Victoria University Press

Tess

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

"In the silence she could hear the oncoming hum, like a large flock approaching. She didn’t want to hear his story; she’d had enough of them."



Tess is on the run when she’s picked up from the side of the road by lonely middle-aged father Lewis Rose. With reluctance, she’s drawn into his family troubles and comes to know a life she never had. 

Set in Masterton at the turn of the millennium, Tess is a gothic love story about the ties that bind and tear a family apart.

ISBN: 
9781776561001
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Baby

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller

‘Cynthia can understand how Anahera feels just by looking at her body.’

Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera, is ready to throw in the towel on her job and marriage. With stolen money and a dog in tow they run away and buy ‘Baby’, an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love. But strange events on an empty island turn their life together in a different direction.

Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
ISBN: 
9781776561667
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley, Danyl McLauchlan

Author Information
Book Title: 
Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781776560479
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Humour
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2016

Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A desolate valley.

A missing mathematician.

A glamorous and beguiling council bureaucrat with a hidden past.

A cryptic map leading to an impossible labyrinth.

An ancient conspiracy; an ancient evil.

A housing development without proper planning permission.

All leading to the most mysterious mystery of all.

Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley is a dark and forbidding new comic farce by the author of Unspeakable Secrets of the Aro Valley.

Sub Genre: 
Humour
ISBN: 
9781776560479
Location: 
New Zealand
Publisher: 
Victoria University Press
Year of Publication: 
2016