Smoke and Mirrors Stuart Rattle and Michael O'Neill A Tragedy of Love and Murder (out of print)
Interior designer to the rich, the fabulously talented and flamboyant Stuart Rattle, and his loyal partner Michael O'Neill were to their friends the perfect couple. Lifelong members of Australia's exclusive A-Gays set, bon vivants and lovers. Together they created the stunning Musk Farm. Then, one morning, Michael violently killed Stuart as he lay in bed. Tucked him neatly back into bed and for five days brought him cups of tea, takeaway curries and glasses of wine, trying to convince himself he had not committed this terrible deed. How did it all go wrong? The tragic life and death story behind the sensational news headlines.Robin Bowles goes behind the glittering surface to lay bare the incredible facts behind this most surprising murder.The true crime queen is finally back with an unputdownable narrative that only Robin could write.
Robin Bowles is the best-selling author of a dozen books and is a lifelong member of Sisters in Crime.