In a new country where everyone's past has a question mark, asking too many questions�is dangerous. But how else can you get to the truth?
Mosquito Creek is a rare treat - historical fiction that brilliantly evokes the hardships of early Australia, and a crime novel in a setting where crime touches upon everyone and everything.�A priceless relic from the Old Country deepens the mystery and adds a mythic quality to the events unfolding in this isolated settlement. An Australian Deadwood.
'Enthralling' - Good Reading
'Engwerda's novel offers a gripping and multifaceted exploration of the influences of the past ...�In many ways, a book about masculinity' �- Australian Book Review
'A�gripping drama of how a group of colonials interact when they are either trying to escape, conceal or move beyond their past. Mosquito Creek is a place of secrets and lies, like the rest of Australia in its formative years' - Daily Telegraph
'Tense and entertaining, sometimes�relentlessly so ... A rollicking tale of deceit, water and a great deal more' - Adelaide Advertiser�