Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Moving away from Munich isn’t nearly as wrenching an experience for Frau Greta Hahn as she had feared. Their new home is even lovelier than the one they left behind, and best of all – right on their doorstep – are some of the finest craftsmen f...


  • The Beat of the Pendulum is a `found novel', the result of one year in which Catherine Chidgey drew upon the language she encountered on a daily basis, such as news stories, radio broadcasts, emails, social media, street signs, TV, and many conversat...


  • This international bestselling historical novel follows two children and a mysterious narrator as they navigate the falsehoods and wreckage of WW II Germany Germany, 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechani...


  • From the writer described as “the most fabulous New Zealand writer alive” (Listener NZ) comes a masterful novel, with the power of Patrick Suskind’s Perfume.Tampa Bay, Florida, in 1898 is a frontier, where the progress of the modern world has n...


  • "[Chidgey] has written an elegant, connect-the-dots novel, in which each step the characters make toward one another proves emotionally treacherous."--The New YorkerWhen Colette receives a letter from The Friends of Patrick Mercer about a man lying u...


  • Golden Deeds tells the story of the middle-aged Patrick Mercer, lying unconscious in a hospital bed; of the teenaged Laura Pearses disappearance and the grieving of her bereft parents; and the story of Colette, a young woman seeking a new life in a s...


  • When Clifford Stilton dies, his son gene crams his carefully kept diaries into a hall cupboard. But Clifford's words have too much life in them to be ignored, and start to permeate his family's world. In a Fishbone Church tells the story of three gen...