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Three Murder Mysteries Mary Fortune

Three Murder Mysteries

Mary Fortune

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Mary Fortune was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1833. She was taken to Canada as a child by her father George Wilson and there married Joseph Fortune and had one child, a son. She left her husband and immigrated to Australia in 1855 and joined herMoreMary Fortune was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1833. She was taken to Canada as a child by her father George Wilson and there married Joseph Fortune and had one child, a son. She left her husband and immigrated to Australia in 1855 and joined her father on the Victorian goldfields. There she married a policeman Percy Brett and had another son. The marriage failed and Mary Fortune was left to cope with life without the help of a male supporter.She took to writing stories for the Australian Journal. Mary Fortune was one of the first women in Australia to support herself by writing stories of crime fictin and some other longer stories.