A captivating short story of one man's journey into a cult and out the other side
Paul Bannerman is the newly elected deputy premier of Victoria, and he has a story to tell.
For politics hasn’t always been his life. Thirty years ago he was a young university student without a sense of purpose or any real ambition.
Until a chance meeting one morning with the infamous Brother Ruhamah gives him the direction he seeks – straight into the cult of the Jesus People…
Caroline Overington is a bestselling Australian author and an award-winning journalist. She has previously written for the Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian and the Australian Women’s Weekly, and has twice won Australia’s prestigious journalism award, The Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism. She has written eleven books, including Last Woman Hanged, which won the Davitt Award for True Crime Writing in 2015 and I Came To Say Goodbye, shortlisted for both Book of the Year, and Fiction Book of the Year, at the 2012 Australian Book Industry Awards. She has profiled some of the world’s most famous women including Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, and lives in Sydney with her family, a blue dog and a lizard.