Barry Brailsford

Biography

Barry Brailsford, New Zealand, graduated MA (Hons) in History from Canterbury University, was a member of the NZ Archaeology Association Council and a Principal Lecturer at the Christchurch College of Education. In 1990 he was awarded an MBE for his contribution to education and Maori scholarship. Since 1990 he has been writing full time. His work is a journey through the wisdom traditions of indigenous Pacific peoples.

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Song of the Silence
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Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now the East calls the heroes deeper into the travail of the age. Tu Ahu must be raised to hold the dark powers at bay. Then the Silk Road calls, and Tibet. Here the challenge of the trails is met. Here they rediscover the power of the ‘Silence’, a unique force born of old tides that serves them well. But the Black Robe forces gather greater strength until the quest seems doomed...
Song of the Eagle
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Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A vast Black Robe fleet gathers to destroy those who resist evil. Answering the cry of the eagle, warriors of peace leave Aotearoa in their great canoe, gathering stone to bring the energy of the stars to the aid of Earth. Old lore revealed in stone brings hope to those who carry no weapon but the Flame that is true.
Song of the Whale
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Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Peaceful mariners of the Pacific join forces to seek distant Aotearoa, travelling the ancient trails. They are opposed by the warlike ones, but helped by the sacred lore of the old wisdom keepers and the whales, whose song reaches across the waters to open the trails of the sea.
Song of the Circle
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Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Utini, a Warrior of Peace, is called to travel ancient trails with Hera, a young woman of courage and wisdom, and Eroa, master stonecarver. They carry a sacred carving to challenge the Warriors of the Black Robe. With minds that look beyond violence to the timeless realms of spirit and wisdom, they confront a power harnessed to destroy…
Where the Octopus Waits
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Old Koro is the Keeper of the Sacred Lore. Seven elders gather in his little seaside shack to chart a path for the tribe, a path that will bring together the ancient and the new. Now, tragic tribal facts, hidden for centuries, must be revealed. Only by washing the blood off the stone, and making an epic voyage to the Long Tides where the wildest of seas contend, can the tribe survive.
Song of the Stone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Barry Brailsford shares his journey into sacred knowledge held close within the higher realms of the Maori and Native American worlds. The Elders said, “The stars define this moment – they open doors of opportunity- we ask you to weave words of hope for those who seek an better life and a kinder world.” This call to walk the ancient trails changed his life. Who knows – it might change yours?
Only a Hut in the Mountains
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This book is about remembering who we truly are. It is bound in universal truths that never die, old truths that still retain their power. Discover the ‘old sciences’ that our ancient ancestors called ‘wisdom’, the profound knowledge they called ‘sacred lore’ and an intuitive dimension of life that they named the ‘knowing’. All have stood the test of time and the ravaging tides of the ages.

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