Sandi Logan is a Canadian-born Australian who has spent more than 40 years as a journalist, diplomat, ministerial adviser, spokesman and senior public servant on three continents. He is now an author.
Betrayed, Sandi Logan’s first book, was published on 1 June 2022 by Hachette Australia – it is available as a paperback, Kindle edition and as an audiobook.
Betrayed is the shocking, real-life inside story of ‘Toddie’ and ‘Beezie’ – as they were known – drawn from journalist Sandi Logan’s experience reporting on the ground at the time, combined with intensive research, including access to the women’s own diaries. It chronicles their wild ride across continents and oceans to our shores, where they were busted by Australian Federal Narcotics Bureau agents, arrested and jailed, including what came after.
“Relentlessly fascinating, sometimes hilarious & often jaw-dropping true story of two American women who became unwitting drug mules driving a hashish-laden campervan from Stuttgart to Bombay, then around Australia, where they were arrested & jailed.”Betrayed. Published 1 June 2022.
I just had the pleasure of reading your book (via audiobook) Betrayed! OMG!Di, 25 June 2022
What an incredible true story.
I downloaded your book on Audible and “could not put it down”!
Your publisher is so correct in saying “this is a marker in Australian history”! Those beautiful women, in their later years of life, had the most incredible resilience during adversity and very challenging times! Thank goodness for you and your relentless efforts over those years.
Bring on the movie/series!
Our country needs to hear this story!
My children’s generation need to hear this story
The journo-turned author … and everything in between
Sandi Logan is a Canadian-born Australian who has spent more than 40 years as a journalist, diplomat, ministerial adviser, spokesman and senior public servant on three continents. He is now an author. His early career in journalism from 1974-83 included a cadetship at the Sydney Sun; then to the bush as editor of a weekly…
New year, new plans
To tie in with the book’s UK release, I will be attending the London Book Fair from 18-20 April. See you there!
Was it wilful naïveté in which Toddie (and Beezie) engaged that ultimately blinded them to their nephew’s betrayal setting them up with a campervan loaded with drugs?
Of literary festivals and award entries
Writers festivals and literary awards are the theme of my latest blog. And a drug kingpin is found.
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