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Broken Rhythms
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 107,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hopes and aspirations of Beth, born in the sleepy town of Napier in 1903, and then her daughter Laura, born in 1939, are played out against the stifling social atmosphere of post-war New Zealand.
Charlie Girl's First Summer Christmas
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Plaisted Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Short story about Charlie who is a three year old down syndrome child. Her parents migrate with her to New Zealand when a job opportunity arises for her father. The short story tells of her first Summer Christmas as told by the mother. Enjoy
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Okitiki Terra Incognita Hokitika / Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1863 New Zealand's South Island West Coast was home to very few and almost universally known to anyone else a terrible, rugged, wild unknowable land that would never be developed for settlement. Rumors and legends fired the imagination of an adventurous few. Read about the the prelude to the great West Coast gold rushes.
The Chain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.
Steppin' with Benji Marshall
Series: Reading Warriors, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Football
Steppin' with Benji Marshall is the inspirational story of how a young man from a small town overcame huge challenges in life to become an NRL Premiership winner, a World Champion, an All Star and one of the best rugby league players in the world. Learn how Benji did it and how you can achieve your dreams too, no matter what struggles you're facing.
Journey With Macki Ruka
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
My story began when I was invited to go on a "therapeutic power trip" to the Sacred Sites of Great Britain. Macki Ruka, a Maori Elder changed my life forever.
Balls (September 1981)
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Three Times Dead
Series: Life is Tough, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Christian » Historical
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After being involved in a serious car crash, Bevan comes close to losing his life. The appearance of an old Maori man heralds the beginning of strange dreams which follow the events of New Zealand's Waikato War of 1863. Who is the Maori warrior called Haki and what is his connection to Bevan? The answers can only be found in another time and place when Bevan dies again.
Chains of Freedom
Series: Hearts of the Seas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Red Feather Writing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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Kaihaitu has been trained for leadership since she was a small child but nothing quite prepared her for the arrival of the British Redcoats. With her father dead and other villagers sick she has to make a choice between her heart and her head