Book List in Order:7 titles

  • This is an intriguing tale about a mountain who comes to life and wants to live in a house. But when he moves into town he scares everyone away, except for a brave, practical boy called Thomas, who sets out to find out what the mountain wants. The yo...


  • What does the decorous lawyer Walter Dove, inventively sailing the globe solo, have in common with the lonely spinster Rose Lightfoot, busy with her paintbrush beside the canals of Venice? And what has either to do with the outback Boer War veteran J...



  • This is the third book in Shadbolt's Maori Trilogy, and is set in the 1840s when New Zealand was annexed by Queen Victoria. It combines historical detective work with humour and a host of eccentric characters. The two other books in the trilogy are S...




  • A colorful and imaginative saga of pioneering New Zealand during the nineteenth century describes the unusual lives of the three Lovelock brothers--the courageous visionary Herman, wretched Richard, and poetic James...