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A Wistful Legacy

Logic  dies  as  Nazi  Germany  crushes  all  before  her,  mutilating millions of ordinary lives in a host of European countries.Love and loyalty survives the greatest conflict in human history. Tim and Liesel are separated by war but stubbornly hold on to their dream throughout the chaos. A distant hav..  More

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Aisling's Cloud

Clouds and Music blend in the stormy skies of a troubled Ireland. The perceptions of Aisling and Aidan entwine amidst a turbulent social and political backdrop: the Tommy Gun versus the harp; the everpresent shadow of The Famine hovering above a seething emotional landscape. Aisling’s liberal sense of independent thought and action conflict with w..  More

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Billionaire Phin

An amusing sequel to Phin. An unexpected inheritance arrives in our hero’s unwilling lap. Sensibly, he doesn’t want a bar of the $4+billion fortune, preferring a simple life, but young paraplegic teenager Millie convinces him to accept the legacy.Weirdly, he succeeds in changing the whole US economic and business landscape with his usual devastatin..  More

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Budapest Girl: An Immigrant Confronts the Past

"I love the writing: the honesty of it, the search that is always there, the courage to face hard truths and at the same time imagine others’ lives with compassion." Elizabeth Smither"A Hungarian exile of 1956 with a gift for poetry reflects on a Budapest childhood during World War Two. A complex family spanning the spectrum of Jews, peasants and u..  More

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D. Time

While on holiday with her husband in Queensland, Kathy Brooks experiences an episode of ‘time transition’. She wakes to find herself with some of her future family, ninety years ahead of her time. Meeting her ninety-year-old granddaughter, seen a week ago aged eight months, is disconcerting, but there is far worse to come. Kathy learns that in..  More

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Delivering Successful Strategic Change

Chief executives and senior managers can make a significant difference to strategic change outcomes when governance and leadership is done right. However, identifying issues when change is being done wrong isn’t easy and these issues can often come as a surprise to managers. Determining where to begin when trying to get change back on track can oft..  More

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Dry Ice

Peter Joyce’s settled life was disrupted when a woman he had never met accused him of historic rape. With a unique brand of angry humour, his diary plots the stages of his despair and traces his attempts to find justice in the face of the current insistence that we must “believe the victim”.Dry Ice is a compelling memoir, but much more. The accusat..  More

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Farmer Bill

New Zealand agriculture has seen huge changes in the period from the end of WWII to the 2000 Millennium. Mechanisation, new products, new plants and animals, and changing financial fortunes. Technical and management changes on farms and political and economic influences off it. Horses were replaced by tractors and trucks, haystacks by barns and bal..  More

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Merran

Beginning in the violent, restless times of the middle Viking period, this novel is a love story transcending time. Massive Viking chief Nils "The Cunning" is confident, calculating and controlling. In the course of the most audacious raid of his career, he meets Merran, a seemingly fragile slave who shatters and transforms his world…One thous..  More

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New Zealand: Paradise Squandered?, by John Hawkes (Social Policy) New

New Zealand: Paradise Squandered?

What urgent issues do New Zealanders face today? Affordable healthcare and affordable housing immediately spring to mind. This book reflects on what New Zealand and New Zealanders have lost, and on the future direction of the country and those living in it. Covering topics as wide-ranging as healthcare, finance, trade and industry, land and propert..  More

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Phin

An amusing, at times hilarious novel.How to effortlessly succeed when you don’t particularly want to. Phin, a practical, ugly redhead, technophobe, (no TV or even a phone!) bizarrely becomes an advertising manager in a hi-tech computer firm. he has commonsense by the truck full, so doesn’t quite fit into the US corporate scene.Phin looks after a wa..  More

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Recovery from Bipolar: One Woman's Story

Mental illness is not just in your head: your body can cause it too. The author writes of her experience of depression and mental illness disclosing her own dysfunctional life and then freedom from it through New Zealand mental health medications, chiropractic treatment, self awareness, self love, and moving on from negative environments. ..  More

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Retirement in a Tent: From Dream to Reality

Everyone has a personal and individual Dream which involves their own interests, what they are looking for, and what they might find. Faye dreamed of freedom. Freedom to follow her own agenda. Freedom to fulfil her wanderlust within the limits of a fixed income. Freedom from other people’s expectations. What is your Dream? Is it your Reality? ..  More

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Short Head and Yard

EIGHTEEN STORIES – five minutes each to read. Set in a sheepdog trial framework, with three stories gathered into a themed pen to represent three sheep used in each trial run.Urban readers in particular will note the rural tags for trials faced by farmers and those living and working in rural New Zealand. Rural readers will relate to the reality an..  More

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Sky Full of Stars, by Sheila Kennard (Biography) New

Sky Full of Stars

Sky Full of Stars is the culmination of a promise made to my granddaughter to create a book of letters from her great, great grandfather, Harold Musson. He wrote almost daily to his wife from the trenches of France during The Great War.Little did I know what that promise had in store for me, that I would become penpals with a man who was long dead...  More

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Tackling Depression and Bullying

Depression is a problem for many people in New Zealand, affecting approximately one in ten Kiwis. This book focuses on my personal experience with depression and strategies I have used to manage it. It is my hope that by reading this book, anyone who is struggling with depression can use the strategies I have outlined to improve their lives and ..  More

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The Fable of a Stable Climate

Dr Gerrit J. van der Lingen is a geologist and paleoclimatologist. Studying climate change in the past made him realise that the belief in modern catastrophic man-made global warming, caused by carbon dioxide, is not supported by sound science. He became involved in the debate between the belief in dangerous man-made global warming and science base..  More

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The Hollywood School of Dressmaking

When the camera rolls who can tell what is movie script and what is real life? It is 1929 and few people are who they say they are when Hollywood on Tour comes to town to make a movie with a scattering of Stars plus throngs of star-struck locals. So when Hollywood on Tour collides with the innocent young local seamstresses of The Hollywood School o..  More

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The Paranormal - Is Normal!

This book won the New Zealand Ashton Wylie 2016 Mind, Body, Spirit Literary Award! Described by the judges convenor Adonia Wylie, as an outstanding body of work from within the genre.The judging panel of AWCT trustee Adonia Wylie, author Keith Hill and journalist Mike Alexander were unanimous in their overall choice of the winning book. At the pres..  More

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The Power and the Peril of Oil

The Power and the Peril of Oil is a passionately written account about how oil has given strength and empowered some countries while it has imperiled others. It documents the history, politics, and players in the quest for dominance of the Middle East and its highly prized resource. Oil has been the criteria for choosing allies or enemies for the U..  More

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The Water Treatment

Inspired by a real life murder mystery, this classic “Who dunnit?” is populated by easily recognized and believable characters. Women throw themselves at Kevin. Is Martin a genuine SNAG or just an opportunist? Emily discovers the father of her child has become a brutal gang leader. Ordinary Kiwis take a walk outside the law. They..  More

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The West Coast Whitebait Children - Book 1

Intimate secrets shared with a stranger Books One and Two are part of a series. They are based on the intimate and vivid depiction of the lives and legends of characters, places and events from the South Island over the past sixty or so years, particularly on the West Coast. They are about the complexities of growing up, youthful and elderly rom..  More

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The West Coast Whitebait Children - Book 2

Intimate secrets shared with a stranger Books One and Two are part of a series. They are based on the intimate and vivid depiction of the lives and legends of characters, places and events from the South Island over the past sixty or so years, particularly on the West Coast. They are about the complexities of growing up, youthful and elderly roman..  More

$28.00 $7.50 Ex Tax: $6.52

What Love is This?

Foreword by Brian Jenkins: When Mary became a follower of Jesus in 1974 at the age of 44 years, she gave Him her all.  No half measures.  That’s not Mary’s style.  She put everything into her new life in Christ.  She was as open and honest with Him, and herself, as she could possibly be. While she embraced..  More

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