Walter has set Greta a posthumous challenge that leads her across the world, and so far out of her comfort zone, that she has no choice but to confront who she really is.
In New Zealand’s Martinborough, an ex-wine maker is murdered. The precise planning and execution by the unknown assailant begins a series of vile attacks.
The fates of three women become strangely intertwined after a vengeful killer strikes. After a spate of Melbourne mob killings, three female employees of a news station find themselves in danger when they dig too deep.
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 heartbreaking yet hilarious novel chronicles the struggles faced by the owner of a rundown motel as they try to start a new life.
This darkly comic novel follows three individuals in crisis. Stephen’s mental health is at breaking point; Jaanvi is grieving the loss of her newborn; Lucas’ life is falling to pieces.
Twin sisters Iris and Summer look identical, but inside Iris lies a darkness that sets them apart. How far will she go to take what she wants?
Set 200 years in the future, Na Viro follows Tia, a spacecraft pilot who is deathly afraid of deep space. But when her sister is sucked into a cosmic whirlpool, Tia must face her greatest fear.
Maurice, a meek and ineffectual librarian, dies in a fiery car crash and finds himself in the afterlife. When he uncovers a terrifying heavenly plot, he must find the courage to fight.
Set in the infamous and bloody waterfront dispute of 1951, this is the story of Caitlin, a feisty young reporter, and Johnny, a secretive detective. Together they set out to uncover and epic conspiracy that goes all the way to the top.
Emily knows Jake would never leave her willingly. But if he has inherited Huntington’s disease from his mother, then there may be nothing she can do to keep him.
Detective Buchanan has been in his job too long — the world is a horrifying place. When he begins to investigate the sickening murder of a 14-year-old girl, he is forced into places so dark that he might not make it back.
38 female authors from across the Pacific contribute to this stunning anthology of stories. Each story offers something different, from defiant takes on colonial culture to commentaries on interactions between different cultures.
Set in the Far North, this thrilling detective novel follows a brilliant detective named Nyree investigating the chilling murder of a Māori woman. With no one willing to talk, Nyree races against time to find the killer before they strike again.
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