A new planet. A new life.A one-way trip.The colonists of DJar, all seeking a better future, each with their own past, and their own beliefs about right and wrong, try everything they can to create a new government and a new culture they can all be happy with. In town, Benjamar is determined to keep things from falling apart.Crossing the contin.. More
TRIFECTA looks at the odds in the lives of the three children of Martin and Agnes Klepka. Martin was one of the refugees of Nazism who famously brought Modernist architecture and ‘real coffee’ to New Zealand. Many years after his early death from a heart attack, Klepka’s children are struggling in their different ways with the difficult legacy of .. More
Trouble in Mind is an intense voyage into the life of a young woman, and a serious reflection upon the art of novel-writing. It is at once a twenty-first century novel and not a novel at all, but an eyeball, subject and object, made up of a million cells. "Experimental, assured, contemporary and local, Trouble in Mind is a healthy new leaf in the o.. More
So you don’t believe in dog gods, huh? You should. They sneak up on you when you least expect it. That’s what happened to New Zealander Katy Pallis. She had big plans for her future. But the dog gods had big plans for her future too. Quite different from hers. They won. They always do. Welcome, Katy. Their faces beamed down to her. Your.. More
A novel about a train trip from Auckland to Dunedin (New Zealand) which becomes a metaphor for the 'crossings' in our lives, the differences between men and women, Maori and Pakeha, rich and poor etc, and the places we cross and interweave throughout our lives.
A sleepy bohemian neighbourhood.
An ancient legend from the ancient past.
A brilliant but troubled young writer.
A voluptuous healer.
A shadowy cult and its sinister leader.
A trail of riddles;a hidden artefact.
An explicit sex scene, then a struggle for ultimate power.
And a final, unspeakable secret.
A tale of seduction, intrigue and caprice, art and betrayal and love, set in the most enchanting, mysterious and improbable city in the world: Venice.
With accompanying photographs by Louis H. Hamel, Jr., and the author... More
An invisible monster is what you can't see coming. It has unknown qualities. With an invisible monster you never know when you're in danger and when you're safe – if you retreat to your fortress you can't be sure you haven't locked it in with you. The invisible monster is something on which no one is an expert. But ever.. More
A fun filled tale for the 21st Century and guaranteed to put a smile on your face! A book for the poolside, the beach or a rainy afternoon.Single and twenty-something Prudence Miller is living a boring, humdrum life as a mildly inefficient tax clerk for the Inland Revenue when fate throws her a curved ball.
One morning on her way to work, in a cas.. More
Emerging brittle and cynical from a wildly dysfunctional family, Ngaio careers from ice cream factory to children's home to Oxford to rehab. Along the way, she discovers herself and her sexuality -- at raucous parties with trainee nurses, in feminist encounter groups and Wiccan covens, in university classrooms and legendary sapphic hotspots... More