April 2009 Highlights

The books listed under April 2009 Highlights are included in our Autumn Reading Guide .Books listed as SPECIAL PRICE are available in limited numbers

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 April 2009 Highlights

Mary Kendrick lives with her family in their isolated community in South Westland. As this stand-alone sequel to Swag & Tucker opens, they await news of the conviction of the men who took the community's horde of gold at gunpoint, and hid it nearby. Daily life in ... read more

Return for the Gold
$19.00(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:very good

A vivid and compelling story of enduring love and divided families from one of our bestselling historical novelists.
When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha, not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon, the choices are bitter. Taken in ... read more

Isle of Tears
$34.99(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:Good - Very Good
Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2010.

Clare Lacey is on a quest. In Ireland to attend an Art History conference, she sets out to find her father who walked out one day to buy a pack of cigarettes when she was a child, and disappeared. S... read more

Limestone
$30.00(NZD) inc GST

From Baxter to Hunt, Frame to Glover, Curnow to Edmond, animals are widely found in New Zealand verse, and are the subject of some of our most famous and endearing poems. In her selection Siobhan Harvey brings them together in an intellige... read more

Our Own Kind: 100 New Zealand Poems About Animals
$36.99(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

This is a masterly debut novel, visceral in its power, heartbreaking in its tenderness. Transporting the reader from the 1940s to the present, from a convent in India to a cargo ship bound for the Yemen, from a tiny operating theatre in Ethiopia to a hospital in the Bro... read more

Cutting for Stone
$37.99(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

Series:Myron Bolitar Ser.
Reading Level:very good

Myron hasn't heard from Terese Collins in years. Not since their affair ended without explanation. He's had no contact with her since, so her call catches him off guard. She's in Paris, she says, in trouble and only Myron can help. Terese tells him a sad story she's never befor... read more

Long Lost
$39.00(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

Reading Level:good

The novel begins as Michael, a middle-aged man of means, is dressing for dinner at a friend's country house in Ireland. As he descends the grand staircase, he spots a small painting of a landing with an old linen press and the white marble statue of an angel. In t... read more

The Girl on the Landing
$38.99(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

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Porn for New Moms
$24.99(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

Series:Lonely Planet Encounter Guide

Experience Paris as a Parisian with our balance of popular and lesser-known attractions. This title features expanded coverage of Paris food markets favoured by the local, from traditional under-the-radar markets selling traditional French delicacies ... read more

Lonely Planet: Paris Encounter 2nd Ed
$22.99(NZD) inc GST

The wreck in 1866 of the General Grant in the desolate sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands is one of the world's great nautical mysteries, a story that still tantalises and thrills. When the ship was crushed in a cave beneath ... read more

The General Grant's Gold: Shipwreck and Greed in the Southern Ocean
$34.99(NZD) inc GST

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 April 2009 Highlights

At long last, eye candy for the ladies. Prepare to enter a fantasy world, a world where clothes get folded just so, delicious dinners await, and flatulence is just not that funny. Give the fairer sex what they really want - beautiful photos of hunky men doing housework, co... read more

Porn for Women
$24.95(NZD) inc GST

Join George and Annie at Space Camp in America, where they discover a mysterious riddle that will send them on an action-packed, rollercoaster trail across the universe, involving Martian sunsets, far-distant star systems and a dangerous enemy... F... read more

George and the Cosmic Treasure Hunt
$34.99(NZD) inc GST