. These novels by Ryn Shell are lightened, to make the reading enjoyable, by the family saga story of resilience and love.
Historical mystery genres are often crossed with other genres. Ryn Shell has always combined two or more genres or sub-genre in the telling of the complex stories in her books. Her characters come to life in her head while she writes them and demand more.
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