Peter Lalor

Born in Bendigo, educated in Melbourne and later marooned in Sydney, Peter Lalor is an award winning author and journalist. He has written a number of books including the best-selling Ned Kelly True Crime prize-winning Blood Stain and The Bridge, a history of The Sydney Harbour Bridge. A cricket writer for The Australian newspaper he has worked as a journalist for 25 years.

Books by Peter Lalor


Published: August 2012

Barassi is Australian Football's first born son, the boy who became its prophet and its messiah. This is a deeply personal portrait of the legend.

The Bridge

Published: December 2006

The definitive story of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, one of the world's most amazing engineering feats - a structure that has become a national icon.

Blood Stain

Published: November 2002

The true story of Katherine Knight, the mother and abattoir worker who became Australia's worst female killer. A must for true crime fans.

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