Amanda Giorgis

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NZ Bird of the Year

Things are hotting up in this year’s NZ Bird of the Year competition. We even got a mention in the UK Guardian yesterday. And, as usual, controversy rages over intervention from the Aussies (no surprises there, mate) and rigged voting….

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Going global

Here at Applecross Headquarters we have been busy lately putting pins in our world map. Because of a promotion on Kobo the ebook version of The Wideawake Hat has been downloaded in 18 countries in the last week. So we…

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Looking good together

Book 2, Shepherd’s Delight, looking pretty good next to The Wideawake Hat on the bookshelf. Plenty of room for the rest of the series to fit!

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Kate Sheppard

On 19 September 1893, 126 years ago today,  women in New Zealand gained the right to vote, thanks to the efforts of Kate Sheppard and her friends. The Christchurch house in which she lived has been bought by the government…

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Get your copy now!

Shepherd’s Delight is now available from the following outlets :- Kindle or Kindle UK Amazon paperback Kobo  

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Southern Lights

On the 160th anniversary of the Carrington Event, the biggest solar storm ever recorded, we were blessed with a visit from Aurora Australis here in New Zealand. Nothing like the power of the phenomena in September 1859, it was nevertheless, a…

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Coming soon

Here’s a sneak peek at the draft synopsis for Book 2 of the Applecross Saga. Shepherd’s Delight Time perhaps to dust off your copy of The Wideawake Hat to remind you of our favourite characters. If you haven’t read book…

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