Scott Maka was born in Palmerston North, New Zealand, in 1969. After finishing school he worked for five years as an orchardist and beekeeper in the Bay of Islands. Boredom prompted him to retrain (via university and journalism school) as a news reporter. He wrote more than 2000 stories for the Waikato Times and New Zealand Herald before being promoted to Chief Reporter at the Bay of Plenty Times. In 2005, he resigned in order to travel with his partner, Jo. As of 2014 they were still travelling - surviving on incomes earned as English language specialists.
MH370: A Novella
by Scott Maka
"A gripping thriller ... an interrogation of faith and fanaticism" - The Daily Beast
Backpacker Jane splits a taxi fare with two mysterious men – enmeshing herself in a deadly intrigue. When night falls over the South China Sea, and her airliner’s cabin-crew switch off the lights, Jane must draw on everything she has learned in a confrontation that will spark one of the greatest modern mysteries.
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