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After escaping a broken marriage, Emma meets a young, dimpled and irresistible Scotsman named Finn on a night out. But just when she thinks she might be about to find happiness, an accident throws her life back into chaos.
Archangels Aodhan and Illium have been best friends, closer than brothers, for centuries. But after Aodhan’s mind, body and soul are shattered, an explosive war threatens to break their ancient bond.
When Vicki met Billy they transformed each other’s lives. From poverty and desperation in urban Napier, they have grown a family and prospered. But as Billy’s behaviour grows ever more erratic, their idyllic life begins to fall apart.
A panicked time traveller leaves his brother to die on a frozen lake in 1977. Over the next few decades, a series of seemingly unrelated tragedies raise impossible questions about love, desperation and physics.
Penned by one of New Zealand’s most distinguished writers, this heart-breaking yet hilarious novel chronicles the struggles faced by the renovation of a rundown motel as its owner tries to start a new life.
When an NYPD police officer is shot dead, a private investigator discovers there is more to the killing than meets the eye. As he is drawn deeper into the mystery, he finds himself the target of both vicious killers and the law.
From their Auckland apartment, brother and sister Valdin and Greta must navigate the intricate paths of modern romance as well as the storms of their eccentric Māori-Russian-Catalonian family.
In times of crisis, everybody behaves differently – some stand, some fight, some fall, some run. This collection of short stories focuses on small town New Zealand, as trouble strikes ordinary people as they go about their lives.
This cinematic work of autobiographical fiction explores a day in the life of three friends as they battle against their own city in a sweltering climate of gentrification and racial tensions.
A murder in a cemetery and several deaths linked to an unpredictable drug upend the life of a local tattoo artist. She resolves to stay quiet, but when tragedy strikes close, she is forced into action.
The year is 1948 and the world is still recovering from WWII. A ray of hope shines as Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh lead a theatre tour down under but tensions on tour flare up, derailing the expedition.
One Valentine’s Day, a devastating event rips Emma Snow’s family apart. Emma struggles to make sense of the event while battling her feelings for a darkly handsome yet dangerous man.
In mid-90s Auckland, Betty’s life is a blur of working and partying. But no matter how hard she tries, she can’t seem to escape from the dangers closing in. When her ex is murdered and dumped in her bed, the danger becomes too close to ignore.
When twenty-one-year-old builder Joe Wright meets Leo, he falls in love hard. Leo teaches Joe an appreciation of music, literature and heritage. But then Leo suddenly vanishes from his life, leaving him crushed.
Set in a romantic mountain town in Italy, this novel follows Assunta and Sarah-Jane, two women who have almost given up on love. It’s never too late to find the one.
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