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Book: The Farmer Takes A Wife (The Mulleins of Katherine Bay) by Shirley Wine
Pregnant, betrayed, desperate, Sarah Kreagan flees to her childhood sweetheart ... But Heath Mullein is now a man, light years removed from the boy she once loved so desperately... Sarah always knew her father ended that romance, but until now she didn't realise the depth of Heath's resentment-- Will he help protect her and her child from a man with nothing left to lose? This Heath is a stranger, [...]
 
Book: Giselle and the Fate of Wahine by Marty Walpole
It was a day before Easter, April 1968, when journalist Emma Cassidy boarded the inter-island ferry, Wahine, sailing from Christchurch's port of Lyttelton to Wellington. On the bridge Captain Angus Robertson, after reading a satisfactory weather report on Cyclone Giselle, orders Wahine's departure. The ship, with over 300 passengers and crew, makes her way up the eastern coastline of New Zealand [...]
 
Book: Short and Sweet - 19 New Zealand Romances by Kris Pearson
Romance novelist Kris Pearson has gathered together her three current collections of short stories, added four new tales, and republished them as this bumper collection of nineteen. Some have appeared in mass-market magazines, some have been produced for radio. Most have been contest winners or finalists. They're all tender uplifting stories guaranteed to make your heart beat a little faster and [...]
 
Book: New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer by Annette Gisby, John Gisby
What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream? An apparition that looks remarkably like the director of the movies, Peter Jackson, but not quite remarkably enough to prompt legal [...]
 
Book: Treat with Caution - A New Zealand Sexy Beach Romance (Treats to Tempt You Book 1) by Serenity Woods
When friends turn to lovers, the temperature's going to soar... Tasha Wilde has spotted the perfect site for the Treats to Tempt You confectionery shop she's planning to run with her best friend, Maisey. It's the ideal size and location, right on the waterfront in Doubtless Bay. The only fly in the melted chocolate is Maisey's gorgeous brother, Kole. Tasha has a crush on him the size of New [...]
 
Book: Kissing Maggie Silver by Sheila Claydon
Maggie Silver intends to put as much space as possible between herself and her family just as soon as her parent's ruby wedding celebrations are over. She is fed up with their constant advice and her never-ending babysitting duties. There's a great big world out there and she wants to see it before she settles for suburbia. Then Ruairi O'Connor turns up at the same time her sister-in-law goes [...]
 
Book: These Islands Here - Short Stories of the South Pacific by Bronwyn Elsmore
Literary-fiction inspired by life in the South Pacific. These 32 tales reflect life, events and conditions in the islands and nations of the South Seas-Polynesia, particularly Aotearoa-New Zealand - aka Land of the Long White Cloud, Down Under, Kiwiland. Together they present the varied facets of living in this region of the globe - pleasure, pain, calamity, comedy, fun, misfortune, loss, triumph [...]
 
Book: A Minute of Forever by Val Edward Simone
After a teen girl, Ashley Brown, miraculously survives a horrific car accident in which her best friend is killed, she is rescued by a mysterious firefighter who urges her to begin living her life anew and in gratitude for having escaped the tragedy. During her recovery, she keeps hearing the phrase, "forever doesn't last forever," over and over, as she struggles with survivor's guilt. Resuming [...]
 
Book: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce
The story begins in Scotland. Henry Roseville builds a cage around his feelings because of his rejection by his mother as a small child. He grows up believing the world owes him whatever he wants. Forced to leave England under a cloud he deserts his wife and family for New Zealand. His besotted wife, Caroline, and their three children set out to join him seven years later when he finally writes [...]
 
Book: Love Poison by Pete Barber
"... laced with adventure, horror, suspense, romance, and even a bit of humor." Big Al's Books & Pals - "... a whirlwind of a story with sex taking a backseat to love, introspectionand danger." Kelly Smith Reviews - Love is a dangerous drug. Lab assistant and avid climber Amber Wilson is no stranger to risk. But she feels invisible around her handsome boss, Mark, until she accidentally doses him [...]
 
Book: Enigma - Discovering the Moments that Form Your Life by Charles Stoll
Joshua Chambers is facing a catharsis when he learns that 14 of his friends have perished in a tragic blaze. In an attempt to make sense of his life, Joshua returns to his earliest memory, sitting in a stroller in his dad's orthopedic shoe store being adored by a customer who teaches him about trust and love. Joshua then traces the forty significant events that created the person he is today. [...]
 
Book: A Perfect Interlude by Jaye Rothman
After the turmoil of the Osirak mission, British M16 agent Nikki Sinclair is now recuperating in New Zealand. An unexpected visitor from Osirak arrives. Are her reasons for visiting genuine, or does she have ulterior motives? Will her visitor give Sinclair more questions than answers? "The Perfect Interlude" is an intriguing and engrossing short story that follows on from Jaye Rothman's spy [...]
 
Book: (Un)Masked by Andrew Q. Gordon, Anyta Sunday
Jay Walker has two wishes: to perform the play of his dreams alongside his best friend at Wellington's Downstage Theatre, and to meet that special someone. Someone he'd go to the ends of the earth for. Someone who might only exist in fairy tales. When Jay meets accordion busker Lethe Cross, it's like living a dream come true. Lethe's music captivates Jay, and he resolves to meet the man who plays [...]
 
Book: Scarlet Runner by Lily Ennis
At a time of worldwide revolt against an oppressed and exploited working class, the 1912 Waihi Strike tested the resolve of Mary and Archie, warring unions, the town and the government. None could have forseen the tragedy that would propel the strike into the annals of history. Mary grew up on the Hauraki gold fields having emigrated from Scotland with her family. As the daughter of a mine [...]
 
Book: The Great Life Redesign - Change How You Work, Live How You Dream and Make It Happen ... Today by Caroline Cameron
Do you feel like you're working harder than ever but seemingly getting nowhere? Maybe it's taking far longer than you hoped it would. Rest assured, you're not alone. While t he 21st-century information age has given us instant access to seemingly everything, it's also created unbearable pressure. With rarely enough hours in each day, stress and anxiety are rising at alarming levels with no end in [...]
 
Book: Quill Series by Susan Swain
The two rhyming Quill Series stories are written for lovers of wildlife (specifically hedgehogs and fantail birds), and pets (especially labrador dogs and cats). They are about what happens when Fran and her pet dog (Tank) get too close to a hedgehog in the wild (Humble), and her cat (Tactic) gets too close to a fantail bird (Fidget) in her home and garden. What happens when hog meets dog? Find [...]
 
Book: The Sleeper's Dance - A Novella by Mouse Diver-Dudfield
1874 - When a famous British explorer in search of a lost Incan city unleashes an ancient plague of the undead, his expedition team is put in mortal peril and must fight to contain and destroy it before it escapes the Cotahuasi Valley and wreaks havoc on the world. This novella manifested itself from the notes I had written for another zombie novel. That one was based around a virus onboard an [...]
 
Book: Sailing Down the Moonbeam by Mary Gottschalk
With a destination loosely defined as the rest of the world, Mary and her husband Tom leave family, friends and successful careers for a multi-year sailing voyage. As the voyage takes her farther and farther from her traditional support systems, her world becomes more and more defined by forces outside her control. Mary's travels through often uncharted island communities, provides a compelling [...]
 
Book: Life and the Universe by Walter Parks, John Long
Just what is life? What do we really know about God? What do we really know about the universe? Is there intelligent life out there? Are we likely to encounter aliens in our lifetime? Is there more than one universe? Will parallel universes soon be proven beyond a shadow of a doubt? These are just some of the questions that two friend have been asking since we were in grammar school together over [...]
 
Book: Christmas Holiday Hearts: Heartlands Book 2 by Kris Pearson
Ellie McKenna urgently needs a temporary home and a few weeks' work to get her life back on track. A short term Christmas contract tutoring twin daughters on a huge coastal farm sounds ideal - until, too late, she meets the billionaire owner. Ellie's dream job turns into her worst nightmare once she discovers the man she'll be working for is her long-ago holiday fling. He gave her the hottest [...]
 
Book: Magenta Rising (The Tilt Series Book 1) by Mouse Diver-Dudfield
Central Otago, New Zealand. Three hundred and fifty years after a catastrophic disaster has killed 99.9% of the planet's population, the survivors - descendants of the only underground shelter to remain miraculously intact - struggle to survive in a hostile new world. Drenched in deadly ultraviolet rays, the human race's dwindling genetic code is in crisis. To nurture and rebuild it, a cloning [...]
 
Book: Seaton's War by Lily Ennis
Seaton's War is a story of love, secrets and lies set in a sleepy New Zealand town in the latter half of WWII. When a Japanese submarine beaches the residents are shocked that the Pacific War has come to them. To some the event brings opportunity for personal gain or for genuine war work. For Kitty Williams it is a chance to prove she can do more for the war effort than knit socks for Red Cross [...]
 
Book: The Heart Is Where The Angels Sing by Kenny Miller
This is a story family history from the 1960 period. America was getting turned upside down. Everly Brothers fans were being replaced by Beatles fanatics. Quiet American streets filled with rock throwing protestors. They protested race and war and environmenal policy. Kids strapped on the new Sony Walkman and the pleasant "hello" greeting was replaced with a blank stare. The dinner table became a [...]
 
Book: Project You - Living A Determined Life by Phronesis LLP
Life is a mystery to be experienced Living A Determined Life is an opportunity to continuously examine your life in an on-going manner than helps you build and journey on a path that mentally, emotionally and spiritually aligns with your personal life's purpose across seven key elements of life: Your Personal Life Your Professional Life Your Family Life Your Mental and Emotional Life Your Health [...]
 
Book: 29 Argyle Drive by David Turri
29 Argyle Drive was the address of an old house that used to stand in the hills above Sumner, a seaside suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand. For nearly fifteen years, the house remained on the market but unsold,until, early in 2010, it is bought by a retired teacher as new premises for the English language school he ran. But that house would have been better left in the neglected state into which [...]
 
Book: Whispers of the Past by Owen Clough
Sam is employed by the Department of Conservation (DoC). His two mates are helping out. Their task is to clear out as many feral pigs as they can in the Tongariro National Park, which is located in the North Island of New Zealand. There are three major volcanoes within this park, so the culling of the pigs has to be done with great care as there are an abundant amount of thermal pools, mud pools [...]
 
Book: Secret Confessions of a Backpacker - My Adventure Down Under. by L.K. Watts
Laura is about to embark on a once-in-a life time opportunity. Granted a twelve-month working holiday visa to travel Australia, Laura wants to make the most of every experience that comes her way. Based on a real-life account, these stories highlight what can happen on a remarkable year away. Laura invites you to read these candid, erotic stories and tales of adventure and excitement, as she [...]
 
Book: Clearing of the mist (Trilogy Book 3) by Owen Clough
Thirty years have passed since Sam, and his mates went through the mist to the year 1863. Thirty years ago Sam received his head wounds in the attack on Auckland. Since then Sam's memory had not returned. Until a disastrous trip to Rhodesia with his wife, Bella changes his life once again. Returning to the UK slowly his memory clears. Out of the blue, he is summoned by Queen Victoria to meet a [...]
 
Book: Bend With The Wind by Suraya Dewing
'Bend with the Wind' is a contemporary and historical novel covering three time periods - present, 1981, 1881 based on true events using fictional characters. In 1981 unprecedented civil unrest broke out in New Zealand over a tour by the African Springbok rugby team. Two people get caught up in this. Sophie is a student protestor, incensed by the injustice of apartheid. Joe, a policeman, is [...]
 
Book: Melting His Heart: Heartlands, Book 1 by Kris Pearson
Kate Pleasance needs to flee her home city of Auckland and create a new life away from family stress and infidelity. Might the advertisement seeking a 'Superwoman' be her answer? Short-listed, she's flown to the vibrant winter tourist resort of Queenstown at her prospective employer's expense. Snow is dusting the mountain tops as the jet glides in, and she's shocked to be collected by tall, dark [...]
 
Book: Cross Cultural Doctoring. On and Off the Beaten Path. by William LeMaire
In Cross Cultural Doctoring you will read about my career as a successful obstetrician and gynecologist in academic medicine at a major university. You will read why I decided at age 55 to leave my position, jump into the unknown and get off the beaten path. I will relate how my wife Anne and I accomplished this and how I kept working for various lengths of time in a number of different cultural [...]
 
Book: Fire in the Mountain by Lily Ennis
Set against the backdrop of an erupting volcano in New Zealand's North Island, Lana wrestles with her recent grief, for survival on the mountain and her future with a man whose past she was once part of. Woven through her narrative is Alfred's story and the theft of war medals, and which Lana finds herself enmeshed in, further threatening her life. Follow Lana as she tries to extricate herself [...]
 
Book: Forgiven - A historical novel by Geoff Michael Lawson
1899: Rachel's head is full of conflict, as Richard goes to war. There are obstacles to their cross class romance and service to one's country can give them the result they want; but Rachel struggles with what he's done. Is one year apart too long? What if he doesn't survive? Will he find another love? ... Neither are prepared for what happens next. For Richard, near death experiences are [...]
 
Book: Life After Death by Maxwell Kobina Acquah
LIFE AFTER DEATH - (WHERE WOULD YOU BE IF YOU DIE TODAY?) This book is not an ordinary story book. It is a Revelation book which tells an encounter with JESUS CHRIST. Many people believe in life after death. In fact, most people not only believe in a heaven, but also feel sure that they are going there after death. However, very few people believe in a hell, statistically speaking. Moreover, it [...]
 
Book: Taking Risks Defining Life - A Soldier's Memoir by John R. McClarren
John McClarren (LTC, US Army, retired) relates to his readers how circumstances in his own life naturally led him into taking what many would consider unnecessary risks in order to reach his goals, and how this risk-taking became a primary routine in his life, all of which ultimately resulted in total fulfillment. This book is for anyone who is always trying to assess the need to take risks in [...]
 


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