Rich Man Road is the story of two women immigrants to New Zealand and their interconnecting stories.Olga - In 1944, twelve-year-old Olga allows an untrue rumour to circulate in her Dalmatian village. That misunderstanding reverberates through the final stages of World War II, the refugee camps of Eg..
Scorchers is the first ever pan-Australasian anthology of climate fiction writings. Including pieces both by some of Australia and New Zealand’s most celebrated authors, its sixteen contributors have responded to a deceptively simple provocation: How can writers—and by implication literature—respond..
Search for the Feathered Serpent is a sequel to Dr van Dorp's earlier books Crystal Mission and Trail of the Hawk, and also retells them in brief summary.It is a record of the doctor's own personal journey as he tried to make sense out of life, from his earlier days in medical school and general p..
When the past won't leave you alone...On the last day of 1979, sisters Gilly and Marina and their little brother Davy are running wild with all the other children at a remote campsite on a beautiful Northland beach. While the adults party, the children's games grow more reckless.Over the next seven ..
The long-awaited sequel to Air Born. Take Flight is Book Two of the Generation Icarus series. The Flight is recovering in a remote mountain hideaway. They think they’re safe, but they couldn’t be more wrong. When Evolutionary Corp mercenaries in helicopters hunt them down, only Condor and ..
A quirky picture books for grownupsPeople interpret paintings in various ways. But ask a group of writers to respond, and you enter strange and unexpected worlds.The Bitter Sweet Philosophies is an art book with a difference, in which a collective of writers known as KK Jart engage with the surreali..
"Some people can't see certain things the world makes. It gets in them like a thorn and turns in a bad way. Cuts them up from inside, and gets a bleed going. And that makes a person weak. And in a world like this, kid, that's enough to get you killed."Waking in a pipe in a silent forest, unable to r..
BACK IN STOCKThe Length of a Wish is about a young woman who gets cancer and creates an imaginary hero to helpher through her journey.It covers going to appointments, shopping, insomnia, trying to buy marijuana, going on imaginaryadventures, and exploring life.It’s about being honest and dishonest a..
Bad debts, a family tragedy, and miserable marriage. Architects Meg and Michael are knackered in The Lotto Winner. Until she wins three-and-a-million dollars, that is, and then their troubles really begin.Imagine: your business has gone bust, your marriage is failing and your life is generally ..
A sweeping epic of love and war, courage and survival, sacrifice and loss.Warsaw, 1939. Four friends picnic on a brilliant summer's day and celebrate an engagement, aware of the rumbles of war, but hopeful that in any conflict Poland will have the upper hand...A page-turning story that spans the p..
The Paris of the West is a story of love and loss, betrayal and forgiveness, and having the courage to start over.San Francisco, 1948. Having survived the Second World War against all odds, Celina and her family arrive on a Liberty Ship into the Bay Area with high hopes for their new lives. But as n..
What happens when we die?This has been the third question on mankind's FAQ list since the dawn of time (numbers one and two being: Is this edible? and Excuse me, would you care to breed?). I know what happens. Believe me, I'd rather not. But I do. There is a lighthouse, and it guides our souls along..