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New Zealand – One for the Weekend

£15.00

Heading off for a long weekend? Need a dinner party gift with a more personal touch? Or a thoughtful birthday present for someone that has a connection with a particular destination? Our One for the Weekend option is just the ticket. All our books are delivered in a rather lovely navy cotton gift bag with one of our bookmarks. So no need to gift wrap if it’s a present, and great for offering your book a little protection if you’re popping it in a suitcase, carry-on or beach bag.

New Zealand Book 1
Historical fiction. Auckland, October 1955. Less than two years after sailing across the globe in search of a better life, Paddy Black stands in a prison cell awaiting trial for murder. He pulled a knife at the jukebox that night, but should his actions lead him to the gallows? As his desperate mother waits back home in Belfast, Paddy must face a judge and jury unlikely to favour an outsider, as a wave of moral panic sweeps the island. Inspired by true events.
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New Zealand Book 2
North Island, Ruahine Range. A close-knit community is ripped apart by disturbing revelations that cast new light on a young woman's disappearance twenty-five years ago. After decades of living overseas, Emily returns to New Zealand to care for her father who has dementia. As his memory fades and his guard slips she begins to understand him for the first time, and to glimpse shattering truths about his past. Truths she would rather were kept buried. A compelling, tense and emotional drama.
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New Zealand Book 3
Crime fiction. South Island, West Coast. Golden Cove was a peaceful town until, one summer, a tragedy shattered the trust holding the community together. All that's left are whispers behind closed doors, broken friendships and a silent agreement to never look back. But you can't run from the past forever. Eight years later a young woman disappears without a trace, and the resident son wonder if their home shelters something far more dangerous than an unforgiving landscape.
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New Zealand Book 4
Historical fiction. Christchurch/Southern Alps. Joseph and Harriet Blackstone emigrate from Norfolk to New Zealand in search of new beginnings and prosperity. But the harsh land near Christchurch threatens to destroy them almost before they begin. When Joseph finds gold in the creek he is seized by an obsession with the riches awaiting him deep in the earth. Abandoning his farm and family, he sets off alone for the new gold-fields over the Southern Alps, a moral wilderness where many others, under the seductive dreams of 'the colour', are violently rushing to their destinies.
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New Zealand Book 5
Crime fiction. Waitakere Ranges/Auckland. When socialite Nina Rai disappeared without a trace, everyone wrote it off an another trophy wife tired of her wealthy husband. But now her bones have turned up in the shadowed green of the forest that surrounds her elite neighbourhood. The rich live here, along with those whose job it is to make their lives easier. Somebody knows what happened to Nina that rainy night ten years ago. But no-one is ready for the secrets that are about to emerge from the dark.
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