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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 and involving the Italian art world. 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….
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I found the research for my latest book – The Cornish Knot – fascinating. I had to delve into the world of art like I haven’t done since my school days when I did art history. In my last post, I talked about Wilfrid de Glehn who spent a lot of his time in Cornwall. His mentor, travelling companion and …
In ‘The Cornish Knot’, Megan discovers how artists from Cornwall and Italy became part of the New Zealand art scene. Here’s a painting by Wilfrid de Glehn (1870-1951) who regularly visited Cadgwith in Cornwall. de Glehn was a British artist, born in London. His father was a Baltic Baron famous for work on the French narrow-gauge railway. The family changed …
I am nervously waiting for the final proofing of my latest book before it goes to print. I’ve asked someone who hasn’t read it before to check it through. I am hoping they won’t find a single thing wrong or out of place, but I won’t hold my breath. One thing I have learnt about editing and proofing is that …
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