By 28 March 1908 The Fly on the Wheel
, KCT's most realist novel, albeit with a sensationalist flavour, appeared in print. Uncanny similarities between the heroine's death and that, later, of the author's, helped to make it one of her best known works.
By 15 October 1910
KCT's new-woman novel and final published work Max
appeared in print, featuring a cross-dressing female heroine and a subtle exploration of the homoerotic.
5 September 1911
KCT died, reportedly from asphyxia, in her hotel room at 13 Morrison Island
. Her untimely death has been the subject of much speculation, since the circumstances indicate the possibility of either suicide or murder.