Category Archives: Drama

Lola Night by Marina Collette

Imagine your whole world is turned upside down. Your grandma is a murderer and your mum has turned into a nut case. You’re thrown into living with another family that isn’t yours. Lola Night is a fourteen-year-old girl and she’s … Continue reading

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A Straits Settlement by Brian Stoddart

(Superintendent Le Fanu Mystery Series Book 3) In the third installment of the Le Fanu Mystery series, the intrepid superintendent is promoted to Inspector-General of Police in 1920s Madras, which proves to be more boring than he had envisaged. Instead … Continue reading

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Songshifting by Chris Bell

Rarity Dean is on a deadline: ‘The Grid’, the paper she writes for as a music journalist, is a relic of a past age, still attempting to champion the new music although the bands’ recordings are banned and home entertainment … Continue reading

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The Assyrian Girl by Thomas W Devine

Security contractor, Matt Couper, returns from Iraq with memories of a fifteen year old Assyrian girl, Tara Nasrim, whose life he saved. Five years later, as a refugee, Tara shows up in New Zealand. Even there, Islamic extremism rears its … Continue reading

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Driftwood by Peter Thomas

A wounded family returns to the sanctuary of the ancestral whare. As family secrets become revealed, seemingly unrelated events conspire to become a gathering storm. Dark secrets within the bush and estuary expose the scare tissue of human frailty. Like … Continue reading

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Art, Sharks, and a Coffin Named Denzel by Blair Polly

Alex is a sculptor with big dreams and an over-active imagination. When he hooks up with the gorgeous Lisa he can’t believe his luck, but Lisa has a secret that threatens not only her budding relationship with Alex, but the … Continue reading

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The Heartbroker by Kate O’Keeffe

Wellywood Series Book 2 For 29-year-old Brooke Mortimer a man is a non-essential survival item—more like something forgotten at the bottom of her purse. In Brooke’s world work comes first, second, and last. She runs a successful self-help business and … Continue reading

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