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Author Cresswell, John C. M. (John Charles Marshall), 1932-

Title Murder in paradise : the strange adventures of the Roberton brothers / John C.M. Cresswell
Published Whangarei, N.Z. : J.M. Gover, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  910.45 Robert Cre/Mip  AVAILABLE
Description 86 pages, 10 unnumbered pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Summary Follows Roberton brothers' lives as pirates and. whalers; the murder is that of John's widow and others by Maketu on Motuarohio Island in 1841
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [7-10])
Subject Maketu, -1842
Roberton, Andrew, 1794-1826
Roberton, James, 1802-1818
Roberton, John, 1776-1840.
Murder -- New Zealand -- Motuarohia Island
Pirates -- Pacific Ocean -- Biography.
Whalers (Persons) -- Pacific Ocean -- Biography.
Motuarohia Island (N.Z.) -- History
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 187613500X (paperback)