Kate Stirling

Biography

I enjoy writing, also helping seniors to learn to manage their computers. Other fav occupations are gardening, reading, painting, (pics not houses), and travel. Also I enjoy my little dog, Hobie. He is such a good companion when I am writing.
Have now got all three books of the Kaipara Trilogy printed plus on Smashwords ebooks. If you love New Zealand you will enjoy discovering more about its clean green image and these books will help you do that.
My bio Lucie was available from November 2012, several childrens books and another trilogy on the way.

Where to find Kate Stirling online


Where to buy in print


Series

Rose
Early story, small amount slavery later set in 1920s flapper era prewar and later. Home in Auckland 1900s, Later Coromandel, then Waikato River. First book, Rose still in progress, followed by Long Acre and then Corries Gold.(Both published already.) Historical novel.

Corrie's Gold

Price: $8.99 USD.

Long Acre

Price: $8.99 USD.
Kaipara Trilogy
New Zealand history set from 1890's. Yates Landing, includes seaboard travel to The Kaipara Harbour, an important NZ port of entry then. Later on to Thunder Children, life on their harbour farmland then to Shark Harbour where story develops, then finishes..

YATES LANDING

Price: $8.99 USD.

Thunder Children

Price: $8.99 USD.

Shark Harbour

Price: $8.99 USD.

Books

Corrie's Gold
Series: Rose. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
When Archaeologist Angus Corrie made a commitment to a small boy, he had no idea how challenging it would become.Corrie’s Gold is set between the black sands of the Taranaki west coast and the rocks of Northland’s volcanoes in New Zealand.
Long Acre
Series: Rose. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Long Acre is part of another KATE STIRLING HISTORICAL TRILOGY, set in New Zealand from 1946, depicting the impact of the war years on the characters
Shark Harbour
Series: Kaipara Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,320. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Will Cray's hermit like existence is changed forever when Eve Langley comes into his world. Together they unearth the answers to questions that have bothered him for a long time. This third book of the Trilogy moves us almost into the 21st century against the historical background of New Zealand.
Thunder Children
Series: Kaipara Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 128,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Her memories of her wretched childhood on the gumfields of the Northern Wairoa have a lasting effect on Jessica Jackson whose efforts to protect her children from hardship lead to her downfall. This second book in the Trilogy is set on the Kaipara Harbour also; this time during the mid-nineteen hundreds against a background of New Zealand history.
YATES LANDING
Series: Kaipara Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 137,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Yates’s Landing is a novel set on the Kaipara Harbour of New Zealand against a background of historical events of the period. It begins the story of three generations of the Jackson family. After marrying ‘under a cloud' and leaving England, Chloe’s arrival in New Zealand at the turn of the 20th century leaves her in no doubt of how different and how difficult life can be in such a world.

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