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The Ice Shroud

The Ice Shroud

Gordon Ell
When a woman's body is discovered frozen in the ice of a river near the alpine resort of Queenstown, Detective Sergeant Malcolm Buchan faces both a mystery and a moral dilemma. The identity of the nude woman is critical to the motives and manner of her murder, and Buchan is personally involved. So are a number of locals, from ski bums to multi-millionaire businessman. Newly appointed to head CIB in the Southern Lakes district, Buchan hunts the...

$36.00




'Sweet as': Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

'Sweet as': Contemporary Short Stories by New Zealanders - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

An anthology of 29 short stories by New Zealand writers. These short stories speak to us of the diverse world we live in. They take us on a journey, or offer a glimpse into another's life. Some show the struggles, tough questions and challenging situations people face. Some stories are sweet or humorous, while others are quirky or just plain entertaining. They provide us with a snapshot of life in New Zealand and how New Zealanders experience...

$35.00




A Better Place: A Novel of Early New Zealand

A Better Place: A Novel of Early New Zealand

Meyer, Enid
This absorbing story is set in Greytown, in the Wairarapa, in the late 1860s. Greytown, a Small Farms Settlement, was the first inland township in New Zealand, but its beginnings were very like those elsewhere. A Better Place is a story about life in the township and on the area's small farms. A young wife from Devon, named Kate, arrives in Wellington with two children to meet their husband and father, who had sailed fom England two years...

$36.00




A Can of Sunshine

A Can of Sunshine

Leunens, Christine
Nancy has gone from NY to NZ and lives a peaceful life with her Kiwi husband, Mike, and their seven-year-old daughter, Chloe - until a holiday escape to Fiji takes an unexpected turn. Over the next decade she will have to deal with both the fall-out and her idiosyncratic mother-in-law, Edith. Against a backdrop of time passing, life serves up light and darkness, tears, joy and illumination when the three generations of women least expect it.

$30.00




A Crooked Rib

A Crooked Rib

Corbalis, Judy
A compelling novel based on the true story of Sir George Grey's disastrous and scandalous marriage. Trapped in an increasingly loveless union, Sir George and his wife, Eliza Lucy, each sought affection elsewhere. Lady Grey's indiscretion caused her to be cast off by her husband and vilified throughout colonial and domestic Victorian high society. Her fall from grace was broadcast by The Times of London, eventually reaching even the ears of the...

$39.00




A dash of reality

A dash of reality

Murray, Lee

$28.00




A Diamond In The Dust - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A Diamond In The Dust - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Rae, Paulette
Jacob Donelly Princeton is a tyrant. Double crossed by his right hand man, he sets out to even the score. Instead he finds Adrienne, Trapper's beautiful yet not so loyal bride. Sent back to Earth for her fertility Adrienne is far away from everything she knows. Trying to build a life for herself and the small community of people around her she has big dreams for a future without Trapper. When she is taken by a man hellbent on revenge, Adrienne...

$31.00




A Different Hunger - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A Different Hunger - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Richards, Lila
In Victorian London, when an ill-advised love affair sees young Rufus de Hunte challenged to an illegal duel, his father, to avoid the scandal this would bring, banishes him to New Zealand to become a remittance man. During the voyage Rufus meets the captivating Serafina Radzinska, travelling with Anton Springer, who may or may not be her father. Despite his uncertainty, Rufus finds himself falling in love with her - even after he discovers both...

$34.00




A Flame Flickers in the Darkness - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A Flame Flickers in the Darkness - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Cowie, Winston
A Flame Flickers in the Darkness is an historical fiction set during the New Zealand colonisation period of the 1860s. It follows the adventures of two key protagonists; Whero, a young Maori warrior attempting to complete the Greenstone Trail, a rite of passage that will determine his path in life and Jack O'Malley, a young Irish seaman and first mate of the whaling ship, The Flying Scotsman. After a strained start, the two become firm friends...

$50.00




A Foreign Country: New Zealand Speculative Fiction - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

A Foreign Country: New Zealand Speculative Fiction - (Handling Fee and/or Freight charges may apply)

Caro, Anna
Strange creatures are loose in Miramar, desperate survivors cling to the remains of a submerged country, humanity's descendants seek to regain what they've lost, and the residents of Gisborne reluctantly serve alien masters. The visions of New Zealand - and beyond - painted in this collection of short stories are both instantly recognisable, and nothing like the place we know. A Foreign Country brings together the work of established authors and...

$15.00





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