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2037NZ by Carl Hoffman

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Product Code: 9780959794885

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Natural catastrophes and imminent civil war early in the 21st Century destroyed New Zealand to the point where its only hope of survival lay in annexation by the USA.

A billionaire saved her country by donating all her wealth to the nation, by founding a political party and by introducing drastic, innovative changes which included dispossession of all landowners, a generous immigration policy, a basic income for all, making all work voluntary, a fair justice system and freedom of choice in education.

Her ideas worked and within a few years New Zealand became prosperous, with no ethnic or racial problems.
Radio Vienna sent one of its reporters, Nora Zandler to investigate the New Zealand experience and discover any cracks in paradise.
"Funny, totally serious, philosophy too good to be true, drawing on thoughts from Genesis, Marx, Maori beliefs and Steiner, this 90-pager romps through a fantasy. For all its quirkiness this is a genuinely serious, thought-provoking gem. Are things too good ñ is Nirvana possible?"
-Hawkes Bay Today

Natural catastrophes and immin..
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A Can of Sunshine by Christine Leunens

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Product Code: 9780987658753

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Nancy has gone from NY to NZ and lives a peaceful life with her Kiwi husband, Mike, and their seven-year-old daughter, Chloe – until a holiday escape to Fiji takes an unexpected turn. 

Over the next decade she will have to deal with both the fall-out and her idiosyncratic mother-in-law, Edith. 

Against a backdrop of time passing, life serves up light and darkness, tears, joy and illumination when the three generations of women least expect it.

The third novel by award-winning author.

Victoria University of Wellington Doctoral Scholarship funded

The New Zealand Herald included A Can of Sunshine among the 25 best books published in English worldwide in 2013, and one of only three written by New Zealanders

Nancy has gone from NY to NZ a..
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Book of Erotika by A T McIting (eBook)

Brand: RSVP Publishing

Product Code: 9780987658746

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Each story in this book captures moments of pure desire in all their complexity and paradoxical simplicity. 

This is a PDF ebook so you can read comfortably and discreetly on any device. 

Second Edition 2018 


Each story in this book captur..
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Brushstrokes of Memory by Karen McMillan

Brand: McKenzie Publishing

Product Code: 9780473374358

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A novel of love, lost memories and rediscovering dreams.

On her thirty-second birthday, Rebecca is in high spirits. She adores her husband of seven years, Daniel, a successful musician. She is carving out a reputation as a talented painter. Life could not be better. But in 2013, she wakes in hospital after a head injury and finds out that nearly a decade of her life has been erased from her memory. Now almost forty-two, she can’t remember anything after her thirty-second birthday, a decade fraught with changes she would never have anticipated – illness, infidelity, betrayal, separation and death – and the disintegration of many of her dreams.

Feeling like she is still thirty-two, Rebecca has to grapple with suddenly being so much older and with a world that is more complicated than she remembers. As she learns about her life from the last decade, she comes to realise she has lost her way. But if she can’t remember anything of nearly ten years, then could this be the chance for her to wipe the slate clean and start again?

Praise for Brushstrokes of Memory:

‘A husband, a wife. Two dreadful secrets and a decade of lost memories… Brushstrokes of Memory is a beautifully crafted love story, written from the heart.’ Megan McChesney, books editor, NEXT Magazine

'In Brushstrokes of Memory Karen McMillan has written a very tender love story - not the typical tale of a young couple falling head over heels – but of a woman remembering herself – her mistakes, her grief and her courage. This is a story of a woman choosing the best version of herself and falling in love with her life. Which is ultimately what all of us are truly seeking.' Hannah Tunnicliffe, author of A French Wedding

'Narrated by Rebecca, Daniel and Julie, the story unfolds cleverly with a great blend of tension, love and laughter.' Linda Hall, Hawkes Bay Today

'The three main characters in this story, Rebecca, her best friend Julie and husband Daniel are well drawn...As the story progresses there are many twist and turns in the plot and the tension keeps building. It is certainly a love story with a difference!' Lyn Potter,

'It’s an enticing scenario, and one that had me more than willing to read on. The narration switches chapter by chapter, so the viewpoints of each of the three are revealed. Rebecca’s current thoughts are supported by entries from a diary she kept during a key time in her comparatively recent past.  The characters are very real – each one having her or his own voice... This is a story that is bound to stay in a reader’s own memory as each one of us must wonder how we would cope under similar circumstances.'  Norma D Plum, Flaxflower

'Readers and reviewers alike were in agreement with Karen McMillan's The Paris of the East and The Paris of the West. Both were winners. With Karen's new novel Brushstrokes of Memory we are again treated to a fine story with angst and heartache, love and dream fulfillment.' Terry Toner, Radio Southland

'​Like McMillan’s previous works of fiction, notably The Paris of the East and its sequel, Brushstrokes of Memory has a specific thematic preoccupation: love, hope, redemption, relief from pain...'McMillan’s down-to-earth warmth makes following Rebecca’s story a safe experience for readers who prefer not to end in tears.' Stephanie Jones, Coast FM

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Days Are Like Grass by Sue Younger

Brand: Eunoia Literature

Product Code: 9780994104762

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 A beautiful summer. An ugly past that won’t stay buried.

Paediatric surgeon Claire Bowerman has reluctantly returned to Auckland from London. Calm, rational and in control, she loves delicately repairing her small patients’ wounds. Tragically, wounds sometimes made by the children’s own families.
Yossi wants to marry Claire. He thinks they’ve come to the safest place on earth, worlds away from the violence he knew growing up. He revels in the glorious summer, the idyllic islands of the Hauraki Gulf. But Roimata, Claire’s fifteen-year-old daughter, is full of questions. Why is Claire so secretive about her past? Why won’t she talk to the man who could solve the mystery that dominated her childhood? All Claire wants to do is run.

This is a novel about a woman caught between the past and the present. And about her need to keep everybody safe. Especially herself.

SOFTCOVER: 240 pages

 A beautiful summer. An u..
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Downmind by VO Blum

Brand: Steam Press

Product Code: 9780992251178

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2025. Suicide is rampant, people are gasping in the streets, and planes fall from the sky. 

Medicine and technology can reverse the course, but humanity can’t seem to rally. By chance, a young Kiwi chemist stumbles across evidence that suggests that gravity and the air, indeed consciousness itself, are responding to a dispiriting force. But who – or what – is directing this energy? And can the mystery be solved before humanity sinks into the abyss? 
“Cognitively estranging, richly imagined, and splendidly paranoid, its vision of ‘contagious hegemonic despair’ works its way into the mind and settles there.” 
Dr Dougal McNeill, Victoria University of Wellington 

Best novella in 2012 SpecFicNZ/Steam Press manuscript 

2025. Suicide is rampant, peop..
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Hymn to the Moon by Stephen Picard

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Product Code: 9780959794809

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When one is in love one begins by deceiving oneself, and one ends by deceiving others. 

The story of Lara Englewood, a French actress, and her romance with a New Zealand writer.

This is a felicitious first novel written by a young Aucklander completely under the spell of Oscar Wilde.

-Christchurch Press

Here is a writer with an obvious talent for his craft – someone must have a serious heart-to-heart talk with him about his future endeavours.

— Daily Telegraph, Napier

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Mansfield with Monsters by Matt and Debbie Cowens

Brand: Steam Press

Product Code: 9780987663504

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The untold stories of a New Zealand icon.

Katherine Mansfield is one of New Zealand’s most famous and influential writers. While her work is well known, many will be surprised to learn that the ‘accepted’ versions of her stories are often pale reflections of the original manuscripts. For the first time that Mansfield’s vision of the supernatural has been published in full – a dream that she often spoke of in her correspondence with occultist Aleister Crowley and American author H. P. Lovecraft. Matt and Debbie Cowens have pieced together recently recovered fragments of her work, recreating Mansfield’s beloved tales as they were first written, complete with vampires, ghouls, and alien monsters. These versions will delight those in the literary community who always suspected that there was more to Mansfield’s work than we had Genre: mash up / science fiction / fantasy been led to believe.

Winner of the 2013 Sir Julius Vogel Award for best collected work

Named one of the New Zealand Listener’s 100 best books of 2012

“To put it simply, Mansfield with Monsters is quite brilliant.”
- Herald on Sunday
The untold stories of a New Ze..
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Napoleons Willow by Joan Norlev Taylor

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Product Code: 9780987568784

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In 1837, on remote St Helena’s Island, Frenchman François Lelièvre searches for a willow beside Napoleon’s grave, a tree in which he believes Napoleon’s spirit is alive, inspiring ideals of liberty, equality and brotherhood. This will grow in Akaroa, New Zealand, in a time of conflict, as the French and British compete to colonise the land.

From England a young schoolteacher, Marianne, sets out on a troubled path that will lead her to the same place, looking for her own sense of liberty. Meanwhile, a Maori of the region – Manako-uri – must face his own challenges as the newcomers plant their hopes and dreams in his land.
Based on real events and people from our colonial past, this impeccably-researched and dramatic adult fiction follows the lives of the main characters as they become entwined together in an intense story of adventure, love and loss. 

This novel explores not only an important chapter in New Zealand’s history, but also the deep and sanguine forces that drove the early settlers and pioneers to leave safe and familiar Europe to etch new lives for themselves in the far-away, unknown and often-treacherous corners of the world..

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Pearls by Jennifer McIntosh

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Product Code: 9780958218290

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“We can’t change the past and we can’t predict the future, so we must always live in the now and appreciate it for all its glory. The ‘Now’ is really all that exists, Ayla. Some people spend their whole life waiting to start living. The time is now!”

Jennifer McIntosh has woven valuable insights into this enchanting story of nine-year old Ayla and her elderly neighbour, Pearl. Through the teenage years, Pearl shares her wisdom and uses her cherished collection of cushions as metaphors to gently share poignant lessons on love, faith, hope loss and other first encounters, as Ayla ‘comes of age’.

Winner of the Ashton Wylie Award

New Zealand Book Awards for writers of the Mind, Body & Spirit genre.

“We can’t change the past and ..
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Recipes for Revenge by Carolyn Young

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Product Code: 9780059794840

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In 16 short stories Carloyn Young skewers love, trust and commitment – and her delineating eye leads unerringly to that vital moment in relationships when fate hangs in the balance.
Her range is astonishing, her vision unique.
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Rich Man Road by Ann Glamuzina

Brand: Eunoia Literature

Product Code: 9780994104731

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Rich Man Road is the story of two women immigrants to New Zealand and their interconnecting stories.

Olga - In 1944, twelve-year-old Olga allows an untrue rumour to circulate in her Dalmatian village. That misunderstanding reverberates through the final stages of World War II, the refugee camps of Egypt and finally, a new life in New Zealand.

Pualele - Nine-year-old Pualele arrives in New Zealand in 1978 as part of an illegal family adoption. Life is confusing and frightening as police conduct dawn raids searching for Pacific Islanders who have overstayed their visas. When she is finally called back to Samoa as an adult, she must decide who she is and where she belongs.

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