This gripping, page-turning fantasy adventure follows a dangerous quest through a divided world. From the high reaches of a tree, Fliss watches the soldiers attempting yet again to break through the invisible wall. Amid the explosi... read more
The Maori have a rich and colourful tradition of myth and legend - many of their most important and popular tales are retold in this classic, bestselling book. Written with the general reader in mind, the stori... read more
Stella has life under control - and that's the way she likes it. For twenty-five years she's been the trusted assistant to a legendary fashion designer. But when her boss dies suddenly, Stella is lost - until one day she finds a... read more
A late 19th century tale of triumph over obsession and humiliation.
It is London 1893, and Frances Woodward is an an adventurous young photographer taking tasteful, yet by Victorian standards, erotic images of h... read more
|Awards:||Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Fiction 2017.|
At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling... read more
In the gold fields of the colonies, some make a fortune, some make enemies and some make mistakes. For readers of Bryce Courtenay's POTATO FACTORY, Philippa Gregory and Tracy Chevalier. When Kitty and Rian Farrell sail th... read more
|Awards:||Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction 2017.|
Katherine Mansfield is a literary giant in New Zealand-but she had to leave the country to become one. She wrote, 'Oh to be a writer, a real writer.' And a real writer she was, until she died at age 34 of tuberculosis... read more
Murder, political intrigue, bent cops and the fate of a nation - a thriller set in the murky underworld of 1951 New Zealand. A man overboard, a murder and a lot of loose ends ...In Auckland 1951 the workers and the government are headi... read more
I wish you’d known me in my last life; I was so together. I had savings and a dog.
Maybe you should come with a warning though - like how they have those sickly pictures on cigarette packets? WARNING: Dating this woma... read more
Wry, moving, beautifully observed and politically astute, this latest novel from one of our finest chroniclers pinpoints universal truths through very New Zealand lives.
Life isn't always like it appears in the movies. In ... read more
"The knowledge of everyone they're about to hurt is not an element easy to breathe in. They're the lovers. You can blame them now, if you want to. That's your choice: this is the director's cut."
Seventeen powerful s... read more
A beautiful historical mystery for fans of Sarah Waters, Amitav Ghosh's The Sea of Poppies, and Jamaica Inn. London in the 1770s is bursting with opportunity. It's a city fuelled by new ideas and new money, where every... read more