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Inheritance

Elena catches a glimpse of her friend Jeanie Roper in a New Zealand art gallery. It is twenty-three years since Jeanie suddenly disappeared. They had been close when Jeanie lived in Samoa with her bullying husband and gentle father. But why is Jeanie hiding her identity? Elena is intrigued to discover Jeanie has a daughter who is unaware of her ..  More

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Inside the Black Horse

The book that inspired the TVNZ series VEGAS.Pio Morgan is waiting outside a pub on a cold winter’s night. There is a debt he must pay and no options left. What he does next drags a group of strangers into a web of confusion that over the course of a few days changes all their lives. There’s the young Māori widow just trying to raise her children, ..  More

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Jenna's Journal - Labels

“Well look at me. Jennifer! For heaven’s sake. How many times do I have to tell you to look at people when they’re talking to you? What’s wrong with you?”And that’s when I discovered there was something “wrong” with me. But I didn’t know what it was.At the age of 9, following years of problems with parents, teachers and counsellors who don't unders..  More

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Jungle Rock Blues

  Raised by gorillas in the wild jungles of New Zealand, scarred in battles with vicious giant wetas, seduced by a beautiful young scientist, discovered by Memphis record producer Sam Phillips and adored by millions – the dirt-to-dreams life story of Caliban is as legendary as his 30 number one hits. That story came to a dramatic ..  More

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Just This

All I can say is that for me nothing hurts more than leaving and nothing less than coming home when a nor’wester’s gusting in the pines like operatic laughter, and the roadside grasses are laced with the blue and orange and pink of bugloss, poppies and yarrow, all of them swishing, dancing, bending, as they do, as w..  More

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Kelot (second edition): part five of Of a Note in a Cosmic Song

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. Benjamar has one last chance to get it right. If he succeeds, the colony will have a p..  More

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Kicking Out

A supernatural thriller — for 20 year old Lily MacDonald, aside from the death of her mother when she was only a child, growing up in the small town of Hawthorne, New Zealand has been relatively idyllic — until the day her safe and carefree world is torn apart by the detonation of a bomb in her work-place. Friends and colleagues peri..  More

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Kingdom of Alt

Is writing about staying on the sidelines, or getting involved - marginal observation, or “skyline operations” (Auden)? This book offers a series of takes on the possibility of a truly engaged literature. Not all the conclusions it comes to are entirely pessimistic.Kingdom of Alt is Ross’s second book of short stories.You’ll all have your own story..  More

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Kun DJar: part three of Of a Note in a Cosmic Song

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.‘Back to basics’ was the plan, but their new planet is none too keen on guests. Between stor..  More

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Kura Toa: Warrior School

High-school student Haki needs to find the pounamu that was stolen from him after a car crash by a mysterious old man who seems to know a lot about him. Haki’s search brings him into conflict with his family, his friends and his school. In the process he must confront his fears and find a way to answer the challenge to serve his people and..  More

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Lamplighter

Old World lamplighters once lit the streets of cities like Constantinople, Alexandria and Rome. In the countryside, in the new colonies, the Lamplighter doesn’t light passages through the dark; he lights perimeters against it, and the wildernesses beyond. In the tiny South Island beach settlement of Porbeagle, Candle is apprentice to h..  More

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Lay Studies

In Lay Studies, Steven Toussaint conducts an impressive range of lyric inventions, pitching his poems to that precarious interval between love and rage. Beneath their formal dexterity and variety, these études sustain a continuous meditation on the concords and dissonances of worshipful life in an age dominated by spectacle, violence, and environme..  More

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Leaping Into Love

Since Mollie was little, she’s dreamed of a gorgeous frog whisking her away and loving her forever. So far, all of her lovers have left her with a broken heart. Enter Freddie, the handsome leader of the local choir. Will Freddie be able to help Mollie to move past her previous rejections and leap into love?Leaping Into Love is an allegorical story ..  More

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Lifted

First published in 2005, Lifted won the 2006 Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry.‘Manhire shows not only his mature formal skills but his ability to look unflinchingly into the heart of things. He is a poet in which a sly sense of humour is coupled with a respect for whatever truths a poem can wring out of experience.’—Billy CollinsThese poem..  More

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Lifting

 Amy is a store detective at Cutty’s, the oldest and grandest department store in the country. She’s good at her job. She can read people and catch them. But Cutty’s is closing down. Amy has a young baby, an ailing mother, and a large mortgage. She also has a past as an activist.This compelling novel opens in a police interview room, with Amy ..  More

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Lit: Stories from home

Sixteen short stories from home-grown literary heroes, established contemporary authors, and award-winning emerging writers are brought together in this new collection. Exploring identity, activism awareness, coming-of-age, society, and family from the Aotearoa New Zealand perspective. Includes:Foreword by Mandy Hager Baby Doll  by Gina C..  More

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Livin' ina Aucklan'

First published in 1987 this collection takes 5 areas of New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, north, south, east, west and central, and features 4 or 5 poems set in each. They are poems of the street, working class and bohemian lifestyles, graffiti gangs etc, all using the physical locations as characters themselves as they were in the eventful..  More

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Lohland (second edition)

Thirteen-year-old Kaie does fine at school and takes a lot of responsibility at home despite his parents’ fights and his brother and sister’s tantrums – until the school counsellor decides that he, too, has a personality disorder.  But Kaie’s parents are not prepared to allow their children to grow up on medications for being different. E..  More

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Loop Tracks

It’s 1978: the Auckland abortion clinic has been forced to close and sixteen-year-old Charlie has to fly to Sydney, but the plane is delayed on the tarmac. It’s 2019: Charlie’s tightly contained Wellington life with her grandson Tommy is interrupted by the unexpected intrusions of Tommy’s first girlfriend, Jenna, and the father he has never known, ..  More

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Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

 “The phrases range from details of an inner city Auckland skyline to desire to colloquialisms to the mechanics of sex, through to continental theory to myth to the perils of gendered embodiment and back to love, to wanting, missing, fullness and the mysteries of attachment. Everything is allowed in, and is kept under exquisite control. In thi..  More

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Loveable Rogue

Loosely based on my own life, we follow the life of Trent growing up in the Waikato.His family, friends, trials and tribulations are all here -- there's never a dull moment.A love story of unusual proportions entwines itself throughout two novels.The sequel OUTCAST is to follow...  More

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Luce Cannon

Will Christie’s poetry is fascinated by the power of language to inhabit and be inhabited. Christie questions her words as she uses them — tearing them apart or gathering them up, chasing them around or wilfully creating new ones — with an alert attention to what they contain and how they affect us. By turns playful and violent, cerebral and romant..  More

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Lucy Lavender and the Topiary City

'Well, it seems like a good idea Papa,' said Lucy hesitantly. 'But those are your dreams, they're not mine. I don't share your vision and I don't need any cut flowers!' 'But why not Lucy?' asked Yodel. 'Because,' she explained, 'we have been farmers for many years — this we know. But we d..  More

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Macpherson's Gully: A Tale of New Zealand Life

Originally published 1892, by Simpson & Williams ..  More

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