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Geelong Advertiser - Horrible Man


There is $105,000 reward on offer:
50,000 per victim from the State Government and $5,000 from the local council for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the Portland Salon Murderer. Contact us.

(Interview requests and media enquiries, contact Fontaine Press phone:08 9467 4144)


March 29, 2016

Portland double murder accused Robert Penny dies before day in court

Robert Penny, 83, died on Saturday night before the case against him could be completed. A committal hearing was set to re-commence in May. Click here to read more

April 13, 2015

BREAKING NEWS! - Man Charged

Man charged with cold case murders of Margaret Penny and Claire Acocks in Portland hairdressers: click here for The Age report

December 28, 2012

Selected as a '2013 Summer Read'

Horrible Man has been selected by the State Library of Victoria for their "2013 Summer Reads" program. read here. andThe Age book extract published here.


June 5, 2012

Lara's Book Club: Book Review

New York book reviewer and journalist Lara Bryn reviews 'Horrible Man': read here.


May 3, 2012

ABC TV APPEARANCE: Thursday May 3rd, 8.30am

Author Leonie Wallace appears on ABC TV's Breakfast Show, Thursday, May 3rd at 8.30am, to talk about her investigation to uncover the Portland Hair Salon murderer.


April 27, 2012

PORTLAND Book Signing - Meet the Author: Saturday May 19, 11am

Author Leonie Wallace will be attending a book signing for 'Horrible Man' at Portland Books & Gifts, Shop 1, 116 Percy St, Portland , Ph: (03) 5523 5433. If you already own a copy, Leonie would love to also meet you and sign your copy.


April 27, 2012

21st Anniversary of the Portland Hair Salon Murders - ABC TV

Author Leonie Wallace will be appearing on the national ABC TV breakfast program on the 21st anniversary of the murders. Watch this space for details to come shortly.


March 29, 2012

WARRNAMBOOL Book Signing - Meet the Author

Author Leonie Wallace will be attending a book signing for 'Horrible Man' Saturday 31st March at Warrnambool Books, Fairy Street, Warrnambool, from 10.30am until noon.»


March 22, 2012

Portland murders leave legacy of heartache

The Warnambool Standard's Clare Quirk interviews Leonie »


March 12, 2012

Two page exclusive in Sunday’s Herald Sun (March 11)

Read Leonie's exclusive interview here (opens new browser window) »


February, 2012

Now available in Australian airport bookstores

Flying out? Pick up a copy from your capital city airport bookshop »


February, 2012

Fresh information received

This story which appeared in The Standard newpaper on November 5, 2011, prompted two intriguing responses from the public. (Newspaper clipping courtesy Fairfax Media) »

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February, 2012

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