August 2016 archive

New fiction title, All Day at the Movies

A Day at the MoviesMy new novel is called All day at the movies. I describe it as an ‘episodic novel’ that follows the fortunes of one family from the 1951 waterfront strike to 2015.
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All Day at the Movies

A Day at the MoviesAll Day at the Movies
Fiction, Vintage, 2016

Life isn’t always like it appears in the movies. In 1952, Irene Sandle takes her young daughter to Motueka. Irene was widowed during the war and is seeking a new start and employment in the tobacco fields. There, she finds the reality of her life far removed from the glamour of the screen. Can there be romance and happy endings, or will circumstances repeat through the generations?

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