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Caging Skies
Caging Skies
Inspiring a major film, this gripping novel, which examines truth and lies, and lays bare our darkest impulses, has been revised in this new edition.

I was sure I heard steps up and down the hall in the middle of the night.

Johannes is an avid member of the Hitler Youth. As the war rages on, he discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl called Elsa behind a false wall in their large house in Vienna. His initial horror turns to love and obsession.

Both manipulating and manipulated, Johannes soon finds he is the only one aware of Elsa's existence in the house, the only one responsible for her survival.

'It is a beautiful novel, powerful, different, and ambitious.' - Le Monde

Title: Caging Skies
Author: LEUNENS CHRISTINE
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/10/2019
Price: $38.00
RRP: $38.00
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Random House New Zealand Ltd
ISBN: 9780143773580
Available stock: 4
Price: $38.00
Call me Evie
Call me Evie
Title: Call me Evie
Author: POMARE J P
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $35.00
RRP: $35.00
Imprint: Hachette
ISBN: 9781869713973
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $35.00
Call me Evie
Call me Evie
Title: Call me Evie
Author: POMARE J P
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $35.00
RRP: $35.00
Imprint: Hachette
ISBN: 9780733640230
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $35.00
Call Me Evie
Call Me Evie
SHORTLISTED FOR THE NGAIO MARSH AWARD BEST FIRST NOVEL 2019

SHORTLISTED FOR THE NGAIO MARSH AWARD BEST NOVEL 2019

LONGLISTED FOR THE NED KELLY AWARD BEST FIRST FICTION 2019



'Almost nothing will turn out as it initially appears in this devastating novel of psychological suspense.' - Publishers Weekly, starred review



DON'T TRUST HIM. IT WASN'T ME. IT COULDN'T HAVE BEEN ME.



Meet Evie, a young woman held captive by a man named Jim in the isolated New Zealand beach town of Maketu. Jim says he's hiding Evie to protect her, that she did something terrible back home in Melbourne.



In a house that creaks against the wind, Evie begins to piece together her fractured memories of the events that led her here.



Jim says he's keeping her safe. Evie's not sure she can trust Jim, but can she trust her own memories?



An incredible literary thriller for readers of bestsellers such as GONE GIRL, BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP and GIRL ON THE TRAIN from an exciting new Australian voice.



Praise for CALL ME EVIE:

'a one-sitting kind of book, ideal for readers who enjoy fast-paced thrillers that keep them guessing' - Books+Publishing



'the kind of novel that inserts itself into your mind and lingers for a long while' - Kill Your Darlings



'Literary suspense as dark and fresh as midnight in winter, with a merciless twist-of-the-knife finale. One of the most striking debuts I've read in years and years.' - AJ Finn, author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW



'Read this one with the lights on, and keep Pomare on your radar.' - Kirkus Reviews



'Pick this one up when you have plenty of time as you're unlikely to put it down after a few pages.' - Daily Telegraph



'a tight, compulsive, beautifully written thriller with echoes of Gillian Flynn, with characters that keep you guessing and a plot that keeps you turning the page' - Christian White, author of THE NOWHERE CHILD

Title: Call Me Evie
Author: POMARE J P
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 27/08/2019
Price: $25.00
RRP: $25.00
Imprint: Hachette
Publisher: Hachette New Zealand Ltd
ISBN: 9781869714185
Available stock: 1
Price: $25.00
Can of Sunshine
Can of Sunshine
Nancy has gone from NY to NZ and lives a peaceful life with her Kiwi husband, Mike, and their seven-year-old daughter, Chloe - until a holiday escape to Fiji takes an unexpected turn. Over the next decade she will have to deal with both the fall-out and her idiosyncratic mother-in-law, Edith. Against a backdrop of time passing, life serves up light and darkness, tears, joy and illumination when the three generations of women least expect it.

Title: Can of Sunshine
Author: LEUNENS CHRISTINE
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/09/2013
Price: $29.95
RRP: $29.95
Imprint: RSVP Publications
Publisher: RSVP Publishing Company Ltd
ISBN: 9780987658753
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $29.95
Canoe in the Mist
Canoe in the Mist
Collins Modern New Zealand Classics 3 Canoes in the Mist has been selected as the third title to be released in this series, after Tripswitch and The Blue Lawn. With a younger readership, of 9-12, this much-loved classic retells the traumatic events surrounding the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera, from the viewpoint of two young schoolgirls. Lillian lives with her widowed mother at Te Wairoa, the village which acts as a centre for tourists who flock to see the famous eighth wonder of the world - the pink and white terraces. When Mattie, an English girl of her own age arrives with her parents, Lillian finally has an opportunity to join a tour party led by her friend, the famous Guide Sophia. But these are worrying times - the old tohunga has been prophesying doom and disaster, and when they travel across Lake Rotomahana, a mysterious canoe appears out of the mists - a waka wairua, or ghost canoe, and all who live in the shadow of Mt Tarawera are about to have their lives changed forever. An exciting tale of New Zealand's recent history, Elsie Locke's timeless classic has now been reissued for a new audience.

Title: Canoe in the Mist
Author: LOCKE ELSIE
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 04/03/2005
Price: $20.00
RRP: $20.00
Imprint: Harper Collins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (New
ISBN: 9781869505684
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $20.00
Carolines Bikini
Carolines Bikini
Art needs a sense of lack to bring about its own effects; where there is no feeling of need to make up a shortfall, there will be no work.

'Alright' I said, 'I'll try...' This is how Emily Stuart opens the intricately involved account of a classic love affair that becomes Caroline's Bikini: a tale of hope, passion, and the power of the imagination.

For they say, the story of love - or, rather, falling in love - is timeless, and that unrequited love is the most passionate of all. It's certainly a narrative that is, in its own curious and enticing way, as old as Western literature itself.

The moment Emily's friend Evan Gordonstone, a successful middle-aged financier, meets the glamorous Caroline Beresford at Richmond home, we are immediately immersed a whole new kind of world. Thus begins a hypnotic series of intense conversations set against the beguiling backdrop of West London's bars, fuelled by liberal G&Ts. From early winter to July's hot swelter, Emily narrates Evan's passion for Caroline - a former horsewoman and PR expert, and now mother, hostess, housewife and landlady - to the brink of his own destruction.

In a mischievously intelligent novel about desire, ambition, and friendship - about Petrarch and his Laura, Dante and Beatrice, Evan and Caroline - the acclaimed Kirsty Gunn explores the nature of courtly love in a modern world not celebrated for its restraint and abstraction.

Ready. Steady. Go!

Title: Carolines Bikini
Author: GUNN KIRSTY
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 21/06/2018
Price: $23.00
RRP: $33.00
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571339334
Available stock: 1
Price: $23.00
Carolines Bikini
Carolines Bikini
Caroline's Bikini is the tale of a classic love affair; a swirling cocktail of obsession and imagination.

The moment that Evan Gordonstone - a successful middle-aged financier - meets Caroline Beresford - a glamorous housewife, hostess and landlady - he falls into unrequited love, a story as old as Western literature itself. Evan recounts the tale of his infatuation to his friend Emily, and thus begins a hypnotic series of conversations set against the backdrop of West London bars, fuelled in intensity by endless G&Ts. From the depths of midwinter to July's hot swelter, Evan's retelling of his passion for Caroline will take him to the brink of his own destruction.

Title: Carolines Bikini
Author: GUNN KIRSTY
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/06/2019
Price: $23.00
RRP: $23.00
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571339341
Available stock: 1
Price: $23.00
Change of Key
Change of Key
Title: Change of Key
Author: JANSEN ADRIENNE
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $28.00
RRP: $28.00
Imprint: Escalator Press
ISBN: 9780473440916
Available stock: 1
Price: $28.00
Chinese Proverb
Chinese Proverb
Army veteran Hunter Grant thought he had left war behind in Afghanistan - a conflict that left him with physical and psychological scars. But finding an unconscious girl in the Northland bush and gradually untangling her story involves him in a war of a different kind in his own country. Hunter sets out to find and punish the man Dao calls Master, but he discovers there is more to this than enslavement. Before long he himself is being hunted by the boss of a drug empire whose sole objective is to kill Dao - she knows far too much. Protecting Dao and waging war while trying to keep the police from stifling his enterprise takes all Hunter's ingenuity and determination and exposes him to deadly jeopardy. He enlists his old army buddy Charlie and her helicopter to help, but things become complicated when Dao disappears.

Title: Chinese Proverb
Author: CLOUGH TINA
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/04/2017
Price: $35.00
RRP: $35.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
Publisher: Lightpool Publishing
ISBN: 9780473379261
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $35.00
Chosen Boys
Chosen Boys
Title: Chosen Boys
Author: MOLLOY PETRA
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Escalator Press
ISBN: 9780994137272
Available stock: 2
Price: $30.00
Credit in the Straight World
Credit in the Straight World
Title: Credit in the Straight World
Author: GNANALINGAM BRANNAVAN
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
ISBN: 9780473319106
Temporarily out of stock
Price: $30.00