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False River

Riffing on truth, lies and secrets, this collection uses fiction to explore fact, and fact to explore fiction. Fictional characters muse upon the truth behind real people, non-fiction pieces contain s..

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Families, The

Fourteen magnificent new stories from a New Zealand master...

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Father of Octopus Wrestling, and other small fictions, The

Darkly comic, surreal and full of perceptiveness about human vulnerability and eccentricity, Frankie McMillan's small fictions often duck and dive away from the reader's expectations. With a poet..

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Fire

Set in an unnamed NZ city in 1953, Fire tells the story of four working class friends, all employed at Dawsons, one of the country's most glamorous and sophisticated department stores. An historical r..

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Fishing for Maui

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Five Strings

Mack is a larger-than-life street philosopher and Puti's a former gang member looking for something more. Together, they're at the bottom of the heap. They live out their lives in a haze of smoke and ..

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Flight of a Maori Goddess

Sarah Lark's epic Sea of Freedom trilogy reaches its sweeping conclusion in a story of courage, strength, and sisterhood. The dawning twentieth century brings change to New Zealand-and new opport..

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Forbidden Cities : Stories

This story collection by Paula Morris roams the globe and ranges widely in subject matter. From Sunset Boulevard to the beaches of Auckland, from the Bund in Shanghai to the banks of the Danube, from ..

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Fossil Pits

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Fosterling

A moving, compelling story about society and our reactions to difference, convincingly evoked, beautifully written. A young man is found unconscious in a remote forest. He is over seven feet tall, his..

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Francis Plug: How to be a Public Author

Francis Plug is a troubled and often drunk misfit who causes chaos and confusion wherever he goes - and where he most likes to go is to real author events, collecting signatures from the likes of Sal..

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Fresh Ink 2019: A Collection of Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand

An anthology of short stories, extracts from novels, poetry and artwork,from established and respected New Zealand writers as well as some lively 'fresh ink' from previously unpublished literary voice..

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From the Ashes

A captivating story of family and friendship through one decade of incredible change In 1950s Auckland things are changing - and fast. Women are joining the workforce in numbers, whitegoods are..

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From the Ashes

A captivating story of family and friendship through one decade of incredible change, from NZ's no.1 bestselling author. In 1950s Auckland things are changing - and fast. Women are joining the ..

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Frozen Summer

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Gabriel's Bay

A heart-warming, thoroughly entertaining novel about a whole community.Kerry Macfarlane has run away from his wedding-that-wasn't. He lands in coastal Gabriel's Bay, billed as 'a well-appointed small ..

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Garden Party and Collected Short Stories

When her wealthy family prepares to host a lavish summer party, the young, hitherto sheltered Laura Sheridan suddenly feels a kinship with the staff and the helpers hired to set up the venue for the f..

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Garden Party, The

'They could not have had a more perfect day for a garden party if they had ordered it' A windless, warm day greets the Sheridan family on the day of their garden party. As daughter Laura takes th..

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General and the Nightingale: Dan Davin's War Stories, The

Dan Davin was the author of the only substantial body of war fiction written by a New Zealand soldier during any of the wars of the 20th century in which the nation was engaged. The General and the Ni..

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Gideon the Ninth

"Unlike anything I've ever read. " -V.E. Schwab "Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!" -Charles Stross The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer ne..

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Girl's High

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Glass House : Stories & Poems

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God Boy, The

Set in a small town in New Zealand, the story is told through the eyes of a gauche thirteen year-old boy called Jimmy Sullivan. It is the haunting tale of a young boy growing up in a catholic househol..

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Gone to Pegasus

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Good Sons: A Novel of the Great War

In early 1914 Frank Wilson and his two close friends, Tom Davis and Robert Sutherland, are growing up in Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand. The coming war in Europe arouses the hopes and dream..

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Gorse Blooms Pale - Dan Davin's Southland Stories

Dan Davin, Rhodes scholar, for many years Academic Publisher at the Clarendon Press in Oxford, and one of New Zealand's acknowledged masters of the short story, was born in Invercargill in 1914. The G..

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Grandzilla

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Gulf Between

Under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, love, lies and disenchantment lead to a menacing showdown in this suspense-filled novel.A foreigner is seriously injured not far from Julia's safe Queenstown hideaw..

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Harp of Kings, The

'Completely transported me to the wonder and enchantment of ancient Ireland.' Callie Bates, author of The Waking Land Bard. Warrior. Rebel. Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer..

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Harvest: A Novel

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Healer's Touch

For Llew to heal, something must die. Llew, a young pickpocket who lives as a boy on the streets of a wild-west mining town, finds her real problems begin when she survives the gallows. Forced to run,..

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Heart of Coal

A compelling sequel to the bestselling novel THE DENNISTON ROSE Eighteen years have passed since the child Rose arrived on Denniston, riding up the terrifying Incline on a stormy night. She has now gr..

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Heartland

After a short stint in prison on trumped-up charges, the loveable simpleton Donny Mac returns to the house left to him by his grandfather in the small settlement of Manawa, in the shadow of Mt Ruapehu..

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Heavenly Hirani's School of Laughing Yoga

Annie Jordan never wanted to go to India: there were too many poor people and the wrong sorts of smells. But when she ends up there anyway, to her great surprise it's not the beggars that cling to her..

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Heloise

What happens when the 12th century's most famous French lovers are caught in the crossfire of factions, religious reform and blind ambition? Heloise is a determined young woman with an exceptional min..

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History Speech, The

It is 1960s provincial New Zealand, and a set of upper middle-class families enjoy the good life together. But just under the surface of the conventionality, there are undercurrents. Adolescent Callum..

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Hokitika Town

Hokitika, 1865, at the height of the Gold Rush. In a town with a hundred pubs, young Halfie - aka Harvey, Thumbsucker, Bedwetter, Cocoa and Pipsqueak - gets by as best he can. Most of the time he hang..

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Hot Flush

Superpowers Should Not Be Wasted On The Young Euphemia Sage watched helplessly as Jane, covered in blood, clutched her precious jewelry and was bundled into the Mercedes. Just a few days earlier she'd..

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How Not to Fall in Love, Actually

Emma has a job in television which is distinctly less glamourous and exciting than it sounds. She's managed to claw her way up the ranks from Tea-Maker and Rubbish-Collector to 2nd Assistant Director ..

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How Not to Fall in Love, Actually: a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy

A hilarious debut for all fans of Mhairi McFarlane and Lisa Owens. The perfect antidote for Valentine's Day! Life is 10% planning, 10% design and 80% totally winging it... Join Emma as s..

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Huia Short Stories 10: Contemporary Maori Fiction

The book contains the stories from the finalists for Best Short Story written in English, Best Short Story written in Maori and Best Novel Extract. For over ten years, the Maori Literature Trust and H..

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Huia Short Stories 11

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Huia Short Stories 12: Contemporary Maori Fiction

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Huia Short Stories 13: Contemporary Maori Fiction

Here are the best short stories from the Pikihuia Awards for Maori writers 2019 as judged by Scotty Morrison, Robyn Bargh, Tuehu Harris, Whiti Hereaka, Poia Rewi and Carol Hirschfeld. This competition..

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Hunting Blind

On a perfect summer's day, at a school picnic beside a lake, a little girl goes missing, leaving a family devastated and a community asking questions. Seventeen years later her sister, Stephanie, is p..

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Hut Builder

'I suddenly found myself in front of a scene of such beauty that it took my breath away ...' As a boy in the late 1930s, young Boden's life is changed for ever the day his neighbour Dudley drives him ..

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Ice Shelf, The

The Ice Shelf: an eco-comedy On the eve of flying to Antarctica to take up an arts fellowship, thirty-something Janice, recently separated, has a long night of remembrance, regret and realisatio..

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Ice Shroud

When a woman's body is discovered frozen in the ice of a river near the alpine resort of Queenstown, Detective Sergeant Malcolm Buchan faces both a mystery and a moral dilemma. The identity of the nud..

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Imaginary Lives of James Poneke

While exhibited as a curiosity, a Maori boy turns his gaze on Victorian London. 'The hour is late. The candle is low. Tomorrow I will see whether it is my friends or a ship homewards I meet. But..

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In a Fishbone Church

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In Fifteen Minutes You Can Say a Lot

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