Meg Keneally’s first solo novel, Fled, is based on the escape of First Fleet convict Mary Bryant. She is currently working on her second solo novel, The Wreck. Meg is co-author with Tom Keneally of The Soldier’s Curse, The Unmourned, The Power Game and The Ink Stain, the first four books in the Monsarrat Series of historical murder mysteries. The fifth in the series, The Valley of the Swells (the first Monsarrat story to involve a serial killer), will be published in Australia in 2021. Meg lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband and two children.