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An utterly compelling recreation of the events that led to one of the last executions in New Zealand.
Albert Black, known as the 'jukebox killer', was only twenty when he was convicted of murdering another young man in a fight at a milk bar in Auckland on 26 July 1955. His ... read more

This Mortal Boy
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 NZ Fiction

Awards:Winner of The Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018 - Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards

Carla, Sharon and Duey have worked in fashion for longer than they care to remember. For them, there's nothing new under the sun. They're Generation X: tired, cynical and sick of being used.
Tommy, Cal and Kurt are millennials. They've come from nowhere, but with their mon... read more

The New Animals
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 NZ Fiction

It's Dunedin 1892, and the women's suffrage movement is gaining momentum. Left to fend for herself when her husband's committed to the Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, 23-year-old Eva meets Grace, an outspoken suffragist with an exotic and mysterious past. As the friendship between the t... read more

Gone to Pegasus
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 NZ Fiction

If we don't have the past in mind, it is merely history. If we do, it is still part of the present. Esther's grandparents first meet at a church dance in London in 1947. Stephen, a shy young Kiwi, has left to practise pharmacy on the other side of the world. Eva has grown up ... read more

This is a historical novel of considerable depth. A young New Zealander travels to London in the late 1940's, meets and marries Eva, a beautiful woman with an East European background and Jewish parentage. They return to Auckland to raise a family and it's their daughter Lisa... read more

All This by Chance
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 NZ Fiction

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Winner - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Winner of the New Zealand Book Award for Fiction Germany, 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechanisms of power. Siggi lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin, her father a censor who excises prohibited words ('promise', 'lov... read more

As reveiwed in our February newsletter-
Catherine Chidgey says that she finds writing difficult, but after reading this book you will be glad she persevered. I have a deep respect for Chidgey's talent. I was moved, saddened, and often humoured by this story. The Wish Child f... read more

The Wish Child
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 NZ Fiction

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Eye of the Songbird
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 NZ Fiction

Awards:A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Best First Book Award for Fiction 2018

A Winner in Ockhams New Zealand Book Awards - Best First Book Award for Fiction 2018.
Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen when her bootcamp instructor, the striking Anahera, suggests they run away together. With stolen mone... read more

Baby
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 NZ Fiction

Obsession is a literary mystery tale, the story of an obsessive love affair, and the repercussions long after the affair has ended. The two people at the heart of the story are writers. The third person in the triangle is a celebrated poet of Dalmatian extraction. It recreates the era ... read more

Obsession
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Alex Hunt, a senior student in a high school in the small town of Rotorua, New Zealand, has his world turned upside down when a new neighbour, Piers Yzel, moves in next door. Piers is cool, lonely and has similar interests to Alex, unlike his cheating girlfriend Shonnie w... read more

When Romeo Kissed Mercutio
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 NZ Fiction

Both fiction and fact, this fascinating book is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked ... read more

Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
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 NZ Fiction

Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018

From the author of the acclaimed The Wish Child comes something unexpected and fearless: a found novel. The Beat of the Pendulum is the result of one year in which Chidgey drew upon the language she encountered on a daily basis, such as news stories, radio broadcasts, em... read more

The Beat of the Pendulum
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 NZ Fiction

A stunning collection of Oceanic stories for the 21st century. Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Sometimes gods speak or we find ourselves in a not-too-distant future. Here are the glo... read more

Black Marks on the White Page
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