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ANNOUNCING the release of the next novel in The PastFinders series
The PastFinders Books
The Art of Secrets
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Reclusive author Charlotte Day has much to hide and does not want anyone digging into her past. With secrets of her own, journalist Emma Wade worms her way into Charlotte’s life looking for a journalistic coup: she finds a story that changes the lives of both women.
A compassionate look at love, loss and renewal
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“Because sometimes the best things come from the worst. You have to look in the darkest places to find the brightest light.”
Art, mystery and wealth: two centuries, two lives.
Megan’s world is destroyed when her husband dies suddenly. Still grieving, she receives a mysterious package from Cornwall that jolts her out of her cloistered world. It contains a century-old journal. From her home in New Zealand she embarks on a journey of personal renewal to find her past, exposing secrets that change her life. Along the way she finds Italian artists plays a large part in her discovery. Can she also find love again?
The PastFinders Books, social history narratives about family, love and renewal.
Daniel is a powerful and moving biographical narrative of a New Zealand pioneer. Based on a true account, the story follows a young Daniel from Liverpool and Derbyshire, by ship to New Zealand, to fight in the Waikato wars and live out his life in Foxton.
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Have you clicked on Kazam! ? Find out more about this story of a New Zealand adventure for New Zealand children. It is based on a true event! Well, most of it is….
We all have secrets. Most we share with the person closest to us, some we don’t share at all, but more often than not we keep our secrets to ourselves – so we won’t feel ashamed or be judged. Most people we meet rarely know what we have experienced in life or how we came to be the people we …
In my youth, too many decades ago to admit to, people made friends and connections in person. Instead of clicking Like on Facebook, we got people to sign our autograph books, and, like today, the more autographs we had, the better we felt. One of the more common ‘poems’ to appear as an autograph went as follows: Cant think, brains …
I read this post in the Elite Daily: The voice of Generation-Y – Why Readers, Scientifically, Are The Best People To Fall In Love With. Since I belong to the dying breed, according to the article, because I read, I leave voicemail messages and I write cards, then I’m hoping that what I write might have some impact along the …
If, like me, you are old enough to remember the song from ‘The Sound of Music,’ then you will know the overriding tenor of the song was optimism and gratitude. Right now the sun is streaming in through my windows and the garden looks fresh so I’m in a happy space. In Auckland, we’ve been blessed with a wonderful autumn …
A reader recently commented she was sufficiently intrigued by the story of Daniel to consider stopping in Foxton next time instead of zooming past on the main highway, and have a look at the small town and maybe even say ‘hi’ to Daniel. I am as excited by her desire to find out more about Foxton as I was to receive …